Carolina Classrooms is ETV’s new monthly educational series for teachers, parents and all citizens invested in the education of our children. Each program focuses on key educational topics and initiatives in our state and provides a forum for education stakeholders to learn and be involved. Some programs feature video segments provided by teachers to showcase how they are engaging students with their future!
On Wednesday, April 29 at 7:00 p.m., join host Dawn Samples for the next edition that will celebrate our South Carolina Teachers! The hour-long program will feature the five finalists for the SC Teacher of…
To mark the 40th anniversary of the U.S. withdrawal from South Vietnam, join ETV and Richland Library for a preview of this thrilling narrative of the Vietnam War’s chaotic end - Last Days of Vietnam. Participate in the screening and discussion March 22 at Richland Library Main and plan to view entire program April 28 on ETV.
Told through what NPR reviewer Kenneth Turan calls "compelling first person stories both heroic and heartbreaking," the Last Days of Vietnam documentary is part of the PBS series The American Experience.
In April of 1975, the North Vietnamese Army was…
It’s time to get artsy! This week’s PBS LearningMedia theme supports both Music in Our Schools Month and Theater in Our Schools Month by showcasing a cross-curricular collection of arts resources.American Experience 1964
It was the year the Beatles came to America, Cassius Clay became Muhammad Ali and three civil rights workers were murdered in Mississippi. It was the year that students at UC Berkeley rose up in protest, African Americans fought back against injustice in Harlem and a conservative revolution took place in the Republican Party. In a myriad of ways, 1964 was the year Americans…
March 2015 An update from the world of Dinosaur Train from your friends at The Jim Henson Company.
Season Four of Dinosaur Train is Coming Down the Tracks! The Jim Henson Company is in production for an all-new fourth season of the two-time EMMY-nominated and Parents' Choice Silver Honor animated series Dinosaur Train. Ten new episodes will focus on the themes of biodiversity and social diversity, and how both are necessary for a balanced life here on Earth. Season four will dig deeper to explore how in the Mesozoic Era, just like today, each creature has an important…
ETV’s next free training for teachers - Webtools for Any Device - is set for March 17, 4:00-6:00 p.m., at the ETV Telecommunication Center’s new Idea Lab. These hands-on, after-school workshops give teachers engaging ideas for instruction, creating and assessing. Register NOW!
SC teachers of any grade level and any subject area are welcome to sign up … it’s free! Participants will experience many tools and learn how to utilize these tools as the teacher and facilitator. Then you will return to your classroom ready to enhance lessons with engaging new tools.
Webtools for Any Device…
Between the Waters Project: The Historic Friendfield Village Outreach Event, a panel discussion and social media talkback, will air on YouTube, ETV.org, and the Between the Waters blog “Making History Together” www.makinghistorybtw.com on March 20 at 5 p.m. A recorded version of the event will also be made available on ETV’s Streamline at a later date.
Moderator Dr. Valinda Littlefield, Associate Professor of History at the University of South Carolina, will be joined by a panel of distinguished guests who will share the history and lived experiences of African Americans who once lived at Friendfield Village,…
A Take on the South is a series of eight one-hour video lessons about the South, produced by ETV in a debate format for USC’s Institute for Southern Studies, and moderated by Dr. Walter Edgar, historian and author. Each program restores the time-honored tradition of true debate, providing thought-provoking positions, which are relevant and substantive, leading to inquiry and truth. Two distinguished scholars each present positions on interesting topics about the South. After each debate, Dr. Edgar joins in a discussion with the guests on the topic.
View all eight programs in A Take on the South series:…
Want hands-on technology training that will provide 60 renewal credits and allow your teachers to walk away with abundant and valuable knowledge to help them have a fresh start for the new school year?
ETV is providing week-long classes this summer in districts across the state! These trainings focus on using and creating video, assessment tools, cool technology tools, and more. Teachers will learn new ways to use technology in the classroom with one or multiple devices.
BOOK YOUR WEEK-LONG in YOUR District SOON! Our summer schedule for these trainings in districts fills up FAST. Barnwell, Georgetown and…
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