Education

5th Annual Oratorical Contest for Midlands Middle School Students, February 24, 2018

December 5, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. poster

Attention Midlands Teachers: Give 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!

Five South Carolina Schools Advance in Samsung’s $2 Million* National STEAM Contest

December 4, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Samsung Solve for Tomorrow logo

Five South Carolina schools are among the nation’s 255 state finalists in the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Contest , a program that encourages students to solve real-world issues in their community using classroom skills in science, technology, engineering, arts and math (...

Extend Learning Through the Holidays – Knowitall Activities & VRs!

November 30, 2017 - Posted in Education by Mimi Wortham-Brown
Images from Knowitall Activities and VRs

This month, we’re highlighting our Knowitall Activities to extend learning through the holidays! There’s a wide assortment of subject areas—plus, they’re fun and engaging! These Activities all work on mobile devices! Please feel free to post the link on your school website...

College Application Month – Information on Financial Aid, Scholarships and More!

November 27, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Students in caps and gowns smiling after graduating

The South Carolina Commission on Higher Education has announced that College Application Month will take place each year from August until December! ETV’s Knowitall features nine new videos from Carolina Classrooms, ETV’s educational series for teachers, parents and all...

ETV Program Highlights for November & December 2017

November 27, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Photos from Sea Change (top) and Between the Waters (bottom)

ETV presents programs of interest to teachers and students! In November and December, ETV features a variety of educational programs and holiday specials, including a full line-up of PBS Kids specials on Christmas day!

Carolina Classrooms: Digital Literacy Nov. 22 at 7 p.m. on SCETV

November 22, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Digital Literary in the classroom

Mark your calendar to tune in November 22 at 7:00 p.m. on SCETV when the topic on Carolina Classrooms will be Digital Literacy . Carolina Classrooms is ETV’s monthly educational series for teachers, parents and all citizens invested in the education of our children and this...

Every Day is Thanksgiving … for YOU, our SC Educators!

November 20, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Give Thanks graphic over background of fall leaves and pine cones

Thanksgiving is not just a day to eat too much turkey, gobble up some pumpkin pie and maybe watch a full line-up of our fall favorite—football! It’s a good idea to set aside a little time just to reflect; to give gratitude and thanks for what has purpose in our lives, for...

Between the Waters: NEW Compelling Documentary Nov. 20, 9:00 pm on SCC

November 4, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Five photos from Between the Waters documentary - sunset, children at Friendfield Village, cabin, boatman, rice field

Between the Waters is SCETV’s immersive transmedia documentary that introduces the historic Hobcaw Barony historic site to a worldwide audience.

ETV Education Adds New Professional to Support Pre K-12 Educators & Students

October 31, 2017 - Posted in Education by Dean Byrd
Screen shot of LearningWhy website

ETV Education is excited to announce the addition of a new professional to support SC’s Pre K-12 educators and students. We welcome Sharla Brown to our education team! ETV’s brand new educational content service LearningWhy now has its own manager, Dr. Sharla Brown . ETV’s...

EOC: Season 2 of Martin's Math Club Focused on Gamecocks' Final Four Run

October 31, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
SC Education Oversight Committee logo

The SC Education Oversight Committee (EOC) is pleased to announce Season 2 of "Martin's Math Club," a partnership with University of South Carolina Head Men's Basketball Coach Frank Martin and the University of South Carolina Athletics Department. Martin, a former high...

November 2017 on Knowitall.org

October 31, 2017 - Posted in Education by Mimi Wortham-Brown
Images from content featured on Knowitall in November 2017

Featured in November are videos for National Career Development , Native American Heritage , College Application Month , and Veterans Day . Also, What’s New on Knowitall , the November Factoids , plus broadcasts of Sea Change and the long-awaited documentary, Between the...

November 6-10 is Media Literacy Week!

October 25, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Media Literacy Week logo

Media Literacy Week is an annual event that takes place every November. Media Literacy Week highlights the importance of teaching children and teens digital and media literacy skills to ensure their interactions with media are positive and enriching.

Honor Our Veterans On Veterans Day & Every Day: View the Resources on Knowitall & Learn More!

October 24, 2017 - Posted in Education by Mimi Wortham-Brown
Pictures from programs featured in the Veterans Day Collection on Knowitall

Veterans Day - Nov. 10 & 11 View our Veterans Day Collection , including: Generations of Heroes - Students document the living memories of heroes and civilians who have served. S.C. Veterans in History - Project Discovery salutes our veterans and tells their stories...

South Carolina PBS LearningMedia – FREE National Content for Educators

October 23, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Images from PBS LearningMedia for Science, Social Studies, Math and English Language Arts

South Carolina PBS LearningMedia is a comprehensive media-on-demand content library that offers PreK-12 classrooms a flexible way to integrate media into daily instruction.

Innovation Challenge Award Recipients Honored at South Carolina State Fair

October 23, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
South Carolina Department of Education logo

Columbia, SC - IT-oLogy and the South Carolina Department of Education are pleased to announce the recipients of the first annual Innovation Challenge . The Innovation Challenge is a new statewide competition for students in grades 3-12 whose purpose is to create projects...

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