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ERIC Number: ED492951
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2006
Pages: 0
Abstractor: ERIC
ISBN: ISBN-1-57680-824-6
Teaching "The Children of Willesden Lane." [DVD Series]
Annenberg Media
This unique set of multimedia resources for middle and high school teachers of history, literature, social studies, and the arts, provides background, lessons, and ideas for studying and discussing the book "The Children of Willesden Lane" (2002). This book is based on the true story of Lisa Jura, a young girl who escaped Nazi persecution, as told by Lisa Jura's daughter, the accomplished musician Mona Golabek. "Teaching 'The Children of Willesden Lane'" is designed to help teachers explore many facets of the book with their students. This set of video and web resources was designed to help teachers and students make use of the book and its curriculum guide. There are 14 videos--some for use in the classroom, some for teacher professional development. Several "Facing History" classes are featured in the videos, which were filmed in Massachusetts, New York, Pennsylvania, and Tennessee. This series is comprised of: 14 video programs on DVD for middle and high school teachers. This video series is accompanied by a Web site that provides access to all the resources including video programs featuring real classrooms and documentary background on the book and its author, Lisa Jura's daughter, Mona Golabek; information on the classrooms where lessons were filmed; a downloadable curriculum guide to help teachers build lessons around issues raised in the book; and classical musical selections that play a pivotal role in the book. [This DVD series was produced by Lavine Production Group with EDC/Center for Children and Technology.]
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Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Non-Print Media
Education Level: High Schools; Middle Schools
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Language: English
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