Diversity, Independence, & Individuality [Video]
Janet Gonzalez-Mena, Milan Herzog, Shanta Herzog
This videotape focuses on a culturally diverse group of early childhood educators watching and reacting to videotaped examples of young children demonstrating independence in eating, toileting, playing, sleeping, and other activities. Most examples are drawn from centers employing child-centered learning strategies, where children are encouraged to indulge in sensory experimentation, use materials creatively, and resolve their own problems and social conflicts. Taped episodes are intended to prompt discussion among viewers concerning the merits and limitations of children's independence.
Janet Gonzalez-Mena, Milan Herzog, Shanta Herzog. Diversity, Independence, & Individuality [Video] (1996). Magna Systems, Inc.: Crystal Lake, IL.
Reading Level: Easy
Formats Available: Videotape
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Magna Systems, Inc.
Crystal Lake, IL
Intended User Audience:
This publication is intended for all those involved with the care of children (birth-5 years) in school or child care settings: parents and early childhood administrators, pre-service students, faculty and trainers, service delivery personnel, and paraprofessionals. The viewers could be of any level of experience. The people in the videos are of European American, Asian American, Latino, and African American backgrounds; but the videos are intended for all cultural groups.
Nine early childhood professionals of diverse cultural backgrounds (European American, Asian American, African American and Latino) developed the series with funding from Magna Systems, a private company. The series is intended for teacher training for early childhood education programs and child care programs.
*Please note that the videos in the Early Childhood Training:Diversity series are accompanied by a manual entitled:
"Early Childhood Training", which is also available from Magna Systems.
The videos have been reviewed in various early childhood journals but were not field-tested prior to distribution.
The videos have been sold nationwide.
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