Developing Children

  • Dr. Adele Diamond: Child Development and the Brain – Insight to Help Every Child Thrive, 37.06 min, uploaded by GarrisonInstitute, July 16, 2012: In her talk, “Child Development and the Brain: Insights to Help Every Child Thrive,” Dr. Adele Diamond explores the science underlying the emerging fields of Contemplative Teaching and Learning (CTL) and Social and Emotional Learning (SEL). Dr. Diamond is a Professor of Psychiatry at the University of British Columbia and the Canada Research Chair in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience. She is also a member of the Garrison Institute’s Education Leadership Council;  
  • Developing Children’s Social Skills, 6.46 min, uploaded by KBYU Eleven, May 16, 2012: Child development expert Stephanie Anderson speaks about child development and how to enhance a child’s social skills. This segment is from a longer episode and is part of the State of Utah accredited training series for childcare providers;
  • Early Recognition Of Child Development Problems (Educational Video), 4.33 min, uploaded by rosaryfilms, Febr. 11, 2009: Public domain video courtesy of CDC. It’s time to change how we view a child’s growth. Do you know all the ways you should measure your childs growth? We naturally think of height and weight, but from birth to 5 years, your child should reach milestones in how he plays, learns, speaks and acts. A delay in any of these areas could be a sign of a developmental problem, even autism. The good news is, the earlier its recognized the more you can do to help your child reach her full potential …
  • Witness: Children of the Riots, 47.36 min, uploaded by AlJazeeraEnglish, Oct. 6, 2011: As the financial crisis weighs heavily on Greece, the country seems trapped in a cycle of violence. But discontent over the misuse of power has long been simmering. Greek youths reflect on how the killing of a teenager by police changed their lives.

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