OETA to Provide Adult Literacy ProgrammingOETA-The Oklahoma Network will premiere two new educational programs - TV411 and GED Connection on Monday June 1 at 10 and 11 a.m. The programs fit perfectly with OETA's core mission to provide educational public television programming statewide.
PBS Kids programming has long been the gold standard for promoting literacy development in our young children and these new programs enable OETA to encourage and promote lifelong learning to Oklahoma adults interested in furthering their education.
OETA appreciates the Oklahoma City Community Foundation's commitment to our community and is grateful that the organization recognizes and supports the power of television as a teaching tool.
Premieres Monday June 1 and will air weekdays at 10 and 10:30 a.m. through July 31. Viewers can record TV411 for later viewing.
The Emmy Award-winning series offers practical, accessible literacy and life skills to adults. TV411 focuses on parenting, money matters and health. Lively video lessons teach practical math and writing, reading comprehension and include motivational interviews with popular personalities and adult learners.
Premieres Monday June 1 and will air weekdays at 11 and 11:30 a.m. through July 31. Viewers can record GED Connection for later viewing.
The series teaches skills and knowledge tested on the new GED exam. Subsequent programs prepare viewers in the areas of reading, writing, social studies, science and math using an engaging documentary style and demonstrations of people applying new skills in real life. Viewers also benefit from five programs on test-taking strategies and one on preparing for the essay.