HERO Live! Premiere: Jim Crow on Feb. 11, 1pm on SC Channel

January 29, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
HERO Live; Jim Crow

Colonial Williamsburg Electronic Field Trips have a new name … HERO Live! Designed to support American history education for 4-8 th grade students, HERO Live! Jim Crow premieres February 11 at 1:00 p.m. All SC schools may view on ETV’s SC Channel (SCC). Using 21 st century...

ETV Highlights for February 2016

January 29, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Ready Jet Go characters

February 15 at 7:30 p.m. on ETV: Ready Jet Go! On President’s Day, when kids are home from school and preschool, PBS goes intergalactic with the launch of Ready Jet Go! Join science-loving Sean and science fiction-obsessed Sydney as they befriend the new kid on their street...

USC Entrepreneurship Club Partners with Computer Science Department to Execute App Creation Project

January 28, 2016 - Posted in Carolina Money by Marina Ziehe
Person using a mobile app

For the first time at the University of South Carolina, the computer science department will be teaching a mobile app development class. The USC Entrepreneurship Club has partnered with a computer science class, CSCE 590, and plan to work on 15 student entrepreneur ideas. "...

Fort Mill High School Student Featured on a National TV Series

January 27, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Tabitha Safdi

Since seventh grade, Lexi Dressing has been tackling gender stereotypes as the only girl on her school football team. Now a junior, Lexi is the kicker for Nation Ford High School’s varsity team. Lexi’s story was featured on the PBS series, Outside the Box . PBS Student...

‘Renew’ Yourself with PBS TeacherLine’s High-Quality P.D.

January 26, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
teacher at laptop

Recently, PBS TeacherLine renewed some courses and now it’s your turn to do the same with your teaching (and certificate)! Let the high-quality course offerings of PBS help you: facilitated courses begin January 13 and February 17, and self-paced courses are ready to go...

PBS LearningMedia Resources Enhance Lessons in Environmental Science

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

This week’s PBS LearningMedia resources support the Nature Cat special on PBS (1/18) and enhance lessons in biology and environmental science. Vanishing Island Climate change drastically impacts coastal areas, the effects of which include rising sea levels, stronger storms...

Natural History with Rudy Mancke (20 and 60 Renewal Credit Courses)

January 19, 2016 - Posted in Education
Rudy Mancke

RETURN TO ETV TEACHER RECERTIFICATION * NOTE: The “Register Now” links only work during valid registration periods as listed on our FAQ page . Making Connections with Natural History Featuring Rudy Mancke, Series I ~8 week session Recertification: 20 Renewal Credits Cost: $...

Thousands Prep for Google/The Citadel’s Lowcountry STEM Event

January 19, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Storm the Citadel

Storm The Citadel! Brings Science, Technology, Engineering and Math to Life Charleston, S.C. (Jan. 19, 2016) — A record number of teams across South Carolina are preparing for the Sixth Annual Storm The Citadel Trebuchet Competition. The word has spread since 2011 when a...

StreamlineSC’s Learn360 Releases New and Improved Service

January 14, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
ETV Streamline Powered by Learn360

It's 2016 and StreamlineSC's Learn360 "backbone" kicks off the New Year with NEW features! South Carolina administrators and educators are being upgraded automatically. No action on your part is required — you just have even more powerful Learn360 resources in SCETV’s video...

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

If there were a Mount Rushmore for African-Americans, Mary McLeod Bethune would definitely be on there. She is hailed as one of the most influential African-American educators and Civil Rights figures, during the first half of the 20th century. Mary Jane McLeod Bethune was...

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...