Education

Goldenrod

September 18, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Goldenrod

Solidago, commonly called goldenrods, is a genus of about 100 to 120 species of flowering plants in the aster family, Asteraceae. There are about 30 of those different species in South Carolina. The curator of the University of South Carolina's A.C. Moore Herbarium, Dr...

ETV Update on Changes and NEW Services - LearningWhy & Magic School Bus!

September 18, 2017 - Posted in Education by Dean Byrd
ETV Education logo

ETV Education is YOUR partner, communicating events and telling your success with blogs, newsletters, and feature programs. We love working with our valued core of education professionals in our state and with our education partners – SDE, EOC, Higher Education, and public...

Colonial Williamsburg Teacher Institute Scholarships Now Available

September 18, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Colonial Williamsburg Teacher Institute logo

The scholarship application for the Colonial Williamsburg's Teacher Institute is now open and will close on Dec. 15, 2017. We look forward to welcoming the Teacher Institute Class of 2018 to Williamsburg!

Ken Burns’ The Vietnam War and SCETV Man and Moment Special

September 14, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Steve Flaherty from Man and Moment and soldier from The Vietnam War by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick

PBS presents Ken Burns’ The Vietnam War September 17-21, 24-28 at 8 p.m. on SCETV. This 10-part documentary film series tells the epic story of the Vietnam War as never before. Ten years in the making, the series brings the war and the chaotic epoch it encompassed to life...

2017 Constitution Day James Otis Lecture: Now Online

September 14, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Wide shot of James Otis Lecture

The South Carolina Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates (SC ABOTA) presents the Ninth Annual James Otis Lecture Series in observance of National Constitution Day. The topic for the 2017 James Otis Lecture is the “Separation of Powers and the Judges’ Role in our...

Man and Moment: Steve Flaherty - A Voice Returned

September 13, 2017 - Posted in SCETV Presents by Amy Shumaker
Image of Steve Flaherty coming out of plane in military jump school.

Steve Flaherty was living in a Japanese orphanage when he was adopted at age 9 by American parents. He grew to become an All-American student and athlete in Columbia, South Carolina. Feeling fortunate for the life he was given in the United States, Steve felt a strong...

Administrators, Media Specialists & Teachers…Powerful, Engaging and Free PD!

September 6, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Teachers in computer class

ETV will come to your school to provide professional development workshops to meet your needs. These workshops are FREE for South Carolina public, charter, private, home schools, and higher education pre-service teachers. We encourage you to look at the current ETV PD...

SCETV Kids Goes 24/7

August 31, 2017 - Posted in Education by Glenn Rawls
SCETV PBS Kids

South Carolina ETV has launched a new channel. SCETV PBS KIDS is a 24/7 channel for children that will be available via antenna in the .4 position. After the broadcast premiere, it will also launch online at scetv.org/kids .

EOC: Resources Available for Back-to-School

August 31, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
SC Education Oversight Committee logo

As students and families prepare for the new school year, please be aware that there are many resources available to help.

New on Knowitall.org for September 2017

August 31, 2017 - Posted in Education by Mimi Brown
Knowitall and LearningWhy - These Two Together - Better Than Ever!

This month, we share a new installment in our Let’s Go! series of 3D tours, The Old Exchange and Provost Dungeon ! We feature Walter Edgar’s Journal and South Carolina from A to Z , and celebrate International Literacy Day , Hispanic Heritage , and Constitution Day . We...

ETV Program Highlights for September 2017

August 31, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Photo from Earth's Natural Wonders - Extreme Wonders

ETV presents programs of interest to teachers and students! In September, ETV will continue the Earth’s Natural Wonders series, feature new specials about 9/11 and showcase selected arts programs. Also, don’t miss new episodes of Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood , ETV’s Palmetto...

USC Sumter Science Camp

August 25, 2017 - Posted in Education by Karen Hermann
Kids line up outside the Greenwood Genetic Center's Mobile Science Laboratory camp at USC Sumter.

USC Sumter’s Mad About Science Camp took place June 26-30. Kids had the opportunity to conduct science experiments, build rockets and learn about technologies such as gel electrophoresis. The Greenwood Genetic Center brought their Gene Machine Mobile Science Laboratory for...

Vietnam Veterans Memorial “Wall of Faces” – South Carolina

August 24, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Screen shot of Wall of Faces website

WETA Public Broadcasting for Greater Washington, D.C. has been working in partnership with the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund (VVMF) on the upcoming PBS Ken Burns’ Vietnam War series.

2017 Total Solar Eclipse Resources - Extend the Learning!

August 21, 2017 - Posted in Education by Mimi Brown
2017 solar eclipse seen from a satellite in orbit, about 1.5 million kilometers from Earth; Credits: NASA/Ernie Wright

South Carolina is the prime location for a total solar eclipse crossing the U.S., coast-to-coast, for the first time since 1918. On Aug. 21, 2017, the eclipse begins near Lincoln City, OR, at 1:15 p.m. Totality ends at 2:48 p.m. near Charleston, SC. South Carolina ETV and...

The Great American Eclipse

August 16, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Eclipse

Astrophotographer Hap Griffin visits us at "Making It Grow" and shares his passion for this event and also gives insights into the science of the Total Solar Eclipse including tips to have a safe and enjoyable experience. South Carolina ETV's live eclipse coverage can be...

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