Guest Bloggers

12 Ways Technology Can Support Authentic Learning

November 1, 2018 - Posted in Education by Karen Ogen
Students using technology in the classroom

From our Educator Guest Blogger Series Students and Technology The Pew Research Center reports that 95% of teens own a Smartphone and roughly half of those students admit being online “almost constantly.” Kids today aren’t just using cell phones, these devices are becoming...

Ideas for Teachers to Incorporate Digital Citizenship into Their Instruction

September 29, 2018 - Posted in Education by Ashley Fort
Teacher in front of classroom of students with tablets

From our Educator Guest Blogger Series Many teachers feel overwhelmed by everything they already have to do in the classroom each day and can’t imagine having to do one more thing! Many teachers using technology complain about the management aspect of 1:1 initiatives...

Successfully Starting Off The School Year With Classroom Technology

September 14, 2018 - Posted in Education by Carla Jefferson
High school students sitting around a table with a tablet with teacher engaging with them

From our Educator Guest Blogger Series A new school year brings a fresh start for all involved. How quickly we forget the stress that comes with the beginning of school. Lockers, lunch numbers, and buses, oh my! Beginning a new school year with new technology can also add...

ETV Launches Educator Guest Blogger Series

August 27, 2018 - Posted in Education by Kathy Finger
image of educators with tablets and phones sharing ideas

ETV is pleased to announce a new monthly guest blogger series featuring SC educators recognized for innovation in the classroom! The new blogger series will serve as an additional platform to our Carolina Classrooms television and web series to elevate and share SC...

Parenting Students with School-Assigned Devices

July 31, 2018 - Posted in Education by Adam J. Babcock
Parent observes child using a laptop

From our Educator Guest Blogger Series As school districts roll out student-issued devices across the state and country, the new digital access is a blessing for schools. However, many parents are not ready for the parenting that comes with sending a student home with a...

Brain Tumors – Know The Signs

May 30, 2018 - Posted in Health by Palmetto Health
Brain Tumor Scan

David Straus, MD, Palmetto Health-USC Neurosurgery , answers some basic questions about a complicated condition . What is a brain tumor? A brain tumor is an abnormal mass of tissue in which cells grow and multiply uncontrollably, seemingly unchecked by the mechanisms that...

Nip Your Seasonal Allergies in the Bud

April 18, 2018 - Posted in Health by Palmetto Health
Tissues

Pollen is everywhere! Along with pollen comes seasonal allergies. Katie Schill, nurse practitioner with Palmetto Health’s Mobile Clinic , offers some helpful tips to manage seasonal allergies. The key to managing your allergies is preventing and limiting exposure to the...

Five Important Numbers to Know for Heart Health

March 14, 2018 - Posted in Health by Palmetto Health
Heart Health

Midlands Internal Medicine phsycian, Dr. Robert Kneece , says learning these five heart health numbers can help you improve and maintain your heart health. Once you know your numbers, you can talk with your doctor about how to best manage and lower your risks for heart...

When Can You Go Back to Work or School After an Illness?

March 7, 2018 - Posted in Health by Palmetto Health
Working on a computer

Staying home when you’re sick is important, but how do you know when you’re okay to venture back into the world? Katie Schill, nurse practitioner with Palmetto Health’s Mobile Clinic , offers some answers: One of the most common questions we hear in the clinic is, “Can I go...

Braving the Cold

January 30, 2018 - Posted in Health by Palmetto Health
Kids playing outside

As South Carolinians, we like to brag about our mild winters; however, as we saw at the start of the New Year, we can’t always predict what the weather has in store for us. Did you know young children don’t always realize when they’re cold and can lose their natural body...

Cold vs. the Flu

January 2, 2018 - Posted in Health by Palmetto Health
Flu

The common cold and influenza (the flu) are both viruses, but it’s important to know the difference between them. Katie Schill, nurse practitioner with Palmetto Health’s Mobile Clinic , explains what to look for: A cold is a respiratory virus that is quite mild when...