Education

Big News from Nature Cat—3 New Episodes and a Daytime Emmy Nomination!

April 19, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Image from Nature Cat

Congratulations to NATURE CAT for the recent Daytime Emmy Award nomination in the "Best Preschool Children's Animated Program" category!

From LearningWhy: Vietnam War Resources for the Classroom

April 16, 2018 - Posted in Education by Sharla Brown
Photo of soldier during Vietnam War

SCETV’s LearningWhy is excited to announce a training workshop for teachers.

April 2018 on Knowitall

April 12, 2018 - Posted in Education by Mimi Wortham-Brown
Images from content featured in April on Knowitall.org

In April, literacy and poetry resources abound in our Libraries, Literature & Learning Collection! Please see the list of specific dates to keep in mind all through April! Try out our resources for World Health Day on April 7. We hope you will not only view them but...

NASSP Names 2018 National Assistant Principal of the Year—Erica Page of Pelion High School

April 12, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Photo of Erica Page, Assistant Principal of Pelion high School

NASSP Names 2018 National Assistant Principal of the Year. Erica Page honored at launch of National Assistant Principals Week.

Williamsburg County School District Now Under Control of State Education Department

April 11, 2018 - Posted in Education by Thelisha Eaddy
 Superintendent Molly Spearman announces state of emergency in Williamsburg County School District.

State Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman declared a state of emergency in the Williamsburg County School District and will now take over day-to-day operations. During a press conference in Columbia, Spearman cited financial mismanagement, systemic programmatic...

SCETV PBS LearningMedia: Discover the World of Science

April 3, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Image from Discover the World of Science

Featured Story Discover the World of Science Plant little nuggets of knowledge into your students. Nature Nuggets are minute-long videos that bring science and animals from PBS’s award-winning series NATURE to early childhood classrooms. Use the support materials below to...

PBS Media Literacy Educator Certification by KQED

March 29, 2018 - Posted in Education by K. Finger
Become recognized for your media literacy expertise!

Know your stuff when it comes to media literacy? Time to prove it – earn the PBS and KQED Media Literacy Certificate! PBS and KQED have announced a partnership to provide educators with a free certification in media literacy that recognizes educators who excel in creating...

EOC Offers Copies of “Student Reading Success Activity Guide”

March 29, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Photo of Student Reading Success Activity Guide

At last month’s 2018 Summer Reading Symposium, held in Columbia, the Education Oversight Committee (EOC) offered participants copies of the “Student Reading Success Activity Guide,” a resource designed to provide families, tutors, caregivers, and teachers with simple...

ETV Program Highlights for April 2018

March 29, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
OSIRIS-REx extends its sampling arm as it moves in to make contact with the asteroid Bennu

ETV presents programs of interest to teachers and students! In April, SCETV features special programs to celebrate Easter and Earth Day, plus programs that honor Holocaust Remembrance Day. Don’t miss the start of Season 3 of Reel South, new Sea Change program, and special...

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
Screen shot of LearningWhy website

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
Empty desks in an empty classroom

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
Teacher working with students

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...

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