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Transform Traditional Classrooms into Modern Learning Environments.


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Transform Traditional Classrooms into Modern Learning Environments.


Through our proven Framework and National Network, Modern Teacher helps school districts create and lead the modern classroom. 

Districts nationwide are making huge strides to transform teaching and learning at scale with Modern Teacher National Network membership. As a National Network member, you'll gain access to a) our proprietary Digital Convergence Framework which provides a pathway to scale transformation, and b) a wealth of resources and opportunities to collaborate on solutions that represent best practices in the evolving K-12 landscape - both which live in our online platform to connect you to the resources, know-how, and metrics to effectively move toward your goals.  

 
 
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The Need


The Need


Bridge the gap between the traditional classroom
and the capacities of today's tools.

The standard K-12 classroom that we see today in the United States was born over a century ago and aligned with the most current resources of that time. Technology, educational resources, and pedagogic theory have since come a long way, but this accelerated rate of advancement is leaving the traditional classroom behind. A re-vision is imperative to bridge the gap between the traditional classroom of the 20th Century and capacities of today's tools.

 

Read the Latest Findings from the State of the Industry Report, 2016-2017 School Year

To receive the full report, take the Digital Convergence Framework Assessment

 
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The Solution


The Solution


Transform teaching and learning in all classrooms
through Digital Convergence.  

Modern Teacher's National Network and Digital Convergence Framework are housed in a cloud-based platform and provide a methodology for your district to design, construct, and manage personalized learning environments. The National Network allows you to access insights and collaborate with the nation's most innovative district leaders dedicated to advancing the industry. Share insights and collaborate on solutions that represent best practices in the changing K-12 landscape. The Framework gives your district leadership a birds-eye view of your progress toward modern learning while yielding measurable outcomes and focusing on teachers learning the new instructional model. 


Framework

The Digital Convergence Framework guides districts through seven Stages across five drivers. Districts begin with a self-assessment to determine their starting point partner with Modern Teacher to progress through their customized path toward Digital Convergence. Your district will track progress against our success indicators and your own customized metrics.  
 

Platform

The Framework and National Network are housed in a cloud-based Platform that connects administrators, principals and teachers with the strategy, know-how and metrics to effectively move a district toward its goals. Administrators collaborate and track district progress, while teachers engage with a series of professional learning experiences with personalized and blended coaching in each district.  

Support

Strategy Sessions leverage your district leadership team to create a personalized Digital Convergence plan. Your plan is continually supported by Modern Teacher Concierge Services, including conference calls, webinars, and account management to ensure success. Instructional Coaches or Lead Teachers receive additional training to help support all teachers. 
 


Optimize Existing Infrastructure & Create the Conditions for Scale.

Best-selling author and Modern Teacher President, Dr. Shawn K. Smith provides the practical path to personalize learning used by some of today’s most prominent and innovative educational leaders. 

The New Agenda teaches educational leaders how to do the following:

  • Think strategically about the unification of the education system to personalize learning effectively 
  • Identify the processes for building a strategic plan
  • Understand the interdependencies of learning management systems, digital content, and digital tools
  • Design and develop a digital ecosystem
  • Implement processes for writing a digital and/or blended curriculum
  • Develop short-term and long-range professional learning plans for all employees in the school district

 

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The Impact


Districts are making huge strides toward modern learning at scale with
Modern Teacher National Network membership.

Join the Network

The Impact


Districts are making huge strides toward modern learning at scale with
Modern Teacher National Network membership.

Join the Network

We're bridging the gap between the traditional classroom and the capacities of today's tools with over 50 districts, 1,000 schools, and 1,000,000 students.

 
 

The Value of Network Membership

 

A Starting Point

Benchmarking is the first step in any change initiative. Through partnership with Modern Teacher, you'll develop goals and next steps around your district's unique vision for modern learning.

 

A Proven Framework

The Digital Convergence Framework provides your district with a data-driven methodology to effectively move toward your goals. Network Members progress through 7 Stages across 5 Drivers of the education system to optimize existing infrastructure and create the conditions to scale change.

 

Metrics for Success

Manage toward your goals based on measurable outcomes. Modern Teacher’s online platform delivers real-time guidance, information and performance analytics to district leadership as they progress through the 7 stages of Digital Convergence.

 

District-Wide Alignment to the New Intructional Model

Advancement through the Framework optimizes infrastructure to align teaching and learning with the core values of your district's new Instructional Model. Through our comprehensive content library and professional development platform, teachers can quickly reach a level of certification for the new environment.

 

Focus on Teacher Proficiency

 

Teachers progress through Modern Teacher Professional Learning Modules at their own path and pace. Different levels of micro-certifications are achieved as teachers acquire and apply their learning in the new instructional model.

 

Networking & Collaboration with Fellow District Leaders

 

Network Member Districts gain access to a wealth of resources and opportunities for collaboration on solutions that represent best practices in the changing K-12 landscape.

 
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Transform Teaching and Learning in Every Classroom.


Transform Teaching and Learning in Every Classroom.


Define Your
Starting Point

Our Digital Convergence Framework Quick Score will help you identify where you are on the path to Digital Convergence and where you need to go next. Once completed, you will receive customized reporting from a Modern Teacher Team Member to start your school district on its path to Personalized Learning.

Start The
Conversation

Send a request, and one of our team members will be in touch with you shortly to discuss where your district stands currently and start to define your unique vision, goals, and path toward successful and thorough modern learning implementation. 

 

Connect With
District Leaders

Educational leaders across the country turn to Modern Teacher Leadership Forums to discuss Digital Convergence. Learn what peers are focusing on in their districts to create and lead modern learning environments, refine your vision for your school district, and turn this vision into actionable goals. 
 


Have a question? We're happy to help.

 
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