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WEEK OF APRIL 6, 2020

Scroll through the GCPS TV Schedule above for a complete listing of programs and air times this week.

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LEARN SPANISH

Teach Young Children Spanish with Salsa!

Salsa is Georgia Public Broadcasting's award-winning Spanish language series for young learners in kindergarten through the third grade. Puppets in familiar stories, digital graphics and animation teach the language.  The program is for the classroom and homeschools and by anyone interested in teaching young kids to speak Spanish. 
Produced by Georgia Public Broadcasting
 Airs daily at 9:30 am and 6 pm. (30 minutes) 
 

READING

2020 Gwinnett Readers Rally Championship (Encore Broadcast)

The top elementary, middle, and high school teams face off at the GCPS TV studios for the Readers Rally Championship. 
Produced by GCPS TV
Airs daily at 10 am, 2 pm and 8 pm on GCPS TV.
Click here to watch the program. (55 minutes)

The Author in You - Writer's Toolbox: Matt Tavares

When Matt Tavares was studying art at Bates College, he had no intention of becoming a children's book writer and illustrator. During his junior year, a friend showed him several books by author/illustrator Chris Van Allsburg and Tavares was hooked. His first original creation, Zachary's Ball, is a story that embodies every young baseball fan's wildest dream. Tavares has used the game of baseball as a theme for his other self-illustrated titles as well, including Mudball, Oliver's Game, and Henry Aaron's Dream.
Produced by GCPS TV
Airs daily at 8:30 AM and 6:30 PM (14 minutes)

SCIENCE

The Big Sort: An Insider's Tour of a Recycling Plant

Every day at the Sims Municipal Recycling facility in Brooklyn, roughly 800 tons of recyclables meander through a tangle of machines, scanners, and conveyor belts. Mountains of discarded metals, glass, and plastic are sifted, sorted, and bundled into bails, eventually transforming into marketable commodities.
Science Friday
Click here to watch the video. (5 minutes)

STEM

STEM in 30:  Apollo 12 - The Shocking Story

Everyone remembers Neil Armstrong’s "One Small Step," but just four months later humans walked on the surface of the Moon for the second time. Do you know what Pete Conrad's first words were when he became the third person to walk on the Moon? Join us as we discuss the Apollo 12 mission, and ask the question: What would you say if you were the first person to walk on Mars? 
Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum
Click here to watch the program.  (30 minutes)

TEACHING AND LEARNING

Putting Students in Charge of Their Learning Journey

By leaving space in their lessons for authentic curiosity to take hold, teachers can enable deeper learning.
Produced by Edutopia    
Click here to watch the video. (5 minutes).

ART

James McNeill Whistler:  The Lyrics of Art

This biographical commentary discusses the individual achievements and artistic progress of the artist, and includes archival photographs and on-site footage of a studio or landscape where the artist actually lived or worked.   Whistler’s most famous painting is Arrangement in Grey and Black No. 1 (1871), commonly known as Whistler's Mother, the revered and often parodied portrait of motherhood. 
National Gallery of Art
Airs daily at 4 pm and 9 pm.    (20 minutes)



Scroll through the schedule above for a complete listing and daily air times. 

GCPS TV is on Charter Channel 180, Comcast Channel 24/26, AT&T U-verse (under Local Government)

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