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SAT And AP Scores Edge Up in South Carolina

September 26, 2017 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson
South Carolina Students Outpace Nation on SAT and AP Scores

South Carolina students outperformed the national average on both the SAT and Advanced Placement exams, according to the State Department of Education. The overall mean SAT score was four points higher than the national mean at 1,058—out of a potential 1,600 on the recently...

Making College Affordable

September 25, 2017 - Posted in Education by Karen Hermann
Carolina Classrooms: Making College Affordable Challenge

How much do you know about applying for financial aid? Test your skills with our Carolina Classrooms: Making College Affordable Challenge ! Link to game is here . Be sure to watch Carolina Classrooms: Making College Affordable , Wednesday, September 27 from 7-8 p.m. on...

Stoney Waters

September 25, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Stoney Waters

Clemson Extension Agent and Host of 'Making It Grow" Amanda McNulty, travels to Paris Mountain, SC to the private garden of Bill and Dee Bradshaw. This garden, named "Stoney Waters", feature multiple ponds, streams, bogs, a mountain garden, a Japanese garden, a Monet garden...

Carolina Classrooms: Making College Affordable Now Online

September 25, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Making College Affordable graphic with dollar bills and graduation cap

Kicking off the new season in ETV’s Carolina Classrooms series is our annual Making College Affordable special now online . Financial aid professionals from colleges and agencies across the state will offer advice on applying for and financing college. This timely...

EOC: Grants Available to Enhance Quality in Pre-Kindergarten Programs

September 25, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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South Carolina school districts are invited to apply for the SC Community Block Grants for Education Pilot Program, a matching grants program designed to improve children’s readiness for kindergarten by enhancing the quality of pre-kindergarten programs for four-year-olds.

ETV’s Carolina Classrooms NEW LOOK for 2017-18

September 25, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Photo of Greenwood Genetic Science Lab

Carolina Classrooms is ETV’s monthly educational series for teachers, parents and all citizens invested in the education of our children and this year we have a new look! Hosted by Dr. Lemuel Watson, USC professor and Executive Director of the Center for Innovation in...

ETV Program Highlights for October 2017

September 25, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Photo from Reel South: 120 Days

ETV presents programs of interest to teachers and students! In October, ETV features a revealing story about Edgar Allan Poe , specials for National Disability & Down Syndrome Awareness Month and new PBS Kids programs for Bully Prevention Month and Halloween. Don’t miss...

WGBH EdForum: Supporting and Engaging Students in the Middle Grades - Wed., Sept. 27, 8:00am - 5:00pm

September 25, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Photo of WGBH with school bus in front

On Wednesday, September 27th , WGBH will host an educational forum focused on the successes and challenges of supporting students in grades 6-8 , formative years for young adolescents.

Go Back to School with PBS TeacherLine

September 24, 2017 - Posted in Education by Kathy Finger
image of teacher 'high-fiving' a young student

Take a class while teaching one? Yes, with PBS TeacherLine -- the flexible, online delivery makes it possible and the high-quality makes it worthwhile! Fall renewal/graduate credit courses begin September 13 and October 11, 2017 , or enroll in a ‘mini’ self-paced course for...

ETV Teacher Recertification: Easily Accessible, Content-Rich Renewal Courses

September 21, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Teacher on laptop smiling

ETV Teacher Recertification offers courses in ELA, science, social studies, mathematics, the arts, and general education to meet your renewal needs. Each course earns 20 renewal credits (NO graduate credit) and costs $75. Courses approved by SC Department of Education for...

O'Bryon Receives Order of the Palmetto

September 21, 2017 - Posted in ETV by Glenn Rawls
Linda O'Bryon accepts the Order of the Palmetto from Dr. Brent Nelsen

Linda O’Bryon has been awarded The Order of the Palmetto by South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster. This prestigious award recognizes those who have made significant contributions to the life and well-being of South Carolina and her people. O’Bryon, who has led South Carolina...

SCETV Names New President

September 20, 2017 - Posted in ETV by Glenn Rawls
Anthony Padgett

The South Carolina Educational Television Commission has announced the appointment of Anthony Padgett as the new president and CEO of South Carolina ETV and Public Radio, following a nationwide search. He succeeds Linda O’Bryon, who announced her intention to resign last...

Waterfall Junction

September 18, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Waterall Junction

Clemson Extension Agent and host of "Making It Grow" Amanda McNulty visits the Riverbanks Zoo and Garden's new area called Waterfall Junction where children can learn about gardening, explore nature, play in treehouses and splash around in a waterfall.

Goldenrod

September 18, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Goldenrod

Solidago, commonly called goldenrods, is a genus of about 100 to 120 species of flowering plants in the aster family, Asteraceae. There are about 30 of those different species in South Carolina. The curator of the University of South Carolina's A.C. Moore Herbarium, Dr...

ETV Update on Changes and NEW Services - LearningWhy & Magic School Bus!

September 18, 2017 - Posted in Education by Dean Byrd
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ETV Education is YOUR partner, communicating events and telling your success with blogs, newsletters, and feature programs. We love working with our valued core of education professionals in our state and with our education partners – SDE, EOC, Higher Education, and public...

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