Education

Co-Creator of new PBS Kids series visits Columbia

October 1, 2019 - Posted in Education by Stephanie Frazier
Xavier Riddle & the Secret Museum

A new PBS Kids Series, "Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum," debuts on November 11. The series is based on the children’s book series Ordinary People Change the World by New York Times bestselling author Brad Meltzer and illustrator Christopher Eliopoulos. Join us at...

Scared of online learning?

October 1, 2019 - Posted in Education
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Think you’ll be bored to death? Think again with PBS TeacherLine!

Teaching gratitude and kindness using technology

October 1, 2019 - Posted in Education by Carla Jefferson
graphic image of words like "thank you", "gratitude", "appreciation" and more

From our Educator Guest Blogger Series No doubt about it - being an educator can be extremely stressful. Admin, students and parents, oh my! Juggling the workload that comes from this work can be overwhelming. When consistently working in stressful situations, it is...

Fall is in full swing for Training & Research

September 30, 2019 - Posted in Education by Salandra Bowman
Painting of tree limb holding a swing after leaves have turned gold in the fall

As promised, ETV Education is excited to launch our new Educational Workshop and Training Request Portal ! The portal includes a list of our new and re-designed training and workshop offerings. Remember that we do offer customized trainings. So, if our titles do not meet...

Trust us: Media Literacy Week is October 21-25

September 30, 2019 - Posted in Education
Teacher with students on laptops and tablets

Are you sure we’ve got our facts right? Do you have the skills needed to decipher today’s innumerable media messages from an equally limitless supply of sources? How about your students? And are they prepared to not only consume today’s media but to create and shape it as...

EOC: 4K Block Grant application available

September 30, 2019 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
SC Education Oversight Committee graphic

For the fifth year, the South Carolina General Assembly has authorized and funded the SC Community Block Grants for Education Pilot Program for Fiscal Year 2019-20.

What's new at the SC EdTech Conference

September 28, 2019 - Posted in Education by T. Leitzsey and J. Boone
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From our Educator Guest Blogger Series This fall, the SC EdTech Conference is returning to the Greenville Convention Center in Greenville, S.C., November 6-8, 2019.

What’s new in Education

September 19, 2019 - Posted in Education by Stephanie Frazier
ETV Education logo

Hopefully, your new school year is off to a great start and you are enjoying the many ETV and PBS resources available to you. From the premiere of our new PBS Kids show Molly of Denali, to the development of new courses with Rudy Mancke, we are hard at work preparing...

Accessible, affordable, content-rich renewal courses

September 19, 2019 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Images from ETV Teacher Recertification courses

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.

LearningWhy – FREE Project-Based Lessons at your fingertips

September 18, 2019 - Posted in Education by Sharla Brown
Home page of South Carolina ETV's LearningWhy website

Teachers, ETV Education invites you to explore LearningWhy to help plan one-to-one, project-based and regular lessons for your classroom. Search by standard or grade level to find lessons, media resources and handouts to engage your students. We are also looking for...

Teach AND Learn this fall

September 16, 2019 - Posted in Education
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Now that your students are settled in their new routines, it’s time for YOU to get started on your own new learning path!

SCETV's Songwriting Workshop featured Patrick Davis and Friends

September 14, 2019 - Posted in Education by Tabitha Safdi
Songwriting Workshop

South Carolina Educational Television (SCETV) hosted a songwriting workshop featuring Patrick Davis, Wyatt Durrette, Levi Lowrey, and Phillip Lammonds, in conjunction with the premiere of Ken Burns’ new PBS documentary, “Country Music." SCETV also launched a country music...

News from EdTech

September 9, 2019 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
EdTech graphic - Nov. 6-8, 2019

Each year two amazing state-wide award programs are recognized at the EdTech conference, and we need your help!

Training and Research news

September 8, 2019 - Posted in Education by Salandra Bowman
Education and Research Team at Spartanburg ETV station

This is shaping up to be an exciting year for our training and research team. We are revamping our professional development offerings to introduce new training topics and delivery formats. We are also seeking opportunities to collect data on how ETV educational content...

Chanda Jefferson is honored as the 2020 South Carolina Teacher of the Year!

September 3, 2019 - Posted in Education by Dynestee Fields
Chanda Jefferson, South Carolina Teacher of the Year for 2020, makes her acceptance speech

Chanda Jefferson, a biology teacher at Fairfield Central High School, was named the 2020 South Carolina Teacher of the Year on May 8, 2019. This honor was awarded to Jefferson at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center. Originally an aspiring doctor, Jefferson changed...

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