Education

Easily Accessible, Affordable, Content-Rich Renewal Courses

September 27, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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ETV Teacher Recertification offers courses in ELA, science, social studies, the arts, career education, natural history, and more … to meet your SC teaching license renewal needs. Each course earns 20 renewal credits (NO graduate credit). Cost: $75 each. Courses approved by...

Carolina Classrooms: Making College Affordable - Available Online Now!

September 26, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Young woman holding school books and holding out money

Kicking off the new season in ETV’s Carolina Classrooms series is our annual Making College Affordable special on September 26, 7:00-8:00 p.m. Financial aid professionals from colleges and agencies across the state will explain the various types of aid available and offer...

A Message from PBS Kids Concerning Changes in Technology

September 24, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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A majority of web browsers have stopped supporting Flash in preparation for Adobe’s plan to completely retire Flash by 2020. Currently, over 80% of traffic to PBSKIDS.org comes from Flash-blocked browsers. PBS KIDS will start retiring all Flash content in October 2018,...

September 2018 on Knowitall.org

September 18, 2018 - Posted in Education by Mimi Wortham-Brown
Images from Knowitall content featured in September 2018

This month, we share content for International Literacy Day through our Libraries, Literature & Learning Collection , and we remember our heroes from September 11, 2001 . We explore our Hispanic Heritage , and we celebrate Constitution Day . We also take a moment to...

Support After an Emergency from Our Friends at Sesame Street

September 18, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Still from Sesame Street video about dealing with a hurricane.

Emergencies can be overwhelming, particularly for young children. Even in the most difficult of circumstances, families can find strength and resilience within their community. As a provider, you are important in keeping families connected and helping them discover their...

Educators: TODAY is Last Day to Register for FALL Session!

September 15, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Images from ETV Teacher Recertification courses and a teacher taking a course on a laptop

STILL time to register TODAY for ETV Teacher Recertification FALL session! Offered are SDE-approved, facilitated online, self-paced courses that earn 20 renewal credits each … Want to experience learning with renowned Naturalist Rudy Mancke or SC History expert Dr. Walter...

Successfully Starting Off The School Year With Classroom Technology

September 14, 2018 - Posted in Education by Carla Jefferson
High school students sitting around a table with a tablet with teacher engaging with them

From our Educator Guest Blogger Series A new school year brings a fresh start for all involved. How quickly we forget the stress that comes with the beginning of school. Lockers, lunch numbers, and buses, oh my! Beginning a new school year with new technology can also add...

Learn More with Your Peers (for Less)

September 6, 2018 - Posted in Education by Kathy Finger
Overhead shot of teachers sitting at table using laptops, tablets and phones

This fall, make your professional development go further by learning with your national peers and spending less money doing it! PBS TeacherLine is offering courses to begin September 12 and October 10 , including several ELA courses like “Teaching Lifelong Reading Habits”...

Introducing "History in a Nutshell" on Knowitall.org

August 30, 2018 - Posted in Education by Andrew Davis
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Progress with History In A Nutshell is finally moving forward! With the success of the first two episodes, World War I and the 1918 Flu Pandemic in South Carolina , more content is on the way. Episode three will cover what happens right after the American Revolution...

First-Ever Daniel Tiger Movie Premieres in September

August 30, 2018 - Posted in Education by Ty Moody
DANIEL TIGER’S NEIGHBORHOOD

On September 17, PBS KIDS will premiere the first-ever movie from the beloved Fred Rogers Productions, DANIEL TIGER’S NEIGHBORHOOD . In THE DANIEL TIGER MOVIE: WON’T YOU BE OUR NEIGHBOR?, a new family has moved to the Neighborhood of Make-Believe. It’s up to Daniel and his...

Free, Quality Resources & Educator Guest Blogger Series

August 29, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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We invite you to learn about the education services available to you, our valued SC teachers! Visit the new, improved PBS LearningMedia site with PBS programs and segments you can use. Do you have a LearningWhy account? Create your free account to access complete lesson...

EOC Reports on the Education of Military Connected Children in SC

August 29, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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In 2014, the General Assembly passed Act 289, the Military Family Quality of Life Enhancement Act. The Act’s purpose is to “enhance many quality of life issues for members of the armed forces.” Part of the law requests the SC Education Oversight Committee (EOC) to develop...

ETV FREE Technology Training & New Education Team Member

August 29, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Teachers at table using laptops and tablets

ETV Education FREE Technology Training SCETV Education provides FREE technology training at your location . Our staff trains over 3,000 South Carolina teachers face-to-face every school year. ETV's trainers specialize in webtools, iPads and Google, as well as all of the...

ETV Program Highlights for September 2018

August 29, 2018 - Posted in Education by Jonathan Faulk
Screen shot from video, the Amazing Human Body - 3-part series

ETV presents programs of interest to teachers and students! In September, enjoy our new By the River series with lowcountry authors, participate in the Great American Read and continue with the Mark Twain series! Don’t miss ETV’s Carolina Classrooms: Making College...

How to Teach Your Children Healthy Eating Habits

August 29, 2018 - Posted in Education by Karen Hermann
A family shares a meal at the table.

Christy Maloney, LD, LDN offers some suggestions on teaching healthy eating habits to children. She says involving kids in the preparation of meals not only teaches them good habits, but also makes them more interested in the food they are eating.

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