Mayewood Middle School Junior Master Gardeners

By Sean Flynn

Junior Master Gardeners

Joining us on "Making It Grow" are students from Mayewood Middle School in Sumter, SC. They are part of the Junior Master Gardener Program that introduces young gardeners to the art and science of gardening and helps them develop leadership and life skills to become good citizens within their communities, schools and families. On the show, they make “Know and Show Sombreros” and also show some of their lettuce plants they have been growing in the classroom.

ETV Program Highlights for June 2018

By Bette Jamison

Man pictured tending garden wearing Urban Roots t-shirt

TV presents programs of interest to teachers and students! In June, SCETV continues the Gubernatorial Primary Debates.  Join us on SCETV's Facebook page live after the debates where students discuss the issues and what is important to them. PBS Kids on ETV premieres new programs in The Cat in the Hat, Odd Squad, Wild Kratts, Ready Jet Go!, plus more. Visit the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame with the PBS series Great Museums and don’t miss popular Anne of Green Gables … SCETV is your destination for learning!

Featured in May on!

By Mimi Wortham-Brown

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Featured this month on Knowitall—Keep It Real to encourage teens 14 and above to consider their safety amid all the end-of-the-schoolyear celebrations. Knowitall Healthy to make the most of the free time you have and to encourage healthy living for kids and adults alike! For Cinco de Mayo, we offer a collection that celebrates the heritage of Hispanic people. 

EOC Reports: A Solution to School Make-up Days?

By Bette Jamison

SC Education Oversight Committee


A solution to inclement weather make-up days may soon be a reality for SC school districts. On April 9, Dr. Tom Wilson, Superintendent of Anderson School District 5, presented to the Education Oversight Committee (EOC) on his district’s proposed eLearning Initiative for school make-up days.

ETV Summer PD Workshops: FREE for SC Teachers – Register NOW!

By Bette Jamison

Teachers in class in SCETV's Idea Lab


Looking for Professional Development opportunities this summer? ETV is offering three, FREE workshops in Columbia:

Wednesday, June 20: Google

Has your school “gone Google” and you feel left behind?  Spend a day with ETV and we will help you keep up. We will cover Classrooms, sharing, Google Forms, extensions and add-ons. Register at

ETV Program Highlights for May 2018

By Bette Jamison

Screen shot of The Great American Read website

ETV presents programs of interest to teachers and students! In May, SCETV features The Great American Read premiering on May 22, SC Gubernatorial Primary Debates and Royal Wedding specials! Don’t miss premiere programs in Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood and the new Pinkalicious & Peterrific series! Plus, 10 episodes on Charleston, South Carolina historic homes in the This Old House series. SCETV is your destination for learning!

South Carolina State University: A Black Land-Grant College in Jim Crow America

By Walter Edgar

S.C. State University logo

Since its founding in 1896, South Carolina State University has provided vocational, undergraduate, and graduate education for generations of African Americans. Now the state’s flagship historically black university, it achieved this recognition after decades of struggling against poverty, inadequate infrastructure and funding, and social and cultural isolation. In South Carolina State University: A Black Land-Grant College in Jim Crow America, William C.

Carolina Classrooms Wants to Know Who Inspired You!

By Bette Jamison

Carolina Classrooms graphic

Carolina Classrooms, ETV’s education series, invites you to share stories about your favorite teachers! And, plan to watch ETV May 30 at 7:00 p.m. for a special broadcast edition of Carolina Classrooms as we celebrate our SC teachers and share stories of those who inspired us.

Winthrop Student Organization Inspired by Coachella

By Karina Young


With live music and student artists, a Ferris wheel, foam pit, water balloon fights, “WUchella” letters, hair braiding, and food—WUchella was born—all thanks go to the DiGiorgio Student Union (DSU) at Winthrop University

This year’s WUchella event hosted by DSU was the second annual music festival at Winthrop. They were inspired by the annual music festival, Coachella, that is held in California. DSU member, Kayla Cook, spoke about the purpose of this event. 

ETV Recertification Courses

By Bette Jamison

Teacher on the beach with laptop

ETV Teacher Recertification offers a variety of online courses accessible 24/7 to fit your schedule! Learn and earn credit by June 30th SDE renewal cycle deadline!