Successfully Starting Off The School Year With Classroom Technology

By Carla Jefferson

High school students sitting around a table with a tablet with teacher engaging with them

From our Educator Guest Blogger Series

A new school year brings a fresh start for all involved.  How quickly we forget the stress that comes with the beginning of school.  Lockers, lunch numbers, and buses, oh my! Beginning a new school year with new technology can also add another layer of stress if we are not careful.  Here are a few tips and tricks that can assist you in getting off to a smooth start with your classroom technology.

60 Reasons to Love South Carolina ETV

By Kaitlyn Park

60 Reasons to love SCETV

For 60 years, South Carolina ETV has been bringing education, connections, and engagement to the people of South Carolina. Below we reflect on SCETV's coverage of South Carolina's history and the network's promise for the future.   

Get ready… here are 60 reasons to love SCETV!

Learn More with Your Peers (for Less)

By Kathy Finger

Overhead shot of teachers sitting at table using laptops, tablets and phones


This fall, make your professional development go further by learning with your national peers and spending less money doing it!

PBS TeacherLine is offering courses to begin September 12 and October 10, including several ELA courses like “Teaching Lifelong Reading Habits” and “Teaching Reading Fluency” - all for lower prices than last year!

* Yep, you read that right, PBS has LOWERED their prices for all facilitated courses this year, some by as much as 36%!

First-Ever Daniel Tiger Movie Premieres in September

By Ty Moody


On September 17, PBS KIDS will premiere the first-ever movie from the beloved Fred Rogers Productions, DANIEL TIGER’S NEIGHBORHOOD. In THE DANIEL TIGER MOVIE: WON’T YOU BE OUR NEIGHBOR?, a new family has moved to the Neighborhood of Make-Believe. It’s up to Daniel and his community to welcome the family with open arms, forging new friendships. Also, two new episodes from DANIEL TIGER’S NEIGHBORHOOD will debut throughout the week of September 17, focusing on themes such as making new friends and navigating unfamiliar social situations. 

EOC Reports on the Education of Military Connected Children in SC

By Bette Jamison

SC Education Oversight Committee logo


In 2014, the General Assembly passed Act 289, the Military Family Quality of Life Enhancement Act. The Act’s purpose is to “enhance many quality of life issues for members of the armed forces.” Part of the law requests the SC Education Oversight Committee (EOC) to develop an annual report on the educational performance of military connected children. The 2018 report, which was approved by the EOC in June 2018, provides:

ETV FREE Technology Training & New Education Team Member

By Bette Jamison

Teachers at table using laptops and tablets


ETV Education FREE Technology Training

SCETV Education provides FREE technology training at your location. Our staff trains over 3,000 South Carolina teachers face-to-face every school year. ETV's trainers specialize in webtools, iPads and Google, as well as all of the wonderful SCETV resources.

Our training service is available to South Carolina public, private, charter schools, and home school associations. We are also available to do presentations for colleges/pre-service teachers.  

ETV Program Highlights for September 2018

By Jonathan Faulk

Screen shot from video, the Amazing Human Body - 3-part series


ETV presents programs of interest to teachers and students! In September, enjoy our new By the River series with lowcountry authors, participate in the Great American Read and continue with the Mark Twain series! Don’t miss ETV’s Carolina Classrooms: Making College Affordable plus the premiere of Daniel Tiger Movie: Won’t You Be Our Neighbor? … SCETV is your destination for learning!