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Renew in the Shade! Teacher Recertification Summer Courses

July 12, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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It may be hot, but ETV provides a cool way for SC teachers to earn renewal credit! Learn and earn from anywhere … even in your sunglasses or PJs with ETV Teacher Recertification online courses! SUMMER session STARTS July 1 and ENDS August 22 . (Must complete work by session...

Understanding the Difference: Telemedicine and Telehealth

July 11, 2016 - Posted in Telehealth by Marina Ziehe
Rural area of South Carolina with text on top

Telemedicine and telehealth are terms that have been used interchangeably over the years. However, sources indicate that telemedicine can also be identified as a category within telehealth, which, in turn, is much broader. According to the World Health Organization ,...

Book Based on SC Public Radio Interviews Wins Award

July 7, 2016 - Posted in SCETV by Glenn Rawls
Dr. Walter Edgar and his award-winning book

SC Public Radio host Dr. Walter Edgar’s book Conversations with the Conroys has won a Bronze Award from the 2016 Independent Publisher Book Awards. The book explores the family of South Carolina-based author Pat Conroy, who was best-known for The Great Santini and The...

How To Be Alligator-Safe in South Carolina

July 6, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Kristina Rackley
alligator in water

If you ever come across a pond or lake along the coast of South Carolina, it is wise to assume that somewhere in the murky water, or hidden along a sunny bank, an alligator lies watching. Alligators are extremely common along the coast of the Southeast, and they don’t...

Two Sea Turtles Rescued, Treated and Released in SC

July 6, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Sydney Hankinson
South Carolina Aquarium Sea Turtle Rescue Program

Two sea turtles were recently saved, treated and released by the Sea Turtle Hospital at the South Carolina Aquarium. Lady, a loggerhead sea turtle, was found emaciated and covered in barnacles near Lady’s Island last summer. Forest, a young green sea turtle, appeared to...

Learning the "Narrative" | Endowment Intern Olivia Aldridge

July 6, 2016 - Posted in SCETV Summer Interns by Olivia Aldridge
Intern Aldridge in the radio studio

I have been interning with South Carolina Public Radio for six weeks now, and it’s gone by unbelievably quickly. While this isn’t my first internship rodeo, the offices at South Carolina Public Radio are a stark change from where I’ve worked in the past. My previous...

Costco is Coming to Town

July 5, 2016 - Posted in Carolina Money by Andrea Esselman
Construction on Columbia's Costco

Watch out Sam’s, competition is coming soon! According to The State , a Costco Wholesale Warehouse is set to open this summer on Piney Grove Road. The presence of the bulk-purchase business has long been in demand by Columbia residents, but the city has trailed behind...

Halfway Done | Endowment Intern Sarah

July 5, 2016 - Posted in SCETV Summer Interns by Sarah Stone
Image of Shannon Johnson

I have passed the halfway mark of my time at SCETV, and I can say with confidence that the past two weeks have been the best so far. The most exciting part of the past two weeks has been working on my first video. I’m producing a feature about Shannon Johnson, whose titles...

Summer PBS TeacherLine Courses

July 3, 2016 - Posted in Education by Kathy Finger
Grow Your Career with PBS TeacherLine

Grow your career with a high-quality PBS TeacherLine course! Earn renewal or graduate credits with a facilitated course beginning August 17 or just brush up with a ‘bite-sized’ self-paced course (some are even free!). Bonus: Save 15% off a facilitated course with promocode...

Try Out Our Interactives on Knowitall Media!

July 1, 2016 - Posted in Education by Mimi Brown
Images from Interactives on Knowitall Media

Yes, we now have Interactives on Knowitall Media! Much of the content that was previously available on the original has been updated and is now available on Knowitall Media ! There is also some very exciting NEW content to explore! Take just a few minutes now...

July 14: Healthy Lunchtime Challenge & Kids' "State Dinner" at the White House!

July 1, 2016 - Posted in Education
Kids State Dinner photo

Healthy Lunchtime Challenge & Kids' "State Dinner " streams live from the White House Thursday! THIS THURSDAY, the 56 winners of the 2016 Healthy Lunchtime Challenge will attend the Kids' "State Dinner" at the White House. The event will be live-streamed, beginning at...

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, July 2016

July 1, 2016 - Posted in SCETV
PBS Newshour

Dear Viewers and Listeners, This month SCETV is proud to air A Capitol Fourth , the time-honored all-star salute to our country’s birthday. Broadcast live from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol, the inspirational program features top musical guests, with special segments...

Make Summer Reading a Breeze with PBS LearningMedia!

June 30, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Between the Lions graphic

Inspire Students to "Get Wild about Reading!" Help your students develop a voracious appetite for reading while building core literacy skills. This collection covers early reading and language arts topics including fluency, phonemic awareness, text comprehension, and...

SCETV's and SC Public Radio's National Programs

June 30, 2016 - Posted in SCETV by Glenn Rawls
ETV logo

South Carolina ETV presents a variety of national programs for public TV and radio. Executive-produced by Linda O’Bryon, our national TV programs are produced by Amy Shumaker and our national radio programs are produced by Shari Hutchinson. Song Travels with Michael...

Statewide Celebrations this 4th of July

June 29, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Kristina Rackley

As Independence Day weekend draws closer, South Carolina prepares to celebrate its patriotism across the state with a variety of fireworks displays, festivals, parades, and more. From the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains to the coastal Lowcountry, a host of exciting...