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Title: A Place of Our Own
Url: http://aplaceofourown.org/
Publisher: Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
Description: The multiple award-winning PBS television series, website and outreach program, A Place of Our Own, and the Spanish language version, Los Ni´┐Żos en su Casa is aimed at child caregivers including parents, grandparents, daycare workers, and nannies. The goal is to give child caregivers a supportive and informative place to turn for help with the important task of caring for children of their own or someone else's. Visitors to the website will find that topics for the week, Monday-Friday, can be viewed and selected on the homepage. Each day there is a new topic covered, such as getting kids to share. The topic begins as question sent in from a child caregiver, and then answered by the show's host, someone in the medical community such as a pediatrician or a therapist, parents, or other caregivers. For more responses, visitors can join the discussion by going to the "Message Board". Visitors will find a helpful "featured activity" that relates to the topic, such as making box structures to encourage sharing among children. Sometimes a topic even has a "featured video", such as the video offered on separation anxiety.
LC Classification: Education -- Theory and practice of education -- Early childhood education
Medicine -- Public aspects of medicine -- Medical centers. Hospitals. Dispensaries. Clinics -- Other special services and departments, A-Z -- Child care services
Philosophy. Psychology. Religion -- Psychology -- Developmental psychology -- Child psychology -- Special topics, A-Z -- Personality. Personality development
GEM Subject: Educational Technology -- Informal education
Educational Technology -- Instructional issues
Resource Type: Collection (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Instructional Materials
InteractiveResource (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Overviews
Reading Materials
Reference
Study Guides
Teaching Guides
Format: html
Audience: Elementary School Teachers
General Public
Middle School Teachers
Other Educational Professionals
Parents
Secondary Education
Students
Teacher Educators
Teachers
Teaching Professionals
Language: English
Rights: Community Television of Southern California
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2010-07-09 11:21:42 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-07-09 11:21:42 (W3C-DTF)
Source: Scout Archives  Scout Archives
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