SC educators can earn credit by the June 30th renewal cycle deadline through participation in one or more of the ETV Teacher Recertification upcoming sessions--47 courses (plus several new courses TBA) that earn 20 renewal credits offered each session and Rudy Mancke’s Natural History course offered in special session, too!
ETV Teacher Recertification Upcoming Sessions for 20 Renewal Credit Courses:
WINTER 2015: Jan. 26 – March 20 (Registration opens Jan. 7)
SPRING I 2015: March 24 – May 18 (Registration opens Feb. 23)
SPRING II 2015: May 1 – June 15 (Registration opens April 16)
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!…
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…
Hot off the heels of the PBS premiere of Ken Burns’ highly anticipated The Roosevelts: An Intimate History, PBS LearningMedia features all things presidential (including new content from the program coming soon) with this week’s content theme: U.S. Presidents Week.
Diplomacy is a key concept that students need to grasp as citizens of a global society. Various roles of U.S. diplomats exist in embassies and consulates around the world and at the U.S. Department of State. Yet, their mission is clear — to carry out the foreign policy of the President and to represent the country’s political and…
Welcome back to school! NewsHour Extra wants to make sure you have all the resources you need to bring high-quality, relevant news into your classroom and teach the biggest headlines of the week. Start with our rundown on this summer's top news stories and back-to-school resources for every subject.
Also check out this school year's first installment of Teachers' Lounge, a NewsHour blog about teaching, on how to address Ferguson with different age groups.
And finally, looking for a way to personalize what is going on in the Middle East? Our…
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).
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
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.