Teaching Computer Science (K-12) FTCE Prep & Workshop
$1,500.00
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  • Curriculum Layout
  • Course Standards
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Product Description

Offerings related to the State of Florida’s RFA: Computer Science PD, Training & Instructional Content for Teachers

STEM Fuse in partnership with Miami EdTech has developed a menu of options that meets, and exceeds, the criteria set in the State of Florida RFA related to training FL teachers for the established computer science certification exam. Our ability to offer training - custom designed for the certification exam, along with continued support and content access to your teachers after the initial exam - is unique to us a provider as well as important for your teachers and district.  

 

The RFA specifies that districts need attending teachers to pass the exam at an 80% rate or under the district is subject to funds being withheld (up to 20%) as listed under “Financial Consequences”. Our program will ensure your teachers meet that stated outcome. Learn more about these offerings here in a quick video overview! The following options have been created to meet the specific requirements listed inf the RFA under “Project Design Narrative”. 

  • Option I:  $1,500.00 / attendee and includes

    • In-person or instructor led distance training and access to online content for the certification exam

    • Individual online account access during the training period loaded training content and projects designed to prepare for the cert exam – this also includes usage & login reporting for the district!

    • Exam and exam fee on final session

  • Option II:  $2,000.00 / attendee and includes

    • In-person  or instructor led distance training and access to online content for the certification exam

    • Full 12 months individual online account access loaded training content and projects designed to prepare for the cert exam – this also includes usage & login reporting for the district!  Very valuable resource for the teacher to return to as they teach computer science courses

    • Exam and if needed a 2nd exam fee

  • Option III:  $2,500.00 / attendee and includes

    • In-person or instructor led distance training and access to online content for the certification exam

    • Full 12 months individual online account access loaded training content and projects designed to prepare for the cert exam – this also includes usage & login reporting for the district!  Very valuable resource for the teacher to return to as they teach computer science courses

    • Exam and if needed a 2nd exam fee

    • Also includes full semester long computer science course for the classroom with continued PD, hosted and preloaded on the STEM Fuse Educate platform allowing for unlimited student usage for one year.

We provide PD, training and content that very specifically fulfills the stated criteria while providing options that not only get your teachers certified but continues to build their skills well beyond the exam test. Contact us to learn more about solutions for you and your district!

Note we meet the stipulation that 60% of funds go directly to the training and passing of the certification exam (option I).

What's Included

Our program will ensure your teachers meet that stated outcome. Learn more about these offerings here in a quick video overview! The following options have been created to meet the specific requirements listed inf the RFA under “Project Design Narrative”. 

  • Option I:  $1,500.00 / attendee and includes

    • In-person or instructor led distance training and access to online content for the certification exam

    • Individual online account access during the training period loaded training content and projects designed to prepare for the cert exam – this also includes usage & login reporting for the district!

    • Exam and exam fee on final session

  • Option II:  $2,000.00 / attendee and includes

    • In-person  or instructor led distance training and access to online content for the certification exam

    • Full 12 months individual online account access loaded training content and projects designed to prepare for the cert exam – this also includes usage & login reporting for the district!  Very valuable resource for the teacher to return to as they teach computer science courses

    • Exam and if needed a 2nd exam fee

  • Option III:  $2,500.00 / attendee and includes

    • In-person or instructor led distance training and access to online content for the certification exam

    • Full 12 months individual online account access loaded training content and projects designed to prepare for the cert exam – this also includes usage & login reporting for the district!  Very valuable resource for the teacher to return to as they teach computer science courses

    • Exam and if needed a 2nd exam fee

    • Also includes full semester long computer science course for the classroom with continued PD, hosted and preloaded on the STEM Fuse Educate platform allowing for unlimited student usage for one year.

We provide PD, training and content that very specifically fulfills the stated criteria while providing options that not only get your teachers certified but continues to build their skills well beyond the exam test. 

Note we meet the stipulation that 60% of funds go directly to the training and passing of the certification exam (option I).

Curriculum Layout

The digital course for educators is laid out with the following modules:

  • Module 0: Getting Started with the FTCE CS K-12 Course

  • Module 1: Computational Thinking & Problem Solving

  • Module 2: Data Types & Structures

  • Module 3: Programming Logic

  • Module 4: Programming Languages

  • Module 5: Hardware, Software, & Networking

  • Module 6: History & Social Impacts of Computing

  • Module 7: Computer Science Pedagogy

Course Standards

This course is aligned to the FTCE Computer Science K-12 exam for teachers. For more information on the exam, please check out http://www.fl.nesinc.com/testPage.asp?test=005.

Technical Requirements

The digital course can be accessed from any device. We recommend a laptop or Chromebook to complete the course.