South Carolina ETV announces new Smart Cat education initiative

November 18, 2020 - Posted in Education
Growing Up With Smart Cat

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina ETV (SCETV) today announced the launch of Growing Up with Smart Cat – an education initiative featuring a new workbook and short video series. Both generated to align with specific curriculum standards, the workbook is available for download...

New on!

November 17, 2020 - Posted in Education by Mimi Wortham-Brown
Images from four new series featured on

We are excited to share four new series this month on!

November 2020 on!

November 14, 2020 - Posted in Education by Mimi Wortham-Brown
Images from content featured on in November 2020

In November, we feature content for National Career Development , Native American Heritage , and College Application Months . We also have assets for National Authors’ Day , National Family Literacy Day , Job Action Day, STEM/STEAM Day , Veterans Day , America Recycles Day...

Carolina Classrooms - Reading to Learn: The Third Grade Pivot - Now Online!

November 13, 2020 - Posted in Education by Karen Hermann
Child reading a book

Students who struggle with reading at the end of third grade will continue to fall behind their peers and risk not graduating. Now online! Carolina Classrooms - Reading to Learn: The Third Grade Pivot delves into literacy in our schools.

Effective parent communication

November 1, 2020 - Posted in Education by Brian Day
Parent on laptop computer

When I was a teacher, I would often struggle with how to keep parents involved and informed in their child’s education. I would call parents during work hours and often leave messages only to receive a phone call during my off hours. I knew there had to be a better way to...

Exciting times for Early Learning

November 1, 2020 - Posted in Education by Bre Wilson
Image of Growing Up with Smart Cat Workbook Cover

We are closing out 2020 with a big treat for early learners! Smart Cat is growing up and learning new lessons every day and the same is true for South Carolina early learners. Keep reading for updates on new content and opportunities.

Happy Everything 2020: The virtual edition

November 1, 2020 - Posted in Education by Ryan Easterbrooks & Adrienne Green-Smith
Graphic saying Happy Everything in gold letters

We want to help schools and educators spread holiday cheer this year! Though our celebrations may be socially distant or different than expected, COVID-19 cannot have the joy of the holiday season. Follow us on Facebook and Pinterest at SCETV Education to experience and...

LearningWhy: Gone, but not really

November 1, 2020 - Posted in Education by Sharla Brown
Graphic about Learning Why moving to

In just a few weeks, when you go to you will not find it! No worries, LearningWhy is moving in with KnowItAll. We’ve combined and after speaking with South Carolina educators about the best parts of each platform and the...

Digital Literacy, can you Dig IT?

November 1, 2020 - Posted in Education by Furman Fortner
Graphic saying Bridging the Digital Divide

It seemed like in March of 2020, thanks to the pandemic and social distancing, that virtual became the new normal. Working, socializing, and learning took on a new look in the form of Zoom calls, virtual game nights, and digital classrooms. Teachers, parents, and students...

Connecting past and present through inquiry

November 1, 2020 - Posted in Education by Dr. Jeff Eargle
students discussing a project

From our Educator Guest Blogger Series As the 2020-2021 school year begins, teaching and learning across the United States is occurring in a context that includes a presidential election coinciding with a Supreme Court vacancy, a global pandemic, public demonstrations...

Coming soon: Spanish translations

November 1, 2020 - Posted in Education by K.Finger
graphic of the Spanish word 'proximamente'

SCETV Education is pleased to announce Spanish translations will be offered soon for a variety of education resources! Resources to be translated include datacasting information, various assets and videos, preK materials, and more. Assets for students as well...

Self-paced PD options, including a new PBL course!

November 1, 2020 - Posted in Education by K.Finger
Man outside running

Now that the new school year has *settled*, are you ready to invest in your own education, and maybe earn some renewal credits for recertification too? SCETV Education has options for you ranging from free, ‘mini’ self-paced courses for quick, on-demand learning to flexible...

November & December 2020 Program Highlights

October 31, 2020 - Posted in Education by Jonathan Faulk
Great Performances: One Man, Two Guvnors with David Benson, Jemima Rooper and James Corden

To view the full TV schedule, visit . Use the TV schedule to search for upcoming programs, air times and short descriptions. The program highlights are subject to change. Check the schedule at or on the SCETV app to confirm program...

EOC seeking teachers for Remote Learning Survey

October 31, 2020 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
SC Education Oversight Committee

The Education Oversight Committee (EOC) has been legislatively directed to study the impact of remote learning on student achievement. As part of the study, the EOC plans to conduct a survey of teachers and other school personnel.

Color Changing Milk Activity

October 1, 2020 - Posted in Education by Sean Flynn
Color Changing Milk

"Making It Grow" visits with Clemson Extension 4H Agents Patricia Whitener and Alana West along with 4Her Serger Jimenez-Sanchez in Greenville and Paisley and Samantha West in Newberry as they show us a chemistry experiment/lesson involving “color-changing milk” that...