WorldCat Identities

Educational Pictures (Firm)

Overview
Works: 447 works in 517 publications in 2 languages and 2,012 library holdings
Genres: Short films  Comedy films  Biography  Drama  Slapstick comedy films  Silent films  Educational films  Ghost films  Television commercials  Television adaptations 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN2287.K4, 791.43028092
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Educational Pictures (Firm)
 
Most widely held works by Educational Pictures (Firm)
Lost Keaton : sixteen comedy shorts, 1934-37 by Buster Keaton( Visual )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1934, Keaton signed a contract with Earle W. Hammons' Educational Pictures, which specialized in comedy short subjects. This move was a return to his roots, crafting a stream of two-reel comedies in rapid succession, as he had done in the early 1920s, when he first refined his cinematic craft. Contains all sixteen films made at Educational Pictures
Kidney failure : understanding treatment options( Visual )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides a balanced overview of current treatments for ESRD to prepare patients and their families for the complex world of treatment
Child's play : the world of learning( Visual )

4 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the value of play in the development of physical, thinking, language and social-emotional skills, and how play helps children prepare for later academic learning
Character studies( Visual )

1 edition published in 1927 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Impressions" of screen stars as Carter De Haven transforms himself, becoming the actors themselves. This comedy features cameo appearances by Buster Keaton, Harold Lloyd, Roscoe Arbuckle, Rudolph Valentino, Douglas Fairbanks, and Jackie Coogan
Someday's child : a focus on special needs children and their families( Visual )

3 editions published between 1979 and 1990 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Designed to help stimulate discussion around some key issues faced by parents of young children with special needs and to help viewers understand some of the feelings associated with the initial diagnosis of the child's condition, the day-to-day issues involved in raising the child and the types of help parents feel are most beneficial
Let's talk : first steps to conversation by Mike Kelley( Visual )

3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how every-day conversations help teach children to express themselves, follow directions, and use language to get along with each other
Once upon a time : skills for reading aloud at group time( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows experienced teachers using skills to read stories to children. Shows how to use voice, gestures, pacing and eye contact, how to help children follow plots, and how to get children involved so that they are not just listeners
Now you're talking : techniques that extend conversations( Visual )

4 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents three basic techniques which adults can use to develop conversations with young children - Information talk, Expansions and Open-ended questions
Reframing discipline( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This three-part series discusses the groundwork involved in reframing discipline for youngsters, presents methods for reframing discipline in the context of connecting with each and every child, and describes methods for reframing discipline through an understanding of children's difficult behavior
Space to grow : creating an environment that supports language acquisition( Visual )

4 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows how children build language skills by being involved in conversations in small intimate spaces
Give yourself a hand : guidance techniques for successful group times ; producer, Linda Freedman ; program developer/writer, Rae Latham( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows experienced teachers guiding preschool and kindergarten children at group time using the following techniques: planning, teaching group time skills, giving clear directions, reinforcing positive behavior, and keeping children involved
Read to me! : sharing books with young children( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how being read to fosters a love of books, why being read to is a pivotal experience through which children develop literacy skills, how children who have been read to are most likely to succeed in school, and presents basic guidelines for making reading aloud a stimulating experience
What about me? : brothers and sisters of children with disabilities( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses what it is like to live with a disabled brother or sister
First steps : supporting early language development( Visual )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A language training program designed to help increase awareness, sensitivity, and skills of adults who work with very young children, those developing typically and those with special needs
Hand-in-hand : supporting children with play problems( Visual )

in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This series is designed to increase the awareness that children have play problems and to enhance adults' ability to assist those children
"Oh say what they see" : an introduction to indirect language stimulation( Visual )

3 editions published between 1983 and 1988 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses animation and language training sessions to illustrate how to help children understand and use language
Keaton plus( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection includes highlights of home movie footage of Keaton in Paris and on a movie set, scenes from a never-completed Cinemascope musical, excerpts from the rare TV series "Life with Buster Keaton," his first dramatic role, two 1930s shorts, television commercials, excerpts from his television appearance on "This is your life," and a newly-restored 1921 short. Film historian John Bengtson prepared an interactive tour of locations where Keaton's films were shot. An extensive photo gallery reveals family snapshots, images from Keaton's vaudeville years, fascinating behind-the-scenes stills, and more
Starting points : for educators of culturally and linguistically diverse young children( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"These programs are designed for preservice and inservice training of teachers and caregivers working with children from three to eight years."--Container
Reframing discipline( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Reframing Discipline is the award-winning video training series that is changing attitudes and practices in classrooms across the country. With scene after scene of typical discipline dilemmas that teachers face every day, Reframing Discipline shows how positive guidance practices help children learn to self-manage and also further many curriculum goals. All three volumes in Reframing Discipline pair a teaching video with an interactive practice video, resulting in a dynamic learn-and-practice format that captures attention and invites participation. Each teaching video highlights multiple examples of positive guidance practices in action and provides strategies to help children who struggle in their classrooms. The interactive practice videos boost learning, presenting exercises you can work through with viewers or let them practice on their own. Simulated hands-on experiences teach and reinforce core skills."--Publisher's website
"Oh say what they see" : an introduction to indirect language stimulation techniques( Visual )

2 editions published between 1982 and 1984 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A number of language enrichment techniques are described and illustrated in detail. Such techniques do not require a child to respond since no questions or commands are used. The technique of labeling and describing what the child is doing (parallel talk) and the technique of describing what the child has (description) are thoroughly illustrated. The techniques of self talk (describing what you are doing), expansion (expanding what the child says) and expansion plus (expanding and then adding to what the child says) are more briefly presented. All these techniques can be used to facilitate language acquisition
 
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Alternative Names
Educational Film Exchanges (Firm)

Educational Films Corporation of America

Educational Productions

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