Independent Study courses are self-paced, project-based courses designed to enhance curriculum development and encourage individual growth. They provide a framework for exploring a topic or strategy, but allow teachers to choose their own foci and readings (from a recommended list). Course topics range from teaching methodologies and ecoliteracy to Common Core and classroom management, with an option to design your own course if you don’t see your topic of passion represented (Special Project for Individualized Learning).
In our new online format, assignments are submitted for grading online but can often be completed without a computer. The specific activities vary from course to course, but every Independent Study course requires students to:
Registration for Independent Study courses is open year-round and students have up to three (3) months to complete each course. Browse our current offerings and find your course today!
*Textbook required. More information will be provided upon registration and/or start of course.
All courses will be awarded letter grades unless Pass/No Pass is specifically requested. Please email us after registration if P/NP is required.