Education

Women’s History Month, South Carolina Day Resources on Knowitall

February 28, 2017 - Posted in Education by M. Brown
Images from content featured on Knowitall for Women's History Month and South Carolina Day

Knowitall brings you the content you need for Women’s History Month, and it’s so easy to locate—just a few clicks away! From the American Revolution to the Civil Rights Era, and in fields from education, to medicine, to law, this month’s featured Collection brings stories...

Behind the Scenes | Filming of the Southern Campaign of the American Revolution

February 27, 2017 - Posted in Behind the Scenes by D. Godish
Behind the Scenes

The smell of gunfire filled the air as rifles fired between Revolutionary War militia and British regulars in the woods at Historic Brattonsville last Saturday. Perfect weather greeted the SCETV crew from Spartanburg and Columbia for their final location day for the...

Great Falls High School Tours ETV Carolinas' Facility

February 24, 2017 - Posted in ETV Regionals by K. Cannon
Great Falls HS students with Craig Ness.

This February, eager Journalism students from Great Falls High School in Chester County walked through the doors of WNSC in Rock Hill, South Carolina. With an enthusiastic attitude, they began their tour of the South Carolina ETV regional facility. The main event of the...

The McClary Family Visits the Strawberry Schoolhouse

February 22, 2017 - Posted in Carolina Stories by R. Dymock
McClary Family in Strawberry Schoolhouse

Strawberry Schoolhouse was a private school for African–American children who lived at Hobcaw Barony, built for them by Bernard Baruch in 1915. This was a one room schoolhouse with one teacher for grades 1-5. The schoolhouse had no running water or electricity. Children...

Educators Earn Grad Credit This Spring with Online “Seminars on Science”

February 21, 2017 - Posted in Education by B. Jamison
Screen shot from Seminars on Science website

Educators … Earn graduate credit this spring with Seminars on Science , the American Museum of Natural History’s online professional learning program. The 6-week online courses are co-taught by Museum scientists and classroom educators and are accessible anytime on your...

Carolina Classrooms: College and Career Readiness - Watch Now!

February 20, 2017 - Posted in Education by B. Jamison
High school students in classroom studying

South Carolina students are learning to be college and career ready! Join ETV on February 22 at 7:00 p.m. for Carolina Classrooms: College and Career Readiness. We’ll talk with education leaders to get a profile of the South Carolina graduate and look at the key skills...

March 18 is South Carolina Day!

February 20, 2017 - Posted in Education by B. Jamison
Images from South Carolina Day content on Knowitall

Our state celebrates John C. Calhoun’s birthday March 18 each year by observing South Carolina Day , a day required by law in which schools shall “conduct such exercises as will conduce to a more general knowledge and appreciation of the history, resources and possibilities...

Segregated Marine Says, "You can't get enough education"

February 20, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by K. Cannon
B.S Plair at Hermon Presbyterian Church in Rock Hill, SC.

B.S. Plair of Rock Hill, South Carolina, served for the Montford Point Marines in 1945, until he was honorably discharged in 1946. The Montford Point Marines were based in Camp Lejeune, North Carolina , and were the first African American Marines to serve in the military,...

Joshua Shubrick Visits Friendfield Village

February 17, 2017 - Posted in Carolina Stories by R. Dymock
Joshua Shubrick at Friendfield Village

Joshua Shubrick was a former resident of Friendfield Village. He split his time between Georgetown, where he cared for his mother, and Hobcaw, where he went to Strawberry School. Shubrick stayed with his grandfather, Timothy McCants in Friendfield while he went to school...

SCCTA Residential Graduate Seminar at Furman – FREE for SC Teachers!

February 16, 2017 - Posted in Education by B. Jamison
Screen shot from Furman SCCTA website

For the tenth year, Furman University will hold a residential SCCTA graduate seminar on its campus in Greenville, SC from June 18-23, 2017. This program is entirely FREE (including free room and board on the beautiful campus of Furman University). This seminar addresses...

February on Knowitall

February 13, 2017 - Posted in Education by M. Brown
Images from African American History Month on Knowitall

For African American History Month, Knowitall has several Collections that make it easy to find just what you need! And if you’re feeling that you could use a bit of inspiration, check out our Conversations with Scientists & Astronauts! These committed scientists are...

Earn Graduate Credits Through High-Quality, Engaging PBS Courses

February 10, 2017 - Posted in Education by K. Finger
Teacher in front of blackboard with arrows

Educators, what’s better than robust, convenient professional development offering interactive support and exemplary professional resources? Earning graduate credits at an affordable price! Whether you need the credits for recertification or towards a Masters +30, PBS...

Fuel Efficiency School Buses Debut in the Lowcountry

February 10, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by A. Crouch
school bus

Starting today, students in Dorchester and Berkeley counties will be riding to school in a new alternative-fueled school bus. Twenty-six propane powered school buses are the first alternative fleet to replace the state's aging diesel buses. Mike Bullman, director of...

ETV Kids: Valentine’s Day Special and More!

February 9, 2017 - Posted in Education by B. Jamison
Image from Peg + Cat

Don’t miss this chance with ETV Kids to show a little V-day love and explore under the Earth! Coming up Peg + Cat offer two fun programs, including a Valentine’s Day special, and Dinosaur Train presents a new, exciting one-hour special that will venture under our Earth!

PBS Student Reporting Labs Recognized Nationally

February 9, 2017 - Posted in ETV Regionals by K. Cannon
#NewAmericans Series

To examine the experiences of immigrants in the U.S., Student Reporting Labs asked students to find stories in their own community that reflect the diversity that makes this country great. This created the #NewAmericans series, which focuses on the stories of immigration,...

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