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Emergent Literacy, Activities in a Print Rich Environment
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directed by Larry Walcoff; produced by Larry Walcoff, in Emergent Literacy (Chicago, IL: Magna Systems, 2001), 30 mins
Activities In A Print Rich Environment This module shows teachers reading picture books to children in groups and individually. Children are seen demonstrating their understanding of stories through dramatization and puppet plays. The video continues with a look at children engaged in a variety of activities whic...
directed by Larry Walcoff; produced by Larry Walcoff, in Emergent Literacy (Chicago, IL: Magna Systems, 2001), 30 mins
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Guidance and Discipline Series, Teacher/Child Interaction
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produced by Magna Systems, in Guidance and Discipline Series (Chicago, IL: Learning Seed, 1994), 38 mins
At the heart of Teacher/Child Interaction is this simple but heartfelt philosophy: 'Teachers must deal with children with humor, compassion and respect.' With that in mind, this program illustrates several strategies that teachers can use to help children learn to become more self-disciplined and self-confident. S...
produced by Magna Systems, in Guidance and Discipline Series (Chicago, IL: Learning Seed, 1994), 38 mins
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Moral Development II: Concept And Theory
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produced by Magna Systems (Chicago, IL: Learning Seed, 1998), 29 mins
What is morality? What do we mean when we speak of a moral code, moral judgment and moral intelligence? This program examines the concept of morality and defines key terms often used when invoking it. Live-action video examples and interviews illustrate for the viewer the complexities involved in helping young peo...
produced by Magna Systems (Chicago, IL: Learning Seed, 1998), 29 mins
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Moral Development II: Learning To Be Moral
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produced by Magna Systems (Chicago, IL: Learning Seed, 1998), 23 mins
Moral behavior is not born; it is developed. Parents and teachers play important roles in this development from a child's early infancy all the way through adolescence. These roles are examined in Learning to be Moral, with an emphasis on helping viewers develop a detailed understanding of the ways in which moral...
produced by Magna Systems (Chicago, IL: Learning Seed, 1998), 23 mins
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Path to Math, Comparing
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produced by Magna Systems, in Path to Math (Chicago, IL: Learning Seed, 1996), 21 mins
Over time, children recognize that one group of things has the same number of things as another group. Children find a relationship between two things on the basis of some specific characteristic. Sample activities: matching pairs, distributing materials, placing one toy on each of several blocks, returning mater...
produced by Magna Systems, in Path to Math (Chicago, IL: Learning Seed, 1996), 21 mins
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Path to Math, Sets, Classification, Ordering
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produced by Magna Systems, in Path to Math (Chicago, IL: Learning Seed, 1996), 31 mins
Sets: Children put things together based on a characteristic. Sample activities: playing with blocks (size, shape), sand (heavy, light), water (full, empty), cooking, other comparing (hot, cold, etc.) Classification: Children join separate sets. Sample activities: playing with sets, wearing sets, manipulating...
produced by Magna Systems, in Path to Math (Chicago, IL: Learning Seed, 1996), 31 mins
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Science: Anytime, Anyplace, Plants
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directed by Larry Walcoff; produced by Larry Walcoff, in Science: Anytime, Anyplace (Chicago, IL: Magna Systems, 2000), 30 mins
Plants Switching to plant life, we observe children compare likenesses and differences of seeds. They plant seeds in soil or cotton balls to observe germination and growth. The teachers describe further exploration of different methods of propagation such as seed, leaf, root and stems. They will compare tasting r...
directed by Larry Walcoff; produced by Larry Walcoff, in Science: Anytime, Anyplace (Chicago, IL: Magna Systems, 2000), 30 mins
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Science: Anytime, Anyplace, The Human Body
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directed by Larry Walcoff; produced by Larry Walcoff, in Science: Anytime, Anyplace (Chicago, IL: Magna Systems, 2000), 30 mins
The Human Body The third video presents the study of the human body through daily routines, outdoor play, sensory experiences, tracking height and creating body silhouettes. The viewer watches children as they learn activities such as brushing teeth, washing hands, napping, and tracking their height. As the child...
directed by Larry Walcoff; produced by Larry Walcoff, in Science: Anytime, Anyplace (Chicago, IL: Magna Systems, 2000), 30 mins
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Guidance and Discipline Series, Coping with Challenging Behavior
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directed by Larry Walcoff; produced by Larry Walcoff, in Guidance and Discipline Series (Chicago, IL: Learning Seed, 2002), 30 mins
Teachers describe the concept of positive guidance and what to know about children before finding appropriate techniques for dealing with challenging behavior. Teachers discuss how they help children learn problem-solving techniques as an alternative to challenging behavior. Also addressed is the issue and meaning...
directed by Larry Walcoff; produced by Larry Walcoff, in Guidance and Discipline Series (Chicago, IL: Learning Seed, 2002), 30 mins
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Guidance and Discipline Series, Learning Environment
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produced by Magna Systems, in Guidance and Discipline Series (Chicago, IL: Learning Seed, 1994), 37 mins
The most fundamental way to avoid discipline issues is by carefully creating a structured environment which eliminates common flashpoints. Viewers learn how by designing (and sticking to!) a schedule, they can reduce the potential for conflicts and guide young children to develop their self-confidence and self-hel...
produced by Magna Systems, in Guidance and Discipline Series (Chicago, IL: Learning Seed, 1994), 37 mins
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