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ETV’s Carolina Classrooms NEW LOOK for 2017-18

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Photo of Greenwood Genetic Science Lab

Carolina Classrooms is ETV’s monthly educational series for teachers, parents and all citizens invested in the education of our children and this year we have a new look! Hosted by Dr. Lemuel Watson, USC professor and Executive Director of the Center for Innovation in Higher Education,

ETV Program Highlights for October 2017

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Photo from Reel South: 120 Days

ETV presents programs of interest to teachers and students! In October, ETV features a revealing story about Edgar Allan Poe , specials for National Disability & Down Syndrome Awareness Month and new PBS Kids programs for Bully Prevention Month and Halloween. Don’t miss Palmetto Scene on Thursdays and This Week in South Carolina every Friday. ETV is your destination for learning!

WGBH EdForum: Supporting and Engaging Students in the Middle Grades - Wed., Sept. 27, 8:00am - 5:00pm

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Photo of WGBH with school bus in front

On Wednesday, September 27th , WGBH will host an educational forum focused on the successes and challenges of supporting students in grades 6-8 , formative years for young adolescents.

Go Back to School with PBS TeacherLine

From: Education

Kathy Finger

image of teacher 'high-fiving' a young student

Take a class while teaching one? Yes, with PBS TeacherLine -- the flexible, online delivery makes it possible and the high-quality makes it worthwhile! Fall renewal/graduate credit courses begin September 13 and October 11, 2017 , or enroll in a ‘mini’ self-paced course for a quick boost.

ETV Teacher Recertification: Easily Accessible, Content-Rich Renewal Courses

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Teacher on laptop smiling

ETV Teacher Recertification offers courses in ELA, science, social studies, mathematics, the arts, and general education to meet your renewal needs. Each course earns 20 renewal credits (NO graduate credit) and costs $75. Courses approved by SC Department of Education for renewal credit, facilitated online and self-paced. Work on them anytime from anywhere!

O'Bryon Receives Order of the Palmetto

From: SCETV

Glenn Rawls

Linda O'Bryon accepts the Order of the Palmetto from Dr. Brent Nelsen

Linda O’Bryon has been awarded The Order of the Palmetto by South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster. This prestigious award recognizes those who have made significant contributions to the life and well-being of South Carolina and her people. O’Bryon, who has led South Carolina ETV and Public Radio, is stepping down after seven years. The presentation, by SCETV Commission chair Dr. Brent Nelsen, was made during a surprise reception.

During her tenure, O’Bryon consolidated the...

SCETV Names New President

From: SCETV

Glenn Rawls

Anthony Padgett

The South Carolina Educational Television Commission has announced the appointment of Anthony Padgett as the new president and CEO of South Carolina ETV and Public Radio, following a nationwide search. He succeeds Linda O’Bryon, who announced her intention to resign last year.

Padgett, 43, has served as Georgia Public Broadcasting's Chief Operating Officer since 2014. His responsibilities included the management and oversight of the organization's day-to-day operational needs, including technology services, content creation and...

Waterfall Junction

From: Making it Grow

Sean Flynn

Waterall Junction

Clemson Extension Agent and host of "Making It Grow" Amanda McNulty visits the Riverbanks Zoo and Garden's new area called Waterfall Junction where children can learn about gardening, explore nature, play in treehouses and splash around in a waterfall.

Goldenrod

From: Making it Grow

Sean Flynn

Goldenrod

Solidago, commonly called goldenrods, is a genus of about 100 to 120 species of flowering plants in the aster family, Asteraceae. There are about 30 of those different species in South Carolina. The curator of the University of South Carolina's A.C. Moore Herbarium, Dr. John Nelson, visits us at "Making It Grow" and shares with us some of the specimens they have collected.

ETV Update on Changes and NEW Services - LearningWhy & Magic School Bus!

From: Education

Dean Byrd

ETV Education logo

ETV Education is YOUR partner, communicating events and telling your success with blogs, newsletters, and feature programs. We love working with our valued core of education professionals in our state and with our education partners – SDE, EOC, Higher Education, and public, private and home schools - to serve the Pre-K-12 children of South Carolina. We want to serve you with quality, innovative resources!

Colonial Williamsburg Teacher Institute Scholarships Now Available

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Colonial Williamsburg Teacher Institute logo

The scholarship application for the Colonial Williamsburg's Teacher Institute is now open and will close on Dec. 15, 2017. We look forward to welcoming the Teacher Institute Class of 2018 to Williamsburg!

Call for U.S. INPUT Pre-selection Submissions

From: SCETV Presents

Amy Shumaker

Image of INPUT 2017 in an auditorium in Greece.

U.S. INPUT PRE-SELECTION CALL FOR ENTRIES for INPUT 2018 in Brooklyn, NY on Monday, April 30th to Friday, May 3rd.

INPUT has organized international public television’s most important and influential annual screening conference for more than 35 years. This unique event — held annually in a different country — encourages the development of public service television by screening and debating the most outstanding programs from around the world. INPUT is dedicated to the...

Ken Burns’ The Vietnam War and SCETV Man and Moment Special

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Steve Flaherty from Man and Moment and soldier from The Vietnam War by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick

PBS presents Ken Burns’ The Vietnam War September 17-21, 24-28 at 8 p.m. on SCETV. This 10-part documentary film series tells the epic story of the Vietnam War as never before. Ten years in the making, the series brings the war and the chaotic epoch it encompassed to life. It includes rarely seen archival footage from around the globe, photographs, historic television broadcasts, home movies, and audio recordings from inside the Kennedy, Johnson and Nixon...

2017 Constitution Day James Otis Lecture: Now Online

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Wide shot of James Otis Lecture

The South Carolina Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates (SC ABOTA) presents the Ninth Annual James Otis Lecture Series in observance of National Constitution Day. The topic for the 2017 James Otis Lecture is the “Separation of Powers and the Judges’ Role in our Constitutional System.”

Man and Moment: Steve Flaherty - A Voice Returned

From: SCETV Presents

Amy Shumaker

Image of Steve Flaherty coming out of plane in military jump school.

Steve Flaherty was living in a Japanese orphanage when he was adopted at age 9 by American parents. He grew to become an All-American student and athlete in Columbia, South Carolina. Feeling fortunate for the life he was given in the United States, Steve felt a strong desire to give back to the country he now called home. Despite a promising baseball career, he volunteered for service to fight in Vietnam and joined the 101st...

SC Vietnam Veteran Reflects on His Time Served as a B-52 Navigator

From: Palmetto Scene

Kaitlyn Cannon

Boyd Gilbert, Vietnam Veteran and B-52 Navigator.

“I think it was a part, something for all of us. I can’t speak for anyone except myself, but I think it’s something that affects us all, in terms of our own personal maturity, especially at a young age, and it sort of stays with you always,” says Boyd Gilbert, Vietnam Veteran and B-52 Navigator from 1970 to 1973.

He discusses his involvement in Linebacker II, the mission that made the North Vietnamese ask...

"I've Always Been Proud of Serving My Country." SC Veteran Remembers Vietnam War

From: Palmetto Scene

Tabitha Safdi

Richard West with the US Army Corps of Engineers

From February 1969 through February 1970, Richard West served as a Lieutenant in the Army Corps of Engineers during the Vietnam War. His job was to build bridges and buildings that would serve as base camps.

In this video, he talks about what life was like halfway around the world, how there were no front lines, and what it was like coming home.

West also talks about attending a USO show while serving...

Hurricane Irma Takes Iconic Folly Boat for a Ride

From: SCETV

Kaitlyn Park

BOAT AT FOLLY BEACH, PAINTED

Anyone who has made the pilgrimage to Folly Beach, S.C., has a memory of the brightly painted boat to the right of the road. Sitting just off the marsh, the vessel had become emblematic of the seaside that lays just down the road.

Whether one considered the boat to be a beloved landmark or more of an eyesore, the layers upon layers of paint were a physical reminder of the passage of time, from...

Irma Weakens as S.C. Lifts Evacuation Orders: Governor's Update 09/12/17 10 a.m.

From: SCETV

Kaitlyn Park

washed out home and yard

Governor Henry McMaster addressed the public from South Carolina's Emergency Management Division (SCEMD), just after 10 a.m. today, Sept. 12, 2017.

As of 9:15 a.m., Governor McMaster lifted the evacuation order from the barrier islands of Hilton Head, Daufuskie, Tulfinny and Knowles Islands, and are available for reentry. There is restricted access to Harbor, Hunting, and Fripp Islands and Edisto Beach. Restricted access means local law enforcement will be able to enter as they...

The Latest: Gov. Lifts Barrier Island Evacuation Order, Cleanup Begins

From: This Week in South Carolina

Gavin Jackson

Palmetto Blvd. at Edisto Beach on Sept. 12, 2017.

The latest on now Tropical Storm Irma's effects in South Carolina (all times local):

4 p.m.

BEAUFORT -- Betsy Binette, who owns a crossfit gym with her husband Ted, was getting her workout in Tuesday. She squatted and pushed heavy chunks of pine tree into a pile after Ted sawed them up. The tree just missed their rental property on Bonaire Circle North and took down some power lines with it....

Irma: A Storm To Be Reckoned With

From: Palmetto Scene

Kim Sullivan

Photo after the storm

BEAUFORT, SC- After three years in Beaufort, I have experienced two hurricanes here...Matthew in October 2016 and now Irma. Waiting on a hurricane is very different in a town surrounded by water. There is so much preparation before hand. The house, pets, and outdoor furniture just to name a few. Boat owners are getting boats to dry storage or hooked up to trailers for evacuation. Sea island residents of Fripp, Hunting, Harbor and Daufuskie...

Governor McMaster Irma Update: 09/11/2017 2 p.m.

From: SCETV

Kaitlyn Park

flooding in charleston

Governor Henry McMaster held a press conference at 2 p.m. today, Monday, Sept. 11, 2017, from South Carolina's Emergency Management Division.

"We are very proud of the way citizens have responded to our urgings and warnings, and information. This has been a plan that has gone according to the way it was devised." Governor McMaster said.

Though Irma moved to the west out of direct damage to South Carolina, the governor advised, "It's...

VIDEO: Irma's Rain And Wind Arrive in South Carolina

From: This Week in South Carolina

Gavin Jackson

Folly Beach around high tide on Sept. 11, 2017.

The latest on now Tropical Storm Irma's effects in South Carolina (all times local):

6:45 p.m.

BEAUFORT -- Authorities are in the process of performing a damage assessment of roadways and causeways in the area that is expected to be completed Tuesday morning. Once it's completed a decision regarding reentry to the evacuated barrier islands will be announced.

Forecasts indicate that conditions may deteriorate again overnight and add to the current...

Road Into Rivers: Hurricane Irma at Isle of Palms

From: Palmetto Scene

Tabitha Safdi

Storm surge at Isle of Palms

ISLE OF PALMS - With heavy rain and winds peaking at 43 mph, residents of the Isle of Palms are weathering Hurricane Irma with bated breath. Some streets on the barrier island are turning into rivers. Isle of Palms Weather has reported 1.78 inches of rain since 12:00 AM.

Webcams are live on the deck at the The Windjammer .

Video courtesy of Brett Husley.

Coastal Devastation: Photos from Hurricane Irma

From: Palmetto Scene

Tabitha Safdi

Isle of Palms

Images from around the state of the devastation from Hurricane Irma.

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