Education

EOC Report Evaluates Child Development Education Program

January 29, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
SC Education Oversight Committee

On January 15, 2016, the Education Oversight Committee (EOC) released a report evaluating the Child Development Education Program (CDEP), a full-day educational pre-kindergarten program for at-risk four-year-olds. CDEP was established in 2006 as a pilot program for children...

PBS LearningMedia Resources Enhance Lessons in Environmental Science

January 19, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
PBS LearningMedia

This week’s PBS LearningMedia resources support the Nature Cat special on PBS (1/18) and enhance lessons in biology and environmental science. Vanishing Island Climate change drastically impacts coastal areas, the effects of which include rising sea levels, stronger storms...

Thousands Prep for Google/The Citadel’s Lowcountry STEM Event

January 19, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Storm the Citadel

Storm The Citadel! Brings Science, Technology, Engineering and Math to Life Charleston, S.C. (Jan. 19, 2016) — A record number of teams across South Carolina are preparing for the Sixth Annual Storm The Citadel Trebuchet Competition. The word has spread since 2011 when a...

Youth Leadership Academy Facilitators Needed

January 8, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Coastal Carolina University Youth Leadership Academy

For the ninth year the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce, along with the Jefferson Awards Foundation and Leadership Grand Strand, will be holding the annual Youth Leadership Academy on March 7 from 8:30 am-2 pm at Coastal Carolina University. Students will participate...

African American History Collection Now Available on Knowitall Media

January 8, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Martin Luther King Jr at March on Washingon

South Carolina ETV has gathered a superb Collection of videos on African American History . Explore them now on Knowitall Media ! Series available in the African American History Collection include: Civil Rights Youth Media Summit Gullah Net Mary McLeod Bethune: Idella...

EOC Issues Report on Time Students Spent Testing

January 8, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
SC Education Oversight Committee logo

Concern over the amount of time students spend testing is not new or unique to South Carolina. In a new report issued in December 2015, the Education Oversight Committee (EOC) staff worked to quantify how much time students spend testing in public schools. Of the 82 school...

Columbia College Presents "A Natural Wonder," a K-12 Art Exhibition Celebrating Georgia

January 7, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Columbia College O'Keeffe juried art competition

The Goodall Gallery at Columbia College continues the Georgia O'Keeffe Centennial Celebration with A Natural Wonder , a statewide Georgia O'Keeffe K-12 juried art competition featuring artwork from students attending Rosewood Elementary in Columbia, The South Carolina...

High School Student Production Awards - Southeast Emmy Chapter

January 6, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Southeast Emmy Awards

The Southeast Emmy Chapter is about to launch our High School Student Production Awards . This is the 4th year of the award, which uses categories and criteria similar to that of the actual Southeast Emmys. Each year the number of entries has doubled and it has been great...

2016 Schedule for Carolina Classrooms

January 5, 2016 - Posted in Education by K. Berry
Boy in computer class with other students

Carolina Classrooms is ETV's monthly educational series for teachers, parents and all citizens invested in the education of our children. Each program focuses on key educational topics and initiatives in our state. Watch Full Episodes January 27, 2016 7:00 - 7:30 pm on ETV...

ETV Online Newsletter for Educators

January 4, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
ed-news bulletin

The ed-news bulletin is ETV’s online newsletter produced for educators! Produced and posted 10 times a year, the ed-news bulletin provides key information and links educators to the ETV Education Blog to learn more. It is emailed to educators around the first of the month...

PBS LearningMedia Features More Winter-Related Resources

December 20, 2015 - Posted in Education
Frog

PBS LearningMedia continues the celebration with a bonus week of winter content! Featured resources offer cool insights into temperature, snow, animals and more! Art Can Teach History What can art teach students about history? In the case of the painting, “Washington...

PBS Parents: Help Your Preschooler Get Ready to Read

December 14, 2015 - Posted in Education
PBS Parents: Help Your Preschooler Get Ready to Read

Watching a child learn to read can feel miraculous. And for good reason: reading is an incredibly complex process that requires children to recognize shapes (letters), match these shapes with their corresponding sounds, combine these sounds into words, and then mentally...

PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators and Innovative Thinking

December 11, 2015 - Posted in Education

The 2016 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators application period opens on December 1! This week’s featured PBS LearningMedia resources help to increase awareness of the program and give educators the resources they need to drive innovative thinking in their classrooms...

10 Everyday Ways You Can Help Create Ready Learners Right Where You Are!

December 11, 2015 - Posted in Education

This week, South Carolina First Steps to School Readiness unveiled the “Profile of the Ready Kindergartner” – the new description of school readiness for the State of South Carolina and the [ I CAN ] public awareness campaign to promote it statewide. We know what you might...

PBS LearningMedia Spotlights PD Resources for American Education Week

November 19, 2015 - Posted in Education

To mark American Education Week (11/16-20), PBS LearningMedia is spotlighting a range of professional development resources that provide insight, inspiration and practical strategies for engaging students. TED Talk Education: Personal Grit as Key to Success What’s the best...

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