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…
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), in partnership with the White House Council on Environmental Quality, is currently accepting applications for the third annual Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators. The award recognizes outstanding K-12 teachers and their local education agencies nationwide for excellence in integrating environmental education into their lessons and demonstrating the connection between health and the environment for their students..
Successful applicants demonstrate creativity, innovation, community engagement and leadership as students learn more about civic responsibility and environmental stewardship. Past winners have increased student participation in local watershed cleanup efforts, created school-wide recycling programs, and…
The annual South Carolina Council of the International Reading Association will hold the “Rockin’ & Rollin with Literacy” Conference at the Myrtle Beach Sheraton Convention Center on February 20-22, 2014. The mission of the SCIRA is to promote literacy through the improvement of reading instruction, to encourage reading as a lifetime tool for learning, and to foster the formation of the reading habit.
On Thursday, February 20, there are several full-day preconference institutes and other afternoon-only preconference opportunities. Several authors will be featured at this 39th annual conference: Chris Lehman, author of Falling in Love with Close Reading,…
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.…
Funded by a grant from the US Department of Homeland Security, the South Carolina Division of State Information Technology (DSIT) partnered with ETV to develop several online training modules for all public safety personnel and emergency responders throughout our state. The goal of this free training is to introduce the basics of radio communications and interoperability, to demonstrate the critical importance of effective communication across public safety jurisdictions and disciplines, and to identify the various methods available to achieve successful interoperability in South Carolina.
This interactive multimedia online instruction, developed with the generous assistance of several public safety…
Teachers, share with your students one of the greatest stories of all time – how did animal life evolve on planet earth?
Download or stream these short videos to help students learn about this dramatic rise of the animal kingdom and how those first animals lead to the astonishing diversity we see on earth today:
Stunning animations explain the intricate inner workings of animals’ bodies, demonstrating how form and function are complementary.
Never before filmed animal behaviors show animals hunting and feeding in their natural habitats.
Scientists are shown at work, as they study paleontology,…
In 1996, in his State of the State address, Governor David Beasley outlined his vision for education and technology. As a result of the vision of the Governor, the Legislature, and education supporters throughout the state, the K-12 Technology Initiative was established. Here is an excerpt of Governor Beasley’s remarks from 1996.
The new "Common Core" sets the standard for learning in America, but how do states test for these new, more complex and career-ready skills? Special correspondent for education John Merrow examines the challenge facing schools and teachers in measuring things like critical thinking and collaboration.View the story.
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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.