Education

2019 Constitution Day James Otis Lecture: Sept. 13 at 11 a.m.

September 5, 2019 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Portrait of James Otis

The South Carolina Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates (SC ABOTA) presents the Tenth Annual James Otis Lecture Series in observance of National Constitution Day . The topic for the 2019 James Otis Lecture is “The Role of Citizens in the Administration of...

Chanda Jefferson is honored as the 2020 South Carolina Teacher of the Year!

September 3, 2019 - Posted in Education by Dynestee Fields
Chanda Jefferson, South Carolina Teacher of the Year for 2020, makes her acceptance speech

Chanda Jefferson, a biology teacher at Fairfield Central High School, was named the 2020 South Carolina Teacher of the Year on May 8, 2019. This honor was awarded to Jefferson at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center. Originally an aspiring doctor, Jefferson changed...

Greenwood Genetics Center Junior Genetics Scholars Camp

September 3, 2019 - Posted in Education by Dynestee Fields
Students line up outside of the Greenwood Genetics Center Mobile Science Lab

Each year, the Greenwood Genetics Center hosts the Junior Genetics Scholars Camp, inviting twenty-four 10th through 12th grade students to its campus. This summer camp, which takes place during one, five-day week in July, explores topics such as basic laboratory techniques...

TransformSC: Bus Tour - Reserve your seat!

September 3, 2019 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
TransformSC Bus Tour logo

Personalized learning is the overarching philosophy that drives the vision for BL Primary School. Classroom environments are designed to allow students to take ownership of their learning through goal-setting, self-direction, and competency-based instruction.

Birds, Trees, and Mancke

September 3, 2019 - Posted in Education by Dynestee Fields
Looking through trees at a river

On Monday, August 12, four people from SCETV loaded into a van and travelled into the forests of Wofford, S.C. Here, the birds chirped, the gnats buzzed, and the trees offered little protection from the heat of the unforgiving sun. I was one of the people on this adventure...

Celebrating Country Music – songwriting contest and more!

September 2, 2019 - Posted in Education by Stephanie Frazier
Graphic from Ken Burns Country Music airing for two weeks on SCETV beginning September 15, 2019

Catchy lyrics, guitars, cowboy hats and boots...this September is all things country music. Join us for a month-long celebration of Ken Burns’ new documentary on country music. There are multiple opportunities for educators and students to join the conversation.

ETV Education’s Educator Guest Blogger Series

August 29, 2019 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Pair of hands typing on keyboard

ETV Education’s Educator Guest Blogger Series continues to provide interesting and relevant ideas for SC teachers! This blogger series serves as an additional platform to our Carolina Classrooms television and web series to elevate and share South Carolina educators’ voices...

EOC Reports: Resources available for start of school

August 29, 2019 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
SC Education Oversight Committee

Looking for resources for families as school starts back? The SC Family-Friendly Standards ( www.scfriendlystandards.org ) are updated and available for Grades K-12 for English Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies. The guides provide information about...

SC African American History Calendar - September Honoree: Bessie Moody-Lawrence

August 29, 2019 - Posted in Education by Mimi Wortham-Brown
SC African American History Calendar - September Honoree: Bessie Moody-Lawrence

Dr. Bessie Ayers Moody-Lawrence dedicated her entire life to education and the law. A prolific advocate, Dr. Moody-Lawrence integrated herself into every facet of society she could to achieve her passions. A member or leader to countless programs and committees, her actions...

New Year. New Students. New ETV Resources.

August 27, 2019 - Posted in Education by Stephanie Frazier
ETV Education graphic

It’s August, which means another school year is soon upon us. As you prepare your students to engage in a new year of learning, we encourage you to focus on the power of words and positive thinking. The ETV Education team has been working on several initiatives, including...

Carolina Classrooms: Teach Like Finland (Watch Online)

August 22, 2019 - Posted in Education by Karen Hermann
Finland classroom

On August 28 at 7:00-7:30 p.m., ETV’s Carolina Classrooms will feature a special that looks into best practices as we continue to address key issues facing our South Carolina schools. Carolina Classrooms is ETV’s monthly educational series for teachers, parents, and all...

Knowitall Series & Collections - The Learning Continues on Knowitall.org!

August 20, 2019 - Posted in Education by Mimi Wortham-Brown
Images from Series & Collections plus content featured on Knowitall.org for August 2019

This month on Knowitall , we’ll feature the “heart and soul” of Knowitall – our Series and Collections – that facilitate learning all year long! If you haven’t perused these resources recently, you may be surprised at all that you’ll find, right here on Knowitall! We’ll...

Forging “Magic Hammers”

August 19, 2019 - Posted in Education by George Austin
3-d rendering of hammer

From our Educator Guest Blogger Series Forging “Magic Hammers”: How Computational Thinking Can Enhance Students’ Problem Solving Skills

Out in Nature with Rudy Mancke

August 19, 2019 - Posted in Education by Dara Khaalid
Rudy Mancke and production assistant Dara Khaalid

Being able to work with Rudy Mancke was an experience I will never forget! His wealth of knowledge and confidence in front of the camera was something that amazed me every hour that I spent with him. As an aspiring journalist, I am always looking for ways to improve my...

Summer in Review: Training & Research Edition

August 9, 2019 - Posted in Education by Salandra Bowman
Teacher Training group shot

The Training & Research Team has been busy presenting and exhibiting this summer. Our team has also been in the professional development re-design lab working to create meaningful learning experiences for SC educators. We are excited to share highlights from our summer...

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