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Young, Jon

Summary: "Coyote's guide lifts the lid off the mind of a mentor to reveal what happens behind-the-scenes, and offers dozens of activities, stories, songs, and games, so mentors, educators and parents can lead in ways that fit their ecosystems, their clients, and their specific goals. Coyote's guide sets fresh standards for environmental literacy that engages body, mind, and spirit"--Back cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: OWLLink Media 2016

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Mister G

Summary: Mister G follows up his Latin Grammy Award-winning album, Los Animales, with a collection of bilingual songs that focus on environmental issues.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Coil Records 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD JUV MIS

Summary: "Kids will explore, build, and experiment their way through games and challenges that encourage them to develop their creative problem-solving and strategic thinking skills. Improve math and problem-solving skills; Explore imagination and invention; Learn about healthy eating habits; Build confidence around creative thinking."--

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Youth Desk, Call number: J LAUNCHPAD PRO

Van Noy, Rick

Summary: In the spirit of Rachel Carson's The Sense of Wonder, Rick Van Noy journeys out of his suburban home with his children and describes the pleasures of walking in a creek, digging for salamanders, and learning to appreciate vultures. Through these and other "walks to school," the Van Noys discover what nature has to teach and why this matters.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Georgia Press 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 304.2083 VAN

Leinbach, Ken

Summary: Describes the history, vision and impact of The Urban Ecology Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and its model for urban environmental education. Strategies that can be used elsewhere called the Neighborhood Environmental Education Project are included.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Morgan James Publishing 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 304 LEI

Schwartz, Linda.

Summary: Creative ideas with easy-to-follow instructions show kids how to make their own paper, compare phosphate levels in detergents, test the effects of oil pollution, conduct a recycling survey, create a trash sculpture, redesign a package, chart a flush, measure acidity and make a difference in many other exciting ways.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Learning Works 1990

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 363.7 SCH

Arment, Ainsley

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "...[a] resource book for parents, educators, and caregivers to enjoy doing hands-on activities outside with kids. One of the core philosophies behind Wild + Free is the belief that nature is the best classroom we could ever hope for. It unlocks the imagination and inspires creativity in ways that a schoolroom never could."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperOne, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2021

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Baer-Brown, Leslie

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mercury House 1995

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.7 BAE

Summary: Developed to provide direct opportunities for children to explore the natural world, this book offers creative new approaches to teaching environmentally. A workshop format is used in this book, which consists of four separate chapters entitled: Adaptations, Habitats, Cycles, and Designs of Nature. Each chapter contains a series of workshops which are thematically connected, are in seasonal...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vermont Institute of Natural Science 1986

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 372.357 HAN

Summary: This episode of The Green Interview features Kartikeya Sarabhai, one of the world's leading environmental educators, and a dedicated community builder. Sarabhai is the director of India's Center for Environmental Education (CEE), which he founded in 1984. Beginning as a small, local initiative, the Center has grown into a national and international organization. It advances the cause of...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2011

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Summary: 34 volunteer researchers, scientists and sailors participated in a five-week long journey to the Sargasso Sea. The film documents this groundbreaking expedition to study the location, extent and effect of plastic pollution in the North Atlantic Gyre.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kinonation 2012

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Ritchie, Scot

Summary: "In the seventh book in the Exploring Our Community series, the five friends learn all about how to reduce plastic pollution. It's Nick's birthday, and he wants to celebrate by challenging his friends to a No Plastics Day. While going a whole day without using single-use plastic, the five friends learn about how much plastic surrounds us in our daily lives; the garbage patch gyres in the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kids Can Press 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE RIT

Summary: Using a sensitive, real-world approach, this program assists teachers in understanding the process of counseling in high schools. It begins with a definition of counseling and goes on to explain the counseling process followed by a look at the variety of skills a counselor needs in order to work effectively with a young person. The program is also designed to assist teachers in understanding...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: Originally titled The Battle of City Springs, this fascinating case study profiles City Springs Elementary-a Baltimore school nearly closed by the State of Maryland until it implemented a rigorous teaching method known as Direct Instruction. Filmed over an entire year, the film documents the progress made by City Springs students as they struggle to build reading and math skills-and their...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: This program examines what stands between our children becoming literate adults or school dropouts. It explores the experiences of students on the edge of success or failure in school, shares the feelings of students who fail and those who triumph, visits classrooms around the country where teachers encourage literacy across content areas and promote cognitive development for all their...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Summary: A common error made by new teachers is attempting to impose authority on a classroom rather than encouraging students to manage themselves. In this program, acclaimed presenter Dr. Richard Curwin and noted educator and school psychologist Dr. Allen Mendler argue that students can develop internal controls and self-responsibility when teachers alter their traditionally adversarial classroom...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: KIPP, the Knowledge Is Power Program, is a network of free open-enrollment college-preparatory public schools in under-resourced communities throughout the United States. In this interview, KIPP co-developer Michael Feinberg joins Hedrick Smith to discuss the program-a reform initiative created as a model for middle school reform, starting in fifth grade. The purpose of KIPP? "To provide kids...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Every teacher has been there-staring in the face of a difficult student or group of students threatening to thwart the progress of the day's lesson. But how can the teacher handle the conflict in a way that benefits everyone? Frustrated back-and-forth shouting between teacher and student should not and does not have to take place in the classroom. This program suggests practical classroom...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: How do multiple intelligences and different thinking styles relate to traditional IQ scores? What role should teacher creativity and the family play in shaping student intelligence? In this interview by Phillip Harris, of Phi Delta Kappa, Robert Sternberg-IBM Professor of Psychology and Education at Yale University-answers questions about the IQ-based "single trait notion of intelligence"; the...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: High Schools That Work is the nation's first large-scale effort to unite educational stakeholders at all levels with the objective of re-engaging what some have called the forgotten majority in U.S. high schools. In this interview, founding director Gene Bottoms, Ed.D., talks with Hedrick Smith about the HSTW program in general and Corbin High School, Kentucky-an exemplary case study-in...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: To have a shot at college, students must first believe they can get into college. This program shows the positive things that can happen when the dream of a college education is nurtured in classrooms and communities where expectations previously had been low. By spotlighting innovative approaches for motivating and teaching children-from the Upward Bound initiative in Cleveland that can only...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2004

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Summary: This program explores the subject of anger from the student point of view while presenting some strategies for managing it. Dramatizations of school-oriented confrontations, candid interviews with children and teenagers, and insightful commentary by psychologists, a youth counselor, and a social worker serve as windows into a disruptive and potentially destructive emotion. Issues such as the...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: Working together, administrators, principals, and teachers can give priority to the essential skills children must develop in order to succeed. This program presents the value of a no-nonsense approach to teaching. By maximizing learning time, by structuring curriculums so that mastery of academic content is required to proceed, and by quickly providing extra assistance for students having...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: Underachievement: a persistent discrepancy between a student's perceived ability and academic performance. This program examines the root causes of this problem, its early warning signs, and the curricular impact of mistakenly assessing it as a learning disability or as ADHD. Constructive communication strategies teachers and parents can use to investigate indications of underachievement are...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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