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Beginnings of Life, From Conception to Baby
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directed by Kevin Clark McCarthy, fl. 2011; produced by Kari Dean McCarthy, in Beginnings of Life (Chicago, IL: Learning Seed, 2011), 31 mins
Creating a brand new person requires a complex biological process featuring a cast of microscopic characters. Viewers learn about fertilization and how chromosomes determine the gender and physical attributes of a baby. We show how a single cell develops into an embryo and follow the rapidly changing stages of fet...
directed by Kevin Clark McCarthy, fl. 2011; produced by Kari Dean McCarthy, in Beginnings of Life (Chicago, IL: Learning Seed, 2011), 31 mins
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Believe Me
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produced by Leeds Animation Workshop (Chicago, IL: Learning Seed, 2002), 12 mins
Believe Me deals with sexual abuse in a straightforward and nonsensational way. It shows that even sex abuse consists of a wide range of inappropriate behavior and that most sexual abusers are known to the child and can be members of their own family. The video carries some important messages for young people: t...
produced by Leeds Animation Workshop (Chicago, IL: Learning Seed, 2002), 12 mins
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Beyond Belief
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produced by Leeds Animation Workshop (Chicago, IL: Learning Seed, 2003), 13 mins
This short animated video looks at the impact of child sexual abuse on families and at how parents and carers can best support children who have been abused. The program shows parents and carers from different backgrounds dealing with a variety of situations, including sexual abuse of children by family members, o...
produced by Leeds Animation Workshop (Chicago, IL: Learning Seed, 2003), 13 mins
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Body Language I: Beyond Words
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produced by Learning Seed (Chicago, IL: Learning Seed, 2013), 25 mins
Some of your students may be bilingual and some may have taken a course in Spanish, Latin, or Japanese. But are any of them fluent in Kinesics? Kinesics is the study of body language as a form of communication. People engaged in a conversation may exchange 200 words per minute, but more than half of their communic...
produced by Learning Seed (Chicago, IL: Learning Seed, 2013), 25 mins
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Curriculum for Infants and Toddlers Series, Child-Centered Curriculum
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directed by Larry Walcoff; produced by Larry Walcoff, in Curriculum for Infants and Toddlers Series (Chicago, IL: Learning Seed, 2002), 24 mins
Follow infant and toddler caregivers and teachers as they plan curriculum in a center-based care environment. Teachers observe each child; then work as a team to develop curriculum for that child. We will see how curriculum is closely related to the child, and how it develops from everyday experiences at the cente...
directed by Larry Walcoff; produced by Larry Walcoff, in Curriculum for Infants and Toddlers Series (Chicago, IL: Learning Seed, 2002), 24 mins
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Children Learning Language: How Adults Can Help
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produced by Learning Seed (Chicago, IL: Learning Seed, 1997), 24 mins
Expert advice from Naomi Baron, author of Growing Up With Language: How Children Learn to Talk. This program identifies six stages of learning to talk, four factors that make developmental differences normal, the value of "child-directed speech" (otherwise known as "baby talk"), and how adults can help children le...
produced by Learning Seed (Chicago, IL: Learning Seed, 1997), 24 mins
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Toddler Series, Cognitive Development
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directed by Mike Poglitsch; produced by Kathleen O. Ryan, in Toddler Series (Chicago, IL: Learning Seed, 2009), 26 mins
Cognitive and language abilities develop significantly during a child's second and third year of life. At ages one and two, symbolic thinking and pretend play help deepen children's understanding of the world around them. Memory and information processing can develop rapidly through the use of repetition. Toddlers...
directed by Mike Poglitsch; produced by Kathleen O. Ryan, in Toddler Series (Chicago, IL: Learning Seed, 2009), 26 mins
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Courtesy & Respect: Give & Take
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directed by Kevin McCarthy, fl. 2011 (Chicago, IL: Learning Seed, 2012), 21 mins
Show your students why courtesy and respect really matter to their lives. This program introduces students to key concepts in the context of entertaining scenarios that viewers can consider, judge, role play, and reflect on. We discuss the consequences of alternative behaviors and give viewers an opportunity to en...
directed by Kevin McCarthy, fl. 2011 (Chicago, IL: Learning Seed, 2012), 21 mins
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Curriculum for Infants and Toddlers Series, Exploring and Learning
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directed by Larry Walcoff; produced by Larry Walcoff, in Curriculum for Infants and Toddlers Series (Chicago, IL: Learning Seed, 2002), 26 mins
Learning for the very young child is centered on the moment-to-moment experiences of their day. We will see how the trusted caregiver is first the child's primary mode of learning. From there the child learns to handle objects in a variety of ways, and arranges objects in space. Infants and toddlers explore proble...
directed by Larry Walcoff; produced by Larry Walcoff, in Curriculum for Infants and Toddlers Series (Chicago, IL: Learning Seed, 2002), 26 mins
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Five- And Six-Year-Olds
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produced by Learning Seed (Chicago, IL: Learning Seed, 2002), 21 mins
Join Jack, Danielle, Kailee, Matthew, Isabella, Tyler, Natalie, and their friends to explore the child development at ages five and six. See five and six year olds struggle to learn the idea of fair play, co-operation, following rules, and taking turns. Learn that five and six year olds struggle to distinguish rea...
produced by Learning Seed (Chicago, IL: Learning Seed, 2002), 21 mins
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