Education

Education: Is South Carolina Failing Its Students?

April 20, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Tabitha Safdi
Empty Classroom

According to a recent analysis done by South Carolina Appleseed Legal Justice Center , “South Carolina’s regular public school districts received less financial support per student on an inflation- adjusted basis in 2013-2014 than they did five years earlier.” It was also...

Old Fashioned Note-Taking Helps You to Learn

April 18, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by K. Blackwell
Hand written notes are better then typed ones, a study suggests.

A study published in Psychological Science , by Pam A. Mueller and Daniel M. Oppenheimer, suggests that taking notes by hand, and forgoing the tablet or laptop makes for better learning in the long run. The study suggests that since those who take notes via computer can...

VIDEO | USC Students Work Collaboratively to Build Mobile Apps

April 13, 2016 - Posted in Carolina Money by Marina Ziehe
Computer science class

As previously mentioned in Carolina Money , the University of South Carolina Entrepreneurship Club has partnered with the USC Computer Science Department to make 13 mobile apps. Students in the computer science class are working collaboratively with business students to...

Developing Passionate Readers in a Digital World

April 11, 2016 - Posted in Education by Kathy Finger
Young digital readers

Educators, you know the power of reading! Help your students develop a daily, joy-centered reading practice with the strategies in this new course from PBS TeacherLine! You’ll learn how to ignite students’ interest through personal, real-world connections, explore digital...

Earn Renewal Credit by June 30th with “Perfect Fit” Courses!

March 31, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Teacher and elementary students in classroom with hands raised

S.C. Teachers … earn your renewal credit around YOUR schedule in the comfort of YOUR own “digs” with ETV Teacher Recertification ! All 55 courses offered for upcoming session are approved by SDE for 20 renewal credits, facilitated online/self-paced, and cost $75 each. The...

EOC Reports - Resources for Schools and Districts on Testing

March 30, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
SC Education oversight Committee logo

Are you looking for resources for students and parents on testing? The Education Oversight Committee (EOC) has developed a print resource to help students and families understand the purposes of assessment and what the different types of assessment are. Tips for student...

ETV Highlights for April 2016

March 30, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Picture of Ready Jet Go! characters

Profile: SC Cities: Each week in April, ETV will air these classic portraits of different regions in the state of South Carolina. - April 3 at 3:30 p.m. on ETV and 4:30 p.m. on SCC : Allendale Barnwell (1967) - April 10 at 3:00 p.m. on ETV and 4:00 p.m. on SCC: Face of...

Additional Funds to Retain SC Teachers

March 30, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Aimee Crouch
SC State House

The S.C. House unanimously passed an amendment to the state budget that would allocate over $9 million to teachers in high-poverty areas. The school districts included in the plan have at least 80 percent of students living in poverty. The one-year funding is to help retain...

SC Graduate Schools Rank High Among Country's Best by US News and World Report

March 28, 2016 - Posted in Carolina Money by Marina Ziehe
Picture of a podium in the sky

Graduate schools at three S.C. universities - USC, Clemson, and MUSC - were ranked among the country’s best by U.S. News and World Report. The Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina tied for the No. 71 spot on the overall Best Business Schools...

Carolina Classrooms: Summer Camps for Students March 30 on ETV

March 28, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Teenagers at camp

Carolina Classrooms is ETV’s monthly educational series for teachers, parents and all citizens invested in the education of our children. Watch ETV March 30 at 7:00 p.m. for a special edition that will focus on summer camps that engage students and help them remain...

Teacher Advisor Opportunity! Assist WGBH with a NASA-Funded Science Education Project

March 25, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
WGBH / STEM graphic

Bringing the Universe to America's Classrooms - A WGBH Initiative to Design Digital Learning Resources for STEM Learning Applications for teacher advisors due April 11, 2016 WGBH, America's premier producer of science content for public media, has been awarded a NASA...

Women’s History Month Collection - Now on Knowitall Media!

March 23, 2016 - Posted in Education by Mimi Brown
Silhouette of woman's head

This month, Knowitall Media features women who have made a difference throughout our history! Visit our Women’s History Month Collection to learn about abolitionists Sarah and Angelina Grimké; heroes from the American Revolution Dicey Langston, Dorcas Richardson, Emily...

US INPUT Producer Fellowships Awarded and US Programs at INPUT

March 21, 2016 - Posted in ETV by Amy Shumaker
delegates in screening session

A limited number of US INPUT Producer Fellowships were awarded on a competitive basis to US based pubilc media producers to attend INPUT 2016 in Calgary on May 8 - 12th. Congratulations to the following producers: US INPUT FELLOWS 2016 Alexis Aggrey Independent Producer –...

Four South Carolina Schools Named Palmetto’s Finest Award Winners - View Online!

March 16, 2016 - Posted in Education by Mimi Brown
Students watch anouncement of Palmetto's Finest schools

Two elementary schools, a middle school and a high school were named Palmetto's Finest in an announcment that aired live on ETV statewide on Tuesday, March 15. The awards are given annually by the South Carolina Association of School Administrators. Learn more about the...

SC First Steps to School Readiness: 154 First Steps 4K Providers Receive Free Mobile Broadband Routers

March 14, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Photo of preschool teachers who will receive routers and data

It's a GREAT DAY in South Carolina as 154 First Steps 4K providers are receiving free mobile broadband routers courtesy of Sprint and South Carolina Educational Television . As part of this educational partnership these preschool classrooms will each receive 15GB of free...

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