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Need to renew your teaching certificate this June or maybe just your teaching spirit? PBS has options for you! First, get those recertification credits covered with a PBS TeacherLine course beginning April 19; both Renewal and Graduate Credits are offered.
Sample Facilitated Courses Beginning Apr 19, 2017 :SCIE607 Accomplished Science Teaching: Letting Science Lead RDLA152 (R2S approved) Intro. to Underlying Principles & Research for Effective Literacy Instruction (also offered to begin...
The Senate this week approved third reading of H. 3726, a bill that aims to make the state’s pension system more financially sound. The House version of the bill was moved forward after the Senate adopted all amendments from a companion bill, S. 394. The goal of the legislation is to make the retirement system financially solvent and make sure the benefits promised to state employees are provided.
Also, S. 105, which was put...
Legislative Update March 7, 2017 Vol. 34, No. 9
Legislative Update, March 7, 2017 HOUSE WEEK IN REVIEW
The House of Representatives amended, approved, and sent the Senate H.3516, a bill revising INFRASTRUCTURE FUNDING AND GOVERNANCE as a means of providing reliable sources of additional revenue for addressing South Carolina’s deteriorating roads and supporting the infrastructure system needed for public safety, quality of life, and economic development. In order to increase infrastructure funding...
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 of this State.” S.C. educators have many rich resources about our state “at your fingertips” in ETV’s Knowitall and StreamlineSC !
Knowitall also offers some great field trips...
From: Making it Grow
Ashleigh Shirley of Heritage Greenhouse in Greenwood, SC joins us at "Making It Grow" and demonstrates how to create topiaries with succulents.
From: Carolina Stories
Frogmore Stew, also known as Beaufort Stew or Lowcountry Boil is a delicious South Carolina meal. Chef Monty White explains the basic ingredients of this Lowcountry recipe.
ETV presents programs of interest to teachers and students! In March, you’ll find a diverse selection of specials to celebrate Women’s History Month, an unprecedented series of three programs that addresses civilians being targets of war crimes, plus new episodes in ETV Kids Splash and Bubbles and Odd Squad!
South Carolina representatives overwhelmingly approved a bill Thursday that would combat a rising tide of anti-Semitism on college campuses across the country.
The bill's sponsor, Rep. Alan Clemmons, R-Myrtle Beach, said South Carolina college campuses have not seen an increase, but by strengthening the definition of anti-Semitism, they will be better protected.
“It sends a strong message to every other state in this nation to follow suit to stem the tide of rising...
Since 2014, a charter school in Charleston has been using telehealth to care for students with multiple disabilities.
Using a computer camera and digital tools, the school nurse Courtenay Read is able to conduct real-time consults with physicians at the Medical University of South Carolina. The virtual consult requires parental consent to be given beforehand, and parents are invited to participate in the appointment. Follow-up notes are sent to the child’s primary care provider...
Tavia Gaddy, Project Manager at Greenville Area Development Corporation (GADC), believes in the power of a positive attitude. When dealing with clients, "There’s no room for attitude or even to get upset. Move with it. If things don’t go your way, there’s always tomorrow and that’s why there are erasers on the back of pencils. Just keep it moving."
Gaddy began her career as a journalist, working in radio, then moving into state government...
Women’s History Month is celebrated in March to highlight the contributions of women to events in history and contemporary society. ETV presents special programming and Knowitall.org offers great classroom resources, too!
- On March 26 beginning at 3:00 p.m. , ETV will present a line-up of programs for Women’s History Month! The diverse selection of programs includes a documentary about the late Helen Hill, a midlands resident who created a film about a New...
Designed to foster media arts skills and bring attention to the next generation of South Carolina filmmakers, the Young Filmmakers Project is an annual statewide high school filmmaking competition hosted by Trident Technical College and the South Carolina Film Commission. All high school students in grades 9-12 who are residents of South Carolina are eligible to enter the short film competition, including public, private and home school students
CALLING ALL HIGH SCHOOL...
From: SC Hall of Fame
5-minute biography of the life of American Civil War era diarist Mary Chestnut. Through the use of available archival materials, scholar interviews, and historical illustrations this program details the events surrounding Chestnut’s life and her contributions to South Carolina and American history.
A bipartisan group of South Carolina senators filed two bills Wednesday to reform gun purchase background checks and penalties on prohibited people from buying guns.
Sen. Marlon Kimpson, D-Charleston, along with Republican Sens. Greg Gregory, of Lancaster, and Greg Hembree, of North Myrtle Beach, want background-check waiting periods extended from three days to five days while the state improves its reporting process to the federal government. The aim is to close the Charleston loophole...
From: Original SC
If you asked Sallie Ann Robinson her purpose in life, she would answer, "To make everyone happy through food." Robinson, a sixth-generation native of Daufuskie Island, is a celebrity chef, television personality, and authority on Gullah tradition.
As the author of two cookbooks , she is renowned for her culinary expertise and knowledge of the Southeastern United States Gullah culture.
In author Pat Conroy’s 1972 novel, The Water is Wide, a reminiscence of...
From: Making it Grow
“Making It Grow” host and Clemson Extension Agent Amanda McNulty interviews Dr. Nathan Smith, Clemson University Professor of Agribusiness Production, during the fifth annual S.C. Agribiz and Farm Expo at the Florence Civic Center on Jan. 11, 2017.
From: ETV Regionals
Thames Farm in Fort Lawn, South Carolina, raises all-natural pastured meats for those in Chester County and surrounding areas. “All-natural” means they don’t include additional hormones or unnecessary antibiotics in their meats. The idea for this all-natural farm came about in 2013, when Amy Thames and Kent Thames, spouses and co-owners, decided that they wanted to know exactly what was going into the meat they were eating, and the only way they would know...
From: ETV Shorts
The Cooper River has made a huge impact on the Lowcountry of South Carolina. The river, known as the "cradle of history," still makes a huge economic impact as an important commercial waterway for Berkeley County.
The Senate on Thursday approved third reading of S. 394, which aims to make the state’s pension system more financially sound. The bill now heads to the House. The legislation is a companion bill to H. 3726, which was read the third time by the House on Wednesday. The Senate’s version was approved unanimously on a 41-0 vote. The goal of the bill is to make the retirement system solvent and make sure the benefits...
Legislative Update February 28, 2017 Vol. 34, No. 8
The House of Representatives approved and sent the Senate H.3146, a joint resolution for a PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO THE SOUTH CAROLINA CONSTITUTION THAT THE STATE SUPERINTENDENT OF EDUCATION BE APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR, upon the advice and consent of the Senate, rather than elected by the state’s voters. Under the proposed state constitutional amendment, the Superintendent of Education would be removed from the list of...
A primary care facility in Pawleys Island takes a patient-centered, innovative approach to delivering care. At Pawleys Pediatrics & Adult Medicine, 16-year-old Nichole and her mom, Sheri Blankenship, have seen firsthand the benefits and results of telehealth.
From: Making it Grow
Making It Grow visits with Hank Stallworth of Calhoun County, SC and learns how he deals with the invasive armadillos on his property. We learn that Hank's friend Kevin Collins took the recommended trap design and made a wooden version that seems to effectively trap the armadillos.
From: ETV Regionals
High school students bustled around their DSLR cameras, taking turns looking through the preview monitors and wondering out-loud questions like, “Why does it look so dark?” and “So, do I adjust the ISO or aperture first?” With hands-on experience, along with the suggestions of their peers (and the help of their instructors), these students were able to figure out the answers to these questions and discover the ins and outs of DSLR manual settings. Without...
From: Carolina Stories
Jordan Franklin, manager at Falls Park in downtown Greenville, South Carolina, talks about this wonderful park.
Lola Jordan speaks to Palmetto Voices about cloud based data services and their application in the business and beyond.
Lola Jordan is the President of Companion Data Services, which offers secured systems development and manages hosting services specialized in the health care industry. Jordan spans the emphases of business and technology within the IT field.
In a dynamic and growing Southern career landscape, Palmetto Voices identifies female leaders in South Carolina and shares...