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EDUCATION  

 

VCR 370.113 S372es

SCHOOL TO WORK: ESSENTIAL SKILLS: Sunburst Communications, Inc., c1998.

Summary: Defines the foundation skills needed for successful job performance.  Interviews with a variety of employees in different workplaces show a range of skills and personal qualities that lead to job success.  (36 min.)


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SCHOOL TO WORK: WORKPLACE BASICS: Sunburst Communications, Inc., c1999.

Summary: Introduces students to the basic workplace skills that apply to almost any job and explains how these skills are learned in school and refined on the job.  (34 min.)


VCR 370.114 W926

WORKING WITH UNDERACHIEVERS: THE FIVE BUILDING BLOCKS OF SELF-ESTEEM: Attainment Productions, c1998.

Summary: Emphasizes the relationship between self-esteem and success.  Discusses the five building blocks of self-esteem--1. security (physical & emotional safety); 2. selfhood (identity & self-concept); 3. affiliation (belonging & connection); 4. mission (purpose & responsibility); 5. competence (capableness & self-efficacy).  (36 min.)


VCR 370.117 C614

A CLASS DIVIDED: PBS Video, c1992.

Summary: Documents a reunion of Iowa teacher Jane Elliott and her third-grade class of 1970, subjects that year of an ABC News television documentary entitled the "Eye of the Storm," where she divided her all-white students into blue-eyed and brown-eyed groups. On successive days, each group was subjected to discrimination.  This follow-up reunion documents how her experimental curriculum on the evils of discrimination had a lasting effect on the lives of the students.  (57 min.)  


VCR 370.117 S796

STARTING SMALL: TEACHING CHILDREN TOLERANCE: Teaching Tolerance, c1997.

Summary: To create the feeling that everyone is equally worthwhile, early childhood educators explore teaching tolerance outright in the curriculum.  (58 min.)

 

VCR 370.117 T253 pt.1, pt.2.

TEACHING ABOUT PRACTICE AND DIVERSITY: CONTENT AND PROCESS IN THE CLASSROOM AND THE FIELD: The Council on Social Work Education

Summary: Program designed to help social work faculty integrate diversity issues into classroom and field teaching.  (8 videos--ca. 300 min.)

 
VCR 370.15 E24

EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY IN ACTION: Prentice-Hall, c1989.

Summary:  Designed to be used with Educational Psychology, 4th ed., by Anita Woolfolk.  Each segment illustrates important principles in the textbook.  (1 hour & 42 min.)  

 

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RAINBOWS OF INTELLIGENCE: EXPLORING HOW STUDENTS LEARN: Corwin Press, Inc., c2000.

Summary: Uses classroom illustrations to highlight multiple intelligences as a powerful way of improving instruction and student learning as well as meeting higher standards.  (32 min.)

 

VCR 370.1934 L863

LOOK BEFORE YOU LEAP: Cambridge Career Products, c1991.

Summary:  Features young people discussing their reasons for dropping out of school and the vast differences between the expectations and the reality of life after dropping out.  Focuses on the choices and alternatives available to all students contemplating dropping out, such as vocational schools, part-time work, part-time school, counseling, financial aid, and day care for teenage mothers.  (35 min.)

 

VCR 370.19342 I61

THE INTOLERABLE BURDEN: Brooklyn, NY: Icarus Films, 2003.

Summary: Documentary film depicting sharecroppers in 1965 enrolling children in the all white public schools in Drew, MI.  Partly based on the book Silver Rights by Constance Curry.  This powerful oral history won many awards.  (56 min.)

 

VCR 370.19345 B828

BREAKING THE SILENCE: WORKING TOWARD EQUITY AND EFFECTIVENESS IN COLLEGE TEACHING: N.A.K. Production Associates, 198-?

Summary:  Describes the importance of college faculty reaching and using teaching methods to improve instruction for minority female and handicapped students.  (20 min.)

 

VCR 370.19345 E24

EDUCATING GIRLS: CorVision Media, c1995.

Summary:  An in-depth examination of the performance of high school seniors who are taking physics in a single-sex class in the public school in Mississauga, Ontario:  their attitudes, and how they respond in class.  Also examined is an “all-girl” Catholic School in Calgary, Alberta.  For the most part, the students felt they did better academically with no boys present.  Teachers found girls by themselves a different experience to teach.  (16 min.)

 

VCR 370.19345 G325

THE GENDER SHOW: PBS Video, c1992.

Summary:  Exposes stereotypes by sensitizing teens to the similarities and differences between the sexes.  Features include men and women in non-stereotypical jobs.  (30 min.)

 

VCR 370.19345 G525

GIRLS CAN!: American Association University Women, c1994.

Summary: Highlights successful Girls Can! Programs and conveys excitement about the program.  (17 min.)

 

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SEX EQUITY IN CLASSROOM TEACHING: The Network, Inc., 1981?

Summary: Deals with sex bias in primary and elementary schools as well as its effects on the lives and careers of the students.  Teaching strategies to avoid sex bias are dramatized.  (27 min.)

 

VCR 370.19345 S818

SEX EQUITY: CAN IT WORK?: The Program, University of North Florida, 1988.

Summary:  Through examples of classroom conditions and teaching behaviorism vocational educators are shown how to avoid sex bias.  Four topics and seven key principles are stressed.  (13 min.)

 

VCR 370.19345 S559

SHORTCHANGING GIRLS, SHORTCHANGING AMERICA: American Association University Women, c1991.

Summary: Explains how girls' efforts in the classroom are subtly discouraged.  Stresses the need to promote self-esteem in female students.  (19 min.)

 

VCR 371.1 E96

EXAMINING STUDENT WORK: ASCD, 2002.

Summary: Video examines the process of teachers evaluation their teaching practices by reviewing student work.  Four videos plus teachers guide. v.1 Improving Student Learning. v.2 The Tuning Protocol. v.3 Standards in Practice v.4 Collaborative Analysis of Student Learning. (30 min. each)

 

VCR 371.1 H847

HOW DIFFICULT CAN THIS BE?: WETA, c1989.

Summary: A group experiences life the way a learning disabled student does and learns methods of teaching and helping such students.  (1 hour & 10 min.)

VCR 371.102 E96

EXCELLENCE IN TEACHING: TIPS, TECHNIQUES & STRATEGIES: Teacher's Video, Co. 1990?

Summary: Ten videos examine issues important to teachers and offer effective tips and techniques for improving teaching.  1.Creative Teaching Methods -- 2.Cooperative Learning -- 3.Lesson Planning -- 4.Integrating Computers in the Curriculum -- 5.Assigning Effective Homework -- 6.Constructive Parent Conferences -- 7.Keeping Control of the Class -- 8.Managing Student Conflict -- 9.Avoiding Burnout -- 10.Beauty of Teaching.  (10 videos--ca. 31 min. each)

  

VCR 371.102 T874

THE TRUTH ABOUT TEACHERS: Pyramid Film & Video, c1989.

Summary: Shows outstanding teachers across the US who are making a profound difference in the lives of their students.  (47 min.)

 

VCR 371.1024 S559

SUCCESS WITH DISCIPLINE: THE TRIALS OF JENNY TIPPET: Wavelength, c1992.

Summary: Dramatized sequences on classroom management that combine humor with Dr. Robert Shockley's ideas on effective classroom practices.  (51 min.)

 

VCR 371.103 P228

PARENT-TEACHER CONFERENCES: The MASTER Teacher, c1984.

Summary: To build a foundation of trust, we must illustrate to parents during the conference that we are dedicated professionals.  When parents and teachers work together, children always benefit.  (30 min.)

 

VCR 371.144 T253

TEACHER PORTFOLIOS: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, c1997.

Summary: Describes using teacher portfolios as a form of performance assessment and professional development for both teachers in training and practicing teachers.  (2 videos--30 min. each)

 

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OFF TRACK: CLASSROOM PRIVILEGE FOR ALL:Teachers College, c1998.

Summary: Documentation of a de-tracked classroom in an integrated public high school. Students explore a curriculum of World literatures, using a critical pedagogy of group work.  (30 min.)

 

VCR  371.21 E265

EARLY CHILDHOOD: YEARS OF PROMISE: Connecticut Public Television, c1997.

Summary:  Documentary with Rebecca Abbott who describes the critical importance of young children's healthy development and need for quality child care in our country.  (60 min.)

 

VCR 371.25 I61

THE INTERACTIVE CLASSROOM: NEA Professional Library, c1989.

Summary: Describes the principles of interactive learning and explains how to implement them in the classroom.  (31 min.)

 

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DROPPING OUT: ROAD TO NOWHERE: Guidance Associates, c1988.

Summary: Explores the causes and consequences of dropping out of high school.  (52 min.)

 

VCR 371.3 L863

LOOKING AT YOUNG CHILDREN: Teachers College, Columbia University, c1988.

Summary: Discusses the importance of observing young children in preschool settings and emphasizes the need for objectivity. Describes ways observers get and organize information. Shows examples of observation errors and emphasizes skills needed for accurate teachers, caregivers, and others who care for young children to obtain valid information about children. Includes stop‑points for learning activities or group discussions.  (17 min.)

 

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THE MASTER TEACHER MODEL FOR RESULTS-ORIENTED TEACHING: ProServ Television, 1988.

Summary: Four volume set with videos and guides. 1. Laying Down the Foundation of the Lesson. 2. Building the Body of the Lesson. 3. Harnessing the Power of the Lesson. 4. Sharpening the Focus of the Lesson.  (4 videos--218 min.)

 

VCR 371.3028 S372su

SCHOOL SURVIVAL SKILLS: HOW TO STUDY EFFECTIVELY: Communications Park Video, c1978.

Summary: Explains how to manage study time in relationship to other obligations, and suggests methods of more effective study at the junior high school and high school level.  (1 hour)

 

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IMPROVING YOUR STUDY SKILLS: Guidance Associates, 198?

Summary: Designed to help teachers illustrate to their students the means-ends relationship between study skills and efficient and enjoyable learning. The program's format is a humorous take‑off of a public service broadcast. The announcers explain and illustrate specific study skills.  (22 min.)

 

VCR 371.33 L438

LEARN & LIVE: George Lucas Educational Foundation, c1997.

Summary: The documentary film shows innovative schools around the country that are integrating technology with teaching and learning, and involving parents, business, and the community.  (1 hour)

 

VCR 371.33 T255

TECHNOLOGY PLANNING: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1997.

Summary: Discusses, in 2 videos, the need for planning to incorporate technology into learning and the methods to accomplish this.  (55 min.)

VCR 371.36 I89

IT'S A WILD RIDE AT O'LEARY JUNIOR HIGH: Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory's Northwest Educational Technology Consortium. [2001.]

Summary: Video introduces interdisciplinary math, science, and language arts project.  Students learn about laws of motion, linear functions, and technical reporting as they design and present an ultimate roller coaster. Refers to web site www.intel.com/education.  (15 min.)

 

VCR 371.39 C758

CONSTRUCTIVISM: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, c1995.

Summary: Presents key principles of constructivist-based learning environments in 2 videos that include curriculum based on primary concepts, instruction  premised on learners' pint of view, and assessment in service to the learner.  (1 hour)

VCR 371.394 A861

AT WORK IN THE DIFFERENTIATED CLASSROOM: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 2001.

Summary: Three volume set designed to help teachers with goal reaching every learner through  flexible teaching.  1.Planning Curriculum & Instruction (48 min.) 2.Managing the Classroom (33 min.) 3.Teaching for Learner Success (28 min.)  (3 videos--190 min.)

  

VCR 371.395 T443

THINK-PAIR-SHARE: NEA Professional Library, 1988.

Summary: Describes a cooperative learning technique and shows its use in the classroom.  (13 min.)

 

VCR 371.4 C855

COUNSELING CHILDREN: A MICROSKILLS APPROACH: Microtraining Associates, c1999.

Summary: Series of video demonstrations on basics in counseling children, focusing on typical issues children bring to counseling.

 

VCR 371.425 C456

CHOICES: Purdue University School of Education, 198-?

Summary: High school students meeting for lunch discuss career plans, marriage, pregnancy, salaries, expectations, life choices, and the double standards by gender, set by parents and teachers for adolescents.  (26 min.)

 

VCR 371.425 M689

A MODEL FOR GENDER-FAIR COUNSELING: Telematrix Productions, 1989.

Summary: This training videotape helps counselors develop their skills in delivering gender-fair counseling services.  Emphasis is on the five steps of the gender role transition process.  Four knowledge and skills competencies are also stressed:  socialization and development issues, the helping relationship, professional and ethical issues, and advocacy/change agent.  (46 min.)

 

VCR 371.425 Y56

YOU CAN BE A SCIENTIST TOO!: The Institute, 1985.

Summary: Encourages children to think of themselves as scientists and as science as a possible career, with an emphasis on girls becoming scientists too.  (13 min.)


VCR 371.5 S128

SAFE AT SCHOOL: Teacher's Video Co., 2000?

Summary: Ten-part series of guidelines and practical advice on how to cope with the increasing climate of violence in today's schools.  1.Developing a Crisis Plan -- 2.Reacting to Rumors and Threats -- 3.Stopping Teasing and Harassment -- 4.Preventing Fights -- 5.Weapons at School -- 6.Blood, Chemicals & Other Dangers -- 7.Drug Intervention Strategies -- 8.Getting to School Safely -- 9.Protecting Teachers and Staff -- 10.Improving the School Climate.  (10 videos--ca. 31 min. each)  

   

VCR 371.58 B938

BULLYING: YOU DON'T HAVE TO TAKE IT ANYMORE: Human Relations Media, 2002

Summary: Well-produced with first-rate acting, two vignettes illustrate the difference in how boys and girls bully each other.  A junior- high boy is taunted at his locker by classmates who demand his lunch and homework.  A high-school girl spreads a rumor, via e-mail, trying to ruin another girl's date for the dance.  (26 min.)


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CONFLICT RESOLUTION PART 4: STUDENT TO STUDENT HARASSMENT: Pyramid Media, c2000.

Summary: "Crossing the Line" portrays a young female student dealing with unwanted advances from an admirer.  "It's My School Too" portrays a male student being taunted by other students in the school because of his presumed sexual orientation.  Following each scenario is a vignette in which the characters rethink their roles and suggest alternatives to the conflict.  (16 min.)

 

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HIGH SCHOOL INCLUSION: EQUITY AND EXCELLENCE IN AN INCLUSIVE COMMUNITY LEARNERS: Paul H. Brookes Pub. Co., c1997.

Summary: Committed to the idea that a school is for all students, regardless of individual ability, Souhegan High School in Amherst, New Hampshire restructured the concept of education and created a successful, fully inclusive high school.  Through interviews with administrators, faculty, community members and students, this program shows the results of their efforts, and gives the viewer an insider's perspective on how to make inclusive education work in any community.  Topics include: inclusion, social justice, teachers' roles, innovative scheduling, heterogeneous grouping, and curriculum.  (32 min.)

 

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LIVING WITH DISABILITIES: PBS Video, 1992.

Summary: Club Connect spends a day with a student confined to a wheelchair, and we also watch a young athlete struggling to overcome an injury which could end his dream of pro-ball.  (30 min.)

 

VCR 371.91 R281

REACH, GRASP & RELEASE: NORMAL FINE MOTOR DEVELOPMENT, B-6: LINC Resources, c1982.

Summary: Introduces basic principles and elements of early normal fine motor development.  (30 min.)

 

VCR 371.91 R332

REFLEXIVE TO VOLUNTARY:  NORMAL LARGE MOTOR DEVELOPMENT, B-6: LINC Resources, c1982.

Summary: Pediatric occupational therapist introduces basic concepts in the understanding of early large motor development as infants and preschoolers demonstrate the various skills levels and processes described.  (30 min.)

 

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BEST PRACTICES IN A FUTURES PLANNING MEETING: Connecticut State Department of Education and the SERC Transition Initiative, 2001.

Summary: Depicts the transition planning meeting of a young man, Kyle, who is transitioning from middle school to high school.  (26 min.)

VCR 371.92 B561ppt

BEST PRACTICES IN A PPT MEETING: Connecticut State Department of Education and the SERC Transition Initiative, 2001.

Summary: Depicts the transition planning meeting of an 18 year old young man, Sean, who will be transitioning from his high school program to an intensive transition program in an age appropriate environment.  (21 min)

VCR 371.92 L438

LEARNING DISABILITIES AND SOCIAL SKILLS WITH RICHARD LAVOIE: A TEACHER'S GUIDE: LAST ONE PICKED -- FIRST ONE PICKED ON: PBS Video, c1994.

Summary: “Children with learning disabilities often find themselves isolated from this valued world of friendship.  Their impulsive, immature and unpredictable behavior often results in social isolation and rejection.  Their behavior is often misunderstood and misinterpreted by peers and adults.  Although they often receive assistance and empathy for their ‘academic' problems, their lack of ‘social competence' is viewed as willful and negative.”  (1 hour & 8 min.)

 

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LEARNING DISABILITIES AND SOCIAL SKILLS WITH RICHARD LAVOIE: A PARENT'S GUIDE: LAST ONE PICKED -- FIRST ONE PICKED ON: PBS Video, c 1994.

Summary: Provides parents with information and guidance related to the development of social competence for children and youths with learning disabilities.  (ca. 1 hour)

 

VCR 371.95 T253

TEACHING GIFTED STUDENTS: AFFIRMATIVE REACTION: REACHING THE DIFFERENT GIFTED:  Michigan State University Television, c1980.

Summary: Intellectually gifted may have difficulties that limit their acquisition or expression of knowledge.  (27 min.)

 

VCR 371.967 C536

CHILDREN IN NEED: Committee for Economic Development, c1989.

Summary: Examines the people and programs working to change the lives of socially disadvantaged children.  (29 min.)

 

VCR 372.21 A188

ACTIVE LEARNING: High Scope Press, c1991.

Summary: Plan curricula that take education beyond memorization and recitation of facts.  Help children learn by first hand experiences, working directly with people and materials.  (17 min.)

 

VCR 372.21 A652

APPROPRIATE CURRICULUM FOR YOUNG CHILDREN: THE ROLE OF THE TEACHER: NEAYC, 1988.

Summary: Illustrates methods teachers of young children can use to design experience that will extend knowledge and accomplish curricular goals.  (28 min.)

 

VCR 372.21 C614

A CLASSROOM WITH BLOCKS: The Association, c1987.

Summary: Describes the beneficial learning concepts, experiences, and socialization skills gained from playing with blocks in the classroom.  Discusses structuring the classroom to accommodate block play.  (13 min.)

 

VCR 372.21 C614e

CLASSROOM ENVIRONMENT: High/Scope Press, c1991.

Summary: Covers how K-3 classrooms are arranged, how the time is organized, and how the instructional materials are selected and used.  (ca. 12 min.)

 

VCR 372.21 C738

COMPUTER LEARNING FOR YOUNG CHILDREN: High/Scope Press, c1989.

Summary: Guides one in introducing young children to computers; purchasing computer hardware and software, establishing a computer area, and integrating age-appropriate learning into everyday activities.  (13 min.)

 

VCR 372.21 C912

THE CREATIVE CURRICULUM: Teaching Strategies, c1988.

Summary: Explains and illustrates how to arrange an active, comfortable environment in which to teach preschool and elementary age children.  Demonstrates six major activity areas in the teaching environment:  blocks, house corner, table toys, sand and water, library corner, and art.  (37 min.)

 

VCR 372.21 D489b

DEVELOPMENTALLY APPROPRIATE PRACTICE: CHILDREN AGES BIRTH THROUGH FIVE YEARS:  NAEYC, 1987.

Summary: Depicts teachers and children in action in developmentally appropriate programs.  Also points out inappropriate practices.  (27 min.)

 

VCR 372.21 D489r

DEVELOPMENTALLY APPROPRIATE PRACTICE: CURRICULUM, THE ROLE OF THE TEACHER:  NAEYC, c1988.

Summary: Shows that all of a child's experiences are part of the curriculum in early childhood education, and describes how the teacher can use many kinds of activities to teach.  (28 min.)

 

VCR 372.21 D611

DISCIPLINE, GUIDANCE TECHNIQUES FOR YOUNG CHILDREN: NAEYC, c1988.

Summary: Illustrates how positive guidance of young children toward healthy social and emotional development is the foundation of a good early childhood program.  Discusses how to teach self-discipline.  (28 min.)

 

VCR 372.21 E265

EARLY CHILDHOOD: YEARS OF PROMISE.  Hartford, CT: CPTV, c1997.

Summary: An exploration of the critical importance of young children's healthy development and the urgent need for quality child care in the United States. Centering on individual children as they grow and learn, the documentary shows how one community's education, government and business sectors have taken innovative steps to improve and expand.  (60 min.)

 

VCR 372.21 G946

GUIDANCE AND DISCIPLINE: TEACHER/CHILD INTERACTION. Film Ideas, inc., 1994, c1993.

Summary: Follows 3 teachers in 3 different preschools and shows how they use positive guidance in developing self esteem and discipline in the preschooler.  (40 min.)


VCR 372.21 P273

PARTNERSHIPS WITH PARENTS: NAEYC, c1989.

Summary: Discusses how parents and teachers can work together for the benefit of preschool children, foster communications, and resolve difficulties with schedules of both parents and schools.  (28 min.)

 

VCR 372.21 P699

PLAN-DO-REVIEW PROCESS: High/Scope Press, 1989.

Summary: Preschool teachers and aides are shown how to handle a variety of situations encountered in typical day care operations.  (30 min.)

 

VCR 372.21 T253

TEACHING THE WHOLE CHILD IN THE KINDERGARTEN: NAEYC, 1991.

Summary: Observes two kindergarten classes in Hawaii, one in a private school, one in an inner city public school and depicts elements of developmentally appropriate teaching, curriculum and assessment.  (ca. 30 min.)

     

VCR 372.4 G946

GUIDED READING: Heinemann, 2001.

Summary: Guided reading lessons with K-2 students that illustrate the components and basic structure, the materials needed, and ways to introduce texts to the children.  1.Essential Elements 2.The Skillful Teacher.  (2 videos--50 min.)

  

VCR 372.4 R287ea

READING: THE SEARCH FOR THE STOLEN SENTENCE: Spinnaker Video, c1985.

Summary: An educational video designed to teach children how to read. The emphasis is on sentence composition, the different parts of speech (nouns, verbs, adverbs, adjectives,) and on proper usage.  (40 min.)

 

VCR 372.43 C697

COLLABORATION IN EDUCATION: READING RECOVERY: NCREL, c1994.

Summary: Focuses on the first reading recovery program implemented and integrated in a public school in the United States in 1984 at the Highland Elementary School in Columbus, Ohio.  Highlights the value of schools and universities working together  emphasizing the fact that this pilot program was implemented through the combined efforts of Ohio State University, the Ohio Department of Public Education and the Columbus Public Schools.  (30 min.)

 

VCR 372.465 S915

STRENGTHENING STUDENTS' PHONEMIC AWARENESS GRADES K-1.

Bureau of Education & Research, c1999.

Summary: Training program focused on instructional strategies to strengthen young children's phonemic awareness and to focus their attention on sounds within spoken words. Suggested activities can be incorporated into a literacy curriculum for the early primary grades.  (2 videos--v.1 30 min.; v.2 24 min.)

 

VCR 372.465 U85i

USING INTERACTIVE WRITING TO STRENGTHEN YOUR STUDENTS' PHONEMIC AWARENESS AND PHONICS SKILLS, GRADES K-1: Bureau of Education & Research, c1998.

Summary: Judy Lynch demonstrates four interactive writing techniques for use in K-1 reading programs.  (2 videos--31 min.)

 

VCR 372.465 U85m

USING THE "MAKING WORDS" STRATEGY : TO STRENGTHEN YOUR STUDENTS' PHONEMIC AWARENESS AND PHONICS SKILLS, K-2. Bureau of Education & Research, c1998.

Summary: "Making Words is designed to increase students' reading and writing skills by focusing attention on letter-sound relationships and common letter patterns within words."  (2 videos--v.1 17 min; v.2 23 min.)

 

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USING ONSETS AND RIMES AND MANIPULATION OF TEXT TO STRENGTHEN YOUR STUDENTS' PHONEMIC AWARENESS AND PHONICS SKILLS:  GRADES 1-2: Bureau of Education & Research, c1998.

Summary: Contains suggestions for educators taking a leadership role in training teachers to use manipulation of text and to focus their students on onset and rime patterns.  (2 videos--44 min.)

 

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WORD STUDY: Heinemann, c2002.

Summary: Based on the book by Gay Su Pinnell and Irene C. Fountas, the video presents essentials of learning about letters, sounds, and words in context of a high-quality literacy program.  1.Phonics & Spelling Lessons 2.Buddy Study System.  (2 videos--60 min.)

 

VCR 372.5 W853ar

ART APPRECIATION FOR YOUNG CHILDREN: Parent Child Press, c1987.

Summary: Introduces art appreciation to young children in three levels; easy, intermediate and advanced.  (55 min.)

 

VCR 372.64 B344st

STORYTELLING WITH CAROLINE FELLER BAUER: H.W. Wilson,1986.

Summary: Caroline Bauer describes the purpose of storytelling and discusses what viewers can do to present their own stories. Includes setting the stage for a story, finding a good story, practicing storytelling and presenting the story.  (28 min.)

 

VCR 372.64 J42

JAY O'CALLAHAN, A MASTER CLASS IN STORYTELLING: Vineyard Video Productions, 1983.

Summary: Robert Potts interviews storyteller Jay O'Callahan, who describes why stories are told, how to tell stories, and the uses of storytelling.  Includes demonstrations.  (33 min.)

 

VCR 372.64 T273

TELL ME A STORY: Hometown Entertainment, c1995.

Summary: Live performances in 3 videos of the 20th anniversary National Storytelling Festival.  (3 videos--ca. 1 hour each)

 

VCR 372.64 T971

20TH ANNIVERSARY FO THE NATIONAL STORYTELLING FESTIVAL: A COMMEMORATIVE DOCUMENTARY: Hometown Entertainment, 1995.

Summary: Recorded live from Jonesborough, TN where storytellers from all over the world shared their stories.  (20 min.)

 

VCR  372.642 S959

SUPER STORY TIMES: A GUIDE FOR CAREGIVERS: Beginning with Books, 1994.

Summary: Experts and experienced caregivers share valuable tips on how to choose books that will appeal to young children, how to read to promote children's language skills, and how to use books as bibliotherapy.  (28 min.)

 

VCR 372.7 A883

ATTAINING EXCELLENCE: A TIMSS RESOURCES KIT: US Dept. of Education, 1997.

Summary: A kit containing 16 booklets and 2 videos describes TIMSS (Third International Mathematics & Science Study) that includes a fourth and an eighth grade mathematics and science teaching, learning, curriculum and achievement in an international context.  (2 videos)

 

VCR 372.7 F798

FRACTIONS AND ALL THEIR PARTS.  PART III: Allied Video Corp., 1992.

Summary: Shows how to add and subtract mixed numbers.  Mixed numbers are changed to improper fractions and common denominators are found.  (23 min.)

 

VCR 372.7 M426

MATHEMATICS WITH MANIPULATIVES: Cuisenaire Co., c1988.

Summary: Marilyn Burns discusses the use of various manipulative objects in the teaching of basic mathematics.  Six videos include: geoboards, color tiles, pattern blocks, cuisenaire rods, base ten blocks, and six models (unifix cubes, multilink cubes, color cubes, tangrams, attribute blocks, two color counters.)  (6 videos--20 min. each)

 

VCR 372.7 R281

REACHING HIGHER: NCTM, c1990.

Summary: A problem-solving approach to elementary school mathematics. Pt.1 Probability for primary grades (k-2) Pt.2 Purchasing power (2-4) Pt.3 Egg-citing fractions (4-5.)

 

VCR 372.86 P952

RAINY DAY P.E. IN THE CLASSROOM, PRIMARY. 100% Educational Videos , c1998.

Summary: Shows physical education games and exercises which can be done in the classroom.  (20 min.)

 

VCR 373.236 G525

GIRLS IN THE MIDDLE: WORKING TO SUCCEED IN SCHOOL: American Association University Women, c1996.

Summary: Absorbing look at girls in three middle schools and the strategies they use to meet the challenges of this difficult period of their lives.  (27 min.)

 

VCR 373.236 M235

MAKE IT HAPPEN!: INQUIRY AND TECHNOLOGY IN THE MIDDLE SCHOOL CURRICULUM: Education Development Center, c1995-96.

Summary: Comprehensive school-based approach that integrates inquiry-based methods and technology into the middle school curriculum.  (47 min.)

 

VCR 376.994 S669

SNAKES AND LADDERS: AN ILLUSTRATED COMPENDIUM OF HISTORY, WOMEN & EDUCATION:  Women Make Movies, 1987.

Summary: Narrator “Sophie Whist” (Robin Laurie) ventures inside the Public Library of New South Wales, opening an animated book.  She explores some of the stereotypes and discrimination women in Australia have faced receiving their education.  Includes interviews and archival footage.  (59 min.)

 

VCR 378.16 C753

THE USC SAT TIPS TAPE: Goldhil Video, c1994.

Summary: An educational tool encapsulating the innovative USC course to teach and reinforce techniques and strategies for maximizing test performances.  (1 hour)

 

VCR 379.263 E71

THE ERNEST GREEN STORY: Educational Productions, 1993?

Summary: Dramatization of events that took place in the late 1950's when nine African Americans volunteered to desegregate Central High School in Little Rock, AK.  Stars Ruby Dee and Ossie Davis. (1 hour & 41 min.)

 

 

COMMERCE, COMMUNICATIONS, TRANSPORTATION

 

VCR 384.8 M624

MICKEY MOUSE MONOPOLY: Media Education Foundation, 2001.

Summary: Close, critical look at Disney films to discover the commercialization of children's culture and the values propagated under the guise of innocence and fun. (52 min.)

 

VCR 385.09 C652

COAST TO COAST: CHANGING TRAINS: Films Inc., c1980.

Summary: In Coast To Coast, British writer and television reporter Ludovic Kennedy travels by train from New York to San Francisco and reflects on the future of railways in North America at a time when passenger trains are struggling to survive.  In Changing Trains, writer and reporter Eric Robson travels by train from Paris to Montreux on the Cisalpin [passenger train] and continues the exciting trip on the glamorous Orient Express throughout the Iron Curtain to Budapest.  (2 hours)

 

VCR 385.09 D291

DECCAN: THE LONG STRAIGHT: Films Inc., c1980.

Summary: In Deccan, writer Brian Thompson travels by train in India, South from Bombay, passing through four states, crossing the dusty Deccan Plain, to Bangalore, Mysone, Octacamund and Cochin.  In The Long Straight, journalist Michael Frayn crosses Australia from Sydney to Perth including the Nullarbor Plain and Alice Springs.  (2 hours)

 

VCR 385.09 G618

JOURNEY TO THE LAND BEYOND THE MOUNTAINS: THE GOLD RUSH LINE: Films Inc., c1982, 1983.

Summary: Journey To The Land Beyond The Mountains reveals travel on a narrow-gauge rail system along the slopes of the River Douro in Portugal to Trasos-Montes, the “land behind the mountain,” near the Spanish border -- a place so remote that it is little known, even to the Portuguese.   The Gold Rush Line recreates the prospectors' quest across some of the most desolate land in the world with a ride on the White Pass Railroad from the coast of Alaska into the heart of the Yukon.  (2 hours)

 

VCR 385.09 O87

SLOW TRAIN TO OLYMPIA: THE OTHER POLAND: Films Inc., c1983.

Summary: In Slow Train To Olympia, the “local” train from Athens to Olympia passes through the mysterious and ancient religious center of Elefsis, over the spectacular Corinth Canal, and alongside the citadel of Mycena.  The Other Poland is a video of a train ride through contemporary Poland on two of the many narrow gauge railways:  one in the south, between Komancza and Cisna, and the other in the north through what used to be called the “Russian Lands.”  (ca. 2 hours)

 

VCR 385.09 Z23

ZAMBEZI EXPRESS: THREE MILES HIGH: Films Inc., c1980.

Summary: In Zambezi Express, historian Michael Wood travels from Cape Town to Victoria Falls on the luxurious Blue Train and follows the trail of empire builder Cecil Rhodes.  In Three Miles High, Miles Kington travels the highest railway in the world through the Peruvian Andes.  (3 hours & 20 min.)

 

VCR 385.0943 F198

THE FAMOUS 1985 RAIL FESTIVAL IN NUREMBERG: German Impex International, Inc., [198?].

Summary: The German Federal Railroad marked 150 years of rail transportation with a spectacular event in Nuremberg, where on December 7, 1835, the first stretch of railroad was opened between cities of Nuremberg and Furth.  (1 hour)

 

VCR 387.155 L724

LIGHTHOUSES OF NEW ENGLAND: Atlas Video, Inc., c1988.

Summary: Shows stunning footage of New England lighthouses combined with interviews of past and present lighthouse keepers in this nostalgic look at our “beacons of safety.”  (30 min.)

 

VCR 387.7 B592

THE BIG PLANE TRIP: Mammoth Media, c1994.

Summary: Goes through pilot training, visits the control tower and shows how many people it takes to make a big plane work.  Includes a child's mini-tour of Switzerland.  (45 min.)

 

 

CUSTOMS, ETIQUETTE, FOLKLORE

 

VCR 394.26 C574

HOLIDAY FACTS & FUN. CINCO DE MAYO: AGC/United Learning, c1998.

Summary: Shot on location in San Antonio, TX, this video features the celebration of the Mexican holiday, Cinco de Mayo, and shows how Mexican-Americans celebrate this holiday that recalls a time when the Mexican people fought for their freedom.  (12 min.) 

 

VCR 394.26 K98

CELEBRATION OF KWANZAA: ECHOES OF AFRICA: Che Chan Dear Productions, c1996.

Summary: Celebrating the African-American holiday of Kwanzaa, giving thanks for first fruits and rekindling important principles for seven days.  (30 min.)

 

VCR 395.122 B415

BEEZBO'S ADVENTURES: HOW TO BEHAVE LIKE A HUMAN BEING: Instructional Video, 1985.

Summary: Through a series of enjoyable adventures, the children give Beezbo lessons in table manners, telephone manners, greetings, introductions, and basic courtesy.  (47 min.)

 

VCR 398.2 M194ag

MAGICAL TALES FROM OTHER LANDS: Kimbo Video, c1987.

Summary: Africa, China and Mexico are the countries represented in this colorfully illustrated video.  (27 min.)

 

VCR 398.2454 B618

BIRDS & THINGS WITH WINGS: Dorling Kindersley Publishing, 1998.

Summary: Brings to life classic tales about the Phoenix, the Thunder-bird, the Garuda, and the Rokh.  Examines how birds continue to play a part in the myths and rites of traditional cultures around the world.  (30 min.)

 

VCR 398.2454 C912

DRAGONS: Dorling Kindersley Publishing, 1998.

Summary: Discover how dragons mean different things to the world's cultures.  To some it is the embodiment of their fears, to others it is something evil to be slain and to others it is a benevolent creature to be worshiped.  (30 min.)

 

   
LANGUAGE

 

VCR 411 A457lp

ALPHABET UPPERCASE: School Zone Pub. Co., 1985.

Summary: Emphasizes the uppercase alphabet and beginning sounds in seven short segments using original music, animation, puppets and live action.  (20 min._

 

VCR 411 D631

DO THE ALPHABET: Jim Henson Productions, c1996.

Summary: Baby Bear goes to Big Bird when he has trouble remembering his letters.  Big Bird's learning “method” makes learning the letters as easy as ABC.  Alphabet sung by Billie Joel.  (41 min.)

 

VCR 411 L778it

LITTLE LETTERS ON THE LOOSE: School Zone Pub. Co., c1985.

Summary: Emphasizes the lowercase alphabet and feelings in seven short segments using original music, animation, puppets and live action.  (20 min.)

 

VCR 418.007 M619ic 

MICROCOMPUTERS AND READING INSTRUCTION: DLM Teaching Resources, [198-?].

Summary: Describes three DLM microcomputer games "Hint and Hunt," "Construct-a-Word" and "Sylla-search," which were developed to enhance word recognition skills.  (27 min.)

 

VCR 419 A512cu

AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE: A TEACHER'S RESOURCE TEXT ON CURRICULUM, METHODS & EVALUATION: Sign Media, 1981.

Summary: Gives guidelines on teaching American sign language and structured activities for classroom without the use of spoken English.  (1 hour)

 

VCR 419 A512gr

AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE: A TEACHER'S RESOURCE TEXT ON GRAMMAR AND CULTURE: Sign Media, 1981.

Summary: Focuses on the use of three basic types of sentences, four verb inflections, locative relationships and pronouns, etc. by using sign language.  (1 hour)

 

VCR 419 A512st v. 1

AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE: TALES FROM THE GREEN BOOKS: A STUDENT TEXT, UNITS 1-9: Sign Media, 1980.

Summary: Practice tape demonstrating grammar and structure of sign language.  (1 hour)

 

VCR 419 A512st v. 2

AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE: TALES FROM THE GREEN BOOKS: A STUDENT TEXT, UNITS 10-18: Sign Media, 1980.

Summary:  Part of the multi-media series designed for the teacher and student of American Sign Language (ASL).  The videotape illustrates the dialogues for the student text it accompanies, and also provides ASL stories, poems, and dramatic prose for classroom use.  (1 hour)

 

VCR 419 A512st v. 3

AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE: TALES FROM THE GREEN BOOKS: A STUDENT TEXT, UNITS 19-27: Sign Media, 1980.

Summary: Part of the multi-media series designed for the teacher and student of American Sign Language (ASL).  The videotape illustrates the dialogues for the student text it accompanies, and also provides ASL stories, poems, and dramatic prose for classroom use.  (52 min.)

 

VCR 419 A512ta

TALES FROM THE GREEN BOOKS: Sign Media, 1990.

Summary: Compilation of stories and narrative descriptions used in the series: American Sign Language.  (56 min.)

 

VCR 419 L785

LIVING LANGUAGE SAY IT BY SIGNING: Crown Video, c1985.

Summary: A video guide to the basics of sign language.  (1 hour)

 

VCR 419 S578ig

SIGNING EXACT ENGLISH: Hearing-lmpaired Products Co., c1989.

Summary: Gives basic instruction in American Sign Language.  (2 hours)

 

VCR 420.9 S887

THE STORY OF ENGLISH: Public Media Video, c1986.

Summary: Robert MacNeil hosts this acclaimed production, in 9 parts, that details the history of the English language and provides a unique focus on current English usage worldwide with a special emphasis on American English.  (9 videos--58 min. each)

 

VCR 428 E13

EASYACCENT: IMPROVING YOUR ACCENT OF AMERICAN ENGLISH: International Effectiveness Centers, c1992.

Summary: Video helps with pronunciation because you can see a professional teacher make the correct sound as you listen to the sound.  Small textbook included.  (45 min.)

 

VCR 428 F668

FOLLOW ME TO AMERICA: BBC English, c1991.

Summary: An eight volume, multi-media course designed to teach English to Spanish speakers.  Each container holds video, sound cassette, manual and workbook.  (8 videos--ca. 40 min. each)

 

VCR 428 S741

SPEAK EASY: A VIDEO MIME PROGRAM FOR LANGUAGE LEARNING: Jeffrey Norton Publishers, c1982.

Summary: Contains 14 short mime sketches in which two characters interact in real life situations.  Teaches conversational language through a combination of video, mime, functional approach and group work situations.  (51 min.)

 

VCR 430 G363

GERMAN COMMERCIALS: Teacher's Discovery, 198?.

Summary: Presents German television commercials for well-known products.  (2 videos--25 min. each)

 

VCR 440 C238av

AVEC PLAISIR: METHODS DE FRANCAIS: Hachette, 1986.

Summary: Four videocassettes, 3 sound cassettes and booklets relate the French language for foreign speakers.  (4 videos--ca. 1 hour each)

 

VCR 440 F873

FRENCH COMMERCIALS: Teacher's Discovery, 198?

Summary: Presents French television commercials for well-known products.  (25 min.)

 

VCR 460 S735

SPANISH COMMERCIALS: Teacher's Discovery, 198?

Summary: Presents Spanish television commercials for well-known product.  (25 min.)


VCR 460 S735a

SPANISH ADJECTIVES AND ADVERBS: Huntsville, TX: Educational Video Network, [199_]

Summary: Filmed entirely in Spain and other Spanish-language countries, this film introduces students to the way adjectives and adverbs are used in Spanish.  Vocabulary words are spoken by the narrator, and the written equivalent in both Spanish and English appear on the screen.  Grades 6-12.  (18 min.)

 

 
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