Student DV Episode #118 on Cable 15
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Student DV shows the best videos from Sacramento County students that were entered in the SEVA contest. Producing a video program involves much more than just taping an event. The knowledge and expertise needed for a successful production requires numerous cross curriculum skills including teamwork, research, communication, reading, creative writing and organization.
In this new episode: make a pom-pom, do some composting and learn about cheerleading.
Apr. 11, 17 | 10:00 am; Apr. 18, 25 | 7:00 pm; Apr. 13, 20, 27 | 3:30 pm
The Perfect Ingredients for Making Videos
Educator Thuy Pham from Creative Connections Arts Academy in the Twin Rivers USD uses the analogy of cooking to help participant learn more about following the recipe to make great videos.
Apr. 4, 26 | 9:00 am; Apr. 8 | 5:00 pm
Apr. 13, 22 | 6:00 pm
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Copyright Cleared Resources
Educator Jim Bentley from Foulks Ranch Elementary School in the Elk Grove USD shares tips about finding copyright cleared resources to use in video production.
Apr. 6, 10 | 6:00 pm; Apr. 13 | 7:00 pm
Apr. 11, 25 | 9:00 am
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STARS: Science, Technology, Arts and
Reading for Students
The STARS Hall of Fame was established in 2009 by the San Juan Education Foundation, with the support of the school district, to honor exceptional San Juan Unified School District graduates who embody an innovative spirit and have made their mark in their chosen profession. The 2014 inductees were Mary Lynn Ferguson McHugh, Divya Nag and Dr. John C. Williams.
Apr. 7, 21 | 9:00 am | C. 16
5:00 pm | C. 15
Sun Salutations; Building Strong Foundations
Apr. 18, 19
External Poses; Neutral Poses | Apr. 20, 25
Yoga Flow; Hip Openers | Apr. 29, 30
Breath, Awareness, Movement | Apr. 7, 9
Finding More Space; Sun Salutations
Apr. 14, 16
BeachTV Talking Points | 5:00 pm | C. 15
Africa: Sub-Sahara Region; Intercultural Communication | Apr. 2, 6
Russia; Agriculture, Farmers Markets and the Production of a Sustainable Food Supply
Apr. 3, 10, 17
Diet and Nutrition; Forensic Science
Apr. 4, 24, 27
Physical Fitness; Utilizing the Arts in the Classroom as Teaching Tools
Apr. 5, 8, 11
Artificial Intelligence; Terrorism
Apr. 13, 15, 22
Forensic Science in the Real World
Apr. 21, 23, 28
Dropping Back In | 6:00 pm | C. 15
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These programs outline the huge personal and societal costs of dropping out.
Apr. 26, 27, 28, 29
Managing Stress: Mindfulness Training
in Our Schools
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A nationally recognized mindfulness teacher and author discusses how practicing mindfulness can help improve a student’s ability to respond to events and circumstances with clarity and balance.
Apr. 17 | 1:00 pm; Apr. 21 | 9:00 am | C. 15
Apr. 19 | 4:00 pm | C. 16
21st Century Teaching and Learning
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This series is an invitation to engage in discussions around important topics affecting our school communities.
Apr. 23, 28 | 9:00 am; Apr. 24 | 1:00 pm | C. 15
Science or Soundbite? Shale Gas, Hydraulic Fracturing and Induced Earthquakes
Hydraulic fracturing is the process of injecting wells with water, sand and chemicals at very high pressure which creates fractures in deeply buried rocks to allow for the extraction of oil, natural gas and geothermal energy. USGS scientists discuss the opportunities and impact associated with hydraulic fracturing.
A pr. 18, 24, 25 | 3:00 pm | C. 15
President Obama Honors the 2014 Medal of Freedom Recipients
The president honors 16 recipients of this year's Presidential Medal of Freedom, the Nation’s highest civilian honor, presented to individuals who have made especially meritorious contributions.
Apr. 20, 27 | 7:30 pm; Apr. 24 | 6:00 pm | C.15
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More from SECC and Member School Districts
American River College Fashion Program
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The SECC video crew will attend ARC’s Fashion Program model casting event this Friday, March 20 at 6:00 pm in Art and Science Room 105. We’re shooting footage for a documentary to tell the story of this unique learning exercise that finishes with the students’ Fashion Show, Aura, on May 1.
SECC started production February 25 when the student designers were interviewed by their peers in the marketing class. The finished video, Fashion Matters: The Fashion Show as Teaching Laboratory, will air on cable and tell the story of this unique learning exercise.
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California Capital Book Festival on Cable 16
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SECC partnered with member Los Rios Community College District to record author sessions at the California Capital Book Festival in October at the Sacramento Convention Center.
Fiction Discussion; Writing Your Book | Apr. 1 | 12:30 pm; Apr. 11 | 3:30 pm | C. 15
Short Story, Imani's Moon. This Day in June, Fiction Discussion | Apr. 2, 4, 18 | 1:00 pm | C. 15
2015 Academic Decathlon and Super Quiz
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Hundreds of Sacramento County high school students competed in the 35th annual Sacramento County Academic Decathlon after devoting months of study to this year's theme: New Alternatives in Energy: Ingenuity and Innovation. Fox 40 morning host Paul Robins asked questions at the live Super Quiz.
Apr. 2 | 12:00 pm | C. 15; Apr. 6 | 11:00 am | C. 16; Apr. 14, 26 | 9:00 am | C. 16
Two high school English teachers, one from the San Juan Unified School District and one from the River Delta Unified School District, are the Sacramento County Teachers of the Year 2015. Michelle Bebout teaches 9-11th grade English at Casa Roble High School in the San Juan USD. Jennifer Walker teaches English and AP English at both Clarksburg Middle School and Delta High School in the River Delta USD.
Apr. 14 | 8:00 am | C. 16
Watch performances from the Sacramento State University Music Department.
Festival of New American Music 2014 | Apr. 21 | 8:00 pm | C. 16
Choirs with Dr. Don Kendrick | Apr. 23 | 9:00 am | C. 16
Crossing Lines: 2014 Summer Seminar Cultural Event
Apr. 9, 16, 23 | 10:00 am; Apr. 13, 17 | 11:30 am | C. 16
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This series captures best practices, builds knowledge and provides content for school sites and teachers as they embrace the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). The CCSS math implementation is challenging, and teachers need to understand the content and pedagogical skills and strategies necessary for their 21st century students to be competitive and college and career ready.
Part 1-2: Apr. 12 | 3:00 pm | C. 15
Part 3: Apr. 1, 5 | 9:00 am - 12:00 pm | C. 16
Intro; Part 8; Part 9; Part 10: Apr. 19 | 3:00 pm | C. 15
Intro, Parts 8-11: Apr. 6 | 9:00 am; Apr. 18 | 5:00 pm; Apr. 29 | 10:00 am
Part 12, 13: Apr. 3, 15, 22 | 8:30 am | C. 16
Part 14: Apr. 8 | 8:30 am; Apr. 17, 24 | 10:00 am | C. 16
Part 15: Apr. 13, 20, 27 | 9:00 am | C. 16
Webcasts and Videoconferences
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Assistive Technology | April 14 | 9:00 am
This program features FCPS student ambassadors from the Assistive Technology program and their parents. The students and their parents discuss their disabilities and the process of identifying assistive technologies to help them.
Safeguarding Mental Wellness | May 5 | 9:00 am
Program guests discuss how we safeguard the mental wellness of our students. They discuss tough issues like depression, self-injury and suicide and provide parents with tips on how to identify when their children may be at risk.
JFK Library Foundation Forums on Cable 16
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.
Steven Brill on the Passage of the Affordable Care Act; Politics and the Pope
Apr. 2, 16, 30 | 2:00 pm
Civil Rights and the Black Power Movement; Chris Matthews on JFK
Apr. 3, 17, 24 | 2:15 pm
Atul Gawande on Why Doctors Fail; The Presidency and Civil Rights: Eleanor and Franklin Roosevelt
Apr. 4, 18 | 11:00 am | C. 15; Apr. 26 | 5:00 pm
A Conversation with David Greenway; A Chat with the International Space Station
Apr. 5, 19 | 5:00 pm
A Conversation with President Jimmy Carter; A Conversation with Timothy Shriver
Apr. 7, 21, 28 | 2:00 pm
Politics and the Pope; The Life of Nelson Rockefeller
Apr. 9, 23 | 2:00 pm
The Churchills and the Kennedys; A Conversation with Malala Yousafzai
Apr. 10 | 2:15 pm
Transformed by Art
Apr. 11, 25 | 11:00 am
Immigration's Humanitarian Challenges
Apr. 12 | 5:00 pm
Changing Demographics and the Future of the Democratic Party; Spying: From Eisenhower to Obama
Apr. 14 | 2:00 pm