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  • A boy sits on a couch. His arm is in a cast and he rests it on his head.

    Summer: Most Dangerous Time of Year for Kids

    Nearly half of childhood deaths occur between May and August, with a spike in July. And millions of children are injured in ways that can affect them for a lifetime.

    These DCMP resources will be of help: First Aid: Basic Life Support overviews the following vital procedures: responding to emergencies, primary and secondary survey, expired air resuscitation (EAR), cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), and management of life-threatening external bleeding. 2) Infant & Toddler Emergency First Aid: Illnesses helps you learn what to do should a serious illness affect your child. 3) Danger Behind The Wheel: The Facts About Distracted Driving emphasizes the dangers of driving distractions.

  • A mother, father and young son sit in an office.

    Summer School for Parents: Prepare For Your IEP Role

    As your child’s parent, you are a key member of the Individualized Education Program (IEP) team. You can utilize the lazy days of summer to prepare for your important role. If you are new to the process, view DCMP’s Inclusion, IEP & Special Needs Laws in order to walk more confidently into the IEP meeting at the start of school. You can also learn from over a dozen accessible IEP resources, which include a demonstration for interpreters on how to interpret vocabulary and emotional content commonly expressed by parents.

  • Vintage photograph of a young black Union soldier, inside a gold frame.

    Critical Issues Of The American Civil War

    Part Four of this series, What Unanswered Issues And Questions Remain? explores several social issues present during the Civil War that continue to remain unsolved today. Addresses controversy over the Confederate flag, states' rights, and civil rights. While progress has been made, these issues still aren't settled. Historic footage accompanies narration and concludes with review questions. Captioned.

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  • Image from Termites: The Secret Queens of Woodlands

    Termites: The Secret Queens of Woodlands - 2015 - 46 minutes

    Termites are responsible for the disappearance of many tons of decaying wood, thanks to the myriad of microscopic beings inhabiting their intestines. These microscopic inhabitants are able to breakdown cellulose, which cannot be digested by most animals. After these symbionts digest the molecules of cellulose, they provide the sugar that termites need for nourishment.

  • Image from Creative Living With Sheryl Borden #6625

    Creative Living With Sheryl Borden #6625 - 2013 - 27 minutes

    A fashion consultant shows the multiple ways to wear a scarf or use it to accessorize an outfit. A home designer creates a storage unit out of dresser drawers, and Sheryl discusses the benefits of acupuncture.

  • Image from Science Video Vocab: Soil

    Science Video Vocab: Soil - 2013 - 4 minutes

    Features a wide variety of video footage, photographs, diagrams, graphics, and labels. Begins with a simple definition which helps clarify pronunciation and provides opportunities to transfer words from working to long-term memory. Also concludes with a critical thinking question. For this particular clip, students will focus on the term soil.

  • Image from Science Video Vocab: Air

    Science Video Vocab: Air - 2013 - 5 minutes

    Features a wide variety of video footage, photographs, diagrams, graphics, and labels. Begins with a simple definition which helps clarify pronunciation and provides opportunities to transfer words from working to long-term memory. Also concludes with a critical thinking question. For this particular clip, students will focus on the term air.

  • Image from Science Video Vocab: Inclined Plane

    Science Video Vocab: Inclined Plane - 2013 - 3 minutes

    Features a wide variety of video footage, photographs, diagrams, graphics, and labels. Begins with a simple definition which helps clarify pronunciation and provides opportunities to transfer words from working to long-term memory. Also concludes with a critical thinking question. For this particular clip, students will focus on the term inclined plane.

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