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Sesame Street Special Airs in April

April 9, 2020 - Posted in Education
Elmos Playdate

Sesame Street: Elmo’s Playdate Will Offer Families a Moment of Joy and Connection in Challenging Times During this challenging time, what if kids could connect with their Sesame Street pals for a virtual playdate filled with fun, stories, and songs? Coming to you from Elmo'...

Stephanie Haecherl’s 2nd Grade Students

April 9, 2020 - Posted in Education by Karen Hermann and Stephanie Haecherl
Teacher on Zoom

We ‘re almost through our first month of eLearning in South Carolina. It hasn’t always been smooth and easy, but as lesson plans move from classrooms to living rooms, bedrooms, and even laundry rooms, you can count on South Carolina teachers to come up with creative and...

Why verification might be THE most important word you teach your students in 2020

April 8, 2020 - Posted in Education by Frank Baker
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From our Educator Guest Blogger Series Not enough of us, including our students, are verifying what we consume. There, I said it. That’s incredibly important now that, in the midst of the Coronavirus pandemic, more and more fake news and disinformation is being shared via...

Empty classroom issues ... where at home do I set-up?

April 8, 2020 - Posted in Education by Christy Nexsen
Students using ipads in a classroom

Christy Nexsen teaches third grade at Manning Primary School in Clarendon County School District 2. She’s found creative ways to keep her students engaged while they are learning at home. This is my classroom that is set up and ready to go at school! I write and put...

Distance Learning Resources from PBS LearningMedia

March 30, 2020 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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As teachers, students, and families deal with school closures, PBS LearningMedia producers and educators have come together to curate a special collection of resources organized by grade and subject area. Find videos, lesson plans, and activities that support learning at...

DIY Science Experiments and More At-Home Activities

March 30, 2020 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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Find Activities for Learning at Home with Full-Time Kid Being home can be tough for students, but there are still plenty of ways to learn and grow outside of the classroom. Get creative with DIY science experiments, homemade bird feeder tutorials and tips on mastering card...

Language resources for learners

March 30, 2020 - Posted in Education by Stephanie Frazier
World Languages subject area page on Knowitall.org

A number of learning resources are available to support world languages during this time. The Education team reached out to our friends at the SC State Library and also searched our PBS and ETV resources to identify helpful tools. Do you have others we should add to this...

Programs for National Autism Awareness Month on SCETV PBS KIDS March 30-April 21

March 30, 2020 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Arthur - When Carl Met George - Programming for National Autism Awareness Month from PBS KIDS

For National Autism Awareness Month, SCETV PBS KIDS will air episodes featuring characters with Autism, including new episodes from DINOSAUR TRAIN and SESAME STREET, March 30 April 21.

April 2020 on Knowitall

March 30, 2020 - Posted in Education by Mimi Wortham-Brown
Images from content featured in April 2020 on Knowitall.org

This Month on Knowitall.org: At-Home Learning resources and instructional materials are available from South Carolina ETV and the SC Department of Education. Find more information and links below. For School Library Month and National Poetry Month, literacy, storytelling,...

Digital classrooms ... learning in the fast lane

March 30, 2020 - Posted in Education by Christy Nexsen
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From our Educator Guest Blogger Series I do not think I have ever been more proud of the teaching profession than I have in the last week. That is no small statement considering I have been teaching for over 20 years. We have pulled together in such a way that nobody should...

Early learning services expanded with Bright by Text

March 29, 2020 - Posted in Education by Stephanie Frazier
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SCETV’s Education Division is ramping up its emphasis on early learning and literacy. Last month, we hired a new Early Learning and Literacy Coordinator and introduced new professional development sessions for early learning educators . We continue to build upon programming...

EOC: Support for families helping students learn at home

March 29, 2020 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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During this time of uncertainty, the SC Education Oversight Committee (EOC) has been working to provide assistance to school districts as they implement emergency eLearning due to school closures. During the last two years, the EOC has worked with 15 SC school districts...

April 2020 ETV program highlights

March 28, 2020 - Posted in Education by Jonathan Faulk
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ETV presents programs of interest to teachers and students! PBS KIDS provides holiday-themed episodes for Easter, Earth Day and Arbor Day. Don’t miss premieres of the Wild Kratts special and the World on Fire series on Masterpiece , all in April!

South Carolina ETV reimagines mission-driven partnership with the S.C. Department of Education in response to COVID-19

March 19, 2020 - Posted in Education
SCETV/SCDE Partnership

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina ETV (SCETV) today announced a plan in partnership with the S.C. Department of Education (SCDE) to broadcast streamlined, curriculum-based programming for the state’s pre-K through 12th grade students in response to mandatory school closures...

March into Spring: New renewal courses + free offer

March 18, 2020 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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ETV provides quality professional development for South Carolina educators, continuing our strong commitment to education. ETV Teacher Recertification offers over 25 online courses, plus several NEW Natural History courses. Courses earn 20 renewal credits each and are...

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