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Meridian Education Corporation

Overview
Works: 1,723 works in 4,825 publications in 3 languages and 79,630 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Internet videos  Nonfiction films  Short films  Documentary films  Instructional films  Science films  Interactive multimedia  Field guides  Nonfiction television programs 
Roles: Producer, Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, E
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Most widely held works about Meridian Education Corporation
 
Most widely held works by Meridian Education Corporation
Understanding learning disabilities by Meridian Education Corporation( Visual )

22 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How could a child be a top math student yet not be able to read? Why can another child read well but not be able to write a paragraph that makes sense? While watching children being taught new ways to learn, this program offers expert insight into the nature of learning disabilities, why learning disabilities may also be accompanied by ADHD or social disorders, and what can be done to help children learn to compensate and succeed
Battling eating disorders by Diane Paragas( Visual )

15 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 630 WorldCat member 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
Food safety( Visual )

11 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the processes of safely handling, preparing and storing food to prevent foodborne illness
Diet and disease in modern society( Visual )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What's so bad about saturated fat, and what makes fiber so good? In a society where convenience foods rule and obesity is a national epidemic, it's time to find out. This video investigates the relationship between diet and a number of frequently interrelated diseases and conditions, including heart attack, stroke, high blood pressure, hardening of the arteries, obesity, Type 2 diabetes, and cancer. Topics include high- and low-density lipoproteins; saturated, monounsaturated, and polyunsaturated fats; soluble and insoluble fiber; electrolyte minerals; antioxidants and free radicals; the effects of smoking and alcohol consumption; Disability-Adjusted Life Years; and the Body Mass Index. "You are what you eat!" isn't a cliche; it's a fact of life-and of good health. Correlates to National Science Education Standards and National Health Education Standards
Cyberbullies by Jerry Baber( Visual )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chat rooms, blogs, and instant messaging have become standard forms of communication for many young people. Unfortunately, they have also become popular ways to bully and harass others. This program is designed to prevent children and teenagers from falling victim to cyberbullying, using dramatizations and Q & A discussions to expand awareness of the issue. The video discusses cyberbullying warning signs, common patterns of abuse, and questionable online activities and destinations to stay away from. It also presents strategies for responding when cyberbullying occurs, and outlines legal problems involving privacy and libel that young Internet users should be aware of
Your cultural passport to international business( Visual )

13 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces business practices and etiquette that it would be useful to know if one were conducting business outside of the United States
Bully girls( Visual )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traditionally, bullying has meant physical intimidation and violence-and in the past was considered a problem only among boys. But experts are finding that girls can perpetuate bullying as well, although it often takes place on more subtle or secretive levels. 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
Recognizing child abuse( Visual )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 434 WorldCat member 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
Nutrients : their interactions by Classroom Video( Visual )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 428 WorldCat member 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 )

14 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heredity, environment, intelligence, and family birth order all help shape the personality throughout the formative years and into adulthood. Each position in a family can influence how a child interacts with other family members and friends. This program examines the only child, the firstborn, the middle child, and the youngest child, giving insight into behaviors and attitudes that seem to be shaped by birth order
Red flags : avoiding abusive relationships( Visual )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What if dating were like football, where flags are thrown when the rules are broken? In this award-winning program, the Love Referee does just that, using his red flag system to stop the action when abusive dating situations develop. Play-by-play coverage of scenarios involving sexual pressure, manipulative and obsessive behavior, physical abuse, lying, and problem lifestyles help make it easier to recognize and avoid those pitfalls in real life. The overall message? Everyone deserves to be treated with respect and to feel safe on a date
Careers in criminal justice( Visual )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Job opportunities in criminal justice are on the rise. This program looks at a number of different occupations, ranging from entry-level positions to those requiring a four-year degree. Experts and people on the job share firsthand information about what their work is like. Some of the occupations discussed include local and state police officers, detectives, correctional officers, bodyguards, FBI agents, probation and parole officers, private investigators, and special government agents
10 Basics of Business Etiquette by Paula Mitchell( Visual )

13 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the serious issues of professional etiquette in a comical fashion that will both entertain and instruct students and employees in the vital areas of etiquette and protocol. Prepares students for many different situations where a knowledge of professional etiquette will be essential. Includes inter-office etiquette, meeting protocol, introductions, dining etiquette, travel, and handling potentially awkward situations with grace
Understanding attention deficit hyperactivity disorder( Visual )

17 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Found in both children and adults, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is looked upon by some as having a physiological cause while others see it as a psychological disorder. This program offers diverse and candid opinions from both sides of the debate. Is medication the best treatment, or is behavior modification combined with increased structure and discipline the preferable course? A classroom teacher, a social worker, a behavior specialist, a pediatrician, and a parent with twins who have ADHD offer their insights
Food-Borne Illness( Visual )

11 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No one wants a burger with a side of salmonella or a taco topped with E. coli, but that's what you can get when food isn't prepared correctly. This video 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. Salmonella, Campylobacter jejuni, Escherichia coli, and shigella are discussed, along with botulism, listeriosis, and viruses like hepatitis A. Tips for selecting safe food at the market and the optimal temperatures for cooking meats and eggs are covered as well
Eternal scars : physical and emotional child abuse( Visual )

14 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sarcastic and rude statements to children can leave as deep a wound as a cigarette burn or welts from a belt. This important program looks at both physical and emotional child abuse, and the lifetime effects they may have on children. We touch on what you can do if you recognize abuse of someone you know
MyPlate : Understanding the USDA Dietary Guidelines for Americans( Visual )

5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the USDA replaced MyPyramid with MyPlate, the goal was to simplify dietary recommendations by providing at-a-glance guidelines without having to weigh and measure at every meal. This program explores the key concepts of MyPlate and how it correlates to the more detailed Dietary Guidelines for Americans, including portion sizes, proportions, food group choices, and caloric balance. The video explains why it's a good idea to fill half your plate with produce, and even breaks down which vegetables edge out others in terms of fiber and nutrients. Stressing the impact of poor eating habits on health, it discusses fat and salt intake, high-fructose corn syrup and other sugars, and whole versus refined and enriched grains-- and suggests seafood and other protein choices beyond just meat
Prenatal Development by Genevieve Clapp( Visual )

15 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Research shows that our development in the womb can have a profound influence on our later lives. This video examines the nine months beginning with conception and ending with the birth of a healthy baby-the period of time called prenatal development. In addition this video contains information on the major physical milestones during pregnancy, emphasizing the importance of the expectant mother's health, nutrition, and care and describing the proper development of the baby. It also shares what mothers-to-be can look forward to during these crucial months. Proper prenatal care provides a healthy start and is essential to the entire process of human development
Emotional development of children( Visual )

14 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Parents and caregivers not only need to nurture the physical and intellectual development of young children, but their emotional development as well. Each stage of emotional development provides children with opportunities to explore new feelings as they grow. This program focuses on the importance of emotional education during the various stages of childhood development and explains how caregivers and parents can monitor this vital growth
Troubled kids : is medication the answer?( Visual )

14 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Millions of children in America are being diagnosed with learning disorders and depression. While many say medications such as Ritalin, Dexedrine, and Prozac are the answer, others recommend counseling, social skills training, or dietary changes. How does one distinguish between a child with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and a kid who is just being a kid? This program offers parents, teachers, and caregivers a balanced look at options for helping children with learning difficulties or behavioral problems
 
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