Education

World History or World Geography Teacher-in-Residence at Library of Congress - Apply by April 17

April 6, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Photo of front of Library of Congress

The Educational Outreach office of the Library of Congress is seeking applications from world history or world geography teachers for a Teacher-in-Residence position during the 2017-18 school year.

Young Poets Recognized at Statewide Event

April 4, 2017 - Posted in Education by Tabitha Safdi
Photo from Young Minds Dreaming event

Over 600 South Carolina students sent in original work for the SC State Library's "Young Minds Dreaming" Poetry Contest. View the Video . The poetry contest was organized as part of this year's May Hill Arbuthnot Lecture series. South Carolina students in grades 3-12 were...

GIRL Power

April 4, 2017 - Posted in ETV Shorts by Tabitha Safdi
GIRL Power

A program at Swansea High School is creating buzz around campus. It's called G.I.R.L Power- Girls Illustrating Respect and Leadership. The group studies everything from effective communication skills to etiquette and also participates in community fundraisers.

ETV Highlights for April 2017

April 3, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Independence Day, 1918, New York City

ETV presents programs of interest to teachers and students! In April, two specials are featured for Autism month and you’ll find three interesting programs about how the Great War transformed our country, plus Palmetto Scene highlighting a children's music program in...

Tech Tools for Teachers … Schedule ETV Summer PD NOW!

April 3, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Teachers on tablets sitting around table

ETV will provide customized Professional Development for your teachers this summer! It’s time NOW for SC schools and districts to Book one or more days with an ETV Instructional Technology Specialist!

EOC: Computer Science Survey Reveals Interest from Teachers

March 30, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
SC Education Oversight Committee logo

At the request of members of the S.C. General Assembly, the Education Oversight Committee (EOC) created a survey to gather information from South Carolina teachers about their experience, training, and interest level as it relates to computer science.

Over 2,000 Students Expected to Attend 2017 SC Read-In

March 28, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Screen shot from Read-In South Carolina

Over 2,000 students from across South Carolina will march to the State House grounds during the 2017 SC Read-In.

Carolina Classrooms: Teacher Training and Retention March 29 on ETV

March 27, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Mature male teacher with high school stidents using tablets

What skills do teachers need to teach 21st century graduates? Join in a discussion with education leaders about changes to teacher evaluation and support as we look at teacher training and retention.

Winners of SC State Library's 'Young Minds Dreaming' Poetry Contest Announced

March 23, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Graphic from 2017 Arbuthnot Honor Lecture Featuring Jacqueline Woodson

Over 600 South Carolina students sent in original work for the SC State Library's "Young Minds Dreaming" Poetry Contest, but only nine made the cut to win.

How Should You Negotiate Your Salary?

March 23, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Voices by Kaitlyn Park
Jennet Robinson Alterman

As a woman building her career in the south in the 1970s, and a women's rights advocate, Jennet Robinson Alterman has learned the value of proper negotiation. Her advice? Whether you are male or female: research, state what you want, then "stop talking." She also discusses...

Schedule TODAY Your Summer PD with ETV: One or Multiple Days!

March 20, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Adults sitting around table using tablets

ETV will provide customized Professional Development for your teachers this summer! It’s time NOW for SC schools and districts to Book one or more days with an ETV Instructional Technology Specialist! Choose from seven full-day classes - provided at no cost - on a variety...

Septima Clark

March 16, 2017 - Posted in SC Hall of Fame by Jackie Johnson
Septima Clark

Septima Poinsette Clark was known as the “Queen Mother” or “Grandmother” of the Civil Rights Movement in the United States. Martin Luther King, Jr., commonly referred to Ms. Clark, as “The Mother of the Movement”. Born in Charleston, SC, in 1898, Septima’s life was greatly...

The Bad Kids Educator Webinar - Tuesday, March 21, 7:00-8:00 PM

March 15, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Graphic from Independent Lens The Bad Kids

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 7:00 – 8:00 pm Register here . Connect educators in your network with new resources for working with at-risk youth! Invite them to join us for a free educator webinar on Tues. March 21st , with Principal Vonda Viland, featured in the powerful, award-...

ETV Carolinas Hosts Science Bowl

March 15, 2017 - Posted in ETV Regionals by Kaitlyn Cannon
Pictures from 2017 Science Bowl

The sound of buzzers fills ETV Carolinas’ Studio. Elementary school children anxiously chat amongst themselves, trying to decide on a correct answer, before having their team captain say it out loud. This is because, as Science Instructional Specialist of Rock Hill Schools...

ORIGINAL SC | National Park Service Superintendent John Slaughter

March 15, 2017 - Posted in Original SC by Tabitha Safdi
John Slaughter

"Humanity is the most important thing we can value....Valuing the humanity in others puts us in a place where we can have compassion and share passion with each and every individual, no matter what their background." John Slaughter serves as the superintendent of the...

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