Carolina Classrooms is ETV’s monthly educational series for teachers, parents and all citizens invested in the education of our children. On Wednesday, May 27 at 7:00 p.m., join host Dawn Samples for the next edition entitled Carolina Classrooms: Summer Programs to Support Learning.
In this program, we’ll talk about challenges students may face when not in school and discuss ways to keep them positively engaged during the summer months.
Each Carolina Classrooms program focuses on key educational topics and initiatives in our state and provides a forum for education stakeholders to learn and be involved. We’d like…
Join the South Carolina School Boards Association (SCSBA) for weekly “Voices for Education” podcast and access the short video for the “Stand Up 4 Public Education” campaign!
“Voices for Education Podcast”: http://scsba.org/voices-for-education/
SCSBA Communications Coordinator Baker Maultsby talks with educators, policymakers, and others whose work affects public schools and the students they serve. Programs are produced weekly and posted by date and content. Listen at your computer or download the file to a mobile device and listen at your convenience.
“Stand Up 4 SC Public Schools”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rmGqvX8HxCY
This short video uses…
Sponsored by South Carolina’s Electric Cooperatives in partnership with SC Economics, the enLiGHTenSC Website contains a collection of activities and lesson plans for grades K-8, all correlated to SC Standards. Lesson plans are organized by grade level, making them easy to access and use!
Provided free to enlighten SC teachers on our state’s energy landscape, the lesson plans and tools allow teachers to educate their students about the history of electricity – how it’s generated and its effects on our environment.
Plus, at this site teachers can find information on other educator resources, research grants and educational…
Alabama Public TV’s electronic field trip interactive webcasts that brought pivotal moments in Civil Rights history to life for thousands of students worldwide are now available online! Episodes 1-4 can be viewed anytime at www.project-c.org. Also, these four episodes are available for download on PBS LearningMedia (see below).
Project C: Lessons from the American Civil Rights Movement is a three-year series of electronic field trips taking place throughout the civil rights fiftieth anniversary years of 2013-2015. Project C focuses on the role of citizenship in a democracy through the study of historical events and examine the…
One Town - Two Schools - One Family - One Year… Experience a year inside two elementary schools in Hartsville, South Carolina in this groundbreaking PBS special. The film highlights the roles of two elementary school principals and the district superintendent, Dr. Edward Ingram. These are critical leadership roles that determine resources and focus for the schools and the entire system.
180 Days: Hartsville also follows one family and the struggles of a working single mother and her fifth grade son. Is Hartsville an anomaly, or does its successes point towards some universally applicable solutions? Can education and…
School meals do not end when summer begins. The SC Department of Education Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) is offering an excellent opportunity for school districts, government agencies and private non-profit organizations to provide free nutritious summer meals to children by becoming a sponsor or a summer site for the Summer Food Service Program. The SFSP is a federally-funded, state-administered program that reimburses providers serving meals to children.
Children need healthy food all year long. During the school year, many children receive free and reduced-price breakfast and lunch through the School Breakfast and National School Lunch Programs. When…
This spring, South Carolina is changing the way it tests students in our public school system. On March 25 at 7:00 p.m., Carolina Classrooms, ETV’s new education series, will focus on Changes to Student Assessment in S.C.. Joining host Dawn Samples in the studios at ETV will be an assessment professional from the State Department of Education along with a school district administrator to talk about the changes and what they will mean to your students.
Carolina Classrooms would like to include your questions for our guests as part of the discussion on March 25. Parents and educators are…
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Sample courses earning 3 graduate credits (each are 45 instruction hours):
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