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President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, February 2016

February 1, 2016 - Posted in SCETV
Charleston Antique Roadshow

Dear Viewers and Listeners: This month we are excited to present the three episodes of Antiques Roadshow that were taped last summer in Charleston, S.C. So many fascinating items were appraised; several had amazing values placed on them. Be sure to tune in to see the unique...

PBS LearningMedia Resources Give Depth to Black History Month Lessons

January 31, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Bordentown School photo of students

Add depth and dimension to your Black History Month lessons with an amazing collection of resources available in PBS LearningMedia, highlighting key events, movements, and traditions as well as notable leaders, poets, and musicians. Oral History Why is oral history...

Brothers & Sisters Reunite in Sierra Leone for the First Time in Two Centuries - Visit Knowitall Media!

January 31, 2016 - Posted in Education by Mimi Brown
photo of Lowcountry sea islands

Learn about the connection between the Gullah people of S.C. & the people of Sierra Leone, West Africa! This award-winning program explores the remarkable connections between the Gullah of the South Carolina/Georgia Sea Islands and the people of West Africa,...

ETV’s StreamlineSC: New Features in Learn360

January 29, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
teacher and students using tablet

StreamlineSC's partner Learn360 kicked off the New Year with new features! South Carolina administrators and educators are being upgraded automatically. No action on your part is required. However, if you are experiencing issues with Learn360 resources, please let us know...

EOC Report Evaluates Child Development Education Program

January 29, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
SC Education Oversight Committee

On January 15, 2016, the Education Oversight Committee (EOC) released a report evaluating the Child Development Education Program (CDEP), a full-day educational pre-kindergarten program for at-risk four-year-olds. CDEP was established in 2006 as a pilot program for children...

HERO Live! Premiere: Jim Crow on Feb. 11, 1pm on SC Channel

January 29, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
HERO Live; Jim Crow

Colonial Williamsburg Electronic Field Trips have a new name … HERO Live! Designed to support American history education for 4-8 th grade students, HERO Live! Jim Crow premieres February 11 at 1:00 p.m. All SC schools may view on ETV’s SC Channel (SCC). Using 21 st century...

ETV Highlights for February 2016

January 29, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Ready Jet Go characters

February 15 at 7:30 p.m. on ETV: Ready Jet Go! On President’s Day, when kids are home from school and preschool, PBS goes intergalactic with the launch of Ready Jet Go! Join science-loving Sean and science fiction-obsessed Sydney as they befriend the new kid on their street...

Tommy! The Dreams I Keep Inside Me

January 28, 2016 - Posted in SCETV by Glenn Rawls
Tommy working his day job

TOMMY! The Dreams I Keep Inside Me is a touching film about Tommy Onorato, a 60 year-old man with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and the life-long dream of singing with a Big Band. Armed with his golden voice and his All-American optimism, Tommy embarks on a quest to...

USC Entrepreneurship Club Partners with Computer Science Department to Execute App Creation Project

January 28, 2016 - Posted in Carolina Money by Marina Ziehe
Person using a mobile app

For the first time at the University of South Carolina, the computer science department will be teaching a mobile app development class. The USC Entrepreneurship Club has partnered with a computer science class, CSCE 590, and plan to work on 15 student entrepreneur ideas. "...

Remaining Disaster Recovery Centers to Close

January 27, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Aimee Crouch
flooding, roads

FEMA will close its three remaining disaster recovery centers this Friday, January 29. Victims of the October floods still needing asistance can call the FEMA hotline at 800-621-3362 or TTY 800-462-7585. The hotline can be used to: Ask questions about FEMA decision letters...

Q&A | A Conversation with USC and Harvard Alumnus Pedro de Abreu, Finalist of the 2016 FORBES Magazine 30 under 30

January 27, 2016 - Posted in Carolina Money by Marina Ziehe
Pedro de Abreu Headshot

Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina graduate (USC ’14), Harvard University scholar, featured columnist, published author, researcher, entrepreneur, and now finalist of the 2016 FORBES Magazine 30 under 30, which recognizes the year’s brightest...

Fort Mill High School Student Featured on a National TV Series

January 27, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Tabitha Safdi
Football

Since seventh grade, Lexi Dressing has been tackling gender stereotypes as the only girl on her school football team. Now a junior, Lexi is the kicker for Nation Ford High School’s varsity team. Lexi’s story was featured on the PBS series, Outside the Box . PBS Student...

‘Renew’ Yourself with PBS TeacherLine’s High-Quality P.D.

January 26, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
teacher at laptop

Recently, PBS TeacherLine renewed some courses and now it’s your turn to do the same with your teaching (and certificate)! Let the high-quality course offerings of PBS help you: facilitated courses begin January 13 and February 17, and self-paced courses are ready to go...

Col. Charles M. Duke, Jr.

January 26, 2016 - Posted in SC Hall of Fame by Mark Adams
Col. Charles M. Duke, Jr.

Inducted into the South Carolina Hall Of Fame, Charles Duke, Jr. is one of only twelve people to ever walk on the Moon as part of the historic Apollo 16 mission in 1972. Charles Moss "Charlie" Duke, Jr. was born in Charlotte, North Carolina, on October 3, 1935. He attended...

The Last Barn Dance

January 25, 2016 - Posted in SCETV by Glenn Rawls
dancing at the barn dance

The Last Barn Dance is a short film that follows a dairy farmer's plight to save his farm and a barn-dance tradition his family started nearly 50 years ago. Randy Lewis has seen almost every other family farm close its doors in Alamance County, North Carolina. With rising...

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