Education

ETV Recertification – Earn Credit by June 30th or Later in Summer

May 4, 2017 - Posted in Education by B. Jamison
Teacher on laptop smiling

ETV Teacher Recertification offers South Carolina teachers a variety of online, self-paced courses approved by SDE for 20 renewal credits. SPRING II session ends June 16. Credit earned in this session will meet SC teacher’s recertification needs by June 30th renewal cycle...

LearningWhy Lesson Collaboration: Creating a Better Way to Learn

May 1, 2017 - Posted in Education by B. Jamison
Screen shot from LearningWhy home page

ETV is building a new website to house innovative lessons for tomorrow’s graduate. LearningWhy hosts complete standards-based lessons for one-to-one technology environments and is funded by the South Carolina K-12 Technology Initiative. The complete site, to be released in...

June on Knowitall

May 1, 2017 - Posted in Education by M. Brown
Images from featured content on Knowitall

Knowitall has Collections that are perfect for Summertime! Take a nice, cool Dive in…to Knowitall , explore Smart is Fun and find resources to safely enjoy the 2017 Total Solar Eclipse . In preparation for Ken Burns’ The Vietnam War coming Sept. 17, learn about our Wars...

ETV Highlights for June 2017

May 1, 2017 - Posted in Education by B. Jamison
Photo of soldiers standing in front of building circa 1910

ETV presents programs of interest to teachers and students! In June, don’t miss the special program celebrating the 100th anniversary of Fort Jackson entitled Victory Starts Here: Fort Jackson Centennial, 2017 SC Teacher of the Year Celebration naming the new SC Teacher of...

Clemson Engineering Students Improve Healthcare-Related Companies

May 1, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by K. Cannon
Clemson Students with Shea Tolbert, General Family and Cosmetic Dentist at Family Dental Health.

Each year, students in the Industrial Engineering program at Clemson University complete senior projects. These projects culminate their four years at the university and allow them to use their education to benefit businesses in the area. This year, a few students had the...

ETV Announces Batesburg Teacher Selected 2017 PBS Digital Innovator

April 28, 2017 - Posted in Education by G. Rawls
Ashley Fort, Batesburg teacher selected for 2017 Digital Innovators Program

South Carolina ETV Announces Batesburg Teacher Selected for the 2017 Digital Innovators Program

Southern Campaign of the American Revolution – NEW Classroom Resource

April 27, 2017 - Posted in Education by B. Jamison
Line of soldiers from Southern Campaign of the American Revolution

South Carolina’s role in the Revolutionary War comes to the classroom in new online resources produced by South Carolina ETV in conjunction with the National Park Service, The Self Foundation, and both the local and national chapters of the Sons of the American Revolution.

EOC Issues Report That Examines Education of Military Connected Children

April 27, 2017 - Posted in Education by B. Jamison
SC Education Oversight Committee logo

Per Act 289, passed by the SC General Assembly in 2014, the SC Education Oversight Committee (EOC) is required to develop an annual report on the educational performance of military connected children in our state.

May on Knowitall

April 27, 2017 - Posted in Education by M. Brown
Images from content featured on Knowitall in May

Featured in May: Keep It Real, Knowitall Healthy, Southern Campaign of the American Revolution, and author of Brown Girl Dreaming, Jacqueline Woodson. The Knowitall Calendar includes resources for World Press Freedom Day, Cinco de Mayo, Hand Hygiene Day, Mother’s Day, Armed...

ETV Highlights for May 2017

April 27, 2017 - Posted in Education by B. Jamison
Image of John Glenn in spacesuit against starry night

ETV presents programs of interest to teachers and students! In May, don’t miss a special that highlights John Glenn’s courageous life spent serving our country, several interesting programs addressing diverse educational issues, a Carolina Stories about our vanishing WWII...

FREE Webinar from PBS Kids & Other Learning Professionals: SUMMER SLIDE May 4 at 3:00 pm

April 26, 2017 - Posted in Education by B. Jamison
NETA webinar for PBS Kids Summer Slide

Join PBS Kids and other out-of-school time learning professionals for a webinar to help you and your partners skip the "summer slide," the tendency for students to lose some of the achievement gains they made during the previous school year. Jennifer English, senior...

Carolina Classrooms: Summer STEAM April 26 on ETV

April 24, 2017 - Posted in Education by B. Jamison
SC State Museum Telescope

How do we keep students learning over the summer and avoid the “summer slide?”

USC Rhodes Scholar Recognized by Senate

April 21, 2017 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by A. Crouch
SC State House

University of South Carolina senior Jory Fleming, a recipient of the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship, was recognized on the floor of the S.C. Senate this week. Jory is a double major in geography and marine science, with a minor in geophysics.

PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs | Interview with Artificial Intelligence Expert

April 21, 2017 - Posted in ETV Regionals by K. Cannon
Legacy Charter Students Interviewing Artificial Intelligence Expert

What is artificial intelligence? That is a question that high school students from Greenville, South Carolina wanted to find out the answer to. Inspired by a prompt provided by PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs, they began their research. They read books and conducted...

Wendy Allen on Hobcaw Research

April 21, 2017 - Posted in Carolina Stories by B. Newman
Wendy Allen

In 1956 Bernard Baruch signed over all of Hobcaw Barony to his daughter, Belle. Belle died in 1964, leaving Hobcaw "for the purpose of teaching and/or research in forestry, marine biology, and the care and propagation of wild life and flora and fauna in South Carolina."...

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