Education

Earn Graduate Credits Through High-Quality, Engaging PBS Courses

February 10, 2017 - Posted in Education by K. Finger
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Educators, what’s better than robust, convenient professional development offering interactive support and exemplary professional resources? Earning graduate credits at an affordable price! Whether you need the credits for recertification or towards a Masters +30, PBS...

Fuel Efficiency School Buses Debut in the Lowcountry

February 10, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by A. Crouch
school bus

Starting today, students in Dorchester and Berkeley counties will be riding to school in a new alternative-fueled school bus. Twenty-six propane powered school buses are the first alternative fleet to replace the state's aging diesel buses. Mike Bullman, director of...

ETV Kids: Valentine’s Day Special and More!

February 9, 2017 - Posted in Education by B. Jamison
Image from Peg + Cat

Don’t miss this chance with ETV Kids to show a little V-day love and explore under the Earth! Coming up Peg + Cat offer two fun programs, including a Valentine’s Day special, and Dinosaur Train presents a new, exciting one-hour special that will venture under our Earth!

PBS Student Reporting Labs Recognized Nationally

February 9, 2017 - Posted in ETV Regionals by K. Cannon
#NewAmericans Series

To examine the experiences of immigrants in the U.S., Student Reporting Labs asked students to find stories in their own community that reflect the diversity that makes this country great. This created the #NewAmericans series, which focuses on the stories of immigration,...

Marian Wright Edelman

February 9, 2017 - Posted in SC Hall of Fame
Marian Wright Edelman

Marian Wright Edelman is founder and President of the Children's Defense Fund, the nation’s strongest advocacy group for children and families. Born in 1939 in Bennettsville, South Carolina, she attended Spelman College and Yale Law School. In the sixties, she was active in...

Join the PBS Teachers' Advisory Group - Help Shape PBS Resources and Services!

February 8, 2017 - Posted in Education by B. Jamison
Teacher with young students

Guide PBS Education's Work Today to Improve Resources for Teachers Tomorrow. Become a part of a select research panel to help shape the resources and services we offer teachers across the United States.

ETV Education Services Survey is Complete and Results are in…ETV thanks our educators for taking time to give us feedback!

February 7, 2017 - Posted in Education by B. Jamison
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Over 850 South Carolina educators participated in the ETV Education Services Survey for 2016-17. Over 96% of the participants said the ETV Services they used helped to better facilitate learning … SEE results and comments here . The survey results are very important in...

PBS Student Reporting Labs: FROM CUBA TO AMERICA, WITH LOVE

February 3, 2017 - Posted in ETV Regionals by K. Cannon
FROM CUBA TO AMERICA, WITH LOVE

To examine the experiences of immigrants in the U.S., Student Reporting Labs asked students to find stories in their own community that reflect the diversity that makes this country great. In the #NewAmerican series, Karol Rodriguez found his place after coming to the U.S...

Carolina Classrooms: Making College Affordable - Available Online!

January 31, 2017 - Posted in Education by B. Jamison
Making College Affordable graphic with dollars and graduation cap

Carolina Classrooms: Making College Affordable, which originally aired live on January 25 on ETV, is now available online!. This special edition of ETV’s education series Carolina Classrooms will provide information that is timely for students seeking financial assistance...

ETV StreamlineSC Service Update

January 31, 2017 - Posted in Education by D. Byrd
School children using tablets

Since 2004, ETV has provided a wealth of free digital media content to SC schools through our StreamlineSC service, including state-specific content developed by ETV as well as national content provided by partners. Due to funding decreases and new ETV services on the...

Summer 2017 PD Opportunities from ETV

January 31, 2017 - Posted in Education by B. Jamison
Young women on laptops

This summer why not have ETV provide engaging Professional Development for your teachers? Book one or more days with an ETV Instructional Technology Specialist at no cost to your school or district!

EOC Adopts Recommendations to Merge Accountability Systems

January 31, 2017 - Posted in Education by B. Jamison
SC Education Oversight Committee logo

On January 17, the Education Oversight Committee (EOC) adopted recommendations for a single accountability system that meet both federal and state requirements for school accountability. The recommendations were required as part of Act 200 of 2014, enacted by the SC General...

ETV Highlights for February 2017

January 31, 2017 - Posted in Education by B. Jamison
Painting from Liberty -Slavery: The Paradox of Americas Founding Fathers

ETV presents programs of interest to teachers and students! In February, you’ll find a variety of interesting documentaries from Liberty & Slavery: The Paradox of America’s Founding Fathers to Black Ballerina, special Sesame Street and Peg + Cat episodes for Valentine’s...

State Library Arbuthnot Lecture: Award-winning Author Jacqueline Woodson April 1

January 29, 2017 - Posted in Education by B. Jamison
Arbuthnot Lecture graphic featuring Jacqueline Woodson

The South Carolina State Library will host the annual 2017 May Hill Arbuthnot Lecture featuring award-winning author Jacqueline Woodson on April 1, 2017 at the University of South Carolina Darla Moore School of Business. The event is free, but ticket is required for access.

Educators - Engaging, Creative and Free PD Provided by ETV

January 26, 2017 - Posted in Education by B. Jamison
Teachers in class on computers

ETV trainers will come to your school or district to provide quality professional development workshops on diverse topics: mobile devices, 1 to many or 1 to 1, Webtools, online resources, and more … all to meet your needs! Schedule your training NOW for Winter, Spring or...

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