Bette Jamison

Tech Tools for Teachers … Schedule ETV Summer PD NOW!

April 3, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Teachers on tablets sitting around table

ETV will provide customized Professional Development for your teachers this summer! It’s time NOW for SC schools and districts to Book one or more days with an ETV Instructional Technology Specialist!

EOC: Computer Science Survey Reveals Interest from Teachers

March 30, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
SC Education Oversight Committee logo

At the request of members of the S.C. General Assembly, the Education Oversight Committee (EOC) created a survey to gather information from South Carolina teachers about their experience, training, and interest level as it relates to computer science.

Over 2,000 Students Expected to Attend 2017 SC Read-In

March 28, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Screen shot from Read-In South Carolina

Over 2,000 students from across South Carolina will march to the State House grounds during the 2017 SC Read-In.

Carolina Classrooms: Teacher Training and Retention March 29 on ETV

March 27, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Mature male teacher with high school stidents using tablets

What skills do teachers need to teach 21st century graduates? Join in a discussion with education leaders about changes to teacher evaluation and support as we look at teacher training and retention.

Winners of SC State Library's 'Young Minds Dreaming' Poetry Contest Announced

March 23, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Graphic from 2017 Arbuthnot Honor Lecture Featuring Jacqueline Woodson

Over 600 South Carolina students sent in original work for the SC State Library's "Young Minds Dreaming" Poetry Contest, but only nine made the cut to win.

Schedule TODAY Your Summer PD with ETV: One or Multiple Days!

March 20, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Adults sitting around table using tablets

ETV will provide customized Professional Development for your teachers this summer! It’s time NOW for SC schools and districts to Book one or more days with an ETV Instructional Technology Specialist! Choose from seven full-day classes - provided at no cost - on a variety...

The Bad Kids Educator Webinar - Tuesday, March 21, 7:00-8:00 PM

March 15, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Graphic from Independent Lens The Bad Kids

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 7:00 – 8:00 pm Register here . Connect educators in your network with new resources for working with at-risk youth! Invite them to join us for a free educator webinar on Tues. March 21st , with Principal Vonda Viland, featured in the powerful, award-...

ETV Highlights for March 2017

March 9, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Nuremberg trial of Dr. Karl Brandt, Hitler's doctor and director of Nazi experiments on humans. Credit: PD / U.S. Signal Corps

ETV presents programs of interest to teachers and students! In March, you’ll find a diverse selection of specials to celebrate Women’s History Month, an unprecedented series of three programs that addresses civilians being targets of war crimes, plus new episodes in ETV...

ETV Features Women’s History Special Programs and Knowitall.org Resources!

March 9, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Featured content for Womens History Month on ETV and Knowitall

Women’s History Month is celebrated in March to highlight the contributions of women to events in history and contemporary society. ETV presents special programming and Knowitall.org offers great classroom resources, too! - On March 26 beginning at 3:00 p.m. , ETV will...

EOC Seeking Teacher Comments about Computer Science by March 10

February 28, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
SC Education oversight Committee logo

The Education Oversight Committee (EOC) is seeking teacher comments on behalf of the South Carolina General Assembly. Teachers are asked to participate in a short online survey to provide Information about their experience, training and interest level as it relates to...

Educators Earn Grad Credit This Spring with Online “Seminars on Science”

February 21, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Screen shot from Seminars on Science website

Educators … Earn graduate credit this spring with Seminars on Science , the American Museum of Natural History’s online professional learning program. The 6-week online courses are co-taught by Museum scientists and classroom educators and are accessible anytime on your...

Carolina Classrooms: College and Career Readiness - Watch Now!

February 20, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
High school students in classroom studying

South Carolina students are learning to be college and career ready! Join ETV on February 22 at 7:00 p.m. for Carolina Classrooms: College and Career Readiness. We’ll talk with education leaders to get a profile of the South Carolina graduate and look at the key skills...

March 18 is South Carolina Day!

February 20, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Images from South Carolina Day content on Knowitall

Our state celebrates John C. Calhoun’s birthday March 18 each year by observing South Carolina Day , a day required by law in which schools shall “conduct such exercises as will conduce to a more general knowledge and appreciation of the history, resources and possibilities...

SCCTA Residential Graduate Seminar at Furman – FREE for SC Teachers!

February 16, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Screen shot from Furman SCCTA website

For the tenth year, Furman University will hold a residential SCCTA graduate seminar on its campus in Greenville, SC from June 18-23, 2017. This program is entirely FREE (including free room and board on the beautiful campus of Furman University). This seminar addresses...

ETV Kids: Valentine’s Day Special and More!

February 9, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Image from Peg + Cat

Don’t miss this chance with ETV Kids to show a little V-day love and explore under the Earth! Coming up Peg + Cat offer two fun programs, including a Valentine’s Day special, and Dinosaur Train presents a new, exciting one-hour special that will venture under our Earth!

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