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Teacher Appreciation Week: Students Give Thanks

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Photo of Henry Louis Gates, Jr. producer and host of Finding your Roots

We want to thank you for teaching children to love learning, to reach for the stars, to inspire them to think outside of the box, to never stop growing, and to always keep a curious mind.

Requiem for My Mother

From: SCETV Presents

Amy Shumaker

Steve Edwards the producer and composer of Requiem for My Mother

Requiem for My Mother is an award-winning documentary and a compelling musical celebration of life and love, loss and acceptance. The film chronicles the personal journey of prolific Hollywood film score composer Stephen Edwards as he is forced to deal with the sudden loss of his mother, Rosalie Edwards, whose passion for music transformed his life and who was his constant inspiration.

To deal with his loss, Edwards channels his anger, passion, sadness,...

City of Hartsville

From: ETV Shorts

Tabitha Safdi

City of Hartsville

Located in the Pee Dee region of the state, the City of Hartsville has a little something for everyone to enjoy. From the beautiful grounds at Kalmia Gardens to the eclectic coffee shop, Midnight Rooster, you can expect pleasant surprises when visiting Hartsville.

Teacher Appreciation Week – ETV Celebrates our SC Teachers!

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Teacher seated working with students

From May 8-12, 2017, we celebrate and say “Thank You” to our SC teachers! Teachers change the lives of millions of children every day. Their dedicated work and impact extends far beyond the boundaries of the classroom.

Virtual Care Delivers New Patient Experience

From: Telehealth

Taylor Crouch

Palmetto Health Emergency Center

As patients use technology to seek care outside the traditional walls of a doctor's office or hospital, models for providing healthcare shift.

The Director of the Emergency Departments at Palmetto Health , and CEO of the Palmetto Health Quality Collaborative , Dr. William Gerard discusses what patients want.

"They want availability, more than anything. They want a great outcome and they want it at a reasonable cost," says Gerard.

Virtual care and...

N is for Native American

From: Carolina Stories

Native American regalia

South Carolina is home to eleven Native American tribes. Can you name them all?

You can view more in the Knowitall.org Native American Heritage Collection .

ETV Recertification – Earn Credit by June 30th or Later in Summer

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Teacher on laptop smiling

ETV Teacher Recertification offers South Carolina teachers a variety of online, self-paced courses approved by SDE for 20 renewal credits. SPRING II session ends June 16. Credit earned in this session will meet SC teacher’s recertification needs by June 30th renewal cycle deadline. Register for SPRING II session by end of day May 11th … Or …

How Do You Paint a Dream: Dalí at the CMA

From: Palmetto Scene

Kaitlyn Park

Dalí's Sandman

"We continue to love Dali, but the question is why?" Palmetto Scene spoke with Chief Curator Will South of the Columbia Museum of Art about the whimsy and wonder of Salvador Dalí, the man who captured our dreams. Yet many Dalí enthusiasts are unaware that the surrealist also illustrated Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland , Miguel Cervantes' Don Quixote , and Hans Christian Andersen's fairy tales.

The University of South Carolina Irvin Rare Books...

Elizabeth O’Neill Verner

From: SC Hall of Fame

Elizabeth O’Neill Verner

Elizabeth O'Neill Verner (1883–1979) was an artist, author and preservationist from Charleston, South Carolina. She was one of the leading figures in the “Charleston Renaissance” movement, which sought to protect the city’s artistic and historic reputation. The South Carolina Arts Commission gives the Elizabeth O’Neill Verner Awards for the Arts in her honor.

Bee Well Honey

From: Making it Grow

Sean Flynn

Bee Well Honey jars

Team "Making It Grow" visits with the 2016 South Carolina Swisher Sweets/Sunbelt Expo Farmer of the Year Kerry Owen of Bee Well Honey in Pickens, SC. Owen’s business focuses on streamlined production and distribution. In addition to raising bees and running a store, Owen also offers educational boot camps for beginning and advanced beekeepers. He also plans to start a Honeybee College.

Inmates and Taxpayers to Benefit from Pilot Project

From: Telehealth

Taylor Crouch

S.C. prisons will use telehealth for urgent care in five prison facilities.

In 2017, the South Carolina Department of Corrections (SCDC) will begin connecting inmates to providers over video, for urgent care needs.

Traditionally, inmates would be transported with security personnel to an emergency department, whether or not the need was emergent. According to the SCDC, a transport can cost on average $491. In a year, inmates might be transported over 28,000 times. The partnership with the Medical University of South Carolina will allow inmates to...

Lee Correctional Facility Making Music

From: Palmetto Scene

Aimee Crouch

Drums

For the last four years, a chamber music ensemble from Carnegie Hall in New York City comes to Bishopville to spend a week as part of a program through the S.C. Department of Corrections. The group, Decodas, works with inmates at the Lee Correctional Facility to compose original music and then perform it in concert. It’s bringing much more than just music to the facility.

Amy Fortes, SC Chef Ambassador

From: Making it Grow

Sean Flynn

Amy Fortes, SC Chef Ambassador

“Making It Grow” host Amanda McNulty interviews Amy Fortes, SC Chef Ambassador, during the fifth annual S.C. Agribiz and Farm Expo at the Florence Civic Center on Jan. 11, 2017.

LearningWhy Lesson Collaboration: Creating a Better Way to Learn

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Screen shot from LearningWhy home page

ETV is building a new website to house innovative lessons for tomorrow’s graduate. LearningWhy hosts complete standards-based lessons for one-to-one technology environments and is funded by the South Carolina K-12 Technology Initiative. The complete site, to be released in fall 2017, will include cross-curricular activities, lesson progressions, assessment, and all the media and content links needed for teaching to standards. But the site already houses exciting project-based learning lessons created in partnership!

June on Knowitall

From: Education

Mimi Brown

Images from featured content on Knowitall

Knowitall has Collections that are perfect for Summertime! Take a nice, cool Dive in…to Knowitall , explore Smart is Fun and find resources to safely enjoy the 2017 Total Solar Eclipse . In preparation for Ken Burns’ The Vietnam War coming Sept. 17, learn about our Wars & Conflicts , organized by era.

SC House Legislative Update April 25, 2017

From: This Week in South Carolina

Gavin Jackson

The S.C. House of Representatives.

Legislative Update April 25, 2017 Vol. 34, No. 15

The House of Representatives concurred in Senate amendments to H.3792, a bill addressing MINIMUM STANDARDS FOR RESTROOMS AVAILABLE AT MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOL STADIUMS, and enrolled the legislation for ratification. This legislation establishes minimum standards for the numbers of restroom plumbing fixtures available for men and women at middle school and high school stadiums as a means of relieving public schools from the financial burden...

SC Senate Legislative Update April 24 - April 28, 2017

From: This Week in South Carolina

Gavin Jackson

The S.C. State House.

On Thursday, the Senate gave a third and final reading to an amended version of H. 3516, commonly called the roads bill, by a vote of 30-9. The Senate’s version would raise the state’s motor fuel user fee 2 cents per gallon over a six year period for a total of 12 cents, in addition to other fee increases. When fully implemented, the legislative package would provide up to approximately $800 million annually in new...

ETV Highlights for June 2017

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Photo of soldiers standing in front of building circa 1910

ETV presents programs of interest to teachers and students! In June, don’t miss the special program celebrating the 100th anniversary of Fort Jackson entitled Victory Starts Here: Fort Jackson Centennial, 2017 SC Teacher of the Year Celebration naming the new SC Teacher of the Year for 2018 and several very unique history and science specials!

Clemson Engineering Students Improve Healthcare-Related Companies

From: Palmetto Scene

Kaitlyn Cannon

Clemson Students with Shea Tolbert, General Family and Cosmetic Dentist at Family Dental Health.

Each year, students in the Industrial Engineering program at Clemson University complete senior projects. These projects culminate their four years at the university and allow them to use their education to benefit businesses in the area. This year, a few students had the opportunity to use industrial engineering in a field that many may not expect, healthcare.

Sloan Bankson, an Industrial Engineering student working on a senior project for Family Dental Health , explains,...

Come See Me Festival 2017

From: SCETV Regionals

Kaitlyn Cannon

Arts and Craft Project at Come See Me

The Come See Me Festival in Rock Hill, South Carolina, has been around for more than 50 years. It is described as the annual “salute to spring,” with nearly 80 events and activities. The festival consists of music concerts, tailgates, a Barbecue Cook-off, tours, car shows, art exhibitions, and much more. The festival started on April 20th and ended on April 29th. Its logo features Glen the Frog, who was created by Vernon Grant...

ETV Announces Batesburg Teacher Selected 2017 PBS Digital Innovator

From: Education

Glenn Rawls

Ashley Fort, Batesburg teacher selected for 2017 Digital Innovators Program

South Carolina ETV Announces Batesburg Teacher Selected for the 2017 Digital Innovators Program

USC Women's Basketball Team Honored at State House

From: This Week in South Carolina

Gavin Jackson

USC head coach Dawn Staley

The 2017 national championship-winning University of South Carolina women's basketball team, along with head coach Dawn Staley, were honored at the State House on April 25, 2017.

The ceremony in the State House culminates nearly a month of festivities honoring the Gamecocks for defeating Mississippi State 67-55 for their first-ever national championship. Days after winning the title on April 2, the women's basketball team was honored with a parade in downtown Columbia.

Head...

Geneticist Offers a New Option for Families Seeking Answers

From: Telehealth

Taylor Crouch

A family sits in the waiting room for their telehealth appointment.

While patients at the Greenwood Genetic Center’s (GGC) Florence site might wait to see a geneticist in person, they now have another choice—to see a geneticist over a secure video conference, or telehealth.

Telehealth gives patients more appointment options to choose from, which could allow them to see a geneticist sooner. In late 2016, GGC began offering telehealth appointments at their Florence site, which has no full-time geneticist. In fact, when it comes to...

Cherokee Speedway

From: Student Multimedia Program

J. Turner and C. Drosos

Cherokee Speedway

Cherokee Speedway is a popular dirt track in Gaffney, South Carolina. A hub of family activity and pure American entertainment, Cherokee Speedway is a landmark of the southeast dirt track circuit. Since the 1960s, Cherokee has been making names for hometown racers and families. Ask any of the racers and they'll tell you, "dirt is for racing, and asphalt is for getting there!"

M is for Myrtle Beach

From: Carolina Stories

M is for Myrtle Beach

Kimberly Miles with the Myrtle Beach area Chamber of Commerce talks about this wonderful vacation destination.

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