UNION — The Fair Forest Chapter, NSDAR, met April 2 in the Union County Museum meeting room.
Regent Margaret McCarley, called the meeting to order. Jane Owenby read the Devotional, Matthew 28, from the Modern English New Testament by J.B. Phillips. Chairman Amy Bruce led the chapter in the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag of the U.S., the American’s Creed, the Salute to the Flag of S.C., and the singing of the Star-Spangled Banner accompanied by Kathleen Read.
Chairman Martha Whitener read the President General’s Message. Secretary Mrs. Bruce read the minutes of the previous meeting. Acting Treasurer Maudine Hickman, read the treasurer’s report. The chapter elected new officers to be intalled at the May 7 meeting.
Speaker Becky Hickman McCraw, Instructional Facilitator for the Cherokee County School District, presented her slide program “Technology in the Classroom: There’s an App for That,” Internet sites written on an eighth grade level. Today’s students are moving beyond the basics and embracing the 4-Cs — “super skills” for the 21st century through “Communication,” sharing thoughts, questions, ideas, and solutions; “Collaboration,” working together to reach a goal-putting talent, expertise, and smarts to work; “Critical Thinking,” looking at problems in a new way, linking learning across subjects and disciplines; and, “Creativity,” trying new approaches to get things done equals innovation and invention.
The next meeting will be held at the Union County Museum meeting room. The program “Hymns of William Bradbury,” will be presented by Amy Bruce and Kathleen Read.