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Words that Cook?The Power of Language (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 6 of 13-DVD series.

Show 6: The Power of Language

Children and parents (including ELL parents) feel empowered and forge bonds that last a lifetime through reading aloud, learning together, playing with idioms, and exploring cultures. 

For complete series, see #8300.

Words that Cook?Reading Relationships (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 5 of 13-DVD series.

Show 5: Reading Relationships

Use books to relate to real-life events, play games, have one-on-one time, and explore family heritage?all the while building stronger relationships.

 

For complete series, see #8300.

Words that Cook?Putting Life Into Words (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 4 of 13-DVD series.

Show 4: Putting Life into Words

Incorporating puppets and voices, making up songs, playing word games, and creating poems can excite children about words. 

For complete series, see #8300.

Words that Cook?Writing Begins With Original Ideas (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 3 of 13-DVD series.

Show 3: Writing Begins with Original Ideas

Using child-made toys, hobbies, scribbles, computers and art are simple methods for inspiring children to write for pleasure.

For complete series, see #8300.

Words that Cook?Storytelling: When! Why! How! (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 2 of 13-DVD series.

Show 2: Storytelling: When! Why! How!

Terrific storytelling techniques that captivate audiences use cultural icons, songs, gestures, different languages, voices, and noisy words.  

For complete series, see #8300.

Words that Cook?Reading Starts With Interests (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 1 of 13-DVD series.

Show 1: Reading Starts with Interests

Whether it's animals, puppets, music, or finger plays that ignite children's imaginations, books support individual interests and expand children's horizons.

For complete series, see #8300.

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?Active Learning (DVD)

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Description:

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.

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