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Listed below is a sample of some of the hundreds of items new to the Medianet Online Media Catalog in last 30 days. To conduct your own customized search, go to the Northwest AEA Web site home page or directly at http://media.aea12.k12.ia.us, as described in the attached instructions.
American Artist 2010 / February (444892) Collection Professional Collection Series American Artist: July / 2009 through June / 2010 (3939) Synopsis Professional Periodical Edition Volume 74 Issue 806 Contents Special Section: 6 Top Pastel Painters Reveal Materials & Techniques; The Spiritual Side of Painting; Blend Traditions of Still Life Painting; Take the Journey to Becoming a Better Artist; Access Universal Patterns with Acrylics.
B Careful When U Txt: The Dangers of Texting and Sexting (444849) Physical Color; Captioned; 20 minutes Copyrighted 2010 Distributor Human Relations Media (0105) Producer Human Relations Media (0105) Audience Junior High, Senior High (JS) Synopsis Using dramatic scenarios as well as first person narratives, explores the positive and negative sides of cell phone technology. Gives viewers a primer on the Do's and Don'ts of text messaging, including the laws on privacy and child pornography, setting and maintaining personal boundaries, dealing with unforeseen consequences and underscoring the need to "think before you click." PB Human Relations Media, Inc. PG junior high/high school. ISBN # 9781555488017 Contents 1. Introduction -2. Texting undercover -3. Driver to distraction -4. The Wrong message to send -5. The Digital rumor mill -6. Harassed by text -7. Cheating yourself -8. Who's really texting me? -9. Review and conclusion. Gen Note Teacher's guide includes introduction, learning objectives, program summary and use, pre & post test, student activities, fact sheets and bibliography. Parts teacher's resource binder (30 p.)
Best Science Books 2008 Gr. K-6 (444904) Copyrighted 2009 Publisher Unknown (0735) Audience Primary (P) Synopsis A selection of science books for 2008. Contains 23 books on several topics.
Cliques!: Where Do You Fit? (444854) Physical Color; Captioned; 15 minutes Copyrighted 2010 Distributor Human Relations Media (0105) Producer Human Relations Media (0105) Audience Junior High (J) Synopsis Explains the nature of cliques, why they develop, how clique leadership controls members, how cliques help establish group identity and how they can be destructive. Uses a mix of student interviews and cartoon animations to provide insight into the lives of young teens who are part of cliques and others who feel left out. A guidance counselor and two young hosts offer advice about how to deal with being excluded, how to avoid social bullying and how to find support from friends. PB Human Relations Media, inc. PG junior high. ISBN # 978155488000 Contents Introduction — Gen Note Teacher's guide includes introduction, learning objectives, program summary, student activities, fact sheets and bibliography. Parts teacher's guide in binder (34 p.)
Coaching Classroom Management: A Toolkit for Administrators and Coaches (444872) Physical 240 minutes Copyrighted 2006 Producer Pacific Northwest Publishing (4876) Audience Adult (A) Synopsis A resource for assisting teachers to implement proactive and positive classroom management strategies in their classroom. Author Randall Sprick. ISBN: 978-1-59009-011-2. Includes CD with more than 70 reproducible forms. Contents Book and CD-ROM
Data Collection Tool for Teacher Librarians (444859) Physical Color; Sound; 90 minutes Copyrighted 2009 Audience Adult (A) Synopsis This is the recording of the ICN session, Data Collection Tool for Teacher-Librarians, which was broadcast November 17, 2009. The three presenters explain the excel database they created to assist teacher-librarians in collecting and sharing their library data. Three primary sources were used in the development of the tool: The State Library Annual Survey, the new Iowa Teacher-Librarian Standards, and AASL Standards for the 21st Century. The data collected with this tool can be used for End of the Year Reports to administrators, school board, PTA, school stakeholders, and community members. The charts and graphs generated by the data you insert into the spreadsheet can easily be inserted into a PowerPoint presentation, Word document, or printed out for a Data Board. Presenters: Cindy Blinkinsop, Julie Alfaro and Jeff Hoskins Web Links http://www.k12connections.iptv.org/classroom_resources.cfm; http://www.iptv.org/iowa_database/event-detail.cfm?ID=10261 Contents 1 DVD with supplemental materials
Elijah's Story (444871) Physical Color; Sound; 22 minutes Copyrighted 2000 Producer National Center on Shaken Baby Synd (4879) Audience Senior High, Adult (SA) Synopsis This moving shaken baby syndrome documentary, filmed by an Academy Award winning filmmaker, follows the short life of Elijah, a 16 month old baby boy who was shaken to death by his biological father. This film follows the young family from the birth of Elijah to the 911 emergency call, the father's taped confession, and sentencing hearing. Testimonies are given by Elijah's mom, dad, grandparents, and doctor, as well as the detective and judge in the case. Elijah's mom shares her emotions as she tries to go on, and Elijah's dad speaks out from prison, encouraging others to learn from his mistake. Subjects Infants—Care; Child abuse; Spanish language materials—Bilingual
Exceptional Children EC 2010 / Winter (444927) Collection Professional Collection Series Exceptional Children EC : Fall / 2009 through Summer / 2010 (3929) Synopsis Professional Periodical Edition Volume 76, Number 2 Contents A Framework for Remediating Number Combination Deficits; Improving the Persuasive Essay Writing of High School Students with ADHD; Curriculum-Based Measurement of Writing in Kindergarten and First Grade: An Investigation of Production and Qualitative Scores; Summer Employment and Community Experiences of Transition-Age Youth with Severe Disabilities; Impact of Curriculum Modifications on Access to the General Education Curriculum for Students with Disabilities; TANF's Impact on Low-Income Mothers Raising Children with Disabilities.
If you give a moose a muffin (444819) Physical Illustrated Copyrighted 1991 Distributor LAURA GERINGER BOOK (2639) Synopsis Shows the chaos that can ensue if one gives a moose a muffin and starts him on a cycle of urgent requests. Author Numeroff, Laura Joffe. Author Bond, Felicia Edition 1st ed. PG 2.7 -K-3 ISBN # 0060244062 PL PZ7.N964 Id 1991 Gen Note Sequel to: If you give a mouse a cookie. "A Laura Geringer Book."
MacMillan McGraw-Hill 2005 Spotlight On Music (Grade 8) (401465) Copyrighted 2005 Publisher MACMILLAN FILMS, INCORPORATED (2827) Audience Junior High (J) 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 8.
Science & Children 2009 / December (444875) Audience Adult (A) Collection Professional Collection Series Science & Children: September / 2009 through Summer / 2010 (3883) Synopsis Professional Periodical Edition Volume 47, Number 4 Contents Light and Electricity: Shoe Box Circuits; The Pennies-as-Electrons Analogy; More Than Meets the Eye; Why Static Clings; Seeing the Light; Hunting for Energy; The Magic Mirror; Teaching Through Trade Books; The Early Years; Natural Resources; Methods and Strategies; Science 101: How do the new fluorescent lightbulbs work?; Science Shorts: Snowflake Symmetry; NSTA Conferences on Science Education.
Shape Land (444839) Copyrighted 2009 Distributor Follett (0985) Producer Learning Props (4877) Audience Primary (P) Series Learning Game (3997) Synopsis Focuses on the primary shapes and common objects with the associated shapes. Includes circle, square, triangle, rectangle, oval, heart, pentagon, octagon, crescent, diamond, and star. Credits Created by Bev Schumacher with graphic design by Bev Kirk. Contents 2 game mats: one in English only and one bilingual - Spanish and English, 2 home practice sheets, 8 game pieces, 2 dice with dots and numerals 1-3, and 2 hardback books (all are the same book, Shape Land, with text in three language formats): English only, Spanish and English. Gen Note Books include a pronunciation guide.
Techniques: Connecting Education and Careers 2010 / January (444918) Collection Professional Collection Series Techniques : September / 2009 through May / 2010 (3933) Synopsis Professional Periodical Edition Volume 85, Number 1 Contents Teacher Recruitment and Retention: Traditional or Alternative: Finding New Teachers Along Different Pathways; A Snapshot of States' Teacher Education and Training Programs; Increasing the Minority CTE Teacher Pipeline; Teacher Recognition: An Exercise in Authentic Professional Development; Teacher Preparation at Jacksonville State University; A CTE Legacy Built on Chocolate: Milton Hershey School's 100 Years; Vet Tech Field Beckons, Even in an Uncertain Economy.
What Color Is It? (444845) Copyrighted 2009 Distributor Follett (0985) Producer Learning Props (4877) Audience Primary (P) Series Learning Game (3997) Synopsis For each color, various objects with that color are pictured. Colors include: red, yellow, blue, green, orange, gray, pink, brown, purple, black, and white. Credits Created by Bev Schumacher with graphic design by Bev Kirk. Contents 2 game mats: one in English only and one bilingual - Spanish and English, 2 home practice sheets, 8 game pieces, 2 dice with dots and numerals 1-3, and 2 hardback books (all are the same book, What Color Is It?, with text in two language formats): English only and Spanish and English. Gen Note Books include a pronunciation guide.
Who Moved My Cheese? The Movie DVD (444885) Physical Color; 16 minutes Copyrighted 2008 Distributor CRM Learning (3547) Producer CRM Learning (3547) Audience Adult (A) Synopsis A simple parable that helps people deal with change, and the fears that often accompany change. By overcoming their fears, the participants come to enjoy more success in their work and in their lives. Parts 1 DVD, Book and Discussion Guide