We wish to thank the families and early childhood education teams who have partnered with us to create the videos in the Results Matter Video Library. These videos are produced as resources for professional development and public awareness purposes.
These videos have been produced to help providers better understand ways to use observation, documentation, and assessment to inform practice. You can watch the clips online or download QuickTime versions of the videos for use in educational and professional development activities.
Use of these Videos in Professional Development Activities
Below each video, there is a DOWNLOAD VIDEO link which can be used to download an Apple QuickTime .MOV file for use in professional development activities. IMPORTANT NOTE: 1) You may not use any of the videos on this site for commercial purposes; 2) You may not edit, alter, transform, or build upon any of the videos on this site; and 3) You may not post a copy of any of the videos on this site to any web site.
For more information about these video clips please contact Larry Edelman at Larry.Edelman@ucdenver.edu.
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| Watching Video Documentation with Children (Runtime: 3:49)|
This video illustrates how watching video documentation with children can be used a strategy for assessment and can enhance children’s engagement in activities and choice-making.
| Finley's Parent-Teacher Conference (Runtime: 11:03)|
This video shows highlights of a parent-teacher conference. The meeting occurred during the half hour before school began and the parent brought two of her children, her preschooler and infant, along with her. The video illustrates a variety of practices, including using engaging open-ended questions, active listening, positive ways to share information with families, having strengths-based discussions, and sharing photo and video documentation with families.
| Connecting Learning Opportunities (Runtime: 1:34)|
Early childhood educator Sarah Mogen discusses how she presents information to children in various but connected ways to reach different kinds of learners.
| Linking Documentation and Curriculum (Runtime: 1:35)|
Christina DeVarona, an early childhood educator, illustrates how documentation helps her plan and set up the curriculum, including gauging children's interests, understanding their learning styles, and expanding on ideas.
| Sharing Documentation with Families (Runtime: 1:03)|
Sarah Mogen discusses the importance of sharing documentation with families.
| Sharing Video Documentation with Families (Runtime: 1:35)|
Christina DeVarona provides a powerful illustration of how video can help us understand children's learning and development and the benefits of sharing video with families.
| The Essential Role of Observation and Documentation (Runtime: 1:30)|
Sarah Mogen discusses the importance of observing and documenting children’s participation in the classroom.
| Using Documentation to Become a Better Teacher (Runtime: 3:12)|
Sarah Mogen discusses the process of learning to use video and some of the benefits of using it in the classroom, including improving teaching skills.
| Documentation as a Habit (Runtime: 8:03)|
This video illustrates the exemplary documentation practices of Kim Moroze and her staff at Emerald Preschool, Boulder Valley School District. The teaching team and parents discuss and illustrate uses of observation notes, photography, and video.
| Using Documentation at Emerald Preschool (Runtime: 9:00)|
This video illustrates several ways that documentation is organized and used at Emerald Preschool, Boulder Valley School District. (CLOSED CAPTIONING IS CURRENTLY IN DEVELOPMENT FOR THIS CLIP.)
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