CarolinaCrED offers Flat-Rate Contract Courses to schools, districts, and organizations for cohorts of up to 25 educators. If featured offerings are not what you are looking for, this cost-effective, high-quality solution for clients and partners can be personalized to address your specific goals.

Sampling of Current Flat-Rate Courses

Applications of Project-Based Learning (PBL) is a classroom and field-based course. Teachers who have earned an initial teaching credential (or its equivalent) learn to plan, create, facilitate, and integrate appropriate instructional methodologies and technology into their practice. One resulting product is a completed PBL unit of study that supports the academic achievement of students with diverse learning needs.

Case Study in Classroom Management is designed to guide in-service teachers in the clinical application of pedagogy and methods related to classroom management. Emphasis is placed on the relational, procedural, and instructional aspects of effective management. The course is structured as a case study of the teacher’s individual classroom practice and includes activities such as reflection on the efficacy of previous management plans and the review and analysis of practical management strategies. Students create a management plan based on their real-world, in-class experiences as teachers.

Foundations in Teaching the Holocaust is designed to engage K-12 teachers and other education stakeholders in the knowledge of teaching and learning about the Holocaust. Developed specifically for and in conjunction with the South Carolina Council on the Holocaust, participants engage in an introductory investigation of project-based inquiry methods in Holocaust education. The course is designed for teachers across grade levels and content areas and includes activities such as the evaluation of appropriate Holocaust education materials, the analysis of best practices in Holocaust education curricular decision making, and the application of inquiry design approaches in the creation of a student-centered project.

In this course, students engage in research and provide reflections on educational practices, leveraging evidence of existing skills and abilities documented through personalized learning experiences. Students must first have completed an approved personalized professional learning experience documenting specific competencies, skills and/or abilities. This course is effective in capacity building for cohorts of educators who have completed micro-credentials.

Promoting School Success in Homeless and Other High-risk Students: Concepts and Strategies engages students in examining, acquiring, and applying knowledge, skills, and perspectives about the needs, strengths, and talents of homeless and other high-risk students and their families. Students will be able to define the major points of the McKinney-Vento Act which provides rights and services to children and youth experiencing homelessness, to include those who are experiencing the following: sharing the housing of others due to loss of housing; economic hardship, or a similar reason; staying in motels, trailer parks, or camp grounds due to the lack of an adequate alternative; staying in shelters or transitional housing; or sleeping in cars, parks, abandoned buildings, substandard housing, or similar settings.

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