Video Lessons on Television

Montgomery Public Schools has teamed up with the City of Montgomery and organizations including the Alabama-Korea Economic and Education Partnership (A-KEEP), the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, Auburn University Montgomery and others to provide educational programming on the Capital City Connection, the city's television station.

The educational programming includes lessons on art, music, Spanish, Korean language and culture, math, language arts, and readings of popular children's books. These shows feature educators from MPS, A-KEEP and other community partners. This programming is being aired each morning, afternoon, evening and late night on the Capital City Connection, which can be found on channel 181 on Charter Spectrum, channel 96 on WOW! and at this link. You can find the full list of educational videos on YouTube here.

Extra materials: "Tawanda's Quest" e-book

Educational Programming Schedule, June 30-July 8

 

Tuesday, June 30

7:30 p.m.

StoryTime: Superintendent Ann Roy Moore reads “Whistle for Willie”

Music with Miss Fell 
Join Sarah Fell of Bear Exploration Center to learn all about Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart!

MGM Catch the K-Wave: Korean Mask Dance
Get up and move around with this lesson on Korean dance! Catch the K-Wave is provided by the Alabama-Korea Education and Economic Partnership (A-KEEP) in collaboration with Montgomery Public Schools and the city of Montgomery.

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Wednesday, July 1

(Tuesday evening’s programming will be re-broadcast today at 2:30 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. on this date)

 
8:30 p.m.

Cursive Writing: Lowercase Letters
Join Amy Wren, the reading specialist at E.D. Nixon Elementary, for this lesson on how to form lowercase letters in cursive.

Cursive Writing: Uppercase Letters
Join Dr. Jennifer Lewis of Dozier Elementary for this lesson about how to form uppercase letters in cursive. This also includes a fun and engaging activity involving slime!

Cursive Writing: Forming Words
Join Kellie Lawrence of Halcyon Elementary for this lesson on connecting cursive letters to form words and a review of some important vocabulary words.

StoryTime: Superintendent Ann Roy Moore reads “Brother Eagle, Sister Sky”

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Thursday, July 2

(Wednesday evening’s programming will be re-broadcast at 3:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. on this date)

 
9:30 p.m.

MMFA Golden Spiral
Get creative while you learn about art and math with this lesson about the Golden spiral from Laura Bocquin of the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts. If you are interested in doing this project yourself, contact pr@mmfa.org to access the necessary materials.

Creative Activities with Misty Trussell
Learn about writing, hula hooping, writing letters to medical workers and more with this fun video from Dalraida Elementary gifted specialist Misty Trussell.

Laura Boquin Printmaking
Join Laura Bocquin of the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts for this lesson on printmaking. This lesson incorporates historic Montgomery sites, particularly the Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church. If you'd like to use this lesson, contact Bocquin at lbocquin@mmfa.org and the museum will provide the materials. If you do this project and want to share your creations, contact pr@mmfa.org.

Read Aloud: “A Bad Case of Stripes”

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Friday, July 3

(Thursday evening’s programming will be re-broadcast at 4 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. on this date)

 
7 p.m.

Korean Language Lesson #1
Join teacher Jemma Lee for these fun and engaging Korean language lessons! Catch the K-Wave is provided by the Alabama-Korea Education and Economic Partnership (A-KEEP) in collaboration with Montgomery Public Schools and the city of Montgomery.

Korean Language Lesson #2
Korean Language Lesson #3

Read Aloud: “Junie B. Jones and the Stupid Smelly Bus,” Chapters 1-3

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Saturday, July 4

(Friday evening’s programming will be re-broadcast at 2 a.m., 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. on this date)

10 p.m.

Math with Mrs. Norris-Line Symmetry
Fourth-grade teacher Lindsey Norris of Forest Avenue Academic Magnet makes learning math fun with videos designed to capture kids’ attention.

Math with Mrs. Norris-Lines, Rays and Angles

Language Arts with Dr. B-Comma Usage 
Brush up on your language arts skills with this lesson from Brooke A. Burks, Ph.D., Department Chair & Associate Professor of Curriculum, Instruction, & Technology at the Auburn University Montgomery College of Education.

Read Aloud: “Junie B. Jones and the Stupid Smelly Bus,” Chapters 4-6

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Sunday, July 5

(Saturday evening’s programming will be re-broadcast at 5 a.m. and 12 p.m. on this date)

8:30 p.m.

Math with Mrs. Norris-Classifying Triangles
Fourth-grade teacher Lindsey Norris of Forest Avenue Academic Magnet makes learning math fun with videos designed to capture kids’ attention.

Math with Mrs. Norris-Parallel and Perpendicular Lines
Math with Mrs. Norris-Classifying Quadrilaterals

Read Aloud: “Junie B. Jones and the Stupid Smelly Bus,” Chapters 7-10

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Monday, July 6

(Sunday evening’s programming will be re-broadcast at 3 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. on this date)

 
8:30 p.m.

Oh, KayKay - Episode 2
Join KayKay as she teaches a friend about primary and secondary colors and how to paint a painting. Learn about how to mix colors to make new ones and follow along as you make your own art!

Oh, KayKay Episode 2.5
KayKay is back in her art studio as she continues exploring colors and painting. Learn how to make a color wheel and a rainbow and see the paintings her friends PB and Littelby made as well. Also stick around for some fun bloopers after the credits!

Math with Mrs. Norris-Shape Patterns
Fourth-grade teacher Lindsey Norris of Forest Avenue Academic Magnet makes learning math fun with videos designed to capture kids’ attention.

Read Aloud: “The Flea’s Sneeze”

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Tuesday, July 7

(Monday evening’s programming will be re-broadcast at 2:30 a.m., 8:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. on this date)

 
7 p.m.

Math with Mrs. Norris-Measuring Angles 1
Fourth-grade teacher Lindsey Norris of Forest Avenue Academic Magnet makes learning math fun with videos designed to capture kids’ attention.

Math with Mrs. Norris-Measuring Angles 2
Math with Mrs. Norris-Measuring Angles 3

Read Aloud: “There Was an Old Woman Who Swallowed a Shell”

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Wednesday, July 8

(Tuesday evening’s programming will be re-broadcast at 2 a.m., 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. on this date)

8
 p.m.

Oh, KayKay - Episode 2
Join KayKay as she teaches a friend about primary and secondary colors and how to paint a painting. Learn about how to mix colors to make new ones and follow along as you make your own art!

Oh, KayKay Episode 2.5
KayKay is back in her art studio as she continues exploring colors and painting. Learn how to make a color wheel and a rainbow and see the paintings her friends PB and Littelby made as well. Also stick around for some fun bloopers after the credits!

Math with Mrs. Norris-Measuring Angles 4
Fourth-grade teacher Lindsey Norris of Forest Avenue Academic Magnet makes learning math fun with videos designed to capture kids’ attention.

Read Aloud: “Wacky Wednesday”