Carolina Classrooms

Chanda Jefferson is honored as the 2020 South Carolina Teacher of the Year!

September 3, 2019 - Posted in Education by Dynestee Fields
Chanda Jefferson, South Carolina Teacher of the Year for 2020, makes her acceptance speech

Chanda Jefferson, a biology teacher at Fairfield Central High School, was named the 2020 South Carolina Teacher of the Year on May 8, 2019. This honor was awarded to Jefferson at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center. Originally an aspiring doctor, Jefferson changed...

Greenwood Genetics Center Junior Genetics Scholars Camp

September 3, 2019 - Posted in Education by Dynestee Fields
Students line up outside of the Greenwood Genetics Center Mobile Science Lab

Each year, the Greenwood Genetics Center hosts the Junior Genetics Scholars Camp, inviting twenty-four 10th through 12th grade students to its campus. This summer camp, which takes place during one, five-day week in July, explores topics such as basic laboratory techniques...

Birds, Trees, and Mancke

September 3, 2019 - Posted in Education by Dynestee Fields
Looking through trees at a river

On Monday, August 12, four people from SCETV loaded into a van and travelled into the forests of Wofford, S.C. Here, the birds chirped, the gnats buzzed, and the trees offered little protection from the heat of the unforgiving sun. I was one of the people on this adventure...

Carolina Classrooms: Teach Like Finland (Watch Online)

August 22, 2019 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Finland classroom

On August 28 at 7:00-7:30 p.m., ETV’s Carolina Classrooms will feature a special that looks into best practices as we continue to address key issues facing our South Carolina schools. Carolina Classrooms is ETV’s monthly educational series for teachers, parents, and all...

Out in Nature with Rudy Mancke

August 19, 2019 - Posted in Education by Dara Khaalid
Rudy Mancke and production assistant Dara Khaalid

Being able to work with Rudy Mancke was an experience I will never forget! His wealth of knowledge and confidence in front of the camera was something that amazed me every hour that I spent with him. As an aspiring journalist, I am always looking for ways to improve my...

Year Two of the BOOM Program Was a Great Success!

July 24, 2019 - Posted in Education by Dynestee Fields
Students in the BOOM Program learned construction techniques by building small houses.

The BOOM program, Building Occupational Opportunities in the Midlands, is an initiative designed to give high school students not graduating with a diploma the opportunity to job-train for careers in the construction industry. Together with Midlands Technical College, South...

New Faces and Vibrant Places

June 2, 2019 - Posted in Education by Dynestee Fields
SCETV Studio in Columbia, SC

Interning in the Education Division of SCETV (Columbia) has vastly expanded my world, and in the process, has given me a new perspective on the interconnections between education and media. My first day of interning in the Education Division was one of exploration. Ken...

Aerospace Curriculums Fly Into High School Classrooms!

June 2, 2019 - Posted in Education by Dara Khaalid
A large model airplane sits on a table at the Sumter Career and Technology Center

Aerospace education has made its way to high school classrooms! Through aerospace engineering classes, high school students now have access to learn more about the multidisciplinary industry that is changing the world as we know it. The classes are structured to appeal to...

Carolina Classrooms: Celebrating Teachers May 29, 7-8 p.m. on SCETV

May 21, 2019 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Image from May 2019 Carolina Classrooms

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. Watch May 29, 7:00-8:00 p.m. on SCETV!

Carolina Classrooms: Applying for College - Available Online Now!

March 26, 2019 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Carolina Classrooms: Applying for College Panelist

Carolina Classrooms: Applying for College airs March 27, 7:00 – 8:00 PM on SCETV. The hour-long program features an important panel discussion with the Commission on Higher Education and admissions representatives from South Carolina colleges and universities. These...

Carolina Classrooms: Workforce Development

February 25, 2019 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Teacher with students in class - photo from February 2019 Carolina Classrooms

This Carolina Classroom program aired February 27 at 7:00 p.m. on SCETV on the topic of Workforce Development. Now you can view online here! Carolina Classrooms is ETV’s monthly educational series for teachers, parents and all citizens invested in the education of our...

Carolina Classrooms: Science - View Online!

November 25, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Girl wearing t-shrt that says, "Think like a proton - always positive."

Carolina Classrooms : Science! Now online! Carolina Classrooms is ETV’s monthly educational series for teachers, parents and all citizens invested in the education of our children and this is the last edition of our featured series for 2018.

Carolina Classrooms: Making College Affordable - Available Online Now!

September 26, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Young woman holding school books and holding out money

Kicking off the new season in ETV’s Carolina Classrooms series is our annual Making College Affordable special on September 26, 7:00-8:00 p.m. Financial aid professionals from colleges and agencies across the state will explain the various types of aid available and offer...

Resources for Healthy Nutrition

August 29, 2018 - Posted in Education by Karen Hermann
Peas, carrots, and corn arranged on a plate to look like a flower. A fork reaches for one of the carrots.

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics celebrates Kids Eat Right Month™ in August by offering tips and resources to promote healthy eating. For more information on healthy eating habits, check out https://www.eatright.org/for-kids or https://www.choosemyplate.gov . Bon...

How to Teach Your Children Healthy Eating Habits

August 29, 2018 - Posted in Education by Karen Hermann
A family shares a meal at the table.

Christy Maloney, LD, LDN offers some suggestions on teaching healthy eating habits to children. She says involving kids in the preparation of meals not only teaches them good habits, but also makes them more interested in the food they are eating.

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