Re: Diversity--children's literature

Barb Bergman (
Wed, 24 Jan 2001 16:14:18 -0800 (PST)

The Video Journal of Education has a couple of titles (see below) that
might fit the bill. Our education faculty uses this series heavily.


Title: Diversity in the classroom <videorecording> /
Published: Salt Lake City, UT : Video Journal of Education, c1994.
Description: 2 videocassettes (69 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. + 1 sound
cassette + 1 guidebook (8 p. ; 28 cm.)
Subjects: Multicultural education.
Featuring Carlos E. Cortes.
Contents: Education in a multicultural society -- Developing
multicultural curriculum.
Summary: Helps students use cultural distinctions to create positive
patterns for relating to and working with others.

Title: Achieving reading success in the early years <videorecording>
Published: Salt Lake City, Utah : Linton Professional Development Corp.,
Description: 3 videocassettes (145 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. + 1 sound
cassette + 1 guidebook (12 p. ; 28 cm.); in container.
Subjects: Reading (Elementary)--Language experience approach.
Reading comprehension.
Composition (Language arts).
Contents: Program 1. A commitment to literacy -- Program 2. Focus on
Contents: reading -- Program 3. Focus on writing.

Summary: The lifetime ability to read and write depends heavily upon
successful experiences in the formative primary years. These
videos take a close look at the experiences of beginning
learners as they learn how to read and write.

At 11:48 AM 1/24/01 -0800, you wrote:
> I just received a video selection request from a faculty member as
>"I am looking for something that has to do with diversity in children's
>literature or language arts. We are talking about diversity in
>children's language and multicultural diversity. I am teaching Early
>Childhood Language Arts, and any videos pertaining to early childhood or
>language arts would be of interest to me."
>Does anyone know what's available? Help!!
>Barbara A. Voss
>Audiovisual Services Specialist
>Pennsylvania College of Technology
>One College Avenue
>Williamsport PA 17701
>Phone: 570 320-2400 1-7774
>FAX: 570 327-4503

Barbara J. Bergman Porter Henderson Library
Media Librarian Angelo State University
ph: (915) 942-2313 Box 11013, ASU Station
fax: (915) 942-2198 San Angelo, TX 76909
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