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- Doing a Self Study (Why’s
and How’s). Tips
for motivating staff and directors to begin the self-study,
the first step for NAEYC Accreditation. 30 min. # 46
ANTI-BIAS & DIVERSITY
- Anti-Bias Curriculum.
Louise Derman Sparks. The background of ABC is presented,
along with ways to combat the
development of bias in young children. # 28
- Gay Lives
and Culture Wars. 27 min. # 55
- Culture and Its Myths.
- We all Belong: Multicultural Child Care that
Works. How to integrate the cultural lives of children
the culturally responsible, developmentally appropriate
early childhood setting. # 59
- A Parent Meeting: Discussing
HIV/AIDS in our community. # 61
- Both My Moms’ Names
are Judy. # 66
- Culture and Education of Young Children.
Discussion with Carol Phillips. How can programs
for our cultural diversity and use this richness to
enhance children’s learning. 16 min. # 71
and Communication. Shows some areas of disagreement
(mostly neatness/messiness and toileting) and people
learning to understand and respect diversity. # 98
Independence and Individuality. This video shows
how various forms of valuing independence and
individuality define teaching approaches, and feeding,
toileting, and napping practices. Magna Systems.
- Diversity and Conflict Management. This “how
to” video shows a process for opening up communications
between parents and teachers or caregivers. # 100
Small; Teaching Children Tolerance. Teacher interviews
and commentary from child-development experts.
Viewers learn why teaching tolerance within the curriculum
is as fundamental as teaching children how to read.
- It’s Elementary: Talking About Gay Issues
in School. Designed to open a dialogue among the
adults in school communities about this controversial
this video shows examples of activities, faculty
meetings, and classroom discussions about lesbian
and gay issues.
37 min. # 132
- I Don’t Know Where to Start. Addresses
the feelings and concerns teachers often have about
the lack of
training, preparation, and support they have received
to work with children new to this culture. The program
shows how stressful entering school in a new culture
can be for children and how it initially limits their
ability to learn. 33 min. # 179
- Ending Racism. It
has become clear that racism is the content of
all the unheald hurt, pain and fear
people, acted out towards people of color. This
video offers a rare glimpse into the understanding
dynamics of isolation of white people from themselves
and people of color. Charlie works with three men
on healing from the effects of the conditioning
around racism. #184
- THE DIFFERENT AND THE SAME VIDEO SERIES
Helps teachers and students talk about, understand and prevent prejudice. Teacher’s
guide accompanies tapes.
- Sticks and Stones. Theme: Name calling
and hurting others as a reaction to being
hurt. 15 min. # 109
- Cinderella and Me. Theme: Being excluded
from mainstream culture. 15 min. # 110
- Long Distance. Theme: speaking a different
Language. 15 min. # 111
- Play Ball. Theme: Stereotyping. 15 min.
- The Club. Theme: Standing up against prejudice
directed at someone else. # 113
- Tug of War. Theme: Choosing a friend across
racial lines. 15 min. # 114
- Proud to Be Me. Theme: The pull between
maintaining a strong cultural identity and
assimilation. 15 min. # 115
- I’m American Too. Theme: Definitions
of being American. 15 min. # 116
- Words On the Wall. Hate Crimes. 15 min.
- Teacher Training Video. Segments to be
used within the Different and the Same training
workshop. An initial message from Fred Rogers,
and continuing with interviews with teachers
who have used the material in their classrooms.
- Essential Connections: Ten Keys to Culturally
Sensitive Child Care. Recommends way to structure
and run child
care programs to strengthen children's connections
with their families and their home culture. 36 min.
- Essential Connections: 10 puntos en el tratamiento
sensible hacia el niño.. El video explora la
cultura en la vida de niños y describe el papel
en el desarrollo del auto-estima del niño. 36
min. # 165S
- The Early
Childhood Program: A Place to Learn and Grow. Overview
of the 7 programs in the series. Encourages
viewers to look more deeply into elements of excellent
early childhood education. 15 min. # 101
Roots - Home/School Partnerships. Young children
benefit when parents and teachers collaborate and
in a two-way process. Viewers learn how best practices
foster productive partnerships. 30 min. # 107
GROUPS: Young Children Learning Together Series
( Educational Productions, Inc.)
Nurturing Growth - Child Growth and Development. Development
takes place in the context of a child’s culture,
family routines, economic status. Examines how best
practices incorporates the developmental domains and
how teachers plan for the interaction of the domains.
30 min. # 102
Places to Grow - The Learning Environment.
Focuses on the importance of the classroom environment,
how adults interact with children. 30 min. # 103
- the Seed of Learning. This video examines the role
of play in the classroom, how children play to
better understand the world, how play evolves as
children acquire social competence, how teachers can
children'’ play and use it as a means for assessing
children'’ abilities. 30 min. # 104
Blossoms - Integrated Curriculum. Illustrates how
teachers successfully used an integrated curriculum
in their classroom. The video examines techniques
for designing the process and the role of the teacher
the child when using an integrated curriculum. 30
min. # 105
Charting Growth - Assessment. Assessment
focuses on the whole child, the curriculum and communication
the parent and school. Demonstrates assessment strategies;
the profile of progress, the parent/teacher/child
conference, and the early childhood assessment team.
30 min. #
Seeds of Change - Leadership and Staff Development.
Ensuring that all children come to school ready to
learn requires a restructuring of the way schools
and communities currently work. Explores teacher and
growth while implementing best practices. 30 min.
- Give Yourself a Hand:
Guidance Techniques for Successful Group Times.
Examines important principles
and demonstrates some basic techniques for guiding
young children at group time. 34 min. #23
Join In: Guidelines for Successful Group Times.
Focuses on three key guidelines teachers use to plan
and lead successful group times. 30 min. #37
- Once Upon
a Time: Skills for Reading Aloud at Group Time.
Demonstrates techniques for reading aloud in
ways that draw children into the world of books.
33 min. # 49
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