Bette Jamison

EOC Offers Copies of “Student Reading Success Activity Guide”

By Bette Jamison

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At last month’s 2018 Summer Reading Symposium, held in Columbia, the Education Oversight Committee (EOC) offered participants copies of the “Student Reading Success Activity Guide,” a resource designed to provide families, tutors, caregivers, and teachers with simple activities to promote literacy among K-3 grade students.

ETV Program Highlights for April 2018

By Bette Jamison

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ETV presents programs of interest to teachers and students! In April, SCETV features special programs to celebrate Easter and Earth Day, plus programs that honor Holocaust Remembrance Day. Don’t miss the start of Season 3 of Reel South, new Sea Change program, and special PBS Kids programs on ETV for Explore the Outdoors Week and Autism Awareness Month. SCETV is your destination for learning!

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.