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Accentuate the Positive: Using Positive Psychology in the Classroom
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(Films Media Group, 2010), 55 mins, 55 page(s)
This program examines the positive education model developed by psychologist Martin Seligman, which is designed to cultivate happiness and resiliency in children. The DVD documents a project at Geelong Grammar School in Australia that is pioneering the development and application of the model and features commenta...
(Films Media Group, 2010), 55 mins, 55 page(s)
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Animated Minds
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(Films Media Group, 2009), 37 mins, 37 page(s)
This program uses animation to communicate the subjective experience of abnormal psychological states. It looks at such conditions as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, agoraphobia and panic attacks, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and Asperger syndrome.
(Films Media Group, 2009), 37 mins, 37 page(s)
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Applications
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(Films Media Group, 2012), 19 mins, 19 page(s)
Presenting case studies and advice from career counselors, this DVD explains the ins and outs of the job application process. It profiles two individuals applying for a job, following them as they prepare a resume, write a cover letter, and determine the appropriate channels for submitting the application.
(Films Media Group, 2012), 19 mins, 19 page(s)
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Art and Music for Preschoolers
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(Films Media Group, 1996), 20 mins, 20 page(s)
This program shows how to use artistic and musical activities to strengthen children’s fine motor skills. It emphasizes that social skills are enhanced in group art and music activities and explains that intellectual development is enhanced by art and music concepts.
(Films Media Group, 1996), 20 mins, 20 page(s)
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The Autism Puzzle
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(Films Media Group, 2003), 1 hour, 60 page(s)
This documentary looks at the history of autism and considers current research into its causes, treatment, and prevalence. The DVD includes interviews with autism experts and follows experimental research into autistic thinking using MRI scanners.
(Films Media Group, 2003), 1 hour, 60 page(s)
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Born With a Wooden Spoon: Welcome to Poverty USA
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(Films Media Group, 2006), 1 hour, 60 page(s)
This program analyzes the effects and implications of poverty and explores the factors that increase one’s chances of living in poverty.
(Films Media Group, 2006), 1 hour, 60 page(s)
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Checking Accounts and Everyday Banking
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(Films Media Group, 2011), 34 mins, 34 page(s)
This program teaches how to choose a bank, write and deposit a check, use a debit card, and balance a checkbook. It considers the use of e-banking to manage accounts and transfer funds, explains wire transfers and money orders, and explores traveler’s checks.
(Films Media Group, 2011), 34 mins, 34 page(s)
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The Child From Seven to Twelve
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(Films Media Group, 2001), 20 mins, 20 page(s)
This DVD discusses the developmental stages of middle childhood and early adolescence. Explaining that children typically pull away from the family during these years, the program emphasizes the continuing importance of parental and caregiver influence on seven- to twelve-year-olds.
(Films Media Group, 2001), 20 mins, 20 page(s)
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Common Job Interview Mistakes: What NOT to Say or Do
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(Films Media Group, 2012), 25 mins, 25 page(s)
This DVD demonstrates what to do and what not to do in an interview and presents strategies for making a positive and team-oriented impression. “A useful and welcome overview that will benefit job seekers across experience levels,” School Library Journal.
(Films Media Group, 2012), 25 mins, 25 page(s)
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Credibility: Critical Thinking
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(Films Media Group, 2009), 39 mins, 39 page(s)
Exploring the concept of credibility, this DVD discusses motive, bias, vested interest, neutrality, ability to perceive, and expertise. It presents a reconstruction of a murder case, asking viewers to evaluate the credibility of the evidence that was used and providing an analysis by critical thinking author Roy v...
(Films Media Group, 2009), 39 mins, 39 page(s)
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