Education

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.

TransformSC’s Learning Institutes: Project-Based Learning REGISTER NOW!

October 21, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
TransformSC logo

TransformSC's Learning Institutes are designed to connect TransformSC Schools and Districts with experts on transformative practices in the classroom. The events are offered free of charge to TransformSC Schools and Districts. Seats will be offered to the general public, as...

ETV’s Knowitall Provides a “Library” of Literacy Resources!

October 20, 2016 - Posted in Education by Mimi Brown
Screen shot from Artopia Media Literacy resources

Media Literacy Week is coming up October 31-November 4. Be sure to explore these resources related to Media Literacy!

EOC Reports: Deadline Extended for Read Your Way to the Big Game 2016!

October 20, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
EOC Read Your Way to the Big Game Reading Contest logo

Due to the hardships on students and schools associated with Hurricane Matthew, the Education Oversight Committee (EOC) has extended the deadline for “Read Your Way to the Big Game” entries to Monday, November 7, 2016.

Media Literacy Week Oct. 31-Nov. 4

October 20, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Media Literacy Week logo

Check out these updates from the National Association for Media Literacy Education (NAMLE)

StreamlineSC Service Update

October 20, 2016 - Posted in Education by Kathy Finger
StreamlineSC training at the ETV Idea Lab

Since 2004, ETV has provided a wealth of free digital media content to SC schools through our StreamlineSC service , including state-specific content developed by ETV as well as national content provided by partners. Due to funding decreases and new ETV services on the...

Knowitall Resources - Libraries, Literature & Learning Collection - and More!

October 15, 2016 - Posted in Education by Mimi Brown
Images from featured content for October

In October, we celebrate Media Literacy Week and National Friends of Libraries Week. During this time, ETV salutes the work of Media Specialists and Teacher/Librarians throughout our state! On Knowitall , we’re featuring the resources that are available in our Libraries,...

New PBS TeacherLine Courses This Fall!

October 14, 2016 - Posted in Education by Kathy Finger
Teacher working on laptop

PBS TeacherLine is offering several new courses in its lineup this fall! More than 30 courses are offered altogether to begin October 19, and November 9, 2016, including two new science courses, one new math course, and three new reading/language arts courses (including one...

Great Performances: Hamilton’s America October 21 at 9 p.m. on ETV

October 14, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Photo from Hamilton - the musical

Three years in the making, this Great Performances special, Hamilton’s America , gives an unprecedented look at the creation of the Broadway phenomenon Hamilton . The documentary brings history to life through the lens of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s pop culture musical, the winner...

Conversations with Candidates – ETV’s Palmetto Scene Oct. 20 and 27

October 13, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Palmetto Scene logo

ETV’s weekly magazine-style series airs each Thursday at 7:30 p.m . and focuses on SC arts and culture, business and economy, education, health, politics, and technology. With two Palmetto Scene specials each Thursday night - October 20 and 27 – ETV will feature...

ETV’s Web of Water Resources: Documentary, Webisodes and More on Knowitall.org

October 11, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Map of SC Lakes and Rivers

Throughout history, civilizations have been drawn to water—for its life-sustaining properties; for its benefit to agriculture, trade, and transportation; for purposes of relaxation and recreation; and as a source of energy. During the floods of last October, through its...

Media Literacy: How to Watch Presidential Debates

October 10, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Screen shot of MiddleWeb website

The 2016 campaign has already provided a wealth of dramatic moments, thwarted expectations and unusual exchanges between candidates and other public figures. The nature of the two major party candidates has led to eager anticipation of their face-to-face meetings. The...

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