EOC Reports: A Solution to School Make-up Days?

February 25, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
SC Education Oversight Committee

A solution to inclement weather make-up days may soon be a reality for SC school districts. On April 9, Dr. Tom Wilson, Superintendent of Anderson School District 5, presented to the Education Oversight Committee (EOC) on his district’s proposed eLearning Initiative for...

ETV Summer PD Workshops: FREE for SC Teachers – Register NOW!

February 25, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Teachers in class in SCETV's Idea Lab

Looking for Professional Development opportunities this summer? ETV is offering three, FREE workshops in Columbia: Wednesday, June 20: Google Has your school “gone Google” and you feel left behind? Spend a day with ETV and we will help you keep up. We will cover Classrooms...

Summertime and the Savings are Easy

February 25, 2018 - Posted in Education by Kathy Finger
Save with PBS TeacherLine this summer!

PBS TeacherLine and ETV have extended their 20% course discount to include summer courses beginning June 13, 2018 - - PLUS popular course RDLA152 has been reduced to $300 for the whole summer -- so it’s a great time to invest in P.D. and save big too!

Earn Credit by June 30th (or Later) with ETV Teacher Recertification

February 25, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Teacher on laptop similing

ETV Teacher Recertification offers South Carolina teachers a variety of online, self-paced courses approved by the SC Department of Education for 2 0 renewal credits each. Courses available in many content areas and THREE NEW courses added!

ETV Program Highlights for May 2018

February 25, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Screen shot of The Great American Read website

ETV presents programs of interest to teachers and students! In May, SCETV features The Great American Read premiering on May 22, SC Gubernatorial Primary Debates and Royal Wedding specials! Don’t miss premiere programs in Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood and the new Pinkalicious...

"W" is for Wofford College

February 23, 2018 - Posted in Education by Walter Edgar
South Carolina from A to Z logo

“W" is for Wofford College. A four-year liberal arts college in Spartanburg, Wofford was founded with a bequest from the Methodist minister and Spartanburg native Benjamin Wofford. The General Assembly granted a charter in 1851 and the then all-male college opened in 1854...

March is Music In Our Schools Month® (MIOSM®)

February 22, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Music In Our School Month logo - Music Connects Us

March has been officially designated by the National Association for Music Education (NAfME) for the observance of Music In Our Schools Month® (MIOSM ® ), the time of year when music education becomes the focus of schools across the nation. MIOSM began as a single statewide...

Cedar Waxwings

February 21, 2018 - Posted in Education by Alfred Turner
Cedar Waxwing

A listener finds a flock of Cedar Waxwings drinking in his backyard.

New Courses – Just in Time for June Recertification!

February 19, 2018 - Posted in Education by Kathy Finger
Dart board with three darts

Hooray, PBS TeacherLine is offering three new ELA courses plus two new science courses this spring! Altogether, 16 courses are offered to begin March 14 and end April 24 – perfect for earning renewal or graduate credits in time for this year’s June 30th recertification...

Find Content You Need on African American History—All in One Place—Knowitall!

February 16, 2018 - Posted in Education by Mimi Wortham-Brown
Images from African American History Collection on Knowitall

Knowitall Collections make it easy to find what you need! You may even find things you didn't know you needed! Check out our African American History Collection and Martin Luther King Day Collection , plus more! Explore these timely Collections now!

Pinkalicious and Peterrific Encourages Kids 3-5 in Music, Dance, Theater and Visual Arts!

February 16, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Screen shot of Pinkalicious and Peterrific website on PBS Kids

Pinkalicious and Peterrific premieres Feb. 19-23! Pinkalicious imagines creative possibilities everywhere she looks. Aimed at kids age 3-5, this NEW series encourages young viewers to engage in the creative arts and self-expression, including music, dance, theater and...

ETV Education Adds New Wi-Fi Manager to Support PreK & Afterschool Initiatives

February 8, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
ETV Education logo

ETV Education is excited to announce the addition of Ms. Kimberly Singletary as the new Wi-Fi Manager to support our PreK and Afterschool initiatives.

Results Are In … ETV Education Thanks Recent Survey Participants for Feedback

February 5, 2018 - Posted in Education by Dean Byrd
Students in classroom on tablets

Over 650 South Carolina educators participated in our annual ETV Education Services Survey for 2017-18. Over 93% of the participants said the ETV Services they used helped to better facilitate learning.

SCETV’s LearningWhy Complete Lessons – Create Your FREE Account, FB + More

February 1, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Screen shot of LearningWhy website

This school year, SCETV Education “rolled out” a new service designed to promote student achievement, celebrate best teaching practices and meet the needs of our South Carolina educators! LearningWhy offers complete Pre-K-12 classroom lessons for one-to-one environments and...

A Literary Tour of SC: Dinah Johnson - In Person!

February 1, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Dinah Johnson from A Literary Tour of South Carolina

Dinah Johnson, one of the South Carolina authors featured in SCETV's series entitled A Literary Tour of South Carolina , will be at the Richland County Library in Columbia, SC, Saturday, February 3 at 10:30 a.m. Learn more : Born in...