Education

Anytime/Anywhere ETV Teacher Recertification Summer Courses

June 22, 2017 - Posted in Education by B. Jamison
Man on laptop in lounge chair looking out over ocean

It may be hot, but ETV provides a cool way for SC teachers to earn renewal credit! Learn and earn online from anywhere 24/7 … even at the beach or around the pool; in early daylight, dwindling twilight or late at night… with ETV Teacher Recertification online 20 renewal...

Post Office Issues Heat-Sensitive Total Eclipse Stamp

June 20, 2017 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by G. Jackson
The Total Eclipse of the Sun Forever stamp commemorates the upcoming Aug. 21 eclipse.

Though August's total solar eclipse will sweep across only part of the country on August 21, the Post Office is bringing the excitement of the rare event to postal customers with a newly available stamp. Well, it's more like two stamps in one, thanks to a special heat-...

Be Prepared … NEW ETV Services Coming in August!

June 19, 2017 - Posted in Education by D. Byrd
ETV Education logo

SC educators will retain access to FREE resources in Knowitall.org “StreamlineSC Collection” and national content in South Carolina’s PBS LearningMedia. Even though the Learn360 content base provided for the last few years in ETV’s StreamlineSC will be ending August 1, 2017...

June on Knowitall

June 15, 2017 - Posted in Education by M. Brown
Images from featured content on Knowitall

Knowitall has Collections that are perfect for Summertime! Take a nice, cool Dive in…to Knowitall , explore Smart is Fun and find resources to safely enjoy the 2017 Total Solar Eclipse . In preparation for Ken Burns’ The Vietnam War coming Sept. 17, learn about our Wars...

New and Wonderful Experiences | Endowment Intern Tara

June 12, 2017 - Posted in SCETV Summer Interns by T. Lenertz
Tara- Voiceover

Between the excitement of cannon bursts (don’t worry, they were blanks) and working on my main project, it has been a lively couple of weeks. Today marks the halfway point of my internship, and it’s hard to believe how quickly it’s going by. I have learned so much since the...

Book NOW! ETV Summer Classes & PD for 2017-18 School Year

June 12, 2017 - Posted in Education by B. Jamison
Teachers working on laptops around table

NOW is the time to contact ETV Education about scheduling professional development for the 2017-18 school year AND it’s not too late to get in on a Summer class offered by ETV! With ETV training, educators discover free webtools and apps to help create interactive learning...

Snakes!

June 9, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by L. Cornfoot
snake

As we transition to warmer temperatures in S.C. , we begin to see nature blossoming all around us. Trees and flowers start to bloom, animals begin to mate and bring forth new life, and snakes begin to wake from their hibernation. Not all snakes are to be feared. It is...

Groundbreaking Historical Marker Installed in York, SC

June 9, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by K. Cannon
Liberian Migration Marker in York, SC

Allison Creek Presbyterian Church in York County, South Carolina , has a history that not many people know about. Allison Creek Presbyterian Church Pastor, Sam McGregor , explains, “It’s the greatest story of African American liberation that’s never been told…that centered...

What is a Century Plant?

June 8, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by K. Park
century plant with text

Many Columbians will recognize the large plant that seems to spill over onto Rosewood Drive. But the plant has seen more buzz recently, due to the fact that it currently resembles something out of a Dr. Seuss story. A giant stalk has started growing from the plant to the...

Lowcountry Stormwater Partners

June 7, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by S. Flynn
Lowcountry Stormwater Partners

Clemson Extension Water Resources Agent Ellen Comeau shares with us information about the newest Carolina Clear consortium: the Lowcountry Stormwater Partners. Ellen explains their mission and tells us about some of the programs that they've done this year. Also, Ellen...

StoryfestSC: The Kick-off to Summer Reading in South Carolina

June 7, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by T. Safdi
StoryfestSC

School may be out for the summer but the learning hasn’t stopped for young readers in South Carolina. Summer reading was officially kicked off with the event StoryfestSC. This was the 7th year the popular event was held by the South Carolina State Library. The event was...

A Brighter Future For Better Fathers | Endowment Intern Lauren

June 5, 2017 - Posted in SCETV Summer Interns by L. Lanier
Intern Lauren Lanier working on her project

I have exciting news to share this week. I am working on an upcoming story about The Fatherhood Project. This story will highlight the single fathers who need help to reconnect with their children for a better future. The Fatherhood Project is a nonprofit organization that...

School’s Out, School’s In (for YOU!)

June 5, 2017 - Posted in Education by K. Finger
image of woman waking up

Teachers, woohoo, school’s out - time to sleep in! And maybe to cut back on coffee... But it’s not time to cut back on learning, and this summer you’re the student! Get going with a quick self-paced course and then deep-dive into a six-week facilitated course for credit...

SCETV and South Carolina Public Radio Coverage of the 2017 Total Solar Eclipse

June 2, 2017 - Posted in ETV
The moon's umbral and penumbral shadow cones travel across the Earth during the 2017 Eclipse; Credits: NASA/Ernie Wright

South Carolina ETV and South Carolina Public Radio will provide Solar Eclipse Coverage from Columbia, S.C. Columbia third largest city in the U.S. on the centerline of the path of totality . NASA estimates that the state could see one million visitors for a once-in-a-...

Furman Student's Experience with Greenville's BlueCross BlueShield Internship

May 31, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by I. King
Meg Demaar on her first day at BCBSSC

BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina is the only South Carolina-owned and operated health insurance carrier. They have been offering security to Palmetto State citizens for more than 65 years and is one of South Carolina's largest employers. In addition to their service...

Pages