January 2019 on

By Mimi Wortham-Brown

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Happy New Year to all! This month, Knowitall features resources for Martin Luther King Day and African American History Month. Our Holocaust Remembrance Collection provides resources for International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust.

Throughout the month, be sure to visit What’s New on Knowitall and Knowitall Factoids, where each date brings a resource you may not have thought to look for—here on Knowitall!

Learn with ETV: Recertification Courses + Free Offer

By Bette Jamison

Image from ETV Teacher Recertification Courses - Between the Waters and Rudy Mancke

ETV Teacher Recertification courses are approved by the South Carolina Department of Education for SC educators. Over 50 courses for 20 renewal credits each, facilitated online/self-paced. Cost: $75 each. Plus, Natural History In and Out of the Classroom with Rudy Mancke for 60 renewal credits offered, too, only in the WINTER session. Cost: $200. 

America’s Volunteer Recognized for Excellence in Civic Leadership

By Tabitha Safdi

Charlotte Berry

Charlotte Berry of Columbia is the recipient of the 2018 David H. Wilkins Award for Excellence in Civic Leadership. The award is presented by The Riley Institute at Furman University.

“Each person in his or her own right has an opportunity to make a difference. Making a difference in this world is what it’s all about,” says Berry.

Longtime South Carolina Senator Recipient of Legislative Leadership Award

By Tabitha Safdi

Senator John Matthews

Sen. John W. Matthews, Jr. (D-Orangeburg) is the recipient of the 2018 David H. Wilkins Award for Excellence in Legislative Leadership. The award is presented by The Riley Institute at Furman University. 

“I’m always better off if my neighbor is better off. I’m better off living in communities that are better off. So as a political philosophy we have to create communities that are better off,” says Matthews.

Educators: FREE PD on Content & Tools Offered by SCETV

By Bette Jamison

Teachers in class on computers

SC Educators … SCETV trainers will come to your school to provide quality professional development workshops to meet your needs. We offer a variety of workshops for Pre-K to 12 educators and for Pre-Service teachers at Colleges and Universities. These workshops are FREE for South Carolina public, charter, private, home schools, and higher education pre-service teachers.

EOC: Martin’s Math Club Teacher Appreciation Nights

By Bette Jamison

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The Education Oversight Committee (EOC) will host two Teacher Appreciation Nights for Martin’s Math Club teachers! 

Martin's Math Club, Season 3 is rolling along with many SC teachers and students participating in the program! The contest provides the opportunity for teachers and students in grades Kindergarten through 8th grade to win two tickets to a University of SC Men’s Basketball team home game.

ETV Education’s Educator Guest Blogger Series

By Bette Jamison

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ETV Education’s Educator Guest Blogger Series, featuring South Carolina educators recognized for innovation in the classroom, kicked-off in August 2018.

Our guest bloggers include additional PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovator winners, educators who earn the new PBS Media Literacy Certification, and other educators recognized for their skilled use of technology in the classroom.