Education

Were You in High School in 1960? Researchers Think Your Early Education Could Shed Light on Aging

March 5, 2019 - Posted in Education by Thelisha Eaddy
Were You in High School in 1960

The “Lincoln School” was the first public school for black students in Sumter. The school was built in the late 1800s and started as a frame cottage with four classrooms. By the 1950’s, the school acquired an additional twenty classrooms, a cafeteria, a gymnasium, a library...

EOC: Family-Friendly Resources Available in Spanish

March 4, 2019 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
EOC: Family-friendly Resources Available in Spanish

The Education Oversight Committee (EOC) has created a Guide to the School and District Report Cards , providing an overview and explanation of key performance indicators of South Carolina’s 2018 School and District Report Cards released in November 2018. The document has...

Let’s Discuss the Importance of Social Emotional Learning

March 1, 2019 - Posted in Education by Kimberly Singletary
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From our Educator Guest Blogger Series “Social Emotional Learning is defined as the process through which children and adults understand and manage emotions, set and achieve positive goals, feel and show empathy for others, establish and maintain positive relationships, and...

Deconstruct the Reconstruction Contest

February 28, 2019 - Posted in Education by Kimberly Singletary
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SCETV Education presents the “DECONSTRUCT THE RECONSTRUCTION" CONTEST! Showcase your talents and skills … In support of Henry Louis Gates’ debut of the Reconstruction: America After the Civil War documentary, the ETV Education Division is promoting the creation of teacher...

Carolina Classrooms: Workforce Development

February 25, 2019 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Teacher with students in class - photo from February 2019 Carolina Classrooms

This Carolina Classroom program aired February 27 at 7:00 p.m. on SCETV on the topic of Workforce Development. Now you can view online here! Carolina Classrooms is ETV’s monthly educational series for teachers, parents and all citizens invested in the education of our...

Content Area Reading and Writing (Read to Succeed course)

February 1, 2019 - Posted in Education by K. Finger
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Help prepare your students for long-term success in reading and writing – and earn Read to Succeed (R2S) credit to boot – with this flexible course from PBS Teachers: Vocabulary as a Foundation for Learning . Although the course is primarily intended for K-3 educators,...

TeacherStep.com: Online Math PD & Grad. Credit Courses

February 1, 2019 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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TeacherStep.com offers teacher education courses for career and salary advancement that are online, self-paced and are available in both graduate credit and professional development credit formats.

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...

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

February 1, 2019 - Posted in Education by Laura Adair
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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...

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...

Reconstruction 360

January 21, 2019 - Posted in Education by Betsy Newman
Reconstruction 360 splash page

Reconstruction 360 is SCETV’s new web and mobile application that brings contemporary scholarship about Reconstruction to a project designed for mobile devices.

Governor McMaster's Education Budget

January 18, 2019 - Posted in Education by Alfred Turner
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Work is underway at the Statehouse on next year’s $9 Billion state budget which is expected to pump money into reforming the state’s public education system. Gov. McMaster sent his budget recommendations to the legislature this week. He calls for a 5 percent pay raise 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...

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
image of the U.S. 1st Amendment

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...

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