Education

ETV Kids: Specials for May!

May 19, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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ARTHUR – New Episodes May 23-27 In the last week of May, kids across the country are anticipating the end of the school year – and so is Arthur! During the week of May 23, Arthur presents a week of all new episodes, concluding with “The Last Day,” on May 27. Friday’s...

Keep It Real

May 16, 2016 - Posted in Education by Mimi Brown
Photo of wrecked car, with fireman and police

As the spring semester comes to an end, our thoughts turn to proms, graduations and the start of summer vacations. Almost in an instant, this joyous, celebratory time of year can become a time of immense heartbreak and tragedy when a young person’s life is taken all too...

Q&A| Talking Music Entrepreneurship with Educator, Author and Pianist David Cutler

May 12, 2016 - Posted in Carolina Money by Marina Ziehe
David Cutler being interviewed

Last week, Carolina Money spoke with local musicians who are approaching their art in unique ways. Today, we bring to you a longer version of our interview with the director of music entrepreneurship at USC and author of the book "The Savvy Musician," David Cutler...

Learn with PBS TeacherLine This Summer

May 12, 2016 - Posted in Education by Kathy Finger
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PBS TeacherLine is offering a range of renewal and graduate credit courses this summer, including a NEW math course for K-8 educators! TeacherLine’s flexible, weekly schedule and convenient online delivery give you the freedom to enjoy summer while also growing your career...

TD Bank to Distribute 20,000 Books to Local Teachers and Educators

May 11, 2016 - Posted in Carolina Money by Marina Ziehe
Books

In partnership with national nonprofit First Book , TD Bank is distributing 20,000 new books to teachers and educators to add to their classroom and school libraries. Aimed at Pre-K – Young Adults, these books are part of TD's "Banking On Books" program, which is designed...

ETV Thanks Teachers – Winner of a Free Recertification Course!

May 10, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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To thank all of our educators during the first week of May for “Teacher Appreciation Day,” ETV Education invited SC educators to sign up to receive the online monthly ed-news bulletin and one teacher was selected from those who signed up to receive a FREE ETV Teacher...

SC Whitmore School Announced as Education Partner of 100 Yards Football Academy

May 4, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by K. Rackley
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Not all students fit easily into today’s standard school model, which can present challenges to those with specific educational needs or demanding extracurricular schedules. However, students at the 100 Yards Football Academy will now have the opportunity to attend South...

VIDEO | Music Entrepreneurship Program Inspires Artists to Think Outside the Box

May 4, 2016 - Posted in Carolina Money by Marina Ziehe
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More and more, music schools and institutes are incorporating entrepreneurship classes, organizations, clubs, seminars and workshops into their programs. Why is that? In order to explore the truth behind this fact, Carolina Money reached out to David Cutler, Director of...

NEW Early Learning Initiative: NATURE NUGGETS Starts May 4!

May 1, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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Attention Early Childhood Caregivers, Educators, and Parents: WNET Education is launching an experimental new education project, designed to engage our youngest learners in science and nature content. NATURE NUGGETS is a free texting initiative that brings NATURE , WNET’s...

New App Offers Free Access to PBS Games

May 1, 2016 - Posted in Education by Desiree Cheeks
PBS Games App

PBS KIDS is making its popular digital learning experiences even more accessible to America’s children with the launch of the PBS KIDS Games App , offering a wide library of games in a single, free mobile experience. Available now on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Android,...

SC’s 2016 Lead PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovator Carla Jefferson!

April 29, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Photo of Mrs. Carla Jefferson, Digital Innovator award recipient for 2016

This year marks the fourth year that PBS has offered the PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators Campaign . The prestigious program recognizes educators who are leveraging digital media in their classrooms in innovative ways. In 2016, this group of exceptional educators, who...

Knowitall Media Now Featuring Keep It Real

April 29, 2016 - Posted in Education by Mimi Brown
Photo of wrecked car

In May on Knowitall Media , we continue to feature the Holocaust Remembrance Collection , followed by Keep It Real , our series for teens 14 and up, that will serve as a timely reminder to avoid risky behavior when traffic deaths among teens spike. Next up will be a...

Family-Friendly Guides to SC Academic Standards Ready!

April 29, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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The Family-Friendly Guides to the SC Academic Standards are updated and ready for teachers and parents! The website, www.scfriendlystandards.org , provides information for parents and families about what their children should be learning in school based on the standards...

ETV Highlights for May 2016

April 29, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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PBS Kids highlights: - Week of May 9: Thomas & Friends new programs premiere all week! Airs weekdays at 12:30 on ETV; Saturdays at 6:00 a.m. on ETV. Also airs Saturdays at 9:00 a.m. on ETVW - Week of May 9: Super Why! presents four new episodes! Airs weekdays at noon on...

Teacher Recertification – Earn Credit by June 30th or Later in Summer - Register by May 8th!

April 28, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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ETV Teacher Recertification offers South Carolina teachers a variety of online, self-paced courses approved by SDE for 2 0 renewal credits. SPRING II session ends June 13. Credit earned in this session will meet SC teacher’s recertification needs by June 30 th renewal cycle...

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