Education

South Carolina Department of Education Provides Helpful Resources for Total Solar Eclipse

July 18, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
United States map showing the path of the 2017 total solar eclipse.

Although total solar eclipses are not uncommon, the solar eclipse occurring August 21, 2017 is the first total solar eclipse to be visible in the contiguous United States in nearly 100 years. The 2017 total solar eclipse is the first to be observable from anywhere in the...

School’s Out, School’s In (for YOU!)

July 17, 2017 - Posted in Education by Kathy Finger
image of woman waking up

Teachers, woohoo, school’s out - time to sleep in! And maybe to cut back on coffee... But it’s not time to cut back on learning, and this summer you’re the student! Get going with a quick self-paced course and then deep-dive into a six-week facilitated course for credit...

Explore Current Events Through The Lens of Science with NOVA

July 13, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Image from NOVA Predicting How Proteins Fold

For the past few months, NOVA has been expanding our coverage to give you our take on current events and news through the lens of science. We have been publishing timely news videos, like a primer on preexisting conditions (and what they mean to medical doctors), and other...

News from PBS Education and PBS LearningMedia!

July 12, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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Now Live: Ready To Learn Portal in PBS LearningMedia Since 1995, CPB, PBS, and local member stations have worked in partnership through the Ready To Learn (RTL) initiative to develop evidence-based educational TV programs and activities. These resources and accompanying...

Get Ready for the Total Solar Eclipse August 21, 2017

July 11, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Total Solar Eclipse in South Carolina

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...

July on Knowitall

July 10, 2017 - Posted in Education by Mimi Brown
Images from content featured in July on Knowitall

Feeling a bit like sitting in the air conditioning and doing as little as possible? Try these great virtual tours, videos and photos now available on Knowitall! They’re great for enlightening you on many subjects and keeping your brain engaged while your body takes a well-...

ETV Teacher Recertification - Summer Registration Still Open!

June 15, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Teacher in chair on beach using laptop

SUMMER session that ENDS August 22 is underway, but there’s still time to register! Register by end of day July 17 for ETV Teacher Recertification 20 renewal credit courses. Cost: $75 each. Pay (by credit card online or send check).

Book NOW! ETV Summer Classes & PD for 2017-18 School Year

June 12, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Teachers working on laptops around table

NOW is the time to contact ETV Education about scheduling professional development for the 2017-18 school year AND it’s not too late to get in on a Summer class offered by ETV! With ETV training, educators discover free webtools and apps to help create interactive learning...

ETV Kids Schedule for Summer!

May 28, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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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 Bette 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.

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

May 28, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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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 Bette Jamison
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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 Bette 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 Bette Jamison
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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 Bette Jamison
ALL Awards logo

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

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