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Greater Washington Educational Telecommunications Association

Overview
Works: 177 works in 250 publications in 2 languages and 5,213 library holdings
Genres: History  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Nonfiction films  Documentary films  Historical television programs  Educational films  Drama  Filmed operas  Cultural television programs 
Roles: Producer, Publisher
Classifications: F591, 978
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Most widely held works by Greater Washington Educational Telecommunications Association
The Jewish Americans( Visual )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 964 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the 350 year saga of immigrants who gradually wove themselves into the fabric of American life without abandoning their traditions
Last one picked-- first one picked on by Richard D Lavoie( Visual )

14 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Children with learning disabilities often find themselves isolated from this 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."--Teacher's guide
Mikhail Baryshnikov : with Gelsey Kirkland, Marianna Tcherkassky( Visual )

2 editions published between 1976 and 2004 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This 1976 live performance showcases the incredible Mikhail Baryshnikov, at the peak of his talents, shortly after arriving in the West. His American television debut spotlights solos and Gelsey Kirkland, his first great U.S. partner. Lacks the appearance by host Beverly Sills and the excerpts from Twyla Tharp's Push come to shove which were part of the telecast version. Disc includes an added written message from Gelsey Kirkland
When the chips are down--( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard Lavoie offers practical advice on dealing with behavioral problems quickly and effectively. He shows how preventive descipline can anticipate many problems and how teachers and parents can create a stable, predictable evnvironment in which children with learning disabilities can flourish
Look what you've done! : stories of hope and resilience( Visual )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Brooks offers practical strategies for helping children develop the confidence and resilience they will need to succeed
The West by Geoffrey C Ward( Visual )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the history of the American West, starting with the first European explorations and ending with the beginning of the 20th century. Examines the impact of the white settlers on the lives of the Native Americans and the land. Also discusses the Gold Rush, the Civil War, the building of the transcontinental railroad, the battle of Little Bighorn, and the massacre at Wounded Knee
La traviata by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in Italian and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stars Beverly Sills as Violetta, Verdi's most sympathetic tragic heroine. Her lover, Alfredo, is played by Henry Price
The Jewish Americans( Visual )

6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the 350 year saga of immigrants who gradually wove themselves into the fabric of American life without abandoning their traditions
Daughter of the regiment by Gaetano Donizetti( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An opera about a little girl who was adopted by a whole regiment
Drinking and driving : the toll, the tears( Visual )

5 editions published between 1986 and 1991 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From a living room, a prison, a church, a cemetery, a hospital, people talk about how their lives were changed by a drunken driver
La traviata by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

2 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in Italian and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a beautiful courtesan dying of consumption and her love for a poor nobleman
Reading rockets : Launching young readers( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmed in schools, childcare centers, libraries, research centers, and homes around the country, this series looks at different reading strategies that are helping young children learn to read. If you have a child who is a struggling reader, your family is not alone. When children struggle with reading, parents suffer, too, wondering what they can do and where they can turn for help. This episode highlights strategies to help moms and dads everywhere catch reading problems early on, find the right kind of support, and identify good reading instruction. Includes practical advice for parents, and highlights the best research-based reading strategies, interwoven with the personal stories of children learning to read
The geography of hope by Stephen Ives( Visual )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By the 1870s the American conquest of the West was nearly complete. In one decade, with Native Americans effectively confined to reservations, some four-and-a-half million new settlers would arrive to stake their claim to the future. Pap Singleton, an ex-slave from Tennessee, became the era's "Black Moses," leading his people to the free soil of Kansas. A frail New York politician transformed himself into a rugged North Dakota rancher, and eventually, president of the United States. And as Americans tried to "tame" the West, the nation's greatest showman, Buffalo Bill Cody, instead offered adoring crowds his enthusiastic version of a "Wild West"--Heroic, glorious, romantic, and most of all, mythic
The people by Stephen Ives( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The West begins as the whole world to the people who live there. It becomes a New World when Europeans arrive, a world shaken by incompatible visions. And almost three centuries later, when Lewis and Clark venture west to find a Northwest Passage, this world becomes the testing-ground for a young nation's continent-spanning dream."--Www.pbs.org
One sky above us by Stephen Ives( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"As settlers race to claim tribal lands, Native Americans take up the Ghost Dance, trusting in its power to restore a lost way of life until their hopes are crushed at Wounded Knee. The new century marks a new era in the West, an age of aqueducts and smelters. But the West remains what it has always been, a world waiting for a dream."--Www.pbs.org
Ghost Dance : the West, a Film by Stephen Ives by Stephen Ives( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program examines how mining and industrial expansion changed the West forever, while land rushes and assimilation efforts prolonged the tragedy for Native Americans. Through primary resource materials, viewers explore the West's promise of a better life and learn about a religious movement called the Ghost Dance that swept through dispirited Indian reservations and culminated in the tragedy at Wounded Knee. Part of the series The West: A Film by Stephen Ives
Islam by Norman Oliver Brown( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the history and culture of the world of Islam, not only as a religion, but as a way of life
Fight no more forever by Stephen Ives( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The federal government tightens its grip on the West, but three bold spirits remain defiant -- Sitting Bull, who prophesies his people's greatest victory but cannot prevent their ultimate defeat; Brigham Young, who must sacrifice a spiritual son to save his church; and Chief Joseph, who triumphs in defeat as an indomitable voice of conscience for the West."--Www.pbs.org
A tale of two schools( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Readers aren't born, they're made. Tavares Gross is just starting first grade but he's already way behind. He doesn't know his letters. He doesn't even know what a book is for. And Tavares is not alone. Across the country, schools are struggling with their most basic job : teaching kids to read. What does it really take to turn our schools around? Morgan Freeman tells the intimate story of a tumultuous year at two vulnerable schools"--Container
Death runs riot by Stephen Ives( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Civil war comes early to the West. In 'Bleeding Kansas, ' abolitionists battle for free soil. In Utah, federal troops march against Mormon polygamy. And along the Rio Grande, oppressed Mexican Americans rebel. The war between North and South unleashes brute savagery in the West, and leaves behind an army prepared for total war against the native peoples of the plains."--Www.pbs.org
 
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