Meridian Education Corporation
Most widely held works about Meridian Education Corporation
Most widely held works by Meridian Education Corporation
Understanding learning disabilities ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 380 libraries worldwide
Teachers describe four categories of learning disability and mke suggestions of ways that teachers can help children with those disabilities.
Recognizing child abuse ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 337 libraries worldwide
This program spells out the Four Rs of child abuse--the harsh Reality of its presence in our society, the Results it leads to, the many ways to Recognize it, and the proper channels for Reporting it. Each of these concepts is explained through dramatizations and supported by interviews with education and child welfare experts.
Battling eating disorders ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 324 libraries worldwide
Explains how to recognize eating disorders, how friends and loved ones should communicate their fears and concerns, and how those who suffer from these often fatal illnesses can find professional help. Special emphasis is placed on identifying anorexia, bulimia, and binge eating as actual diseases, not as misguided lifestyle choices -- a realization necessary for effective treatment.
Business ethics for the 21st century ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 292 libraries worldwide
Defines ethics, examines how businesses face ethical dilemmas and presents an understanding of why ethics matter.
Diet and disease in modern society ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 282 libraries worldwide
"This video investigates the relationship between diet and a number of frequently inter-related diseases and conditions, including heart attack, stroke, high blood pressure, hardening of the arteries, obesity, Type 2 diabetes and cancer. Topics covered include lipoproteins, fats, fiber, electroyte minerals, smoking, and alcohol consumption."--Container.
Your cultural passport to international business ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 274 libraries worldwide
Introduces business practices and etiquette that it would be useful to know if one were conducting business outside of the United States.
Business ethics ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 193 libraries worldwide
Presents a series of situations that raise ethical questions for the viewers reaction and discussion.
Cyberbullies ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 180 libraries worldwide
Uses dramatizations and question and answer sessions to prevent children and teenagers from being bullied by others when using chat rooms, blogs, and instant messaging. Describes possible responses to such abuse and explains the legal issues involving privacy and libel.
Understanding attention deficit hyperactivity disorder ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 178 libraries worldwide
Explains current controversies over attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), shows how the disorder is diagnosed and treated and presents some strategies for living with a child who has ADHD. Introduction to the topic providing diverse and often candid opinions excerpted from interviews with a classroom teacher, a social worker, a behavior specialist, a pediatrician, and a parent with ADHD twins. Intended for parents, teachers, social workers, caregivers, and students of child development.
Bully girls ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 168 libraries worldwide
"This program focuses on increasing awareness of bullying among girls and educating viewers about how, when, and why it occurs. Understanding the difference between teasing and bullying, identifying specific female bullying techniques and tactics, recognizing warning signals that help is needed, knowing the best ways to report incidents, and getting school officials involved to combat the problem are all subjects thoroughly explored in the video"--Container.
Nutrients their interactions ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 167 libraries worldwide
If taste were a reliable guide to a nutritious diet, candy and soda would be two food groups vital to good health, but it's not. That's why this video takes a scientific look at dietary nutrients, explaining what they are, why the body needs them, and how they work with each other to produce energy, stimulate growth, repair and maintain hard and soft tissues, and regulate bodily processes. Metabolism, energy yield from different food types, the composition and role of blood, key vitamins and minerals, dietary fiber, and recommended daily allowances are only a few of the topics covered in this detailed overview of the biochemistry of nutrition. The impact of nutritional deficiencies on short- and long-term health is also discussed.
Birth order and its effects ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 154 libraries worldwide
Family birth order tends to shape personalities throughout the developing years and into adulthood. This program looks at the only child, first born, middle, and youngest child and gives insight into their behaviors and attitudes.
Red flags avoiding abusive relationships ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 152 libraries worldwide
Shows teens some examples of problem dating situations and how to choose dates wisely. Identifies problem behaviors and ways to avoid unhealthy situations.
Foodborne illness ( Visual )
7 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 150 libraries worldwide
Describes common -- and serious -- food-borne illnesses, how they're spread, and how they can be prevented through careful food handling and proper food preparation. Tips for selecting safe food at the market and the optimal temperatures for cooking meats and eggs are covered as well.
10 basics of business etiquette ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and held by 145 libraries worldwide
A quick review of the common courtesies of the work place, including handling introductions, making entrances, telephoning, note writing and more.
Careers in criminal justice ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 144 libraries worldwide
Provides an overview of a career in the field of criminal justice, including officers, investigators and special agents.
Nutrition for infants and children ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 131 libraries worldwide
Explains the importance of good nutrition for newborns, infants, toddlers, and preschool-aged children and provides advice for parents and caregivers. Examines the beneficial effects of good nutrition and physical activity on children's growth and development. Discusses topics such as the relative merits of breastfeeding and bottle feeding, food allergies, and special dietary preferences like vegetarianism.
Understanding parenting styles authoritarian-democratic-permissive ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 131 libraries worldwide
Three young characters talk about a problem they have encountered with their parents. Each has either told a lie or deliberately withheld the truth. When the parents find out about it, each reacts in a remarkably different way, emphasizing their own parenting styles.
The gifted child ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 123 libraries worldwide
"The video attempts to analyze the gifted child...discussing methods of deciding who is gifted, listing characteristics of gifted children, addressing needs and recommending ways to enhance the development of these children." [c.f. container].
Importance of play ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and held by 119 libraries worldwide
This video explores the importance of play in a child's life and defines its role during different stages. Appropriate activities and toys are suggested for different ages.
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