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SC Lede: COVID-19 — Easter Staycation

April 14, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
The Basilica of Saint Peter in Columbia, SC, hold Easter services in an empty church on Sunday, April 12, 2020.

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for April 14, 2020, we take you to The Basilica of Saint Peter in Columbia, SC, to see how coronavirus changed the way this Catholic church held its Easter Sunday services. We also look at the impact of the pandemic on local...

Reel South: All Skinfolk Ain’t Kinfolk (Full Epsiode)

April 13, 2020 - Posted in Culture
2017 runoff for mayor of New Orleans came down to two candidates: Desirée Charbonnet and LaToya Cantrell

(Episode #503) After a contentious race, the 2017 runoff for mayor of New Orleans came down to two candidates: Desirée Charbonnet and LaToya Cantrell, two very different black women. The winner of this election would take office as the first female mayor of New Orleans and...

Reel South: Unmarked (Full Episode)

April 13, 2020 - Posted in Culture
Unmarked

(Episode #502) Much of America’s rich history is being lost to time. In the South, vast amounts of African-American gravesites and burial grounds for enslaved persons have been disappearing over the years. In Virginia alone, stories of thousands at rest could vanish from...

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 Knowitall.org

This Month on Knowitall.org: 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-...

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