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Storytelling Themes with Vivian Paley (DVD)

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This DVD shares the details of storytelling and story acting with Vivian Paley. We see the ways in which stories are used by children to discuss everything from boys in bathtubs to mean sisters. Paley shows us how stories help children begin to make sense of the world. 24 min. Produced by The Child Care Collection at Ball State University. Also available on VHS (#808).

Words that Cook?Windows & Mirrors of Literacy (DVD)

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The award-winning PBS series is now available on DVD! Free companion online resources provide summaries of recommended books, related links and activities, and the tools for staff development and parent workshops. Each DVD includes an original episode (26:30) plus approximately 15 minutes of bonus guest material and production notes. Part 13 of 13-DVD series.

Show 13: Windows & Mirrors of Literacy

Children are introduced to Shakespeare, explore cultures through books and folklore, discuss and write about memories, and document personal history.

For complete series, see #8300.

Words that Cook?Home & School Connections (DVD)

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The award-winning PBS series is now available on DVD! Free companion online resources provide summaries of recommended books, related links and activities, and the tools for staff development and parent workshops. Each DVD includes an original episode (26:30) plus approximately 15 minutes of bonus guest material and production notes. Part 12 of 13-DVD series.

Show 12: Home & School Connections

Connections are made between home and school by reading aloud, using writing boxes, learning about educational benchmarks and testing, and attending school meetings. 

For complete series, see #8300.

Words that Cook?Empowered Learning (DVD)

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The award-winning PBS series is now available on DVD! Free companion online resources provide summaries of recommended books, related links and activities, and the tools for staff development and parent workshops. Each DVD includes an original episode (26:30) plus approximately 15 minutes of bonus guest material and production notes. Part 11 of 13-DVD series.

Show 11: Empowered Learning

Children overcome obstacles by utilizing brainteasers, personalized tools, dramatic play and games. 

For complete series, see #8300.

Words that Cook?Active Learning (DVD)

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The award-winning PBS series is now available on DVD! Free companion online resources provide summaries of recommended books, related links and activities, and the tools for staff development and parent workshops. Each DVD includes an original episode (26:30) plus approximately 15 minutes of bonus guest material and production notes. Part 10 of 13-DVD series.

Show 10: Active Learning

Visual support, hands-on exploration, playful language activities, artistic expression and physical challenges help children get excited about learning.

 

For complete series, see #8300.

Words that Cook?Finding Inspiration for Writing (DVD)

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The award-winning PBS series is now available on DVD! Free companion online resources provide summaries of recommended books, related links and activities, and the tools for staff development and parent workshops. Each DVD includes an original episode (26:30) plus approximately 15 minutes of bonus guest material and production notes. Part 8 of 13-DVD series.

Show 8: Finding Inspiration for Writing

Drawing upon daily life, favorite books, interesting objects, and more?conversations and questions provide surefire methods for getting children?s minds and pens in motion. 

 

For complete series, see #8300.

Partnerships With Parents (DVD)

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Dramatizes the importance of the parent-teacher relationship for children. How to establish and maintain positive communication and handle common problems teachers face in working with parents. Produced by South Carolina Educational Television. 28 mins.

Career Encounters: Early Childhood Education (VHS)

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Why a career in early childhood education? Find out by seeing professionals at work in many roles and settings (public school, family child care, Head Start, and corporate child care, etc.) and hearing them talk about their work. Powerful images of what high-quality, developmentally appropriate early childhood education looks like in action. 

Includes a viewers' guide, developed in 2003, that provides background information and thought-provoking questions to help career-changing adults, high school and college students, counselors, trainers, and higher education faculty explore the challenges and opportunities shown in the video's vignettes.

Produced by Davis-Gray, Inc., with the support of the Rockefeller Brothers Foundation and Johnson & Johnson. 28 min.

Recognizing the Signs of Child Sexual Abuse (DVD)

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Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse and Child Sexual Abuse DVD Training Series

 

Part 2: Recognizing the Signs of Child Sexual Abuse

  • Describes why child sexual abuse often continues for years
  • Identifies how perpetrators control their victims and their victims' families
  • Examines the emotional scars and other effects that sexual abuse has on children
  • Explains what behaviors to look for in children that might indicate abuse

Facilitator Guide included. 24 min.

 

This series was produced by Merit Systems LLC in conjunction with Family Support Line.

 

Order the complete 3-disc set (#8029).

Children and Conflict: An Opportunity for Learning in the Early Childhood Classroom (DVD and Books)

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Conflict is a natural and daily occurrence. Children learn through classroom conflict?if it is kept at an optimal level and is met with support from adults who facilitate its peaceful resolution. The 15-minute DVD explores the role of teachers in anticipating when conflict will occur, responding as it does occur, and supporting all children to promote positive growth. Also includes three printed teacher and parent education materials: Children and Conflict: Guide To Working with Teachers (25 pp.), Children and Conflict: Guide to Working with Parents (34 pp.), and Children and Conflict: Opportunity for Learning in the Early Childhood Classroom (91pp.). Books not sold separately.

DVD developed by Cindy Finch and Lisa Wirtanen; print materials developed by Cindy Finch, Lisa Wirtanen and Jean Britton M.A. Produced by Child Care Connections and The Children?s School of Boise.

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