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This month on Knowitall, we’re excited to share our first 3D Virtual Tour! Try out this new technology in your classroom with an up-close tour of Homestead House at Historic Brattonsville. There’s also a new Martin Luther King Day Collection to explore, and we have resources for remembrance on Holocaust Memorial Day.
ETV presents programs of interest to teachers and students! In January, ETV coverage of the SC Legislative season begins again, ETV’s new public affairs program This Week in South Carolina starts, new and exciting PBS series premiere, and new episodes in ETV Kids programs, including a new movie Splash and Bubbles: One Big Ocean, are on tap for the New Year!
From: Palmetto Scene
As South Carolina prepares for possible winter weather this weekend, the S.C. Deparment of Transportation is prepping roads in advance. Crews will begin working on interstates and major roads in the upstate today and continue the work in the Midlands and the Pee Dee tomorrow. Snow and ice equipment is being readied in all 46 counties. The SCDOT reminds motorists to use extreme caution in winter weather and to slow down.
The S.C. Emergency...
TransformSC's Learning Institutes are designed to connect TransformSC Schools and Districts with experts on transformative practices in the classroom. The events are offered free of charge to TransformSC Schools and Districts. Seats will be offered to the general public, as available. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org .
Calling all South Carolina public school students grades K-12 to participate in the SC Future Minds 2017 “This Schools Got STEAM” and “This School’s Got Talent” competitions!
This School’s Got Talent
Singers, bands and other performers – This School’s Got Talent is for YOU!
Finalists will be chosen with help from Grammy-Award winning band “Hootie and the Blowfish.”
Submit video entries January 16 – 29 here .
As a second year medical student, Heyward Mack is passionate about medicine and practicing in his community. When he was younger, his mother was diagnosed with kidney failure. From that moment forward, his success in math and sciences would fuel his passion to study medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) in Charleston, South Carolina.
Mack is also a self-proclaimed technology nerd. In a recent interprofessional course, “Telehealth Teams of the Future,”...
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!
Dear Viewers and Listeners:
SCETV starts the year out with a variety of new and stimulating programming. Our co-production series Reel South begins a second season of documentaries that highlights some of the best non-fiction storytelling from the American South.
Our new public affairs series, This Week in South Carolina , features interviews with the newsmakers of the week. The programs are hosted by Charles Bierbauer, former ABC and CNN correspondent and Dean...
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.
Winter Session starts January 23 and ends March 21. Courses will open for you to begin work on January 23 and you must complete by end of the day March...
Jayden is an active and playful seven year-old boy who lives with his family in Myrtle Beach. At the age of six, Jayden suffered his first of five strokes while coming back from school.
“I was extremely scared, just wanting my son to get better,” his mother Megan Schnall said.
Jayden was quickly taken to Conway Medical Center, a community hospital ten minutes from their house. It was there that the family was...
The April 2016 broadcast was the final live program from Colonial Williamsburg’s series for schools – CWEFT and HERO Live ! However, since mid-August 2016, the library of past programming is available FREE in the new Colonial Williamsburg Education Resource Library.
By creating a free account, teachers, students and learners of all ages can access a constantly-expanding library of resources, including the videos, lesson plans, and interactive learning games that comprised the Colonial Williamsburg...
Featured on Knowitall in December: A New SC Hall of Fame, Explore South Carolina, Visual & Performing Arts, and Detective Bonz!
Please take a look at our featured content for December! There's something for everyone!Joseph P. Riley | S.C. Hall of Fame
Joseph P. Riley, Jr. was born in 1943 in Charleston, South Carolina. He attended The Citadel and the University of South Carolina School of Law.Riley served six years in the South Carolina House of Representatives and was elected Mayor of Charleston in 1975. He served ten four-year terms as Mayor, leading the...
At eleven years old, Micah has been interested in sports for most of his life.
"Ever since he was two years old, I would have to buy him his own helmet and he would walk around with it all the time," said Felicia Maine, Micah's mother.
With practice, games, and growth spurts, Felicia and Micah went to their long time pediatrician, Dr. James Simmons from All Children's Pediatrics, for advice. Maine says, it...
Abby and Richard Feistel describe their family through their Christian faith and roots in the south.
“Blessed for sure,” says Richard Feistel, describing his children.
They have three daughters and a son, filling their home with tiny voices, laughter, and sounds of lots of toys. Both youngest children have special needs. And the youngest, Jedidiah "Jed", was not expected to survive birth having a bladder obstruction, small lungs, and a high chance of...
With regret, we announce that World of Oper a, produced and distributed by WDAV Classical Public Radio and South Carolina Public Radio, has ended production; the final episode of the series was broadcast on December 10. The provider of the recorded live operatic performances that are the mainstay of the series, the European Broadcasting Union, was no longer able to continue to deliver these performances. SC Public Radio was proud to be a part of...
ETV will re-broadcast this series on ETVHD on Jan. 15 at 4:00 p.m. and Jan. 22 at 4:00 p.m. (Parts 1 and 2)
Explore educational materials from the series Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise. Embark with professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr. on a deeply personal journey through the last fifty years of African American history. Travel from the victories of the Civil Rights movement up to today, asking profound questions about...
From: Palmetto Scene
The University of South Carolina’s economists at The Darla Moore School of Business unveiled their 2017 economic forecast and they expect gains for the state this upcoming year. The state continues to add more jobs and expects incomes to rise for S.C. families. Job growth is expected to be at 2.6% and the unemployment rate should drop from 4.7% to 4.5% in the next year.
Joey Von Nessen, a researcher, said “South Carolina’s economy...
From: Palmetto Scene
South Carolina ranks in the top ten nationally for its high poverty levels, and during the holiday season, many people like to give to those less fortunate. In the town of Kingstree, a group of Catholic Sisters aims to help those in need and teach the value of giving back, not just at Christmas, but all year long.
Jack Frost nipping at your nose? Visit PBS LearningMedia to view all the content that connects the holidays to learning...view these resources by grade level below!!
Learn about winter weather with Sid the Science Kid!
Use these short videos to teach your students about temperature, thermometers, and the weather- all while celebrating the holidays!
Making Spirits Bright: Videos for Grades PreK - 2 includes these collections friom PBS...
The Hour of Code is a global movement reaching tens of millions of students in 180+ countries. Anyone, anywhere can organize an Hour of Code event. One-hour tutorials are available in over 45 languages. No experience needed. Ages 4 to 104. Learn more about events going on all over the world! Visit the Hour of Code website .
Promote the Hour of Code using these ideas and resources .
Resources fior teachers are available here .
From: Palmetto Scene
This December marks the 75th anniversary of Pearl Harbor, a “date that will live in infamy,” according to former president Franklin Roosevelt. His speech continues as he explains that December 7, 1941 is the day when “the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the empire of Japan.”
South Carolina Resident Manning Kimmel has a unique personal tie to Pearl Harbor. Sitting in his office at...
Walk through the halls of Nursery Road Elementary School in Columbia, South Carolina, and they may be abuzz with students conversing in Spanish. That’s a credit to the work of K-5 Spanish teacher Vanessa Torres, whose students’ buzzing voices turned into loud cheers when she was surprised with the prestigious Milken Educator Award at an all-school assembly. The honor comes with a $25,000 cash prize that Torres can use any way she chooses.
From: Palmetto Scene
At a Title 1 school in rural South Carolina, a bus pulls up to the front door.
Out of the bus walk a few University of South Carolina students. The purpose of the visit today is to surprise students in 4K through 2 nd grade with some group reading and USC’s mascot, Cocky.
The program is called Cocky’s Reading Express . It’s a literacy program in which USC students read to the children,...
"She keeps me young, she really does," says the 70-year-old Myrtle Beach resident Michael Purvis.
Purvis is the father of Brenda, a 27 year-old young lady who has Down Syndrome, a genetic condition in which the person is born with an extra chromossome.
A little over two years ago, Brenda suffered a "psychiatric breakdown," as her father describes. They looked for psychiatric care in the community but were not happy with the results...