Deconstruct the Reconstruction - The Winners

By Kimberly Singletary

Deconstruct the Reconstruction

In support of Henry Louis Gates, Jr.'s debut of the Reconstruction: America after the Civil War documentary, the ETV Education Division promoted the creation of teacher and student created content centered on important themes from the Reconstruction Era.

The Deconstruct the Reconstruction winners were announced on April 5, 2019 after a lively discussion with Dr. Henry Louis Gates during the Reconstruction Virtual Classroom event. Student and teacher winners received an Apple iPad Pro X 64GB. 

April 2019 on Knowitall

By Mimi Wortham-Brown

Images from Libraries, Literature and Learning, Knowitall Healthy, Environmental Awareness and Jazz Collections on

On Knowitall, our Collections make it easy to find the resources you need for April 2019! Literacy and poetry resources abound in our Libraries, Literature & Learning Collection! (You may be surprised at the wealth of content that resides there – and it’s available the whole year through!) In addition, we offer numerous resources in our Collections for Earth Day, World Health Day and International Jazz Day! Also this month, there’s a brand new HISTORY IN A NUTSHELL on the French and Indian War. Explore them all!

Apply for the 2019 WhatWorksSC Award by April 30!

By Bette Jamison

Photo of Farm to Belly, winner of the 2018 WhatWorksSC Award

The Riley Institute at Furman University is accepting submissions for the annual Dick and Tunky Riley WhatWorksSC Award, given each fall to a program that is making a difference for our public school students and has data to support its success.  

Need Credit by June 30 … SC Teachers Learn & Earn with ETV!

By Bette Jamison

Teacher at laptop sipping coffee and smiling


SC Teachers … earn your renewal credit around YOUR schedule in the comfort of YOUR own home with ETV Teacher Recertification!

Over 50 courses, including several NEW offerings – each approved by State Department of Education for 20 renewal credits, facilitated online/self-paced, $75 per course –   are accessible 24/7 so work at your own pace. Just complete your work by the session end date.


NEW ETV Teacher Recertification Courses (offered also in each subsequent session):


April Is National Autism Awareness Month

By Kimberly Singletary

Shot from Sesame Street - Meet Julia

The See Amazing in All Children Initiative was created to promote awareness and acceptance of Autism Spectrum Disorder. Sesame Street debuted their first autistic character in April 2018.

EOC Reports: A Solution to School Make-up Days?

By Bette Jamison

SC Education Oversight Committee logo

On February 11, the Education Oversight Committee (EOC) received a report on the five pilot school districts participating in the first eLearning Pilot Initiative. These districts eliminated make-up days from their school calendars, opting instead to operate eLearning days where students receive instruction virtually.