Education

SC African Amercan History Calendar Featuring James H. Salley

July 24, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
SC African Amercan History Calendar featuring James H. Salley

Since 1992, James H. Salley has been improving access to higher education for minority students as Associate Vice Chancellor for Institutional Advancement for Africa University in Zimbabwe. Based in Nashville, Tennessee, Salley works within the General Board of Higher...

Student Short Film Competition Open to ALL SC High School Students

July 22, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Columbia Jewish Film Festival logo: Identity: Its All About Me!

The Columbia Jewish Film Festival at the Nickelodeon Theater provides meaningful, thought-provoking theatrical content with Jewish and inter-related themes while creating an enjoyable and exciting experience for all moviegoers. For the second straight year, we are inviting...

ORIGINAL SC | Engineer Ernest Middleton

July 18, 2016 - Posted in Original SC by Tabitha Safdi
Middleton doing an experiment on grounding

Ernest Middleton loves electricity. At 14, Middleton says his life was not going in the right direction and his mother decided to send him to his uncle, an electrician. Together, the pair did wiring work and his uncle encouraged Middleton to pursue the trade further. Once...

Renew in the Shade! Teacher Recertification Summer Courses

July 12, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Woman on laptop wearing sunglasses

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...

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...

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 Knowitall.org 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...

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...

B-roll and Interviews | Endowment Intern Sydney

June 28, 2016 - Posted in SCETV Summer Interns by Sydney Hankinson
Getting B-roll for a Video

I just finished week six of my internship at ETV. I can’t believe I only have four weeks left! The time seems to have zipped by fairly quickly. At the beginning of the week, Mr. Dave Adams invited me to sit in on another live shot, this time with Fox News. The guest was...

VIDEO | The SAVVY Musician in Action Teaches Business to Artists

June 23, 2016 - Posted in Carolina Money by Andrea Esselman
Musicians singing at SAVVY

The arts and business tend to not intersect, especially in education. However, USC professor Dr. David Cutler is working hard to change that. For the past few years Cutler has directed a six-day workshop called The SAVVY Musician in Action, which helps artists from across...

SC Improves in Children’s Health, Worsens in Other Areas

June 22, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Kristina Rackley
Kids with teacher

South Carolina has usually placed poorly in regard to children’s quality of life, often being counted among the ten lowest-ranked states for kids in the nation. While the state continues to be ranked low, a recent study, now published, shows that South Carolina is improving...

Early Education Programs Offer Head Start for Youngest SC Students

June 21, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Kaisha Young
Youngest Student

Research shows that children greatly benefit from receiving education before kindergarten. During early childhood, the human brain develops the majority of its neurons and is most receptive to learning. For example, children often have an easier time picking up a second...

Settling In | Endowment Intern Kaisha

June 20, 2016 - Posted in SCETV Summer Interns by Kaisha Young
Keisha with other interns

This is the start of my third week at ETV, which is so hard to believe. It feels like I just got here! I’ve finally gotten into my groove, so my days run a lot smoother now. Last week, I went on a shoot that I organized and planned at the South Carolina State Museum. The...

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