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November 2017 on Knowitall.org

October 31, 2017 - Posted in Education by Mimi Wortham-Brown
Images from content featured on Knowitall in November 2017

Featured in November are videos for National Career Development, Native American Heritage, College Application Month, and Veterans Day. Also, What’s New on Knowitall, the November Factoids, plus broadcasts of Sea Change and the long-awaited documentary, Between the Waters!

Observances

National Career Development Month

Career education resources are available in all of the Career Clusters by visiting our Career Explorations Collection! You can locate these assets easily by Series or Career Cluster.

 

Native American Heritage Month

Native American Heritage Month is celebrated from November 1-30 each year.

Be sure to view these videos:

Also, explore these Native American tribes and their history:

 

College Application Month

The South Carolina Commission on Higher Education has announced that College Application Month will take place each year from August until December!   

Knowitall features four new videos from Carolina Classrooms to assist with financial aid, scholarships and grants!

  • Applying for Financial Aid
  • In this segment from Carolina Classrooms: Making College Affordable, University of South Carolina freshman Vanessa Madrid talks about her experiences applying for financial aid.
  • Scholarship Programs for College
  • In this segment from Carolina Classrooms: Making College Affordable, Dr. Karen Woodfaulk, Director of Student Affairs at the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education, offers an overview of scholarship programs and a list of general eligibility requirements.
  • Scholarship and College Application Programs
  • In this segment from Carolina Classrooms: Making College Affordable, Gerrick Hampton, Program Manager, Scholarships and Grants at the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education, discusses scholarships and college application programs available to South Carolina students.
  • Tuition Grants
  • In this segment from Carolina Classrooms: Making College Affordable, Katie Harrison, Executive Director of the South Carolina Tuition Grants Commission, details the eligibility requirements of tuition grants.

 

Nov. 6-10 - Media Literacy Week

Be sure to explore these resources related to Media Literacy!

In Artopia: Media Arts "Be A Media Critic," take a closer look at types of media like photography, radio, film, television and electronic arts.

Critical Viewing: Cigarette Ads

How to Be a Critical Viewer

Radio: The War of the Worlds

Television: I Like Ike Campaign

Radio: This American Life

And more!

For more information on Media Literacy, visit these websites: Media Literacy Clearinghouse (Videos for Teaching Media Literacy) and NAMLE (National Association for Media Literacy Education).

 

Nov. 10 & 11 - Veterans Day

View our Veterans Day Collection, including:

 

SCETV PBS Kids channel Now Available on the SCETV App

  • The SCETV PBS Kids channel has been added to the SCETV App, providing 24-hour access to the SCETV PBS Kids Live stream. With videos and games at your fingertips, kids can take all of the PBS educational shows wherever they go.
  • You can download the SCETV App here.

 

New on Knowitall.org

  • Click here frequently to find out What’s New on Knowitall!
  • New assets are also available on the home page of Knowitall. Just scroll down until you see “What’s New.”

 

November Factoids

 

Be sure to tune in for these important programs, broadcast in November!

Sea Change

Narrator Patrick McMillan takes viewers from the sands of Hunting Island State Park to other communities along the coast, looking at immediate and long term impacts and the efforts made to withstand nature’s onslaught.

Nov. 15, 7:00 p.m., Nov. 19, 4:00 p.m. (SCETV)

Nov. 20, 8:00 p.m. (SCC)

Nov. 23, 11:00 a.m. (ETVW)

View online here.

Carolina Stories: Between the Waters

Located near Georgetown, historic Hobcaw was the location of a Native American settlement and later the hunting retreat of financier Bernard Baruch. This SCETV special tells the story of Hobcaw, now preserved for education and research, in the words of those who lived there.

Nov. 16, 7:00 p.m. (SCETV), Nov. 19, 3:30 p.m. (SCETV), Nov. 19, 11:00 p.m. (SCETV)

Nov. 20, 9:00 p.m. (SCC)

View online here

 

As always, we invite your comments and questions.

We would love to hear from you!

 

Reminder:

  • South Carolina teachers, LearningWhy is your source for lesson plans and Knowitall is your source for media. Please create an account on LearningWhy using your school email address—and gain access to both of these resources—and they’re both made available for free to SC teachers! Register today!  
  • Our national content partner is South Carolina PBS LearningMedia. Please register here for your free account!

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