ETV Teacher Recertification offers 46 different courses for 20 renewal credits each in language arts, science, social studies, mathematics, career education or the arts to meet your renewal needs! Registration for FALL session opens September 1. Session starts September 22 and ends December 2. Courses are approved by SDE for renewal credit (NO graduate credit); facilitated online and self-paced. Cost for each 20 renewal credit course is $75.
Plus,Natural History In and Out of the Classroom with Rudy Mancke, a 60 renewal credit course, begins September 22 and ends December 6 with a face-to-face required class meeting with Rudy!…
This week the PBS LearningMedia Back-to-School Series features the content theme Gaming in the Classroom! This content theme focuses on games and interactive resources designed to help educators introduce students to key concepts and get them excited for the school year ahead.
Indie Gaming Movement
The video game industry is now bigger than Hollywood, with hundreds of millions of dollars spent developing these interactive experiences. But there are also small-scale developers working in the indie game realm, creating unique and experimental video games.
Working “indie” is all about small teams working on artistic visions and the freedom to explore…
While providing thousands of educational programs free to public, private, and home schools, ETV also offers an array of professional development opportunities, including certified renewal and graduate credit courses. We’ll be sharing the latest information on this valuable content and course offerings on the ETV Education Pinterest board.
Plus, with this Pinterest board we would like to give educators in our state the opportunity to share and contribute educational content, lesson plans, and curriculum subjects. The ETV Education Pinterest board can be found on our South Carolina ETV Pinterest site at www.pinterest.com/scetv (among other ETV boards).
AMERICAN GRADUATE DAY 2014 is September 27th! From 11:00 am to 6:00 pm, an exciting array of special programs will be presented on ETV. The full-day broadcast and outreach event is dedicated to engaging our country around the dropout crisis with special celebrity guests, relevant spokespeople and compelling stories from the students themselves.
"American Graduate: Let's Make It Happen" is a public media initiative, supported by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), to help students stay on the path to on-time high school graduation and future success. Recently, CPB announced new grants to stations in 33 markets, focusing…
Young people learn best when nurturing, caring adults provide motivation and support as they learn. And, we know that reading is essential for learning; for success in school and life. The Education Oversight Committee (EOC) has reprinted a brochure that gives families and people in your community some practical suggestions for helping young people improve their reading skills.
The reading brochure is ideal to give to parents and volunteers in your schools as well as provide at school family nights! Widely used last year, the brochures are also perfect for community meetings and functions sponsored by businesses and faith…
Professional Development Workshops on a variety of technology-related, key topics are free for South Carolina public and private schools as well as homeschool associations. ETV trainers will come to your school or district to provide professional development workshops to meet your content needs.
Your teachers can learn about the new StreamlineSC provider Learn360, receive training on Web tools and using mobile devices, and more! Look at the current ETV PD Workshop offerings and then contact ETV to set up a workshop for your teachers.
Link to current list of ETV Professional Development Workshop offerings: http://www.scetv.org/education/streamlinesc/materials/documents/FREE_ETV_Workshops.pdf
PBS TeacherLine is offering 35 online courses to begin September 17, 2014. These facilitated, six-week courses, developed by leading national education experts, offer dynamic media, a robust peer discussion board, and relevant coursework. Credits include renewal credits and graduate credits.Learner Testimonials:
"I loved the flexibility of being able to work at home. I liked the dialogue with other teachers from other areas. It was a great exchange of ideas, suggestions and reinforcement. The facilitator was encouraging and helpful. Overall, this has been a great experience." Beth Clark, Charleston County Schools
"I learned a lot of relevant information that…
Colonial Williamsburg Electronic Field Trips (CWEFT) support American history education for students in grades 4-8. CWEFT programs are correlated to standards, providing a compelling learning experience. SC schools are invited to participate in the Emmy Awarding-winning series for the 2014-15 school year!
ALL SC schools may view CWEFT programs on the SCC at 1:00 pm on the dates of the LIVE programs. CWEFT programs for 2014-15 air October 9, November 6, December 11, January 15, February 12, March 12, and April 16. See descriptions/rights below and check local listings for SCC channel in your area.
Through a partnership…
Provides video-on-demand service over the web, thousands of educational programs and is free to public, private, and home schools
Knowitall.org is ETV's educational Web portal, a collection of fun, interactive websites for K-12 students, teachers and parents.
ETV offers an array of professional development opportunities for PreK-12 educators, certified renewal or graduate credit.
ETV has partnered with PBS to make thousands of online resources available on-demand to South Carolina educators.
A simplified way for teachers to find the resources they need, access their school’s TV Guide, and find teacher recertification courses, development, and training.
Smart Cat's place for kids to play and explore hundreds of safe fun educational activities with PBS Kids characters.
Adult Education videos on-demand: GED and Pre-GED, Workplace Essential Skills and videos for basic reading, writing, math and life skills.
Speaking of Schools Podcast
Supported by the South Carolina Department of Education, this half-hour show is hosted by Doug Keel and features various guests.
The 2013 National Teacher of the Year Addresses the 2014 Teacher Forum
Monday - September 01, 2014
Teach For America: Year Number Four in South Carolina
Monday - August 25, 2014
Reflections of the 2014 State Teacher of the Year
Monday - August 18, 2014