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"
Shanna Towery, a South Carolina middle school ELA teacher, explores how to revive PLCs through designing creating a collaborative environment centered on students.Read more "Collaboration Through Student-Centered PLCs"
Victoria Young, a South Carolina teacher, shares three tips to increase student collaboration in the virtual classroom.Read more "Student Collaboration in the Virtual Classroom"
Charlene Aldrich, a retired South Carolina Literacy professor, explores the obstacles to collaboration as she provides ways educators can participate in intradisciplinary collaboration, grade level collaboration and syncrhonous school-wide collaboration.Read more "Misery Loves Company or Better Together?"
Meagan Wagner, a literacy coach for a middle/high school in South Carolina, shares how Covid-19 has impacted the way she collaborates with teachers to best meet the needs of students and teachers, in her role as literacy coach.Read more "Literacy Coaching During A Pandemic"
Dr. Jennifer Geddes Hall, a Clemson University Clinical Professor, explores the ways educators can partner with school guidance counselors to ensure that schools are safe spaces for their Black, Indigenous and people of color student population.Read more "Safe Schools: More Than Locked Doors and Sanitizer"
Dr. Jennifer D. Morrison, instructor at the University of South Carolina, shares how schools can evaluate their school-family partnerships and how educators can move toward building stronger school-family partnerships.Read more "Data over Assumptions: Determining How Our Schools Engage in Family-School Partnerships"
Alonzo McDonald, a South Carolina High School Agriculture Teacher, discusses how he uses community partnerships to increase student content area literacy in his classroom, and beyond.Read more "Strengthening the Generations Through Agricultural Literacy"
Dr. Julia López-Robertson, a professor at the University of South Carolina, and Rocio Herron, a South Carolina teacher, share their experience in developing and implementing a family heritage project at a South Carolina School.Read more "Learning about our families through the Family Heritage Project"
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?"