Literacy

StoryfestSC: The Kick-off to Summer Reading in South Carolina

June 7, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by T. Safdi
StoryfestSC

School may be out for the summer but the learning hasn’t stopped for young readers in South Carolina. Summer reading was officially kicked off with the event StoryfestSC. This was the 7th year the popular event was held by the South Carolina State Library. The event was...

Cocky's Reading Express Promoting Early Literacy Across SC

December 6, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by T. Safdi
Cocky's Reading Express at a school

At a Title 1 school in rural South Carolina, a bus pulls up to the front door. Out of the bus walk a few University of South Carolina students. The purpose of the visit today is to surprise students in 4K through 2 nd grade with some group reading and USC’s mascot, Cocky...

Make Summer Reading a Breeze with PBS LearningMedia!

June 30, 2016 - Posted in Education by B. Jamison
Between the Lions graphic

Inspire Students to "Get Wild about Reading!" Help your students develop a voracious appetite for reading while building core literacy skills. This collection covers early reading and language arts topics including fluency, phonemic awareness, text comprehension, and...

Annual Literacy Leader Awards: Nomination Deadline May 2

March 10, 2016 - Posted in Education by B. Jamison
photo of literacy leader awards 2015

Annual Literacy Leaders (ALL) Awards Nominations Committee is seeking nominations for the 2016 awards program. ALL awards are presented by the School of Library and Information Science (SLIS) at the University of South Carolina in the fall of each year to individuals and/or...