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…
ETV Election Central provides online access to election-related content from the PBS NewsHour, The Big Picture and NPR--through election night. Visit ETV Election Central here.
ETV will broadcast the PBS NewsHour Debates: A Special Report on the following dates in October and ETV Election Central makes this content available to you online:
The 2012 Presidential Debates - Live
October 3 at 9 p.m. from the University of Denver in Colorado
October 16 at 9 p.m. from Hofstra University in New York
October 22 at 9 p.m. from Lynn University in Florida
The Vice Presidential Debate - Live
October 11 at 9 p.m. from Centre College in Kentucky.
The Big Picture…
South Carolina First Steps connects children 0-5 with high quality early learning experiences designed to prepare them for success in school and life. We are seeking your input. Please take a few minutes to respond to the survey below. Feel free to send the survey along to others who may want to provide feedback on the most important needs of our state's youngest children! To participate in the survey, visit: http://www.zoomerang.com/Survey/WEB22GQJ2QZJKP The survey closes on October 8, 2012, so please be sure to respond by that time so that your voice is heard.
Here's a virtual tour of Indianland Elementary in Lancaster. Take a look! It will make your day! Principal Beth Blum welcomes you!
Have you heard the news? ETV has secured ePortfolio Technology Credits for 20+ PBS TeacherLine courses! These credits are just the latest in a list of course credits that include: Renewal Credits, Graduate Credits, PACE Credits, and credits to earn the Online Teaching Add-On Certificate.
Learn more about TeacherLine credit options at http://www.teacherlinesoutheast.org/credit.htm
Many courses begin next week, September 19; enroll ASAP—courses are filling up! View Course Offerings: http://www.teacherlinesoutheast.org/offerings.htm
We also have courses scheduled for October 3 and October 24.
* Science teachers: Don't miss the courses beginning next week. These will be the only science…
ETV’s online course services, working closely with the state’s Criminal Justice Academy, provide officers throughout the state the ability to take their recertification training online at their convenience. They can receive required certifications immediately upon successful completion of an online course, eliminating the need for travel and down-time for local law enforcement. For more information, call 800-277-3245.
Artopia is a comprehensive Web-based arts experience covering the visual and performing arts. Artopia features areas for exploring theater, music, dance, painting, sculpture, and media arts. Each area contains videos of artists discussing their work, along with activities and a One Minute Movie about each art form! Visit and enjoy exploring the arts!
On Artopia, students can closely examine important works of art and take part in activities that teach about styles, principles and processes of each art form. Visitors to the site have the opportunity to write about the artworks online and view videos of professional…
GED Connection These 39 programs will help you to prepare for all five subjects on the GED® exam, with special attention to the calculator used on the exam, the essay, special answer formats, and tips for test day.
Workplace Essential Skills Are you ready for a good job? Workplace Essential Skills covers the skills you'll need to find a job and strategies that will help you get ahead.
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