Education

Renew Yourself This Spring With PBS

March 13, 2017 - Posted in Education by Kathy Finger
Enroll now for spring courses!

Need to renew your teaching certificate this June or maybe just your teaching spirit? PBS has options for you! First, get those recertification credits covered with a PBS TeacherLine course beginning April 19; both Renewal and Graduate Credits are offered. Sample...

ETV Highlights for March 2017

March 9, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Nuremberg trial of Dr. Karl Brandt, Hitler's doctor and director of Nazi experiments on humans. Credit: PD / U.S. Signal Corps

ETV presents programs of interest to teachers and students! In March, you’ll find a diverse selection of specials to celebrate Women’s History Month, an unprecedented series of three programs that addresses civilians being targets of war crimes, plus new episodes in ETV...

Tavia Gaddy, Project Manager, Greenville Area Development Corporation

March 9, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Voices by Kaitlyn Park
Tavia Gaddy laughing

Tavia Gaddy, Project Manager at Greenville Area Development Corporation (GADC), believes in the power of a positive attitude. When dealing with clients, "There’s no room for attitude or even to get upset. Move with it. If things don’t go your way, there’s always tomorrow...

ETV Features Women’s History Special Programs and Knowitall.org Resources!

March 9, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Featured content for Womens History Month on ETV and Knowitall

Women’s History Month is celebrated in March to highlight the contributions of women to events in history and contemporary society. ETV presents special programming and Knowitall.org offers great classroom resources, too! - On March 26 beginning at 3:00 p.m. , ETV will...

PBS Student Reporting Labs: ETV’s DSLR Workshop

March 3, 2017 - Posted in ETV Regionals by Kaitlyn Cannon
Legacy Charter Students Using a DSLR

High school students bustled around their DSLR cameras, taking turns looking through the preview monitors and wondering out-loud questions like, “Why does it look so dark?” and “So, do I adjust the ISO or aperture first?” With hands-on experience, along with the suggestions...

More on ETV StreamlineSC Service Update

February 28, 2017 - Posted in Education by Dean Byrd
ETV Streamline logo

TV has provided a wealth of free digital media to our SC schools for over a dozen years through StreamineSC. It will be ending after this current school year, but ETV will continue to make available free digital content and educational services as we look to the future!

EOC Seeking Teacher Comments about Computer Science by March 10

February 28, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
SC Education oversight Committee logo

The Education Oversight Committee (EOC) is seeking teacher comments on behalf of the South Carolina General Assembly. Teachers are asked to participate in a short online survey to provide Information about their experience, training and interest level as it relates to...

Women’s History Month, South Carolina Day Resources on Knowitall

February 28, 2017 - Posted in Education by Mimi Brown
Images from content featured on Knowitall for Women's History Month and South Carolina Day

Knowitall brings you the content you need for Women’s History Month, and it’s so easy to locate—just a few clicks away! From the American Revolution to the Civil Rights Era, and in fields from education, to medicine, to law, this month’s featured Collection brings stories...

Behind the Scenes | Filming of the Southern Campaign of the American Revolution

February 27, 2017 - Posted in Behind the Scenes by Don Godish
Behind the Scenes

The smell of gunfire filled the air as rifles fired between Revolutionary War militia and British regulars in the woods at Historic Brattonsville last Saturday. Perfect weather greeted the SCETV crew from Spartanburg and Columbia for their final location day for the...

Great Falls High School Tours ETV Carolinas' Facility

February 24, 2017 - Posted in ETV Regionals by Kaitlyn Cannon
Great Falls HS students with Craig Ness.

This February, eager Journalism students from Great Falls High School in Chester County walked through the doors of WNSC in Rock Hill, South Carolina. With an enthusiastic attitude, they began their tour of the South Carolina ETV regional facility. The main event of the...

The McClary Family Visits the Strawberry Schoolhouse

February 22, 2017 - Posted in Carolina Stories by R. Dymock
McClary Family in Strawberry Schoolhouse

Strawberry Schoolhouse was a private school for African–American children who lived at Hobcaw Barony, built for them by Bernard Baruch in 1915. This was a one room schoolhouse with one teacher for grades 1-5. The schoolhouse had no running water or electricity. Children...

Educators Earn Grad Credit This Spring with Online “Seminars on Science”

February 21, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Screen shot from Seminars on Science website

Educators … Earn graduate credit this spring with Seminars on Science , the American Museum of Natural History’s online professional learning program. The 6-week online courses are co-taught by Museum scientists and classroom educators and are accessible anytime on your...

Carolina Classrooms: College and Career Readiness - Watch Now!

February 20, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
High school students in classroom studying

South Carolina students are learning to be college and career ready! Join ETV on February 22 at 7:00 p.m. for Carolina Classrooms: College and Career Readiness. We’ll talk with education leaders to get a profile of the South Carolina graduate and look at the key skills...

March 18 is South Carolina Day!

February 20, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Images from South Carolina Day content on Knowitall

Our state celebrates John C. Calhoun’s birthday March 18 each year by observing South Carolina Day , a day required by law in which schools shall “conduct such exercises as will conduce to a more general knowledge and appreciation of the history, resources and possibilities...

Segregated Marine Says, "You can't get enough education"

February 20, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Kaitlyn Cannon
B.S Plair at Hermon Presbyterian Church in Rock Hill, SC.

B.S. Plair of Rock Hill, South Carolina, served for the Montford Point Marines in 1945, until he was honorably discharged in 1946. The Montford Point Marines were based in Camp Lejeune, North Carolina , and were the first African American Marines to serve in the military,...

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