Mr. Jason McCauley shares the collective frustration as a result of social distancing faced by educators at all levels during the Coronavirus pandemic.Read more "The Trauma of Social Distancing"
South Carolina High School student Addie Laney explores the ways in which students are navigating choosing their perspective during the Coronavirus pandemic.Read more "Choosing Perspective"
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"
Dr. Ilagan provides insight into a school counselor’s view of the impact of Covid-19 on student trauma and secondary trauma. Through Ms. West, we see the impact of Covid-19 on school counselors and students.Read more "Reflections of a school counselor during the 2020 school closures: “If this continues into the Fall semester, I cannot mentally sustain.”"
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"