Dr. Rachelle Savitz explores ways teachers can navigate their own trauma, as well as ways in which teachers can use literacy as a means to help students navigate their own trauma. Dr. Savitz provides teachers with four examples showing how to leverage literacy to speak to student trauma.Read more "What Can We Do To Support Our Students’ Trauma And Our Own During These Uncertain Times?"
South Carolina Teacher Kathleen Pennyway discusses how she utlizes Trauma Informed Pedagogies in her physical classroom and virtual classroom during Covid-19. Kathleen offers useful tips for teachers wondering how to center student experiences through a trauma informed lens.Read more "Trauma Informed Teaching During COVID-19: What the Virus has Taken from Us and How We Can Get It Back"
South Carolina Teacher Salena Davis explores the impact of Covid-19 and trauma on literacy in the virtual classroom. In addition she offers helpful tips to navigate the literacy challenges as students navigate their own trauma. She even provides tools she uses with her own students.Read more "Finding Your Literacy Sweet Spot"
Dr. Elizabeth Dutro explains provides insight on the impacts of trauma on both teachers and students. She discusses the ways teachers and students both bring trauma into classrooms and how teachers of literacy can leverage their experiences for meaningful learning.Read more "Beyond Teachers as Healers: Teachers, Students, and Reciprocal Care in Traumatic Times"
By: Elizabeth McCauley McDonald, Manning High School Social Studies Teacher Students A and B are in 11th grade. Student A reads at a 9th grade level and Student B at a 7th grade level. Student A has internet access at home and has transitioned to e-learning. Student A experiences some challenges understanding the work; however, […]Read more "What’s in the packet?"
Dr. Lilly describes education in the time of Coronavirus with the voices of current classroom educators and his own reflections.Read more "Literacy in the Time of Coronavirus"
South Carolina Teacher of the Year, Chanda Jefferson, shares ways to center gratitude in your life during the Covid-19 Pandemic. Ms. Jefferson offers what inspired her, and how this inspiration led to her feeling overwhelmed with gratitude.Read more "Overwhelmed with Gratitude: Tips for Educators and Families during COVID-19"