Education

ETV Thanks Teachers – Winner of a Free Recertification Course!

May 10, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Photo of teacher with elementary school students

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 Kristina Rackley
Tajh Boyd

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
Nature Nuggets sign up notice

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
Education oversight Committee logo

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
screen shot of PBS Kids Video page

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
woman on laptop in summer clothing

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...

Carolina Classrooms: Celebrating Teachers - View Online Now!

April 27, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Teacher sith students on a computer

Carolina Classrooms, ETV’s monthly educational series for all educators and citizens invested in the education of our children, celebrates teachers, aired on April 27 at 7:00 p.m. on ETV, is now available online here ! The hour-long program features the finalists and the...

Teacher Appreciation Day is May 3 … Thank a Teacher!

April 27, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Molly Spearman with image of a teacher in class

State Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman reminds us that May 3 is National Teacher Appreciation Day. View her thank-you message . May 2-6 is Teacher Appreciation Week , devoted to acknowledging the importance of teachers. In the United States, Teacher Appreciation...

ETV Announces South Carolina Teacher as a Member of the 2016 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators Program

April 26, 2016 - Posted in ETV by Glenn Rawls
Carla Jefferson

South Carolina ETV announced Carla Jefferson from Darlington County School District as one of this year’s PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators . The program, which is in its fourth year, recognizes tech-savvy K-12 educators who are serving as leaders in the education...

Easley, SC Teen to Promote “Be Your Best Self” Message During Nationwide Outreach Event

April 25, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Easley, SC Teen to Promote “Be Your Best Self” Message During Nationwide Outreach Event

Participants of Distinguished Young Women programs across the country join together to inspire the lives of young people Mobile, Ala. (Monday, April 25, 2016) – Tara Moore, Distinguished Young Woman of SC, will join with young women across the nation April 25-29 in...

Enhancing Tech in the Classroom: PBS Announces iBooks for K-8 Teachers

April 24, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
PBS All About the Holidays logo

New series of subject-targeted iBooks includes curriculum-based videos, lesson plans, and more Arlington, VA, April 26, 2016 – In an effort to provide educators with additional content that engages students with classroom curriculum, PBS announced today a new series of...

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