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The Montessori Method
Italian physician Maria Montessori developed the Montessori method of teaching in the early 1900's while observing that children learn best when engaged in purposeful activity. Dr. Montessori inspired a movement that enabled children to teach themselves through sensory-rich, hands-on materials,…
Middle Childhood
During middle childhood - the period between ages 6 and 12 - children reach many critical milestones. In fact, teacher and caregiver responses during this time of significant change can dramatically affect a child's physical, cognitive, social, and emotional growth,…
Learning Environment: Guidance and Discipline
Part of the Series: Guidance and Discipline
The most fundamental way to avoid discipline issues is by carefully creating a structured environment which eliminates common flashpoints. Viewers learn how by designing (and sticking to!) a schedule, they can reduce the potential for conflicts and guide young children…
Coping With Challenging Behaviour
In this program teachers describe the concept of positive guidance, and what they need to know about children before they find the appropriate techniques for dealing with challenging behaviour. Discussed is how to help children learn problem solving techniques as…
Planning Instruction (Succeeding As A Teacher)
Part of the Series: Succeeding As A Teacher Collection
As they watch veteran teachers plan lessons and then implement them in their classrooms, viewers get a virtual roadmap for developing ages of their young learners, building on content knowledge, using technology as a resource, and crafting valid objectives and…
Teacher/Child Interaction: Guidance and Discipline
Part of the Series: Guidance and Discipline
At the heart of Teacher/Child Interaction is this simple but heartfelt philosophy: "Teachers must deal with children with humor, compassion and respect." With that in mind, this program illustrates several strategies that teachers can use to help children learn to…
Child's Play - How Having Fun Turns Kids Into Adults
Children play their way into adulthood. Learn why play is so important and how it literally "turns kids into adults." Play is the engine that drives child development. Understanding play is key to any unit in child development or parenting…
The End of Education
Using history of education, history of technology, and educational theory, Neil Postman paints a brilliantly challenging response to the modern crisis of education. He reveals how in popular culture and schooling alike, there has been an erosion of traditional American…
Comprehending Content
Part of the Series: Teaching Reading Collection
Teachers of adolescents are under enormous pressure to cover more content in their disciplines, to make instruction more relevant to students, and to help students acquire the reading skills they need to succeed on standardized tests and beyond. In this…
4 videos
A Child's Mind: How Kids Learn Right & Wrong
How do people develop morals? What helps children distinguish right from wrong? Explore the topic of moral development and how it impacts children's behavior. Examine the approaches of development theorists and learn about Theory of Mind. Hear children's reactions to…
Richard Lavoie - The Motivation Breakthrough
PBS
Motivation is the key to learning. But very few parents and teachers have an effective arsenal of techniques at their disposal. With empathy and understanding, backed by decades of experience in the classroom, Rick Lavoie gives parents and teachers the…
Phonemic Awareness
Phonemic awareness is the knowledge of the small units of sounds in our language which are connected to the alphabet. According to the National Research Council, this awareness is a major predictor of reading success. Viewers of this program join…
2 videos
Communication and Professional Growth (Succeeding As A Teacher)
Part of the Series: Succeeding As A Teacher Collection
Successful communications with students, parents, and staff can be absolutely key to prospering as a teacher - and so to retaining good teachers. This program helps build communication skills and helps new teachers grow as professionals. Viewers see how to…
Strategic Thinking
Part of the Series: Literacy Collection
Nothing matters more than kids' thinking. As teachers, we want to honor kids' thinking and teach them to become critical, thoughtful, independent readers. To help them turn thinking into meaning and to understand what they read, students need an arsenal…
4 videos
Education Horizons:The Gifted
A video from ECU's archive of documentaries and teaching films. The Gifted focuses on the education of gifted children and adolescents. The definition of giftedness is addressed in the early part of the program. It is shown that giftedness is…
Managing the Learning Environment - Succeeding as a Teacher
Part of the Series: Succeeding As A Teacher Collection
Naturally, lesson plans are important, but what about educational ergonomics? Like adults, kids work and learn best when they're comfortable physically, mentally and emotionally. Find out how to design a calm and creative environment that's conducive to passing knowledge along…
Instruction For All Students (Succeeding As A Teacher)
Part of the Series: Succeeding As A Teacher Collection
This program shows a wealth of strategies to use in the classroom to engage all students and to increase student achievement. Vivid classroom scenes incorporate current research to show how to structure and pace a solid lesson, including modeling, role-playing,…
Ethics and Integrity in the Academic Environment
In this video, academic professionals discuss unethical student practices and consider how such issues as cheating and plagiarism have affected the academic community.
Mentoring
Part of the Series: Stenhouse Classroom Management & Leadership Collection
Mentoring has been proven to be one of the most effective means of keeping new teachers in the profession. In this two-part video series, you'll see demonstrations of and discussions about the effective components of a good mentoring program. Donna…
2 videos
The Teachers View
In this program we examine how teachers think about guidance and discipline, the influences affecting them in determining what they consider either acceptable or challenging behaviour. Teachers also discuss the importance of teamwork and staff support in helping them deal…