Education

April 2020 ETV program highlights

April 13, 2020 - Posted in Education by Jonathan Faulk
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ETV presents programs of interest to teachers and students! PBS KIDS provides holiday-themed episodes for Easter, Earth Day and Arbor Day. Don’t miss premieres of the Wild Kratts special and the World on Fire series on Masterpiece , all in April!

#TeachersUnited

April 10, 2020 - Posted in Education by Chanda Jefferson
Dign that reads I Teach, Whats Your Superpower

Dear Teachers, We've Got This! The 2020 State Teachers of the Year want to share a message with all educators during these uncertain times. "We live and we work together. We do more than just teach. We deliver hope and inspire. We dream and we believe. We care." We’re...

Ashley Ridge High School Teacher Cadets

April 10, 2020 - Posted in Education by Victoria Merritt
Ashley Ridge High School Teacher Cadets and teachers children

Victoria Merritt teaches Teacher Cadets at Ashley Ridge High School in Dorchester School District Two. She shared these pictures of her students, and says: "My Teacher Cadets were in the middle of their field experience, where they spend several weeks in Dorchester District...

Stephanie Haecherl’s 2nd Grade Students

April 9, 2020 - Posted in Education by Karen Hermann and Stephanie Haecherl
Teacher on Zoom

We ‘re almost through our first month of eLearning in South Carolina. It hasn’t always been smooth and easy, but as lesson plans move from classrooms to living rooms, bedrooms, and even laundry rooms, you can count on South Carolina teachers to come up with creative and...

Why verification might be THE most important word you teach your students in 2020

April 8, 2020 - Posted in Education by Frank Baker
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From our Educator Guest Blogger Series Not enough of us, including our students, are verifying what we consume. There, I said it. That’s incredibly important now that, in the midst of the Coronavirus pandemic, more and more fake news and disinformation is being shared via...

Empty classroom issues ... where at home do I set-up?

April 8, 2020 - Posted in Education by Christy Nexsen
Students using ipads in a classroom

Christy Nexsen teaches third grade at Manning Primary School in Clarendon County School District 2. She’s found creative ways to keep her students engaged while they are learning at home. This is my classroom that is set up and ready to go at school! I write and put...

Need renewal credit by June 30? Learn & earn with ETV!

April 7, 2020 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Teacher on laptop at home

SC Teachers … earn your renewal credit around YOUR schedule in the comfort of YOUR own home with ETV Teacher Recertification !

DIY Science Experiments and More At-Home Activities

March 30, 2020 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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Find Activities for Learning at Home with Full-Time Kid Being home can be tough for students, but there are still plenty of ways to learn and grow outside of the classroom. Get creative with DIY science experiments, homemade bird feeder tutorials and tips on mastering card...

Language resources for learners

March 30, 2020 - Posted in Education by Stephanie Frazier
World Languages subject area page on Knowitall.org

A number of learning resources are available to support world languages during this time. The Education team reached out to our friends at the SC State Library and also searched our PBS and ETV resources to identify helpful tools. Do you have others we should add to this...

South Carolina ETV reimagines mission-driven partnership with the S.C. Department of Education in response to COVID-19

March 19, 2020 - Posted in Education
SCETV/SCDE Partnership

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina ETV (SCETV) today announced a plan in partnership with the S.C. Department of Education (SCDE) to broadcast streamlined, curriculum-based programming for the state’s pre-K through 12th grade students in response to mandatory school closures...

March into Spring: New renewal courses + free offer

March 18, 2020 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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ETV provides quality professional development for South Carolina educators, continuing our strong commitment to education. ETV Teacher Recertification offers over 25 online courses, plus several NEW Natural History courses. Courses earn 20 renewal credits each and are...

Stuck inside? Learn and play with PBS KIDS

March 17, 2020 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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Here are some resources for parents from PBS KIDS!

March 2020 on Knowitall.org

March 17, 2020 - Posted in Education by Mimi Wortham-Brown
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Knowitall brings you an abundance of content for Women’s History and National Nutrition Months —and it’s all so easy to locate—just a few clicks away! We also have numerous resources for South Carolina Day, World Storytelling Day and World Poetry Day...and more! See below...

Learning is fun with national peers & PBS

March 15, 2020 - Posted in Education
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Bored at the thought of more PD? Maybe you're missing engagement. Find it in a PBS TeacherLine facilitated course! Not only will your facilitator actively guide you through the course and provide feedback, you'll enjoy a lot of interaction with your national peers - sharing...

South Carolina ETV to air documentary depicting success stories of democratic political reform

March 11, 2020 - Posted in Education by Stephanie Frazier
Graphic from The Democracy Rebellion

On March 19 at 10 p.m., South Carolina ETV (SCETV) will air " The Democracy Rebellion: A Reporter's Notebook with Hedrick Smith ." In the one-hour film, Smith, a veteran, Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter, travels the country looking for positive stories of democratic...

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