Quality Educational Videos
LD-LA, a six tape video series with guide, includes topics about clarifying the complexity of learning disabilities; strategies for teaching reading and math to children with learning disabilities such as dyslexia and dyscalculia; demonstrations of explicit multisensory structured teaching in a variety of classrooms, including whole language; explains phonemic awareness and presents phonemic activities; helps parents to advocate for their children, explains assessments and shows how ADD/ADHD connects to LD. Learn more...
THE TLD VIDEO PROGRAM, an eight tape video series with guide, about study skills and learning strategies for special education and mainstreamed students, demonstrates successful strategies for effective teaching. Topics include motivation; organization; math; science; social studies; training the brain to learn; early learning with concept acquisition; and reading comprehension. Learn more...
THEIR LIVES IN ART: ROBERT HENRY and SELINA TRIEFF
Their Lives in Art : Robert Henry and Selina Trieff, a one hour documentary, is the story of the life and work of two painters whose nearly 50 years of married life has been devoted to the making of art. It is a film which will provide insight and inspiration for all art students and working artists, as well as writers, musicians and those who work creatively in any medium. Learn more...
YOU MAY CALL HER MADAM SECRETARY is an award winning documentary about Frances Perkins, the first woman to hold high public office in the nation, a leading social reformer, a driving force behind protective laws on which our lives depend, an inspiring figure in American and women's history. Based on the Oral History of Perkins, F.D.R.'s Secretary of Labor and featuring actress Frances Sternhagen. An essential resource for the U.S./Women's History Curriculum: The Progressive Era through the New Deal. Learn more...
SHAKESPEARE: New Approaches from the Folger
Shakespeare Library (with guide), features lively and successful
ways to teach Shakespeare. A video to help teachers overcome student
resistance to Shakespeare. Learn more...
WITH JAY O'CALLAHAN includes three tapes.
A Master Class in Storytelling (with guide) shows what makes a story
work and how characters can be brought to life. Six Stories About
Little Heroes and Herman & Marguerite are original tales for all
ages, but especially for children from five on, based on the universal
themes of courage, friendship and truth. All three tapes give examples
of how we can draw upon the power of the imagination to create our
own stories. Learn more...
MUSIC: THE EMERSON STRING QUARTET This documentary film/video about the Emerson String Quartet provides
a close look, through conversation and performance, at the personal
and musical qualities that must combine to make an ensemble of excellence.
We are an award winning, non-profit
educational film & video production company, established in 1982.
Our work is designed for teacher training, parent education and
classroom use, from kindergarten through post secondary levels.
All of our productions, which have been praised for their high technical
quality and superior content, were done in collaboration with top
professionals and institutions.
We offer quality videos on learning disabilities, dyslexia, reading, phonemic awareness, math/dyscalculia, teacher training, special education, ADD/ADHD. Participants include Reid Lyon, Louisa Moats, Marilyn Adams, Martha Denkla, Barbara Wilson, Joyce Steeves. Other award winning videos with Jay O'Callahan on Storytelling, Teaching Shakespeare from the Folger Library, The Emerson String Quartet and Women's History, U.S., Labor & Social Work History, Frances Perkins.
Robert and Marjory Potts,