Busy? PBS TeacherLine Has Got You Covered

May 8, 2019 - Posted in Education by K. Finger
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Teachers, we KNOW you’re busy, so if you need to earn renewal or graduate credits to recertify by June 30, don’t miss PBS TeacherLine’s courses beginning May 15. These courses offer the high-quality PD you need to make a difference in your teaching and career - with all the...

ETV Teacher Recertification: Earn Credit by June 30 (or Later)

May 7, 2019 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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ETV Teacher Recertification offers South Carolina teachers a variety of online, self-paced courses approved by SDE for 20 renewal credits.

ETV Education’s Educator Guest Blogger Series

May 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, continue to provide interesting and relevant ideas for SC teachers! Our guest bloggers include additional PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovator...

Women Vision SC – NEW SCETV Multimedia Initiative

May 1, 2019 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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“If you see it, you believe it and then you can become it…” Those words – from one of 11 interviews -- capture the spirit of SCETV’s new initiative, Women Vision SC , which launches in May. The initiative is designed to focus on extraordinary women in South Carolina as they...

ETV Education Welcomes New Director of Training and Research

May 1, 2019 - Posted in Education by Stephanie Frazier
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We are excited to welcome Salandra Bowman as ETV’s new Director of Training and Research. In this role, Salandra will lead the newly formed Training and Research team in the coordination of professional development activities for educators across the state. She will also...

EOC Reports: Resources Available for Summer Months

May 1, 2019 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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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 these valuable resources to share with students and families as the summer break...

ETV Program Highlights for May 2019

May 1, 2019 - Posted in Education by Jonathan Faulk
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ETV presents a wide array of interesting programs for teachers and students! In May, you’ll find new PBS KIDS programs that highlight citizenship and celebrate Mother’s Day. Don’t miss the National Memorial Day Concert May 26, plus other special Memorial Day and Armed...

STEAM Education: More than Engineering Pinterest Challenges

April 29, 2019 - Posted in Education by Megan McNinch
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From our Educator Guest Blogger Series What is STEAM? STEM...STEAM...STREAM...HAMSTER education has recently received a big push around the world. Each letter in the acronyms stands for a different subject: S - Science T - Technology E - Engineering A - Art M - Mathematics...

SC African American History Calendar - May Honoree: Jannie Harriot

April 20, 2019 - Posted in Education
SC African American History Calendar - May Honoree: Jannie Harriot

Jannie Harriot, daughter of the late James and Marvell Bradley Harriot, was born in Wilmington, N.C. and grew up in Hartsville, S.C. She graduated from Butler High School in Hartsville and attended Talladega College in Alabama. She went on to receive a B.S. from...

Earn 3 Graduate Credits for Recertification or +30 Credential

April 12, 2019 - Posted in Education by K. Finger
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Are you on track to renew your teaching certificate or advance it with a +30 credential? Move things along this spring by earning 3 graduate credits with a PBS TeacherLine course!

ETV FREE Technology Training for Summer - Schedule NOW!

April 12, 2019 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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ETV Education provides engaging, innovative technology training at no cost to your school or district! Now is the time to schedule one or more days this summer with an ETV Instructional Technology Specialist. Choose from seven full-day classes on a variety of technology...

Better Together: Collaboration and Technology Integration

April 11, 2019 - Posted in Education by Emily Molin
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From our Educator Guest Blogger Series I will always consider myself a teacher first. I taught high school Spanish for twelve years before transitioning over to the position of Media Specialist at my current school. The news stories of teachers leaving the profession in...

PBS KIDS Celebrates Earth Month - Explore the Outdoors

April 9, 2019 - Posted in Education by Ty Moody
PBS Kids - Explore Outdoors

In celebration of Earth Month, PBS KIDS has announced a slate of all-new episodes, games and activities to encourage kids and families to get outside and enjoy nature. Beginning April 15, 2019 , viewers will be able to enjoy a special week of adventures from WILD KRATTS ,...

Deconstruct the Reconstruction - The Winners

April 9, 2019 - Posted in Education by Kimberly Singletary
Deconstruct the Reconstruction

In support of Henry Louis Gates, Jr.'s debut of the Reconstruction: America after the Civil War documentary, the ETV Education Division promoted the creation of teacher and student created content centered on important themes from the Reconstruction Era. The Deconstruct the...

April 2019 on Knowitall

April 7, 2019 - Posted in Education by Mimi Wortham-Brown
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On Knowitall , our Collections make it easy to find the resources you need for April 2019! Literacy and poetry resources abound in our Libraries, Literature & Learning Collection! (You may be surprised at the wealth of content that resides there – and it’s available the...