Education

Carolina Classrooms Focuses on Assessment February 24 at 7 p.m.

February 22, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Teacher with students

The topic of assessment in schools can often be confusing. Join ETV on February 24 at 7:00 p.m. to learn about changes in assessment for SC public school students as well as the results of a survey that looks at exactly how much testing is happening in schools today...

ETV Offers Variety of PD Tech Workshops – Book Yours Today!

February 21, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
teacher with students at whiteboard

Contact ETV Education now to schedule free professional development technology workshops for teachers in your school or district! And, look for ETV at upcoming conferences and school visits ETV trainers will come to your school or district to provide professional...

PBS LearningMedia Resources Reinforce Science Concepts

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

Grab your helmets and follow us into space! This week’s PBS LearningMedia resources support the on-air premiere of PBS KIDS’ newest program, “Ready, Jet, Go!” and reinforce key concepts in science. Life Beyond the Solar System Astrobiology presents young thinkers with...

PBS LearningMedia Math Resources Support Counters and Crunchers!

February 8, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Many Ways to make a Whole song performed by two guitarists

This fun mix of PBS LearningMedia math resources supports young counters as well as upper-level number crunchers. Elementary resources can be used to enhance “100th Day of School” projects throughout February. Many Ways to Make a Whole As children become aware of their own...

Help Students Get ‘Organized’ for 21st Century Learning

February 8, 2016 - Posted in Education by Kathy Finger
Picture of students collaborating

Graphic organizers can support critical thinking and problem solving; communication; collaboration; creativity; and innovation – all important skills for the 21st century. PBS TeacherLine’s recently updated course, TECH195: Graphic Organizers for 21st Century Learning, will...

See What SC Teachers Are Saying...

February 8, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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See what South Carolina teachers are saying about ETV Teacher Recertification Courses ! Comment about Write in the Middle course from Eileen B.: “I definitely found much of the course stimulating, interesting and a refreshing look at effective teaching by master teachers …...

SC Student Winner in Doodle 4 Google Competition — Vote for National Finalists by Feb. 22

February 5, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
"My Google View"

GREENWOOD, SC - A talented student in Greenwood, SC will soon have his art on the Google homepage for hundreds of millions to see. Google is announcing the 53 state and territory winners in its eighth annual Doodle 4 Google competition, a contest open to K-12 students...

Knowitall Media Features Programs Commemorating The Orangeburg Massacre

February 4, 2016 - Posted in Education by Mimi Brown
orangeburg massacre historic marker

All through African American History Month, Knowitall Media will feature documentaries, s eries , collections and individual videos you'll want to be sure to view. Featured currently on Knowitall Media are three programs on The Orangeburg Massacre . The first, produced in...

NEW ETV Teacher Recertification Course with Naturalist Rudy Mancke

February 4, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Rudy Mancke; natural history course; making connections

Making Connections with Natural History Featuring Rudy Mancke, Series I A NEW ETV Teacher Recertification course for SC educators! Designed for South Carolina educators of all grade levels, in all subject areas, the NEW course for 20 renewal credits will assist teachers...

Carolina Classrooms: Making College Affordable View Online NOW!

February 2, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Cash with a graduation cap

Carolina Classrooms: Making College Affordable is now available online ! This special LIVE edition of ETV’s education series Carolina Classrooms will provide information that is timely for students seeking financial assistance for the 2016-17 school year, plus give the...

PBS LearningMedia Resources Give Depth to Black History Month Lessons

January 31, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Bordentown School photo of students

Add depth and dimension to your Black History Month lessons with an amazing collection of resources available in PBS LearningMedia, highlighting key events, movements, and traditions as well as notable leaders, poets, and musicians. Oral History Why is oral history...

Brothers & Sisters Reunite in Sierra Leone for the First Time in Two Centuries - Visit Knowitall Media!

January 31, 2016 - Posted in Education by Mimi Brown
photo of Lowcountry sea islands

Learn about the connection between the Gullah people of S.C. & the people of Sierra Leone, West Africa! This award-winning program explores the remarkable connections between the Gullah of the South Carolina/Georgia Sea Islands and the people of West Africa,...

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...

‘Renew’ Yourself with PBS TeacherLine’s High-Quality P.D.

January 26, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
teacher at laptop

Recently, PBS TeacherLine renewed some courses and now it’s your turn to do the same with your teaching (and certificate)! Let the high-quality course offerings of PBS help you: facilitated courses begin January 13 and February 17, and self-paced courses are ready to go...

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...

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