Colonial Williamsburg Electronic Field Trips (CWEFT) programs use 21st century technology and dramatizations to support American history education and provide a compelling learning experience for 4-8th grade students! Be sure to tune in April 16 at 1:00 p.m. on the South Carolina Channel (SCC) for CWEFT: Research Rescue Squad.
Someone is stealing books, removing footnotes, and confusing students with false information. Luckily the Research Rescue Squad will save the day! Join the Squad as it tries to defeat the evil mastermind, Dubious Sources, by helping students do solid research using the library, Internet, and museums.
ETV provides quality professional development for South Carolina educators, continuing its strong commitment to education. ETV Teacher Recertification offers courses in language arts, science, social studies, mathematics, and the arts to meet your certificate renewal needs as a South Carolina teacher.
Several NEW 20 renewal courses are planned for the SPRING I session that runs March 24-May 18, just in time for teachers to earn their credit by the June 30th renewal cycle deadline.
NEW 20 renewal credit courses planned include:
* Safe Schools: Bullying and Cyber Safety (one course for elementary & one for middle/high…
The Education Oversight Committee (EOC) reports that over 12,000 students are being served in the 4K child development program. On January 15, the EOC released a report evaluating the Child Development Education Pilot Program (CDEPP), a full-day educational pre-kindergarten program for at-risk four-year-olds.
The program, which was written into permanent law as the Child Early Reading Development and Education Program last legislative session, began in 2006 as a pilot program for children residing in the plaintiff districts in the school funding lawsuit, Abbeville County School District et al. vs. SC. The program is implemented in both public and…
Feb. 11 at 9:00 p.m. on ETV: NOVA
The Colosseum is a monument to Roman imperial power and cruelty. Its graceful lines and harmonious proportions concealed a highly efficient design and advanced construction methods that made hundreds of arches out of 100,000 tons of stone. In its elliptical arena, tens of thousands of gladiators, slaves, prisoners and wild animals met their deaths. Ancient texts report lions and elephants emerging from beneath the floor, as if by magic, to ravage gladiators and people condemned to death. Then, just as quickly, the Colosseum could be flooded with so much water that…
Join this 30-minute webinar Learn360: What’s New on January 27, 3:30 pm for an informative look at the new content added to Learn360 to start off 2015 with even more valuable resources at your fingertips!
- Over 2,600 NEW video resources
- From renowned producers such as BBC, Distribution360, Rotfeld Productions, Just Like You Films, TVOntario, International Fund for Animal Welfare, and Mazzarella Media
Register for Learn360: What's New (Jan. 27, 2015 3:30 pm):
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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 are cross-curriculum opportunities with topics, planning, writing, research, speech, and organization.
ETV is offering technology workshops that 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…
Now that the holidays are over, educators may be looking for ways to re-energize their classroom. This week’s PBS Learning Media’s collection of games and interactive resources is the perfect solution!
Enhance Educational ExperiencesWe are living in the information age—the development of networked computer technology has created a world in which information flows freely. And children are growing up in a digital world where such technology is second nature to them. In the field of education, this is an exciting time to find ways to harness the power of computers and the networked environment to better…
Make a short film (30-seconds to two-minutes). Shoot in a South Carolina State Park. Tell a great story. And you could be on your way to becoming the next great filmmaker!
The South Carolina Department of Parks, Recreation & Tourism, Trident Technical College and the South Carolina Film Commission are holding a short film contest for high school students in South Carolina. It's simple - go to a South Carolina State Park and GO WILD! with your imagination! Be clever and creative! (See complete rules below.)
Deadline for entries is Friday, February 20, 2015. Winners will be…
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