A year ago, on Nov. 4, 2020, we presented our new site design featuring the lesson plans from LearningWhy combined with all the media from KnowItAll!
Part of our celebration features a new page created just for you and featuring our Most Popular Content! You can find our Top 10 Lesson Plans, Videos, Interactives, Series, Audio, Documents, Photos and Collections! Take a look!
November Featured Content – View details below!
Here’s a quick synopsis:
From Reconstruction 360 – Now Available! Our 2nd Module - A Seat at the Table!
New Series – Go For It
Week-long observances in November include National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week, National Radiologic Technology Week, National Young Readers Week, American Education Week and Geography Awareness Week.
We also have assets for National Authors’ Day, National Family Literacy Day, Job Action Day, STEM/STEAM Day, Veterans Day, America Recycles Day, National Rural Health Day and Universal Children’s Day.
View the November Factoids for easy access to the dates and observances!
THIS MONTH ON KNOWITALL.ORG!
We're Celebrating - View our Most Popular Content!
It’s our anniversary! On November 4, 2020, we launched our new KnowItAll.org website!
The new site made it possible for the first time to view all of the lesson plans from LearningWhy along with all of the media resources from KnowItAll.org—all in one place on KnowItAll.org!
We decided to celebrate by offering a new feature that we hope you'll enjoy!
Now you can easily view our Most Popular Content by clicking on the horizontal bar on the home page of KnowItAll.org, where it says, “Attention Educators! Thank you for embracing our new website! Let’s find out what you love to use. View Results.”
1. Gullah Net
2. Kids Work!
3. SC LIFE
9. Zoo Minutes
Top Ten Audio
Top Ten Documents
Top 10 Photos
Top 10 Collections
NEW ON KNOWITALL.ORG
RECONSTRUCTION 360 HAS HIT A NEW MILESTONE!
In January 2019, we introduced you to our new web and mobile application, Reconstruction 360.
We have just published the second module, A Seat at the Table, about the importance of family and other social institutions to freed Black people in the years following the Civil War.
Sit down to dinner in Savannah in 1868 and explore the 360° environment and embedded videos, and test your knowledge with the R360 quiz.
The photo on the left depicts the Savannah family around the table. It’s a production shot with the 360 camera in the middle of the table.
The photo on the right features the actors portraying the pastor and the freedwoman – Daniel Niati and Christine Garvin.
MORE ON THE PROJECT
Intended for the general public, students and educators, Reconstruction 360 uses 360° videos and short documentary films to shed light on the Reconstruction era. The project focuses on the theme of land and labor, specifically unpacking the history of “40 Acres and a Mule,” the short-lived promise of land that was made to freedmen along the coast of South Carolina and Georgia.
Reconstruction 360 takes a close look at the impact on freedpeople of land policies during the early years of Reconstruction. The platform for the app is a 360° reenactment of the moment in 1865 when a freedman and his family are informed by a member of the Freedmen’s Bureau that they do not own the farm they had acquired through General Sherman’s Field Order 15. As the scene plays out, hotspots leading to short videos appear next to the characters. In these videos, on-camera narrators chart the complex history of the promise and heartbreak of “40 Acres and a Mule,” including the role of the Freedmen’s Bureau, President Johnson’s pardons of Confederates, and the agency of freedpeople in shaping their own destiny after the Civil War. Other topics covered include the Black Codes, the role of women and children, the development of public education, and the evolution of sharecropping.
In other videos on the site, historians help to place the stories in the historical, social and geographic context, while interviews with descendants document personal connections to the past.
Geolocative maps guide users on a tour through Reconstruction landmarks in Columbia, South Carolina. Taken together, these elements create a history resource that is accessible, portable and appealing, making immersive mobile-first experiences widely available to a global audience on tablets and smartphones.
From the mountains to the midlands to the coast, there's always something new to discover in South Carolina. Discover SC's Devyn Whitmire will experience some of the most unique and iconic experiences the Palmetto State has to offer.
FEATURED IN NOVEMBER
Career education resources are available in all of the Career Clusters by visiting our Career Explorations Collection! You can locate these assets easily by Series or Career Cluster.
KnowItAll brings an abundance of career education and job shadowing videos to your computer, tablet or mobile device! These videos provide insight into a wide array of professions, as students plan the pathway that best suits them.
You can locate these assets easily by Career Cluster and by Series - Under Within This Collection, you’ll see the career education videos grouped by Career Cluster and just below, you’ll see the Related Series!
View KnowItAll Career Education Content by Career Cluster:
- Advice, Education & Skills
- Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources
- Architecture & Construction
- Arts, A/V Technology & Communications
- Business, Management & Administration
- Education & Training
- Government & Public Administration
- Green & Sustainability Skills
- Health Science
- Hospitality & Tourism
- Human Services
- Information Technology
- Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security
- Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
- Sports-Related Careers
- Transportation, Distribution & Logistics
Produced by ETV, these interviews highlight jobs in various geographic regions of our state. SC Career and Technology Centers are located in these areas and school districts. Ask your school guidance counselor for more information.
Aiken County Career and Technology Center (Warrenville) | Anderson I and II Career and Technology Center (Williamston) | Barnwell County Career Center (Blackville) | Colleton Career Skills Center (Walterboro) | Dorchester County Career and Technology Center (Summerville) | Enoree Career Center (Greenville) | Fairfield Career and Technology Center (Winnsboro) | Hemingway Career and Technology Center | Heyward Career and Technology Center (Columbia) | Lexington Technology Center | Daniel Morgan Technology Center (Spartanburg) | Hamilton Career and Technology Center (Seneca, Oconee County) | Pickens County Career and Technology Center (Liberty) | G. Frank Russell Career Center (Greenwood) | Sumter Career and Technology Center | Union County Schools | Woolard Technology Center (Camden)
*Please contact us if you are aware that the websites for these career and technology centers have changed. Thank you!
- Carolina Classrooms
- Carolina Money
- Creating a Career with the Arts in Mind
- Creating a Career with the Media Arts in Mind
- diSCovering Science
- Eye Wonder
- Hot Jobs
- Kids Work!
- Legacy of Leadership
- Let’s Go! CAREERS
- Original SC
- Palmetto Leaders
- Palmetto Voices
- Project Lead SC
- Science Splash
- I Made It…You Can, Too
- Where the Jobs Are: Exploring Career Clusters
- Women Vision SC
Native American Heritage Month is celebrated from November 1-30 each year.
Within This Collection (Native American Tribes and Their History)
- Natchez Kusso, Later Edisto
- Pee Dee
- Tuscarora/Iroquoian Tribe
- Varner Town
- Circle of Inheritance (Prehistoric and colonial history of South Carolina)
- Catawba Cultural Center | Let’s Go!
- Nancy Basket (Cherokee basket-maker) from A Natural State
- Billie Anne McKellar (Catawba potter) from Natural State: Piedmont
- C. Indigenous Landscape from Pee Dee Explorer (history of Native Americans in South Carolina)
- Native American Heritage Month from Periscope (includes Native American Heritage, Powwow, Snowbird Cherokee, the First South Carolinians, Santee, Catawba, Pee Dee, Edisto, Chicora, and Cherokee)
- F. Catawba | Periscope
- Native Americans from Road Trip Through South Carolina’s Civil Rights History (Explores how the Santee Indians and Varnertown Indians experienced the Civil Rights Movement in South Carolina)
- Snowbird Cherokees (Explores the lives of the Snowbird Cherokees, evicted in 1938 – Trail of Tears)
- Those Who Remain (Explores the little-known cultures of South Carolina’s Native American people)
- A. Settlement (from South Carolina Hall of Fame)
- Ring People
College Application Months – August through December Each Year
College admissions professionals from around the state participated in a panel discussion hosted by ETV’s Kimberly Singletary. They discussed how students can plan for and prepare to apply for college. Guests included:
Freshman Admissions Counselor, Clemson University
Admissions Counselor, Winthrop University
Associate Director for Admissions and Testing, Midlands Technical College
Senior Associate Director of Admissions at the College of Charleston
Dr. Gerrick Hampton
South Carolina Commission on Higher Education
Other features include a college planning timeline for students in 9th through 12th grade, advice from current and former students, and a visit to the Student Ambassador program at CrossRoads Intermediate School in Lexington/Richland District 5.
Additional guests include –
Former SCETV intern
Former SCETV intern
Former SCETV intern
CrossRoads Intermediate School
School Counselor, CrossRoads Intermediate School
School Counselor, CrossRoads Intermediate School
Associate Professor of History
Interim Chair, Department of Humanities, Claflin University
Find additional content on Carolina Classrooms on KnowItAll.org!
View more on this topic and others on Carolina Classrooms on the SCETV website!
MONTHLY OBSERVANCES, WEEK-LONG OBSERVANCES AND ONE-DAY OBSERVANCES CAN ALL BE FOUND IN EACH MONTH’S KNOWITALL FACTOIDS!
View these each month to find out about Collections we’ve developed on topics you may never have considered we’d make available on KnowItAll.org!
- View the November Factoids page!
- You can also view the KnowItAll Factoids for the full year here!
- View our Thanksgiving Day Collection and our Winter Holidays Collection!
BE SURE TO CHECK OUT THESE AREAS EACH TIME YOU VISIT KNOWITALL.ORG!
If we were able to spark your curiosity with the resources listed above, please visit these additional areas on KnowItAll.org!
Knowitall.org features over 9,000 mobile-friendly videos, worksheets, and interactives for preK-12. Now you can drill down to the specific Topics and Subtopics you’re interested in.
Find topical content and lessons grouped together for your convenience. These are available all year long for your planning purposes.
Lesson plans for teachers that meet South Carolina standards.
Be sure to review our KnowItAll blogs! They provide dates and links to resources each month. You may be surprised by all the topics you'll find!
From the top of the home page, click on the magnifying glass, and when the search box opens, click on the magnifying glass again, and the results will come up, showing all of the assets available on KnowItAll.org. The newest content will appear at the top of the results. Just scroll down to view all of the content that is new to you! Visit often, so you won’t miss a thing!
We welcome your questions and comments! We would love to hear from you!
The Learning Continues on KnowItAll.org!