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2017 Total Solar Eclipse Resources

August 21, 2017 - Posted in Education by M. 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 is YOUR Education Partner: Changes and NEW Services

August 10, 2017 - Posted in Education by D. Byrd
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ETV is proud to be your network. We love working with you - our valued core of education professionals throughout the state - and with our education partners – SDE, EOC, Higher Education, and public, private and home schools - to serve the PreK-12 children of South Carolina...

ETV StreamlineSC Collection – Links to Series & Programs

July 24, 2017 - Posted in Education by M. Brown
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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 and the Learn360 national resources available over the last several years as the...

Be Prepared … NEW ETV Services Coming in August!

July 20, 2017 - Posted in Education by D. Byrd
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SC educators will retain access to FREE resources in Knowitall.org “StreamlineSC Collection” and national content in South Carolina’s PBS LearningMedia. Even though the Learn360 content base provided for the last few years in ETV’s StreamlineSC will be ending August 31,...

School’s Out, School’s In (for YOU!)

July 17, 2017 - Posted in Education by K. Finger
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Teachers, woohoo, school’s out - time to sleep in! And maybe to cut back on coffee... But it’s not time to cut back on learning, and this summer you’re the student! Get going with a quick self-paced course and then deep-dive into a six-week facilitated course for credit...

Explore Current Events Through The Lens of Science with NOVA

July 13, 2017 - Posted in Education by B. Jamison
Image from NOVA Predicting How Proteins Fold

For the past few months, NOVA has been expanding our coverage to give you our take on current events and news through the lens of science. We have been publishing timely news videos, like a primer on preexisting conditions (and what they mean to medical doctors), and other...

News from PBS Education and PBS LearningMedia!

July 12, 2017 - Posted in Education by B. Jamison
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Now Live: Ready To Learn Portal in PBS LearningMedia Since 1995, CPB, PBS, and local member stations have worked in partnership through the Ready To Learn (RTL) initiative to develop evidence-based educational TV programs and activities. These resources and accompanying...

Get Ready for the Total Solar Eclipse August 21, 2017

July 11, 2017 - Posted in Education by B. Jamison
Total Solar Eclipse in South Carolina

For the first time in nearly 100 years, on August 21, 2017, a total solar eclipse will sweep across the entire United States, 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...

ETV Teacher Recertification - Summer Registration Still Open!

June 15, 2017 - Posted in Education by B. Jamison
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SUMMER session that ENDS August 22 is underway, but there’s still time to register! Register by end of day July 17 for ETV Teacher Recertification 20 renewal credit courses. Cost: $75 each. Pay (by credit card online or send check).

ETV Kids Schedule for Summer!

May 28, 2017 - Posted in Education by B. Jamison
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Are you ready for Nature Cat, Curious George, Daniel Tiger, and Arthur, plus more! Your favorite ETV Kids programs are set for June 5 through September 1. Don’t miss them … Check out the new schedule.

EOC Reports: Resources Available for the Summer Months

May 28, 2017 - Posted in Education by B. Jamison
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While the summer provides wonderful time for relaxation, the extra time can also unfortunately promote the summer slide for some students. The Education Oversight Committee (EOC) recommends these resources to share with students and families as they head out for the summer.

Author Rita Williams-Garcia and Illustrator Sophie Blackall to attend StoryfestSC June 3

May 28, 2017 - Posted in Education by B. Jamison
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The South Carolina State Library is proud to announce that award-winning authors/illustrators Rita Williams-Garcia and Sophie Blackall will be featured at StoryfestSC 2017-the state's summer reading kick-off event!

2017 National Geographic Bee: SC Student Competes

May 18, 2017 - Posted in Education by B. Jamison
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The National Geographic Bee is an annual competition organized by the National Geographic Society, designed to inspire and reward students' curiosity about the world. Students from 10,000 schools across the United States are competing in the 2017 National Geographic Bee for...

ALL Awards and Peggy Parish Prize Nominations - Deadline Extended to June 7

May 18, 2017 - Posted in Education by B. Jamison
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The Annual Literacy Leaders (ALL) Awards Nominations Committee is seeking nominations for the 2017 awards program.

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...

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