Bette Jamison

FREE Training on Webtools, iPads, Google & ETV Resources

By Bette Jamison

Teachers on laptops and tablets

SCETV Education provides FREE technology training at your location.

Our training service is available to South Carolina public, private, charter schools, and home school associations. We are also available to do presentations for colleges/pre-service teachers. ETV's trainers specialize in webtools, iPads and Google, as well as all of the wonderful SCETV resources!

ETV Education: LearningWhy, Carolina Classrooms + More

By Bette Jamison

LearningWhy, ETV SreamlineSC and Carolina Classrooms from ETV Education


SCETV’s innovative LearningWhy offers complete PreK-12 project-based, 1-to-1 and traditional classroom lessons, all vetted and editable.

Designed to promote student achievement and meet the needs of our SC educators, this newest of ETV’s free services is available to ALL South Carolina educators - public, private, charter, virtual or home schools.


South Carolina’s PBS LearningMedia – New Design and User Experience!

By Bette Jamison

Screen shot of new South Carolina's PBS LearningMedia

South Carolina’s PBS LearningMedia,...

Your source for national content including valuable PBS programs and segments for educational use, has been redesigned to enable you to “Bring the World into YOUR Classroom!”  SCETV and PBS have curated FREE, standards aligned videos, interactives, lesson plans, and more for teachers like you! 

reTHINKING Literacy for the 21st Century Learner: Report Released

By Bette Jamison

EOC Report - reThinking Literacy for the 21st Century Learner


The SC Education Oversight Committee (EOC) has issued the final report from the August 7, 2018 Symposium, “reTHINKING Literacy for the 21st Century Learner.”

The report is available for download and dissemination. National experts Drs. Timothy Shanahan, Stacey Leftwich, and Marilyn Adams came to South Carolina to discuss strategies for solving the language, reading, and literacy problem in the state.

Easily Accessible, Affordable, Content-Rich Renewal Courses

By Bette Jamison

Male teacher working on laptop

ETV Teacher Recertification offers courses in ELA, science, social studies, the arts, career education, natural history, and more … to meet your SC teaching license renewal needs. Each course earns 20 renewal credits (NO graduate credit). Cost: $75 each. Courses approved by SC Department of Education for renewal credit, facilitated online and self-paced. Work anytime from anywhere!

Carolina Classrooms: Making College Affordable - Available Online Now!

By Bette Jamison

Young woman holding school books and holding out money

Kicking off the new season in ETV’s Carolina Classrooms series is our annual Making College Affordable special on September 26, 7:00-8:00 p.m. 

Financial aid professionals from colleges and agencies across the state will explain the various types of aid available and offer their advice to students on how and when to apply.

A Message from PBS Kids Concerning Changes in Technology

By Bette Jamison

Graphic from PBS Kids marketing and Communications

A majority of web browsers have stopped supporting Flash in preparation for Adobe’s plan to completely retire Flash by 2020. Currently, over 80% of traffic to comes from Flash-blocked browsers.

PBS KIDS will start retiring all Flash content in October 2018, including all Flash websites and games, to ensure our users are getting the best experience on We expect all the targeted content listed below will be removed by November 30, 2018. 

Support After an Emergency from Our Friends at Sesame Street

By Bette Jamison

Still from Sesame Street video about dealing with a hurricane.

Emergencies can be overwhelming, particularly for young children. Even in the most difficult of circumstances, families can find strength and resilience within their community.

As a provider, you are important in keeping families connected and helping them discover their own strength after a disaster. Sesame Street appreciates your work with families and has created this Community Guide with simple and easy resources to help you help others recover from an emergency.