Education

Carolina Classrooms: Science - View Online!

November 25, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Girl wearing t-shrt that says, "Think like a proton - always positive."

Carolina Classrooms : Science! Now online! Carolina Classrooms is ETV’s monthly educational series for teachers, parents and all citizens invested in the education of our children and this is the last edition of our featured series for 2018.

12 Ways Technology Can Support Authentic Learning

November 1, 2018 - Posted in Education by Karen Ogen
Students using technology in the classroom

From our Educator Guest Blogger Series Students and Technology The Pew Research Center reports that 95% of teens own a Smartphone and roughly half of those students admit being online “almost constantly.” Kids today aren’t just using cell phones, these devices are becoming...

Giant Sacaton Grass | Expeditions Shorts

October 30, 2018 - Posted in Education by Patrick McMillan
sporobolus wrightii plant

Naturalist Patrick McMillan visits the Appleton-Whittell Research Ranch in Arizona where some of the last remaining Giant Sacaton Grass is found. Expeditions with Patrick McMillan is presented nationally by South Carolina ETV through American Public Television (APT).

Montezuma Quail | Expeditions Shorts

October 24, 2018 - Posted in Education by Patrick McMillan
man holding bird

At the National Audubon Research Ranch in Arizona, Naturalist Patrick McMillan discusses the study of the Montezuma quail, a secretive bird ranging from Mexico into the southwest US. Expeditions with Patrick McMillan is presented nationally by South Carolina ETV through...

Northern Pine Snake | Expeditions Shorts

October 17, 2018 - Posted in Education by Patrick McMillan
photo of a northern pine snake on the ground

Naturalist Patrick McMillan handles a Northern Pine Snake in the wild at the Francis Marion National Forest in South Carolina. Expeditions with Patrick McMillan is presented nationally by South Carolina ETV through American Public Television (APT).

Venus Flytrap | Expeditions Shorts

October 10, 2018 - Posted in Education by Patrick McMillan
photo of venus flytraps in the wild

While visiting the Apalachicola National Forest in Florida, Naturalist Patrick McMillan explains the mechanics behind the moving parts of a plant that feeds on insects – the Venus flytrap. Expeditions with Patrick McMillan is presented nationally by South Carolina ETV...

Longleaf Pine Flatwoods | Expeditions Shorts

October 3, 2018 - Posted in Education by Patrick McMillan
photo of a forest

Naturalist Patrick McMillan walks through a fire-maintained pineland in the Apalachicola National Forest in Florida, describing the flora that thrives in this habitat. Expeditions with Patrick McMillan is presented nationally by South Carolina ETV through American Public...

Ideas for Teachers to Incorporate Digital Citizenship into Their Instruction

September 29, 2018 - Posted in Education by Ashley Fort
Teacher in front of classroom of students with tablets

From our Educator Guest Blogger Series Many teachers feel overwhelmed by everything they already have to do in the classroom each day and can’t imagine having to do one more thing! Many teachers using technology complain about the management aspect of 1:1 initiatives...

Carolina Classrooms: Making College Affordable - Available Online Now!

September 26, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Young woman holding school books and holding out money

Kicking off the new season in ETV’s Carolina Classrooms series is our annual Making College Affordable special on September 26, 7:00-8:00 p.m. Financial aid professionals from colleges and agencies across the state will explain the various types of aid available and offer...

Slave Cabin | Expeditions Shorts

September 26, 2018 - Posted in Education by Patrick McMillan
photo of an old dilapidated slave cabin

Located on an antebellum plantation near the coast of South Carolina is an abandoned slave cabin in which Naturalist Patrick McMillan discovers wildlife now making a home. Expeditions with Patrick McMillan is presented nationally by South Carolina ETV through American...

Successfully Starting Off The School Year With Classroom Technology

September 14, 2018 - Posted in Education by Carla Jefferson
High school students sitting around a table with a tablet with teacher engaging with them

From our Educator Guest Blogger Series A new school year brings a fresh start for all involved. How quickly we forget the stress that comes with the beginning of school. Lockers, lunch numbers, and buses, oh my! Beginning a new school year with new technology can also add...

Resources for Healthy Nutrition

August 29, 2018 - Posted in Education by Karen Hermann
Peas, carrots, and corn arranged on a plate to look like a flower. A fork reaches for one of the carrots.

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics celebrates Kids Eat Right Month™ in August by offering tips and resources to promote healthy eating. For more information on healthy eating habits, check out https://www.eatright.org/for-kids or https://www.choosemyplate.gov . Bon...

How to Teach Your Children Healthy Eating Habits

August 29, 2018 - Posted in Education by Karen Hermann
A family shares a meal at the table.

Christy Maloney, LD, LDN offers some suggestions on teaching healthy eating habits to children. She says involving kids in the preparation of meals not only teaches them good habits, but also makes them more interested in the food they are eating.

How to Involve Children in the Planning and Preparation of Meals

August 29, 2018 - Posted in Education by Karen Hermann
Salad in a bowl

Who does the cooking at your house? Who goes shopping? Christy Maloney, LD, LDN says parents can involve children of all ages in the preparation of healthy meals. By Including them in the process, from shopping to serving, the meal teaches them healthy habits.

Buff-Bellied Hummingbird And Red-Naped Sapsucker | Expeditions Shorts

August 29, 2018 - Posted in Education by Patrick McMillan
Buff-Bellied Hummingbird

In south Texas, Naturalist Patrick McMillan discovers a colorful hummingbird species normally associated with the tropics. Expeditions with Patrick McMillan is presented nationally by South Carolina ETV through American Public Television (APT).

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