Children Prefer Facts, Adults Fiction

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

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...

Project-Based Learning Professional Development Feb. 5-6 at USC

October 15, 2015 - Posted in Education

The Center of Excellence for College and Career Readiness would like to invite you to our "Advanced Readiness Institute: Project-Based Learning" to be held February 5-6, 2016 at The Inn at USC. Project-Based Learning (PBL) is a pedagogical approach that engages students by...

Grades 6-8 Teachers: Register Students Now for Bright Schools Competition

October 15, 2015 - Posted in Education

Grades 6-8 Teachers: Register Students Now for Bright Schools Competition The Bright Schools Competition —a free, hands-on exploration designed especially for middle school students (grades 6–8)—creates a learning experience that helps students, parents, and teachers better...

Have You Visited Knowitall Media Yet? View Our Collections!

October 15, 2015 - Posted in Education

You probably already know that Knowitall Media features a wide assortment of video content from the original . But did you know that we aren’t stopping there? We’re continually adding content that wasn’t previously made available on the original

7 Tips for Aspiring Entrepreneurs from the Start Conference

October 15, 2015 - Posted in Carolina Money by Andrea Esselman
Students entrepreneurs in the Start Conference

The first Start Conference for student entrepreneurs at the University of South Carolina was held in early October, in partnership with the USC/Columbia Technology Incubator and the USC Student Life Leadership and Service Center. Fve local entrepreneurs came to speak to...

Here for Each Other: Helping Families After a Flood in English and Spanish - NEW Resources!

October 11, 2015 - Posted in Education
Sesame Street Booklet

This guide has been provided by our friends at Sesame Street . NEW Resources! In addition to the resources you will find below, please note that our friends from Sesame Street have forwarded a Community Provider Guide that may be useful to you during this time. Additionally...

Inspirational School Bus Driver Featured on ETV’s ORIGINAL SC

October 7, 2015 - Posted in Education

Francine Jackson, a school bus driver for Lexington-Richland School District Five, was featured recently in a special segment on ETV’s ORIGINAL SC. Her story is one of caring and serving! Francine Jackson is known to go the extra mile for students riding her “No. 6” school...

Carolina Classrooms: Adult Education - View Online!

October 7, 2015 - Posted in Education

Carolina Classrooms is ETV’s monthly educational series for teachers, parents and all citizens invested in the education of our children. Each program focuses on key educational topics and initiatives in our state. From addressing ways to make higher education more...

PBS LearningMedia Supports Bullying Prevention Month

October 7, 2015 - Posted in Education

PBS LearningMedia’s first theme in October supports Bullying Prevention Month, with featured resources about bullying, conflict resolution and leadership. Model to Combat Hate and Intolerance What would you do to stop hate in your town? What does it mean to live in a safe...