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A social history of women [kit] / by Shiela C. Robertson and Kathleen O’Brien.

Unit of study on the social history of women, concentrating on women from Minnesota. Includes general lessons on women’s history, and lessons on six "non-famous" historic women: Mathilda Tolksdorf Shillock, Linda James Benitt, Theresa Ericksen, Mary Longley Riggs, Caroline Seabury, and Ethel Ray Nance. For elementary grades. 7 booklets, 6 posters : b&w and col. ; in portfolio, 26 x 39 x 3 cm.


My cup runneth over : value game. [kit].

Assists players in communicating personal values and interpreting the values of others.


Black studies [kit]

Examines some of the significant aspects of Black American culture. 1. African heritage. 9 cards.--2. Slavery & Civil War. 16 cards.--3. Reconstruction & Jim Crowism. 13 cards.--4. Twentieth century. 32 cards.--5. Literature & dramatic arts. 14 cards.--6. Music. 12 cards.--7. Sports. 6 cards.--8. Famous black Americans. 33 cards.--9. Bibliography. 7 cards. 142 activity cards, 1 foreword card, 1 table of contents card, 1 title card, and 9 divider cards in container.


Social studies strategies. [flash card] / Annette Sue Hart.

Social studies activities emphasizing student involvement and including dramatic play, role playing, simulation games, map experiences, documents and ancient writing, and making filmstrip. For elementary education.


Developing understanding of self and others. [Kit] / by Don Dinkmeyer.

Designed to help children better understand social emotional behavior and may be used by teachers, elementary school counselors, and others as a developmental guidance program.


Developing understanding of self and others : DUSO D-2. [Kit]

A program of activities designed for upper primary and grade 4 levels, ages 7-10, to help teach concepts of social and emotional behavior.






World map in equal area presentation : Peters projection.

"One square inch on the map = 158,000 square miles."


Escapades! [flash card]

Box of 300 different games, challenges, energizers, mind stumpers, tongue twisters, alternate versions to traditional sports and games. For all ages; 2 or more players. 350 activity cards : b&w ; in box 18 x 10 x 12 cm. + 11 dividers.


Skillstreaming the elementary school child [activity card] : skill cards.

Skill cards list the steps needed to successfully perform each of the 60 prosocial skills outlined in "Skillstreaming the Elementary School Child. 480 cards : col. ; 8 x 13 cm.


The geographic face of the nation--land cover [graphic]

"The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), in cooperation with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, has produced a land cover dataset for the conterminous United States from 1992 Landsat Thematic Mapper imagery and supplemental data." 1 remote-sensing map : col. ; on sheet 58 x 139 cm. Scale ca. 1:4,000,000 ; Albers equal area proj. (W 124⁰25ʹ--W 66⁰53ʹ/N 49⁰23ʹ--N 24⁰30ʹ).


Fossils through time / by John Pojeta, Jr. and Lucy E. Edwards.

1 poster : col. ; 107 x 71 cm.


A Visit to Colonial Williamsburg [Slide]

Follows the tourist route through Colonial Williamsburg in Virginia. Shows various buildings and gardens in order as they appear along the way. Shows the interiors and exteriors of major exhibition buildings. " With lecture notes. Revised 3/21/78."


Here’s looking at you, demo kit. Grades 7-9 [kit].

Demonstration kit for preview purposes with a sampling of the materials contained in the complete "Here’s looking at you". A research-based, mixed-media prevention program focused on the gateway drugs of alcohol, nicotine, and marijuana. Designed to promote healthy norms, increase protective factors, and reduce risk factors that have been correlated with drug use. Developed around three components: giving students current and accurate information, teaching them social skills, and providing opportunities for them to bond with their school, their families, and their community. 3 posters, 1 audiocassette, 3 videocassettes, 1 book, 1 magazine, 1 teacher’s guide with CD-ROM, 2 inventory/ordering pages ; in container, 31 x 35 x 12 cm.


Project ALERT [videorecording] : a drug prevention program for middle grades

A two year, fourteen lesson plan program for middle school students, which focuses on drugs that adolescents are most likely to use: alcohol, tobacco, marijuana, and inhalants. Parent involved homework assignments extend the learning process. Project ALERT -- A guided tour -- Let’s talk about marijuana -- Pot: the party crasher -- Lindsey’s choice -- Pot or not? -- Clearing the air -- Saying no to drugs -- Paul’s fix -- Resisting peer pressure. Videotape dates run from 1996-2002 ; teacher’s guidebook is copyrighted for 2003. Grades 6-8. 9 videocassettes : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. + 1 loose-leaf teacher’s guidebook + 12 posters. Multimedia VC 4713 Pts. 1-9 & suppl. & TKSS 715


My friends and me. [Kit] / Duane E. Davis.

A carefully balanced program of group activities and materials designed to help teachers and parents assist the healthy personal and social development of young children. For preschool education.


Mix-n-match cards [game].

Geography term-n-definition -- Historical character-n-achievement -- Historical event-n-date -- State-n-abbreviation -- State-n-capital -- Sports. v. of cards : ill. ; 28 cm.


Raccoon circles [kit] : a handbook for facilitators

Intended to teach coworkers to work as a team while performing various games. 1 piece of nylon webbing; 2 books.


Relocation of Japanese Americans [picture].

Photographs of Japanese Americans who had to leave their homes and businesses during World War II. 15 study prints : b&w. ; 28 x 36 cm. + 1 explanatory sheet.




Just choices [videorecording] : exploring social justice today

This video complements the Just Choices program as it teaches students about a modern-day social justice movement. The video documents the journeys of four high school students as they investigate the roles and treatment of animals in society for a class project on social justice. As the students learn about the movement, its victories and struggles, and the role of animals in society, they realize that they can make a difference through the choices that they make. 1 videocassette (21 min.) : col. ; 1/2 in. + teacher’s guide (6 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm.) + 1 poster + 5 activity sheets.


Dr. PlayWell’s don’t pick on me game [game]

Designed to help children learn to deal with bullying and teasing in a non-threatening atmosphere. For 2-4 players, ages 6-12. 1 game (1 board, 16 figures, 1 spinner, 72 game cards, 16 stands, 100 chips, 1 assessment card, 1 answer sheet (two-sided), 1 booklet of instructions) ; in box 6.5 x 29 x 24 cm.


Dr. PlayWell’s game of social success [game]

Designed to help children get to know one another while playing games and learn social skills that can be used immediately with other players. For 2-4 players, ages 6-12. 1 game (1 board, 4 playing pawns, 1 egg timer, 1 spinner, 48 social success cards, 1 skills assessment card, 1 pad of questionnaires, 1 pad of success certificates, 1 booklet of instructions) ; in box 6.5 x 29 x 24 cm.


[Positive behavior poster collection] [picture].

Posters designed to help encourage good behavior in children through positive reinforcement. Say it with signs -- Caught you being good -- Rules & consequences chart. 3 posters : col. ; 60 x 46 cm. + 3 directions sheets, 2 felt markers.


Coat of arms / by Catherine Daly-Weir ; illustrated by Jeff Crosby.

Traces the origins of coat of arms and the rules that govern their use and design. Includes a stencil to help the reader design their own coat of arms. 31 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm. + 1 plastic stencil.


TimetoEnrich : grades 7-12 activity kit : instruction manual

Presents activities that educate as well as entertain in the areas of social development, healthy living, citizenship, and career awareness. Cards present 180 activities and the leader’s guide contains a CD-ROM with reproducible worksheets, sample letters to parents, praise certificates, and a list of resources. Grades 7-12. 187 p. ; ill. : 28 cm. + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.) + 180 activity cards (in box 20 X 16 X 9 cm.)


The story grammar marker [kit]

Kit provides methods for organizing the integration of thinking, speaking and writing skills in the classroom. Grades K-5. 1 teacher’s marker (27 in.) ; 1 guide (195 p.).


Harcourt horizons

About my community (grade 2) -- People and communities (grade 3) -- States and regions (grade 4) -- United States history (grade 5) -- World regions (grade 6). Grades K-6/7.


Harcourt horizons .

About my community (grade 2) -- People and communities (grade 3) -- States and regions (grade 4) -- United States history: beginnings (grade 5) -- World history (grade 6).


Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders [kit] : education & prevention curriculum

A school-based curriculum for grades K-12 that provides age-appropriate information about the consequences that alcohol can have on human development. The curriculum also teaches youth to be tolerant and accepting of all individuals regardless of their individual capabilities or disabilities. 5 books, 5 computer optical discs, 1 model of brain with stand and guide card.


This is my home [kit] : a Minnesota human rights education experience /

The goal of the kit is to integrate and simplify human rights education in K-12 schools statewide. The objectives are to engage all members of the school community in creating a learning environment in which everyone can grow to their full potential with their human rights and human dignity upheld; to motivate all members of the school community to take responsibility in promoting and protecting human rights, so that student achievement, development, and performance can thrive; to develop new tools for sharing and monitoring emerging human rights education practices. 2 booklets, 1 computer optical disc, 1 DVD, 1 pamphlet, 5 guide cards.


The land of Tutankhamen [chart] / produced by Sunday Times Special Projects Unit.

Presents Egyptian civilization at the time of Tutankhamen, 1361-1352 B.C. Includes descriptions of Tutankhamen, Egyptian kingship, pyramid construction, hieroglyphics. 1 wall chart : col. ; 98 x 74 cm., folded to 25 x 19 cm.


Skillstreaming the adolescent [kit] / Arnold P. Goldstein ; Ellen McGinnis.

Program for teaching prosocial skills. Skill cards list the steps needed to successfully perform each of the 50 prosocial skills outlined in skillstreaming the adolescent. 337 p. : 23 cm. + 400 skillcards : (col. ; 8 x 13 cm.) + 1 program form (43 p. ; 28 cm.) + 1 student manual. (60 p. ; 28 cm.)


Dr. PlayWell’s game of self-control [game]

Designed to help children learn the importance of self-control at school, in their homes and communities, and in personal habits. For 2-4 players, ages 6-12. 1 game (1 board, 2 dice, 4 pawns, 48 game cards, 100 chips, 1 assessment card, 4 colored circles, 1 booklet of instructions) ; in box 6.5 x 29 x 24 cm.


Turtle puppet [toy]

Turtle plush puppet with Western Hemisphere on shell, green head, green feet with yellow soles, yellow underbelly and edge of shell, purple mouth, and embroidered eyes.



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