School & Community Gardening with Clemson Extension

By Sean Flynn

carrotsSchool Gardening for SC Educators is an extension-based program that combines horticulture training, ongoing technical support and equipment for schools to start and sustain successful school gardens. The program uses innovative approaches to overcome common school gardening obstacles such as poor soil, seasonality and food safety concerns specific to school gardening.

Test your history knowledge!

By Andrew Davis

Test your history knowledgeWhen the digital SCETV series History In A Nutshell came to fruition, its goal was simple: to aid educators by highlighting historical topics not previously found on History is most definitely in abundance – not just here in the great state of South Carolina, but around the world. currently features many historical topics; however, there are also many events and people with little to no content at all. History in a Nutshell aims to fill in these gaps, and cover each topic in a short, straight-to-the-point, and hopefully, an entertaining way! How well do you know...

Storytime with SCETV: Net Numbers

Coby Hennecy reading Net NumbersNet Numbers Written By: Carol Crane Illustrated By: Gary Palmer Read By: Coby Hennecy, ETV Endowment Called the "great blue mountains of god" by the Cherokee, the Blue Ridge Mountains are only one of the wonders you will read about in Net Numbers: A South Carolina Number Book. Hours of entertainment await you as you learn about everything from Frogmore Stew and Clemson Blue Cheese, to Four Holes Swamp and Catawba Pottery. Whether spotted salamanders, 1000-year-old trees or sandy beaches, there is plenty in South Carolina to discover by the numbers.Carol Crane is the author of 11 books with...

Storytime with SCETV: Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters

Yolanda Anderson reading Mufaro’s Beautiful DaughtersMufaro’s Beautiful Daughters: An African Tale Written by: John Steptoe Read by: Yolanda Anderson, Commissioner with Richland One School District Inspired by a traditional African folktale, this is the story of Mufaro, who is proud of his two beautiful daughters. Nyasha is kind and considerate, but everyone—except Mufaro—knows that Manyara is selfish and bad-tempered. When the Great King decides to take a wife and invites the most worthy and beautiful daughters in the land to appear before him, Mufaro brings both of his daughters—but only one can be queen. Who will the king choose?

Introducing our free SCETV Kids Club!

By Stephanie Frazier

SCETV Kids Club with image of kids jumping As we gear up for another school year, make sure your favorite youth are signed up for the new, free SCETV Kids Club! Designed for children ages 12 and under, the Kids Club provides an opportunity for access to special SCETV Kids activities and events, free swag, and a whole lot more! What better way to stay connected to all things Smart Cat, ETV, and PBS.

Teaching resource feature: Suffrage hyperdoc

By Brian Day

Vote for Women poster from PeriscopeTo commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, granting women the right to vote, ETV Education created an interactive hyperdoc for teachers and students. The hyperdoc is customizable for students in 5th – 12th grades and features content from ETV, PBS and other sources.

Empower yourself with TeacherLine PD this fall

By K.Finger

photo of several hikers on journeyNo doubt about it, this new school year is unlike any other. Empower yourself to face the challenges on this journey with a PBS TeacherLine facilitated course this fall. You'll gain new, relevant tools for your toolbox, renewal or graduate credits for recertification, plus ideas and support from national peers. Courses begin September 16 and October 14 , 2020, and include 3 Read to Succeed (R2S) courses. We've got this, together! Sample fall courses: Accomplished Science Teaching: Guiding Student Learning Differentiating Math Lessons for a Range of Learners Teaching Lifelong Reading Habits [...

New fall ETV Teacher Recertification courses + free offer!

By Bette Jamison

Teacher sitting at laptop smilingETV Teacher Recertification offers a variety online courses to meet your SC teaching license renewal needs. Each course earns 20 renewal credits (NO graduate credit). All courses approved by the SC Department of Education for SC teachers, facilitated online and self-paced. Cost: $75 each.

Are you a third grade teacher?

By Karen Hermann

Carolina Classrooms logo, carolinaclassrooms at, slash scetv enducationCarolina Classrooms is SCETV’s online and on TV education program that highlights K-12 and higher education stories from around the state. We celebrate South Carolina educators and students who work hard and study hard every day.

At-Home Learning resumes next month

By Stephanie Frazier

Famuly viewing At-Home Learning on South Carolina ETVIn response to the COVID-19 pandemic, SCETV and the SC Department of Education collaborated to create an At-Home Learning initiative. Through this effort, SCETV modified programming on the main channel to include standard-aligned, educational programming. This service was paused during the summer, but will resume next month.