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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.

O is for Oconee Bells

From: Carolina Stories

Oconee Bells

Clemson University Biology Professor Patrick McMillan talks about this amazing plant that grows mostly in upstate South Carolina.

StreamlineSC Service Update + NEW ETV Education Site

From: Education

Dean Byrd

ETV Education logo

ETV has provided a wealth of free digital media content to SC schools through the StreamlineSC service for over a dozen years. StreamlineSC has gone through upgrades and changes along the way, but now the need is trending for one-to-one lessons.

PBS NewsHour selects 2017 Student Reporting Labs Fellows: Two SC Students Chosen!

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Students who will participate in PBS Newshour's Student Reporting Labs Academy 2017

Twenty talented youth storytellers from 13 states will convene in the nation’s capital this summer with the common objective to advance the future of journalism and public media.

The middle and high school fellows are participants in the third annual Student Reporting Labs Academy in Washington, D.C. They will work alongside public media mentors to produce original digital content and sharpen their journalism and production skills. The fellows will also help program leaders develop...

Loveland Coffee

From: Making it Grow

Sean Flynn

Loveland Coffee

"Making It Grow" always enjoys it when Jennifer Badger from the South Carolina Department of Agriculture's South Carolina Specialty Food Association comes on the show. This time she invited Beach Loveland from Loveland Coffee. This is a socially responsible Specialty Coffee Roaster & Drive-Thru in Columbia, South Carolina serving Certified Fair Trade Organic Coffee since 2012.

James L. Petigru

From: SC Hall of Fame

James L. Petigru

James Louis Petigru (1789-1863) was a lawyer, jurist, and Unionist politician known for his famous quote “South Carolina is too small for a republic and too large for an insane asylum.” Petigru was born in Flatwoods, South Carolina and served in the South Carolina House of Representatives and as State Attorney General.

Brandon Velie, SC Chef Ambassador

From: Making it Grow

Sean Flynn

Brandon Veile, SC Chef Ambassador

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

Original SC highlights Chef Velie and his restaurant Juniper . Follow the link and “carpe corn chowder.”

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 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...