Education

Ready To Learn Webinar: New Teacher Professional Development Resources in Early Science

November 11, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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The CPB-PBS Ready To Learn initiative is expanding its professional development resource offerings with two new modules in early science learning. Join this webinar to learn about the latest Teaching Tips modules being produced by Boston University School of Education to...

ETV Highlights for November/December 2016

November 11, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Photo of Anne from Anne of Green Gables 2016 on PBS

Be sure to add these series and specials to your calendar for November and December!

Young Readers Invited to Write to Favorite Authors for 2016-2017 Letters About Literature Contest

November 11, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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Young readers in grades 4-12 are invited to write a personal letter to an author for the Letters about Literature (LAL) contest, a national reading and writing promotion program. The letter can be to any author (living or dead) from any genre (fiction or nonfiction,...

Knowitall - November Collections: Career Explorations and Native American Heritage

November 9, 2016 - Posted in Education by Mimi Brown
Photos of Native American children and woman in manufacturing career

In November, Knowitall makes it easy for students to explore potential careers and learn about our Native American Heritage . These Collections are just a click away! Videos play on your tablet or mobile device … and yes, your computer, too! Find Out About Careers that...

Need Renewal Credit by June 30? Learn with ETV Teacher Recertification

November 9, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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SC educators can earn credit by the June 30th renewal cycle deadline through participation in the ETV Teacher Recertification upcoming sessions. Over 55 courses approved by SDE for 20 renewal credits each offered in every session, plus Rudy’s Natural History course for 60...

American Education Week Nov. 14-18, 2016

November 7, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Students holding a sign saying "Thank you"

The first observance of American Education Week was held in December 1921 with the National Education Association (NEA) and American Legion as the cosponsors. A year later, the then U.S. Office of Education joined the effort as a co-sponsor, and the PTA followed in 1938.

NEW PBS Series - Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise

November 1, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Martin Luther King leading protest

In his new four-hour PBS series, Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise , Henry Louis Gates Jr. embarks on a deeply personal journey through the last fifty years of African American history. The series premieres November 15 (Part 1) and November 22 (Part 2) at 8:00-10:00...

Carolina Classrooms: Education Options - View Online, Access Resources

October 26, 2016 - Posted in Education by Karen Hermann
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Carolina Classrooms, ETV’s monthly educational series, focused on education options for SC students in the October 26, 2016 program. View online at Carolina Careers!

American Graduate Celebrating Champions and Partners

October 26, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
American graduate graphic - Make a Difference

American Graduate has seen many successes since the initiative began in 2011, but new data from a comprehensive evaluation validates the value of public media's commitment to this kind of work.

PBS Election Central and the Classroom Debate Toolkit

October 25, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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It's an election year and PBS Education has created tools, resources and creative solutions to educate students on the various facets of the political process.

Behind the Scenes with the Between the Waters Project Director

October 25, 2016 - Posted in Behind the Scenes by Tabitha Safdi
Between the Waters Homepage

Between the Waters is a production of South Carolina ETV and is funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities and Humanities South Carolina. The first project about Hobcaw Barony, produced by SCETV, was a television documentary entitled The Baruchs of Hobcaw , which...

Letters to the Next President - View All the Videos - Including Videos from Students Mentored by SCETV!

October 25, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Letters to Next Prez screen shot

For their first assignment of the year, PBS Newshour Student Reporting Labs across the country submitted short videos focusing on their concerns and questions for the next president of the United States.

Elections and Voting: Resources from The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

October 25, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Image from Colonial Williamsburg website The Will of the People

While voting is just one of many responsibilities of citizens, it is an important one. As the nation prepares for the presidential election on November 8, it is interesting to see how elections have and haven't changed throughout American history.

Knowitall - Career Exploration, Native American Heritage, Veterans Day Videos & More!

October 24, 2016 - Posted in Education by Mimi Brown
Images from Native American Heritage, Career Explorations and Veterans Day Collections

In November, Knowitall makes it easy for students to explore potential careers and learn about our Native American Heritage. These Collections are just a click away! Videos play on your tablet or mobile device … and yes, your computer, too!

Celebrate Veteran's Day with Sesame Street for Military Families

October 24, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Sesame Street characters

Veteran’s Day is Friday, November 11. Sesame Street for Military Families: Transitions offers encouragement and helpful tips for military families – because we know that as a parent or caregiver, the whole family transitions too.

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