Lindsey Douglas, a South Carolina Middle School ELA teacher, collaborates with Ashley Weaver, a South Carolina Middle School Math teacher, to support student engagement in disciplinary literacy through inquiry.Read more "Disciplinary Literacy in Action: Mathematics Problem-Solving through Collaborative Inquiry "
Hunter Thompson, music education major at the University of South Carolina, shares how literacy strategies, like Close Reading, can be adapted for the music classroom.Read more "When Teaching Music and Teaching Literacy are in Harmony"
Doctoral student, Priscila Costa and her son, Felipe Costa, describe how an inquiry project sparked a motivation for reading and caused Felipe to engage in literacy in a new way.Read more "“Which Truck is the Best Choice?” A story of Authentic Motivation to do an Inquiry Project"
Dr. Leslie D. Roberts, an assistant professor of reading at Georgia Southern University, shares ways that educators can motivate and engage readers in literacy practices in the classroom. This post even provides a list of suggestions to promote life-long reading habits.Read more "Motivating and Engaging Readers in Literacy Practices in the Classroom"
Charlene Aldrich explores whether student motivation precedes engagement or whether engagement precedes motivation in this post. She also discusses the importance of rigorous texts in increasing student literacy engagement and motivation, along with the impact of open-ended questions.Read more "Which Came First – Motivation or Engagement?"
Ms. Kim Ferrari, a South Carolina ELA teacher, shares how she fosters student love of reading through “book tastings” that she holds at the beginning of the school year to help students make connections to book genres.Read more "Fostering a Love of Reading"
Victoria Young, South Carolina High School Social Studies Teacher, discusses the importance of educator self-care and shares self-care ideas educators can try.Read more "Treating Ourselves How We Treat Others"
Antoinetta J. Rogers, a South Carolina High School ELA teacher, explores the importance of teachers engaging in self-care.Read more "The Importance of Self-Care"
Students and teachers at Dreher High School, in South Carolina, worked together to create a list of do’s and don’ts for teachers desiring to be anti-racist.Read more "For Teachers Desiring to Be Anti-Racist"
Nikki Griffin, a North Carolina High School Social Studies teacher, describes her transformation to becoming an anti-racist teacher and shares videos she created as a result of embracing being anti-racist.Read more "Don’t Be Afraid to be Anti-Racist"