Daring, WWII "Doolittle Raid" Began in Columbia

By Tut Underwood

USS HORNET of an Army B-25 on its way to take part in first U.S. air raid on Japan. Doolittle Raid, April 1942.

76 years ago (April 18 1942) 80 brave men did what had never been attempted: they flew army bombers off a U.S. aircraft carrier on their way to bomb Tokyo.  The attack, which has become known to history as the Doolittle Raid, was America’s first strike back at Japan after the infamous sneak attack on Pearl Harbor that brought the United States into World War II.  In this report, Mount Pleasant author James Scott talks about the significance of the raid to the war, and its great psychological effect both on the American and Japanese publics. 

Need Credit by June 30? Teachers Learn & Earn with ETV!

By Bette Jamison

Bakers Dozen, Inside Storytelling, Between the Waters and classroom images

Need Credit by June 30? Teachers Learn & Earn with ETV! SC Teachers … earn your renewal credit around YOUR schedule in the comfort of YOUR own home with ETV Teacher Recertification! Over 50 courses, including several NEW offerings – each approved by State Department of Education for 20 renewal credits, facilitated online/self-paced, $75 per course – are accessible 24/7 so work at your own pace. Just complete your work by the end date of the session! NEW ETV Teacher Recertification Courses (continue to be offered in each subsequent session):

EOC Offers Copies of “Student Reading Success Activity Guide”

By Bette Jamison

Photo of Student Reading Success Activity Guide

At last month’s 2018 Summer Reading Symposium, held in Columbia, the Education Oversight Committee (EOC) offered participants copies of the “Student Reading Success Activity Guide,” a resource designed to provide families, tutors, caregivers, and teachers with simple activities to promote literacy among K-3 grade students.

ETV Program Highlights for April 2018

By Bette Jamison

OSIRIS-REx extends its sampling arm as it moves in to make contact with the asteroid Bennu

ETV presents programs of interest to teachers and students! In April, SCETV features special programs to celebrate Easter and Earth Day, plus programs that honor Holocaust Remembrance Day. Don’t miss the start of Season 3 of Reel South, new Sea Change program, and special PBS Kids programs on ETV for Explore the Outdoors Week and Autism Awareness Month. SCETV is your destination for learning!

March into Spring with ETV Teacher Recertification … NEW Courses Added!

By Bette Jamison

Two women power walking and smiling

ETV provides quality professional development for South Carolina educators, continuing its strong commitment to education. Over 50 courses, including TWO NEW courses, for 20 renewal credits each are provided by ETV Teacher Recertification. ALL courses approved by the SC Department of Education for renewal credit for SC teachers. Register NOW for SPRING I session that runs March 19-May 14!