Education

Educators: FREE PD on Content & Tools Offered by SCETV

January 7, 2019 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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SC Educators … SCETV trainers will come to your school to provide quality professional development workshops to meet your needs. We offer a variety of workshops for Pre-K to 12 educators and for Pre-Service teachers at Colleges and Universities. These workshops are FREE for...

EOC: Martin’s Math Club Teacher Appreciation Nights

January 7, 2019 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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The Education Oversight Committee (EOC) will host two Teacher Appreciation Nights for Martin’s Math Club teachers! Martin's Math Club, Season 3 is rolling along with many SC teachers and students participating in the program! The contest provides the opportunity for...

ETV Education’s Educator Guest Blogger Series

January 7, 2019 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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ETV Education’s Educator Guest Blogger Series , featuring South Carolina educators recognized for innovation in the classroom, kicked-off in August 2018. Our guest bloggers include additional PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovator winners, educators who earn the new PBS Media...

ETV Program Highlights for January 2019

January 7, 2019 - Posted in Education by Jonathan Faulk
Highlights from January programs including Victoria, Finding Your Roots, We'll Met Again and Nova: The Day the Dinosaurs Died

January provides a wide array of interesting programs from PBS KIDS Odd Squad: Odds and Ends to the start of a new season of Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates; from the South Carolina Governor’s Inauguration on January 9 to a special about the life of George...

Enhancing Social Studies Instruction Through the Use of Technology: Interactive Webtools and Websites for the Classroom

January 7, 2019 - Posted in Education by Brian Day
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From our Educator Guest Blogger Series A popular misconception about history is that it is outdated and only deals with the past, thus newer technology does not apply. This could not be further from the truth. Technology has always been an integral part since the beginning...

Natural History & Between the Waters Courses + More Set to Start!

January 7, 2019 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Images from ETV Teacher recertification courses

SC educators can earn renewal credit with ETV Teacher Recertification online courses – all approved by the SC Department of Education. 50+ courses for 20 renewal credits each, plus Rudy Mancke’s Natural History: In and Out of the Classroom course for 60 renewal credits...

PBS KIDS Debuts New Movie As Season Finale of Family-Favorite Series ODD SQUAD

January 6, 2019 - Posted in Education by Mimi Wortham-Brown
Photo from Odd Squad: Odds and Ends premiering Monday, Jan. 21

On Monday, January 21, PBS KIDS will premiere a brand new one-hour movie from the multiple Emmy Award-winning series, ODD SQUAD . The live-action series, from The Fred Rogers Company and Sinking Ship Entertainment, focuses on the Odd Squad, a kid-run agency whose mission is...

Winter Break: Bake Cookies or Grow Your Teaching Skills?

December 31, 2018 - Posted in Education by K. Finger
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Break-out your baking pans because you don't have to choose! With a 'mini' pd course from PBS Teachers, you'll have plenty of time left over for baking cookies, visiting family, and whatever else keeps you busy over the holidays. These self-paced courses can help you grow...

SC African American History Calendar 2019 - January Honoree, Steve Benjamin

December 24, 2018 - Posted in Education by mbrown
Photos of SC African American History Calendar 2019 and January honoree, Mayor Steve Benjamin

Mayor Steve Benjamin, Columbia’s first African American mayor, was elected in a record-turnout election in 2010. He made it his mission to shape the Capital City into the most talented, educated and entrepreneurial city in America. His devotion to Columbia began in 1990...

ETV Education’s Educator Guest Blogger Series

December 20, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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ETV Education’s Educator Guest Blogger Series Featuring South Carolina educators recognized for innovation in the classroom, kicked-off this school year! Our guest bloggers include additional PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovator winners, educators who earn the new PBS Media...

Plan Your FREE ETV PD on Content and Tools Today

December 10, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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ETV trainers will come to your school to provide quality professional development workshops to meet your needs. We offer a variety of workshops for Pre-K to 12 educators and for Pre-Service teachers at Colleges and Universities. These workshops are FREE for South Carolina...

NPR Student Podcast Challenge

December 9, 2018 - Posted in Education by Alfred Turner
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Have something to say? Now is your chance. We're inviting students around the country to create a podcast, then — with the help of a teacher — compete for a chance to win our grand prize and have your work appear on NPR. Be a part of the first-ever NPR Student Podcast...

Extend the Learning - All Through the Holidays! Knowitall.org

December 7, 2018 - Posted in Education by Mimi Wortham-Brown
Images from content featured in December 2018 on Knowitall.org

This month, we’re excited to bring to your attention not one, but two new segments on the history of The Space Race ! Episode 4 of History In A Nutshell is ready for viewing ! We also have news about the South Carolina African American History Calendar . And we simply...

6th Annual Oratorical Contest for Midlands Middle School Students, February 23, 2019

December 7, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Flyer from 6th Annual Oratorical Contest for Midlands Middle School Students, February 23, 2019

Attention Midlands Teachers: Contest open to middle school students in Richland, Fairfield, Lexington, and Newberry counties. Mandatory orientation and workshop! Monetary Prizes Awarded. Richland County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. presents: 6 th...

50th Edition, Guest Blogger Series and Free Services

November 29, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Images from ETV Education, Guest Blogger Series, LearningWhy, Knowitall.org and PBS LearningMedia

This issue is the 50th edition of the ETV Education ed-news bulletin with news just for you! The ed-news provides short bulleted information, linking to the Education Blog. It is produced 10 times a year (the November/December – this edition – is a dual issue and there is...

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