Education

PBS TeacherLine Offers Accomplished Science Teaching Series

December 2, 2016 - Posted in Education by Kathy Finger
Science students in chemistry lab

Drawing upon data from the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards’ performance assessment of science teachers, PBS TeacherLine recently created three new Accomplished Science Teaching Series courses for K-12 educators.

PBS LearningMedia: Virtual Field Trip Commemorating Pearl Harbor - December 7

December 2, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
WYES Electronic Field Trip graphic

Streaming LIVE December 7, 2016 - 10:00AM and 2:00PM EST Remember Pearl Harbor: How Students Like You Experienced the Day of Infamy

Carolina Classrooms: Technology in SC Schools - View Online!

November 18, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Young students using tables in school

Mark your calendar to tune in November 23 at 7:00 p.m. on ETV when the topic on Carolina Classrooms will be technology in our schools. Carolina Classrooms is ETV’s monthly educational series for teachers, parents and all citizens invested in the education of our children.

High School Graduation Rates Reach High

November 14, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Graphic showing graduate pictured with 83.2 percent rate indicated

President Obama announced in October that America's high school graduation rate has reached 83.2%, a record high rate for the country. The national high school graduation rate has been steadily increasing since 2008 (when it was 74.7%) when the U.S. Department of Education...

Ready To Learn Webinar: New Teacher Professional Development Resources in Early Science

November 11, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Graphic for Ready To Learn webinar

The CPB-PBS Ready To Learn initiative is expanding its professional development resource offerings with two new modules in early science learning. Join this webinar to learn about the latest Teaching Tips modules being produced by Boston University School of Education to...

ETV Highlights for November/December 2016

November 11, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Photo of Anne from Anne of Green Gables 2016 on PBS

Be sure to add these series and specials to your calendar for November and December!

Young Readers Invited to Write to Favorite Authors for 2016-2017 Letters About Literature Contest

November 11, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Screen shot of State Library website

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,...

Knowitall - November Collections: Career Explorations and Native American Heritage

November 9, 2016 - Posted in Education by Mimi Brown
Photos of Native American children and woman in manufacturing career

In November, Knowitall makes it easy for students to explore potential careers and learn about our Native American Heritage . These Collections are just a click away! Videos play on your tablet or mobile device … and yes, your computer, too! Find Out About Careers that...

Need Renewal Credit by June 30? Learn with ETV Teacher Recertification

November 9, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Young woman working on laptop smiling

SC educators can earn credit by the June 30th renewal cycle deadline through participation in the ETV Teacher Recertification upcoming sessions. Over 55 courses approved by SDE for 20 renewal credits each offered in every session, plus Rudy’s Natural History course for 60...

American Education Week Nov. 14-18, 2016

November 7, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Students holding a sign saying "Thank you"

The first observance of American Education Week was held in December 1921 with the National Education Association (NEA) and American Legion as the cosponsors. A year later, the then U.S. Office of Education joined the effort as a co-sponsor, and the PTA followed in 1938.

NEW PBS Series - Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise

November 1, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Martin Luther King leading protest

In his new four-hour PBS series, Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise , Henry Louis Gates Jr. embarks on a deeply personal journey through the last fifty years of African American history. The series premieres November 15 (Part 1) and November 22 (Part 2) at 8:00-10:00...

Carolina Classrooms: Education Options - View Online, Access Resources

October 26, 2016 - Posted in Education by Karen Hermann
Images from carolina Classrooms

Carolina Classrooms, ETV’s monthly educational series, focused on education options for SC students in the October 26, 2016 program. View online at Carolina Careers!

American Graduate Celebrating Champions and Partners

October 26, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
American graduate graphic - Make a Difference

American Graduate has seen many successes since the initiative began in 2011, but new data from a comprehensive evaluation validates the value of public media's commitment to this kind of work.

PBS Election Central and the Classroom Debate Toolkit

October 25, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Screen shot from PBS Election Central website

It's an election year and PBS Education has created tools, resources and creative solutions to educate students on the various facets of the political process.

Letters to the Next President - View All the Videos - Including Videos from Students Mentored by SCETV!

October 25, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Letters to Next Prez screen shot

For their first assignment of the year, PBS Newshour Student Reporting Labs across the country submitted short videos focusing on their concerns and questions for the next president of the United States.

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