April 2015What's New

Student DV 118Student 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. 25 | 7:00 pm; Apr. 27 | 3:30 pm

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SEVA All Entries Reel | Take a look at the 2015 SEVA entries now

What's New

Thuy PhamSEVA Training Series on Cable 15

The Perfect Ingredients for Making Videos
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. 26 | 9:00 am
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Jim BentleyFinding 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. 25 | 9:00 am
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Beginning YogaCSU Long Beach

Beginning Yoga
5:00 pm | C. 15
External Poses; Neutral Poses
Apr. 20, 25

Yoga Flow; Hip Openers | Apr. 30

BeachTV Talking Points | 5:00 pm | C. 15Forensic Science in the Real World
Apr. 23, 28

Diet and Nutrition; Forensic Science
Apr. 24, 27

Dropping Back In logo

Kentucky Educational Television

Dropping Back In | 6:00 pm | C. 15
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This new series of documentary-style programs outlines the huge personal and societal costs of dropping out.
Apr. 26, 27, 28, 29

Fairfax Network: Community Keynotes

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.
A pr. 24, 25 | 3:00 pm | C. 15

Medal of FreedomWhite House

Medal of Freedom
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 meritorious contributions.
Apr. 24 | 6:00 pm | C.15; Apr. 27 | 7:30 pm
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More from SECC and Member School Districts

ARC Fashion ProgramLos Rios Community Colleges

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.
> View photos from the interviews

California Capital Book Festival on Cable 16
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> Los Rios Community Colleges online
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.

Super QuizSacramento County Office of Education

2015 Academic Decathlon and Super Quiz
> Learn about the event, view the winners and link to a photo gallery
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. 26 | 9:00 am | C. 16

toy15Teachers of the Year 2015 Interviews
> Learn more on the SCOE website

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.

Elk Grove Unified School District

Math Generation
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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.

Intro, Parts 8-11: Apr. 29 | 10:00 am
Part 14: Apr. 24 | 10:00 am | C. 16
Part 15: Apr. 27 | 9:00 am | C. 16

Webcasts and Videoconferences

Fairfax Network: Community Keynotes
> For information, resources and registration

Concussion Protocol | April 30 | 9:00 am
During this new webcast, Dr. Catherine McGill, a pediatric neuropsychologist at Children’s National Health Systems, shares her expertise on the science behind concussions and how research is driving new management strategies. Certified Athletic Trainer Kathy Ayers discusses the stages a student athlete must go through before returning to play after a concussion. This program also features a look at Heads Up Football, a national program designed to promote player safety and reduce concussions
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

JFK Library Forum Series

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.

Politics and the Pope; The Life of Nelson Rockefeller
Apr. 23 | 2:00 pm

Transformed by Art
Apr. 25 | 11:00 am

Steven Brill on the Passage of the Affordable Care Act; Politics and the Pope
Apr. 30 | 2:00 pm

Civil Rights and the Black Power Movement; Chris Matthews on JFK
Apr. 24 | 2:15 pm

Atul Gawande on Why Doctors Fail; The Presidency and Civil Rights: Eleanor and Franklin Roosevelt
Apr. 26 | 5:00 pm

A Conversation with President Jimmy Carter; A Conversation with Timothy Shriver
Apr. 28 | 2:00 pm

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