Education

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...

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

June 2, 2017 - Posted in ETV
Within the penumbra, the eclipse is partial (left), but within the umbra, the Moon completely covers the Sun (right).

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 Imani 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...

ETV Kids Schedule for Summer!

May 28, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
PBS Kids screen shot

Are you ready for Nature Cat, Curious George, Daniel Tiger, and Arthur, plus more! Your favorite ETV Kids programs are set for June 5 through September 1. Don’t miss them … Check out the new schedule.

EOC Reports: Resources Available for the Summer Months

May 28, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Education Oversight Committee logo

While the summer provides wonderful time for relaxation, the extra time can also unfortunately promote the summer slide for some students. The Education Oversight Committee (EOC) recommends these resources to share with students and families as they head out for the summer.

Author Rita Williams-Garcia and Illustrator Sophie Blackall to attend StoryfestSC June 3

May 28, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
StoryfestSC logo

The South Carolina State Library is proud to announce that award-winning authors/illustrators Rita Williams-Garcia and Sophie Blackall will be featured at StoryfestSC 2017-the state's summer reading kick-off event!

The Journey So Far | Endowment Intern Lauren

May 25, 2017 - Posted in SCETV Summer Interns by L. Lanier
Photos from this past week's projects.

It is my third week here, so far, with SCETV and a lot has already happened. I have learned so much already, especially with blogging. I am new to blogging and feel accomplished, now that I have published two blogs. I still have a lot to learn about blogging but feel more...

ETV’s Online Military Collection Now Available!

May 25, 2017 - Posted in ETV by Ty Moody
soliders

South Carolina ETV Digital Media has spent the last month curating military content from its archives, and we’re excited to release the ETV Military Collection , just in time for Memorial Day. The collection offers a historical look and spotlights service men and women who...

Carolina Classrooms: Celebrating Teachers May 31, 7-8 p.m. on ETV

May 25, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Teachers applauding

Carolina Classrooms is ETV’s monthly educational series for teachers, parents and all citizens invested in the education of our children. On Wednesday, May 31 at 7:00-8:00 p.m. on ETV , join host Dawn Samples for the next edition that will celebrate our South Carolina...

ORIGINAL SC | School Principal Dr. Greg Owings

May 24, 2017 - Posted in Original SC by Tabitha Safdi
Principal Dr. Owings

There has been one consistency in Dr. Greg Owings 44 years spent in education: relationships. In his five years as principal at Dutch Fork High School, Owings has taken the initiative to make sure each day would be the best it could be for his staff and students. “It is all...

Behind the Scenes with the Southern Campaign of the American Revolution

May 24, 2017 - Posted in Behind the Scenes by Tabitha Safdi
Southern Campaign of the American Revolution

South Carolina’s role in the Revolutionary War comes to the classroom in new online resources produced by South Carolina ETV in conjunction with the National Park Service, The Self Foundation, and both the local and national chapters of the Sons of the American Revolution...

Behind the Scenes of “Liberty or Death - The Revolutionary War in the Carolinas”

May 22, 2017 - Posted in Behind the Scenes by Kaitlyn Cannon
Historic Brattonsville Reenactment in McConnells, SC.

This past weekend, passionate Revolutionary War Reenactors set up camp in McConnells, South Carolina, despite the certainty of sweltering temperatures and cloudless skies. They came for “Liberty or Death - The Revolutionary War in the Carolinas”, which is a national...

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