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Melissa Chastain teaches third grade at Plantersville Elementary. Her students are eager learners. She says like many children their age, they learn more effectively when given the opportunity to use their hands.
From a tragic drunk driving accident to an unforgettable friendship, motorcyclists rode around the Lowountry for a fundraiser to help a man who almost lost his life. The organizer of it all was driver that hit him.
We use cell phones, laptops and tablets daily. The materials Merrilyn Bradley is requesting will allow her students at Kingstree Middle Magnet to grasp the concept of how circuits make all of these devices work.
Melissa Chastain says her third grade students are eager learners, and like many children, learn more effectively with hands-on activities. She is requesting "Can Do Reading Games," which are hands-on reading activities.
In Loretta Easterling's 8th math grade class, traditional education students and students who require assistance are learning the third "R." She teaches at Kingstree Middle Magnet School of the Arts. This unique program is a math inclusion class.
Students in Deborah Batzer's science class at West Ashley High have a great opportunity to learn how flooding happens. Because flooding is common in the Lowcountry, she requested stream tables kits, to help students gain a better understanding of how water moves in and out of streams and rivers.
From downtown to beach towns, flooded streets and yards are a common sight. And a teacher at West Ashley High wants to seize this opportunity to use a real world issue to teach her students a lesson that extends beyond the walls of the classroom.
Micki Boulineau of Charleston Charter School for Math and Science needs something called Breakout Edu Kits for her ninth graders.The kits will encourage students to collaborate in solving problems. They will provide students with hands-on materials to make learning and exploring fun.
Lifeguards and aquatic center members saved the life of a 5-year-old boy who slipped under the water and lost consciousness at a swimming pool last month. Those lifeguards were honored at the Monroe City Council meeting July 16.