Cynthia Johnson, a SC media specialist, explores the unique position media specialists hold and how they can support classroom teachers in helping students and schools reach their literacy goals.Read more "In the Middle of It All"
South Carolina Media Specialists, Tamara Cox and Pamela Williams, provide benefits of media specialist and teacher partnerships. They also provide explicit ways media specialists can support school literacy goals.Read more "School Librarians: Your Literacy Partners"
Hannah Kottraba, a SC teacher, discusses how she used digital literacy to increase student and parent engagement and participation in an instructional unit.Read more "Breaking the Mold: Using Digital Literacy Outside the Traditional Classroom"
Dr. Todd Lilly illustrates the meaning and significance of New Literacies.Read more "New Literacy Studies: For What It’s Worth…"
SC teacher Elinor Lister provides ways that teachers can create engaging and meaningful ways for teachers across content areas to implement reading and writing in the classroom.Read more "Do I Really Have To Read and Write?"
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 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"