Education

Forging “Magic Hammers”

August 19, 2019 - Posted in Education by George Austin
3-d rendering of hammer

From our Educator Guest Blogger Series Forging “Magic Hammers”: How Computational Thinking Can Enhance Students’ Problem Solving Skills

Out in Nature with Rudy Mancke

August 19, 2019 - Posted in Education by Dara Khaalid
Rudy Mancke and production assistant Dara Khaalid

Being able to work with Rudy Mancke was an experience I will never forget! His wealth of knowledge and confidence in front of the camera was something that amazed me every hour that I spent with him. As an aspiring journalist, I am always looking for ways to improve my...

Summer in Review: Training & Research Edition

August 9, 2019 - Posted in Education by Salandra Bowman
Teacher Training group shot

The Training & Research Team has been busy presenting and exhibiting this summer. Our team has also been in the professional development re-design lab working to create meaningful learning experiences for SC educators. We are excited to share highlights from our summer...

Turn Over a New Leaf in Your Teaching

August 8, 2019 - Posted in Education by Kathy Finger
photo of woman holding a leaf

This autumn, don’t ‘fall back’ into tired, old teaching practices – instead grow forward with a convenient, collaborative PBS TeacherLine course! Choose from more than 15 courses including 3 Read to Succeed (R2S) courses . These facilitated courses are SDE-approved for...

Jump Start Your Renewal with ETV Teacher Recertification

August 7, 2019 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Woman jumping over hurdle

ETV Teacher Recertification offers 45 courses that earn 20 renewal credits each (NO graduate credit). ELA, science, social studies, math, the arts, career education, natural history, and general education courses offered in 5 sessions throughout the year: Fall, Winter,...

Bringing Barbados to Your Classroom

August 4, 2019 - Posted in Education by Stephanie Frazier
Graphics of LearningWhy website, Beyond Barbados documentary and students in a classroom

On June 20, ETV premiered a one-hour documentary exploring the history and cultural connections between Barbados and South Carolina. Beyond Barbados: The Carolina Connection traces the extensive ties between the colonization of South Carolina and the West Indian island.

Revving Up Your Leadership Engine for This Year!

August 3, 2019 - Posted in Education by Albert Robertson
image of 'potential' gauge

From our Educator Guest Blogger Series Summer is often a time of reflection for me as a teacher and educational leader. This summer, I’ve been doing lots of thinking on the role of the leaders in our schools and in district leadership roles — our principals, our assistant...

ETV Program Highlights for August 2019

August 3, 2019 - Posted in Education by Jonathan Faulk
Image from Reconnecting Roots

In August, look for NEW episodes of MOLLY OF DENALI, DINOSAUR TRAIN and LET’S GO LUNA! Reconnecting Roots continues! It’s a new series that explores the last 150 years of American progress, culture and innovation, through interviews with Americans reconnecting to lessons...

EOC: Ten School Districts Added to Year 2 of eLearning Pilot

August 3, 2019 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
South Carolina Education Oversight Committee

This month, the Education Oversight Committee (EOC) announced that ten additional school districts have been approved to use eLearning days for school make-up days. A total of 15 districts in the state will participate in the program in the upcoming school year, including...

Women’s Equality Day is August 26 – View the Resources on Knowitall.org!

August 2, 2019 - Posted in Education by Mimi Wortham-Brown
Knowitall.org resources for Women's Equality Day - August 26

Women’s Equality Day celebrates both the passage of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote - and the idea of equality! It also celebrates organizations who work for equal opportunities for women in education and employment.

SC African American History Calendar: August Honoree - Henry Minton

August 1, 2019 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Images of Henry Minton - SC African American History Calendar - August Honoree

Henry Minton was the visionary behind Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity. Commonly known as the Boulé, an ancient Greek term for a council of chiefs, Sigma Pi Phi was formally established on May 15, 1904, becoming the first African American Greek-letter fraternity. He envisioned a...

Finland Parental Involvement

July 29, 2019 - Posted in Education by Dara Khaalid
tour of Kalliola Schoo

Parent, Roope Kivekas, and a Kalliola school administratorexplain the differences in parent involvement at a Finnish school versus an American school. About Teach Like Finland South Carolina ETV partnered with the Riley Institute to delve deeper into an issue critical to...

Finland School Curriculum

July 28, 2019 - Posted in Education by Dara Khaalid
The principal and administrator of Kalliola School

The Kalliola school’s principal and administrator explains a recent phenomenon-based lesson. The explanation speaks to the influence of modern design such as movable walls and open classroom spaces. These design consideration make the learning environment more conducive for...

Student Rewards and Homework

July 26, 2019 - Posted in Education by Dara Khaalid
Roope Kivekas

Roope Kivekas, parent of two Kalliola school students, discusses student rewards for good performance and explains what homework looks like in a Finland school. About Teach Like Finland South Carolina ETV partnered with the Riley Institute to delve deeper into an issue...

ETV Education Workshops - Beyond Barbados: The Carolina Connection

July 25, 2019 - Posted in Education by Stephanie Frazier
ETV Educations Barbados Workshops

Grant funding for Beyond Barbados: The Carolina Connection supports the following educator workshops. SCETV and partners will showcase a viewing of the documentary along with planned activities. Check out upcoming workshops that have been planned across the state of S.C. in...

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