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PBS Election Central and the Classroom Debate Toolkit

October 25, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Screen shot from PBS Election Central website

It's an election year and PBS Education has created tools, resources and creative solutions to educate students on the various facets of the political process.

Behind the Scenes with the Between the Waters Project Director

October 25, 2016 - Posted in Behind the Scenes by Tabitha Safdi
Between the Waters Homepage

Between the Waters is a production of South Carolina ETV and is funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities and Humanities South Carolina. The first project about Hobcaw Barony, produced by SCETV, was a television documentary entitled The Baruchs of Hobcaw , which...

Letters to the Next President - View All the Videos - Including Videos from Students Mentored by SCETV!

October 25, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Letters to Next Prez screen shot

For their first assignment of the year, PBS Newshour Student Reporting Labs across the country submitted short videos focusing on their concerns and questions for the next president of the United States.

Elections and Voting: Resources from The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

October 25, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Image from Colonial Williamsburg website The Will of the People

While voting is just one of many responsibilities of citizens, it is an important one. As the nation prepares for the presidential election on November 8, it is interesting to see how elections have and haven't changed throughout American history.

Third-Year Medical Student Practices Telehealth During Psychiatric Rotation

October 25, 2016 - Posted in Telehealth by Marina Ziehe
Christine Sawda working on her hospital rotation

Christine Sawda came from Virginia to South Carolina to go to medical school at MUSC . After completing two years of textbook education in medicine, she is excited about entering her third year, which means “rotations.” In medical education, a rotation (or clerkship) refers...

Knowitall - Career Exploration, Native American Heritage, Veterans Day Videos & More!

October 24, 2016 - Posted in Education by Mimi Brown
Images from Native American Heritage, Career Explorations and Veterans Day Collections

In November, Knowitall makes it easy for students to explore potential careers and learn about our Native American Heritage. These Collections are just a click away! Videos play on your tablet or mobile device … and yes, your computer, too!

Celebrate Veteran's Day with Sesame Street for Military Families

October 24, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Sesame Street characters

Veteran’s Day is Friday, November 11. Sesame Street for Military Families: Transitions offers encouragement and helpful tips for military families – because we know that as a parent or caregiver, the whole family transitions too.

Civil Air Patrol Celebrates 75 Years of Service to South Carolina

October 21, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Tabitha Safdi
Civil Air Patrol

Seventy-five years ago, President Harry Truman signed into law the incorporation of Civil Air Patrol as a nonprofit organization. The Civil Air Patrol (CAP) is a federally supported non-profit corporation that serves as the official civilian auxiliary of the United States...

TransformSC’s Learning Institutes: Project-Based Learning REGISTER NOW!

October 21, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
TransformSC logo

TransformSC's Learning Institutes are designed to connect TransformSC Schools and Districts with experts on transformative practices in the classroom. The events are offered free of charge to TransformSC Schools and Districts. Seats will be offered to the general public, as...

Landscaping Tips

October 21, 2016 - Posted in Making it Grow by D. Ashmore
Landscape of a House

On this special segment for "Making It Grow" we learn about some landscaping tips to use around your home landscape. Durant Ashmore of Durant Ashmore Landscaping Nursery gives us tour of a home he landscaped while pointing out the many landscape principles he used. The...

ETV’s Knowitall Provides a “Library” of Literacy Resources!

October 20, 2016 - Posted in Education by Mimi Brown
Screen shot from Artopia Media Literacy resources

Media Literacy Week is coming up October 31-November 4. Be sure to explore these resources related to Media Literacy!

EOC Reports: Deadline Extended for Read Your Way to the Big Game 2016!

October 20, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
EOC Read Your Way to the Big Game Reading Contest logo

Due to the hardships on students and schools associated with Hurricane Matthew, the Education Oversight Committee (EOC) has extended the deadline for “Read Your Way to the Big Game” entries to Monday, November 7, 2016.

Media Literacy Week Oct. 31-Nov. 4

October 20, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Media Literacy Week logo

Check out these updates from the National Association for Media Literacy Education (NAMLE)

SCETV Producer Betsy Newman Honored

October 20, 2016 - Posted in SCETV by Desiree Cheeks
Betsy Newman

Betsy Newman, an award-winning documentary and web content producer at SCETV, has been awarded the Governor’s Award in the Humanities today, presented by SC Humanities. The award recognizes outstanding achievments in humanities research, helping South Carolinian communities...

StreamlineSC Service Update

October 20, 2016 - Posted in Education by Kathy Finger
StreamlineSC training at the ETV Idea Lab

Since 2004, ETV has provided a wealth of free digital media content to SC schools through our StreamlineSC service , including state-specific content developed by ETV as well as national content provided by partners. Due to funding decreases and new ETV services on the...

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