Education

ETV Highlights for June 2016

June 1, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Eyes on the Prize American Experience

June 4-25, on ETVW: Eyes on the Prize: This award-winning 14-hour series covers major events of the civil rights movement from 1954 to 1985. Series topics range from the Montgomery bus boycott in 1954 to the Voting Rights Act in 1965; from community power in schools to "...

ETV Teacher Recertification - Summer Registration Extended!

June 1, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Woman on her laptop on the beach

SUMMER session that ENDS August 22 is underway, but there’s still time to register! Register by July 18 for ETV Teacher Recertification 20 renewal credit courses. Cost: $75 each . Pay (by credit card online or send check). Course descriptions/register/pay : http://www.scetv...

Education Section on SCETV APP Added!

May 31, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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SCETV programs can travel with you! Our APP for TV and Radio is available for mobile devices and the upgrade of the APP now includes some education features ! You may have to restart the APP to see the changes. If you haven’t yet accessed the SCETV APP, please visit iTunes...

From NPR Ed: One Student Tries To Help Others Escape A 'Corridor Of Shame'

May 31, 2016 - Posted in Education by Anya Kamenetz of NPR
Robert Gordon standing in hallway of North Middle/High School

Just across the train tracks from U.S. Route 321, in the town of North, S.C., nestled among mobile homes covered with red roses, sits the one-story brick campus of North Middle/High School. Robert Gordon strides forward in the school's entryway to shake my hand. He's slim,...

ETV Kids Summer Special – Curious George 3: Back to the Jungle

May 30, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Curious George Back to the Jungle

Curious George 3: Back to the Jungle While taking part in a space mission, Curious George crash lands in Africa. Join his adventure as he makes new animal friends while looking for his way out. VIEW: June 27 at 8:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. on ETV Curious George is a two-time...

Registration for EdTech 2016 Is Open

May 27, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
EdTech 2016 graphic with ferris wheel in background

TIPS and MIH Awards Applications Now Being Accepted! Would you like the opportunity to win $1,000s in valuable prizes for your school or district?!? Then you need to submit an application to the 2016 TIPs awards. “Making IT Happen” is an award of recognition that...

ETV’s Technology Training: Week-Long, Summer Classes for ALL Teachers

May 26, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
overhead shot of stidents in class in Idea Lab

ETV is offering hands-on, technology training this summer in school districts and at ETV in Columbia. The week-long classes are designed for teachers to earn 60 renewal credits. SC teachers can attend training in their district, join in a near-by district’s training or even...

Bridges to a Brighter Future

May 25, 2016 - Posted in Education by Tabitha Safdi
Bridges to a brighter Future

Bridges to a Brighter Future is a college access program for Greenville County high school students whose potential outweighs their circumstances. The three year program starts after ninth grade and includes a four-week, summer residential experience on the Furman campus...

Carolina Classrooms: Language Immersion May 25 at 7 p.m. on ETV

May 23, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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The many educational and cultural benefits of learning a new language make it well worth the effort! In the May edition of Carolina Classrooms, ETV’s monthly educational series for teachers, parents and all citizens invested in the education of our children, we’ll take a...

ETV Kids: Specials for May!

May 19, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Photo of PBS Odd Squad cast

ARTHUR – New Episodes May 23-27 In the last week of May, kids across the country are anticipating the end of the school year – and so is Arthur! During the week of May 23, Arthur presents a week of all new episodes, concluding with “The Last Day,” on May 27. Friday’s...

Keep It Real

May 16, 2016 - Posted in Education by Mimi Brown
Photo of wrecked car, with fireman and police

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 immense heartbreak and tragedy when a young person’s life is taken all too...

Learn with PBS TeacherLine This Summer

May 12, 2016 - Posted in Education by Kathy Finger
woman in summer clothes on laptop outside with leaves in background

PBS TeacherLine is offering a range of renewal and graduate credit courses this summer, including a NEW math course for K-8 educators! TeacherLine’s flexible, weekly schedule and convenient online delivery give you the freedom to enjoy summer while also growing your career...

ETV Thanks Teachers – Winner of a Free Recertification Course!

May 10, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Photo of teacher with elementary school students

To thank all of our educators during the first week of May for “Teacher Appreciation Day,” ETV Education invited SC educators to sign up to receive the online monthly ed-news bulletin and one teacher was selected from those who signed up to receive a FREE ETV Teacher...

NEW Early Learning Initiative: NATURE NUGGETS Starts May 4!

May 1, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Nature Nuggets sign up notice

Attention Early Childhood Caregivers, Educators, and Parents: WNET Education is launching an experimental new education project, designed to engage our youngest learners in science and nature content. NATURE NUGGETS is a free texting initiative that brings NATURE , WNET’s...

New App Offers Free Access to PBS Games

May 1, 2016 - Posted in Education by Desiree Cheeks
PBS Games App

PBS KIDS is making its popular digital learning experiences even more accessible to America’s children with the launch of the PBS KIDS Games App , offering a wide library of games in a single, free mobile experience. Available now on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Android,...

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