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Science in Early Childhood Education: Designing Curriculum to Meet Standards with Evidence-Based Practices (DVD)

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Young children need hands-on experiences to construct concepts about physical science. Teachers in this video provide a variety of physical science activities that meet science standards and extend those activities to promote higher level thinking. Children?s levels of scientific thinking and the scientific process as it relates to developmentally appropriate early childhood curriculum are highlighted. You will also see how science can be integrated throughout the classroom.

 

The accompanying PowerPoint CD guides viewers through theoretical concepts introduced in the DVD, highlights other developmentally appropriate science activities, and shows how to create materials featured in the video through step-by-step pictures and descriptions.

 

From Arlitt Instructional Media in association with Purdy Productions. 75 min.

 

Also available:

Math: #8019

Language Arts: #8023

Social Studies: #8025

 

Learning Happens (DVD)

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Learning Happens features 30 video vignettes that show parents and children, from birth to age 3, interacting during everyday play and routines. These vignettes provide rich examples of how: development unfolds from birth to age 3; young children acquire school readiness skills through everyday interactions and activities; and parents and caregivers support children's early learning and development through daily interactions and activities.

These vignettes serve as powerful tools for professionals to use both in direct work with families and for training other early child development professionals. They act as catalysts for discussion about all aspects of early development and provide vivid illustrations of the significant influence parents have in getting their young children ready for school. 60 min. From Zero to Three.

Language Arts in Early Childhood Education: Designing Curriculum to Meet Standards with Evidence-Based Practices (DVD)

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Interacting with meaningful print builds a foundation for future literacy skills. Watch as teachers use interactive reading, writing centers, interactive reading charts, and environmental print as they incorporate language arts throughout the classroom. You will not only see these activities implemented in the classroom, but also how teachers plan and connect activities to language arts standards.

 

The accompanying PowerPoint CD guides viewers through theoretical concepts introduced in the video, highlights other developmentally appropriate language arts activities, and shows how to create materials featured in the DVD through step-by-step pictures and descriptions.

 

From Arlitt Instructional Media in association with Purdy Productions. 75 min.

 

Also available:

Math: #8019

Science: #8024

Social Studies: #8025

Mathematics in Early Childhood Education: Designing Curriculum to Meet Standards With Evidence-Based Practices (DVD)

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How do children develop mathematical concepts, and how can you as a teacher use this knowledge to guide your planning? Can reflection help you modify your classroom environment and instructional strategies? Can you intentionally integrate mathematics throughout the early childhood classroom?

This DVD from the University of Cincinnati/Arlitt Instructional Media shows these concepts in action, and includes classroom planning sessions; expert guidance for viewer reflection; a PowerPoint presentation for instructors; and directions for making the featured math materials. 75 min.

How Young Children Learn to Think: Piaget's Theory (DVD)

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A discussion with Constance Kamii. Clear, concrete explanation of Piaget's theory of how children acquire knowledge. Produced by South Carolina Educational Television. 19 min.

Appropriate Curriculum for Young Children: The Role of the Teacher (DVD)

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Depicts developmentally appropriate practices in programs for young children, showing adults' important roles in helping children learn through play and child-initiated activity. NAEYC gratefully acknowledges the support of the American Express Company. Produced by South Carolina Educational Television. 28 min.

Looking at the Basics of Developmentally Appropriate Practice (DVD)

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The basic concepts of developmentally appropriate practice aren’t difficult or arcane, but they can be understood wrongly or incompletely—and often are! This resource articulates and illustrates the core concepts in simple, memorable ways, including classroom examples and other techniques.

The basic concepts of developmentally appropriate practice aren?t difficult or arcane, but they can be understood wrongly or incompletely?and often are! This resource articulates and illustrates the core concepts in simple, memorable ways, including classroom examples and other techniques.

Based on NAEYC?s 2005 book Basics of Developmentally Appropriate Practice, by Carol Copple and Sue Bredekamp, this video gives learners a brief introduction to the foundational ideas of the early childhood field. The DVD is versatile enough to be shown as part of any beginner-level discussion of DAP. Some instructors and trainers will want to show it when learners are using Developmentally Appropriate Practice (#375) or other texts.

 

Produced by RISE Learning Solutions, in collaboration with NAEYC. 41 min.

Foundations for Excellence in Early Childhood Education (DVD-ROM)

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Ensuring the quality of children’s daily experiences in early childhood programs and promoting positive child outcomes is the heart of NAEYC’s Early Childhood Program Standards. Curriculum, assessment, and high-quality teaching represent critical areas that offer challenges to many programs in achieving excellence in early childhood education. The "Foundations for Excellence in Early Childhood Education" DVD program can assist early childhood educators—primarily teaching staff in center- and school-based programs for preschool children—to better understand the issues regarding curriculum, assessment, and high-quality teaching.

The DVD includes video presentations and print resources: A Guide for Individual and Facilitated Group Use of the DVD, PowerPoint slides and other handouts that accompany the video presentations, and Website addresses for additional resources. The presentations feature Juanita Copley, Jerlean Daniel, Deborah Leong, and Peter Pizzolongo--offering background information, recommendations, and depictions of concepts in action in preschool classrooms--designed to help early childhood educators connect theoretical concepts with real classroom situations.

(Note: To use this DVD-ROM you will need a computer with a DVD drive.)

HRM Journal: Human Resources Management in Early Childhood Programs (DVD-ROM)

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The HRM Journal: Human Resources Management in Early Childhood Programs is a computer-based training series—with approximately 30 hours of study and practice. This self-paced, interactive learning resource is designed to assist new early childhood program administrators learn systems for human resources (HR) management. The series is designed for new administrators, as well as those who aspire to be program administrators.

 

Basics of Developmentally Appropriate Practice Set (Book & DVD)

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Developmentally appropriate practice is so fundamental to the early childhood field that all new educators need a sound grasp from the very start. While DAP’s basic concepts aren’t difficult or arcane, they can be understood wrongly or incompletely—and often are! This engaging set (Basics of DAP book and Looking at the Basics of DAP DVD) describes the core concepts and makes them meaningful to everyday practice.

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