In mid-July, Knowitall Media will launch, featuring 854 of our most popular videos, optimized for use on tablets and mobile devices! Additional content will be added continually over the coming months.
Knowitall Media will feature a wide assortment of video content from the original Knowitall.org. The videos will be easy to locate by series title or website name, and can also be located by grade level and subject area. Familiar websites or series include Artopia, A Natural State, Hot Jobs, Legacy of Leadership, Eye Wonder, Foreign Language series (such as First Steps: Spanish, French and German) and Healthy…
Do you know a high school student in Columbia, SC who might benefit from Project Opera Camp's upcoming TUITION-FREE summer music program (July 20th - July 31st, 2015)?
If so, please help us spread the word. Our roster is filling up, but there are still spaces available.
A student must either: a) currently attend a public school with a high percentage of its attendees on free or reduced lunch; or b) currently participate in a community organization committed to empowering at-risk youth; or c) demonstrate a history of economic hardship.
Students/community advocates are encouraged to contact…
From Education Week – Teaching NOW blog by Ross Brenneman on June 8, 2015 3:50 PM
Everyone's job is easy until you have to do it.
Teachers and administrators have to make dozens—even hundreds—of hard decisions every day, and some of those decisions can create major consequences, especially when dealing with student discipline. Parents face a lot of tough choices, too.
I've been thinking about this while reading pieces like Peter Greene's "Showing Up," where he describes how teachers build relationships with students, and the work doing so requires. And in a…
This week’s PBS LearningMedia resources highlight a range of innovators, entrepreneurs, thinkers and creators at the “bleeding edge” of technology and education.
When you look at a photo of a planet in space, did you know that you're really looking at a set of numbers? Remote-sensing satellites take pictures and gather data that is transmitted to the ground as digital signals, or sets of numbers. Then computer software converts the numbers into color images.
Have your students play with data transmission using this SciGirls activity as you guide them through encoding messages…
The Washington Post, June 7 by Jim Tankersley
NEW YORK — Most Americans born since the mid-1960s have a favorite “Sesame Street” skit. Jennifer Kotler Clarke watched hers on a black-and-white television set in her family’s Bronx apartment. There were two aliens: One of them had long arms that didn’t move, while the other had short, moving arms. The aliens wished to eat apples from a tree, and they succeeded, after a couple of minutes, by working together. “Let’s call this cooperation,” one of them says. “No,” the other replies, “let’s call…
First Lady Michelle Obama, the U.S. Department of Education, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture have launched The Healthy Lunchtime Challenge & Kids' "State Dinner." Parents of kids ages 8 to 12 were invited to submit their child’s original lunch recipe that is healthy, affordable, and tasty on pbs.org/lunchtimechallenge by April 30, 2015.
One winner from each U.S. state and territory and a parent or guardian have just been notified that they will be flown to Washington D.C. in July to attend the Kids’ “State Dinner” at The White House. The dinner will be hosted by…
Tune in to ETV Kids: Dinosaur Train Specials and get set for high-flying adventures with the Pteranodon family in hour-long specials each week at 11:00 a.m. Mark your calendar for June 12, 15, 17, 19, 22, and 26!
Here’s the program line-up:June 12: Submarine Adventures June 15, 17, 19: Zeppelin Adventures June 22, 26: Nature Trackers Adventures
Don’t miss these great programs at 11:00 a.m. on ETV Kids! For more information and schedules, go to scetv.org/tvschedule.
Make new (and helpful!) friends this summer with a PBS TeacherLine course! Work together with your peers while relaxing in the convenience of your home or wherever you have internet access. *No tidying up required to get together; just login to TeacherLine and collaborate on a project or share tips and insights!
Courses begin July 15 and offer SC renewal credits (or graduate credits for an additional fee). Subjects offered include technology, math, ELA, and more. Subjects offered include technology, math, ELA, and more. View all the options at teacherlinesoutheast.org/summer2015.htm.
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ETV Teacher Courses
ETV online professional development sites for PreK-12 educators, renewal or grad credit
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PBS Learning Media
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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
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