Dr. Kavin Ming, from Winthrop University, explains the importance of cultural competence as teachers develop lessons to meet the needs of their emergent bilingual students.Read more "Where Does It All Begin?"
Dr. Elke Schneider provides multiple strategies to support emergent bilinguals in oral language instruction.Read more "Culturally Responsive Instruction to Improve English Learners’ Academic Oral Language Development"
Daniel Stockwell, a Clemson University doctoral student, explores the questions teachers can ask themselves to discover as they work to implement culturally sustaining pedagogical practices with their emergent bilingual students.Read more "Culturally Sustaining Pedagogy for Emergent Bilingual Students"
Elizabeth McCauley McDonald, a South Carolina assistant principal, encourages teachers to hear beyond their emergent bilingual students’ accents, if one exists, and embrace student language and culture as knowledge wells to promote student growth.Read more "Are we Listening Beyond the Accent?"
Dr. Elke Schneider, a professor at Winthrop University, shares ways teachers can implement culturally responsive teaching in their classrooms to support their emergent bilingual students.Read more "Culturally Responsive Instruction for Non-Native Speakers of English"
Jeni Nix, a South Carolina Librarian, and Rene Harris, a South Carolina Elementary Principal, discuss how they have centered the library in their school to promote literacy.Read more "What in the World Have you Been Doing?"
Charlene Aldrich, retired literacy instructor, shares the partnership teachers and librarians can cultivate within their school buildings to support literacy instruction.Read more "For the love of literacy"
Amanda Harris, a South Carolina High School Media Specialist, explains the role the school library can play in school-wide literacy instruction.Read more "We Need S’More Literacy from the Library!"
Kelley Rider, a South Carolina School Librarian explores the ways teachers and librarians can work together to create meaningful learning experiences for students.Read more "The School Librarian and You"
Betty Bouton, a South Carolina teacher-librarian, explores the ways in which collaboration between librarians and classroom teachers can enhance literacy instruction in school buildings.Read more "Who Needs a “Media Specialist” When Google’s Got It All?"