Education

SCETV’s Between the Waters Project - Now Available!

September 23, 2016 - Posted in Education by Betsy Newman
Screen shot from Between the Waters website

Between the Waters, www.betweenthewaters.org , is SCETV’s new immersive transmedia website showcasing the culture and history of Hobcaw Barony, a 16,000 acre historic site on the coast of South Carolina. Located between Charleston and Myrtle Beach, Hobcaw is a crossroads...

EOC Reports: It’s Not Just Football Season, It’s Reading Season!

September 22, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Education Oversight Committee Read Your Way to the Big Game 2016 Reading Content

The “Read Your Way to the Big Game” Contest is underway for the second year in a row! Contest kits have been mailed to all primary, elementary, and middle schools in South Carolina. Public school students in PK-8 are again eligible to participate in this year’s contest,...

Tuesday, October 4 - Join Us for a Special LIVE Showing of "The Will of the People"

September 20, 2016 - Posted in Education
Photo from Colonial Wiliamsburg - The Will of the People

The Will of the People The presidential campaign of 1800 was perhaps the most bitter in U.S. history. Thomas Jefferson explains to modern students how negative campaigning, partisan politics, and contested elections have been part of our political system since the republic'...

Arthur Celebrates 20th Anniversary with New Episodes Oct. 10-14

September 17, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Screen shot from PBS Arthur website

Celebrating its 20 th anniversary, Arthur begins a new season with four new episodes the week of October 10. TV’s longest-running animated children’s series has fueled imaginations and fostered a love of reading for a generation of kids and adults! Based on the best-selling...

Constitution Day James Otis Lecture: View Online!

September 15, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
ABOTA (Amrerican Board of Trial Advocates) James Otis logo

The South Carolina Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates (SC ABOTA) presents the Eighth Annual James Otis Lecture Series in observance of National Constitution Day. The topic for the 2016 James Otis Lecture is the Constitutional Convention and the role South...

Say ‘Yes’ to Recess: Clemson Colleges Argue Benefit of Recess and Play

September 10, 2016 - Posted in Education by Melanie Kieve
Yes to Recess - children playing at recess

Say ‘Yes’ to Recess: Clemson Colleges Argue Benefit of Recess and Play Recess. We all loved it. But did we know how much of a role it played in our overall education? An interdisciplinary team of educators from Clemson University are addressing that topic in “Say ‘Yes’ to...

PBS Spotlight Education Sept. 12-17 Includes American Graduate Day

September 8, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Shaquille Oneal

As our students head back to school, special PBS programs take an in-depth look at the state of education cross the nation, the challenges facing today’s students and new models of learning. As part of the Spotlight Education line-up, locally-produced ETV American Graduate...

PBS Launches TEACH BOLDLY

September 7, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Screen shot of PBS Teachers Lounge website

This fall, PBS Education welcomes the back-to-school season with the launch of TEACH BOLDLY , a year-long celebration to honor educators across the country. This multi-platform, teacher-centric campaign begins on September 12 with the start of Spotlight Education – a...

Applications for SC Community Block Grants for Education Pilot Program

August 30, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Close-up of two little girls smiling

The Education Oversight Committee (EOC) reports that for the third year the SC General Assembly has authorized and funded the SC Community Block Grants for Education Pilot Program for Fiscal Year 2016-17. The purpose of the program is to improve children's readiness for...

New on Knowitall for September!

August 30, 2016 - Posted in Education by Mimi Brown
Images from Knowitall for September

Now that we’re beginning to settle in to the new school year, and we’re starting to see patterns emerge in how each day goes, and how your students react in class, we wanted to make sure that you know about content you may wish to explore with them on Knowitall ! Here’s a...

Colonial Williamsburg Emmy-Winning Educational Productions, Course Content Available Free Online Beginning August 16

August 15, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Screen shot of Colonial Williamsburg Education Resource Library

For the first time beginning August 16, the Colonial Williamsburg Education Resource Library of Emmy award-winning educational productions and supporting course content will be made available free online for teachers, home educators, their students and lifelong learners...

Now Available on Knowitall.org - Pulitzer Prize Winners in South Carolina

August 11, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Kathleen Parker and Jim Hoagland from Pulitzer Prize Winners in SC

From the Jazz to the Digital Age: Pulitzer Prize Winners in South Carolina are three thirty-minute programs that feature Pulitzer Prize honorees from our state. Each program is supported by a Pulitzer Prize Board partnership with the Federation of State and Territorial...

ETV Kids: Ready Jet Go! Week of NEW Episodes August 15-19

August 10, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Image from Ready Jet Go!

Blast off to adventure with a week of all-new episodes of Ready Jet Go!, exploring the many moons of the solar system. The week kicks off with Jet and the kids trying to recreate Celery and Jet’s first date on one of Bortron 7’s moons. Then our fearless adventurers explore...

ScienceSouth: NASA Saturday in the Pee Dee - August 27, 2016

August 10, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Boy wearing ScienceSouth t-shirt holding rocket

FREE WORKSHOP Date: August 27, 2016 Main Activity: Building rockets Location: ScienceSouth Pavilion Morning Session (9:00-11:00 am): K-4th Grade Come build and launch pop and water rockets! Afternoon Session (12:00-3:00 pm): 5th-10th Grade Put your thinking caps on as we...

See What’s New at Knowitall.org!

August 4, 2016 - Posted in Education by Mimi Brown
Knowitall August 2016 featured content montage

As you know, technology is always changing…and constantly improving! This generation of students has the advantage of more technology available than any generation before them, and it is remarkable how quickly these changes have come about! As many of you may already know,...

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