Clemson Engineering Students Improve Healthcare-Related Companies

May 1, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Kaitlyn Cannon
Clemson Students with Shea Tolbert, General Family and Cosmetic Dentist at Family Dental Health.

Each year, students in the Industrial Engineering program at Clemson University complete senior projects. These projects culminate their four years at the university and allow them to use their education to benefit businesses in the area. This year, a few students had the...

ETV Announces Batesburg Teacher Selected 2017 PBS Digital Innovator

April 28, 2017 - Posted in Education by Glenn Rawls
Ashley Fort, Batesburg teacher selected for 2017 Digital Innovators Program

South Carolina ETV Announces Batesburg Teacher Selected for the 2017 Digital Innovators Program

Southern Campaign of the American Revolution – NEW Classroom Resource

April 27, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Line of soldiers from Southern Campaign of the American Revolution

South Carolina’s role in the Revolutionary War comes to the classroom in new online resources produced by South Carolina ETV in conjunction with the National Park Service, The Self Foundation, and both the local and national chapters of the Sons of the American Revolution.

EOC Issues Report That Examines Education of Military Connected Children

April 27, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
SC Education Oversight Committee logo

Per Act 289, passed by the SC General Assembly in 2014, the SC Education Oversight Committee (EOC) is required to develop an annual report on the educational performance of military connected children in our state.

May on Knowitall

April 27, 2017 - Posted in Education by Mimi Brown
Images from content featured on Knowitall in May

Featured in May: Keep It Real, Knowitall Healthy, Southern Campaign of the American Revolution, and author of Brown Girl Dreaming, Jacqueline Woodson. The Knowitall Calendar includes resources for World Press Freedom Day, Cinco de Mayo, Hand Hygiene Day, Mother’s Day, Armed...

ETV Highlights for May 2017

April 27, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Image of John Glenn in spacesuit against starry night

ETV presents programs of interest to teachers and students! In May, don’t miss a special that highlights John Glenn’s courageous life spent serving our country, several interesting programs addressing diverse educational issues, a Carolina Stories about our vanishing WWII...

FREE Webinar from PBS Kids & Other Learning Professionals: SUMMER SLIDE May 4 at 3:00 pm

April 26, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
NETA webinar for PBS Kids Summer Slide

Join PBS Kids and other out-of-school time learning professionals for a webinar to help you and your partners skip the "summer slide," the tendency for students to lose some of the achievement gains they made during the previous school year. Jennifer English, senior...

Carolina Classrooms: Summer STEAM April 26 on ETV

April 24, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
SC State Museum Telescope

How do we keep students learning over the summer and avoid the “summer slide?”

USC Rhodes Scholar Recognized by Senate

April 21, 2017 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Aimee Crouch
SC State House

University of South Carolina senior Jory Fleming, a recipient of the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship, was recognized on the floor of the S.C. Senate this week. Jory is a double major in geography and marine science, with a minor in geophysics.

PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs | Interview with Artificial Intelligence Expert

April 21, 2017 - Posted in ETV Regionals by Kaitlyn Cannon
Legacy Charter Students Interviewing Artificial Intelligence Expert

What is artificial intelligence? That is a question that high school students from Greenville, South Carolina wanted to find out the answer to. Inspired by a prompt provided by PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs, they began their research. They read books and conducted...

Wendy Allen on Hobcaw Research

April 21, 2017 - Posted in Carolina Stories by Betsy Newman
Wendy Allen

In 1956 Bernard Baruch signed over all of Hobcaw Barony to his daughter, Belle. Belle died in 1964, leaving Hobcaw "for the purpose of teaching and/or research in forestry, marine biology, and the care and propagation of wild life and flora and fauna in South Carolina."...

NEW Look for ETV Education Site and Service Update

April 20, 2017 - Posted in Education by Dean Byrd
ETV Education logo

For 13 years, ETV has provided a wealth of free digital media content to S.C. schools through the StreamlineSC service. This valuable service has gone through upgrades and changes along the way. We are sad to announce that Learn360 will be ending after this current school...

Food Historian Michael Twitty Discusses Origins of Lowcountry Cuisine

April 19, 2017 - Posted in Carolina Stories by Betsy Newman
Michael Twitty

Culinary adaptations transformed traditional African dishes into a unique, new creolized cuisine, influenced by European and Native American traditions, and characteristic of Gullah culture. Foodways of the South Carolina Lowcountry reach back to the region’s earliest...

SC Cyber Launches “NSA Day of Cyber” School Challenge

April 19, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Screen shot of SC Cyber website

Statewide cybersecurity organization SC Cyber announces the launch of South Carolina’s “NSA Day of Cyber” School Challenge. The challenge began March 1, 2017 and will run through the end of April 2017. Participating students will take part in rigorous, real-life virtual...

Colonial Williamsburg Resource Library: The Rare Breeds & More

April 18, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Sheep from the Rare Breeds Program at Colonial Williamsburg

Sheep Week - Others have Shark Week... we have Sheep Week, to honor the fluffy, friendly, playful new lambs born each spring at Colonial Williamsburg!