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Resources You'll Use All Year Long on Knowitall.org!

August 16, 2018 - Posted in Education by Mimi Wortham-Brown
Images from content featured in August 2018 on Knowitall.org

 

Knowitall has numerous Series and Collections that can be used throughout the school year! We hope this post will help you to keep these media assets in mind, as you’re looking for resources to support your lesson plans throughout the year. Below we will list a number of these resources—both Series and Collections—that we hope you’ll come back to again and again throughout the year!

Collections

All through the year, you‘ll find collections that will provide content appropriate for your annual observances, such as Constitution Day, Native American Heritage, African American History, Women’s History and more. Our Collections make it easy to find exactly the content you need!

Our Knowitall Collections currently include:

We’ll highlight a few of our Collections below.

Early Learning

An exciting collection of Early Learning resources in a number of subject areas for PreK through Grade 3 students! Take a look! Please scroll down to Topics for our Coloring Pages

ETV StreamlineSC

The entire ETV StreamlineSC Collection is available on Knowitall.org—and there’s a wealth of content there. Please be sure to take a look!

***South Carolina teachers, please note that in order to access all of the content on ETV StreamlineSC, you will need to create an account on LearningWhy first, and then log in to ETV StreamlineSC on Knowitall.org using the same log-in.***

Libraries, Literature & Learning Collection

Our Libraries, Literature & Learning Collection makes it easy to locate English Language Arts resources that you’ll find useful all through the year! Take a look now!

Series include:

Topics include:

 

And Now to Some of Our Series You’ll Want to Return to Time and Time Again!

Carolina Stories

A True Likeness (Richard Samuel Roberts)

Always First: The S.C. Air National Guard

Backstage Pass! (Theatrical Productions in Myrtle Beach)

Baruchs of Hobcaw Barony

Born to Rebel: Driven to Excel (Dr. Benjamin Mays)

Carolina Caught (S.C.’s Shrimping Industry)

Chasing the Swamp Fox

Dizzy Gillespie: From the Be to the Bop

Education of Harvey Gantt

Finding Clovis

Florence: A Renaissance Spirit

Forgotten Founder (Charles Pinckney)

G-Man: The Rise and Fall of Melvin Purvis

Ghosts and Legends of South Carolina I

Ghosts and Legends of South Carolina II

Ghosts and Legends of South Carolina III

Homecoming: Art of Jonathan Green and Leo Twiggs

Jail, No Bail (Friendship Nine)

Last Auction (Loss of Mullins’ Economic Base)

Manse Jolly (Retribution After the Civil War)

Mapping of Kosciuszko’s Tunnel (3D Mapping of the Tunnel in Ninety Six, S.C.)

Nuestro Futuro: Our Future (Hispanics Living in S.C.)

Over Here: The Homefront During World War I

Pages of History: The First 200 Years of the Post and Courier

Penn Center: A Legacy of Change

Pirates of the Carolinas

Reflections of Columbia

Roots in the River: The Story of Congaree National Park

Saving Sandy Island

South Carolina from A to Z

This is Brookgreen Gardens

Uncommon Folk (Folk Artists)

Vanishing Generation

When the Mill Closes Down

 

South Carolina Hall of Fame

A veritable “Who’s Who” from our South Carolina History! The S.C. Hall of Fame was founded in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina in 1973 to recognize and honor contemporary and past citizens who have made outstanding contributions to South Carolina's heritage, history and progress.

Topics include:

Settlement

  1. Eliza Pinckney
  2. King Hagler
  3. Thomas Lynch

American Revolution

  1. Andrew Jackson
  2. Andrew Pickens
  3. Arthur Middleton
  4. Edward Rutledge
  5. Francis Marion
  6. Henry Laurens
  7. John Rutledge
  8. Peter Horry
  9. Thomas Heyward
  10. Thomas Lynch
  11. Thomas Pinckney
  12. Thomas Sumter
  13. William Henry Drayton
  14. William Jasper
  15. Wiliam Moultrie

New Nation

  1. Charles Cotesworth
  2. Charles Pinckney
  3. David Drake a.k.a. “Dave the Potter”
  4. Pierce Butler
  5. Robert Mills
  6. Travis & Bonham
  7. William “Singing Billy” Walker
  8. William Gregg

Civil War

  1. Ann Pamela Cunningham
  2. James Louis Petigru
  3. Joel Poinsett
  4. John C. Calhoun
  5. Mary Boykin Chesnut
  6. Robert Smalls
  7. Wade Hampton
  8. William Gilmore Simms

Reconstruction

  1. David Bancroft Johnson
  2. James Lide Coker
  3. James Marion Sims
  4. Mary Simms Oliphant
  5. Robert Smalls
  6. Thomas Green Clemson
  7. Wade Hampton

Early 20th Century

  1. Anna Hyatt Huntington
  2. Anne Austin Young
  3. Archibald Rutledge
  4. Bernard Baruch
  5. David Bancroft Johnson
  6. Elliott White Springs
  7. James F Byrnes
  8. John R. Heller
  9. Julia Mood Peterkin
  10. Lucille Godbold
  11. Major Thomas Dry Howie
  12. Mary McLeod Bethune
  13. Maude Callen
  14. Susan Pringle Frost
  15. Walker Gill Wylie
  16. Wil Lou Gray
  17. William Farrow

Late 20th & Early 21st Centuries

  • Topics

Civil Rights Movement

  1. Benjamin Mays
  2. Marian Wright Edelman
  3. Matthew Perry
  4. S.C. Chief Justice Ernest Finney
  5. Septima Clark

Cold War

  1. Charles Duke
  2. Charles Townes
  3. General Jacob Edward Smart
  4. dGeneral William C. Westmoreland

Science & Space Exploration                   

  1. Charles Bolden
  2. Charles Duke
  3. Charles Townes
  4. Ronald Erwin McNair
  5. S.C. Astronauts

Sports

  1. Bobby Richardson
  2. Cale Yarborough
  3. John McKissick

Economic Landscape

  1. Darla Moore
  2. Hugh McColl
  3. Robert Marvin
  4. Roger Milliken

Political Landscape

  1. Donald Stuart Russell
  2. Ernest “Fritz” Hollings
  3. Governor James Burrows Edwards
  4. Governor John C. West
  5. Governor Richard W. Riley
  6. Governor Robert E. McNair
  7. Joseph P. Riley, Jr.
  8. S.C. Chief Justice Ernest Finney
  9. Senator Strom Thurmond
  10. William S. Hall
  11. William Jennings Bryan Dorn

Visual & Performing Arts

  1. Anne Worsham Richardson
  2. Carlisle Floyd
  3. Dizzy Gillespie
  4. Elizabeth O’Neill Verner
  5. Jasper Johns
  6. Philip Simmons
  7. Stanley Donen

Writers

  1. Elizabeth Coker
  2. Mary Simms Oliphant
  3. Pat Conroy
  4. Robert Bass
  5. Walter Edgar

Let’s Go! VRs

We hope that throughout this school year, you’ll be able to fully utilize the VRs made available on Let’s Go! The instructions are provided below and are also available on the website.

To View VRs on the Matterport App: 

The 3D experiences were shot with a Matterport Pro 3D Camera. Experience the VRs using the Matterport phone apps with either a Google Cardboard or Samsung Gear VR.

(1) Download the iOS or Android app to your phone

(2) Use your phone's browser to go to the VR link at Historic Brattonsville Homestead House  

(3) When you click on a link, the Matterport App will open on your phone.

(4) The VRs will need to download to the app prior to viewing.

(5) Look for the visual queues (circles) to navigate through the VR experience.

Let’s Go! Locations include:

 

Dates for Your Calendar

Aug. 12 - International Youth Day            

International Youth Day seeks to raise awareness to the cultural and legal issues faced by youth throughout the world.  The United Nations defines youth as people between the ages of 15 and 24 years. In 1995, the General Assembly of the United Nations (UN) adopted the World Programme of Action for Youth, focusing on 15 priority areas including education, employment, hunger and poverty, health, environment and drug abuse. Since its inception on August 12, 2000, International Youth Day has served to increase the quality and quantity of opportunities available to the youth.

Aug. 19 - National Aviation Day

National Aviation Day commemorates the development of aviation all while seeking to promote and support the industry.  In 1939, President Franklin D. Roosevelt proclaimed that National Aviation Day would be observed annually on August 19, the birthday of Orville Wright.

Aug. 19 - World Humanitarian Day

World Humanitarian Day seeks to recognize the compassion and bravery of humanitarian workers. Designated by the United Nations in December of 2008 to honor the sacrifices of humanitarian workers, it is celebrated annually on August 19, a day that commemorates the 2003 bombing of the UN Headquarters in Iraq.

Caring People & Professions include:

Health Care

Other Caring Professions

Character Minutes

One-minute clips focus on positive character traits—a fine way to build up-and-coming humanitarians!

Also, see our Environmental Awareness Collection to find ways to show that you care about the Earth and its inhabitants! And while we’re on this topic, don’t miss our Animal Lovers Collection!

Environmental Awareness Collection

Series include:

Animal Lovers Collection

Series include:

 

New Content:

Content recently added to Knowitall.org includes:

Expeditions Shorts with Patrick McMillan

Naturalist, author, educator and Emmy-winning host Dr. Patrick McMillan embarks on fascinating adventures throughout North and South America.

27:Fifty

A series presented by South Carolina ETV featuring stories produced by PBS affiliates.

Locations include:

Knowitall Blog

Please check the Knowitall Blog prior to the 1st of each month—for the main blog focusing on the month ahead—and remember to come back to the Blog frequently throughout the month to stay updated!

Knowitall Factoids by Month

Be sure to use our Knowitall Factoids by Month throughout the year. The August Factoids are here.  Encourage your students to visit and learn something new every day!

What’s New on Knowitall?

Check here frequently to stay up on all the new content recently added to Knowitall.org!

Contact Us

As always, we are eager to hear from you! Please contact us with your questions and comments here

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