Education

EOC: Resources Available for Back-to-School

August 31, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
SC Education Oversight Committee logo

As students and families prepare for the new school year, please be aware that there are many resources available to help.

New on Knowitall.org for September 2017

August 31, 2017 - Posted in Education by Mimi Brown
Knowitall and LearningWhy - These Two Together - Better Than Ever!

This month, we share a new installment in our Let’s Go! series of 3D tours, The Old Exchange and Provost Dungeon ! We feature Walter Edgar’s Journal and South Carolina from A to Z , and celebrate International Literacy Day , Hispanic Heritage , and Constitution Day . We...

ETV Program Highlights for September 2017

August 31, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Photo from Earth's Natural Wonders - Extreme Wonders

ETV presents programs of interest to teachers and students! In September, ETV will continue the Earth’s Natural Wonders series, feature new specials about 9/11 and showcase selected arts programs. Also, don’t miss new episodes of Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood , ETV’s Palmetto...

USC Sumter Science Camp

August 25, 2017 - Posted in Education by Karen Hermann
Kids line up outside the Greenwood Genetic Center's Mobile Science Laboratory camp at USC Sumter.

USC Sumter’s Mad About Science Camp took place June 26-30. Kids had the opportunity to conduct science experiments, build rockets and learn about technologies such as gel electrophoresis. The Greenwood Genetic Center brought their Gene Machine Mobile Science Laboratory for...

Vietnam Veterans Memorial “Wall of Faces” – South Carolina

August 24, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Screen shot of Wall of Faces website

WETA Public Broadcasting for Greater Washington, D.C. has been working in partnership with the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund (VVMF) on the upcoming PBS Ken Burns’ Vietnam War series.

2017 Total Solar Eclipse Resources - Extend the Learning!

August 21, 2017 - Posted in Education by Mimi Brown
2017 solar eclipse seen from a satellite in orbit, about 1.5 million kilometers from Earth; Credits: NASA/Ernie Wright

South Carolina is the prime location for a total solar eclipse crossing the U.S., coast-to-coast, for the first time since 1918. On Aug. 21, 2017, the eclipse begins near Lincoln City, OR, at 1:15 p.m. Totality ends at 2:48 p.m. near Charleston, SC. South Carolina ETV and...

ETV Will Come to You! Plan Now…Free Technology Workshops at Your School

August 7, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Teachers in class on computers

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...

Sesame Street in Communities - Nurse Family Partnership

August 1, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Nurse and parents with newborn infant

Did you know Sesame Street in Communities isn’t only a website? It’s also a growing network of community providers like you, who leverage Sesame Street content in their work with kids and families. One of our great partners is Nurse Family Partnership (NFP). With locations...

Interested in Becoming an Online Educator?

July 31, 2017 - Posted in Education by Kathy Finger
image of woman at laptop smiling

This fall, start your journey to earn the SC Add-On Online Teaching Endorsement and become an online educator! PBS TeacherLine offers the two required courses SC educators must take as part of their coursework; get started with one course beginning September 13, 2017! The...

EOC Reports: Broadband Internet Service Available for Low-Income Individuals

July 31, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
SC Education Oversight Committee logo

Through budget and policy recommendations to the General Assembly, the Education Oversight Committee (EOC) has supported initiatives to expand Internet access to South Carolina students in classrooms and beyond the traditional school day to students at home.

August on Knowitall.org

July 31, 2017 - Posted in Education by Mimi Brown
Images from featured content on Knowitall

In August, we hope to ease the transition from StreamlineSC to the ETV StreamlineSC Collection on Knowitall.org, so that you can locate these resources without missing a beat! We also want to remind you of some recent additions to Knowitall that are well worth reviewing as...

South Carolina’s PBS LearningMedia

July 31, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Screen shot from PBS LearningMedia

Access thousands of free, innovative, standards-aligned and curriculum-targeted digital resources

Jump Start Your Renewal Plans with ETV Teacher Recertification!

July 31, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Teacher outside on laptop

ETV Teacher Recertification offers 50+ courses that earn 20 renewal credits each (NO graduate credit). Language arts, science, social studies, mathematics, the arts, and general education courses - all approved by the SC Department of Education for SC teachers, facilitated...

ETV Highlights for August 2017

July 31, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Images from August Space Exploration and Eclipse Programs

ETV presents programs of interest to teachers and students! In August, ETV will feature special programs leading up to the Total Solar Eclipse and coverage of the August 21 event beginning at 2:30 p.m. Also, don’t miss new episodes of Ready Jet Go!, ETV’s Palmetto Scene...

2017 Constitution Day James Otis Lecture: September 15 at 1:00 p.m.

July 26, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Photo 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...

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