ETV Online Newsletter for Educators

January 4, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
ed-news bulletin

The ed-news bulletin is ETV’s online newsletter produced for educators! Produced and posted 10 times a year, the ed-news bulletin provides key information and links educators to the ETV Education Blog to learn more. It is emailed to educators around the first of the month...

PBS LearningMedia Kick-starts 2016: Apply to be Digital Innovator and More!

January 3, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
PBS LearningMedia, week of Jan. 4, 2016

Happy New Year! PBS LearningMedia kick-starts 2016 by providing educators with practical tips, tactics and digital tools that will help them navigate the digital age of learning, plus invitation to apply to be a 2016 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovator! PBS is once again...

PBS LearningMedia Features More Winter-Related Resources

December 20, 2015 - Posted in Education

PBS LearningMedia continues the celebration with a bonus week of winter content! Featured resources offer cool insights into temperature, snow, animals and more! Art Can Teach History What can art teach students about history? In the case of the painting, “Washington...

Tiny Techz Brings STEM Education to Young Students

December 16, 2015 - Posted in Carolina Money by Andrea Esselman
Tiny Techz Brochure

Tiny Techz is a program designed to bring STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) education to young students. It works with schools to teach students fundamental skills that will help them have successful futures. Tiny Techz was created by Chris Williams and...

PBS Announces January & February Facilitated Courses

December 14, 2015 - Posted in Education

PBS TeacherLine has scheduled 30 renewal and graduate credit courses to begin January 13 and February 17, 2016. Courses offered include teacher favorites such as “Enabling Students with Special Needs to Succeed in Math Class“, “Children's Authors on the Web: Online Sites...

HERO Live! Program Schedule for 2015-16

December 14, 2015 - Posted in Education
HERO Live Amazing Trade Shop Math Race

Colonial Williamsburg Electronic Field Trips have a new name … HERO Live! Designed to support American history education for 4-8th grade students, HERO Live!: The Amazing Trade Shop Math Race airs December 17 at 1:00 p.m. All SC schools can view on ETV’s SC Channel (SCC)...

PBS Parents: Help Your Preschooler Get Ready to Read

December 14, 2015 - Posted in Education
PBS Parents: Help Your Preschooler Get Ready to Read

Watching a child learn to read can feel miraculous. And for good reason: reading is an incredibly complex process that requires children to recognize shapes (letters), match these shapes with their corresponding sounds, combine these sounds into words, and then mentally...

PBS LearningMedia Celebrates Computer Science Education Week

December 14, 2015 - Posted in Education

This week, PBS LearningMedia is celebrating Computer Science Education Week and Hour of Code (12/7-13) by sharing resources about CS, coding and thought leadership in the tech space. Who Invented the First Real Computer? If you search for definitions of the word “computer”...

ETV Kids – Wild Kratts and Dinosaur Train Feature Holiday Specials!

December 14, 2015 - Posted in Education

Wild Kratts: A Creature Christmas It’s Christmas and the Wild Kratts are taking a break from creature adventuring to celebrate. But when they receive an alert that their favorite creatures are suddenly disappearing around the globe, their holiday party quickly turns into a...

3rd Annual Oratorical Contest for Midlands Middle School Students 2/27/16

December 11, 2015 - Posted in Education

We would like to provide our middle school students in Fairfield, Lexington I, II, & V, Newberry and Richland I & II, the opportunity to express themselves through the art of public speaking. Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Richland County Alumnae Chapter,...

PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators and Innovative Thinking

December 11, 2015 - Posted in Education

The 2016 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators application period opens on December 1! This week’s featured PBS LearningMedia resources help to increase awareness of the program and give educators the resources they need to drive innovative thinking in their classrooms...

10 Everyday Ways You Can Help Create Ready Learners Right Where You Are!

December 11, 2015 - Posted in Education

This week, South Carolina First Steps to School Readiness unveiled the “Profile of the Ready Kindergartner” – the new description of school readiness for the State of South Carolina and the [ I CAN ] public awareness campaign to promote it statewide. We know what you might...

PBS is Once Again Looking for America’s Most Innovative Educators! Apply 12/1 -2/8/16

December 11, 2015 - Posted in Education

Are you using digital media and technology to lead innovation in your school? Then apply now through 2/8/16 to be a 2016 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovator! Whether you are flipping your classroom, integrating tablets and mobile devices, using game-based learning to engage...

Explore the Visual & Performing Arts on Knowitall Media!

December 11, 2015 - Posted in Education

Next up on Knowitall Media is our celebration of the Visual & Performing Arts ! This Subject Area offers sections featuring the following art forms: Dance Drawing, Painting & Illustrating Media Arts Music Sculpture Theater In addition to the content found in the...

Midlands Technical College Committed to Building a Diverse Workforce

December 9, 2015 - Posted in Carolina Money by Marina Ziehe
Diverse group of people

One of South Carolina’s largest two-year colleges, Midlands Technical College, has demonstrated its commitment to minority and non-traditional students throughout the years. Last year, Midlands Technical College ranked 64 in the top 100 colleges in the United States by...