Sesame Workshop Launches Groundbreaking Initiative to Help Children Cope with Traumatic Experiences

October 6, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Picture of Big Bird from Sesame

Sesame Street in Communities has expanded with a new initiative to help children overcome traumatic experiences and address difficult feelings like anxiety, grief, and anger.

Grow Your Career with a TeacherLine Graduate Credit Course

October 5, 2017 - Posted in Education by Kathy Finger
Image of male educator viewing a laptop with text: Get inspired with PBS TeacherLine Professional Development Courses!

Whether you’re working on your Masters +30, need three credits to renew your certificate, or just want to take your teaching to the next level, PBS TeacherLine facilitated courses will serve you well. These flexible, yet robust, online courses are affordable and enriching!...

2017 Constitution Day James Otis Lecture Now Online

September 27, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Judges Aphrodite Konduros and Richard Gergel from James otis Lecture 2017

The James Otis Lecture for Constitution Day 2017 was taped at the State House on Sept. 15, 2017 and is now available online . Featuring U.S. District Court Judge Richard M. Gergel and S.C. Court of Appeals Judge Aphrodite Konduros, the program topic is “Separation of Powers...

South Carolina PBS LearningMedia: Your Class Will Be Wild About These Science Resources

September 27, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Bringing Global Climate Change into the Classroom

Take your students on a learning adventure and inspire a lifelong love of science!

SAT And AP Scores Edge Up in South Carolina

September 26, 2017 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson
South Carolina Students Outpace Nation on SAT and AP Scores

South Carolina students outperformed the national average on both the SAT and Advanced Placement exams, according to the State Department of Education. The overall mean SAT score was four points higher than the national mean at 1,058—out of a potential 1,600 on the recently...

Making College Affordable

September 25, 2017 - Posted in Education by Karen Hermann
Carolina Classrooms: Making College Affordable Challenge

How much do you know about applying for financial aid? Test your skills with our Carolina Classrooms: Making College Affordable Challenge ! Link to game is here . Be sure to watch Carolina Classrooms: Making College Affordable , Wednesday, September 27 from 7-8 p.m. on...

Carolina Classrooms: Making College Affordable Now Online

September 25, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Making College Affordable graphic with dollar bills and graduation cap

Kicking off the new season in ETV’s Carolina Classrooms series is our annual Making College Affordable special now online . Financial aid professionals from colleges and agencies across the state will offer advice on applying for and financing college. This timely...

South Carolina PBS LearningMedia – FREE National Content for Educators

September 25, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Images from PBS LearningMedia for Science, Social Studies, Math and English Language Arts

South Carolina PBS LearningMedia is a comprehensive media-on-demand content library that offers PreK-12 classrooms a flexible way to integrate media into daily instruction.

EOC: Grants Available to Enhance Quality in Pre-Kindergarten Programs

September 25, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Education Oversight Committee logo

South Carolina school districts are invited to apply for the SC Community Block Grants for Education Pilot Program, a matching grants program designed to improve children’s readiness for kindergarten by enhancing the quality of pre-kindergarten programs for four-year-olds.

ETV’s Carolina Classrooms NEW LOOK for 2017-18

September 25, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Photo of Greenwood Genetic Science Lab

Carolina Classrooms is ETV’s monthly educational series for teachers, parents and all citizens invested in the education of our children and this year we have a new look! Hosted by Dr. Lemuel Watson, USC professor and Executive Director of the Center for Innovation in...

ETV Program Highlights for October 2017

September 25, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Photo from Reel South: 120 Days

ETV presents programs of interest to teachers and students! In October, ETV features a revealing story about Edgar Allan Poe , specials for National Disability & Down Syndrome Awareness Month and new PBS Kids programs for Bully Prevention Month and Halloween. Don’t miss...

WGBH EdForum: Supporting and Engaging Students in the Middle Grades - Wed., Sept. 27, 8:00am - 5:00pm

September 25, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Photo of WGBH with school bus in front

On Wednesday, September 27th , WGBH will host an educational forum focused on the successes and challenges of supporting students in grades 6-8 , formative years for young adolescents.

Go Back to School with PBS TeacherLine

September 24, 2017 - Posted in Education by Kathy Finger
image of teacher 'high-fiving' a young student

Take a class while teaching one? Yes, with PBS TeacherLine -- the flexible, online delivery makes it possible and the high-quality makes it worthwhile! Fall renewal/graduate credit courses begin September 13 and October 11, 2017 , or enroll in a ‘mini’ self-paced course for...

ETV Teacher Recertification: Easily Accessible, Content-Rich Renewal Courses

September 21, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Teacher on laptop smiling

ETV Teacher Recertification offers courses in ELA, science, social studies, mathematics, the arts, and general education to meet your renewal needs. Each course earns 20 renewal credits (NO graduate credit) and costs $75. Courses approved by SC Department of Education for...

Waterfall Junction

September 18, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Waterall Junction

Clemson Extension Agent and host of "Making It Grow" Amanda McNulty visits the Riverbanks Zoo and Garden's new area called Waterfall Junction where children can learn about gardening, explore nature, play in treehouses and splash around in a waterfall.