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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. CDE produces these videos for professional development activities and obtains voluntary written permission from all parties who appear in these video clips.

How to Access the Videos

You can watch the clips online or download QuickTime versions of the videos for use in professional development activities. To download the Apple QuickTime .MOV file, select the DOWNLOAD VIDEO link located below each video. NOTE: If you download any of the video files you will need to install a media player that will play QuickTime files such as Apple QuickTime Player or the VLC Media Player.

View the Results Matter Video Library Catalog (PDF)

Limitations on Video Use

  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.
  3. You may not post a copy of any of the videos on this site to any web site.

NOTICE

These videos were produced and posted to this website with voluntary written permission from all parties who appear in the videos including program staff, volunteers and parents/guardians on their own behalf and that of their children.

These videos are NOT extracted in any form from child assessment records, but rather were produced by CDE for professional development activities.

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These clips were developed to be used in professional development activities to give early care and education providers an opportunity to practice observation and documentation skills.


Gabby (Runtime: 1:38)

Gabby, a toddler, demonstrates a variety of physical skills.

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Gabby and Nicholas (Runtime: 2:20)

Toddlers Gabby and Nicholas demonstrate a variety of cognitive, social, and physical skills as they engage with objects and with one another.

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Lilly (Runtime: 1:38)

Lilly, just learning to crawl, demonstrates physical and communication body as she interacts with materials, peers, and a caregiver.

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Profitt (Runtime: 3:43)

Profitt, a toddler, demonstrates a variety of physical skills as he explores his classroom and materials.

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Samantha and Sara Building Towers and Castles (Runtime: 6:45)

Preschoolers Sara and Samantha demonstrate a variety of imaginative, manipulative, gross motor, communication, and social skills in the block area.

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Samantha on the Playground (Runtime: 1:46)

Preschooler Samantha demonstrates a rich variety of gross motor skills over a short period of time on the playground.

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Joy and Johna Working on a Puzzle (Runtime: 6:04)

Preschoolers Joy and Johna demonstrate a rich variety of fine motor, communication, social, play, and problem-solving skills while working together on a puzzle.

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Joy on the Playground (Look out for monsters!) (Runtime: 3:18)

Preschooler Joy demonstrate a variety of gross motor, imaginative, communication, and social skills on the playground with her classmates.

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Abigail and Samantha Working on Computers (Runtime: 3:16)

Preschoolers Abigail and Samantha demonstrate a variety of cognitive, digital, communication, and social skills while playing with computer games next to each other.

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At the Breakfast Table (Runtime: 3:07)

Preschoolers Mariyam, Mical, and Asli demonstrate a variety of self-help, manipulative, communication, and social skills at the breakfast table.

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Alexa and Ulysses Order Pizza (Runtime: 4:15)

Alexa and Ulysses demonstrate a range of imaginative, social, and communication skills while playing together in the dramatic play area. In Spanish.

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Four Boys Talk About a Garbage Truck (Runtime: 2:04)

During choice time, four boys watch a video of a recent visit by sanitation workers and talk about their experience.

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Real Conversations During a Pretend Lunch (Runtime: 6:17)

Preschoolers Bih and Kennadi demonstrate a variety of imaginative, play, communication, and social skills while talking with their teacher in the dramatic play area of the classroom.

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Praptee at the Breakfast Table (Runtime: 4:03)

Preschooler Praptee demonstrates a rich variety of self-help, communication, social, and manipulative skills at breakfast.

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Praptee’s Self-Portrait (Runtime: 6:57)

Preschooler Praptee demonstrates a rich variety of artistic, fine motor, communication, social, and literacy skills while producing a life-size self-portrait.

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Cameron and Alexis Playing with Blocks (Runtime: 4:25)

Cameron and Alexis demonstrate a rich variety of communication, social, problem-solving, motor, manipulative, imagination, and play skills in the block area.

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The Puppet Stage (Runtime: 3:20)

Jenniah, Cameron, and Evelynn demonstrate a rich variety of imaginative, communication, social, motor, manipulative, and play skills while playing with puppets.

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Jadyn Writing and Drawing (Runtime: 3:13)

Jadyn demonstrates a variety of skills while writing her name with a pencil and drawing a picture with crayons.

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Building with Legos (Runtime: 5:04)

Gavin, Aiden, and Emiliano demonstrate a number of fine and gross motor, imaginative, communication, problem-solving, self-regulation, and persistence skills while building with Legos.

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Joseph Reading The Three Little Pigs (Runtime: 2:10)

While reading a book with his teacher, Joseph illustrates a variety of communication and literacy-related skills.

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The Three Little Pigs (Runtime: 5:44)

A group of preschool children re-enact the story of The Three Little Pigs, reflecting on the book that they have been reading in class.

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Katie Painting at the Easel (Runtime: 6:26)

While painting at the easel, Katie demonstrates a number of communication/language, fine and gross motor, and imaginative skills.

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Michael Builds a Castle (Runtime: 6:08)

While building with blocks, Michael demonstrates a number of fine and gross motor, imaginative, problem-solving, self-regulation, and persistence skills.

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On the Playground (Runtime: 4:40)

A number of children play together on the playground and demonstrate a rich variety of communication, social, imaginative, and motor skills.

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Ian Plays With An iPad (Runtime: 3:46)

Ian demonstrates a variety of cognitive, manipulative, and fine motor skills while playing with an iPad.

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Ian Playing With Trains (Runtime: 2:40)

Ian demonstrates a variety of cognitive, imaginative, manipulative, and fine motor skills while playing with trains.

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Ian Pouring (Runtime: 2:16)

Ian demonstrates manipulative and fine motor skills while pouring liquids in a variety of vessels.

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Ian’s Art Project (Runtime: 3:23)

Ian demonstrates a variety of cognitive, manipulative, and fine motor skills while working on an art project.

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Draco and Friends Playing with Legos (Runtime: 2:50)

While playing with Legos, Draco and his friends illustrate a variety of social, communication, imaginative, and fine motor skills.

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Draco and Friends at a Restaurant (Runtime: 3:39)

While at a pretend restaurant, Draco and his friends illustrate a variety of social, communication, cognitive, and play skills.

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Draco and Jessie Playing with Trains (Runtime: 5:55)

Draco and Jessie illustrate a variety of fine motor, social, communication, and cognitive skills while building a train track.

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Draco's Transition to Group Time (Runtime: 4:01)

This clip illustrates Draco’s transitions from free play to clean up time to large group time. While initially having a difficult time, Draco loves being assigned the job of door holder.

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Devin and Draco Going Fishing (Runtime: 2:46)

While playing a fishing game, Devin and Draco illustrate a variety of social, communication, cognitive, and fine motor skills.

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Wyatt and Draco Playing at the Table (Runtime: 2:50)

Wyatt and Draco play at the sensory table and illustrate a range of play, fine motor, social, and communication skills.

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Wyatt Playing With Beads (Runtime: 2:49)

Wyatt demonstrates play and fine motor skills at the sensory table.

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Henry Gets Around (Runtime: 4:12)

Henry demonstrates a wide range of movement skills, including walking, climbing, running, and jumping, while supported by his ankle-foot orthosis and occasionally using a wheelchair.

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Talking about Mustaches during Snack Time (Runtime: 1:55)

Five children talk with their teacher about milk mustaches and other mustaches and beards during snack time. (CLOSED CAPTIONING IS CURRENTLY IN DEVELOPMENT FOR THIS CLIP.)

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Oscar and Luciano at the Water Table (Runtime: 3:08)

Oscar and Luciano demonstrate a range of communication, social, and manipulative skills while talking about friendships and playing together at the water table. (CLOSED CAPTIONING IS CURRENTLY IN DEVELOPMENT FOR THIS CLIP.)

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Jasmin and Alyssandra Stenciling (Runtime: 2:19)

Jasmin and Alyssandra demonstrate communication, manipulative, writing, and literacy skills while stenciling together. (CLOSED CAPTIONING IS CURRENTLY IN DEVELOPMENT FOR THIS CLIP.)

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Jasmin and Alyssandra Playing (Runtime: 4:44)

Good friends Jasmin and Alyssandra demonstrate a range of skills while playing together with a variety of toys. (CLOSED CAPTIONING IS CURRENTLY IN DEVELOPMENT FOR THIS CLIP.)

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Jasmin and Alyssandra and their Babies (Runtime: 9:08)

In this lengthy sequence of interconnected play activities, Jasmin and Alyssandra demonstrate a variety of imaginative, dramatic play, manipulative, and communication skills. (CLOSED CAPTIONING IS CURRENTLY IN DEVELOPMENT FOR THIS CLIP.)

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Jasmin and Alyssandra in the Kitchen (Runtime: 3:05)

Jasmin and Alyssandra demonstrate a variety of imaginative, dramatic play, manipulative, and communication skills. (CLOSED CAPTIONING IS CURRENTLY IN DEVELOPMENT FOR THIS CLIP.)

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Valeria - At the Art Table (Runtime: 4:01)

Valeria demonstrates a range of art, fine motor skills, and writing skills as she works with paper, glue, a variety of material, and writes her name with a crayon. (CLOSED CAPTIONING IS CURRENTLY IN DEVELOPMENT FOR THIS CLIP.)

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Mauricio Reading Books (Runtime: 1:54)

Mauricio demonstrates a variety of literacy skills while reading books with his teacher. (CLOSED CAPTIONING IS CURRENTLY IN DEVELOPMENT FOR THIS CLIP.)

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Ricky, Lilly, and Emiliano Play with an iPad (Runtime: 4:20)

Ricky, Lilly, and Emiliano demonstrate a variety of social, communication and iPad-related skills during choice time at preschool. (CLOSED CAPTIONING IS CURRENTLY IN DEVELOPMENT FOR THIS CLIP.)

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Adrian Draws a Picture of Herself (Runtime: 5:41)

Adrian demonstrates a number of skills as she draws a picture of herself and talks about the picture. (CLOSED CAPTIONING IS CURRENTLY IN DEVELOPMENT FOR THIS CLIP.)

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Alicia on the Playground (Runtime: 3:07)

Alicia demonstrates a range of her motor skills on the playground. (CLOSED CAPTIONING IS CURRENTLY IN DEVELOPMENT FOR THIS CLIP.)

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Asia and Lyric Building a Road Together (Runtime: 3:23)

Asia and Lyric demonstrate their imaginative, communication, cooperative, and fine motor/manipulative skills will building together. (CLOSED CAPTIONING IS CURRENTLY IN DEVELOPMENT FOR THIS CLIP.)

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Austin and Sander at the Breakfast Table (Runtime: 3:06)

Austin and Sander demonstrate a variety of communication and self-help skills at breakfast. (CLOSED CAPTIONING IS CURRENTLY IN DEVELOPMENT FOR THIS CLIP.)

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Austin and the Broken Bridge (Runtime: 2:48)

Austin demonstrates a variety of social, motor, and play skills while building with foam blocks. (CLOSED CAPTIONING IS CURRENTLY IN DEVELOPMENT FOR THIS CLIP.)

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