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Selected DVDS available at Stafford Library
These DVDs are available at Stafford Library.
Frontline Teacher Center
New classroom activities with streaming video, downloadable lesson plans and web-exclusive resources to accompany FRONTLINE programs in the classroom
PBS Learning Media
PBS LearningMedia™ is your destination for easy, instant access to thousands of classroom-ready, digital resources including videos and interactives perfect for the Interactive Whiteboard, plus audio and photos, and even in-depth lesson plans. You can search, save, and share with ease. Best of all, PBS LearningMedia™ is free for educators.
Selected Streaming Videos
These are some of the streaming videos available for Columbia College students.
Autism and Applied Behavioral Analysis
This ABC News program profiles two children with autism who receive this intensive form of therapy and discusses the mixed results of it.
Child Development Theorists : Freud to Erikson to Spock . . . and Beyond
sing historical footage and photos in combination with video shot at daycare centers, this program offers an entertaining and enlightening introduction to the major child development theorists, how their theories differ, and how the application of multiple theories can be beneficial to parents, caregivers, and educators. Theorists presented include Sigmund Freud, Maria Montessori, Arnold Gesell, Lev Vygotsky, Jean Piaget, Rudolf Dreikurs, Erik Erikson, Abraham Maslow, John Bowlby, B. F. Skinner, Benjamin Spock, Lawrence Kohlberg, T. Berry Brazelton, Diana Baumrind, and Howard Gardner.
Dillon is different : fragile x syndrome
To talk with 10-year-old Dillon Kelley, it is not readily apparent that he has a form of mental retardation. But that does not stop his 4th-grade classmates, who discern that he is unlike them without understanding why, from teasing and shunning him. In this program, ABC News anchor Ted Koppel compassionately presents Dillon's story as an opportunity to better understand the genetic disorder called Fragile X syndrome.
List of streaming videos in Films on Demand about education.
Recognizing children with special needs
This video describes a wide range of special needs symptoms from minor balance and movement problems to major or grand-mal seizures.
Special needs students in regular classrooms? : Sean's story
This is the story of an eight-year-old boy with Down syndrome who was part of a battle over "inclusion," the practice of placing mentally or physically challenged students in regular classrooms.
Teaching Lessons and Learning Lessons in the Special Ed Classroom
This down-to-earth program shares the hard-won experiences of an award-winning special ed teacher. Speaking with an engaging mix of candor, earnestness, and passion, he explains how personal introspection, collaboration with other staff members, promoting trust, structuring the academic environment, instilling success, and developing teacher/student interdependence have transformed his classroom into a place where students thrive.
Teach Me Different Successful Strategies for Teaching Children Who Learn Differently, with Sally Smith
In this classic four-part series, Sally L. Smith, founder of the renowned Lab School of Washington, distills her classroom and research findings into four tutorials that educators can use to guide their LD students to higher academic achievement. Professor Smith directed American University’s master’s degree program in special education and is the author of numerous books, including No Easy Answers: The Learning Disabled Child at Home and at School.