SCETV Earth Day Programming includes Sea Change

April 19, 2018 - Posted in SCETV by Ty Moody

Earth Day is April 22, 2018. Upcoming SCETV programs explore how Earth’s climate system is changing. NOVA: Decoding the Weather Machine cuts through the confusion of climate change and SCETV's Sea Change shares the impact of sea level rise on the South Carolina's coast. Sea...

ETV’s LearningWhy EduSpire Award

April 20, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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Enter for a chance to brag on your teaching skills. You can win the LearningWhy EduSpireAward !

Preventing Child Abuse Has Multiple Benefits

April 20, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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You may be aware that April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, but what you may not know is that the cost of child abuse and neglect is estimated to be at least $1 billion in our state alone. Our next guest says that this issue is something the business community should pay...

Winthrop Student Creates Hip Hop Foundation in Honor of Her Father

April 19, 2018 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Karina Young
Alisha Sweatt at one of her Hip Hop Makes me Feel Presentations

Lover of Hip Hop, Alisha Sweatt , uses her personal experiences to make new connections within herself and with others. Sweatt developed a strong, deep passion for Hip Hop when her father, DJ and producer, passed away in 2005 at a young age. To cope with his death, she made...

Big News from Nature Cat—3 New Episodes and a Daytime Emmy Nomination!

April 19, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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Congratulations to NATURE CAT for the recent Daytime Emmy Award nomination in the "Best Preschool Children's Animated Program" category!

Nine-Part Series "CIVILIZATIONS" Airs on Tuesdays (Preview)

April 17, 2018 - Posted in SCETV by Ty Moody
Civilizations on PBS

In nine episodes, CIVILIZATIONS travels across the globe, visiting such cultural landmarks as the great mosques of Istanbul, the ancient cities of Mesoamerica, the Buddhist caves of Ajanta in India, and the funeral site of China’s first emperor. CIVILIZATIONS explores a...

HYPE and the Sumter Gallery of Art

April 17, 2018 - Posted in ETV Shorts by Tabitha Safdi

Since 2007, the Sumter Gallery of Art has been bringing the children of the HYPE program a little artistic fun.

Recertify with PBS Courses Beginning April 18 ... & SAVE!

April 16, 2018 - Posted in Education by K. Finger
Enroll with code LEARNWITHPBS to save 20% off courses beginning April 18, 2018.

If you need renewal or graduate credits by June 30, don’t miss the PBS TeacherLine courses beginning April 18 ; they’re the last ones offered by PBS that will end in time. Choose from several subjects areas and grade ranges. Plus, you can save 20% off any regularly-priced...

From LearningWhy: Vietnam War Resources for the Classroom

April 16, 2018 - Posted in Education by Sharla Brown
Photo of soldier during Vietnam War

SCETV’s LearningWhy is excited to announce a training workshop for teachers.

"Bill Nye: Science Guy" Documentary Airs on POV (Preview)

April 13, 2018 - Posted in SCETV by Ty Moody
Bill Nye the Science Guy

Many people today have a love and passion for science thanks to watching "Bill Nye the Science Guy" while they were young. The POV documentary Bill Nye: Science Guy follows the legendary science advocate and TV personality Bill Nye in his pursuit to ignite a passion among...

April 2018 on Knowitall

April 12, 2018 - Posted in Education by Mimi Wortham-Brown
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In April, literacy and poetry resources abound in our Libraries, Literature & Learning Collection! Please see the list of specific dates to keep in mind all through April! Try out our resources for World Health Day on April 7. We hope you will not only view them but...

Free Ham Radio Classes at SCETV

April 12, 2018 - Posted in SCETV by Glenn Rawls
Ham Radio Classes

Have you ever wanted to get a Ham Radio license, but don’t know how to get started? Help is on the way! SCHEART offers free Amateur Radio license classes in Columbia. The beginner basic class starts on Tuesday, June 12 th and run through Friday, June 15 th from 6 to 9 PM...

NEW ETV Teacher Recertification Course for ALL SC Teachers!

April 12, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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This new course Teaching and Learning in Carolina Classrooms, Series I fits the bill! Many South Carolina educators have been inspired by and enjoyed learning from the outstanding SC Teacher of the Year Finalists showcased in the ETV Teacher Recertification course SC...

NASSP Names 2018 National Assistant Principal of the Year—Erica Page of Pelion High School

April 12, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Photo of Erica Page, Assistant Principal of Pelion high School

NASSP Names 2018 National Assistant Principal of the Year. Erica Page honored at launch of National Assistant Principals Week.

Williamsburg County School District Now Under Control of State Education Department

April 11, 2018 - Posted in Education by Thelisha Eaddy
 Superintendent Molly Spearman announces state of emergency in Williamsburg County School District.

State Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman declared a state of emergency in the Williamsburg County School District and will now take over day-to-day operations. During a press conference in Columbia, Spearman cited financial mismanagement, systemic programmatic...