Education

Renewal Courses + Rudy’s Natural History – Teachers Register Now

September 17, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Photo of Rucy Mancke outdoors

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

Arthur Celebrates 20th Anniversary with New Episodes Oct. 10-14

September 17, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Screen shot from PBS Arthur website

Celebrating its 20 th anniversary, Arthur begins a new season with four new episodes the week of October 10. TV’s longest-running animated children’s series has fueled imaginations and fostered a love of reading for a generation of kids and adults! Based on the best-selling...

U.S. INPUT Call for Submissions for INPUT 2017 in Thessaloniki, Greece

September 15, 2016 - Posted in ETV by Amy Shumaker
Manuel Jimenez Morales an interactive producer from Spain at INPUT 2016

U.S. INPUT PRE-SELECTION CALL FOR SUBMISSION for Thessaloniki, Greece – May 7 – 11, 2017 Deadline: Wednesday, November 16, 2016 INPUT has organized international television’s most important and influential annual screening conference for more than 35 years. This unique...

Constitution Day James Otis Lecture: View Online!

September 15, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
ABOTA (Amrerican Board of Trial Advocates) James Otis logo

The South Carolina Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates (SC ABOTA) presents the Eighth Annual James Otis Lecture Series in observance of National Constitution Day. The topic for the 2016 James Otis Lecture is the Constitutional Convention and the role South...

Say ‘Yes’ to Recess: Clemson Colleges Argue Benefit of Recess and Play

September 10, 2016 - Posted in Education by Melanie Kieve
Yes to Recess - children playing at recess

Say ‘Yes’ to Recess: Clemson Colleges Argue Benefit of Recess and Play Recess. We all loved it. But did we know how much of a role it played in our overall education? An interdisciplinary team of educators from Clemson University are addressing that topic in “Say ‘Yes’ to...

ETV Now Offering Read to Succeed Course!

September 8, 2016 - Posted in Education by Kathy Finger
Children sitting together reading

Through its partnership with PBS TeacherLine, ETV is now offering a Read to Succeed (R2S) Foundations in Reading course ! Approved by the South Carolina Department of Education (SCDE), this course is one of four required to earn the R2S Literacy Teacher Endorsement which...

PBS Spotlight Education Sept. 12-17 Includes American Graduate Day

September 8, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Shaquille Oneal

As our students head back to school, special PBS programs take an in-depth look at the state of education cross the nation, the challenges facing today’s students and new models of learning. As part of the Spotlight Education line-up, locally-produced ETV American Graduate...

PBS Launches TEACH BOLDLY

September 7, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Screen shot of PBS Teachers Lounge website

This fall, PBS Education welcomes the back-to-school season with the launch of TEACH BOLDLY , a year-long celebration to honor educators across the country. This multi-platform, teacher-centric campaign begins on September 12 with the start of Spotlight Education – a...

ETV Teacher Recertification: Registration EXTENDED through Oct. 10

September 7, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Teacher on laptop

STILL time to register for ETV Teacher Recertification FALL session! Offered are SDE-approved, online and self-paced courses that earn 20 renewal credits each … NEW courses with Rudy Mancke and other popular courses, including Safe Schools (Bullying) , A Literary Tour of SC...

Applications for SC Community Block Grants for Education Pilot Program

August 30, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Close-up of two little girls smiling

The Education Oversight Committee (EOC) reports that for the third year the SC General Assembly has authorized and funded the SC Community Block Grants for Education Pilot Program for Fiscal Year 2016-17. The purpose of the program is to improve children's readiness for...

Educators...Powerful, Engaging and Free PD at Your Location!

August 30, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Teachers sitting together in library on laptop

Administrators and teachers … ETV will come to your school or district to provide professional development workshops to meet your needs. These powerful and engaging workshops are FREE for South Carolina public, charter, private, and home schools. We invite you to look at...

New on Knowitall for September!

August 30, 2016 - Posted in Education by Mimi Brown
Images from Knowitall for September

Now that we’re beginning to settle in to the new school year, and we’re starting to see patterns emerge in how each day goes, and how your students react in class, we wanted to make sure that you know about content you may wish to explore with them on Knowitall ! Here’s a...

ETV Highlights for September 2016

August 30, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Students in a classroom

PBS Spotlight Education September 12-17 on ETV: POV: All The Difference Follow two African-American teens from Chicago on their journey to graduate from college. Airs: September 12 at 10:00 p.m. on ETV September 13 at 1:00 a.m. on ETVW September 14 at 4:00 a.m. on ETV...

ETV Will Come to You! Free PD Workshops at Your School

August 25, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Teachers in technology class

ETV will come to your school to provide professional development workshops to meet your needs. These workshops are free for South Carolina public, charter, private, and home schools. We invite you to look at the current ETV PD Workshop offerings and contact ETV to set up a...

What is Human Trafficking? Understanding this Crime in South Carolina

August 25, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Kaitlyn Park
blurred image of child behind a fence

“Human trafficking does present a threat in South Carolina,” says Marie Sazehn. Sazehn serves as an Assistant Attorney General who understands the crime and its implications. “A lot of times when people think of human trafficking, it is something they associate with big...

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