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National Professional Resources, Inc

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Works: 164 works in 278 publications in 1 language and 9,256 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Internet videos  Case studies  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Documentary television programs  Television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Biographical television programs  Educational television programs 
Classifications: RC553.A88, 618.9285882
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Most widely held works by National Professional Resources, Inc
ABC's of bullying prevention : a comprehensive schoolwide approach K-8( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From physical violence to harassment and now cyberbullying, bullying has never been a bigger problem in our schools than it is today. This four-part video series provides school administrators with all of the necessary tools for implementing a comprehensive, school-wide bullying prevention program. Unlike other programs that take a patchwork approach, "The ABCs of Bullying Prevention" offers practical, evidence-based strategies that will help school administrators, school guidance counselors and teachers prevent bullying at the classroom, school, and district levels. It will also help them know how to respond when bullying does occur. The video is presented by Dr. Kenneth Shore, a school psychologist, family counselor, and noted author/expert on child behavior and bullying
Optimizing Intelligences : Thinking, Emotion, and Creativity by Howard Gardner( Visual )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leading theorists and researchers discuss learning, intelligence and happiness and challenge traditional beliefs about learning and intelligence. Their views on intelligence and human development have implications for schools, mental health facilities, and the work place
How are kids smart? : multiple intelligences (M.I.) in the classroom by Howard Gardner( Visual )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn about M.I. theory and the seven intelligences, explore some of the associated myths about M.I. and observe how teachers have incorporated M.I. theory into their classrooms. Addresses the struggles with challenges of increasing diversity, inclusion of students with special needs and the move toward heterogenous grouping in the classroom
Emotional intelligence : a new vision for educators by Daniel Goleman( Visual )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Defines emotional literacy and its five skills: self-awareness, managing moods, motivation, empathy and social skills. Illustrates the importance of emotional intelligence to a person's success in life, and how emotional literacy programs in schools can teach children how to manage their emotional side
7 effective strategies for secondary inclusion( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the enactment of No Child Left Behind and the 2004 reauthorization of the Individual with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), including students with special needs in the general classroom is no longer an option. This exciting and practical video gives educators a look inside middle school and high school classrooms that successfully include students with special needs. Dr. Lisa Dieker provides expert insight and helpful commentary, identifying unique characteristics that contribute to successful school inclusion at the secondary level. Viewers will learn about: co-teaching (instruction, curriculum design, and student assessment) in inclusive classrooms; using universal design to make instruction accessible to all students while also meeting state and local education standards; how the learning environment of inclusive classrooms impacts student achievement; how school administrators, teachers, families and students work together in inclusive schools to produce successful outcomes
Assistive Technology : Powerful Solutions for Success( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Utilizing the principles of Universal Design for Learning, this program takes viewers into classrooms where low- to mid-tech AT solutions are helping students with disabilities to become confident, independent learners. The video covers auditory process supports (interactive white boards, Inspiration software, and FM Classroom Amplification systems); fine-motor and writing supports (AlphaSmart, MathPad Plus, UltraKey, Franklin Spellers, Ginger Software, and Livescribe's Pulse Smartpen); and reading supports (WYNN software, TestTalker, Kurzweil 3000, Bookshare, the WizCom Reading Pen, and materials from Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic)
The Power of RTI : Classroom Management Strategies, K-6( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Response to intervention, an effective method for helping struggling learners achieve academic success, can be a powerful management approach to challenging behaviors. In this program educational consultant Jim Wright explains how RTI can be used in the classroom to address defiant, non-compliant, hyperactive, impulsive, and inattentive behaviors. He also explains how tier 1 techniques can be implemented for positive behavioral expectations, for data collection to measure and monitor behavior, and to manage rules, routines, and schedules. In addition, Wright demonstrates targeted use of rewards and feedback
Winning Strategies for Inclusive Classrooms( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mainstreaming has become a widely used method for including special needs students in the educational process, but it sometimes leaves instructors feeling overwhelmed, under-qualified, and even resentful. Utilizing a sports metaphor including pre- and post-game analyses, this program takes viewers into elementary school classrooms to review strategies that empower teachers to more effectively manage their time, use their expertise, collaborate on content, and understand their roles and responsibilities. The video provides inclusive teams with specific examples of behaviors that can be used in the classroom so that all children benefit from quality instruction
RTI and DI : The Dynamic Duo( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Response to intervention and differentiated instruction are teaching methods aimed at helping all reach their full potential, especially when a classroom contains students of various backgrounds, cultures, and learning styles. This program presents educators with an overview of how to use RTI and DI together to practice high-quality instruction that is complemented by targeted interventions and ongoing student assessments. The video explains that RTI and DI both emphasize student engagement, collaboration, and assessment, and then focuses on the RTI team, classroom implementation, and addressing special populations such as learners with disabilities, gifted learners, or English-language learners
Multiple intelligences : discovering the giftedness in all by Thomas Armstrong( Visual )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teachers, administrators and authors share their views and experiences related to multiple intelligences for the purpose of enhancing the learning process and discovering the giftedness in all children
ABC's of bullying prevention : a comprehensive schoolwide approach K-8( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From physical violence to harassment and now cyberbullying, bullying has never been a bigger problem in our schools than it is today. This four-part video series provides school administrators with all of the necessary tools for implementing a comprehensive, school-wide bullying prevention program. It will also help them know how to respond when bullying does occur. The video is presented by Dr. Kenneth Shore, a school psychologist, family counselor, and noted author/expert on child behavior and bullying
Training of Paraeducators( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although paraeducators play an important part in the successful operation of a school, many are not provided with suitable guidance or clarification of their job functions. In this program Dr. Nancy French, author of Managing Paraeducators in Your School, presents a comprehensive training program to help paraeducators understand their roles and responsibilities. Topics covered include understanding supervision, roles and responsibilities, scheduling and training, working in general education, one-on-one paraeductors, addressing challenging behaviors, working with different types of classroom instruction, and carrying out adaptation plans. A part of the series Paraeducators: Quality Supervision and Training. (34 minutes) A streaming videorecording
Supervision of Paraeducators( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paraeducators fill many support roles essential to classroom functioning, but very often instructors have never received adequate training in working with their paraeducators. In this program Dr. Nancy French, author of Managing Paraeducators in Your School, presents a comprehensive framework to help school professionals orient, coach, and effectively supervise paraeducators in a variety of settings. Topics covered include orientation, planning, scheduling, delegating, on-the-job training, monitoring job performance, and managing the workplace
ADHD : inclusive instruction and collaborative practices( Visual )

4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Demonstrates successful and proven teaching techniques that are positive, practical, and educationally sound for use by teachers in regular classrooms
Differentiating instruction and the English language learner( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This complete staff development program touches on all aspects of the English Language Learner's school life-from the first day of school, to daily classroom instruction, and after school programs. The viewer will be able to: make informed decisions for program planning, curriculum development, and instruction using the Foundation-Framework-Tools model; understand the impact of demographic shifts, policy, and compliance regulations on educating English Language Learners; implement practical techniques to better understand and address the unique needs of English Language Learners and their families; lower the affective filter, which helps create inclusive school/classroom environments; increase active participation through research-based processes, strategies, and skill development techniques; access and apply important information from videos, books, web sites, and other valuable resources
Assistive technology : a way to differentiate instruction for students with disabilities( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn how a variety of assistive technology devices can be used to address one or more of the following disability areas: auditory/language processing, grapho-motor/writing, and reading and enable students to function more effectively
Differentiated instruction : a focus on inclusion( Visual )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Targets customized practices that are most effective in classrooms where special education students are fully included
Beyond the ADD myth : classroom strategies and techniques( Visual )

5 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Thomas Armstrong believes that many behaviors labeled as ADD are a child's response to complex social, emotional, and educational influences. He suggests that parents and teachers should tackle the root causes of a child's attention and behavior problems, rather than masking the symptoms with medication and behavior-modification programs. He then describes strategies to use with these children
Autism is a world( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sue Rubin, who is autistic, was diagnosed and treated for mental retardation until the age of 13, when she began to communicate using a keyboard. She is now a junior in college. This documentary takes the viewer on a journey into her mind, her daily world, and her life with autism
ADHD & LD : powerful teaching strategies and accommodations by Sandra F Rief( Visual )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents proven and effective strategies and accommodations to help students with ADHD, learning disabilities and other related disorders become successful in classroom settings
 
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