Education

EOC: Grants Available to Enhance Quality in Pre-Kindergarten Programs

September 25, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Education Oversight Committee logo

South Carolina school districts are invited to apply for the SC Community Block Grants for Education Pilot Program, a matching grants program designed to improve children’s readiness for kindergarten by enhancing the quality of pre-kindergarten programs for four-year-olds.

ETV’s Carolina Classrooms NEW LOOK for 2017-18

September 25, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Photo of Greenwood Genetic Science Lab

Carolina Classrooms is ETV’s monthly educational series for teachers, parents and all citizens invested in the education of our children and this year we have a new look! Hosted by Dr. Lemuel Watson, USC professor and Executive Director of the Center for Innovation in...

ETV Program Highlights for October 2017

September 25, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Photo from Reel South: 120 Days

ETV presents programs of interest to teachers and students! In October, ETV features a revealing story about Edgar Allan Poe , specials for National Disability & Down Syndrome Awareness Month and new PBS Kids programs for Bully Prevention Month and Halloween. Don’t miss...

WGBH EdForum: Supporting and Engaging Students in the Middle Grades - Wed., Sept. 27, 8:00am - 5:00pm

September 25, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Photo of WGBH with school bus in front

On Wednesday, September 27th , WGBH will host an educational forum focused on the successes and challenges of supporting students in grades 6-8 , formative years for young adolescents.

Go Back to School with PBS TeacherLine

September 24, 2017 - Posted in Education by Kathy Finger
image of teacher 'high-fiving' a young student

Take a class while teaching one? Yes, with PBS TeacherLine -- the flexible, online delivery makes it possible and the high-quality makes it worthwhile! Fall renewal/graduate credit courses begin September 13 and October 11, 2017 , or enroll in a ‘mini’ self-paced course for...

ETV Teacher Recertification: Easily Accessible, Content-Rich Renewal Courses

September 21, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Teacher on laptop smiling

ETV Teacher Recertification offers courses in ELA, science, social studies, mathematics, the arts, and general education to meet your renewal needs. Each course earns 20 renewal credits (NO graduate credit) and costs $75. Courses approved by SC Department of Education for...

Waterfall Junction

September 18, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Waterall Junction

Clemson Extension Agent and host of "Making It Grow" Amanda McNulty visits the Riverbanks Zoo and Garden's new area called Waterfall Junction where children can learn about gardening, explore nature, play in treehouses and splash around in a waterfall.

Goldenrod

September 18, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Goldenrod

Solidago, commonly called goldenrods, is a genus of about 100 to 120 species of flowering plants in the aster family, Asteraceae. There are about 30 of those different species in South Carolina. The curator of the University of South Carolina's A.C. Moore Herbarium, Dr...

ETV Update on Changes and NEW Services - LearningWhy & Magic School Bus!

September 18, 2017 - Posted in Education by Dean Byrd
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ETV Education is YOUR partner, communicating events and telling your success with blogs, newsletters, and feature programs. We love working with our valued core of education professionals in our state and with our education partners – SDE, EOC, Higher Education, and public...

Colonial Williamsburg Teacher Institute Scholarships Now Available

September 18, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Colonial Williamsburg Teacher Institute logo

The scholarship application for the Colonial Williamsburg's Teacher Institute is now open and will close on Dec. 15, 2017. We look forward to welcoming the Teacher Institute Class of 2018 to Williamsburg!

Ken Burns’ The Vietnam War and SCETV Man and Moment Special

September 14, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Steve Flaherty from Man and Moment and soldier from The Vietnam War by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick

PBS presents Ken Burns’ The Vietnam War September 17-21, 24-28 at 8 p.m. on SCETV. This 10-part documentary film series tells the epic story of the Vietnam War as never before. Ten years in the making, the series brings the war and the chaotic epoch it encompassed to life...

2017 Constitution Day James Otis Lecture: Now Online

September 14, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Wide shot of James Otis Lecture

The South Carolina Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates (SC ABOTA) presents the Ninth Annual James Otis Lecture Series in observance of National Constitution Day. The topic for the 2017 James Otis Lecture is the “Separation of Powers and the Judges’ Role in our...

Man and Moment: Steve Flaherty - A Voice Returned

September 13, 2017 - Posted in SCETV Presents by Amy Shumaker
Image of Steve Flaherty coming out of plane in military jump school.

Steve Flaherty was living in a Japanese orphanage when he was adopted at age 9 by American parents. He grew to become an All-American student and athlete in Columbia, South Carolina. Feeling fortunate for the life he was given in the United States, Steve felt a strong...

Administrators, Media Specialists & Teachers…Powerful, Engaging and Free PD!

September 6, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Teachers in computer 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, home schools, and higher education pre-service teachers. We encourage you to look at the current ETV PD...

SCETV Kids Goes 24/7

August 31, 2017 - Posted in Education by Glenn Rawls
SCETV PBS Kids

South Carolina ETV has launched a new channel. SCETV PBS KIDS is a 24/7 channel for children that will be available via antenna in the .4 position. After the broadcast premiere, it will also launch online at scetv.org/kids .

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