NEW … ETV Education’s Educator Guest Blogger Series

By Kathy Finger

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ETV Education’s new Educator Guest Blogger Series, featuring South Carolina educators recognized for innovation in the classroom, kicked-off in August!

Our guest bloggers include additional PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovator winners, educators who earn the new PBS Media Literacy Certification, and other educators recognized for their skilled use of technology in the classroom.

ETV Education: LearningWhy, Carolina Classrooms + More

By Bette Jamison

LearningWhy, ETV SreamlineSC and Carolina Classrooms from ETV Education


SCETV’s innovative LearningWhy offers complete PreK-12 project-based, 1-to-1 and traditional classroom lessons, all vetted and editable.

Designed to promote student achievement and meet the needs of our SC educators, this newest of ETV’s free services is available to ALL South Carolina educators - public, private, charter, virtual or home schools.


Longleaf Pine Flatwoods

By Patrick McMillan

Longleaf Pine Flatwoods

Naturalist Patrick McMillan walks through a fire-maintained pineland in the Apalachicola National Forest in Florida, describing the flora that thrives in this habitat.

Expeditions with Patrick McMillan is presented nationally by South Carolina ETV through American Public Television (APT).

South Carolina’s PBS LearningMedia – New Design and User Experience!

By Bette Jamison

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South Carolina’s PBS LearningMedia,...

Your source for national content including valuable PBS programs and segments for educational use, has been redesigned to enable you to “Bring the World into YOUR Classroom!”  SCETV and PBS have curated FREE, standards aligned videos, interactives, lesson plans, and more for teachers like you! 

Active Violence Training

By William Richardson

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No matter what your profession, training is essential, and we all never stop learning. This is especially true in modern times when it comes down to how Police, Fire and Emergency Medical Services personnel are trained to react to situations that happen all too frequently today. Spartanburg County Law Enforcement, Fire Departments and Emergency Medical Teams are taking the lead in providing the training needed to respond to today’s ever changing acts of violence.


ETV Program Highlights for October 2018

By Jonathan Faulk

Photo from Losing Lambert: A Journey Through Survival & Hope from American Public Television


ETV presents programs of interest to teachers and students! In October, we continue The Great American Read and premiere the new PBS series Jamestown from the producers of Downton Abbey. Don’t miss Shakespeare Uncovered, ETV’s Palmetto Scene with stories of local interest, and new PBS KIDS programming for the season, plus many new episodes … SCETV is your destination for learning!

reTHINKING Literacy for the 21st Century Learner: Report Released

By Bette Jamison

EOC Report - reThinking Literacy for the 21st Century Learner


The SC Education Oversight Committee (EOC) has issued the final report from the August 7, 2018 Symposium, “reTHINKING Literacy for the 21st Century Learner.”

The report is available for download and dissemination. National experts Drs. Timothy Shanahan, Stacey Leftwich, and Marilyn Adams came to South Carolina to discuss strategies for solving the language, reading, and literacy problem in the state.

Southern Campaign Tour

By William Richardson

Reenactment photo of Southern Campaign production

South Carolina historian Dr. Walter Edgar and park ranger John Slaughter explain the significant role South Carolina played in the Revolutionary War.

Easily Accessible, Affordable, Content-Rich Renewal Courses

By Bette Jamison

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ETV Teacher Recertification offers courses in ELA, science, social studies, the arts, career education, natural history, and more … to meet your SC teaching license renewal needs. Each course earns 20 renewal credits (NO graduate credit). Cost: $75 each. Courses approved by SC Department of Education for renewal credit, facilitated online and self-paced. Work anytime from anywhere!