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Meridian Education Corporation

Works: 1,747 works in 4,336 publications in 3 languages and 76,518 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Internet videos  Nonfiction films  Short films  Juvenile works  Children's films  Documentary films  Instructional films  Popular works  Identification guides 
Roles: Author, Producer, Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, 362.76
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Most widely held works about Meridian Education Corporation
Most widely held works by Meridian Education Corporation
Understanding learning disabilities by Meridian Education Corporation( Visual )

21 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How could a child be a top math student yet not be able to read? Why can another child read well but not be able to write a paragraph that makes sense? While watching children being taught new ways to learn, this program offers expert insight into the nature of learning disabilities, why learning disabilities may also be accompanied by ADHD or social disorders, and what can be done to help children learn to compensate and succeed -- Container notes
Battling eating disorders by Diane Paragas( Visual )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how to recognize eating disorders, how friends and loved ones should communicate their fears and concerns, and how those who suffer from these often fatal illnesses can find professional help. Special emphasis is placed on identifying anorexia, bulimia, and binge eating as actual diseases, not as misguided lifestyle choices -- a realization necessary for effective treatment
Foodborne illness( Visual )

11 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes common -- and serious -- food-borne illnesses, how they're spread, and how they can be prevented through careful food handling and proper food preparation. Tips for selecting safe food at the market and the optimal temperatures for cooking meats and eggs are covered as well
Diet and disease in modern society( Visual )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What's so bad about saturated fat, and what makes fiber so good? In a society where convenience foods rule and obesity is a national epidemic, it's time to find out. This video investigates the relationship between diet and a number of frequently interrelated diseases and conditions, including heart attack, stroke, high blood pressure, hardening of the arteries, obesity, Type 2 diabetes, and cancer. Topics include high- and low-density lipoproteins; saturated, monounsaturated, and polyunsaturated fats; soluble and insoluble fiber; electrolyte minerals; antioxidants and free radicals; the effects of smoking and alcohol consumption; Disability-Adjusted Life Years; and the Body Mass Index. "You are what you eat!" isn't a cliche; it's a fact of life-and of good health. Correlates to National Science Education Standards and National Health Education Standards
Cyberbullies( Visual )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses dramatizations and question and answer sessions to prevent children and teenagers from being bullied by others when using chat rooms, blogs, and instant messaging. Describes possible responses to such abuse and explains the legal issues involving privacy and libel
Your cultural passport to international business( Visual )

10 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Economically speaking, a wealth of new international business opportunities is swiftly creating a world without borders. But from a cultural point of view, many potential barriers still exist. In this program, people who have worked in different cultures offer insights into a variety of customs, including forms of greeting, body language, dining etiquette, and negotiation styles. This practical educational resource can help turn social liabilities into a rapport that profits all concerned
Food safety( Visual )

12 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the processes of safely handling, preparing and storing food to prevent foodborne illness
Recognizing child abuse( Visual )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program spells out the Four Rs of child abuse--the harsh Reality of its presence in our society, the Results it leads to, the many ways to Recognize it, and the proper channels for Reporting it. Each of these concepts is explained through dramatizations and supported by interviews with education and child welfare experts
Nutrients : their interactions( Visual )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

If taste were a reliable guide to a nutritious diet, candy and soda would be two food groups vital to good health, but it's not. That's why this video takes a scientific look at dietary nutrients, explaining what they are, why the body needs them, and how they work with each other to produce energy, stimulate growth, repair and maintain hard and soft tissues, and regulate bodily processes. Metabolism, energy yield from different food types, the composition and role of blood, key vitamins and minerals, dietary fiber, and recommended daily allowances are only a few of the topics covered in this detailed overview of the biochemistry of nutrition. The impact of nutritional deficiencies on short- and long-term health is also discussed
Bully girls( Visual )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traditionally, bullying has meant physical intimidation and violence. In the past, it was considered a problem only among boys. Experts are finding that girls can perpetuate bullying as well, although it often takes place on more subtle or secretive levels
Birth order and its effects( Visual )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heredity, environment, intelligence, and family birth order all help shape the personality throughout the formative years and into adulthood. Each position in a family can influence how a child interacts with other family members and friends. This program examines the only child, the firstborn, the middle child, and the youngest child, giving insight into behaviors and attitudes that seem to be shaped by birth order
Birth Defects : Causes and Prevention by Kerry Silvey( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program explores the most common types of birth defects, covering the major classifications: malformations present at birth, inborn errors of metabolism, blood disorders, and prenatal damage. The video also includes information on the prevention of birth defects, with an emphasis placed on the importance of good prenatal care
Red flags : avoiding abusive relationships( Visual )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What if dating were like football, where flags are thrown when the rules are broken? In this award-winning program, the Love Referee does just that, using his red flag system to stop the action when abusive dating situations develop. Play-by-play coverage of scenarios involving sexual pressure, manipulative and obsessive behavior, physical abuse, lying, and problem lifestyles help make it easier to recognize and avoid those pitfalls in real life. The overall message? Everyone deserves to be treated with respect and to feel safe on a date
10 Basics of Business Etiquette by Judy Jennings( Visual )

13 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A quick review of the common courtesies of the work place, including handling introductions, making entrances, telephoning, note writing and more
Understanding attention deficit hyperactivity disorder( Visual )

15 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes common characteristics, diagnosis and options for treatment of children with ADHD. Includes comments from physicians and from a mother of twin boys with ADHD
Careers in criminal justice( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides an overview of a career in the field of criminal justice, including officers, investigators and special agents
Sudden infant death syndrome by Glen W Davidson( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Several thousand seemingly healthy babies die in their sleep each year. Sudden Infant Death Syndrome is one of the leading causes of death in infants. This program explores what is known about SIDS and examines some practices that may reduce risk factors. Physicians and other health experts discuss appropriate prenatal care and examine child sleeping positions, parental smoking, and other factors. Although significant advances have been made in the treatment of many serious illnesses, doctors and scientists remain baffled by SIDS and stress that there can be no blame if a baby succumbs to this silent killer. An excellent program for future parents, child care providers, and anyone else who has responsibility for infants
Eternal scars : physical and emotional child abuse( Visual )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sarcastic and rude statements to children can leave as deep a wound as a cigarette burn or welts from a belt. This important program looks at both physical and emotional child abuse, and the lifetime effects they may have on children. We touch on what you can do if you recognize abuse of someone you know
Emotional development of children( Visual )

13 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Parents and caregivers not only need to nurture the physical and intellectual development of young children, but their emotional development as well. Each stage of emotional development provides children with opportunities to explore new feelings as they grow. This program focuses on the importance of emotional education during the various stages of childhood development and explains how caregivers and parents can monitor this vital growth
Inhalants : deadly high( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cheap, accessible, powerful, and tragically misunderstood is a description that neatly sums up the class of drugs known as inhalants. This program offers the straight dope on how the vapors of easily obtained substances such as hair spray, paint thinner, and gasoline are abused, including the mechanics of metabolization and the debilitating short- and long-term side effects. The program is an excellent tool for informing viewers of the dangers associated with potentially deadly chemicals too often thought of as harmless
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