Bette Jamison

ETV Highlights for January 2017

January 6, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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ETV presents programs of interest to teachers and students! In January, ETV coverage of the SC Legislative season begins again, ETV’s new public affairs program This Week in South Carolina starts, new and exciting PBS series premiere, and new episodes in ETV Kids programs,...

TransformSC’s Learning Institute: Project-Based Learning Jan. 24 - REGISTER NOW!

January 4, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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TransformSC's Learning Institutes are designed to connect TransformSC Schools and Districts with experts on transformative practices in the classroom. The events are offered free of charge to TransformSC Schools and Districts. Seats will be offered to the general public, as...

Statewide Student Competitions in STEM and The Arts! Submit Video Entries Soon

January 4, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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Calling all South Carolina public school students grades K-12 to participate in the SC Future Minds 2017 “This Schools Got STEAM” and “This School’s Got Talent” competitions! This School’s Got Talent Singers, bands and other performers – This School’s Got Talent is for YOU...

Robust, Free PD: Schedule ETV Training for Winter, Spring or Summer

January 2, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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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, online resources, and more … all to meet your needs!

Learn with ETV - ETV Recertification Courses Start in January

December 25, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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ETV Teacher Recertification courses are approved by SDE Office of Educator Services for SC educators. Over 50 courses offered for 20 renewal credits each, facilitated online/self-paced. Cost: $75 each. Plus, Natural History with Rudy Mancke for 60 renewal credits offered,...

Colonial Williamsburg Education Resource Library - FREE Online

December 18, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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The April 2016 broadcast was the final live program from Colonial Williamsburg’s series for schools – CWEFT and HERO Live ! However, since mid-August 2016, the library of past programming is available FREE in the new Colonial Williamsburg Education Resource Library. By...

Lesson Plans Available for PBS Series Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise

December 14, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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ETV will re-broadcast this series on ETVHD on Jan. 15 at 4:00 p.m. and Jan. 22 at 4:00 p.m. (Parts 1 and 2) Explore educational materials from the series Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise. Embark with professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr. on a deeply personal journey...

ETV StreamlineSC Service Update

December 13, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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Have Yourself a Merry Little Classroom! Holiday-Themed Resources from PBS LearningMedia

December 7, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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Jack Frost nipping at your nose? Visit PBS LearningMedia to view all the content that connects the holidays to learning...view these resources by grade level below!! Learn about winter weather with Sid the Science Kid! Use these short videos to teach your students about...

Resources to Support Hour of Code Are Available Here!

December 7, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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The Hour of Code is a global movement reaching tens of millions of students in 180+ countries. Anyone, anywhere can organize an Hour of Code event. One-hour tutorials are available in over 45 languages. No experience needed. Ages 4 to 104. Learn more about events going on...

Spanish Teacher Vanessa Torres of Columbia Clinches Milken Educator Award and $25,000

December 6, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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Walk through the halls of Nursery Road Elementary School in Columbia, South Carolina, and they may be abuzz with students conversing in Spanish. That’s a credit to the work of K-5 Spanish teacher Vanessa Torres, whose students’ buzzing voices turned into loud cheers when...

PBS LearningMedia: Virtual Field Trip Commemorating Pearl Harbor - December 7

December 2, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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Streaming LIVE December 7, 2016 - 10:00AM and 2:00PM EST Remember Pearl Harbor: How Students Like You Experienced the Day of Infamy

Carolina Classrooms: Technology in SC Schools - View Online!

November 18, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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Mark your calendar to tune in November 23 at 7:00 p.m. on ETV when the topic on Carolina Classrooms will be technology in our schools. Carolina Classrooms is ETV’s monthly educational series for teachers, parents and all citizens invested in the education of our children.

High School Graduation Rates Reach High

November 14, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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President Obama announced in October that America's high school graduation rate has reached 83.2%, a record high rate for the country. The national high school graduation rate has been steadily increasing since 2008 (when it was 74.7%) when the U.S. Department of Education...

Ready To Learn Webinar: New Teacher Professional Development Resources in Early Science

November 11, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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The CPB-PBS Ready To Learn initiative is expanding its professional development resource offerings with two new modules in early science learning. Join this webinar to learn about the latest Teaching Tips modules being produced by Boston University School of Education to...

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