Education

EOC Seeking Teacher Comments about Computer Science by March 10

By Bette Jamison

SC Education oversight Committee logo

The Education Oversight Committee (EOC) is seeking teacher comments on behalf of the South Carolina General Assembly. Teachers are asked to participate in a short online survey to provide Information about their experience, training and interest level as it relates to computer science by March 10, 2017.
 

Women’s History Month, South Carolina Day Resources on Knowitall

By Mimi Brown

Images from content featured on Knowitall for Women's History Month and South Carolina Day

Knowitall brings you the content you need for Women’s History Month, and it’s so easy to locate—just a few clicks away! From the American Revolution to the Civil Rights Era, and in fields from education, to medicine, to law, this month’s featured Collection brings stories of the courageous women who have impacted our lives, then and now! 

Behind the Scenes | Filming of the Southern Campaign of the American Revolution

By Don Godish

Behind the Scenes

The smell of gunfire filled the air as rifles fired between Revolutionary War militia and British regulars in the woods at Historic Brattonsville last Saturday. 

Perfect weather greeted the SCETV crew from Spartanburg and Columbia for their final location day for the Southern Campaign of the American Revolution project.  Reenactors from South and North Carolina came to Historic Brattonsville  to recreate several key scenes related to Kings Mountain and other stories of the Southern Campaign.

The McClary Family Visits the Strawberry Schoolhouse

By R. Dymock

McClary Family in Strawberry Schoolhouse

Strawberry Schoolhouse was a private school for African–American children who lived at Hobcaw Barony, built for them by Bernard Baruch in 1915. This was a one room schoolhouse with one teacher for grades 1-5. The schoolhouse had no running water or electricity. Children would frequently have to stay home from school to work or care for their siblings.

Carolina Classrooms: College and Career Readiness - Watch Now!

By Bette Jamison

High school students in classroom studying

South Carolina students are learning to be college and career ready! Join ETV on February 22 at 7:00 p.m. for Carolina Classrooms: College and Career Readiness. We’ll talk with education leaders to get a profile of the South Carolina graduate and look at the key skills needed by our 21st century graduates.

March 18 is South Carolina Day!

By Bette Jamison

Images from South Carolina Day content on Knowitall

Our state celebrates John C. Calhoun’s birthday March 18 each year by observing South Carolina Day, a day required by law in which schools shall “conduct such exercises as will conduce to a more general knowledge and appreciation of the history, resources and possibilities of this State.” S.C. educators have many rich resources about our state “at your fingertips” in ETV’s Knowitall and StreamlineSC

Segregated Marine Says, "You can't get enough education"

By Kaitlyn Cannon

B.S Plair at Hermon Presbyterian Church in Rock Hill, SC.

B.S. Plair of Rock Hill, South Carolina, served for the Montford Point Marines in 1945, until he was honorably discharged in 1946. The Montford Point Marines were based in Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, and were the first African American Marines to serve in the military, following an executive order from President Franklin Roosevelt in 1941 that required the armed services to recruit and enlist African Americans.

Joshua Shubrick Visits Friendfield Village

By R. Dymock

Joshua Shubrick at Friendfield Village

Joshua Shubrick was a former resident of Friendfield Village. He split his time between Georgetown, where he cared for his mother, and Hobcaw, where he went to Strawberry School. Shubrick stayed with his grandfather, Timothy McCants in Friendfield while he went to school. He left the area as a young man, but returned in 2004 and became an oral historian for visitors to the now-preserved Friendfield Village.

In this video Shubrick discusses his memories of Friendfield Village as he leads a tour of the house his grandfather stayed in. Mr. Shubrick died in March, 2015.

 

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