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  • Big Changes, Big Choices:
    DEALING WITH PRESSURES (dvd)

    for grades 5-9

    DVD with Teaching Guide

    Featuring Michael Pritchard

    From the 12 volume DVD series, BIG CHANGES, BIG CHOICES

    Entering middle school and becoming a teenager brings a batch of new pressures. Increased school work, higher expectations, greater stakes for academic performance, dating, social acceptance, bigger responsibilities and parental demands, more choices, more freedoms, all contribute to a lot of stress. This program explores positive, healthful ways for young adolescents to cope with it all.Read more
  • Big Changes, Big Choices:
    ENHANCING SELF-ESTEEM (dvd)

    for grades 5-9

    DVD with Teaching Guide

    Featuring Michael Pritchard

    From the 12 volume DVD series, BIG CHANGES, BIG CHOICES

    This program tells young people that every one of them is important and worthy, that what they do matters, and that they owe it to themselves to do and be their very best. We consider where high and low self-esteem come from, how our actions and choices either diminish or enhance our self-esteem, how to deal with external factors that affect our self-esteem, and how we affect the self-esteem of others.Read more
  • Big Changes, Big Choices:
    HANDLING EMOTIONS (dvd)

    For grades 5-9

    DVD with Teaching Guide

    Featuring Michael Pritchard

    From the 12 volume DVD series, BIG CHANGES, BIG CHOICES

    This program explores the emotional ups and downs of early adolescence. Viewers will see that kids their age commonly experience mood swings and strong emotions, including conflicting feelings. The program looks at positive, healthful ways of expressing feelings including anger, of coping with unpleasant feelings such as sadness, depression, and loneliness, and it encourages kids to deal with problems before they escalate into crises.Read more
  • Groark Learns to CONTROL ANGER (dvd)

    for grades K-3

    With the Popcorn Park Puppets

    Both Spanish and English versions on same DVD

    From the 5 volume series Popcorn Park: GETTING ALONG with GROARK (dvd)Groark becomes so angry at his own mistakes that he accidentally damages his best friend's model airplane. This leads to a heated exchange, and the two nearly come to blows. When the fight is interrupted by the school bell, Groark turns to a group of real elementary school children for a lesson in controlling anger. He learns how to tell when his anger is getting out of control, how that can lead to fighting, and how to calm his anger. He uses his newfound skill to calm his friend's anger, and the two make up.Read more
  • Groark Learns to WORK OUT CONFLICTS (dvd)

    for grades K-3

    Featuring the Popcorn Park Puppets

    Both Spanish and English versions on same DVD

    From the 5 volume series Popcorn Park: GETTING ALONG with GROARK (dvd)Groark has a disagreement with his friend over a robot they are building as a school project. Their behavior toward each other quickly leads to a serious rift and the project comes to an unpleasant halt. Frustrated and angry, Groark turns to a group of real children for a lesson in working out conflicts. He learns how to stay calm, talk about the disagreement with the other person, listen to each other's point of view, and look for a solution that makes them both happy. Equipped with this new approach to problem solving, Groark and his friend work out their conflict, and the robot is saved.Read more
  • Rage Behind the Wheel (dvd)

    For grades 10-12

    A Look at Teen Drivers and Road Rage

    What is road rage? What can trigger it? How can it be avoided? Experts in law enforcement and youth psychology answer these questions as the camera captures actual road rage incidents involving teen drivers.Read more
  • Teen Romantic Relationships: As They See It

    For Grades 7-College

    DVD with Teacher's Resource Book and Student Handouts

    Hooking up, dating, crushes, love, sex—chances are, every teen spends a good part of every day wondering and worrying about these topics. Developing romantic relationships is a natural part of growing up, but dating comes with a new set of challenges for high school students. This engaging documentary provides an intimate look at what teens really think about the ups and downs of the dating world.Read more
  • The Power of Choice: COPING WITH PRESSURES (dvd)

    For Grades 9-12

    DVD with Printable Teaching Guide

    Featuring Michael Pritchard

    From the 12 volume DVD series THE POWER OF CHOICE

    Comedian / youth counselor Michael Pritchard talks with high school students across America about the pressures they face, from academic competition to peer acceptance to parental expectations. In small group dialogues, they grapple with ways of keeping pressure in perspective and handling it in a positive, healthful manner.Read more