Education

Total Solar Eclipse Resources

May 17, 2017 - Posted in Education by B. Jamison
View of the United States during the total solar eclipse in Aug. 21, 2017. Credits: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

On August 21, 2017, a rare total solar eclipse will sweep the nation from Oregon to South Carolina and our state will serve as the exit state for this natural phenomenon. A total solar eclipse is when the Sun is covered entirely by the Moon, the sky deeply darkens, the...

May on Knowitall

May 16, 2017 - Posted in Education by M. Brown
Images from content featured in late May 2017 on Knowitall

IMPORTANT AND TIMELY VIEWING FOR MAY – KEEP IT REAL – FOR TEENS 14 AND ABOVE As the spring semester comes to an end, our thoughts turn to proms, graduations and the start of summer vacations. Almost in an instant, this joyous, celebratory time of year can become a time of...

Summer P.D. When You Want It

May 15, 2017 - Posted in Education by K. Finger
a teacher with young students outside

Teachers, this summer, in between travelling, swimming, reading, and resting (and resting some more!)... get some high-quality P.D. in with a course or two from PBS TeacherLine . Choose from free or low-cost ‘mini’ self-paced courses or renewal/graduate credit facilitated...

FREE Sesame Street Educator's Math Course - Make Believe with Math!

May 15, 2017 - Posted in Education by B. Jamison
Sesame Street - Make Believe with Math graphic

We invite you to join your friends at Sesame Street for a FREE online course for early childhood educators Make Believe with Math.

Carolina Classrooms - Preparing for the 2017 Solar Eclipse - View the Video!

May 15, 2017 - Posted in Education by K. Hermann
Tom Falvey talking about the 2017 total solar eclipse

Tom Falvey, Director of Education, and Jugnu Verma, Observatory Educator, from the South Carolina State Museum, provide useful information, such as, the best time to view and safely viewing, and interesting facts about the 2017 Total Solar Eclipse in South Carolina. Planned...

Three Schools Accepted to Innovation Network

May 12, 2017 - Posted in Education by B. Jamison
TransformSC logo

TransformSC, an initiative of the South Carolina Council on Competitiveness, has accepted three schools to its statewide network of innovative schools: C.A. Johnson High School (Richland One), Sevier Middle School (Greenville), and Carolina Elementary School (Darlington). “...

StreamlineSC Service Update + NEW ETV Education Site

May 11, 2017 - Posted in Education by D. Byrd
ETV Education logo

ETV has provided a wealth of free digital media content to SC schools through the StreamlineSC service for over a dozen years. StreamlineSC has gone through upgrades and changes along the way, but now the need is trending for one-to-one lessons.

PBS NewsHour selects 2017 Student Reporting Labs Fellows: Two SC Students Chosen!

May 11, 2017 - Posted in Education by B. Jamison
Students who will participate in PBS Newshour's Student Reporting Labs Academy 2017

Twenty talented youth storytellers from 13 states will convene in the nation’s capital this summer with the common objective to advance the future of journalism and public media. The middle and high school fellows are participants in the third annual Student Reporting Labs...

Teacher Appreciation Week: Students Give Thanks

May 9, 2017 - Posted in Education by B. Jamison
Photo of Henry Louis Gates, Jr. producer and host of Finding your Roots

We want to thank you for teaching children to love learning, to reach for the stars, to inspire them to think outside of the box, to never stop growing, and to always keep a curious mind.

Teacher Appreciation Week – ETV Celebrates our SC Teachers!

May 8, 2017 - Posted in Education by B. Jamison
Teacher seated working with students

From May 8-12, 2017, we celebrate and say “Thank You” to our SC teachers! Teachers change the lives of millions of children every day. Their dedicated work and impact extends far beyond the boundaries of the classroom.

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