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The Growing Trend of Facial Recognition Technology: It’s Not Just for Law Enforcement

February 25, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Tabitha Safdi
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Many of us have watched those TV dramas where the investigators use facial recognition to catch the bad guys. It’s something that actually happens and it’s not just used in law enforcement. Many private businesses are using this technology to garner more business and to...

Q&A | Economics and Education: A Conversation with Courtney Epting

February 24, 2016 - Posted in Carolina Money by Andrea Esselman
Courtney Epting

Courtney Epting works with SC Economics , a support system for South Carolina teachers that is partnered with the South Carolina Department of Education. SC Economics provides free professional development opportunities to teachers that help them to build confidence in what...

New USC Student Housing Complex Coming to Columbia

February 24, 2016 - Posted in Carolina Money by Krishna Thakker
Construction Site

According to Coladaily.com , a new student housing complex is being built near Williams Brice Stadium for students of the University of South Carolina. Dovetail Development, which is based in Athens, Georgia, will begin construction of Wildwood Columbia by July 2016...

SC Center for Teaching about Asia – Free for Teachers!

February 24, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Screen shot of SC Center for Teaching About Asia website

The South Carolina Center for Teaching about Asia (SCCTA), headquartered at Furman University, is associated with the National Consortium for Teaching about Asia (NCTA) funded by the Freeman Foundation. The purpose of SCCTA is to work with South Carolina school districts to...

SC Grandmother Fights HIV/AIDS in PBS Film

February 23, 2016 - Posted in SCETV by Glenn Rawls
Wilhemina Dixon, worries about her granddaughter Dayshal, born HIV positive

Meet Wilhemina Dixon from Williston, South Carolina, a one-woman army fighting for her family’s survival, in a new film from Independent Lens . Wilhemina’s War shows the devastating toll of the scourge of HIV/AIDS, one of the leading causes of death for black women in the...

It's a New Adventure! Sesame Street for Military Families - Transitions

February 23, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Sesame Street Transitions for Military Families characters

The Adventure Campaign Big changes can make for a real adventure story! Whether your family has transitioned or is currently transitioning out of the military, resources from Sesame Street can help along the way. That's why we've created The Adventure Campaign , an e-...

ETV Highlights for March 2016

February 23, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Photo of 7 men in space suits

PBS Space Week: The first week of March, PBS explores space! March 1 at 9:00 p.m. on ETV: American Experience: Space Men This new program is about the first high-altitude explorers (Repeats March 2 at 10:00 p.m. on ETVW) March 2 at 8:00 p.m. and March 3 at 10:30 p.m. on ETV...

Donald Trump Wins SC Primary

February 22, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by AB Madden
vote button

The South Carolina primary contest for the Republican Party gave Donald Trump his second victory over the other candidates. NBC News reports that by winning the First in the South Primary, Trump added “legitimacy to a campaign that many wrote off, since even before he...

First Food Truck Court to Open in Columbia

February 22, 2016 - Posted in Carolina Money by Marina Ziehe
Owners of The Belgian Waffle Truck standing in front of their food truck.

The food truck trend, a phenomenon in big cities all across the United States, starts to catch on in Columbia, South Carolina. Meeting Street in West Columbia is about to receive a new food truck court, the Hemi Food Truck Court , on March 14. Several local food trucks,...

South Carolina Entities Taking Bold Steps to Affect Climate Change

February 22, 2016 - Posted in SCETV by Kaitlyn Park
South Carolina pier at the ocean with swelling tides

In 2015, the United Nations Climate Conference passed the historic Paris Agreement, signed by representatives of 196 nations. This agreement, combined with the scientific findings on climate change, is a testament to the international consensus that climate change and its...

Two SC Museums Receive Awards

February 22, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by K. Blackwell
The S.C. Museum wins prestigious award.

Two S.C. museums have earned prestigious awards this year. The winners are the South Carolina State Museum in Columbia and Colleton Museum and Farmers Market in Walterboro. The South Carolina State Museum was awarded the Governor’s Cup, which is the highest tourism award...

Carolina Classrooms Focuses on Assessment February 24 at 7 p.m.

February 22, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Teacher with students

The topic of assessment in schools can often be confusing. Join ETV on February 24 at 7:00 p.m. to learn about changes in assessment for SC public school students as well as the results of a survey that looks at exactly how much testing is happening in schools today...

ETV Offers Variety of PD Tech Workshops – Book Yours Today!

February 21, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
teacher with students at whiteboard

Contact ETV Education now to schedule free professional development technology workshops for teachers in your school or district! And, look for ETV at upcoming conferences and school visits ETV trainers will come to your school or district to provide professional...

PBS LearningMedia Resources Reinforce Science Concepts

February 19, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
PBS LearningMedia - NOVA

Grab your helmets and follow us into space! This week’s PBS LearningMedia resources support the on-air premiere of PBS KIDS’ newest program, “Ready, Jet, Go!” and reinforce key concepts in science. Life Beyond the Solar System Astrobiology presents young thinkers with...

Legislative Update- February 19th, 2016

February 19, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by K. Blackwell
Senate debate how to fix S.C. roads.

This week in the State House, lawmakers dealt with issues of road repair and the budget. The House met in committee meetings all week to talk about budget details, preparing to take it to the House floor for debate in the next few weeks. The Senate took up the bill dealing...

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