B. Jamison

Blended Learning: Making Your Classroom Interactive + Other ETV PD

May 21, 2017 - Posted in Education by B. Jamison
Classroom filled with teachers on computers

Blended Learning: Making Your Classroom Interactive is a week-long, hands-on, 60 renewal credit, Summer class offered by ETV. Educators will discover free webtools and apps to create an interactive unit of study for their specific subject and grade level, using the...

Carolina Classrooms: Celebrating Teachers May 31, 7-8 p.m. on ETV

May 20, 2017 - Posted in Education by B. Jamison
Teachers applauding

Carolina Classrooms is ETV’s monthly educational series for teachers, parents and all citizens invested in the education of our children. On Wednesday, May 31 at 7:00-8:00 p.m. on ETV , join host Dawn Samples for the next edition that will celebrate our South Carolina...

Author Rita Williams-Garcia and Illustrator Sophie Blackall to attend StoryfestSC June 3

May 19, 2017 - Posted in Education by B. Jamison
StoryfestSC logo

The South Carolina State Library is proud to announce that award-winning authors/illustrators Rita Williams-Garcia and Sophie Blackall will be featured at StoryfestSC 2017-the state's summer reading kick-off event!

2017 National Geographic Bee: SC Student Competes

May 18, 2017 - Posted in Education by B. Jamison
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The National Geographic Bee is an annual competition organized by the National Geographic Society, designed to inspire and reward students' curiosity about the world. Students from 10,000 schools across the United States are competing in the 2017 National Geographic Bee for...

ALL Awards and Peggy Parish Prize Nominations - Deadline Extended to June 7

May 18, 2017 - Posted in Education by B. Jamison
ALL Awards logo

The Annual Literacy Leaders (ALL) Awards Nominations Committee is seeking nominations for the 2017 awards program.

GET READY for August 21st - Total Solar Eclipse Resources

May 17, 2017 - Posted in Education by B. Jamison
View of the United States during the total solar eclipse in Aug. 21, 2017. Credits: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

On August 21, 2017, a rare total solar eclipse will sweep the nation 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 covered entirely by the Moon, the sky deeply darkens, the...

FREE Sesame Street Educator's Math Course - Make Believe with Math!

May 15, 2017 - Posted in Education by B. Jamison
Sesame Street - Make Believe with Math graphic

We invite you to join your friends at Sesame Street for a FREE online course for early childhood educators Make Believe with Math.

Three Schools Accepted to Innovation Network

May 12, 2017 - Posted in Education by B. Jamison
TransformSC logo

TransformSC, an initiative of the South Carolina Council on Competitiveness, has accepted three schools to its statewide network of innovative schools: C.A. Johnson High School (Richland One), Sevier Middle School (Greenville), and Carolina Elementary School (Darlington). “...

PBS NewsHour selects 2017 Student Reporting Labs Fellows: Two SC Students Chosen!

May 11, 2017 - Posted in Education by B. Jamison
Students who will participate in PBS Newshour's Student Reporting Labs Academy 2017

Twenty talented youth storytellers from 13 states will convene in the nation’s capital this summer with the common objective to advance the future of journalism and public media. The middle and high school fellows are participants in the third annual Student Reporting Labs...

Teacher Appreciation Week: Students Give Thanks

May 9, 2017 - Posted in Education by B. Jamison
Photo of Henry Louis Gates, Jr. producer and host of Finding your Roots

We want to thank you for teaching children to love learning, to reach for the stars, to inspire them to think outside of the box, to never stop growing, and to always keep a curious mind.

Teacher Appreciation Week – ETV Celebrates our SC Teachers!

May 8, 2017 - Posted in Education by B. Jamison
Teacher seated working with students

From May 8-12, 2017, we celebrate and say “Thank You” to our SC teachers! Teachers change the lives of millions of children every day. Their dedicated work and impact extends far beyond the boundaries of the classroom.

ETV Recertification – Earn Credit by June 30th or Later in Summer

May 4, 2017 - Posted in Education by B. Jamison
Teacher on laptop smiling

ETV Teacher Recertification offers South Carolina teachers a variety of online, self-paced courses approved by SDE for 20 renewal credits. SPRING II session ends June 16. Credit earned in this session will meet SC teacher’s recertification needs by June 30th renewal cycle...

LearningWhy Lesson Collaboration: Creating a Better Way to Learn

May 1, 2017 - Posted in Education by B. Jamison
Screen shot from LearningWhy home page

ETV is building a new website to house innovative lessons for tomorrow’s graduate. LearningWhy hosts complete standards-based lessons for one-to-one technology environments and is funded by the South Carolina K-12 Technology Initiative. The complete site, to be released in...

Southern Campaign of the American Revolution – NEW Classroom Resource

April 27, 2017 - Posted in Education by B. Jamison
Line of soldiers from Southern Campaign of the American Revolution

South Carolina’s role in the Revolutionary War comes to the classroom in new online resources produced by South Carolina ETV in conjunction with the National Park Service, The Self Foundation, and both the local and national chapters of the Sons of the American Revolution.

EOC Issues Report That Examines Education of Military Connected Children

April 27, 2017 - Posted in Education by B. Jamison
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Per Act 289, passed by the SC General Assembly in 2014, the SC Education Oversight Committee (EOC) is required to develop an annual report on the educational performance of military connected children in our state.

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