Education

Benjamin Elijah Mays

January 12, 2016 - Posted in SC Hall of Fame by Tabitha Safdi
Benjamin Elijah Mays

Benjamin Mays (1894-1984) was a minister, educator, scholar and social activist. He was known as the "Father of the Civil Rights Movement." Mays was born the youngest in his family and his parents were both former slaves. He grew up in Epworth, South Carolina, just a few...

Mary McLeod Bethune

January 11, 2016 - Posted in SC Hall of Fame by Jackie Johnson
Mary McLeod Bethune

This profile will show how Mary Jane McLeod Bethune, born to poor cotton farmers in Mayesville, SC, would brilliantly start a school of her own with just $1.50, which became an internationally recognized university. Dr. Bethune influenced important African-American...

Main Street Children's Museum

January 8, 2016 - Posted in ETV Shorts by Tabitha Safdi
Children's Museum

The Main Street Children's Museum, located in Rock Hill, S.C. offers fun and educational activities for children from birth to age six. The creative play space is inspired by the artwork of illustrator Vernon Grant, creator of Snap, Crackle and Pop from the Kellogg Company.

The Blair School of Art

January 8, 2016 - Posted in ETV Shorts by Tabitha Safdi
Blair School of Art

Since 1997, the Blair School of Art has been teaching students how to create photo-realistic paintings through airbrush. The campus is located in Blair, South Carolina and offers students an intensive program in a distraction-free environment.

Youth Leadership Academy Facilitators Needed

January 8, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Coastal Carolina University Youth Leadership Academy

For the ninth year the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce, along with the Jefferson Awards Foundation and Leadership Grand Strand, will be holding the annual Youth Leadership Academy on March 7 from 8:30 am-2 pm at Coastal Carolina University. Students will participate...

Mary Simms Oliphant

January 8, 2016 - Posted in SC Hall of Fame by W. Sellers
Mary Simms Oliphant

Mary Simms Oliphant (1891-1988), granddaughter of novelist and historian William Gilmore Simms, wrote the South Carolina History textbook used in public schools. She was Director of the State Public Library Association and received the state of South Carolina’s highest...

African American History Collection Now Available on Knowitall Media

January 8, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Martin Luther King Jr at March on Washingon

South Carolina ETV has gathered a superb Collection of videos on African American History . Explore them now on Knowitall Media ! Series available in the African American History Collection include: Civil Rights Youth Media Summit Gullah Net Mary McLeod Bethune: Idella...

ETV Provides “Just-in-Time” Technology Workshops – Schedule Today!

January 8, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Teachers on computers

Catch ETV trainers at an upcoming conference or schedule a workshop at your school or district! ETV trainers will be attending these upcoming statewide conferences. You are invited to drop by the ETV booth and we hope to see you at our conference sessions! - Early Childhood...

EOC Issues Report on Time Students Spent Testing

January 8, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
SC Education Oversight Committee logo

Concern over the amount of time students spend testing is not new or unique to South Carolina. In a new report issued in December 2015, the Education Oversight Committee (EOC) staff worked to quantify how much time students spend testing in public schools. Of the 82 school...

ETV Highlights for January 2016

January 8, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
PBS Nature Cat

January 10 at 5:00 p.m. on ETV: Nine to Ninety Phyllis Sabatini is the active, 89-year-old matriarch of her close-knit Italian American family. As she watches her daughter struggle to care for everyone from nine to 90, Phyllis makes a radical decision to move into assisted...

PBS Newshour and Fort Mill High School

January 8, 2016 - Posted in ETV Shorts by Tabitha Safdi
High School

Fort Mill High School's television production class has something new to add to there resume. The students have been participating in a program called Student Reporting Labs where they get the opportunity to work on a national level and showcase there work through PBS...

Columbia College Presents "A Natural Wonder," a K-12 Art Exhibition Celebrating Georgia

January 7, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Columbia College O'Keeffe juried art competition

The Goodall Gallery at Columbia College continues the Georgia O'Keeffe Centennial Celebration with A Natural Wonder , a statewide Georgia O'Keeffe K-12 juried art competition featuring artwork from students attending Rosewood Elementary in Columbia, The South Carolina...

High School Student Production Awards - Southeast Emmy Chapter

January 6, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Southeast Emmy Awards

The Southeast Emmy Chapter is about to launch our High School Student Production Awards . This is the 4th year of the award, which uses categories and criteria similar to that of the actual Southeast Emmys. Each year the number of entries has doubled and it has been great...

2016 Schedule for Carolina Classrooms

January 5, 2016 - Posted in Education by K. Berry
Boy in computer class with other students

Carolina Classrooms is ETV's monthly educational series for teachers, parents and all citizens invested in the education of our children. Each program focuses on key educational topics and initiatives in our state. Watch Full Episodes January 27, 2016 7:00 - 7:30 pm on ETV...

ETV Online Newsletter for Educators

January 4, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
ed-news bulletin

The ed-news bulletin is ETV’s online newsletter produced for educators! Produced and posted 10 times a year, the ed-news bulletin provides key information and links educators to the ETV Education Blog to learn more. It is emailed to educators around the first of the month...

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