Christmas at the Creek showcases the bands, choirs and orchestras of Goose Creek High and the Berkeley Center for the Arts. The performance is Dec. 16 at Goose Creek High.
A semester of fine arts learning for 5th graders at H.E. Bonner Elementary came to an emotional end this week as the class performed Disney's The Lion King for students in other grade levels, parents and Berkeley County School District employees.
At the Tuesday, December 10 Berkeley County Board of Education Meeting, the promotion of Stephanie Mitchell as the principal of Hanahan Elementary School was unanimously approved.
At Tuesday’s regular meeting of the Berkeley County Board of Education, several measures were approved in attempt to manage growth and the appropriate service of students in the Cane Bay area of the county.
Goose Creek High’s Jessica Olin has found a way to help students conquer the year-end exam while also having fun and learning (versus memorizing) the content. It’s a game called APUSH (A.P. U.S. History) Catch Phrase, and through its regular implementation in the classroom, students are able to recall information, verbalize what they have learned and write about it.
Through classroom lessons and lunch and learn programs, employers are visiting with Mrs. Galati's students twice a month. From historians and bakers to welders and bankers, students are introduced to career clusters in as many hands-on ways as possible. They are informed of the job and soft skills needed to be successful.
Through the use of ABC and DAP grants, Philip Simmons Middle was able to provide students a unique learning experience for National Arts in Education Week. Theatre teacher Charles Atkins brought in circus arts instructor Jef Lambdin for a week of activities that covered multiple subject areas and several principles of learning.
From lessons involving vertical hydroponic gardens to STEAM activities involving student choice boards, 3D printers and virtual reality/augmented reality headsets, what’s happening in classrooms at Macedonia Middle is far from what students experienced in the 80s and 90s.
Teachers and administrators at College Park Elementary have found a flexible approach to meet the needs of the school’s diverse group of learners.
Fourth graders at Westview Elementary recently completed a novel engineering challenge based on the book "Iggy Peck Architect." Students designed solutions for a bridge, shared ideas and navigated conflict!
Students in the 5th grade class of Ms. Melissa Williams at St. Stephen Elementary were having a difficult time understanding the "expanded" view of exponents, the purpose of exponents and the power of 10. They were challenged to create a visual guide for exponents.
6:00 PM “December in Our Town”
The Berkeley County Board of Education meets the second and fourth Tuesday of every month at 5:30 p.m. in the Boardroom located at 107 E. Main Street in Moncks Corner (except as noted on October 22 and March 10). Board meetings are open to the public and citizens are encouraged to attend. There is an opportunity for "Citizen Comments" at the start of each meeting.
Berkeley County School District’s Division of Academics and Innovation is committed to providing a future focused vision on education through next generation learning. We are dedicated to ensuring that all students are college, career and life-ready when they graduate from BCSD by incorporating approaches that are rooted in rigorous college and career-ready outcomes and that integrate the following:
Personalized Learning- Approaches that individualize learning for each student based on their individual strengths.
Competency-Based Learning- Approaches that allow students to advance along a learning continuum based on mastery.
Deeper-Learning- Approaches that enable the 4 Cs- critical thinking, creativity, collaboration, and communication.
Blended Learning- Approaches that employ multiple methods of content delivery through the infusion of technology to enable flexibility in time, place, path, and pace.
Student-Centered Learning- Approaches that enable students to have voice and choice over their learning.