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Far Ago and Long Away: Innovative Storytelling (VHS)

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Based on the work of Vivian Paley, this video focuses on the benefits storytelling provides to early literacy experience. Tips are given on ways in which adults can polish their storytelling skills, and help children create, dictate, and dramatize their own stories. From the Child Care Collection. Also available in Spanish (VHS, #840S , DVD #8401S) and on DVD (#8401).

Ready for Life (DVD)

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This intimate and evocative documentary follows the lives of six children and their families. It illustrates how children develop the strength and confidence to face life's challenges in emotionally healthy ways. Showing diverse family structures, the video is narrated by Ruby Dee and features the expert advice of Dr. Bruce Perry. Produced by KERA in Dallas, Texas. 60 min.

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.

Practical Strategies for Teaching Social Emotional Skills (DVD)

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This 28-minute DVD highlights strategies and approaches that early childhood personnel and families can use to improve young children’s social skills in a variety of areas. From the Center for Evidence-Based Practice: Young Children with Challenging Behavior (CEBP) and the Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning (CSEFEL).

2009 NAEYC Institute on Play Highlights (DVD-ROM)

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(Note: This DVD-ROM disc is meant to be played on a computer with a DVD drive.)

2009 NAEYC Institute for Early Childhood Professional Development: Institute Highlights DVD   This DVD-ROM contains summaries of select sessions from the 2009 Institute.  The summaries are presented as PowerPoint slide programs with audio--the voices of the session presenters.  Also included are handouts from the presentations.    DVD-ROM for use in computers only.

Developmentally Appropriate Practice (3rd ed.), Basics of DAP, and Looking at the Basics of DAP (DVD) Bundle

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Save when you order the new edition of Developmentally Appropriate Practice in Early Childhood Programs Serving Children from Birth through Age 8 together with the popular Basics of Developmentally Appropriate Practice and its companion DVD, Looking at the Basics of Developmentally Appropriate Practice. Essential for every student or new practitioner's collection!

Child Care and Children With Special Needs (DVD)

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This two-part DVD is designed for use as an inservice training tool for program directors and caregivers to inspire and inform them in meeting the challenge of caring for children with disabilities. The first part describes how the Americans with Disabilities Act applies to child care programs and documents the experiences of four families and programs that are currently making inclusion work. The second part provides detailed information about how child care programs can interact with parents and special services providers to insure that children with disabilities receive the best possible care. Produced by Video Active Productions. DVD set includes printed training module.

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

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Creating an environment that supports social studies concepts can be challenging. This DVD focuses on setting up an early childhood classroom for a community of learners, as well as incorporating history standards for preschoolers in developmentally appropriate ways.

 

The accompanying PowerPoint CD guides viewers through theoretical concepts introduced in the video, highlights other developmentally appropriate social studies 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
Mathematical Thinking: #8043
Language Arts: #8023
Science: #8024
Art: #8108 
Managing Everyday Challenges Through Positive Guidance: #8044 
English Language Learners: #8055 
Nature: #8025

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
Mathematical Thinking: #8043
Science: #8024
Social Studies: #8025
Art: #8108 
Managing Everyday Challenges Through Positive Guidance: #8044 
English Language Learners: #8055 
Nature: #8025

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
Mathematical Thinking: #8043
Language Arts: #8023
Social Studies: #8025
Art: #8108 
Managing Everyday Challenges Through Positive Guidance: #8044 
English Language Learners: #8055 
Nature: #8025

 
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