Education

ETV Kids Summer Special – Curious George 3: Back to the Jungle

May 30, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Curious George Back to the Jungle

Curious George 3: Back to the Jungle While taking part in a space mission, Curious George crash lands in Africa. Join his adventure as he makes new animal friends while looking for his way out. VIEW: June 27 at 8:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. on ETV Curious George is a two-time...

Registration for EdTech 2016 Is Open

May 27, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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TIPS and MIH Awards Applications Now Being Accepted! Would you like the opportunity to win $1,000s in valuable prizes for your school or district?!? Then you need to submit an application to the 2016 TIPs awards. “Making IT Happen” is an award of recognition that...

ETV’s Technology Training: Week-Long, Summer Classes for ALL Teachers

May 26, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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ETV is offering hands-on, technology training this summer in school districts and at ETV in Columbia. The week-long classes are designed for teachers to earn 60 renewal credits. SC teachers can attend training in their district, join in a near-by district’s training or even...

Bridges to a Brighter Future

May 25, 2016 - Posted in Education by Tabitha Safdi
Bridges to a brighter Future

Bridges to a Brighter Future is a college access program for Greenville County high school students whose potential outweighs their circumstances. The three year program starts after ninth grade and includes a four-week, summer residential experience on the Furman campus...

Carolina Classrooms: Language Immersion May 25 at 7 p.m. on ETV

May 23, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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The many educational and cultural benefits of learning a new language make it well worth the effort! In the May edition of Carolina Classrooms, ETV’s monthly educational series for teachers, parents and all citizens invested in the education of our children, we’ll take a...

ETV Kids: Specials for May!

May 19, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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ARTHUR – New Episodes May 23-27 In the last week of May, kids across the country are anticipating the end of the school year – and so is Arthur! During the week of May 23, Arthur presents a week of all new episodes, concluding with “The Last Day,” on May 27. Friday’s...

Keep It Real

May 16, 2016 - Posted in Education by Mimi Brown
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As the spring semester comes to an end, our thoughts turn to proms, graduations and the start of summer vacations. Almost in an instant, this joyous, celebratory time of year can become a time of immense heartbreak and tragedy when a young person’s life is taken all too...

Learn with PBS TeacherLine This Summer

May 12, 2016 - Posted in Education by Kathy Finger
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PBS TeacherLine is offering a range of renewal and graduate credit courses this summer, including a NEW math course for K-8 educators! TeacherLine’s flexible, weekly schedule and convenient online delivery give you the freedom to enjoy summer while also growing your career...

ETV Thanks Teachers – Winner of a Free Recertification Course!

May 10, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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To thank all of our educators during the first week of May for “Teacher Appreciation Day,” ETV Education invited SC educators to sign up to receive the online monthly ed-news bulletin and one teacher was selected from those who signed up to receive a FREE ETV Teacher...

NEW Early Learning Initiative: NATURE NUGGETS Starts May 4!

May 1, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Nature Nuggets sign up notice

Attention Early Childhood Caregivers, Educators, and Parents: WNET Education is launching an experimental new education project, designed to engage our youngest learners in science and nature content. NATURE NUGGETS is a free texting initiative that brings NATURE , WNET’s...

New App Offers Free Access to PBS Games

May 1, 2016 - Posted in Education by Desiree Cheeks
PBS Games App

PBS KIDS is making its popular digital learning experiences even more accessible to America’s children with the launch of the PBS KIDS Games App , offering a wide library of games in a single, free mobile experience. Available now on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Android,...

SC’s 2016 Lead PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovator Carla Jefferson!

April 29, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Photo of Mrs. Carla Jefferson, Digital Innovator award recipient for 2016

This year marks the fourth year that PBS has offered the PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators Campaign . The prestigious program recognizes educators who are leveraging digital media in their classrooms in innovative ways. In 2016, this group of exceptional educators, who...

Knowitall Media Now Featuring Keep It Real

April 29, 2016 - Posted in Education by Mimi Brown
Photo of wrecked car

In May on Knowitall Media , we continue to feature the Holocaust Remembrance Collection , followed by Keep It Real , our series for teens 14 and up, that will serve as a timely reminder to avoid risky behavior when traffic deaths among teens spike. Next up will be a...

Family-Friendly Guides to SC Academic Standards Ready!

April 29, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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The Family-Friendly Guides to the SC Academic Standards are updated and ready for teachers and parents! The website, www.scfriendlystandards.org , provides information for parents and families about what their children should be learning in school based on the standards...

Teacher Recertification – Earn Credit by June 30th or Later in Summer - Register by May 8th!

April 28, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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ETV Teacher Recertification offers South Carolina teachers a variety of online, self-paced courses approved by SDE for 2 0 renewal credits. SPRING II session ends June 13. Credit earned in this session will meet SC teacher’s recertification needs by June 30 th renewal cycle...

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