Education

Melissa Cooper of Rutgers University Discusses 20th Century Sea Island Trend

April 14, 2017 - Posted in Carolina Stories by B. Newman
Melissa Cooper

In the early years of the twentieth century, a number of prominent, wealthy Northerners purchased land on the Waccamaw Neck. Bernard Baruch, who bought Hobcaw Barony in 1905 as a winter vacation home and hunting retreat, was the first, followed by the Huntingtons,...

Knowitall: Libraries, Literature & Learning Collection and More!

April 13, 2017 - Posted in Education by M. Brown
Images from content featured in April on Knowitall

In April, literacy and poetry resources abound in our Libraries, Literature & Learning Collection!

Autism Awareness & More from Sesame Street!

April 11, 2017 - Posted in Education by B. Jamison
Image of Big Bird and other characters from Sesame Street

Sesame Street in Communities releases a new topic each month, and this month we are highlighting autism awareness. We have some great content for parents, providers, and kids to build understanding, support families impacted by autism, and celebrate the uniqueness of all...

FREE Devices & Wireless Service for High School Students: Apply by 4/30/17

April 11, 2017 - Posted in Education by B. Jamison
Image from The 1 Milion Project

Through the 1Million Project, Sprint and the Sprint Foundation will provide FREE devices and wireless service to schools to connect 1 million low-income high school students who do not have home internet access.

PBS TeacherLine Recertification Courses Begin April 19

April 10, 2017 - Posted in Education by K. Finger
teacher with students

This April, get your taxes done by the 15th and then start a PBS TeacherLine course on the 19th! You’ll be able to earn renewal or graduate credits in time to renew your certificate AND get the support and flexibility you need to make it through this busy year-end time. Why...

Blended Learning: Making Your Classroom Interactive

April 10, 2017 - Posted in Education by B. Jamison
Teachers in computer class

A week-long, hands-on, 60 renewal credit, Summer class offered by ETV. Educators will discover free webtools and apps to create an interactive unit of study for their specific subject and grade level, using the technology that is available in their classroom

Calling All High School Students: Make a Short Film - Win Cash Prizes

April 10, 2017 - Posted in Education by B. Jamison
2017 SC Young Filmmakers Project logo

Designed to foster media arts skills and bring attention to the next generation of South Carolina filmmakers, the Young Filmmakers Project is an annual statewide high school filmmaking competition hosted by Trident Technical College and the South Carolina Film Commission...

World History or World Geography Teacher-in-Residence at Library of Congress - Apply by April 17

April 6, 2017 - Posted in Education by B. Jamison
Photo of front of Library of Congress

The Educational Outreach office of the Library of Congress is seeking applications from world history or world geography teachers for a Teacher-in-Residence position during the 2017-18 school year.

Young Poets Recognized at Statewide Event

April 4, 2017 - Posted in Education by T. Safdi
Photo from Young Minds Dreaming event

Over 600 South Carolina students sent in original work for the SC State Library's "Young Minds Dreaming" Poetry Contest. View the Video . The poetry contest was organized as part of this year's May Hill Arbuthnot Lecture series. South Carolina students in grades 3-12 were...

Total Solar Eclipse Resources from SC Department of Education

April 4, 2017 - Posted in Education by B. Jamison
View of the United States during the total solar eclipse in Aug. 21, 2017.

On Monday, Aug. 21, 2017 , a total eclipse will cross the entire United States, coast-to-coast, for the first time since 1918. South Carolina will serve as the exit state for this natural phenomenon. The total solar eclipse begins near Lincoln City, Oregon, at 10:15 a.m...

GIRL Power

April 4, 2017 - Posted in ETV Shorts by T. Safdi
GIRL Power

A program at Swansea High School is creating buzz around campus. It's called G.I.R.L Power- Girls Illustrating Respect and Leadership. The group studies everything from effective communication skills to etiquette and also participates in community fundraisers.

ETV Highlights for April 2017

April 3, 2017 - Posted in Education by B. Jamison
Independence Day, 1918, New York City

ETV presents programs of interest to teachers and students! In April, two specials are featured for Autism month and you’ll find three interesting programs about how the Great War transformed our country, plus Palmetto Scene highlighting a children's music program in...

Tech Tools for Teachers … Schedule ETV Summer PD NOW!

April 3, 2017 - Posted in Education by B. Jamison
Teachers on tablets sitting around table

ETV will provide customized Professional Development for your teachers this summer! It’s time NOW for SC schools and districts to Book one or more days with an ETV Instructional Technology Specialist!

EOC: Computer Science Survey Reveals Interest from Teachers

March 30, 2017 - Posted in Education by B. Jamison
SC Education Oversight Committee logo

At the request of members of the S.C. General Assembly, the Education Oversight Committee (EOC) created a survey to gather information from South Carolina teachers about their experience, training, and interest level as it relates to computer science.

Over 2,000 Students Expected to Attend 2017 SC Read-In

March 28, 2017 - Posted in Education by B. Jamison
Screen shot from Read-In South Carolina

Over 2,000 students from across South Carolina will march to the State House grounds during the 2017 SC Read-In.

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