October 2015

What's NewSECC offers students, teachers, parents and home viewers a variety of programs on Cable 15 & 16 — events, professional development and SEVA Studios, a new showcase of student news programs and much more.Take a look:

> Register for new SEVA TRAINING EVENTS


> STUDENT DV features 2015 Documentary SEVA winners


> SEVA STUDIOS: school news from districts using SEVA Labs


> ENCORE CLASSES FROM CRC start this month on Cable 15


> Premieres Oct. 2 on Cable 16: Cutting-edge technology on HUBBLE HANGOUTS




> SPIRIT OF SAN JUAN honors the district's school communities



Video HighlightsMore Video

Math Generation | Contextualization & Creativity in GoMath (6-8)
Two main areas of focus: strategies to help students de-conceptualize and re-contextualize the many word problems that are integrated into the GoMath curriculum and the use of student-created problems in forming and assessing student understanding. Math Generation is from the EGUSD and captures best practices and presentations.

In Partnership with SECC Member School Districts

CRC logoLos Rios Community College District

Encore Classes from Cosumnes River College (CRC) Start This Month on Cable 15
> For information, call (916) 691-7031 or visit the Student Access Center online
Beginning this month, SECC and CRC air a variety of encore noncredit classes that were shown during previous semesters and now offer viewers a chance to keep learning in current areas of study.

Elementary Algebra | M, W, F | 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Introduction to Art | M, W, F |11:30 am - 1:00 pm; repeats 7:00 pm
Principals of Microeconomics | Tu, Th | 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Art Survey | Tu, Th | 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm; repeats 7:00 pm
Intermediate Algebra | Sa | 7:00 am - 9:00 am
Physical Geology | Sa | 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm; repeats 7:00 pm
Early Childhood Development | 10:30 am - 12:00 pm; repeats 7:00 pm

Brian KingWelcome Back Convocation
> Watch now in SECC's Video Gallery
Los Rios Community College District Chancellor Brian King launched the 2015-16 school year with a convocation address describing his vision for the district and the four Los Rios Community Colleges. The greater Sacramento community, which is made up of thousands of Los Rios alumni, can learn more about the direction of the district and its relevance to the region. The chancellor presented his goals of providing more student access and making the district a more integral part of the region.

Fast Forward: The Blue Line Comes to CRC
> Watch now in SECC's Video Gallery
Join the first ceremonial first ride on RT's newly opened 4.3-mile-long Blue Line extension from Meadowview Road station to Cosumnes River College. The extension connects Los Rios' Sacramento City and Cosumnes River colleges at a time when the number of Los Rios students who attend more than one college is growing dramatically.

Shown together:
Cable 16: Oct. 2 | 2:00 pm; Oct. 11 | 12:00 pm; Oct. 16 | 5:00 pm; Oct. 22 | 1:00 pm; Oct. 26 | 6:00 pm
Cable 15: Oct. 7 | 10:00 am; Oct. 13; Oct. 19 | 10:00 am; Oct. 24 | 11:00 am | C. 15

SJUSD logoSan Juan Unified School District

Spirit of San Juan 2014-15
> Learn more
The annual Spirit of San Juan awards honor individuals and groups in the district's school communities who exhibit exceptional character. Pupil Personnel Services strengthens services to San Juan Unified School District students in the areas of counseling, health services, prevention and intervention, safe schools, at-risk students and drug-free schools.

Cable 16: Oct. 1 | 5:00 pm; Oct. 6 | 5:00 pm; Oct. 9 | 9:00 am; Oct. 14 | 6:00 pm; Oct. 27 | 6:00 pm; Oct. 29 | 6:00 pm | C. 16

EGUSD logoElk Grove Unified School District

Math Generation on Cable 16
> Watch the series in the Video Gallery
The implementation of Common Core State Standards - Math (CCSS-M) is challenging and teachers need access to the content and pedagogical skills and strategies necessary for 21st century students to be competitive and college/career ready. This series captures best practices and presentations that build knowledge and provide content for PLC work at school sites.

Part 16: Oct. 3 | 8:00 am | Oct. 5 | 12:00 pm
Part 17: Oct. 8 | 11:40 am | C. 15; Oct. 10 | 8:00 am | C. 16; Oct. 12 | 12:00 pm
Part 18: Oct. 15 | 12:00 pm | C. 15: Oct. 17 | 8:00 am | C. 16: Oct. 19 | 12:00 pm
Part 19: Oct. 22 | 12:00 pm | C. 15; Oct. 24 | 8:00 am; Oct. 26 | 12:00 pm
Part 20: Oct. 29 | 12:00 pm | C. 15

Sacramento County Office of Education (SCOE)

Experience Sly Park
> Watch in the Video Gallery
> Learn more about Sly Park
The Sly Park Environmental Education Center provides unforgettable outdoor science learning experiences to over 8000 elementary students each year in the Eldorado National Forest.

Cable 16: Oct. 2 | 7:50 am; Oct. 5 | 5:53 pm; Oct. 11 | 7:50 am; Oct. 15 | 9:51 am; Oct. 28 | 12:50 pm | C. 16
Cable 15: Oct. 14 | 5:50 pm; Oct. 19 | 10:50 am; Oct. 24 | 11:50 am | C. 15

In October

Hubble 25 years logoHubble Hangouts on Cable 16

> Hubble Hangouts online
Premiering Oct. 2, Hubble Hangouts is a collaborating between the Space Telescope Science Institute and Know The Cosmos each week, providing a free show for the public about science and discoveries surrounding the Hubble Space Telescope. The show host engages the audience while speaking with the experts who research and work on the telescope every day.

Tu, Th | 11:00 am; F | 4:00 pm; Su | 3:00 pm

SEVA Curriculum

SECC is providing indepth resources for each SEVA entry category beginning with School News.

> Learn more about the SEVA contest
> School News Presentation (Google slides) or pdf
> School News Package Evaluation pdf
> School News Package Planning Worksheet pdf
> Interview Prep Form pdf
> School News Package Rubric pdf

Student DV #120

> Watch in the Video Gallery
New shows feature 2015 SEVA entries and provide tips and techniques for your video productions. October's show highlights the SEVA Documentary category.

Oct. 15 | 4:30 pm; Oct. 17, 25, 31 | 10:00 am; Oct. 21, 23 | 1:00 pm

SEVA Training SeriesUpcoming SEVA Training Events

Finding Your Creative Expression
October 15 | 4:30 - 7:00 pm

Sheldon High School animation teacher Shawn Sullivan discusses creative expression and how inanimate objects can tell a story.
> Register online now

KVIE & The Studio Environment
November 18 | 4:30 - 7:00 pm
Explore KVIE's studio to learn about editing, cameras, graphics and green screen work.
> Register online now

Behind the Scenes at a Sacramento Kings Game

December 10 | 5:00 - 6:00 pm
Participants gain early entry to the game against the New York Knicks to talk with the Kings' production team and learn about game day coverage.
> Register online now

SEVA Studios on Cable 15

> Learn more
Student created school news programs now have regular air time on SECC’s cable channels each week to highlight the use of the SEVA Studio Labs and share what's going on at local schools.

The SEVA Studio Labs are a joint project with SECC and school districts to create and encourage video production in schools.

Tu, Th | 8:00 am; 8:30 am | Sa, Su | 9:00 am; 9:30 am

More Programs for Everyone

Library of Congress logoLibrary of Congress on Cable 16

> Library of Congress online
Timeless treasures and contemporary presentations from the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. As the world's preeminent reservoir of knowledge, the library is the steward of millions of recordings dating from the earliest Edison films to the present. Watch selected programs on cable:

Torcuato Zamora: Flamenco Guitar with Dancers from Furia Flamenco |
Oct. 11 | 11:00 am; Oct. 18 | 11:00 am; Oct. 19 | 3:00 pm
The Sherman Holmes Project with Brooks Long & Phil Wiggins | Oct. 14 | 3:00 pm
The Royal Harmonizers | Oct. 21 | 3:00 pm
The Western Flyers | Oct. 25 | 11:00 am; Oct. 26 | 3:00 pm
Lubana Al Quntar & Kenan Adnawi: Traditional Music and Song from Syria | Oct. 28 | 3:00 pm

JFK Library Forum SeriesJFK Library Foundation Forums on Cable 15

> View the daily schedule for show titles
> JFK Library online
M, W, F, Sa, Su | 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

This series of public affairs conversations is offered by the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum to foster public discussion on a diverse range of historical, political and cultural topics. The programs reflect the Kennedys' legacy and are dedicated to those who seek a new and better world through the art of politics.

Smithsonian logoSmithsonian on Cable 15

> View the daily schedule for show titles
M, W, F | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm; Su | 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Smithsonian Science How delivers real-world science through free, live webcasts and teaching resources. The programs feature the research and personalities of the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History, providing students with positive STEM role models, information about science careers and pathways,and more!
> Learn more

Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum features innovations from the Apollo Program to the International Space Station and beyond.
> Learn more

STEM in 30 are interactive classroom programs consisting of 30-minute webcasts that engage middle school students in STEM topics ranging from WWI airplanes to rovers on Mars. Students chat with experts, discover related content and learn about follow-up activities to try.
> Learn more

Science 360 logoScience 360

> Learn more
Sponsored by the National Science Foundation, Science360 immerses visitors in the latest wonders of science, engineering, technology and math with videos provided by scientists, universities, science and engineering centers and others. Watch a compilation of a variety of videos in these 30-minute shows.

M, W, F | 1:30 pm | C. 15; Tu, Th | 12:00 pm | C. 16