Education

Who was your favorite teacher?

May 8, 2020 - Posted in Education by Karen Hermann
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Teachers around the world inspire their students every day. Who were your favorite teachers? What about them was special?

TransformSC News - Announcements and updates from the TransformSC initiative

May 8, 2020 - Posted in Education by Peggy Torrey
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Dear TRSC Network Partners and Friends, As we move through our second month of these challenging times, bad news assails us on every front. Schools won’t reopen this year and will have to substantially change in order to open in the foreseeable future. High school and...

South Carolina teacher selected for PBS Digital Innovator All-Star Program

May 5, 2020 - Posted in Education
Warren Wise

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina ETV (SCETV) today announced that Richland School District Two’s Warren Wise has been selected for the PBS Digital Innovator All-Star Program. All 18 of the Digital Innovator All-Stars were selected from a cohort of extraordinary educators who...

May 2020 on Knowitall.org!

April 30, 2020 - Posted in Education by Mimi Wortham-Brown
May 2020 on Knowitall.org

There's so much to explore in May on Knowitall.org!

Translating to smiles: Using Google Translate to engage ELL students

April 30, 2020 - Posted in Education by Deidre Rumph
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From our Educator Guest Blogger Series Student A and their parents arrive for registration at Any Middle School in the USA. Student A’s family relocated to the United States from Guatemala. While registering, a district translator is present who assists Student A’s parents...

190 Career education profiles to explore

April 30, 2020 - Posted in Education by Ty Moody
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Students begin exploring career pathways as early as elementary school. By the time they enter middle school, conversations about career aspirations become more focused and students are introduced to the sixteen career clusters via Career and Technology Education. Students...

May 2020 ETV program highlights

April 30, 2020 - Posted in Education by Jonathan Faulk
In This Together: A PBS American Portrait Story

May 2020 ETV program highlights. To view the full TV schedule, visit scetv.org/schedule .

EOC: Support for families helping students learn at home

April 30, 2020 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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During this time of uncertainty, the SC Education Oversight Committee (EOC) has been working to provide assistance to school districts as they implement emergency eLearning due to school closures. During the last two years, the EOC has worked with 15 SC school districts...

South Carolina ETV to explore use of datacasting technology in education

April 29, 2020 - Posted in Education
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COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina ETV (SCETV) today announced that it is partnering with the S.C. Department of Education (SCDE) and SpectraRep to explore leveraging datacasting technology to support students without access to broadband. With schools closed and distance...

SCETV and SC Department of Education partner for At-Home Learning initiative

April 25, 2020 - Posted in Education by Stephanie Frazier
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Despite mandatory school closures in response to COVID-19, South Carolina students can still engage in quality learning activities and instruction. South Carolina ETV and the S. C. Department of Education have partnered to use the power of television to broadcast...

Slim Goodbody: A Kid's Guide to COVID-19

April 25, 2020 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Slim Goodbody: Kids Guide to COVID-19 video

As Slim Goodbody I have been educating children about good health for over 40 years, on CBS’s Capt. Kangaroo and then on PBS and Discovery. In light of this current crisis, and as a public service, I created an informative and non-threatening video to help children...

SC State Library: Congratulations to Young Minds Dreaming winners!

April 20, 2020 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Young Minds Dreaming 2020

Congratulations to this year's winners! In celebration of National Poetry Month, the South Carolina State Library is pleased to announce the nine winners in this year's Young Minds Dreaming poetry contest. These outstanding students showed exceptional creativity in...

Spring courses for R2S, renewal and graduate credit

April 20, 2020 - Posted in Education
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PBS TeacherLine facilitated courses offer educators a great way to earn recertification credits while connecting with fellow educators across the nation. These online courses, built on distance learning best practices, also offer a terrific way for educators to learn about...

Digital classrooms ... learning in the fast lane

April 13, 2020 - Posted in Education by Christy Nexsen
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From our Educator Guest Blogger Series I do not think I have ever been more proud of the teaching profession than I have in the last week. That is no small statement considering I have been teaching for over 20 years. We have pulled together in such a way that nobody should...

Virtual professional development and training available for educators

April 13, 2020 - Posted in Education by Salandra Bowman
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Despite mandatory school closures in response to COVID-19, South Carolina ETV is still providing virtual training and professional development for educators and families. Join the Education team each week for online learning opportunities on a variety of topics such as...

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