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Blended Learning: Making Your Classroom Interactive + Other ETV PD

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Classroom filled with teachers on computers

Blended Learning: Making Your Classroom Interactive is a week-long, hands-on, 60 renewal credit, Summer class offered by ETV. Educators will discover free webtools and apps to create an interactive unit of study for their specific subject and grade level, using the technology that is available in their classroom. Teachers will create instructional videos and digital assessments and will learn ways to digitally share these with their students and parents.

COST for Summer Week-long...

Fun-Filled First Weeks! | Endowment Intern Tara

From: SCETV Summer Interns

Tara Lenertz

Shot of SCETV control room

I have always had an enormous passion for public media, so the opportunity to participate in the ETV Endowment Internship Program this summer at SCETV in Columbia, S.C., feels like a dream come true! It’s hard to believe that I am already finishing my second week here. Every day has been filled with so many new and exciting experiences that the time seems to be flying by.

On the first day, I met my...

A Spring Day at Glencairn Garden

From: SCETV Regionals

Lauren Lanier

Glencairn Garden in Rock Hill, SC

It’s warm and sunny out. Bees are collecting nectar as flowers start to bloom at Glencairn Garden . Visitors are enjoying the spring day, while the turtles and ducks cool off in the ponds of the garden. It is the perfect place to spend a couple of hours of your day in Rock Hill, South Carolina. When you come and experience the beauty of Glencairn Garden, it’s like stepping into a land from a fairy...

Teacher Saves Time and Money with Virtual Doctor Visit

From: Telehealth

Taylor Crouch

A teacher scrolls through questions on a Smart Exam.

In an effort to improve access to care, hospitals across the state offer virtual exams for non-emergent needs.

Virtual exams, like Greenville Health System’s (GHS) Smart Exam , enable patients to register and complete a guided questionnaire, to be reviewed by a local provider who then offers a treatment plan.

Patients can access these exams from their phone, tablet or computer, allowing them to connect with a doctor wherever they are, at an...

O is for Opera House

From: Carolina Stories

Newberry Opera House

The Newberry Opera House is located in Newberry, South Carolina.

2017 National Geographic Bee: SC Student Competes

From: Education

Bette Jamison

National Geographic Bee logo

The National Geographic Bee is an annual competition organized by the National Geographic Society, designed to inspire and reward students' curiosity about the world. Students from 10,000 schools across the United States are competing in the 2017 National Geographic Bee for a chance to win college scholarships and the glory of being the National Geographic Bee Champion.

Congratulations to Connor Fraley from Florence, SC , for being our SC champion! Conner is an 8th...

ALL Awards and Peggy Parish Prize Nominations - Deadline Extended to June 7

From: Education

Bette Jamison

ALL Awards logo

The Annual Literacy Leaders (ALL) Awards Nominations Committee is seeking nominations for the 2017 awards program.

Getting Started | Endowment Intern Lauren

From: SCETV Summer Interns

Lauren Lanier

Thames Farm in Chester County, SC

Written by: ETV Carolinas Endowment Intern Lauren Lanier

I am currently in the second week of my ETV Endowment internship with SCETV and creating my first blog on my experience, so far, and what I have learned. I am so excited and grateful that I have this opportunity to work with SCETV and work with Kaitlyn, the producer at ETV Carolinas, who is my supervisor. She is very patient and kind with me...

Watermelon Recipes

From: Making it Grow

Sean Flynn

Watermelon Recipe

The 2017 SC Watermelon Queen Blakely Johnson visited us at "Making It Grow" and shared with us how to make healthy salads featuring SC watermelon. She also provided nutritional information and health benefits for watermelons.

Beau Sorenson, SC Natural Resources Conservation Service

From: Making it Grow

Sean Flynn

Beau Sorenson, S.C. Natural Resources Conservation Service

Amanda McNulty interviews Beau Sorenson of S.C. Natural Resources Conservation Service, during the fifth annual S.C. Agribiz and Farm Expo at the Florence Civic Center on Jan. 12, 2017.

May on Knowitall

From: Education

Mimi Brown

Images from content featured in late May 2017 on Knowitall


As the spring semester comes to an end, our thoughts turn to proms, graduations and the start of summer vacations. Almost in an instant, this joyous, celebratory time of year can become a time of immense heartbreak and tragedy when a young person’s life is taken all too soon, as a result of risky behavior or inexperience....

Richland County Library Wins National Award

From: Palmetto Scene

John Underwood

RCPL Main Branch

The Richland County Library in Columbia was recently honored by The Institute of Museum and Library Services as a recipient of the 2017 National Medal for Museum and Library Service. The award is the highest honor that is given to museums and libraries, and Richland County’s library had been nominated for this prestigious award for the two previous years in a row before this year’s win. Richland County’s library is one of only five libraries...

PBS NewsHour Selects Greenville Students as Reporting Labs Fellows


Glenn Rawls

Kimberly Castro-Rebolledo and Christian Peebles of Legacy Charter School

South Carolina ETV and the PBS NewsHour are extremely excited to announce that Greenville students Kimberly Castro-Rebolledo and Christian Peebles of Legacy Charter School have been selected as Student Reporting Labs Fellows and will attend NewsHour’s annual academy this summer from June 25-30. Thanks to the very hard work of Student Reporting Lab Connected Educator Neena Kumar and mentor producer Kaitlyn Cannon of South Carolina ETV, Kimberly and Christian will join 20 other students from...

Edgefield Pottery

From: ETV Shorts

Tabitha Safdi

Edgefield Pottery

Edgefield is known around the country, and some would argue the world, as a pottery capital. Piedmont Technical College has embraced this and offers students a one of a kind program that teaches not only modern pottery but also age-old pottery from the region.

Summer P.D. When You Want It

From: Education

Kathy Finger

a teacher with young students outside

Teachers, this summer, in between travelling, swimming, reading, and resting (and resting some more!)... get some high-quality P.D. in with a course or two from PBS TeacherLine . Choose from free or low-cost ‘mini’ self-paced courses or renewal/graduate credit facilitated courses.

Enroll anytime in a self-paced course ! Several courses are FREE, others only $49. Sample courses offered:

LEAD1103 Positive Behavior in Schools III: Bullying Prevention LEAD1171 Classroom Video Production SCIE1302 Science Teaching...

SC Senate Legislative Update May 8 - 12, 2017

From: This Week in South Carolina

Gavin Jackson

The S.C. Senate

The General Assembly reached sine die adjournment on Thursday, the last day of the regular legislative session.

All bills not enrolled for ratification or assigned to a conference committee by 5 p.m. on Thursday are stalled until the General Assembly reconvenes in January. The General Assembly will return on Tuesday, May 23 to take up conference committee reports, including the budget conference report, and any vetoes by the governor.

Also, the House and...

SC House Legislative Update May 9, 2017

From: This Week in South Carolina

Gavin Jackson

The S.C. House of Representatives

Legislative Update May 9, 2017 Vol. 34, No. 17

The House of Representatives refused to concur in Senate amendments to H.3516, comprehensive INFRASTRUCTURE FUNDING AND GOVERNANCE legislation, and appointed a conference committee to address its differences with the Senate on the bill.

The House appointed a conference committee to address its differences with the Senate on H.3720, the General Appropriation Bill, and H.3721, the joint resolution making appropriations from the Capital Reserve Fund,...

My Telehealth Shares Voices of the Community

From: Telehealth

Marina Ziehe

Thank you

In 2016, the My Telehealth campaign was born with a simple goal: to raise awareness about telehealth, which means the delivery of healthcare via different types of technology.

Over the course of one year, our team traveled across S.C. searching for stories that could educate and inform the public about the telehealth resources that are out there. But what we found was so much more than we originally expected. We discovered stories of hope...

FREE Sesame Street Educator's Math Course - Make Believe with Math!

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Sesame Street - Make Believe with Math graphic

We invite you to join your friends at Sesame Street for a FREE online course for early childhood educators Make Believe with Math.

Chester County Farm Raises All-Natural Products

From: Palmetto Scene

Kaitlyn Cannon

Thames Farm in Fort Lawn, SC.

“I love meeting people of the community and having them come back and tell me, ‘I loved your pork chops, I love your sausages…we get so satisfied when we eat it, your chicken seems to go further than what I get from the grocery store…I love your eggs, my cakes are better.’ That’s just, that’s a big deal to me because I know that they are satisfied with what I’m doing, so what I’m doing...

Carolina Classrooms - Preparing for the 2017 Solar Eclipse - View the Video!

From: Education

Karen Hermann

Tom Falvey talking about the 2017 total solar eclipse

Tom Falvey, Director of Education, and Jugnu Verma, Observatory Educator, from the South Carolina State Museum, provide useful information, such as, the best time to view and safely viewing, and interesting facts about the 2017 Total Solar Eclipse in South Carolina. Planned State Museum events for the weekend and day of the eclipse are also shared.

GrowFood Carolina

From: Making it Grow

Sean Flynn

GrowFood Carolina

Team "Making It Grow" visits GrowFood Carolina in Charleston, SC and talks with general manager Sara Clow. GrowFood officially opened its doors in 2011 at a warehouse in downtown Charleston. Over the past four years, the hub has grown from marketing for 5 producers to more than 75, all in the state of South Carolina. GrowFood provides local farmers the sales, marketing, logistics, warehousing and distribution functions they need and that previously have been available...

Three Schools Accepted to Innovation Network

From: Education

Bette Jamison

TransformSC logo

TransformSC, an initiative of the South Carolina Council on Competitiveness, has accepted three schools to its statewide network of innovative schools: C.A. Johnson High School (Richland One), Sevier Middle School (Greenville), and Carolina Elementary School (Darlington).

“The fact that more schools and districts are joining the TransformSC network shows how leadership can transform education in South Carolina,” said Pamela Lackey, state president of AT&T and co-chair of TransformSC. “These leaders in our education community...

Telemedicine Hits a Winner at the Tennis Courts

From: Telehealth

Marina Ziehe

Tennis Player

Tennis matches are not won merely by hitting great shots. Optimal health and well-being are important components of an athlete's winning strategy. In order to help high performance athletes play their best on the courts, the MUSC Health Sports Medicine team partnered with the Women’s Tennis Association to expand its medical services during the Volvo Car Open, one of the premiere women’s-only tournaments in professional tennis. The local tournament happens annually on Daniel Island, Charleston....

The 11th Annual Beaufort International Film Festival

From: Student Multimedia Program

Joey Roberts and Bradley Stanley

Beaufort Film Festival

Every year in the Lowcountry town of Beaufort, South Carolina, the Beaufort International Film Festival transforms the town from a sleepy little haven into a busy, exciting setting, bringing filmmakers and moviegoers together for an exciting weekend of screenings, educational seminars, parties, and awards.