It’s gonna be hot, but ETV provides a cool way for SC teachers to earn renewal credit this summer! Learn and earn from anywhere 24/7 with ETV Teacher Recertification. Registration for SUMMER session opens June 10 so learn about the courses now and plan to register! Session runs July 1 - August 24.
Here’s what you need to know:Approved by SDE for 20 renewal credits each Facilitated online and self-paced (start work July 1 or later/complete work by August 24) $75 per course (pay online by credit/debit or send check) RIGHT NOW: Find list…
Register NOW! There is NO cost for SC educators to attend the ETV and SC State Museum Technology Conference on August 4 and 5. Yes, it’s free and educators may participate one or both days! Through multiple break-out sessions, we’ll explore ways to integrate technology to engage students of all ages K-12 in learning.
The first day all sessions will be held at ETV in Columbia with added bonus to go to the SC State Museum that evening to view the night sky with the NEW telescope! Second day sessions will be at the Museum.
PBS LearningMedia presents a timely theme: Power-Up Project Based Learning (PBL). PBL focuses on an important instructional strategy that many teachers use to engage students. These featured resources will help teachers enhance their PBL lessons and inspire creative, new activities. Plus, learn how to make the teaching of science more “real world” and concrete!
Project Based Learning (PBL)
Effective planning starts with considering the course outcome—what students should be able to do outside the classroom with the information they have learned in the classroom. With the outcome determined, the teacher can then select appropriate activities.
Aligning course outcomes…
The National Geographic Bee, an educational program of the National Geographic Society, was developed in 1989 in response to concern about the lack of geographic knowledge among young people in the United States. The Bee, a geography competition for fourth- through eighth-graders, is designed to encourage teachers to include geography in their classrooms, spark student interest in the subject and increase public awareness about geography.
Each year, more than 4 million students from all 50 states, the District of Columbia and US territories take part in the contest. The 2015 South Carolina Geographic Bee winner is Nicolas Grigat,…
For Parents/Guardians of graduating 5th-grade daughters:
PBSKids and Greenville Zoo invite your graduating 5th grade daughter to participate at the end of the school year in a free multimedia enrichment experience in nature and science
PBSKids.org is launching new online videos and games to encourage young girls to explore nature and science outside of school. The PBSKids materials complement Greenville Zoo’s FrogWatch USA activities, during which girls learn to identify calls of frogs and toads in our community wetlands. Hearing your daughter’s opinion about the multimedia enrichment experience will help us improve the experience for others!
ETV is offering hands-on, technology training this summer in school districts and at ETV in Columbia. The week-long classes are designed for teachers to earn 60 renewal credits. SC teachers can attend training in their district, join in a near-by district’s training or even come to ETV when classes will be offered.
Content and cost for each week-long 60 renewal credit class are listed below. These exciting training classes fill-up fast so act today! Register NOW by going to StreamlineSC.org web page.
The three different courses offered this summer focus on teaching, creating, learning, and…
ETV Teacher Recertification offers South Carolina teachers a variety of online, self-paced courses approved by SDE for 20 renewal credits. SPRING II session ends June 15. Credit earned in this session will meet SC teacher’s recertification needs by June 30th renewal cycle deadline. Register for SPRING II session by May 15th! Or…
Don’t need credit by June 30th renewal cycle deadline? Then plan to register for the SUMMER session. Registration for SUMMER session opens June 10. SUMMER session starts July 1 and ends August 24.
Here’s What You Need to Know about ETV Teacher Recertification Courses:…
Summer’s a great time for getting in some professional development, and with a PBS TeacherLine course, you can earn renewal or graduate credits and still have fun. TeacherLine courses are delivered online with a flexible, weekly schedule so you won’t have to miss any impromptu summer outings (or bother going out if you don’t want to)! Courses begin June 17 and July 15.
Sample courses to run June 17 – July 28, 2015:America's History in the Making: A Special Collection from Annenberg Learner Structure of the Earth…
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