Education

EOC Hosts Martin's Math Club Teacher Appreciation Night

February 1, 2019 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Education Overnight Committee's Martin's Math Club logo

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 teachers and students in grades Kindergarten through 8th grade to win two free tickets to a University of South Carolina...

Summer 2019 PD Opportunities from ETV - BOOK Early!

February 1, 2019 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Kids of many ages with video tablet

This summer why not have ETV provide engaging Professional Development for your teachers? Book one or more days with an ETV Instructional Technology Specialist at no cost to your school or district! Your location needs to have internet access for participants (some may be...

ETV Program Highlights for February 2019

February 1, 2019 - Posted in Education by Jonathan Faulk
Redeeming Uncle Tom: The Josiah Henson Story

February provides a wide array of interesting programs including new episodes of PBS KIDS Pinkalicious & Peterrific, even a Valentine’s Day special!

SC African American History Calendar - February Honoree: David "Dave the Potter" Drake

February 1, 2019 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Image of David "Dave the Potter" Drake  - February Honoree SC African American History Calendar

David Drake, also known as “Dave the Potter” and “Dave the Slave,” (c.1801-c.1870) was an American potter who lived in Edgefield, S.C. Dave produced alkaline-glazed stoneware jugs between the 1820s and 1860s. As an enslaved African, he often signed his works “Dave,” and is...

ETV Education’s Educator Guest Blogger Series

February 1, 2019 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Hands on keyboard

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...

Lights! Camera! Integrate! Impacting Students and Your Curriculum Through Video/Green Screen Project Based Learning

February 1, 2019 - Posted in Education by Laura Adair
assorted images from student green-screen projects

From our Educator Guest Blogger Series “You've clearly stolen their hearts,” What a joy to read this recently from a teacher whose class I’ve been working with this year. In all fairness, here’s the rest of the sentence “as every group wants to do another green screen video...

Let’s Go! | S.C. Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum

February 1, 2019 - Posted in Education by Tabitha Safdi
S.C. Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum

Founded in 1896, the South Carolina Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum is the third oldest museum in the state. The museum focuses on South Carolina’s military history from the Revolutionary War to the present. “History is about people,” says Joe Long, Curator of...

Let’s Go! | H. L. Hunley

February 1, 2019 - Posted in Education by Tabitha Safdi
H. L. Hunley

The Civil War-era was one of industrious innovation and sweeping economic and cultural change. On February 17th, 1864, the H. L. Hunley became the first successful combat submarine in world history with the sinking of the USS Housatonic. After completing her mission, she...

Let’s Go! | Woodrow Wilson Family Home

February 1, 2019 - Posted in Education by Tabitha Safdi
Woodrow Wilson Home

The Woodrow Wilson Family Home is South Carolina's only remaining presidential site. The home is now a museum featuring the history of Reconstruction. The home was built in 1871 when, at the age of 14, “Tommy” Woodrow Wilson and his family moved to Columbia. According to...

Let’s Go | Mann-Simons Site

February 1, 2019 - Posted in Education by Tabitha Safdi
Mann-Simons Site

On the corner of Marion and Richland streets in downtown Columbia stands the Mann-Simons site. The Mann-Simons Site was a collection of commercial and domestic spaces owned and operated by the same African American family from at least 1843 until 1970. Only one house stands...

Time of Tradition and Transition: A Symposium on the South and World War I - March 14-15, 2019 - Lander University

February 1, 2019 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Lander Symposium on the South and World War I - Time, Tradition and Transition

Lander University is primed to further understanding of how World War I affected the South in this centennial year of the war’s conclusion. Greenwood has had debate on commemoration because the local war memorial listed fallen soldiers’ names by race. Local American Legion...

SCETV PBS LearningMedia: Contextualizing the March on Washington & More

February 1, 2019 - Posted in Education by Mimi Wortham-Brown
Image from PBS LearningMedia - March on Washington

Contextualizing the March on Washington The 1963 March on Washington was a promise of unity. Help your students appreciate the significance of this event – and its role in the larger Civil Rights Movement. Discover more in this collection of lesson plans, firsthand accounts...

"M" is for Museum of Education

February 1, 2019 - Posted in Education by Alfred Turner
South Carolina From A to Z

"M" is for Museum of Education. Founded in 1977, the Museum of Education was established as a repository for archives, references, and artifacts related to the culture of educational life in South Carolina. It later expanded to house selected archival collections related to...

ETV Teacher Recertification WINTER Session: Registration STILL Open

January 29, 2019 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Screen shot from Between the Waters and photo of Rudy Mancke

ETV Teacher Recertification courses are approved by the South Carolina Department of Education for SC educators. Over 50 courses for 20 renewal credits each, facilitated online/self-paced. Cost: $75 each. Plus, Natural History In and Out of the Classroom with Rudy Mancke...

PBS Bootcamp: Power Up Shared Reading

January 29, 2019 - Posted in Education by Kathy Finger
image of children listening to a book reading

Educators, Looking for inspiration and motivation in the new year? Need PD that fits your busy schedule? Sign up for PBS TeacherLine's PD Bootcamp: Power Up Shared Reading! This all-new, five-day professional development bootcamp for K-3 teachers will give you the chance to...

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