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ETV Program Highlights for February 2019

February 1, 2019 - Posted in Education by Jonathan Faulk
Redeeming Uncle Tom: The Josiah Henson Story

February provides a wide array of interesting programs including new episodes of PBS KIDS Pinkalicious & Peterrific, even a Valentine’s Day special!

SC African American History Calendar - February Honoree: David "Dave the Potter" Drake

February 1, 2019 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Image of David "Dave the Potter" Drake  - February Honoree SC African American History Calendar

David Drake, also known as “Dave the Potter” and “Dave the Slave,” (c.1801-c.1870) was an American potter who lived in Edgefield, S.C. Dave produced alkaline-glazed stoneware jugs between the 1820s and 1860s. As an enslaved African, he often signed his works “Dave,” and is...

Lights! Camera! Integrate! Impacting Students and Your Curriculum Through Video/Green Screen Project Based Learning

February 1, 2019 - Posted in Education by Laura Adair
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From our Educator Guest Blogger Series “You've clearly stolen their hearts,” What a joy to read this recently from a teacher whose class I’ve been working with this year. In all fairness, here’s the rest of the sentence “as every group wants to do another green screen video...

SCETV PBS LearningMedia: Contextualizing the March on Washington & More

February 1, 2019 - Posted in Education by Mimi Wortham-Brown
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Contextualizing the March on Washington The 1963 March on Washington was a promise of unity. Help your students appreciate the significance of this event – and its role in the larger Civil Rights Movement. Discover more in this collection of lesson plans, firsthand accounts...

"M" is for Museum of Education

February 1, 2019 - Posted in Education by Alfred Turner
South Carolina From A to Z

"M" is for Museum of Education. Founded in 1977, the Museum of Education was established as a repository for archives, references, and artifacts related to the culture of educational life in South Carolina. It later expanded to house selected archival collections related to...

Reconstruction 360

January 21, 2019 - Posted in Education by Betsy Newman
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Reconstruction 360 is SCETV’s new web and mobile application that brings contemporary scholarship about Reconstruction to a project designed for mobile devices.

Explore the Martin Luther King Day Collection on Knowitall

January 21, 2019 - Posted in Education by Mimi Brown
Martin Luther King Jr. addresses a crowd from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial where he delivered his famous, “I Have a Dream,”

Knowitall's Martin Luther King Day Collection has resources for everyone! Try it out today! Martin Luther King Day Collection on Knowitall.org

Governor McMaster's Education Budget

January 18, 2019 - Posted in Education by Alfred Turner
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Work is underway at the Statehouse on next year’s $9 Billion state budget which is expected to pump money into reforming the state’s public education system. Gov. McMaster sent his budget recommendations to the legislature this week. He calls for a 5 percent pay raise for...

January 2019 on Knowitall.org

January 17, 2019 - Posted in Education by Mimi Wortham-Brown
Images from Martin Luther King and African American Collections on Knowitall.org

Happy New Year to all! This month, Knowitall features resources for Martin Luther King Day and African American History Month . Our Holocaust Remembrance Collection provides resources for International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust ...

SCETV Welcomes NEW Vice President for Education

January 10, 2019 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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We are excited to welcome Dr. Stephanie Frazier as ETV’s new Vice President for Education. Stephanie will lead the Education division in the coordination of activities including educational broadband services, online professional development, instructional technology...

ETV Education’s Educator Guest Blogger Series

January 7, 2019 - 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 in August 2018. Our guest bloggers include additional PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovator winners, educators who earn the new PBS Media...

ETV Program Highlights for January 2019

January 7, 2019 - Posted in Education by Jonathan Faulk
Highlights from January programs including Victoria, Finding Your Roots, We'll Met Again and Nova: The Day the Dinosaurs Died

January provides a wide array of interesting programs from PBS KIDS Odd Squad: Odds and Ends to the start of a new season of Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates; from the South Carolina Governor’s Inauguration on January 9 to a special about the life of George...

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
image of the U.S. 1st Amendment

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...

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...

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...

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