Education

Carolina Classrooms: Teacher Training and Retention March 29 on ETV

March 27, 2017 - Posted in Education by B. Jamison
Mature male teacher with high school stidents using tablets

What skills do teachers need to teach 21st century graduates? Join in a discussion with education leaders about changes to teacher evaluation and support as we look at teacher training and retention.

Winners of SC State Library's 'Young Minds Dreaming' Poetry Contest Announced

March 23, 2017 - Posted in Education by B. Jamison
Graphic from 2017 Arbuthnot Honor Lecture Featuring Jacqueline Woodson

Over 600 South Carolina students sent in original work for the SC State Library's "Young Minds Dreaming" Poetry Contest, but only nine made the cut to win.

How Should You Negotiate Your Salary?

March 23, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Voices by K. Park
Jennet Robinson Alterman

As a woman building her career in the south in the 1970s, and a women's rights advocate, Jennet Robinson Alterman has learned the value of proper negotiation. Her advice? Whether you are male or female: research, state what you want, then "stop talking." She also discusses...

Schedule TODAY Your Summer PD with ETV: One or Multiple Days!

March 20, 2017 - Posted in Education by B. Jamison
Adults sitting around table using tablets

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! Choose from seven full-day classes - provided at no cost - on a variety...

Septima Clark

March 16, 2017 - Posted in SC Hall of Fame
Septima Clark

A pioneer in grassroots citizenship education, Septima Clark was called the ‘‘Mother of the Civil Rights Movement’’ by Martin Luther King. Clark was born in Charleston, South Carolina in 1898, daughter of a laundrywoman and a former slave. She became a teacher on Johns...

The Bad Kids Educator Webinar - Tuesday, March 21, 7:00-8:00 PM

March 15, 2017 - Posted in Education by B. Jamison
Graphic from Independent Lens The Bad Kids

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 7:00 – 8:00 pm Register here . Connect educators in your network with new resources for working with at-risk youth! Invite them to join us for a free educator webinar on Tues. March 21st , with Principal Vonda Viland, featured in the powerful, award-...

ETV Carolinas Hosts Science Bowl

March 15, 2017 - Posted in ETV Regionals by K. Cannon
Pictures from 2017 Science Bowl

The sound of buzzers fills ETV Carolinas’ Studio. Elementary school children anxiously chat amongst themselves, trying to decide on a correct answer, before having their team captain say it out loud. This is because, as Science Instructional Specialist of Rock Hill Schools...

ORIGINAL SC | National Park Service Superintendent John Slaughter

March 15, 2017 - Posted in Original SC by T. Safdi
John Slaughter

"Humanity is the most important thing we can value....Valuing the humanity in others puts us in a place where we can have compassion and share passion with each and every individual, no matter what their background." John Slaughter serves as the superintendent of the...

Renew Yourself This Spring With PBS

March 13, 2017 - Posted in Education by K. Finger
Enroll now for spring courses!

Need to renew your teaching certificate this June or maybe just your teaching spirit? PBS has options for you! First, get those recertification credits covered with a PBS TeacherLine course beginning April 19; both Renewal and Graduate Credits are offered. Sample...

ETV Highlights for March 2017

March 9, 2017 - Posted in Education by B. Jamison
Nuremberg trial of Dr. Karl Brandt, Hitler's doctor and director of Nazi experiments on humans. Credit: PD / U.S. Signal Corps

ETV presents programs of interest to teachers and students! In March, you’ll find a diverse selection of specials to celebrate Women’s History Month, an unprecedented series of three programs that addresses civilians being targets of war crimes, plus new episodes in ETV...

Tavia Gaddy, Project Manager, Greenville Area Development Corporation

March 9, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Voices by K. Park
Tavia Gaddy laughing

Tavia Gaddy, Project Manager at Greenville Area Development Corporation (GADC), believes in the power of a positive attitude. When dealing with clients, "There’s no room for attitude or even to get upset. Move with it. If things don’t go your way, there’s always tomorrow...

ETV Features Women’s History Special Programs and Knowitall.org Resources!

March 9, 2017 - Posted in Education by B. Jamison
Featured content for Womens History Month on ETV and Knowitall

Women’s History Month is celebrated in March to highlight the contributions of women to events in history and contemporary society. ETV presents special programming and Knowitall.org offers great classroom resources, too! - On March 26 beginning at 3:00 p.m. , ETV will...

PBS Student Reporting Labs: ETV’s DSLR Workshop

March 3, 2017 - Posted in ETV Regionals by K. Cannon
Legacy Charter Students Using a DSLR

High school students bustled around their DSLR cameras, taking turns looking through the preview monitors and wondering out-loud questions like, “Why does it look so dark?” and “So, do I adjust the ISO or aperture first?” With hands-on experience, along with the suggestions...

More on ETV StreamlineSC Service Update

February 28, 2017 - Posted in Education by D. Byrd
ETV Streamline logo

TV has provided a wealth of free digital media to our SC schools for over a dozen years through StreamineSC. It will be ending after this current school year, but ETV will continue to make available free digital content and educational services as we look to the future!

EOC Seeking Teacher Comments about Computer Science by March 10

February 28, 2017 - Posted in Education by B. Jamison
SC Education oversight Committee logo

The Education Oversight Committee (EOC) is seeking teacher comments on behalf of the South Carolina General Assembly. Teachers are asked to participate in a short online survey to provide Information about their experience, training and interest level as it relates to...

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