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October 2018 on Knowitall.org

October 4, 2018 - Posted in Education by Mimi Wortham-Brown
Images from content featured in October on Knowitall.org

This month, we have nine new Knowitall Tutorials that we hope will be helpful in using Knowitall.org ! These tutorials have been created to assist you in these areas: (1) Introduction , (2) Searching , (3) Subjects , (4) Series , (5) Collections , (6) Teacher Resources , (7...

2018 Gubernatorial Debates Announced

October 3, 2018 - Posted in Education by Gavin Jackson
Republican Gov. Henry McMaster, left, and Democratic state Rep. James Smith, D-Columbia

South Carolina ETV and The Post and Courier will co-host two gubernatorial debates and one lieutenant governor debate later this month. Republican Gov. Henry McMaster will face off against Democratic challenger state Rep. James Smith, D-Columbia, at the Francis Marion...

South Carolina’s PBS LearningMedia – New Design and User Experience!

October 1, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Screen shot of new South Carolina's PBS LearningMedia

South Carolina’s PBS LearningMedia,... Your source for national content including valuable PBS programs and segments for educational use, has been redesigned to enable you to “ Bring the World into YOUR Classroom !” SCETV and PBS have curated FREE, standards aligned videos...

ETV Program Highlights for October 2018

October 1, 2018 - Posted in Education by Jonathan Faulk
Photo from Losing Lambert: A Journey Through Survival & Hope from American Public Television

ETV presents programs of interest to teachers and students! In October, we continue The Great American Read and premiere the new PBS series Jamestown from the producers of Downton Abbey. Don’t miss Shakespeare Uncovered , ETV’s Palmetto Scene with stories of local interest...

reTHINKING Literacy for the 21st Century Learner: Report Released

October 1, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
EOC Report - reThinking Literacy for the 21st Century Learner

The SC Education Oversight Committee (EOC) has issued the final report from the August 7, 2018 Symposium, “reTHINKING Literacy for the 21 st Century Learner.” The report is available for download and dissemination. National experts Drs. Timothy Shanahan, Stacey Leftwich,...

Ideas for Teachers to Incorporate Digital Citizenship into Their Instruction

September 29, 2018 - Posted in Education by Ashley Fort
Teacher in front of classroom of students with tablets

From our Educator Guest Blogger Series Many teachers feel overwhelmed by everything they already have to do in the classroom each day and can’t imagine having to do one more thing! Many teachers using technology complain about the management aspect of 1:1 initiatives...

Carolina Classrooms: Making College Affordable - Available Online Now!

September 26, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Young woman holding school books and holding out money

Kicking off the new season in ETV’s Carolina Classrooms series is our annual Making College Affordable special on September 26, 7:00-8:00 p.m. Financial aid professionals from colleges and agencies across the state will explain the various types of aid available and offer...

A Message from PBS Kids Concerning Changes in Technology

September 24, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Graphic from PBS Kids marketing and Communications

A majority of web browsers have stopped supporting Flash in preparation for Adobe’s plan to completely retire Flash by 2020. Currently, over 80% of traffic to PBSKIDS.org comes from Flash-blocked browsers. PBS KIDS will start retiring all Flash content in October 2018,...

September 2018 on Knowitall.org

September 18, 2018 - Posted in Education by Mimi Wortham-Brown
Images from Knowitall content featured in September 2018

This month, we share content for International Literacy Day through our Libraries, Literature & Learning Collection , and we remember our heroes from September 11, 2001 . We explore our Hispanic Heritage , and we celebrate Constitution Day . We also take a moment to...

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
History In A Nutshell Logo

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
PBS LearningMedia, LearningWhy screenshots, Knowitall logo and photo of hands using a keyboard

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...

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