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EOC Issues Report on Time Students Spent Testing

From: Education

Bette Jamison

SC Education Oversight Committee logo

Concern over the amount of time students spend testing is not new or unique to South Carolina. In a new report issued in December 2015, the Education Oversight Committee (EOC) staff worked to quantify how much time students spend testing in public schools. Of the 82 school districts, 39 school districts agreed to participate.

ACCESS the entire release .

VIEW ETV’s Carolina Classrooms special program on assessment: February 24 at 7:00 p.m....

ETV Highlights for January 2016

From: Education

Bette Jamison

PBS Nature Cat

January 10 at 5:00 p.m. on ETV: Nine to Ninety

Phyllis Sabatini is the active, 89-year-old matriarch of her close-knit Italian American family. As she watches her daughter struggle to care for everyone from nine to 90, Phyllis makes a radical decision to move into assisted living. Phyllis Sabatini realizes that leaving home is difficult at any age, but she learns that sometimes, the best way to say “I love you” is to...

An Inn on York Street

From: ETV Shorts

Tabitha Safdi

Inn on York Street

An Inn on York Street is a unique historical home that is now a working Bed and Breakfast. Over the years the home has been used as a hospital and a church. Now guests come from far and wide to stay in this relaxing Inn.

Hagood Mill Historic Site and Folklife Center

From: ETV Shorts

Tabitha Safdi

Hagood

Located in Pickens County, the Hagood Mill is an 1845 gristmill that is still in operation today. This living history site is on the National Register of Historic Places and has tons of things for visitors to see and do.

Juilliard In Aiken

From: ETV Shorts

Tabitha Safdi

Julliard

Juilliard in Aiken is a week long event featuring public performances, concerts and outreach to area schools from attending students and faculty of Juilliard, America's premier conservatory. The partnership between Juilliard and the City of Aiken is one that is truly unique as its the only one of its kind in the world. Juilliard in Aiken is scheduled for March 10-16, 2012.

Lookaway Inn in North Augusta

From: ETV Shorts

Tabitha Safdi

Lookaway Inn

Lookaway Inn was built by James U. Jackson, the founder of North Augusta, for this brother Walter. The beautiful home is known as a landmark as it sits prominently on a hill overlooking the city.

Marlboro County History and Museum

From: ETV Shorts

Tabitha Safdi

Marlboro History

The County of Marlboro was established in 1785 and has a very rich agricultural history. The Marlboro County Museum is a 4-building complex featuring the Jennings-Brown House, Medical Museum, Female Academy and the Kinney House which displays many artifacts from within the county.

PBS Newshour and Fort Mill High School

From: ETV Shorts

Tabitha Safdi

High School

Fort Mill High School's television production class has something new to add to there resume. The students have been participating in a program called Student Reporting Labs where they get the opportunity to work on a national level and showcase there work through PBS Newshour.

Parks of Barnwell

From: ETV Shorts

parks

The City of Barnwell is not only a place full of history, but it's also a place with a myriad of recreational options.With six parks to meet just about anyone's needs, it makes sense that the slogan for the city is "Live Well in Barnwell."

Ridgeland Veterans Memorial Park

From: ETV Shorts

Tabitha Safdi

memorial

The Town of Ridgeland has something big to unveil this Veterans Day! It's a new park dedicated to all service men and women from Jasper County. The ceremony will be held on November 11, 2011 and is open to the public.

Aiken Young Professionals

From: ETV Shorts

Tabitha Safdi

Professionals

Booming with industry and small town charm, Aiken has become a hub for many young professionals. AYP is an organization that helps those young professionals to become leaders within the community.

Agriculture of Oconee County

From: ETV Shorts

Tabitha Safdi

farming

Oconee County has beautiful rolling hills and a rich history in agriculture. It is quickly becoming a destination for agri-tourism within the state. The Carolina Foothill Heritage Fair was created to spark interest in agriculture in younger generations. Video provided by GBA Productions.

Columbia College Presents "A Natural Wonder," a K-12 Art Exhibition Celebrating Georgia

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Columbia College O'Keeffe juried art competition

The Goodall Gallery at Columbia College continues the Georgia O'Keeffe Centennial Celebration with A Natural Wonder , a statewide Georgia O'Keeffe K-12 juried art competition featuring artwork from students attending Rosewood Elementary in Columbia, The South Carolina School for the Blind in Spartanburg and Dreher High School in Columbia.

A Natural Wonder runs January 8 through February 7, 2016. On Sunday, January 17, 2016, the Goodall Gallery at Columbia College will host a...

Future Fresh Farm

From: Student Multimedia Program

M. Ostoits

Future Fresh Farm

Food deserts are all too common in America’s urban communities. Its name comes from the distance of grocery stores from fresh food, for people living in an urban environment, primarily in black communities.

Germaine Jenkins has not only solved the food desert problem in one North Charleston community, but also became a pillar of hope to end food deserts around the country. She began Fresh Future Farm in late 2014, and it has since...

Cupcake Castle

From: Student Multimedia Program

D. Nechodom

Cinema South

Cupcake Castle owner Tim Robinson says that his bakery and ice cream parlor is all about smiles. Located in a charming building in downtown Greer, South Carolina, is Cupcake Castle. It's one of a number of new small businesses that has been opened in Greer, South Carolina in recent months.

Owner Tim Robinson says that he came to a festival in downtown Greer and noticed there was no place that sold ice cream, and...

Greer Bow Tie

From: Student Multimedia Program

D. Nechodom

Greer Bow Tie

Empire Ltd. is a consignment clothing store located in downtown Greer, South Carolina that specializes in the production of bow ties made from reclaimed materials.

James Carter takes pride in his ability to outfit people on any budget. He says that he got his start out of necessity and began by assembling outfits from consignment stores and thrift stores, as a young man. After a career in culinary arts, he decided to transition to...

SCETV's Role During the South Carolina Floods 2015

From: SCETV

Tabitha Safdi

SC Flood

In October of 2015 South Carolina experienced historic levels of rainfall leading to flooding around the state. This is a short video about SCETV's role during the South Carolina floods of 2015.

High School Student Production Awards - Southeast Emmy Chapter

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Southeast Emmy Awards

The Southeast Emmy Chapter is about to launch our High School Student Production Awards . This is the 4th year of the award, which uses categories and criteria similar to that of the actual Southeast Emmys. Each year the number of entries has doubled and it has been great to recognize the next generation of creative leaders!

Teachers, administrators, students in South Carolina . . . please spread the word about this exciting...

2016 Schedule for Carolina Classrooms

From: Education

K. Berry

Boy in computer class with other students

Carolina Classrooms is ETV's monthly educational series for teachers, parents and all citizens invested in the education of our children. Each program focuses on key educational topics and initiatives in our state. Watch Full Episodes

January 27, 2016 7:00 - 7:30 pm on ETV

This special LIVE edition of ETV’s education series Carolina Classrooms will provide information that is timely for students seeking financial assistance for the 2016-17 school year, plus give...

No More New Year's Resolutions by P.A. Bennett

From: Palmetto Scene

P.A. Bennett

New Year

You heard me, NO MORE NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS! This year’s list is all about the fun things I’ll start doing or continue to indulge in. I have not yet composed that complete list, but I know what it won’t include; losing weight, saving money, or getting organized. I’ve been making those same three resolutions for the last 20 years, so I’ve come to the conclusion that those three things are not going to happen for...

ETV Online Newsletter for Educators

From: Education

Bette Jamison

ed-news bulletin

The ed-news bulletin is ETV’s online newsletter produced for educators! Produced and posted 10 times a year, the ed-news bulletin provides key information and links educators to the ETV Education Blog to learn more. It is emailed to educators around the first of the month so you can get the latest news!

The ed-news bulletin is ETV’s online newsletter produced for educators! Produced and posted 10 times a year, the ed-news bulletin provides key...

PBS LearningMedia Kick-starts 2016: Apply to be Digital Innovator and More!

From: Education

Bette Jamison

PBS LearningMedia, week of Jan. 4, 2016

Happy New Year! PBS LearningMedia kick-starts 2016 by providing educators with practical tips, tactics and digital tools that will help them navigate the digital age of learning, plus invitation to apply to be a 2016 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovator!

PBS is once again looking for America’s most innovative educators!

Are you using digital media and technology to lead innovation in your school? Then apply now through 2/8/16 to be a 2016 PBS...

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, January 2016

From: SCETV

Downton Abbey

Dear Viewers and Listeners:

Happy New Year! SCETV and S.C. Public Radio have a wonderful line-up of programming and educational initiatives ahead, and we’re starting out the year with a bang!

The long-awaited final season of Downton Abbey comes to ETV this month. This Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning series, the highest rated in PBS history, returns to the English country estate with more intimately interlaced stories of the upper class and their...

Santa Reveals a Secret to the Children of South Carolina

From: Palmetto Scene

Tabitha Safdi

Santa

Christmas is around the corner and we, the good folks at Palmetto Scene, decided to interview the man in red himself. Santa Claus took a few minutes out of his busy holiday schedule to answer a few of our pressing questions. In the interest of the children of South Carolina we asked Santa, "How is your naughty and nice list shaping up this year?" Santa's surprising answer can be heard in the video. To find...

PBS LearningMedia Features More Winter-Related Resources

From: Education

Frog

PBS LearningMedia continues the celebration with a bonus week of winter content! Featured resources offer cool insights into temperature, snow, animals and more!

Art Can Teach History

What can art teach students about history? In the case of the painting, “Washington Crossing the Delaware,” a close analysis reveals quite a bit about America’s early days. This interactive lesson from WGBH and Mount Vernon, the historic home of Washington, helps students improve their skills...

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