Education

March 2019 on Knowitall.org

By Mimi Wortham-Brown

Images from Womens History Collection, National Nutrition Month, World Storytelling Day and South Carolina Day

Women’s History & National Nutrition Month Plus South Carolina Day Resources & More on Knowitall.org! Knowitall brings you an abundance of content for Women’s History and National Nutrition Month—and it’s all so easy to locate—just a few clicks away! We also have numerous resources for South Carolina Day. See below for details! We hope you’ll enjoy exploring—and please encourage your students and their parents to do the same!

Deconstruct the Reconstruction Contest ... Enter Today!

By Kimberly Singletary

Deconstruct the Reconstruction Contest graphic

SCETV Education presents the “DECONSTRUCT THE RECONSTRUCTION" CONTEST!  

Showcase your talents and skills … Enter to WIN!

In support of Henry Louis Gates’ debut of the Reconstruction: America After the Civil War documentary, the ETV Education Division is promoting the creation of teacher and student created content centered on important themes from the Reconstruction Era.

Share Your Voice – Educator Survey & Listening Sessions

By Stephanie Frazier

ETV Education logo

Each year, through the Annual Educator SurveyETV Education provides an opportunity for SC teachers, staff and administrators to provide input on the types of services and resources that would benefit you, our valued South Carolina educators. This year, in addition to the annual survey, we will host listening sessions across the state during the Spring and Summer. Based on educator input, ETV has created many well-loved seriescollections, customized lesson plans in LearningWhy, and resources. We are here to serve you!

Carolina Classrooms: Workforce Development February 27 on SCETV

By Bette Jamison

Teacher with students in class - photo from February 2019 Carolina Classrooms

Mark your calendar to tune in February 27 at 7:00 p.m. on SCETV when the topic on Carolina Classrooms is Workforce Development.Carolina Classrooms is ETV’s monthly educational series for teachers, parents and all citizens invested in the education of our children.  Hosted by ETV Education’s Kimberly Singletary, the Carolina Classrooms February 27th edition explores CATE programs and community partnerships that teach students vocational skills to prepare them for the workforce.

March into Spring: NEW ETV Teacher Recertification Course

By Bette Jamison

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ETV provides quality professional development for South Carolina educators, continuing its strong commitment to education. ETV Teacher Recertification offers 50 online courses, PLUS one NEW course. ALL courses approved by the SC Department of Education for 20 renewal credits for our SC teachers.

Telehealth is “A Game-Changer” at Mary Bramlett Elementary School

By John Lewis

Gaffney South Carolina

In rural South Carolina, where access to healthcare can be limited, schools are looking for ways to bring care to their students. At Mary Bramlett Elementary School in Gaffney, the school has partnered with the Medical University of South Carolina to bring specialty care to students through telehealth. Students visit the school nurse’s office and connect digitally to a provider.

“Thanks to telehealth, we have more resources to educate the whole child,” said Johnnette Nesbitt, the school’s principal.

SCETV Wins National Award for, “The Southern Campaign of the American Revolution” Video Series

By Adrienne Fairwell

 SCETV Wins National Award for, “The Southern Campaign of the American Revolution” Video Series

Columbia, SC—SC Educational Television has received a National Educational Telecommunications Association (NETA) Award for the category Instructional Media-Teacher Resource for "The Southern Campaign of the American Revolution" an eight-part series with accompanying lesson plans for K-12 history students. Each module of "The Southern Campaign" includes a short video episode, photos, maps and online curriculum suggestions for teachers.

PBS NewHour Student Reporting Labs and FrogWatch USA

By Kaitlyn Cannon

Legacy Charter Early College Student Reporting Lab

It was a rainy and hazy Saturday morning in Greenville, South Carolina as student journalists from Legacy Charter Early College High School walked into the building of FrogWatch USA's volunteer training meeting. During the training meeting, the volunteers were learning how to correctly monitor frog and toad sounds. As the students set up their cameras and began recording the meeting, different frog and toad calls echoed throughout the room.

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