Educator Guest Blogger Series

ETV Education’s Educator Guest Blogger Series

August 29, 2019 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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ETV Education’s Educator Guest Blogger Series continues to provide interesting and relevant ideas for SC teachers! This blogger series serves as an additional platform to our Carolina Classrooms television and web series to elevate and share South Carolina educators’ voices...

Forging “Magic Hammers”

August 19, 2019 - Posted in Education by George Austin
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From our Educator Guest Blogger Series Forging “Magic Hammers”: How Computational Thinking Can Enhance Students’ Problem Solving Skills

Revving Up Your Leadership Engine for This Year!

August 3, 2019 - Posted in Education by Albert Robertson
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From our Educator Guest Blogger Series Summer is often a time of reflection for me as a teacher and educational leader. This summer, I’ve been doing lots of thinking on the role of the leaders in our schools and in district leadership roles — our principals, our assistant...

Geography: Educating South Carolina Students for the World

May 28, 2019 - Posted in Education by Dr. Jerry T. Mitchell
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From our Educator Guest Blogger Series Geography is the study of Earth as the home of people. Earth is the only place where people have ever lived and it is our responsibility to learn about and take care of this place. Geography is about the interplay between social and...

STEAM Education: More than Engineering Pinterest Challenges

April 29, 2019 - Posted in Education by Megan McNinch
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From our Educator Guest Blogger Series What is STEAM? STEM...STEAM...STREAM...HAMSTER education has recently received a big push around the world. Each letter in the acronyms stands for a different subject: S - Science T - Technology E - Engineering A - Art M - Mathematics...

Better Together: Collaboration and Technology Integration

April 11, 2019 - Posted in Education by Emily Molin
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From our Educator Guest Blogger Series I will always consider myself a teacher first. I taught high school Spanish for twelve years before transitioning over to the position of Media Specialist at my current school. The news stories of teachers leaving the profession in...

Let’s Discuss the Importance of Social Emotional Learning

March 1, 2019 - Posted in Education by Kimberly Singletary
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From our Educator Guest Blogger Series “Social Emotional Learning is defined as the process through which children and adults understand and manage emotions, set and achieve positive goals, feel and show empathy for others, establish and maintain positive relationships, and...

Lights! Camera! Integrate! Impacting Students and Your Curriculum Through Video/Green Screen Project Based Learning

February 1, 2019 - Posted in Education by Laura Adair
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From our Educator Guest Blogger Series “You've clearly stolen their hearts,” What a joy to read this recently from a teacher whose class I’ve been working with this year. In all fairness, here’s the rest of the sentence “as every group wants to do another green screen video...

Enhancing Social Studies Instruction Through the Use of Technology: Interactive Webtools and Websites for the Classroom

January 7, 2019 - Posted in Education by Brian Day
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From our Educator Guest Blogger Series A popular misconception about history is that it is outdated and only deals with the past, thus newer technology does not apply. This could not be further from the truth. Technology has always been an integral part since the beginning...

12 Ways Technology Can Support Authentic Learning

November 1, 2018 - Posted in Education by Karen Ogen
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From our Educator Guest Blogger Series Students and Technology The Pew Research Center reports that 95% of teens own a Smartphone and roughly half of those students admit being online “almost constantly.” Kids today aren’t just using cell phones, these devices are becoming...

Ideas for Teachers to Incorporate Digital Citizenship into Their Instruction

September 29, 2018 - Posted in Education by Ashley Fort
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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...

Successfully Starting Off The School Year With Classroom Technology

September 14, 2018 - Posted in Education by Carla Jefferson
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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...

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...