Delivery, Enrollment, and Facilitation
This is a mastery-based course with no discussion forums. The course will be delivered in a fully online format. This course is non-facilitated, and is designed to be completed independently. It is self-paced, with an enrollment period of 60 days, which begins immediately upon confirmation of registration. A Help Forum is included in the course that will be carefully monitored by a full-time online facilitator.
This self-paced learning module is an eLearning experience that offers an in-depth look at South Carolina Teaching Standards (SCTS) 4.0 indicators that create and promote an environment where teachers design a classroom that is inviting and organized in a manner that encourages both individual and group collaboration. Participants will explore ways to guarantee that resources and supplies are easily available for all students as well as examine the importance of displaying and frequently changing student work. Participants will use a classroom design app to construct an example of their ideal classroom encompassing the learning goals for this module to share along with a summary of an ideal and supportive learning environment.
Major Assessment Artifact
In this Major Assessment Artifact for this learning module, you will be using a classroom design app to construct an example of your ideal classroom and will write a summary of your ideal and supportive learning environment.
This is an intermediate level course for teachers, literacy coaches, curriculum specialists, professional development specialists, or other school personnel. Participants are expected to have regular access to computers with Internet access. In addition, participants should be proficient with browsing the Internet, uploading and downloading content, navigating to computer files, and with using word processing software, email, and attachments.
All materials in this course are the property of the South Carolina Department of Education Office of VirtualSC PD. All course materials needed/required for the workshop are available online.