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Angles and Planes (451396) Physical Color; Sound; 32 minutes Copyrighted 2011 Distributor New Dimension Media/Questar (3947) Producer New Dimension Media/Questar (3947) Audience Junior High, Senior High (JS) Series Geometry Applications (4441) Synopsis Angles and planes are introduced with real world examples starting with Kepler's law concerning the Earth's ecliptic. The TI-Nspire is put to good use in an analysis of the design of the Himeji Castle in Japan with its line-of-sight tangents, acute angles, obtuse angles, and right angles. A second episode provides a thorough understanding of geological time periods and index fossils in planes of the Burgess Shale and other sedimentary rock formations. Tectonic plates and fault lines are illustrated in three dimensions to show the geometric form of intercepting planes created by cataclysmic earth movements. The detailed examples in this program provide a thorough understanding of how geometric concepts apply to earth and space sciences.

Being a Good Citizen (451536) Physical Color; Sound; 23 minutes Copyrighted 2010 Distributor Human Relations Media (0105) Producer Human Relations Media (0105) Audience Primary (P) Series Rainbow Valley Police Department Safety and Crime Prevention (4464) Synopsis Children learn how to be good citizens by keeping alert and helping to keep communities clean and safe. The episode concludes with tips that help build the working relationship between police officers and the citizens they serve.

Class Meetings That Matter: A Year's Worth of Resources for Grades 6-8 (451475) Physical 181 pages Copyrighted 2009 Distributor Hazelden Publishing (4172) Publisher Hazelden Publishing (4172) Audience Adult (A) Author Vicki Crocker Flerx, Ph.D., Susan P. Limber, Ph.D., Nancy Mullin, M.Ed., Jane Riese, L.S.W., Marlene Snyder, Ph.D., and Dan Olweus, Ph.D.

Families of Afghanistan (451341) Physical Color; Sound; 25 minutes Copyrighted 2010 Distributor Culture for Kids (4643) Producer Master Communications, Inc. (4133) Audience Primary, Intermediate (PI) Series Families of the World: Culture for Kids (3486) Parts Teacher's guide included.

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2011 Grade 6 GO MATH! Student Edition (451443) Copyrighted 2011 Publisher Houghton Mifflin (0026) Audience Primary, Intermediate (PI) Collection Professional Collection Synopsis Curriculum

Journal of Learning Disabilities 2011 / January - February (451509) Copyrighted 2011 Collection Professional Collection Series Journal of Learning Disabilities: September / 2010 through A (4419) Synopsis Professional Periodical Edition Volume 44, Number 1 Contents Learning Disabilities and Anxiety: A Meta-Analysis; Reading Comprehension Strategy Instruction and Attribution Retraining for Secondary Students with Learning and Other Mild Disabilities; Social Cognition and Its Relation to Psychosocial Adjustment in Children with Nonverbal Learning Disabilities; An Examination of Multiple Predictors of Orthographic Functioning; Psychosocial Experiences Associated with Confirmed and Self-Identified Dyslexia: A Participant-Driven Concept Map of Adult Perspectives; Knowledge About and Preoccupation with Reading Disabilities: A Delicate Balance.

Marketing to Global Consumer (451343) Physical Color; Sound; 30 minutes Copyrighted 2011 Distributor Culture for Kids (4643) Producer Master Communications, Inc. (4133) Audience Senior High (S) Series Global Business (5334) Parts Discussion Guide PDF & Power Point included on DVD.

Nelson Mandela : one man (451514) Physical B&W and Color; Captioned; 52 minutes Copyrighted 2009 Distributor Films Ideas (5054) Producer Film Ideas (Firm) (4304) Audience Senior High, Adult (SA) Synopsis Reviews the history of South Africa including settlement by the Boers and the British, The Boer War, and the establishment of Apartheid. Goes on to describe Nelson Mandela's boyhood, college education, first experiences of racism, and determination to bring political change to South Africa. Tells of his contributions to the ANC, including peaceful demonstrations, strikes, underground movements, protests and 27 years of political imprisonment. Also follows his efforts to achieve political consensus in South Africa after his release, and his problems with the political activities of his wife, Winnie Mandela.

Pearson 2009 Connected Mathematics 2 Grade 7 What Do You Expect? Teacher's Guide (451489) Copyrighted 2009 Publisher PEARSON PRENTICE HALL (3058) Collection Professional Collection Synopsis Curriculum Contents What Do You Expect?: Probability and Expected Value.

Physical Science Collection Primary (S05337) Physical Color; Sound Members

Points and Lines (451395) Physical Color; Sound; 34 minutes Copyrighted 2011 Distributor New Dimension Media/Questar (3947) Producer New Dimension Media/Questar (3947) Audience Junior High, Senior High (JS) Series Geometry Applications (4441) Synopsis Beginning with the Parthenon and ancient Greek architecture, the episode explores the basic geometric concepts of points, lines, planes and angles including narrower topics such as points in space, collinear points, coplanar points, parallel lines, and congruent angles. The TI-Nspire is used to expand and problem solve as each concept is introduced. Practical examples include how scientists at the Large Hadron Collider apply geometric concepts in the design of the particle accelerator, and the efficiency of the typical grid structure of cities like Houston, Texas. Distances on the city grid are compared using line and arc segments. PB Media 4 math (Firm); New Dimension Media, Inc. PG junior high/high school. ISBN # 9781607210818

Presentation Zen Design: Simple Design Principles and Techni (451547) Physical 252 pages Copyrighted 2010 Distributor Follett (0985) Publisher New Riders Publishing (1300) Audience Adult (A) Synopsis Presentation master Garr Reynolds gave readers the framework for planning, putting together, and delivering successful presentations. Now, he takes us further into the design realm and shows how we can apply time-honored design principles to presentation layouts.

Professional School Counseling 2011 / February (451378) Copyrighted 2011 Collection Professional Collection Synopsis Professional Periodical Edition Volume 14, Number 3 Contents Special Issue: Focused Responsive Services: What Does the Evidence Suggest?; School-wide Responsive Services and the Value of Collaboration; Determining Responsiveness to School Counseling Interventions Using Behavioral Observations; Answering the Call: Facilitating Responsive Services for Students Experiencing Homelessness; Students Living with Chronic Illness: The School Counselor's Role; Response to Intervention: An Opportunity for School Counselor Leadership; Using Culturally Competent Responsive Services to Improve Student Achievement and Behavior; Post-Secondary Expectations and Educational Attainment; How Important is Personal/Social Development to Academic Achievement?

Properties of Matter Part 2: Liquids, Solids and Gases (451497) Physical Color; Sound; 17 minutes Copyrighted 2003 Distributor School Media Associates (5073) Producer 100% Educational Videos (0111) Audience Primary (P) Series Physical Science Collection Primary (5337) Synopsis Visits the "matter kitchen" to explore the concept of matter and identify the properties of solids, liquids and gases. Demonstrates how all matter is made up of particles, has mass and takes up space. Illustrates the water cycle to shows how matter can change from one form to another. Concludes with a song reviewing the concepts presented in the program.

Rocks, Fossils And Arrowheads (707640) Physical 41 pages Copyrighted 2001 Publisher NORTHW (1676) Audience Intermediate (I) Synopsis Takes you into the fun world of geology, introducing 15 common rocks and minerals, 5 kinds of fossils, and 7 different arrowheads and artifacts.

School Arts 2011 / February (451349) Copyrighted 2011 Collection Professional Collection Series School Arts: August / 2010 through June / 2011 (4391) Synopsis Professional Periodical Edition Volume 110, Number 6 Contents Elementary: Coins of the Realm; Art Rocks with Rock Art!; Amazing Anthropomorphs; Make a Mark. Early Childhood: Handmade Quilts: From Kandinsky to Folk Art; You Can Count on van Gogh. Middle School: Artistic Chess; Collaging Memories; The Present is Key to the Past. High School: Time to Make the Numbers; Ode to Moore; Mandalas: Pictures of One's Self and the World.

School Safety Plan (451534) Physical Color; Sound; 16 minutes Copyrighted 2010 Distributor Human Relations Media (0105) Producer Human Relations Media (0105) Audience Primary (P) Series Rainbow Valley Police Department Safety and Crime Prevention (4464) Synopsis Children develop a school safety plan that teaches them about good versus bad peer pressure; how to deal with bullies; how to resist tobacco, alcohol, drug temptations and school violence. PB Taylor, Daniel.; Human Relations Media, inc. PG kindergarten/primary. Parts Facilitator's guide included.

Stories from the Hispanic Tradition (451350) Physical Color; Sound; 48 minutes Copyrighted 2004 Distributor Follett (0985) Producer Weston Woods/Scholastic (3958) Audience Primary (P) Synopsis 1. Chato invites a family of mice to his house to share a tasty meal, but to his surprise, ends up eating tortillas and not them for dinner. 2. Everyone is coming for Christmas dinner at Maria's house. She and her mother prepare by kneading the masa to make tamales. When her mother takes off her ring, Maria tries it on, and is beside herself when, hours later, she thinks it has been kneaded into the tamales.

Women in politics (451537) Physical B&W and Color; Captioned; 25 minutes Copyrighted 2011 Distributor Films Ideas (5054) Producer Film Ideas (Firm) (4304) Audience Senior High, Adult (SA) Series Advocates of Change: People Taking on the World (5294) Synopsis Introduces women political leaders who have made a difference in the political climate of their respective countries. Their stories remind viewers that it only takes one person to change the world. PB Film Ideas (Firm); World Wide Entertainment (Firm) high school/college. PL HQ1236 .W66 2010 Contents (5 min.) - Margaret Thatcher -(5 min.) - Hillary Clinton -(5 min.) - Benazir Bhutto -(5 min.) - Angela Merkel -(5 min.)