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Collins, Marva

Overview
Works: 53 works in 91 publications in 1 language and 2,563 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Filmed interviews  Documentary films  History  Educational films  Internet videos  Interviews  Periodicals  Drama  Portraits 
Roles: Author, Interviewee, Editor
Classifications: LA2317.C62, 372.110924
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Values : lighting the candle of excellence : a practical guide for the family by Marva Collins( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade( Visual )

2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this 1979 episode of Tony Brown's Journal, Tony Brown discusses the current status of schools with Richmond, Virginia, and District of Columbia school officials; the video includes a WABC-TV report on a private school in Chicago started by Marva Collins
Drop everything & read( Visual )

3 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents ways to help young children form the habit of reading for fun. Encourages parents to read to children each day, even when they are babies. Shows some activities being used to motivate reading in community libraries and in elementary schools, such as story hours, reading contests, and a specific time to "drop everything and read." Includes comments from parents, children, educators, and from such experts as Marva Collins, Fred Rogers, and Jim Trelease
The historymakers. Faith( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Russell Simmons higher self series. This second volume centers on the importance of faith in both oneself and a higher being to achieve the impossible. Through a series of real-life stories and experiences, explore the strength of faith
Black education and the inner city( Book )

2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Values : lighting the candle of excellence, a practical guide for the family by Marva Collins( Recording )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ordinary children, extraordinary teachers by Marva Collins( Book )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discover the power to truly teach, whether it be one child or many. Children don't have to be geniuses to be successful. By the power of the extraordinary teacher, each and every one can achieve extraordinary success. You can be that teacher or parent
Too good to be true? by Jan Harold Brunvand( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program is a sequel to an original program 16 years before in which 60 minutes interviewed Marva Collin, founder of the Wetside Preparatory School in Chicago. Collins established the elementary school with a belief that inner city children could compete academically when provided with a supportive, and nurturing environment. Graduates of the program and Marva Collins are interviewed and provide evidence of the success of the school's teaching methodology
A conversation with Marva Collins : a different school by Marva Collins( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marva Collins' way by Marva Collins( Book )

5 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marva Collins' way is a prescription for effective teaching and a graphic indictment of what is wrong with much of American education today. More than just an account of one teacher's struggles and success, it demonstrates a teaching technique that can be applied in every classroom and a home.(Taken from back of the books.)
Anthony Robbins' Powertalk! : the power of life metaphors by Anthony Robbins( Recording )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The best of Imprimis( Recording )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anthony Robbins' Powertalk! by Anthony Robbins( Recording )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vol. 11 of an audio magazine intended to help listeners increase personal success. On Tape 1, Anthony Robbins offers a compelling look at the impact in our lives of the symbols we use to represent our experience. In Tape 2, Robbins travels to the inner city of Chicago as he visits with educator Marva Collins at her Westside Preparatory School. Her school is regularly visited by education administrators from around the world who come to study her program and her methods
The History Makers : Volume 2. Faith( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Faith is the first of its kind of program in which famous and celebrated African-American high achievers attribute their enormous secular accomplishments to their deep and abiding faith in the enduring and everlasting grace of a higher power ... on back cover of case
Marva Collins, excellence in education( Visual )

2 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected moments from Marva Collins's lecture at the University of Dallas in Irving, Texas, on 1 October 1981 in which she stressed the need to return to basics in education and to strive for excellence
WBBM-TV news (Chicago, Ill.)( Visual )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Profiles four black Chicago residents. First, Joseph Holmes, dancer and head of the Joseph Holmes Dance Theatre which performs dances that reflect the Afro-American experience. Second, Daisy Davis, a high school track athlete, playwright and aspiring doctor. Third, Marva Collins who, dissatisfied with the Chicago school system, opened a prep school in her home for children ages 4-12. Finally, Ageliece Miller, Commissioner of the State of Illinois' Bureau of Employment Security, responsible for all unemployment payments in the state
Trust yourself : think for yourself, act for yourself, speak for yourself, be yourself, imitation is suicide( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Poster, depicting a phrase ("Trust yourself ... ") from a statement by Marva Collins in 1988. Also includes a small photograph and brief biography of Collins
Success! The Marva Collins approach( Visual )

2 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Reveals the teaching methods Marva Collins uses to reach dozens of children who had been labelled "unteachable" by others. Teachers teachers how to succeed
Ebony rose by Marva Collins( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A periodical which serves the Black population of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Miracle in the inner city( Visual )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Beginning with a prologue by Marva Collins, takes the viewer to three inner-city private schools located in three of America's largest cities. Through interviews with parents and principals, focuses attention on the worth of, and necessary sacrifices for, the inner-city private school
 
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Values : lighting the candle of excellence : a practical guide for the family
Alternative Names
Knight, Marva Delores

Marva Collins Amerikaans onderwijzeres (1936-2015)

مارفا كولينز

瑪法·柯林斯

Languages
English (75)

Covers
Ordinary children, extraordinary teachersMarva Collins' wayOrdinary children, extraordinary teachersThe Marva Collins storyContemporary Black biography. profiles from the international Black community