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Koopmann, Linda – 2003
Noticing relationships between similar things and developing rules for treating things the same or differently, based on characteristics like color, size, shape, and texture provides the basis of beginning mathematics learning. Based on the view that teachers and parents of young children should provide children with age-appropriate words,…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Classification, Developmentally Appropriate Practices, Early Childhood Education
Kristeller, Julia; Betancourt, Jeanette; Livesey, Joanne; Truglio, Rosemarie – 2002
This bilingual multimedia program was developed to provide preschool educators with the tools needed to help preschoolers develop literacy skills and to involve parents in the process. Contained in this English- and Spanish-language program are the following: (1) a bilingual videocassette for use with adults in parent workshops to help them…
Descriptors: Emergent Literacy, Family Literacy, Learning Activities, Literacy Education
Morgan, Nancy Battista – 2001
Based on developmentally appropriate practices, research, NAEYC (National Association for the Education of Young Children) standards, and Head Start guidelines, the Teaching Your Young Child Series is a videotape and print parent curriculum that gives parents the skills to help their children be more successful in school. The curriculum, intended…
Descriptors: Developmentally Appropriate Practices, Early Childhood Education, Emergent Literacy, Leaders Guides
This instructional program with accompanying videotape is designed to guide parents through the process of teaching good decision making skills to their children in kindergarten through grade 5. The user's guide contains the following sections: (1) "About the Program," with learning objectives, suggestions for using the program, and a program…
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Child Rearing, Children, Decision Making
Information Resource Center (ED), Washington, DC. – 2000
Noting research showing that when parents are involved in their children's learning, students achieve more and are less likely to drop out of school, this videotape kit offers Spanish-speaking parents tips to help them become involved in their children's learning, from infancy through adolescence. The kit is intended for use in schools,…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Early Childhood Education, Family Environment, Parent Participation
There are many things parents and caregivers can do to help build a child's literacy skills from the time the child is born until the child is old enough for school. This 24-minute videotape, hosted by Jamie Lee Curtis and LeVar Burton, provides helpful information on how to foster a young child's language and literacy development beginning at…
Descriptors: Caregiver Child Relationship, Emergent Literacy, Infants, Language Acquisition
This videotape series offers emotional support and self-confidence to parents reaching out for knowledge about how young children, grow, develop, and learn. The video "Common Concerns of Parents of Young" (30 minutes) features parents expressing some universal concerns regarding their young children. Child psychologists and pediatricians offer…
Descriptors: Child Development, Childhood Needs, Early Experience, Infant Care
Motsinger, Hillery M.; Garcia, Rosalinda; Herrera, Rudy – 1997
This two-part video program, completely in Spanish, shows parents the importance of their involvement with the school and with the development of their children's skills and attitudes. In Part I (20 minutes), parents learn that they are their children's first and most influential teachers. Specific strategies are offered for creating an…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Elementary Secondary Education, Family Environment, Family Literacy
Shermis, Michael, Ed. – Parents and Children Together, 1993
This series of booklets, each one focusing on a different topic, is intended for parents and children to read together as they listen to the companion audiotape that accompanies each booklet. Each booklet answers practical questions from parents, describes activities that can be undertaken at home, notes some books for parents and children, and…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Family Literacy, Parent Child Relationship, Parent Influence
Charles and Helen Schwab Foundation, San Mateo, CA. Parents' Educational Resource Center. – 1995
This kit is intended to provide parents of children with learning disabilities, particularly reading disorders, with appropriate information, tools, and references. The kit includes eight strategy-based booklets featuring steps to success, parent-child activities, frequently asked questions, and resources. The eight booklet titles are: (1)…
Descriptors: Disability Identification, Educational Diagnosis, Elementary Secondary Education, Learning Disabilities
Michigan Association for the Education of Young Children, East Lansing. – 1998
Noting the important role that parents can play in preparing their child to learn to read, the Read, Educate and Develop Youth (READY) Reading Plan for Michigan provides kits to parents of infants, toddlers, and preschoolers. The kits contain suggestions for age-appropriate activities parents can do with their children to help them learn. In…
Descriptors: Brain, Child Health, Cognitive Development, Day Care
NIMCO, Inc., Calhoun, KY. – 1995
Noting that children are virtually born to learn, this videotape provides parents with insight into children's early learning capacity and ways that parents can facilitate that brain development. The first part of this videotape discusses the parents' role as a child's first teachers. General ways by which young children can learn are explored,…
Descriptors: Brain, Child Development, Cognitive Development, Early Experience