Bette Jamison

Family-Friendly Guides to SC Academic Standards Ready!

April 29, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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The Family-Friendly Guides to the SC Academic Standards are updated and ready for teachers and parents! The website, www.scfriendlystandards.org , provides information for parents and families about what their children should be learning in school based on the standards...

ETV Highlights for May 2016

April 29, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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PBS Kids highlights: - Week of May 9: Thomas & Friends new programs premiere all week! Airs weekdays at 12:30 on ETV; Saturdays at 6:00 a.m. on ETV. Also airs Saturdays at 9:00 a.m. on ETVW - Week of May 9: Super Why! presents four new episodes! Airs weekdays at noon on...

Teacher Recertification – Earn Credit by June 30th or Later in Summer - Register by May 8th!

April 28, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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ETV Teacher Recertification offers South Carolina teachers a variety of online, self-paced courses approved by SDE for 2 0 renewal credits. SPRING II session ends June 13. Credit earned in this session will meet SC teacher’s recertification needs by June 30 th renewal cycle...

Carolina Classrooms: Celebrating Teachers - View Online Now!

April 27, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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Carolina Classrooms, ETV’s monthly educational series for all educators and citizens invested in the education of our children, celebrates teachers, aired on April 27 at 7:00 p.m. on ETV, is now available online here ! The hour-long program features the finalists and the...

Teacher Appreciation Day is May 3 … Thank a Teacher!

April 27, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Molly Spearman with image of a teacher in class

State Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman reminds us that May 3 is National Teacher Appreciation Day. View her thank-you message . May 2-6 is Teacher Appreciation Week , devoted to acknowledging the importance of teachers. In the United States, Teacher Appreciation...

Easley, SC Teen to Promote “Be Your Best Self” Message During Nationwide Outreach Event

April 25, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Easley, SC Teen to Promote “Be Your Best Self” Message During Nationwide Outreach Event

Participants of Distinguished Young Women programs across the country join together to inspire the lives of young people Mobile, Ala. (Monday, April 25, 2016) – Tara Moore, Distinguished Young Woman of SC, will join with young women across the nation April 25-29 in...

Enhancing Tech in the Classroom: PBS Announces iBooks for K-8 Teachers

April 24, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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New series of subject-targeted iBooks includes curriculum-based videos, lesson plans, and more Arlington, VA, April 26, 2016 – In an effort to provide educators with additional content that engages students with classroom curriculum, PBS announced today a new series of...

New Study Finds First-Graders’ Math Knowledge Increases with PBS KIDS’ ODD SQUAD

April 21, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
ODD SQUAD web page

Research shows that content from popular PBS KIDS series helps children from low-income families boost knowledge of numbers and operations, algebraic thinking San Francisco, CA – April 6, 2016 – First-graders’ knowledge of algebraic thinking, as well as of numbers and...

Earn Renewal Credit by June 30th with “Perfect Fit” Courses!

March 31, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Teacher and elementary students in classroom with hands raised

S.C. Teachers … earn your renewal credit around YOUR schedule in the comfort of YOUR own “digs” with ETV Teacher Recertification ! All 55 courses offered for upcoming session are approved by SDE for 20 renewal credits, facilitated online/self-paced, and cost $75 each. The...

EOC Reports - Resources for Schools and Districts on Testing

March 30, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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Are you looking for resources for students and parents on testing? The Education Oversight Committee (EOC) has developed a print resource to help students and families understand the purposes of assessment and what the different types of assessment are. Tips for student...

ETV Highlights for April 2016

March 30, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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Profile: SC Cities: Each week in April, ETV will air these classic portraits of different regions in the state of South Carolina. - April 3 at 3:30 p.m. on ETV and 4:30 p.m. on SCC : Allendale Barnwell (1967) - April 10 at 3:00 p.m. on ETV and 4:00 p.m. on SCC: Face of...

Carolina Classrooms: Summer Camps for Students March 30 on ETV

March 28, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Teenagers at camp

Carolina Classrooms is ETV’s monthly educational series for teachers, parents and all citizens invested in the education of our children. Watch ETV March 30 at 7:00 p.m. for a special edition that will focus on summer camps that engage students and help them remain...

Teacher Advisor Opportunity! Assist WGBH with a NASA-Funded Science Education Project

March 25, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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Bringing the Universe to America's Classrooms - A WGBH Initiative to Design Digital Learning Resources for STEM Learning Applications for teacher advisors due April 11, 2016 WGBH, America's premier producer of science content for public media, has been awarded a NASA...

SC First Steps to School Readiness: 154 First Steps 4K Providers Receive Free Mobile Broadband Routers

March 14, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Photo of preschool teachers who will receive routers and data

It's a GREAT DAY in South Carolina as 154 First Steps 4K providers are receiving free mobile broadband routers courtesy of Sprint and South Carolina Educational Television . As part of this educational partnership these preschool classrooms will each receive 15GB of free...

HERO Live! Civil War Ironclads April 14 at 1 p.m. on SCC

March 11, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Photo of boy in HERO Live: Civil War Ironclads

Colonial Williamsburg’s HERO Live! is designed to support American history education for 4-8 th grade students and this month’s program Civil War Ironclads airs April 14 at 1:00 p.m. All SC schools may view on ETV’s SC Channel (SCC). Using 21 st century technology and...

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