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How difficult can this be? : understanding learning disabilities : frustration, anxiety, tension, the F.A.T. city workshop by Richard D Lavoie( Visual )

21 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 1,140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group experiences life the way a learning disabled student does and learns methods of teaching and helping such students
Eyes on the prize : America's civil rights years, 1954-1965( Visual )

35 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and held by 1,058 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of the civil rights movement in the United States. Uses archival footage and interviews with participants in the movement
FRONTLINE( Visual )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 915 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Within a single generation, digital media and the World Wide Web have transformed virtually every aspect of modern culture, from the way we learn and work to the ways in which we socialize and even conduct war. But is the technology moving faster than we can adapt to it? And is our 24/7 wired world causing us to lose as much as we've gained? This in-depth exploration of what it means to be human in a 21st-century digital world continues a line of investigation that began in 2008, with the FRONTLINE report "Growing Up Online." The journalists attempt to understand the implications of living in a world consumed by technology and the impact that this constant connectivity may have on future generations
Pyramid by David Macaulay( Visual )

11 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in English and held by 872 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses the Grand Pyramid of Giza to chronicle the step-by-step process of building a pyramid. Combines location footage with animation to tell the entire story
Castle by David Macaulay( Visual )

14 editions published between 1980 and 1995 in English and held by 870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leads viewers on a tour of a fictitious 13th century English castle, explaining its cultural and sociological significance as well as its architectural design. This colorful and detailed animated program dramatizes the building of the castle and portrays the lifestyle of the early inhabitants
Ghosts of Rwanda( Visual )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the Rwandan genocide of 1993, one of the worst atrocities of the 20th century. Includes interviews with key government officials, diplomats, and eyewitness accounts
A class divided by William Peters( Visual )

27 editions published between 1985 and 2017 in English and held by 832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents a reunion of Iowa teacher Jane Elliott and her third-grade class of 1970, subjects that year of an ABC News television documentary entitled "The eye of the storm." Shows how her experimental curriculum on the evils of discrimination had a lasting effect on the lives of the students
Inside the Teenage Brain( Visual )

12 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It's the mystery of mysteries - especially to parents. Now the experts are exploring the recesses of the brain and finding explanations for why adolescents behave the way they do and how the new discoveries can change the way we teach, or perhaps even understand, our teenagers"--Container
Beyond F.A.T. city : a look back, a look ahead( Visual )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers practical strategies as well as inspirational messages for those who teach children with learning disabilities who constantly struggle with Frustration, Anxiety and Tension (F.A.T.)
Last one picked-- first one picked on by Richard D Lavoie( Visual )

22 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Children with learning disabilities often find themselves isolated from [the] valued world of friendship. Their impulsive, immature and unpredictable behavior often results in social isolation and rejection. Their behavior is often misunderstood and misinterpreted by peers and adults. Although they often receive assistance and empathy for their 'academic' problems, their lack of 'social competence' is viewed as willful and negative ... The purpose of this video is to provide parents and teachers with information and guidance related to the development of social competence for children and youths with learning disabilities"--Parent's guide (booklet)
One woman, one vote by Ruth Pollak( Visual )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 710 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents the 72-year struggle for women's suffrage which culminated in the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment in 1920. It illuminates the alliances, infighting, betrayals and defeats that paved the way for victory in the battle for women's right to vote. Historical footage is enhanced with vocal performances, and interviews with historians provide the viewer with both current and historical perspectives
The incredible journey of the butterflies( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Every year, 100 million monarch butterflies set off on an incredible journey across North America. These beautiful creatures fly 2,000 miles to reach their remote destination: a tiny area high in the mountains of Mexico. Yet scientists are still puzzling over how the butterflies achieve this tremendous feat of endurance--and how, year after year, the monarchs navigate with such hair's-breadth precision
Roots of resistance : a story of the underground railroad by WGBH Educational Foundation( Visual )

12 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the story of the underground railroad through narratives of escaped slaves. Includes interviews with descendents of slaves and slave holders of Somerset Place, a plantation in North Carolina, who describe the personal danger and terrible risk involved in each slave's departure
Frontier house( Visual )

5 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three modern families were chosen to learn to survive as if the year is 1883. Using the tools and technology of that time they must make difficult choices and cope with the consequences in the Montana wilderness
Secrets of the mind by A. G Cairns-Smith( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows neuroscientist V.S. Ramachandran as he investigates four mysterious psychological cases involving blindness and sight, phantom limbs and pain, and delusional thinking, and delivers his astounding conclusions
Roman city by David Macaulay( Visual )

9 editions published between 1988 and 1995 in English and held by 647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows how the Romans planned and constructed their cities for the people who lived within them and used these cities to link their vast empire into a commerical and political unit. Live-action segments visit historical sites and reveal how these structures were built and used. Animated segments tell the story of the construction and conflicts of a fictional Roman city in the newly conquered territory of Gaul
Can you afford to retire? by PBS HOME VIDEO( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The baby boomer generation is headed for a shock as it hits retirement: boomers will be long on life expectancy but short on income. In addition to Social Security, the pillars of retirement income for Americans have been either lifetime corporate pensions or employee-contribution plans such as 401Ks. But both retirement strategies are in trouble. Buffeted by pension cuts, corporate bankruptcies, and the 2001-2002 stock market crash, most boomers now expect to be working into their retirement years."--Container
 
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How difficult can this be? : understanding learning disabilities : frustration, anxiety, tension, the F.A.T. city workshop
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