Jump Start Your Renewal Plans with ETV Teacher Recertification!

By Bette Jamison

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ETV Teacher Recertification offers 50+ courses that earn 20 renewal credits each (NO graduate credit). Language arts, science, social studies, mathematics, the arts, and general education courses - all approved by the SC Department of Education for SC teachers, facilitated online/self-paced, $75 each.

2017 Constitution Day James Otis Lecture: September 15 at 1:00 p.m.

By Bette Jamison

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The South Carolina Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates (SC ABOTA) presents the Ninth Annual James Otis Lecture Series in observance of National Constitution Day. The topic for the 2017 James Otis Lecture is the “Separation of Powers and the Judges’ Role in our Constitutional System.” 

ETV StreamlineSC Collection – Links to Series & Programs

By Mimi Brown

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ETV has provided a wealth of free digital media content to SC schools through the StreamlineSC service for over a dozen years.  StreamlineSC has gone through upgrades and changes along the way and the Learn360 national resources available over the last several years as the content base in StreamlineSC will no longer be offered as of August 31, 2017. South Carolina educators and students will retain access to quality, FREE multimedia resources in “StreamlineSC Collection” and national content in South Carolina’s PBS LearningMedia.

Be Prepared … NEW ETV Services Coming in August!

By Dean Byrd

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SC educators will retain access to FREE resources in “StreamlineSC Collection” and national content in South Carolina’s PBS LearningMedia. Even though the Learn360 content base provided for the last few years in ETV’s StreamlineSC will be ending August 31, 2017 due to funding decreases and new services for the 2017-18 school year, SC Teachers will continue to have access to free multimedia!

School’s Out, School’s In (for YOU!)

By Kathy Finger

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Teachers, woohoo, school’s out - time to sleep in! And maybe to cut back on coffee... But it’s not time to cut back on learning, and this summer you’re the student! Get going with a quick self-paced course and then deep-dive into a six-week facilitated course for credit. PBS TeacherLine offers several options to choose from so you can enjoy your summer AND be ready to take your teaching to the next level this fall! 

News from PBS Education and PBS LearningMedia!

By Bette Jamison

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Now Live: Ready To Learn Portal in PBS LearningMedia
Since 1995, CPB, PBS, and local member stations have worked in partnership through the Ready To Learn (RTL) initiative to develop evidence-based educational TV programs and activities. These resources and accompanying outreach efforts have focused on supporting teachers, parents, and caregivers as they work with young learners to build early science and literacy skills.

Get Ready for the Total Solar Eclipse August 21, 2017

By Bette Jamison

Total Solar Eclipse in South Carolina

For the first time in nearly 100 years, on August 21, 2017, a total solar eclipse will sweep across the entire United States, from Oregon to South Carolina, and our state will serve as the exit state for this natural phenomenon. A total solar eclipse is when the Sun is covered entirely by the Moon, the sky deeply darkens, the temperature cools, and the Sun’s corona becomes visible. To find out the exact time of the start and end of the eclipse and totality for your specific area, use the following interactive map provided by NASA.

July on Knowitall

By Mimi Brown

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Feeling a bit like sitting in the air conditioning and doing as little as possible? Try these great virtual tours, videos and photos now available on Knowitall! They’re great for enlightening you on many subjects and keeping your brain engaged while your body takes a well-deserved time out!

In July, we want to bring your attention to quite a bit of new content on Knowitall and also to some items that we hope will be helpful to you by visiting often! Visit ​These Areas Frequently, So You Won’t Miss a Thing!