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Getting Ahead - World Geography - Grades 5-8 - World Geography
Getting Ahead - World Geography - Grades 5-8
4 DVD Set - makes learning World Geography fun; watch and learn for better grades!
Language: English
Media: DVD-ROM

Online Price: $69.95 (List Price: $79.95)


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About - Getting Ahead - World Geography - Grades 5-8

This live-action four-DVD set prepares today's students to take their places in tomorrow's diverse and multi-cultural world. On-location footage, onscreen maps and informative narration introduce fifth- to eighth-graders to the diverse peoples, terrains, heritages and cultures of sixteen vitally important countries, including Iran, in a 2005 film produced for this series. From America's neighbors to countries that are having a global impact on America's future, this cultural geography series will increase geographical literacy and give students the confidence to participate in classroom discussions, take tests, and improve homework performance. Getting Ahead is a powerful learning tool created by nationally renowned New Dimension Media, a leading provider of classroom media content to more than 100,000 K-12 schools for more than a quarter of a century.

Features - Getting Ahead - World Geography - Grades 5-8

Grades 2-4, Ages 7-10

Textbook math concepts come to life visually and will be grasped quickly and easily by students. Parents and students will refer to this four-disc set again and again. Imaginative stories, vivid 3-D animation, clever rhymes, catchy songs, and memorable characters will help second- to fourth-graders develop math comprehension, improve problem-solving skills, increase recall for better quiz and test scores, and gain confidence in their schoolwork. Getting Ahead is a powerful learning tool created by nationally renowned New Dimension Media, a leading provider of classroom media content to more than 100,000 K-12 schools for more than a quarter of a century.

Disc 1: Numbers and Basic Shapes - With these programs, students will better be able to visualize basic math concepts, making them understandable and more easily recalled.

  • Ordering whole numbers
  • Counting by tens
  • Fractions
  • Symmetry

Disc 2: Problem Solving - Solving problems is easy when these programs show students how to use math skills in every-day assignments.

  • Addition to fifteen
  • Multiplying and dividing
  • Distances
  • Word puzzles

Disc 3: Estimating and Measuring - Harder concepts become easier to understand with this engaging and involving visual presentation of estimating and measuring problems.

  • Math symbols
  • Estimation and rounding
  • Decimals and equivalent fractions
  • Metric measurement

Disc 4: Advanced Math Concepts - Visual reinforcement gives students the confidence to tackle more advanced math problems.

  • Bar charts
  • Mental addition
  • Remainders after dividing
  • Number sequences

Disc 1: North-South America - These programs feature America's closest neighbors and two historically important South American countries.

  • Canada
  • Brazil
  • Mexico
  • Peru

Disc 2: Europe - Learn the geography and key historical events of four countries from diverse regions in Europe.

  • England
  • France
  • Italy
  • Russia

Disc 3: Australia and Asia - This disc spotlights four very different countries from the largest geographical region on Earth.

  • Australia
  • China
  • Indonesia
  • Japan

Disc 4: Africa-Middle East - Students will gain an appreciation for the diversity of Africa and its neighbor, the Middle East, including a rare look inside Iran.

  • Egypt
  • South Africa
  • Iran
  • Israel

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