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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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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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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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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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Music in the Classroom, Instruments In The Classroom
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produced by Anita Berkow and Peter Berkow, in Music in the Classroom (Chicago, IL: Learning Seed), 30 mins
Musical instruments work well in the classroom, and you can learn how to use them successfully, even if you aren't a rock star. This program demonstrates the use of musical instruments in pre-school and kindergarten classrooms. A wide variety of ideas are presented to help incorporate musical instruments into your...
produced by Anita Berkow and Peter Berkow, in Music in the Classroom (Chicago, IL: Learning Seed), 30 mins
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Authentic Assessment, Training and Support Is the Key
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produced by Ula Woronko, in Authentic Assessment (Chicago, IL: Learning Seed, 2004), 25 mins
Education Coordinators and Directors discuss the importance of initial and on-going training for their staff and themselves. They describe how they were instructed in the curriculum assessment model which they use. They also describe how they share this information with their staff and provide support and training...
produced by Ula Woronko, in Authentic Assessment (Chicago, IL: Learning Seed, 2004), 25 mins
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Body Language II: Reading People
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produced by Learning Seed (Chicago, IL: Learning Seed, 2013), 24 mins
When we read a billboard, its message is usually larger than life and quite clear. Is it possible to read people’s thoughts and feelings just by looking at them? Well, we can get pretty close if we learn to identify the silent signals they send. We send signals all the time and may not even be aware of it. Gestu...
produced by Learning Seed (Chicago, IL: Learning Seed, 2013), 24 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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Learning Before School: How Parents Can Help
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produced by Louise Welsh Schrank (Chicago, IL: Learning Seed, 2003), 20 mins
How can parents give a child the best chance to succeed in school? The video shows how to give kids a head start in three key areas: communication, self-discipline and curiosity. The video shows how to interact with children to help them explore their surroundings. It shows that predictable schedules and comfortin...
produced by Louise Welsh Schrank (Chicago, IL: Learning Seed, 2003), 20 mins
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Study of the Child, Observation
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produced by Ula Woronko, in Study of the Child (Chicago, IL: Learning Seed, 2004), 29 mins
Using the four areas of development: physical, cognitive, language and social-emotional, the viewer is guided through several sequences of naturalistic observation of infants, toddlers, and preschoolers. From the ongoing assessment of children, educators link the planning for student learning to what they know abo...
produced by Ula Woronko, in Study of the Child (Chicago, IL: Learning Seed, 2004), 29 mins
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