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Knowitall - November Collections: Career Explorations and Native American Heritage

November 9, 2016 - Posted in Education by Mimi Brown
Photos of Native American children and woman in manufacturing career

In November, Knowitall makes it easy for students to explore potential careers and learn about our Native American Heritage. These Collections are just a click away! Videos play on your tablet or mobile device … and yes, your computer, too!  

Find Out About Careers that Interest You in Career Explorations!

Knowitall brings an abundance of career education/job shadowing videos to your computer, tablet or mobile device! These videos provide insight into a wide array of professions, as students plan the pathway that best suits them.

Career Aisle > Career ClustersA wide array of resources to help students to explore and gain insight into various professions, organized by Career Cluster.

Career Aisle Regional Education Center VideosProduced on the recommendation of coordinators of the Regional Education Centers, these segments highlight jobs that are located within the geographic region of each Regional Education Center.

Creating a Career with the Arts in Mind (Panel Discussions and Bios of Artists): Series includes a panel discussion with the artists and a series of bios with artists in various careers in the visual and performing arts. Both series include details about arts-related careers, educational requirements, and technology and soft skills utilized.

Creating a Career with the Media Arts in MindPanelists in careers related to media arts discuss the education and experiences that attracted them to a career in this field, and describe the path that led to their profession. They discuss skills utilized in their job each day, a typical day, and give advice to students.

Eye WonderSeries excites students and is fun to watch as our cameraman, D.V., seeks answers to all sorts of questions! The series integrates science and technology, while focusing on careers. 

Hot JobsProduced by the S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce, features on-site interviews with people in a variety of professions, providing insight into careers from the people who know them best!

Kids Work!Job exploration that connects school work to real work, series provides profiles from professionals in a hospital, a television station, and in the theater.

Legacy of LeadershipSeries profiles S.C. business leaders for their achievements in business, and their inspired leadership and community mindedness, upon their induction into the South Carolina Business Hall of Fame. Junior Achievement and The State

Palmetto Leaders (Career Development – Soft Skills)Series focuses on the SCANS Skills that some of South Carolina's leaders identify as being instrumental in their career growth and success.

Science SplashWomen who excel in careers in science, technology, engineering and math provide inspiration and insight into their careers, and encourage girls to consider all the possibilities!

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Native American Heritage Collection

Our Native American Heritage Collection brings together all of our Native American Heritage resources in one location, making it quick and convenient to find the resources you need, including:

Those Who RemainThis program explores the world of the little-known cultures of South Carolina's Native American Indian people.

The Snowbird CherokeesWhen Cherokees were evicted by the U.S. government in 1838, many of the ancestors of Snowbird managed to flee, returning after months of hiding in the forests of the Smokey Mountains. Program delves into the history of the Cherokees, since the arrival of European whites in their territory.

Periscope: Native American Heritage Collection: Periscope takes a look at the national and local importance of Native American heritage. We celebrate the first South Carolinians and the first Americans. The observation began as "American Indian Day" in 1915. Prior to that, Red Fox James, a Blackfeet Indian, rode horseback across the United States seeking support for the event. His 4,000 mile trip covered 24 states. Native American Heritage Month is now an official observation. In this collection of photos, students can learn about:

Periscope: Native American Heritage

Powwow

The Snowbird Cherokee

The First South Carolinians

Santee

Catawba

Pee Dee

Edisto

Chicora

Cherokee

 

Be Sure to Visit & Learn More About These Topics Under Native American Heritage Month!

Native American tribes represented under Topics include Catawba, Cherokee, Pee Dee, Santee, and Waccamaw, plus a section from Road Trip through S.C. History on the people of Varner Town. Be sure to explore the entire Collection!

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New Videos This Month

James Otis Lecture 2016: The Right to Privacy in the 21st CenturyBroadcast from the SC State Museum, the program’s featured speaker will be Joel W. Collins, Jr., Esquire, founding partner of the prestigious Collins & Lacy Law Firm with offices in Columbia, Greenville and Coastal SC. Two students from every high school in our state have been invited to be in attendance and recognized as James Otis Scholars.

Connections

Gullah Culture and Language at Middleton Plantation: Sharon Murray talks about her role in teaching the Gullah culture and language at the Middleton Plantation. She also shares the history of the Gullah.

Ron Daise: Gullah vs. Geechee: Ron Daise of Gullah Gullah Island, which aired on Nickelodeon from 1994 to 1998, talks about the difference between Gullah and Geechee.  He also shares how he grew up as a "Sea Islander."

 

Making It Grow: This month, we're pleased to add these canvaresources from Making It Grow!

David Russell, Glass Artist

From Seeds to Shoreline

The Student Organic Farm at Clemson University

 

Middleton Place - Charleston, S.C.: 

Artisan Potter

Artisan Seamstress

Artisan Blacksmith

Artisan Cooper

 

The Clemson Outdoor Lab

Coker College Aquaponics

 

Knowitall Promotional Cards Now Available!

If it would be helpful to you to have promotional cards on Knowitall, please contact us and provide your school address and the number of cards needed. We have two available, one promoting the Series and Collections on Knowitall, and the other promoting Career Explorations on Knowitall. We’d be happy to send them to you! 

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