iTalks: Illuminating Conversations is a podcast hosted by the Digital Integration Specialist Team of Anderson School District 5.
We believe in empowering, celebrating, and inspiring the learners we serve. The conversations we have together are essential to reflect and grow as professionals. Designed to illuminate these conversations, iTalks promotes the expertise we have within the district and surrounding area to empower, celebrate, and inspire our listeners. It is a series of educational conversations that feature a variety of topics including instructional strategies, educational technology, personal growth, and so much more! New episodes are published every two weeks.
In this episode, listeners will hear from the Anderson District 5 experts as we take a deep dive into exploring Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS). Brenda Kelley, Lisa Lipscomb, and Tiffany Osborne share how MTSS helps all students reach their potential. Join us to learn why MTSS could really stand for Multi-Tiered Success Systems.
Are you looking for opportunities to engage learners in hands-on experiences driven by your standards? Did you know each A5 school is equipped with an Innovation Learning Lab to support these opportunities? Anna Baldwin, Director of eLearning & Integration, and Dr. Paige Mitchell, Learning Engagement Coach for the SC Department of Education, share the origin story of how these tools got to your schools.
In this episode, listeners will hear from Anderson 5's District STEM Teacher Leader/Coach Sandy Bradshaw who shares how she supports teachers and students with STEM learning. The conversation covers topics like the 4Cs, STEAM kits, Makerspaces, assessing STEM projects, and more! It's an episode you won't want to miss!