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Charleston Tea Plantation

February 5, 2016 - Posted in ETV Shorts by Tabitha Safdi
Tea Plantation

Teeming with originality and history, the Charleston Tea Plantation on Wadmalaw Island in South Carolina is busy with not only workers cultivating crop but also visitors from around the world. The tea plantation sets South Carolina apart because it the only tea plantation...

TD Bank Brings 300 New Jobs to Greenville

February 4, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Kaitlyn Park
TD Bank sign

TD Bank, which arrived in Greenville just over five years ago, plans to add 300 jobs to the town over the next year, reports The Greenville News . The bank, which previously committed to 1,400 jobs at its regional service center located on Interstate 85, currently employs...

Knowitall Media Features Programs Commemorating The Orangeburg Massacre

February 4, 2016 - Posted in Education by Mimi Brown
orangeburg massacre historic marker

All through African American History Month, Knowitall Media will feature documentaries, s eries , collections and individual videos you'll want to be sure to view. Featured currently on Knowitall Media are three programs on The Orangeburg Massacre . The first, produced in...

NEW ETV Teacher Recertification Course with Naturalist Rudy Mancke

February 4, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Rudy Mancke; natural history course; making connections

Making Connections with Natural History Featuring Rudy Mancke, Series I A NEW ETV Teacher Recertification course for SC educators! Designed for South Carolina educators of all grade levels, in all subject areas, the NEW course for 20 renewal credits will assist teachers...

Carolina Classrooms: Making College Affordable View Online NOW!

February 2, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Cash with a graduation cap

Carolina Classrooms: Making College Affordable is now available online ! This special LIVE edition of ETV’s education series Carolina Classrooms will provide information that is timely for students seeking financial assistance for the 2016-17 school year, plus give the...

What is the Reality of Climate Change?

February 2, 2016 - Posted in ETV by Tabitha Safdi
Climate Change

CNN’s John King hosts an expert panel as they examine the challenges and impacts of climate change. Extreme conditions, drought, floods, rising seas and hurricanes are part of the conversation. To watch the full discussion visit South Carolina ETV .

Ernest Finney

February 2, 2016 - Posted in SC Hall of Fame by Betsy Newman
Ernest Finney Photograph

In 1960, Ernest Finney began his law practice in Sumter, South Carolina, specializing in civil rights advocacy and defense. He represented the Friendship 9, a group of black college students arrested and charged when trying to desegregate a lunch counter in Rock Hill, S.C...

Inside the Meaning of Dreams: An Interview with a Dream Teacher

February 1, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Tabitha Safdi
Dream Teacher

Justina Lasley is trying to wake up the world. She is an author and founder of the Institute for Dream Studies. Her mission: to tell everyone in the world of the transformative power of his or her nightly dreams. So far, she's making good on her mission by writing multiple...

Tax Season Tips

February 1, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Katie Geer
Tax Season

It’s tax season, and while you’re probably pretty excited about getting a tax refund, the IRS is now warning of scams that could take your identity this tax season. The main thing the IRS is warning people to be on the lookout for is fake emails and phone calls that are...

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, February 2016

February 1, 2016 - Posted in ETV
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...

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