Education

March into Spring with ETV Teacher Recertification … NEW Courses Added!

March 28, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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ETV provides quality professional development for South Carolina educators, continuing its strong commitment to education. Over 50 courses, including TWO NEW courses, for 20 renewal credits each are provided by ETV Teacher Recertification. ALL courses approved by the SC...

PBS TeacherLine Offers Spring Courses on a New Platform and for 20% Off!

March 22, 2018 - Posted in Education by Kathy Finger
PBS Teacherline graphic offering 20 percent off TeacherLine courses in March and April

PBS TeacherLine is offering its spring professional development courses on a new platform, Canvas, AND with a 20% discount offer to boot! With the change to Canvas, learners will see improved course navigation and easier access to videos embedded in the course. The new...

Women’s History & National Nutrition Month + SC Day Resources on Knowitall

March 21, 2018 - Posted in Education by Mimi Wortham-Brown
Images from content featured on Knowitall in march 2018 Womens History, National Nutrition Month and South Carolina Day

Knowitall brings you an abundance of content for Women’s History and National Nutrition Month —and it’s all so easy to locate—just a few clicks away! We also have numerous resources for South Carolina Day . See below for details! We hope you’ll enjoy exploring—and please...

Cheryl Robinette Honored as SCASL Library Paraprofessional of the Year

March 15, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Cheryl Robinette pictured with award, along with Donna Thompson and Debbie Jarrett of South Carolina ETV

ETV Education's Debbie Jarrett and Donna Thompson were in attendance at the South Carolina Association of School Librarians (SCASL) Conference March 15 when Cheryl Robinette from Spartanburg School District 7 was honored as the 2018-19 Library Paraprofessional of the Year!...

Innovative LearningWhy Provides 1-to-1, PBL + Traditional Lessons

March 12, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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SCETV’s innovative LearningWhy offers complete Pre-K-12 project-based, one-to-one and traditional classroom lessons, all vetted and editable. Designed to promote student achievement and meet the needs of our SC educators, this new, free service is available to ALL South...

Student Voice - Rush Johnston

March 6, 2018 - Posted in Education by Karen Hermann
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Students across the country are taking a more active role in education policy. Rush Johnston, a senior at the South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts & Humanities, is a member of a group called Student Voice. In August 2017, she and other students met with...

Student Voice - Surya Korrapati

March 6, 2018 - Posted in Education by Karen Hermann
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Students across the country are taking a more active role in education policy. Surya Korrapati, a senior at River Bluff High School, is a member of a group called Student Voice. He talked with us about how teacher shortages affect students around the state and how Student...

Take a Piece Out of These Pi Resources: South Carolina PBS LearningMedia

March 6, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Image of Pi equation on a blackboard

A math resource that is more than what meets the pi! Pi is a very special ratio which calls for a very special holiday! Pi is the ratio of a circle's circumference (distance around the circle) to its diameter (distance across the circle). Watch a video that introduces your...

Try Out These Resources from Knowitall for Music In Our Schools Month!

March 5, 2018 - Posted in Education by Mimi Wortham-Brown
Images from Gullah Music and Artopia - music resources on Knowitall.org

Did you know? Knowitall has great music resources! Here are several ways to find Knowitall’s Music content!

SC Community Block Grants for Education Pilot Program Awarded

March 1, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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Grants for the South Carolina Community Block Grant for Education Pilot Program have been awarded to seven initiatives throughout the state, with fifteen participating districts and additional community partners, including local Head Start and First Steps partnerships.

Carolina Classrooms: NEW Online Education Stories

March 1, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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NEW THIS SCHOOL YEAR … Carolina Classrooms features online education stories in addition to broadcast programs! Visit our website carolinaclassrooms.org for education stories from around our state that feature students involved in science, technology, engineering and math,...

Carolina Classrooms: Recruiting and Supporting Teachers in SC - Feb. 28 on SCETV

February 27, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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Carolina Classrooms: Recruiting and Supporting Teachers in South Carolina , a new edition in SCETV’s educational series, airs February 28 at 7:00 p.m. on SCETV . What is the best way to solve teacher recruitment and retention problems? On this episode of Carolina Classrooms...

Shadows of the Gullah Geechee at the South Carolina State Library

February 27, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Artwork from “Shadows of the Gullah Geechee" by the prestigious photographer Pete Marovich, now on exhibit at SC State Library

Our latest exhibition, running through March, is titled “Shadows of the Gullah Geechee" and is by the prestigious photographer Pete Marovich. The work explores the lives and culture of the Gullah Geechee people in communities from Hog Hammock on Sapelo Island, Ga., to...

"W" is for Wofford College

February 23, 2018 - Posted in Education by Walter Edgar
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“W" is for Wofford College. A four-year liberal arts college in Spartanburg, Wofford was founded with a bequest from the Methodist minister and Spartanburg native Benjamin Wofford. The General Assembly granted a charter in 1851 and the then all-male college opened in 1854...

March is Music In Our Schools Month® (MIOSM®)

February 22, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Music In Our School Month logo - Music Connects Us

March has been officially designated by the National Association for Music Education (NAfME) for the observance of Music In Our Schools Month® (MIOSM ® ), the time of year when music education becomes the focus of schools across the nation. MIOSM began as a single statewide...

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