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Plan Your FREE ETV PD on Content and Tools Today

November 1, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Teachers in class on laptops

ETV trainers will come to your school to provide quality professional development workshops to meet your needs. We offer a variety of workshops for Pre-K to 12 educators and for Pre-Service teachers at Colleges and Universities. These workshops are FREE for South Carolina...

Join Us at our Diamond Jubilee!

November 1, 2018 - Posted in SCETV by South Carolina ETV
PBS Kids Character greets a young fan

Have plans on Sunday, November 11th? Bring the whole family to our Columbia studios to celebrate South Carolina ETV's 60th anniversary.

EOC Reports: School Report Card Resources Available

November 1, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
EOC Guide to the 2018 SC School Report Cards

The Education Oversight Committee (EOC) reports that School Report Cards , based on South Carolina's approved accountability plan, will be released to the public on November 15, 2018. The EOC and the SC Department of Education are hosting meetings this month for school...

Need Renewal Credit? Make Plans for Rudy + More!

November 1, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Holly Bounds Jackson and Dr. Caroline Sawyer of By the River and Rudy Mancke - ETV Teacher Recertification

SC educators can earn renewal credit through participation in one or more of the ETV Teacher Recertification upcoming sessions. We offer 50+ online courses approved by the South Carolina Department of Education for 20 renewal credits each and available in every session.

ETV Program Highlights for November & December 2018

November 1, 2018 - Posted in Education by Jonathan Faulk
Screen shot from Lets Go Luna!

November and December have a wide array of interesting programs from the brand new PBS KIDS series Let’s Go Luna! to Broadway shows, holiday specials, historic dramas, and election night coverage. Check out other new PBS series: The Woman in White and Sinking Cities ! And,...

12 Ways Technology Can Support Authentic Learning

November 1, 2018 - Posted in Education by Karen Ogen
Students using technology in the classroom

From our Educator Guest Blogger Series Students and Technology The Pew Research Center reports that 95% of teens own a Smartphone and roughly half of those students admit being online “almost constantly.” Kids today aren’t just using cell phones, these devices are becoming...

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, November 2018

November 1, 2018 - Posted in SCETV by Anthony Padgett
Celtic Thunder

Dear Viewers and Listeners: We at SCETV and SC Public Radio have had a busy fall, and there’s no slowing down in the future. We are very excited to open our doors this month, continuing to celebrate SCETV’s 60 Anniversary with a Diamond Jubilee Open House on Nov. 11. Find...

Aging Population = Pressure Cooker for Healthcare Industry

November 1, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
Magen Shelton

Magen Shelton Credit Mike Switzer/SC Public Radio Pretty much everyone is aware of the baby boomer bubble rolling through retirement time in our country right now. And this leads to another popular term you may not have heard much about: the “silver tsunami”, our aging...

SCETV Celebrates 60 Years!

November 1, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
South Carolina ETV - 60 Years of Storytelling

Dating back to our first French teleclass on September 8, 1958, from Dreher High School in Columbia. “That closed-circuit transmission was the start of what has grown into a statewide telecommunications system that broadcasts award winning TV and radio programs for all...

South Carolina Lede Live Taping in Greenville

October 31, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson
Host Gavin Jackson with AP reporter Meg Kinnard and The Post and Couriers Jamie Lovegrove

The campaign trail is heating up this fall, so South Carolina Lede is hitting the road for a live podcast taping. Host Gavin Jackson, along with South Carolina Public Radio reporters and other friends of the pod, is bringing the show to Greenville this November! South...

Apache Jumping Spider

October 31, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
An Apache Jumping Spider (Phidippus apacheanus)

This spider doesn't build a web.

Literary Classic "Frankenstein" Turns 200

October 30, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Tut Underwood
An illustration from the frontispiece of the 1831 edition, Colburn and Bentley, London 1831.

Halloween brings out the ghoul and monster in both kids and adults, and a perennial favorite is Mary Shelley's ground-breaking character, Frankenstein. Acknowledged as the first science fiction novel, Frankenstein has hit another milestone this year: first published in 1818...

Year-End Investment Planning

October 30, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
South Carolina Business Review logo

There are many signs that the economy is strong: second quarter GDP was revised upward to 4.2%, Walmart reported same store sales growth of 4.5%--its highest growth rate in ten years. The unemployment rate is low and companies are having a hard time finding new, qualified...

SCTA's Telehealth Awareness Week Highlights New Health Programs

October 30, 2018 - Posted in Telehealth by John Lewis
Telehealth Awareness Week

“We’re probably more advanced in telehealth than most states in this country,” said state Rep. Murrell Smith. Smith is one of the state legislature’s most prominent supporters of telehealth, which connects patients to health care providers through live video. Gov. Henry...

Giant Sacaton Grass

October 30, 2018 - Posted in Expeditions by Patrick McMillan
Giant Sacaton Grass

Naturalist Patrick McMillan visits the Appleton-Whittell Research Ranch in Arizona where some of the last remaining Giant Sacaton Grass is found. Expeditions with Patrick McMillan is presented nationally by South Carolina ETV through American Public Television (APT).