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The Watering Hole

June 15, 2018 - Posted in Education by K. Hermann
The Watering Hole logo

Candace G. Wiley and Monifa Lemons created The Watering Hole as a place to encourage and promote poets of color in the south. They also offer school workshops and summer camps to students to teach creative writing, self-confidence, and communications skills. Candace says...

Jeff Maxey - 2019 South Carolina Teacher of the Year

June 13, 2018 - Posted in Education by K. Hermann
Jeff Maxey - 2019 South Carolina Teacher of the Year

On May 2, 2018, Jeff Maxey was selected as South Carolina's 2019 Teacher of the Year. A special education resource teacher at Starr Elementary School in Anderson District 3, Mr. Maxey started his career as a minister, but decided to become a teacher after visiting schools...

Erin Fox - 2018 South Carolina Teacher of the Year

June 5, 2018 - Posted in Education by K. Hermann
2018 South Carolina Teacher of the Year Erin Fox

2018 South Carolina State Teacher of the Year Erin Fox has spent the past year traveling and meeting with legislators, educators, and students. Her experiences have broadened her view of education and education policy. She shared some advice for next Teacher of the Year,...

Carolina Classrooms: Celebrating Teachers - Watch Online!

May 30, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Still photo from Carolina Classrooms for May 30, 2018

Carolina Classrooms, ETV’s monthly educational series, celebrates teachers with a special program featuring segments with finalists for our new SC Teacher of the Year and profiles of other outstanding South Carolina educators. Hosted by Dr. Lemuel Watson, USC professor and...

SCETV Goes Facebook LIVE for Ready to Vote Special

May 26, 2018 - Posted in Education by Tabitha Safdi
Ready to Vote FB Live event

Join in the discussion and hear what students have to say following the gubernatorial debates this Monday and Tuesday in a special, digital-only, Facebook LIVE event. South Carolina ETV , SC Public Radio and The Post and Courier's second round of gubernatorial debates will...

South Carolina's 2018 Teacher of the Year Talks All-Time Favorite Book

May 21, 2018 - Posted in Education by Tabitha Safdi
To Kill A Mockingbird

In celebration of PBS's Great American Read , the 2018 South Carolina Teacher of the Year, Erin Fox, talks about her all-time favorite book. With 100 titles, only one book can win. What will be America's favorite? Vote today and don't forget to catch PBS's Great American...

Research Study Shows Positive Trends for Summer Reading Program

May 11, 2018 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Tabitha Safdi
Students receiving books

For the second consecutive year, Public Education Partners (PEP), Greenville County’s only nonprofit focused solely on improving K–12 public education, collaborated with Scholastic , the global children’s publishing, education, and media company, to determine the impact of...

Teacher Appreciation Week: ETV Celebrates our SC Teachers

May 7, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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We celebrate our SC Teachers every day! But, especially during Teacher Appreciation Week – this year from May 7-11, 2018 – we extend a BIG “Thank You” to our SC teachers!

Carolina Classrooms Wants to Know Who Inspired You!

April 26, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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Carolina Classrooms, ETV’s education series, invites you to share stories about your favorite teachers! And, plan to watch ETV May 30 at 7:00 p.m. for a special broadcast edition of Carolina Classrooms as we celebrate our SC teachers and share stories of those who inspired...

Student Voice - Rush Johnston

March 6, 2018 - Posted in Education 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...

Student Voice - Surya Korrapati

March 6, 2018 - Posted in Education 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...

Carolina Classrooms: NEW Online Education Stories

March 1, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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NEW THIS SCHOOL YEAR … Carolina Classrooms features online education stories in addition to broadcast programs! Visit our website carolinaclassrooms.org for education stories from around our state that feature students involved in science, technology, engineering and math,...

Carolina Classrooms: Recruiting and Supporting Teachers in SC - Feb. 28 on SCETV

February 27, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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Carolina Classrooms: Recruiting and Supporting Teachers in South Carolina , a new edition in SCETV’s educational series, airs February 28 at 7:00 p.m. on SCETV . What is the best way to solve teacher recruitment and retention problems? On this episode of Carolina Classrooms...

Teacher Recruitment and Retention

January 8, 2018 - Posted in Education by Brandie Perron
Teacher with students looking at computers

Teacher shortages are a nationwide concern. On October 24, education leaders met at USC College of Education's Center for Innovation in Higher Education for a discussion titled "Addressing Talent Management in our Education System: A Case for Teacher Recruitment and...

Happy Holidays & Happy New Year from Carolina Classrooms! What Were Your Favorite Stories?

December 19, 2017 - Posted in Education by K. Hermann
Students in classroom

Happy holidays and Happy New Year from Carolina Classrooms! We'd like to send a big thank you out to all who were a part of our 2017 shows! What were your favorite education stories of the year? Here's a clip from one of our favorites, the total solar eclipse that happened...

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