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ANNENBERG LEARNER Video on Demand
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The Whole Child: A Caregiver’s Guide to the First Five Years. http://www.learner.org/resources/series59.html 1998.
13 half-hour video programs and coordinated books. This video series gives you the latest information about child development and childcare for the critical years from birth to the age of five. Taped at working childcare centers with real caregivers and children, the programs teach you about children's physical, emotional, and cognitive development. You'll learn practical developmental activities and techniques to use in difficult situations. Series host Joanne Hendrick, author of the accompanying textbook, presents comprehensive information about child-development theory in a down-to-earth, accessible manner. This series was filmed on location in urban and suburban preschools, university childcare centers, Head Start classrooms, and in-home programs. Contents: 1. It's the little things -- 2. By leaps and bounds -- 3. Babies are children, too -- 4. Dealing with feelings -- 5. I'm glad I'm me -- 6. Listening to families -- 7. Everybody's special -- 8. Getting along together -- 9. Building inner controls -- 10. Respecting diversity -- 11. Creativity and play -- 12. Let's talk about it -- 13. Growing minds.

Education Philosophy & Theories of Development

PROFESSOR ERIK ERIKSON. [2006]
2 videodiscs (103 min.) Notable contributors to the psychology of personality. In an interview with Professor Erikson, discusses his career, history of psychotherapy, and psychotherapy. Contents: Disc 1. Background of involvement with psychoanalysis -- The eight stages of psycho-social development (50 min., 10 sec.) -- Disc 2. Libido theory -- Ego-identity -- Identity crisis : positive and negative identity -- Existentialism -- Cross-cultural research -- Fixation -- Value of psychotherapy (53 min.).
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: Circulation Desk BF 109 .E7 P764 2006.

LEARNING IN CONTEXT: PROBING THE THEORIES OF PIAGET AND VYGOTSKY. c2000.
31 min. Cognitive development. Presents recent work by developmental psychologists that emphasizes the influence of contextual factors in learning and performance.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk BF 318 .L43 2000.

EVERYBODY RIDES THE CAROUSEL: A VIEW OF THE STAGES OF LIFE. [198-?], c1975.
VHS and DVD (72 min.) Presents in animation the eight stages of life in the phases of personality development described by psychologist Erik H. Erikson. Includes a variety of open-ended situations. Also available as DVD as first part of The Hubley Collection.
FORMAT: VHS and DVD. LOCATION: VHS: Circulation Desk BF 713 .E8 1985x. DVD: BF 713 .E81 1999.

THEORIES OF HUMAN DEVELOPMENT. c2002.
6 videocassettes (720 min.) Great courses. Social sciences. Lecturer, Malcolm W. Watson. In twenty four, 30 minute lectures, Professor Malcolm W. Watson introduces six theories that have had the greatest influence on the study of human development. He discusses the key contributions that have been made by these theories and the theorists behind them, as they examine all aspects of human development, including the ways in which what happens to us in childhood plays such a role in who we are as adults. Contents: Part 1. Tape 1. lecture 1. Introduction: the value of theories. lecture 2. The early history of child study. lecture 3. Two worldviews: Locke vs. Rousseau. lecture 4. Later history: becoming scientific -- Tape 2. lecture 5. Freud's psychodynamic theory. lecture 6. How we gain contact with reality: the ego. lecture 7. Freud's psycho-sexual stages. lecture 8. Erikson's psycho-social theory -- Tape 3. lecture 9. Erikson's early stage. lecture 10. Identity and intimacy. lecture 11. Erikson's later stages: adult development. lecture 12. Bowlby and Ainsworth's attachment theory -- Part 2. Tape 1. lecture 13. How nature ensures that attachment will occur. lecture 14. Development of secure and insecure attachment. lecture 15. Early attachments and adult relationships. lecture 16. Bandura's social learning theory -- Tape 2. lecture 17. Bandura's self-efficacy theory. lecture 18. Piaget's cognitive-developmental theory. lecture 19. Piaget's early stages. lecture 20. Concrete operations -- Tape 3. lecture 21. Piaget's last stage. lecture 22. Vygotsky's cognitive-mediation theory. lecture 23. Vygotsky's zone of proximal development. lecture 24. Conclusions: our nature and development.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General BF 713 .T455 2002.

DEVELOPMENT. [c1971?]
33 min. Presents a sampling of current research methods in the study of human development and exposes the viewer to a variety of different areas of study within the field of developmental psychology. Features the research of Jerome Kagan, Mary Ainsworth, Sylvia Bell, Patricia Greenfield, Rhoda Kellogg, Jeffrey Travers, Ross Parke, Charles Hampden-Turner, Elizabeth Douvan.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk BF 721 .D4 1971.

THEORIES OF DEVELOPMENT. c2007 and c1997.
VHS: 28:50 min, and DVD: 17 min. Developing child (BPLATYarrington, Ill.) ; module 2. Developing child. Why do early child educators and parents need to understand the educational theories of philosophers from three hundred years ago? Viewers will learn that these theories will give them a foundation upon which to build their own philosophy of education. Learn the theories of John Locke, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Johann Pestalozzi, and Frederick Froebel. Discusses the major theories of child development, each of which presents a different view of the how and why of individual growth and development. Each theory is useful, but by itself, incomplete.
FORMAT: VHS and DVD. LOCATION: VHS: Circulation Desk BF 721 .D4 1997 BF721 .D41 2007. DVD: BF 721 .D42 2007.

COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT. http://lrc.cod.edu/record=b1565714 c1995.
VHS and Streaming video. 58 min. Examines Piaget's theory and critically evaluates it in light of current research. The study of child development has revolved around Jean Piaget's theories and the program describes their themes, covering the cognitive stages of development from birth to twelve years old, giving illustrations of children's behavior at each level. Recent research is examined in relation to each stage and comparisons drawn with the theories of Jerome Bruner. Outlines current and future developments such as metacognition and theory of mind and reports recent research findings.
FORMAT: VHS and Streaming video http://lrc.cod.edu/record=b1565714. LOCATION: General. BF 723 .C5 C64 1995.

A CHILD'S MIND: HOW KIDS LEARN RIGHT & WRONG. c2011.
34 min. Explores the topic of moral development and how it impacts children's behavior. Examines the approaches of development theorists.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: Circulation Desk BF 723 .M54 C454 2011.

THE HISTORY OF PARENTING PRACTICES: CHILD DEVELOPMENT THEORIES. c2006.
18 min., 30 sec. Reviews events, government policies, and child development theorists that have influenced parenting practices through the past 100 years.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General HQ 755.8 .H578 2006.

CHILD DEVELOPMENT THEORISTS: FREUD TO ERIKSON TO SPOCK AND BEYOND. 2010.
22 min. Covers child development theorists including Sigmund Freud, Erik Erikson, Maria Montessori, Jean Piaget, Lev Vygotsky, Abraham Maslow, Arnold Gesell, John Bowlby, Rudolph Dreikurs, Lawrence Kohlberg, B.F. Skinner, Benjamin Spock, Diana Baumrind, T. Berry Brazelton, Howard Gardner.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: Circulation Desk HQ 767.9 .C4552 2010.

SEEING INFANTS WITH NEW EYES. 1984.
28 min. NAEYC (Series) ; #852. Examines the child rearing philosophies of Magda Gerber and her Hungarian teacher, Dr. Emmi Pikler. Stresses that infants should be treated and respected as individuals.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General HQ 769 .S4 1984.

MARIA MONTESSORI, HER LIFE AND LEGACY. c2004.
35 min. Building on the ideas she first developed in a day care center in the slums of Rome, Montessori developed a system of education that is in use today around the world.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General LB 775 .M8 M375 2004.

THE WALDORF PROMISE. c1997.
54 min. Eight public school teachers talk about their Waldorf-inspired education programs.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk LB 1029 .W34 W34 1997.

PIAGET'S DEVELOPMENTAL THEORY: AN OVERVIEW. [200-?], c1989.
VHS and DVD 27 min. Giants of psychology. Combines archival footage of Dr. Jean Piaget with newly shot footage of Dr. Elkind conducting interviews with children of various ages. Serves as an introduction to Piaget's work.
FORMAT: VHS and DVD. LOCATION: VHS: Circulation Desk LB 1051 .P5 1989x. DVD: Circulation Desk LB 1051 .P5 2000.

HOW CHILDREN LEARN TO THINK. c1985.
19 min. Constance Kamii is interviewed by Carolyn S. Dorrell on how children learn number concepts and to think. Explains Piaget's theory of how children acquire knowledge.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk LB 1060 .H6 1985.

PLAY: A VYGOTSKIAN APPROACH. 1996.
25:56 min. Presents Lev Vygotsky's early childhood learning theories and demonstrates them in a classroom. Examines play and how it benefits cognitive and social skills and fulfills emotional needs. Identifies the necessary components to play.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk LB 1117 .P52 1996.

VYGOTSKY'S DEVELOPMENTAL THEORY: AN INTRODUCTION. c1994.
27:35 min. Presents Lev Vygotsky's early childhood learning theories and demonstrates them in classrooms. Development, according to Vygotsky, cannot be separated from its social context: it is misleading to evaluate children only on what they accomplish independently.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk LB 1139.23 .V9 1994.

USING WHAT WE KNOW: APPLYING PIAGET'S DEVELOPMENTAL THEORY IN PRIMARY CLASSROOMS. c1991.
ca. 34 min. Shows three teachers working with their classes. Linda Wiezorek has a multi-aged group that is shown performing their operetta about Humphrey, the whale. Margie Wong has a multi-cultural class that is shown making number stories. Jeannette Amidon is shown teaching phonics to her class.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General LB 1511 .U8 1991.

Child Development & Psychology: Infant through Primary Grades

SHAPING YOUNGEST MINDS. c1999.
24 min. Shows how daily sights, sounds, smells, touches, language and eye contact shape the chemistry and make-up of the infant's brain. Discusses critical times for learning and the effect of violent behavior on early brain development.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk and General BF 318 .S43 1993.

BRANDON AND RACHEL: PATTERNS OF INFANT DEVELOPMENT. 1991.
34 min. Shows the similarities and differences in physical and personality development of two 7-month-old infants in a university classroom setting.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General BF 719 .B7 1991.

DEVELOPMENT. [c1971?]
33 min. Presents a sampling of current research methods in the study of human development and exposes the viewer to a variety of different areas of study within the field of developmental psychology. Features the research of Jerome Kagan, Mary Ainsworth, Sylvia Bell, Patricia Greenfield, Rhoda Kellogg, Jeffrey Travers, Ross Parke, Charles Hampden-Turner, Elizabeth Douvan.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk BF 721 .D4 1971.

TEN THINGS EVERY CHILD NEEDS. c1997.
60 min. Shows how brain development in children up to age three is influenced by such things as interaction, touch, stable relationships, safe environments, self-esteem, quality child care, play, communication, music, and reading.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General BF 721 .T4 1997.

A YOUNG CHILD IS--. 1983.
27 min. Shows children from 3 months to 4 1/2 years old as they engage in spontaneous activites. The narrator explains that seemingly random actions are really key parts of the learning process.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General BF 721 .Y6 1983.

ATTACHMENT RELATIONSHIPS: NURTURING HEALTHY BONDS. c2010.
29 min. Follows the journey of a baby's phases of attachment from birth to age two. Shows how parents and caregivers can foster healthy attachment relationships.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: Circulation Desk BF 723 .A75 A883 2010.

INTERACTIONAL STYLES AND ATTACHMENT. 1992.
28 min. Worlds of childhood ; no. 12. Helps viewers understand the development of attachment and affectional bonds and consequences of their disruption, through research findings. Points out the importance of security and insecurity attachments in child development.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General BF 723 .A75 I68 1992.

COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT. http://lrc.cod.edu/record=b1565714 c1995.
VHS and Streaming video. 58 min. Examines Piaget's theory and critically evaluates it in light of current research. The study of child development has revolved around Jean Piaget's theories and the program describes their themes, covering the cognitive stages of development from birth to twelve years old, giving illustrations of children's behavior at each level. Recent research is examined in relation to each stage and comparisons drawn with the theories of Jerome Bruner. Outlines current and future developments such as metacognition and theory of mind and reports recent research findings.
FORMAT: VHS and Streaming video http://lrc.cod.edu/record=b1565714. LOCATION: General. BF 723 .C5 C64 1995.

GROWING MINDS: COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT N EARLY CHILDHOOD. 1996, 1995.
VHS and DVD (25 min.) Explores intellectual development that takes place in the first five years of life using interviews and demonstrations.
FORMAT: VHS and DVD. LOCATION: VHS: General BF 723 .C5 G7 1995. DVD: Circulation Desk BF 723 .C5 G7 1996

EARLY CHILDHOOD SOLUTIONS: BEHAVIOR & EMOTIONS. 2008.
180 min. Providing parents, caregivers and child care providers with information to help young children develop social, emotional and cognitive skills. Topics include conflict resolution, tantrums, separation anxiety and sharing. Includes 17 activities you can do at home with your children.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General BF 723 .C647 P53 2008.
Also in Spanish:
SOLUCIONES PARA LA PRIMERA INFANCIA: COMPORTAMIENTO Y EMOCIONES. 2008.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General BF 723 .C647 P532 2008.

A CHILD'S MIND: HOW KIDS LEARN RIGHT & WRONG. c2011.
34 min. Explores the topic of moral development and how it impacts children's behavior. Examines the approaches of development theorists.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: Circulation Desk BF 723 .M54 C454 2011.

RIGHT AND WRONG. c2008.
61 min. Originally produced in 2006 as a segment of: Child of our time. Do most people get their values from their parents or from society at large? At what age, and with what tools do children begin to work out what is right and wrong? Can young children distinguish between actions that are morally deviant and those that simply violate a social convention? This program explores those questions by observing a group of 25 six-year olds and the varying levels of honesty and compassion they display.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General BF 723 .M54 R544 2008.

ENCOURAGING MORAL DEVELOPMENT IN CHILDREN. c2006.
16 min. Enter into a dynamic discussion on moral development as hosted by a group of teens who give their opinions on moral situations they have faced. Between the group's discussion times, an expert highlights moral development as it progresses in children.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General BF 723 .M54636 2006.

PERSONALITY, EARLY CHILDHOOD. [198-?]
20 min. Explores various personality traits that develop during the preschool years, including dependence, identification, aggression, fear, and anxiety. Explains the special significance of each in the child's development.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General BF 723 .P4 P47 1987,

ENTER TODDLING. c1990.
21 min. Discusses specific self-esteem enhancing techniques for use with children aged 12-24 months.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General BF 723 .S3 E6 1990.

INFANTS. c2010.
3 videodiscs (83 min.) Looks at the importance of proper nutrition and sleep in the first year and how infants rely on their innate reflexes and how gross and fine motor skills emerge in typically developing children as well as those with challenging conditions. Explores infant intelligence, information processing and memory, including the progression of infant communication. Examines the different stages of emotional development and how children form attachments with people. Shows how personality and temperament affect an infant's social and emotional growth and how caregivers handle various situations. Contents: [pt. 1] Physical development -- [pt. 2] Cognitive development -- [pt. 3] Social and emotional development.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: Circulation Desk HQ 744 .I643 2010 Parts 1-3.

FIRST YEARS LAST FOREVER. 2000.
29 min. Explains the importance of the first three years of life in the healthy development of children. Summarizes brain research and gives parents specific tips on how to build stronger bonds with their babies. Covers a wide range of parenting topics including: bonding and attachment, communication, discipline, self-esteem, health and nutrition, and child care.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General HQ 755.8 .I25 2000.
ALSO IN SPANISH:
LOS PRIMEROS AÑOS MARCAN PARA SIEMPRE. c2005.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General HQ 774 .P756 2005.

RIGHT FROM THE START. 1982.
55 min. Discusses bonding between parent and child that begins at birth. Traces history of the study of bonding, emphasizing attachment through touching, responding, and eye contact. Reviews the research of scientists Harry Harlow, Rene Spitz and John Bowlby, and discusses the negative effects of early separation.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk HQ 755.85 .R5 1982.

CHILD DEVELOPMENT: STEPPING STONES. [2004], c2003.
4 videodiscs (780 min.) Covers a wide variety of topics affecting the developing child and gives students the opportunity to observe children. Features interviews with leading child development experts and medical professionals. Contents: Disc 1. Lesson 1. The developing person; Lesson 2. A scientific approach; Lesson 3. Nature and nurture: the dance of life; Lesson 4. The wondrous journey; Lesson 5. A delicate grasp; Lesson 6. Grow, baby, grow; Lesson 7. The little scientists -- Disc 2. Lesson 8. Getting to know you; Lesson 9. Off to a good start; Lesson 10. Fatherhood; Lesson 11. Playing and growing ; Lesson 12. Playing and learning; Lesson 13. Playing and socializing; Lesson 14. Developing through play -- Disc 3. Lesson 15. Hazards along the way; Lesson 16. The golden years of childhood; Lesson 17. The age of reason; Lesson 18. A society of children; Lesson 19. On the road of accomplishment; Lesson 20. School days; Lesson 21. Explosions -- Disc 4. Lesson 22. What if?; Lesson 23. Who am I?; Lesson 24. The home stretch; Lesson 25. Crashing hard into adulthood Lesson 26. Different paths.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General HQ 767.9 .C455 2004.

SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT OF INFANTS AND TODDLERS. 2001.
3 videodiscs (63 min.) Child care collection. Explores the development of infants and toddlers as they transition from external regulation to self-regulation, acquire capabilities that support communication, and learn to form relationships. Contents: [v. 1]. Communication and learning (20 min.) -- [v. 2]. Making friends and getting along with peers (21 min.) -- [v. 3]. Acquiring self-regulation (22 min.)
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General HQ 767.9 .F762 2001.

FIVE & SIX YEAR OLDS. c2002.
Explores child development at ages five and six. Viewer observes five and six year-olds learn about fair play, cooperation, following rules, and taking turns. The children also arrange articles by color, assemble jigsaw puzzles, draw, and deal with basic mathematical concepts.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General HQ 767.9 .F767.9 .F59 2002.

SEEING INFANTS WITH NEW EYES. 1984.
28 min. NAEYC (Series) ; #852. Examines the child rearing philosophies of Magda Gerber and her Hungarian teacher, Dr. Emmi Pikler. Stresses that infants should be treated and respected as individuals.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General HQ 769 .S4 1984.

CHILD DEVELOPMENT BASICS AND THE IMPORTANCE OF PLAY. c2010.
16 min. A group of teenagers, wanting to become better babysitters, tour a child care center where they observe the physical, mental and social skills involved in child development from newborn through kindergarten.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: Circulation Desk HQ 772 .C455 2010.

FIRST PERSON: IMPRESSIONS OF BEING A BABY. 1994.
26 min. Follows the development of individual children from birth through the first few years of life. Shows the foundation for the developing person being laid: bonding with the parent, development of language, development of mastery, development of social skills and formation of the self-image.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General HQ 772 .F48 1994.

INFANCY AND EARLY CHILDHOOD. 1989.
60 min. Seasons of life. Looks at the developmental "clocks" of infancy and early childhood, including the biological, social, and psychological ones which mark definite stages of development at this time of life.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk HQ 774 .I6 1989x.

INFANCY: EARLY RELATIONSHIPS. 2003.
27 min. Developing child (Barrington, Ill.) ; module 11. Discusses how the establishment of trust or mistrust depends upon the infant's significant early relationships. Looks at bonding and attachment between parent and child, as well as stranger anxiety and separation anxiety.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk HQ 774 .I64 2003.

INFANCY: EMOTIONAL AND SOCIAL WORLD. 2003.
23 min. Developing child (Barrington, Ill.) ; module 12. This program looks at emotions during infancy. The development of emotions are clearly identifiable and during the first year four stages of emotional milestones reflect close interaction with the parent. Discusses the role of the parent in responding to strong emotions and redirecting unwanted behavior. Looks at the ways the young child learns the culture, values, attitudes and rules within the family.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk HQ 774 .I642 2003.

THE NEXT STEP: INCLUDING THE INFANT IN THE CURRICULUM. 2001.
22 min. Child care video magazine. Examines how the infant's physical development, social relations, language development, and intellectual development are the foundation for developing the physical, social, language, preliteracy, and pre-math skills he/she will need to succeed in school.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General HQ 774 .N49 2001.

PRESCHOOLERS. c2008.
28 min. Discusses the social, emotional, physical, and cognitive development of three to five year olds as well as examines the special needs of children with challenging conditions in the preschool environment. Presents concepts from developmental theorists as well as insight from current preschool teachers.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: Circulation Desk HQ 774.5 .P747 2008.

PRESCHOOLERS. 2008.
3 videodiscs (78 min These programs introduce the four main stages of development in preschoolers. Using footage of preschoolers in the classroom, and interviews with teachers and caregivers, viewers are given overviews of each stage. Contents: [pt. 1] Physical development (21 min.) -- [pt. 2] Cognitive development (24 min.) -- [pt. 3] Social and emotional development (23 min.)
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: Circulation Desk HQ 774.5 .P7472 2008.

THE NOT-SO-TERRIBLE TWOS. 2005.
22 min. Demonstrates that the energy and exploration of two year olds are means of learning about their bodies, minds and world around them. Shows children actively increasing physical abilities, making new mental connections, increasing their language skills and learning to deal with emotions and social situations. Discusses how body awareness and language and motor skills are related to toilet training, and how routines provide security and comfort.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General HQ 774.5 .N68 2005.

THE TERRIFIC TWOS. 1986.
15 min. Shows the antics of a two-and-a-half-year-old in typical behavior of two-year-olds as his parents share their frustrations during scenes showing their interactions with their child. Renowned pediatrician T. Berry Brazelton talks about the ambivalence parents feel as their children go through the terrible twos.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General HQ 774.5 .T4 1986x.

TODDLERS. c2009.
3 videodiscs (83 min.) Looks at the development of symbolic thinking and pretend play in the toddler as well as how toddlers interact with family and peers as they develop attachments and social bonds, while learning to speak individual words and short sentences. Contents: [pt. 1] Physical development (29 min.) -- [pt. 2] Cognitive development (26 min.) -- [pt. 3] Social & emotional development (28 min.)
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: Circulation Desk HQ 774.5 .T633 2009.

TODDLERS: THE SECOND YEAR OF LIFE. 2003.
21 min. Learn about the physical and cognitive development that marks the second year of life.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk HQ 774.5 .T65 2003.

FLEXIBLE, FEARFUL, OR FEISTY: THE DIFFERENT TEMPERAMENTS OF INFANTS AND TODDLERS. 1990.
26 min. Has supplements: Infant/toddler caregiving: a guide to social-emotional growth and socialization / edited by J. Ronald Lally; and: Trainer's manual. Module I, Social-emotional growth and socialization.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk HQ 778.5 .P7 mod.1 pt.3.

DISCOVERIES OF INFANCY: COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT AND LEARNING. 1991.
32 min. Child care video magazine. Explores the constant quest for knowledge by children in the first three years of life. Concentrates on six major areas: learning schemes, cause and effect, use of tools, object permanence, understanding space, and imitation.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk HQ 778.5 .P7 mod.3 pt.1.

GREAT EXPECTATIONS. c1991.
57 min. Broadcast on PBS as a segment of: Childhood. Explores the mutual influence and importance of both nature and nurture in the development of children. Witnesses births in Russia, America, and Brazil to show how different societies approach this experience.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk HQ 781 .C4 1991x pt. 1.

LOUDER THAN WORDS. c1991.
57 min. Broadcast on PBS as a segment of: Childhood. Examines personality development in infants, including biological aspects and shaping of a child's behavior and character by parental expectations and actions.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk HQ 781 .C4 1991x pt.2.

LOVE'S LABORS. c1991.
57 min. Broadcast on PBS as a segment of: Childhood. Explores brain and body development during the infancy period between six months and three years. Examines improved coordination, increased mobility, the acquisition of language, and an emerging sense of self. Demonstrates that infants are active participants, instead of powerless beings.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk HQ 781 .C4 1991x pt.3.

IN THE LAND OF THE GIANTS. c1991.
57 min. Features three- to five-year-olds learning social and psychological intricacies of family life. The families in this cross-cultural study teach their children how to view and cope with the wider world as they interact with it at day care and school. Shows varying models of behavior and codes of discipline to mold children in their culture's proper social image. Discusses jealousy, punishment, gender task assignments, and the importance of birth order to children.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk HQ 781 .C4 1991x pt.4.

LIFE'S LESSONS. c1991.
57 min. Broadcast on PBS as a segment of: Childhood. Explores middle childhood development, from ages five to seven, as children become more responsible and capable. Their brains and bodies mature and children may begin formal training. Shows the first day of school in several countries and examines what recent research says makes for effective education.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk HQ 781 .C4 1991x pt. 5.

NORMAL DEVELOPMENT IN THE FIRST TEN YEARS OF LIFE. [c2000]
7 videocassettes (380 min.) Covers ages 2 weeks to 10 years in detail. Includes full introduction and interview with 10 year old Sarah discussing the taping process. Along with the complete tape log commentary, "recipes" for suggested clips to use for various commonly taught topics are also provided. Contents: tape 1. 2 Zero to three, pt. 1 (2 weeks to 4 1/2 months) -- tape 2. Zero to three, pt. 2 (5 months to 1 year, 7 months) -- tape 3. Zero to three, pt. 3 (1 yr., 8 months to 3 years) -- tape 4. Preschool years (3 years to 5 years, 11 months) -- tape 5. Middle childhood, pt. 1 (6 years, 2 months to 8 years, 10 months) -- tape 6. Middle childhood, pt. 2 (9 years to 10 years, 7 months) -- Tape 7. Appendix.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk HQ 781 .C45 1996 no. 2 a.

CHILD DEVELOPMENT. 1996.
58 min. Contents: Genetic counseling and prenatal testing -- Fetal alcohol syndrome -- Prepared childbirth -- Reflexes of newborns -- Learning in infants -- Temperament -- Physical abuse of children -- Learning disabilities -- Sexual abuse of children -- Teen suicide.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk HQ 781 .C45 1996 no. 4.

TOUCHPOINTS: THE BRAZELTON STUDY. [1992], c1991.
50 min. Fisher-Price home entertainment library. Touchpoint series ; v. 1. By watching a dozen families, all in unique situations, Dr. Brazelton shows how and why children develop the way they do. For example, the Schumacher's prepare for their second child, and single mother Laura Ryan prepares for her first child. Contents: Pregnancy : what kind of parent will I be? -- What will my baby be like? -- Delivery : what will that be like? -- Birth to few weeks : covering newborn assessment and the work of attachment -- First weeks to three months : covering crying and calming and the work of becoming a family.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General HQ 792 .U5 B7252 v. 1 1992.

TOUCHPOINTS: THE BRAZELTON STUDY. [1991]
45 min. . Fisher-Price home entertainment library. Touchpoint series ; v. 2. By watching families, all in unique situations, Dr. Brazelton shows how and why children develop the way they do. For example, one set of parents learn about the predictable stages of sleep and feeding and another set of parents learn how to handle the fussy crying of colic by reading their baby's cues.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General HQ 792 .U5 B7252 v.2 1991.

TOUCHPOINTS: THE BRAZELTON STUDY. [1992], c1991.
ca. 50 min. . Fisher-Price home entertainment library. Touchpoint series ; v. 3. By watching a dozen families, all in unique situations, Dr. Brazelton shows how and why children develop the way they do. For example, the Schumacher's try to cope with the stresses of a new addition to their family; and Mary Lou Boutwell feels the need to get her two year old toilet trained before he starts nursery school. Contents: Sibling rivalry : covering how to prepare for rivalries before the birth of your child -- Discipline : covering spoiling, learning from limits, teasing, consistency and discipline -- Toilet training.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General HQ 792 .U5 B7252 v.3 1992.

CHILDHOOD AND ADOLESCENCE. 1989.
60 min. Seasons of life. Looks at the developmental "clocks" of childhood and adolescence, particularly the biological one which brings on puberty and the social one in which identity is molded.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk HQ 796 .C4 1989x.

HOW CHILDREN LEARN TO THINK. c1985.
19 min. Constance Kamii is interviewed by Carolyn S. Dorrell on how children learn number concepts and to think. Explains Piaget's theory of how children acquire knowledge.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk LB 1060 .H6 1985.

THE PINKS & THE BLUES. 1980.
(57 min.) Nova (Television program).
Probes the subtle ways in which parents and teachers condition babies and young children to accept traditional sex roles.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk HQ 1075 .P5 1980x.

THE DEVELOPING CHILD. [1997]
6 videocassettes. Provides basic information on the physical, cognitive, social, and emotional development of children. Contents; 1A. Child observation techniques -- 1. Study of the child : history and trends -- 2. Theories of development -- 3. Observation -- 4. Heredity and the environment -- 5. Prenatal development -- 6. Pregnancy and birth -- 7. The newborn -- 8. Infancy : landmarks of development -- 9. Infancy : beginnings in cognition and language -- 10. Infancy : early relationships -- 11. Infancy : self and social world --11A. Brain developments: shaping youngest minds -- 12. Early child care and education -- 13. The child in the family -- 13A. Styles of parenting -- 14. Nutrition -- 15. Exceptional children -- 16. Toddlerhood : physical and cognitive development -- 17. Toddlerhood : emotional development -- 17A. The terrific twos -- 18. Preschoolers : physical and cognitive development -- 18A. The terrif twos -- 19A. Piaget's developmental theory -- 19. Preschoolers : social and emotional development -- 20. Play -- 20A. The creative spirit - pt. 1 -- 21. Language development -- 22. Self identity and sex role development -- 23. Moral development -- 24. Middle childhood : physical growth and development -- 25.Middle childhood ; cognitive and language development -- 26. Middle childhood : social and emotional development -- 27. Adolescence: Physical growth and development -- 28. Adolescence : cognitive and moral development -- 29. Adolescence : social and emotional development -- 30. Adolescence : current issues I -- 31. Adolescence : current issues II.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk LB 1115 .D4 1997.

THE DEVELOPING CHILD. [2006]
13 videodiscs. Contents; Disc 1. The world of children: developing child observation skills -- Disc 2. History and trends ; Theories of development ; Observation ; Heredity and the environment: blueprints for a baby -- Disc 3. Prenatal development: a life in the making ; Pregnancy and birth: caring and preparing for the life within ; The newborn: development and discovery ; Infancy: landmarks of development -- Disc 4. Infancy: beginnings of cognition and language ; Infancy: early relationships ; Infancy: emotional and social world ; Brain development: shaping youngest minds -- Disc 5. Early child care and education ; The child in the family ; Nutrition ; Exceptional child I: building understanding -- Disc 6. Exceptional child II: focusing on nurturing & learning ; Toddlerhood: physical and cognitive development ; Toddlerhood: emotional development ; Preschoolers: physical and cognitive development -- Disc 7. Preschoolers: social and emotional development ; Play ; Language development ; Self identity and sex role development -- Disc 8. Moral development I: concept and theory ; Moral development II: Learning to be moral ; Middle childhood: physical growth and development ; Middle childhood: cognitive language and development -- Disc 9. Middle childhood: social and emotional development ; Adolescence: physical growth and development ; Adolescence: cognitive and moral development ; Adolescence: social and emotional development -- Disc 10. Adolescence: current issues I ; Adolescence: current issues II -- Disc 11. The terrific twos -- Disc 12. Piaget's developmental theory: an overview -- Disc 13. The creative spirit
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: Circulation Desk LB 1115 .D4 2006.

MIDDLE CHILDHOOD. c2008.
ca. 30 min. Provides an examination of the middle-childhood stage of development (ages 6 to 12) and a detailed overview of a child's growth and maturity into an adolescent. Topics include: key elements affecting growth in middle childhood; physical, cognitive, social and emotional developments; gross and fine motor milestones; effects of obesity and accidental injuries; characteristics of concrete operational thinking; advancements in language development; measurements of intelligence; differences between self-concept and self-esteem; factors that impact moral development; effects of divorce and self-care situations; strategies for helping children with challenging conditions. Contents: Physical development -- Cognitive and language development -- Social and emotional development.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: Circulation Desk LB 1115 .M533 2008.

LISTOS PARA APRENDER. c2005.
30 min. I Am Your Child Video Series Spanish. When you hold a baby lovingly and talk, sing or read to her, the emotional closeness and language experiences you provide are an important part of preparing her to learn when she is old enough for school. There are many things parents and caregivers can do to help build a children's literacy skills from the time he is born.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General LB 1139 .L3 L578 2005.

I AM CLAY. 2006.
30 min. Demonstrates how working with natural clay benefits the emotional, creative, intellectual and physical development of young children.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General LB 1139 .M6 I363 2006.

DEVELOPMENTALLY APPROPRIATE PRACTICE. c2006.
41 min. The leading edge video series. "NAEYC item # 861." Provides a brief introduction to the foundational ideas of the eary childhood education field.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General LB 1139.25 .D482 2006.

EARLY CHILDHOOD SOLUTIONS: EARLY ACADEMICS . c2008.
117 min. Providing parents, caregivers and child care providers with information to help young children develop social, emotional and cognitive skills. Topics include literacy, language development, writing skills, science, math and more. Includes 9 activities you can do at home with your children.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General LB1139.35 .P37 E27 2008.

CLASSIFYING: JUGGLING SHAPES, SIZES, COLORS, TEXTURES. 1981.
14 min. The humorous antics of a juggling troupe show that objects have different characteristics and can be grouped according to their properties.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk LB 1139.4 .C5 1981x.

TODDLER CURRICULUM. 1991.
19 min. NAEYC (Series) ; #848. Shows how the characteristics of the toddler (age 12-36 months) must be considered in providing a developmentally appropriate curriculum for a child care center. Intersperses scenes from a center with comments by Alice Honig of Syracuse University.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk LB 1139.4 .T6 1991.

HOW CHILDREN LEARN TO THINK. c1985.
19 min. Constance Kamii is interviewed by Carolyn S. Dorrell on how children learn number concepts and to think. Explains Piaget's theory of how children acquire knowledge.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk LB 1060 .H6 1985.

EARLY CHILDHOOD SOLUTIONS: SPECIAL NEEDS. 2008.
97 min. One in three children arrives in kindergarten unprepared for the challenges of school. A Place of Our Own responds to this need by providing parents and child care providers with information to help young children develop social, emotional and cognitive skills. Includes 6 activities you can do at home with your children.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General LC 4015 .E37 2008.

EVERY CHILD IS LEARNING: A TRAINING PROGRAM FOR TEACHERS AND PARENTS [OF THREE TO FIVE-YEAR OLD CHILDREN]. 1996.
50 min. Teachers and early-caregivers need to understand the course of early development so as to catch learning problems and provide opportunities for success.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk LC 4705 .E8 1996.

HEREDITY AND THE ENVIRONMENT: BLUEPRINTS FOR A BABY. 1996.
28 min. Developing child (Barrington, Ill.) ; module 5. Discusses the various aspects of conception, the function of genes and chromosomes, and the process of cell division. Explores how environment affects the fertilization of the egg by sperm in the passing on of genetic traits. Also discusses the potentially dangerous effects of genetic and chromosomal abnormalities and the field of genetic counseling.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk QH 431 .H47 1996.

NATURE/NURTURE. c1987.
52 min. The Human Animal. Shows that both nature and nurture create the unique individual. Presents evidence that heredity may predispose some to be risk-takers and others to be shy and retiring. Shows similarities in the personalities of identical twins separated at birth. Includes interviews with parents, educators, and experts in child development.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk and General QH 438.5 .N3 1987.

PRENATAL DEVELOPMENT [VIDEORECORDING] : A LIFE IN THE MAKING. c1996.
26 min., 13 sec. Developing Child Barrington Ill THE Module 6. Explores the three stages of prenatal development, reviews the organs and structures that nourish and protect the fetus, and discusses the influences that external factors have on prenatal development.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk QM 601 .P74 1996.

BEGIN WITH LOVE. c2000.
30 min. Focuses on relationships with infants during the first three months of life. Based on the latest research in early childhood development, the video highlights five guidelines that will help new parents create a responsive and enriching environment for their young baby. Features Dr. Kyle Pruett.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General RJ 134 .B44 2000.

COOING, CRYING, CUDDLING: INFANT BRAIN DEVELOPMENT. 1998.
29 min. Indiana steps ahead, the child care collection. NAEYC (Series) ; #897. Explores the fascinating process of brain development during the first 15 months of life. Understanding how to stimulate this process can help to "build a better brain."
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General RJ 134 .C665 1998.

LAUGHING, LEARNING, LOVING: TODDLER BRAIN DEVELOPMENT.1998.
29 min. Indiana steps ahead, the child care collection. NAEYC (Series) ; #898.New information regarding brain development emphasizes the importance of what a child sees and hears and touches. This is especially true during the first three years of life. Placed in a stable and stimulating environment, a child's brain flourishes. We clearly understand how critical high-quality child care is both in and out of the home.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk RJ 134 .L385 1998.

SEE HOW THEY MOVE. 1989.
27 min. Infants at RIE Follows the natural progression of gross motor development in infants from 5 weeks to 20 months of age. Encourages caregivers to allow infants to invent their own activities.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk RJ 134 .S4 1989.

STEPS AND STAGES: A CAREGIVER'S GUIDE TO CHILD DEVELOPMENT. c2004.
25 min. Provides essential information on developmental milestones associated with a child's first 15 months of life. The program looks at the importance of communication, as well as how to recognize cognitive and motor development, such as palmer and plantar grasp and the Moro reflex.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General RJ 134 .S846 2004.

EARLY CHILDHOOD SOLUTIONS: HEALTH AND NUTRITION. 2008.
119 min. Providing parents, caregivers and child care providers with information to help young children develop social, emotional and cognitive skills. Topics include exercise, healthy eating, preventing obesity, sleep, diabetes, asthma, and more. Includes 9 activities you can do at home with your children.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General RJ 206 .E27 2008.

NEWBORN DEVELOPMENT. 2011.
42 min. Within the first few minutes of life, children start adapting to their new environment. This program shows how professionals use the Apgar test to assess a newborn's health and the significance of the first interaction between parent and newborn. Follows the many physical, cognitive, and social changes that newborns experience on their journey through early infancy. Explains the crucial role of sleep and nutrition in fostering development and offers guidelines for parents to provide the best possible care for their newborn. Contents: The first few hours of life -- Physical development -- Nutrition and sleep -- Cognitive development -- Social and emotional development -- Newborn health and special concerns.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: Circulation Desk RJ 253 .N493 2011.

Child Care Services / Careers / Management

QUALITY CHILD CARE: MAKING THE RIGHT CHOICE FOR YOU & YOUR CHILD. 2000.
27 min. Includes information on why quality child care is important for your child’s healthy development, what you should look for when choosing child care, questions to ask a potential caregiver, questions to ask yourself when looking at a child care setting, and important information to communicate to your care giver.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General HQ 755.8 .I22 2000.
Also in Spanish:
CUIDADO INFANTIL DE CALIDAD: HACIENDO LO MEJOR PARA USTED Y PARA SU HIJO. c2005.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General HQ 778.5 .C853 2005.

CHILD CARE BY DESIGN. 1995.
24 min. Deals with the principles of quality design for day care centers and how design decisions influence the eventual effectiveness of child care centers. Contents: Pre-design decisions -- Site planning -- Building design -- Interior space design -- Outdoor space design.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General HQ 778.5 C4 1995.

CHOOSING THE VERY BEST DAY CARE. c2004.
74 min. Looks at the major childcare options: care in your own home by a nanny, friend or relative; care in a family home, and care in a nursery, preschool, or childcare center. Discusses the advantages of each option and gives tips for finding a daycare provider. Answers the most frequently asked day care questions that concerned parents have about children in day care. Contents: An introduction to day care -- Common concerns and questions about day care -- Three basic kinds of day care -- Starting your day care search -- Evaluating a day care option -- Evaluating a day care provider -- Child abuse -- Final steps before starting in day care -- Following through and becoming an active day care parent.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General HQ 778.5 .C566 2004.

DAILY DILEMMAS: COPING WITH CHALLENGES. 1997.
28 min. Indiana steps ahead, the child care collection. NAEYC Series #894. Describes ways to work with children in helping them learn to cope with daily problems and frustrations.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General HQ 778.5 .D255 1997.

DAYCARE: PSYCHOLOGICAL IMPACTS ON CHILD DEVELOPMENT. http://lrc.cod.edu/record=b1581015 2009.
DVD and Streaming video (28 min.). Applied psychology ; 2. As the number of two-earner families continues to rise, the demand for daycare is increasing. Filmed at a nursery, this three-section program discusses some of the possible impacts of daycare on children's long-term development. Parents, caregivers, and psychology experts express their views about the effects of daycare on attachment; about children's emotional, cognitive, and social development; and about a growing understanding that time spent in daycare is of as much concern, psychologically speaking, as the quality of that care. The program concludes with insights into what might be done to help parents combine work and child care more effectively.
FORMAT: DVD and Streaming video http://lrc.cod.edu/record=b1581015. LOCATION: General HQ 778.5 .D393 2009.

EARLY CHILDHOOD PROFESSIONS. c2004.
21 min. Career day. Learn about early childhood careers from interviews with professionals who work with children.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: College and Career Information Center HQ 778.5 .E37 2004.

ESTABLISHING A CHILD CARE ENTERPRISE. 1991.
18 min. Discusses the decisions necessary before setting up a child care business. Explains the differences in family day care, home care, and group child care providers. Includes interview segments with four home care providers: Jean Leider, Susan Maxson, Nancy Kagel, and Sab Hany.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General HQ 778.5 .E75 1991.

GREAT PLACES FOR CHILDHOOD: CHILDREN'S ENVIRONMENTS THAT WORK. c2000.
ca. 45 min. Shows that children need a day care center which functions as a laboratory, a home, and an outdoor learning environment. Presents images of children in various environments that promote learning, growing, and living in child development programs. Program designed with a dual focus: provides early childhood professionals with successful environmental designs that meet the development needs of children and adults, and provides a guide for architects and builders in child-care facility construction. Includes a Stills encyclopedia : Stills for making environments work, and Stills for designing and building facilities.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General HQ 778.5 .G7 2000.

TOGETHER IN CARE: MEETING THE INTIMACY NEEDS OF INFANTS & TODDLERS IN GROUPS. 1991.
30 min. Child care video magazine. Discusses the need for infants and toddlers in group child care situations to have a continuing relationship with a few caring people in an intimate setting.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk HQ 778.5 .P7 mod.2 pt.1.

RESPECTFULLY YOURS: MAGDA GERBER'S APPROACH TO PROFESSIONAL INFANT/TODDLER CARE. 1987.
58 min. Gerber looks for caregivers sensitive to the infant and sees the child care environment through the eyes and experiences of infants.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk HQ 778.5 .P7 mod.2 pt.4.

THE AGES OF INFANCY: CARING FOR YOUNG, MOBILE, AND OLDER INFANTS. 1990.
26 min. The program for infant toddler caregivers. Presents ideas and guidelines on how to support infants as they move through stages of development.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk HQ 778.5 .P7 Mod.3 Pt.2.

PROTECTIVE URGES: WORKING WITH THE FEELINGS OF PARENTS AND CAREGIVERS. 1996.
27 min. Helps caregivers understand the normal behaviors of parents of infants in care, including highly emotional behavior and conflicting feelings about caregiver/child relationships. Suggests that caregiver displays of competence, honesty, and understanding can provide a base for family support.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk HQ 778.5 .P7 mod.4 pt.2.

A WELCOME FOR EVERY CHILD. 1996.
55 min. Looks at the difference in the national approach of the United States and France for supporting families with young children.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk HQ 778.5 .W4 1997.

WHO'S MINDING THE CHILDREN?: CHOOSING QUALITY CHILD CARE. 2002.
38 min. Better Business Bureau video series. Provides information on child care, including ways to locate child care, help on recognizing quality child care, ways to evaluate child care environments, and a checklist of questions to take on visits to child care programs.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General HQ 778.5 .W456 2002.

WORKING WITH CHILDREN. http://lrc.cod.edu/record=b1581014 2007.
DVD and Streaming video (24 min.) Traditionally, those interested in working with children might consider teaching, working in a daycare center, or pediatric medicine. This program examines alternative positions offering the opportunity to work with children of different ages and the qualifications necessary for those jobs. A nanny, social worker, non-faculty school worker, and retail salesperson describe their job responsibilities and explain why they find their work so enjoyable.
FORMAT: DVD and Streaming video http://lrc.cod.edu/record=b1581014 LOCATION: General HQ 778.5 .W675 2007.

CONFESSIONS OF AN IN-HOME CHILDCARE PROVIDER & MONTESSORI TEACHER. c2008.
15 min. Examines the world of experienced in-home childcare providers and Montessori teachers. Through interviews and live footage of the experts, explores what it takes to succeed in these professions as well as a discussion of education and training requirements; salary range; long-term career outlook; typical daily activities; and 'highs and lows' of the jobs.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: College and Career Information Center HQ 778.63 .C6394 2008.

OTHER PEOPLE'S CHILDREN. c2010.
43 min. Presents an intimate, eye-opening look at the lives of three immigrant women working as nannies in New York City.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General HQ 778.63 .O844 2010.

CHILD CARE: FAMILIES IN THE BALANCE. 1991.
58 min. Examines the lives of four families struggling to balance career and family demands. Includes interviews with several child care experts and with public officials who discuss the status of America's child care and how it can be improved.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General HQ 778.7 .U6 C39 1999.

CARING FOR OUR CHILDREN. c1995.
6 videocassettes (176 min.) Demonstrations of how to comply with the various guidelines presented in the book, Caring for our children, that contains national standards for the development and evaluation of health and safety performance for out-of-home child care. Contents: pt. 1. Standards and you (27 min.) -- pt. 2. Basic caregiving (25 min.) -- pt. 3. Ready for anything (40 min.) -- pt. 4. Setting up for healthy and safe care (27 min.) -- pt. 5. Keeping it in shape (32 min.) -- pt. 6. Illness in child care (25 min.)
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk HQ 778.63 .C3642 1995.

CHILDHOOD, A JOURNEY. CARE AND NURTURING. [1996], c1991.
50 min. Examines day care in the United States and in Italy and child health initiatives world-wide, and discusses the minimal contact between contemporary children and older people.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk HQ 781 .C45 1996 no. 3.

BUILDING QUALITY CHILD CARE: AN OVERVIEW. 1989.
20 min. NAEYC (Series) ; #849. Describes the necessary structures for a quality child care program, whether homebased or in a child care center.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk LB 1139.23 .B8 1989.

TRAINING AND SUPPORT ARE THE KEY. c2004.
26 min. Authentic assessment & documentation. Education coordinators and directors discuss the importance of initial training and on-going training for their staff and for themselves.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: Circulation Desk LB 1139.23 .T735 2004.

WHY EARLY CHILDHOOD MATTERS. 2005.
30 min. I am your child video series. Scientific research confirms that children's earliest experiences - starting even before they're born - dramatically affect their ability to succeed in school, and life. In this video, our country's leaders in government, business, crime prevention, and academia voice their commitment to our nation's youngest children and emphasize the crucial need for increased investments in early childhood. This video is designed to help you motivate your community to create and support programs so that every child enters school ready to succeed.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General HQ 1139.25 .W49 2005.

BAMBINI: EARLY CARE AND EDUCATION IN PISTOIA, ITALY: A CHILD-FRIENDLY CITY. c2003.
30 min. Companion video to Bambini : the Italian approach to infant/toddler care.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk LB 1139.3 .I8 B2 2003.

HEAD START AT HOME. 1996.
16.52 min. Discusses the home-based Head Start program. The home visitor from Head Start works as a facilitator to encourage the parent to use the home as a learning environment. The parent then motivates the child. The program includes group activities for Head Start families, as well as meetings and workshops to assist parents.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General LB 1139.35.P37 H4 1996.

THE PROMISE OF PRE-SCHOOL. 2002.
60 min. Originally broadcast as a segment of: The Merrow report. The story of three families, one middle class, one rich, one poor, and their experiences with preschools in their hometowns of Atlanta, New York City, and Bridgeport (CT).
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General LB 1140.2 .P766 2002.

A VIDEOTAPE COMPANION TO PRESCHOOL IN THREE CULTURES: JAPAN, CHINA AND THE UNITED STATES. 1989.
58 min. An inside view of three nursery schools in Japan, China and the United States. Contents: A day at Komatsudani -- A day at Dong-Feng -- A day at St. Timothy's.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk LB 1140.25 .J3 T632 1989.

CAREER ENCOUNTERS: EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION. 1995.
28.30 min. Designed to give students and their education advisors the facts needed to be informed adequately about early childhood education as a career choice. Discusses programs at corporate centers, Head Start centers, family child care homes, and public schools.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: College and Career Information Center and Circulation Desk LB 1775.6 .C3 1995.

THE UNIQUENESS OF THE EARLY CHILDHOOD PROFESSION: A DISCUSSION WITH MILLIE ALMY. c1985.
17 min. NAEYC (Series) ; #810. In an interview with Carolyn S. Dorrell, Millie Almy describes how early childhood education differs from other levels of education. She discusses the preparation and skills required to teach young children from infancy to the age of 9, years during which a child is developing attitudes and expectations of himself and others.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk LB 1775.6 .U6 1985.

Child Care / Preschools

Classroom & behavior management and teaching methods

EARLY CHILDHOOD SOLUTIONS: BEHAVIOR & EMOTIONS. 2008.
180 min. Providing parents, caregivers and child care providers with information to help young children develop social, emotional and cognitive skills. Topics include conflict resolution, tantrums, separation anxiety and sharing. Includes 17 activities you can do at home with your children.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General BF 723 .C647 P53 2008.

SUPPORTING CHILDREN IN RESOLVING CONFLICTS. 1998 and [2006]
VHS and DVD (24 min.) High Scope Curriculum For Preschool And Kindergarten. Describes six problem-solving steps that adults can use to help children resolve conflicts successfully.
FORMAT: VHS and DVD. LOCATION: VHS: General BF723.C647 S86 1998. DVD: BF723.C647 S86 2006.

AGGRESSION VS. COOPERATION: DEVELOPING CONSTRUCTIVE STRATEGIES. 1991.
39.49 min. Jan Jewett discusses how parents can contain or sublimate aggression in young children and encourage them to cooperate.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General BF 723 .C69 A4 1991.

HELPING CHILDREN COPE WITH FRIGHTENING EVENTS – WHAT YOU CAN DO. c2005.
25 min. Gives teachers the skills to help their preschool and early elementary children get back to normal after a traumatic event, such as a natural disaster, violent weather, or terrorism. It is based on developmentally best practices, research, Head Start Performance Standards, NAEYC standards, and the work of the Child Trauma Academy.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General BF 723 .D5 H457 2005.

NURTURING. c1978.
16 min. Dr. Bettye M. Caldwell explains the importance of a stimulating environment and the availability and encouragement of caregivers in fostering early childhood development. Provides examples of nurturing experiences in various daily activities of the infant and toddler.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General BF 723 .I6 N8 1978X.

THE TEMPERAMENT PROGRAM. [2010], c1994.
86 min. Provides a general introduction to temperament concepts and detailed presentations of three clusters of temperament traits associated with the development of behavioral problems. Based on original research of Dr. Stella Chess and Dr. Alexander Thomas and the work of the Temperament Program at Kaiser Permanente Northern California. Contents: Using temperament concepts to prevent behavior problems (22 min.) -- Understanding the high-intensity, slow-adapting child (22 min.) -- Understanding the high-activity, slow-adapting child with low rhythmicity (20 min.) -- Understanding the withdrawing child with high sensitivity & intensity (22 min.)
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: Circulation Desk BF 723 .T53 T467 2010.

FLOOR TIME: TUNING IN TO EACH CHILD. 1990.
35 min. Demonstrates how to interact with young children by presenting a model for healthy emotional development.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General HQ 769 .F55 1990x.

GUIDING BEHAVIOR IN YOUNG CHILDREN: EXPERT APPROACHES FOR CAREGIVERS AND PARENTS. 2011.
29 min. Examines why misbehavior occurs and common reactions by teachers, parents and caregivers. Presents some rules of thumb for guiding the action and reactions of young children. Explains how to create and enforce a plan to help stop misbehavior and bring about desired behavior. Shows how consequences and rewards work to motivate children to control their own behavior.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: Circulation Desk LB 1060.2 .G853 2011.

THE NEXT STEP: INCLUDING THE INFANT IN THE CURRICULUM. 2001.
22 min. Child care video magazine. Examines how the infant's physical development, social relations, language development, and intellectual development are the foundation for developing the physical, social, language, preliteracy, and pre-math skills he/she will need to succeed in school.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General HQ 774 .N49 2001.

DAYCARE: PSYCHOLOGICAL IMPACTS ON CHILD DEVELOPMENT. http://lrc.cod.edu/record=b1581015 2009.
DVD and Streaming video (28 min.). Applied psychology ; 2. As the number of two-earner families continues to rise, the demand for daycare is increasing. Filmed at a nursery, this three-section program discusses some of the possible impacts of daycare on children's long-term development. Parents, caregivers, and psychology experts express their views about the effects of daycare on attachment; about children's emotional, cognitive, and social development; and about a growing understanding that time spent in daycare is of as much concern, psychologically speaking, as the quality of that care. The program concludes with insights into what might be done to help parents combine work and child care more effectively.
FORMAT: DVD and Streaming video http://lrc.cod.edu/record=b1581015. LOCATION: General HQ 778.5 .D393 2009.

GREAT PLACES FOR CHILDHOOD: CHILDREN'S ENVIRONMENTS THAT WORK. c2000.
ca. 45 min. Shows that children need a day care center which functions as a laboratory, a home, and an outdoor learning environment. Presents images of children in various environments that promote learning, growing, and living in child development programs. Program designed with a dual focus: provides early childhood professionals with successful environmental designs that meet the development needs of children and adults, and provides a guide for architects and builders in child-care facility construction. Includes a Stills encyclopedia : Stills for making environments work, and Stills for designing and building facilities.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General HQ 778.5 .G7 2000.

HOW CARING RELATIONSHIPS SUPPORT SELF-REGULATION. 1998.
68 min. Children learn self-regulation through an interactive process with their caregivers. The role of the child in this process is explored.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General HQ 778.5 .H685 1998.

PAINTING A POSITIVE PICTURE: PROACTIVE BEHAVIOR MANAGEMENT. 1994.
28 min. Indiana steps ahead, the child care collection. NAEYC (Series) ; #881. Looks at how to manage children's behavior and discipline vs. punishment.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: HQ 778.5 .P356 1994.

FIRST MOVES: WELCOMING A CHILD TO A NEW CAREGIVING SETTING. 1986.
27 min. Child care video magazine. Illustrates some practical steps that child care providers can take in introducing a child to a new setting and easing the trauma of separation from parents.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk HQ 778.5 .P7 mod.1 pt.1.

GETTING IN TUNE: CREATING NURTURING RELATIONSHIPS WITH INFANTS AND TODDLERS. 1990.
24 min. Child care video magazine. Presents steps caregivers can take to establish supportive, responsive relationships with infants and toddlers.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk HQ 778.5 .P7 mod.1 pt.2.

TOGETHER IN CARE: MEETING THE INTIMACY NEEDS OF INFANTS & TODDLERS IN GROUPS. 1991.
30 min. Child care video magazine. Discusses the need for infants and toddlers in group child care situations to have a continuing relationship with a few caring people in an intimate setting.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk HQ 778.5 .P7 mod.2 pt.1.

IT'S NOT JUST ROUTINE: FEEDING, DIAPERING AND NAPPING INFANTS AND TODDLERS. 1999.
23 min Program for infant/toddler caregivers. "Caregiving routines are presented from the infant's perspective. Also demonstrated are appropriate health, safety, and environmental practices for each routine (feeding, diapering, and napping) ... emphasizes that such caregiving routines are opportunities for individualized, responsive caregiving that can facilitate each child's development."--Program catalog.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk HQ 778.5 P7 mod.2 pt.3 1999. (1990 version in General at HQ 778.5 .P7 mod.2 pt.3.

EARLY MESSAGES: FACILITATING LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT AND COMMUNICATION. 1998.
28 min. Child care video magazine. Presents 10 strategies to enhance language development in infants and toddlers in a child care setting.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk HQ 778.5 .P7 mod.3, pt.1, 1998.

THE AGES OF INFANCY: CARING FOR YOUNG, MOBILE, AND OLDER INFANTS.1990.
26 min. The program for infant toddler caregivers. Presents ideas and guidelines on how to support infants as they move through stages of development.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk HQ 778.5 .P7 Mod.3 Pt.2

PROTECTIVE URGES: WORKING WITH THE FEELINGS OF PARENTS AND CAREGIVERS. 1996.
27 min. Helps caregivers understand the normal behaviors of parents of infants in care, including highly emotional behavior and conflicting feelings about caregiver/child relationships. Suggests that caregiver displays of competence, honesty, and understanding can provide a base for family support.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk HQ 778.5 .P7 mod.4 pt.2.

INITIATIVE & SOCIAL RELATIONS. 2002.
56 min. High/Scope preschool curriculum for preschool and kindergarten. High/Scope preschool key experiences series. Preschool key experiences series. Provides strategies caregivers can use to help children develop as independent decision makers and become socially competent individuals.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk HQ 783 .I65 2002.

IT'S MINE!: RESPONDING TO PROBLEMS AND CONFLICTS. [2003], c2002.
40 min. Tender care infant-toddler video series. Provides strategies caregivers can use to respond sensitively and positively to children's social conflicts. Includes strategies for problem prevention, positive limit-setting, and resolving conflicts to help children begin to develop important social, language, and reasoning abilities.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk HQ 783 .I87 2003.

SUPPORTING CHILDREN'S ACTIVE LEARNING: TEACHING STRATEGIES FOR DIVERSE SETTINGS. c1989.
13 min. High/Scope curriculum series. Explores three major strategies that promote active learning in preschool, early elementary and special-needs settings.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk LB 1027.23 .S8 1989.

CREATIVE REPRESENTATION. 1999.
40 min. High/Scope preschool key experiences. Designed to help adults working in early childhood programs recognize and encourage the following key experiences in creative representation: recognizing objects by sight, sound, touch, taste, and smell; imitating actions and sounds; relating models, pictures, and photographs to real places and things; pretending and role playing; making models out of clay, blocks, and other materials; drawing and painting.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk LB 1062 .C742 1999.

WINDOWS ON LEARNING: A FRAMEWORK FOR MAKING DECISIONS. c1997.
16 min. Evidence of children's growth and development can be seen in the course of their daily activities. An observer gains insight into what children know, what they're learning, and where their interests lie. Teachers often wonder how to use this information most effectively. Documentation can be an effective means of assessing children's growth and development over time and can provide windows on learning. What is documentation? What, when, and how much should be document? How should it be presented?
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk LB 1117 .W56 1997.

COME JOIN IN!: GUIDELINES FOR SUCCESSFUL GROUP TIMES. c1990.
28 min. Super groups : young children learning together ; program 1. Shows experienced teachers facilitating group times with preschool and kindergarten children through choice of appropriate activities, creation of a safe environment and group interaction.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General LB 1139 .L3 L578 2005.

BEYOND THE CURRICULUM: HOW RESPONSIVE RELATIONSHIPS AND THOUGHTFUL TEACHING ENHANCE QUALITY CARE. c2003.
ca. 29 min. "AOCS dimension series: early childhood dimensions, defined and demonstrated."
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General LB 1139.23 .B496 2003.

CLASSROOM MOMENTS: VIDEO CLIPS TO ENHANCE EARLY CHILDHOOD OBSERVATION AND TRAINING. 2007.
34 min. Instructional and interactive video clips of varying lengths taken in early childhood classrooms. Clips are divided into six instructional categories: prevention in action, positive guidance in action, learning opportunities, developing observation skills, case study : pre-intervention, case study : intervention.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General LB 1139.23 .C537 2007.

EARLY CHILDHOOD ENVIRONMENT RATING SCALE: VIDEO OBSERVATIONS. c1991.
21 min. The videotape contains vignettes to practice scoring various Early childhood environment rating scale items. The video guide provides the accompanying print materials needed for the training.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General LB 1139.25 E3 1991.

OBSERVATION OF YOUNG CHILDREN I: THE EYES HAVE IT! c2004.
25 min. Authentic assessment & documentation ; MOD 141. Describes techniques used in authentic assessment of four major areas of childhood development: social/emotional, cognition, physical and language.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: Circulation Desk LB 1139.23 .O274 2004.

OBSERVATION OF YOUNG CHILDREN II: MAKING THE CONNECTION. c2004.
23 min. Authentic assessment ; MOD 142. Teachers and education coordinators demonstrate the systems that they use to collate the observational data on young children. Examines a variety of portfolio systems and teachers demonstrate the linkage between the formative assessment system that they are using and how that data informs the formal assessment or checklist.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: Circulation Desk LB 1139.23 .O2742 2004.

DEVELOPMENTALLY APPROPRIATE PRACTICE. c2006.
41 min. The leading edge video series. "NAEYC item # 861." Provides a brief introduction to the foundational ideas of the eary childhood education field.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General LB 1139.25 .D482 2006.

VIDEO OBSERVATIONS FOR THE EARLY CHILDHOOD ENVIRONMENT RATING SCALE. 2006.
35 min. Classroom vignettes that demonstrate how to use the Early childhood environment rating scale--Revised edition. Provides answers for commonly asked questions.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: Circulation Desk LB 1139.25 .E32 2006.

EARLY CHILDHOOD SOLUTIONS: EARLY ACADEMICS . c2008.
117 min. Providing parents, caregivers and child care providers with information to help young children develop social, emotional and cognitive skills. Topics include literacy, language development, writing skills, science, math and more. Includes 9 activities you can do at home with your children.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General LB1139.35 .P37 E27 2008.
Also in Spanish:
SOLUCIONES PARA LA PRIMERA INFANCIA : APRENDIZAJE TEMPRANO. c2008.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General LB 1139 .P37 E272 2008.

A CHILDREN'S JOURNEY: INVESTIGATING THE FIRE TRUCK. 2000.
45 min. Beginning with an introduction to young children’s projects by Lilian Latz and Judy Helm, A children's journey brings to life the experiences of a group of young investigators in a community early childhood program serving children of all abilities. Through the eyes of the children and the teacher, Pam Scranton, as revealed within actual classroom footage, the viewer connects to the children's wonder and curiosity as they investigate the community fire truck over time.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk LB 1139.35 .P8 C455 2000.

INFANT CURRICULUM: GREAT EXPLORATIONS. 1993.
20 min. NAEYC (Series) ; #847
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk LB 1139.4 I6 1993.

TODDLER CURRICULUM. 1991.
19 min. NAEYC (Series) ; #848. Shows how the characteristics of the toddler (age 12-36 months) must be considered in providing a developmentally appropriate curriculum for a child care center. Intersperses scenes from a center with comments by Alice Honig of Syracuse University.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk LB 1139.4 .T6 1991

ENVIRONMENTS FOR YOUNG CHILDREN: A DISCUSSION WITH ELIZABETH PRESCOTT & ELIZABETH JONES. 1985.
ca. 17 min. NAEYC (Series) ; #806. Discusses the use and planning of environments designed to support the goals of a day care/nursery school program and to regulate children's behavior. Considers open and closed programs and activities to teach either independence or dependence, and how to add complexity to play activities.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk LB 1140.23 .E58 1985.

IN OUR CARE: GUIDELINES FOR PROVIDING CARE TO INFANTS AND TODDLERS. 1991.
34 min. Describes the special needs of preschool children and how to provide for them within a caring, nurturing environment. Based on Magda Gerber's principles of RIE (Resources for Infant Educarers).
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk LB 1140.23 I6 1991.

ADULT-CHILD INTERACTIONS: FORMING PARTNERSHIPS WITH CHILDREN. 1996.
58 min. High/Scope preschool curriculum series. Adult-child interation series.Presents methods by which children and adults can form successful, supportive relationships in order to enhance child learning. Part 1 demonstrates adult-child interaction strategies in two work-time scenes and includes a teacher commentary on each scene. Part 2 shows additional classroom scenes without commentary, to encourage viewer analysis and discussion.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk LB 1140.3 .A384 1996.

THE DAILY ROUTINE: A DAY AT THE HIGH/SCOPE PRESCHOOL. 1990.
18 min. The High/Scope curriculum series.Presents the rationale for each segment of the daily routine at High/Scope's half-day demonstration preschool in Ypsilanti, Mich. Includes the opening circle; planning, work time, clean-up, and recall; snack, small-group time, circle time, and outside time.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk LB 1140.3 .D34 1990.

YOUR PRESCHOOL CLASSROOM COMPUTER CENTER: HOW DOES IT MEASURE UP? 2001.
23 min. Provides ten questions as guidelines for teachers who are trying to make the computer center an integral part of their classroom, and stresses how the teacher manages, or allows the children to manage, the computer center.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk LB 1140.35.C64 Y687 2001.

REPRESENTING WITH STICKS AND BALLS. 1988.
13 min. Small group time. Demonstrates how teachers can encourage creativity as a small group of preschool children use sticks and clay balls to make shapes and forms.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk LB 1140.35.C74 R47 1988.

GIVE YOURSELF A HAND: GUIDANCE TECHNIQUES FOR SUCCESSFUL GROUP TIMES. 1990.
34 min. Super groups : young children learning together ; program 2. Shows experienced teachers guiding preschool and kindergarten children at group time using the following techniques: planning, teaching group time skills, giving clear directions, reinforcing positive behavior, and keeping children involved.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk LB 1140.35 .G74 G5 1990x.

WHEN A CHILD DOESN'T PLAY: IDENTIFYING PLAY PROBLEMS AND TEACHER INTERVENTIONS. 1992.
30 min. Hand-in-hand : supporting children with play problems. Module 1. Presents background information regarding skill development through play, identifies set play problem behaviors and a process for adult intervention, and shows examples of teachers using an intervention process.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk LB 1140.35 .P55 H3 pt. 1, 1992.

THE CHILD WHO WANDERS: PLAY PROBLEM INTERVENTIONS. 1993.
30 min. Hand-in-hand : supporting children with play problems. Module 2. Examines reasons why children wander from activity to activity without engaging in meaningful play. Shows how teachers develop interventions that involve their direct and indirect support, the curriculum, and other children.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk LB 1140.35 .P55 H3 pt. 2, 1993.

THE CHILD WHO DABBLES: PLAY PROBLEM INTERVENTIONS. 1993.
30 min. Hand-in-hand : supporting children with play problems. Module 3. Shows how teachers identify children who engage only marginally with materials. Examines various interventions designed to help children play with greater depth and focus, extending their interest, enjoyment and learning.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk LB1140.35 .P55 H3 pt.3, 1993.

THE CHILD WHO APPEARS ANXIOUS: PLAY PROBLEM INTERVENTIONS. 1993.
30 min. Hand-in-hand : supporting children with play problems. Module 4. Shows that there are different causes for children's feelings of anxiousness and discomfort, and that open communication with families is a key to understanding and supporting a child. Explains how teachers can ease the concerns of most children with special attention to their feelings and needs.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk LB 1140.35 .P55 H3 pt.4, 1993.

THE CHILD WHO APPEARS ALOOF: PLAY PROBLEM INTERVENTIONS. 1993.
30 min. Hand-in-hand : supporting children with play problems. Module 5. Shows how teachers can help children who appear aloof to interact with other children both in and outside of school.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk LB 1140.35 .P55 H3 pt.5, 1993.

THE CHILD WHO IS IGNORED: PLAY PROBLEM INTERVENTIONS. 1993.
30 min. . Hand-in-hand : supporting children with play problems. Module 6. Shows how teachers can help children learn ways to enter and become part of play groups and to learn communication skills. Suggests ways to help children build confidence.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk LB 1140.35 .P55 H3 pt.6, 1992.

THE CHILD WHO IS REJECTED: PLAY PROBLEM INTERVENTIONS. 1993.
40 min. Hand-in-hand : supporting children with play problems. Module 7. Provides a sympathetic view of children who are rejected by their peers. Shows how positive teaching approaches help children build needed skills, enabling them to play with others and develop friendships.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk LB 1140.35 .P55 H3 pt.7, 1993.

A CLASSROOM WITH BLOCKS. 1987.
13 min. Describes the beneficial learning concepts, experiences, and socialization skills gained from playing with blocks in the classroom. Discusses structuring the classroom to accommodate block play.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk LB1140.35 .T68 C5 1987.

THE CREATIVE CURRICULUM. 1988.
37 min. Explains and illustrates how to arrange an active, comfortable, environment in which to teach preschool and elementary age children. Demonstrates six major activity areas in the teaching environment: blocks, house corner, table toys, sand and water, library corner and art.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk LB 1140.4 .C7 1988.

TO SEE TAKES TIME: GROWING CURRICULUM FROM CHILDREN'S THEORIES. c2004.
27 min. Describes how teachers at Hilltop Children's Center grow curriculum from children's theories. Shows how teachers interpret the "Reggio approach" using study, experimentation and dialog to develop a set of principles to help them co-construct curriculum with children and their families.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk LB 1140.4 .T6 2004.

TO MAKE A PORTRAIT OF A LION. 1987.
31 min. .An extended project by children at the Villetta preschool in Reggio Emilia, Italy in which they make a portrait of a lion, the huge marble lion that sits on the steps of a church in the town square. Demonstrates the creativity of 5 and 6 year old children.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk LB 1350.R45 T6 1987.

TO BE AND TO HAVE [ETRE ET AVOIR]. [2004]
VHS and DVD (104 min.) At the center of this intimate and touching story is Georges Lopez - a remarkably devoted teacher responsible for nurturing a dozen children ages 3-11 in all their school subjects and life's lessons. Demonstrates how a teacher, if well trained, dedicated and sensitive to a child's educational and emotional needs, can hugely influence a generation of children at their most critical time of development.
FORMAT: VHS and DVD. LOCATION: VHS: Circulation Desk LB 2832.4 .F8 E87 2004a. DVD: General LB 2832.4 .F8 E87 2004.

THE POWER OF RTI: CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES, K-6. c2009.
67 min. Focuses on TIER I techniques which can be used in the classroom to address: -- Rules, routines, and schedules -- Positive behavioral expectation -- Strategies for student behaviors which are: defiant/non-compliant, hyperactive/impulsive, or inattentive -- Targeted use of rewards and feedback -- Management of daily classroom transitions -- Use of data collection to measure and monitor behavior, including strategies such as daily behavior report cards. Also discusses constructive and positive approaches to address student misbehavior. Contents: Response to intervention is for behavior, too (10:35 min.) -- Strategies to manage the whole classroom (16:45 min.) -- Tier I strategies for defiant/non-compliant behaviors (10:27 min.) -- Tier I strategies for hyperactive/impulsive behaviors (6:51 min.) -- Tier I strategies for inattentive behaviors (4:43 min.) -- Use of rewards and incentives (9:10 min.) -- Monitoring student behaviors using data (7:51 min.).
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: Circulation Desk LB 3013 .P684 2009.

SUPPORTING TRANSITIONS. 2000
2 videocassettes, 50 min. each. Preventing discipline problems; unit 2. Describes how children experience transitions so that teachers may provide support and make these challenging moments easier. Practice video contains exercise.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General LB 3013 .S86 2000.

CHILDREN AND CONFLICT: AN OPPORTUNITY FOR LEARNING IN THE EARLY CHILDHOOD CLASSROOM. 2000.
15 min. Pathways to competency : developing peaceful conflict resolution skills in young children. "These professional development materials are the result of our efforts to assure that college students, pre-service, and in-service teachers of young children understand the role of conflict in education and know how to respond effectively to it."--P. 2 of manual. "Designed for adults working with children eighteen months to eight years."--Cover of manual.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk LB 3013.25 .C45 2000.

REFRAMING DISCIPLINE. c1997.
6 videocassettes (25 min. each) The guidance and discipline collection. unit 1. Doing the groundwork: from stopping misbehavior to teaching skills -- unit 2. Connecting with every child: key to successful discipline -- unit 3. Understanding difficult behavior: why does he do that?
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk LB 3025 .R43 1997.

EARLY CHILDHOOD SOLUTIONS: SPECIAL NEEDS. 2008.
97 min. One in three children arrives in kindergarten unprepared for the challenges of school. A Place of Our Own responds to this need by providing parents and child care providers with information to help young children develop social, emotional and cognitive skills. Includes 6 activities you can do at home with your children.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General LC 4015 .E37 2008.
Also in Spanish:
SOLUCIONES PARA LA PRIMERA INFANCIA: NECESIDAS ESPECIALES. c2008.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General LC 4015 .E372 2008.

EARLY CHILDHOOD SOLUTIONS: HEALTH AND NUTRITION. 2008.
119 min. Providing parents, caregivers and child care providers with information to help young children develop social, emotional and cognitive skills. Topics include exercise, healthy eating, preventing obesity, sleep, diabetes, asthma, and more. Includes 9 activities you can do at home with your children.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General RJ 206 .E27 2008.

Observation / Assessment

OBSERVATION. [2004], c1993.
38 min. Developing child (Barrington, Ill.) ; [Module 3] Covers the reasons for observing children, techniques, basic components of naturalistic observations, and difficulties of observing and recording.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk BF 722. O374 2004.

ITERS-R VIDEO TRAINING. [2006], c2003.
35 min. Features vignettes from actual child care settings for practice scoring. Instructor's Guide explains how to lead training activities and answers questions trainees may have.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: Circulation Desk HV 854 .H3532 2006.

AUTHENTIC ASSESSMENT: SETTING THE STAGE. [2004]
VHS and DVD (24 min.) Developing child (Barrington, Ill.) ; [Module 3] This module sets the stage for understanding how children are observed within the context of their play as well as their culture, and how these observations are important to understanding their total development. When children are observed in the Social/Emotional, Cognitive, Physical and Language domains of development, teachers are better able to align assessment with curriculum.
FORMAT: VHS and DVD. LOCATION: VHS : General LB 1027.28 .A884 2004. DVD: Circulation Desk LB 1027.28 .A884 2004a.

WINDOWS ON LEARNING: A FRAMEWORK FOR MAKING DECISIONS. c1997.
16 min. Evidence of children's growth and development can be seen in the course of their daily activities. An observer gains insight into what children know, what they're learning, and where their interests lie. Teachers often wonder how to use this information most effectively. Documentation can be an effective means of assessing children's growth and development over time and can provide windows on learning. What is documentation? What, when, and how much should be document? How should it be presented?
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk LB 1117 .W56 1997.

CLASSROOM MOMENTS: VIDEO CLIPS TO ENHANCE EARLY CHILDHOOD OBSERVATION AND TRAINING. 2007.
34 min. Instructional and interactive video clips of varying lengths taken in early childhood classrooms. Clips are divided into six instructional categories: prevention in action, positive guidance in action, learning opportunities, developing observation skills, case study : pre-intervention, case study : intervention.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General LB 1139.23 .C537 2007.

OBSERVATION OF YOUNG CHILDREN I: THE EYES HAVE IT! c2004.
25 min. Authentic assessment & documentation ; MOD 141. Describes techniques used in authentic assessment of four major areas of childhood development: social/emotional, cognition, physical and language.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: Circulation Desk LB 1139.23 .O274 2004.

OBSERVATION OF YOUNG CHILDREN II: MAKING THE CONNECTION. c2004.
23 min. Authentic assessment ; MOD 142. Teachers and education coordinators demonstrate the systems that they use to collate the observational data on young children. Examines a variety of portfolio systems and teachers demonstrate the linkage between the formative assessment system that they are using and how that data informs the formal assessment or checklist.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: Circulation Desk LB 1139.23 .O2742 2004.

EARLY CHILDHOOD ENVIRONMENT RATING SCALE: VIDEO OBSERVATIONS. c1991.
21 min. The videotape contains vignettes to practice scoring various Early childhood environment rating scale items. The video guide provides the accompanying print
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk LB1139.25 .E3 1991.

VIDEO OBSERVATIONS FOR THE EARLY CHILDHOOD ENVIRONMENT RATING SCALE. 2006.
35 min. Classroom vignettes that demonstrate how to use the Early childhood environment rating scale--Revised edition. Provides answers for commonly asked questions.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: Circulation Desk LB 1139.25 .E32 2006.

CHILD OBSERVATION TECHNIQUES. 1990.
27 min. Discusses child observation techniques that can be used either by a child care professional or a parent. Includes examples of behavior, providing the viewer a chance to practice observation.
SUBJECT: Observation (Educational method); Child development.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk LB 1731.6 .C4 1990.

COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT. c2012.
26 min. Preschooler observation. This observation of preschoolers shows them engaged in activities that exemplify the extraordinary mental advancements that children make at this age. Also takes a look at the natural activities children are drawn to which help their cognitive development and presents strategies to encourage these activities. Includes 15 live-action clips. Contents: Dominoes -- Growing seeds -- Painting with feathers -- Singing bingo -- Exploring corn -- Setting the table -- Talking to chicks -- Chicks are yellow -- Jigsaw puzzle -- Cars and ramps -- Stacking game -- Butterfly cycle -- Block tower -- Green paint -- Sorting blocks.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: Circulation Desk LB 1731.6 .C646 2012.

LANGUAGE & LITERACY DEVELOPMENT. c2012.
23 min. Preschooler observation. This observation of preschoolers shows them engaged in activities that exemplify the extraordinary advancements in language and literacy that children make at this age. Also takes a look at the natural activities children are drawn to which foster development and presents strategies to encourage these activities. Includes 16 live-action clips. Contents: Guinea pigs -- Monsters and police -- What are you making? -- Playing house -- Michael reads -- Joey reads -- Skeleton in the toy box -- All kinds of crabs -- Reading the screen -- Reading table -- Letter sounds -- Quiet reading -- Writing the alphabet -- Michael writes his name -- How did you do it? -- Sweet or sour?
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: Circulation Desk LB 1731.6 .L364 2012.

PHYSICAL & MOTOR DEVELOPMENT. c2012.
23 min. Preschooler observation. This observation of preschoolers shows them engaged in activities that exemplify the extraordinary physical advancements that children make at this age. Also takes a look at the natural activities children are drawn to which help their physical development and presents strategies to encourage these activities. Includes 16 live-action clips. Contents: Balance beam -- Climbing up -- Riding tricycles -- Bouncing boys -- Tiptoe land -- Skipping fast & slow -- Table jumping -- Rhythm sticks -- Pouring -- Hammering -- Using tongs -- Stringing beads -- Zip it up -- "Vitations -- Cutting a star -- Drawing a house.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: Circulation Desk LB 1731.6 .P497 2012.

SOCIAL & EMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT. c2012.
23 min. Preschooler observation. This observation of preschoolers shows them engaged in activities that exemplify the extraordinary social and emotional advancements that children make at this age. Also takes a look at the natural activities children are drawn to which foster development and presents strategies to encourage these activities. Includes 15 live-action clips. Contents: Sharing space -- At the table -- Freeze -- Let me try -- A treasure for me -- Rough-and-tumble -- Don't tell -- Doing a project -- Costume conflict -- Castle for sale -- Ballet suit -- What can I be? -- Diapers -- Look it -- Lunch is served.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: Circulation Desk LB 1731.6 .S535 2012.

THE WORLD OF CHILDREN: DEVELOPING CHILD OBSERVATION SKILLS. [2005], c2004,
33:30 min. This video introduces basic child observation skills and outlines how they should be used in educational settings.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk and General LB 1731.6 .W67 2005.

Parent-Teacher Relationships

PARENTS: OUR MOST IMPORTANT RESOURCE. c2004.
27 min. Authentic assessment & documentation. Emphasizes the importance of communicating with and respecting parents throughout the assessment process. Highlights a variety of progress reports designed for parents by the authors of different curriculum models.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: Circulation Desk LB 1139.23 .P374 2004.

CONDUCTING PARTENT-TEACHER CONFERENCES: A PARTNERSHIP IN PROGRESS. c2007.
32 min. Explores how teachers can effectively prepare for, conduct and follow up on meetings with the parents of their students.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General LC 225.5 .C66 2007.

Art

CREATIVE REPRESENTATION. 1999.
40 min. High/Scope preschool key experiences. Designed to help adults working in early childhood programs recognize and encourage the following key experiences in creative representation: recognizing objects by sight, sound, touch, taste, and smell; imitating actions and sounds; relating models, pictures, and photographs to real places and things; pretending and role playing; making models out of clay, blocks, and other materials; drawing and painting.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk LB 1062 .C742 1999.

ART IN UNIVERSALLY DESIGNED PRESCHOOL ENVIRONMENTS: DESIGNING CURRICULUM TO MEET STANDARDS WITH EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICES. c2009.
ca. 68 min. Discover how to awaken creative expression and encourage artistic growth. Learn how the Universal Design for Learning supports the success of children. Explore how to implement art experiences that meet the developmental needs of children at all levels. Contents: Chapter one: Art as an open-ended process -- Chapter two: Universal design and art education -- Chapter three: Art and the integrated curriculum.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: Circulation Desk LB 1139.5 .A78 A76 2009.

REPRESENTING WITH STICKS AND BALLS. 1988.
13 min. Small group time. Demonstrates how teachers can encourage creativity as a small group of preschool children use sticks and clay balls to make shapes and forms.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk LB 1140.35.C74 R47 1988.

THE CREATIVE CURRICULUM. 1988.
37 min. Explains and illustrates how to arrange an active, comfortable, environment in which to teach preschool and elementary age children. Demonstrates six major activity areas in the teaching environment: blocks, house corner, table toys, sand and water, library corner and art.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk LB 1140.4 .C7 1988.

Health, Nutrition and Safety

SAFE FROM THE START. c2000.
23 min. Childhood is a time of growth, experimentation and learning. Although a few bumps and scrapes are to be expected along the way, there are many things parents and caregivers can do to help prevent serious childhood injuries. It is important to think ahead about potential hazards to make a child's environment as safe as possible. Prevention will go a long way towards making children "safe from the start."
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General HQ 755.8 .I24 2000.
Also in Spanish:
SEGUROS DESDE EL INICIO. c2005.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General HV 675.72 .S448 2005.

SAFE & SOUND. [2006]
14 min. Baby care workshop. Provides tips and suggestions to help parents create a safe environment for their infant. Recommended sleeping positions for baby are also shown.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General HV 675.72 .S344 2006.

PARENTING CHALLENGES: CHILD SAFETY. 2005.
22 min. Brazelton on parenting. Teaches parents about a wide range of safety issues, such as how to prevent or deal with common accidents, in addition to larger concerns such as safety and security at school.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General HV 675.72 .P374 2005.

THE GROWING YEARS. c2001.
30 min. Originally broadcast as part of the television series, The human condition, episode #110. Examines major health risks during infancy, early childhood, childhood, and adolescence, and preventive strategies that are proving successful in decreasing the likelihood of debilitating illnesses and injuries.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General RA 776 .H86 2001 pt.10.

COMMON CHILDHOOD ILLNESSES: DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT. c2008.
29 min. Addresses common childhood illnesses, their symptoms, possible at home and professional medical treatments, and how to decide if a doctor should be consulted. Shows viewers how to identify and deal with common childhood illnesses--and reduce the likelihood of future reinfection. Contents: Gastrointestinal upset -- Ear infections -- Conjunctivitis or "pink eye" -- The common cold -- Influenza or the flu.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General RJ 50 .C666 2008.

SU BEBÉ SALUDABLE. c2005.
30 min. I am your child video series. Spanish. Discusses children's changing health needs as they grow and provides useful information on prenatal care, breast feeding, visiting the pediatrician, children's nutritional needs and exercise.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General RJ 61 .S8 2005.

EARLY CHILDHOOD SOLUTIONS: HEALTH AND NUTRITION. 2008.
119 min. Providing parents, caregivers and child care providers with information to help young children develop social, emotional and cognitive skills. Topics include exercise, healthy eating, preventing obesity, sleep, diabetes, asthma, and more. Includes 9 activities you can
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General RJ 206 .E27 2008.
Also in Spanish:
SOLUCIONES PARA LA PRIMERA INFANCIA: SALUD Y NUTRICÍON. c2008.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General RJ 206 .E272 2008.

FOOD AND FITNESS MATTER: RAISING HEALTHY, ACTIVE KIDS. c2006.
ca. 24 min. Provides parents with the information and support they need to improve children's health and wellness. Discusses the causes of the dramatic increase in overweight children and strategies for improving nutrition and fitness.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General RJ 206 .F664 2006.
Also in Spanish
LA COMIDA Y LOS EJERCICIOS CUENTAN: CREANDO HIJOS SALUDABLES Y ACTIVOS. c2006.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General RJ 206 .F665 2006.

NUTRITION AND DIET: A BABY ON BOARD CASE STUDY. 2009.
25 min. Follows a family with three children, each facing different dietary concerns. Five-month-old Grace suffers from acid reflux, while Mark, age four, struggles with weight gain and David, age seven, must cope with severe food allergies. The boys also suffer from asthma and their parents, a busy father and a full-time mom, need help managing this condition as well as the eating issues and the family's time management problems. With advice from dietary and medical experts, veteran nurse and midwife Gráinne Ryan introduces dietary assessments, customized eating plans, and clinical check-up schedules that address the family's needs.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General RJ 206 .N887 2009.

NOURISHING HEALTHY PRESCHOOLERS: A GUIDE TO MYPLATE NUTRITION. c2012.
27 min. Using MyPlate and the USDA's dietary guidelines, this program shows how meals can include a variety of nutritious foods, how to determine appropriate portion sizes, how to make snacks healthy, and how to encourage physical activity. Also discusses common concerns about sugar, fat, and picky eaters. Shows how busy families can eat healthy.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: Circulation Desk RJ 206 .N687 2012..

NUTRITION FOR INFANTS AND CHILDREN. c2006.
26 min. Explains the importance of good nutrition for newborns, infants, toddlers, and preschool-aged children and provides advice for parents and caregivers. Examines the beneficial effects of good nutrition and physical activity on children's growth and development. Discusses topics such as the relative merits of breastfeeding and bottle feeding, food allergies and special dietary preferences like vegetarianism.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General RJ 216 .N887 2006.

CAR SEATS: HOW TO PROTECT YOUR CHILD FROM BIRTH TO TEN. 2004.
36 min. Car seats save lives and prevent injuries, but only when they are used correctly and consistently. Highlights the latest safety recommendations and shows how to install a wide range of car seats. Contents: General safety guidelines -- Choosing a car seat -- Rear-facing seats -- Forward-facing seats -- Booster seats.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General TL 159.5 .C37 2004.
Also in Spanish:
SILLAS DE AUTO : COMO PROTEGER A LOS NINOS HASTA LOS 10 AÑOS
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General TL 159.5 .C3718 2004.

Language Development/ Literacy/ Reading/ Storytelling

EARLY MESSAGES: FACILITATING LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT AND COMMUNICATION. 1998.
28 min. Child care video magazine. Presents 10 strategies to enhance language development in infants and toddlers in a child care setting.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk HQ 778.5 .P7 mod.3, pt.1, 1998.

FIRST STEPS: SUPPORTING EARLY LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT. 1995.
4 videocassettes (100 min.) A language training program designed to help increase awareness, sensitivity, and skills of adults who work with very young children, those developing typically and those with special needs. Contents: step 1. Beginning language connections -- step 2. Reading the child's msssage -- step 3. Talking with young children -- step 4. Building conversations.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk LB 1139 .L3 F5 1995.

LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT. 1995.
40 min. Examines the development of language in babies and young children. Follows this development from the first cry of an infant through that of a seven year-old. Discusses several theories, including arguments for and against the nature-nurture debate, the interactionist view, the Wharf-Sappier Hypothesis and the question "can non-human animals use language?".
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk LB 1139 .L3 L3 1995.

LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT. c2004.
29 min. Developing child (Barrington, Ill.) Significant areas of development. Explores the development of language from infancy through middle childhood. Early communication through the cry, gestures and sounds, gradually unfolds into spoken language that explains, problem solves and facilitates thought. Follows each of the four areas of language are followed.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: Circulation Desk LB 1139 .L3 L364 2004.

LISTOS PARA APRENDER. c2005.
30 min. I Am Your Child Video Series Spanish. When you hold a baby lovingly and talk, sing or read to her, the emotional closeness and language experiences you provide are an important part of preparing her to learn when she is old enough for school. There are many things parents and caregivers can do to help build a children's literacy skills from the time he is born.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General LB 1139 .L3 L578 2005.

NOURISHING LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT IN EARLY CHILDHOOD. c1996.
VHS and DVD (ca. 31 min.) Early childhood series (San Luis Obispo, Calif.) Discusses the basic aspects of language, how language is acquired by young children, and strategies for nourishing early language acquisition.
FORMAT: VHS and DVD. LOCATION: VHS: General LB1139 .L3 N6 1996. DVD: Circulation Desk LB1139 .L3 N6 1996a.

READING AND YOUNG CHILDREN: A DISCUSSION WITH JAN MCCARTHY. c1985.
15 min. NAEYC (series) ; #808. Carolyn S. Dorrell interviews Jan McCarthy. The discussion covers the topics of reading to children and developing and recognizing reading readiness skills.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk LB 1139 .R4 R4 1985.

LANGUAGE & LITERACY. 2004.
2 videocassettes (71 min.) TrainerVision video resource library. A collection of 18 video clips which feature professionals with toddlers and preschoolers in child care, Head Start, school, and early intervention settings, as well as parents at home with their young children. These real world examples illustrate key teaching and parenting practices which support emerging language and literacy. Contents: v. 1. Focus on toddlers (36 min.) -- v. 2. Focus on pre-K and kindergarten (35 min.)
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk LB 1139.5 .L35 L365 2004; v.1 & v.2.

LANGUAGE ARTS IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION: DESIGNING CURRICULUM TO MEET STANDARDS WITH EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICES. c2008.
ca. 90 min. Discussion of curricular theories and practices that develop language arts skills. Contents: Chapter one: Quality literature is the foundation for interactive reading (30 min.) -- Chapter 2: Knowledge of print awareness and emergent writing guides planning (32. min.) -- Chapter 3: Planning for intentional teaching opportunities throughout the classroom (28 min.)
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk LB 1139.6 .L35 L367 2008.

BORN TO READ: HOW TO NURTURE A BABY'S LOVE OF LEARNING. 1997.
25 min. Describes a project intended to help parents raise children with healthy bodies and minds. To achieve the "Born to Read" goals, public librarians and health care professionals form partnerships and reach out to at-risk expectant and new parents.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General LB1139.5 .R43 B6 1997.

SPACE TO GROW: CREATING AN ENVIRONMENT THAT SUPPORTS LANGUAGE ACQUISITION. 1988.
30 min. Good talking with you. Program 5. Shows how children build language skills by being involved in conversations in small intimate spaces.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk LB 1140.5 .L3 S62 1988.

READING AND YOUNG CHILDREN: A PRACTICAL GUIDE FOR CHILDCARE PROVIDERS. c1992.
10 min. Demonstrates practical techniques for reading aloud, choral reading, storytelling, and suggests inexpensive ways to choose and use children's books.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General LB 1140.5 .R4 R4 1992.

FAR AGO AND LONG AWAY: INNOVATIVE STORYTELLING. c1999.
30 min. Presents a discussion of the methodology of storytelling, its effects on children and their development, and tips on how to choose and tell a story.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General LB 1042 .F37 1999.

STORYTELLING: LEARNING AND SHARING. c1995.
45 min. Storyteller and teacher Sandy Jenkins gives instruction in storytelling, plus demonstration of various aspects of telling stories. Includes information on finding stories, learning stories, and telling stories effectively.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General LB 1042 .S7 1995.

STORYTELLING WITH CAROLINE FELLER BAUER. 1986.
28 min. Caroline Bauer describes the purpose of storytelling and discusses what viewers can do to present their own stories. Includes setting the stage for a story, finding a good story, practicing storytelling and presenting the story.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General LB 1042 .S76 1986x.

READING READINESS: A SPRING BOARD FOR SUCCESS. c2002.
34 min. Shows what is meant by 'to read' and 'learn how to read, ' including sound distinguishing, phonetic awareness, decoding and word recognition.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General LB 1050.43 .R43 2002.

LISTOS PARA APRENDER. c2005.
30 min. I am your child video series. Spanish. When you hold a baby lovingly and talk, sing or read to her, the emotional closeness and language experiences you provide are an important part of preparing her to learn when she is old enough for school. There are many things parents and caregivers can do to help build a child's literacy skills from the time he is born.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General LB 1139 .L3 L578 2005.

ONCE UPON A TIME: SKILLS FOR READING ALOUD AT GROUP TIME. c1991.
33 min. Super groups : young children learning together ; program 4. Shows experienced teachers using skills to read stories to children. Shows how to use voice, gestures, pacing and eye contact, how to help children follow plots, and how to get children involved so that they are not just listeners.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General LB 1573.5 .O6 1991.

READ ALOUD NOW. c1991.
13 min. Teaches adults how to choose books to read aloud to children, including what type of books are appropriate for various age groups, as well as tips on how to read aloud to children to make it a pleasurable experience both for the child and the adult.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General LB 1573.5 .R42 1991.

LANGUAGE & LITERACY DEVELOPMENT. c2012.
23 min. Preschooler observation. This observation of preschoolers shows them engaged in activities that exemplify the extraordinary advancements in language and literacy that children make at this age. Also takes a look at the natural activities children are drawn to which foster development and presents strategies to encourage these activities. Includes 16 live-action clips. Contents: Guinea pigs -- Monsters and police -- What are you making? -- Playing house -- Michael reads -- Joey reads -- Skeleton in the toy box -- All kinds of crabs -- Reading the screen -- Reading table -- Letter sounds -- Quiet reading -- Writing the alphabet -- Michael writes his name -- How did you do it? -- Sweet or sour?
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: Circulation Desk LB 1731.6 .L364 2012.

UNLOCKING LANGUAGE. 1999.
29 min. Originally produced for television broadcast as an episode of program Perspective. A diverse group of experts discuss the birth, development, and transmission of the mysterious phenomenon called language. Topics explored include language as an innately guided behavior in unborn babies, infants, and toddlers; the parts of the brain involved in language; the relationship between genes and language disorders; and the isolation of the Speech 1 gene.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General P 116 .U556 1999.

Mathematics

THE PATH TO MATH IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION. 1996.
5 videocassettes (140 min.) Early childhood training. Shows how children learn mathematical concepts by engaging in activities in their natural environment. Demonstrates the teacher's role in providing the materials and organizing the environment so that experiential learning can take place. Contents: program 1. One-to-one correspondence & comparing (21 min.) -- program 2. Classification and seriation (30 min.) -- program 3. Shape and parts and wholes (28 min.) -- program 4. Space and measurement (29 min.) -- program 5. Numbers and counting and numerals (32 min.)
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk LB 1139.5 .M38 1996; pt.2, pt.4, pt.5.

CLASSIFICATION, SERIATION & NUMBER. c2006.
60 min. High/Scope curriculum for preschool & kindergarten. High/Scope preschool key experiences. Illustrates and describes the 13 math-related key experiences grouped under classification, seriation, and number including describing how things are similar or different, sorting and matching, distinguishing between "some" and "all", arranging objects in a series or pattern, and counting.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: Circulation Desk QA 135.6 .C537 2006.

MATHEMATICAL THINKING: GEOMETRY, PATTERNING AND MEASUREMENT IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION : DESIGNING CURRICULUM TO MEET STANDARDS WITH EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICES . c2008.
ca. 83 min. Learning shapes deepens mathematical understanding. Children build future math skills through patterning. Measurement begins in infancy. Exploring length, volume and time supports later learning. Contents: Geometry (31:12) -- Patterning (27:53) -- Measurement (24:27)
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: Circulation Desk QA 135.6 .M3814 2010.

MATHEMATICS IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION: DESIGNING CURRICULUM TO MEET STANDARDS WITH EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICES. c2007.
ca. 68 min. Discussion of curricular theories and practices that develop high-quality integration of math into classroom activities. Contents: Chapter one: Knowledge of mathematical development guides planning (22 min.) -- Chapter two: Teacher reflection informs planning (29 min.) -- Chapter three: Planning for intentional teaching opportunities (17 min.)
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: Circulation Desk QA 135.6 .M385 2007.

Music

ELLA JENKINS: LEARNING CAN BE FUN. 1984.
ca. 57 min. NAEYC (Series) ; #851.Ella Jenkins performs before an adult audience, demonstrating how to make a friend, using songs, gestures, and musical instruments. The songs emphasize the importance of friendship.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General LB 1140.23 .E53 1984.

Nature / Science

SCIENCE IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION: DESIGNING CURRICULUM TO MEET STANDARDS WITH EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICES. 2008.
ca. 83 min. Discussion of curricular theories and practices that develop high-quality integration of science into classroom activities. Contents: Children's development of scientific knowledge guides planning (26:18) -- Teacher reflection informs planning (34:36) -- Integrating science throughout the classroom (22:23)
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: Circulation Desk LB 1139.5 .S35 S354 2008.

WHEN LEARNING COMES NATURALLY. [2009]
ca. 30 min. Profiles the efforts of four schools in New York, California and New Jersey to introduce children to the natural world and to involve them, through outdoor play, class activities, and their own creative work, in a process of outdoor discovery.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General LB 1139.5 .S535 W446 2009.QA 135.6 .C537 2006.

SHARING NATURE WITH YOUNG CHILDREN. 1992.
18 min. Rudy Mancke, a naturalist, shows how a child's experience with and in the natural world can make life richer, provide language experiences, enhance skills, and show children how life is interconnected.
SUBJECT: Nature study; Education, preschool; Science – study and teaching (early childhood).
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk LB 1140.5.S35 S4 1992.

Social Studies

SOCIAL STUDIES IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION: DESIGNING CURRICULUM TO MEET STANDARDS WITH EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICES. c2008.
ca. 79 min. Focuses on setting up an early childhood classroom for a community of learners, allowing teachers to incorporate social sciences concepts into lessons in developmentally appropriate ways. Contents: Chapter one: Creating an environment that supports social studies (28 min.) -- Chapter two: Fostering a classroom community (24 min.) -- Chapter three: Building a foundation for history (27 min.)
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: Circulation Desk LB 1139.5 .S64 S635 2008..

Play/ Motor Skills

CHILD’S PLAY: HOW HAVING FUN TURNS KIDS INTO ADULTS. 2004.
23 min. Children use play to develop interpersonal and motor skills for adulthood.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General BF 717. C455 2004.

TIME TO GROW. PLAY AND IMAGINATION: THE TOOL OF CHILDHOOD. 1992.
27 min. Examines play as a developmental tool of childhood and a window on cognitive development. Shows the effect of play and imagination on the child.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General BF 717 T5 1992.

SAFE, ACTIVE PLAY. 1997.
34 min.Reviews playground safety by comparing effective and safe playground equipment with dangerous designs.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General GV 424 .S354 1997.

NEW GAMES FOR A CHILD CARE SETTING. 1997.
(29 min.) Indiana steps ahead, the child care collection. NAEYC (Series) ; #896. New, simple, noncompetitive games for preschool and elementary school children are presented. The importance of an active lifestyle for children is stressed.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General HQ 778.5 .N48 1997.

PLAY. 2001.
29 min. Developing child (Barrington, Ill.) ; module 21. Outlines how play is a learning experience for children and builds intellectual, motor and social skills.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation HQ 782 .P519 2001.

SENSORY PLAY: CONSTRUCTING REALITIES. 1994.
18:05 min. NAEYC (Series) ; #839. Demonstrates how sensory exploration contributes to overall development, encourages independent thinking, and naturally supports individual learning styles.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk HQ 782 .S467 1994

PLAY: A VYGOTSKIAN APPROACH. 1996.
25:56 min. Presents Lev Vygotsky's early childhood learning theories and demonstrates them in a classroom. Examines play and how it benefits cognitive and social skills and fulfills emotional needs. Identifies the necessary components to play.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk LB 1117 .P52 1996.

GROWING THROUGH PLAY: COGNITIVE AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT. 2004.
approx. 26 min. Presents children in "self-initiated" classrooms where they choose their own activities with guidance from the teachers.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General LB 1137 .G769 2004.

PLAY AND LEARNING: A DISCUSSION WITH BARBARA BIBER. 1985.
18 min. NAEYC (Series) ; #807. In an interview with Carolyn S. Dorrell, Barbara Biber discusses why play is important and what children learn during play.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk LB 1137 .P52 1985.

PLAY POWER: STRATEGIES TO SUPPORT LEARNING THROUGH PLAY. 2009.
42 min. 37 sec. Shows how everyday play activities at home and at school help children gain skills and knowledge. Includes guidelines for careful observation of children at play and strategies to support and extend play. Contents: Child's play -- Time together.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: Circulation Desk LB 1137 .P555 2009.

I AM CLAY. 2006.
30 min. Demonstrates how working with natural clay benefits the emotional, creative, intellectual and physical development of young children.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General LB 1139 .M6 I363 2006.

WHEN A CHILD DOESN'T PLAY: IDENTIFYING PLAY PROBLEMS AND TEACHER INTERVENTIONS. 1992.
30 min. Hand-in-hand : supporting children with play problems. Module 1. Presents background information regarding skill development through play, identifies set play problem behaviors and a process for adult intervention, and shows examples of teachers using an intervention process.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk LB 1140.35 .P55 H3 pt. 1, 1992.

THE CHILD WHO WANDERS: PLAY PROBLEM INTERVENTIONS. 1993.
30 min. Hand-in-hand : supporting children with play problems. Module 2. Examines reasons why children wander from activity to activity without engaging in meaningful play. Shows how teachers develop interventions that involve their direct and indirect support, the curriculum, and other children.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk LB 1140.35 .P55 H3 pt. 2, 1993.

THE CHILD WHO DABBLES: PLAY PROBLEM INTERVENTIONS. 1993.
30 min. Hand-in-hand : supporting children with play problems. Module 3. Shows how teachers identify children who engage only marginally with materials. Examines various interventions designed to help children play with greater depth and focus, extending their interest, enjoyment and learning.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk LB1140.35 .P55 H3 pt.3, 1993.

THE CHILD WHO APPEARS ANXIOUS: PLAY PROBLEM INTERVENTIONS. 1993.
30 min. Hand-in-hand : supporting children with play problems. Module 4. Shows that there are different causes for children's feelings of anxiousness and discomfort, and that open communication with families is a key to understanding and supporting a child. Explains how teachers can ease the concerns of most children with special attention to their feelings and needs.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk LB 1140.35 .P55 H3 pt.4, 1993.

THE CHILD WHO APPEARS ALOOF: PLAY PROBLEM INTERVENTIONS. 1993.
30 min. Hand-in-hand : supporting children with play problems. Module 5. Shows how teachers can help children who appear aloof to interact with other children both in and outside of school.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk LB 1140.35 .P55 H3 pt.5, 1993.

THE CHILD WHO IS IGNORED: PLAY PROBLEM INTERVENTIONS. 1993.
30 min. . Hand-in-hand : supporting children with play problems. Module 6. Shows how teachers can help children learn ways to enter and become part of play groups and to learn communication skills. Suggests ways to help children build confidence.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk LB 1140.35 .P55 H3 pt.6, 1992.

THE CHILD WHO IS REJECTED: PLAY PROBLEM INTERVENTIONS. 1993.
40 min. Hand-in-hand : supporting children with play problems. Module 7. Provides a sympathetic view of children who are rejected by their peers. Shows how positive teaching approaches help children build needed skills, enabling them to play with others and develop friendships.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk LB 1140.35 .P55 H3 pt.7, 1993.

A CLASSROOM WITH BLOCKS. 1987.
13 min. Describes the beneficial learning concepts, experiences, and socialization skills gained from playing with blocks in the classroom. Discusses structuring the classroom to accommodate block play.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk LB 1140.35.T68 C5 1987.

PHYSICAL & MOTOR DEVELOPMENT. c2012.
23 min. Preschooler observation. This observation of preschoolers shows them engaged in activities that exemplify the extraordinary physical advancements that children make at this age. Also takes a look at the natural activities children are drawn to which help their physical development and presents strategies to encourage these activities. Includes 16 live-action clips. Contents: Balance beam -- Climbing up -- Riding tricycles -- Bouncing boys -- Tiptoe land -- Skipping fast & slow -- Table jumping -- Rhythm sticks -- Pouring -- Hammering -- Using tongs -- Stringing beads -- Zip it up -- "Vitations -- Cutting a star -- Drawing a house.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: Circulation Desk LB 1731.6 .P497 2012.

DRAMATIC PLAY: AN INTEGRATIVE PROCESS FOR LEARNING. [1993], c1971
32 min. Training films for early childhood. Shows that dramatic play can encourage the development of inherent intellectual, social, and emotional abilities helpful for children in dealing with individuals and materials.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General PN 3171 .D7 1993.

SEE HOW THEY MOVE. 1989.
27 min. Infants at RIE Follows the natural progression of gross motor development in infants from 5 weeks to 20 months of age. Encourages caregivers to allow infants to invent their own activities.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk RJ 134 .S4 1989.

Parenting: Families, Pregnancy, Mothers, Fathers

FAMILY STRESS: THE CHILD'S PERSPECTIVE. c1992.
28 min. Worlds of childhood ; no. 22. Reviews research results on the effects of divorce on children. Also shows a Russian family on the edge of divorce.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk BF 723.S75 F3 1992.

BABY STEPS: ADJUSTING TO PARENTHOOD. c2004.
20 min. A close look at four diverse families who have successfully adjusted to parenthood, including traditional moms and dads, single parents, adoptive parents, and parents faced with unexpected complications. They share their own personal experiences, including lack of sleep, added expenses, emotional upheaval, frustration, and doing it alone.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General HQ 755.7 .B339 2004.

21ST CENTURY EXPLORING PARENTING. 2000.
145 min., 2 sec. Contents: Our stories keep us connected = Relatos que nos unen / produced by WGBH Educational Foundation, RMC Research, Inc., Ortiz-Simon Productions, Inc. -- The violence that children can see = Violencia que los nixos ven / a production of Family Communications -- Families speak: The early head start experience / Rise Learning Solutions -- The first years last forever = Primeros años marcan para siempre / produced by New Screen Concepts in association with I Am Your Child Foundation -- Ready to learn = Listos para aprendar / produced by New Screen Concepts in association with I Am Your Child Foundation.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General HQ 755.8 .A122 2000.

THE ABC'S OF PARENTING. PART ONE. BECOMING A FAMILY: BIRTH TO AGE 3. c1995.
35 min. Parents discuss issues such as when is a good time to have a child, the impact of the baby's arrival, and managing careers and children.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General HQ 755.8 .A3 1995 pt. 1.

THE ABC'S OF PARENTING. PART TWO. GROWING AS A FAMILY: AGE 3 TO AGE 5. c1995.
35 min. Parents discuss issues relevant to the toddler and preschool years including building confidence, discipline, fears and imagination, and having a second child
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General HQ 755.8 .A3 1995 pt. 2.

THE ABC'S OF PARENTING. PART THREE. SCHOOL DAYS: AGE 5 TO AGE 12. c1995.
35 min. Parents discuss topics such as autonomy, peer pressure and encouraging achievement in school.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General HQ 755.8 .A3 1995 pt. 3.

THE HISTORY OF PARENTING PRACTICES: CHILD DEVELOPMENT THEORIES. c2006.
18 min., 30 sec. Reviews events, government policies, and child development theorists that have influenced parenting practices through the past 100 years.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General HQ 755.8 .H578 2006.

READY TO LEARN. c2000.
24 min. Presents tips for new parents in helping their infants, toddlers and preschoolers reach their full learning potential.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General HQ 755.8 .I23 2000.
Also in Spanish:
LISTOS PARA APRENDER. c2005.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General LB 1139 .L3 L578 2005.

FIRST YEARS LAST FOREVER. 2000.
29 min. Explains the importance of the first three years of life in the healthy development of children. Summarizes brain research and gives parents specific tips on how to build stronger bonds with their babies. Covers a wide range of parenting topics including: bonding and attachment, communication, discipline, self-esteem, health and nutrition, and child care.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General HQ 755.8 .I25 2000.

PREPARING FOR PARENTHOOD. c2005.
30 min. I am your child video series. Includes information on forming healthy habits before and during pregnancy, the importance of prenatal care, how to prepare for your baby's birth, and how and where to get help with your questions.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General HQ 755.8 .P746 2005.
Also in Spanish:
PREPARÁNDOSE PARA SER PADRES. c2005.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General RG 525 .P746 2005.

TO BE A FATHER. [2000]
29 min. Includes information on how fathering begins even before the baby is born, how dads can connect with their children from the start, what fathers can do to foster a close relationship with their children, how fathers can overcome the challenges of parenting under special circumstances, like separation and divorce.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General HQ 755.8 .I26 2000.
Also in Spanish:
SER UN PAPA. c2005.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General HQ 756 .S47 2005.

YOUR HEALTHY BABY. c2000.
26 min. Phylicia Rashad delivers expert advice on how parents can help their children establish healthy habits, with information on: how to maintain good health during pregnancy, bottle-feeding versus breast-feeding, when you and your child should visit the doctor, what foods to feed your child and when, and the importance of exercise.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General HQ 755.8 .I27 2000.

PREPARING FOR PARENTHOOD. c2005.
30 min. I am your child video series. Includes information on forming healthy habits before and during pregnancy, the importance of prenatal care, how to prepare for your baby's birth, and how and where to get help with your questions.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General HQ 755.8 .P746 2005.

SHAKING, HITTING AND SPANKING: WHAT TO DO INSTEAD. c1995.
31 min. Designed to teach parents alternatives to corporal punishment with positive and effective behavior management techniques and attitudes.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General HQ 755.8 .S435 1995.

RIGHT FROM THE START. [1982?]
55 min. Discusses bonding between parent and child that begins at birth. Traces history of the study of bonding, emphasizing attachment through touching, responding, and eye contact. Reviews the research of scientists Harry Harlow, Rene Spitz and John Bowlby, and discusses the negative effects of early separation.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk HQ 755.85 .R5 1982.

THE VANISHING FATHER. c1995.
57 min. Originally broadcast May 16, 1995 as a segment of: Frontline. Explores the dramatic change in the American family and recent findings by sociologists that, whatever the economic status, children from single parent homes are twice as likely to drop out of school, become teenage mothers, and or spend time in jail. Includes a brief update at the end on the Little Rascals Day Care Center sexual abuse case.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General HQ 756 .V35 1995.

WHERE ARE YOU, FATHER? c1990.
90 min. John Bradshaw discusses the role, absence, and need of healthy fathering in the development of the balanced male or female child.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General HQ 756 .W4 1990.

OH MOTHER! [2000], c1998.
42 min. Profiles the experiences of three generations of mothers. Helen, who became a mom in the 1950s, describes her expectation of motherhood leading to personal fulfillment - and her alternatives when it didn't. Katja, a '70s mom, shares her dual struggle to develop her personal identity as an artist and to nurture her family. And Erica, who chose to become a mom in the '90s after first establishing her career, represents a generation that views motherhood as a fluid entity that she and her partner may define to suit their needs.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General HQ 759 .O35 2000.

BABY LOVE. c2000.
57 min. Girls in America. A diverse group of teen mothers, some as young as 13 years old, speak out on a wide range of topics, including love, virginity, sex, pregnancy, birth, parenting, their families, and their babies' fathers.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General HQ 759.4 .B339 1999.

A DOULA STORY: ON THE FRONT LINES OF TEEN PREGNANCY. c2004.
60 min. Explores the story of the women of the Chicago Doula Project (CDP), who are bringing hope and empowerment to pregnant teenagers. Trained as healthcare paraprofessionals, mentors, educators and advocates, the doulas (from the Greek word for birth attendant) pair with young mothers from their own communities and guide them through pregnancy, childbirth and the early months of parenthood. Examines the multiple factors and relationships that compose this complex and unpredictable process for teenage mothers with limited resources or family support.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General HQ 759.4 .D685 2004.

TEEN PREGNANCY: REEL STORIES, REAL LIFE. c2002.
15 min. Follows the stories of three young women with unplanned pregnancies and presents a couple who have chosen abstinence.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General HQ 759.4 .T425 2002.

THE DOUBLE BURDEN: THREE GENERATIONS OF WORKING MOTHERS. C1992.
56 min. Marlene Booth describes her own experiences as a working mother as well as the experiences of three families for whom women working outside of the home was a tradition for several generations.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General HQ 759.48 .D68 1992.

WORKING PARENTS: BALANCING KIDS AND CAREERS. c1992.
25 min. Gives advice to a working parent on how to balance family and a career, including information about benefits a corporation might give.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General HQ 759.48 .W67 1992.

MOMMY, DADDY, WAIT FOR ME: THE STRUGGLES OF TEEN PARENTS. c2009.
24 min. Presents interviews with teenage parents and provides information to help young people build a positive view of abstinence, teaching the emotional, physical and social benefits of waiting for sex.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General HQ759.64 .M666 2009.

ONE-PARENT FAMILIES. 1995, c1988.
27 min. Practical parenting ; pt. 5. Discusses critical issues that confront a parent faced with divorce, separation, death of a spouse, or abandonment.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk and General HQ 759.915 .S56 1995.

BLENDED FAMILIES: (YOURS, MINE, AND OURS). 1995, c1991.
29 min. Practical parenting ; pt. 8. Assists adults and children in making the transition to a successful blended family by discussing the unique qualities of a stepfamily and the specific considerations and problems that can arise during its struggle toward unity.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk and General HQ 759.92 .B5 1995.

THE CHILD IN THE FAMILY. 2004, 1993.
29 min. The developing child ; Module 14. This video discusses the functions the family serves for the child as well as how those functions have changed over time. Through interviews and video profiles, the many types of families that exist in our society today are presented. Stresses within the family and types of parenting styles are also explored.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: Circulation Desk HQ 767.9 .C4554 2004.

RULES, RITUALS, ROUTINES: A VALUES BASED METHOD TO MANAGE BEHAVIORS AT HOME. c2010.
55 min. Illustrates how parents can consciously structure their family by developing a set of well-thought-out rules. Features an in-depth discussion of approaches that can lead to fewer behavioral problems in children.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: Circulation Desk HQ769 .R854 2010.

DISCIPLINA: ENSEÑANDO LÍMITES CON AMOR. c2005.
ca. 30 min. I am your child video series. Spanish. Antonia C. Novello shows parents that setting limits is not punishment, but a loving way to teach a child how to control his or her own behavior.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General HQ 770.4 .D573 2005.

POSITIVE DISCIPLINE: WITHOUT SHAKING, SHOUTING OR SPANKING. c2004.
3 videodiscs (ca. 76 min.) In this series parents learn how to use positive discipline techniques instead of more harmful practices to get the results they want. Viewers will see real-life parenting challenges and learn age-appropriate strategies that lead to non-violent resolutions. Contents: Vol. 1. Babies birth to 1 (25:15 min.): Responding to crying ; Redirecting baby's curiosity ; Connecting to baby ; Take the no spanking pledge -- Vol. 2. Toddlers ages 1 & 2 (24:19 min.): Setting safe limits ; Easing mealtime struggles ; Handling biting ; Take the no spanking pledge -- Vol. 3. Preschoolers ages 3 to 5 (27:00 min.): Easing Bedtime battles ; Responding to aggression ; Dealing with defiance ; Take the no spanking pledge.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: Circulation Desk HQ 770.4 .P675 2004.

PRACTICAL PARENTING: TOILET TRAINING. c2005.
22 min. Brazelton on parenting. In 1957, 92 percent of American children were toilet trained by 18 months. Today, only 60 percent of kids are trained by age three. This video explores ways to help children adjust to life after diapers.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General HQ 770.5 .P733 2005.

THE TODDLER AND PRESCHOOL YEARS. c2004.
28 min. Essentials of discipline. Filmed with real families, this program shows how to use positive discipline techniques such as timeouts and problem-solving to guide youngsters into better behavior.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General HQ 770.4 .T633 2004.

FOOTSTEPS. [1992?]
5 videocassettes (600 min.) Explores the problems, challenges and rewards of being a parent in today's society. Features eight different families from a wide variety of social, economic and ethnic backgrounds. Contents: Lessons 1-4. Two to get ready ; The first signs of April ; True blue ; Christinitas -- Lessons 5-8. Love me and leave me ; The scratching pole ; No comparison ; Hairy scary -- Lessons 9-12. Queen for a day ; Stacking the deck ; I love you when you're good ; New kid on the block -- Lessons 13-16. Spare the rod ; The secret of little Ned ; The accident ; There comes a time -- Lessons 17-20. Who is Sylvia? ; And we were sad, remember? ; What's cooking? ; I'll dance at your wedding.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General HQ 772 .F6 1992.

PROTECTIVE URGES: WORKING WITH THE FEELINGS OF PARENTS AND CAREGIVERS. 1996.
27 min. Helps caregivers understand the normal behaviors of parents of infants in care, including highly emotional behavior and conflicting feelings about caregiver/child relationships. Suggests that caregiver displays of competence, honesty, and understanding can provide a base for family support.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk HQ 778.5 .P7 mod.4 pt.2.

GREAT EXPECTATIONS. c1991.
57 min. Broadcast on PBS as a segment of: Childhood. Explores the mutual influence and importance of both nature and nurture in the development of children. Witnesses births in Russia, America, and Brazil to show how different societies approach this experience.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk HQ 781 .C4 1991x pt. 1.

PARENTHOOD. c1999.
28 min. Early adulthood. Developing adult. Considers how young adults adjust to parenthood, including step, foster, and adoptive parenting, and various styles of parenting.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk and General HQ 782 .P519 2001.

TOUCHPOINTS: THE BRAZELTON STUDY. [1992], c1991.
50 min. Fisher-Price home entertainment library. Touchpoint series ; v. 1. By watching a dozen families, all in unique situations, Dr. Brazelton shows how and why children develop the way they do. For example, the Schumacher's prepare for their second child, and single mother Laura Ryan prepares for her first child. Contents: Pregnancy : what kind of parent will I be? -- What will my baby be like? -- Delivery : what will that be like? -- Birth to few weeks : covering newborn assessment and the work of attachment -- First weeks to three months : covering crying and calming and the work of becoming a family.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General HQ 792 .U5 B7252 v. 1 1992.

TOUCHPOINTS: THE BRAZELTON STUDY. [1991]
45 min. . Fisher-Price home entertainment library. Touchpoint series ; v. 2. By watching families, all in unique situations, Dr. Brazelton shows how and why children develop the way they do. For example, one set of parents learn about the predictable stages of sleep and feeding and another set of parents learn how to handle the fussy crying of colic by reading their baby's cues.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General HQ 792 .U5 B7252 v.2 1991.

TOUCHPOINTS: THE BRAZELTON STUDY. [1992], c1991.
ca. 50 min. . Fisher-Price home entertainment library. Touchpoint series ; v. 3. By watching a dozen families, all in unique situations, Dr. Brazelton shows how and why children develop the way they do. For example, the Schumacher's try to cope with the stresses of a new addition to their family; and Mary Lou Boutwell feels the need to get her two year old toilet trained before he starts nursery school. Contents: Sibling rivalry : covering how to prepare for rivalries before the birth of your child -- Discipline : covering spoiling, learning from limits, teasing, consistency and discipline -- Toilet training.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General HQ 792 .U5 B7252 v.3 1992.

THE PINKS & THE BLUES. 1980.
(57 min.) Nova (Television program).
Probes the subtle ways in which parents and teachers condition babies and young children to accept traditional sex roles.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk HQ 1075 .P5 1980x.

MENTAL HEALTH IN HEAD START: IT'S EVERYBODY'S BUSINESS. 1991.
17:58 min. Discusses what mental health is and provides an overview of the mental health program in Head Start. Discusses good mental health practices which can be implemented in the Head Start program and at home.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General LB 1139.23 .M4 1991.

HEAD START AT HOME. 1996.
16.52 min. Discusses the home-based Head Start program. The home visitor from Head Start works as a facilitator to encourage the parent to use the home as a learning environment. The parent then motivates the child. The program includes group activities for Head Start families, as well as meetings and workshops to assist parents.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General LB 1139.35.P37 H4 1996.

MENTAL HEALTH IN HEAD START: A PARTNER FOR FAMILIES.1992.
28 min. Focuses on the mental health aspects of parenting and how Head Start can support parents to help build positive mental health in parents and children.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General LB 1139.35.P37 M4 1992.

A PARTNERSHIP WITH PARENTS. 1993.
(22:31 min.)
Follows two home visitors as they work with four families. Discusses the key elements of the Head Start home-based program option. Shows how children's learning occurs.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General LB1139.35.P37 P3 1993.

BORN TO READ: HOW TO NURTURE A BABY'S LOVE OF LEARNING. 1997.
25 min. Describes a project intended to help parents raise children with healthy bodies and minds. To achieve the "Born to Read" goals, public librarians and health care professionals form partnerships and reach out to at-risk expectant and new parents.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General LB1139.5 .R43 B6 1997.

HEREDITY AND THE ENVIRONMENT: BLUEPRINTS FOR A BABY. 1996.
28 min. Developing child (Barrington, Ill.) ; module 5. Discusses the various aspects of conception, the function of genes and chromosomes, and the process of cell division. Explores how environment affects the fertilization of the egg by sperm in the passing on of genetic traits. Also discusses the potentially dangerous effects of genetic and chromosomal abnormalities and the field of genetic counseling.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk QH 431 .H47 1996.

NATURE/NURTURE. c1987.
52 min. The Human Animal. Shows that both nature and nurture create the unique individual. Presents evidence that heredity may predispose some to be risk-takers and others to be shy and retiring. Shows similarities in the personalities of identical twins separated at birth. Includes interviews with parents, educators, and experts in child development.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk and General QH 438.5 .N3 1987.

HOW BABIES GET MADE. 1987.
58 min. Originally broadcast on PBS as a segment of: Nova. Examines the processes by which embryos develop from single cells into complex organisms and the efforts of scientists to discover the cellular and genetic mechanisms that account for both normal and abnormal embryological development.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = Circulation Desk QL 955 .H6 1987x.

FROM CONCEPTION TO BABY. c2011.
30 min. Explores fertilization and how chromosomes determine the gender and physical attributes of a baby. Shows how a single cell develops into an embryo and follows the rapidly changing stages of fetal development. Examines the importance of prenatal care, nutrition and a healthy prenatal environment. Contents: Pre-fertilization -- Fertilization -- Germinal stage -- Embryonic stage -- Fetal stage.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: Circulation Desk QM 601 .F766 2011.

ODYSSEY OF LIFE. THE ULTIMATE JOURNEY. 1996.
57 min. Broadcast on PBS as a segment of: Nova. Adventures in science. Lennart Nilsson's micro-photography takes a look at the developing human embryo, comparing it to embryos of other species and revealing its shared ancestry.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = General QM 601 .O4 1996.

PRENATAL DEVELOPMENT: A LIFE IN THE MAKING. 1996.
26 min., 13 sec. Developing child (Barrington, Ill.) ; module 6. Explores the three stages of prenatal development, reviews the organs and structures that nourish and protect the fetus, and discusses the influences that external factors have on prenatal development.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = Circulation Desk QM 601 .P74 1996.

A HUMAN LIFE EMERGES. 1998.
35 min. Reproduction. Originally produced in Germany in 1995. Presents a close-up view of human reproduction, from fertilization to birth.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATIONS = Circulation Desk and General QP 251 .H77 1998.

LIVING PROOF: A VISUAL ENCOUNTER WITH THE UNBORN. 1990.
1 videocassette. Follows the development of a fetus from conception to birth through the use of advanced ultrasound technology.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = General QP 251 .L59 1990.

THE MIRACLE OF LIFE. 1986 and 2004.
60 min. Broadcast in the U.S. as a segment of: Nova. A documentary which shows the actual conception and development of a baby. Looks inside the male and female reproductive organs to show the formation of sperm and the passage of a fertilized egg through the fallopian tube. Uses a microscope to observe DNA, chromosomes, and other minute body details building up to the moment of birth.
FORMAT = VHS and DVD. LOCATION = VHS: Circulation Desk QP 251 .M5 1986. DVD: Circulation Desk QP 251 .M5 2004.

NINE MONTH MIRACLE. 1996.
1 computer optical disc. A.D.A.M. at home. Explores the human body and travels the passage from conception to birth.
FORMAT = CD. LOCATION = General QP 251 .N56 1996.

HALEY OR MATTHEW'S STORY. 2001.
30 min. Originally broadcast as part of the television series, The human condition, episode #109. Examines the prenatal environment of the developing fetus and those factors and conditions that impinge upon the developmental process.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = General RA 776 .H86 2001 pt.9.

THE BUSINESS OF BEING BORN. c2008.
84 min. Provides insight into the process of childbirth and the various options available when preparing for life's most special event. Contents: Maternity care in the U.S. -- Midwives -- Business takes over -- A life altering experience -- Giving the power back -- The twilight sleep era -- Too posh to push -- My terms -- Homebirths -- What's the agenda? -- Bliss and pain -- The birthing process - Abby and Paulo -- Passion projects -- End credits.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General RG 525 .B875 2008.

AN EVERYDAY MIRACLE. 1989.
31 min. This documentary follows the development of a baby from conception to birth. Microphotography and ultrasound recordings show a living human embryo within the womb, providing a comprehensive record of life before birth. Culminates in the birth of the child. Includes remarks of the mother and scenes with her husband and the doctor.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = Circulation Desk RG 525 .E8 1989.

INVASION OF THE EMBRYO. [1999], c1981.
25 min. Shows the transformation a woman's body goes through for the nine months of pregnancy. Includes computer animations such as prowling macrophages and embryonic defense mechanisms, endoscopic imaging of fetal development, and ultrasound imaging of the fetus to illustrate the birth process from fertilized egg to newborn.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = Circulation Desk RG 525 .I58 1999.

PREPARÁNDOSE PARA SER PADRES. c2005.
30 min. I am your child video series. Spanish. Explains the importance of prenatal care and shows expectant parents how to give their baby the best chance for a healthy start to life.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General RG 525 .P746 2005.

JOURNEY INTO LIFE. 2007.
25 min. Based on "The World of the Unborn" a Genesis Films production for Channel 4 television, 1988 ; editor, David Dickie]. Shows the creation of a new human life. Begins before the moment of conception when egg and sperm meet and follows the remarkable journey that ends with the birth of a child.
FORMAT = DVD. LOCATION = Circulation Desk RG 551 .J6 2007.

JOURNEY INTO LIFE. [1994], c1992.
30 min. Shows the creation of a new human life. Begins before the moment of conception when egg and sperm meet and follows the remarkable journey that ends with the birth of a child. Academy Award nomination for Best Documentary Feature, 1990.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = Circulation Desk RG 551 .J6 1994.

PREGNANCY IN PROGRESS. c2011.
33 min. Examines the early signs of pregnancy and the host of changes women will experience during their 9 month adventure. Explains common prenatal tests and what they can reveal about a baby's development. Discusses possible causes of infertility in both women and men, a well as common treatment options. Offers guidelines for healthy prenatal care and making important birth choices.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: Circulation Desk RG 551 .P746 2005.

FETAL ABUSE: THE EFFECTS OF DRUGS & ALCOHOL. http://lrc.cod.edu/record=b1582525 c2004.
18 min. Explores the problems children will face throughout their lives as a result of a mother who used drugs or alcohol during their pregnancy.
FORMAT: DVD and Streaming video http://lrc.cod.edu/record=b1582525. LOCATION: Circulation Desk RG 580 .D76 F483 2004.

FETAL DEVELOPMENT: A NINE-MONTH JOURNEY. 1989.
14 min., 30 sec. Uses schematic drawings and animation along with a fiber-optic camera to trace the in utero process throughout the nine months of a normal pregnancy, from the initial stages of cell division through birth.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = General RG 613 .F4 1989.

PRENATAL DEVELOPMENT. 1990's?
20 min. Explores the biology and psychology of the developing fetus, focusing on the influence of the prenatal environment.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = General RG 635 .P74 1990.

UNDERSTANDING CHILDBIRTH. c2011.
32 min. A lot happens between the onset of labor and the first moments of a new life. This program explores approaches to childbirth, including different methods and environments, as well as what to consider when creating a birth plan. Discusses contractions, how to discern true labor from false labor, the three stages of labor, and the appropriate time to call a medical professional. Shows what to expect during a traditional delivery or a Cesarean section. Contents: Birth -- Cesarean section -- Approaches to childbirth-- Labor begins...or not -- Right after birth.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: Circulation Desk RG 651 .U534 2011.

HANDLING, DIAPERING AND DRESSING. [2006].
16 min. Baby care workshop. Parents demonstrate safe and comfortable ways to hold and carry newborns, as well as techniques for diapering and dressing babies.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General RJ 61 .H364 2003,

FOOD AND FITNESS MATTER: RAISING HEALTHY, ACTIVE KIDS. c2006.
ca. 24 min. Provides parents with the information and support they need to improve children's health and wellness. Discusses the causes of the dramatic increase in overweight children and strategies for improving nutrition and fitness.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General RJ 206 .F664 2006.
Also in Spanish
LA COMIDA Y LOS EJERCICIOS CUENTAN: CREANDO HIJOS SALUDABLES Y ACTIVOS. c2006.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General RJ 206 .F665 2006.

STOP SMOKING NOW: REASONS NOT TO SMOKE WHEN YOU'RE PREGNANT. 2005.
30 min. I am your child video series. "When you're pregnant, everything you eat, drink and breathe affects your health and your baby's health. So when you smoke, your baby does too. Quitting smoking is one of the most important things you can do for yourself and your baby. When you stop smoking, you increase the amount of oxygen your baby will get; you lower the risk that your baby will be born too early; and increase your chances of having a healthy baby. This video provides support, guidance and information about resources to help you resist the urge to smoke."—Container
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General RJ 627.6 .T6 S866 2005.

Child Abuse: Recognizing and Reporting

CHILD ABUSE & NEGLECT: A PREVENTION AND REPORTING GUIDE FOR CAREGIVERS. c2001.
24 min. This video will teach about the different forms of abuse, the various indicators, and how to report abuse to authorities.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General HV 6626.5 .C45 2001.

CHILD ABUSE: HOW TO SEE IT, HOW TO STOP IT. c2002.
22 min. This video explores the four types of child abuse: neglect, physical, sexual, and emotional abuse. It describes specific signs that suggest abuse and offers expert advice on how you can recognize a child who may be abused. The important next step is to report it.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General HV 6626.5 .C455 2002.

CHILD ABUSE. c2005.
33 min. This video speaks directly to adults and children with two segments on confronting child abuse. The first emphasizes that adults in supervisory roles have clear responsibilites. The second segment counsels children that they have a right to be safe and protected.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General HV6626.5 .C466 2005.

MAKE A DIFFERENCE INDIANA!: REPORT CHILD ABUSE & NEGLECT. 1996.
20 min. Indiana steps ahead, the child care collection. NAEYC (Series) ; #890.The harsh reality of child abuse and neglect is discussed with professionals who share information regarding what to do if abuse is suspected, the indicators of abuse/neglect, and the tremendous impact on society.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk HV 6626.5 .M354 1996.

RECOGNIZING CHILD ABUSE. c2007.
26 min. This program spells out the Four Rs of child abuse--the harsh Reality of its presence in our society, the Results it leads to, the many ways to Recognize it, and the proper channels for Reporting it. Each of these concepts is explained through dramatizations and supported by interviews with education and child welfare experts.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General HV 6626.5 .R436 2007.

A TEACHER SAVED MY LIFE. [1992]
25 min. Adults who were abused in childhood, educators, Illinois Department of Children and Family Services personnel, and others instruct and encourage Illinois school teachers in reporting cases of child abuse.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk HV 8079.C46 T4 1992.

Children with Special Needs / Special Education

A CHILD WITH SPECIAL NEEDS. c2005.
30 min. I am your child video series. Families of children with special needs share their stories to help others in similar circumstances. They have common experiences, emotions, and challenges as they work to help their children.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General HQ 773.6 .C455 2005.
Also in Spanish:
UN NIÑO CON NECESIDADES ESPECIALES. c2005.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General HQ 759.913 .C455 2005.

YES, YOU CAN DO IT!: CARING FOR INFANTS AND TODDLERS WITH DISABILITIES IN FAMILY CHILD CARE. 1995.
16 min. This video is designed to demonstrate and promote quality care for young children who have disabilities in family child care centers.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General HV 1568.7 .Y35 1995.

RISK AND REALITY: TEACHING PRESCHOOL CHILDREN AFFECTED BY SUBSTANCE ABUSE. 1994.
34:38 min. Shows that children affected by prenatal substance abuse exhibit a wide range of abilities and problems. Examines contributing risk factors so that educators will be able to create the kinds of programs that will best address the particular needs of children in their classrooms.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk LB 1140.23 .R57 1994a.

SUCCESSFULLY EDUCATING PRESCHOOLERS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS. c2003.
27 min. Describes the wonderful benefits of preschool for children with special needs. The special education services that preschoolers are entitled to are explained by experts in the field along with experienced parents. The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) that entitles children to special education and how the law applies to preschool is also covered. Contents: Choosing a preschool -- The evaluation process into special education -- Preparing for school meetings -- Related services -- Transitioning to kindergarten.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General LC 3993.2 .S833 2003.

EARLY CHILDHOOD SOLUTIONS: SPECIAL NEEDS. 2008.
97 min. One in three children arrives in kindergarten unprepared for the challenges of school. A Place of Our Own responds to this need by providing parents and child care providers with information to help young children develop social, emotional and cognitive skills. Includes 6 activities you can do at home with your children.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General LC 4015 .E37 2008.
Also in Spanish:
SOLUCIONES PARA LA PRIMERA INFANCIA: NECESIDAS ESPECIALES. c2008.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General LC 4015 .E372 2008.

THE COVERED WAGON CROSSES THE PRAIRIE ONCE AGAIN. c1994.
60 min. Presents a discussion on mainstreaming preschool age children with disabilities, in all preschool activities. Focuses on the philosophy, history, and implementation of this approach.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General LC 4019 .C6 1994.

WELCOMING ALL CHILDREN: CREATING INCLUSIVE CHILD CARE. 1999.
26 min. Child care collection. "Good quality child care environments include children with special needs. This video discusses how to develop and implement an inclusive early childhood setting and provides strategies and techniques to ensure that your center or home truly welcomes all children."—Publisher
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk LC 4019s2 .W453 1999.

MARIAH'S STORY: A STUDY IN AGE 3 TRANSITION. [2006]
33 min. Focuses on a Down syndrome child, her family and the service providers who assisted the family during their transition journey from infant-toddler intervention to special education services at the nearby Head Start.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General LC 4019.3 .M375 2006.

EVERY CHILD IS LEARNING: A TRAINING PROGRAM FOR TEACHERS AND PARENTS [OF THREE TO FIVE-YEAR OLD CHILDREN]. 1996.
50 min. Teachers and early-caregivers need to understand the course of early development so as to catch learning problems and provide opportunities for success.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk LC 4705 .E8 1996.

Diversity / Multicultural Education

PREJUDICE: A BIG WORD FOR A LITTLE KID. c1991.
25 min. World of difference. Program investigates at what age children begin to become aware of racial differences, and when prejudice begins to be seen in young children. Children of assorted ethnic backgrounds are asked, in segregated sessions, about their experiences with prejudice and how those experiences make them feel. Briefly touches on teaching in early childhood to counteract unintentional messages of prejudice that parents send to their children, and how to educate children to make them more tolerant of each other.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk BF575.P75 P74 1991.

ESSENTIAL CONNECTIONS: TEN KEYS TO CULTURALLY SENSITIVE CHILD CARE. 1993.
36 min. Child care video magazine. Recommends ways to structure and run child care programs to strengthen children's connections with their families and their home culture.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk HQ778.5 P7 mod.4 pt.1

DIVERSITY. 1996.
4 videocassettes (30 min. each) Early childhood training. Developed by a multiethnic group of early childhood professionals struggling with what quality care for children 0-6 means in a culturally sensitive context that values diversity. Designed to provide a framework and catalyst for discussion in early childhood training.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk LB 1139.23 .D5 1996; nos. 1-4.

ANTI BIAS CURRICULUM. 1988.
30 min. Demonstrates through actual classroom incidents how teachers and pre-school children can respond appropriately to physical and cultural differences among people.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk LB 1139.4 .A6 1988x.

START SEEING DIVERSITY: THE BASIC GUIDE TO AN ANTI-BIAS CLASSROOM. c1999.
51 min., 43 sec. Covers the anti-bias curriculum used at the Washington-Beech Community Preschool. The introduction gives a summary of the 4 goals of an anti-bias approach and 8 underlying assumptions. Individual sections address 6 specific areas of bias: age, gender, sexual orientation, economic class, physical abilities, and physical characteristics. Each section provides several concrete examples of the ways that bias comes up in a classroom, as well as strategies to support children's development of strong self and group identities, their ability to recognize and think critically about bias, and their capacity to stand up for themselves and others. Contents: Introduction: Anti-Bias Curriculum at the Washington-Beech Community Preschool -- Section 1. Age -- Section 2. Gender -- Section 3. Sexual Orientation -- Section 4. Class -- Section 5. Physical abilities and characteristics -- Section 6. Race and ethnicity – Conclusion.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: Circulation Desk LC 1099 .W652 1999.

Spanish Language Videos

SOLUCIONES PARA LA PRIMERA INFANCIA: COMPORTAMIENTO Y EMOCIONES. (EARLY CHILDHOOD SOLUTIONS: BEHAVIOR & EMOTIONS) 2008.
180 min. Providing parents, caregivers and child care providers with information to help young children develop social, emotional and cognitive skills. Topics include conflict resolution, tantrums, separation anxiety and sharing. Includes 17 activities you can do at home with your children.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General BF 723 .C647 P532 2008.

21ST CENTURY EXPLORING PARENTING. 2000.
145 min., 2 sec. Contents: Our stories keep us connected = Relatos que nos unen / produced by WGBH Educational Foundation, RMC Research, Inc., Ortiz-Simon Productions, Inc. -- The violence that children can see = Violencia que los nixos ven / a production of Family Communications -- Families speak: The early head start experience / Rise Learning Solutions -- The first years last forever = Primeros años marcan para siempre / produced by New Screen Concepts in association with I Am Your Child Foundation -- Ready to learn = Listos para aprendar / produced by New Screen Concepts in association with I Am Your Child Foundation.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General HQ 755.8 .A122 2000.

SER UN PAPA. (TO BE A FATHER) c2005.
29 min. I am your child video series. Spanish. Includes information on how fathering begins even before the baby is born, how dads can connect with their children from the start, what fathers can do to foster a close relationship with their children, how fathers can overcome the challenges of parenting under special circumstances, like separation and divorce.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General HQ 756 .S47 2005.

UN NIÑO CON NECESIDADES ESPECIALES. (A CHILD WITH SPECIAL NEEDS. ) c2005.
30 min. I am your child video series. Spanish. Families of children with special needs share their stories to help others in similar circumstances. They have common experiences, emotions, and challenges as they work to help their children
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General HQ 759.913 .C455 2005.

DISCIPLINA: ENSEÑANDO LÍMITES CON AMOR. c2005.
ca. 30 min. I am your child video series. Spanish. Antonia C. Novello shows parents that setting limits is not punishment, but a loving way to teach a child how to control his or her own behavior.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General HQ 770.4 .D573 2005.

LOS PRIMEROS AÑOS MARCAN PARA SIEMPRE. (FIRST YEARS LAST FOREVER. ) c2005.
29 min. I am your child video series. Spanish. Explains the importance of the first three years of life in the healthy development of children. Summarizes brain research and gives parents specific tips on how to build stronger bonds with their babies. Covers a wide range of parenting topics including: bonding and attachment, communication, discipline, self-esteem, health and nutrition, and child care.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General HQ 774 .P756 2005.

CUIDADO INFANTIL DE CALIDAD: HACIENDO LO MEJOR PARA USTED Y PARA SU HIJO. (QUALITY CHILD CARE: MAKING THE RIGHT CHOICE FOR YOU & YOUR CHILD) c2005.
27 min. I am your child video series. Spanish. Focuses on the importance of finding quality child care. It shows what to look for when choosing a care provider whether at a child care center or in a private home.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General HQ 778.5 .C853 2005.

SEGUROS DESDE EL INICIO. (SAFE FROM THE START) c2005.
23 min. I am your child video series. Spanish. Childhood is a time of growth, experimentation and learning. Although a few bumps and scrapes are to be expected along the way, there are many things parents and caregivers can do to help prevent serious childhood injuries. It is important to think ahead about potential hazards to make a child's environment as safe as possible. Prevention will go a long way towards making children "safe from the start."
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General HV675.72 .S448 2005.

LISTOS PARA APRENDER READY TO LEARN) c2005.
30 min. I am your child video series. Spanish. When you hold a baby lovingly and talk, sing or read to her, the emotional closeness and language experiences you provide are an important part of preparing her to learn when she is old enough for school. There are many things parents and caregivers can do to help build a child's literacy skills from the time he is born.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General LB 1139 .L3 L578 2005.

SOLUCIONES PARA LA PRIMERA INFANCIA : APRENDIZAJE TEMPRANO. (EARLY CHILDHOOD SOLUTIONS: EARLY ACADEMICS.) c2008.
117 min. I am your child video series. Spanish. Providing parents, caregivers and child care providers with information to help young children develop social, emotional and cognitive skills. Topics include literacy, language development, writing skills, science, math and more. Includes 9 activities you can do at home with your children.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General LB 1139 .P37 E272 2008.

SOLUCIONES PARA LA PRIMERA INFANCIA: NECESIDAS ESPECIALES. (EARLY CHILDHOOD SOLUTIONS: SPECIAL NEEDS). c2008.
97 min. I am your child video series. Spanish. One in three children arrives in kindergarten unprepared for the challenges of school. A Place of Our Own responds to this need by providing parents and child care providers with information to help young children develop social, emotional and cognitive skills. Includes 6 activities you can do at home with your children.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General LC 4015 .E372 2008.

PREPARÁNDOSE PARA SER PADRES. (PREPARING FOR PARENTHOOD). c2005.
30 min. I am your child video series. Spanish. Explains the importance of prenatal care and shows expectant parents how to give their baby the best chance for a healthy start to life.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General RG 525 .P746 2005.

SU BEBÉ SALUDABLE. c2005.
30 min. I am your child video series. Spanish. Discusses children's changing health needs as they grow and provides useful information on prenatal care, breast feeding, visiting the pediatrician, children's nutritional needs and exercise.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General RJ 61 .S8 2005.

SOLUCIONES PARA LA PRIMERA INFANCIA: SALUD Y NUTRICÍON. c2008.
119 min. Providing parents, caregivers and child care providers with information to help young children develop social, emotional and cognitive skills. Topics include exercise, healthy eating, preventing obesity, sleep, diabetes, asthma, and more. Includes 9 activities you can
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General RJ 206 .E272 2008.

LA COMIDA Y LOS EJERCICIOS CUENTAN: CREANDO HIJOS SALUDABLES Y ACTIVOS. (FOOD AND FITNESS MATTER: RAISING HEALTHY, ACTIVE KIDS) c2006.
ca. 24 min. I am your child video series. Spanish. Provides parents with the information and support they need to improve children's health and wellness. Discusses the causes of the dramatic increase in overweight children and strategies for improving nutrition and fitness.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General RJ 206 .F665 2006.

SILLAS DE AUTO : COMO PROTEGER A LOS NINOS HASTA LOS 10 AÑOS (CAR SEATS: HOW TO PROTECT YOUR CHILD FROM BIRTH TO TEN.)
CAR SEATS: HOW TO PROTECT YOUR CHILD FROM BIRTH TO TEN. 2004.

36 min. I am your child video series. Spanish. Car seats save lives and prevent injuries, but only when they are used correctly and consistently. Highlights the latest safety recommendations and shows how to install a wide range of car seats. Contents: General safety guidelines -- Choosing a car seat -- Rear-facing seats -- Forward-facing seats -- Booster seats.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General TL 159.5 .C3718 2004.

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