Education

Frequently Asked Questions About Financial Aid

October 17, 2017 - Posted in Education by Karen Hermann
Staff members from the Commission on Higher Education

In this segment from Carolina Classrooms: Making College Affordable , staff from the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education answer some of the frequently asked questions they receive.

October 2017 on Knowitall.org

October 16, 2017 - Posted in Education by Mimi Brown
Images from content featured on Knowitall in October 2017

Knowitall contains quite an assortment of media that ties into many of the celebrations and observances in October, including Health Literacy , Hispanic Heritage , Teen Read Week , National Friends of Libraries Week , National Bullying Prevention , Fire Prevention Week ,...

College Freshman Shares Her Experiences About Applying for Financial Aid

October 16, 2017 - Posted in Education by Karen Hermann
University of South Carolina freshman Vanessa Madrid

In this segment from Carolina Classrooms: Making College Affordable , University of South Carolina freshman Vanessa Madrid talks about her experiences applying for financial aid.

Learn the Eligibility Requirements for Tuition Grants

October 13, 2017 - Posted in Education by Karen Hermann
Katie Harrison

In this segment from Carolina Classrooms: Making College Affordable , Katie Harrison, Executive Director of the South Carolina Tuition Grants Commission, details the eligibility requirements of tuition grants.

The Great Thanksgiving Listen 2017 Teacher Toolkit Available for Teachers!

October 12, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Graphic from the Great Thanksgiving Listen  from StoryCorps

The Great Thanksgiving Listen 2017 Teacher Toolkit is available for teachers in your listening area!

Gerrick Hampton Shares Scholarship and College Application Programs

October 12, 2017 - Posted in Education by Karen Hermann
Gerrick Hampton

In this segment from Carolina Classrooms: Making College Affordable , Gerrick Hampton, Program Manager, Scholarships and Grants at the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education, discusses scholarships and college application programs available to South Carolina students.

Add the Spooky and Scary to Learning about Halloween in the Classroom

October 11, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Graphic from The Halloween Collection on South Carolina PBS LearningMedia

Halloween was a Celtic holiday but over time, the holiday has evolved into the secular and community-based event we love today, with activities like trick-or-treating and bobbing for apples. Make slime, use math to share candy, study zombie brains, and explore the concept...

Create NEW Account to Access ETV’s LearningWhy Complete Lessons!

October 11, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Screen shot from LearningWhy website for lesson plans from South Carolina ETV Education

The new school year is underway and ETV Education has a NEW service designed to meet the needs of our South Carolina educators. We invite all SC educators to utilize ETV’s NEW, free, innovative service!

Dr. Karen Woodfaulk Discusses Available Scholarship Programs for College

October 10, 2017 - Posted in Education by Karen Hermann
Dr. Karen WoodFaulk

In this segment from Carolina Classrooms: Making College Affordable , Dr. Karen Woodfaulk, Director of Student Affairs at the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education, offers an overview of scholarship programs and a list of general eligibility requirements.

Library of Congress Letters About Literature - Call for Student Entries!

October 6, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Graphic from Library of Congress Letters About Literature website

25th Annual Letters About Lieterature Writing Competition - Students Can Win Up to $100 in the Letters About Literature Writing Contest!

Sesame Workshop Launches Groundbreaking Initiative to Help Children Cope with Traumatic Experiences

October 6, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Picture of Big Bird from Sesame

Sesame Street in Communities has expanded with a new initiative to help children overcome traumatic experiences and address difficult feelings like anxiety, grief, and anger.

Grow Your Career with a TeacherLine Graduate Credit Course

October 5, 2017 - Posted in Education by Kathy Finger
Image of male educator viewing a laptop with text: Get inspired with PBS TeacherLine Professional Development Courses!

Whether you’re working on your Masters +30, need three credits to renew your certificate, or just want to take your teaching to the next level, PBS TeacherLine facilitated courses will serve you well. These flexible, yet robust, online courses are affordable and enriching!...

2017 Constitution Day James Otis Lecture Now Online

September 27, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Judges Aphrodite Konduros and Richard Gergel from James otis Lecture 2017

The James Otis Lecture for Constitution Day 2017 was taped at the State House on Sept. 15, 2017 and is now available online . Featuring U.S. District Court Judge Richard M. Gergel and S.C. Court of Appeals Judge Aphrodite Konduros, the program topic is “Separation of Powers...

South Carolina PBS LearningMedia: Your Class Will Be Wild About These Science Resources

September 27, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Bringing Global Climate Change into the Classroom

Take your students on a learning adventure and inspire a lifelong love of science!

SAT And AP Scores Edge Up in South Carolina

September 26, 2017 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson
South Carolina Students Outpace Nation on SAT and AP Scores

South Carolina students outperformed the national average on both the SAT and Advanced Placement exams, according to the State Department of Education. The overall mean SAT score was four points higher than the national mean at 1,058—out of a potential 1,600 on the recently...

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