The great gatsby. A&E, 2000.
Mara Sorvino ; Toby Stephens ; Paul Rudd.
DVD Fic Foo
Footloose. United States : Paramount Pictures, 1984.
Kevin Bacon (Ren MacCormack), Lori Singer (Ariel Moore), John Lithgow (Rev. Shaw Moore), Dianne Wiest (Mrs. Moore), Christopher Penn (Willard). A fatherless teen-age boy (Kevin Bacon) from Chicago, who likes to dance, tries to shake up his new small midwestern hometown of Bomont, which doesn't allow public dancing. Bomont's Baptist minister (John Lithgow) is a staunch supporter of the ban on public dancing, but has a "loose" teenage daughter (Lori Singer) in high school who doesn't share his views on the ban. The two teenagers develop a mutual affection for each other and fight the town's ban on dancing in order to have a high school dance.
DVD Fic For
Forbes, Esther. Johnny Tremain : He answered freedom's call. United States : Walt Disney, 2005.
Hall Stalmaster (Johnny Tremain) ; Luana Patten ; Jeff York ; Sebastian Cabot ; Dick Beymer. The Newbery-winning story of Boston during the Revolutionary War, from the Tea Party through the Battle of Lexington, as seen through the eyes of a young apprentice turned dispatch rider for the Committee of Public Safety.
DVD Fic Gaines
Gaines, Ernest J. The autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman. United States : Classic Media Inc., c1973.
Cicely Tyson (Miss Jane Pittman), Michael Murphy (Quentin Lerner), David Hooks (Col. Dye), Valerie O'Dell (young Jane), Thalmus Rasulala (Ned, 42 years old), Rod Perry (Joe Pittman), Beatrice Winde (Lena), Arnold Wilkerson (Jimmy). Presents the story of the long life of Miss Jane Pittman, who began her life as a slave in the South and who marched for her civil rights in the 20th century at the age of 110.
DVD Fic Gol
Golding, William. Lord of the flies. United States : MGM Home Entertainment, 1990.
Balthazar Getty ; Cris Furrh. After a harrowing plane crase into the sea, a group of American military cadets finds itself marooned on a deserted island. Realizing the minimal chances of being rescued, the boys band together our of fear and desperation. But as the island paradise becomes their own, competition and power struggles split them into two packs. Ralph leads one group and preaches civilized ingenuity and togetherness, but Jack wants nothing of it and builds a faction of barbaric hunters who ultimately go to war with Ralph. This powerful shift in conscience transforms ordinary kids into primal killers, setting off a devastating battle of good versus evil and presenting a haunting metaphor for the savage in all of us.
DVD Fic Gre
Grease. California : Paramount Pictures, c2005.
John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, John "Grease", and Stockard Channing as Ruzo. Go back to high school with Pink Lady Sandy (Olivia Newton-John), leader of the bad-boy T-Birds, Danny (John Travolta), and a rockin' and rollin' all-star cast.
DVD Fic Haw
Hawthorne, Nathaniel. The scarlet letter. United States : WGBH Boston Video, c1979.
Meg Foster ; John Heard ; Kevin Conway. Hester Prynne, a New England Puritan maid, marries a man she doesn't love, in order to please her father. She then secretly falls in love with the Rev. Roger Dimmesdale, has a baby, and is punished as an adulteress by the strict Puritan community.
DVD Fic Hin
Hinton, S.E. The outsiders. Warner Brothers Production, 1983.
C. Thomas Howell ; Matt Dillon ; Ralph Macchio ; Patrick Swayze ; Rob Lowe ; Diane Lane. The struggle of three brothers to stay together after their parents' death and their quest for identity among the conflicting values of their society.
DVD Fic Hug
Hugo, Victor. Les Miserables. California : Columbia Pictures, c1998.
Liam Neeson ; Uma Thurman ; Geoffrey Rush. Jean Valjean, a heartless convict is transformed by a single act of mercy. Fantine, the vulnerable prostitute, begs Valjean to raise her only child. An ambitious policeman is determined to return Valjean to prison.
DVD FIC IN
In the heat of the night. [Widescreen format]. Beverly Hills, CA : Distributed by Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainmet, 2008, c1967.
Sidney Poitier, Rod Steiger, Warren Oates, Lee Grant, Larry Gates, James Patterson. A murder mystery that begins in the deep South, centers on the relationship between the black homicide detective from Philadelphia and the red-neck cop from Mississippi.
DVD Fic Irv
Irving, Washington. Shelly Duvall's tall tales & legends. The legend of Sleepy Hollow. United States : Koch Galaxy Productions, 2005.
Ed Begley, Jr. ; Beverly D'Angelo ; Charles Durning ; Tim Thomerson.
James, Henry. The turn of the screw. United States : Boston Video, 2004.
Colin Ferth ; Jodhi May ; Pam Ferris. Dramatic story of a mid-19th century English governess who tries to save her two orphaned charges, Miles and Flora, from torment by the evil ghosts of the former butler Peter Quint and his lover, former governess Miss Jessel.
DVD Fic Key
Keyes, Daniel. Flowers for Algernon. United States : Echo Bridge Home Entertainment, c1999.
Matthew Modine ; Kelli Williams ; special appearance by Bonnie Bedelia and Ron Rifkin. A gentle, mentally-handicapped man faces the chance of a lifetime and the hard changes that come with it. After undergoing experimental brain surgery to increase his intelligence, Charlie (Matthew Modine) is emboldened with his newfound genius, but finds himself questioning the value of his intellect and struggling to accept his former self. He confides in Algernon, lab mouse who has had the same procedure, and his teacher Alice (Kelli Williams), who he begins to fall for.
DVD Fic Kid
Kidd, Sue Monk. The secret life of bees. Twentieth Century Fox, c2008.
Queen Latifah ; Dakota Fanning ; Jennifer Hudson ; Alicia Keys ; Sophie Okonedo. To escape her cruel, angry father - and discover the truth about her late mother's past- 14-year-old Lily Owens flees with her caregiver and friend Rosaleen to a South Carolina town where she's taken in by the bee-keeping Boatwright sisters. Surrounded by the unexpected love, grace and spirituality she encounters there, Lily forms a bond with each of these uniquely gifted women and discovers that sometimes you must leave home in order to find it.
DVD Fic Kno
Knowles, John. A separate peace. Paramount Pictures, 2004.
J. Barton; Jacob Pitts; Toby Moore; Danny Swerdlow; and Hume Cronyn. As World War II rages overseas, the prestigious Devon prep school holds a summer session for boys trying to graduate before they're drafted. Among the students are two unlikely new roommates : Gene, a quiet, introspective bookworm, and Finny, a carefree and wildly popular athlete. Charmed by Finny, Gene joins him for a series of exciting escapades. But when Gene's grades decline, he suspects that Finny secretly wants him to fail. Fueled by anger and envy, Gene and Finny's relationship reaches a breaking point that changes their lives forever and leads each to an understanding of the power and meaning of friendship.
DVD Fic Lee
Lee, Harper. To kill a mockingbird. United States : MCA Home Video, 1987.
Gregory Peck, Mary Badham, Phillip Alford, John Megna, Ruth White, Paul Fix, Brock Peters, Frank Overton, Rosemary Murphy, Collin Wilcox. A white woman accuses a black man of rape. Though he is obviously innocent, the outcome of his trial is such a foregone conclusion that no lawyer will step forward to defend him--except the town's most distinguished citizen. His compassionate defense costs him many friendships but earns him the respect and admiration of his two motherless children.
DVD Fic Lon
London, Jack. Call of the wild. Fries Home Video, 2000.
David Fallon ; Nick Mancuso ; Miles Challenger. A fifteen-year-old boy living in an Alaskan mining town at the turn of the century has a life changing event when he encounters a heroic and powerful dog named Buck.
DVD Fic Lon
London, Jack. To build a fire. VCI Entertainment, 2004.
Ian Hogg as the Chechaquo. Describes the experiences of a newcomer to the Yukon when he attempts to hike through the snow to reach a mining claim.
DVD Fic Lon
London, Jack. White fang. United States : Walt Disney.
Jack London's immortal tale of courage and survival comes to life amid the breathtaking beauty of the great Alaskan frontier. Ethan Hawke ; Klaus Maria Brandauer. A young man tries to fulfill his father's dying wish to find gold in the treacherous Yukon valley. His incredible journey begins when he meets a veteran gold minder who guides young Jack to his father's claim. Along the way, Jack discovers a kindred spirit who will change his life forever. . . a magnificent wolf-dog named White Fang.
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The lovely bones. Widescreen format. Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Home Entertainment, 2010.
Mark Wahlberg, Rachel Weisz, Susan Sarandon, Stanley Tucci, Michael Imperoli, Saoirse Ronan. When 14-year-old Susie Salmon was murdered, she left her unfinished life behind. Now from her place in a strange but beautiful in-between world, she must help her father catch her killer and protect her family before she can finally move on.
DVD FIC LUC
The lucky one. [Widescreen format]. Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, 2012.
Zac Efron, Taylor Schilling, Jay R. Ferguson, Blythe Danner. When U.S. Marine Logan Thibault finds a half-buried photograph of a smiling young woman in the desert in Iraq, he carries it with him and soon discovers that it brings him luck in games and during combat; after returning to Colorado, his obsession with the picture leads him in a fateful search for what may be the love of his life.
DVD Fic Mar
Mary Poppins. California : Walt Disney Productions. Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, Inc., 2004 Release.
Based on the story Mary Poppins, by P.L. Travers. Julie Andrews, Dick Van Dyke, David Tomlinson, Glynis Johns, Hermione Baddeley. A musical fantasy about a British nanny who takes over the household of a proper London banker and his busy suffragette wife and introduces their two lonely children to a world of imagination in which people fly, carousel horses come alive, and tea parties are held in the ceiling.
DVD Fic Mar
Eliot, George. Silas Marner : The weaver of Raveloe. BBC Video, c2007.
Ben Kingsley ; Jenny Agutter ; Patrick Ryecart. Falsely accused of theft by the friend who stole his finance, linen-weaver Silas Marner is driven from his religious community. Taking refuge in the distant village of Raveloe, he becomes a recluse, shunning human contact and instead amassing a huge pile of gold which he lovingly counts every night. Enter Dunstan Cass, the dissolute younger sone of the local squire. Deep in debt, he steals the gold and disappears. Once more Silas is left bereft. Then one night he comes home to a warm and vital replacement for his lost gold - a baby girl asleep on the hearth. Silas adopts her, christens her Eppie after his mother, and rears the girl with enormous tenderness and love. But even this newfound happiness comes under threat. Eppie's real father, Godfrey Cass, wants to reclaim her. Is Silas losing everything again?.
DVD FIC MES
Message in a bottle. [Widescreen format]. Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, 2009.
Kevin Costner, Robin Wright Penn, John Savage, Illeana Douglas, Robbie Coltrane, Jesse James, Paul Newman. A lonely divorée finds a message in a bottle on the beach at Cape Cod. Her quest to find the story behind it leads to a grieving widower building boats in a small village in North Carolina.
DVD Fic Mil
Death of a salesman. New Jersey : Kultur Media, 1966.
A drama which traces, in flashback pattern, the events associated with the tragic life and death of a defeated and deluded salesman. Producers, David Susskind, Daniel Melnick; director, Alex Segal; composer and conductor, Robert Drasnin. CAST: Lee J. Cobb, Mildred Dunnock, George Segal, James Farrentino, Albert Dekker.
DVD Fic Mil
Miller, Arthur. The crucible. Twentieth Century Fox, 1996.
Daniel Ray Lewis ; Winona Ryder ; Paul Scofield ; Joan Allen ; Bruce Davidson ; Rob Campbell. A gang of teenage girls, stifled by the crushing piety of their elders, dance naked in the woods, one girl's innocence is lost in the bed of a married farmer who drinks a charm to kill his wife. Suddenly the devil is loose in Salem. The girls are discovered and spurred on by their terrified accusations, the entire village is consumed by cries of witchcraft. One by one, the blameless victims of mass hysteria are torn from their homes until, inexorable, vengeance is turned on Proctor's wife.
DVD Fic Mit
Mitchell, Margaret. Gone with the wind. United States : MGM/UA Home Video, 1989.
Based on the book by Margaret Mitchell. Clark Gable, Vivien Leigh, Leslie Howard, Olivia de Havilland, Thomas Mitchell, Hattie McDaniel, Butterfly McQueen. Focuses on the life and loves of the beautiful and selfish Scarlett O'Hara. The story begins on the O'Hara's Georgia plantation of Tara in antebellum days and moves through the Civil War and Reconstruction.
DVD FIC MUR
Murder on the Orient Express. [Widescreen format]. Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, 2004.
Albert Finney, Lauren Bacall, Martin Balsam, Ingrid Bergman, Jacqueline Bisset, Jean Pierre Cassel, Sean Connery, John Gielgud, Wendy Hiller, Anthony Perkins, Vanessa Redgrave, Rachel Roberts, Richard Widmark, Michael York. Detective Hercule Poirot has a wealth of suspects to choose from when a wealthy American is stabbed to death en route to Paris on the Orient Express.
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My fair lady. United States : Cocke County High School and Newport Theater Guild, 2008.
Cocke County High School and Newport Theatre Guild - - April 6, 2008. Cocke County High School Fine Arts students and Newport Theater Guild. Can a skillful professor of phonetics teach a lovely but definitely lower-class Cockney girl to talk like a duchess? Professor Higgins wagers he can - - and pass her off as an aristocrat among aristocrats. A few painful but hilarious lessons later, Eliza Doolittle is ready to do exactly that. Eliza sails through her launch into high society, but her relationship with the Professor proves to be rough sailing.
DVD Fic Okl
Oklahoma! United States : Twentieth Century Fox, c2005.
Gordon MacRae (Curly) , Gloria Graham (Ado Annie) , Gene Nelson (Will Parker) , Charlotte Greenwood (Aunt Eller) , Eddie Albert (Ali Hakim) , Rod Steiger (Jud Fry) , Shirley Jones (Laurey). In the turn of the century Oklahoma Territory on the brink of statehood, the story unfolds in peaceful Claremore. Laurey and Curley fuss and fight and will not admit that they love each other. Ado Annie cannot decide between Will, a handsome rodeo rider, and Ali Hakim, a smooth, citified traveling peddler. Curley and Jud Fry, the rough-edged hired hand, struggle over Laurey's affections. All will be settled at the Skidmore social.
DVD Fic Orw
Orwell, George. 1984. California : MGM Home Entertainment, 2003.
John Hurt and Richard Burton. Winston Smith (Hurt) endures a squalid existence in totalitarin Oceania under the constant surveillance of Big Brother. But his life takes a horrifying turn when he begins a forbidden love affair and commits the crime of independent thought. Sent to the chillingly labeled "Ministry of Love," he is placed at the mercy of O'Brien (Burton), and coolly treacherous leader determined to control his thoughts . . . and crush his soul.
DVD Fic Orw
Orwell, George and Herman Melville. Animal Farm / Moby Dick. Vivendi Entertainment, 1999 ; 1998.
ANIMAL FARM - Kelsey Grammer ; Julia Louis-Dreyfus ; Julia Ormond ; Pete Postlethwaite ; Ian Holm ; Paul Scofield ; Peter Ustinov ; Patrick Stewart ; MOBY DICK - Patrick Stewart ; Henry Thomas ; Ted Levine ; Gregory Peck ; Hugh Keays-Byrne ; Norman Golden II ; Kee Chan. ANIMAL FARM - Unhappy with the poor living conditions they must endure, the animals of Manor Farm gather for a secret meeting to plan a revolt. The animals fight and win their freedom, naming their newly claimed property Animal Farm. All seems perfect, until the desire for power and other traits they had despised in their original owner show through in the animals now running the farm. Life is not what they had hoped it would be. MOBY DICK - The skipper of a nineteenth century whaling boat is obsessed with the idea of harpooning a whale he considers responsible for the loss of his leg.
DVD Fic Pao
Paolini, Christopher. Eragon. United States : Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corportation, 2006.
Based on the book by Christopher Paolini. Ed Speleers, Jeremy Irons, Sienna Guillory, Robert Carlyle, Djimon Hounsou, Garrett Hedlund, Joss Stone, John Malkovich. In a land where dragons have all but disappeared, a young boy finds a dragon egg and discovers that he is destined to be its rider and defend his homeland against the evil king who now reigns.
DVD Fic Pat
Pate, Alexs D. Amistad. United States : Dreamworks, 1997.
Morgan Freeman; Nigel Hawthorne; Anthony Hopkins; Djimon Hounsou; Matthew McConaughey; David Paymer; Pete Postlethwaite; Stellan Skarsgård; Razaaq Adoti; Anna Paquin; Tomas Milian; Austin Pendleton. Amistad is about a 1839 mutiny onboard a slave ship that is traveling towards the Northeast coast of America. Much of the story involves a court room drama about the slave who led the revolt.
DVD Fic Pha
The Phantom of the opera. United States : Warner Brothers Pictures, c2004.
Gerard Butler, Emmy Rossum, Patrick Wilson. A disfigured musical genius, hidden away in the Paris Opera House, terrorizes the opera company for the benefit of a young protege whom he trains and loves.
DVD Fic Por
The jilting of Granny Weatherall. Monterey Video, 2005.
DVD features : Author biography, actor biography, printable study guide, audio interview, Henry Fonda introduction, trailer. Geraldine Fitzgerald, Lois Smith, William Swetland, and host Henry Fonda. Granny Weatherall is a spunky old lady of eighty who bosses her doctor and her children around. She seems strong and in control, and yet she has never had the upper hand in her destiny. One morning, a flood of long-forgotten memories brings her to the realization that of all her accomplishments, she cannot console herself fro the shame-filled day she was left standing at the altar.
DVD Fic Rad
Cuba Gooding, Jr., Ed Harris, Alfre Woodard, S. Epatha Merkerson, Brent Sexton. The story of a high school coach and the developmentally challented man whom he took under his wing.
DVD Fic Raw
Rawls, Wilson. Where the red fern grows. Goldhil Entertainment.
Stewart Peterson ; Beverly Garland ; James Whitmore. True story of a boy growing up in the Ozarks of Oklahoma - Desperate for his own hunting dogs, Billy scrimps and saves to make his dream a reality. His investment pays off - Billy and his dogs Old Dan and Lil' Ann win the top prize at the annual raccoon hungting contest!.
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Rudy. United States : Tristar Pictures, 2000.
Sean Astin; Ned Beatty; Charles S. Dutton; Lili Taylor; Robert Prosky. All his life, people have told Rudy he's not good enough, not smart enough, not big enough. But nothing can stop his impossible dream of playing football for Notre Dame.
DVD Fic Run
Runaway bride. 1999.
Julia Roberts, Richard Gere, Joan cusack, Hector Elizondo, Rita Wilson and Paul Dooley. Fired from his job by his publisher, a reporter writes a story about a woman who has left a string of finances at the altar. He and the whole town is waiting for her to fail again.
DVD Fic Sac
Sachar, Louis. Holes. Walt Disney.
Dogged by bad luck stemming from an ancient family curse, young Stanley Yelnats is sent to Camp Green Lake, a very weird place that's not green and doesn't have a lake. Once ther, he's thrown headlong into the adventure of his life when he and his colorful campmates must dig a hole a day to keep the warden at bay. But why?.
DVD FIC SER
Sergeant York. [Standard format], Special ed. Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, 2006, c.
Gary Cooper, Walter Brennan, Joan Leslie, George Tobias, Stanley Ridges. A sharpshooting pacifist drafted during World War I becomes the most decorated hero of the war for his efforts during the Meuse-Argonne Offensive in October 1918. Includes commentary, production featurettes, and other special features.
DVD Fic Sou
The Sound of music. California : Twentieth Century Fox, c2005.
Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer, Richard Haydn, Peggy Wood, Eleanor Parker. A musical dramatization of the events which result when a young postulate becomes the governess of the seven Von Trapp children who live with their widowed father, a former captain in the Austrian Navy.
DVD Fic Sou
South Pacific. California : Twenthieth Century Fox, 1989.
Rossano Brazzi (Emile de Becque), Mitzi Gaynor (Ensign Nellie Forbush), John Kerr (Lieutenant Joe Cable), Ray Walston (Luther Billis), Juanita Hall (Bloody Mary), France Nuyen (Liat).
DVD Fic Spa
Sparks, Nicholas. The last song. United States : Touchstone Pictures, 2010.
Miley Cyrus ; Liam Hemsworth ; Greg Kinnear. Ronnie and her estranged father try to restore the loving relationship they once had. But reconnecting with his rebellious daughter isn't easy, so he chooses the one thing they still have in common - music.
DVD Fic Ste
Steinbeck, John. The grapes of wrath. United States : 20th Century Film Corporation, 1940.
Motion picture still showing Henry Fonda and other actors as migrants in camp scene. Henry Fonda ; Jane Darwell. Following a prison term he served for manslaughter, Tom Joad returns to find his family homestead overwhelmed by weather and the greed of the banking industry. With little work potential on the horizon of the Oklahoma dust bowls, the entire family packs up and heads for the promised land - California. But the arduous trip and harsh living conditions they encounter offer little hope, and family unity proves as daunting a challenge as any other they face.
DVD Fic Tol
Mike Tollin. Hardwood dreams : Ten years later. Tollin/Robbins Productions.
Take a season-long look at the California State Champs of 1992 (Varsity basketball team of Inglewood, California's Morningside High School)as they battle gangs, egos, underage drinking, jealousy, brushes with the law and their SAT's in their pursuit of back-to-back championships. This in-depth film tackles the societal pressures of an inner-city group of men with a common goal.
DVD Fic Wes
West Side story. California : MGM Home Entertainment, c2001.
Natalie Wood (Maria), Richard Beymer (Tony), Russ Tamblyn (Riff), Rita Moreno (Anita), George Chakiris (Bernado). Maria and Tony are in love. There is trouble between the Jets, a gang of white youths, and the Sharks, a gang of Puerto Rican youths. When Riff is killed, Tony is forced to get involved, ending in tragedy.
DVD Fic Wes
West Side story. California : Metro-Goldwyn Studios, Inc., 1961.
Natalie Wood (Maria) ; Richard Beymer (Tony) ; Russ Tamblyn (Riff) ; Rita Moreno (Anita); George Chakiris (Bernardo). A musical drama about the staggering waste of youthful energy as observed on New York City's West Side. Portrays, against a backdrop of poverty, racial tensions, and teenage gang warfare, the problems of a Puerto Rican girl and a Polish boy who fall in love despite the hatred and rivalry of their respective ethnic groups.
DVD Fic Wha
Wharton, Edith. Ethan Frome. United States : Miramax Films, 1993.
Liam Neeson ; Patricia Arquette ; Joan Allen. This film is about a lonely, poverty-stricken 19th-century New England farmer who has long and faithfully cared for his bitter, invalid wife. When his wife's distant young cousin comes to take over as housekeeper they both succumb to their forbidden passion with tragic results.
DVD Fic Wiz
The Wizard of Oz. California : Warner Brothers, c2005.
Judy Garland, Frank Morgan, Ray Bolger, Bert Lahr, Jack Haley, Billie Burke, Margaret Hamilton, Charley Grapewin, Toto (dog). Delightful musical fantasy tale about a little Kansas girl names Dorothy who dreams of the magical land of Oz.
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Poe, Edgar Allan. The tell-tale heart. United States : Monterey Media, Inc., c2000.
Michael Sollazzo ; Robert E. Reynolds. Murder, madness, and betrayal from within interweave in this fascinating study of the mind of one driven by his own demons to take the life of another.
Asimov, Isaac and William Faulkner. All the troubles of the world and the bear. Classic Literary Stories. Hollywood, CA: Hollywood Select Video, Inc., c1987.
From the story by Issac Asimov, what would happen if the world was served by an all-knowing benevolent computer... and from the story by William Faulkner about an old bear...a figure of legend and yet.
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Stossel, John. Is American #one? In the Classroom Media, c2003.
Segment 1 - The Environment for Success ; Segment 2 - Results May Vary ; Segment 3 - Is It Arrogance?.
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Aliens. New York : Dorling Kindersley Vision, c1998.
Examines stories of extraterrestrial beings, including alien abductions, UFOs, and visitations from other planets.
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The apocalypse. New York, NY: DK Publishing Inc., 1998.
An investigative exploration into the origins, myths and legends surrounding the end of the world. Features highlights from the tales of Armageddon and Ragnarok, plus the Hindu belief of Nirvana.
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Creatures of the deep. New York, NY: DK Publishing Inc., 1998.
An investigative exploration into the origins, myths and legends surrounding mermaids, harpies, and gods who transformed themselves into fish and other creatures that have made humans fear and fantasize about the sea. Features dramatic rare footage and special effects.
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The Holy grail : Stonehenge. Bethesda, MD : Dist. by Acorn Media, 1997.
The 1st program explores the legend and secret of the Holy grail. The 2nd program searches for answers to questions who built the Stonehenge, how, and why.
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Teach yourself Microsoft PowerPoint 2000. New York : Learn2.com.
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Library skills : discovering new worlds. Chicago, IL : SVE & Churchill Media, c1999.
Students learn how to effectively use a library for research. Topics covered include Dewey Decimal System, library services, research tips, library organization and more.
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Library skills : Internet & electronic research skills. Chicago, IL : SVE & Churchill Media, c1999.
Students learn how to effectively use today's newest medium for research. Topics covered include web browsers, search engines, topic limiters as well as the accuracy and reliability of Internet sources.
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Using the Internet for research. Teacher's Video Company, 2002.
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How to use the Reader's Guide. New York : H. W. Wilson, c1993.
Using step-by-step examples and typical research problems to illustrate exactly how to carry out a periodical search, this video follows a school librarian as she explains the use of Readers Guide. An effective, stimulating teaching aid, the How to Use the Readers Guide video saves many hours of repetitive explanation with a program so clear that students will have few questions when its over.
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How to use the library. New York: H.W. Wilson Company, c1989.
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Research 101 : Mastering the library : Modern reserach skills for secondary students. Chicago, IL : SVE & Churchill Media, c2001.
A program designed to show students how to start and finish any research project in a modern library. Students may learn how to focus their topics, determine their information needs, find and retrieve materials, and evaluate and organize information.
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Secrets of using the library. Wisconsin: Demco, Inc., c1991.
This video covers basic information everyone needs to know in order to find books, periodicals, and materials located in the library. It also covers basic library terms needed to develop skills....
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Salem witch trials. New York, NY : New Video Group, c1998.
Venture back to 1693,in the village of Salem, Massachusetts, where some 150 people were accused of being witches and 20 of them were tried and executed.
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Witchcraft in America : Behind the Crucible. Huntsville, Texas : Educational Video Network, c1989.
Explore the background of the witch trials of 17th-Century Salem in the context of the religious and social conditions of that era and as a background to The Crucible.
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In search of history. Salem witch trials. United States : A&E Network, c2001.
Goals. Charleston, West Virginia : Cambridge Research Group, Ltd.
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Handling stress : Today & tomorrow. Charleston, West Virginia : Cambridge Research Group, Ltd.
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Clone. National Geographic, c2002.
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The clone age. Maryland : Discovery Communications, Inc., c1997.
Cloning was the stuff of science fiction, until the sheep named Dolly made the process frighteningly real. The Clone Age explains the science that undergirds the controversial practice of cloning. Your students will learn how cells function, and how we can manipulate their reproduction. They'll also get to tackle some of the ethical dilemmas of cloning: Should we grow clones for spare body parts? Should we grow clones to be our children? If I had a clone, would it be just like me?.
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The Bible: A search for truth. Virginia: Time Life Video, c1995.
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Jesus. Inspirational Films, Inc., c1999.
The epic story of the tragedy and triumph of the most controversial life in human history.
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Shreds of evidence. New York : A&E Home Video, c1995, c1988.
Documentary on the scientific analysis of the Shroud.
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Self esteem. Charleston, West Virginia : Cambridge Research Group, Ltd.
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Creative teaching methods : Tips, techniques, & strategies. Scottsdale, Arizon : Teacher's Video Company.
Discover innovative ways to make learning come alive for students! Explore how to enrich units with games, role playing, projects, debates, and many more exciting activities. Retention improves when students are involved.
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Saint Patrick : Brendan the Navigator. Bethesda, MD : Dist. by Acorn Media, 1997.
The 1st program tells how St. Patrick, born a slave, came to do God's work. The 2nd program retraces the steps of Brendan the Navigator's remarkable journeys.
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Tricky tricksters. New York, NY: DK Publishing Inc., 1998.
Explores stories of tricksters through the ages. Tales of deception from camouflage in the natural and unnatural worlds, to leprechauns and Odysseus. Contains dramatic rare footage and special effects.
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Gods and heroes of Greece and Rome. Huntsville, Texas : Educational Video Network, c1995.
Western literature is based on the pantheon of Greek and Roman gods and the heroes who once consorted with them.
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Greek gods. Huntsville, Texas : Educational Video Network, c1998.
Mythology is adored by children and adults, alike. This video explores the history of the many interesting gods of Greek mythology.
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Greek mythology. Teacher's Video Company, c2003.
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Those fabulous folks on Mount Olympus. Colorado : Meriwether Publishing Ltd., 1986.
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Mythology : Gods and goddesses. New York : Guidance Associates, Inc., 1999.
Mythology : Gods and Goddesses is a two-part program that seeks to introduce students to both aspects of mythology: the historical and the literary. Students are given an idea of the nature of the Greek and Roman gods and of the importance of these gods in the lives of the ancients.
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The storyteller. Greek myths. California : Columbia Tri Star Home Video, c1999.
Theseus and the Minotaur ; Orpheus and Eurydice. 1.When Theseus, the son of Athens' King Aegeus reunites with his father, the King's jealous wife Medea curses their lives. To prove his courage and loyalty, Theseus sets out to kill the half-man, half-bull Minotaur who demands human sacrifices and terrorizes the land. With the help of a beautiful princess, Theseus tracks down the man-eating beast, where a fight to the death ensures, and a shocking secret emerges. 2. When the great musician Orpheus plays his lyre in the forest, its rhythmic beauty creates the wood nymph Eurydice, and they fall deeply in love. After a poisonous snake takes her life, the grief-stricken Orpheus vows to bring her soul back from Hades. But the task he must complete to reunite with his love turns out to be as tortuous as the fate he will have to endure.
VC 292 Sto
The storyteller. Greek myths. California : Columbia TriStar Video, c1999.
Perseus and the Gorgon ; Daedalus and Icarus. 1. When a sorceress foretells that the grandson of King Argos will grow up to cause his death, the king locks away his daughter Gamay, to prevent a future birth. But no bars or walls can keep out Zeus, who fathers her child Perseus. Gamay and Perseus escape captivity and spend the next decade in peace. When evil King Polydektes threatens his mother, Perseus brings him the head of Medusa, which turns the King to stone. Now Perseus and his mother are free to return to Argos and fulfill the oracle. 2. Daedalus , one of the greatest inventors of ancient Greece, was saddened by his son Icarus' ineptitude. When Daedalus accidentally kills his nephew, father and son flee to another land, where they are betrayed by cruel King Minos. Running for their lives again, Daedalus creates wax wings so they can fly to safety. Wwhen young Icarus disobeys his father's plea to stay away from the sun, all their dreams melt away.
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Who's who in Greek and Roman mythology? Huntsville, Texas : Educational Video Network, c2001.
Learn about the gods, heroes, and weird creatures that provided Greek and Roman mythology with a bizarre but interesting cast of characters. Hear about their rather complicated interactions and understand why myths were important to ancient people.
VC 292.21 Pow
The Powerful gods of Mount Olympus. New York: Arts & Entertainment, c1996.
Ancient Mysteries investigaes the power of the deities and examines their mesmerizing effects on an entire civilization.
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Religions of the world : Islam. Wynnewood, Pennsylvania : Schlessinger Media, c1999.
Offers insights into the striking similarities and vast differences among the world's major religions as well as the unique perspective of its many individual cultures. Each episode presents a fresh look at the the history of our world through the eyes of religion as well as an in-depth look at religions's role in creating cultural diversity. Islam is one of the great monolithic world religions practiced today. Discover the Islamic culture through the daily life and rituals of Muslims around the world. Views will learn about Islam's history. Explore the wealth of Islamic art, architecture, calligraphy and other contributions that have made Islam a vital influence in the 20th century.
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Egypt : Secrets of the pharaohs. National Geographic, 1997.
Travel to a land of mystery and marvel as archaeologists investigate how the pyramids were actually built. Follow scientists as they discover how the bodies of the pharaohs were preserved by recreating the ancient ritual of mummification.
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Values. Charleston, West Virginia : Cambridge Research Group, Ltd.
VC 303 Tru
Truce : Conflict resolution. Illinois : Meridian Education Corporation, c1995.
There's been a war going on in our streets, schools and homes. In recent years, metal detectors have been installed in schools and juvenile crime, including homicide, is on the rise. It's time to call a truce and learn how to resolve conflicts peaceably through conflict resolution skills.
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Media Production Group. As Iwate goes -- is culture local? Richmond, IN: Center for Educational Media, c1992.
Chiefly in English; some interviewee responses in Japanese, followed by English translation. Shows how to small Japanese towns have manifested in various ways ... between Japan and the wider world.
VC 325.09 Wes
The Western tradition : The american revolution and the american republic. Annenberg, 1989.
43. (Revolution and Romantics) Leaders in the arts, literature, and political theory argued for social justice and national liberation. 44. (The Age of Nation-States) The great powers cooperated to quell internal revolts, yet competed to acquire colonies.
VC 328 Bra
Branches of government : The legislative branch. Washington, D.C. : National Geographic Society, c1982.
Only part of a representative's time is spent on the floor of the House. Learn that most lawmaking activity takes place in committees.
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The U.S. Congress and you : Representative Bill Jenkins. Washington, DC : Committee for Citizen Awareness, 1985.
VC 330.1 Eco
Very basic economics. Van Nuys, California: AIMS Media, 1986.
Junior High - Adult Level. The basics of economics are taught in a real-life context illustrating supply and demand, specialization, division of labor, competition, the price mechanism, GNP, etc.
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First impressions:The key to successful interviews. Indianapolis, IN: Park Avenue Productions, c1994.
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Resume remedy. Indianapolis, IN: JIST Works, Inc., c1993.
Use in connection with The Resume Solution (331.1 Swa).
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Future careers. Meridian, c1998.
Explores the expanding world of technology and the variety of jobs associated with it as well as growth potential, educational requirements, and salary ranges for each occupation.
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Kaleidoscope of careers (Group 3).
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Kaleidoscope of careers (Group 4).
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Kaleidoscope of careers (Group 5).
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Careers in the 21st century. Scarborough, NY : T. Podell Productions, c1996.
v.1. Careers in computers -- v.2. Careers in teaching -- v.3. Careers in the media -- v.4. Careers in medicine and health -- v.5. Careers in law -- v.6. Careers in business. Host: Mizar Turdiu. A series of interviews and talks with successful professionals who speak about their areas of expertise, thereby identifying the interests and skills required for a career in those areas.
VC 332.6 Sto
The stock market : Investigate before you invest. Washington, D.C. : National Geographic Society, c1984.
For his 18th birthday, Jonathan Parker was hoping to receive money for the purchase of a motorbike. Instead his parents give him a hundred shares of stock. The gift at first disappoints Jonathan but then causes him to become interested in the workings of the stock market. Students will explore, along with Jonathan, this fascinating part of the financial world.
Supply & Demand. Scottsdale, Arizon : Teacher's Video Company.
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Stock market : what goes up...? Madison, WI : Knowledge Unlimited, Inc., .
Narrator, Kitty Dunn. Explores the rise in the stock market and explains the Dow Jones Industrial Average. Examines the relationship between the stock market and the national economy.
VC 333.7 Rac
Race to save the planet : Waste not, want not. Annenberg, 1990.
How to generate less waste, as seen in Peru, Japan, Denmark, and California.
VC 333.791 Rac
Race to save the planet : More for less. Annenberg, 1990.
How citizens in Iowa, Brazil, Denmark, and India are using energy more efficiently.
VC 333.95 Rac
Race to save the planet : Now or never. Annenberg, 1990.
Critical changes needed for the 21st Century.
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Wild about life. Bartlesville, OK: Phillips Petroleum Company,.
Wild About Life! is a docudrama about four teenagers who discover the value of the variety of life on earth-from wolves returning to Yellowstone to snails thriving in a restored wetland. Teacher's manual available in library office.
VC 338.9 Wes
The Western tradition : The technological revolution/toward the future. Annenberg, 1989.
(The Technological Revolution) Keeping up with the ever-increasing pace of change became the standard of the day (Toward the Future) Modern medicine, atomic energy, computers, and new concepts of time, energy, and matter all have an important effect on life in the 20th century.
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The European Union Video Library. European Union Video Library. Washington, D.C.: European Commission Office,.
Series of 5 videocassettes: Tape 1 - An Evolving Union - Jean Monnet (12 min.); 1992 and Beyond (12 min.); EU Enlargement East/Central Europe (4 min.) and Who Runs the Union? (10 min.).
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We the people : the U.S. Constitution and you. Washington, DC : Committee for Citizen Awareness.
Explains the principles of the U.S. Constitution and how it impacts our lives today. Caroline Kennedy.
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Media Production Group. As Iwate goes -- is politics local? Japan, resources for understan. Richmond, IN: Center for Educational Media, c1992.
Chiefly in English; some interviewee responses in Japanese, followed by English translation. Shows how two towns in a rugged region 500 km. from Tokyo...are trying to cope with ...underdevelopment.
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Race to save the planet : It needs political decisions. Annenberg, 1990.
The power of politics in protecting the environment in Zimbabwe, Thailand and Sweden.
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Landmark American trials : Sacco and Vanzetti 1921. Beverly Hills, California : World Almanac Video : Distributed by Choices, Inc., [2000?], c1999.
Re-examines the 1921 case of Sacco and Vanzetti, the anarchists who were tried for murder and executed in Massachusetts. Discusses whether they were the victims of prejudice and a corrupt judicial system.
VC 347 Bra
Branches of government : The judicial branch. Washington, D.C. : National Geographic Society, c1982.
In 1968 the largest oil field yet discovered in North America was found on Alaska's North Slope, on state land. To ensure that some of the newfound oil wealth would remain in the state after the precious resource had been depleted, Alaska decided to deposit a percentage of the oil revenue in a "Permanent Fund." The Alaskan legislature agreed to distribute some of the annual earnings of this fund to state residents. In the case that followed, one family turned to the courts to enforce their rights.
VC 347.73 Cou
"Your court system and you" : Representative William L. "Bill" Jenkins (TN-1). Washington, DC : The Committee for Citizen Awareness.
Features Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Portrays two hypothetical cases which illustrate the handling of civil and criminal cases. Localized to help students understand their particular access points to their court system.
VC 353 Bra
Branches of government : The executive branch. Washington, D.C. : National Geographic Society, c1982.
The executive branch is the largest and most diversified of the three branches of the federal government. The complex administrative arm of the executive branch is the federal bureaucracy.
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"Your executive branch and you" : Representative Williams Jenkins (TN-1). Washington, DC : Committee for Citizen Awareness, 1999.
Features Secretary of Education under President Clinton, richard Riley. Features former Secretary of Transportation under President Bush, Sam Skinner. Localized for your state and congressional district.
VC 355 Arm
The army national guard experience : ready for anything. Washington D.C. : The Army National Guard.
Challenge. Adventure. Rewards. The Army National Guard Experience has it all! Learn how you can serve your country in America's longest - enduring military service, The Army National Guard.
VC 355 Arm
The Army National Guard Experience : ready for anything. Washington D.C. : The Army National Guard.
Challenge, Adventure. Rewards. The Army National Guard Experience has it all! Learn how you can serve your country in America's longest - enduring military service, The Army National Guard.
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American Teenage Video Magazine. Depression/Stress. Niles, IL : United Learning, Inc.
Most teenagers get the blues, but some actually develop and suffer from depression. Often depression is brought on by stress. ATVM helps teens identify the warning signs and cope with depression.
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"A promise for tomorrow" : a teen suicide prevention program. c2000 : The Jason Foundation, Inc., c1997.
The film subtlety shows classic warning signs of suicidal ideation of two of the characters. As the plot develops, the students will learn what they must do to help save a friend in crisis - that is, get the help of a responsible adult.
VC 363 Was
Wasted! Guns & teens, lives and dreams. Public Interest Film & Video,.
Gun violence involves urban and rural students, all ethnic groups, and both genders. This video reaches out to all those young people and seeks solutions from a mix of experts and students.
VC 363.1 Rac
Race to save the planet : Remnants of Eden. Annenberg, 1990.
Protecting the diversity of living organisms while addressing the needs of growing human populations in Thailand, Costa Rica, Oman, Kenya, and Florida.
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Cosmic travelers : Comets and asteroids. Global Science Productions, c1998.
Since the beginning of time, comets and asteroids have captivated mankind's attention. Examine the effects of past impacts of comets and asteroids here on Earth and elsewhere in the solar system; uncover the plans NASA and the scientific community are developing to protect the Earth from another major impact.
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Final target : planet Earth. Global Science Productions, c1998.
Explore the present efforts to locate and observe the objects that may hold the fate of the planet.
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Sudden impact : Meteors. Paradise Productions, Inc., c1997.
Understand one of nature's most extraordinary sights and be prepared to get out of the way of a Sudden Impact!.
VC 363.7 Rac
Race to save the planet : In the name of progress. Annenberg, 1990.
How environmental disasters can begin as well-intentioned development projects, as seen in Brazil and India.
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For all practical purposes : Introduction to contemporary mathematics. Annenberg, 1987.
18. (It Grows and Grows) How population grows mathematically 19. (Stand Up Conic) Conic sections in 20th century inventions.
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Secrets of the unknown : Jack the ripper. MPI Home Video, 1989.
Who was the phantom beast named Jack the Ripper who 100 years ago slit the throats of five London prostitutes from ear-to-ear? did he reveal his identity in writing above one of the victims? Was Jack the Ripper a member of British Royalty? Was the killer actually three different men?.
VC 370.28 Int
Integrating computers in the curriculum : Tips, techniques, & strategies. Scottsdale, Arizona : Teacher's Video Company.
In the modern age, computer skills are essential for all students. However, using technology in the classroom can be a puzzling and daunting task! Discover ideas for projects that involve computers and the internet.
VC 371 Tea
Teaching to the brain. United States : The Learning Channel and the National Educational Association, c1993, 1992.
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Parental involvement. United States : The Learning Channel and the National Education Association, 1993, 1992.
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Avoiding burnout : Tips, techniques, & strategies. Scottsdale, Arizona : Teacher's Video Company.
The stresses and strains of the classroom environment effect everyone differently. Teachers cana bcome frustrated and overwhelmed. This video provides insights and simple tips for teachers under pressure.
VC 371.10 Con
Constructive parent conferences : Tips, techniques, & strategies. Scottsdale, Arizona : Teacher's Video Company.
Learn strategies for turning parents into supports rather than adversaries.
VC 371.10 Tea
The beauty of teaching : Tips, techniques, & strategies. Scottsdale, Arizona : Teacher's Video Company.
Highlights the reasons the field of education is so important and fulfilling.
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Small group activities for differentiating instruction. Gainesville, Florida : Teacher Education Resources.
Viewers learn how to add instructional differentiation, to supplement their regular teaching tactics, without abandoning what already works for them. A complete workshop package modeled after actual staff development workshops conducted by Paul George, Professor, University of Florida.
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Standardized test success. Huntsville, TX : Educational Video Network, c2000.
Provides important test-taking tips for standardized testing. Explains what these tests are designed to measure and offers advice on how to prepare.
VC 371.3 EFF
Effective study strategies. Acton, MA : Academic Resources Corporation, c1988.
PRESENTER: Terri Eoff, Michael Conforti. A thorough and comprehensive study plan based on notetaking, pre-reading, and SQ3R (survey, question, read, recite & review).
VC 371.3 How
How to study. Huntsville, Texas : Educational Video Network, c1987.
This always popular program helps students utilize efficient use of study time while they learn how to improve their comprehension and succeed in school.
VC 371.3 How
How to study : Note-taking, memory, & exams. Huntsville, Texas : Educational Video Network, Inc.