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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

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—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.

Technology and Early Childhood Education—2008 Institute Proceedings (DVD-ROM)

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This DVD-ROM contains summaries of select sessions from the 2008 NAEYC National Institute for Early Childhood Professional Development theme "Technology and Early Childhood Education." Summaries are presented as PowerPoint slide programs with audio. Presentation handouts are also included. The presentations are the Opening Keynote and Closing sessions, select workshops, and the four sessions from the Research Symposium which was held on the Pre-Institute day.

 

Presenters include Peter Levesque, Doug Clark, Douglas Clements, Marilou Hyson, Diane Levin, Ron Lally, Bob Pianta, Jason Downer, Aisha Ray, and Frances Rust.

 

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

 

Words That Cook—Make Literacy an Adventure (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 7 of 13-DVD series.

Show 7: Make Literacy an Adventure

Tips for boosting confidence, supporting communication skills, and engaging children with special needs include linking new vocabulary and nonfiction books with an interest in animals.

For complete series, see #8300.

Mathematics in Early Childhood Education: Designing Curriculum to Meet Standards With Evidence-Based Practice (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.

 

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

 

Also available:

Mathematical Thinking: #8043
Language Arts: #8023
Science: #8024
Social Studies: #8025
Art: #8108 
Managing Everyday Challenges Through Positive Guidance: #8044 
English Language Learners: #8055 
Nature: #8205

 

Exploring Water Trainers Set With DVD

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The Exploring Water with Young Children curriculum focuses children's explorations to help deepen their understanding of water and its properties—including concepts related to water's flow, appearance, and effect on objects. The DVD presents eight real-life vignettes of the curriculum in action for observation, reflection, and discussion. Trainer's guide includes both basic and advanced workshops that guide teachers through the curriculum. From Redleaf Press.

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.

Toddler Curriculum: Making Connections (DVD)

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This video examines how toddlers, 12 to 36 months of age, develop and learn. It depicts developmentally appropriate curriculum in the toddler classroom. Produced by South Carolina Educational Television. 20 min.

Also available in VHS (#848).

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.

The HRM Journal program contains:
  • A Guide for Individual Use booklet
  • Nine e-learning modules that include several topic sections each that present information in text, audio, and video format. These modules are presented in the form of pages of a journal written by “new director Pat Johnson,” which she is maintaining as she enhances her HR management skills with assistance from her mentor, “seasoned director Chris Phelps.” “Pat Johnson” also receives advice—via video clips—from experts in the field, including Paula Jorde Bloom, Barbara Bowman, Jim Greenman, Holly Elissa Bruno, Gayle Cunningham, Maurice Sykes, Jorge Saenz De Viteri, and others.
  • A self-assessment pre- and posttest to assess the user’s knowledge and skills in HR management.
  • The HRM Journal Simulation: an interactive learning program that provides a realistic scenario of an early childhood administrator’s work environment, for the user to practice his or her capabilities in HR management in a risk-free environment.
  • A printable Certificate of Completion.
Hardware requirements: Configured to run only on a Windows-based PC (98SE or later) from the DVD player; MAC is not supported.
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