Education

Explore PBS TeacherLine Fall Course Options

By Kathy Finger

Woman on computer smiling

 

This fall, PBS TeacherLine is offering renewal and graduate credit courses to begin on October 10, November 7, and December 5, 2018.

Choose the course and start date that works best for you! Course options include several ELA courses, including R2S-approved RDLA152, plus a new science course, A Curiosity-Driven Approach to Teaching K-2 Science.

 

NEW … ETV Education’s Educator Guest Blogger Series

By Kathy Finger

ETV Education logo

 

ETV Education’s new Educator Guest Blogger Series, featuring South Carolina educators recognized for innovation in the classroom, kicked-off in August!

Our guest bloggers include additional PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovator winners, educators who earn the new PBS Media Literacy Certification, and other educators recognized for their skilled use of technology in the classroom.

Northern Pine Snake

By Patrick McMillan

Northern Pine Snake

Naturalist Patrick McMillan handles a Northern Pine Snake in the wild at the Francis Marion National Forest in South Carolina.

Expeditions with Patrick McMillan is presented nationally by South Carolina ETV through American Public Television (APT).

Art for Paws

By Xiao Yu

Art for Paws art exhibition

Greenville art dealer Rob Rowen and his wife Suzanne Golden are ardent animal lovers. They approached Greenville County Animal Care, South Carolina’s largest open admission animal facility where Suzanne volunteers, to jointly present a unique art exhibition Art for Paws. The exhibition is a fundraiser to help Greenville County in becoming a no kill community and to help the animal facility to carry out and promote compassionate treatment of animals through adoption, education and affordable spay/neuter and veterinary care.

Two Authors Featured on This Week's "By The River"

By Holly Jackson

Author Al Chaput with students from USCB's broadcast department.

Two episodes of By The River play this week and you’ll want to tune into both.  First, at 8:00 p.m. Thursday on ETV, Bernie Schein is featured, along with his book, Famous All Over Town. Schein is a character himself, and viewers who are unfamiliar with him will quickly discover that. Bernie’s the kind of person you want to invite to any dinner party - the conversation never stops with him!  Bernie lets us in on a few of Beaufort’s worst-kept secrets and takes a serious turn when talking about the impact his best friend Pat Conroy had on the world.

Venus Flytrap

By Patrick McMillan

Venus Flytrap

While visiting the Apalachicola National Forest in Florida, Naturalist Patrick McMillan explains the mechanics behind the moving parts of a plant that feeds on insects – the Venus flytrap.

Expeditions with Patrick McMillan is presented nationally by South Carolina ETV through American Public Television (APT).

The First Black Female Physician in Rock Hill

By Kaitlyn Cannon

Dr. Vicky Kerr in Medical School

Celia Kerr, Dr. Vicky Kerr's daughter, remembers what it was like to be the child of the first black female physician in the area. "My mom was the first black female physician in Rock Hill, and so it was kind of different. People weren’t quite used to that. In kindergarten, someone told me that only men could be doctors, so I came home and asked my mom, was she a man? And she said no, I’m not a man. Why would you ask that?"

2018 Gubernatorial Debates Announced

By Gavin Jackson

Republican Gov. Henry McMaster, left, and Democratic state Rep. James Smith, D-Columbia

 

South Carolina ETV and The Post and Courier will co-host two gubernatorial debates and one lieutenant governor debate later this month. 

Republican Gov. Henry McMaster will face off against Democratic challenger state Rep. James Smith, D-Columbia, at the Francis Marion Performing Arts Center in Florence on Oct. 17, and Greenville Technical College Technical Resource Center Auditorium in Greenville on Oct. 25.

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