ETV Program Highlights for September 2018

By Jonathan Faulk

Screen shot from video, the Amazing Human Body - 3-part series


ETV presents programs of interest to teachers and students! In September, enjoy our new By the River series with lowcountry authors, participate in the Great American Read and continue with the Mark Twain series! Don’t miss ETV’s Carolina Classrooms: Making College Affordable plus the premiere of Daniel Tiger Movie: Won’t You Be Our Neighbor? … SCETV is your destination for learning!

EOC Reports on the Education of Military Connected Children in SC

By Bette Jamison

SC Education Oversight Committee logo


In 2014, the General Assembly passed Act 289, the Military Family Quality of Life Enhancement Act. The Act’s purpose is to “enhance many quality of life issues for members of the armed forces.” Part of the law requests the SC Education Oversight Committee (EOC) to develop an annual report on the educational performance of military connected children. The 2018 report, which was approved by the EOC in June 2018, provides:

How to Teach Your Children Healthy Eating Habits

By Karen Hermann

A family shares a meal at the table.

Christy Maloney, LD, LDN offers some suggestions on teaching healthy eating habits to children. 

She says involving kids in the preparation of meals not only teaches them good habits, but also makes them more interested in the food they are eating. 

Buff-Bellied Hummingbird And Red-Naped Sapsucker

By Patrick McMillan

Buff-Bellied Hummingbird

In south Texas, Naturalist Patrick McMillan discovers a colorful hummingbird species normally associated with the tropics.

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


#TBT: 2017 Solar Eclipse

By Kaitlyn Park

watching eclipse

Did you know that it was just a year ago on Tuesday, Aug. 21, when South Carolina witnessed a legendary total solar eclipse?

South Carolina Educational Television (SCETV) partnered with UNC-TV in Columbia, the 3rd largest city in the U.S. on the centerline, that had the extremely rare experience of witnessing a 100% total solar eclipse. South Carolina had more than 1.6 million tourists during the total solar eclipse.

SC Authors Featured on New Show

By Holly Bounds Jackson

SC Author Mary Alice Monroe with USCB student production crew and SCETV's Holly Bounds Jackson

South Carolina Educational Television (SCETV) and the University of South Carolina Beaufort (USCB) are proud to announce a collaborative television show, By The River, which premieres this Fall. Recorded at ETV Lowcountry studio in Beaufort, S.C., By The River is an innovative interview-style show hosted by Holly Bounds Jackson, Director of Content and Operations at ETV Lowcountry.  It is produced by Dr. Caroline E. Sawyer, Assistant Professor of Communication Studies at USCB.