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Schedule for January 18-24

Monday, January 18, 2021

  • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    APTV - Project C: Lessons from the American Civil Rights Movement
    Series of electronic field trips occurring throughout the Civil Rights fiftieth anniversary years of 2013-2015 that focus on the role of citizenship in a democracy through the study of historical events.
  • 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    Nelson Mandela: One Man
    Viewers will discover how Nelson Mandela's dedication resulted in his inauguration as the first black President of South Africa; his award of the Nobel Peace Prize and ultimately, his inspirational role in overthrowing the Apartheid regime.
  • 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    Visual Learning Systems: Middle and High School Science
    Students voice their opinions, concerns, and questions about ethical issues, the roles that these issues play in our society, and the effect on potential careers.
  • 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Discover Engineering
    DiscoverE has collected a series of articles that offer suggestions, activities with just a few materials, and videos you can use to engage your students or child in engineering.
  • 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Railroads in U.S. History: Railroads Come to America (1830-1840)
    This series offers a fresh perspective on how railroads created and shaped America's financial institutions, America's singular brand of capitalism, and its unique way of doing business
  • 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    AD/HD Teens Talk
    High school seniors, diagnosed with AD/HD, share what teaching strategies and learning techniques worked, or failed, as they face the myriad of challenges of a high school setting.
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    Founding Mothers: Remembering the Ladies
    Cokie Roberts hosts this fascinating discussion of the struggles to establish a nation as seen through the eyes of our nation's first First Ladies: Martha Washington, Abigail Adams, and Dolley Madison.
  • 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
    Creating george WASHINGTON
    Students get a behind-the-scenes look at the creation of "george WASHINGTON", an orchestral work by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Roger Reynolds.
  • 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
    Business Ethics on the Job
    This program defines what business ethics are, and identifies why they are necessary for success in the workplace. A series of engaging live-action vignettes help viewers to recognize the importance of key ethics such as honesty, loyalty, integrity, confidentiality, and respect for others.
  • 2:00 PM - 2:30 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.”
  • 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
    The Art Of…Musical Improvisation
    The Art of ... Musical Improvisation teaches students how to go off-script and play from the heart.
  • 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Voices and Visions
    The lives and works of renowned American poets are interpreted through dramatic readings, archival photographs, dance, performances, and interviews in this inspiring series. Poets include Langston Hughes, Robert Frost, Emily Dickinson, and Elizabeth Bishop.
  • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    APTV - Project C: Lessons from the American Civil Rights Movement
    Series of electronic field trips occurring throughout the Civil Rights fiftieth anniversary years of 2013-2015 that focus on the role of citizenship in a democracy through the study of historical events.
  • 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
    Conversation with the ISS & Astronaut Kjell Lindgren
    Astronaut Kjell Lindgren, onboard the International Space Station, talks with friends, staff, and students from his alma mater, Robinson Secondary School in Fairfax, Virginia. Dr. Lindgren is a graduate of Robinson’s Class of 1991.
  • 5:30 PM - 6:15 PM
    Consejos Tecnológicos de Aprendizaje Virtual
    Virtual Learning Tech Tips
  • 6:15 PM - 7:00 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.
  • 7:00 PM - 8:15 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.
  • 8:15 PM - 9:00 PM
    Town Teams: Bigger Than Baseball
    This historical documentary reaches beyond the astonishing popularity of the game and examines the origins and importance of baseball.
  • 9:00 PM - 9:30 PM
    Railroads in U.S. History: Railroads Come to America (1830-1840)
    This series offers a fresh perspective on how railroads created and shaped America's financial institutions, America's singular brand of capitalism, and its unique way of doing business
  • 9:30 PM - 10:00 PM
    Railroads in U.S. History: The First Great Railroad Boom (1841-1860)
    This series offers a fresh perspective on how railroads created and shaped America's financial institutions, America's singular brand of capitalism, and its unique way of doing business
  • 10:00 PM - 10:30 PM
    Railroads in U.S. History: A New Era in American Railroading (1861-1870)
    This series offers a fresh perspective on how railroads created and shaped America's financial institutions, America's singular brand of capitalism, and its unique way of doing business
  • 10:30 PM - 11:00 PM
    Railroads in U.S. History: The Second Great Railroad Boom (1871-2010)
    This series offers a fresh perspective on how railroads created and shaped America's financial institutions, America's singular brand of capitalism, and its unique way of doing business

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

  • 8:00 AM - 8:30 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.”
  • 8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
    Workplace Etiquette: Why Being Polite Counts on the Job
    Using acted-out scenarios in common workplace settings, plus commentary from real bosses, the video shows teens conducting themselves inappropriately and then models what is appropriate.
  • 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
    Visual Learning Systems: Middle and High School 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.
  • 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    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 AM - 10:30 AM
    The Folklorist
    Whether it’s a tale of a legendary lost city, a forgotten hero, or a hoax beyond belief, The Folklorist brings audiences back to each story’s origins and uncovers what’s been left out of textbooks, and what lives on as folklore.
  • 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Bulletin Board
  • 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    School Board Work Session
    Work sessions of the Board are held to examine subjects in greater depth than is possible during business meetings.
  • 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    National Gallery of Art
  • 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
    Creating george WASHINGTON
    Students get a behind-the-scenes look at the creation of "george WASHINGTON", an orchestral work by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Roger Reynolds.
  • 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
    Science How?
    Students watched how scientists and other experts used tools and technology in their work.
  • 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM
    Real Life 101: Real Jobs, Great Career Choices
    This series takes you on the job so you can see for yourself why these professionals love what they do. Learn about jobs you might not know even existed and the education it takes to put you in the right direction!
  • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    Voices and Visions
    The lives and works of renowned American poets are interpreted through dramatic readings, archival photographs, dance, performances, and interviews in this inspiring series. Poets include Langston Hughes, Robert Frost, Emily Dickinson, and Elizabeth Bishop.
  • 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    Railroads in U.S. History: The First Great Railroad Boom (1841-1860)
    This series offers a fresh perspective on how railroads created and shaped America's financial institutions, America's singular brand of capitalism, and its unique way of doing business
  • 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    Nelson Mandela: One Man
    Viewers will discover how Nelson Mandela's dedication resulted in his inauguration as the first black President of South Africa; his award of the Nobel Peace Prize and ultimately, his inspirational role in overthrowing the Apartheid regime.
  • 8:30 PM - 10:30 PM
    FCPS Parent Resource Center Presents: Helping Your Child Cope with Stress
    Clinical Psychologist Lisa Bateman shares tips and strategies for helping families help children deal with anxiety and stress.
  • 10:30 PM - 11:00 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.”

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

  • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    Community Keynotes
    Each program in this series is an invitation to engage in discussions around important topics affecting our school communities.
  • 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
    Conversation with the ISS & Astronaut Kjell Lindgren
    Astronaut Kjell Lindgren, onboard the International Space Station, talks with friends, staff, and students from his alma mater, Robinson Secondary School in Fairfax, Virginia. Dr. Lindgren is a graduate of Robinson’s Class of 1991.
  • 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    Creating george WASHINGTON
    Students get a behind-the-scenes look at the creation of "george WASHINGTON", an orchestral work by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Roger Reynolds.
  • 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    Real Life 101: Real Jobs, Great Career Choices
    This series takes you on the job so you can see for yourself why these professionals love what they do. Learn about jobs you might not know even existed and the education it takes to put you in the right direction!
  • 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Visual Learning Systems: Middle and High School 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.
  • 11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    Railroads in U.S. History: Railroads Come to America (1830-1840)
    This series offers a fresh perspective on how railroads created and shaped America's financial institutions, America's singular brand of capitalism, and its unique way of doing business
  • 11:30 PM - 12:00 PM
    Railroads in U.S. History: The First Great Railroad Boom (1841-1860)
    This series offers a fresh perspective on how railroads created and shaped America's financial institutions, America's singular brand of capitalism, and its unique way of doing business
  • 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
    Railroads in U.S. History: A New Era in American Railroading (1861-1870)
    This series offers a fresh perspective on how railroads created and shaped America's financial institutions, America's singular brand of capitalism, and its unique way of doing business
  • 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
    Railroads in U.S. History: The Second Great Railroad Boom (1871-2010)
    This series offers a fresh perspective on how railroads created and shaped America's financial institutions, America's singular brand of capitalism, and its unique way of doing business
  • 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
    Titanic: The Band Played On
    Taking a fresh look at the Titanic disaster, the film uncovers new details about the heroic band of musicians and the role they played in the tragedy. Included are interviews with renowned experts and descendants of the band's musicians to delve further into the story that has lasted well beyond their lifetime.
  • 1:45 PM - 2:30 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.
  • 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
    Making a Good Impression: Resumes, Interviews, and Appearance
    In a fast-paced world of emails and text messaging, it’s easy for young people to forget the importance of concise business writing with a courteous presentation. This video brings viewers back to basics: how to write a proper resume, what to wear on a job interview, and how to behave appropriately in the workplace.
  • 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
    Community Keynotes: Concussion Protocol
    Dr. Catherine 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.
  • 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    Town Teams: Bigger Than Baseball
    This historical documentary reaches beyond the astonishing popularity of the game and examines the origins and importance of baseball.
  • 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
    Tricked: Inside the World of Teen Sex Trafficking
    TRICKED is a collection of segments produced by Fairfax County Public Schools to educate students about the scouting and trapping techniques that traffickers use in order to help them protect themselves.
  • 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM
    In Our Backyard: The Opioid and Heroin Crisis
    This program explains how opioids impact the brain and body, how people become addicted to opioids and heroin, and explores the resources available, where to turn for help, and the power of hope.
  • 6:00 PM - 8:00 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.
  • 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Community Keynotes
    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
    Conversation with the ISS & Astronaut Kjell Lindgren
    Astronaut Kjell Lindgren, onboard the International Space Station, talks with friends, staff, and students from his alma mater, Robinson Secondary School in Fairfax, Virginia. Dr. Lindgren is a graduate of Robinson’s Class of 1991.
  • 9:30 PM - 10:30 PM
    Tricked: Inside the World of Teen Sex Trafficking
    TRICKED is a collection of segments produced by Fairfax County Public Schools to educate students about the scouting and trapping techniques that traffickers use in order to help them protect themselves.
  • 10:30 PM - 11:00 PM
    Railroads in U.S. History: A New Era in American Railroading (1861-1870)
    This series offers a fresh perspective on how railroads created and shaped America's financial institutions, America's singular brand of capitalism and its unique way of doing business

Thursday, January 21, 2021

  • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    Portraits: The First African-American Divas of Song and Opera
    “Portraits: The First Black American Divas of Song and Opera,” a theatrical production that depicts Elizabeth Taylor-Greenfield, Sissieretta Jones, and Marian Anderson sharing their history and their fabulous voices, a decade ago.
  • 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    National Gallery of Art
    Find lesson plans for your classroom.
  • 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    Visual Learning Systems: Middle and High School 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.
  • 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Discover Engineering
    DiscoverE has collected a series of articles that offer suggestions, activities with just a few materials, and videos you can use to engage your students or child in engineering.
  • 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Railroads in U.S. History: The Second Great Railroad Boom (1871-2010)
    This series offers a fresh perspective on how railroads created and shaped America's financial institutions, America's singular brand of capitalism, and its unique way of doing business
  • 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
    Fractured Union
    Fractured Union examines the complex and often tumultuous relationships between our founding fathers. Historical interpreters portray Washington, Jefferson, Madison, and Mason.
  • 12:15 PM - 12:30 PM
    Geo Culture
    This series inspires students to think about the world: from a Bolivian Rain Forest Orchestra, a children’s court in India, a monkey orphanage in the Amazon jungle, to land mine clearing rats in Africa.
  • 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
    Real Life 101: Real Jobs, Great Career Choices
    This series takes you on the job so you can see for yourself why these professionals love what they do. Learn about jobs you might not know even existed and the education it takes to put you in the right direction!
  • 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
    Working World for Young Adults
    These programs will take a look at the issues being faced by young workers today and offer some solid solutions. Discover what makes a person successful in a job now and into the future.
  • 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
    Workplace Etiquette: Why Being Polite Counts on the Job
    Using acted-out scenarios in common workplace settings, plus commentary from real bosses, the video shows teens conducting themselves inappropriately and then models what is appropriate.
  • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    APTV - Project C: Lessons from the American Civil Rights Movement
    Series of electronic field trips occurring throughout the Civil Rights fiftieth anniversary years of 2013-2015 that focus on the role of citizenship in a democracy through the study of historical events.
  • 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Shamu TV
    Bringing you face-to-face with the wonders of wildlife through species-focused episodes.
  • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Portraits: The First African-American Divas of Song and Opera
    “Portraits: The First Black American Divas of Song and Opera,” a theatrical production that depicts Elizabeth Taylor-Greenfield, Sissieretta Jones and Marian Anderson sharing their history and their fabulous voices, a decade ago.
  • 5:00 PM - 6:15 PM
    FCPS Parent Resource Center Presents: Raising Children with Healthy Self-Esteem in a High-Pressure Culture
    Help recognize power struggles, identify when they occur, and strategies to help avoid power struggles.
  • 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    Bulletin Board
  • 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    School Board Regular Meeting (LIVE)
    The Fairfax County School Board holds two business meetings each month.
  • 10:00 PM - 11:00 PM
    Portraits: The First African-American Divas of Song and Opera
    “Portraits: The First Black American Divas of Song and Opera,” a theatrical production that depicts Elizabeth Taylor-Greenfield, Sissieretta Jones and Marian Anderson sharing their history and their fabulous voices, a decade ago.

Friday, January 22, 2021

  • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    APTV - Project C: Lessons from the American Civil Rights Movement
    Series of electronic field trips occurring throughout the Civil Rights fiftieth anniversary years of 2013-2015 that focus on the role of citizenship in a democracy through the study of historical events.
  • 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    Nelson Mandela: One Man
    Viewers will discover how Nelson Mandela's dedication resulted in his inauguration as the first black President of South Africa; his award of the Nobel Peace Prize and ultimately, his inspirational role in overthrowing the Apartheid regime.
  • 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    Visual Learning Systems: Middle and High School Science
    Students voice their opinions, concerns, and questions about ethical issues, the roles that these issues play in our society, and the effect on potential careers.
  • 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Discover Engineering
    DiscoverE has collected a series of articles that offer suggestions, activities with just a few materials, and videos you can use to engage your students or child in engineering.
  • 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Railroads in U.S. History: Railroads Come to America (1830-1840)
    This series offers a fresh perspective on how railroads created and shaped America's financial institutions, America's singular brand of capitalism, and its unique way of doing business
  • 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    AD/HD Teens Talk
    High school seniors, diagnosed with AD/HD, share what teaching strategies and learning techniques worked, or failed, as they face the myriad of challenges of a high school setting.
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    Founding Mothers: Remembering the Ladies
    Cokie Roberts hosts this fascinating discussion of the struggles to establish a nation as seen through the eyes of our nation's first First Ladies: Martha Washington, Abigail Adams, and Dolley Madison.
  • 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
    Creating george WASHINGTON
    Students get a behind-the-scenes look at the creation of "george WASHINGTON", an orchestral work by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Roger Reynolds.
  • 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
    Business Ethics on the Job
    This program defines what business ethics are, and identifies why they are necessary for success in the workplace. A series of engaging live-action vignettes help viewers to recognize the importance of key ethics such as honesty, loyalty, integrity, confidentiality, and respect for others.
  • 2:00 PM - 2:30 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.”
  • 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
    The Art Of…Musical Improvisation
    The Art of ... Musical Improvisation teaches students how to go off-script and play from the heart.
  • 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Voices and Visions
    The lives and works of renowned American poets are interpreted through dramatic readings, archival photographs, dance, performances, and interviews in this inspiring series. Poets include Langston Hughes, Robert Frost, Emily Dickinson, and Elizabeth Bishop.
  • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    APTV - Project C: Lessons from the American Civil Rights Movement
    Series of electronic field trips occurring throughout the Civil Rights fiftieth anniversary years of 2013-2015 that focus on the role of citizenship in a democracy through the study of historical events.
  • 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Nelson Mandela: One Man
    Viewers will discover how Nelson Mandela's dedication resulted in his inauguration as the first black President of South Africa; his award of the Nobel Peace Prize and ultimately, his inspirational role in overthrowing the Apartheid regime.
  • 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
    Conversation with the ISS & Astronaut Kjell Lindgren
    Astronaut Kjell Lindgren, onboard the International Space Station, talks with friends, staff, and students from his alma mater, Robinson Secondary School in Fairfax, Virginia. Dr. Lindgren is a graduate of Robinson’s Class of 1991.
  • 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    Discover Engineering
    DiscoverE has collected a series of articles that offer suggestions, activities with just a few materials, and videos you can use to engage your students or child in engineering.
  • 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    School Board Regular Meeting (Rebroadcast)
    The Fairfax County School Board holds two business meetings each month. Rebroadcast of January 21, 2021 meeting.
  • 10:00 PM - 11:00 PM
    Nelson Mandela: One Man
    The Art of ... Musical Improvisation teaches students how to go off-script and play from the heart.

Saturday, January 23, 2021

  • 8:00 AM - 8:30 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.”
  • 8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
    Workplace Etiquette: Why Being Polite Counts on the Job
    Using acted-out scenarios in common workplace settings, plus commentary from real bosses, the video shows teens conducting themselves inappropriately and then models what is appropriate.
  • 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
    Visual Learning Systems: Middle and High School 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.
  • 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    Science How?
    Students watched how scientists and other experts used tools and technology in their work.
  • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    Voices and Visions
    The lives and works of renowned American poets are interpreted through dramatic readings, archival photographs, dance, performances, and interviews in this inspiring series. Poets include Langston Hughes, Robert Frost, Emily Dickinson, and Elizabeth Bishop.
  • 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    The Folklorist
    Whether it’s a tale of a legendary lost city, a forgotten hero, or a hoax beyond belief, The Folklorist brings audiences back to each story’s origins and uncovers what’s been left out of textbooks, and what lives on as folklore.
  • 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    The Challenges of Nationhood: Presidential Perspectives
    Explores the struggles to establish a nation as seen through the eyes of our nation's first four presidents—George Washington, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, and James Madison. Cokie Roberts moderates this spirited discussion.
  • 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
    Science How?
    Students watched how scientists and other experts used tools and technology in their work.
  • 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
    Real Life 101: Real Jobs, Great Career Choices
    This series takes you on the job so you can see for yourself why these professionals love what they do. Learn about jobs you might not know even existed and the education it takes to put you in the right direction!
  • 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
    The Folklorist
    Whether it’s a tale of a legendary lost city, a forgotten hero, or a hoax beyond belief, The Folklorist brings audiences back to each story’s origins and uncovers what’s been left out of textbooks, and what lives on as folklore.
  • 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
    Conversation with the ISS & Astronaut Kjell Lindgren
    Astronaut Kjell Lindgren, onboard the International Space Station, talks with friends, staff, and students from his alma mater, Robinson Secondary School in Fairfax, Virginia. Dr. Lindgren is a graduate of Robinson’s Class of 1991.
  • 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Tricked: Inside the World of Teen Sex Trafficking
    TRICKED is a collection of segments produced by Fairfax County Public Schools to educate students about the scouting and trapping techniques that traffickers use in order to help them protect themselves.
  • 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
    Real Life 101: Real Jobs, Great Career Choices
    This series takes you on the job so you can see for yourself why these professionals love what they do. Learn about jobs you might not know even existed and the education it takes to put you in the right direction!
  • 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
    Science How?
    Students watched how scientists and other experts used tools and technology in their work.
  • 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
    Titanic: The Band Played On
    Taking a fresh look at the Titanic disaster, the film uncovers new details about the heroic band of musicians and the role they played in the tragedy. Included are interviews with renowned experts and descendants of the band's musicians to delve further into the story that has lasted well beyond their lifetime.
  • 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    Conversation with the ISS & Astronaut Kjell Lindgren
    Astronaut Kjell Lindgren, onboard the International Space Station, talks with friends, staff, and students from his alma mater, Robinson Secondary School in Fairfax, Virginia. Dr. Lindgren is a graduate of Robinson’s Class of 1991.
  • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Nelson Mandela: One Man
    Viewers will discover how Nelson Mandela's dedication resulted in his inauguration as the first black President of South Africa; his award of the Nobel Peace Prize and ultimately, his inspirational role in overthrowing the Apartheid regime.
  • 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Voices and Visions
    The lives and works of 13 renowned American poets are interpreted through dramatic readings, archival photographs, dance, performances, and interviews in this inspiring series. Poets include Langston Hughes, Robert Frost, Emily Dickinson, and Elizabeth Bishop.
  • 9:00 PM - 9:30 PM
    Railroads in U.S. History: The First Great Railroad Boom (1841-1860)
    This series offers a fresh perspective on how railroads created and shaped America's financial institutions, America's singular brand of capitalism, and its unique way of doing business
  • 9:30 PM - 10:30 PM
    The Challenges of Nationhood: Presidential Perspectives
    Explores the struggles to establish a nation as seen through the eyes of our nation's first four presidents—George Washington, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, and James Madison. Cokie Roberts moderates this spirited discussion.
  • 10:30 PM - 11:00 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.”

Sunday, January 24, 2021

  • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    Portraits: The First African-American Divas of Song and Opera
    “Portraits: The First Black American Divas of Song and Opera,” a theatrical production that depicts Elizabeth Taylor-Greenfield, Sissieretta Jones, and Marian Anderson sharing their history and their fabulous voices, a decade ago.
  • 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    National Gallery of Art
    Find lesson plans for your classroom.
  • 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    Visual Learning Systems Middle and High School 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.
  • 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Discover Engineering (Amazing Solar Decathalon and Tornado Proof)
    DiscoverE has collected a series of articles that offer suggestions, activities with just a few materials, and videos you can use to engage your students or child in engineering.
  • 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Railroads in U.S. History: The Second Great Railroad Boom (1871-2010)
    This series offers a fresh perspective on how railroads created and shaped America's financial institutions, America's singular brand of capitalism, and its unique way of doing business
  • 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
    Fractured Union
    Fractured Union examines the complex and often tumultuous relationships between our founding fathers. Historical interpreters portray Washington, Jefferson, Madison, and Mason.
  • 12:15 PM - 12:30 PM
    Geo Culture
    This series inspires students to think about the world: from a Bolivian Rain Forest Orchestra, a children’s court in India, a monkey orphanage in the Amazon jungle, to land mine clearing rats in Africa.
  • 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
    Real Life 101: Real Jobs, Great Career Choices
    This series takes you on the job so you can see for yourself why these professionals love what they do. Learn about jobs you might not know even existed and the education it takes to put you in the right direction!
  • 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
    Working World for Young Adults
    These programs will take a look at the issues being faced by young workers today and offer some solid solutions. Discover what makes a person successful in a job now and into the future.
  • 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
    HRM Workplace Etiquette: Why Being Polite Counts on the Job
    Using acted-out scenarios in common workplace settings, plus commentary from real bosses, the video shows teens conducting themselves inappropriately and then models what is appropriate.
  • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    APTV - Project C: Lessons from the American Civil Rights Movement
    Series of electronic field trips occurring throughout the Civil Rights fiftieth anniversary years of 2013-2015 that focus on the role of citizenship in a democracy through the study of historical events.
  • 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Shamu TV
    Bringing you face-to-face with the wonders of wildlife through species-focused episodes. Click for online activities.
  • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Portraits: The First African-American Divas of Song and Opera
    “Portraits: The First Black American Divas of Song and Opera,” a theatrical production that depicts Elizabeth Taylor-Greenfield, Sissieretta Jones, and Marian Anderson sharing their history and their fabulous voices, a decade ago.
  • 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    National Gallery of Art
    Find lesson plans for your classroom.
  • 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
    Railroads in U.S. History: The Second Great Railroad Boom (1871-2010)
    This series offers a fresh perspective on how railroads created and shaped America's financial institutions, America's singular brand of capitalism, and its unique way of doing business
  • 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    Railroads in U.S. History: The First Great Railroad Boom (1841-1860)
    This series offers a fresh perspective on how railroads created and shaped America's financial institutions, America's singular brand of capitalism, and its unique way of doing business
  • 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    Railroads in U.S. History: A New Era in American Railroading (1861-1870)
    This series offers a fresh perspective on how railroads created and shaped America's financial institutions, America's singular brand of capitalism, and its unique way of doing business
  • 7:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    Railroads in U.S. History: The Second Great Railroad Boom (1871-2010)
    This series offers a fresh perspective on how railroads created and shaped America's financial institutions, America's singular brand of capitalism, and its unique way of doing business
  • 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Town Teams: Bigger Than Baseball
    This historical documentary reaches beyond the astonishing popularity of the game and examines the origins and importance of baseball.
  • 9:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    Voices and Visions
    The lives and works of 13 renowned American poets are interpreted through dramatic readings, archival photographs, dance, performances, and interviews in this inspiring series. Poets include Langston Hughes, Robert Frost, Emily Dickinson, and Elizabeth Bishop.
  • 10:00 PM - 11:00 PM
    Portraits: The First African-American Divas of Song and Opera
    “Portraits: The First Black American Divas of Song and Opera,” a theatrical production that depicts Elizabeth Taylor-Greenfield, Sissieretta Jones and Marian Anderson sharing their history and their fabulous voices, a decade ago.

Schedule for January 25-31

Monday, January 25, 2021

  • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    Teach! Learn! Discover! Innovation, in Context: Keynote Speaker — Paul Misner
    Teach! Learn! Discover! presents keynote speakers recorded at Fairfax County Public Schools’ events and conferences. Each presentation is centered around important subject areas and topics affecting our school communities.
  • 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
    STEM in 30
    Learning resources available from STEM in 30.
  • 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
    The Art of Loose Painting in Oils by Carol Hallock
    Watch as Carol Hallock paints with easy to learn demonstrations for beginners to advanced painters.
  • 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Visual Learning Systems Middle and High School 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.
  • 11:00 AM - 11:20 AM
    Finding the Perfect Job: How to Succeed in the Job Hunt
    This video follows teenager Bethany, as she experiences the highs and lows of her own real-life job search. Viewers learn the basics, from preparing a resume and cover letter to scouting the help wanted ads, to job interview dos and don’ts, including what to wear and what to say.
  • 11:30 AM - 12:00 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.
  • 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
    Geo Culture
    This series inspires students to think about the world: from a Bolivian Rain Forest Orchestra, a children’s court in India, a monkey orphanage in the Amazon jungle, to land mine clearing rats in Africa.
  • 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
    Real Life 101: Real Jobs, Great Career Choices
    This series takes you on the job so you can see for yourself why these professionals love what they do. Learn about jobs you might not know even existed and the education it takes to put you in the right direction!
  • 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
    Visual Learning Systems Middle and High School 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.
  • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Cultural Competence - Closing the Achievement Gap and Creating Success Among Diverse Learners
    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.
  • 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Surviving the Holocaust
    Speaking to students at Woodson High School (Fairfax County Public Schools) Irene Fogel Weiss describes how her family was ostracized from society and how the Jewish “ghettos” were created.
  • 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
    The Folklorist
    Whether it’s a tale of a legendary lost city, a forgotten hero, or a hoax beyond belief, The Folklorist brings audiences back to each story’s origins and uncovers what’s been left out of textbooks, and what lives on as folklore.
  • 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Teach! Learn! Discover! Innovation, in Context: Keynote Speaker — Paul Misner
    Teach! Learn! Discover! presents keynote speakers recorded at Fairfax County Public Schools’ events and conferences. Each presentation is centered around important subject areas and topics affecting our school communities.
  • 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
    STEM in 30
    Learning resources available from STEM in 30.
  • 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    The Art of Loose Painting in Oils by Carol Hallock
    Watch as Carol Hallock paints with easy to learn demonstrations for beginners to advanced painters.
  • 7:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    In Our Backyard: The Opioid and Heroin Crisis
    This program explains how opioids impact the brain and body, how people become addicted to opioids and heroin, and explores the resources available, where to turn for help, and the power of hope.
  • 8:00 PM - 8:20 PM
    Finding the Perfect Job: How to Succeed in the Job Hunt
    This video follows teenager Bethany, as she experiences the highs and lows of her own real-life job search. Viewers learn the basics, from preparing a resume and cover letter to scouting the help wanted ads, to job interview dos and don’ts, including what to wear and what to say.
  • 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 - 9:30 PM
    Geo Culture
    This series inspires students to think about the world: from a Bolivian Rain Forest Orchestra, a children’s court in India, a monkey orphanage in the Amazon jungle, to land mine clearing rats in Africa.
  • 9:30 PM - 10:00 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.”
  • 10:00 PM - 10:30 PM
    Real Life 101: Real Jobs, Great Career Choices
    This series takes you on the job so you can see for yourself why these professionals love what they do. Learn about jobs you might not know even existed and the education it takes to put you in the right direction!
  • 10:30 PM - 11:00 PM
    In Our Backyard: The Opioid and Heroin Crisis
    This program explains how opioids impact the brain and body, how people become addicted to opioids and heroin, and explores the resources available, where to turn for help, and the power of hope.

Tuesday, January 26, 2021

  • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    Inaugural Visions: Presidents Washington to Obama
    Recorded live at Mount Vernon's Ammerman Student Leadership Program, we look at the presidential inaugurations from George Washington to Barack Obama.
  • 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
    STEM in 30
    Learning resources available from STEM in 30.
  • 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
    The Art of Loose Painting in Oils by Carol Hallock
    Watch as Carol Hallock paints with easy to learn demonstrations for beginners to advanced painters.
  • 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Visual Learning Systems Middle and High School 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.
  • 11:00 AM - 11:20 AM
    White Hot Jobs: The Fastest Growing Jobs Today
    This video explores five hot job growth areas: health care, financial management, technology, the service sector, and the environment. In each sector, jobs are profiled from the entry-level through to mid-management and above to show a career path.
  • 11:30 AM - 12:00 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.
  • 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
    Geo Culture
    This series inspires students to think about the world: from a Bolivian Rain Forest Orchestra, a children’s court in India, a monkey orphanage in the Amazon jungle, to land mine clearing rats in Africa.
  • 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
    Real Life 101: Real Jobs, Great Career Choices
    This series takes you on the job so you can see for yourself why these professionals love what they do. Learn about jobs you might not know even existed and the education it takes to put you in the right direction!
  • 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
    Visual Learning Systems Middle and High School 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.
  • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Community Keynotes
    Each program in this series is an invitation to engage in discussions around important topics affecting our school communities.
  • 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    APTV: Project C: Lessons from the American Civil Rights Movement
  • 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
    The Folklorist
    Whether it’s a tale of a legendary lost city, a forgotten hero, or a hoax beyond belief, The Folklorist brings audiences back to each story’s origins and uncovers what’s been left out of textbooks, and what lives on as folklore.
  • 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
    STEM in 30
    Learning resources available from STEM in 30.
  • 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM
    AD/HD Teens Talk
    High school seniors, diagnosed with AD/HD, share what teaching strategies and learning techniques worked, or failed, as they face the myriad of challenges of a high school setting.
  • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    FY22 Advertised Budget - Public Hearing (LIVE)
    Public hearings are scheduled on specific topics by the Board at various times during the year. To reserve a space on the speakers lists you can sign up online or call the School Board Office at 571-423-1075 during normal business hours [8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.].
  • 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Inaugural Visions: Presidents Washington to Obama
    Recorded live at Mount Vernon's Ammerman Student Leadership Program, we look at the presidential inaugurations from George Washington to Barack Obama.
  • 9:00 PM - 9:30 PM
    Geo Culture
    This series inspires students to think about the world: from a Bolivian Rain Forest Orchestra, a children’s court in India, a monkey orphanage in the Amazon jungle, to land mine clearing rats in Africa.
  • 9:30 PM - 10:00 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.”
  • 10:00 PM - 10:30 PM
    Real Life 101: Real Jobs, Great Career Choices
    This series takes you on the job so you can see for yourself why these professionals love what they do. Learn about jobs you might not know even existed and the education it takes to put you in the right direction!
  • 10:30 PM - 11:00 PM
    The Folklorist
    Whether it’s a tale of a legendary lost city, a forgotten hero, or a hoax beyond belief, The Folklorist brings audiences back to each story’s origins and uncovers what’s been left out of textbooks, and what lives on as folklore.

Wednesday, January 27, 2021

  • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    Founding Mothers: Remembering the Ladies
    Cokie Roberts hosts this fascinating discussion of the struggles to establish a nation as seen through the eyes of our nation's first First Ladies: Martha Washington, Abigail Adams, and Dolley Madison.
  • 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
    STEM in 30
    Learning resources available from STEM in 30.
  • 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
    The Art of Loose Painting in Oils by Carol Hallock
    Watch as Carol Hallock paints with easy to learn demonstrations for beginners to advanced painters.
  • 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Bulletin Board
  • 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    Budget Work Session (LIVE)
    Work sessions of the Board are held to examine subjects in greater depth than is possible during business meetings.
  • 11:30 AM - 12:00 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.
  • 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
    Geo Culture
    This series inspires students to think about the world: from a Bolivian Rain Forest Orchestra, a children’s court in India, a monkey orphanage in the Amazon jungle, to land mine clearing rats in Africa.
  • 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
    Real Life 101: Real Jobs, Great Career Choices
    This series takes you on the job so you can see for yourself why these professionals love what they do. Learn about jobs you might not know even existed and the education it takes to put you in the right direction!
  • 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
    Visual Learning Systems Middle and High School 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.
  • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Cultural Competence - Closing the Achievement Gap and Creating Success Among Diverse Learners
    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.
  • 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Nelson Mandela: One Man
    Viewers will discover how Nelson Mandela's dedication resulted in his inauguration as the first black President of South Africa; his award of the Nobel Peace Prize and ultimately, his inspirational role in overthrowing the Apartheid regime.
  • 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
    The Folklorist
    Whether it’s a tale of a legendary lost city, a forgotten hero, or a hoax beyond belief, The Folklorist brings audiences back to each story’s origins and uncovers what’s been left out of textbooks, and what lives on as folklore.
  • 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
    STEM in 30
    Learning resources available from STEM in 30.
  • 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM
    Bulletin Board
  • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    FY22 Advertised Budget - Public Hearing (LIVE)
    Public hearings are scheduled on specific topics by the Board at various times during the year. To reserve a space on the speakers lists you can sign up online or call the School Board Office at 571-423-1075 during normal business hours [8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.].
  • 8:00 PM - 9:15 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.
  • 9:15 PM - 10:00 PM
    Consejos tecnológicos de aprendizaje virtual
    Virtual Learning Tech Tips
  • 10:00 PM - 10:30 PM
    Real Life 101: Real Jobs, Great Career Choices
    This series takes you on the job so you can see for yourself why these professionals love what they do. Learn about jobs you might not know even existed and the education it takes to put you in the right direction!
  • 10:30 PM - 11:00 PM
    The Folklorist
    Whether it’s a tale of a legendary lost city, a forgotten hero, or a hoax beyond belief, The Folklorist brings audiences back to each story’s origins and uncovers what’s been left out of textbooks, and what lives on as folklore.

Thursday, January 28, 2021

  • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    First in War: George Washington and the American Revolution
    A panel of historians explores how Washington’s leadership was instrumental in securing American independence.
  • 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
    STEM in 30
    Learning resources available from STEM in 30.
  • 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
    The Art of Loose Painting in Oils by Carol Hallock
    Watch as Carol Hallock paints with easy to learn demonstrations for beginners to advanced painters.
  • 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Visual Learning Systems Middle and High School 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.
  • 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    The Art Of…Musical Improvisation
    The Art of ... Musical Improvisation teaches students how to go off-script and play from the heart.
  • 11:30 AM - 12:00 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.
  • 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
    Geo Culture
    This series inspires students to think about the world: from a Bolivian Rain Forest Orchestra, a children’s court in India, a monkey orphanage in the Amazon jungle, to land mine clearing rats in Africa.
  • 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
    Real Life 101: Real Jobs, Great Career Choices
    This series takes you on the job so you can see for yourself why these professionals love what they do. Learn about jobs you might not know even existed and the education it takes to put you in the right direction!
  • 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
    Visual Learning Systems Middle and High School 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.
  • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Community Keynotes
    Each program in this series is an invitation to engage in discussions around important topics affecting our school communities.
  • 3:00 PM - 3:30 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.”
  • 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    First in War: George Washington and the American Revolution
    A panel of historians explores how Washington’s leadership was instrumental in securing American independence.
  • 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
    The Folklorist
    Whether it’s a tale of a legendary lost city, a forgotten hero, or a hoax beyond belief, The Folklorist brings audiences back to each story’s origins and uncovers what’s been left out of textbooks, and what lives on as folklore.
  • 5:00 PM - 5:30 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.
  • 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM
    Bulletin Board
  • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Mclean Boundary Public Hearing (LIVE)
    Public hearings are scheduled on specific topics by the Board at various times during the year. To reserve a space on the speakers lists you can sign up online or call the School Board Office at 571-423-1075 during normal business hours [8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.].
  • 8:00 PM - 8:20 PM
    Finding the Perfect Job: How to Succeed in the Job Hunt
    This video follows teenager Bethany, as she experiences the highs and lows of her own real-life job search. Viewers learn the basics, from preparing a resume and cover letter to scouting the help wanted ads, to job interview dos and don’ts, including what to wear and what to say.
  • 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 - 9:30 PM
    Geo Culture
    This series inspires students to think about the world: from a Bolivian Rain Forest Orchestra, a children’s court in India, a monkey orphanage in the Amazon jungle, to land mine clearing rats in Africa.
  • 9:30 PM - 10:00 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.”
  • 10:00 PM - 10:30 PM
    Real Life 101: Real Jobs, Great Career Choices
    This series takes you on the job so you can see for yourself why these professionals love what they do. Learn about jobs you might not know even existed and the education it takes to put you in the right direction!
  • 10:30 PM - 11:00 PM
    In Our Backyard: The Opioid and Heroin Crisis
    This program explains how opioids impact the brain and body, how people become addicted to opioids and heroin and explores the resources available, where to turn for help, and the power of hope.

Friday, January 29, 2021

  • 8:00 AM - 8:45 AM
    Fractured Union
    Fractured Union examines the complex and often tumultuous relationships between our founding fathers. Historical interpreters portray Washington, Jefferson, Madison, and Mason.
  • 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
    STEM in 30
    Learning resources available from STEM in 30.
  • 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
    The Art of Loose Painting in Oils by Carol Hallock
    Watch as Carol Hallock paints with easy to learn demonstrations for beginners to advanced painters.
  • 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Visual Learning Systems Middle and High School 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.
  • 11:00 AM - 11:20 AM
    The Seven Competency Skills for the Workplace
    This on-the-job documentary teaches students the 7 skills they need to be successful employees. Video follows real-life teens as they tackle their first jobs—waiter, grocery clerk, ice cream shop scooper, cashier, garden nursery worker—and learn what it takes to be a success.
  • 11:30 AM - 12:00 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.
  • 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
    Geo Culture
    This series inspires students to think about the world: from a Bolivian Rain Forest Orchestra, a children’s court in India, a monkey orphanage in the Amazon jungle, to land mine clearing rats in Africa.
  • 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
    Real Life 101: Real Jobs, Great Career Choices
    This series takes you on the job so you can see for yourself why these professionals love what they do. Learn about jobs you might not know even existed and the education it takes to put you in the right direction!
  • 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
    Visual Learning Systems Middle and High School 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.
  • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Community Keynotes
    Each program in this series is an invitation to engage in discussions around important topics affecting our school communities.
  • 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Tricked: Inside the World of Teen Sex Trafficking
    TRICKED is a collection of segments produced by Fairfax County Public Schools to educate students about the scouting and trapping techniques that traffickers use in order to help them protect themselves.
  • 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
    The Folklorist
    Whether it’s a tale of a legendary lost city, a forgotten hero, or a hoax beyond belief, The Folklorist brings audiences back to each story’s origins and uncovers what’s been left out of textbooks, and what lives on as folklore.
  • 5:00 PM - 5:40 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.
  • 6:00 PM - 6:45 PM
    TJHSST Freshman Admissions Presentation
    The presentation is intended to provide information about Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology (TJHSST) and the admissions process to attend the school. The intended audience is for 8th-grade students and parents but more broadly for anyone interested in the admissions process for TJHSST.
  • 7:00 PM - 7:45 PM
    Consejos tecnológicos de aprendizaje virtual
    Virtual Learning Tech Tips.
  • 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Tricked: Inside the World of Teen Sex Trafficking
    TRICKED is a collection of segments produced by Fairfax County Public Schools to educate students about the scouting and trapping techniques that traffickers use in order to help them protect themselves.
  • 9:00 PM - 9:30 PM
    Geo Culture
    This series inspires students to think about the world: from a Bolivian Rain Forest Orchestra, a children’s court in India, a monkey orphanage in the Amazon jungle, to land mine clearing rats in Africa.
  • 9:30 PM - 10:00 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.”
  • 10:00 PM - 10:30 PM
    Real Life 101: Real Jobs, Great Career Choices
    This series takes you on the job so you can see for yourself why these professionals love what they do. Learn about jobs you might not know even existed and the education it takes to put you in the right direction!
  • 10:30 PM - 11:00 PM
    The Folklorist
    Whether it’s a tale of a legendary lost city, a forgotten hero, or a hoax beyond belief, The Folklorist brings audiences back to each story’s origins and uncovers what’s been left out of textbooks, and what lives on as folklore.

Saturday, January 30, 2021

  • 8:00 AM - 8:45 AM
    The Real George Washington
    Hosted by Cokie Roberts this program features Pulitzer Prize-winning historian David McCullough who shares his insights into George Washington’s significance in the founding of our nation
  • 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
    STEM in 30
    Learning resources available from STEM in 30.
  • 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
    The Art of Loose Painting in Oils by Carol Hallock
    Watch as Carol Hallock paints with easy to learn demonstrations for beginners to advanced painters.
  • 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Visual Learning Systems Middle and High School 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.
  • 11:00 AM - 11:20 AM
    Finding the Perfect Job: How to Succeed in the Job Hunt
    This video follows teenager Bethany, as she experiences the highs and lows of her own real-life job search. Viewers learn the basics, from preparing a resume and cover letter to scouting the help wanted ads, to job interview dos and don’ts, including what to wear and what to say.
  • 11:30 AM - 12:00 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.
  • 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
    Geo Culture
    This series inspires students to think about the world: from a Bolivian Rain Forest Orchestra, a children’s court in India, a monkey orphanage in the Amazon jungle, to land mine clearing rats in Africa.
  • 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
    Real Life 101: Real Jobs, Great Career Choices
    This series takes you on the job so you can see for yourself why these professionals love what they do. Learn about jobs you might not know even existed and the education it takes to put you in the right direction!
  • 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
    Visual Learning Systems Middle and High School 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.
  • 2:00 PM - 3:00 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. 
  • 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Surviving the Holocaust
    Speaking to students at Woodson High School (Fairfax County Public Schools) Irene Fogel Weiss describes how her family was ostracized from society and how the Jewish “ghettos” were created.
  • 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
    The Folklorist
    Whether it’s a tale of a legendary lost city, a forgotten hero, or a hoax beyond belief, The Folklorist brings audiences back to each story’s origins and uncovers what’s been left out of textbooks, and what lives on as folklore.
  • 5:00 PM - 5:45 PM
    The Real George Washington
    Hosted by Cokie Roberts this program features Pulitzer Prize-winning historian David McCullough who shares his insights into George Washington’s significance in the founding of our nation
  • 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
    STEM in 30
    Learning resources available from STEM in 30.
  • 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    The Art of Loose Painting in Oils by Carol Hallock
    Watch as Carol Hallock paints with easy to learn demonstrations for beginners to advanced painters.
  • 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    Founding Mothers: Remembering the Ladies
    Cokie Roberts hosts this fascinating discussion of the struggles to establish a nation as seen through the eyes of our nation's first First Ladies: Martha Washington, Abigail Adams, and Dolley Madison.
  • 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 - 9:30 PM
    Geo Culture
    This series inspires students to think about the world: from a Bolivian Rain Forest Orchestra, a children’s court in India, a monkey orphanage in the Amazon jungle, to land mine clearing rats in Africa.
  • 9:30 PM - 10:00 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.”
  • 10:00 PM - 10:30 PM
    Real Life 101: Real Jobs, Great Career Choices
    This series takes you on the job so you can see for yourself why these professionals love what they do. Learn about jobs you might not know even existed and the education it takes to put you in the right direction!
  • 10:30 PM - 11:00 PM
    The Folklorist
    Whether it’s a tale of a legendary lost city, a forgotten hero, or a hoax beyond belief, The Folklorist brings audiences back to each story’s origins and uncovers what’s been left out of textbooks, and what lives on as folklore.

Sunday, January 31, 2021

  • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    Inaugural Visions: Presidents Washington to Obama
    Recorded live at Mount Vernon's Ammerman Student Leadership Program, we look at the presidential inaugurations from George Washington to Barack Obama.
  • 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
    STEM in 30
    Learning resources available from STEM in 30.
  • 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
    The Art of Loose Painting in Oils by Carol Hallock
    Watch as Carol Hallock paints with easy to learn demonstrations for beginners to advanced painters.
  • 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Visual Learning Systems Middle and High School 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.
  • 11:00 AM - 11:20 AM
    White Hot Jobs: The Fastest Growing Jobs Today
    This video explores five hot job growth areas: health care, financial management, technology, the service sector, and the environment. In each sector, jobs are profiled from the entry-level through to mid-management and above to show a career path.
  • 11:30 AM - 12:00 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.
  • 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
    Geo Culture
    This series inspires students to think about the world: from a Bolivian Rain Forest Orchestra, a children’s court in India, a monkey orphanage in the Amazon jungle, to land mine clearing rats in Africa.
  • 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
    Real Life 101: Real Jobs, Great Career Choices
    This series takes you on the job so you can see for yourself why these professionals love what they do. Learn about jobs you might not know even existed and the education it takes to put you in the right direction!
  • 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
    Visual Learning Systems Middle and High School 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.
  • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Community Keynotes
    Each program in this series is an invitation to engage in discussions around important topics affecting our school communities.
  • 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    APTV: Project C: Lessons from the American Civil Rights Movement
  • 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
    The Folklorist
    Whether it’s a tale of a legendary lost city, a forgotten hero, or a hoax beyond belief, The Folklorist brings audiences back to each story’s origins and uncovers what’s been left out of textbooks, and what lives on as folklore.
  • 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Inaugural Visions: Presidents Washington to Obama
    Recorded live at Mount Vernon's Ammerman Student Leadership Program, we look at the presidential inaugurations from George Washington to Barack Obama.
  • 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
    STEM in 30
    Learning resources available from STEM in 30.
  • 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    The Art of Loose Painting in Oils by Carol Hallock
    Watch as Carol Hallock paints with easy to learn demonstrations for beginners to advanced painters.
  • 7:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    In Our Backyard: The Opioid and Heroin Crisis
    This program explains how opioids impact the brain and body, how people become addicted to opioids and heroin, and explores the resources available, where to turn for help, and the power of hope.
  • 8:00 PM - 8:20 PM
    Finding the Perfect Job: How to Succeed in the Job Hunt
    This video follows teenager Bethany, as she experiences the highs and lows of her own real-life job search. Viewers learn the basics, from preparing a resume and cover letter to scouting the help wanted ads, to job interview dos and don’ts, including what to wear and what to say.
  • 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 - 9:30 PM
    Geo Culture
    This series inspires students to think about the world: from a Bolivian Rain Forest Orchestra, a children’s court in India, a monkey orphanage in the Amazon jungle, to land mine clearing rats in Africa.
  • 9:30 PM - 10:00 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.”
  • 10:00 PM - 10:30 PM
    Real Life 101: Real Jobs, Great Career Choices
    This series takes you on the job so you can see for yourself why these professionals love what they do. Learn about jobs you might not know even existed and the education it takes to put you in the right direction!
  • 10:30 PM - 11:00 PM
    In Our Backyard: The Opioid and Heroin Crisis
    This program explains how opioids impact the brain and body, how people become addicted to opioids and heroin, and explores the resources available, where to turn for help, and the power of hope.