Multimedia

Communication and Learning (DVD)

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Illustrates the ways in which children begin to acquire the capabilities that support communication and future learning. 20 min. Part of the Social and Emotional Development of Infants and Toddlers Video Series, based on the research of From Neurons to Neighborhoods: The Science of Early Childhood Development. Produced by The Child Care Collection at Ball State University. Also available on VHS(#816).

Save when you order ALL THREE videos resources in this series: "Communication and Learning," "Making Friends and Getting Along with Peers," and "Acquiring Self-Regulation."  See #826 (video set) or #8261 (DVD set) for pricing details.

Safe Active Play: A Guide to Avoiding Play Area Hazards (DVD)

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This DVD includes 70-page training module to help caregivers identify and avoid the most common causes of serious injuries during active play. The 12 hazards identified are based on a list by the National Playground Safety Institute. Describes each of the hazards and suggests how to avoid them, while also maintaining the quality of active play. Produced by Video Active Productions. 35 min.

"What Do You Do with the Mad that You Feel?" Workshop (Multimedia Training Kit)

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Materials for trainers, teachers, and child-care providers to help children manage anger and learn self-control. Methods for dealing with mad feelings, as well as ways to intervene when children act out or lose control are included. Step-by-step instructions for presenting the workshop are described in the facilitator's guide to be used with the enclosed video. Includes video (16 min), Facilitator's Guide, CD-ROM with PowerPoint and PDF files, handout masters, background materials, and children's booklist.

Classroom Moments (DVD)

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This instructional, interactive DVD includes 28 video clips of varying lengths captured in actual early childhood classrooms. The clips are divided into six instructional categories: Prevention in Action, Positive Guidance in Action, Learning Opportunities, Developing Observation Skills, Case Study: Pre-Intervention, and Case Study: Intervention. A 60-page Trainer Guide is included on the disc, with suggestions for using each video clip in training, leading group discussions, and conducting small group activities. 40 min.

From the Devereux Early Childhood Initiative and Video Active Productions.

How Caring Relationships Support Self-Regulation (DVD)

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Children acquire self-regulatory skills through interaction with caregivers. The DVD and 50-page video guide explore child development, including what we know from brain research, in relation to self-regulation. Wonderful footage in care settings illustrates caregiver practices that support self-regulation at different ages. Produced and written by Marie Goulet at George Brown College in Toronto. 68 min.

Practical Strategies for Teaching Social Emotional Skills (DVD)

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NAEYC is pleased to offer Practical Strategies for Teaching Social Emotional Skills. 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).

Sensory Play: Constructing Realities (VHS)

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Examines how a child's first-hand sensory experience contributes to overall development. Sensory play is a natural and concrete means of supporting each child's individual learning style. Produced by South Carolina Educational Television. 18 min. Also available on DVD (#8391).

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.

Health and Safety Consultation in Child Care (VHS)

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This 5-video VHS set is an excellent teaching resource for health professionals and program directors. Five topics (National Resources, Making Observations, The Child Care Culture, How to Train Child Care Staff, and Making Health and Safety Improvement Plans) are divided into still more defined and concise segments.

 

Also available as a 2-disc DVD (#8621), which includes an interactive assessment tool and PDF files of relevant forms and other useful resources Caring for Our Children (see #705 for book description). From Video Active Productions. 124 min.

Daily Dilemmas: Coping with Challenges (DVD)

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Child care staff are faced with daily challenges that arise during transition times, arrival/departure, naptime, washing/toileting, or times when behaviors such as biting occur. This DVD offers specific techniques to help ease these challenges. 28 min. Also available in Spanish on DVD (#8941S) and VHS (#894S).

Child care staff are faced with daily challenges that arise during transition times, arrival/departure, naptime, washing/toileting, or times when behaviors such as biting occur. This video offers specific techniques to help ease these challenges. 28 min. Also available in Spanish (#8941S) and on VHS (#894, #894S).
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