Education

Arbor Day

December 1, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Rudy Mancke
J. Sterling Morton, founder of Arbor Day.

Today is a great day to plant a tree! Rudy shares the story of the creation of Arbor Day.

8th Grade Students Learn about SC Career Opportunities

November 30, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Kaitlyn Cannon
Teen CEO Day at Winthrop Coliseum

When it comes to the event Teen CEO Day , CEO stands for “Career Exploration Opportunity.” Teen CEO Day allows eighth grade students from Chester , Lancaster , and York Counties to talk with representatives from local companies about different career paths and the job...

Extend Learning Through the Holidays – Knowitall Activities & VRs!

November 30, 2017 - Posted in Education by Mimi Wortham-Brown
Images from Knowitall Activities and VRs

This month, we’re highlighting our Knowitall Activities to extend learning through the holidays! There’s a wide assortment of subject areas—plus, they’re fun and engaging! These Activities all work on mobile devices! Please feel free to post the link on your school website...

A Slender Predator

November 30, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
A thread-legged bug.

Some families of thread-legged bugs are predators.

Ravens

November 29, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Rudy Mancke
A common Raven.

Ravens make a wide variety of calls. You can find these birds in the mountains of South Carolina.

Chapin High School Principal Named 2018 National Principal of the Year

November 28, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Tabitha Safdi
Dr. Akil Ross during an assembly

Chapin High School’s principal, Dr. Akil Ross, has a mantra for the school, “We are a thousand passions with one heartbeat." He aims to foster an environment where students can be challenged, while pursuing their own interests. In a surprise assembly in October, Dr. Ross...

College Application Month – Information on Financial Aid, Scholarships and More!

November 27, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Students in caps and gowns smiling after graduating

The South Carolina Commission on Higher Education has announced that College Application Month will take place each year from August until December! ETV’s Knowitall features nine new videos from Carolina Classrooms, ETV’s educational series for teachers, parents and all...

ETV Program Highlights for November & December 2017

November 27, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Photos from Sea Change (top) and Between the Waters (bottom)

ETV presents programs of interest to teachers and students! In November and December, ETV features a variety of educational programs and holiday specials, including a full line-up of PBS Kids specials on Christmas day!

Carolina Classrooms: Digital Literacy Nov. 22 at 7 p.m. on SCETV

November 22, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Digital Literary in the classroom

Mark your calendar to tune in November 22 at 7:00 p.m. on SCETV when the topic on Carolina Classrooms will be Digital Literacy . Carolina Classrooms is ETV’s monthly educational series for teachers, parents and all citizens invested in the education of our children and this...

Every Day is Thanksgiving … for YOU, our SC Educators!

November 20, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Give Thanks graphic over background of fall leaves and pine cones

Thanksgiving is not just a day to eat too much turkey, gobble up some pumpkin pie and maybe watch a full line-up of our fall favorite—football! It’s a good idea to set aside a little time just to reflect; to give gratitude and thanks for what has purpose in our lives, for...

Bluejay Feathers

November 17, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Rudy Mancke
Blue Jay feathers.

A listener finds some distinctive feathers...

Sea Change Debuts

November 15, 2017 - Posted in SCETV Presents by Kaitlyn Park
fallen trees at botany bay

Individuals across the world have had to consider what effects climate change could have on the planet. It’s a topic of political and cultural discussion, but as weather events and rising sea levels continue to rock the coastline, lands that claim homes and businesses...

Cooperhead Combat

November 15, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Rudy Mancke
A southern Copperhead.

A listener finds a pair of copperheads engaging in a "combat dance."

Hentz Orb Weavers

November 14, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Rudy Mancke
Hentz's orb weaver (Neoscona crucifera).

This spider hides during the day and comes out into the center of its web at night.

Eastern Stinkhorn Mushroom

November 13, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Rudy Mancke
Stinkhorn (Phallus ravenelii).

Its common name says a lot about how this mushroom attracts flies and other insects to spread its spores.

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