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APRIL 2014


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TIME SHOW / DESCRIPTION
08:00 am
Adventures from the Book of Virtues

Gr. 3–6. Illustrates character traits in amusing ways that will keep children entertained as they learn.

08:30 am
Time of Wonder

PreK–4.  Captures the change of seasons as viewed from an island in Maine.  Students become aware of the changes that accompany the changing seasons, learn about the conditions and habitats of various plants and animals, and also learn the different ways weather affects their lives.

08:45 am
Growing Plants

Gr. K–4.  Mr. Rotovator, the host, talks with gentle humor to students as he explains the world of plants. Time-lapse sequences and extreme close-up photography illustrate the growing process.

09:00 am
Miss Rumphius

K-5.  As a young girl, Alice dreams of traveling to faraway places, finding a home by the sea and making the world more beautiful. Inspired by a true-life story, Miss Rumphius shows us how we can all make the world a more beautiful place

09:15 am
Come on Rain!

Gr. PreK–3.  A young girl, tired of the endless summer, whispers “Come on, Rain!”  Teachers can talk about environmental changes and discuss the water cycle of evaporation, condensation, and precipitation.  Students will also identify words and pictures that describe the senses of touch, sight, sound, hearing, and taste

09:30 am
How in the World?

Gr. 3–5. How do solar panels work? What is static electricity? What causes tides? Who were the Wright Brothers? Learn fascinating facts about the world around us!

10:00 am
Rediscovering Biology
Teachers, Gr. 9-12. Discusses advances in the field of biology.
10:30 am
A Child with Special Needs

Families of children with special needs share their stories to help others in similar circumstances understand that, while every child is unique, there are common experiences, emotions, and challenges they are likely to encounter as they work to help their child.

11:00 am
Education Matters

BOE President Phil Kauffman leads a discussion about the Common Core State Standards to include the MCPS roll-out, teacher training, new testing measures, the benefits and challenges.  Watch video

 

11:30 am
mcpssuper

In this edition of mcpssuper, we look at the new ACES Program at MCPS high schools. ACES, which stands for Achieving Collegiate Excellence and Success, is providing students, who are often the first in their family to consider college, extra support in the form of adult coaches from Montgomery College who work with the students one on one in the high school. Webcast

 

12:00 pm
Amazing Kids of Character

Teaches kids about the essential qualities like empathy, courage, and perseverance.  These programs are designed to give students the chance to understand and develop these positive traits through discussion, learning about role models, and personal reflection.

01:00 pm
Ecology

Gr. 4-5. A four-part series: The Biosphere––explores the major features of earth’s amazing biosphere, including biotic and abiotic components found in an ecosystem; Ecosystem Dynamics––students are introduced to the study of ecology; Natural Cycles––addresses many of the cycles conducted by animals, including migration, hibernation, and patterns relating to day and night; People and the Environment–– students learn about resource conservation and renewable and nonrenewable resources.

02:30 pm
Cracking the Code: The Continuing Saga of Genetics

Gr. 7–12.  Valuable information is provided on the rapidly evolving area of biological science.

03:00 pm
NASA 360

Looks at NASA’s past, present, and future by examining how technology is being used from space exploration to everyday consumer products. 

03:30 pm
The Voyageur Experience

Students explore complex economic, social, and cultural issues of different countries around the world.  

04:00 pm
Green Careers

Gr. 6-12.  New and growing industries give young people a behind-the-scenes look at what it’s like to work in a variety of green jobs.

04:30 pm
The Habitable Planet

Takes an in-depth look at our unique planet and discusses current issues in environmental science. 

05:00 pm
MCPS News in 90

The Public Information Office presents weekly news of important events and information within Montgomery County Public Schools. Webcast

05:15 pm
Take 10

Topical, timely, and important information for families and parents about Montgomery County Public Schools. Webcasts

05:30 pm
mcpssuper

In this edition of mcpssuper, we look at the new ACES Program at MCPS high schools. ACES, which stands for Achieving Collegiate Excellence and Success, is providing students, who are often the first in their family to consider college, extra support in the form of adult coaches from Montgomery College who work with the students one on one in the high school. Webcast

06:00 pm
Education Matters

BOE President Phil Kauffman leads a discussion about the Common Core State Standards to include the MCPS roll-out, teacher training, new testing measures, the benefits and challenges.  Watch video

06:30 pm
Autism: The Unfolding Mystery

Dr. Winnie King, a physician and medical journalist, explores what it means to be autistic, how to recognize the signs of autism in your child, and new treatments and programs to help children deal with the disorder.

07:00 pm
County Report This Week

Features news, events, and people that are important to Montgomery County. Watch video

07:30 pm
Human Impact on Our Ecosystems

Gr. 4-6. Portrayal of the negative and positive effects humans have had on various types of water ecologies in regions of the U.S. and beyond.

 

08:00 pm
mcpssuper

In this edition of mcpssuper, we look at the new ACES Program at MCPS high schools. ACES, which stands for Achieving Collegiate Excellence and Success, is providing students, who are often the first in their family to consider college, extra support in the form of adult coaches from Montgomery College who work with the students one on one in the high school. Webcast

 

08:30 pm
Outdoor Environmental Education Program

This 50th Anniversary video captures the philosophy and history of Montgomery County's Outdoor Environmental Education Programs and its five decade of teaching and learning outdoors.  The video highlights the 6th grade residential program, various day programs available to all grade levels, STEM and investigative learning, teacher training and professional development.

08:45 pm
Take 10

Topical, timely, and important information for families and parents about Montgomery County Public Schools. Webcasts

09:00 pm
Social Studies in Action

This series documents 24 teachers and their students in K-12 classrooms across the country actively exploring the social studies.

09:30 pm
America in the 20th Century

Highlights individuals, groups, and events that have impacted our country during the 20th century.

10:00 pm
Education Matters
BOE President Phil Kauffman leads a discussion about the Common Core State Standards to include the MCPS roll-out, teacher training, new testing measures, the benefits and challenges.  Watch video
10:30 pm
A Child with Special Needs

Families of children with special needs share their stories to help others in similar circumstances understand that, while every child is unique, there are common experiences, emotions, and challenges they are likely to encounter as they work to help their child.

11:00 pm
Wall Street: World Financial Center

A historic series on the rise of Wall Street and its enormous impact on modern world finance.

12:00 am MCPS Information and Announcements
TIME SHOW / DESCRIPTION
08:00 am
Scholastic's French Series

Gr. Pre-K–3. Stories told in Chinese to help young students learn the language. 

08:30 am
Adventures from the Book of Virtues (Spanish)

Gr. 3–6. Illustrates character traits in an amusing way that will keep children entertained as they learn.

09:00 am
Auto-B-Good (Spanish)

Gr. K-2. This character education series promotes positive traits using lively and colorful animated automobile characters.

09:15 am
Harry and His Bucket Full of Dinosaurs

Gr. Pre-K–1. Five-year old Harry seeks to resolve conflicts through the use of fantasy. He uses his bucket to go to Dino World where he finds solutions to his problems. Teacher Guides

09:30 am
Planting a Rainbow

Gr. Pre-K–3.  Vibrant and stylized artwork brings to life the process of planting a flower garden.  Students learn about the life cycle of plants and flowers, identify the things that plants need to grow, and recognize flowers by their colors.

09:45 am
Reading to Your Bunny

Gr. Pre-K–4.  Freddy Bunny has shown no interest in learning at school. The Book Fairy encourages Freddy’s parents to take him to the library and read to him 20 minutes a day.  In no time Freddy becomes a book-loving student.

10:00 am
The Math Curse

Gr. 1–5.  A little girl wakes up one morning to discover that everything in her life is a math problem.  Students will create and solve math problems and search for math in their everyday lives.

10:30 am
A Day in the Life...

Gr. 5. Students see what it was like living in Williamsburg, Virginia during the 18th century.

11:00 am
Noticias en 90

Presented in Spanish, a weekly news update of about important events and information in Montgomery County Public Schools. Webcast

11:15 am
County Report This Week (Spanish)

Features news, events, and people that are important to Montgomery County. Webcast

11:30 am
A Child with Special Needs (Spanish)

Families of children with special needs share their stories to help others in similar circumstances understand that, while every child is unique, there are common experiences, emotions, and challenges they are likely to encounter as they work to help their child.

12:00 pm
Amelia Earhart
Gr. 4–5.  Known as one of the most famous aviators of our time, Amelia Earhart’s adventurous spirit led her to become the first woman to fly alone over the Atlantic Ocean.
12:30 pm
Amazing Kids of Character

Gr. 4-8. Teaches kids about the essential qualities like empathy, courage, and perseverance.  These programs are designed to give students the chance to understand and develop these positive traits through discussion, learning about role models, and personal reflection.

01:00 pm
America in the 20th Century

Highlights individuals, groups, and events that have impacted our country during the 20th century.

01:30 pm
Great Civilizations of the Ancient World

Gr. 6-8.  Explore the world's ancient civilizations, such as the Egyptian, Mesopotamian, Judaic, Greek, Roman, and Meso-American.

02:00 pm
The Rise and Fall of Roman Civilization

Gr. 6. The history of Rome, from its early beginnings to the heights of greatness and its eventual decline, is presented through location footage, re-enactments, and period writings and art.

02:30 pm
Human Impact on Our Ecosystems

Portrayal of the negative and positive effects humans have had on various types of water ecologies in regions of the U.S. and beyond.

03:00 pm
MCPS Student Town Hall: Rosa Parks Middle School

Superintendent Joshua Starr meets with students to answer questions and address concerns.

03:45 pm
Planet H20

Gr. 5-8.  See how young students and professionals are helping to solve the growing problems of widespread overuse and abuse of our planet’s most precious and limited resource–water.

04:00 pm
Homework Hotline Live!

This ITV flagship program provides K–12 students with homework help in many subject areas.  Join the fun and get homework done!

06:00 pm
The Math Dude
Gr. 6-12. A series that helps middle and high school students improve their algebra skills. The program follows the MCPS curriculum so students can review key concepts from Algebra 1, one of the High School Assessments that students must pass to graduate. Website
06:15 pm
County Report This Week (Spanish)

Features news, events, and people that are important to Montgomery County.

06:30 pm
Noticias en 90

Presented in Spanish, a weekly news update of about important events and information in Montgomery County Public Schools. Webcast

06:45 pm
Take 10

Topical, timely, and important information for families and parents about Montgomery County Public Schools. Webcasts

07:00 pm
Superintendent's Book Club

MCPS superintendent Joshua Starr discusses the book, Making Hope Happen by Dr. Shane J. Lopez, a senior scientist with Gallup.

08:15 pm
MCPS Student Town Hall: Rosa Parks Middle School

Superintendent Joshua Starr meets with students to answer questions and address concerns.

09:00 pm
The Art of Teaching the Arts

Seven principles of effective teaching are introduced and explored in depth by dance, music, theatre, and visual arts teachers from across the country.

10:00 pm
Mathematics Illuminated

Major mathematical themes are explored from the earliest study of prime numbers to the cutting-edge mathematics used to reveal the shape of the universe.

10:30 pm
Hungry Hearts

Discusses the epidemic of hungry children and how it affects their learning.

11:00 pm
MCPS Noticias en 90

Presented in Spanish, a weekly news update of about important events and information in Montgomery County Public Schools. Webcast

11:15 pm
County Report This Week (Spanish)

Features news, events, and people that are important to Montgomery County.

11:30 pm
A Child with Special Needs (Spanish)

Families of children with special needs share their stories to help others in similar circumstances understand that, while every child is unique, there are common experiences, emotions, and challenges they are likely to encounter as they work to help their child.

12:00 am MCPS Information and Announcements
TIME SHOW / DESCRIPTION
08:00 am
Scholastic's Poetry Series

Gr. K-2.  Wonderful stories that are perfect for celebrating National Poetry Month.

08:30 am
The Emperor's New Clothes

Pre-K–2.  This clever animation brings fresh magic to the classic Hans Christian Andersen tale that children have loved for years.

09:00 am
Duke Ellington

Gr. 1-5.  Known as the “King of the Keys” this tribute to Duke Ellington celebrates the life and music of this great musician.

09:30 am
Artifacts Past
Gr. 3-5.  Each program takes place at a living historical museum.  Students see objects from the museum’s collection and attempt to guess the purpose and use of the objects.
10:00 am
Colonial Williamsburg: Civil War Ironclads

In the Civil War, both the Union and Confederacy raced to build armored, steam-powered warships that were the ancestors of today's navies. Meet the people behind and aboard the "ironclads" and relive the famous 1862 battle between the Monitor and the Merrimack.

11:00 am
MCPS News in 90

The Public Information Office presents a weekly news update of important events and information within Montgomery County Public Schools. Webcast

11:15 am
mcpssuper

In this edition of mcpssuper, we look at the new ACES Program at MCPS high schools. ACES, which stands for Achieving Collegiate Excellence and Success, is providing students, who are often the first in their family to consider college, extra support in the form of adult coaches from Montgomery College who work with the students one on one in the high school. Webcast

11:45 am
Take 10

Topical, timely, and important information for families and parents about Montgomery County Public Schools. Webcasts

12:00 pm
My Brand New Life

Gr. 5-9.  Kids from around the world swap places to live a “brand new life” in a chance to experience different countries, cultures, and lifestyles.

12:30 pm
Cracking the Code: The Continuing Saga of Genetics

Gr. 7–12.  Valuable information is provided on the rapidly evolving area of biological science.

01:00 pm
NASA 360

Looks at NASA’s past, present, and future by examining how technology is being used from space exploration to everyday consumer products. 

01:30 pm
100 Years, 100 Events

This timeline series covers significant events during different decades.

03:00 pm
Colonial Maryland

Covers different facets of colonial life in Maryland.  Episodes: Through the Eyes of Women: A Look at Maryland History; Welcome to Mt. Clare: Londontown: Taverns and Time; and Colonial Children.

04:00 pm
Homework Hotline Live!
This ITV flagship program provides K–12 students with homework help in many subject areas.  Join the fun and get homework done!
06:00 pm
The Math Dude
A series that helps middle and high school students improve their algebra skills.  The program follows the MCPS curriculum so students can review key concepts from Algebra 1. Website
06:15 pm
Planet H20

Gr. 5-8.  See how young students and professionals are helping to solve the growing problems of widespread overuse and abuse of our planet’s most precious and limited resource–water.

06:30 pm
Human Impact on Our Ecosystems

Portrayal of the negative and positive effects humans have had on various types of water ecologies in regions of the U.S. and beyond.

07:00 pm
Quizmaster Challenge

Now in its 26th consecutive year, Quizmaster Challenge brings together some of the county’s best and brightest high school students for our battle-of-the-brains competition.

07:30 pm
Quizmaster Challenge

Now in its 26th consecutive year, Quizmaster Challenge brings together some of the county’s best and brightest high school students for our battle-of-the-brains competition.

08:00 pm
Help Your Young Teen Succeed in Middle School

Discusses ways parents can provide necessary support to their children during the difficult years of middle school. Parents learn how to successfully negotiate issues of concern, avoid unnecessary conflicts, promote independence and self-management skills, and provide a nurturing environment for growth and development.

08:30 pm
County Report This Week

Features news, events, and people that are important to Montgomery County. Watch video

09:00 pm
mcpssuper

In this edition of mcpssuper, we look at the new ACES Program at MCPS high schools. ACES, which stands for Achieving Collegiate Excellence and Success, is providing students, who are often the first in their family to consider college, extra support in the form of adult coaches from Montgomery College who work with the students one on one in the high school. Webcast

09:30 pm
100 Years, 100 Events

This timeline series covers significant events during different decades.

11:00 pm
Superintendent's Book Club: Making Hope Happen

MCPS superintendent Joshua Starr discusses the book, Making Hope Happen by Dr. Shane J. Lopez, a senior scientist with Gallup.

12:00 am MCPS Information and Announcements
TIME SHOW / DESCRIPTION
08:00 am
Adventures from the Book of Virtues

Gr. 3–6. Illustrates character traits in an amusing way that will keep children entertained as they learn.

08:30 am
Time of Wonder

PreK–4.  Captures the change of seasons as viewed from an island in Maine.  Students become aware of the changes that accompany the changing seasons, learn about the conditions and habitats of various plants and animals, and also learn the different ways weather affects their lives.

08:45 am
Growing Plants

Gr. K–4.  Mr. Rotovator, the host, talks with gentle humor to students as he explains the world of plants. Time-lapse sequences and extreme close-up photography illustrate the growing process.

09:00 am
Auto-B-Good

Gr. K-2. This character education series promotes positive traits using lively and colorful animated automobile characters. (9/2014)

09:15 am
Harry and His Bucket Full of Dinosaurs

Gr. Pre-K–1. Five-year old Harry seeks to resolve conflicts through the use of fantasy. He uses his bucket to go to Dino World where he finds solutions to his problems. Teacher Guides

09:30 am
Miss Rumphius

K-5.  As a young girl, Alice dreams of traveling to faraway places, finding a home by the sea and making the world more beautiful. Inspired by a true-life story, Miss Rumphius shows us how we can all make the world a more beautiful place

09:45 am
Come on Rain!

Gr. PreK–3.  A young girl, tired of the endless summer, whispers “Come on, Rain!”  Teachers can talk about environmental changes and discuss the water cycle of evaporation, condensation, and precipitation.  Students will also identify words and pictures that describe the senses of touch, sight, sound, hearing, and taste

10:00 am
Reading to Your Bunny

Gr. Pre-K–4.  Freddy Bunny has shown no interest in learning at school. The Book Fairy encourages Freddy’s parents to take him to the library and read to him 20 minutes a day.  In no time Freddy becomes a book-loving student.

10:15 am
Planting a Rainbow

Gr. Pre-K–3.  Vibrant and stylized artwork brings to life the process of planting a flower garden.  Students learn about the life cycle of plants and flowers, identify the things that plants need to grow, and recognize flowers by their colors.

10:30 am
A Day in the Life...

Gr. 5. Students see what it was like living in Williamsburg, Virginia during the 18th century.

11:00 am
Noticias en 90

Presented in Spanish, a weekly news update of about important events and information in Montgomery County Public Schools. Webcast

11:15 am
County Report This Week (Spanish)

Features news, events, and people that are important to Montgomery County. Webcast

11:30 am
A Child with Special Needs (Spanish)

Families of children with special needs share their stories to help others in similar circumstances understand that, while every child is unique, there are common experiences, emotions, and challenges they are likely to encounter as they work to help their child.

12:00 pm
Amelia Earhart

Gr. 4–5.  Known as one of the most famous aviators of our time, Amelia Earhart’s adventurous spirit led her to become the first woman to fly alone over the Atlantic Ocean.

12:30 pm
Amazing Kids of Character

Gr. 4-8. Teaches kids about the essential qualities like empathy, courage, and perseverance.  These programs are designed to give students the chance to understand and develop these positive traits through discussion, learning about role models, and personal reflection.

01:00 pm
America in the 20th Century

Highlights individuals, groups, and events that have impacted our country during the 20th century.

01:30 pm
Great Civilizations of the Ancient World

Gr. 6-8.  Explore the world's ancient civilizations, such as the Egyptian, Mesopotamian, Judaic, Greek, Roman, and Meso-American.

02:00 pm
The Rise and Fall of Roman Civilization

Gr. 6. The history of Rome, from its early beginnings to the heights of greatness and its eventual decline, is presented through location footage, re-enactments, and period writings and art.

02:30 pm
Human Impact on Our Ecosystems

Portrayal of the negative and positive effects humans have had on various types of water ecologies in regions of the U.S. and beyond.

03:00 pm
MCPS Student Town Hall: Rosa Parks Middle School

Superintendent Joshua Starr meets with students to answer questions and address concerns.

03:45 pm
Planet H20

Gr. 5-8.  See how young students and professionals are helping to solve the growing problems of widespread overuse and abuse of our planet’s most precious and limited resource–water.

04:00 pm
Homework Hotline Live!
This ITV flagship program provides K–12 students with homework help in many subject areas.  Join the fun and get homework done!
06:00 pm
The Math Dude
A series that helps middle and high school students improve their algebra skills.  The program follows the MCPS curriculum so students can review key concepts from Algebra 1. Website
06:15 pm
County Report This Week (Spanish)

Features news, events, and people that are important to Montgomery County.

06:30 pm
Noticias en 90

Presented in Spanish, a weekly news update of about important events and information in Montgomery County Public Schools. Webcast

06:45 pm
Take 10

Topical, timely, and important information for families and parents about Montgomery County Public Schools. Webcasts

07:00 pm
Superintendent's Book Club

MCPS superintendent Joshua Starr discusses the book, Making Hope Happen by Dr. Shane J. Lopez, a senior scientist with Gallup.

08:15 pm
MCPS Student Town Hall: Rosa Parks Middle School

Superintendent Joshua Starr meets with students to answer questions and address concerns.

09:00 pm
The Art of Teaching the Arts

Seven principles of effective teaching are introduced and explored in depth by dance, music, theatre, and visual arts teachers from across the country.

10:00 pm
Mathematics Illuminated

Major mathematical themes are explored from the earliest study of prime numbers to the cutting-edge mathematics used to reveal the shape of the universe.  

10:30 pm
Hungry Hearts

Discusses the epidemic of hungry children and how it affects their learning. 

11:00 pm
MCPS Noticias en 90

Presented in Spanish, a weekly news update of about important events and information in Montgomery County Public Schools. Webcast

11:15 pm
County Report This Week (Spanish)

Features news, events, and people that are important to Montgomery County.

11:30 pm
A Child with Special Needs (Spanish)

Families of children with special needs share their stories to help others in similar circumstances understand that, while every child is unique, there are common experiences, emotions, and challenges they are likely to encounter as they work to help their child.

12:00 am MCPS Information and Announcements
TIME SHOW / DESCRIPTION
08:00 am
County Report This Week

Features news, events and people that are important to Montgomery County. Watch show

08:30 am
Teaching Multicultural Literature

Teachers, K-12.Workshops for the middle grades that explores a wide range of works, instructional strategies, and resources.

Website

09:30 am
America's History in the Making

Teachers, 6-12. Explores different times during American history. (CC) Website

10:00 am
Rediscovering Biology: Molecular to Global Perspectives

Teachers, 9-12. Discusses advances in the field of biology. (CC) Website

10:30 am
A Child with Special Needs

Families of children with special needs share their stories to help others in similar circumstances understand that, while every child is unique, there are common experiences, emotions, and challenges they are likely to encounter as they work to help their child.

11:00 am
Education Matters

BOE President Phil Kauffman leads a discussion about the Common Core State Standards to include the MCPS roll-out, teacher training, new testing measures, the benefits and challenges.  Watch video

11:30 am
mcpssuper

In this edition of mcpssuper, we look at the new ACES Program at MCPS high schools. ACES, which stands for Achieving Collegiate Excellence and Success, is providing students, who are often the first in their family to consider college, extra support in the form of adult coaches from Montgomery College who work with the students one on one in the high school. Webcast

12:00 pm
Amazing Kids of Character

Teaches kids about the essential qualities like empathy, courage, and perseverance.  These programs are designed to give students the chance to understand and develop these positive traits through discussion, learning about role models, and personal reflection.

01:00 pm
American Passages: A Literary Survey

Authors and literary movements are placed within historical and cultural settings. Website

01:30 pm
Making Civics Real: A Workshop for Teachers

Teachers, 9-12. Illustrates a constructivist approach to teaching civics. Website

02:30 pm
Ecology

Gr. 4-5. A four-part series: The Biosphere––explores the major features of earth’s amazing biosphere, including biotic and abiotic components found in an ecosystem; Ecosystem Dynamics––students are introduced to the study of ecology; Natural Cycles––addresses many of the cycles conducted by animals, including migration, hibernation, and patterns relating to day and night; People and the Environment–– students learn about resource conservation and renewable and nonrenewable resources.

04:00 pm
Green Careers

New and growing industries give young people a behind-the-scenes look at what it’s like to work in a variety of green jobs.

04:30 pm
The Habitable Planet

Takes an in-depth look at our unique planet and discusses current issues in environmental science. 

05:00 pm
MCPS News in 90

The Public Information Office presents a weekly news update of important events and information within Montgomery County Public Schools. Webcast

05:15 pm
Take 10

Topical, timely, and important information for families and parents about Montgomery County Public Schools. Webcasts

05:30 pm
County Report This Week

Features news, events and people that are important to Montgomery County. Watch show

06:00 pm
Education Matters

BOE President Phil Kauffman leads a discussion about the Common Core State Standards to include the MCPS roll-out, teacher training, new testing measures, the benefits and challenges.  Watch video

06:30 pm
Autism: The Unfolding Mystery

Dr. Winnie King, a physician and medical journalist, explores what it means to be autistic, how to recognize the signs of autism in your child, and new treatments and programs to help children deal with the disorder.

07:00 pm
Quizmaster Challenge

Now in its 26th consecutive year, Quizmaster Challenge brings together some of the county’s best and brightest high school students for our battle-of-the-brains competition.

07:30 pm
Quizmaster Challenge

Now in its 26th consecutive year, Quizmaster Challenge brings together some of the county’s best and brightest high school students for our battle-of-the-brains competition.

08:00 pm
mcpssuper

In this edition of mcpssuper, we look at the new ACES Program at MCPS high schools. ACES, which stands for Achieving Collegiate Excellence and Success, is providing students, who are often the first in their family to consider college, extra support in the form of adult coaches from Montgomery College who work with the students one on one in the high school. Webcast

08:30 pm
Outdoor Environmental Education Program

This 50th Anniversary video captures the philosophy and history of Montgomery County's Outdoor Environmental Education Programs and its five decade of teaching and learning outdoors.  The video highlights the 6th grade residential program, various day programs available to all grade levels, STEM and investigative learning, teacher training and professional development.

08:45 pm
Take 10

Topical, timely, and important information for families and parents about Montgomery County Public Schools. Webcasts

09:00 pm
Social Studies in Action

This series documents 24 teachers and their students in K-12 classrooms across the country actively exploring the social studies.

09:30 pm
America in the 20th Century

Highlights individuals, groups, and events that have impacted our country during the 20th century.

10:00 pm
Education Matters

BOE President Phil Kauffman leads a discussion about the Common Core State Standards to include the MCPS roll-out, teacher training, new testing measures, the benefits and challenges.  Watch video

10:30 pm
A Child with Special Needs

Families of children with special needs share their stories to help others in similar circumstances understand that, while every child is unique, there are common experiences, emotions, and challenges they are likely to encounter as they work to help their child.

11:00 pm
Wall Street: World Financial Center

A historic series on the rise of Wall Street and its enormous impact on modern world finance.

12:00 am MCPS Information and Announcements
TIME SHOW / DESCRIPTION
08:00 am
MCPS Local Programming
Various programs that provide information about schools, to parents, and the community.
01:00 pm
Board of Education Meetings
07:30 pm
County Report This Week

Features news, events and people that are important to Montgomery County. Watch show

08:00 pm
Superintendent's Book Club

MCPS superintendent Joshua Starr discusses the book, Making Hope Happen by Dr. Shane J. Lopez, a senior scientist with Gallup.

12:00 am MCPS Information and Announcements

 


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