State Library Arbuthnot Lecture: Award-winning Author Jacqueline Woodson April 1

January 29, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Arbuthnot Lecture graphic featuring Jacqueline Woodson

The South Carolina State Library will host the annual 2017 May Hill Arbuthnot Lecture featuring award-winning author Jacqueline Woodson on April 1, 2017 at the University of South Carolina Darla Moore School of Business. The event is free, but ticket is required for access.

Educators - Engaging, Creative and Free PD Provided by ETV

January 26, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Teachers in class on computers

ETV trainers will come to your school or district to provide quality professional development workshops on diverse topics: mobile devices, 1 to many or 1 to 1, Webtools, online resources, and more … all to meet your needs! Schedule your training NOW for Winter, Spring or...

Learn with ETV - Teacher Recertification Courses Start Soon

January 24, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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ETV Teacher Recertification courses are approved by SDE Office of Educator Services for SC educators. Over 50 courses offered for 20 renewal credits each, facilitated online/self-paced. Cost: $75 each. Plus, Natural History with Rudy Mancke for 60 renewal credits offered,...

For Holocaust Memorial Day on Friday, Jan. 27, Visit Knowitall's Holocaust Remembrance Collection

January 23, 2017 - Posted in Education by Mimi Brown
Holocaust victims boarding train

Holocaust Remembrance Collection For Holocaust Memorial Day, observed on Friday, January 27, we share these resources for remembrance on Knowitall: Seared Souls: South Carolina Voices of the Holocaust Trace the events of the Holocaust through the testimony of survivors who...

Will Your Science Students Be Among the Next Generation of Cancer Researchers?

January 23, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Emperor Science Award graphic of stidents in science lab

PBS LearningMedia and Stand Up To Cancer are proud to announce the Emperor Science Award program - a unique virtual mentoring program that pairs university-level research scientists with high school students, presenting an exciting opportunity for them to explore the world...

Final Countdown: PBS Digital Innovators 2017 Applications Due 2/13

January 20, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Graphic from PBS Digital Innovators website

Apply today for the 2017 PBS Digital Innovator Program! Applications are accepted now through February 12, 2017.

Summer 2017 PD Opportunities from ETV

January 19, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Teachers on laptops and tablets

This summer why not have ETV provide engaging Professional Development for your teachers? Book one or more days with an ETV Instructional Technology Specialist at no cost to your school or district!

PBS NewsHour Coverage of Inauguration Day 2017

January 19, 2017 - Posted in Education by Mimi Brown
PBS NewsHour Inauguration graphic

PBS NewsHour in partnership with Twitter will live stream special coverage of Inauguration Day 2017 on Twitter from 11am – 5pm ET on Friday, January 20, 2017. South Carolina ETV will broadcast the PBS Newshour Inauguration 2017: A Special Report on ETV HD on Friday, January...

Colonial Williamsburg Education Resource Library: Learn More About the Office of the President

January 17, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Colonial Williamsburg Resource Library graphic

From Colonial Williamsburg Teacher Gazette: Today, Donald J. Trump becomes the nation's 45th president. But did you know presidents weren't always inaugurated in January? January 20 was designated as inauguration day by the 20th amendment in 1933 (although the date moves...

Attention SC Educators: ETV Education Seeks Your Input!

January 16, 2017 - Posted in Education
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A great big THANK YOU to our SC Pre-K-12 educators who have already completed the online ETV Education Services Survey! We continue to seek feedback from other SC educators so … we want to hear from YOU! It is extremely important for ETV to continue learning how we can best...

ETV StreamlineSC Service Update

January 13, 2017 - Posted in Education by Dean Byrd
Students using tablets

Since 2004, ETV has provided a wealth of free digital media content to SC schools through our StreamlineSC service, including state-specific content developed by ETV as well as national content provided by partners. Due to funding decreases and new ETV services on the...

Boost Student Learning AND Your Career with a PBS TeacherLine Course!

January 12, 2017 - Posted in Education by Kathy Finger
Start the New Year with PD!

Give your students and your career a boost in the new year by taking a high-quality PBS TeacherLine course! Choose from convenient, facilitated courses offering renewal and graduate credits or ‘bite-sized’ self-paced courses just right for anytime learning.

Explore the Martin Luther King Day Collection on Knowitall

January 12, 2017 - Posted in Education by Mimi Brown
Martin Luther King Jr. addresses a crowd from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial where he delivered his famous, “I Have a Dream,”

Knowitall's Martin Luther King Day Collection has resources for everyone! Try it out today! Martin Luther King Day Collection on

Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise – Programs Repeat, Educational Lessons Available!

January 6, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Martin Luther King leading protest

The four-hour PBS series Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise with Henry Louis Gates Jr. repeats in January. In this series, Gates embarks on a deeply personal journey through the last fifty years of African American history.

Education Oversight Committee Budget Recommendations

January 6, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
SC Education oversight Committee logo

On December 12, 2016, the Education Oversight Committee (EOC) adopted budget recommendations for the 2017-18 fiscal year. The programmatic and funding recommendations made are designed to continue last year’s support of educators and students while accelerating innovation...