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News from PBS Education and PBS LearningMedia!

July 12, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
PBS LearningMedia Ready To Learn image

Now Live: Ready To Learn Portal in PBS LearningMedia Since 1995, CPB, PBS, and local member stations have worked in partnership through the Ready To Learn (RTL) initiative to develop evidence-based educational TV programs and activities. These resources and accompanying...

Get Ready for the Total Solar Eclipse August 21, 2017

July 11, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Total Solar Eclipse in South Carolina

For the first time in nearly 100 years, on August 21, 2017, a total solar eclipse will sweep across the entire United States, from Oregon to South Carolina, and our state will serve as the exit state for this natural phenomenon. A total solar eclipse is when the Sun is...

July on Knowitall

July 10, 2017 - Posted in Education by Mimi Brown
Images from content featured in July on Knowitall

Feeling a bit like sitting in the air conditioning and doing as little as possible? Try these great virtual tours, videos and photos now available on Knowitall! They’re great for enlightening you on many subjects and keeping your brain engaged while your body takes a well-...

SC PUBLIC RADIO TO “NARRATE” ECLIPSE WHEREVER YOU ARE

July 10, 2017 - Posted in ETV by Glenn Rawls
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During the 2017 eclipse, South Carolina Public Radio invites you to listen while you watch as experts explain the phenomenon. Host Beryl Dakers, public radio and TV reporters on location around the state, and the staff of the SC State Museum will provide live coverage on...

Keeping Safe in the Summer Sun

July 6, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Kaitlyn Park
girl receiving sunscreen from mother

It is hardly breaking news to anyone that it is hot in South Carolina this summer. So hot, in fact, that the famous carriage horses were being pulled off of Charleston streets earlier this week . As many head to the lake, beach and park, it is important to know how to keep...

Post Office Issues Heat-Sensitive Total Eclipse Stamp

June 20, 2017 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin 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-...

ETV Teacher Recertification - Summer Registration Still Open!

June 15, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Teacher in chair on beach using laptop

SUMMER session that ENDS August 22 is underway, but there’s still time to register! Register by end of day July 17 for ETV Teacher Recertification 20 renewal credit courses. Cost: $75 each. Pay (by credit card online or send check).

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 Bette 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 Lynn 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 Kaitlyn 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 Kaitlyn 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 Sean 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 Tabitha 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...

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