The Emmy Award-winning Colonial Williamsburg Electronic Field Trips (CWEFT) use 21st century technology to enrich the teaching of American history for 4-8th grade students! The next CWEFT is a premiere program entitled The American Revolution on the Frontier. It airs LIVE November 6 at 1:00 pm on ETV’s South Carolina Channel (SCC). All South Carolina schools may view the programs and record with fair use rights (see RIGHTS below).
Colonial Williamsburg Electronic Field Trips are correlated to national standards and provide a compelling learning experience for students, using re-enactors to play the roles of historical figures. In this…
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…
PBS TeacherLine is making it easy for you to plan your year of professional development! 35 of its most popular courses are now scheduled to begin nearly every month from September through July 2015 -- this means more courses offered more frequently plus you can plan ahead and even enroll early if you want!
The courses are offered to begin September 17, October 15, January 14, February 18, March 18, April 15, June 17, and July 15.
Sample courses available include:
- TECH335 Digital Tools for innovative Learning
- TECH570 Fundamentals of Virtual K-12 Teaching…
Colonial Williamsburg Electronic Field Trips (CWEFT) support American history education for students in grades 4-8 and programs are correlated to standards, providing a compelling learning experience for students. South Carolina schools are invited to participate in the Emmy Award-winning series for the 2014-15 school year!
ALL SC schools may view CWEFT programs on ETV’s South Carolina Channel (SCC) at 1:00 pm on the dates of the LIVE programs (see dates/rights statement below and flyer). Through a partnership with ETV, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation will award four scholarships for the series. This allows schools that apply and are selected “full…
Educators have easily accessible ways to keep current on resources for teaching and learning provided through ETV. Check out ETV’s Education Blog where you can find out about ETV programming teachers can use as well as get the latest on free ETV Professional Development Workshops, renewal credit available through ETV Teacher Recertification, and renewal and graduate credit courses provided by Teacherline Southeast. Plus, stay up-to-date on StreamlineSC renewal, new resources and more!
The ed-news bulletin is ETV’s online newsletter produced for educators! The ed-news bulletin started January 2014, is produced 10 times a year, and provides bulleted information,…
SC teachers are invited to apply for a free field trip opportunity for your students to the South Carolina Aquarium! Winners will receive free admission plus a free standards-based classroom program. The South Carolina Aquarium offers the Structured School Program (SSP) for this school year from October 14, 2014 to May 15, 2015.
*Deadline to apply for a Structured School Program (SSP) is Friday, September 5.
Click here for more information and to apply: http://www.scaquarium.org/teachers/
Questions? Contact Jaime Thom, School Programs Manager at the South Carolina Aquarium, at 843-579-8562.
In August Palmetto Scene, ETV’s weekly magazine-style series, features three programs with “hot” topics to end the summer!
Be sure to join ETV Thursday evenings at 7:30 pm for these editions of Palmetto Scene:
Health and Wellness: A bike club in the upstate, a farm/garden in Rock Hill, and a program sending new moms information through text messages.
Artists from Around the State: Various artists in South Carolina, including a pottery maker and a puppeteer.
Veterans and Aviation: “Vets on Deck” sailing the Charleston Harbor, “Young Eagles” in the Midlands…
ETV KIDSThe ETV KIDS line-up has changed this summer. It’s our aim to provide the children in our community with fun and educational programs that will meet their viewing needs. For an updated schedule, please visit: scetv.org/tvschedule.
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Supported by the South Carolina Department of Education, this half-hour show is hosted by Doug Keel and features various guests.