On September 30, 2014, PBS LearningMedia launched a NEW Student Experience, expanding its digital resources. Students can interact with media, engage with resources and complete assignments. The online Student Experience allows students of any grade level to browse and search educational and inspiring resources for not only homework, but also lifelong personal learning: PBSStudents.org.
Plus, PBS LearningMedia provides new teacher tools at PBSLearningMedia.org. To help teachers work better and more effectively, PBS LearningMedia now features even more productivity tools, including a lesson builder, quiz maker and…
South Carolina teachers, schools and districts have easy access to renewal and graduate credit courses provided by ETV through Teacherline Southeast (renewal or graduate credit) and ETV Teacher Recertification (renewal credit only). Courses in literacy and reading instruction are available now!
Through its TeacherLine Southeast program, ETV is offering several reading and language arts courses from PBS TeacherLine this March and April, including An Introduction to Underlying Principles and Research for Effective Literacy Instruction (K-8, 60 renewal credits or 3 graduate credits, PACE approved). This online, structured course focuses on the fundamental principles that inform research-based literacy and…
What’s being done to increase the literacy rate in South Carolina? We’ll talk with educators, parents and other members of the community to find out how partnerships among schools and communities are helping students read on grade level by the third grade and avoid the "summer slide."
Education Insight: Literacy SC is available on-demand by visiting: http://www.scetv.org/educationinsight/Literacy_SC.html
Supporting components are also available on the Education Insight website at http://www.scetv.org/educationinsight/Literacy_SC.html
Other editions of ETV’s new series are planned for March 30 (Career and Workforce Development) and May 4 (Technology…
On January 21, 2014, 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 residing in 51 SC school districts. The program is currently in its eighth year of implementation in both public and private child care centers. Although the program has expanded the number of students served this year, data and quality issues persist.
During last year’s legislative session, the SC General Assembly appropriated $48.8 million to the CDEPP program, an increase of $26.1 million. As a result, it is projected an additional 2,966 at-risk four-year-olds…
Join Doug Keel to learn about key educational topics that are important to all education stakeholders in our state. A new Speaking of Schools program is posted by 3:30 p.m. on Mondays each week. Click on the “podcast” button at the SC Department of Education Website www.ed.sc.gov or go to http://www.scetv.org/speakingofschools.
This webcast format allows listeners to access this important and informative program anytime from anywhere . . . 24/7. And, all programs are archived on the site for your continued use! Listeners to the webcast programs can “subscribe” and have them delivered to…
Visit the Education Insight website at: http://scetv.org/educationinsight
Download each of our featured presenters' presentation slides as a PDF, including:Financial Aid Application (FAFSA) Information Scholarships and Grants Information Scholarship Search TRIO Programs and Various Resources Tuition Grants Information
Other editions of Education Insight are planned for February 23 (topic Literacy SC), March 30…
Go to http://www.scetv.org/index.php/learn/ where you will find all the articles linked from the NEW ed-news bulletin and much more! On the education blog, ETV continually posts information to keep you current on resources for teaching and learning.
Please invite your colleagues to sign up to receive the NEW ETV online education newsletter, which is called the ed-news bulletin. Produced monthly approximately ten times a year, this education newsletter features topics of interest to SC teachers and administrators, including information on new StreamlineSC resources, courses ETV offers for renewal and graduate credit, ETV local programming as well…
CDW•G and Discovery Education are excited to announce the opening of the 2014 Win A Wireless Lab Sweepstakes - you could win $45,000 in classroom technology for your school!
Enter now through May 1st, 2014 for the chance to win one of two grand prizes, as well as weekly and monthly technology giveaways such as tablets, projectors, printers and more. NEW this year -- enter daily to see if your entry unlocks the monthly Golden Ticket for a tablet for personal use!
WIN A WIRELESS LAB SWEEPSTAKES PRIZES:
2 Grand Prizes of $45,000 in classroom technology:…
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Knowitall.org is ETV's educational Web portal, a collection of fun, interactive websites for K-12 students, teachers and parents.
ETV offers an array of professional development opportunities for PreK-12 educators, certified renewal or graduate credit.
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.
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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.