This week on GCPS TV









This week on GCPS TV






“Kids Can Cook”
(Original GCPS Television Production)
September 25 marks the premiere of GCPS TV's educational health and nutrition program Kids Can Cook. The children's cooking show hones culinary skills, nutrition knowledge, and basic math skills. The fun-filled show is hosted by Chef Matthew Sheeter, of the Kroger School of Cooking, and two student assistants. The first episode Kids Can Cook - Brown Bag Lunches provides simple how-to basics for preparing nutritious meals and snacks kids can pack for lunch. The program also includes Spotlight on Nutrition messages delivered by members of the GCPS Department of School Nutrition Programs (SNP).

Air Dates and Times: 30-minute program airing daily Sept. 25 - Oct. 2 at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m.
Target Audience: Upper Elementary and Middle School Students
Curriculum: AKS Alignment: KHE_F2002-7, 1HE_F2002-7, 2HE_F2002-7, 3HE_F2002-7, 4HE_E2002-9, and 5HE_F2002-10.


“GCPS Focus”
(Original GCPS Television Production)

On this week's FOCUS news show... rising student achievement, a look at character education in Gwinnett classrooms, principal appointments, a visiting choir from China, and other school system news.

Air Dates and Times: Airing daily at 6:30 a.m., 8:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 3:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m., and midnight.
Target Audience: GCPS employees and Gwinnett County citizens.


“Education News Parents Can Use”
(Rebroadcast - aired live 9-17-02)

U.S. Department of Education recently launched its new monthly television series, entitled Education News Parents Can Use. Focused on providing parents and families with information and resources, the first Education News provides information on the new No Child Left Behind Act and related topics that are important to schools and students. The magazine-style program will feature brief segments including one-on-one interviews, discussion, and how-to demonstrations.

Air Dates and Times: One-hour program, airing daily at
8 p.m.
Target Audience: GCPS employees and Gwinnett County citizens.


NASA “Why?” Files:
The Wright Brothers

Travel back in time with the tree house detectives to learn about the process of invention from two of the greatest inventors, Orville and Wilbur Wright.

Air Dates and Times: One-hour program, airing daily at
9 a.m.
Target Audience: Grades 3-5.


NASA CONNECT:
Data Analysis and Measurement: Having a Solar Blast

NASA engineers and researchers use mathematics to predict solar storms, anticipate how they will affect the Earth, and improve our understanding of the Sun-Earth system.

Air Dates and Times: 30-minute program, airing daily at 12:30 p.m.
Target Audience: Grades 5-8.




American Cinema:
Film Noir

An instructional video series on film history for high school students and adult learners. The cynical and pessimistic Film Noir movies from the 1930s and '40s touched a nerve in Americans. See how historians link the genre's overriding paranoia to Cold-War-related angst during this episode.

Air Dates and Times: One-hour program, airing Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday at 9 p.m.
Target Audience: High School VBJ Classes.


News Writing:
Covering Disasters
The Ethics of Journalism

An instructional video series on writing and reporting for high school students and adult learners.

Air Dates and Times: Two 30-minute programs airing back-to-back on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday at 9:00 p.m.
Target Audience: High School VBJ Classes.