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From: SC Hall of Fame
A Charleston native, Philip Simmons (1912-2009) was famous for his decorative ironwork pieces, which are featured throughout Charleston and in various other parts of the world. When he began his career, blacksmiths in Charleston made everyday household objects, such as horseshoes. By the time he retired 77 years later, the craft was considered an art form, rather than a practical profession.
From: Palmetto Scene
The Friendship 9 consisted of students from Friendship Junior College . These students are best known for their historic one-mile walk from Friendship Junior College to McCrory’s Variety Store on January 31, 1961. They walked into the front door of McCrory’s expecting adversity and as they sat at the segregated lunch counter, they received just that. They were arrested moments later.
The Friendship 9 may not have been the first Civil Rights protestors in...
From: Palmetto Scene
On January 31, 1961, civil rights history was made in South Carolina. African American students from Friendship Junior College walked a mile to stage a sit-in at a segregated lunch counter on Main Street in Rock Hill, South Carolina. On that day, they had a mission. Their mission was to be put in jail. Once in jail, they would refuse to pay or accept bail, in order to pose a financial burden on local authorities....
Carolina Classrooms: Making College Affordable, which originally aired live on January 25 on ETV, is now available online!.
This special edition of ETV’s education series Carolina Classrooms will provide information that is timely for students seeking financial assistance for the 2017-18 school year, plus give students and their parents the opportunity to get their questions answered!
From: Making it Grow
Clemson Extension Agent and Host of "Making It Grow" Amanda McNulty travels to a Worm Farm near Simpsonville, SC where Terry Unger raises Red Worms and Louisiana Swamp Worms. Terry takes us through the process on how he cares for these worms and also talks about how they are used for fishing or for composting.
In the Pee Dee region of South Carolina, a group of heart sonographers meet once a quarter for continuing education classes. Originally provided in-house, the training later expanded to encompass videoconferencing technology. Through telehealth, area sonographers in remote locations can connect to the host site, McLeod Regional Medical Cente r in Florence, to gain valuable knowledge and experience.
Since 2004, ETV has provided a wealth of free digital media content to SC schools through our StreamlineSC service, including state-specific content developed by ETV as well as national content provided by partners. Due to funding decreases and new ETV services on the horizon, Learn360 will no longer be provided through ETV AFTER the end of the 2016-17 school year. The excellent national content provided by current partner Learn360 will continue to be available until...
This summer why not have ETV provide engaging Professional Development for your teachers? Book one or more days with an ETV Instructional Technology Specialist at no cost to your school or district!
On January 17, the Education Oversight Committee (EOC) adopted recommendations for a single accountability system that meet both federal and state requirements for school accountability. The recommendations were required as part of Act 200 of 2014, enacted by the SC General Assembly and follow 18 months of engagement from stakeholders representing parents, community members, business leaders, and educators.
Dear Viewers and Listeners:
This month SCETV offers a new “SCETV Presents” special to the nation. Liberty and Slavery: The Paradox of America’s Founding Fathers takes a unique look at how our founding fathers struggled for liberty and equality, while at the same time embracing slavery.
We again broadcast the annual Black History Teleconference, The Struggle Continues: Crisis in Black Education. Also offered nationally, this program gives students the chance to talk to...
From: ETV Shorts
Full of beauty and small town charm, Ridgeway offers visitor's a chance to step back in time to experience the Old South past. Visitor's can see the world's smallest police station, have lunch at the Tea Room and even see some antiques at the local hardware store.
ETV presents programs of interest to teachers and students! In February, you’ll find a variety of interesting documentaries from Liberty & Slavery: The Paradox of America’s Founding Fathers to Black Ballerina, special Sesame Street and Peg + Cat episodes for Valentine’s Day, plus new series This Week in South Carolina continues with timely, weekly programs.
From: Making it Grow
Clemson Extension’s Food Safety & Nutrition Team Members Dr. Kimberly Baker and Shana Madden join "Making It Grow" to talk about the new Nutrition Facts Panel. People look at food labels for different reasons. But whatever the reason, many consumers would like to know how to use this information more effectively and easily. Kimberly and Shana will explain to our viewers how to use nutrition labels to make quick, informed food choices that contribute to...
From: SCETV Presents
Liberty & Slavery by A. Troy Thomas and Christopher P. Marshall
Revolutionary America was a place of extraordinary paradox. America's Founding Fathers were men yearning for a nation of individual liberty and unprecedented independence. Thomas Jefferson expressed this desire for freedom from England in the Declaration of Independence in 1776 by writing:
"We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator...
This week in the Senate Jan. 23 - Jan. 27, 2017
The Senate returned to regular statewide session this week after spending the previous week working at the committee level to move bills to the floor for debate. Former Lieutenant Governor Henry McMaster became South Carolina’s governor this week following the resignation of former Governor Nikki Haley, who received confirmation by the U.S. Senate to be the next U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations....
Legislative Update January 24, 2017 Vol. 34, No. 3
During the initial days of the session, committees of the House of Representatives began their work on legislation to report out for consideration by the full House.
The House amended, approved, and sent the Senate H.3462, a bill revising the election of the BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF FLORENCE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT NUMBER THREE to extend the terms of board members to four years, stagger...
The South Carolina State Library will host the annual 2017 May Hill Arbuthnot Lecture featuring award-winning author Jacqueline Woodson on April 1, 2017 at the University of South Carolina Darla Moore School of Business. The event is free, but ticket is required for access.
From: Carolina Stories
B is for Brookgreen Gardens. Helen Benso, VP of Marketing at Brookgreen Gardens talks about this wonderful resource. Brookgreen Gardens is located between Myrtle Beach and Pawleys Island, South Carolina, off US Highway 17 Bypass, across from Huntington Beach State Park.
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! Schedule your training NOW for Winter, Spring or Summer.
From: SC Hall of Fame
Donald Stuart Russell (1906-1998) was a protégé of former Secretary of State James F. Byrnes. Russell was Governor of South Carolina from 1963-1965 and a U.S. Senator. He also served as President of the University of South Carolina. The Donald S. Russell Papers are preserved at the University.
Henry McMaster was sworn-in as the 117th Governor of South Carolina in a ceremony held at the State House on Tuesday.
McMaster replaced Gov. Nikki Haley after the U.S. Senate confirmed her, 96-4, to be President Donald Trump's Ambassador to the United Nations moments earlier.
McMaster has served as Haley's Lieutenant Governor in her second and final term since 2014.
"The place we call our home is unique and so are we....
A day after Lt. Gov. Henry McMaster replaced outgoing Gov. Nikki Haley, Senators elected Sen. Kevin Bryant as McMaster's successor. Senate President Pro Tempore Hugh Leatherman, R-Florence, successfully retained his position shortly after Bryant was elected by the Senate on Wednesday.
Senate Democrats and 10 Republicans, including Leatherman, helped keep him in the powerful position by a vote of 28-16 over the only other candidate, Sen. Harvey Peeler, R-Gaffney.
The Republicans who voted...
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. Register NOW … Winter session starts January 23.
From: ETV Shorts
Located on Main Street in Lexington, The Needler serves knitting and needlepoint enthusiasts across South Carolina. The family-owned business caters to customers' needs by providing one-on-one assistance and anything needed to start a knitting project.
Holocaust Remembrance Collection
For Holocaust Memorial Day, observed on Friday, January 27, we share these resources for remembrance on Knowitall:
Seared Souls: South Carolina Voices of the Holocaust
Trace the events of the Holocaust through the testimony of survivors who settled in South Carolina. Interviews are combined with dramatic archival footage for a powerful and moving record of the inhumanity that was experienced during the Holocaust.