Bette Jamison

2019 Constitution Day James Otis Lecture: Sept. 13 at 11 a.m.

By Bette Jamison

Portrait of James Otis

The South Carolina Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates (SC ABOTA) presents the Tenth Annual James Otis Lecture Series in observance of National Constitution Day.

The topic for the 2019 James Otis Lecture is “The Role of Citizens in the Administration of Justice.” Two students from every high school in our state have received invitations to attend and will be recognized as James Otis Scholars.

Broadcast from the State House, the program’s featured speakers are:

TransformSC: Bus Tour - Reserve your seat!

By Bette Jamison

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Personalized learning is the overarching philosophy that drives the vision for BL Primary School.  Classroom environments are designed to allow students to take ownership of their learning through goal-setting, self-direction, and competency-based instruction.  

ETV Education’s Educator Guest Blogger Series

By Bette Jamison

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ETV Education’s Educator Guest Blogger Series continues to provide interesting and relevant ideas for SC teachers! This blogger series serves as an additional platform to our Carolina Classrooms television and web series to elevate and share South Carolina educators’ voices and the accomplished work they are doing. Learn more and even share your voice! 

EOC Reports: Resources available for start of school

By Bette Jamison

SC Education Oversight Committee

Looking for resources for families as school starts back? The SC Family-Friendly Standards (www.scfriendlystandards.org) are updated and available for Grades K-12 for English Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies. The guides provide information about what students should be learning at each grade level, along with books and resources to enhance the learning at school. The guides are also available in Spanish.

Carolina Classrooms: Teach Like Finland (Watch Online)

By Bette Jamison

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On August 28 at 7:00-7:30 p.m., ETV’s Carolina Classrooms will feature a special that looks into best practices as we continue to address key issues facing our South Carolina schools. Carolina Classrooms is ETV’s monthly educational series for teachers, parents, and all citizens invested in the education of our children.

Jump Start Your Renewal with ETV Teacher Recertification

By Bette Jamison

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ETV Teacher Recertification offers 45 courses that earn 20 renewal credits each (NO graduate credit). ELA, science, social studies, math, the arts, career education, natural history, and general education courses offered in 5 sessions throughout the year: Fall, Winter, Spring I, Spring II, and Summer. ALL approved by the SC Department of Education for SC teachers, facilitated online/self-paced, $75 each.

SC African American History Calendar: August Honoree - Henry Minton

By Bette Jamison

Images of Henry Minton - SC African American History Calendar - August Honoree

Henry Minton was the visionary behind Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity. Commonly known as the Boulé, an ancient Greek term for a council of chiefs, Sigma Pi Phi was formally established on May 15, 1904, becoming the first African American Greek-letter fraternity. He envisioned a fraternity of men with similar academic and professional attributes, who would help improve the black community. 

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