Education

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
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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
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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
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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
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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.

ETV Program Highlights for August 2018

August 1, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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ETV presents programs of interest to teachers and students! In August, catch special episodes in SCETV’s Carolina Stories and in Reel South ! The popular PBS series Little Women repeats along with a series on Mark Twain . And, don’t miss the premiere of a new Splash and...

Parenting Students with School-Assigned Devices

July 31, 2018 - Posted in Education by Adam J. Babcock
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From our Educator Guest Blogger Series As school districts roll out student-issued devices across the state and country, the new digital access is a blessing for schools. However, many parents are not ready for the parenting that comes with sending a student home with a...

Teacher Engagement in the Education Process

July 25, 2018 - Posted in Education by Karen Hermann
Dr. Lisa Johnson, Associate Dean of the Richard W. Riley School of Education at Winthrop University

Dr. Lisa Johnson, Associate Dean of the Richard W. Riley School of Education at Winthrop University, says teacher engagement in the political process, including voting, is the best way for teachers to make their voices heard in South Carolina. At Winthrop University, part...

Building Occupational Opportunities in the Midlands

July 25, 2018 - Posted in Education by Karen Hermann
Students in the BOOM Program learned construction techniques by building small houses.

Richland School Districts One and Two, Lexington-Richland District Five, Midlands Education & Business Alliance, S.C. Vocational Rehabilitation, Midlands Workforce and the Building Industry Association of Central South Carolina partnered with Midlands Technical College...

Back-to-School Fun! The Learning Continues on Knowitall.org!

July 19, 2018 - Posted in Education by Mimi Wortham-Brown
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EDUCATORS, TO ENCOURAGE CONTINUED LEARNING...ANYTIME, ANYWHERE... PLEASE ADD THIS LINK TO YOUR SCHOOL WEBSITE! https://www.knowitall.org/summertime-fun-learning-continues-knowitall Knowitall Collections, Activities & Interactives Take a nice, cool Dive in…to Knowitall!...

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