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.
In this learning module, one will see how a teacher displays understanding of most student anticipated learning difficulties examples, illustrations, analogies, and labels for new concepts and ideas; regularly incorporates student interests and cultural heritage; and regularly provides differentiated instructional methods and content to ensure children have the opportunity to master what is being taught. Finally, this learning module will offer educators the opportunity to create a specific student-center plan to support a student.
*This learning module requires a major assessment submission that may make use of student data, collaboration/observations with other teachers, or work to be done with students in the classroom. When enrolling in this learning module, it is strongly recommended that you are actively teaching.
Major Assessment Artifact
In the major teacher knowledge of students artifact for this learning module, you will reflect on the readings, videos, and your own instructional practices to create a student-centered plan. Creating a student-centered plan will involve collecting data on a student from a variety of sources and analyzing your findings.
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.