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The Montessori Method
Italian physician Maria Montessori developed the Montessori method of teaching in the early 1900's while observing that children learn best when engaged in purposeful activity. Dr. Montessori inspired a movement that enabled children to teach themselves through sensory-rich, hands-on materials,…
Richard Lavoie - The Motivation Breakthrough
PBS
Motivation is the key to learning. But very few parents and teachers have an effective arsenal of techniques at their disposal. With empathy and understanding, backed by decades of experience in the classroom, Rick Lavoie gives parents and teachers the…
Comprehending Content
Part of the Series: Teaching Reading Collection
Teachers of adolescents are under enormous pressure to cover more content in their disciplines, to make instruction more relevant to students, and to help students acquire the reading skills they need to succeed on standardized tests and beyond. In this…
4 videos
The End of Education
Using history of education, history of technology, and educational theory, Neil Postman paints a brilliantly challenging response to the modern crisis of education. He reveals how in popular culture and schooling alike, there has been an erosion of traditional American…
Child's Play - How Having Fun Turns Kids Into Adults
Children play their way into adulthood. Learn why play is so important and how it literally "turns kids into adults." Play is the engine that drives child development. Understanding play is key to any unit in child development or parenting…
Education Horizons:The Gifted
A video from ECU's archive of documentaries and teaching films. The Gifted focuses on the education of gifted children and adolescents. The definition of giftedness is addressed in the early part of the program. It is shown that giftedness is…
Coping With Challenging Behaviour
In this program teachers describe the concept of positive guidance, and what they need to know about children before they find the appropriate techniques for dealing with challenging behaviour. Discussed is how to help children learn problem solving techniques as…
A Child's Mind: How Kids Learn Right & Wrong
How do people develop morals? What helps children distinguish right from wrong? Explore the topic of moral development and how it impacts children's behavior. Examine the approaches of development theorists and learn about Theory of Mind. Hear children's reactions to…
Teacher/Child Interaction: Guidance and Discipline
Part of the Series: Guidance and Discipline
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…
Communication and Professional Growth (Succeeding As A Teacher)
Part of the Series: Succeeding As A Teacher Collection
Successful communications with students, parents, and staff can be absolutely key to prospering as a teacher - and so to retaining good teachers. This program helps build communication skills and helps new teachers grow as professionals. Viewers see how to…
Music and Early Learning
From the time they are born, human beings are predisposed to learn and enjoy music. Children especially are open to it, and research increasingly has shown that exposure to music and especially participation in making it - by singing and…
Managing the Learning Environment - Succeeding as a Teacher
Part of the Series: Succeeding As A Teacher Collection
Naturally, lesson plans are important, but what about educational ergonomics? Like adults, kids work and learn best when they're comfortable physically, mentally and emotionally. Find out how to design a calm and creative environment that's conducive to passing knowledge along…
Learning Environment: Guidance and Discipline
Part of the Series: Guidance and Discipline
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…
Planning Instruction (Succeeding As A Teacher)
Part of the Series: Succeeding As A Teacher Collection
As they watch veteran teachers plan lessons and then implement them in their classrooms, viewers get a virtual roadmap for developing ages of their young learners, building on content knowledge, using technology as a resource, and crafting valid objectives and…
Strategic Thinking
Part of the Series: Literacy Collection
Nothing matters more than kids' thinking. As teachers, we want to honor kids' thinking and teach them to become critical, thoughtful, independent readers. To help them turn thinking into meaning and to understand what they read, students need an arsenal…
4 videos
Middle Childhood
During middle childhood - the period between ages 6 and 12 - children reach many critical milestones. In fact, teacher and caregiver responses during this time of significant change can dramatically affect a child's physical, cognitive, social, and emotional growth,…
Instruction For All Students (Succeeding As A Teacher)
Part of the Series: Succeeding As A Teacher Collection
This program shows a wealth of strategies to use in the classroom to engage all students and to increase student achievement. Vivid classroom scenes incorporate current research to show how to structure and pace a solid lesson, including modeling, role-playing,…
What Are You Thinking
Part of the Series: Teaching Reading Collection
Have you ever wanted to sit down beside a master teacher and see how he or she confers? In this video, join Patrick Allen, author of Conferring: The Keystone to Reader's Workshop, as he confers with nine different students over…
Collaborative Conferences
Part of the Series: Literacy Collection
During Collaborative Conferences, teachers observe a lesson or conference and provide explicit feedback on the teaching and learning interaction. Collaborative Conferences use a team approach (with two or more teachers) to support student learning. During the pre-conference, the student's teacher…
3 videos
Phonemic Awareness
Phonemic awareness is the knowledge of the small units of sounds in our language which are connected to the alphabet. According to the National Research Council, this awareness is a major predictor of reading success. Viewers of this program join…
2 videos