Transforms your classrooms into learner-centered environments that are authentic and relevant to your students.
Prepares all students to become creative thinkers, collaborators, problem solvers and life-long learners for the global workplace and evolving society of the 21 st Century.
Improves student achievement through the use of research based technology solutions and technology rich classrooms tied to curriculum that is rigorous and relevant and supports 21 st Century Learning.
To Accomplish These Goals Teachers Will Be Provided
One teacher laptop
One laptop cart with up to 25 student laptops and 2 wireless access points
One printer/ scanner
One web cam
One electronic whiteboard
Wow!!! Free Equipment! Students Are More Engaged Sounds Great Sign Me Up
Teacher Responsibility Teachers commit to adopting practices that regularly integrate technology with teaching and learning.
How Am I Going to Learn How to Implement Technology Into My Lessons?
Participate in a minimum of 2 days of vendor-sponsored Classrooms for the Future hands-on professional development.
Participate in a minimum of 30 hours per year of additional professional development on PDE-mandated content through the “21st Century Teaching and Learning” Series Courses, a job-embedded, on-line and face-to-face program deployed at the participating school level.
Use their professional development experiences to integrate the technology appropriately into their practices.
What’s the Catch?
PDE Professional Development Requirement Teachers involved in or impacted by CFF including teachers who will be getting fully equipped rooms and teachers who will receive some equipment are required to take a thirty hour course per year.
Teaching in the 21 st Century- The Need for Change Year One Course
The framework for changing teacher practice through sustained professional development with technology integration.
Facilitator is provided for support.
It is not a technology training but instead how to use technology in your classroom.
Course can be taken for college credit.
College Credit will apply toward Master’s Degree in Education at Wilkes University.
After Five years of the required CFF courses half of the master’s program will be complete at Wilkes University.
Fee is Required for College Credit.
Role of Facilitator
Support learner progress throughout the online course
Provide feedback as learners complete activities and apply the concepts in their instruction
Facilitate online or in-person end of unit discussions for each study group.
Your Partner in the CFF Program The Coach
The coach will provide “just in time,” imbedded and ongoing professional development for teachers, staff, and administration.
You Are Not Alone
The coach will ensure that school staff acquire the understanding and skills to develop the on-site capacity of schools to sustain and deepen teachers’ capacity to integrate technology into classroom instruction in core academic areas
The Role Of The Coach
1. Resource Provider
2. Curriculum Guide
3. Instructional Guide
5. Classroom Supporter
The “what of teaching”
Helps teachers use the national, state and district curriculum standards to plan instruction and assessment
Helps teachers use the curriculum to analyze students’ strengths and target areas
The “how” of teaching
Shares multiple instructional strategies
Coordinates with other specialists in the school
Helps teacher manage the pacing of instruction.
Supports all teachers, novice and experienced
Focuses on teachers’ strengths
Provides guidance and structure where needed
What a Coach is Not
Do you want to be a part of an innovative and exciting high school reform program designed to change teaching and learning in Pennsylvania’s high schools?
It is not about what I want you to do in your classroom but about what you want to do in your classroom to better integrate technology
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