Education

SCETV's Dean Byrd Wins Education Award

October 30, 2015 - Posted in SCETV
Dean Byrd

Dean Byrd, Director of Education at SCETV, has been awarded the SC Association for Educational Technology’s “Making It Happen” award for his outstanding contribution to educational technology in South Carolina. Byrd’s work at ETV brings educational content-on-demand to...

Breaking the Silence of Bullying – NEW in ETV’s StreamlineSC

October 30, 2015 - Posted in Education

October is National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month and ETV’s free online resources are a source for bully prevention video programs that can raise awareness about bullying and identify ways to stop bullying before it starts. Breaking the Silence of Bullying is now part...

Young Readers Invited to Write to Favorite Authors

October 29, 2015 - Posted in Education

Young readers in grades 4-12 are invited to write a personal letter to an author for the Letters about Literature (LAL) contest, a national reading and writing promotion program. The letter can be to any author (living or dead) from any genre (fiction or nonfiction,...

Carolina Classrooms Talks Education Equity

October 27, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene

Wednesday night at 7:00 on SCETV, Carolina Classrooms, together with the American Graduate project, will air a special town hall meeting from Francis Marion University. Discussions range from the Abbeville Equity in Education decision to the future of education in South...

College Preparedness a Major Concern for 11th-Graders

October 26, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by L. Steele
Classroom

According to recent test results released by the S.C. Department of Education, less than half of 11th-graders in S.C. are prepared to succeed in college. These results are based on the ACT, which is an aptitude test that’s used to predict how well a student will do in...

PBS LearningMedia Integrates “Scary” Themes into Math, ELA and Science!

October 26, 2015 - Posted in Education

This week’s featured resources offer teachers an easy way to integrate Halloween themes into their math, language arts, and science lessons all week long! Meet Mary Shelley’s Famously Frightful Novel! “It’s aliiiiive!” That memorable line was in “Frankenstein” the movie,...

First Adult Night School Program in SC Celebrates 100th Year

October 23, 2015 - Posted in Education

The first adult night school in South Carolina was started by Dr. Wil Lou Gray in 1915! The schoolhouse is located in Youngs Township in Laurens County and a historical marker has been erected at the site. The inscription on the historical marker reads: “Here at Young's...

Behind the Scenes: Equity in Education Town Hall Meeting

October 22, 2015 - Posted in Education
SCETV CEO Linda OBryon

In October 2015, Carolina Classrooms: Equity in Education Town Hall Meeting provided a forum for educators, legislators and community leaders to discuss the challenges school districts face in educating children of poverty. Watch the full episode here . Go behind the scenes...

Children Prefer Facts, Adults Fiction

October 19, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Katie Geer
Reading

Take a look at any kid's book section in a library and you're bound to find many fiction based books—books that embrace make-believe and fantasy worlds. Pop on over to the adult section and you're much more likely to find a wider variety of factual books. But one group of...

Superintendent Spearman Talks Flood

October 19, 2015 - Posted in Education

The Riley Institute at Furman University held their annual What Works SC awards ceremony this week in Columbia. ETV President, Linda O'Bryon, sat down with Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman during the event and talked with her about how the S.C. flood has impacted...

PBS LearningMedia Presents Math Resources Related to Everyday Life

October 19, 2015 - Posted in Education

These featured PBS LearningMedia math resources offer teachers a range of creative hooks to get students engaged with core math concepts and highlight their relevance to everyday life. Algebra and Chemistry as They Relate to Coffee What can the coffee roasting process teach...

GET YOUR TECH ON! Resources, Plus Win PD, Chromebooks and More!

October 19, 2015 - Posted in Education

It’s that time of year again. . . time to GET YOUR TECH ON ! Access to digital technology is absolutely critical to fostering learning in today’s educational environment. From October 19 through December 11, PBS LearningMedia is emphasizing the importance of technology with...

Chester Park School of Inquiry Wins 2013 WhatWorksSC Award

October 18, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Tabitha Safdi
Chester Park School

Over the past few years, the Richard W. Riley Institute at Furman University has been studying education in South Carolina to learn about programs that work. On October 16, 2013, three programs were recognized at the WhatWorksSC awards. The goal of the awards is to engage...

Carolina Classrooms invites audience for Florence TV taping

October 16, 2015 - Posted in Education
Carolina Classrooms

South Carolina ETV is inviting members of the public to be a part of the audience for a special edition of “Carolina Classrooms” dealing with court and legislative decisions regarding South Carolina education. ETV will be taping at Chapman Auditorium at Francis Marion...

New from Colonial Williamsburg: HERO Live! October 15, 1 p.m.

October 15, 2015 - Posted in Education

HERO Live! is the new name for the Colonial Williamsburg American history education series designed for students in grades 4-8. Using 21 st century technology and dramatizations with re-enactors to play the roles of historical figures, the HERO Live! programs are correlated...

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