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The Preschool in Three Cultures Revisited - China, Japan and the United States
Part of the Series: Preschool in Three Cultures Collection
The videos, which were shot in 2004, are of Komatsudani Hoikuen (Daycare Center) in Kyoto, Japan; Daguan Youeryuan (Kindergarten) in Kunming, China; St. Timothy's Child Center, in Honolulu, Hawaii; Madoka Yochien (Kindergarten) in Tokyo, Japan; Sinanlu Youeryuan (Kindergarten) in Shanghai,…
Creating Gender Inclusive Schools
The school brought in the staff of Gender Spectrum to provide training for teachers and administrators as well as an age-appropriate curriculum for students. During this step, everyone involved was empowered to look at their own personal confusion, bias and…
It's So Much Work to Be Your Friend - Helping the Learning Disabled Child Find Social Success
PBS
Drawing on three decades of experience in residential schools, Rick Lavoie provides powerful strategies for teaching friendship skills in the classroom, the homefront, and the community. First, you'll explore the causes and consequences of "social incompetence." Then, you'll gain field-tested…
Supervising the Art and Science of Teaching - A New Approach to Lesson Observation and Lesson Design
In The Art and Science of Teaching, Dr. Marzano outlines 10 critical areas of instructional practice, along with specific strategies for each area. He addresses how administrators might supervise the art and science of teaching in a way that keeps…
Attachment in Practice
The quality of early attachment relationships is of central importance to children's social and emotional development. It is vital to their all round development. Shot over the first three years of an infant's life, the film shows the development of…
Babies Outdoors - Play, Learning and Development
The outdoors is as valuable for babies as it is for older children and this film shows how the close adult can bring the outside world alive for them. Babies are sensory motor learners and outside all their senses are…
The Wonder Year: First Year Development and Shaping the Brain
Documenting the amazing development and learning that takes place in a baby's first year, this film follows one baby from birth to twelve months, concentrating on physical, social, emotional and cognitive development. The commentary explains what's behind seemingly simple everyday…
Defensible Differentiation: What Does It Take to Get It Right
Differentiated instruction was designed to address the instructional needs of diverse students. However, simply claiming to practice differentiation will not meet those needs. In this keynote session (from the 14 October 2010 On Excellence in Teaching Summit), Carol Ann Tomlinson…
The Montessori Method
Italian physician Maria Montessori developed the Montessori method of teaching in the early 1900's while observing that children learn best when engaged in purposeful activity. Dr. Montessori inspired a movement that enabled children to teach themselves through sensory-rich, hands-on materials,…
Backward Design
In this keynote session (from the 13 October 2010, On Excellence in Teaching Summit), Jay McTighe helps participants to understand the three stages of backward design: Identify desired results Determine acceptable evidence Plan learning experiences and instruction In the backward…
Assertive Discipline - Positive Behavior Management for Today's Classroom
These five video programs show how all teachers can learn to become effective classroom managers, decrease classroom disruptions, and increase the amount of time available for teaching and learning. Appropriate for professional development in grades K-12, Assertive Discipline includes five…
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Child's Play: How Having Fun Turns Kids Into Adults
Children play their way into adulthood. Learn why play is so important and how it literally "turns kids into adults." Play is the engine that drives child development. Understanding play is key to any unit in child development or parenting…
Richard Lavoie - The Motivation Breakthrough
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Motivation is the key to learning. But very few parents and teachers have an effective arsenal of techniques at their disposal. With empathy and understanding, backed by decades of experience in the classroom, Rick Lavoie gives parents and teachers the…
Transforming School Culture - Understanding and Overcoming Resistance to Necessary Change
In this breakout session from the Professional Learning Communities at Work(tm) Institute in Denver, Colorado (July 10, 2009), Anthony Muhammad uses stories from his personal experience--both as a beginning student and as a teacher--to engage all participants. Through those often…
Learning Through Play: The 3 to 4 year old (Documentary Film)
Learning, playing and learning through play are complex issues that we have tried to simplify and explain with this film. It shows learning taking place through self chosen, enjoyable activities. By following one boy for a year (from his third…
Outdoor Play Collection
Clip #1: "Peek-a-Boo Playing with the Rules" - Clip #2: "Tree Trunks: Balance and Power" - Clip #3: "Traffic Jam for Toddlers" - Clip #4: "Construction Site Dilemma" - Clip #5: "To Make a Path of Stones" - Clip #6:…
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Writing Well
Episode 9 of How to Become a SuperStar Student 2nd Edition Course
Whatever kind of learning style students have, all it takes to strengthen and improve their writing is following a series of guidelines and techniques. They'll discover the secrets to choosing powerful words, building effective paragraphs, organizing entire essays, spending the…
Reading the World
Kids love to explore the real world--as young scientists they observe and relish nature, and through social studies they investigate other times, places, and cultures. In this series of three videos, authors and staff developers Anne Goudvis and Stephanie Harvey…
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Understanding Your Unique Intelligence
Episode 1 of How to Become a SuperStar Student 2nd Edition Course
In this introductory episode, students learn what intelligence is, how it reveals itself in multiple ways (including visual, spatial, interpersonal, and logical intelligence), and several characteristics that all great students share.
Thinking Critically
Episode 7 of How to Become a SuperStar Student 2nd Edition Course
Students turn to the second half of thinking: critical thinking, where they decide what to do with all their ideas. They explore how to evaluate evidence, recognize bias, distance themselves from emotions, use logic and reasoning, and much more.