Education

Jeff Maxey - 2019 South Carolina Teacher of the Year

June 13, 2018 - Posted in Education by K. Hermann
Jeff Maxey - 2019 South Carolina Teacher of the Year

On May 2, 2018, Jeff Maxey was selected as South Carolina's 2019 Teacher of the Year. A special education resource teacher at Starr Elementary School in Anderson District 3, Mr. Maxey started his career as a minister, but decided to become a teacher after visiting schools...

Bassist Reggie Workman Shares Perspective, Life Experiences with Students of Charleston Jazz Academy

June 7, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bradley Fuller
Reggie Workman at the Charleston Jazz Academy.

Working with jazz legends like John Coltrane, Art Blakey, Thelonious Monk, and numerous others has given double bassist Reggie Workman more than a little perspective on music-making. On Monday, June 4th, the eighty-year-old exponent of hard bop and avant-garde jazz shared...

SCETV PBS LearningMedia: Taking Your Summer Outdoors

June 5, 2018 - Posted in Education by Mimi Wortham-Brown
Shot of a person looking at the night sky

Challenge your students to go outside and look up at the sky! Science can be beautiful!

Erin Fox - 2018 South Carolina Teacher of the Year

June 5, 2018 - Posted in Education by K. Hermann
2018 South Carolina Teacher of the Year Erin Fox

2018 South Carolina State Teacher of the Year Erin Fox has spent the past year traveling and meeting with legislators, educators, and students. Her experiences have broadened her view of education and education policy. She shared some advice for next Teacher of the Year,...

And the Winner of ETV’s LearningWhy EduSpire Award Is…

May 31, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Mrs. Higdon pictured with student working at a computer

Congratulations Jessica Higdon, from North Charleston high school! Ms. Higdon used the lesson Critically Analyze and Understand Primary/ Secondary Resources using FDR’s 1933 Inauguration from the LearningWhy website. Her students used this lesson to create a chart or...

Celebrating Dean & Donna – ETV Education Retirees

May 31, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Overhead shot of  ETV's Idea Lab with class full of teachers

ETV Education is celebrating the outstanding careers of two wonderful professionals! Dean Byrd, Director of ETV Education, and Donna Thompson, Pre K-12Technology Trainer, will be retiring in July.

Where's Magic School Bus? SC Educators: Access SCETV’s FREE, Quality Multimedia

May 31, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Shot of Magic School Bus with students getting ready to board

SC teachers have access to a selection of Magic School Bus programs available through a partnership with the State Library! This favorite for young students and other programs from national producers are available in Knowitall.org “ETV StreamlineSC Collection.”

ETV Will Come to You! Plan Now … Free Technology Workshops at Your School

May 31, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Teachers in computer class

ETV will come to your school to provide professional development workshops to meet your needs. These workshops are FREE for South Carolina public, charter, private, home schools, and higher education pre-service teachers. We encourage you to look at the current ETV PD...

EOC Reports: Resources Available for Summer Months

May 31, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Education Oversight Committee logo

While the summer provides wonderful time for relaxation, the extra time can also unfortunately promote the summer slide for some students. The Education Oversight Committee (EOC) recommends several resources to share with students and families as they head out for the...

ETV Program Highlights for June 2018

May 31, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Man pictured tending garden wearing Urban Roots t-shirt

TV presents programs of interest to teachers and students! In June, SCETV continues the Gubernatorial Primary Debates. Join us on SCETV's Facebook page live after the debates where students discuss the issues and what is important to them. PBS Kids on ETV premieres new...

Carolina Classrooms: Celebrating Teachers - Watch Online!

May 30, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Still photo from Carolina Classrooms for May 30, 2018

Carolina Classrooms, ETV’s monthly educational series, celebrates teachers with a special program featuring segments with finalists for our new SC Teacher of the Year and profiles of other outstanding South Carolina educators. Hosted by Dr. Lemuel Watson, USC professor and...

SCETV Goes Facebook LIVE for Ready to Vote Special

May 26, 2018 - Posted in Education by Tabitha Safdi
Ready to Vote FB Live event

Join in the discussion and hear what students have to say following the gubernatorial debates this Monday and Tuesday in a special, digital-only, Facebook LIVE event. South Carolina ETV , SC Public Radio and The Post and Courier's second round of gubernatorial debates will...

Summertime and the Savings are Easy

May 24, 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!

PBS Kids Summer of Adventure

May 24, 2018 - Posted in Education by Ty Moody
PBS Kids Summer of Adventure!

PBS KIDS SUMMER OF ADVENTURE returns this year with a weekly summer movie in June and July.

"History In A Nutshell" - A New Series On Knowitall.org!

May 24, 2018 - Posted in Education by Andrew Davis
The intro to each video will feature historical figures from various parts of world history, popping out from a giant nutshell.

Last week featured the debut of Knowitall.org's newest series, called "History In A Nutshell." This series will address topics which are presently either scarce, or non-existent on Knowitall. These videos will be tied to the curriculum standards, with the help of ETV's...

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