“Stop watering it down and build a ladder up. … Keep your bar high, but let’s provide scaffolding to get students to that bar.” —Suzanne Brantley, Reading Instructional Specialist, Beaufort County Schools
The beginning of this school year marks the launch of a new ELA curriculum for the students and teachers in Beaufort County, North Carolina, as the district adopts Wit & Wisdom for Grades K–8.
“When we looked at our curriculum,” said Andrea Lilley, executive director of instructional services for Beaufort County Schools, “we found that we had different programs and curriculums used at different schools. And so ... what we wanted to bring everybody together in the district.”
Watch Beaufort County’s plans for implementing Wit & Wisdom here on WNCT TV.