Bette Jamison

Raging Water – New ETV Documentary on 2015 Flood

September 25, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Shot of flooded area

ETV’s new documentary entitled Raging Water explores the effects of the historic “1,000-year flood” that devastated our state in 2015. As a potential rain event turned into a catastrophe, our state faced the breach of manmade structures, the failure of water systems, and...

EOC Reports: It’s Not Just Football Season, It’s Reading Season!

September 22, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Education Oversight Committee Read Your Way to the Big Game 2016 Reading Content

The “Read Your Way to the Big Game” Contest is underway for the second year in a row! Contest kits have been mailed to all primary, elementary, and middle schools in South Carolina. Public school students in PK-8 are again eligible to participate in this year’s contest,...

ETV Trainers Provide Free, Diverse PD: 1 to Many or 1 to 1

September 22, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Young students using tablets

ETV trainers will come to your school or district to provide quality professional development workshops on diverse topics: mobile devices, 1 to many or 1 to 1, Webtools, StreamlineSC, and more … all to meet your needs! These powerful and engaging workshops are FREE for...

ETV Highlights for October 2016

September 22, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Photo from Autism: Emerging from the Maze

National Disability and Down Syndrome Awareness Month: Carolina Stories: Spokes and Strings – Wheelchair Tennis Athletes Bob Masella, Sarah Castell and Israel Shulz rely on wheels, not legs, in national competitions of wheelchair tennis. Airs: October 2 at 4:00 p.m. on ETV...

Register NOW through Oct. 10 for ETV Teacher Recertification Courses

September 20, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Young woman at laptop

STILL time to register for ETV Teacher Recertification FALL session! Offered are SDE-approved, online, self-paced courses that earn 20 renewal credits each … Two NEW courses with Rudy Mancke and other popular courses, including Safe Schools (Bullying) , A Literary Tour of...

Renewal Courses + Rudy’s Natural History – Teachers Register Now

September 17, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Photo of Rucy Mancke outdoors

ETV Teacher Recertification offers courses in ELA, science, social studies, mathematics, the arts, bullying/cyber safety, and more to meet your renewal needs. Each course earns 20 renewal credits (NO graduate credit) and costs $75. Courses approved by SC Department of...

Arthur Celebrates 20th Anniversary with New Episodes Oct. 10-14

September 17, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Screen shot from PBS Arthur website

Celebrating its 20 th anniversary, Arthur begins a new season with four new episodes the week of October 10. TV’s longest-running animated children’s series has fueled imaginations and fostered a love of reading for a generation of kids and adults! Based on the best-selling...

Constitution Day James Otis Lecture: View Online!

September 15, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
ABOTA (Amrerican Board of Trial Advocates) James Otis logo

The South Carolina Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates (SC ABOTA) presents the Eighth Annual James Otis Lecture Series in observance of National Constitution Day. The topic for the 2016 James Otis Lecture is the Constitutional Convention and the role South...

PBS Spotlight Education Sept. 12-17 Includes American Graduate Day

September 8, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Shaquille Oneal

As our students head back to school, special PBS programs take an in-depth look at the state of education cross the nation, the challenges facing today’s students and new models of learning. As part of the Spotlight Education line-up, locally-produced ETV American Graduate...

PBS Launches TEACH BOLDLY

September 7, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Screen shot of PBS Teachers Lounge website

This fall, PBS Education welcomes the back-to-school season with the launch of TEACH BOLDLY , a year-long celebration to honor educators across the country. This multi-platform, teacher-centric campaign begins on September 12 with the start of Spotlight Education – a...

ETV Teacher Recertification: Registration EXTENDED through Oct. 10

September 7, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Teacher on laptop

STILL time to register for ETV Teacher Recertification FALL session! Offered are SDE-approved, online and self-paced courses that earn 20 renewal credits each … NEW courses with Rudy Mancke and other popular courses, including Safe Schools (Bullying) , A Literary Tour of SC...

Applications for SC Community Block Grants for Education Pilot Program

August 30, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Close-up of two little girls smiling

The Education Oversight Committee (EOC) reports that for the third year the SC General Assembly has authorized and funded the SC Community Block Grants for Education Pilot Program for Fiscal Year 2016-17. The purpose of the program is to improve children's readiness for...

Educators...Powerful, Engaging and Free PD at Your Location!

August 30, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Teachers sitting together in library on laptop

Administrators and teachers … ETV will come to your school or district to provide professional development workshops to meet your needs. These powerful and engaging workshops are FREE for South Carolina public, charter, private, and home schools. We invite you to look at...

ETV Highlights for September 2016

August 30, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Students in a classroom

PBS Spotlight Education September 12-17 on ETV: POV: All The Difference Follow two African-American teens from Chicago on their journey to graduate from college. Airs: September 12 at 10:00 p.m. on ETV September 13 at 1:00 a.m. on ETVW September 14 at 4:00 a.m. on ETV...

ETV Will Come to You! Free PD Workshops at Your School

August 25, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Teachers in technology class

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, and home schools. We invite you to look at the current ETV PD Workshop offerings and contact ETV to set up a...

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