Early Childhood Education

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Building Literacy Competencies in Early Childhood
We have always wanted all children to read and write fluently. But with our growing dependence on computer based communication and the return of public interest in early schooling, much…
Building Mathematical Competencies in Early Childhood
This film deals with the WHY's, WHAT's, and HOW's of including rich, developmentally appropriate mathematics experiences for young children in Pre-Kindergarten classrooms: WHY? Research indicates the long lasting educational benefits…
Growing Minds
Nothing in human experience is quite so astonishing as the enormous changes that occur during the five short years that transform the newborn into the actively curious, exploring kindergartner. This…
How Children Learn
Using animation and jargon-free narration, this charming film summarizes what is currently known about learning from brain research, cognitive development research and contemporary educational practice. Designed to be used as…
Nourishing Language Development in Early Childhood
Using vignettes filmed at an exemplary children's center, students are introduced to the vocabulary of language studies. Dr. Honig describes the development of spoken language in infancy, toddlerhood and early…
Play: A Vygotskian Approach
This film offers both theoretical and practical perspectives on dramatic play. Using enchanting sequences of young children playing house, doctor's office, rescue squadron, and trick or treating, the theoretical positions…

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Guiding Behaviour In Early Childhood
GUIDING BEHAVIOUR IN EARLY CHILDHOOD (A POSITIVE PLAN FOR DISCIPLINE & CAREGIVING) - Despite their best moments, toddlers and preschoolers often behave in ways that frustrate their parents and caregivers, and even endanger their own safety. They are not intentionally being "bad", but how can we guide them in a…
Music and Movement in Early Learning - Music
Part of the Series: Music
When young children hear music, their natural inclination is to move their bodies in response to it. Research has shown that this movement, like the music itself, is an integral factor in the brain's and the body's healthy development. Music is an invaluable learning tool by itself, but its impact…
Building Literacy Competencies in Early Childhood
Part of the Series: Early Childhood Education
We have always wanted all children to read and write fluently. But with our growing dependence on computer based communication and the return of public interest in early schooling, much attention is being paid to the attainment of literacy. Fortunately, some of this interest has resulted in careful research into…
Building Mathematical Competencies in Early Childhood
Part of the Series: Early Childhood Education
This film deals with the WHY's, WHAT's, and HOW's of including rich, developmentally appropriate mathematics experiences for young children in Pre-Kindergarten classrooms: WHY? Research indicates the long lasting educational benefits young children take with them from positive introductions to key math concepts and ways of thinking quantitatively. WHAT? The film…
Nourishing Language Development in Early Childhood
Part of the Series: Early Childhood Education
Using vignettes filmed at an exemplary children's center, students are introduced to the vocabulary of language studies. Dr. Honig describes the development of spoken language in infancy, toddlerhood and early childhood. She details strategies caregivers should use to nourish language development during the early stages of language acquisition. The video…
Curriculum: Guidance and Discipline
Part of the Series: Guidance and Discipline
Teachers accept children of all backgrounds into their classrooms, and they're delighted to do so. However, sometimes it might seem as if there just isn't any way to give all these kids what they need to excel. But don't despair! In fact, it is possible to design a curriculum which…
Guidance and Discipline
This series provides a comprehensive look at classroom techniques to manage behavior issues.
The Growing Years: Conception to Childhood
Part of the Series: Inside Out Series
With the microscopic union of sperm and egg, the delicate process of human development begins. From conception to infancy and childhood, this lesson examines the physical, cognitive, and social changes during the early stages of life. Developmental psychologists debate findings from the Yale Infant Cognition Lab that asserts babies' abilities…
Supporting Early Literacy 0-5
Learning about literacy is a social act. Young children develop the necessary skills they will need to be competent and confident readers and writers from the people around them and their environment. Children need to know about their language(s) and the sounds and all about print and its uses. They…
Firm Foundations for Early Literacy
Laying firm foundations for early literacy skills is about the learning that goes on before actual reading and writing. Children need to build these foundations from the right kind of experiences and support from their very first year. This film starts at three months and follows various children at home…
Parenthood: Early Adulthood
Parenthood is both rewarding and challenging. How do young adults adjust to these responsibilities? What are the common myths and misconceptions our society holds about parenting, and what are the truths? And what about the concerns and needs of those who are step-, foster or adoptive parents? We address all…
Early Child Care & Education: Meeting the Needs of Children
Part of the Series: Meeting the Needs of Children
There are more choices for early child care and education these days than ever before. But an increase in number doesn't always imply an increase in quality. How can parents make sure they're choosing the right program for their own child? This video explores the many different kinds of child…