Education

2017 National Geographic Bee: SC Student Competes

May 18, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
National Geographic Bee logo

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.

May on Knowitall

May 16, 2017 - Posted in Education by Mimi Brown
Images from content featured in late May 2017 on Knowitall

IMPORTANT AND TIMELY VIEWING FOR MAY – KEEP IT REAL – FOR TEENS 14 AND ABOVE 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...

Summer P.D. When You Want It

May 15, 2017 - Posted in Education by Kathy Finger
a teacher with young students outside

Teachers, this summer, in between travelling, swimming, reading, and resting (and resting some more!)... get some high-quality P.D. in with a course or two from PBS TeacherLine . Choose from free or low-cost ‘mini’ self-paced courses or renewal/graduate credit facilitated...

FREE Sesame Street Educator's Math Course - Make Believe with Math!

May 15, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Sesame Street - Make Believe with Math graphic

We invite you to join your friends at Sesame Street for a FREE online course for early childhood educators Make Believe with Math.

Carolina Classrooms - Preparing for the 2017 Solar Eclipse - View the Video!

May 15, 2017 - Posted in Education by Karen Hermann
Tom Falvey talking about the 2017 total solar eclipse

Tom Falvey, Director of Education, and Jugnu Verma, Observatory Educator, from the South Carolina State Museum, provide useful information, such as, the best time to view and safely viewing, and interesting facts about the 2017 Total Solar Eclipse in South Carolina. Planned...

Three Schools Accepted to Innovation Network

May 12, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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TransformSC, an initiative of the South Carolina Council on Competitiveness, has accepted three schools to its statewide network of innovative schools: C.A. Johnson High School (Richland One), Sevier Middle School (Greenville), and Carolina Elementary School (Darlington). “...

StreamlineSC Service Update + NEW ETV Education Site

May 11, 2017 - Posted in Education by Dean Byrd
ETV Education logo

ETV has provided a wealth of free digital media content to SC schools through the StreamlineSC service for over a dozen years. StreamlineSC has gone through upgrades and changes along the way, but now the need is trending for one-to-one lessons.

PBS NewsHour selects 2017 Student Reporting Labs Fellows: Two SC Students Chosen!

May 11, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Students who will participate in PBS Newshour's Student Reporting Labs Academy 2017

Twenty talented youth storytellers from 13 states will convene in the nation’s capital this summer with the common objective to advance the future of journalism and public media. The middle and high school fellows are participants in the third annual Student Reporting Labs...

Teacher Appreciation Week: Students Give Thanks

May 9, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Photo of Henry Louis Gates, Jr. producer and host of Finding your Roots

We want to thank you for teaching children to love learning, to reach for the stars, to inspire them to think outside of the box, to never stop growing, and to always keep a curious mind.

Teacher Appreciation Week – ETV Celebrates our SC Teachers!

May 8, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Teacher seated working with students

From May 8-12, 2017, we celebrate and say “Thank You” to our SC teachers! Teachers change the lives of millions of children every day. Their dedicated work and impact extends far beyond the boundaries of the classroom.

ETV Recertification – Earn Credit by June 30th or Later in Summer

May 4, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Teacher on laptop smiling

ETV Teacher Recertification offers South Carolina teachers a variety of online, self-paced courses approved by SDE for 20 renewal credits. SPRING II session ends June 16. Credit earned in this session will meet SC teacher’s recertification needs by June 30th renewal cycle...

LearningWhy Lesson Collaboration: Creating a Better Way to Learn

May 1, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Screen shot from LearningWhy home page

ETV is building a new website to house innovative lessons for tomorrow’s graduate. LearningWhy hosts complete standards-based lessons for one-to-one technology environments and is funded by the South Carolina K-12 Technology Initiative. The complete site, to be released in...

June on Knowitall

May 1, 2017 - Posted in Education by Mimi Brown
Images from featured content on Knowitall

Knowitall has Collections that are perfect for Summertime! Take a nice, cool Dive in…to Knowitall , explore Smart is Fun and find resources to safely enjoy the 2017 Total Solar Eclipse . In preparation for Ken Burns’ The Vietnam War coming Sept. 17, learn about our Wars...

ETV Highlights for June 2017

May 1, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Photo of soldiers standing in front of building circa 1910

ETV presents programs of interest to teachers and students! In June, don’t miss the special program celebrating the 100th anniversary of Fort Jackson entitled Victory Starts Here: Fort Jackson Centennial, 2017 SC Teacher of the Year Celebration naming the new SC Teacher of...

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