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Magna Systems

Overview
Works: 649 works in 1,242 publications in 1 language and 14,598 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Nonfiction films  Short films  Nonfiction television programs  Documentary films  Documentary television programs  Instructional films  Juvenile works  History  Internet videos 
Roles: Publisher
Classifications: HQ767.9, 305.231
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Most widely held works by Magna Systems
Preschoolers( Visual )

16 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows how preschoolers learn to play cooperatively, make friends, and express emotions. Presents concepts from developmental theorists, insight from current preschool educators, and provides stategies that can be used to foster social and emotional growth
Middle childhood (overview)( Visual )

26 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Between ages 6 and 12 bodies grow and mature in significant ways. They gain body awareness and develop new gross and fine motor skills. This is also a pivotal stage where injury, illness and the increase of childhood obesity are common. This program presents educator insights, pertinent vocabulary, statistics, and classroom strategies for fostering healthy physical development
Theories of development( Visual )

24 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in English and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores several different theories of child development
Adolescence : cognitive and moral development( Visual )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the physical-motor development in adolescence and also defines the relationship with parents: ambivalence, interaction, and influence
I'm normal, you're weird : understanding other cultures( Visual )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the differences between the world's cultures and how different interpretations of same or similar actions or reactions can affect abilities of people to interact successfully
Moral development II : learning to be moral( Visual )

15 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What is morality? What do we mean when we speak of a moral code, moral judgment and moral intelligence? This program examines the concept of morality and defines key terms often used when invoking it. Live-action video examples and interviews illustrate for the viewer the complexities involved in helping young people develop a sense of 'right' and 'wrong.' Key values fundamental to most moral codes, such as duty, justice and self-control, are explored, and viewers are shown how those values develop throughout childhood and adolescence. The principle theories of moral development are covered, including psychoanalysis, sociobiology, social learning and cognitive learning
Language development( Visual )

5 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the development of lanaguage from infancy through middle childhood. Early communication through the cry, gestures and sounds, gradually unfolds in to spoken language that explains, problem solves and facilitates thought
Prenatal development : a life in the making( Visual )

7 editions published between 1978 and 2005 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(Producer) Explores the three stages of prenatal development, reviews the organs and structures that nourish and protect the fetus, and discusses the influences that external factors have on prenatal development
The Developing child : a guide to study by Rhoda Olenick( Book )

17 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The workbook topics are integrated with the video modules of the Developing child series. Each module contains, overview, questions to consider, vocabulary, instructional objectives, and a self-test
Science : anytime, anyplace( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows how children learn scientific concepts by engaging in activities in their natural environment. Demonstrates the teacher's role in providing the materials and organizing the environment so that experiential learning can take place
Observation( Visual )

9 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers the reasons for observing children, techniques, basic components of naturalistic observations, and difficulties of observing and recording
The developing child( Visual )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides basic information on the physical, cognitive, social, and emotional development of children
Adolescence : current issues II( Visual )

5 editions published between 1978 and 1995 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(Producer) Experts in the field of adolescent development discuss ways of meeting the following challenges today's adolescents are faced with: depression, suicide, delinquency, school dropouts, runaways, sexual harassment, etc
Play : [Significant areas of development]( Visual )

8 editions published between 1991 and 1998 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The program outlines how play is a learning experience for children and builds intellectual, motor and social skills
Self identity and sex role development( Visual )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses sex role development, self identity, how we define ourselves, male or female and how we characterise ourselves, racially and ethnically
Investing in caring relationships( Visual )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows the importance of investing in caring relationships. When the infant or toddler is in child care away from parents, the child needs a caregiver who provides time, focus and consistency, shows responsiveness, and communicates with the child in many ways. The child thrives with this impact of emotional investment by the caregiver. When parents and caregivers join together in planning for the child they form a team that has long-lasting impact on the child, parent and caregiver
Emergent literacy : origins and skills( Visual )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These modules show childen ages three to five, with teachers and parents in a variety of settings engaged in activities which support the growth of literacy
Theories of development II( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Why do early child educators and parents need to understand the educational theories of philosophers from three hundred years ago? Viewers will learn theories that will give them a foundation to build their own philosophy of education. Create your own personalized educational practice: learn the theories of John Locke, who believed children are different and education should be individualised. Understand what Jean-Jacques Rousseau meant by children learning through natural consequences. See how Johann Pestalozzi pioneered the use of learning through concrete objects and apply the principles of Frederick Froebel, who began the kindergarten movement. (Magna Systems, USA)
Toddlerhood : Physical and cognitive development( Visual )

8 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how the discovery of walking heralds the toddler stage of development and how these changes are manifested by changes in mental and other processes. Manipulation of objects, further development of language and the development of independence are also explored
Newborn( Visual )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers the neonatal period (first four weeks): appearance of the infant, examinations and tests administered, and schedules
 
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Middle childhood (overview)
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