Education

SCCTA Residential Graduate Seminar at Furman – FREE for SC Teachers!

By Bette Jamison

Screen shot from Furman SCCTA website

For the tenth year, Furman University will hold a residential SCCTA graduate seminar on its campus in Greenville, SC from June 18-23, 2017. This program is entirely FREE (including free room and board on the beautiful campus of Furman University). This seminar addresses social studies and global studies standards that pertain to East Asia.

February on Knowitall

By Mimi Brown

Images from African American History Month on Knowitall

For African American History Month, Knowitall has several Collections that make it easy to find just what you need!  And if you’re feeling that you could use a bit of inspiration, check out our Conversations with Scientists & Astronauts! These committed scientists are passionate about their work. Try them out with your students and see if they ignite a new passion in science or maybe some other field!

Earn Graduate Credits Through High-Quality, Engaging PBS Courses

By Kathy Finger

Teacher in front of blackboard with arrows

Educators, what’s better than robust, convenient professional development offering interactive support and exemplary professional resources? Earning graduate credits at an affordable price! Whether you need the credits for recertification or towards a Masters +30, PBS TeacherLine can help. TeacherLine offers more than 60 facilitated, graduate credit courses in several subject areas including Technology, Math, Instructional Strategies, and more. To offer the credit, PBS partners with several accredited colleges and universities across the country.

ETV Kids: Valentine’s Day Special and More!

By Bette Jamison

Image from Peg + Cat

Don’t miss this chance with ETV Kids to show a little V-day love and explore under the Earth! Coming up Peg + Cat offer two fun programs, including a Valentine’s Day special, and Dinosaur Train presents a new, exciting one-hour special that will venture under our Earth!

PBS Student Reporting Labs Recognized Nationally

By Kaitlyn Cannon

#NewAmericans Series

To examine the experiences of immigrants in the U.S., Student Reporting Labs asked students to find stories in their own community that reflect the diversity that makes this country great. This created the #NewAmericans series, which focuses on the stories of immigration, identity and community through the eyes of teenagers.

Marian Wright Edelman

By Jackie Johnson

Marian Wright Edelman

Marian Wright Edelman, is founder and president of the Children's Defense Fund (CDF), considered by many, the nation’s strongest voice for children and families.

Born in Bennettsville, SC, in 1939, Marian is a graduate of Historically Black Spelman College, located in Atlanta, Georgia.  She would go on to graduate from Yale University Law School, and become the first African-American woman admitted to the Mississippi Bar.

ETV Education Services Survey is Complete and Results are in…ETV thanks our educators for taking time to give us feedback!

By Bette Jamison

ETV Education logo

Over 850 South Carolina educators participated in the ETV Education Services Survey for 2016-17.

Over 96% of the participants said the ETV Services they used helped to better facilitate learning …

SEE results and comments here. 

The survey results are very important in helping ETV learn the best methods to serve our educators. We are evaluating the answers/comments and working to address questions or concerns communicated.

PBS Student Reporting Labs: FROM CUBA TO AMERICA, WITH LOVE

By Kaitlyn Cannon

FROM CUBA TO AMERICA, WITH LOVE

To examine the experiences of immigrants in the U.S., Student Reporting Labs asked students to find stories in their own community that reflect the diversity that makes this country great. In the #NewAmerican series, Karol Rodriguez found his place after coming to the U.S. from Cuba, thanks in part to the mentorship of someone who had done the same.  

Carolina Classrooms: Making College Affordable - Available Online!

By Bette Jamison

Making College Affordable graphic with dollars and graduation cap

Carolina Classrooms: Making College Affordable, which originally aired live on January 25 on ETV, is now available online!.

This special edition of ETV’s education series Carolina Classrooms will provide information that is timely for students seeking financial assistance for the 2017-18 school year, plus give students and their parents the opportunity to get their questions answered!

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