The 21st Century Classroom Transformation Project
is designed to fully leverage technologies that enable teachers to create an
engaging and empowering learning experience for all students, embedding standards-based teaching practices.
In order to facilitate the transformation, APS classrooms and media
centers will receive interactive LED display panels, multimedia document
cameras, and collaborative teaching software.
To maximize the impact of these 21st Century
Classroom tools, the Department of Instructional Technology will facilitate
job-embedded professional learning on the new tools and resources. We will target not only utilization, but how
to ensure the tools and resources lend themselves to increased critical
thinking, creativity, communication and collaboration (4 C’s).
The Role of the 21st
Century Classroom is to prepare 21st Century Students for a Global