Education

GET READY for August 21st - Total Solar Eclipse Resources

May 28, 2017 - Posted in Education by B. Jamison
View of the United States during the total solar eclipse in Aug. 21, 2017. Credits: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

For the first time in nearly 100 years, on August 21, 2017, a total solar eclipse will sweep across the entire United States, from Oregon to South Carolina, and our state will serve as the exit state for this natural phenomenon. A total solar eclipse is when the Sun is...

ETV Kids Schedule for Summer!

May 28, 2017 - Posted in Education by B. Jamison
PBS Kids screen shot

Are you ready for Nature Cat, Curious George, Daniel Tiger, and Arthur, plus more! Your favorite ETV Kids programs are set for June 5 through September 1. Don’t miss them … Check out the new schedule.

EOC Reports: Resources Available for the Summer Months

May 28, 2017 - Posted in Education by B. Jamison
Education Oversight Committee logo

While the summer provides wonderful time for relaxation, the extra time can also unfortunately promote the summer slide for some students. The Education Oversight Committee (EOC) recommends these resources to share with students and families as they head out for the summer.

ETV Highlights for June 2017

May 28, 2017 - Posted in Education by B. Jamison
Photo of soldiers standing in front of building circa 1910

ETV presents programs of interest to teachers and students! In June, don’t miss the special program celebrating the 100th anniversary of Fort Jackson entitled Victory Starts Here: Fort Jackson Centennial, 2017 SC Teacher of the Year Celebration naming the new SC Teacher of...

Author Rita Williams-Garcia and Illustrator Sophie Blackall to attend StoryfestSC June 3

May 28, 2017 - Posted in Education by B. Jamison
StoryfestSC logo

The South Carolina State Library is proud to announce that award-winning authors/illustrators Rita Williams-Garcia and Sophie Blackall will be featured at StoryfestSC 2017-the state's summer reading kick-off event!

Carolina Classrooms: Celebrating Teachers May 31, 7-8 p.m. on ETV

May 25, 2017 - Posted in Education by B. Jamison
Teachers applauding

Carolina Classrooms is ETV’s monthly educational series for teachers, parents and all citizens invested in the education of our children. On Wednesday, May 31 at 7:00-8:00 p.m. on ETV , join host Dawn Samples for the next edition that will celebrate our South Carolina...

Blended Learning: Making Your Classroom Interactive + Other ETV PD

May 21, 2017 - Posted in Education by B. Jamison
Classroom filled with teachers on computers

Blended Learning: Making Your Classroom Interactive is a week-long, hands-on, 60 renewal credit, Summer class offered by ETV. Educators will discover free webtools and apps to create an interactive unit of study for their specific subject and grade level, using the...

2017 National Geographic Bee: SC Student Competes

May 18, 2017 - Posted in Education by B. Jamison
National Geographic Bee logo

The National Geographic Bee is an annual competition organized by the National Geographic Society, designed to inspire and reward students' curiosity about the world. Students from 10,000 schools across the United States are competing in the 2017 National Geographic Bee for...

ALL Awards and Peggy Parish Prize Nominations - Deadline Extended to June 7

May 18, 2017 - Posted in Education by B. Jamison
ALL Awards logo

The Annual Literacy Leaders (ALL) Awards Nominations Committee is seeking nominations for the 2017 awards program.

May on Knowitall

May 16, 2017 - Posted in Education by M. Brown
Images from content featured in late May 2017 on Knowitall

IMPORTANT AND TIMELY VIEWING FOR MAY – KEEP IT REAL – FOR TEENS 14 AND ABOVE As the spring semester comes to an end, our thoughts turn to proms, graduations and the start of summer vacations. Almost in an instant, this joyous, celebratory time of year can become a time of...

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