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ETV Highlights for August 2016

August 7, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Mayor Joe Riley of Charleston, SC

Southern Lens: Bin Yah – There’s No Place Like Home Growth and development in the Lowcountry threatens the potential loss of important African American communities in Mt. Pleasant, SC. Airs: August 8 at 9:00 p.m. on SCC The Blueprint: The Story of Adventist Education The...

The Birthplace of Sweet Tea

August 5, 2016 - Posted in ETV Shorts by Tabitha Safdi
Sweet Tea in a Mason Jar with lemon

In the late 1700s a French botanist landed on Middleton Place in Summerville, South Carolina bringing the first tea plants to the United States. The Lowcountry is also home to the only tea plantation in America, the Charleston Tea Plantation on Wadmalaw Island.

Columbia Ranked Number 3 in New List

August 5, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Aimee Crouch
SC State House

For the second year in a row, Columbia was named one of the 10 Best College Towns by livability.com . The number 3 ranking was because of the numerous government jobs, healthcare industry, and Fort Jackson. It notes that not only does the University of South Carolina bring...

PODCAST | Information Technology: It's for Women, Too

August 5, 2016 - Posted in Carolina Money by Andrea Esselman
Tammy Mainwaring, interviewee

Information technology. Science. Engineering. Math. These are all words that come with a certain expectation of masculinity. A female who goes into engineering is rare, and a woman in a top position in IT tends not to stay long. Does this really matter? Research shows that...

Medical Trainees Use Telehealth in Psychiatry Residency

August 5, 2016 - Posted in Telehealth by Taylor Crouch
Residents demonstrate how they use telehealth in their medical training.

“In psychiatry, there’s that big part, what we call the therapeutic alliance, being able to interact with the patient, being able to make the patient feel comfortable, make that eye contact,” says Isabella Adjinah, a child and adolescent psychiatry fellow at the University...

See What’s New at Knowitall.org!

August 4, 2016 - Posted in Education by Mimi Brown
Knowitall August 2016 featured content montage

As you know, technology is always changing…and constantly improving! This generation of students has the advantage of more technology available than any generation before them, and it is remarkable how quickly these changes have come about! As many of you may already know,...

EOC: Family-Friendly Guides to SC Academic Standards Updated!

August 4, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Image of EOC Family-friendly guides

The Family-Friendly Guides to the SC Academic Standards are updated and ready for teachers and parents! The website www.scfriendlystandards.org provides information for parents and families about what their children should be learning in school based on the standards. These...

Get the Latest on Resources, Tech Training and Online PD from ETV Education!

August 4, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
teacher with young students viewing laptop

Educators have an easily accessible way to keep current on resources for teaching and learning, free technology training and programs provided through ETV! The ed-news bulletin is ETV’s online newsletter for educators! Produced 10 times a year and emailed around the first...

Chimera: What, Why? by P.A. Bennett

August 4, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by P.A. Bennett
Chimera

I’ve always thought I was pretty open-minded, but a story I heard recently on NPR had me yelling in the car, “Oh, no. That can’t happen.” It was a story about scientists wanting to commit something called chimera. What is chimera? The reporter on NPR described it as a gene...

Glass Art Studio Making Waves in Midlands River District

August 3, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Kaisha Young
Glass Art in the window of Glassie Ladies

Glassie Ladies is a glass art studio located in the River District of the Midlands. Its founders, Pat Stone and Julie Blinder, have been creating glass art for years. “My dad was an artist and my mother was an interior decorator, so I grew up having art all around me all...

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, August 2016

August 1, 2016 - Posted in SCETV
I Miss Downton Abbey

Dear Viewers and Listeners, As we draw closer to the November election, the award-winning series American Experience brings you in-depth portraits of our recent past presidents. From August 8 through August 17, viewers will get an inside look at their leadership decisions...

Lexington County Museum

July 29, 2016 - Posted in ETV Shorts by Tabitha Safdi
Lexington County Museum

Uniquely located on seven acres of land in the heart of Lexington, the Lexington County Museum offers history buffs and novices alike a chance to travel back in time. The Museum is situated as a complex that has thirty-six historic structures and furnishings that date back...

Made in SC: Mercedes Benz Vans

July 29, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Aimee Crouch
ground breaking

This week, in North Charleston, Mercedes Benz Vans broke ground on its first U.S. manufacturing plant. The plant will produce the Sprinter vans and is an expansion to an existing assembly site. The company is expected to invest $500 million and create 1,300 jobs in South...

Odd Squad: The Movie Premieres August 1 on ETV and Repeats All Week!

July 28, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Photo from Odd Squad: The Movie

Odd Squad: The Movie premieres Monday, August 1 on ETV and repeats several times on ETV, SCC and ETVW during the first week in August! In this feature-length Odd Squad event, a rival group of adults called Weird Team arrive with a gadget that fixes any odd problem. As a...

South Carolina's Guide to Eating Seasonally

July 27, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Sarah Stone
Fruit at the market

One of the most recent trends in nutrition is eating seasonal foods. Eating seasonally, and therefore locally, yields several benefits . First of all, this produce tends to possess more nutrients. This is because fruits and vegetables tend to lose their nutrients over time...

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