Education

Statewide Student Competitions in STEM and The Arts! Submit Video Entries Soon

By B. Jamison

Screen shot of This Schools Got Talent 2017 website.

Calling all South Carolina public school students grades K-12 to participate in the SC Future Minds 2017 “This Schools Got STEAM” and “This School’s Got Talent” competitions!

This School’s Got Talent

Singers, bands and other performers – This School’s Got Talent is for YOU!

Finalists will be chosen with help from Grammy-Award winning band “Hootie and the Blowfish.” 

Submit video entries January 16 – 29 here

 

Learn with ETV - ETV Recertification Courses Start in January

By B. Jamison

Teacher on laptop

ETV Teacher Recertification courses are approved by SDE Office of Educator Services for SC educators. Over 50 courses offered for 20 renewal credits each, facilitated online/self-paced. Cost: $75 each. Plus, Natural History with Rudy Mancke for 60 renewal credits offered, too. Cost: $200.

Winter Session starts January 23 and ends March 21. Courses will open for you to begin work on January 23 and you must complete by end of the day March 21, except for Rudy’s 60 renewal credit course that ends April 29 – see below.

Colonial Williamsburg Education Resource Library - FREE Online

By B. Jamison

Screen shot of Colonial Williamsburg Education resource Library website

The April 2016 broadcast was the final live program from Colonial Williamsburg’s series for schools – CWEFT and HERO Live! However, since mid-August 2016, the library of past programming is available FREE in the new Colonial Williamsburg Education Resource Library.

By creating a free account, teachers, students and learners of all ages can access a constantly-expanding library of resources, including the videos, lesson plans, and interactive learning games that comprised the Colonial Williamsburg Emmy award-winning series.

Lesson Plans Available for PBS Series Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise

By B. Jamison

Martin Luther King leading protest

ETV will re-broadcast this series on ETVHD on Jan. 15 at 4:00 p.m. and Jan. 22 at 4:00 p.m. (Parts 1 and 2) 

Explore educational materials from the series Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise. Embark with professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr. on a deeply personal journey through the last fifty years of African American history. Travel from the victories of the Civil Rights movement up to today, asking profound questions about the state of black America—and our nation as a whole.

Resources to Support Hour of Code Are Available Here!

By B. Jamison

Graphic of girl on computer from Hour of Code website

The Hour of Code is a global movement reaching tens of millions of students in 180+ countries. Anyone, anywhere can organize an Hour of Code event. One-hour tutorials are available in over 45 languages. No experience needed. Ages 4 to 104. Learn more about events going on all over the world! Visit the Hour of Code website

Promote the Hour of Code using these ideas and resources

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