Education

ETV Education’s Educator Guest Blogger Series

August 29, 2019 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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ETV Education’s Educator Guest Blogger Series continues to provide interesting and relevant ideas for SC teachers! This blogger series serves as an additional platform to our Carolina Classrooms television and web series to elevate and share South Carolina educators’ voices...

EOC Reports: Resources available for start of school

August 29, 2019 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
SC Education Oversight Committee

Looking for resources for families as school starts back? The SC Family-Friendly Standards ( www.scfriendlystandards.org ) are updated and available for Grades K-12 for English Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies. The guides provide information about...

SC African American History Calendar - September Honoree: Bessie Moody-Lawrence

August 29, 2019 - Posted in Education by Mimi Wortham-Brown
SC African American History Calendar - September Honoree: Bessie Moody-Lawrence

Dr. Bessie Ayers Moody-Lawrence dedicated her entire life to education and the law. A prolific advocate, Dr. Moody-Lawrence integrated herself into every facet of society she could to achieve her passions. A member or leader to countless programs and committees, her actions...

New Year. New Students. New ETV Resources.

August 27, 2019 - Posted in Education by Stephanie Frazier
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It’s August, which means another school year is soon upon us. As you prepare your students to engage in a new year of learning, we encourage you to focus on the power of words and positive thinking. The ETV Education team has been working on several initiatives, including...

Carolina Classrooms: Teach Like Finland (Watch Online)

August 22, 2019 - Posted in Education by Karen Hermann
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On August 28 at 7:00-7:30 p.m., ETV’s Carolina Classrooms will feature a special that looks into best practices as we continue to address key issues facing our South Carolina schools. Carolina Classrooms is ETV’s monthly educational series for teachers, parents, and all...

Forging “Magic Hammers”

August 19, 2019 - Posted in Education by George Austin
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From our Educator Guest Blogger Series Forging “Magic Hammers”: How Computational Thinking Can Enhance Students’ Problem Solving Skills

Out in Nature with Rudy Mancke

August 19, 2019 - Posted in Education by Dara Khaalid
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Being able to work with Rudy Mancke was an experience I will never forget! His wealth of knowledge and confidence in front of the camera was something that amazed me every hour that I spent with him. As an aspiring journalist, I am always looking for ways to improve my...

Summer in Review: Training & Research Edition

August 9, 2019 - Posted in Education by Salandra Bowman
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The Training & Research Team has been busy presenting and exhibiting this summer. Our team has also been in the professional development re-design lab working to create meaningful learning experiences for SC educators. We are excited to share highlights from our summer...

Turn Over a New Leaf in Your Teaching

August 8, 2019 - Posted in Education by Kathy Finger
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This autumn, don’t ‘fall back’ into tired, old teaching practices – instead grow forward with a convenient, collaborative PBS TeacherLine course! Choose from more than 15 courses including 3 Read to Succeed (R2S) courses . These facilitated courses are SDE-approved for...

Jump Start Your Renewal with ETV Teacher Recertification

August 7, 2019 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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ETV Teacher Recertification offers 45 courses that earn 20 renewal credits each (NO graduate credit). ELA, science, social studies, math, the arts, career education, natural history, and general education courses offered in 5 sessions throughout the year: Fall, Winter,...

Bringing Barbados to Your Classroom

August 4, 2019 - Posted in Education by Stephanie Frazier
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On June 20, ETV premiered a one-hour documentary exploring the history and cultural connections between Barbados and South Carolina. Beyond Barbados: The Carolina Connection traces the extensive ties between the colonization of South Carolina and the West Indian island.

Revving Up Your Leadership Engine for This Year!

August 3, 2019 - Posted in Education by Albert Robertson
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From our Educator Guest Blogger Series Summer is often a time of reflection for me as a teacher and educational leader. This summer, I’ve been doing lots of thinking on the role of the leaders in our schools and in district leadership roles — our principals, our assistant...

EOC: Ten School Districts Added to Year 2 of eLearning Pilot

August 3, 2019 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
South Carolina Education Oversight Committee

This month, the Education Oversight Committee (EOC) announced that ten additional school districts have been approved to use eLearning days for school make-up days. A total of 15 districts in the state will participate in the program in the upcoming school year, including...

SC African American History Calendar - August Honoree: Henry Minton

August 1, 2019 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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Henry Minton was the visionary behind Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity. Commonly known as the Boulé, an ancient Greek term for a council of chiefs, Sigma Pi Phi was formally established on May 15, 1904, becoming the first African American Greek-letter fraternity. He envisioned a...

Finland Parental Involvement

July 29, 2019 - Posted in Education by Dara Khaalid
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Parent, Roope Kivekas, and a Kalliola school administratorexplain the differences in parent involvement at a Finnish school versus an American school. About Teach Like Finland South Carolina ETV partnered with the Riley Institute to delve deeper into an issue critical to...

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