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Boost Student Learning AND Your Career with a PBS TeacherLine Course!

From: Education

Kathy Finger

Start the New Year with PD!

Give your students and your career a boost in the new year by taking a high-quality PBS TeacherLine course! Choose from convenient, facilitated courses offering renewal and graduate credits or ‘bite-sized’ self-paced courses just right for anytime learning.

Explore the Martin Luther King Day Collection on Knowitall

From: Education

Mimi Brown

Martin Luther King Jr. addresses a crowd from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial where he delivered his famous, “I Have a Dream,”

Knowitall's Martin Luther King Day Collection has resources for everyone! Try it out today!

Martin Luther King Day Collection on Knowitall.org

CMA Brings Its Own Flare to CUT! Costume and the Cinema

From: Palmetto Scene

Kaitlyn Park

The opening of the gallery for the CUT costume design exhibit

Katherine Wallworth, the Columbia Museum of Art's new curator, discusses how the museum's collection of decorative arts brought something unique to CUT! Costume and the Cinema , the traveling costume exhibit from London's renowned costume firm, Cosprop, and Minnesota's Exhibit Design Group.

The exhibit looks at art through the lens of film and popular culture, and features 43 costumes worn by 30 actors from 26 feature films. It will run at the Columbia Museum...

Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise – Programs Repeat, Educational Lessons Available!

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Martin Luther King leading protest

The four-hour PBS series Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise with Henry Louis Gates Jr. repeats in January. In this series, Gates embarks on a deeply personal journey through the last fifty years of African American history.

Education Oversight Committee Budget Recommendations

From: Education

Bette Jamison

SC Education oversight Committee logo

On December 12, 2016, the Education Oversight Committee (EOC) adopted budget recommendations for the 2017-18 fiscal year. The programmatic and funding recommendations made are designed to continue last year’s support of educators and students while accelerating innovation in education. Based on statutory authority, the committee members annually make recommendations for the spending of Education Improvement Act (EIA) funds, which are generated by the penny sales tax. In November, the Board of Economic Advisors projected that...

January on Knowitall

From: Education

Mimi Brown

Images from January featured content on Knowitall

This month on Knowitall, we’re excited to share our first 3D Virtual Tour! Try out this new technology in your classroom with an up-close tour of Homestead House at Historic Brattonsville. There’s also a new Martin Luther King Day Collection to explore, and we have resources for remembrance on Holocaust Memorial Day.

ETV Highlights for January 2017

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Photo from Victoria on masterpiece

ETV presents programs of interest to teachers and students! In January, ETV coverage of the SC Legislative season begins again, ETV’s new public affairs program This Week in South Carolina starts, new and exciting PBS series premiere, and new episodes in ETV Kids programs, including a new movie Splash and Bubbles: One Big Ocean, are on tap for the New Year!

Winter Weather Coming to the Palmetto State

From: Palmetto Scene

Aimee Crouch

snow flake

As South Carolina prepares for possible winter weather this weekend, the S.C. Deparment of Transportation is prepping roads in advance. Crews will begin working on interstates and major roads in the upstate today and continue the work in the Midlands and the Pee Dee tomorrow. Snow and ice equipment is being readied in all 46 counties. The SCDOT reminds motorists to use extreme caution in winter weather and to slow down.

The S.C. Emergency...

TransformSC’s Learning Institute: Project-Based Learning Jan. 24 - REGISTER NOW!

From: Education

Bette Jamison

transformSC logo

TransformSC's Learning Institutes are designed to connect TransformSC Schools and Districts with experts on transformative practices in the classroom. The events are offered free of charge to TransformSC Schools and Districts. Seats will be offered to the general public, as available. For more information, contact transformsc@sccompetes.org .

Statewide Student Competitions in STEM and The Arts! Submit Video Entries Soon

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Screen shot of This Schools Got Talent 2017 website.

Calling all South Carolina public school students grades K-12 to participate in the SC Future Minds 2017 “This Schools Got STEAM” and “This School’s Got Talent” competitions!

This School’s Got Talent

Singers, bands and other performers – This School’s Got Talent is for YOU!

Finalists will be chosen with help from Grammy-Award winning band “Hootie and the Blowfish.”

Submit video entries January 16 – 29 here .

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Unique Medical School Course Examines Telehealth

From: Telehealth

Taylor Crouch

Medical Student takes online course.

As a second year medical student, Heyward Mack is passionate about medicine and practicing in his community. When he was younger, his mother was diagnosed with kidney failure. From that moment forward, his success in math and sciences would fuel his passion to study medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) in Charleston, South Carolina.

Mack is also a self-proclaimed technology nerd. In a recent interprofessional course, “Telehealth Teams of the Future,”...

Robust, Free PD: Schedule ETV Training for Winter, Spring or Summer

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Teachers in computer class

ETV trainers will come to your school or district to provide quality professional development workshops on diverse topics: mobile devices, 1 to many or 1 to 1, Webtools, online resources, and more … all to meet your needs!

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, January 2017

From: SCETV

Linda O'Bryon

Masterpiece - Victoria

Dear Viewers and Listeners:

SCETV starts the year out with a variety of new and stimulating programming. Our co-production series Reel South begins a second season of documentaries that highlights some of the best non-fiction storytelling from the American South.

Our new public affairs series, This Week in South Carolina , features interviews with the newsmakers of the week. The programs are hosted by Charles Bierbauer, former ABC and CNN correspondent and Dean...

Learn with ETV - ETV Recertification Courses Start in January

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Teacher on laptop

ETV Teacher Recertification courses are approved by SDE Office of Educator Services for SC educators. Over 50 courses offered for 20 renewal credits each, facilitated online/self-paced. Cost: $75 each. Plus, Natural History with Rudy Mancke for 60 renewal credits offered, too. Cost: $200.

Winter Session starts January 23 and ends March 21. Courses will open for you to begin work on January 23 and you must complete by end of the day March...

After 5 Strokes, 7 year-old Boy is "Out of the Woods”

From: Telehealth

Marina Ziehe

Jayden playing basketball

Jayden is an active and playful seven year-old boy who lives with his family in Myrtle Beach. At the age of six, Jayden suffered his first of five strokes while coming back from school.

“I was extremely scared, just wanting my son to get better,” his mother Megan Schnall said.

Jayden was quickly taken to Conway Medical Center, a community hospital ten minutes from their house. It was there that the family was...

Colonial Williamsburg Education Resource Library - FREE Online

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Screen shot of Colonial Williamsburg Education resource Library website

The April 2016 broadcast was the final live program from Colonial Williamsburg’s series for schools – CWEFT and HERO Live ! However, since mid-August 2016, the library of past programming is available FREE in the new Colonial Williamsburg Education Resource Library.

By creating a free account, teachers, students and learners of all ages can access a constantly-expanding library of resources, including the videos, lesson plans, and interactive learning games that comprised the Colonial Williamsburg...

Featured on Knowitall in December: A New SC Hall of Fame, Explore South Carolina, Visual & Performing Arts, and Detective Bonz!

From: Education

Mimi Brown

Images from content featured in December on Knowitall

Please take a look at our featured content for December! There's something for everyone!

Joseph P. Riley | S.C. Hall of Fame

Joseph P. Riley, Jr. was born in 1943 in Charleston, South Carolina. He attended The Citadel and the University of South Carolina School of Law.Riley served six years in the South Carolina House of Representatives and was elected Mayor of Charleston in 1975. He served ten four-year terms as Mayor, leading the...

Student Athlete uses Telehealth to Meet Nutrition Goals

From: Telehealth

Taylor Crouch

Micah, 11 years old, enjoys sharing his passion for football with his family.

At eleven years old, Micah has been interested in sports for most of his life.

"Ever since he was two years old, I would have to buy him his own helmet and he would walk around with it all the time," said Felicia Maine, Micah's mother.

With practice, games, and growth spurts, Felicia and Micah went to their long time pediatrician, Dr. James Simmons from All Children's Pediatrics, for advice. Maine says, it...

Comforting Care: Family Uses Telehealth at Home for Baby in Hospice

From: Telehealth

Taylor Crouch

Baby Jed with Dad

Abby and Richard Feistel describe their family through their Christian faith and roots in the south.

“Blessed for sure,” says Richard Feistel, describing his children.

They have three daughters and a son, filling their home with tiny voices, laughter, and sounds of lots of toys. Both youngest children have special needs. And the youngest, Jedidiah "Jed", was not expected to survive birth having a bladder obstruction, small lungs, and a high chance of...

World of Opera Ends Production

From: SCETV

Glenn Rawls

World of Opera

With regret, we announce that World of Oper a, produced and distributed by WDAV Classical Public Radio and South Carolina Public Radio, has ended production; the final episode of the series was broadcast on December 10. The provider of the recorded live operatic performances that are the mainstay of the series, the European Broadcasting Union, was no longer able to continue to deliver these performances. SC Public Radio was proud to be a part of...

Lesson Plans Available for PBS Series Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Martin Luther King leading protest

ETV will re-broadcast this series on ETVHD on Jan. 15 at 4:00 p.m. and Jan. 22 at 4:00 p.m. (Parts 1 and 2)

Explore educational materials from the series Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise. Embark with professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr. on a deeply personal journey through the last fifty years of African American history. Travel from the victories of the Civil Rights movement up to today, asking profound questions about...

ETV StreamlineSC Service Update

From: Education

Bette Jamison

ETVStreamlineSC

Service Update

USC's Economists Release 2017 Economic Forecast

From: Palmetto Scene

Aimee Crouch

money

The University of South Carolina’s economists at The Darla Moore School of Business unveiled their 2017 economic forecast and they expect gains for the state this upcoming year. The state continues to add more jobs and expects incomes to rise for S.C. families. Job growth is expected to be at 2.6% and the unemployment rate should drop from 4.7% to 4.5% in the next year.

Joey Von Nessen, a researcher, said “South Carolina’s economy...

Catholic Sisters Help South Carolina Town

From: Palmetto Scene

Lynn Cornfoot

Felician sister

South Carolina ranks in the top ten nationally for its high poverty levels, and during the holiday season, many people like to give to those less fortunate. In the town of Kingstree, a group of Catholic Sisters aims to help those in need and teach the value of giving back, not just at Christmas, but all year long.

Have Yourself a Merry Little Classroom! Holiday-Themed Resources from PBS LearningMedia

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Graphicrepresenting holiday programs on PBS LearningMedia

Jack Frost nipping at your nose? Visit PBS LearningMedia to view all the content that connects the holidays to learning...view these resources by grade level below!!

Learn about winter weather with Sid the Science Kid!

Use these short videos to teach your students about temperature, thermometers, and the weather- all while celebrating the holidays!

Making Spirits Bright: Videos for Grades PreK - 2 includes these collections friom PBS...

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