Prescribed Burn

By Sean Flynn

Prescribed Burn

Prescribed burning is an important part of forest management. To learn more, Clemson Extension Agent and host of "Making It Grow" Amanda McNulty visits The Clemson University Sandhill Research and Education Center where they were conducting prescribed burns.

Plan Your FREE ETV PD on Content and Tools Today

By Bette Jamison

Teachers in class on laptops

ETV trainers will come to your school to provide quality professional development workshops to meet your needs. We offer a variety of workshops for Pre-K to 12 educators and for Pre-Service teachers at Colleges and Universities. These workshops are FREE for South Carolina public, charter, private, home schools, and higher education pre-service teachers.

NPR Student Podcast Challenge

By Alfred Turner

NPR Student Podcast Challenge graphic

Have something to say? Now is your chance. We're inviting students around the country to create a podcast, then — with the help of a teacher — compete for a chance to win our grand prize and have your work appear on NPR. Be a part of the first-ever NPR Student Podcast Challenge.

Extend the Learning - All Through the Holidays!

By Mimi Wortham-Brown

Images from content featured in December 2018 on

This month, we’re excited to bring to your attention not one, but two new segments on the history of The Space Race! Episode 4 of History In A Nutshell is ready for viewing! We also have news about the South Carolina African American History Calendar. And we simply couldn’t allow the holidays to arrive without a reminder of all the ways that students can stay engaged in learning—all through the holidays—on Knowitall!


6th Annual Oratorical Contest for Midlands Middle School Students, February 23, 2019

By Bette Jamison

Flyer from 6th Annual Oratorical Contest for Midlands Middle School Students, February 23, 2019

Attention Midlands Teachers:

Contest open to middle school students in Richland, Fairfield, Lexington, and Newberry counties. Mandatory orientation and workshop!

Monetary Prizes Awarded.


Richland County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. presents:


6th Annual Oratorical Contest

“History Has Its Eyes on You: What Will You Stand For?”


Saturday, February 23, 2019

11:00 a.m.

Hand Middle School in Columbia, SC


Columbia School Working to Improve Learning through Art

By Charles Dymock

Students playing violin

“It’s a place where kids have an opportunity to be themselves. I feel MAC gives kids an opportunity to show what they love,” says Lauren, a current 6th grader at Midlands Arts Conservatory.  

Midlands Arts Conservatory is a tuition free public charter school with concentrations in the fine arts. In addition to a strong core of academics, students spend half their day exploring their passion and strengthening their global perspective through academic and artistic integration. 

50th Edition, Guest Blogger Series and Free Services

By Bette Jamison

Images from ETV Education, Guest Blogger Series, LearningWhy, and PBS LearningMedia

This issue is the 50th edition of the ETV Education ed-news bulletin with news just for you! The ed-news provides short bulleted information, linking to the Education Blog.  It is produced 10 times a year (the November/December – this edition – is a dual issue and there is no edition produced for July) and emailed to educators around the first of the month so you can get the latest news about SCETV education services, free video resources, training and PD courses, and PBS/ETV programming!

Need Renewal Credit? Make Plans for Rudy + More!

By Bette Jamison

Holly Bounds Jackson and Dr. Caroline Sawyer of By the River and Rudy Mancke - ETV Teacher Recertification

SC educators can earn renewal credit through participation in one or more of the ETV Teacher Recertification upcoming sessions. We offer 50+ online courses approved by the South Carolina Department of Education for 20 renewal credits each and available in every session.

Carolina Classrooms: Science - View Online!

By Bette Jamison

Girl wearing t-shrt that says, "Think like a proton - always positive."

Carolina ClassroomsScience! Now online! 

Carolina Classrooms is ETV’s monthly educational series for teachers, parents and all citizens invested in the education of our children and this is the last edition of our featured series for 2018.

No Turkey, Just High-Quality PD

By Kathy Finger

Woman cooking while holding a tablet

Carve out some time for your career this holiday season with a PBS TeacherLine online course. These high-quality courses from @PBS Teachers have been designed to offer you a best-in-class experience with extra servings of peer collaboration and facilitator guidance! Served up with a lot of flexibility, there’s no reason not to indulge, so go ahead and stuff yourself with knowledge—no belt-adjusting required!