Education

Knowitall Media – Weekly Topics Presented All Through April – in Collections

April 23, 2016 - Posted in Education by Mimi Brown
Knowitall Media Collections page

In April, Knowitall Media will highlight four very timely Collections , with a different topic featured each week. We think it's the perfect time to focus on a healthy lifestyle, so first up is Knowitall Healthy! For National Poetry Month, we’ll introduce you to our new...

New Study Finds First-Graders’ Math Knowledge Increases with PBS KIDS’ ODD SQUAD

April 21, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
ODD SQUAD web page

Research shows that content from popular PBS KIDS series helps children from low-income families boost knowledge of numbers and operations, algebraic thinking San Francisco, CA – April 6, 2016 – First-graders’ knowledge of algebraic thinking, as well as of numbers and...

Developing Passionate Readers in a Digital World

April 11, 2016 - Posted in Education by Kathy Finger
Young digital readers

Educators, you know the power of reading! Help your students develop a daily, joy-centered reading practice with the strategies in this new course from PBS TeacherLine! You’ll learn how to ignite students’ interest through personal, real-world connections, explore digital...

Earn Renewal Credit by June 30th with “Perfect Fit” Courses!

March 31, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Teacher and elementary students in classroom with hands raised

S.C. Teachers … earn your renewal credit around YOUR schedule in the comfort of YOUR own “digs” with ETV Teacher Recertification ! All 55 courses offered for upcoming session are approved by SDE for 20 renewal credits, facilitated online/self-paced, and cost $75 each. The...

EOC Reports - Resources for Schools and Districts on Testing

March 30, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
SC Education oversight Committee logo

Are you looking for resources for students and parents on testing? The Education Oversight Committee (EOC) has developed a print resource to help students and families understand the purposes of assessment and what the different types of assessment are. Tips for student...

ETV Highlights for April 2016

March 30, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Picture of Ready Jet Go! characters

Profile: SC Cities: Each week in April, ETV will air these classic portraits of different regions in the state of South Carolina. - April 3 at 3:30 p.m. on ETV and 4:30 p.m. on SCC : Allendale Barnwell (1967) - April 10 at 3:00 p.m. on ETV and 4:00 p.m. on SCC: Face of...

Carolina Classrooms: Summer Camps for Students March 30 on ETV

March 28, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Teenagers at camp

Carolina Classrooms is ETV’s monthly educational series for teachers, parents and all citizens invested in the education of our children. Watch ETV March 30 at 7:00 p.m. for a special edition that will focus on summer camps that engage students and help them remain...

Teacher Advisor Opportunity! Assist WGBH with a NASA-Funded Science Education Project

March 25, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
WGBH / STEM graphic

Bringing the Universe to America's Classrooms - A WGBH Initiative to Design Digital Learning Resources for STEM Learning Applications for teacher advisors due April 11, 2016 WGBH, America's premier producer of science content for public media, has been awarded a NASA...

Women’s History Month Collection - Now on Knowitall Media!

March 23, 2016 - Posted in Education by Mimi Brown
Silhouette of woman's head

This month, Knowitall Media features women who have made a difference throughout our history! Visit our Women’s History Month Collection to learn about abolitionists Sarah and Angelina Grimké; heroes from the American Revolution Dicey Langston, Dorcas Richardson, Emily...

Four South Carolina Schools Named Palmetto’s Finest Award Winners - View Online!

March 16, 2016 - Posted in Education by Mimi Brown
Students watch anouncement of Palmetto's Finest schools

Two elementary schools, a middle school and a high school were named Palmetto's Finest in an announcment that aired live on ETV statewide on Tuesday, March 15. The awards are given annually by the South Carolina Association of School Administrators. Learn more about the...

SC First Steps to School Readiness: 154 First Steps 4K Providers Receive Free Mobile Broadband Routers

March 14, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Photo of preschool teachers who will receive routers and data

It's a GREAT DAY in South Carolina as 154 First Steps 4K providers are receiving free mobile broadband routers courtesy of Sprint and South Carolina Educational Television . As part of this educational partnership these preschool classrooms will each receive 15GB of free...

HERO Live! Civil War Ironclads April 14 at 1 p.m. on SCC

March 11, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Photo of boy in HERO Live: Civil War Ironclads

Colonial Williamsburg’s HERO Live! is designed to support American history education for 4-8 th grade students and this month’s program Civil War Ironclads airs April 14 at 1:00 p.m. All SC schools may view on ETV’s SC Channel (SCC). Using 21 st century technology and...

Annual Literacy Leader Awards: Nomination Deadline May 2

March 10, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
photo of literacy leader awards 2015

Annual Literacy Leaders (ALL) Awards Nominations Committee is seeking nominations for the 2016 awards program. ALL awards are presented by the School of Library and Information Science (SLIS) at the University of South Carolina in the fall of each year to individuals and/or...

Engaging Families and Communities to Support Literacy

March 9, 2016 - Posted in Education by Kathy Finger
adults and young children sitting in a circle in classroom

Read a good book (or blog) lately? Thank a teacher, right? Or more likely thank several teachers, plus your family and even your community! As the S.C. Read To Succeed Act (R2S) recognizes, multi-educator, family, and community support are all important for literacy...

ETV StreamlineSC/Learn360: 1,294 New Titles Added

March 8, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Teacher working with students in a computer class

ETV’s StreamlineSC partner is the award-winning content provider Learn360 . With rich resources across all content areas correlated to standards, Learn 360 brings access to materials from BBC, National Geographic, Encyclopædia Britannica, History, Cambridge Educational, and...

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