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Schedules for Channel 21


Schedule for March 1-7

Monday, March 1, 2021

  • 8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
    Counting with Paula
    An educational series about numbers and social development for preschool children.
  • 8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
    Sing and Spell
    These animated musical programs teach young children the basics of phonics and word and letter identification, using original songs and lessons for lively learning.
  • 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
    Up, Down and Around Series
    This program teaches manuscript handwriting to young writers. Host Roxanne and her sidekick Scribbles demonstrate correct letter formation and offer hands-on practice. Kids have fun while learning how to write their ABC's!
  • 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    The Magic in Math
    Students discover the fun in math through imaginative demonstrations, puzzles, and activities. Our "mathemagician" helps students unlock the mysteries of math.
  • 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    Science and Me
    A fun and informative series designed to introduce basic science concepts through everyday activities and environments.
  • 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Meet the Author
    Meet the Author gives students direct access to authors who share their personal stories, offer writing tips, and encourage students to “keep reading, keep writing, keep dreaming.”
  • 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Wildlife Explorers
    Along with being entertaining, the series educational objectives are to introduce different groups of animals to young learners, highlighting the shared characteristics and, also, the variety within each group; promote an educated concern and interest in all animals, both inside and outside zoos; and encourage a scientific approach to learning
  • 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    Get Along Monsters
    Teaches children important skills for successful social interaction/emotional management.
  • 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
    Visual Learning Systems Elementary Science
    Visual-based science content that instructs, challenges, and inspires students. The use of videos, interactive graphics, animations, and images are essential in teaching science.
  • 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
    Smokey Bear LIVE: A Distance Learning Adventure
    Learn about: the history of the Smokey Bear ad campaign; the history of the living Smokey Bear; fire prevention and the equipment use to fight wildfires; the fire danger rating system used nationwide; and the spectrum of fire prevention and management.
  • 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
    Picture Books
    This series helps capture young children's imagination and encourage a love of reading. Viewers will learn about the world around them with stories that explore other cultures, explain the past, examine different environments and encourage good social/emotional skills.
  • 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
    Little Math Whiz
    With the help of exciting math fairy tales, children are introduced to abstract mathematical concepts such as counting, categorizing, shapes and colors. Each program in the series will familiarize students with a different aspect of math by using familiar living environments as its theme. At the end of each program a fun math song repeats and reviews the contents of the fairy tale and its lesson.
  • 2:30 PM - 3:15 PM
    Flight School
    The Flight School series examines historical, scientific, and technological aspects of aviation and its impact on exploration, communication, commerce, and national defense.
  • 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
    My Blog Series
    A diverse group of middle schoolers discusses how to navigate life in a contemporary blog format.
  • 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
    Barneys Barrier Reef
    Explore the lives of watery critters and their surroundings, from super-sighted shrimp to trash-eating tiger sharks, thriving as a whole in a web of life.
  • 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
    Shamu TV
    This program teaches manuscript handwriting to young writers. Host Roxanne and her sidekick Scribbles demonstrate correct letter formation and offer hands-on practice. Kids have fun while learning how to write their ABC's!
  • 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
    Meet the Author
    Meet the Author gives students direct access to authors who share their personal stories, offer writing tips, and encourage students to “keep reading, keep writing, keep dreaming.”
  • 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
    Elementary Science Seminars
    The goals of this series are to encourage student interest in science and to help students understand basic principles of science and scientific methodologies.
  • 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    Wildlife Explorers
    Along with being entertaining, the series educational objectives are to introduce different groups of animals to young learners, highlighting the shared characteristics and, also, the variety within each group; promote an educated concern and interest in all animals, both inside and outside zoos; and encourage a scientific approach to learning
  • 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    My Blog Series
    A diverse group of middle schoolers discusses how to navigate life in a contemporary blog format.
  • 7:30 PM - 8:10 PM
    Exploring Naviance Student
    Exploring Naviance Student demonstrates how the Naviance platform can help support FCPS students in planning and achieving their postsecondary goals. Audience: High School parents.
  • 8:15 PM - 9:00 PM
    Community Keynotes: Neuroscience & Learning
    Each program in this series is an invitation to engage in discussions around important topics affecting our school communities.
  • 9:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    Cultural Competence
    Dr. Darryle Craig defines and examines the importance of cultural competence. Craig advises how to use this important skill to help close the achievement gap, and promote best practices that create success among diverse learners.
  • 10:00 PM - 10:45 PM
    Music in the Life of Eisenhower
    General Eisenhower’s use of music to maintain the morale of American troops in World War II is vividly illustrated by the Airmen of Note, performing Glenn Miller hits. The Virginia Chamber Orchestra and select Pro Coro Singers sample Eisenhower's musical favorites. In-studio experts, students, and moderator Robert Aubry Davis examine Eisenhower’s rise to the top five U.S. presidents in polls by leading historians. Free Study Guide and Lesson Plans are available on the VCO website.

Tuesday, March 2, 2021

  • 8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
    Counting with Paula
    An educational series about numbers and social development for preschool children.
  • 8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
    Sing and Spell
    These animated musical programs teach young children the basics of phonics and word and letter identification, using original songs and lessons for lively learning.
  • 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
    Up, Down and Around Series
    This program teaches manuscript handwriting to young writers. Host Roxanne and her sidekick Scribbles demonstrate correct letter formation and offer hands-on practice. Kids have fun while learning how to write their ABC's!
  • 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    Move with Me Yoga Adventures
    Kids yoga videos combine the fun of pretend play with creative movement, yoga, and self-regulation techniques. Kids follow-along being everything in the story and practicing, with the characters, how to soothe, calm, and focus themselves in order to overcome obstacles, manage feelings, and do their best.
  • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    NASA SCI Files: The Case of the Physical Fitness Challenge
    In The Case of the Physical Fitness Challenge, the Treehouse Detectives are excited about their school’s participation in the upcoming President’s Challenge.
  • 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Scott the Nature Guy
    Learn about nature with FCPS's Scott the Nature Guy.
  • 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    Get Along Monsters
    Teaches children important skills for successful social interaction/emotional management.
  • 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
    Visual Learning Systems Elementary Science
    Visual-based science content that instructs, challenges, and inspires students. The use of videos, interactive graphics, animations, and images are essential in teaching science.
  • 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
    Meet the Author
    Meet the Author gives students direct access to authors who share their personal stories, offer writing tips, and encourage students to “keep reading, keep writing, keep dreaming.”
  • 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
    Descubra Inglés
    Spanish speaking youngsters will learn English under the teaching of Maestro Javier and friends in this animated musical series.
  • 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
    Picture Books
    This series helps capture young children's imagination and encourage a love of reading. Viewers will learn about the world around them with stories that explore other cultures, explain the past, examine different environments, and encourage good social/emotional skills.
  • 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
    The Magic in Math
    Students discover the fun in math through imaginative demonstrations, puzzles, and activities. Our "mathemagician" helps students unlock the mysteries of math.
  • 2:30 PM - 3:15 PM
    Flight School
    The Flight School series examines historical, scientific, and technological aspects of aviation and its impact on exploration, communication, commerce, and national defense.
  • 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
    STEM in 30
    Produced by the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum, this fast-paced series engages students in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) topics in just 30 minutes. Shows combine animations, interviews with experts, and unique locations to show students that science extends beyond the walls of their school.
  • 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
    Universal Words
    Each program has four parts and includes a vocabulary list culled from science, history, geography, Latin, and culture.
  • 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
    Smokey Bear LIVE: A Distance Learning Adventure
    Learn about: the history of the Smokey Bear ad campaign; the history of the living Smokey Bear; fire prevention and the equipment use to fight wildfires; the fire danger rating system used nationwide; and the spectrum of fire prevention and management.
  • 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
    NASA SCI Files: The Case of the Physical Fitness Challenge
    In The Case of the Physical Fitness Challenge, the Treehouse Detectives are excited about their school’s participation in the upcoming President’s Challenge.
  • 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    Scott the Nature Guy
    Learn about nature with FCPS's Scott the Nature Guy.
  • 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    My Blog Series
    A diverse group of middle schoolers discusses how to navigate life in a contemporary blog format.
  • 7:30 PM - 8:10 PM
    Consejos tecnológicos de aprendizaje virtual
    Virtual Learning Tech Tips
  • 8:10 PM - 8:40 PM
    Family Involvement Equals School Success
    In this program, educators and parents in Fairfax County Public Schools share their perspectives on ways families can communicate effectively with the school, get involved at school through volunteer opportunities, set up an effective home learning environment, and stay involved throughout a child’s teenage years. With families and educators working as a team, the child is set on a path of opportunity and success in school and in life.
  • 9:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    Community Keynotes: Meeting the Needs of Struggling Readers
    Speaking at the 11th Annual Special Education Conference: Parents + Educators + Students = Success, Dr. Jan Hasbrouck describes the characteristics of students who become struggling readers and presents research-supported and classroom-proven approaches to successfully address these students' needs.
  • 10:00 PM - 11:00 PM
    In Other Words
    Each program in this series is an invitation to engage in discussions around important topics affecting our school communities.

Wednesday, March 3, 2021

  • 8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
    Counting with Paula
    An educational series about numbers and social development for preschool children.
  • 8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
    Sing and Spell
    These animated musical programs teach young children the basics of phonics and word and letter identification, using original songs and lessons for lively learning.
  • 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
    Up, Down and Around Series
    This program teaches manuscript handwriting to young writers. Host Roxanne and her sidekick Scribbles demonstrate correct letter formation and offer hands-on practice. Kids have fun while learning how to write their ABC's!
  • 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    Little Math Whiz
    With the help of exciting math fairy tales, children are introduced to abstract mathematical concepts such as counting, categorizing, shapes and colors. Each program in the series will familiarize students with a different aspect of math by using familiar living environments as its theme. At the end of each program a fun math song repeats and reviews the contents of the fairy tale and its lesson.
  • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    Elementary Science Seminars
    The goals of this series are to encourage student interest in science and to help students understand basic principles of science and scientific methodologies.
  • 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Wildlife Explorers
    Along with being entertaining, the series educational objectives are to introduce different groups of animals to young learners, highlighting the shared characteristics and, also, the variety within each group; promote an educated concern and interest in all animals, both inside and outside zoos; and encourage a scientific approach to learning
  • 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    Get Along Monsters
    Teaches children important skills for successful social interaction/emotional management.
  • 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
    Visual Learning Systems Elementary Science
    Visual-based science content that instructs, challenges, and inspires students. The use of videos, interactive graphics, animations, and images are essential in teaching science.
  • 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
    Meet the Author
    Meet the Author gives students direct access to authors who share their personal stories, offer writing tips, and encourage students to “keep reading, keep writing, keep dreaming.”
  • 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
    Universal Words
    Each program has four parts and includes a vocabulary list culled from science, history, geography, Latin, and culture.
  • 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
    Picture Books
    This series helps capture young children's imagination and encourage a love of reading. Viewers will learn about the world around them with stories that explore other cultures, explain the past, examine different environments and encourage good social/emotional skills.
  • 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
    More Children of the World
    Helps expand student's worldview and understanding of cultural differences, while providing character building.
  • 2:30 PM - 3:40 PM
    APTV: Archaeology Adventures
    Three young kids venture outside their 2-D animated world to learn about early Alabama history for their upcoming school report.
  • 3:45 PM - 4:00 PM
    Animals in the World
    Introduce children to animals found around the world.
  • 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
    Barneys Barrier Reef
    Explore the lives of watery critters and their surroundings, from super-sighted shrimp to trash-eating tiger sharks, thriving as a whole in a web of life.
  • 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
    Shamu TV
    This program teaches manuscript handwriting to young writers. Host Roxanne and her sidekick Scribbles demonstrate correct letter formation and offer hands-on practice. Kids have fun while learning how to write their ABC's!
  • 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
    Move with Me Yoga Adventures
    Kids yoga videos combine the fun of pretend play with creative movement, yoga, and self-regulation techniques. Kids follow-along being everything in the story and practicing, with the characters, how to soothe, calm, and focus themselves in order to overcome obstacles, manage feelings, and do their best.
  • 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
    Elementary Science Seminars
    The goals of this series are to encourage student interest in science and to help students understand basic principles of science and scientific methodologies.
  • 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    Scott the Nature Guy
    Learn about nature with FCPS's Scott the Nature Guy.
  • 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    All-FCPS Virtual Choir – We Are The Voices
    We Are The Voices is the first ever virtual choir video produced in FCPS and featuring over 200 secondary choral students from across the county. In addition to the song, composed by Jim Papoulis, it includes interviews from teachers, students and the composer about the importance of music in all of our lives.
  • 7:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    Meet the Author
    Meet the Author gives students direct access to authors who share their personal stories, offer writing tips, and encourage students to “keep reading, keep writing, keep dreaming.”
  • 8:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    STEM in 30: The Need for Speed: TOPGUN and Naval Aviation!
    We’ve all seen a plane take off from a long runway, but what if you don’t have a full-sized runway? On aircraft carriers, jets are launched into the air — zero to 165 mph in three seconds! Tune in as we take you to the deck of an aircraft carrier to learn about the science behind launching and landing airplanes from a ship. Embrace your need for speed in this episode of STEM in 30.
  • 8:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    What's in a Name?
    The What's in a Name? series was created to commemorate, preserve, and educate viewers about the origin of the names of Fairfax County's public school buildings. Learn about historic plantations and farms, homes, mills, waterways, one-room schoolhouses, educators, authors, poets, famous Virginians, and more.
  • 9:00 PM - 9:45 PM
    Music in the Life of Eisenhower
    General Eisenhower’s use of music to maintain the morale of American troops in World War II is vividly illustrated by the Airmen of Note, performing Glenn Miller hits. The Virginia Chamber Orchestra and select Pro Coro Singers sample Eisenhower's musical favorites. In-studio experts, students, and moderator Robert Aubry Davis examine Eisenhower’s rise to the top five U.S. presidents in polls by leading historians. Free Study Guide and Lesson Plans are available on the VCO website.
  • 9:45 PM - 11:00 PM
    FCPS Parent Resource Center Presents: Getting Past Procrastination: How to Get Your Kids Organized, Focused, and Motivated…Without Being the Bad Guy
    Ann Dolin M.Ed. and author of "Getting Past Procrastination" shares tips on getting kids organized, focused and motivated.

Thursday, March 4, 2021

  • 8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
    Counting with Paula
    An educational series about numbers and social development for preschool children.
  • 8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
    Sing and Spell
    These animated musical programs teach young children the basics of phonics and word and letter identification, using original songs and lessons for lively learning.
  • 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
    Up, Down and Around Series
    This program teaches manuscript handwriting to young writers. Host Roxanne and her sidekick Scribbles demonstrate correct letter formation and offer hands-on practice. Kids have fun while learning how to write their ABC's!
  • 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    Move with Me Yoga Adventures
    Kids yoga videos combine the fun of pretend play with creative movement, yoga, and self-regulation techniques. Kids follow-along being everything in the story and practicing, with the characters, how to soothe, calm, and focus themselves in order to overcome obstacles, manage feelings, and do their best.
  • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    NASA SCI Files: The Case of the Powerful Pulleys
    Students will understand the concepts of inertia and how the amount of force changes with the use of various simple machines.
  • 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Scott the Nature Guy
    Learn about nature with FCPS's Scott the Nature Guy.
  • 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    Get Along Monsters
    Teaches children important skills for successful social interaction/emotional management.
  • 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
    Visual Learning Systems Elementary Science
    Visual-based science content that instructs, challenges, and inspires students. The use of videos, interactive graphics, animations, and images are essential in teaching science.
  • 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
    Smokey Bear LIVE: A Distance Learning Adventure
    Learn about: the history of the Smokey Bear ad campaign; the history of the living Smokey Bear; fire prevention and the equipment use to fight wildfires; the fire danger rating system used nationwide; and the spectrum of fire prevention and management.
  • 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
    STEM in 30
  • 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
    The Magic in Math
    Students discover the fun in math through imaginative demonstrations, puzzles, and activities. Our "mathemagician" helps students unlock the mysteries of math.
  • 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
    Aerospace Academy
    Investigate, discover and soar! Aerospace Academy is a series of learning labs based at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center.
  • 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
    My Blog Series
    A diverse group of middle schoolers discusses how to navigate life in a contemporary blog format.
  • 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
    Barneys Barrier Reef
    Explore the lives of watery critters and their surroundings, from super-sighted shrimp to trash-eating tiger sharks, thriving as a whole in a web of life.
  • 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
    BrainWorks
    Kids and parents alike will enjoy BrainWorks, an entertaining and informative show about the brain.
  • 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
    Electric Guitar: Its Makers and Players
    Presented by The Lemelson Center in cooperation with the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum.
  • 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
    NASA SCI Files: The Case of the Powerful Pulleys
    Students will understand the concepts of inertia and how the amount of force changes with the use of various simple machines.
  • 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    STEM in 30: The Need for Speed: TOPGUN and Naval Aviation!
    We’ve all seen a plane take off from a long runway, but what if you don’t have a full-sized runway? On aircraft carriers, jets are launched into the air — zero to 165 mph in three seconds! Tune in as we take you to the deck of an aircraft carrier to learn about the science behind launching and landing airplanes from a ship. Embrace your need for speed in this episode of STEM in 30.
  • 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    My Blog Series
    A diverse group of middle schoolers discusses how to navigate life in a contemporary blog format.
  • 7:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    Exploring Naviance Student
    Exploring Naviance Student demonstrates how the Naviance platform can help support FCPS students in planning and achieving their postsecondary goals. Audience: High School parents.
  • 8:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    Smart Play
    Play is intrinsic and kids just do it! Can parents influence the play environment to encourage learning? These questions, and many more, are answered as program hosts demonstrate activities that can be used to develop preschooler's skills, such as the ability to identify, match, sort, and create.
  • 8:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    Family Involvement Equals School Success
    In this program, educators and parents in Fairfax County Public Schools share their perspectives on ways families can communicate effectively with the school, get involved at school through volunteer opportunities, set up an effective home learning environment, and stay involved throughout a child’s teenage years. With families and educators working as a team, the child is set on a path of opportunity and success in school and in life.
  • 9:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    Cultural Competence
    Dr. Darryle Craig defines and examines the importance of cultural competence. Craig advises how to use this important skill to help close the achievement gap, and promote best practices that create success among diverse learners.
  • 10:00 PM - 11:00 PM
    Community Keynotes: Substance Abuse
    Each program in this series is an invitation to engage in discussions around important topics affecting our school communities.

Friday, March 5, 2021

  • 8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
    Counting with Paula
    An educational series about numbers and social development for preschool children.
  • 8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
    Sing and Spell
    These animated musical programs teach young children the basics of phonics and word and letter identification, using original songs and lessons for lively learning.
  • 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
    Up, Down and Around Series
    This program teaches manuscript handwriting to young writers. Host Roxanne and her sidekick Scribbles demonstrate correct letter formation and offer hands-on practice. Kids have fun while learning how to write their ABC's!
  • 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    Move with Me Yoga Adventures
    Kids yoga videos combine the fun of pretend play with creative movement, yoga, and self-regulation techniques. Kids follow-along being everything in the story and practicing, with the characters, how to soothe, calm, and focus themselves in order to overcome obstacles, manage feelings, and do their best.
  • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    Elementary Science Seminars
    The goals of this series are to encourage student interest in science and to help students understand basic principles of science and scientific methodologies.
  • 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Wildlife Explorers
    Along with being entertaining, the series educational objectives are to introduce different groups of animals to young learners, highlighting the shared characteristics and, also, the variety within each group; promote an educated concern and interest in all animals, both inside and outside zoos; and encourage a scientific approach to learning
  • 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    Get Along Monsters
    Teaches children important skills for successful social interaction/emotional management.
  • 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
    Visual Learning Systems Elementary Science
    Visual-based science content that instructs, challenges, and inspires students. The use of videos, interactive graphics, animations, and images are essential in teaching science.
  • 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
    Meet the Author
    Meet the Author gives students direct access to authors who share their personal stories, offer writing tips, and encourage students to “keep reading, keep writing, keep dreaming.”
  • 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
    Universal Words
    Each program has four parts and includes a vocabulary list culled from science, history, geography, Latin, and culture.
  • 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
    Picture Books
    This series helps capture young children's imagination and encourage a love of reading. Viewers will learn about the world around them with stories that explore other cultures, explain the past, examine different environments and encourage good social/emotional skills.
  • 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
    Little Math Whiz
    With the help of exciting math fairy tales, children are introduced to abstract mathematical concepts such as counting, categorizing, shapes and colors. Each program in the series will familiarize students with a different aspect of math by using familiar living environments as its theme. At the end of each program a fun math song repeats and reviews the contents of the fairy tale and its lesson.
  • 2:30 PM - 3:15 PM
    Flight School
    The Flight School series examines historical, scientific, and technological aspects of aviation and its impact on exploration, communication, commerce, and national defense.
  • 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
    Counting with Paula
    An educational series about numbers and social development for preschool children.
  • 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
    Sing and Spell
    These animated musical programs teach young children the basics of phonics and word and letter identification, using original songs and lessons for lively learning.
  • 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
    Up, Down and Around Series
    This program teaches manuscript handwriting to young writers. Host Roxanne and her sidekick Scribbles demonstrate correct letter formation and offer hands-on practice. Kids have fun while learning how to write their ABC's!
  • 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
    Move with Me Yoga Adventures
    Kids yoga videos combine the fun of pretend play with creative movement, yoga, and self-regulation techniques. Kids follow-along being everything in the story and practicing, with the characters, how to soothe, calm, and focus themselves in order to overcome obstacles, manage feelings, and do their best.
  • 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
    Elementary Science Seminars
    The goals of this series are to encourage student interest in science and to help students understand basic principles of science and scientific methodologies.
  • 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    Wildlife Explorers
    Along with being entertaining, the series educational objectives are to introduce different groups of animals to young learners, highlighting the shared characteristics and, also, the variety within each group; promote an educated concern and interest in all animals, both inside and outside zoos; and encourage a scientific approach to learning
  • 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    My Blog Series
    A diverse group of middle schoolers discusses how to navigate life in a contemporary blog format.
  • 7:30 PM - 8:10 PM
    Exploring Naviance Student
    Exploring Naviance Student demonstrates how the Naviance platform can help support FCPS students in planning and achieving their postsecondary goals. Audience: High School parents.
  • 8:15 PM - 9:00 PM
    Community Keynotes: Neuroscience & Learning
    Each program in this series is an invitation to engage in discussions around important topics affecting our school communities.
  • 9:00 PM - 9:30 PM
    Encouraging Words: Language Development from Birth to Age 5
    This series helps families understand the importance of language in developing literacy skills.
  • 9:30 PM - 10:00 PM
    What's in a Name?
    The What's in a Name? series was created to commemorate, preserve, and educate viewers about the origin of the names of Fairfax County's public school buildings. Learn about historic plantations and farms, homes, mills, waterways, one-room schoolhouses, educators, authors, poets, famous Virginians, and more.
  • 10:00 PM - 11:00 PM
    Community Keynotes: How to Raise an Adult
    Each program in this series is an invitation to engage in discussions around important topics affecting our school communities.

Saturday, March 6, 2021

  • 8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
    Counting with Paula
    An educational series about numbers and social development for preschool children.
  • 8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
    Sing and Spell
    These animated musical programs teach young children the basics of phonics and word and letter identification, using original songs and lessons for lively learning.
  • 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
    Up, Down and Around Series
    This program teaches manuscript handwriting to young writers. Host Roxanne and her sidekick Scribbles demonstrate correct letter formation and offer hands-on practice. Kids have fun while learning how to write their ABC's!
  • 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    Move with Me Yoga Adventures
    Kids yoga videos combine the fun of pretend play with creative movement, yoga, and self-regulation techniques .Kids follow-along being everything in the story and practicing, with the characters, how to soothe, calm, and focus themselves in order to overcome obstacles, manage feelings, and do their best.
  • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    Elementary Science Seminars
    The goals of this series are to encourage student interest in science and to help students understand basic principles of science and scientific methodologies.
  • 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Wildlife Explorers
    Along with being entertaining, the series educational objectives are to introduce different groups of animals to young learners, highlighting the shared characteristics and, also, the variety within each group; promote an educated concern and interest in all animals, both inside and outside zoos; and encourage a scientific approach to learning
  • 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    Get Along Monsters
    Teaches children important skills for successful social interaction/emotional management.
  • 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
    Visual Learning Systems Elementary Science
    Visual-based science content that instructs, challenges, and inspires students. The use of videos, interactive graphics, animations, and images are essential in teaching science.
  • 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
    Meet the Author
    Meet the Author gives students direct access to authors who share their personal stories, offer writing tips, and encourage students to “keep reading, keep writing, keep dreaming.”
  • 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
    Universal Words
    Each program has four parts and includes a vocabulary list culled from science, history, geography, Latin, and culture.
  • 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
    Picture Books
    This series helps capture young children's imagination and encourage a love of reading. Viewers will learn about the world around them with stories that explore other cultures, explain the past, examine different environments and encourage good social/emotional skills.
  • 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
    Little Math Whiz
    With the help of exciting math fairy tales, children are introduced to abstract mathematical concepts such as counting, categorizing, shapes and colors. Each program in the series will familiarize students with a different aspect of math by using familiar living environments as its theme. At the end of each program a fun math song repeats and reviews the contents of the fairy tale and its lesson.
  • 2:30 PM - 3:15 PM
    Flight School
    The Flight School series examines historical, scientific, and technological aspects of aviation and its impact on exploration, communication, commerce, and national defense.
  • 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
    Counting with Paula
    An educational series about numbers and social development for preschool children.
  • 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
    Sing and Spell
    These animated musical programs teach young children the basics of phonics and word and letter identification, using original songs and lessons for lively learning.
  • 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
    Up, Down and Around Series
    This program teaches manuscript handwriting to young writers. Host Roxanne and her sidekick Scribbles demonstrate correct letter formation and offer hands-on practice. Kids have fun while learning how to write their ABC's!
  • 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
    Move with Me Yoga Adventures
    Kids yoga videos combine the fun of pretend play with creative movement, yoga, and self-regulation techniques. Kids follow-along being everything in the story and practicing, with the characters, how to soothe, calm, and focus themselves in order to overcome obstacles, manage feelings, and do their best.
  • 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
    Elementary Science Seminars
    The goals of this series are to encourage student interest in science and to help students understand basic principles of science and scientific methodologies.
  • 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    Wildlife Explorers
    Along with being entertaining, the series educational objectives are to introduce different groups of animals to young learners, highlighting the shared characteristics and, also, the variety within each group; promote an educated concern and interest in all animals, both inside and outside zoos; and encourage a scientific approach to learning
  • 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    My Blog Series
    A diverse group of middle schoolers discusses how to navigate life in a contemporary blog format.
  • 7:30 PM - 8:10 PM
    Consejos tecnológicos de aprendizaje virtual
    Virtual Learning Tech Tips
  • 8:10 PM - 10:00 PM
    FCPS Parent Resource Center Presents: From Chaos to Calm - 10 Ways to Stop Power Struggles with Author Kirk Martin
    Author Kirk Martin delivers an entertaining presentation providing concrete strategies to restore calm in your home and stop power struggles. Great for parents of children 2 - 22.
  • 10:00 PM - 11:00 PM
    In Other Words
    Each program in this series is an invitation to engage in discussions around important topics affecting our school communities.

Sunday, March 7, 2021

  • 8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
    Counting with Paula
    An educational series about numbers and social development for preschool children.
  • 8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
    Sing and Spell
    These animated musical programs teach young children the basics of phonics and word and letter identification, using original songs and lessons for lively learning.
  • 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
    Up, Down and Around Series
    This program teaches manuscript handwriting to young writers. Host Roxanne and her sidekick Scribbles demonstrate correct letter formation and offer hands-on practice. Kids have fun while learning how to write their ABC's!
  • 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    Move with Me Yoga Adventures
    Kids yoga videos combine the fun of pretend play with creative movement, yoga, and self-regulation techniques. Kids follow-along being everything in the story and practicing, with the characters, how to soothe, calm, and focus themselves in order to overcome obstacles, manage feelings, and do their best.
  • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    NASA SCI Files: The Case of the Physical Fitness Challenge
    In The Case of the Physical Fitness Challenge, the Treehouse Detectives are excited about their school’s participation in the upcoming President’s Challenge.
  • 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Scott the Nature Guy
    Learn about nature with FCPS's Scott the Nature Guy.
  • 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    Get Along Monsters
    Teaches children important skills for successful social interaction/emotional management.
  • 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
    Visual Learning Systems Elementary Science
    Visual-based science content that instructs, challenges, and inspires students. The use of videos, interactive graphics, animations, and images are essential in teaching science.
  • 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
    Meet the Author
    Meet the Author gives students direct access to authors who share their personal stories, offer writing tips, and encourage students to “keep reading, keep writing, keep dreaming.”
  • 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
    Descubra Inglés
    Spanish speaking youngsters will learn English under the teaching of Maestro Javier and friends in this animated musical series.
  • 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
    Picture Books
    This series helps capture young children's imagination and encourage a love of reading. Viewers will learn about the world around them with stories that explore other cultures, explain the past, examine different environments and encourage good social/emotional skills.
  • 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
    The Magic in Math
    Students discover the fun in math through imaginative demonstrations, puzzles, and activities. Our "mathemagician" helps students unlock the mysteries of math.
  • 2:30 PM - 3:15 PM
    Flight School
    The Flight School series examines historical, scientific, and technological aspects of aviation and its impact on exploration, communication, commerce, and national defense.
  • 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
    Counting with Paula
    An educational series about numbers and social development for preschool children.
  • 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
    Sing and Spell
    These animated musical programs teach young children the basics of phonics and word and letter identification, using original songs and lessons for lively learning.
  • 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
    Up, Down and Around Series
    This program teaches manuscript handwriting to young writers. Host Roxanne and her sidekick Scribbles demonstrate correct letter formation and offer hands-on practice. Kids have fun while learning how to write their ABC's!
  • 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
    Move with Me Yoga Adventures
    Kids yoga videos combine the fun of pretend play with creative movement, yoga, and self-regulation techniques. Kids follow-along being everything in the story and practicing, with the characters, how to soothe, calm, and focus themselves in order to overcome obstacles, manage feelings, and do their best.
  • 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
    NASA SCI Files: The Case of the Physical Fitness Challenge
    In The Case of the Physical Fitness Challenge, the Treehouse Detectives are excited about their school’s participation in the upcoming President’s Challenge.
  • 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    Scott the Nature Guy
    Learn about nature with FCPS's Scott the Nature Guy.
  • 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    My Blog Series
    A diverse group of middle schoolers discusses how to navigate life in a contemporary blog format.
  • 7:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    Meet the Author
    Meet the Author gives students direct access to authors who share their personal stories, offer writing tips, and encourage students to “keep reading, keep writing, keep dreaming.”
  • 8:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    STEM in 30: The Need for Speed: TOPGUN and Naval Aviation!
    We’ve all seen a plane take off from a long runway, but what if you don’t have a full-sized runway? On aircraft carriers, jets are launched into the air — zero to 165 mph in three seconds! Tune in as we take you to the deck of an aircraft carrier to learn about the science behind launching and landing airplanes from a ship. Embrace your need for speed in this episode of STEM in 30.
  • 8:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    What's in a Name?
    The What's in a Name? series was created to commemorate, preserve, and educate viewers about the origin of the names of Fairfax County's public school buildings. Learn about historic plantations and farms, homes, mills, waterways, one-room schoolhouses, educators, authors, poets, famous Virginians, and more.
  • 9:00 PM - 9:45 PM
    Consejos tecnológicos de aprendizaje virtual
    Virtual Learning Tech Tips
  • 9:45 PM - 11:00 PM
    FCPS Parent Resource Center Presents: Getting Past Procrastination: How to Get Your Kids Organized, Focused, and Motivated…Without Being the Bad Guy
    Ann Dolin M.Ed. and author of "Getting Past Procrastination" shares tips on getting kids organized, focused and motivated.

Schedule for February March 8-14

Monday, March 8, 2021

  • 8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
    Counting with Paula
    An educational series about numbers and social development for preschool children.
  • 8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
    Howard B. Wigglebottom
    Howard shares ways to listen better to others, their heart, thoughts, feelings, body, and the little voice in our heads called intuition.
  • 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
    Get Along Monsters
    Teaches children important skills for successful social interaction/emotional management.
  • 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    Argo's World
    Argo's World is a fun and educational mixed media CG animated series about science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) for children 7-12 years old.
  • 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    Making Music is Fun…with Skip West
    Songwriter, musician and instrument maker Skip West teaches students how to build instruments from common household objects and play songs on them
  • 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Science and Me
    A fun and informative series designed to introduce basic science concepts through everyday activities and environments.
  • 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Snippets of Learning
    History comes alive as the people of America's past come to life to tell their unique and powerful stories. This series of historical snapshots—each designed to stand alone—targets significant events in history.
  • 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    Visual Learning Systems: Elementary Science
    Visual-based science content that instructs, challenges, and inspires students. The use of videos, interactive graphics, animations, and images is essential in teaching science.
  • 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
    Counting with Paula
    An educational series about numbers and social development for preschool children.
  • 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
    Animals in the World
    Introduce children to animals found around the world.
  • 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
    Argo's World
    Argo's World is a fun and educational mixed media CG animated series about science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) for children 7-12 years old.
  • 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
    Aerospace Academy
    Investigate, discover and soar! Aerospace Academy is a series of learning labs based at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center.
  • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Elementary Science Seminars
    The goals of this series are to encourage student interest in science and to help students understand basic principles of science and scientific methodologies. Activity guide available.
  • 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Flight School
    The Flight School series examines historical, scientific, and technological aspects of aviation and its impact on exploration, communication, commerce, and national defense.
  • 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
    Making Music is Fun…with Skip West
    Songwriter, musician and instrument maker Skip West teaches students how to build instruments from common household objects and play songs on them
  • 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
    Science and Me
    A fun and informative series designed to introduce basic science concepts through everyday activities and environments.
  • 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
    Snippets of Learning
    History comes alive as the people of America's past come to life to tell their unique and powerful stories. This series of historical snapshots—each designed to stand alone—targets significant events in history.
  • 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM
    Legal Fairy Tales
    In these mock trials, fairy tale characters retell their sides of the story in a court of law. From civil law to criminal law to the roles of judge, lawyer, and jury, students learn about the legal system.
  • 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
    My Blog Series
    A diverse group of middle schoolers discusses how to navigate life in a contemporary blog format.
  • 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    STEM in 30
    Produced by the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum, this fast-paced series engages students in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) topics in just 30 minutes. Shows combine animations, interviews with experts, and unique locations to show students that science extends beyond the walls of their school.
  • 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    Meet the Author
    Meet the Author gives students direct access to authors who share their personal stories, offer writing tips, and encourage students to “keep reading, keep writing, keep dreaming.”
  • 7:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    Aerospace Academy
    Investigate, discover and soar! Aerospace Academy is a series of learning labs based at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center.
  • 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Community Keynotes: Substance Abuse
    During this educational presentation, participants shared their personal stories about substance abuse, the signs and symptoms of teenage drug abuse, proactive actions parents can take, and where to locate supportive resources.
  • 9:00 PM - 10:15 PM
    FCPS Parent Resource Center Presents: Raising Children with Healthy Self-Esteem in a High-Pressure Culture
    Rachel Bailey, M.A., CPDPE, shares tools to help foster self-esteem in children. She discusses treating children with respect, allowing them to express their feelings, teaching skills, and empowering children.
  • 10:30 PM - 11:00 PM
    Community Keynotes: Concussion Protocol
    Each program in this series is an invitation to engage in discussions around important topics affecting our school communities.

Tuesday, March 9, 2021

  • 8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
    Counting with Paula
    An educational series about numbers and social development for preschool children.
  • 8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
    Howard B. Wigglebottom
    Howard shares ways to listen better to others, their heart, thoughts, feelings, body, and the little voice in our heads called intuition.
  • 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
    Get Along Monsters
    Teaches children important skills for successful social interaction/emotional management.
  • 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    Argo's World
    Argo's World is a fun and educational mixed media CG animated series about science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) for children 7-12 years old.
  • 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    Wise Owl Drug Safety
    This curriculum carefully introduces young students to the concepts of healthy decisions related to drugs and medicines through colorful animation featuring Wise Owl and his niece Wendy.
  • 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    The Real Martha Washington
    Step back in time and meet Martha Washington, America’s first First Lady.
  • 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Wildlife Explorers
    Along with being entertaining, the series educational objectives are to introduce different groups of animals to young learners, highlighting the shared characteristics and, also, the variety within each group; promote an educated concern and interest in all animals, both inside and outside zoos; and encourage a scientific approach to learning.
  • 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    Visual Learning Systems: Elementary Science
    Visual-based science content that instructs, challenges, and inspires students. The use of videos, interactive graphics, animations, and images is essential in teaching science.
  • 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
    Counting with Paula
    An educational series about numbers and social development for preschool children.
  • 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
    Smokey Bear: Only You Can Prevent Forest Fires
  • 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
    Argo's World
    Argo's World is a fun and educational mixed media CG animated series about science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) for children 7-12 years old.
  • 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
    Aerospace Academy
    Investigate, discover and soar! Aerospace Academy is a series of learning labs based at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center.
  • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Elementary Science Seminars
    The goals of this series are to encourage student interest in science and to help students understand basic principles of science and scientific methodologies. Activity guide available.
  • 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Flight School
    The Flight School series examines historical, scientific, and technological aspects of aviation and its impact on exploration, communication, commerce, and national defense.
  • 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
    The Real Martha Washington
    Step back in time and meet Martha Washington, America’s first First Lady.
  • 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
    Wise Owl Drug Safety
    This curriculum carefully introduces young students to the concepts of healthy decisions related to drugs and medicines through colorful animation featuring Wise Owl and his niece Wendy.
  • 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
    Wildlife Explorers
    Along with being entertaining, the series educational objectives are to introduce different groups of animals to young learners, highlighting the shared characteristics and, also, the variety within each group; promote an educated concern and interest in all animals, both inside and outside zoos; and encourage a scientific approach to learning.
  • 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM
    Legal Fairy Tales
    In these mock trials, fairy tale characters retell their sides of the story in a court of law. From civil law to criminal law to the roles of judge, lawyer, and jury, students learn about the legal system.
  • 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
    My Blog Series
    A diverse group of middle schoolers discusses how to navigate life in a contemporary blog format.
  • 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    STEM in 30
    Produced by the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum, this fast-paced series engages students in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) topics in just 30 minutes. Shows combine animations, interviews with experts, and unique locations to show students that science extends beyond the walls of their school.
  • 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    Meet the Author
    Meet the Author gives students direct access to authors who share their personal stories, offer writing tips, and encourage students to “keep reading, keep writing, keep dreaming.”
  • 7:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    Smokey Bear: Only You Can Prevent Forest Fires
    Learn about: the history of the Smokey Bear ad campaign; the history of the living Smokey Bear; fire prevention and the equipment used to fight wildfires; the fire danger rating system used nationwide; and the spectrum of fire prevention and management.
  • 8:00 PM - 8:45 PM
    Music in the Life of Eisenhower
    General Eisenhower’s use of music to maintain the morale of American troops in World War II is vividly illustrated by the Airmen of Note, performing Glenn Miller's hits. The Virginia Chamber Orchestra and select Pro Coro Singers sample Eisenhower's musical favorites. In-studio experts, students, and moderator Robert Aubry Davis examine Eisenhower’s rise to the top five U.S. presidents in polls by leading historians. Free Study Guide and Lesson Plans are available on the VCO website.
  • 8:45 PM - 9:00 PM
    All-FCPS Virtual Choir – We Are The Voices
    We Are The Voices is the first-ever virtual choir video produced in FCPS and featuring over 200 secondary choral students from across the county. In addition to the song, composed by Jim Papoulis, it includes interviews from teachers, students, and the composer about the importance of music in all of our lives.
  • 9:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    Community Keynotes: Academic Success & Mental Health
    Each program in this series is an invitation to engage in discussions around important topics affecting our school communities.
  • 10:00 PM - 11:00 PM
    In Other Words
    Each program in this series is an invitation to engage in discussions around important topics affecting our school communities.

Wednesday, March 10, 2021

  • 8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
    Counting with Paula
    An educational series about numbers and social development for preschool children.
  • 8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
    Howard B. Wigglebottom
    Howard shares ways to listen better to others, their heart, thoughts, feelings, body, and the little voice in our heads called intuition.
  • 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
    Move with Me Yoga Adventures
    Kids yoga videos combine the fun of pretend play with creative movement, yoga, and self-regulation techniques. Kids follow-along with being everything in the story and practicing, with the characters, how to soothe, calm, and focus themselves in order to overcome obstacles, manage feelings, and do their best.
  • 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    Argo's World
    Argo's World is a fun and educational mixed media CG animated series about science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) for children 7-12 years old.
  • 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    Descubra Inglés
    Spanish-speaking youngsters will learn English under the teaching of Maestro Javier and friends in this animated musical series.
  • 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Scott the Nature Guy
    Learn about nature with FCPS's Scott the Nature Guy.
  • 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Brush up on Hygiene
    Young viewers will be entertained as they learn about cleanliness and good hygiene with zany host, Dr. Tidy.
  • 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    Visual Learning Systems: Elementary Science
    Visual-based science content that instructs, challenges, and inspires students. The use of videos, interactive graphics, animations, and images is essential in teaching science.
  • 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
    Counting with Paula
    An educational series about numbers and social development for preschool children.
  • 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
    More Children of the World
    Helps expand student's worldview and understanding of cultural differences, while providing character building.
  • 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
    Argo's World
    Argo's World is a fun and educational mixed media CG animated series about science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) for children 7-12 years old.
  • 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
    Aerospace Academy
    Investigate, discover and soar! Aerospace Academy is a series of learning labs based at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center.
  • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    NASA SCI Files:The Case of the Physical Fitness Challenge
    The SCI Files series integrates science, technology, and mathematics. The programs emphasize research and standards-based instruction, problem-based learning, and scientific inquiry. Educator guides supplement the 60-minute programs.
  • 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Flight School
    The Flight School series examines historical, scientific, and technological aspects of aviation and its impact on exploration, communication, commerce, and national defense.
  • 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
    Scott the Nature Guy
    Learn about nature with FCPS's Scott the Nature Guy.
  • 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
    More Children of the World
    Helps expand student's worldview and understanding of cultural differences, while providing character building.
  • 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
    Move with Me Yoga Adventures
    Kids yoga videos combine the fun of pretend play with creative movement, yoga, and self-regulation techniques. Kids follow-along with being everything in the story and practicing, with the characters, how to soothe, calm, and focus themselves in order to overcome obstacles, manage feelings, and do their best.
  • 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM
    Legal Fairy Tales
    In these mock trials, fairy tale characters retell their sides of the story in a court of law. From civil law to criminal law to the roles of judge, lawyer, and jury, students learn about the legal system.
  • 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
    My Blog Series
    A diverse group of middle schoolers discusses how to navigate life in a contemporary blog format.
  • 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    STEM in 30
    Produced by the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum, this fast-paced series engages students in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) topics in just 30 minutes. Shows combine animations, interviews with experts, and unique locations to show students that science extends beyond the walls of their school.
  • 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    Meet the Author
    Meet the Author gives students direct access to authors who share their personal stories, offer writing tips, and encourage students to “keep reading, keep writing, keep dreaming.”
  • 7:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    Hot Topics with The Improv Troupe
    The Improv Troupe highlights issues students face every day. Students learn to develop strategies toward solutions to the characters' problems and similar issues in their daily lives.
  • 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Exploring Naviance Student
    Exploring Naviance Student demonstrates how the Naviance platform can help support FCPS students in planning and achieving their postsecondary goals. Audience: High School parents.
  • 9:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    Palabras Alentadoras: Lenguaje Receptivo y Lenguaje Expresivo
    This series helps families understand the importance of language in developing literacy skills. Families learn that reading and writing are not independent of speaking and listening. The series demonstrates activities that promote language development.
  • 10:00 PM - 11:00 PM
    Encouraging Words: Language Development from Birth to Age 5
    This series helps families understand the importance of language in developing literacy skills.

Thursday, March 11, 2021

  • 8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
    Counting with Paula
    An educational series about numbers and social development for preschool children.
  • 8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
    Howard B. Wigglebottom
    Howard shares ways to listen better to others, their heart, thoughts, feelings, body, and the little voice in our heads called intuition.
  • 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
    Move with Me Yoga Adventures
    Kids yoga videos combine the fun of pretend play with creative movement, yoga, and self-regulation techniques. Kids follow-along with being everything in the story and practicing, with the characters, how to soothe, calm, and focus themselves in order to overcome obstacles, manage feelings, and do their best.
  • 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    Argo's World
    Argo's World is a fun and educational mixed media CG animated series about science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) for children 7-12 years old.
  • 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    Descubra Inglés
    Spanish-speaking youngsters will learn English under the teaching of Maestro Javier and friends in this animated musical series.
  • 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Animals in the World
    Introduce children to animals found around the world.
  • 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    I Heard That! - Listening to Classical Music
    Works by Mozart, Bach, and Haydn are performed by the critically acclaimed Virginia Chamber Orchestra and interspersed with students’ spirited discussions and visuals.
  • 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    Visual Learning Systems: Elementary Science
    Visual-based science content that instructs, challenges, and inspires students. The use of videos, interactive graphics, animations, and images is essential in teaching science.
  • 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
    Counting with Paula
    An educational series about numbers and social development for preschool children.
  • 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
    Wildlife Explorers
    Along with being entertaining, the series educational objectives are to introduce different groups of animals to young learners, highlighting the shared characteristics and, also, the variety within each group; promote an educated concern and interest in all animals, both inside and outside zoos; and encourage a scientific approach to learning
  • 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
    Argo's World
    Argo's World is a fun and educational mixed media CG animated series about science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) for children 7-12 years old.
  • 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
    Kara, Winston, and the SMART Crew
    These cartoons illustrate 5 e-safety SMART rules and include a real-life SMART Crew of young people, who guide the cartoon characters in their quest and help them make safe online decisions.
  • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Smokey Bear LIVE: A Distance Learning Adventure
    Learn about: the history of the Smokey Bear ad campaign; the history of the living Smokey Bear; fire prevention and the equipment used to fight wildfires; the fire danger rating system used nationwide; and the spectrum of fire prevention and management.
  • 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Flight School
    The Flight School series examines historical, scientific, and technological aspects of aviation and its impact on exploration, communication, commerce, and national defense.
  • 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
    Meet the Author
    Meet the Author gives students direct access to authors who share their personal stories, offer writing tips, and encourage students to “keep reading, keep writing, keep dreaming.”
  • 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
    More Children of the World
    Helps expand student's worldview and understanding of cultural differences, while providing character building.
  • 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
    Move with Me Yoga Adventures
    Kids yoga videos combine the fun of pretend play with creative movement, yoga, and self-regulation techniques. Kids follow-along with being everything in the story and practicing, with the characters, how to soothe, calm, and focus themselves in order to overcome obstacles, manage feelings, and do their best.
  • 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM
    Legal Fairy Tales
    In these mock trials, fairy tale characters retell their sides of the story in a court of law. From civil law to criminal law to the roles of judge, lawyer, and jury, students learn about the legal system.
  • 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
    My Blog Series
    A diverse group of middle schoolers discusses how to navigate life in a contemporary blog format.
  • 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    STEM in 30
    Produced by the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum, this fast-paced series engages students in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) topics in just 30 minutes. Shows combine animations, interviews with experts, and unique locations to show students that science extends beyond the walls of their school.
  • 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    Meet the Author
    Meet the Author gives students direct access to authors who share their personal stories, offer writing tips, and encourage students to “keep reading, keep writing, keep dreaming.”
  • 7:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    All-FCPS Virtual Choir – We Are The Voices
    We Are The Voices is the first-ever virtual choir video produced in FCPS and featuring over 200 secondary choral students from across the county. In addition to the song, composed by Jim Papoulis, it includes interviews from teachers, students, and the composer about the importance of music in all of our lives.
  • 8:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    BrainWorks: Sleep and the Brain
    Kids and parents alike will enjoy BrainWorks, an entertaining and informative show about the brain. Get the most out of BrainWorks with these viewer guides created by host Dr. Eric Chudler.
  • 8:00 PM - 9:45 PM
    FCPS Parent Resource Center Presents: Parenting Through Challenging Times: Supporting Your Child Through Life's Ups and Downs
    Corrine Coppola guides attendees through hands-on exercises in mindfulness and balance. She discusses and demonstrates several techniques parents can use to bring calm to families' households.
  • 10:00 PM - 11:00 PM
    FCPS Honors 2020
    Celebrating those recognized through the 2020 Outstanding Employee Awards Program.

Friday, March 12, 2021

  • 8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
    Counting with Paula
    An educational series about numbers and social development for preschool children.
  • 8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
    Howard B. Wigglebottom
    Howard shares ways to listen better to others, their heart, thoughts, feelings, body, and the little voice in our heads called intuition.
  • 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
    Get Along Monsters
    Teaches children important skills for successful social interaction/emotional management.
  • 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    Argo's World
    Argo's World is a fun and educational mixed media CG animated series about science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) for children 7-12 years old.
  • 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    Making Music is Fun…with Skip West
    Songwriter, musician and instrument maker Skip West teaches students how to build instruments from common household objects and play songs on them
  • 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Science and Me
    A fun and informative series designed to introduce basic science concepts through everyday activities and environments.
  • 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Snippets of Learning
    History comes alive as the people of America's past come to life to tell their unique and powerful stories. This series of historical snapshots—each designed to stand alone—targets significant events in history.
  • 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    Visual Learning Systems: Elementary Science
    Visual-based science content that instructs, challenges, and inspires students. The use of videos, interactive graphics, animations, and images is essential in teaching science.
  • 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
    Counting with Paula
    An educational series about numbers and social development for preschool children.
  • 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
    Animals in the World
    Introduce children to animals found around the world.
  • 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
    Argo's World
    Argo's World is a fun and educational mixed media CG animated series about science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) for children 7-12 years old.
  • 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
    Aerospace Academy
    Investigate, discover and soar! Aerospace Academy is a series of learning labs based at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center.
  • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Elementary Science Seminars
    The goals of this series are to encourage student interest in science and to help students understand basic principles of science and scientific methodologies. Activity guide available.
  • 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Flight School
    The Flight School series examines historical, scientific, and technological aspects of aviation and its impact on exploration, communication, commerce, and national defense.
  • 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
    Making Music is Fun…with Skip West
    Songwriter, musician and instrument maker Skip West teaches students how to build instruments from common household objects and play songs on them
  • 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
    Science and Me
    A fun and informative series designed to introduce basic science concepts through everyday activities and environments.
  • 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
    Snippets of Learning
    History comes alive as the people of America's past come to life to tell their unique and powerful stories. This series of historical snapshots—each designed to stand alone—targets significant events in history.
  • 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM
    Legal Fairy Tales
    In these mock trials, fairy tale characters retell their sides of the story in a court of law. From civil law to criminal law to the roles of judge, lawyer, and jury, students learn about the legal system.
  • 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
    My Blog Series
    A diverse group of middle schoolers discusses how to navigate life in a contemporary blog format.
  • 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    STEM in 30
    Produced by the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum, this fast-paced series engages students in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) topics in just 30 minutes. Shows combine animations, interviews with experts, and unique locations to show students that science extends beyond the walls of their school.
  • 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    Meet the Author
    Meet the Author gives students direct access to authors who share their personal stories, offer writing tips, and encourage students to “keep reading, keep writing, keep dreaming.”
  • 7:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    Aerospace Academy
    Investigate, discover and soar! Aerospace Academy is a series of learning labs based at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center.
  • 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Smart Play
    Program hosts demonstrate activities that can be used to develop preschooler's skills, such as the ability to identify, match, sort, and create.
  • 9:00 PM - 10:15 PM
    FCPS Parent Resource Center Presents: Raising Children with Healthy Self-Esteem in a High-Pressure Culture
    Rachel Bailey, M.A., CPDPE, shares tools to help foster self-esteem in children. She discusses treating children with respect, allowing them to express their feelings, teaching skills, and empowering children.
  • 10:30 PM - 11:00 PM
    Community Keynotes: Concussion Protocol
    Recorded at Annandale High School in Fairfax County, Virginia, Dr McGill shares her expertise on the science behind concussions and how research is driving new management strategies. Certified Athletic Trainer Kathy Ayers discusses the stages a student athlete must go through before returning to play after a concussion.

Saturday, March 13, 2021

  • 8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
    Counting with Paula
    An educational series about numbers and social development for preschool children.
  • 8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
    Howard B. Wigglebottom
    Howard shares ways to listen better to others, their heart, thoughts, feelings, body, and the little voice in our heads called intuition.
  • 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
    Get Along Monsters
    Teaches children important skills for successful social interaction/emotional management.
  • 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    Argo's World
    Argo's World is a fun and educational mixed media CG animated series about science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) for children 7-12 years old.
  • 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    Wise Owl Drug Safety
    This curriculum carefully introduces young students to the concepts of healthy decisions related to drugs and medicines through colorful animation featuring Wise Owl and his niece Wendy.
  • 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    The Real Martha Washington
    Step back in time and meet Martha Washington, America’s first First Lady.
  • 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Wildlife Explorers
    Along with being entertaining, the series educational objectives are to introduce different groups of animals to young learners, highlighting the shared characteristics and, also, the variety within each group; promote an educated concern and interest in all animals, both inside and outside zoos; and encourage a scientific approach to learning
  • 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    Visual Learning Systems: Elementary Science
    Visual-based science content that instructs, challenges, and inspires students. The use of videos, interactive graphics, animations, and images is essential in teaching science.
  • 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
    Counting with Paula
    An educational series about numbers and social development for preschool children.
  • 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
    Smokey Bear: Only You Can Prevent Forest Fires
  • 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
    Argo's World
    Argo's World is a fun and educational mixed media CG animated series about science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) for children 7-12 years old.
  • 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
    Aerospace Academy
    Investigate, discover and soar! Aerospace Academy is a series of learning labs based at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center.
  • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Elementary Science Seminars
    The goals of this series are to encourage student interest in science and to help students understand basic principles of science and scientific methodologies. Activity guide available.
  • 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Flight School
    The Flight School series examines historical, scientific, and technological aspects of aviation and its impact on exploration, communication, commerce, and national defense.
  • 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
    The Real Martha Washington
    Step back in time and meet Martha Washington, America’s first First Lady.
  • 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
    Wise Owl Drug Safety
    This curriculum carefully introduces young students to the concepts of healthy decisions related to drugs and medicines through colorful animation featuring Wise Owl and his niece Wendy.
  • 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
    Wildlife Explorers
    Along with being entertaining, the series educational objectives are to introduce different groups of animals to young learners, highlighting the shared characteristics and, also, the variety within each group; promote an educated concern and interest in all animals, both inside and outside zoos; and encourage a scientific approach to learning
  • 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM
    Legal Fairy Tales
    In these mock trials, fairy tale characters retell their sides of the story in a court of law. From civil law to criminal law to the roles of judge, lawyer, and jury, students learn about the legal system.
  • 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
    My Blog Series
    A diverse group of middle schoolers discusses how to navigate life in a contemporary blog format.
  • 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    STEM in 30
    Produced by the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum, this fast-paced series engages students in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) topics in just 30 minutes. Shows combine animations, interviews with experts, and unique locations to show students that science extends beyond the walls of their school.
  • 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    Meet the Author
    Meet the Author gives students direct access to authors who share their personal stories, offer writing tips, and encourage students to “keep reading, keep writing, keep dreaming.”
  • 7:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    Smokey Bear: Only You Can Prevent Forest Fires
    Learn about: the history of the Smokey Bear ad campaign; the history of the living Smokey Bear; fire prevention and the equipment used to fight wildfires; the fire danger rating system used nationwide; and the spectrum of fire prevention and management.
  • 8:00 PM - 8:45 PM
    Music in the Life of Eisenhower
    General Eisenhower’s use of music to maintain the morale of American troops in World War II is vividly illustrated by the Airmen of Note, performing Glenn Miller's hits. The Virginia Chamber Orchestra and select Pro Coro Singers sample Eisenhower's musical favorites. In-studio experts, students, and moderator Robert Aubry Davis examine Eisenhower’s rise to the top five U.S. presidents in polls by leading historians. Free Study Guide and Lesson Plans are available on the VCO website.
  • 8:45 PM - 9:00 PM
    All-FCPS Virtual Choir – We Are The Voices
    We Are The Voices is the first-ever virtual choir video produced in FCPS and featuring over 200 secondary choral students from across the county. In addition to the song, composed by Jim Papoulis, it includes interviews from teachers, students, and the composer about the importance of music in all of our lives.
  • 9:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    Community Keynotes: Academic Success & Mental Health
    Dr. Tracy Cross, the keynote speaker, is the president of the National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC) and executive director of the Center for Gifted Education at the College of William and Mary, discusses academic success and performance perfection among students and the often resulting feelings of inadequacy and/or performance anxiety.
  • 10:00 PM - 11:00 PM
    In Other Words
    Each program in this series is an invitation to engage in discussions around important topics affecting our school communities.

Sunday, March 14, 2021

  • 8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
    Counting with Paula
    An educational series about numbers and social development for preschool children.
  • 8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
    Howard B. Wigglebottom
    Howard shares ways to listen better to others, their heart, thoughts, feelings, body, and the little voice in our heads called intuition.
  • 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
    Move with Me Yoga Adventures
    Kids yoga videos combine the fun of pretend play with creative movement, yoga, and self-regulation techniques. Kids follow-along with being everything in the story and practicing, with the characters, how to soothe, calm, and focus themselves in order to overcome obstacles, manage feelings, and do their best.
  • 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    Argo's World
    Argo's World is a fun and educational mixed media CG animated series about science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) for children 7-12 years old.
  • 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    Descubra Inglés
    Spanish-speaking youngsters will learn English under the teaching of Maestro Javier and friends in this animated musical series.
  • 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Scott the Nature Guy
    Learn about nature with FCPS's Scott the Nature Guy.
  • 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Brush up on Hygiene
    Young viewers will be entertained as they learn about cleanliness and good hygiene with zany host, Dr. Tidy.
  • 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    Visual Learning Systems: Elementary Science
    Visual-based science content that instructs, challenges, and inspires students. The use of videos, interactive graphics, animations, and images is essential in teaching science.
  • 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
    Counting with Paula
    An educational series about numbers and social development for preschool children.
  • 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
    More Children of the World
    Helps expand student's worldview and understanding of cultural differences, while providing character building.
  • 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
    Argo's World
    Argo's World is a fun and educational mixed media CG animated series about science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) for children 7-12 years old.
  • 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
    Aerospace Academy
    Investigate, discover and soar! Aerospace Academy is a series of learning labs based at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center.
  • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    NASA SCI Files: The Case of the Physical Fitness Challenge
    The SCI Files series integrates science, technology, and mathematics. The programs emphasize research and standards-based instruction, problem-based learning, and scientific inquiry. Educator guides supplement the 60-minute programs.
  • 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Flight School
    The Flight School series examines historical, scientific, and technological aspects of aviation and its impact on exploration, communication, commerce, and national defense.
  • 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
    Scott the Nature Guy
    Learn about nature with FCPS's Scott the Nature Guy.
  • 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
    More Children of the World
    Helps expand student's worldview and understanding of cultural differences, while providing character building.
  • 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
    Move with Me Yoga Adventures
    Kids yoga videos combine the fun of pretend play with creative movement, yoga, and self-regulation techniques. Kids follow-along with being everything in the story and practicing, with the characters, how to soothe, calm, and focus themselves in order to overcome obstacles, manage feelings, and do their best.
  • 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM
    Legal Fairy Tales
    In these mock trials, fairy tale characters retell their sides of the story in a court of law. From civil law to criminal law to the roles of judge, lawyer, and jury, students learn about the legal system.
  • 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
    My Blog Series
    A diverse group of middle schoolers discusses how to navigate life in a contemporary blog format.
  • 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    STEM in 30
    Produced by the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum, this fast-paced series engages students in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) topics in just 30 minutes. Shows combine animations, interviews with experts, and unique locations to show students that science extends beyond the walls of their school.
  • 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    Meet the Author
    Meet the Author gives students direct access to authors who share their personal stories, offer writing tips, and encourage students to “keep reading, keep writing, keep dreaming.”
  • 7:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    Hot Topics with The Improv Troupe
    The Improv Troupe highlights issues students face every day. Students learn to develop strategies toward solutions to the characters' problems and similar issues in their daily lives.
  • 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    At Home with Language Arts
    This series visits parents and their children at home and demonstrates in-home activities that supplement and reinforce what students have learned at school.
  • 9:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    Community Keynotes: Substance Abuse
    During this educational presentation, participants shared their personal stories about substance abuse, the signs and symptoms of teenage drug abuse, proactive actions parents can take, and where to locate supportive resources.
  • 10:00 PM - 11:00 PM
    Encouraging Words: Language Development from Birth to Age 5
    This series helps families understand the importance of language in developing literacy skills.

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