Education

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Resources for Healthy Nutrition

August 29, 2018 - Posted in Education by Karen Hermann
Peas, carrots, and corn arranged on a plate to look like a flower. A fork reaches for one of the carrots.

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics celebrates Kids Eat Right Month™ in August by offering tips and resources to promote healthy eating. For more information on healthy eating habits, check out https://www.eatright.org/for-kids or https://www.choosemyplate.gov . Bon...

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.

How to Involve Children in the Planning and Preparation of Meals

August 29, 2018 - Posted in Education by Karen Hermann
Salad in a bowl

Who does the cooking at your house? Who goes shopping? Christy Maloney, LD, LDN says parents can involve children of all ages in the preparation of healthy meals. By Including them in the process, from shopping to serving, the meal teaches them healthy habits.

ETV Launches Educator Guest Blogger Series

August 27, 2018 - Posted in Education by Kathy Finger
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ETV is pleased to announce a new monthly guest blogger series featuring SC educators recognized for innovation in the classroom! The new blogger series will serve as an additional platform to our Carolina Classrooms television and web series to elevate and share SC...

2018 Constitution Day James Otis Lecture Postponed, Will Be Rescheduled Next Fall

August 20, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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*Due to state office closures, the James Otis Lecture scheduled for Friday, Sept. 14 at the State House has been postponed. The next program will be scheduled next fall.

Resources You'll Use All Year Long on Knowitall.org!

August 16, 2018 - Posted in Education by Mimi Wortham-Brown
Images from content featured in August 2018 on Knowitall.org

Knowitall has numerous Series and Collections that can be used throughout the school year! We hope this post will help you to keep these media assets in mind, as you’re looking for resources to support your lesson plans throughout the year. Below we will list a number of...

LearningWhy Lesson Plan Service … Create Your Account

August 1, 2018 - Posted in Education by Sharla Brown
Image of back-to-school items including shoes and school supplies

Teachers, welcome back to a new school year! Check out LearningWhy to help plan one-to-one and project-based lessons for your classroom. Search by standard or grade level to find lessons, media resources and handouts to engage your students.

EOC Reports: Resources Available for Back-to-School

August 1, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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The Education Oversight Committee (EOC) offers valuable resources for schools to share with students and families as the new school year begins! They are perfect resources for back-to-school events and curriculum nights.

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