Bette Jamison

PBS LearningMedia resources available now!

By Bette Jamison

Graphic from Nature Cat from PBS LearningMediaCelebrate Spring with Elementary Education Resources from Nature Cat Fred the house cat dreams of exploring the great outdoors. Once his family leaves for the day, Fred transforms into Nature Cat, "backyard explorer extraordinaire!" Enjoy looking through these clips, story segments, interactives, and readers as you do your own exploring with the Nature Cat crew! Explore the Collection! Strategies to Build Engaging Digital Lessons for High School Students As you work to transition from your classroom to distance learning, use these tips and tricks on clarity, choice, and engagement to keep...

Distance Learning Resources from PBS LearningMedia

By Bette Jamison

PBS LearningMedia image of teacher on laptop As teachers, students, and families deal with school closures, PBS LearningMedia producers and educators have come together to curate a special collection of resources organized by grade and subject area. Find videos, lesson plans, and activities that support learning at home. Create a free account to save and organize content.

DIY Science Experiments and More At-Home Activities

By Bette Jamison

Graphic from PBS LearningMediaFind Activities for Learning at Home with Full-Time Kid Being home can be tough for students, but there are still plenty of ways to learn and grow outside of the classroom. Get creative with DIY science experiments, homemade bird feeder tutorials and tips on mastering card tricks. Explore the Collection New Collection: Clifford the Big Red Dog Explore new adventures through videos and use a set of flexible learning cards to support storytelling, imaginative play and social-emotional learning in your preschool classroom. The collection also features bilingual resources. View resources. Where...

EOC: Support for families helping students learn at home

By Bette Jamison

Education Oversight Committee logoDuring this time of uncertainty, the SC Education Oversight Committee (EOC) has been working to provide assistance to school districts as they implement emergency eLearning due to school closures. During the last two years, the EOC has worked with 15 SC school districts that have piloted eLearning for inclement weather closures. While this time is stressful and chaotic, this current crisis has provided an opportunity to put "lessons learned" from the last two years into practice.

March into Spring: New renewal courses + free offer

By Bette Jamison

Black woman smiling working at laptop outsideETV provides quality professional development for South Carolina educators, continuing our strong commitment to education. ETV Teacher Recertification offers over 25 online courses, plus several NEW Natural History courses. Courses earn 20 renewal credits each and are approved by the SC Department of Education for SC teachers. Work online at your own pace 24/7, then complete by session end date.

Women’s History Month: Resources for SC schools

By Bette Jamison

Logos representing ETV Women's History ContentWomen’s History Month (WHM) commemorates and encourages the study, observance and celebration of the vital role of women in American history. Women have made extraordinary contributions in the fields of education, science, law, government, medicine, the arts, public service, and more.

EOC releases Report on State-funded Full Day 4K

By Bette Jamison

SC Education Oversight CommitteeThe General Assembly first created and funded the Child Development Education Pilot Program (CERDEP) by a budget proviso in Fiscal Year 2006-07. In 2014 the General Assembly codified the program in Act 284 and renamed it the South Carolina Child Early Reading Development and Education Program. CERDEP provides full-day early childhood education for at-risk children who are four years of age by September 1.

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