Education

PBS Spotlight Education Sept. 12-17 Includes American Graduate Day

By B. Jamison

Shaquille Oneal

As our students head back to school, special PBS programs take an in-depth look at the state of education cross the nation, the challenges facing today’s students and new models of learning. As part of the Spotlight Education line-up, locally-produced ETV American Graduate segments that examine successful, innovative educational initiatives across South Carolina will be featured.

PBS Launches TEACH BOLDLY

By B. Jamison

Screen shot of PBS Teachers Lounge website

This fall, PBS Education welcomes the back-to-school season with the launch of TEACH BOLDLY, a year-long celebration to honor educators across the country. This multi-platform, teacher-centric campaign begins on September 12 with the start of Spotlight Education – a special week of programming on PBS dedicated to the influencers, icons, and issues impacting the 21st century classroom.

ETV Teacher Recertification: Registration EXTENDED through Oct. 10

By B. Jamison

Teacher on laptop

STILL time to register for ETV Teacher Recertification FALL session! Offered are SDE-approved, online and self-paced courses that earn 20 renewal credits each … NEW courses with Rudy Mancke and other popular courses, including Safe Schools (Bullying), A Literary Tour of SC, Career Education, and SC Chronicles. Plus, Rudy Mancke’s Natural History course for 60 renewal credits offered this fall, too!

Applications for SC Community Block Grants for Education Pilot Program

By B. Jamison

Close-up of two little girls smiling

The Education Oversight Committee (EOC) reports that for the third year the SC General Assembly has authorized and funded the SC Community Block Grants for Education Pilot Program for Fiscal Year 2016-17. The purpose of the program is to improve children's readiness for kindergarten by enhancing the quality of Pre-K programs for 4-year-olds.

Educators...Powerful, Engaging and Free PD at Your Location!

By B. Jamison

Teachers sitting together in library on laptop

Administrators and teachers … ETV will come to your school or district to provide professional development workshops to meet your needs. These powerful and engaging workshops are FREE for South Carolina public, charter, private, and home schools.

We invite you to look at the current ETV PD Workshop offerings and contact ETV to set up a workshop for your teachers. The schedule fills up fast so contact us today!

New on Knowitall for September!

By M. Brown

Images from Knowitall for September

Now that we’re beginning to settle in to the new school year, and we’re starting to see patterns emerge in how each day goes, and how your students react in class, we wanted to make sure that you know about content you may wish to explore with them on Knowitall!

Here’s a quick look at some new content recently added to Knowitall!

ETV Highlights for September 2016

By B. Jamison

Students in a classroom

PBS Spotlight Education September 12-17 on ETV:

POV: All The Difference              

Follow two African-American teens from Chicago on their journey to graduate from college.

Airs: September 12 at 10:00 p.m. on ETV

         September 13 at 1:00 a.m. on ETVW

         September 14 at 4:00 a.m. on ETV

 

Frontline: A Subprime Education

In light of reports of predatory behavior and fraud in the troubled for-profit college industry, Frontline investigates.

ETV Will Come to You! Free PD Workshops at Your School

By B. Jamison

Teachers in technology class

ETV will come to your school to provide professional development workshops to meet your needs. These workshops are free for South Carolina public, charter, private, and home schools. We invite you to look at the current ETV PD Workshop offerings and contact ETV to set up a workshop for your teachers.

ETV Professional Development Workshops can be planned to fit your schedule:

     - In-service days

     - Teacher planning periods

     - Or after school (minimum one hour)

 

Colorful Array of Fall Courses from ETV Teacher Recertification

By B. Jamison

teacher on laptop outside with colorful chairs and flowers

Get set … check out courses now and then register! Registration starts September 1 for the FALL ETV Teacher Recertification session that runs September 26 through December 8.  Language arts, science, social studies, mathematics, the arts, Safe Schools/Bullying, and general education courses offered.

Check out courses available now! Then register/pay online September 1 through October 6: http://www.scetv.org/teacher-recertification

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