Make new (and helpful!) friends this summer with a PBS TeacherLine course! Work together with your peers while relaxing in the convenience of your home or wherever you have internet access. *No tidying up required to get together; just login to TeacherLine and collaborate on a project or share tips and insights!
Courses begin June 17 and July 15 and offer SC renewal credits (or graduate credits for an additional fee). Subjects offered include technology, math, ELA, and more. Choose from 20 courses to begin June 17th or 12 courses beginning July 15th. Subjects…
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
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…
Sept. 13 at 7:00 pm on ETV: F. S Key and the Song That Built America
This program celebrates the 200th anniversary of Francis Scott Key's writing of America's national anthem, "The Star-Spangled Banner." Set against a backdrop of history and seen through the eyes of Key's loving wife Polly (played by Deborah Hazlett), F. S Key and the Song That Built America highlights Key's personal life, legal career and artistic development.
Sept. 14 (Sun.) – Sept. 20 (Sat.) at 8:00 pm on ETV: Roosevelts: An Intimate History
This five-part series by Ken Burn captures the…
EducatorLabs.org is a new volunteer-based startup that conducts free research for educators. In light of the recent loss of comedian and humanitarian Robin Williams, this group has focused recently on suicide and addiction prevention resources for schools.
Resources suggested by EducatorLabs.org:Drug Prevention 4 Teens
ETV will come to your school to provide professional development workshops to meet your content needs. Professional Development Workshops are free for South Carolina public and private schools as well as homeschool associations. Look at the current ETV PD Workshop offerings and then contact ETV to set up a workshop for your teachers!
ETV Professional Development Workshops can be planned to fit your schedule:
- During in-service days
- During teacher planning periods
- Or after school
Link to current list of ETV Professional Development Workshop offerings: http://www.scetv.org/education/streamlinesc/materials/documents/FREE_ETV_Workshops.pdf…
Your feedback is important! You are encouraged to access the Education Oversight Committee (EOC) survey launched July 11 to provide feedback on the current academic content standards in English Language Arts and Mathematics.
Pursuant to Act 200 of 2014, passed by the SC General Assembly, the Education Oversight Committee (EOC) is to consult with the State Board of Education and conduct a cyclical review of the current standards. According to state law, the review must begin on or before January 1, 2015, and the new college and career readiness state…
Over 75,000 online K-12 media resources free to all SC schools and supporting institutions
ETV's educational Web portal with interactive sites for K-12 students, teachers + parents
ETV Teacher Courses
ETV online professional development sites for PreK-12 educators, renewal or grad credit
Smart Cat's place for kids to learn though proven interactivities with PBS Kids characters
PBS Learning Media
PBS partnership makes robust online video resources available to South Carolina educators
ETV's education series airs last Wednesday of each month at 7 pm (repeats SCC/ETV World)
ETV’s initiative to help local communities find solutions to address the dropout crisis
One-stop-shop for teachers to find media resources, training and access school’s TV Guide
Speaking of Schools Podcast
Supported by SC Department of Education, host Doug Keel features K-12 education topics
FastForward / GED
Adult Ed online media: GED, Pre-GED, Workplace Essential Skills, basic 3 R’s + life skills