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Free workshop on Social and Emotional Skills

August 3, 2020 - Posted in Education by Salandra Bowman
Graphic featuring Marc Brackett Workshop

Educators and the general public are invited to join us for a free virtual workshop on August 5 focusing on the social and emotional skills necessary to cope with these uncertain times. SCETV and the Social Emotional Learning Alliance for South Carolina are excited to...

“Cat in the Hat” and all things STEM

August 3, 2020 - Posted in Education by Salandra Bowman
Image from The Cat in the Hat

Join us on August 19 for a session that incorporates a children’s favorite, “The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That.” Show producer, Lawrence “Larry” Mirkin, as well as an all-star lineup of presenters, will talk about how the series can be used to support learning in...

Datacasting offers learning delivery options to students without broadband

August 3, 2020 - Posted in Education by Stephanie Frazier
Screen shot of Datacasting page on website

SCETV continues work with districts around the state to explore datacasting technology.

Back to school – Monitor and adjust your lesson plans

August 3, 2020 - Posted in Education by Sharla Brown
Back to school image with handwritten lettering, pencils, scissors, ruler, etc.

This time of year teachers are usually reporting back to schools. Those first days back at school are filled with meetings (faculty, department, and team), moving into a new classroom or if you’re lucky, only having to redesign your entire classroom from last year. There...

Storytime with ETV debut

August 3, 2020 - Posted in Education by Stephanie Frazier
Storytime with South Carolina ETV

Storytime with South Carolina ETV is a new online series that promotes the love of reading and literary stories connected to our great state. The series will include stories about historical figures and South Carolina geography, coming of age narratives, and a few classics...

August 2020 - The Learning Continues on!

August 3, 2020 - Posted in Education by Mimi Wortham-Brown
Images from content featured in August 2020 on

This month on Knowitall, we’ll feature the “heart and soul” of Knowitall – our Series and Collections – that facilitate learning all year long! If you haven’t perused these resources recently, you may be surprised at all that you’ll find!We’ll also spotlight some of our new...

7 cool STEM activities for teachers and parents

August 3, 2020 - Posted in Education by Warren Wise
Image of Warren Wise from vlog

From our Educator Guest Blogger Series Warren Wise, recently named a PBS Digital Innovator All-Star, kicks off our 2020-21 Guest Blog Series with a twist - a video blog, or vlog if you will! In the video, Wise shares seven STEM activities teachers and parents can use in the...

Tasty bites for summer learning

August 3, 2020 - Posted in Education by K.Finger
image of bite-sized fruit selections next to a pool with the words "Assorted and free) PBS TeacherLine self-paced courses"

Take your pick and refresh yourself! PBS TeacherLine 'bite-sized' self-paced courses are perfect for gaining new teaching ideas and inspiration. Even cooler - they're all FREE!

ETV Teacher Recertification: Next session, new renewal courses!

August 3, 2020 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Teacher on laptop

ETV Teacher Recertification offers a variety of courses that earn 20 renewal credits each (NO graduate credit). ELA, science, social studies, the arts, career education, natural history, and general education courses offered in 5 sessions throughout the year: Fall, Winter,...

August 2020 ETV Program Highlights

August 3, 2020 - Posted in Education by Jonathan Faulk
Great Performances - Much Ado About Nothing

PBS KIDS in August - “Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood” A week of all-new episodes kicks off Season 5 of Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood. Follow Daniel and his friends on their adventures at school as they learn about substitute teachers, fire drills, naptime, patience and what to...

EOC seeks feedback on SC’s accountability system

August 3, 2020 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
SC Education Oversuight Committee

The SC General Assembly requires the SC Education Oversight Committee (EOC) to review the state’s education accountability system in 2020. While an advisory group has been working this year on evaluating the current system and looking forward, the group is seeking feedback...

Tropical Storm Isaias Maintaining its Strength

August 2, 2020 - Posted in Weather by Athena Masson
Tropical Storm Isaias

Tropical Storm Isaias continues to maintain maximum sustained wind speeds of 70 mph as of Sunday evening 55 miles southeast of Cape Canaveral, Florida. Isaias has a chance of further strengthening back into a Catgeory 1 hurricane before it approaches the coastlines of South...

Tropical Storm Watches and Warnings Issued for the South Carolina Coastline Ahead of Isaías

August 1, 2020 - Posted in Weather by Dr. Athena Masson
Tropical Storm Isaias Track

Update as of 9:30 AM Sunday Tropical Storm Warnings are in effect from South Santee River southward, including Charleston, Beaufort, and Hilton Head Island ahead of the likely arrival of Tropical Storm Isaias. Tropical Storm Watches are now posted for the Grand Strand...

Isaias drawing closer to the Southeast U.S. coast

August 1, 2020 - Posted in Weather by Ray Hawthorne
Hurricane Isaias Track

Hurricane Isaias is moving northwestward putting it on a course to draw very near or over the east coast of Florida Saturday night through Sunday before turning northward to near the South Carolina coast Monday afternoon and evening. As of the mid-morning Saturday advisory...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — Six Feet, Isaias! Social Distance!

August 1, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Hurricane Isaias at 3 pm on July 31, 2020.

This episode of the South Carolina Lede for August 1, 2020, features: details on the economic outlook of our country amidst the worst quaterly GDP rate in the post-war era; insight on DHEC's pandemic response; the latest South Carolina forecast for Hurricane Isaias; and...