Education

Carolina Classrooms invites audience for Florence TV taping

October 16, 2015 - Posted in Education
Carolina Classrooms

South Carolina ETV is inviting members of the public to be a part of the audience for a special edition of “Carolina Classrooms” dealing with court and legislative decisions regarding South Carolina education. ETV will be taping at Chapman Auditorium at Francis Marion...

New from Colonial Williamsburg: HERO Live! October 15, 1 p.m.

October 15, 2015 - Posted in Education

HERO Live! is the new name for the Colonial Williamsburg American history education series designed for students in grades 4-8. Using 21 st century technology and dramatizations with re-enactors to play the roles of historical figures, the HERO Live! programs are correlated...

Project-Based Learning Professional Development Feb. 5-6 at USC

October 15, 2015 - Posted in Education

The Center of Excellence for College and Career Readiness would like to invite you to our "Advanced Readiness Institute: Project-Based Learning" to be held February 5-6, 2016 at The Inn at USC. Project-Based Learning (PBL) is a pedagogical approach that engages students by...

Grades 6-8 Teachers: Register Students Now for Bright Schools Competition

October 15, 2015 - Posted in Education

Grades 6-8 Teachers: Register Students Now for Bright Schools Competition The Bright Schools Competition —a free, hands-on exploration designed especially for middle school students (grades 6–8)—creates a learning experience that helps students, parents, and teachers better...

Have You Visited Knowitall Media Yet? View Our Collections!

October 15, 2015 - Posted in Education

You probably already know that Knowitall Media features a wide assortment of video content from the original Knowitall.org . But did you know that we aren’t stopping there? We’re continually adding content that wasn’t previously made available on the original Knowitall.org...

7 Tips for Aspiring Entrepreneurs from the Start Conference

October 15, 2015 - Posted in Carolina Money by Andrea Esselman
Students entrepreneurs in the Start Conference

The first Start Conference for student entrepreneurs at the University of South Carolina was held in early October, in partnership with the USC/Columbia Technology Incubator and the USC Student Life Leadership and Service Center. Fve local entrepreneurs came to speak to...

Here for Each Other: Helping Families After a Flood in English and Spanish - NEW Resources!

October 11, 2015 - Posted in Education
Sesame Street Booklet

This guide has been provided by our friends at Sesame Street . NEW Resources! In addition to the resources you will find below, please note that our friends from Sesame Street have forwarded a Community Provider Guide that may be useful to you during this time. Additionally...

Inspirational School Bus Driver Featured on ETV’s ORIGINAL SC

October 7, 2015 - Posted in Education

Francine Jackson, a school bus driver for Lexington-Richland School District Five, was featured recently in a special segment on ETV’s ORIGINAL SC. Her story is one of caring and serving! Francine Jackson is known to go the extra mile for students riding her “No. 6” school...

Carolina Classrooms: Adult Education - View Online!

October 7, 2015 - Posted in Education

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. From addressing ways to make higher education more...

PBS LearningMedia Supports Bullying Prevention Month

October 7, 2015 - Posted in Education

PBS LearningMedia’s first theme in October supports Bullying Prevention Month, with featured resources about bullying, conflict resolution and leadership. Model to Combat Hate and Intolerance What would you do to stop hate in your town? What does it mean to live in a safe...

Knowitall Media Meets S.C. at the Intersection of Education and Technology

September 30, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Tabitha Safdi
Knowitall Homepage

At the intersection of education and technology lives South Carolina's Knowitall Media. Knowitall Media features a wide assortment of video content from the original Knowitall.org . The Knowitall team is continually adding content to bring education to your fingertips...

University of South Carolina Opens New Journalism Building to Students

August 19, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Katie Geer
new journalism school at USC

In recent years, the fatality rate on South Carolina roads has steadily risen. In the most recent preliminary report released by the South Carolina Department of Public Safety (DPS), so far in 2015, there have been 535 fatal crashes, which are 96 more than the 439 reported...

S.C. Ranked 42nd for Child Well-Being

July 21, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Aimee Crouch
School

South Carolina showed some improvement in the annual Kids Count Data book ranking, moving up three spots from 45 to 42. The data book is published to raise awareness on child well-being throughout the states and nation. South Carolina's improved ranking is because of the...

Richland Public Library Hosts Youth Business Camp

July 20, 2015 - Posted in Carolina Money by Marina Ziehe
Richland Public Library Hosts Youth Business Camp

Every year the Richland Public Library in Columbia, South Carolina, hosts the Youth Business Camp. This free camp is open to rising 6th-12th graders who have an interest in entrepreneurship, business and finance. The workshop is a partnership between Palmetto Citizens...

The Success Story of Sara Oswald, from Midlands Tech to Harvard University

May 29, 2015 - Posted in Carolina Money by Marina Ziehe
Sara Oswaldo smiling at the camera

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Once upon a time there was a girl who lived in Blythewood, South Carolina. Daughter of a farmer and granddaughter of a well driller, she never imagined herself having an office in the same college that would pave the way for her future career. Sara Oswald...

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