Education

Students Create Computer Games and Apps at Girls Go for IT Camp

June 29, 2018 - Posted in Education by Laura Hunsberger
Instructor Jaya Gantt, a recent graduate of USC, teaches 6th-grader Kenney Williams and other students at Girls Go for I.T. camp.

During the last two weeks of June, the University of South Carolina's School of Earth, Ocean and Environment was home to Girls Go for I.T. , a camp for middle school-age girls who are interested in learning about computer science and programming. South Carolina Public Radio...

Celebrating Dean & Donna – ETV Education Retirees

June 25, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Overhead shot of  ETV's Idea Lab with class full of teachers

ETV Education is celebrating the outstanding careers of two wonderful professionals! Dean Byrd, Director of ETV Education, and Donna Thompson, Pre K-12Technology Trainer, will be retiring in July.

And the Winner of ETV’s LearningWhy EduSpire Award Is…

June 21, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Mrs. Higdon pictured with student working at a computer

Congratulations Jessica Higdon, from North Charleston high school! Ms. Higdon used the lesson Critically Analyze and Understand Primary/ Secondary Resources using FDR’s 1933 Inauguration from the LearningWhy website. Her students used this lesson to create a chart or...

The Watering Hole

June 15, 2018 - Posted in Education by K. Hermann
The Watering Hole logo

Candace G. Wiley and Monifa Lemons created The Watering Hole as a place to encourage and promote poets of color in the south. They also offer school workshops and summer camps to students to teach creative writing, self-confidence, and communications skills. Candace says...

Summer Reading to Refresh the Mind - SCETV PBS LearningMedia

June 14, 2018 - Posted in Education by Mimi Wortham-Brown
PBS The Great American Read logo

Explore the 100 most-loved novels in America with The Great American Read. The Great American Read is an eight-part series that explores and celebrates the power of reading. It investigates how and why writers create their fictional worlds, how we as readers are affected by...

Jeff Maxey - 2019 South Carolina Teacher of the Year

June 13, 2018 - Posted in Education by K. Hermann
Jeff Maxey - 2019 South Carolina Teacher of the Year

On May 2, 2018, Jeff Maxey was selected as South Carolina's 2019 Teacher of the Year. A special education resource teacher at Starr Elementary School in Anderson District 3, Mr. Maxey started his career as a minister, but decided to become a teacher after visiting schools...

Bassist Reggie Workman Shares Perspective, Life Experiences with Students of Charleston Jazz Academy

June 7, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bradley Fuller
Reggie Workman at the Charleston Jazz Academy.

Working with jazz legends like John Coltrane, Art Blakey, Thelonious Monk, and numerous others has given double bassist Reggie Workman more than a little perspective on music-making. On Monday, June 4th, the eighty-year-old exponent of hard bop and avant-garde jazz shared...

SCETV PBS LearningMedia: Taking Your Summer Outdoors

June 5, 2018 - Posted in Education by Mimi Wortham-Brown
Shot of a person looking at the night sky

Challenge your students to go outside and look up at the sky! Science can be beautiful!

Erin Fox - 2018 South Carolina Teacher of the Year

June 5, 2018 - Posted in Education by K. Hermann
2018 South Carolina Teacher of the Year Erin Fox

2018 South Carolina State Teacher of the Year Erin Fox has spent the past year traveling and meeting with legislators, educators, and students. Her experiences have broadened her view of education and education policy. She shared some advice for next Teacher of the Year,...

EOC Reports: Resources Available for Summer Months

May 31, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Education Oversight Committee logo

While the summer provides wonderful time for relaxation, the extra time can also unfortunately promote the summer slide for some students. The Education Oversight Committee (EOC) recommends several resources to share with students and families as they head out for the...

Carolina Classrooms: Celebrating Teachers - Watch Online!

May 30, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Still photo from Carolina Classrooms for May 30, 2018

Carolina Classrooms, ETV’s monthly educational series, celebrates teachers with a special program featuring segments with finalists for our new SC Teacher of the Year and profiles of other outstanding South Carolina educators. Hosted by Dr. Lemuel Watson, USC professor and...

SCETV Goes Facebook LIVE for Ready to Vote Special

May 26, 2018 - Posted in Education by Tabitha Safdi
Ready to Vote FB Live event

Join in the discussion and hear what students have to say following the gubernatorial debates this Monday and Tuesday in a special, digital-only, Facebook LIVE event. South Carolina ETV , SC Public Radio and The Post and Courier's second round of gubernatorial debates will...

Where's Magic School Bus? SC Educators: Access SCETV’s FREE, Quality Multimedia

May 26, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Shot of Magic School Bus with students getting ready to board

SC teachers have access to a selection of Magic School Bus programs available through a partnership with the State Library! This favorite for young students and other programs from national producers are available in Knowitall.org “ETV StreamlineSC Collection.”

Summertime and the Savings are Easy

May 24, 2018 - Posted in Education by Kathy Finger
Save with PBS TeacherLine this summer!

PBS TeacherLine and ETV have extended their 20% course discount to include summer courses beginning June 13, 2018 - - PLUS popular course RDLA152 has been reduced to $300 for the whole summer -- so it’s a great time to invest in P.D. and save big too!

PBS Kids Summer of Adventure

May 24, 2018 - Posted in Education by Ty Moody
PBS Kids Summer of Adventure!

PBS KIDS SUMMER OF ADVENTURE returns this year with a weekly summer movie in June and July.

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