February 22, 2007

An Inconvenient Truth DVD

Posted in General Studies, Science & Technology, Videos/DVDs at 5:55 am by Ellie

Call number: QC 981.8 .G56 I53 2006

Director truth.jpgDavis Guggenheim eloquently weaves the science of global warming with Mr. Gore’s personal history and lifelong commitment to reversing the effects of global climate change. A longtime advocate for the environment, Gore presents a wide array of facts and information in a thoughtful and compelling way. “Al Gore strips his presentations of politics, laying out the facts for the audience to draw their own conclusions in a charming, funny and engaging style, and by the end has everyone on the edge of their seats, gripped by his haunting message,” said Guggenheim. Read the rest of this entry »


January 1, 2007

Pathways to Lifelong Learning: Technology in the Classroom Video & DVD

Posted in Education, Science & Technology, Videos/DVDs at 7:47 pm by Ellie

Tracking number: 15PD & 16PD

Helps teachers integrate technology into their classrooms while identifying the advantpathway.jpgages of using computers and technology as teaching and learning tools. Connect with real-world resources to provide students with concrete learning examples and life skills training. This series encourages educators to reflect on their teaching methods, looking beyond the classroom for tools to help them build innovative lesson plans, alternative assessments, and unique learning experiences. Interviews with teachers, education specialists, parents, and professionals outline ideas for creating life skills learning opportunities, giving educators valuable practical applications for their lessons and classes. (from www.clearvue.com)