Education

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
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From our Educator Guest Blogger Series A popular misconception about history is that it is outdated and only deals with the past, thus newer technology does not apply.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...

Natural History & Between the Waters Courses + More Set to Start!

January 7, 2019 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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SC educators can earn renewal credit with ETV Teacher Recertification online courses – all approved by the SC Department of Education. 50+ courses for 20 renewal credits each, plus Rudy Mancke’s Natural History: In and Out of the Classroom course for 60 renewal credits...

PBS KIDS Debuts New Movie As Season Finale of Family-Favorite Series ODD SQUAD

January 6, 2019 - Posted in Education by Mimi Wortham-Brown
Photo from Odd Squad: Odds and Ends premiering Monday, Jan. 21

On Monday, January 21, PBS KIDS will premiere a brand new one-hour movie from the multiple Emmy Award-winning series, ODD SQUAD . The live-action series, from The Fred Rogers Company and Sinking Ship Entertainment, focuses on the Odd Squad, a kid-run agency whose mission is...

Winter Break: Bake Cookies or Grow Your Teaching Skills?

December 31, 2018 - Posted in Education by K. Finger
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Break-out your baking pans because you don't have to choose! With a 'mini' pd course from PBS Teachers, you'll have plenty of time left over for baking cookies, visiting family, and whatever else keeps you busy over the holidays. These self-paced courses can help you grow...

SC African American History Calendar 2019 - January Honoree, Steve Benjamin

December 24, 2018 - Posted in Education by mbrown
Photos of SC African American History Calendar 2019 and January honoree, Mayor Steve Benjamin

Mayor Steve Benjamin, Columbia’s first African American mayor, was elected in a record-turnout election in 2010. He made it his mission to shape the Capital City into the most talented, educated and entrepreneurial city in America. His devotion to Columbia began in 1990...

ETV Education’s Educator Guest Blogger Series

December 20, 2018 - 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 this school year! Our guest bloggers include additional PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovator winners, educators who earn the new PBS Media...

Plan Your FREE ETV PD on Content and Tools Today

December 10, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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ETV trainers will come to your school to provide quality professional development workshops to meet your needs. We offer a variety of workshops for Pre-K to 12 educators and for Pre-Service teachers at Colleges and Universities. These workshops are FREE for South Carolina...

NPR Student Podcast Challenge

December 9, 2018 - Posted in Education by Alfred Turner
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Have something to say? Now is your chance. We're inviting students around the country to create a podcast, then — with the help of a teacher — compete for a chance to win our grand prize and have your work appear on NPR. Be a part of the first-ever NPR Student Podcast...

Extend the Learning - All Through the Holidays! Knowitall.org

December 7, 2018 - Posted in Education by Mimi Wortham-Brown
Images from content featured in December 2018 on Knowitall.org

This month, we’re excited to bring to your attention not one, but two new segments on the history of The Space Race ! Episode 4 of History In A Nutshell is ready for viewing ! We also have news about the South Carolina African American History Calendar . And we simply...

6th Annual Oratorical Contest for Midlands Middle School Students, February 23, 2019

December 7, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Flyer from 6th Annual Oratorical Contest for Midlands Middle School Students, February 23, 2019

Attention Midlands Teachers: Contest open to middle school students in Richland, Fairfield, Lexington, and Newberry counties. Mandatory orientation and workshop! Monetary Prizes Awarded. Richland County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. presents: 6 th...

50th Edition, Guest Blogger Series and Free Services

November 29, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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This issue is the 50th edition of the ETV Education ed-news bulletin with news just for you! The ed-news provides short bulleted information, linking to the Education Blog. It is produced 10 times a year (the November/December – this edition – is a dual issue and there is...

Need Renewal Credit? Make Plans for Rudy + More!

November 26, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Holly Bounds Jackson and Dr. Caroline Sawyer of By the River and Rudy Mancke - ETV Teacher Recertification

SC educators can earn renewal credit through participation in one or more of the ETV Teacher Recertification upcoming sessions. We offer 50+ online courses approved by the South Carolina Department of Education for 20 renewal credits each and available in every session.

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.

No Turkey, Just High-Quality PD

November 20, 2018 - Posted in Education by Kathy Finger
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Carve out some time for your career this holiday season with a PBS TeacherLine online course. These high-quality courses from @PBS Teachers have been designed to offer you a best-in-class experience with extra servings of peer collaboration and facilitator guidance! Served...

New Public Engagement Initiative Urges South Carolinians to Make Education a Priority

November 15, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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November 15, 2018 -- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE It is time to “expect more” in South Carolina, says agency Columbia – Today, the SC Education Oversight Committee (EOC) unveiled a new public engagement campaign designed to provide information about the status of public schools in...

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