Bette Jamison

EOC: Resources Available for Back-to-School

August 31, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
SC Education Oversight Committee logo

As students and families prepare for the new school year, please be aware that there are many resources available to help.

ETV Program Highlights for September 2017

August 31, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Photo from Earth's Natural Wonders - Extreme Wonders

ETV presents programs of interest to teachers and students! In September, ETV will continue the Earth’s Natural Wonders series, feature new specials about 9/11 and showcase selected arts programs. Also, don’t miss new episodes of Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood , ETV’s Palmetto...

Vietnam Veterans Memorial “Wall of Faces” – South Carolina

August 24, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Screen shot of Wall of Faces website

WETA Public Broadcasting for Greater Washington, D.C. has been working in partnership with the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund (VVMF) on the upcoming PBS Ken Burns’ Vietnam War series.

ETV Will Come to You! Plan Now…Free Technology Workshops at Your School

August 7, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Teachers in class on computers

ETV will come to your school to provide professional development workshops to meet your needs. These workshops are FREE for South Carolina public, charter, private, home schools, and higher education pre-service teachers. We encourage you to look at the current ETV PD...

Sesame Street in Communities - Nurse Family Partnership

August 1, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Nurse and parents with newborn infant

Did you know Sesame Street in Communities isn’t only a website? It’s also a growing network of community providers like you, who leverage Sesame Street content in their work with kids and families. One of our great partners is Nurse Family Partnership (NFP). With locations...

EOC Reports: Broadband Internet Service Available for Low-Income Individuals

July 31, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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Through budget and policy recommendations to the General Assembly, the Education Oversight Committee (EOC) has supported initiatives to expand Internet access to South Carolina students in classrooms and beyond the traditional school day to students at home.

South Carolina’s PBS LearningMedia

July 31, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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Access thousands of free, innovative, standards-aligned and curriculum-targeted digital resources

Jump Start Your Renewal Plans with ETV Teacher Recertification!

July 31, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Teacher outside on laptop

ETV Teacher Recertification offers 50+ courses that earn 20 renewal credits each (NO graduate credit). Language arts, science, social studies, mathematics, the arts, and general education courses - all approved by the SC Department of Education for SC teachers, facilitated...

ETV Highlights for August 2017

July 31, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Images from August Space Exploration and Eclipse Programs

ETV presents programs of interest to teachers and students! In August, ETV will feature special programs leading up to the Total Solar Eclipse and coverage of the August 21 event beginning at 2:30 p.m. Also, don’t miss new episodes of Ready Jet Go!, ETV’s Palmetto Scene...

2017 Constitution Day James Otis Lecture: September 15 at 1:00 p.m.

July 26, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Photo of James Otis Lecture

The South Carolina Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates (SC ABOTA) presents the Ninth Annual James Otis Lecture Series in observance of National Constitution Day. The topic for the 2017 James Otis Lecture is the “Separation of Powers and the Judges’ Role in our...

South Carolina Department of Education Provides Helpful Resources for Total Solar Eclipse

July 18, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
United States map showing the path of the 2017 total solar eclipse.

Although total solar eclipses are not uncommon, the solar eclipse occurring August 21, 2017 is the first total solar eclipse to be visible in the contiguous United States in nearly 100 years. The 2017 total solar eclipse is the first to be observable from anywhere in the...

Explore Current Events Through The Lens of Science with NOVA

July 13, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Image from NOVA Predicting How Proteins Fold

For the past few months, NOVA has been expanding our coverage to give you our take on current events and news through the lens of science. We have been publishing timely news videos, like a primer on preexisting conditions (and what they mean to medical doctors), and other...

News from PBS Education and PBS LearningMedia!

July 12, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
PBS LearningMedia Ready To Learn image

Now Live: Ready To Learn Portal in PBS LearningMedia Since 1995, CPB, PBS, and local member stations have worked in partnership through the Ready To Learn (RTL) initiative to develop evidence-based educational TV programs and activities. These resources and accompanying...

Get Ready for the Total Solar Eclipse August 21, 2017

July 11, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Total Solar Eclipse in South Carolina

For the first time in nearly 100 years, on August 21, 2017, a total solar eclipse will sweep across the entire United States, from Oregon to South Carolina, and our state will serve as the exit state for this natural phenomenon. A total solar eclipse is when the Sun is...

ETV Teacher Recertification - Summer Registration Still Open!

June 15, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Teacher in chair on beach using laptop

SUMMER session that ENDS August 22 is underway, but there’s still time to register! Register by end of day July 17 for ETV Teacher Recertification 20 renewal credit courses. Cost: $75 each. Pay (by credit card online or send check).

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