Bette Jamison

March into Spring with ETV Teacher Recertification … NEW Courses Added!

By Bette Jamison

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ETV provides quality professional development for South Carolina educators, continuing its strong commitment to education. Over 50 courses, including TWO NEW courses, for 20 renewal credits each are provided by ETV Teacher Recertification. ALL courses approved by the SC Department of Education for renewal credit for SC teachers. Register NOW for SPRING I session that runs March 19-May 14!

Innovative LearningWhy Provides 1-to-1, PBL + Traditional Lessons

By Bette Jamison

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SCETV’s innovative LearningWhy offers complete Pre-K-12 project-based, one-to-one and traditional classroom lessons, all vetted and editable. Designed to promote student achievement and meet the needs of our SC educators, this new, free service is available to ALL South Carolina educators - public, private, charter, virtual or home schools.

SC Community Block Grants for Education Pilot Program Awarded

By Bette Jamison

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Grants for the South Carolina Community Block Grant for Education Pilot Program have been awarded to seven initiatives throughout the state, with fifteen participating districts and additional community partners, including local Head Start and First Steps partnerships.

Carolina Classrooms: NEW Online Education Stories

By Bette Jamison

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NEW THIS SCHOOL YEAR … Carolina Classrooms features online education stories in addition to broadcast programs! Visit our website for education stories from around our state that feature students involved in science, technology, engineering and math, as well as stories about the arts, writing, nutrition, education policy, and more. 

Carolina Classrooms: Recruiting and Supporting Teachers in SC - Feb. 28 on SCETV

By Bette Jamison

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Carolina Classrooms: Recruiting and Supporting Teachers in South Carolina, a new edition in SCETV’s educational series, airs February 28 at 7:00 p.m. on SCETV. What is the best way to solve teacher recruitment and retention problems? On this episode of Carolina Classrooms, we'll discuss some of the challenges facing South Carolina schools and share perspectives from educators, administrators and students around our state. 

Shadows of the Gullah Geechee at the South Carolina State Library

By Bette Jamison

Artwork from “Shadows of the Gullah Geechee" by the prestigious photographer Pete Marovich, now on exhibit at SC State Library

Our latest exhibition, running through March, is titled “Shadows of the Gullah Geechee" and is by the prestigious photographer Pete Marovich. The work explores the lives and culture of the Gullah Geechee people in communities from Hog Hammock on Sapelo Island, Ga., to Mosquito Beach on Sol Legare Island, S.C.

March is Music In Our Schools Month® (MIOSM®)

By Bette Jamison

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March has been officially designated by the National Association for Music Education (NAfME) for the observance of Music In Our Schools Month® (MIOSM®), the time of year when music education becomes the focus of schools across the nation.