Education

The Watering Hole

June 15, 2018 - Posted in Education by Karen Hermann
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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...

Erin Fox - 2018 South Carolina Teacher of the Year

June 5, 2018 - Posted in Education by Karen Hermann
2018 South Carolina Teacher of the Year Erin Fox

2018 South Carolina State Teacher of the Year Erin Fox has spent the past year traveling and meeting with legislators, educators, and students. Her experiences have broadened her view of education and education policy. She shared some advice for next Teacher of the Year,...

Carolina Classrooms: Celebrating Teachers - Watch Online!

May 30, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Still photo from Carolina Classrooms for May 30, 2018

Carolina Classrooms, ETV’s monthly educational series, celebrates teachers with a special program featuring segments with finalists for our new SC Teacher of the Year and profiles of other outstanding South Carolina educators. Hosted by Dr. Lemuel Watson, USC professor and...

Mayewood Middle School Junior Master Gardeners

May 2, 2018 - Posted in Education by Sean Flynn
Junior Master Gardeners

Joining us on "Making It Grow" are students from Mayewood Middle School in Sumter, SC. They are part of the Junior Master Gardener Program that introduces young gardeners to the art and science of gardening and helps them develop leadership and life skills to become good...

Student Voice - Rush Johnston

March 6, 2018 - Posted in Education by Karen Hermann
Empty desks in an empty classroom

Students across the country are taking a more active role in education policy. Rush Johnston, a senior at the South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts & Humanities, is a member of a group called Student Voice. In August 2017, she and other students met with...

Student Voice - Surya Korrapati

March 6, 2018 - Posted in Education by Karen Hermann
Teacher working with students

Students across the country are taking a more active role in education policy. Surya Korrapati, a senior at River Bluff High School, is a member of a group called Student Voice. He talked with us about how teacher shortages affect students around the state and how Student...

Carolina Classrooms: Recruiting and Supporting Teachers in SC - Feb. 28 on SCETV

February 27, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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Carolina Classrooms: Recruiting and Supporting Teachers in South Carolina , a new edition in SCETV’s educational series, airs February 28 at 7:00 p.m. on SCETV . What is the best way to solve teacher recruitment and retention problems? On this episode of Carolina Classrooms...

From Coach to Teacher: 2018 National Principal of the Year Talks Career Path

December 11, 2017 - Posted in Education by Tabitha Safdi
Dr. Akil Ross at Chapin High School

Chapin High School Principal Dr. Akil Ross was recently named the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) 2018 National Principal of the Year. In this clip, Dr. Ross talks about growing up in Washington D.C., his love for football, and how the sport...

The Jamestown Foundation

December 10, 2017 - Posted in Education by Sean Flynn
The Jamestown Foundation

Clemson Extension Agent and Host of "Making It Grow Amanda McNulty travels to Jamestown in the Mars Bluff Community of Florence, SC and talks with Terry James about The Jamestown Foundation. The Jamestown settlement was founded in 1870 by Ervin James a former slave. Ervin...

8th Grade Students Learn about SC Career Opportunities

November 30, 2017 - Posted in Education by Kaitlyn Cannon
Teen CEO Day at Winthrop Coliseum

When it comes to the event Teen CEO Day , CEO stands for “Career Exploration Opportunity.” Teen CEO Day allows eighth grade students from Chester , Lancaster , and York Counties to talk with representatives from local companies about different career paths and the job...

Chapin High School Principal Named 2018 National Principal of the Year

November 28, 2017 - Posted in Education by Tabitha Safdi
Dr. Akil Ross during an assembly

Chapin High School’s principal, Dr. Akil Ross, has a mantra for the school, “We are a thousand passions with one heartbeat." He aims to foster an environment where students can be challenged, while pursuing their own interests. In a surprise assembly in October, Dr. Ross...

S.C. Summer Camp Helping Students Combat Summer Learning Loss

November 9, 2017 - Posted in Education by Tabitha Safdi
Camp iRock

Camp iRock is an innovative summer camp that helps children improve their reading abilities while having tons of summer camp fun. In the spring, the School District of Pickens County identifies rising 2nd, 3rd and 4th-graders who could use a boost in their reading abilities...

Greenville Program Offers Students a Chance to Innovate!

November 6, 2017 - Posted in Education by Tabitha Safdi
Students studying together after school

Innovate! is a program that celebrates and empowers students from third grade through high school with afterschool, summer and weekend programs. The program’s focus is to break the cycle of poverty of students in the west Greenville neighborhood one child at a time...

Reading Program Aims to Make Summer Count

November 3, 2017 - Posted in Education by Tabitha Safdi
Make Summer Count

Reading well at a young age is the most important building block for later success in school and life. Make Summer Count is a summer program that helps close the achievement gap by giving children and families the resources they need to be able to read all summer long. The...

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