It’s gonna be hot, but ETV provides a cool way for SC teachers to earn renewal credit this summer! Learn and earn from anywhere 24/7 with ETV Teacher Recertification. Registration for SUMMER session opens June 10 so learn about the courses now and plan to register! Session runs July 1 - August 24.
Here’s what you need to know:Approved by SDE for 20 renewal credits each Facilitated online and self-paced (start work July 1 or later/complete work by August 24) $75 per course (pay online by credit/debit or send check) RIGHT NOW: Find list…
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…
Yes, with PBS TeacherLine courses, you earn real graduate credits–in your pajamas! Make no mistake, TeacherLine courses are rigorous, but their convenient online delivery method means you can take a course in the comfort of your home (and your PJs)! The credits are affordable too - you can earn 3 graduate credits for as low as $585!
Sample courses earning 3 graduate credits (each are 45 instruction hours):
Thank you! Over 1,250 educators across the state participated in the recent Education Services Survey 2014-15 and we appreciate the valuable input! ETV asked K-12 teachers, staff and administrators to provide feedback on services to better meet the needs of these professionals who touch the lives of our students every day.
Here’s what you said…
- 78% indicated that the ETV Education Services they employed helped facilitate learning to improve student performance
- StreamlineSC was rated as the most useful ETV service
- ETV Teacher Courses were ranked as the second most useful service…
In 1964, Charles Townes, a South Carolina native son, shared the Nobel Prize Physics for his work on the master and laser devices. Born in Greenville in 1915 and educated at Furman and Duke Universities, Dr. Townes died in January 2015, leaving an outstanding legacy that was celebrated by his induction to the South Carolina Hall of Fame.
ETV’s Palmetto Scene recently featured Dr. Townes and the ETV-produced Hall of Fame story provides an overview of his extraordinary accomplishments: http://palmettoscene.org/video/video-south-carolinian-charles-townes-inventor-laser-dies-age-99
ETV continues to provide technology training for SC teachers! Two upcoming workshops held at ETV 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 new Idea Lab.
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…
PBS is once again looking for America’s most innovative educators! Are you using digital media and technology to lead innovation in your school? Then apply now through 2/11/15 to be a 2015 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovator!
Whether you are flipping your classroom, integrating tablets and mobile devices, using game-based learning to engage your students and more, we want to hear from you. Submit your application today for an opportunity to receive one year of FREE PD including virtual trainings, access to exclusive resources and events, membership into a robust professional learning community and an all-expense paid two-day trip…
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