ETV continues to provide technology training for SC teachers! Two upcoming workshops held at ETV will provide engaging ideas for instruction, creating and assessing. Designed for teachers of any grade level and subject area, these free workshops will be held during after-school hours and take place in Columbia at ETV Telecommunication Center’s new Idea Lab.
Teachers need various ways to present and assess. With many tools, students can use their creative abilities, work in groups for collaboration skills or work individually, and be responsible for their own learning. Plus, student presentations can support fellow students in their learning. There…
Jan. 11 at 5:00 pm on ETV: Mr. Civil Rights: Thurgood Marshall and the NAACP
This compelling biography incorporates rare archival film and extraordinary interviews to explore Marshall's life in the years leading up to the landmark Brown v. Board of Education ruling, including his upbringing in Baltimore, his education at Howard University Law School and his high-profile segregation cases involving voting, transportation, housing, labor and the military. Watch trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nXC_zuL8hTg
Jan. 19 at 8:00 am and 4:00 pm on ETV: The Odd Squad Saves the World
The Odd Squad is a high-tech agency…
Project Based Learning – or PBL – is an important instructional strategy that many teachers use to engage students. This week’s featured PBS LearningMedia’s resources will help teachers enhance their PBL lesson and inspire creative, new activities.
Students are “History Detectives”
How do we develop and support theories about historical events using primary and secondary research sources? In this lesson based on PBS’s “History Detectives,” your class will answer that very question as they examine how to approach a historical investigation!
Bring learning alive as you guide your students though a project-based inquiry into one of…
The ed-news bulletin is ETV’s online newsletter produced for educators! Produced and posted 10 times a year, the ed-news bulletin provides key information and links educators to the ETV Education Blog to learn more. It is emailed to educators around the first of the month so you can get the latest news!
The ed-news bulletin features topics of interest to SC teachers and administrators, including information about StreamlineSC and new resources, FREE ETV technology training, ETV Teacher Recertification courses for renewal credit, PBS Teacherline courses for graduate or renewal credit, ETV local programming and PBS programs educators can…
South Carolina Educators are important to ETV! ETV offers a variety of courses for teachers that support curriculum needs while providing the flexibility of online learning and affordability. Registration begins January 7 for ETV Teacher Recertification WINTER session so, if you need renewal credit, go to http://scetv.org/education/recertification/.
Check out the 47 courses that are facilitated online, self-paced and approved by the SC Department of Education for 20 renewal credits each (NO graduate credit). Cost is $75 per course. Click on course title and you’ll find the description and where to register beginning January 7. WINTER session…
ETV continues to make available more rich content in StreamlineSC and has recently added 51 episodes in The Magic School Bus series to the online library of free programs available for SC educators to use with their students. Plus, these programs and all other Learn360 video resources are now accessible in upgraded MP4/H.264 format!
The Magic School Bus is an Emmy-award winning animated television series that helps kids learn about science. Children 4 to 9 years old love the energy and imagination of The Magic School Bus programs that allow them to explore, discover and learn about the…
Make the most of your holiday down-time with a fast, flexible, and focused mini-course from PBS TeacherLine. These "bite-sized" professional learning opportunities will spark new ideas, expand your skill set, and energize your classroom. You can explore course content, watch videos, complete interactive labs, and take self-assessments at your own pace. Subjects include: social studies, technology, math, leadership, and science.
These 1.5 or 3 instruction hour (NOT credit hour) mini-courses cost only $49, and several Leadership courses are free! See how the courses give you control of your professional learning: http://www.teacherlinesoutheast.org/SelfPaced.htm
Note: These mini courses…
Wish PBS LearningMedia had more holiday content? This week’s theme Celebrate the Holidays! is dedicated to showcasing the new holiday collection, which includes timely resources about Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, and more.
Origin of Christmas
Before you know it, Christmas will be here! As this PBS LearningMedia video describes, Christmas originated as a commemoration of Jesus’s birth, and since then, it has evolved to encapsulate many other cultural holiday traditions and celebrations, like decorating trees, festive parties and meals with family, listening to Christmas music on the radio, visits with Santa and giving…
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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.
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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.