Bette Jamison

South Carolina PBS LearningMedia – FREE National Content for Educators

October 23, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Images from PBS LearningMedia for Science, Social Studies, Math and English Language Arts

South Carolina PBS LearningMedia is a comprehensive media-on-demand content library that offers PreK-12 classrooms a flexible way to integrate media into daily instruction.

Innovation Challenge Award Recipients Honored at South Carolina State Fair

October 23, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
South Carolina Department of Education logo

Columbia, SC - IT-oLogy and the South Carolina Department of Education are pleased to announce the recipients of the first annual Innovation Challenge . The Innovation Challenge is a new statewide competition for students in grades 3-12 whose purpose is to create projects...

Invite ETV Trainers to Help with Your Professional Development: Book NOW!

October 19, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Teachers in computer class

ETV will come to your school to provide quality professional development workshops to meet your needs. We offer a variety of workshops for Pre-K to 12 educators and for Pre-Service teachers at Colleges and Universities.

NPR: Upcoming Reporting Partnership with Education Week

October 18, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Photo of Puerto Rican mother and daughter as students head to mainland for school

National Public Radio (NPR) is partnering with Education Week on a reporting project launching this week. The project is a series of stories about educating black teenage boys from underserved communities and preparing them for college.

The Great Thanksgiving Listen 2017 Teacher Toolkit Available for Teachers!

October 12, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Graphic from the Great Thanksgiving Listen  from StoryCorps

The Great Thanksgiving Listen 2017 Teacher Toolkit is available for teachers in your listening area!

Add the Spooky and Scary to Learning about Halloween in the Classroom

October 11, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Graphic from The Halloween Collection on South Carolina PBS LearningMedia

Halloween was a Celtic holiday but over time, the holiday has evolved into the secular and community-based event we love today, with activities like trick-or-treating and bobbing for apples. Make slime, use math to share candy, study zombie brains, and explore the concept...

Create NEW Account to Access ETV’s LearningWhy Complete Lessons!

October 11, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Screen shot from LearningWhy website for lesson plans from South Carolina ETV Education

The new school year is underway and ETV Education has a NEW service designed to meet the needs of our South Carolina educators. We invite all SC educators to utilize ETV’s NEW, free, innovative service!

Library of Congress Letters About Literature - Call for Student Entries!

October 6, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Graphic from Library of Congress Letters About Literature website

25th Annual Letters About Lieterature Writing Competition - Students Can Win Up to $100 in the Letters About Literature Writing Contest!

Sesame Workshop Launches Groundbreaking Initiative to Help Children Cope with Traumatic Experiences

October 6, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Picture of Big Bird from Sesame

Sesame Street in Communities has expanded with a new initiative to help children overcome traumatic experiences and address difficult feelings like anxiety, grief, and anger.

2017 Constitution Day James Otis Lecture Now Online

September 27, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Judges Aphrodite Konduros and Richard Gergel from James otis Lecture 2017

The James Otis Lecture for Constitution Day 2017 was taped at the State House on Sept. 15, 2017 and is now available online . Featuring U.S. District Court Judge Richard M. Gergel and S.C. Court of Appeals Judge Aphrodite Konduros, the program topic is “Separation of Powers...

South Carolina PBS LearningMedia: Your Class Will Be Wild About These Science Resources

September 27, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Bringing Global Climate Change into the Classroom

Take your students on a learning adventure and inspire a lifelong love of science!

Carolina Classrooms: Making College Affordable Now Online

September 25, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Making College Affordable graphic with dollar bills and graduation cap

Kicking off the new season in ETV’s Carolina Classrooms series is our annual Making College Affordable special now online . Financial aid professionals from colleges and agencies across the state will offer advice on applying for and financing college. This timely...

EOC: Grants Available to Enhance Quality in Pre-Kindergarten Programs

September 25, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Education Oversight Committee logo

South Carolina school districts are invited to apply for the SC Community Block Grants for Education Pilot Program, a matching grants program designed to improve children’s readiness for kindergarten by enhancing the quality of pre-kindergarten programs for four-year-olds.

ETV’s Carolina Classrooms NEW LOOK for 2017-18

September 25, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Photo of Greenwood Genetic Science Lab

Carolina Classrooms is ETV’s monthly educational series for teachers, parents and all citizens invested in the education of our children and this year we have a new look! Hosted by Dr. Lemuel Watson, USC professor and Executive Director of the Center for Innovation in...

ETV Program Highlights for October 2017

September 25, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Photo from Reel South: 120 Days

ETV presents programs of interest to teachers and students! In October, ETV features a revealing story about Edgar Allan Poe , specials for National Disability & Down Syndrome Awareness Month and new PBS Kids programs for Bully Prevention Month and Halloween. Don’t miss...

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