December 12, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Rudy Mancke

Caught by a listener off of Edisto Beach, a type of fish he'd never seen before...

Plan Your FREE ETV PD on Content and Tools Today!

December 11, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Teachers on laptops around table

ETV trainers will come to your school to provide quality professional development workshops to meet your needs. We offer a variety of workshops for Pre-K to 12 educators and for Pre-Service teachers at Colleges and Universities.

From Coach to Teacher: 2018 National Principal of the Year Talks Career Path

December 11, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Tabitha Safdi
Dr. Akil Ross at Chapin High School

Chapin High School Principal Dr. Akil Ross was recently named the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) 2018 National Principal of the Year. In this clip, Dr. Ross talks about growing up in Washington D.C., his love for football, and how the sport...

The Jamestown Foundation

December 10, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
The Jamestown Foundation

Clemson Extension Agent and Host of "Making It Grow Amanda McNulty travels to Jamestown in the Mars Bluff Community of Florence, SC and talks with Terry James about The Jamestown Foundation. The Jamestown settlement was founded in 1870 by Ervin James a former slave. Ervin...

A Pleistociene Era Sloth in South Carolina

December 8, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Rudy Mancke
Giant ground sloths, relatives of the living South American tree sloths, lived across much of North America.

A listener finds the fossilized bones of a giant ground sloth.

Helping High School Students Succeed in the Real World

December 6, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
South Carolina Business Review logo

Despite the best efforts of parents and teachers, sometimes high school students need a little extra help to be best prepared to succeed in college and/or the workplace. Oftentimes, outside organizations can provide that guidance and assistance. Our next guest runs one of...

5th Annual Oratorical Contest for Midlands Middle School Students, February 24, 2018

December 5, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. poster

Attention Midlands Teachers: Give middle school students in Fairfield, Lexington I, II, & V, Newberry and Richland I & II, the opportunity to express themselves through the art of public speaking!

Five South Carolina Schools Advance in Samsung’s $2 Million* National STEAM Contest

December 4, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Samsung Solve for Tomorrow logo

Five South Carolina schools are among the nation’s 255 state finalists in the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Contest , a program that encourages students to solve real-world issues in their community using classroom skills in science, technology, engineering, arts and math (...

Ernest Finney (1931-2017)

December 4, 2017 - Posted in SC Hall of Fame by Betsy Newman
Ernest Finney Photograph

Ernest A. Finney, Jr. was South Carolina’s first appointed African-American Supreme Court Justice, since Reconstruction. Born 1931 in Smithfield, Virginia, his mother died when he was an infant. He was reared by his father, Dr. Ernest Finney, Sr., an educator who eventually...

Arbor Day

December 1, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Rudy Mancke
J. Sterling Morton, founder of Arbor Day.

Today is a great day to plant a tree! Rudy shares the story of the creation of Arbor Day.

8th Grade Students Learn about SC Career Opportunities

November 30, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Kaitlyn Cannon
Teen CEO Day at Winthrop Coliseum

When it comes to the event Teen CEO Day , CEO stands for “Career Exploration Opportunity.” Teen CEO Day allows eighth grade students from Chester , Lancaster , and York Counties to talk with representatives from local companies about different career paths and the job...

Extend Learning Through the Holidays – Knowitall Activities & VRs!

November 30, 2017 - Posted in Education by Mimi Wortham-Brown
Images from Knowitall Activities and VRs

This month, we’re highlighting our Knowitall Activities to extend learning through the holidays! There’s a wide assortment of subject areas—plus, they’re fun and engaging! These Activities all work on mobile devices! Please feel free to post the link on your school website...

A Slender Predator

November 30, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
A thread-legged bug.

Some families of thread-legged bugs are predators.


November 29, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Rudy Mancke
A common Raven.

Ravens make a wide variety of calls. You can find these birds in the mountains of South Carolina.

Chapin High School Principal Named 2018 National Principal of the Year

November 28, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Tabitha Safdi
Dr. Akil Ross during an assembly

Chapin High School’s principal, Dr. Akil Ross, has a mantra for the school, “We are a thousand passions with one heartbeat." He aims to foster an environment where students can be challenged, while pursuing their own interests. In a surprise assembly in October, Dr. Ross...