Education

The SC Longleaf Common Garden Project

By Sean Flynn

Clemson Sandhills Garden

Clemson Extension Agent and Host of "Making It Grow" visits with Clemson Extension Agent TJ Savereno at the South Carolina Longleaf Common Garden located at the Sandhills Clemson Research and Education Center. This garden project is focused on a variety of native plants commonly found in the understories of longleaf pine forests. There are three main plant groups associated with longleaf ground cover. One is the group of legumes, which improve soil fertility and produce seeds that are high in protein and consumed by many species of wildlife.

History In A Nutshell, Episode 3 - Birth Of The Constitution

By Andrew Davis

This episode explains why the Articles of Confederation failed, and how the Constitution came to be!

The third installment of History In A Nutshell is perfect for Constitution Day, or the Fourth of July! After the American Revolutionary War, it was time for the newly formed United States of America to create its own government.  This episode explains the development of the Constitution, and how the previous documents - the Declaration of Independence, and the Articles of Confederation, tie into the Constitution as we know it today!

ETV Carolinas Hosts Annual Science Bowl

By Kaitlyn Cannon

ETV Carolinas Annual Science Bowl

Chatter can be heard throughout the hallways of ETV Carolinas as 5th-grade students excitedly make their way into the studio. They rush to their seats, surrounded by three studio cameras and studio lights shining down on their faces. This isn't a scene they're used to, but they don't let that make them nervous. After studying and preparing for the quiz show for weeks, the students smile eagerly at the camera, anxiously awaiting their TV debut.

History In A Nutshell, Episode 2 - The 1918 Flu Pandemic

By Andrew Davis

The "Spanish Flu" affected mainly young adults, instead of infants or senior citizens!

Episode 2 of History In A Nutshell is about the 1918 Flu Pandemic, and its effects on South Carolina. Commonly referred to as the "Spanish Flu," this deadly strain of H1N1 influenza affected the globe, and claimed more lives than World War I did! What made this strain of flu more bizarre was that the main demographic affected was not infants or senior citizens, but rather, young, healthy adults, between twenty and forty years old! 

SC African American History Calendar - May Honoree: Jannie Harriot

SC African American History Calendar - May Honoree: Jannie Harriot

Jannie Harriot, daughter of the late James and Marvell Bradley Harriot, was born in Wilmington, N.C. and grew up in Hartsville, S.C. She graduated from Butler High School in Hartsville and attended Talladega College in Alabama. She went on to receive a B.S. from Fayetteville State University in N.C. Harriot then continued her studies at the University of South Carolina and Montclair State College in New Jersey.

History In A Nutshell, Episode 1 - World War I

By Andrew Davis

History In A Nutshell, Episode 1 - World War I

Getting its start on Knowitall.org, "History In A Nutshell" is a series of videos which explains historical events in a short, straightforward, and somewhat quirky manner. The aim of this series is to employ use of animations, memes, and visuals to explain history, in an easy to understand way. Knowitall.org is always expanding its collection of content, and wherever there are gaps in social studies content, this series' goal is to fill those gaps. The series is catered not just for classroom use, but for enjoyment of general audiences, as well!

ETV FREE Technology Training for Summer - Schedule NOW!

By Bette Jamison

Teachers seated around table using laptops and tablets

ETV Education provides engaging, innovative technology training at no cost to your school or district! Now is the time to schedule one or more days this summer with an ETV Instructional Technology Specialist. Choose from seven full-day classes on a variety of technology topics and schedule one or more days for our trainers to come to your school or district!

Better Together: Collaboration and Technology Integration

By Emily Molin

several educators meeting with their laptops

From our Educator Guest Blogger Series

I will always consider myself a teacher first. I taught high school Spanish for twelve years before transitioning over to the position of Media Specialist at my current school. The news stories of teachers leaving the profession in record numbers do not come as a total shock to me; I know the extreme stress that large class sizes and endless paperwork can bring. It is worth noting that while teachers are facing a mounting wave of frustration, there is also another evolution simultaneously taking place in the world of education: personalized learning. This could be seen as yet another thing to be added to the overburdened teacher’s plate, but I see it as an opportunity for an educator to “recharge their batteries” and discover a new approach to teaching.

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