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Three Schools Accepted to Innovation Network

From: Education

B. Jamison

TransformSC logo

TransformSC, an initiative of the South Carolina Council on Competitiveness, has accepted three schools to its statewide network of innovative schools: C.A. Johnson High School (Richland One), Sevier Middle School (Greenville), and Carolina Elementary School (Darlington).

“The fact that more schools and districts are joining the TransformSC network shows how leadership can transform education in South Carolina,” said Pamela Lackey, state president of AT&T and co-chair of TransformSC. “These leaders in our education community...

Telemedicine Hits a Winner at the Tennis Courts

From: Telehealth

M. Ziehe

Tennis Player

Tennis matches are not won merely by hitting great shots. Optimal health and well-being are important components of an athlete's winning strategy. In order to help high performance athletes play their best on the courts, the MUSC Health Sports Medicine team partnered with the Women’s Tennis Association to expand its medical services during the Volvo Car Open, one of the premiere women’s-only tournaments in professional tennis. The local tournament happens annually on Daniel Island, Charleston....

The 11th Annual Beaufort International Film Festival

From: Student Multimedia Program

Joey Roberts and Bradley Stanley

Beaufort Film Festival

Every year in the Lowcountry town of Beaufort, South Carolina, the Beaufort International Film Festival transforms the town from a sleepy little haven into a busy, exciting setting, bringing filmmakers and moviegoers together for an exciting weekend of screenings, educational seminars, parties, and awards.

O is for Oconee Bells

From: Carolina Stories

Oconee Bells

Clemson University Biology Professor Patrick McMillan talks about this amazing plant that grows mostly in upstate South Carolina.

StreamlineSC Service Update + NEW ETV Education Site

From: Education

D. Byrd

ETV Education logo

ETV has provided a wealth of free digital media content to SC schools through the StreamlineSC service for over a dozen years. StreamlineSC has gone through upgrades and changes along the way, but now the need is trending for one-to-one lessons.

PBS NewsHour selects 2017 Student Reporting Labs Fellows: Two SC Students Chosen!

From: Education

B. Jamison

Students who will participate in PBS Newshour's Student Reporting Labs Academy 2017

Twenty talented youth storytellers from 13 states will convene in the nation’s capital this summer with the common objective to advance the future of journalism and public media.

The middle and high school fellows are participants in the third annual Student Reporting Labs Academy in Washington, D.C. They will work alongside public media mentors to produce original digital content and sharpen their journalism and production skills. The fellows will also help program leaders develop...

Loveland Coffee

From: Making it Grow

S. Flynn

Loveland Coffee

"Making It Grow" always enjoys it when Jennifer Badger from the South Carolina Department of Agriculture's South Carolina Specialty Food Association comes on the show. This time she invited Beach Loveland from Loveland Coffee. This is a socially responsible Specialty Coffee Roaster & Drive-Thru in Columbia, South Carolina serving Certified Fair Trade Organic Coffee since 2012.

James L. Petigru

From: SC Hall of Fame

James L. Petigru

James Louis Petigru (1789-1863) was a lawyer, jurist, and Unionist politician known for his famous quote “South Carolina is too small for a republic and too large for an insane asylum.” Petigru was born in Flatwoods, South Carolina and served in the South Carolina House of Representatives and as State Attorney General.

Brandon Velie, SC Chef Ambassador

From: Making it Grow

S. Flynn

Brandon Veile, SC Chef Ambassador

“Making It Grow” host Amanda McNulty interviews Brandon Velie, SC Chef Ambassador, during the fifth annual S.C. Agribiz and Farm Expo at the Florence Civic Center on Jan. 11, 2017.

Original SC highlights Chef Velie and his restaurant Juniper . Follow the link and “carpe corn chowder.”

Teacher Appreciation Week: Students Give Thanks

From: Education

B. Jamison

Photo of Henry Louis Gates, Jr. producer and host of Finding your Roots

We want to thank you for teaching children to love learning, to reach for the stars, to inspire them to think outside of the box, to never stop growing, and to always keep a curious mind.

Requiem for My Mother

From: SCETV Presents

A. Shumaker

Steve Edwards the producer and composer of Requiem for My Mother

Requiem for My Mother is an award-winning documentary and a compelling musical celebration of life and love, loss and acceptance. The film chronicles the personal journey of prolific Hollywood film score composer Stephen Edwards as he is forced to deal with the sudden loss of his mother, Rosalie Edwards, whose passion for music transformed his life and who was his constant inspiration.

To deal with his loss, Edwards channels his anger, passion, sadness,...

City of Hartsville

From: ETV Shorts

T. Safdi

City of Hartsville

Located in the Pee Dee region of the state, the City of Hartsville has a little something for everyone to enjoy. From the beautiful grounds at Kalmia Gardens to the eclectic coffee shop, Midnight Rooster, you can expect pleasant surprises when visiting Hartsville.

Teacher Appreciation Week – ETV Celebrates our SC Teachers!

From: Education

B. Jamison

Teacher seated working with students

From May 8-12, 2017, we celebrate and say “Thank You” to our SC teachers! Teachers change the lives of millions of children every day. Their dedicated work and impact extends far beyond the boundaries of the classroom.

Virtual Care Delivers New Patient Experience

From: Telehealth

T. Crouch

Palmetto Health Emergency Center

As patients use technology to seek care outside the traditional walls of a doctor's office or hospital, models for providing healthcare shift.

The Director of the Emergency Departments at Palmetto Health , and CEO of the Palmetto Health Quality Collaborative , Dr. William Gerard discusses what patients want.

"They want availability, more than anything. They want a great outcome and they want it at a reasonable cost," says Gerard.

Virtual care and...

N is for Native American

From: Carolina Stories

Native American regalia

South Carolina is home to eleven Native American tribes. Can you name them all?

You can view more in the Knowitall.org Native American Heritage Collection .

ETV Recertification – Earn Credit by June 30th or Later in Summer

From: Education

B. Jamison

Teacher on laptop smiling

ETV Teacher Recertification offers South Carolina teachers a variety of online, self-paced courses approved by SDE for 20 renewal credits. SPRING II session ends June 16. Credit earned in this session will meet SC teacher’s recertification needs by June 30th renewal cycle deadline. Register for SPRING II session by end of day May 11th … Or …

How Do You Paint a Dream: Dalí at the CMA

From: Palmetto Scene

K. Park

Dalí's Sandman

"We continue to love Dali, but the question is why?" Palmetto Scene spoke with Chief Curator Will South of the Columbia Museum of Art about the whimsy and wonder of Salvador Dalí, the man who captured our dreams. Yet many Dalí enthusiasts are unaware that the surrealist also illustrated Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland , Miguel Cervantes' Don Quixote , and Hans Christian Andersen's fairy tales.

The University of South Carolina Irvin...

Elizabeth O’Neill Verner

From: SC Hall of Fame

Elizabeth O’Neill Verner

Elizabeth O'Neill Verner (1883–1979) was an artist, author and preservationist from Charleston, South Carolina. She was one of the leading figures in the “Charleston Renaissance” movement, which sought to protect the city’s artistic and historic reputation. The South Carolina Arts Commission gives the Elizabeth O’Neill Verner Awards for the Arts in her honor.

Bee Well Honey

From: Making it Grow

S. Flynn

Bee Well Honey jars

Team "Making It Grow" visits with the 2016 South Carolina Swisher Sweets/Sunbelt Expo Farmer of the Year Kerry Owen of Bee Well Honey in Pickens, SC. Owen’s business focuses on streamlined production and distribution. In addition to raising bees and running a store, Owen also offers educational boot camps for beginning and advanced beekeepers. He also plans to start a Honeybee College.

Inmates and Taxpayers to Benefit from Pilot Project

From: Telehealth

T. Crouch

S.C. prisons will use telehealth for urgent care in five prison facilities.

In 2017, the South Carolina Department of Corrections (SCDC) will begin connecting inmates to providers over video, for urgent care needs.

Traditionally, inmates would be transported with security personnel to an emergency department, whether or not the need was emergent. According to the SCDC, a transport can cost on average $491. In a year, inmates might be transported over 28,000 times. The partnership with the Medical University of South Carolina will allow inmates to...

Lee Correctional Facility Making Music

From: Palmetto Scene

A. Crouch

Drums

For the last four years, a chamber music ensemble from Carnegie Hall in New York City comes to Bishopville to spend a week as part of a program through the S.C. Department of Corrections. The group, Decodas, works with inmates at the Lee Correctional Facility to compose original music and then perform it in concert. It’s bringing much more than just music to the facility.

Amy Fortes, SC Chef Ambassador

From: Making it Grow

S. Flynn

Amy Fortes, SC Chef Ambassador

“Making It Grow” host Amanda McNulty interviews Amy Fortes, SC Chef Ambassador, during the fifth annual S.C. Agribiz and Farm Expo at the Florence Civic Center on Jan. 11, 2017.

LearningWhy Lesson Collaboration: Creating a Better Way to Learn

From: Education

B. Jamison

Screen shot from LearningWhy home page

ETV is building a new website to house innovative lessons for tomorrow’s graduate. LearningWhy hosts complete standards-based lessons for one-to-one technology environments and is funded by the South Carolina K-12 Technology Initiative. The complete site, to be released in fall 2017, will include cross-curricular activities, lesson progressions, assessment, and all the media and content links needed for teaching to standards. But the site already houses exciting project-based learning lessons created in partnership!

June on Knowitall

From: Education

M. Brown

Images from featured content on Knowitall

Knowitall has Collections that are perfect for Summertime! Take a nice, cool Dive in…to Knowitall , explore Smart is Fun and find resources to safely enjoy the 2017 Total Solar Eclipse . In preparation for Ken Burns’ The Vietnam War coming Sept. 17, learn about our Wars & Conflicts , organized by era.

SC House Legislative Update April 25, 2017

From: This Week in South Carolina

G. Jackson

The S.C. House of Representatives.

Legislative Update April 25, 2017 Vol. 34, No. 15

The House of Representatives concurred in Senate amendments to H.3792, a bill addressing MINIMUM STANDARDS FOR RESTROOMS AVAILABLE AT MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOL STADIUMS, and enrolled the legislation for ratification. This legislation establishes minimum standards for the numbers of restroom plumbing fixtures available for men and women at middle school and high school stadiums as a means of relieving public schools from the financial burden...

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