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…
ETV’s educational Web portal, Knowitall.org, provides a collection of free, fun, interactive sites for K-12 students, teachers and parents.
The original Knowitall.org contains interactive websites, simulations, image collections, and virtual field trips that support and provide quality inquiry-based learning experiences. Popular sites on Knowitall.org include Artopia, Career Aisle, Gullah Net/Gullah Music/Gullah Tales, and A Natural State. All of these, plus other well-used sites, will remain accessible, as ETV’s new website, Knowitall Media, launches as Knowitall’s new home for video, and eventually photo collections and audio content.
In mid-July, Knowitall Media will become Knowitall’s new home for videos, culled from…
This week’s PBS LearningMedia theme, Summer of Reading, focuses on promoting summer literacy and encourages educators to explore our NEW Summer of Reading literacy collection.
Explore the Meaning of Empathy
The ability to feel and display empathy is essential to the emotional and social development of young people. Empathy helps students connect to others, respond with kindness and thoughtfulness and gives them a broader perspective on humankind. It’s also an effective tool against bullying, prejudice and injustice, and in breaking down stereotypes.
Teaching empathy is becoming more and more important in an overly connected yet still disconnected…
American Graduate: Let’s Make It Happen is a national dropout prevention initiative of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. SCETV is one of 33 American Graduate hub stations.
During Teacher Appreciation Week, ETV is reaching out to all South Carolinians to become American Graduate Champions. Parents, educators, volunteers … You are invited sign up!An American Graduate Champion is someone who: commits time, skills and resources to make sure that young people succeed plays an active role in improving educational outcomes for students, such as a parent who is active in the lives of…
Join the South Carolina School Boards Association (SCSBA) for the weekly “Voices for Education” podcast! 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.
In a recent segment produced May 1, 2015, Baker Maultsby talked with Dean Byrd, Director of Education at South Carolina Educational Television. Dean and his staff work with schools and teachers all over the state…
PBS LearningMedia celebrates Teacher Appreciation Week by showcasing professional development resources that offer teaching tips and support the effective integration of technology in the classroom.
Edtalk Videos – Hear Teachers Share What Teaching Means to ThemIn recognition of Teacher Appreciation Week, listen to some of the stories in this collection of edtalk videos featuring educators who share what teaching means to them. One of those featured educators is Nadia Murray Goodman, who teaches mathematics at Brooklyn School for Collaborative Studies. Goodman talks about some of the surprising aspects of…
The Obama Administration today announced six rural counties in the southern tip of South Carolina won a new federal Promise Zone designation in a program to give pervasively poor places a better chance at getting federal grants and other help. It's a big deal that could be worth tens of millions of funding for special projects over 10 years.
The SC Promise Zone is one of eight national awards announced April 28 by the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julian Castro. The counties that are included are Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Colleton, Hampton, and Jasper.
The designation brings…
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…
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