Education

Finnish Teacher and Student Engagement

July 25, 2019 - Posted in Education by Dara Khaalid
Roope Kivekas

Roope Kivekas, parent of two Kalliola school students, discusses teacher and student engagement in the classroom. Additionally, he discusses how learning challenges are identified and the multitude of ways it can be addressed in a Finland school. About Teach Like Finland...

Year Two of the BOOM Program Was a Great Success!

July 24, 2019 - Posted in Education by Dynestee Fields
Students in the BOOM Program learned construction techniques by building small houses.

The BOOM program, Building Occupational Opportunities in the Midlands, is an initiative designed to give high school students not graduating with a diploma the opportunity to job-train for careers in the construction industry. Together with Midlands Technical College, South...

Finnish Teacher Education Programs

July 24, 2019 - Posted in Education by Dara Khaalid
Kati Mäkitalo, Oulu University College of Education Dean

Kati Mäkitalo, Oulu University College of Education Dean, discusses the curriculum of their teacher education program. The dean also touches on how difficult it is to gain acceptance in their teacher education programs. About Teach Like Finland South Carolina ETV partnered...

Intersections Between Education and Government

July 23, 2019 - Posted in Education by Dara Khaalid
 Alexander Stubb, Former Prime Minister of Finland

Alexander Stubb, Former Prime Minister of Finland, talks about the connection between the Finnish education system and their government. The value of education is engrained in their national ethos and he states that there is really no other profession that is respected in...

Finland and American School Comparisons

July 22, 2019 - Posted in Education by Dara Khaalid
Taylor Elkins, Ouli University Global Education Master’s student

Taylor Elkins, a Global Education Master’s student at Oulu University, talks about the differences between teacher education programs in Finland and America. Her experience has led her to believe the essential difference can be found in Finland’s focus on the use of current...

User-Driven Design for Student Learning

July 19, 2019 - Posted in Education by Dara Khaalid
Elise Tarvainem, Lahti University of Applied Sciences & ISKU Partnership Professor

Elise Tarvainem, Lahti University of Applied Sciences & ISKU Partnership Professor, describes the student union and its architectural features. She highlights the flexible workspaces, user-end design, and student voice and innovation. About Teach Like Finland South...

Finnish Daycare and Pre-School Services

July 18, 2019 - Posted in Education by Dara Khaalid
Juhani Jarvi, Head of Daycare and Pre-School Services at Oulu

Juhani Jarvi, Head of Daycare and Pre-School Services at Oulu, elaborates on the universal accessibility of preschool. He explains that Oulu funds preschool via a variety of state, private and federal funding sources. About Teach Like Finland South Carolina ETV partnered...

2018-2019 ETV Education Highlights and PD Redesign

July 10, 2019 - Posted in Education by Stephanie Frazier
ETV Education logo

Congratulations on making it to the end of another school year! From participation in our recertification courses and trainings , to completion of the annual educator survey (winners announced June 3), we are thankful for your support.

Flexible Choices for Summer Learning

July 4, 2019 - Posted in Education by K. Finger
woman doing yoga on stand up paddle board SUP

Are you geared up to advance your career this summer? Or maybe just put a shine on your skills before starting again in the fall?

Travel Bug Got You? Check Out Our Series and Collections and Go!

July 3, 2019 - Posted in Education by Mimi Wortham-Brown
Images from content featured on Knowitall in July 2019

Our virtual tours, videos, interactives, and 3D VRs are great for enlightening you on many subjects—and keeping your brain engaged while your body takes a well-deserved time out! And you still get to see lots of places without leaving the comfort of your favorite chair! (...

Earn in the Cool with ETV Teacher Recertification

June 26, 2019 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Images from ETV Teacher Recertification courses

It may be hot, but ETV provides a cool way for SC teachers to earn renewal credit!

SC African American History Calendar - July Honoree: Patina Miller

June 15, 2019 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
SC African American History Calendar - July Honoree: Patina Miller

(Photo of Patina Miller in "Madam President" courtesy of Sarah Shatz/CBS.) Patina Miller is a celebrated actress, performer and singer. Born in the small town of Pageland, S.C. on November 6, Miller was raised with music. She grew up singing in her local church’s gospel...

Beyond Barbados: The Carolina Connection

June 11, 2019 - Posted in Education by Stephanie Frazier
Beyond Barbados program opening graphic - illustration of a ship superimposed over a historic map

Beyond Barbados: The Carolina Connection , airing on SCETV June 20 , is a one-hour “Carolina Stories” documentary that explores the complex story of Barbados and South Carolina.

Summer PD Opportunities & Community Outreach at SCETV

June 10, 2019 - Posted in Education by Salandra Bowman
Overhead shot of Idea Lab with class in session

This summer the Education Division will coordinate a number of fun and interactive learning experiences to take place in the month of July.

Summertime Fun! The Learning Continues on Knowitall.org!

June 8, 2019 - Posted in Education by Mimi Wortham-Brown
Images from content featured in June 2019 on Knowitall.org

Knowitall is full of great places to explore—all over South Carolina—and beyond! In this blog we’ll feature our Series , Collections , Interactives and VR s. These areas make it easy to locate the resources that interest you! From Artopia to Zoo Minutes, there’s something...

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