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WVWCFFintroKickOff

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WVW CFF Kickoff for teachers

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  1. 1. W V W Classrooms for the Future An Introduction …because Shift Happens! http://www.teachertube.com/view_video.php?viewkey=bbf824c98a1278ffadc2
  2. 2. Purpose of CFF According to Rendel is Helping HS Students by <ul><li>Engaging in learning on a new level </li></ul><ul><li>Nurturing minds and feeding appetites for learning </li></ul><ul><li>Preparing the use of equipment, machines and peripherals commonplace in: colleges and universities corporate offices productions plants anywhere students go after graduating </li></ul><ul><li>Ensuring Pennsylvania’s workforce will remain relevant and competitive in the global economy </li></ul>
  3. 3. Participating Subject Areas <ul><li>English </li></ul><ul><li>Math </li></ul><ul><li>Science </li></ul><ul><li>Social Studies </li></ul><ul><li>We help ourselves by forming small learning communities or reaching out to participate in small learning communities forming for similar purposes </li></ul>
  4. 4. Teacher Station Equipment <ul><li>Laptop computer </li></ul><ul><li>Overhead projector (ceiling mount) </li></ul><ul><li>Interactive whiteboard </li></ul><ul><li>Printer </li></ul>
  5. 5. PC Solution <ul><li>PC Notebook Computer by Lenovo </li></ul><ul><li>Logitech Webcam </li></ul><ul><li>Promethean Interactive Whiteboard </li></ul><ul><li>Projector </li></ul><ul><li>Printer </li></ul>
  6. 6. Role of Coach <ul><li>Learning Facilitator Facilitate/Coordinate 30 hours course through Embedded Learning Academy (Act 48 or 3 credit course) </li></ul><ul><li>Curriculum Specialist </li></ul><ul><li>Instructional Specialist </li></ul><ul><li>Classroom Supporter using technology </li></ul><ul><li>Data Coach </li></ul><ul><li>Resource Provider (w/ librarian) </li></ul><ul><li>School Leader </li></ul><ul><li>Catalyst for Change </li></ul><ul><li>Mentor </li></ul>Supervisor Evaluator
  7. 7. Professional Development <ul><li>21 st Century Skills </li></ul><ul><li>30 hours of Professional Development through Embedded Learning Academy online course </li></ul><ul><li>Add on 15 hours to receive to receive 3 credit course. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Prof Dev: What will we learn? <ul><li>How to… </li></ul><ul><li>Use a Moodle </li></ul><ul><li>Use preloaded software </li></ul><ul><li>Find free, online resources for our lessons </li></ul>
  9. 9. Teacher Software on PC platform <ul><li>MicroSoft Office 2007: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Publish, Outlook </li></ul><ul><li>Windows Movie Maker </li></ul><ul><li>Windows Media Player </li></ul><ul><li>Skype </li></ul><ul><li>Adobe: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat 8 Professional, Dreamweaver, Flash, Connect, Vision Cue, Device Central, stock Photos, Bridge, Shockwave Player, Flash Player </li></ul><ul><li>Inspiration </li></ul><ul><li>T1 Connect </li></ul><ul><li>GIMP </li></ul><ul><li>Google Earth </li></ul><ul><li>NVU </li></ul><ul><li>iTunes </li></ul><ul><li>EasiTeach </li></ul><ul><li>ACTIVstudio </li></ul><ul><li>Audacity </li></ul><ul><li>Security Software </li></ul>
  10. 10. Laptop Carts <ul><li>Laptop carts will contain classroom sets of PCs for students </li></ul><ul><li>Student computers do NOT contain all of the software and features available to the teacher. </li></ul><ul><li>Students will NOT have: </li></ul><ul><li> Adobe Suite </li></ul><ul><li> CD/DVD burners </li></ul>
  11. 11. FYI: updates <ul><li>You will be given more information through your email or in brief meetings as it is given to me. </li></ul><ul><li>We do not yet have an equipment delivery date. (March?) </li></ul><ul><li>A WVW wiki will be set up to give you easy access to information and resources as we acquire or need it. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Prizes <ul><li>Nettrekker – differentiated learning tool </li></ul><ul><li>http://middle.nettrekker.com/userinfo/pa.epl </li></ul><ul><li>Create an account (one time then access directly) </li></ul><ul><li>IU18 password: independence </li></ul><ul><li>UnitedStreaming – video tools </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.unitedstreaming.com </li></ul><ul><li>Go to NEW USERS to enter passcode </li></ul><ul><li>WVW Passcode: 31DC - 1557 </li></ul><ul><li>Skype.com - F ree communication tool </li></ul><ul><li>Set up account using your email address </li></ul><ul><li>Allows FREE long distance IM, audio, or video </li></ul><ul><li>Allows collaborative communication (up to 10) </li></ul>
  13. 13. More Prizes – Get in the Game! <ul><li>Learning Communities </li></ul><ul><li>http:// cffmath.wikispaces.com 26 current members ( 11/27) http:// cffsocialstudies.wikispaces.com 9 current members (11/27) http:// cffenglish.wikispaces.com 4 current members (11/27) http:// cffscience.wikispaces.com 3 current members (11/27) </li></ul>
  14. 14. Are you ready to SHIFT ? <ul><li>Thank you for contributing your time to become a CFF teacher </li></ul><ul><li>What questions do you have? </li></ul>

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