James Campbell, a South Carolina High School Spanish teacher, shares how his students questioned an element of culture and re-imagined a highly recognizable piece of Mexican culture.Read more "Lotería: The Reimagining"
Mr. Steven Jernigan, a South Carolina English Language Arts teacher, explores how pairing YA novels with the literature curriculum creates a more culturally sustaining and responsive classroom.Read more "Seeing Themselves in the Text: Exploring How Critical Literacy Aids in Student’s Examining Their Position in the Spaces They Occupy"
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"
Kim Ferrari, a South Carolina High School English teacher, shares the way young adult literature, by Black authors, can provide a window into the experiences Black students face and how YA literature can be used by white teachers in their quest to learn more about their students and become allies.Read more "Truth Finding in Young Adult Literature"
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?"
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…"
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. Ian O’Byrne’s blog post places the digital divide at center as he examines access to Internet and technology for students in rural areas.Read more "High Tech Means Missed Connections"