Education

Jump Start Your Renewal with ETV Teacher Recertification

August 1, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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ETV Teacher Recertification offers 50+ courses that earn 20 renewal credits each (NO graduate credit). ELA, science, social studies, math, the arts, career education, natural history, and general education courses offered in 5 sessions throughout the year: Fall, Winter,...

ETV Program Highlights for August 2018

August 1, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Image from Little Women on Masterpiece

ETV presents programs of interest to teachers and students! In August, catch special episodes in SCETV’s Carolina Stories and in Reel South ! The popular PBS series Little Women repeats along with a series on Mark Twain . And, don’t miss the premiere of a new Splash and...

Teacher Engagement in the Education Process

July 25, 2018 - Posted in Education by Karen Hermann
Dr. Lisa Johnson, Associate Dean of the Richard W. Riley School of Education at Winthrop University

Dr. Lisa Johnson, Associate Dean of the Richard W. Riley School of Education at Winthrop University, says teacher engagement in the political process, including voting, is the best way for teachers to make their voices heard in South Carolina. At Winthrop University, part...

Building Occupational Opportunities in the Midlands

July 25, 2018 - Posted in Education by Karen Hermann
Students in the BOOM Program learned construction techniques by building small houses.

Richland School Districts One and Two, Lexington-Richland District Five, Midlands Education & Business Alliance, S.C. Vocational Rehabilitation, Midlands Workforce and the Building Industry Association of Central South Carolina partnered with Midlands Technical College...

ETV Will Come to You! Plan Now … Free Technology Workshops at Your School

July 23, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Teachers in computer class

ETV will come to your school to provide professional development workshops to meet your needs. These workshops are FREE for South Carolina public, charter, private, home schools, and higher education pre-service teachers. We encourage you to look at the current ETV PD...

Back-to-School Fun! The Learning Continues on Knowitall.org!

July 19, 2018 - Posted in Education by Mimi Wortham-Brown
Back-to-School Fun! Collections, Activities  Interactives on Knowitall.org

EDUCATORS, TO ENCOURAGE CONTINUED LEARNING...ANYTIME, ANYWHERE... PLEASE ADD THIS LINK TO YOUR SCHOOL WEBSITE! https://www.knowitall.org/summertime-fun-learning-continues-knowitall Knowitall Collections, Activities & Interactives Take a nice, cool Dive in…to Knowitall!...

Save ALL Summer with TeacherLine!

July 16, 2018 - Posted in Education by K. Finger
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ETV is now able to extend a 20% PBS TeacherLine course discount to educators ALL summer long! The discount, formerly slated to end in June, is now valid in July. Educators can use the discount to save 20% off any full-priced facilitated course, making this summer truly the...

"M" is for Miller, Thomas Ezekiel (1849-1938)

July 13, 2018 - Posted in Education by Walter Edgar
South Carolina From A to Z

"M" is for Miller, Thomas Ezekiel (1849-1938). Political leader, college president. A native of Beaufort, Miller graduated from Lincoln University in Pennsylvania. Returning to South Carolina he opened a law practice in 1875. Miller served in the South Carolina House (1874-...

Ideas for Teachers to Incorporate Digital Citizenship into Their Instruction

July 9, 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...

Early Learning Resources Now on Knowitall.org!

July 2, 2018 - Posted in Education by Mimi Wortham-Brown
Images from content featured in July 2018 on Knowitall.org

Visit Knowitall.org throughout the summer for exciting resources that continue the learning—all summer long—and at all grade levels!

Students Create Computer Games and Apps at Girls Go for IT Camp

June 29, 2018 - Posted in Education by Laura Hunsberger
Instructor Jaya Gantt, a recent graduate of USC, teaches 6th-grader Kenney Williams and other students at Girls Go for I.T. camp.

During the last two weeks of June, the University of South Carolina's School of Earth, Ocean and Environment was home to Girls Go for I.T. , a camp for middle school-age girls who are interested in learning about computer science and programming. South Carolina Public Radio...

Celebrating Dean & Donna – ETV Education Retirees

June 25, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Overhead shot of  ETV's Idea Lab with class full of teachers

ETV Education is celebrating the outstanding careers of two wonderful professionals! Dean Byrd, Director of ETV Education, and Donna Thompson, Pre K-12Technology Trainer, will be retiring in July.

And the Winner of ETV’s LearningWhy EduSpire Award Is…

June 21, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Mrs. Higdon pictured with student working at a computer

Congratulations Jessica Higdon, from North Charleston high school! Ms. Higdon used the lesson Critically Analyze and Understand Primary/ Secondary Resources using FDR’s 1933 Inauguration from the LearningWhy website. Her students used this lesson to create a chart or...

The Watering Hole

June 15, 2018 - Posted in Education by K. Hermann
The Watering Hole logo

Candace G. Wiley and Monifa Lemons created The Watering Hole as a place to encourage and promote poets of color in the south. They also offer school workshops and summer camps to students to teach creative writing, self-confidence, and communications skills. Candace says...

Summer Reading to Refresh the Mind - SCETV PBS LearningMedia

June 14, 2018 - Posted in Education by Mimi Wortham-Brown
PBS The Great American Read logo

Explore the 100 most-loved novels in America with The Great American Read. The Great American Read is an eight-part series that explores and celebrates the power of reading. It investigates how and why writers create their fictional worlds, how we as readers are affected by...

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