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, July 22-Aug. 3

 

Wednesday, July 22

(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.

MMFA Becoming Alabama
Join Kaci Norman of the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts for a virtual tour of the museum featuring Alabama artists. Stick around for an art activity that you (or your children or students) can do. If you would like access to the materials used in this activity, contact pr@mmfa.org.

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!

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

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Thursday, July 23

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

7 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.

Math with Mrs. Norris-Line Symmetry
Math with Mrs. Norris-Lines, Rays and Angles

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

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Friday, July 24

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

8:30 p.m.

Korean Sogo Dance Lesson #1
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.

Language Arts with Dr. B-Inferences and Conclusions
Music with Mr. Robinson 3

StoryTime: Superintendent Ann Roy Moore reads “The Little Engine that Could”

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Saturday, July 25

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

7 p.m.

Korean Sogo Dance Lesson #2
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.

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

StoryTime: Superintendent Ann Roy Moore reads “Where the Wild Things Are”

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Sunday, July 26

(Saturday evening’s programming will be re-broadcast today at 1 a.m., 7 a.m. and 1 p.m. on this date)

7:30 p.m.

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.

Math with Mrs. Norris-Classifying Quadrilaterals
Math with Mrs. Norris-Shape Patterns

StoryTime: Montgomery County Board of Education member Arica Smith reads “Snug in Mama’s Arms”

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Monday, July 27

(Sunday 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)

9:30 p.m.

Oh, KayKay Episode 1
In this debut episode of “Oh, KayKay,” Littleby helps KayKay with her “final exam for first grade” by showing her how to write a story with the help of some old photographs he found at a socially distanced yard sale. Created by Scott and Sarah Kay Grinstead for Montgomery Public Schools, this fun and entertaining video teaches students the fundamentals of storytelling.

Oh, KayKay Episode 1.5
KayKay and Littleby are back to teach you how to write your own original story! Let your imagination run wild as KayKay and Littleby present fun writing prompts. This entertaining and educational video series was created by Scott and Sarah Kay Grinstead for Montgomery Public Schools.

Music with Mr. Robinson 4

StoryTime: Montgomery County Board of Education member Clare Weil reads “Wild about Books”

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Tuesday, July 28

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

7:30 p.m.

Math with Mrs. Norris-Measuring Angles 1
Math with Mrs. Norris-Measuring Angles 2
Math with Mrs. Norris-Measuring Angles 3

Storytime: Montgomery County Board of Education President Clare Weil reads “If You Give a Dog a Donut” 

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Wednesday, July 29

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

9 p.m.

Math with Mrs. Norris-Measuring Angles 4
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h, KayKay Ep. 1
Oh, KayKay Ep.1.5

StoryTime: Montgomery County Board of Education member Clare Weil reads “Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day”

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Thursday, July 30

(Wednesday evening’s programming will be re-broadcast today at 3:30 a.m., 10 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. on this date)

9:30 p.m.

MMFA Becoming Alabama
Join Kaci Norman of the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts for a virtual tour of the museum featuring Alabama artists. Stick around for an art activity that you (or your children or students) can do. If you would like access to the materials used in this activity, contact pr@mmfa.org.

Music with Mr. Robinson 4

Self-Portrait with Laura Bocquin
Laura Bocquin of the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts gives a lesson on how to draw a self-portrait. Follow along, create your own and share it to pr@mmfa.org!

StoryTime: Montgomery County Board of Education member Brenda Deramus-Coleman reads “The Day You Begin”

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Friday, July 31

(Thursday evening’s programming will be re-broadcast today 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.

Language Arts with Dr. B-Inferences and Conclusions

Identity Poem with Liza Cardinal-Simpler
Build an identity poem through movement with Liza Cardinal-Simpler from the Alabama Institute for Education in the Arts! This is a fun way for a student to answer the question, "What makes you, you?" This is a great activity for young children and parents!

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

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Saturday, August 1


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

10 p.m.

History of Jazz
Learn about the history of jazz in this lesson by Timothy Ellis of Fitzpatrick Elementary.

Movement Lesson
Join this fun and active lesson on movement with dance educator Liza Cardinal-Simpler!

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.

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Sunday, August 2

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

8:30 p.m.

Identity Poem with Liza Cardinal-Simpler
Build an identity poem through movement with Liza Cardinal-Simpler from the Alabama Institute for Education in the Arts! This is a fun way for a student to answer the question, "What makes you, you?" This is a great activity for young children and parents!

Journal Writing with Misty Trussell
Explore creative writing ideas and techniques with this video by gifted specialist Misty Trussell of Dalraida Elementary. Trussell teaches students in grades 3 to 5, but older children might also enjoy this activity!

Manuscript Handwriting with Sonya Wilson
This is a detailed lesson about the correct way to form uppercase and lowercase letters for manuscript handwriting by teacher Sonya Wilson, Alabama Reading Initiative specialist at Dannelly Elementary.

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Monday, August 3

(Friday evening’s programming will be re-broadcast today at 3 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 4 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.