ERIC Number: ED394165
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
Inside KidVid: The Essential Parents' Guide to Video.
This guide aims to help parents choose stimulating, educational, and fun videos for their children from the more than 7,000 currently available. The guide includes: 10 tips for evaluating and choosing videos; interviews with and advice from experts; annotated descriptions of more than 400 recommended videos; essential information such as suggested viewer age range, ratings, awards, and videos on related topics; and reference lists of the best video suppliers, mail-order houses and catalogs, and other resources. Following an introduction which explains how to use the guide and how to use video constructively, chapters in the guide are: Chapter 1--Feature Films; Chapter 2--Animated Feature Films; Chapter 3--Musical Fun; Chapter 4--Discovery and Learning: Science, Nature, Geography, Society; Chapter 5--Sports, Safety, Health, and Fitness; Chapter 6--Activity Tapes; and Chapter 7--Storytelling and Literature-Based Videos. (NKA)
Descriptors: Audience Awareness, Childhood Interests, Educational Media, Educational Resources, Mass Media Use, Parent Role, Videotape Recordings
Penguin Books USA Inc., 375 Hudson Street, New York, NY 10014 ($9.95).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs; Non-Print Media
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Video Tape Reviews; Video Viewing