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She kept the readers attention I would say the whole way through the book. She shares current trends that get your imaginative juices flowing. Economic relations then appear as comparisons of income or lifestyle rather than as what they truly are-contests of power, at work and in the larger society.

Otherwise, Clemens' descriptions are really rich and hilarious, both of the American West, and his journey around the Mediterranean. Very easy to follow, very straighfoward. Ultimately the incumbent, Ulysses S. Bonus: the pages tear our easily. What if? Who am I? The home stretch; Lesson Crashing hard into adulthood Lesson Different paths. Child care collection.

Explores the development of infants and toddlers as they transition from external regulation to self-regulation, acquire capabilities that support communication, and learn to form relationships. Contents: [v. Communication and learning 20 min. Making friends and getting along with peers 21 min. Acquiring self-regulation 22 min. F Explores child development at ages five and six. Viewer observes five and six year-olds learn about fair play, cooperation, following rules, and taking turns.

The children also arrange articles by color, assemble jigsaw puzzles, draw, and deal with basic mathematical concepts. F59 A group of teenagers, wanting to become better babysitters, tour a child care center where they observe the physical, mental and social skills involved in child development from newborn through kindergarten. Follows the development of individual children from birth through the first few years of life. Shows the foundation for the developing person being laid: bonding with the parent, development of language, development of mastery, development of social skills and formation of the self-image.

F48 Seasons of life. Looks at the developmental "clocks" of infancy and early childhood, including the biological, social, and psychological ones which mark definite stages of development at this time of life. I6 x. Developing child Barrington, Ill. Discusses how the establishment of trust or mistrust depends upon the infant's significant early relationships. Looks at bonding and attachment between parent and child, as well as stranger anxiety and separation anxiety. I64 This program looks at emotions during infancy.

The development of emotions are clearly identifiable and during the first year four stages of emotional milestones reflect close interaction with the parent. Discusses the role of the parent in responding to strong emotions and redirecting unwanted behavior. Looks at the ways the young child learns the culture, values, attitudes and rules within the family.

I Child care video magazine. N49 Discusses the social, emotional, physical, and cognitive development of three to five year olds as well as examines the special needs of children with challenging conditions in the preschool environment. Presents concepts from developmental theorists as well as insight from current preschool teachers. Using footage of preschoolers in the classroom, and interviews with teachers and caregivers, viewers are given overviews of each stage.

Demonstrates that the energy and exploration of two year olds are means of learning about their bodies, minds and world around them. Shows children actively increasing physical abilities, making new mental connections, increasing their language skills and learning to deal with emotions and social situations. Discusses how body awareness and language and motor skills are related to toilet training, and how routines provide security and comfort.

N68 Shows the antics of a two-and-a-half-year-old in typical behavior of two-year-olds as his parents share their frustrations during scenes showing their interactions with their child. Renowned pediatrician T. Berry Brazelton talks about the ambivalence parents feel as their children go through the terrible twos. T4 x.

Looks at the development of symbolic thinking and pretend play in the toddler as well as how toddlers interact with family and peers as they develop attachments and social bonds, while learning to speak individual words and short sentences. Learn about the physical and cognitive development that marks the second year of life. T65 Ronald Lally; and: Trainer's manual. Module I, Social-emotional growth and socialization.

P7 mod. Explores the constant quest for knowledge by children in the first three years of life. Concentrates on six major areas: learning schemes, cause and effect, use of tools, object permanence, understanding space, and imitation. Broadcast on PBS as a segment of: Childhood. Explores the mutual influence and importance of both nature and nurture in the development of children.

Witnesses births in Russia, America, and Brazil to show how different societies approach this experience. C4 x pt. Examines personality development in infants, including biological aspects and shaping of a child's behavior and character by parental expectations and actions. Explores brain and body development during the infancy period between six months and three years. Examines improved coordination, increased mobility, the acquisition of language, and an emerging sense of self. Demonstrates that infants are active participants, instead of powerless beings.

Features three- to five-year-olds learning social and psychological intricacies of family life. The families in this cross-cultural study teach their children how to view and cope with the wider world as they interact with it at day care and school. Shows varying models of behavior and codes of discipline to mold children in their culture's proper social image. Discusses jealousy, punishment, gender task assignments, and the importance of birth order to children.

Explores middle childhood development, from ages five to seven, as children become more responsible and capable. Their brains and bodies mature and children may begin formal training. Shows the first day of school in several countries and examines what recent research says makes for effective education. Covers ages 2 weeks to 10 years in detail. Includes full introduction and interview with 10 year old Sarah discussing the taping process. Along with the complete tape log commentary, "recipes" for suggested clips to use for various commonly taught topics are also provided.

Contents: tape 1. Zero to three, pt. Preschool years 3 years to 5 years, 11 months -- tape 5. Middle childhood, pt. C45 no. Contents: Genetic counseling and prenatal testing -- Fetal alcohol syndrome -- Prepared childbirth -- Reflexes of newborns -- Learning in infants -- Temperament -- Physical abuse of children -- Learning disabilities -- Sexual abuse of children -- Teen suicide. Fisher-Price home entertainment library. Touchpoint series ; v. By watching a dozen families, all in unique situations, Dr. Brazelton shows how and why children develop the way they do. For example, the Schumacher's prepare for their second child, and single mother Laura Ryan prepares for her first child.

Contents: Pregnancy : what kind of parent will I be? U5 B v. By watching families, all in unique situations, Dr. For example, one set of parents learn about the predictable stages of sleep and feeding and another set of parents learn how to handle the fussy crying of colic by reading their baby's cues. For example, the Schumacher's try to cope with the stresses of a new addition to their family; and Mary Lou Boutwell feels the need to get her two year old toilet trained before he starts nursery school.

Contents: Sibling rivalry : covering how to prepare for rivalries before the birth of your child -- Discipline : covering spoiling, learning from limits, teasing, consistency and discipline -- Toilet training. Looks at the developmental "clocks" of childhood and adolescence, particularly the biological one which brings on puberty and the social one in which identity is molded.

C4 x. Nova Television program. Probes the subtle ways in which parents and teachers condition babies and young children to accept traditional sex roles. Provides basic information on the physical, cognitive, social, and emotional development of children. Contents; 1A. Child observation techniques -- 1. Study of the child : history and trends -- 2. Theories of development -- 3. Observation -- 4. Heredity and the environment -- 5. Prenatal development -- 6. Pregnancy and birth -- 7. The newborn -- 8. Infancy : landmarks of development -- 9.

Infancy : beginnings in cognition and language -- Infancy : early relationships -- Infancy : self and social world A. Brain developments: shaping youngest minds -- Early child care and education -- The child in the family -- 13A. Styles of parenting -- Nutrition -- Exceptional children -- Toddlerhood : physical and cognitive development -- Toddlerhood : emotional development -- 17A. The terrific twos -- Preschoolers : physical and cognitive development -- 18A.

The terrif twos -- 19A. Piaget's developmental theory -- Preschoolers : social and emotional development -- Play -- 20A. The creative spirit - pt. Language development -- Self identity and sex role development -- Moral development -- Middle childhood : physical growth and development -- Middle childhood ; cognitive and language development -- Middle childhood : social and emotional development -- Adolescence: Physical growth and development -- Adolescence : cognitive and moral development -- Adolescence : social and emotional development -- Adolescence : current issues I -- Adolescence : current issues II.

Contents; Disc 1. The world of children: developing child observation skills -- Disc 2. History and trends ; Theories of development ; Observation ; Heredity and the environment: blueprints for a baby -- Disc 3. Prenatal development: a life in the making ; Pregnancy and birth: caring and preparing for the life within ; The newborn: development and discovery ; Infancy: landmarks of development -- Disc 4. Infancy: beginnings of cognition and language ; Infancy: early relationships ; Infancy: emotional and social world ; Brain development: shaping youngest minds -- Disc 5.

Early child care and education ; The child in the family ; Nutrition ; Exceptional child I: building understanding -- Disc 6. Preschoolers: social and emotional development ; Play ; Language development ; Self identity and sex role development -- Disc 8.

Moral development I: concept and theory ; Moral development II: Learning to be moral ; Middle childhood: physical growth and development ; Middle childhood: cognitive language and development -- Disc 9. Middle childhood: social and emotional development ; Adolescence: physical growth and development ; Adolescence: cognitive and moral development ; Adolescence: social and emotional development -- Disc The terrific twos -- Disc Piaget's developmental theory: an overview -- Disc Provides an examination of the middle-childhood stage of development ages 6 to 12 and a detailed overview of a child's growth and maturity into an adolescent.

Topics include: key elements affecting growth in middle childhood; physical, cognitive, social and emotional developments; gross and fine motor milestones; effects of obesity and accidental injuries; characteristics of concrete operational thinking; advancements in language development; measurements of intelligence; differences between self-concept and self-esteem; factors that impact moral development; effects of divorce and self-care situations; strategies for helping children with challenging conditions.

Contents: Physical development -- Cognitive and language development -- Social and emotional development. When you hold a baby lovingly and talk, sing or read to her, the emotional closeness and language experiences you provide are an important part of preparing her to learn when she is old enough for school. There are many things parents and caregivers can do to help build a children's literacy skills from the time he is born. L3 L Demonstrates how working with natural clay benefits the emotional, creative, intellectual and physical development of young children.

M6 I The leading edge video series. D Topics include literacy, language development, writing skills, science, math and more. Includes 9 activities you can do at home with your children. P37 E27 The humorous antics of a juggling troupe show that objects have different characteristics and can be grouped according to their properties. C5 x. Shows how the characteristics of the toddler age months must be considered in providing a developmentally appropriate curriculum for a child care center. Intersperses scenes from a center with comments by Alice Honig of Syracuse University.

T6 One in three children arrives in kindergarten unprepared for the challenges of school. A Place of Our Own responds to this need by providing parents and child care providers with information to help young children develop social, emotional and cognitive skills. Includes 6 activities you can do at home with your children. E37 Teachers and early-caregivers need to understand the course of early development so as to catch learning problems and provide opportunities for success. E8 Discusses the various aspects of conception, the function of genes and chromosomes, and the process of cell division.

Explores how environment affects the fertilization of the egg by sperm in the passing on of genetic traits. Also discusses the potentially dangerous effects of genetic and chromosomal abnormalities and the field of genetic counseling. H47 The Human Animal. Shows that both nature and nurture create the unique individual. Presents evidence that heredity may predispose some to be risk-takers and others to be shy and retiring.

Shows similarities in the personalities of identical twins separated at birth. Includes interviews with parents, educators, and experts in child development. N3 Explores the three stages of prenatal development, reviews the organs and structures that nourish and protect the fetus, and discusses the influences that external factors have on prenatal development. P74 Focuses on relationships with infants during the first three months of life. Based on the latest research in early childhood development, the video highlights five guidelines that will help new parents create a responsive and enriching environment for their young baby.

Features Dr. Kyle Pruett. B44 Indiana steps ahead, the child care collection. Explores the fascinating process of brain development during the first 15 months of life. Understanding how to stimulate this process can help to "build a better brain. New information regarding brain development emphasizes the importance of what a child sees and hears and touches.

This is especially true during the first three years of life. Placed in a stable and stimulating environment, a child's brain flourishes. We clearly understand how critical high-quality child care is both in and out of the home. L Infants at RIE Follows the natural progression of gross motor development in infants from 5 weeks to 20 months of age.

Encourages caregivers to allow infants to invent their own activities. Provides essential information on developmental milestones associated with a child's first 15 months of life. The program looks at the importance of communication, as well as how to recognize cognitive and motor development, such as palmer and plantar grasp and the Moro reflex. S Topics include exercise, healthy eating, preventing obesity, sleep, diabetes, asthma, and more.

E27 Within the first few minutes of life, children start adapting to their new environment. This program shows how professionals use the Apgar test to assess a newborn's health and the significance of the first interaction between parent and newborn. Follows the many physical, cognitive, and social changes that newborns experience on their journey through early infancy.

Explains the crucial role of sleep and nutrition in fostering development and offers guidelines for parents to provide the best possible care for their newborn. Contents: The first few hours of life -- Physical development -- Nutrition and sleep -- Cognitive development -- Social and emotional development -- Newborn health and special concerns. N I22 Deals with the principles of quality design for day care centers and how design decisions influence the eventual effectiveness of child care centers.

Contents: Pre-design decisions -- Site planning -- Building design -- Interior space design -- Outdoor space design. Looks at the major childcare options: care in your own home by a nanny, friend or relative; care in a family home, and care in a nursery, preschool, or childcare center. Discusses the advantages of each option and gives tips for finding a daycare provider. Answers the most frequently asked day care questions that concerned parents have about children in day care. Contents: An introduction to day care -- Common concerns and questions about day care -- Three basic kinds of day care -- Starting your day care search -- Evaluating a day care option -- Evaluating a day care provider -- Child abuse -- Final steps before starting in day care -- Following through and becoming an active day care parent.

Describes ways to work with children in helping them learn to cope with daily problems and frustrations. DVD and Streaming video 28 min. Applied psychology ; 2. As the number of two-earner families continues to rise, the demand for daycare is increasing. Filmed at a nursery, this three-section program discusses some of the possible impacts of daycare on children's long-term development. Parents, caregivers, and psychology experts express their views about the effects of daycare on attachment; about children's emotional, cognitive, and social development; and about a growing understanding that time spent in daycare is of as much concern, psychologically speaking, as the quality of that care.

The program concludes with insights into what might be done to help parents combine work and child care more effectively. Career day. Learn about early childhood careers from interviews with professionals who work with children.

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Discusses the decisions necessary before setting up a child care business. Explains the differences in family day care, home care, and group child care providers. E75 Shows that children need a day care center which functions as a laboratory, a home, and an outdoor learning environment.

Presents images of children in various environments that promote learning, growing, and living in child development programs. Program designed with a dual focus: provides early childhood professionals with successful environmental designs that meet the development needs of children and adults, and provides a guide for architects and builders in child-care facility construction. Includes a Stills encyclopedia : Stills for making environments work, and Stills for designing and building facilities. G7 Discusses the need for infants and toddlers in group child care situations to have a continuing relationship with a few caring people in an intimate setting.

Gerber looks for caregivers sensitive to the infant and sees the child care environment through the eyes and experiences of infants. The program for infant toddler caregivers. Presents ideas and guidelines on how to support infants as they move through stages of development. P7 Mod. Suggests that caregiver displays of competence, honesty, and understanding can provide a base for family support. Looks at the difference in the national approach of the United States and France for supporting families with young children.

W4 Better Business Bureau video series. Provides information on child care, including ways to locate child care, help on recognizing quality child care, ways to evaluate child care environments, and a checklist of questions to take on visits to child care programs. W DVD and Streaming video 24 min. Traditionally, those interested in working with children might consider teaching, working in a daycare center, or pediatric medicine.

This program examines alternative positions offering the opportunity to work with children of different ages and the qualifications necessary for those jobs. A nanny, social worker, non-faculty school worker, and retail salesperson describe their job responsibilities and explain why they find their work so enjoyable. Examines the world of experienced in-home childcare providers and Montessori teachers. Through interviews and live footage of the experts, explores what it takes to succeed in these professions as well as a discussion of education and training requirements; salary range; long-term career outlook; typical daily activities; and 'highs and lows' of the jobs.

Presents an intimate, eye-opening look at the lives of three immigrant women working as nannies in New York City. O Examines the lives of four families struggling to balance career and family demands. Includes interviews with several child care experts and with public officials who discuss the status of America's child care and how it can be improved. U6 C39 Demonstrations of how to comply with the various guidelines presented in the book, Caring for our children, that contains national standards for the development and evaluation of health and safety performance for out-of-home child care.

Contents: pt. Standards and you 27 min. Basic caregiving 25 min. Ready for anything 40 min. Setting up for healthy and safe care 27 min. Keeping it in shape 32 min. Illness in child care 25 min. Examines day care in the United States and in Italy and child health initiatives world-wide, and discusses the minimal contact between contemporary children and older people.

Describes the necessary structures for a quality child care program, whether homebased or in a child care center. B8 Education coordinators and directors discuss the importance of initial training and on-going training for their staff and for themselves. I am your child video series. Scientific research confirms that children's earliest experiences - starting even before they're born - dramatically affect their ability to succeed in school, and life.

In this video, our country's leaders in government, business, crime prevention, and academia voice their commitment to our nation's youngest children and emphasize the crucial need for increased investments in early childhood. This video is designed to help you motivate your community to create and support programs so that every child enters school ready to succeed.

W49 I8 B2 Discusses the home-based Head Start program. The home visitor from Head Start works as a facilitator to encourage the parent to use the home as a learning environment. The parent then motivates the child. The program includes group activities for Head Start families, as well as meetings and workshops to assist parents. P37 H4 Originally broadcast as a segment of: The Merrow report. The story of three families, one middle class, one rich, one poor, and their experiences with preschools in their hometowns of Atlanta, New York City, and Bridgeport CT.

An inside view of three nursery schools in Japan, China and the United States. J3 T Designed to give students and their education advisors the facts needed to be informed adequately about early childhood education as a career choice. Discusses programs at corporate centers, Head Start centers, family child care homes, and public schools. C3 In an interview with Carolyn S. Dorrell, Millie Almy describes how early childhood education differs from other levels of education.

She discusses the preparation and skills required to teach young children from infancy to the age of 9, years during which a child is developing attitudes and expectations of himself and others. U6 Describes six problem-solving steps that adults can use to help children resolve conflicts successfully. C S86 DVD: BF Jan Jewett discusses how parents can contain or sublimate aggression in young children and encourage them to cooperate. C69 A4 Gives teachers the skills to help their preschool and early elementary children get back to normal after a traumatic event, such as a natural disaster, violent weather, or terrorism.

D5 H Bettye M. Caldwell explains the importance of a stimulating environment and the availability and encouragement of caregivers in fostering early childhood development. Provides examples of nurturing experiences in various daily activities of the infant and toddler.

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I6 N8 X. Provides a general introduction to temperament concepts and detailed presentations of three clusters of temperament traits associated with the development of behavioral problems. Based on original research of Dr. Stella Chess and Dr. Contents: Using temperament concepts to prevent behavior problems 22 min. T53 T Demonstrates how to interact with young children by presenting a model for healthy emotional development.

F55 x. Examines why misbehavior occurs and common reactions by teachers, parents and caregivers. Presents some rules of thumb for guiding the action and reactions of young children. Explains how to create and enforce a plan to help stop misbehavior and bring about desired behavior. Shows how consequences and rewards work to motivate children to control their own behavior. G Children learn self-regulation through an interactive process with their caregivers.

The role of the child in this process is explored. Looks at how to manage children's behavior and discipline vs. Illustrates some practical steps that child care providers can take in introducing a child to a new setting and easing the trauma of separation from parents. Presents steps caregivers can take to establish supportive, responsive relationships with infants and toddlers.

Also demonstrated are appropriate health, safety, and environmental practices for each routine feeding, diapering, and napping Presents 10 strategies to enhance language development in infants and toddlers in a child care setting. Preschool key experiences series. Provides strategies caregivers can use to help children develop as independent decision makers and become socially competent individuals.

I65 Tender care infant-toddler video series. Provides strategies caregivers can use to respond sensitively and positively to children's social conflicts. Includes strategies for problem prevention, positive limit-setting, and resolving conflicts to help children begin to develop important social, language, and reasoning abilities. I87 Explores three major strategies that promote active learning in preschool, early elementary and special-needs settings.

S8 Designed to help adults working in early childhood programs recognize and encourage the following key experiences in creative representation: recognizing objects by sight, sound, touch, taste, and smell; imitating actions and sounds; relating models, pictures, and photographs to real places and things; pretending and role playing; making models out of clay, blocks, and other materials; drawing and painting.

Evidence of children's growth and development can be seen in the course of their daily activities. An observer gains insight into what children know, what they're learning, and where their interests lie. Teachers often wonder how to use this information most effectively. Documentation can be an effective means of assessing children's growth and development over time and can provide windows on learning. What is documentation? What, when, and how much should be document? How should it be presented? W56 Super groups : young children learning together ; program 1.

Shows experienced teachers facilitating group times with preschool and kindergarten children through choice of appropriate activities, creation of a safe environment and group interaction. B Instructional and interactive video clips of varying lengths taken in early childhood classrooms. Clips are divided into six instructional categories: prevention in action, positive guidance in action, learning opportunities, developing observation skills, case study : pre-intervention, case study : intervention.

The videotape contains vignettes to practice scoring various Early childhood environment rating scale items. The video guide provides the accompanying print materials needed for the training. Authentic assessment ; MOD Teachers and education coordinators demonstrate the systems that they use to collate the observational data on young children.

Examines a variety of portfolio systems and teachers demonstrate the linkage between the formative assessment system that they are using and how that data informs the formal assessment or checklist. Classroom vignettes that demonstrate how to use the Early childhood environment rating scale--Revised edition.

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Provides answers for commonly asked questions. E32 P37 E Through the eyes of the children and the teacher, Pam Scranton, as revealed within actual classroom footage, the viewer connects to the children's wonder and curiosity as they investigate the community fire truck over time. P8 C Considers open and closed programs and activities to teach either independence or dependence, and how to add complexity to play activities.

E58 Describes the special needs of preschool children and how to provide for them within a caring, nurturing environment. Adult-child interation series. Presents methods by which children and adults can form successful, supportive relationships in order to enhance child learning. Part 1 demonstrates adult-child interaction strategies in two work-time scenes and includes a teacher commentary on each scene.

Part 2 shows additional classroom scenes without commentary, to encourage viewer analysis and discussion. A Includes the opening circle; planning, work time, clean-up, and recall; snack, small-group time, circle time, and outside time. D34 Provides ten questions as guidelines for teachers who are trying to make the computer center an integral part of their classroom, and stresses how the teacher manages, or allows the children to manage, the computer center.

C64 Y Small group time. Demonstrates how teachers can encourage creativity as a small group of preschool children use sticks and clay balls to make shapes and forms. C74 R47 Super groups : young children learning together ; program 2. Shows experienced teachers guiding preschool and kindergarten children at group time using the following techniques: planning, teaching group time skills, giving clear directions, reinforcing positive behavior, and keeping children involved. G74 G5 x. Hand-in-hand : supporting children with play problems. Module 1. Presents background information regarding skill development through play, identifies set play problem behaviors and a process for adult intervention, and shows examples of teachers using an intervention process.

P55 H3 pt. Module 2. Examines reasons why children wander from activity to activity without engaging in meaningful play. Shows how teachers develop interventions that involve their direct and indirect support, the curriculum, and other children. Module 3. Shows how teachers identify children who engage only marginally with materials. Examines various interventions designed to help children play with greater depth and focus, extending their interest, enjoyment and learning.

Module 4. Shows that there are different causes for children's feelings of anxiousness and discomfort, and that open communication with families is a key to understanding and supporting a child. Explains how teachers can ease the concerns of most children with special attention to their feelings and needs. Module 5. Shows how teachers can help children who appear aloof to interact with other children both in and outside of school. Module 6. Shows how teachers can help children learn ways to enter and become part of play groups and to learn communication skills.

Suggests ways to help children build confidence. Module 7. Provides a sympathetic view of children who are rejected by their peers. Shows how positive teaching approaches help children build needed skills, enabling them to play with others and develop friendships. 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.

T68 C5 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.

C7 Describes how teachers at Hilltop Children's Center grow curriculum from children's theories. Shows how teachers interpret the "Reggio approach" using study, experimentation and dialog to develop a set of principles to help them co-construct curriculum with children and their families. An extended project by children at the Villetta preschool in Reggio Emilia, Italy in which they make a portrait of a lion, the huge marble lion that sits on the steps of a church in the town square.

Demonstrates the creativity of 5 and 6 year old children. R45 T6 At the center of this intimate and touching story is Georges Lopez - a remarkably devoted teacher responsible for nurturing a dozen children ages in all their school subjects and life's lessons. Demonstrates how a teacher, if well trained, dedicated and sensitive to a child's educational and emotional needs, can hugely influence a generation of children at their most critical time of development.

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F8 E87 Also discusses constructive and positive approaches to address student misbehavior. Contents: Response to intervention is for behavior, too min. Preventing discipline problems; unit 2. Describes how children experience transitions so that teachers may provide support and make these challenging moments easier.

Practice video contains exercise. S86 Pathways to competency : developing peaceful conflict resolution skills in young children. C45 Doing the groundwork: from stopping misbehavior to teaching skills -- unit 2. Connecting with every child: key to successful discipline -- unit 3. Understanding difficult behavior: why does he do that? R43 E Features vignettes from actual child care settings for practice scoring. Instructor's Guide explains how to lead training activities and answers questions trainees may have. A a. E3 Discusses child observation techniques that can be used either by a child care professional or a parent.

Includes examples of behavior, providing the viewer a chance to practice observation. C4 Preschooler observation. This observation of preschoolers shows them engaged in activities that exemplify the extraordinary mental advancements that children make at this age. Also takes a look at the natural activities children are drawn to which help their cognitive development and presents strategies to encourage these activities. Includes 15 live-action clips. Contents: Dominoes -- Growing seeds -- Painting with feathers -- Singing bingo -- Exploring corn -- Setting the table -- Talking to chicks -- Chicks are yellow -- Jigsaw puzzle -- Cars and ramps -- Stacking game -- Butterfly cycle -- Block tower -- Green paint -- Sorting blocks.

This observation of preschoolers shows them engaged in activities that exemplify the extraordinary advancements in language and literacy that children make at this age. Also takes a look at the natural activities children are drawn to which foster development and presents strategies to encourage these activities.

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Includes 16 live-action clips. Contents: Guinea pigs -- Monsters and police -- What are you making? This observation of preschoolers shows them engaged in activities that exemplify the extraordinary physical advancements that children make at this age. Also takes a look at the natural activities children are drawn to which help their physical development and presents strategies to encourage these activities. This observation of preschoolers shows them engaged in activities that exemplify the extraordinary social and emotional advancements that children make at this age.

This video introduces basic child observation skills and outlines how they should be used in educational settings. W67 Emphasizes the importance of communicating with and respecting parents throughout the assessment process. Highlights a variety of progress reports designed for parents by the authors of different curriculum models. Explores how teachers can effectively prepare for, conduct and follow up on meetings with the parents of their students. C66 Discover how to awaken creative expression and encourage artistic growth.

Learn how the Universal Design for Learning supports the success of children. Explore how to implement art experiences that meet the developmental needs of children at all levels. Contents: Chapter one: Art as an open-ended process -- Chapter two: Universal design and art education -- Chapter three: Art and the integrated curriculum. A78 A76 Childhood is a time of growth, experimentation and learning. Although a few bumps and scrapes are to be expected along the way, there are many things parents and caregivers can do to help prevent serious childhood injuries.

It is important to think ahead about potential hazards to make a child's environment as safe as possible. Prevention will go a long way towards making children "safe from the start. I24 Baby care workshop. Provides tips and suggestions to help parents create a safe environment for their infant. Recommended sleeping positions for baby are also shown.

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Brazelton on parenting. Teaches parents about a wide range of safety issues, such as how to prevent or deal with common accidents, in addition to larger concerns such as safety and security at school. Originally broadcast as part of the television series, The human condition, episode Examines major health risks during infancy, early childhood, childhood, and adolescence, and preventive strategies that are proving successful in decreasing the likelihood of debilitating illnesses and injuries.

H86 pt. Addresses common childhood illnesses, their symptoms, possible at home and professional medical treatments, and how to decide if a doctor should be consulted. Shows viewers how to identify and deal with common childhood illnesses--and reduce the likelihood of future reinfection. Contents: Gastrointestinal upset -- Ear infections -- Conjunctivitis or "pink eye" -- The common cold -- Influenza or the flu. Discusses children's changing health needs as they grow and provides useful information on prenatal care, breast feeding, visiting the pediatrician, children's nutritional needs and exercise.


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Provides parents with the information and support they need to improve children's health and wellness. Discusses the causes of the dramatic increase in overweight children and strategies for improving nutrition and fitness. Follows a family with three children, each facing different dietary concerns. Five-month-old Grace suffers from acid reflux, while Mark, age four, struggles with weight gain and David, age seven, must cope with severe food allergies.

The boys also suffer from asthma and their parents, a busy father and a full-time mom, need help managing this condition as well as the eating issues and the family's time management problems. Using MyPlate and the USDA's dietary guidelines, this program shows how meals can include a variety of nutritious foods, how to determine appropriate portion sizes, how to make snacks healthy, and how to encourage physical activity. Also discusses common concerns about sugar, fat, and picky eaters.

Educators Seek 'Developmental Appropriateness'

Shows how busy families can eat healthy. Explains the importance of good nutrition for newborns, infants, toddlers, and preschool-aged children and provides advice for parents and caregivers. Examines the beneficial effects of good nutrition and physical activity on children's growth and development. Discusses topics such as the relative merits of breastfeeding and bottle feeding, food allergies and special dietary preferences like vegetarianism.

Car seats save lives and prevent injuries, but only when they are used correctly and consistently. Highlights the latest safety recommendations and shows how to install a wide range of car seats. Contents: General safety guidelines -- Choosing a car seat -- Rear-facing seats -- Forward-facing seats -- Booster seats. C37 A language training program designed to help increase awareness, sensitivity, and skills of adults who work with very young children, those developing typically and those with special needs.

Contents: step 1. Beginning language connections -- step 2. Reading the child's msssage -- step 3. Talking with young children -- step 4. Building conversations. L3 F5 Examines the development of language in babies and young children. Follows this development from the first cry of an infant through that of a seven year-old.