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Listed below is a sample of some of the hundreds of items new to the Medianet Online Media Catalog in the last 30 days. To conduct your own customized search, go to the Northwest AEA website home page or directly at http://media.aea12.k12.ia.us, as described in the attached instructions.

Asperger's and Self -Esteem: Insight and Hope Through Famous Role Models (450572) Physical 186 pages Copyrighted 2002 Distributor PEC AEA8 Parent Educator Collection (4568) Publisher Future Horizons (3673) Audience Junior High, Senior High, Adult (JSA) Synopsis Portrays people with a wide variety of Asperger's traits who were also famous achievers. Discusses their self motivation and their investment into best efforts in skills. Credits Foreword by Dr. Temple Grandin. ISBN # 1-88-5477-85-6. Gen Note Includes appendix and bibliographical references.

Bullying K-5 Introductory Videos for Elementary School Students, Teachers, and Parents (450606) Physical Color; Captioned; 24 minutes Copyrighted 2010 Producer Hazelden Publishing (4172) Audience Adult (A) Synopsis Introduces the topic of bullying and bullying prevention strategies using age-appropriate language and grade-specific concepts. Also included is a video for adults that describes what bullying is and how bullying prevention works. An ideal component to schools using the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program. Parts 1 DVD Subjects Bullying in schools—Prevention; Bullying; Closed Captioned

A Christmas Story (Spanish) (L112964) Physical 2:17 minutes Copyrighted 2007 Distributor Learn360 (4307) Producer Film Clips Spirit of America (4386) Audience Intermediate, Junior High, Senior High (IJS) Series Hollywood Film Clips for Character Education (4612) Synopsis A boy is double-dog-dared to stick his tongue to the flag pole. More terms friendship, character education, peer pressure, dare, Hollywood Film Clips for Character Education, A Christmas Story Resources

Developing Portfolios in Education: A Guide to Reflection, and Assessment 2nd Ed. (450575) Physical 239 pages Copyrighted 2010 Distributor AMAZON.COM (3193) Publisher Sage Publications (1229) Audience Adult (A) Synopsis Provides a conceptual and research framework about the usefulness of portfolios, suggests ways to organize the process, and provides tools that could be used at various stages of a professional educational career. Discusses the practical aspects of creating portfolios and demonstrates how they can be used as an action research tool for reflection and professional development. Emphasizes the role of standards. Author Johnson, Ruth S., J. Sabrina Mims-Cox and Adelaide Doyle-Nichols Edition 2nd. Edition. ISBN # 978-1-4129-7236-9 Contents Why develop a portfolio? — Using portfolios as tools for authentic assessment and evaluation — The portfolio as a tool for reflective inquiry — Organizing and implementing the portfolio — Contents of the portfolio — Presenting and sharing the portfolio — Electronic portfolios — After the credential program, now what? Gen Note Includes glossary, bibliographical references, index, and CD-ROM with video clips of portfolio presentations, sample electronic portfolios for elementary and secondary teaching crediential candidates, PowerPoint slides, tables, templates, and links to Web sites.

Empowering Pilates for Teens (L111906) Physical 41:12 minutes Copyrighted 2009 Distributor Learn360 (4307) Producer Smith Productions (4992) Audience Junior High, Senior High (JS) Series Pilates for Teens (4610) Synopsis Easy enough for even the most uncoordinated individual but extremely challenging in its simplicity, this DVD gives a basic, 40-minute workout designed to improve flexibility while toning and strengthening the major muscles of the body. More terms exercise, fitness, physical education, swimming, teens, Pilates for Teens, Pilates, workout, roll down push up, hip roll up, side kick, the hundred, roll up, knee drop, single leg stretch

It's a Wonderful Life (L113027) Physical 5:35 minutes Copyrighted 2007 Distributor Learn360 (4307) Producer Film Clips Spirit of America (4386) Audience Junior High, Senior High (JS) Series Hollywood Film Clips for Character Education (4612) Synopsis The president of a small savings and loan plagued by false rumors begs his depositors not to panic. More terms character education, leadership, Hollywood Film Clips for Character Education, It's a Wonderful Life

Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions 2010 / October (450632) Copyrighted 2010 Collection Professional Collection Series Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions : October / 2010 (4741) Synopsis Professional Periodical Edition Volume 12, Number 4 Contents A Model for Statewide Evaluation of a Universal Positive Behavior Support Initiative; Turkish Special Education Teachers' Reported Use of Positive and Reductive Interventions for Problem Behaviors: An Examination of the Variables Associated with Use Interventions for Problem Behaviors: An Examination of the Variables Associated with Use; The Social Validity of Program-Wide Positive Behavior Support; Supporting Students with Disabilities in the General Education Classroom: The Behavioral Health Assistant Program; What Happens Next? Follow-Up From the Children's Toddler School Program.

MacMillan McGraw-Hill 2005 Spotlight On Music (Grade 6) (401468) Copyrighted 2005 Publisher MACMILLAN FILMS, INCORPORATED (2827) Audience Intermediate (I) Synopsis Curriculum textbook materials for teaching Music - General. Items include student edition, teacher edition and 2 teacher resources. Published by Macmillan/McGraw-Hill for grade 4.

Natural Landscapes of North America (L110795) Physical 20:26 minutes Copyrighted 2002 Distributor Learn360 (4307) Producer Academic Media Network, Inc (3909) Audience Senior High (S) Synopsis Explore North America's extremely wide range of natural environments.

Shh! We're Writing the Constitution and Other Stories About America's Beginnings (450661) Physical Sound; 134 minutes Copyrighted 2010 Distributor Follett (0985) Producer Findaway World (4278) Audience Primary, Intermediate (PI) Synopsis Contains 4 non-fiction stories about America's beginnings. Books by Jean Fritz. Titles include: Shh! We're Writing the Constitution; And Then What Happened, Paul Revere?; Will You Sign Here, John Hancock?; Where Was Patrick Henry on the 29th of May? Edition Unabridged Contents 4 hardcover books, and 1 case containing 1 digital audio player, 1 set of ear phones, and 1 lanyard. Gen Note Player issued on Playaway, a digital audiobook. Cast Narrated by Rex Robbins and others.

World Trade Center (L113090) Physical 1:19 minute Copyrighted 2007 Distributor Learn360 (4307) Producer Film Clips Spirit of America (4386) Audience Junior High, Senior High (JS) Series Hollywood Film Clips for Character Education (4612) Synopsis A man who risked his life to save others muses about the goodness of mankind. More terms character education, World Trade Center, mankind, Hollywood Film Clips for Character Education, goodness