ETV is offering hands-on, technology training this summer in districts across the state and at ETV in Columbia. The week-long classes are designed for SC teachers to earn 60 renewal credits. Planned are exciting courses focusing on teaching, creating, learning, and quick assessments.
These trainings focus on using and creating video, assessment tools, student projects, cool technology tools, and more! Teachers will learn new ways to use technology in the classroom with one or multiple devices, gaining abundant knowledge to help them have a fresh start for the new school year!
Here’s what teachers have said about…
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April 14, 2015
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Spearman Calls on Communities to Prepare for ACT Tests
Columbia, SC – Today, State Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman called on teachers, parents, and students to prepare for the new timed ACT tests that will be administered across the State April 28-30.
“I am proud of the innovation and collaboration I have seen during my visits to schools throughout South Carolina,” said Spearman. “We are fostering a culture of teamwork and a love of learning, and I want to encourage everyone to keep up the great…
For Elementary/Middle School Parents:
ACT Aspire will be given to all students in grades 3-8 over three days this month. Writing and English will be given on Tuesday, April 28. Reading will be administered on Wednesday, April 29. Mathematics will be given on Thursday April 30, and Science may also be administered. It is important to remember that this is a timed test! To find out how many questions will be given and the time students have to complete each section, please visit the home page of the S.C. Department of Education and click the ACT button. You’ll also…
ETV Teacher Recertification offers a variety of renewal courses – all approved by the SC Department of Education for 20 renewal credits each. The courses are facilitated online, self-paced and cost $75 per course. Educators may enroll starting April 16 for SPRING II session that starts May 1 and ends June 15.
There are 53 renewal courses available with seven of these NEW to the lineup recently! These provide 20 renewal credits per course for SC teachers to recertify; NO graduate credit. You’ll find courses in ELA, math, science, social studies, career education, and the arts, that give…
This week is National Library Week so PSB LearningMedia is featuring some of the best PreK-12 literacy resources from Crash Course, American Masters, Arthur and more. This theme also supports both School Library Month and National Poetry Month.
O this learning, what a thing it is! Not only is it National Library Week, but it is School Library Month AND National Poetry Month! Use these educational resources from the PBS series “Shakespeare Uncovered” to highlight what made The Bard one of the greatest poets who ever lived. These resources combine history, biography, new analysis, iconic performances…
South Carolina ETV is pleased to announce that Amanda Kruysman of Gold Hill Middle School in Fort Mill has been selected to serve as a 2015 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovator.
“We’re thrilled to see a Fort Mill native recognized and asked to serve by PBS,” said Linda O’Bryon, president and CEO of ETV. “ETV’s web resources for schools such as PBS Learning Media and StreamlineSC depend on innovative teaching, and “Coach Kay” serves as an impressive example.”
Kruysman is an eighth grade English teacher at Gold Mill Middle School in Fort Mill, South Carolina. Called “Coach Kay”…
With March Madness on the mind, this week’s PBS LearningMedia’s featured resources will help teachers engage students in a range of math concepts that can help illustrate the link between math and sports!
Basketball and Math
March Madness is in full effect! So what do math and sports have in common? Draw out some lessons from this basketball-frenzied time of year with this lesson from Maryland Public Television.
Students will watch three demonstrations that highlight the functional relationships between a ball’s height and distance traveled. In the accompanying classroom activity, they create graphs to show the trajectory…
180 Days: Hartsville, the national co-production and presentation from South Carolina ETV, is now accessible in StreamlineSC, ETV’s online video-on-demand resource for SC educators! Look for the two complete documentaries, follow-up panel discussion program, short video clips from programs, and the discussion guide for further community outreach – all available online in StreamlineSC!
180 Days: Hartsville is the story of “One Town - Two Schools - One Family - One Year.” Allowing viewers to experience a year inside two elementary schools in Hartsville, South Carolina, the groundbreaking programs were originally broadcast in March 2015 across the national on…
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