WorldCat Identities

Educational Pictures (Firm)

Overview
Works: 438 works in 504 publications in 2 languages and 1,966 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Drama  Comedy films  Silent films  Short films  Television adaptations  History 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN2287.K4, 791.43028092
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Most widely held works about Educational Pictures (Firm)
 
Most widely held works by Educational Pictures (Firm)
Lost Keaton sixteen comedy shorts, 1934-37( Visual )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1934, Keaton signed a contract with Earle W. Hammons' Educational Pictures, which specialized in comedy short subjects. This move was a return to his roots, crafting a stream of two-reel comedies in rapid succession, as he had done in the early 1920s, when he first refined his cinematic craft. Contains all sixteen films made at Educational Pictures
Child's play the world of learning( Visual )

6 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the value of play in the development of physical, thinking, language and social-emotional skills, and how play helps children prepare for later academic learning
Reframing discipline( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This three-part series discusses the groundwork involved in reframing discipline for youngsters, presents methods for reframing discipline in the context of connecting with each and every child, and describes methods for reframing discipline through an understanding of children's difficult behavior
Someday's child a focus on special needs children and their families( Visual )

4 editions published between 1979 and 1990 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Designed to help stimulate discussion around some key issues faced by parents of young children with special needs and to help viewers understand some of the feelings associated with the initial diagnosis of the child's condition, the day-to-day issues involved in raising the child and the types of help parents feel are most beneficial
What about me? brothers and sisters of children with disabilities( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses what it is like to live with a disabled brother or sister
Once upon a time skills for reading aloud at group time( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows experienced teachers using skills to read stories to children. Shows how to use voice, gestures, pacing and eye contact, how to help children follow plots, and how to get children involved so that they are not just listeners
First steps supporting early language development( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A language training program designed to help increase awareness, sensitivity, and skills of adults who work with very young children, those developing typically and those with special needs
Now you're talking techniques that extend conversations( Visual )

5 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents three basic techniques which adults can use to develop conversations with young children - Information talk, Expansions and Open-ended questions
Let's talk first steps to conversation( Visual )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how every-day conversations help teach children to express themselves, follow directions, and use language to get along with each other
Space to grow creating an environment that supports language acquisition( Visual )

3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows how children build language skills by being involved in conversations in small intimate spaces
Give yourself a hand guidance techniques for successful group times ; producer, Linda Freedman ; program developer/writer, Rae Latham( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows experienced teachers guiding preschool and kindergarten children at group time using the following techniques: planning, teaching group time skills, giving clear directions, reinforcing positive behavior, and keeping children involved
Read to me! sharing books with young children( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how being read to fosters a love of books, why being read to is a pivotal experience through which children develop literacy skills, how children who have been read to are most likely to succeed in school, and presents basic guidelines for making reading aloud a stimulating experience
Hand-in-hand supporting children with play problems( Visual )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This series is designed to increase awareness of children's play problems and enhance adult's ability to assist those children. Skilled teachers demonstrate the use of a reflective framework for observing and interviewing that supports shy or timid children or those that are acting out in anger or frustration and those unable to engage with materials or classmates
Preventing discipline problems( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unit one shows how strategies can be used to establish guidelines and to teach and encourage positive behaviors and actions. Unit two focuses on handling typically disruptive times of day. Unit three provides a strategy for helping children develop responsibility in a supportive environment
"Oh say what they see" an introduction to indirect language stimulation( Visual )

3 editions published between 1983 and 1988 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses animation and language training sessions to illustrate how to help children understand and use language
Starting points for educators of culturally and linguistically diverse young children( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"These programs are designed for preservice and inservice training of teachers and caregivers working with children from three to eight years." -- container
"Oh say what they see" an introduction to indirect language stimulation techniques( Visual )

2 editions published between 1982 and 1984 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A number of language enrichment techniques are described and illustrated in detail. Such techniques do not require a child to respond since no questions or commands are used. The technique of labeling and describing what the child is doing (parallel talk) and the technique of describing what the child has (description) are thoroughly illustrated. The techniques of self talk (describing what you are doing), expansion (expanding what the child says) and expansion plus (expanding and then adding to what the child says) are more briefly presented. All these techniques can be used to facilitate language acquisition
Keaton plus by Buster Keaton( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection includes highlights of home movie footage of Keaton in Paris and on a movie set, scenes from a never-completed Cinemascope musical, excerpts from the rare TV series "Life with Buster Keaton," his first dramatic role, two 1930s shorts, television commercials, excerpts from his television appearance on "This is your life," and a newly-restored 1921 short. Film historian John Bengtson prepared an interactive tour of locations where Keaton's films were shot. An extensive photo gallery reveals family snapshots, images from Keaton's vaudeville years, fascinating behind-the-scenes stills, and more
Character studies( Visual )

1 edition published in 1927 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Impressions" of screen stars as Carter De Haven transforms himself, becoming the actors themselves. This comedy features cameo appearances by Buster Keaton, Harold Lloyd, Roscoe Arbuckle, Rudolph Valentino, Douglas Fairbanks, and Jackie Coogan
Time together learning to play with young children by Rae Latham( Visual )

4 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Helps adults understand their role in play, and shows how to join play, keep children involved and support the natural process of learning that is part of every play experience. Teaches simple techniques that help all adults become good play partners
 
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Alternative Names
Educational Film Exchanges (Firm)

Educational Films Corporation of America

Educational Productions

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