Latest From SCETV

"This Week in SC" Premieres with Governor Nikki Haley as Guest

From: ETV

A. Crouch

Governor Haley and Charles Bierbauer

Gov. Nikki Haley is the inaugural guest on the launch of a new weekly public affairs program in South Carolina.

This Week in South Carolina highlights one topic each week with political leaders, newsmakers and policy makers in studio. The half-hour program premieres on Friday, January 20 at 7:30 p.m. on South Carolina ETV.

The program is produced by SCETV in association with the University of South Carolina College of Information and...

Learn with ETV - Teacher Recertification Courses Start Soon

From: Education

B. 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.

Summer 2017 PD Opportunities from ETV

From: Education

B. Jamison

Teachers on laptops and tablets

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!

PBS NewsHour Coverage of Inauguration Day 2017

From: Education

M. Brown

PBS NewsHour Inauguration graphic

PBS NewsHour in partnership with Twitter will live stream special coverage of Inauguration Day 2017 on Twitter from 11am – 5pm ET on Friday, January 20, 2017.

South Carolina ETV will broadcast the PBS Newshour Inauguration 2017: A Special Report on ETV HD on Friday, January 20, 2017 from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Live NewsHour coverage of Inauguration 2017.

James F. Byrnes

From: SC Hall of Fame

James F. Byrnes

James Francis Byrnes (1882-1972) was born in Charleston and served in all three branches of the federal government. He was known as Franklin Roosevelt’s “Assistant President.” Byrnes was active in South Carolina’s state government as well.

South Carolina Uses Telehealth To Fill Healthcare Gaps

From: Telehealth

Provider demonstrates how she uses a telehealth cart.

In 2013, the South Carolina Legislature provided funds to expand healthcare services through Telehealth. The funding ultimately formed the South Carolina Telehealth Alliance. Several agencies form the Alliance, and among the agencies is the Department of Health and Human Services. They provide funds and oversight each year, in order to increase access to care for all residents.

Carolina Classrooms: Making College Affordable LIVE January 25 on ETV

From: Education

B. Jamison

Making College Affordable graphic with dollars and graduation cap

Please spread the word to students and parents of high school juniors and seniors! Mark your calendar to participate in Carolina Classrooms: Making College Affordable January 25, 7:00-8:00 p.m. on ETV.

This special LIVE 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!

Colleton County Ecotourism

From: ETV Shorts

T. Safdi

Collation County

Colleton County is known as the front porch of the Lowcountry. The area offers tons of opportunity for the outdoor enthusiast. They have everything from hunting and fishing to boating and bird watching.

Attention SC Educators: ETV Education Seeks Your Input!

From: Education

ETV Education logo

A great big THANK YOU to our SC Pre-K-12 educators who have already completed the online ETV Education Services Survey! We continue to seek feedback from other SC educators so … we want to hear from YOU!

It is extremely important for ETV to continue learning how we can best serve you. The short survey takes only minutes to complete.

Collaboration Drives Healthcare Innovation in South Carolina

From: Telehealth

M. Ziehe

South Carolina Telehealth Alliance Advisory Council meeting in a conference room

As the healthcare system continues to evolve, collaboration becomes a significant aspect for efficient change. The South Carolina Telehealth Alliance was formed in 2014 to coordinate and facilitate Telehealth efforts across the state. Its mission is to “improve the health of South Carolina's citizens through telehealth.”

To learn about the Alliance visit www.sctelehealth.org

ETV StreamlineSC Service Update

From: Education

D. Byrd

Students 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, StreamlineSC will offer only our ‘local’ state-developed content AFTER the end of the 2016-17 school year.

The excellent national content provided by current partner Learn360 will continue to be...

Boost Student Learning AND Your Career with a PBS TeacherLine Course!

From: Education

K. Finger

Start the New Year with PD!

Give your students and your career a boost in the new year by taking a high-quality PBS TeacherLine course! Choose from convenient, facilitated courses offering renewal and graduate credits or ‘bite-sized’ self-paced courses just right for anytime learning.

Calling All Classroom Changemakers: Are YOU a PBS Digital Innovator?

From: Education

B. Jamison

Graphic from PBS Digital Innovators website

Apply today for the 2017 PBS Digital Innovator Program! Applications are accepted now through February 12, 2017.

Explore the Martin Luther King Day Collection on Knowitall

From: Education

M. Brown

Martin Luther King Jr. addresses a crowd from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial where he delivered his famous, “I Have a Dream,”

Knowitall's Martin Luther King Day Collection has resources for everyone! Try it out today!

Martin Luther King Day Collection on Knowitall.org

CMA Brings Its Own Flare to CUT! Costume and the Cinema

From: Palmetto Scene

K. Park

The opening of the gallery for the CUT costume design exhibit

Katherine Wallworth, the Columbia Museum of Art's new curator, discusses how the museum's collection of decorative arts brought something unique to CUT! Costume and the Cinema , the traveling costume exhibit from London's renowned costume firm, Cosprop, and Minnesota's Exhibit Design Group.

The exhibit looks at art through the lens of film and popular culture, and features 43 costumes worn by 30 actors from 26 feature films. It will run at the Columbia Museum...

Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise – Programs Repeat, Educational Lessons Available!

From: Education

B. Jamison

Martin Luther King leading protest

The four-hour PBS series Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise with Henry Louis Gates Jr. repeats in January. In this series, Gates embarks on a deeply personal journey through the last fifty years of African American history.

Educators - Engaging, Creative and Free PD Provided by ETV

From: Education

B. 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.

Education Oversight Committee Budget Recommendations

From: Education

B. Jamison

SC Education oversight Committee logo

On December 12, 2016, the Education Oversight Committee (EOC) adopted budget recommendations for the 2017-18 fiscal year. The programmatic and funding recommendations made are designed to continue last year’s support of educators and students while accelerating innovation in education. Based on statutory authority, the committee members annually make recommendations for the spending of Education Improvement Act (EIA) funds, which are generated by the penny sales tax. In November, the Board of Economic Advisors projected that...

January on Knowitall

From: Education

M. Brown

Images from January featured content on Knowitall

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 Highlights for January 2017

From: Education

B. Jamison

Photo from Victoria on masterpiece

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!

Winter Weather Coming to the Palmetto State

From: Palmetto Scene

A. Crouch

snow flake

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 Institute: Project-Based Learning Jan. 24 - REGISTER NOW!

From: Education

B. Jamison

transformSC logo

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 transformsc@sccompetes.org .

Statewide Student Competitions in STEM and The Arts! Submit Video Entries Soon

From: Education

B. Jamison

Screen shot of This Schools Got Talent 2017 website.

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 .

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Unique Medical School Course Examines Telehealth

From: Telehealth

T. Crouch

Medical Student takes online course.

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,”...

Robust, Free PD: Schedule ETV Training for Winter, Spring or Summer

From: Education

B. Jamison

Teachers in computer class

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!

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