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ETV Kids: Ready Jet Go! Week of NEW Episodes August 15-19

August 10, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Image from Ready Jet Go!

Blast off to adventure with a week of all-new episodes of Ready Jet Go!, exploring the many moons of the solar system. The week kicks off with Jet and the kids trying to recreate Celery and Jet’s first date on one of Bortron 7’s moons. Then our fearless adventurers explore...

ScienceSouth: NASA Saturday in the Pee Dee - August 27, 2016

August 10, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Boy wearing ScienceSouth t-shirt holding rocket

FREE WORKSHOP Date: August 27, 2016 Main Activity: Building rockets Location: ScienceSouth Pavilion Morning Session (9:00-11:00 am): K-4th Grade Come build and launch pop and water rockets! Afternoon Session (12:00-3:00 pm): 5th-10th Grade Put your thinking caps on as we...

South Carolina's The Nickelodeon More Than a Theater

August 10, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Kaisha Young
The Sign at Nickelodeon Theater

Andy Smith understands the importance of having a safe space to get creative. He's the executive director of the Nickelodeon , South Carolina’s only non-profit art house cinema. The theater is located on Main Street in Columbia and has become an anchor of activity for the...

Epic Water Balloon Battle is Hoping to Bring History to Life in Columbia

August 10, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Tabitha Safdi
Man throwing a water balloon

South Carolina is famously hot for its warm temperatures this time of year and Historic Columbia wants to help folks beat the heat. Historic Columbia’s second annual Happy Hour Water Balloon Battle is from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 19 on the grounds of Robert Mills...

The Pros and Cons of Social Media

August 9, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Kaisha Young
Social Media

Across the state, families are preparing to send their kids off to college. For many students, school is only a few miles away, but for University of South Carolina sophomore Savannah Willis, it’s much farther. Despite this, Willis manages to find a way to minimize the...

ETV Highlights for August 2016

August 7, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Mayor Joe Riley of Charleston, SC

Southern Lens: Bin Yah – There’s No Place Like Home Growth and development in the Lowcountry threatens the potential loss of important African American communities in Mt. Pleasant, SC. Airs: August 8 at 9:00 p.m. on SCC The Blueprint: The Story of Adventist Education The...

The Birthplace of Sweet Tea

August 5, 2016 - Posted in ETV Shorts by Tabitha Safdi
Sweet Tea in a Mason Jar with lemon

In the late 1700s a French botanist landed on Middleton Place in Summerville, South Carolina bringing the first tea plants to the United States. The Lowcountry is also home to the only tea plantation in America, the Charleston Tea Plantation on Wadmalaw Island.

Columbia Ranked Number 3 in New List

August 5, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Aimee Crouch
SC State House

For the second year in a row, Columbia was named one of the 10 Best College Towns by livability.com . The number 3 ranking was because of the numerous government jobs, healthcare industry, and Fort Jackson. It notes that not only does the University of South Carolina bring...

PODCAST | Information Technology: It's for Women, Too

August 5, 2016 - Posted in Carolina Money by Andrea Esselman
Tammy Mainwaring, interviewee

Information technology. Science. Engineering. Math. These are all words that come with a certain expectation of masculinity. A female who goes into engineering is rare, and a woman in a top position in IT tends not to stay long. Does this really matter? Research shows that...

Medical Trainees Use Telehealth in Psychiatry Residency

August 5, 2016 - Posted in Telehealth by Taylor Crouch
Residents demonstrate how they use telehealth in their medical training.

“In psychiatry, there’s that big part, what we call the therapeutic alliance, being able to interact with the patient, being able to make the patient feel comfortable, make that eye contact,” says Isabella Adjinah, a child and adolescent psychiatry fellow at the University...

See What’s New at Knowitall.org!

August 4, 2016 - Posted in Education by Mimi Brown
Knowitall August 2016 featured content montage

As you know, technology is always changing…and constantly improving! This generation of students has the advantage of more technology available than any generation before them, and it is remarkable how quickly these changes have come about! As many of you may already know,...

EOC: Family-Friendly Guides to SC Academic Standards Updated!

August 4, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Image of EOC Family-friendly guides

The Family-Friendly Guides to the SC Academic Standards are updated and ready for teachers and parents! The website www.scfriendlystandards.org provides information for parents and families about what their children should be learning in school based on the standards. These...

Get the Latest on Resources, Tech Training and Online PD from ETV Education!

August 4, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
teacher with young students viewing laptop

Educators have an easily accessible way to keep current on resources for teaching and learning, free technology training and programs provided through ETV! The ed-news bulletin is ETV’s online newsletter for educators! Produced 10 times a year and emailed around the first...

Chimera: What, Why? by P.A. Bennett

August 4, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by P.A. Bennett
Chimera

I’ve always thought I was pretty open-minded, but a story I heard recently on NPR had me yelling in the car, “Oh, no. That can’t happen.” It was a story about scientists wanting to commit something called chimera. What is chimera? The reporter on NPR described it as a gene...

Glass Art Studio Making Waves in Midlands River District

August 3, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Kaisha Young
Glass Art in the window of Glassie Ladies

Glassie Ladies is a glass art studio located in the River District of the Midlands. Its founders, Pat Stone and Julie Blinder, have been creating glass art for years. “My dad was an artist and my mother was an interior decorator, so I grew up having art all around me all...

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