Bette Jamison

Explore Current Events Through The Lens of Science with NOVA

July 13, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Image from NOVA Predicting How Proteins Fold

For the past few months, NOVA has been expanding our coverage to give you our take on current events and news through the lens of science. We have been publishing timely news videos, like a primer on preexisting conditions (and what they mean to medical doctors), and other...

News from PBS Education and PBS LearningMedia!

July 12, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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Now Live: Ready To Learn Portal in PBS LearningMedia Since 1995, CPB, PBS, and local member stations have worked in partnership through the Ready To Learn (RTL) initiative to develop evidence-based educational TV programs and activities. These resources and accompanying...

Get Ready for the Total Solar Eclipse August 21, 2017

July 11, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Total Solar Eclipse in South Carolina

For the first time in nearly 100 years, on August 21, 2017, a total solar eclipse will sweep across the entire United States, 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...

ETV Teacher Recertification - Summer Registration Still Open!

June 15, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Teacher in chair on beach using laptop

SUMMER session that ENDS August 22 is underway, but there’s still time to register! Register by end of day July 17 for ETV Teacher Recertification 20 renewal credit courses. Cost: $75 each. Pay (by credit card online or send check).

Book NOW! ETV Summer Classes & PD for 2017-18 School Year

June 12, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Teachers working on laptops around table

NOW is the time to contact ETV Education about scheduling professional development for the 2017-18 school year AND it’s not too late to get in on a Summer class offered by ETV! With ETV training, educators discover free webtools and apps to help create interactive learning...

ETV Kids Schedule for Summer!

May 28, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
PBS Kids screen shot

Are you ready for Nature Cat, Curious George, Daniel Tiger, and Arthur, plus more! Your favorite ETV Kids programs are set for June 5 through September 1. Don’t miss them … Check out the new schedule.

EOC Reports: Resources Available for the Summer Months

May 28, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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While the summer provides wonderful time for relaxation, the extra time can also unfortunately promote the summer slide for some students. The Education Oversight Committee (EOC) recommends these resources to share with students and families as they head out for the summer.

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

May 28, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette 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!

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

May 25, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette 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...

Blended Learning: Making Your Classroom Interactive + Other ETV PD

May 21, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette 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...

2017 National Geographic Bee: SC Student Competes

May 18, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
National Geographic Bee logo

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 Bette Jamison
ALL Awards logo

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

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

May 15, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette 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 Bette Jamison
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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 Bette 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...

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