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Digital classrooms ... learning in the fast lane

April 13, 2020 - Posted in Education by Christy Nexsen
image of young woman blasting out of a laptop

From our Educator Guest Blogger Series I do not think I have ever been more proud of the teaching profession than I have in the last week. That is no small statement considering I have been teaching for over 20 years. We have pulled together in such a way that nobody should...

Virtual professional development and training available for educators

April 13, 2020 - Posted in Education by Salandra Bowman
Young woman on laptop

Despite mandatory school closures in response to COVID-19, South Carolina ETV is still providing virtual training and professional development for educators and families. Join the Education team each week for online learning opportunities on a variety of topics such as...

Tornadoes Take Lives from the Lowcountry to the Upstate

April 13, 2020 - Posted in Weather by Scott Morgan
Destruction in Givhans in Dorchester County following deadly storms

It's being called the most significant severe weather outbreak in South Carolina in 12 years and already it's claimed nine lives. "This is a very rare situation that I've only faced working in different parts of the country several times in my career," said Richard Okulski...

April 2020 on Knowitall

April 13, 2020 - Posted in Education by Mimi Wortham-Brown
Images from content featured in April 2020 on

This Month on At-Home Learning resources and instructional materials are available from South Carolina ETV and the SC Department of Education. Find more information and links below. For School Library Month and National Poetry Month, literacy, storytelling,...

Distance Learning Resources from PBS LearningMedia

April 13, 2020 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
PBS LearningMedia image of teacher on laptop

As teachers, students, and families deal with school closures, PBS LearningMedia producers and educators have come together to curate a special collection of resources organized by grade and subject area. Find videos, lesson plans, and activities that support learning at...

Programs for National Autism Awareness Month on SCETV PBS KIDS March 30-April 21

April 13, 2020 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Arthur - When Carl Met George - Programming for National Autism Awareness Month from PBS KIDS

For National Autism Awareness Month, SCETV PBS KIDS will air episodes featuring characters with Autism, including new episodes from DINOSAUR TRAIN and SESAME STREET, March 30 April 21.

PBS LearningMedia resources available now!

April 13, 2020 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Graphic from Nature Cat from PBS LearningMedia

Celebrate Spring with Elementary Education Resources from Nature Cat Fred the house cat dreams of exploring the great outdoors. Once his family leaves for the day, Fred transforms into Nature Cat, "backyard explorer extraordinaire!" Enjoy looking through these clips, story...

April 2020 ETV program highlights

April 13, 2020 - Posted in Education by Jonathan Faulk
Image from The Roosevelts

ETV presents programs of interest to teachers and students! PBS KIDS provides holiday-themed episodes for Easter, Earth Day and Arbor Day. Don’t miss premieres of the Wild Kratts special and the World on Fire series on Masterpiece , all in April!

Tornado Watches for much of South Carolina

April 13, 2020 - Posted in Weather by Ray Hawthorne
Tornado Watches This Morning

A Tornado Watch is in effect for much of the Upstate region until 8 AM, while the Midlands and Lowcountry is under a Tornado Watch until 11 AM. Additional watches are likely to be issued for the Pee Dee and Grand Strand areas later this morning. Thunderstorms have produced...

Strong Tornadoes and Widespread Strong Winds Likely Overnight into Monday morning

April 12, 2020 - Posted in Weather by Ray Hawthorne
Severe Storm Risk and Timing

A line of intense thunderstorms is expected to bring the potential for widespread damaging winds and a few strong tornadoes to the Palmetto State late Sunday night into Monday morning. Tornadoes have been observed in northern Louisiana late Sunday morning. These storms are...

179 History specials you can watch right now!

April 11, 2020 - Posted in History by Andrew Davis
The S.C. State House

Calling all history enthusiasts! South Carolina’s history is arguably one of the richest in the United States – from the prehistoric era to the present day, our state has so many stories to tell. One way to learn more about South Carolina’s history is to physically visit...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — A Rising Tide Of Cases, Unemployment, Deaths And Unemployment

April 11, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Gavin Jackson (with A.T. Shire in insert) records the podcast from his home on Friday, April 10, 2020.

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for April 11, 2020, we examine the state legislature's failure to pass continuing resolution this week, discuss what increasing unemployment numbers could mean for our economy moving forward, and explore how lack of adequate high-...


April 10, 2020 - Posted in Education by Chanda Jefferson
Dign that reads I Teach, Whats Your Superpower

Dear Teachers, We've Got This! The 2020 State Teachers of the Year want to share a message with all educators during these uncertain times. "We live and we work together. We do more than just teach. We deliver hope and inspire. We dream and we believe. We care." We’re...

Ashley Ridge High School Teacher Cadets

April 10, 2020 - Posted in Education by Victoria Merritt
Ashley Ridge High School Teacher Cadets and teachers children

Victoria Merritt teaches Teacher Cadets at Ashley Ridge High School in Dorchester School District Two. She shared these pictures of her students, and says: "My Teacher Cadets were in the middle of their field experience, where they spend several weeks in Dorchester District...

Risk of Damaging Storms Sunday Night into Monday

April 10, 2020 - Posted in Weather by Ray Hawthorne
Severe Risk Sunday Night into Monday

Thunderstorms capable of producing destructive wind gusts up to 70 mph are possible across a large area of the Palmetto State late Sunday night or Monday morning. A few tornadoes are also possible, along with heavy rainfall, ahead of a powerful cold front that is expected...