Education

Charleston Toy Boat Travels Far from Home

March 8, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by AB Madden
Students tracking boat

A toy boat created and launched by students at a Charleston elementary school was discovered off the coast of Britain. The boat, “Carolina Dreamer” was launched last May by students of the St. Andrew’s School of Math and Science. They tracked her journey for nine months...

ETV StreamlineSC/Learn360: 1,294 New Titles Added

March 8, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Teacher working with students in a computer class

ETV’s StreamlineSC partner is the award-winning content provider Learn360 . With rich resources across all content areas correlated to standards, Learn 360 brings access to materials from BBC, National Geographic, Encyclopædia Britannica, History, Cambridge Educational, and...

HERO Live! Women of the Revolution March 10 at 1 p.m. on SCC

March 7, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
photo of woman on horse during Revolutionary Wat

HERO Live!, produced by Colonial Williamsburg, is an interactive electronic field trip designed to support American history education for 4-8 th grade students. The March program entitled Women of the Revolution airs March 10 at 1:00 p.m. on ETV’s SC Channel (SCC). ALL SC...

PBS Learning Media Focuses on Women Leaders in the 19th Century

March 7, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Photo of Crash Course host with women from history

PBS LearningMedia resources for Women’s History Month can support learning about the “Wonder Women” who were prominent leaders in the women’s movement in the 19 th century. Women in the 19th Century | Crash Course US History They were the original “Wonder Women” – in this...

Summer Technology Classes for Teachers: ETV’s Week-Long Training

March 7, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Teachers in class in ETV IdeaLab

Want hands-on technology training that will provide 60 renewal credits and allow your teachers to walk away with abundant and valuable knowledge to help them have a fresh start for the new school year? It’s time to make plans NOW to earn renewal credits! ETV is providing...

ETV Education Services Survey 2015-16: Results and Winners!

February 29, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Teacher with students using tablet

Thank you! Over 1400 educators across the state participated in the recent Education Services Survey 2015-16 and we appreciate the valuable input! ETV asked K-12 teachers, staff and administrators to provide feedback on services to better meet the needs of our professionals...

ETV Summer Hands-On, Week-Long Technology Classes

February 29, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Photo of adults in a computer class

Want hands-on technology training that will provide 60 renewal credits and allow your teachers to walk away with abundant and valuable knowledge to help them have a fresh start for the new school year? It is never too early to make plans to earn your renewal credits. Help...

EOC Reports - Grants Awarded to Districts Focused on 4K Quality

February 29, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Teacher with kindergarten students reading a book

Last week, grants for the South Carolina Community Block Grant for Education Pilot Program were awarded to eight school districts throughout the state. Awardees include the school districts of Cherokee, Chesterfield, Clarendon 2, Florence 1, Florence 2, Jasper, Lexington 3...

Free Summer Camp for Young Filmmakers - Information Session March 19

February 26, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Graphic for Free Summer Camp for Filmmakers Charleston

Come learn about the FREE Summer Camp for Young Filmmakers in the INFORMATION SESSION for interested students in grades 4-8, and their families and teachers. The required INFORMATION SESSION will be held March 19, 9:00-11:00 a.m. at the Charleston Gaillard Center, 95...

PBS LearningMedia Resources Explore Frontiers of Engineering!

February 25, 2016 - Posted in Education by Mimi Brown
children in science museum learning about air

Explore the frontiers of engineering with PBS! Featured PBS LearningMedia resources highlight careers in engineering and offer students a look at what it takes to design rockets, jets, and 3D printers. How to Build a Rocket and Think Like an Engineer Do young children have...

Q&A | Economics and Education: A Conversation with Courtney Epting

February 24, 2016 - Posted in Carolina Money by Andrea Esselman
Courtney Epting

Courtney Epting works with SC Economics , a support system for South Carolina teachers that is partnered with the South Carolina Department of Education. SC Economics provides free professional development opportunities to teachers that help them to build confidence in what...

SC Center for Teaching about Asia – Free for Teachers!

February 24, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Screen shot of SC Center for Teaching About Asia website

The South Carolina Center for Teaching about Asia (SCCTA), headquartered at Furman University, is associated with the National Consortium for Teaching about Asia (NCTA) funded by the Freeman Foundation. The purpose of SCCTA is to work with South Carolina school districts to...

SC Grandmother Fights HIV/AIDS in PBS Film

February 23, 2016 - Posted in SCETV by Glenn Rawls
Wilhemina Dixon, worries about her granddaughter Dayshal, born HIV positive

Meet Wilhemina Dixon from Williston, South Carolina, a one-woman army fighting for her family’s survival, in a new film from Independent Lens . Wilhemina’s War shows the devastating toll of the scourge of HIV/AIDS, one of the leading causes of death for black women in the...

It's a New Adventure! Sesame Street for Military Families - Transitions

February 23, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Sesame Street Transitions for Military Families characters

The Adventure Campaign Big changes can make for a real adventure story! Whether your family has transitioned or is currently transitioning out of the military, resources from Sesame Street can help along the way. That's why we've created The Adventure Campaign , an e-...

ETV Highlights for March 2016

February 23, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Photo of 7 men in space suits

PBS Space Week: The first week of March, PBS explores space! March 1 at 9:00 p.m. on ETV: American Experience: Space Men This new program is about the first high-altitude explorers (Repeats March 2 at 10:00 p.m. on ETVW) March 2 at 8:00 p.m. and March 3 at 10:30 p.m. on ETV...

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