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Resources to Support Hour of Code Are Available Here!

December 7, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Graphic of girl on computer from Hour of Code website

The Hour of Code is a global movement reaching tens of millions of students in 180+ countries. Anyone, anywhere can organize an Hour of Code event. One-hour tutorials are available in over 45 languages. No experience needed. Ages 4 to 104. Learn more about events going on...

75 Years Later, Rock Hill Resident Reveals a Truth About Pearl Harbor

December 7, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Kaitlyn Cannon
Manning Kimmel, grandson of Admiral Husband Kimmel.

This December marks the 75th anniversary of Pearl Harbor, a “date that will live in infamy,” according to former president Franklin Roosevelt. His speech continues as he explains that December 7, 1941 is the day when “the United States of America was suddenly and...

Spanish Teacher Vanessa Torres of Columbia Clinches Milken Educator Award and $25,000

December 6, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Photo of Supt. of Education Molly Spearman and Vanessa Torres

Walk through the halls of Nursery Road Elementary School in Columbia, South Carolina, and they may be abuzz with students conversing in Spanish. That’s a credit to the work of K-5 Spanish teacher Vanessa Torres, whose students’ buzzing voices turned into loud cheers when...

Cocky's Reading Express Promoting Early Literacy Across SC

December 6, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Tabitha Safdi
Cocky's Reading Express at a school

At a Title 1 school in rural South Carolina, a bus pulls up to the front door. Out of the bus walk a few University of South Carolina students. The purpose of the visit today is to surprise students in 4K through 2 nd grade with some group reading and USC’s mascot, Cocky...

Telepsychiatry Making a Difference in Patient's Life

December 5, 2016 - Posted in Telehealth by Marina Ziehe
Brenda smiling and looking at the camera

"She keeps me young, she really does," says the 70-year-old Myrtle Beach resident Michael Purvis. Purvis is the father of Brenda, a 27 year-old young lady who has Down Syndrome, a genetic condition in which the person is born with an extra chromossome. A little over two...

PBS TeacherLine Offers Accomplished Science Teaching Series

December 2, 2016 - Posted in Education by Kathy Finger
Science students in chemistry lab

Drawing upon data from the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards’ performance assessment of science teachers, PBS TeacherLine recently created three new Accomplished Science Teaching Series courses for K-12 educators.

PBS LearningMedia: Virtual Field Trip Commemorating Pearl Harbor - December 7

December 2, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
WYES Electronic Field Trip graphic

Streaming LIVE December 7, 2016 - 10:00AM and 2:00PM EST Remember Pearl Harbor: How Students Like You Experienced the Day of Infamy

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, December 2016

December 1, 2016 - Posted in SCETV by Linda O'Bryon
A Chef’s Life  Deck the Halls

Dear Viewers and Listeners: As 2016 winds to a close, SCETV ends the year with a bang, continuing the wonderful pledge programming we began last month. Lots of music specials are scheduled, including the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band: 50 Years; Rocktopia: Live in Budapost; Il Volo...

Behind the Scenes with South Carolina Public Radio's Vincent Kolb-Lugo

November 30, 2016 - Posted in Behind the Scenes by Tabitha Safdi
South Carolina Public Radio

Meet Vincent Kolb-Lugo. He's a radio producer at South Carolina Public Radio . Go behind the scenes as he describes what he does at the station and why it's important for South Carolina. South Carolina Public Radio was started in 1972 as "South Carolina Educational Radio,"...

Give the Gift of SCETV and SC Public Radio on Giving Tuesday

November 29, 2016 - Posted in SCETV
giving tuesday image

As the Executive Director of the ETV Endowment, I know all of us here do our work not just because we love making sure you have access to the exceptional programs you love, but because we want to make a difference in South Carolina. We want to expand horizons, keep people...

Telehealth Research Aims to Improve Women's Health in Rural South Carolina

November 28, 2016 - Posted in Telehealth by Marina Ziehe
Woman walking in a rural area

The Women's Health Research Team was founded in January 2013 at the College of Charleston. This team uses a multi- and interdisciplinary approach to women’s health research, "drawing from the behavioral and clinical science, communication, and social marketing fields." In...

Student Reporting Labs: A Trip to Charlotte, NC

November 28, 2016 - Posted in SCETV Regionals by Kaitlyn Cannon
Photo of Forestview High School Student Reporting Lab in Charlotte, NC.

America is “the land of the free.” But, what does “free” actually mean? For people who have only lived in America, it may be hard to grasp what freedom is because they have never experienced the alternative. To truly understand ‘freedom’, perspective needs to come from...

Civil Rights Leaders Recognized in Rock Hill, SC

November 21, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Kaitlyn Cannon
Freedom Walkway in Rock Hill, SC.

On November 14, 2016, important civil rights leaders were recognized at The Palmetto Room in Rock Hill, S.C. The event started with a dedication of the Freedom Walkway and continued with a screening of “Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise." The event culminated with a...

SCETV President Linda O’Bryon to Step Down in Fall of 2017

November 18, 2016 - Posted in SCETV by Glenn Rawls
Linda O'Bryon

Linda O’Bryon, the president and CEO of South Carolina ETV and SC Public Radio, announced plans to step down next fall. She advised the ETV Commission meeting Friday, Nov. 18 during its regular meeting. When O’Bryon steps down, she will have served as ETV CEO for seven...

Shake Em On Down

November 18, 2016 - Posted in SCETV Presents
Shake Em On Down

Shake ’Em On Down: The Blues According to Fred McDowell by Joe York Through interviews and never-before-seen footage, delight in the story of Mississippi sharecropper Fred McDowell, the godfather of the North Mississippi style of blues, who was first recorded by Alan Lomax...

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