Mimi Wortham-Brown

SC African American History Calendar- October Honoree: Oliver "Buddy" Pough

By Mimi Wortham-Brown

SC African American History Calendar: October Honoree - Oliver "Buddy" Pough

Before legendary Head Football Coach Oliver “Buddy” Pough oversaw his first practice at South Carolina State University (SC State), he was one of the top high school coaches in the Palmetto State. He led Fairfield Central High School to a perfect 15-0 record in 1996, claiming the Class AAA state title. As a result, he earned SC High School League Coach of the Year honors for his efforts.

September 2019 on Knowitall.org

By Mimi Wortham-Brown

Images from content featured in September 2019 on Knowitall.org

This month, we share content for International Literacy Day through our Libraries, Literature & Learning Collection, and we remember our heroes from September 11, 2001. We explore our Hispanic Heritage, and we celebrate Constitution Day. We also take a moment to remind you of two great resources that work together to benefit South Carolina educators—LearningWhy and Knowitall—and we provide a complete list of resources that are available to SC educators on ETV StreamlineSC!

SC African American History Calendar - September Honoree: Bessie Moody-Lawrence

By Mimi Wortham-Brown

SC African American History Calendar - September Honoree: Bessie Moody-Lawrence

Dr. Bessie Ayers Moody-Lawrence dedicated her entire life to education and the law. A prolific advocate, Dr. Moody-Lawrence integrated herself into every facet of society she could to achieve her passions. A member or leader to countless programs and committees, her actions earned her recognition and respect across the country.

Knowitall Series & Collections - The Learning Continues on Knowitall.org!

By Mimi Wortham-Brown

Images from Series & Collections plus content featured on Knowitall.org for August 2019

This month on Knowitall, we’ll feature the “heart and soul” of Knowitall – our Series and Collections – that facilitate learning all year long! If you haven’t perused these resources recently, you may be surprised at all that you’ll find, right here on Knowitall! We’ll also spotlight new content that you may have missed over the summer, as well as information on standards alignments that we are in the process of adding.

Travel Bug Got You? Check Out Our Series and Collections and Go!

By Mimi Wortham-Brown

Images from content featured on Knowitall in July 2019

Our virtual tours, videos, interactives, and 3D VRs are great for enlightening you on many subjects—and keeping your brain engaged while your body takes a well-deserved time out! And you still get to see lots of places without leaving the comfort of your favorite chair! (Photo of Patina Miller in "Madam Secretary" courtesy of Sarah Shatz/CBS.)

Featured in May on Knowitall.org!

By Mimi Wortham-Brown

Images from featured content for May 2019 on Knowitall.org

Featured content on Knowitall.org for May includes a new series we’re very excited about, Women Vision SC, plus a reminder to teens of the importance of staying safe, especially at this time of year, and a reminder to all to live your healthiest life, especially now that the days are a little longer! Make use of the time and find fun ways to be well and fit!

Ernest "Fritz" Hollings | SCETV Profile (1991)

By Mimi Wortham-Brown

Ernest "Fritz" Hollings 1991 interview

This program from the Profile series, produced in 1991, relays the story of Sen. Fritz Hollings, through reflections of his wife, friends and colleagues, and through one-on-one interviews.

Hollings was born in Charleston in 1922, the fourth of five children. He finished high school at the age of sixteen and graduated from The Citadel in 1942. After serving in World War II as a captain, he received his law degree from the University of South Carolina , he began his career in politics.