These two special Project Discovery–Life at Lemmon Hill Plantation programs originate from the historic plantation home just outside of Winnsboro, South Carolina. The two programs allow students to learn why settlers living in our coastal areas made their way inland to build working plantations as we take a look at life during the late 1790s and early-to-mid 1800s in the Piedmont region of our state. During this period, western Fairfield county was a bastion of wealth with cotton and indigo grown abundantly in the fertile fields and beautiful blue granite mined in nearby quarries.
Lemmon Hill Plantation is…
Enter the Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge Today!
Discovery Education and the Siemens Foundation invite you to enter the Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge , the nation's premier K-12 environmental sustainability competition. The Challenge encourages student teams from across the nation to solve environmental problems in their classrooms, schools, communities and beyond.
More than $300,000 in prizing is at stake including an adventure trip to Alaska, scholarships, savings bonds, school grants and more! This is a chance for your team to be recognized for developing innovative ideas that can truly change the world.…
If you missed Alabama Public TV’s Electronic Field Trip interactive webcast on October 29, it’s not too late to view! Register to view using your email address: http://www.aptv.org/project-C/welcome.asp. Project C is a three-year series of electronic field trips designed for students in grades 7-12 and taking place throughout the civil rights fiftieth anniversary years of 2013-2015.
The content of October 29th Project C: Lessons from the American Civil Rights Movement focused on the role of citizenship in a democracy through the study of historical events and examined the past to teach the importance of civic engagement…
For 2013-14, the new OnePlaceSC website is improved and simple for educators to use. Features include district portal links and contacts, access to ETV Teacher Courses site and a TV guide. Plus, now there is no sign in so accessing the qualified list of K-12 sites for teachers to search individually is easier!
On the OnePlaceSC website, applicable district portal links and contacts can be found readily, and the site also provides access to the ETV Teacher Courses searchable site. This new site allows teachers to easily find recertification/renewal or graduate level courses, professional development and trainings.…
Great Performances: Moby Dick from San Francisco Opera - One of the nation's leading opera companies, San Francisco Opera has been the site for many memorable GREAT PERFORMANCES productions. In October 2012, GP partnered with SFO once again to record composer Jake Heggie and librettist Gene Scheer's acclaimed adaptation of the classic Herman Melville novel "Moby Dick." Jay Hunter Morris stars as the obsessive Captain Ahab. Don’t miss this classic on ETV November 1 at p.m. For more information: http://sfopera.com/Season-Tickets/2012-2013-Season/Moby-Dick.aspx
There are also two specials on Wednesday, Nov. 27 on ETV that young viewers will…
Teen Kids News (TKN), a current events series featuring news from around the world, is hosted by teens and provides information to kids in an educational and entertaining manner. TKN also highlights positive stories about kids doing amazing things and helping to make the world a better place. With educational content produced in partnership with Weekly Reader publication, TKN is formatted similarly to a newsmagazine and features special-interest, sports and entertainment stories and recommended for grades 6-10.
Teen Kids News (TKN) is now available in StreamlineSC sooner than planned! Prior to this school year,…
Developed for Pre-K-16 educators, PBS LearningMedia contains tens of thousands of high-quality digital resources designed for and aligned to standards for classroom instruction and student achievement. Educators can search and browse by subject, grade, media type, and more at this one site to find engaging resources, including interactive and hands-on demonstrations.
This valuable content for students is provided by not only PBS and affiliates, but also the U.S. Department of Education, the Library of Congress, NASA, and others. Plus in PBS LearningMedia, you’ll find teacher professional development resources, National and Common Core curriculum standards and teacher-managed classroom pages.…
Follow five young Hispanics living in South Carolina, and discover resources for using the documentary Nuestro Futuro in the classroom.
Nuestro Futuro http://www.knowitall.org/nuestrofuturo/
At age seven,…
Provides video-on-demand service over the web, thousands of educational programs and is free to public, private, and home schools
ETV offers an array of professional development opportunities for PreK-12 educators, certified renewal or graduate credit.
Knowitall.org is ETV's educational Web portal, a collection of fun, interactive websites for K-12 students, teachers and parents.
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.
Smart Cat's place for kids to play and explore hundreds of safe fun educational activities with PBS Kids characters.
Our Common Core Community is a free social network for teachers. Participate in the discussion or visit our “Collection” area to find hundreds of Common Core resources.
ETV’s online course management system is designed to help educators and state agency employees, such as CJA and Public Safety Officials.
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.
A WhatWorksSC Award Candidate: FMU Center of Excellence To Prepare Teachers of Children of Poverty
Monday - December 02, 2013
The Dick and Tunky Riley WhatWorksSC Award Candidate: Parents As Teachers
Monday - November 25, 2013
The 2013 WhatWorksSC Award Winner: Chester Park Elementary School of Inquiry
Monday - November 18, 2013