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Emergent Literacy, Origins and Skills
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directed by Larry Walcoff; produced by Larry Walcoff, in Emergent Literacy (Chicago, IL: Magna Systems, 2001), 30 mins
Origins And Skills In this module, the term Emergent Literacy is defined and illustrated with examples of children exploring reading and writing, moving along a continuum from less to more skillful use of language, print and handling books. Teachers discuss their understanding of the meaning of emergent literacy...
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, Curriculum
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produced by Magna Systems, in Guidance and Discipline Series (Chicago, IL: Learning Seed, 1994), 36 mins
Teachers accept children of all backgrounds into their classrooms, and they’re delighted to do so. However, sometimes it might seem as if there just isn't any way to give all these kids what they need to excel. But don't despair! In fact, it is possible to design a curriculum which can at once address the needs...
produced by Magna Systems, in Guidance and Discipline Series (Chicago, IL: Learning Seed, 1994), 36 mins
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Authentic Assessment, Parents: Our Most Important Resource
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produced by Ula Woronko, in Authentic Assessment (Chicago, IL: Learning Seed, 2004), 27 mins
The module begins with an education coordinator sharing information regarding assessment at a Parent Meeting. The process of developing the portfolio, the formal checklist and the parent report form is explained. In the second part of the video, a pre-school child is observed by a teacher in the classroom. The tea...
produced by Ula Woronko, in Authentic Assessment (Chicago, IL: Learning Seed, 2004), 27 mins
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Path to Math, Numerals
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produced by Magna Systems, in Path to Math (Chicago, IL: Learning Seed, 1996), 33 mins
In rote counting, children recite numerals names in order; in rational counting, they attach numeral name to a number of things. Later, they learn that each number symbol represents an amount, gradually putting recognition of numerals together with counting. Sample activities: singing counting songs, listening to...
produced by Magna Systems, in Path to Math (Chicago, IL: Learning Seed, 1996), 33 mins
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Science: Anytime, Anyplace, Motion and Machines
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directed by Larry Walcoff; produced by Larry Walcoff, in Science: Anytime, Anyplace (Chicago, IL: Magna Systems, 2000), 30 mins
Motion And Machines This video presents the more mechanical side of science as children play and learn on inclines, make teeters and use workbenches. Watch as they experiment with magnets. They also learn about angles of ramps and note change in speed of cars rolling down. Playing with magnets and electrical circ...
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, Animals
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in Science: Anytime, Anyplace (Chicago, IL: Magna Systems), 30 mins
Animals The first video presents a visual feast as the children care for classroom pets. Viewers observe the children prepare a worm house and watch as they take nature walks. Teachers describe the discoveries made about how living things move, how their bodies are covered with fur, hair, scales or shells; how t...
in Science: Anytime, Anyplace (Chicago, IL: Magna Systems), 30 mins
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Guidance and Discipline Series, The Teacher's View
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directed by Larry Walcoff; produced by Larry Walcoff, in Guidance and Discipline Series (Chicago, IL: Learning Seed, 2005), 29 mins
This video addresses how teachers think about guidance and discipline, the influences affecting what they consider either acceptable or challenging behavior, and why they think children's behavior should be considered as 'mistaken' rather than 'wrong.' Teachers also discuss the importance of teamwork and staff sup...
directed by Larry Walcoff; produced by Larry Walcoff, in Guidance and Discipline Series (Chicago, IL: Learning Seed, 2005), 29 mins
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The Visual Arts: Experiencing and Learning, Painting
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directed by Larry Walcoff; produced by Larry Walcoff, in The Visual Arts: Experiencing and Learning (Chicago, IL: Magna Systems, 2000), 30 mins
Painting Paints provide children with a fluid means of self expression. Children are observed easel painting, using runny paints, block printing, floor painting, and watercolor painting. Other activities shown include using droppers, screen or spatter painting, and painting with rollers. The teachers describe how...
directed by Larry Walcoff; produced by Larry Walcoff, in The Visual Arts: Experiencing and Learning (Chicago, IL: Magna Systems, 2000), 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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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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