Extend the Learning - All Through the Holidays!

By Mimi Wortham-Brown

Images from content featured in December 2018 on

This month, we’re excited to bring to your attention not one, but two new segments on the history of The Space Race! Episode 4 of History In A Nutshell is ready for viewing! We also have news about the South Carolina African American History Calendar. And we simply couldn’t allow the holidays to arrive without a reminder of all the ways that students can stay engaged in learning—all through the holidays—on Knowitall!


Columbia School Working to Improve Learning through Art

By Charles Dymock

Students playing violin

“It’s a place where kids have an opportunity to be themselves. I feel MAC gives kids an opportunity to show what they love,” says Lauren, a current 6th grader at Midlands Arts Conservatory.  

Midlands Arts Conservatory is a tuition free public charter school with concentrations in the fine arts. In addition to a strong core of academics, students spend half their day exploring their passion and strengthening their global perspective through academic and artistic integration. 

No Turkey, Just High-Quality PD

By Kathy Finger

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Carve out some time for your career this holiday season with a PBS TeacherLine online course. These high-quality courses from @PBS Teachers have been designed to offer you a best-in-class experience with extra servings of peer collaboration and facilitator guidance! Served up with a lot of flexibility, there’s no reason not to indulge, so go ahead and stuff yourself with knowledge—no belt-adjusting required!

Natural History & Between the Waters Courses + More Set to Start!

By Bette Jamison

Images from ETV Teacher recertification courses

SC educators can earn renewal credit with ETV Teacher Recertification online courses – all approved by the SC Department of Education.  50+ courses for 20 renewal credits each, plus Rudy Mancke’s Natural History: In and Out of the Classroom course for 60 renewal credits provided in Winter session 2019.  (Winter session is the only session the Natural History 60 renewal credit course will be offered.)

Plan Your FREE ETV PD on Content and Tools Today

By Bette Jamison

Teachers in class on laptops

ETV trainers will come to your school to provide quality professional development workshops to meet your needs. We offer a variety of workshops for Pre-K to 12 educators and for Pre-Service teachers at Colleges and Universities. These workshops are FREE for South Carolina public, charter, private, home schools, and higher education pre-service teachers.

ETV Education’s Educator Guest Blogger Series

By Bette Jamison

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ETV Education’s Educator Guest Blogger Series

Featuring South Carolina educators recognized for innovation in the classroom, kicked-off this school year! Our guest bloggers include additional PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovator winners, educators who earn the new PBS Media Literacy Certification, and other educators recognized for their skilled use of technology in the classroom.

50th Edition, Guest Blogger Series and Free Services

By Bette Jamison

Images from ETV Education, Guest Blogger Series, LearningWhy, and PBS LearningMedia

This issue is the 50th edition of the ETV Education ed-news bulletin with news just for you! The ed-news provides short bulleted information, linking to the Education Blog.  It is produced 10 times a year (the November/December – this edition – is a dual issue and there is no edition produced for July) and emailed to educators around the first of the month so you can get the latest news about SCETV education services, free video resources, training and PD courses, and PBS/ETV programming!

Need Renewal Credit? Make Plans for Rudy + More!

By Bette Jamison

Holly Bounds Jackson and Dr. Caroline Sawyer of By the River and Rudy Mancke - ETV Teacher Recertification

SC educators can earn renewal credit through participation in one or more of the ETV Teacher Recertification upcoming sessions. We offer 50+ online courses approved by the South Carolina Department of Education for 20 renewal credits each and available in every session.

Carolina Classrooms: Science - View Online!

By Bette Jamison

Girl wearing t-shrt that says, "Think like a proton - always positive."

Carolina ClassroomsScience! Now online! 

Carolina Classrooms is ETV’s monthly educational series for teachers, parents and all citizens invested in the education of our children and this is the last edition of our featured series for 2018.

New Public Engagement Initiative Urges South Carolinians to Make Education a Priority

By Bette Jamison

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November 15, 2018 -- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

It is time to “expect more” in South Carolina, says agency

Columbia – Today, the SC Education Oversight Committee (EOC) unveiled a new public engagement campaign designed to provide information about the status of public schools in South Carolina and empower families, business and community leaders, and other stakeholders to take action on behalf of students and schools.