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…
The South Carolina Storytelling Conference hosted by the South Carolina Center for Oral Narration at USC Sumter is an all-day event. Workshops and storytelling opportunities are available for new and experienced storytellers. Special sessions have been designed for educators and CEU credit is available.
The conference will be held on Saturday, September 27, 2014, in the Arts and Letters Building at USC Sumter, in Sumter, S.C.
Until Sept.10, the registration fee is only $25 with an additional discount for SCSN members. A boxed lunch option will be provided from Baker's Sweets at an additional cost. This year’s…
A free app for parents that gives them the "super power" of engaging with their kid's digital experience like never before.
The PBS KIDS Super Vision App is now available on iPhone and iPod touch.
PBS KIDS has launched a new, free app designed specifically for parents that will give them the “super power” to engage with their kids in the digital medium as never before: PBS KIDS Super Vision. The new app is a first-of-its-kind tool that parents can access conveniently from their mobile phones…
Adam Babcock Recognized for Use of Digital Media and Technology in Classrooms
ETV’s Palmetto Scene will feature a segment with Adam Babcock on Thursday, May 8 at 7:30 p.m.! Be sure to watch or catch it online at http://www.palmettoscene.org/!
Today, ETV announced Adam Babcock from Spartanburg High School and Spartanburg High School Freshman Academy, Spartanburg School District Seven as one of the 100 educators selected for the 2014 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators program. The program rewards tech-savvy K-12 educators from across the country who are serving as leaders in the education technology space and incorporating…
If you missed the May 4th broadcast of Education Insight: Technology and Innovation in the Classroom, you can view the streaming video now on the Education Insight website. In this program, ETV will take a look at emerging technology and how it’s used in today's ever-changing classrooms. We'll also talk about some of the training resources available to teachers.
Guests include Dr. Jeremy Dickerson, Assistant Professor of Instructional Technology at Coastal Carolina University; Elizabeth Kohut, Technical Education Coordinator for Instructional Technology Services in Richland District 1; Paula Matthews, Teacher at Sandel Elementary (Richland 1); Jed Dearybury,…
Every five years ETV is required to go through the state procurement process to vet the media-on-demand service we use for StreamlineSC. It started ten years ago with unitedstreaming, which was bought out by Discovery Education. It was again vetted through the state process five years ago and we again looked at various providers to see if there were other similar more cost effective service providers to partner for ETV StreamlineSC. Again, Discovery Education won the contract we are currently under for another five years.
Presently, we are reviewing potential partner services and looking for the best service…
The Education Oversight Committee (EOC) recently released the annual “South Carolina’s Progress Toward 2020 Vision” report. It shows that on measures, including reading proficiency, on-time graduation, postsecondary success, and schools rated At Risk, our schools and students made progress, but the rate of improvement will not prepare all students to be successful for the global economy.
Barbara Hairfield, Chair of the EOC’s Public Awareness Subcommittee, presented South Carolina’s progress and rankings on national and state measures. She pointed out the progress SC’s schools and students are making in some areas. However, the jobs of 2020 in South Carolina…
Register now for ETV Teacher Recertification courses SPRING II session! 47 different courses offered in Literature and Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, and the Arts. Plus … courses for all educators, including SC Teachers on Teaching, Career Education, and the popular SC Chronicles Series.
All courses are approved by SDE Office of Educator Services for 20 renewal credits (no graduate credit), are self-paced and facilitated online in Moodle. Completion in SPRING II session (May 5 through June 12) will earn credit by June 30th deadline. Register now and pay online! Cost: $75 each.
ETV Teacher Recertification…
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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.
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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.