Education

Buff-Bellied Hummingbird And Red-Naped Sapsucker | Expeditions Shorts

August 29, 2018 - Posted in Education by Patrick McMillan
Buff-Bellied Hummingbird

In south Texas, Naturalist Patrick McMillan discovers a colorful hummingbird species normally associated with the tropics. Expeditions with Patrick McMillan is presented nationally by South Carolina ETV through American Public Television (APT).

Florida Yellow Blatterwort | Expeditions Shorts

August 22, 2018 - Posted in Education 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).

Chesness Harvin's Cabbage

August 15, 2018 - Posted in Education by Libby Dallis
chesness harvin cabbage

Clemson Extension Agent and host of Making It Grow Amanda McNulty talks with elementary student Chesness Harvin about her very large cabbage that she began growing as a school project.

Dall Sheep | Expeditions Shorts

August 15, 2018 - Posted in Education by Patrick McMillan
Dall Sheep

The dall sheep, a species native to Alaska, has specialized survival strategies depending on the time of the year, as Naturalist Patrick McMillan explains. Expeditions with Patrick McMillan is presented nationally by South Carolina ETV through American Public Television (...

Birch Tundra | Expedition Shorts

August 8, 2018 - Posted in Education by Patrick McMillan
Birch Tundra

The tundra of Alaska lacks trees, but doesn’t lack other woody plant species, as Naturalist Patrick McMillan explains. Expeditions with Patrick McMillan is presented nationally by South Carolina ETV through American Public Television (APT).

Big Bend Tree Lizard | Expeditions Shorts

August 2, 2018 - Posted in Education by Patrick McMillan
Big Bend Tree Lizard

While travelling through the Trans-Pecos region of Texas, Naturalist Patrick McMillan encounters a small friendly lizard with unique traits. Expeditions with Patrick McMillan is presented nationally by South Carolina ETV through American Public Television (APT).

Atlantic White Cedar and Burk's Pitcher Plants | Expeditions Shorts

August 1, 2018 - Posted in Education by Patrick McMillan
 Burk's Pitcher Plants

Patrick revisits Apalachicola National Forest, and discusses the Atlantic White Cedar, which is unusually placed here since they are more prominent up in the Northern U.S. Northern Pitcher Plants, and Burk’s Pitcher Plants, several species of carnivorous plant, are found...

Parenting Students with School-Assigned Devices

July 31, 2018 - Posted in Education by Adam J. Babcock
Parent observes child using a laptop

From our Educator Guest Blogger Series As school districts roll out student-issued devices across the state and country, the new digital access is a blessing for schools. However, many parents are not ready for the parenting that comes with sending a student home with a...

Teacher Engagement in the Education Process

July 25, 2018 - Posted in Education by Karen Hermann
Dr. Lisa Johnson, Associate Dean of the Richard W. Riley School of Education at Winthrop University

Dr. Lisa Johnson, Associate Dean of the Richard W. Riley School of Education at Winthrop University, says teacher engagement in the political process, including voting, is the best way for teachers to make their voices heard in South Carolina. At Winthrop University, part...

ETV Launches Educator Guest Blogger Series

July 25, 2018 - Posted in Education
image of educators with tablets and phones sharing ideas

ETV is pleased to announce a new monthly guest blogger series featuring SC educators recognized for innovation in the classroom! The new blogger series will serve as an additional platform to our Carolina Classrooms television and web series to elevate and share SC...

Building Occupational Opportunities in the Midlands

July 25, 2018 - Posted in Education by Karen Hermann
Students in the BOOM Program learned construction techniques by building small houses.

Richland School Districts One and Two, Lexington-Richland District Five, Midlands Education & Business Alliance, S.C. Vocational Rehabilitation, Midlands Workforce and the Building Industry Association of Central South Carolina partnered with Midlands Technical College...

Harriet Tubman Reenactor

July 17, 2018 - Posted in Education
Harriet Tubman Reenactor

Harriet Tubman was an American abolitionist and political activist. Born into slavery, Tubman escaped and subsequently made some thirteen missions to rescue approximately seventy enslaved people, family and friends, using the network of antislavery activists and safe houses...

The Chronicles of Adam

July 17, 2018 - Posted in Education by Sean Flynn
The Chronicles of Adam

The Chronicles of Adam is a first person Historical Interpretation of a slave by the name of Adam. Although based on a real person, this story is comprised of various accounts, historical facts, and life lessons for viewers of any age to enjoy. This is performed by...

The Watering Hole

June 15, 2018 - Posted in Education by Karen Hermann
The Watering Hole logo

Candace G. Wiley and Monifa Lemons created The Watering Hole as a place to encourage and promote poets of color in the south. They also offer school workshops and summer camps to students to teach creative writing, self-confidence, and communications skills. Candace says...

Jeff Maxey - 2019 South Carolina Teacher of the Year

June 13, 2018 - Posted in Education by Karen Hermann
Jeff Maxey - 2019 South Carolina Teacher of the Year

On May 2, 2018, Jeff Maxey was selected as South Carolina's 2019 Teacher of the Year. A special education resource teacher at Starr Elementary School in Anderson District 3, Mr. Maxey started his career as a minister, but decided to become a teacher after visiting schools...

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