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What’s new in Education

September 16, 2019 - Posted in Education by Stephanie Frazier
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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...

Teach AND Learn this fall

September 13, 2019 - Posted in Education by K.Finger
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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!

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September 10, 2019 - Posted in Education by Mimi Wortham-Brown
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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...

Accessible, affordable, content-rich renewal courses

September 9, 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.

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...

2019 Constitution Day James Otis Lecture: Sept. 13 at 11 a.m.

September 5, 2019 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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The South Carolina Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates (SC ABOTA) presents the Tenth Annual James Otis Lecture Series in observance of National Constitution Day . The topic for the 2019 James Otis Lecture is “The Role of Citizens in the Administration of...

ETV program highlights for September 2019

September 5, 2019 - Posted in Education by Jonathan Faulk
Image from Soul City, part of Reel Journeys, coming in September

ETV presents programs of interest to teachers and students! In September, don’t miss By the River with lowcountry authors and new family-themed episodes in Daniel Tiger‘s Neighborhood. SCETV is your destination for learning!

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...

Greenwood Genetics Center Junior Genetics Scholars Camp

September 3, 2019 - Posted in Education by Dynestee Fields
Students line up outside of the Greenwood Genetics Center Mobile Science Lab

Each year, the Greenwood Genetics Center hosts the Junior Genetics Scholars Camp, inviting twenty-four 10th through 12th grade students to its campus. This summer camp, which takes place during one, five-day week in July, explores topics such as basic laboratory techniques...

TransformSC: Bus Tour - Reserve your seat!

September 3, 2019 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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Personalized learning is the overarching philosophy that drives the vision for BL Primary School. Classroom environments are designed to allow students to take ownership of their learning through goal-setting, self-direction, and competency-based instruction.

Birds, Trees, and Mancke

September 3, 2019 - Posted in Education by Dynestee Fields
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On Monday, August 12, four people from SCETV loaded into a van and travelled into the forests of Wofford, S.C. Here, the birds chirped, the gnats buzzed, and the trees offered little protection from the heat of the unforgiving sun. I was one of the people on this adventure...

Celebrating Country Music – songwriting contest and more!

September 2, 2019 - Posted in Education by Stephanie Frazier
Graphic from Ken Burns Country Music airing for two weeks on SCETV beginning September 15, 2019

Catchy lyrics, guitars, cowboy hats and boots...this September is all things country music. Join us for a month-long celebration of Ken Burns’ new documentary on country music. There are multiple opportunities for educators and students to join the conversation.

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...

EOC Reports: Resources available for start of school

August 29, 2019 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
SC Education Oversight Committee

Looking for resources for families as school starts back? The SC Family-Friendly Standards ( ) are updated and available for Grades K-12 for English Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies. The guides provide information about...

LearningWhy – FREE Project-Based Lessons at your fingertips

August 29, 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...