ETV StreamlineSC continues to provide free K-12 resources for South Carolina educators in public, private and home schools. Learn360, an award-winning content provider, is the new partner, serving as the “backbone” of the video-on-demand resource. The transition process has begun.
Learn360 brings access to materials from BBC, National Geographic, Encyclopædia Britannica, History, Cambridge Educational, and many more. In addition, StreamlineSC will continue to provide SDE and ETV-produced South Carolina content. Funding for ETV’s StreamlineSC is supported by the state.
Important Information on Transition:
•Discovery Education’s content license agreement with StreamlineSC expired on August 17, 2014. All…
This week PBS Learning Media continues the Back-to-School Series featuring the content theme New Year, New Look! The theme spotlights PBS LearningMedia’s new look and exciting range of content, features and special collections.
What does innovation look like, and how can one generate innovative ideas and strategies – right in the classroom? This collection, produced by NOVA Education, helps educators and learners explore the process by which innovators seek to make the world a better place through the invention of practical solutions to some of the world’s most pressing problems.
Called “The Design Process: From…
ETV will come to your school to provide professional development workshops to meet your content needs. Professional Development Workshops are free for South Carolina public and private schools as well as homeschool associations. Look at the current ETV PD Workshop offerings and then contact ETV to set up a workshop for your teachers!
ETV Professional Development Workshops can be planned to fit your schedule:
- During in-service days
- During teacher planning periods
- Or after school
Link to current list of ETV Professional Development Workshop offerings: http://www.scetv.org/education/streamlinesc/materials/documents/FREE_ETV_Workshops.pdf…
Your feedback is important! You are encouraged to access the Education Oversight Committee (EOC) survey launched July 11 to provide feedback on the current academic content standards in English Language Arts and Mathematics.
Pursuant to Act 200 of 2014, passed by the SC General Assembly, the Education Oversight Committee (EOC) is to consult with the State Board of Education and conduct a cyclical review of the current standards. According to state law, the review must begin on or before January 1, 2015, and the new college and career readiness state…
PBS TeacherLine is making it easy for you to plan your year of professional development! 35 of its most popular courses are now scheduled to begin nearly every month from September through July 2015 -- this means more courses offered more frequently plus you can plan ahead and even enroll early if you want!
The courses are offered to begin September 17, October 15, January 14, February 18, March 18, April 15, June 17, and July 15.
Sample courses available include:
- TECH335 Digital Tools for innovative Learning
- TECH570 Fundamentals of Virtual K-12 Teaching…
Get set … check out courses now and then register! Registration starts September 1 for the FALL session that runs September 22 through December 2. Courses approved by SDE Office of Educator Services and facilitated online in Moodle. Language arts, science, social studies, mathematics, arts, and general education courses offered. Each course earns 20 renewal credits (NO graduate credit) and costs $75. Once registration opens you can register and pay online!
Also, Natural History In and Out of the Classroom with Rudy Mancke begins September 22 and ends December 6 with a face-to-face required class meeting with Rudy!…
Colonial Williamsburg Electronic Field Trips (CWEFT) support American history education for students in grades 4-8 and programs are correlated to standards, providing a compelling learning experience for students. South Carolina schools are invited to participate in the Emmy Award-winning series for the 2014-15 school year!
ALL SC schools may view CWEFT programs on ETV’s South Carolina Channel (SCC) at 1:00 pm on the dates of the LIVE programs (see dates/rights statement below and flyer). Through a partnership with ETV, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation will award four scholarships for the series. This allows schools that apply and are selected “full…
August 17, 5:30 pm on ETV: Rick Steves’ Italy: Cities of Dreams
In this two-hour special, travel guru Rick Steves tours the ancient glories and back-street rickets of three great Italian cities – Rome, Venice and Florence. See the art of Fra Angelico, Botticelli, and Michelangelo, visit rustic neighborhoods in Rome, gaze upon the splendor of the Doge, and enjoy a good gondola ride!
August 18, 11:00 am on ETV: Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: The Tiger Family Grows
In this one-hour special, the Tiger Family is expanding and Daniel finds out that he is going to be…
Provides video-on-demand service over the web, thousands of educational programs and is free to public, private, and home schools
Knowitall.org is ETV's educational Web portal, a collection of fun, interactive websites for K-12 students, teachers and parents.
ETV offers an array of professional development opportunities for PreK-12 educators, certified renewal or graduate credit.
ETV has partnered with PBS to make thousands of online resources available on-demand to South Carolina educators.
A simplified way for teachers to find the resources they need, access their school’s TV Guide, and find teacher recertification courses, development, and training.
Smart Cat's place for kids to play and explore hundreds of safe fun educational activities with PBS Kids characters.
Adult Education videos on-demand: GED and Pre-GED, Workplace Essential Skills and videos for basic reading, writing, math and life skills.
Speaking of Schools Podcast
Supported by the South Carolina Department of Education, this half-hour show is hosted by Doug Keel and features various guests.
Reflections of the 2014 State Teacher of the Year
Monday - August 18, 2014
A Program Name Change and A Charge to Educators Writing New Math Standards
Monday - August 11, 2014
Partners In Policymaking and the SDE Research To Practice Institutes
Monday - August 04, 2014