Education

EOC: 4K Block Grant application available

September 30, 2019 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
SC Education Oversight Committee graphic

For the fifth year, the South Carolina General Assembly has authorized and funded the SC Community Block Grants for Education Pilot Program for Fiscal Year 2019-20.

What's new at the SC EdTech Conference

September 28, 2019 - Posted in Education by T. Leitzsey and J. Boone
image of conference exhibit hall

From our Educator Guest Blogger Series This fall, the SC EdTech Conference is returning to the Greenville Convention Center in Greenville, S.C., November 6-8, 2019.

SC African American History Calendar- October Honoree: Oliver "Buddy" Pough

September 25, 2019 - Posted in Education by Mimi Wortham-Brown
SC African American History Calendar: October Honoree - Oliver "Buddy" Pough

Before legendary Head Football Coach Oliver “Buddy” Pough oversaw his first practice at South Carolina State University (SC State), he was one of the top high school coaches in the Palmetto State. He led Fairfield Central High School to a perfect 15-0 record in 1996,...

What’s new in Education

September 19, 2019 - Posted in Education by Stephanie Frazier
ETV Education logo

Hopefully, your new school year is off to a great start and you are enjoying the many ETV and PBS resources available to you. From the premiere of our new PBS Kids show Molly of Denali, to the development of new courses with Rudy Mancke, we are hard at work preparing...

Accessible, affordable, content-rich renewal courses

September 19, 2019 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Images from ETV Teacher Recertification courses

ETV Teacher Recertification offers courses in ELA, science, social studies, the arts, career education, natural history and more … to meet your SC teaching license renewal needs.

LearningWhy – FREE Project-Based Lessons at your fingertips

September 18, 2019 - Posted in Education by Sharla Brown
Home page of South Carolina ETV's LearningWhy website

Teachers, ETV Education invites you to explore LearningWhy to help plan one-to-one, project-based and regular lessons for your classroom. Search by standard or grade level to find lessons, media resources and handouts to engage your students. We are also looking for...

Teach AND Learn this fall

September 16, 2019 - Posted in Education by K.Finger
image of male teacher sitting with a laptop

Now that your students are settled in their new routines, it’s time for YOU to get started on your own new learning path!

SCETV's Songwriting Workshop featured Patrick Davis and Friends

September 14, 2019 - Posted in Education by Tabitha Safdi
Songwriting Workshop

South Carolina Educational Television (SCETV) hosted a songwriting workshop featuring Patrick Davis, Wyatt Durrette, Levi Lowrey, and Phillip Lammonds, in conjunction with the premiere of Ken Burns’ new PBS documentary, “Country Music." SCETV also launched a country music...

News from EdTech

September 9, 2019 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
EdTech graphic - Nov. 6-8, 2019

Each year two amazing state-wide award programs are recognized at the EdTech conference, and we need your help!

Training and Research news

September 8, 2019 - Posted in Education by Salandra Bowman
Education and Research Team at Spartanburg ETV station

This is shaping up to be an exciting year for our training and research team. We are revamping our professional development offerings to introduce new training topics and delivery formats. We are also seeking opportunities to collect data on how ETV educational content...

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...

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