EOC Issues Report That Examines Education of Military Connected Children

April 27, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
SC Education Oversight Committee logo

Per Act 289, passed by the SC General Assembly in 2014, the SC Education Oversight Committee (EOC) is required to develop an annual report on the educational performance of military connected children in our state.

May on Knowitall

April 27, 2017 - Posted in Education by Mimi Brown
Images from content featured on Knowitall in May

Featured in May: Keep It Real, Knowitall Healthy, Southern Campaign of the American Revolution, and author of Brown Girl Dreaming, Jacqueline Woodson. The Knowitall Calendar includes resources for World Press Freedom Day, Cinco de Mayo, Hand Hygiene Day, Mother’s Day, Armed...

FREE Webinar from PBS Kids & Other Learning Professionals: SUMMER SLIDE May 4 at 3:00 pm

April 26, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
NETA webinar for PBS Kids Summer Slide

Join PBS Kids and other out-of-school time learning professionals for a webinar to help you and your partners skip the "summer slide," the tendency for students to lose some of the achievement gains they made during the previous school year. Jennifer English, senior...

Carolina Classrooms: Summer STEAM April 26 on ETV

April 24, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
SC State Museum Telescope

How do we keep students learning over the summer and avoid the “summer slide?”

NEW Look for ETV Education Site and Service Update

April 20, 2017 - Posted in Education by Dean Byrd
ETV Education logo

For 13 years, ETV has provided a wealth of free digital media content to S.C. schools through the StreamlineSC service. This valuable service has gone through upgrades and changes along the way. We are sad to announce that Learn360 will be ending after this current school...

SC Cyber Launches “NSA Day of Cyber” School Challenge

April 19, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Screen shot of SC Cyber website

Statewide cybersecurity organization SC Cyber announces the launch of South Carolina’s “NSA Day of Cyber” School Challenge. The challenge began March 1, 2017 and will run through the end of April 2017. Participating students will take part in rigorous, real-life virtual...

Colonial Williamsburg Resource Library: The Rare Breeds & More

April 18, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Sheep from the Rare Breeds Program at Colonial Williamsburg

Sheep Week - Others have Shark Week... we have Sheep Week, to honor the fluffy, friendly, playful new lambs born each spring at Colonial Williamsburg!

Need Credit by June 30? Teachers Learn & Earn with ETV!

April 17, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Teacher outside on laptop

SC Teachers … earn your renewal credit around YOUR schedule in the comfort of YOUR own home with ETV Teacher Recertification!

Knowitall: Libraries, Literature & Learning Collection and More!

April 13, 2017 - Posted in Education by Mimi Brown
Images from content featured in April on Knowitall

In April, literacy and poetry resources abound in our Libraries, Literature & Learning Collection!

Autism Awareness & More from Sesame Street!

April 11, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Image of Big Bird and other characters from Sesame Street

Sesame Street in Communities releases a new topic each month, and this month we are highlighting autism awareness. We have some great content for parents, providers, and kids to build understanding, support families impacted by autism, and celebrate the uniqueness of all...

FREE Devices & Wireless Service for High School Students: Apply by 4/30/17

April 11, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Image from The 1 Milion Project

Through the 1Million Project, Sprint and the Sprint Foundation will provide FREE devices and wireless service to schools to connect 1 million low-income high school students who do not have home internet access.

PBS TeacherLine Recertification Courses Begin April 19

April 10, 2017 - Posted in Education by Kathy Finger
teacher with students

This April, get your taxes done by the 15th and then start a PBS TeacherLine course on the 19th! You’ll be able to earn renewal or graduate credits in time to renew your certificate AND get the support and flexibility you need to make it through this busy year-end time. Why...

Blended Learning: Making Your Classroom Interactive

April 10, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Teachers in computer class

A week-long, hands-on, 60 renewal credit, Summer class offered by ETV. Educators will discover free webtools and apps to create an interactive unit of study for their specific subject and grade level, using the technology that is available in their classroom

Calling All High School Students: Make a Short Film - Win Cash Prizes

April 10, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
2017 SC Young Filmmakers Project logo

Designed to foster media arts skills and bring attention to the next generation of South Carolina filmmakers, the Young Filmmakers Project is an annual statewide high school filmmaking competition hosted by Trident Technical College and the South Carolina Film Commission...

World History or World Geography Teacher-in-Residence at Library of Congress - Apply by April 17

April 6, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Photo of front of Library of Congress

The Educational Outreach office of the Library of Congress is seeking applications from world history or world geography teachers for a Teacher-in-Residence position during the 2017-18 school year.