SC African American History Calendar - September Honoree: Bessie Moody-Lawrence

By Mimi Wortham-Brown

SC African American History Calendar - September Honoree: Bessie Moody-Lawrence

Dr. Bessie Ayers Moody-Lawrence dedicated her entire life to education and the law. A prolific advocate, Dr. Moody-Lawrence integrated herself into every facet of society she could to achieve her passions. A member or leader to countless programs and committees, her actions earned her recognition and respect across the country.

New Year. New Students. New ETV Resources.

By Stephanie Frazier

ETV Education graphic

It’s August, which means another school year is soon upon us. As you prepare your students to engage in a new year of learning, we encourage you to focus on the power of words and positive thinking. The ETV Education team has been working on several initiatives, including new opportunities to engage learners with ETV and PBS content. We are powered up and ready to assist you in making this your best year yet!

Country Music Student Songwriting Contest

By Kimberly Singletary

Country Music Student Songwriting Contest

In support of Ken Burns’ upcoming documentary about Country Music, SCETV is promoting a songwriting contest for South Carolina students that are rising fifth through twelfth graders. Through the development of song lyrics and music composition, students will demonstrate the 21st Century skills to include Communication, Creativity, Innovation, and Media Literacy.


Carolina Classrooms: Teach Like Finland (Watch Online)

By Bette Jamison

Finland classroom

On August 28 at 7:00-7:30 p.m., ETV’s Carolina Classrooms will feature a special that looks into best practices as we continue to address key issues facing our South Carolina schools. Carolina Classrooms is ETV’s monthly educational series for teachers, parents, and all citizens invested in the education of our children.

Knowitall Series & Collections - The Learning Continues on!

By Mimi Wortham-Brown

Images from Series & Collections plus content featured on for August 2019

This month on Knowitall, we’ll feature the “heart and soul” of Knowitall – our Series and Collections – that facilitate learning all year long! If you haven’t perused these resources recently, you may be surprised at all that you’ll find, right here on Knowitall! We’ll also spotlight new content that you may have missed over the summer, as well as information on standards alignments that we are in the process of adding.

Out in Nature with Rudy Mancke

By Dara Khaalid

Rudy Mancke and production assistant Dara Khaalid

Being able to work with Rudy Mancke was an experience I will never forget! His wealth of knowledge and confidence in front of the camera was something that amazed me every hour that I spent with him. As an aspiring journalist, I am always looking for ways to improve my craft, and being in Mr. Mancke’s presence taught me some invaluable lessons.

New DINOSAUR TRAIN Episodes Premiere August 26


New episodes premiere and stream August 26. The PBS KIDS 24/7 channel and livestream will host a weekend-long marathon of Dinosaur Train, kicking off on Friday, August 23 at 7:00 PM as part of PBS KIDS Family Night and continues through 6:00 AM the morning of Monday, August 26.

“The Tiny-saur Train/ How Many Horns?”

SCETV Accepting Applications for Social Media Ambassadors

By Tabitha Safdi

Social Media Ambassador

Do you love South Carolina ETV? Did you grow up watching Arthur, Mister Rogers, or another PBS Kids show? When a Downton Abbey marathon is on, do you mark it on your calendar? Then you may be a great person to represent South Carolina’s statewide public media station on social media! 

SCETV seeks its first class of Ambassadors. This inaugural cohort will receive special SCETV and PBS swag, be a critical part in sharing the mission of SCETV and will join a tight-knit statewide community of South Carolinians.