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G is for Gullah

From: Carolina Stories

G is for Gullah

What is Gullah? Gullah storyteller Anita Singleton-Prather and Alphonso Brown explains.

Septima Clark

From: SC Hall of Fame

Septima Clark

A pioneer in grassroots citizenship education, Septima Clark was called the ‘‘Mother of the Civil Rights Movement’’ by Martin Luther King. Clark was born in Charleston, South Carolina in 1898, daughter of a laundrywoman and a former slave. She became a teacher on Johns Island, leader of workshops at Highlander Folk School in Tennessee, and founder of “citizenship schools” throughout the South. Septima Clark, civil rights activist, developed the concept of “citizenship schools.”

The Bad Kids Educator Webinar - Tuesday, March 21, 7:00-8:00 PM

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Graphic from Independent Lens The Bad Kids

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 7:00 – 8:00 pm

Register here .

Connect educators in your network with new resources for working with at-risk youth! Invite them to join us for a free educator webinar on Tues. March 21st , with Principal Vonda Viland, featured in the powerful, award-winning, Independent Lens documentary, The Bad Kids .

In this transformative, professional learning experience, Principal Viland will provide educators, administrators, and social service providers with...

ETV Carolinas Hosts Science Bowl

From: ETV Regionals

Kaitlyn Cannon

Pictures from 2017 Science Bowl

The sound of buzzers fills ETV Carolinas’ Studio. Elementary school children anxiously chat amongst themselves, trying to decide on a correct answer, before having their team captain say it out loud. This is because, as Science Instructional Specialist of Rock Hill Schools Kimberly Massey says, “March Madness in Rock Hill means Science Bowl.” And, this March, ETV Carolinas is hosting the Rock Hill School District 3 Elementary School Science Bowl.

The Science Bowl is...

Dr. Steve Cole, Director of Regulatory and Public Service Programs

From: Making it Grow

Sean Flynn

Dr. Steve Cole, Director of Regulatory and Public Service Programs

Amanda McNulty interviews Dr. Steve Cole, Director of Regulatory and Public Service Programs at Clemson University, during the fifth annual S.C. Agribiz and Farm Expo at the Florence Civic Center on Jan. 11, 2017.

ORIGINAL SC | National Park Service Superintendent John Slaughter

From: Original SC

Tabitha Safdi

John Slaughter

"Humanity is the most important thing we can value....Valuing the humanity in others puts us in a place where we can have compassion and share passion with each and every individual, no matter what their background."

John Slaughter serves as the superintendent of the Southern Campaign of the American Revolution Parks Group that includes Cowpens National Battlefield, Kings Mountain National Military Park, Ninety Six National Historic Site, and Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail....

New Inland Port Breaks Ground

From: Palmetto Scene

Aimee Crouch

SC Ports

Last week, The S.C. Ports Authority broke ground on the state's newest inland port. The port, located in Dillon off of I-95, is expected to open in early 2018. When opened, the facility is expected to handle 45,000 containers annually.

Governor Henry McMaster spoke to the importance of the industry for the state's economy and employment. "Our ports are a tremendously important part of South Carolina's growing economic engine, and Inland Port Dillon will...

South Carolina's Smallest Town

From: ETV Shorts

Tabitha Safdi

Smyrna South Carolina

Right outside the bustling city of Rock Hill is South Carolina's smallest town. With tons of charm, Smyrna may be the tiniest town in the state but they are big on keeping a sense of community.

Renew Yourself This Spring With PBS

From: Education

Kathy Finger

Enroll now for spring courses!

Need to renew your teaching certificate this June or maybe just your teaching spirit? PBS has options for you! First, get those recertification credits covered with a PBS TeacherLine course beginning April 19; both Renewal and Graduate Credits are offered.

Sample Facilitated Courses Beginning Apr 19, 2017 :

SCIE607 Accomplished Science Teaching: Letting Science Lead RDLA152 (R2S approved) Intro. to Underlying Principles & Research for Effective Literacy Instruction (also offered to begin...

SC Senate Update March 6 - March 10, 2017

From: This Week in South Carolina

Gavin Jackson

The S.C. Senate

The Senate this week approved third reading of H. 3726, a bill that aims to make the state’s pension system more financially sound. The House version of the bill was moved forward after the Senate adopted all amendments from a companion bill, S. 394. The goal of the legislation is to make the retirement system financially solvent and make sure the benefits promised to state employees are provided.

Also, S. 105, which was put...

SC House Legislative Update March 7, 2017

From: This Week in South Carolina

Gavin Jackson

The S.C. House of Representatives

Legislative Update March 7, 2017 Vol. 34, No. 9

Legislative Update, March 7, 2017 HOUSE WEEK IN REVIEW

The House of Representatives amended, approved, and sent the Senate H.3516, a bill revising INFRASTRUCTURE FUNDING AND GOVERNANCE as a means of providing reliable sources of additional revenue for addressing South Carolina’s deteriorating roads and supporting the infrastructure system needed for public safety, quality of life, and economic development. In order to increase infrastructure funding...

How to Create Topiaries with Succulents

From: Making it Grow

Sean Flynn

Succulent Topiaries

Ashleigh Shirley of Heritage Greenhouse in Greenwood, SC joins us at "Making It Grow" and demonstrates how to create topiaries with succulents.

F is for Frogmore Stew

From: Carolina Stories

F is for Frogmore Stew

Frogmore Stew, also known as Beaufort Stew or Lowcountry Boil is a delicious South Carolina meal. Chef Monty White explains the basic ingredients of this Lowcountry recipe.

ETV Highlights for March 2017

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Nuremberg trial of Dr. Karl Brandt, Hitler's doctor and director of Nazi experiments on humans. Credit: PD / U.S. Signal Corps

ETV presents programs of interest to teachers and students! In March, you’ll find a diverse selection of specials to celebrate Women’s History Month, an unprecedented series of three programs that addresses civilians being targets of war crimes, plus new episodes in ETV Kids Splash and Bubbles and Odd Squad!

SC House Passes Anti-Semitism Bill

From: This Week in South Carolina

Gavin Jackson

Rep. Alan Clemmons, R-Myrtle Beach, discusses his anti-Semitism bill on the floor of the S.C. House on March 9, 2017.

South Carolina representatives overwhelmingly approved a bill Thursday that would combat a rising tide of anti-Semitism on college campuses across the country.

The bill's sponsor, Rep. Alan Clemmons, R-Myrtle Beach, said South Carolina college campuses have not seen an increase, but by strengthening the definition of anti-Semitism, they will be better protected.

“It sends a strong message to every other state in this nation to follow suit to stem the tide of rising...

Charter School Has Special Place in Family’s Heart

From: Telehealth

Marina Ziehe

Charter School Has Special Place in Family’s Heart

Since 2014, a charter school in Charleston has been using telehealth to care for students with multiple disabilities.

Using a computer camera and digital tools, the school nurse Courtenay Read is able to conduct real-time consults with physicians at the Medical University of South Carolina. The virtual consult requires parental consent to be given beforehand, and parents are invited to participate in the appointment. Follow-up notes are sent to the child’s primary care provider...

Tavia Gaddy, Project Manager, Greenville Area Development Corporation

From: Palmetto Voices

Kaitlyn Park

Tavia Gaddy laughing

Tavia Gaddy, Project Manager at Greenville Area Development Corporation (GADC), believes in the power of a positive attitude. When dealing with clients, "There’s no room for attitude or even to get upset. Move with it. If things don’t go your way, there’s always tomorrow and that’s why there are erasers on the back of pencils. Just keep it moving."

Gaddy began her career as a journalist, working in radio, then moving into state government...

ETV Features Women’s History Special Programs and Knowitall.org Resources!

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Featured content for Womens History Month on ETV and Knowitall

Women’s History Month is celebrated in March to highlight the contributions of women to events in history and contemporary society. ETV presents special programming and Knowitall.org offers great classroom resources, too!

- On March 26 beginning at 3:00 p.m. , ETV will present a line-up of programs for Women’s History Month! The diverse selection of programs includes a documentary about the late Helen Hill, a midlands resident who created a film about a New...

Mary Boykin Chestnut

From: SC Hall of Fame

Mary Boykin Chestnut

5-minute biography of the life of American Civil War era diarist Mary Chestnut. Through the use of available archival materials, scholar interviews, and historical illustrations this program details the events surrounding Chestnut’s life and her contributions to South Carolina and American history.

SC Senators Push Tighter Gun Reforms

From: This Week in South Carolina

Sens. Marlon Kimpson, Greg Hembree and Greg Gregory on March 8, 2017.

A bipartisan group of South Carolina senators filed two bills Wednesday to reform gun purchase background checks and penalties on prohibited people from buying guns.

Sen. Marlon Kimpson, D-Charleston, along with Republican Sens. Greg Gregory, of Lancaster, and Greg Hembree, of North Myrtle Beach, want background-check waiting periods extended from three days to five days while the state improves its reporting process to the federal government. The aim is to close the Charleston loophole...

ORIGINAL SC | Gullah Chef Sallie Ann Robinson

From: Original SC

Tabitha Safdi

The Gullah Cooking Diva

If you asked Sallie Ann Robinson her purpose in life, she would answer, "To make everyone happy through food." Robinson, a sixth-generation native of Daufuskie Island, is a celebrity chef, television personality, and authority on Gullah tradition.

As the author of two cookbooks , she is renowned for her culinary expertise and knowledge of the Southeastern United States Gullah culture.

In author Pat Conroy’s 1972 novel, The Water is Wide, a reminiscence of...

Dr. Nathan Smith, Clemson University Professor of Agribusiness Production

From: Making it Grow

Sean Flynn

Dr. Nathan Smith, Clemson University Professor of Agribusiness Production

“Making It Grow” host and Clemson Extension Agent Amanda McNulty interviews Dr. Nathan Smith, Clemson University Professor of Agribusiness Production, during the fifth annual S.C. Agribiz and Farm Expo at the Florence Civic Center on Jan. 11, 2017.

All-Natural SC Farm | Slow-Roasted Pork Recipe

From: ETV Regionals

Kaitlyn Cannon

Pictures of Thames Farm in Fort Lawn, SC.

Thames Farm in Fort Lawn, South Carolina, raises all-natural pastured meats for those in Chester County and surrounding areas. “All-natural” means they don’t include additional hormones or unnecessary antibiotics in their meats. The idea for this all-natural farm came about in 2013, when Amy Thames and Kent Thames, spouses and co-owners, decided that they wanted to know exactly what was going into the meat they were eating, and the only way they would know...

South Carolina's Cooper River

From: ETV Shorts

Tabitha Safdi

Cooper River

The Cooper River has made a huge impact on the Lowcountry of South Carolina. The river, known as the "cradle of history," still makes a huge economic impact as an important commercial waterway for Berkeley County.

SC Senate Update Feb. 27 - March 3, 2017

From: This Week in South Carolina

Gavin Jackson

The S.C. Senate

The Senate on Thursday approved third reading of S. 394, which aims to make the state’s pension system more financially sound. The bill now heads to the House. The legislation is a companion bill to H. 3726, which was read the third time by the House on Wednesday. The Senate’s version was approved unanimously on a 41-0 vote. The goal of the bill is to make the retirement system solvent and make sure the benefits...

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