Education

ETV Endowment Meet & Greet with New SCETV President & CEO Anthony Padgett

By Kaitlyn Cannon

Mr. Padgett addressing the crowd.

The room was full—with more than 65 local residents—as SCETV’s new President and CEO, Anthony Padgett, took the stage at the ETV Endowment Meet & Greet this past Monday at the Family Trust Federal Credit Union in Rock Hill, S.C. Hosted by Dick McCoy, David Vipperman, Gary Williams, and the Family Trust, the event was held to introduce Mr. Padgett to the community. This event was one of several planned across the state to introduce Mr. Padgett to the many diverse regions and communities of South Carolina.

SC Town Highlights Inclusion through Theatre

By Tabitha Safdi

Greenwood Community Theatre's Penguin Project

Greenwood Community Theatre took on an important project last fall. It’s a theatre project called the Penguin Project. Plays performed by the Penguin Project provide young artists that are differently abled (including Down syndrome, cerebral palsy, autism, intellectual disabilities, learning disabilities, visual impairment, hearing impairment, delays, emotional disorders, and other neurological disorders) the opportunity to star in the roles of a musical.

Aiken Young Farmers Agribusiness Association

By Sean Flynn

Amanda and Gloria Wade in a Greenhouse

"Making It Grow" visited Aiken High School in Aiken, SC and the Aiken young Farmers Agribusiness Association. Every school with an agriculture class must have an adult component. To learn more, Clemson Extension Agent Amanda McNulty talks with Master Gardener and retired teacher Gloria Wade about the projects and goals of their class. We also see the class in action as they are propagating and growing plants for an upcoming event.

A Journey From Farm to Table

By Kaitlyn Park

Chefs at Watson Farms

The phrase "farm to table" has become ubiquitous when discussing modern cuisine, but many diners may not understand the collaboration that is necessary between farmers and restaurants for a product to appear on a plate, and how a farmer's process can influence flavors.

Innovative LearningWhy Provides 1-to-1, PBL + Traditional Lessons

By Bette Jamison

Screen shot of LearningWhy website

SCETV’s innovative LearningWhy offers complete Pre-K-12 project-based, one-to-one and traditional classroom lessons, all vetted and editable. Designed to promote student achievement and meet the needs of our SC educators, this new, free service is available to ALL South Carolina educators - public, private, charter, virtual or home schools.

Student Voice - Rush Johnston

By Karen Hermann

Empty desks in an empty classroom

Students across the country are taking a more active role in education policy. Rush Johnston, a senior at the South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts & Humanities, is a member of a group called Student Voice. In August 2017, she and other students met with Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman to talk about the changes they would like to see in their schools. 

For more information, go to https://www.stuvoice.org or @stu_voice

Student Voice - Surya Korrapati

By Karen Hermann

Teacher working with students

Students across the country are taking a more active role in education policy. Surya Korrapati, a senior at River Bluff High School, is a member of a group called Student Voice. He talked with us about how teacher shortages affect students around the state and how Student Voice is working with Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman and the South Carolina Legislature to enact change. 

For more information, go to https://www.stuvoice.org or @stu_voice

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