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Sonographers Expand Training Using Telehealth

From: Telehealth

Marina Ziehe

Sonograher uses Echo to read heart

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.

ETV StreamlineSC Service Update

From: Education

Dean Byrd

School children using tablets

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...

Summer 2017 PD Opportunities from ETV

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Young women on laptops

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!

EOC Adopts Recommendations to Merge Accountability Systems

From: Education

Bette Jamison

SC Education Oversight Committee logo

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.

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, February 2017

From: SCETV

Linda O'Bryon

Liberty and Slavery: The Paradox of America’s Founding Fathers

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...

Town of Ridgeway

From: ETV Shorts

Tabitha Safdi

Town of Ridgeway

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 Highlights for February 2017

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Painting from Liberty -Slavery: The Paradox of Americas Founding Fathers

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.

The New Nutrition Facts Panel

From: Making it Grow

Sean Flynn

The New Nutrition Facts Panel

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...

Liberty & Slavery: The Paradox of America’s Founding Fathers

From: SCETV Presents

Amy Shumaker

Liberty & Slavery: The Paradox of America’s Founding Fathers | 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...

S.C. Senate Legislative Update Jan. 24, 2017

From: This Week in South Carolina

Gavin Jackson

South Carolina. Lt. Gov. Kevin Bryant in the Senate on Jan. 25, 2017.

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....

S.C. House Legislative Update Jan. 24, 2017

From: This Week in South Carolina

Gavin Jackson

The South Carolina State House

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...

State Library Arbuthnot Lecture: Award-winning Author Jacqueline Woodson April 1

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Arbuthnot Lecture graphic featuring Jacqueline Woodson

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.

B is for Brookgreen Gardens

From: Carolina Stories

B is for Brookgreen Garden

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.

Educators - Engaging, Creative and Free PD Provided by ETV

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Teachers in class on computers

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.

Donald Russell

From: SC Hall of Fame

Donald Russell

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.

Gov. Henry McMaster's Swearing-In Ceremony

From: This Week in South Carolina

Gavin Jackson

Gov. Henry McMaster taking the oath of office.

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....

State House Power Moves

From: This Week in South Carolina

Gavin Jackson

The 2017 S.C. Senate

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...

Learn with ETV - Teacher Recertification Courses Start Soon

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Teacher on laptop

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.

The Needler, a Lexington Mainstay

From: ETV Shorts

Tabitha Safdi

The Needler

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.

For Holocaust Memorial Day on Friday, Jan. 27, Visit Knowitall's Holocaust Remembrance Collection

From: Education

Mimi Brown

Holocaust victims boarding train

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.

South Carolina...

S.C. House Legislative Update Jan. 17, 2017

From: This Week in South Carolina

Gavin Jackson

The S.C. House of Representatives

Legislative Update January 17, 2017 Vol. 34, No. 2

HOUSE WEEK IN REVIEW

On Tuesday, January 10, 2017, lawmakers gathered in Columbia to commence the 122nd South Carolina General Assembly. On Wednesday, the House of Representatives and the Senate sat in joint assembly to receive the Governor’s annual State of the State Address. During the week, committees began their work on legislation to report out for consideration by the full House.

The...

2017 Legislative Preview

From: This Week in South Carolina

Gavin Jackson

The South Carolina Statehouse

The legislative session was in full gear this week in Columbia, while Gov. Nikki Haley was before a U.S. Senate committee for her hearing to become the next U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations.

Haley was before the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Wednesday where she presented her foreign policy stances, many of which clashed with President Donald Trump’s positions.

"I do anticipate that he will listen to all of us and...

Will Your Science Students Be Among the Next Generation of Cancer Researchers?

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Emperor Science Award graphic of stidents in science lab

PBS LearningMedia and Stand Up To Cancer are proud to announce the Emperor Science Award program - a unique virtual mentoring program that pairs university-level research scientists with high school students, presenting an exciting opportunity for them to explore the world of science, grow their skills, build confidence and conduct rewarding cancer and cancer care research.

SC Nonprofit Invites South Carolinians to Experience Opera

From: Palmetto Scene

Tabitha Safdi

The Palmetto Opera

In 2001, a group of opera enthusiasts got together and formed The Palmetto Opera with the mission of presenting professional opera to the Midlands and South Carolina. The official debut of Palmetto Opera came in 2003, with the performance of “Love, Murder & Revenge.” Since then, the number of performances has grown.

"Opera is a wonderful, important art form. It brings together drama and singing, and chorus, and an orchestra, and the set, so...

People's Rally in SC State Capital: #WhyWeMarch

From: Palmetto Scene

Kaitlyn Park

people rally at the South Carolina state house

Women, men and children of all ages gathered on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017, for a People's Rally and Strategy Summit at the South Carolina State House. The rally was planned as a sister event for the Women's March on Washington, D.C. Attendees marched to Columbia's Music Farm where activists and community leaders gathered together to speak about the current political climate and what it means for the progressive movement in South Carolina.

Palmetto...

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