#TBT: 2017 Solar Eclipse

By Kaitlyn Park

watching eclipse

Did you know that it was just a year ago on Tuesday, Aug. 21, when South Carolina witnessed a legendary total solar eclipse?

South Carolina Educational Television (SCETV) partnered with UNC-TV in Columbia, the 3rd largest city in the U.S. on the centerline, that had the extremely rare experience of witnessing a 100% total solar eclipse. South Carolina had more than 1.6 million tourists during the total solar eclipse.

SC Authors Featured on New Show

By Holly Bounds Jackson

SC Author Mary Alice Monroe with USCB student production crew and SCETV's Holly Bounds Jackson

South Carolina Educational Television (SCETV) and the University of South Carolina Beaufort (USCB) are proud to announce a collaborative television show, By The River, which premieres this Fall. Recorded at ETV Lowcountry studio in Beaufort, S.C., By The River is an innovative interview-style show hosted by Holly Bounds Jackson, Director of Content and Operations at ETV Lowcountry.  It is produced by Dr. Caroline E. Sawyer, Assistant Professor of Communication Studies at USCB.

Florida Yellow Blatterwort

By Patrick McMillan

Florida Yellow Blatterwort

Naturalist Patrick McMillan explains the trapping mechanism of the Florida yellow bladderwort in a visit to the Apalachicola National Forest.

Expeditions with Patrick McMillan is presented nationally by South Carolina ETV through American Public Television (APT).

The Finished Product: Endowment Intern Shannon

By Shannon Simmons

Shannon Simmons and Kaitlyn Cannon at SCETV

Week 10 marks the official completion of my summer internship with SCETV.  During this week, I was able to finish up my last video project about first-generation college students here in South Carolina. The video has come a long way and I’m looking forward to sharing it online.  I’m proud of my last project because I tried a lot of different editing tricks that I’ve never used before in my videos. Thanks to the feedback and pointers I received from my supervisor, I was able to bring my story idea to life.

He's Not the Same Kid: How Telehealth Changed a Student's Life

By John Lewis

School-based telehealth program in Williamsburg County gets student's asthma under control.

Timothy struggled in school. A freshman at C.E. Murray High School in Williamsburg County, he was reserved and inattentive in class. But he had a much bigger problem out of the classroom: severe, poorly-controlled asthma.

“In over 20 years of pediatric practice, he is probably the most severe asthmatic I’ve ever treated,” said Kelli Garber, the lead nurse practitioner for the Medical University of South Carolina’s Center for Telehealth. “He had already been referred to the emergency department twice by ambulance from school.”

Resources You'll Use All Year Long on!

By Mimi Wortham-Brown

Images from content featured in August 2018 on

Knowitall has numerous Series and Collections that can be used throughout the school year! We hope this post will help you to keep these media assets in mind, as you’re looking for resources to support your lesson plans throughout the year. Below we will list a number of these resources—both Series and Collections—that we hope you’ll come back to again and again throughout the year!