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  1. On Listening, Speaking, Reading, and Writing 4-DVD Set
    On Listening, Speaking, Reading, and Writing 4-DVD Set
    Andrew Pudewa
    Institute For Excellence In Writing / 2013 / DVD
    $29.00
    Availability: Expected to ship on or about 01/07/17.
    CBD Stock No: WW412012

Recorded live in 2013, this 4-DVD set includes wisdom and insight from Andrew Pudewa as he shares his research and stories on his journey of 25 years of studying the arts of language.

These four sessions will show you that attending well to the first two makes teaching the latter two much easier.

  • Session 1: On Listening (77 minutes)
  • Session 2: On Speaking (79 minutes)
  • Session 3: On Reading (85 minutes)
  • Session 4: On Writing (83 minutes)

  1. Understanding Child Brain Development DVDs (2 DVDs)
    Understanding Child Brain Development DVDs (2 DVDs)
    Institute For Excellence In Writing / DVD
    $19.00
    Availability: Expected to ship on or about 01/07/17.
    CBD Stock No: WW126714

Help children develop and grow to their fullest potential in this DVD-lecture Understanding Child Brain Development. Respected speakers Matthew and Carol Newell will provide an information and enjoyable interactive class that covers the "who, why, and how" of your child's intellectual, physical, emotional, and social development. Plus, understand your critical role and what you can do to help your children be the best they can be. 2 DVDs with 3+ hours of instruction. This DVD comes with a link for a free companion e-book.

  1. Blended Sound-Sight Program of Learning
    Blended Sound-Sight Program of Learning
    Anna Ingham
    Institute For Excellence In Writing / Other
    $79.00
    Availability: Expected to ship on or about 01/07/17.
    CBD Stock No: WW127895

The Blended Sound-Sight Program of Learning is a reference work by Anna Ingham, the founder of the method Structure and Style is based upon. This work details the history of the program, along with plenty of practical instruction for classroom implantation. Chapters provide a solid sequential and incremental approach to language skill acquisition and covers reading skills, teaching handwriting, prevention of reading mistakes, manipulative activities, individualization, integrating language arts skills, spelling, and more. 346 pages, hardcover with "Sound City Bus Tour" DVD.

  1. Reading Roadmaps
    Reading Roadmaps
    Institute For Excellence In Writing / 2012 / Other
    $39.00
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW127886

Reading Roadmaps is a comprehensive Scope & Sequence manual containing briefly-annotated reading lists for grades K-12. Designed as a supplement to help teachers apply the methods in the sold-separately Teaching the Classics, basic seminar to a booklist, it brings together more than 200 classic titles specially chosen by Adam and Missy Andrews. Charts explain how to implement readings on a daily/weekly, monthly, six-week, quarterly, and seasonal model. A one-page list of objectives for each grade level, notes on major historical periods, grading, and credits are also provided. Each title has a brief summary of the story's plot, conflicts, themes and literary devices, along with links to teacher resources and suggestions for alternate titles. 231 pages, softcover.

  1. Teaching Boys & Other Children, DVD
    Teaching Boys & Other Children, DVD
    Institute For Excellence In Writing / DVD
    $10.00
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW127602

Research shows that not only do boys and girls respond differently to similar environments, children in general like to do what they can do, and they hate to do what they think they cannot do. Citing multiple sources, Andrew Pudewa offers insight into specific ways you can create relevancy for children as you teach them academic as well as life skills. Approx. 80 minutes.

  1. The Two Andrews: On Writing and Teaching Writing--DVDs
    The Two Andrews: On Writing and Teaching Writing--DVDs
    Andrew Kern, Andrew Pudewa
    Institute For Excellence In Writing / 2011 / DVD
    $39.00
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW686022

Learn from two well-known and well-regarded educators how to write and teach writing! Andrew Kern, president and founder of the classical CiRCE Institute, and Andrew Pudewa, director and principal speaker for Institute for Excellence in Writing have come together for a 6-hour DVD seminar for teachers, teaching parents, college & high school students. Recorded live in 20101. 3 DVDs.

These six sessions on three DVDs include:

  • The Four Language Arts: Listening, Reading, Speaking, and Writing - Pudewa
  • The Five Methods Everybody Must Practice to Become a Great Writer - Kern
  • The Distinctive of Classical Rhetoric - Kern
  • Developing the Essayist: A Natural Approach- Pudewa
  • Assessment - Pudewa/Kern
  • Panel: Common Problems in Teaching Writing- Pudewa/Kern
  • Looking Ahead: Where Do You Want to Go from Here? - Pudewa/Kern
  • Bonus Material: Exclusive Interview with the Two Andrews

    1. Guide to Powerful Paragraphs
      Guide to Powerful Paragraphs
      Institute For Excellence In Writing / Other
      $21.00
      Availability: In Stock
      CBD Stock No: WW127606

    Paragraphs are the building blocks of good writing. Learn the foundational basic skills such as length and development, topic sentences, unity, coherence, planning, and organizing, before moving on to thirty different ways you can construct paragraphs. Learn how to craft your writing to be concise, meaningful, and easily understood. Perfect for writers and students! 181 indexed pages, softcover.

    1. A Thomas Jefferson Education
      A Thomas Jefferson Education
      Oliver DeMille
      Institute For Excellence In Writing / Trade Paperback
      $16.00
      5 Stars Out Of 5 2 Reviews
      Availability: In Stock
      CBD Stock No: WW126708

    American education is falling farther and farther behind, and even students that may receive a college degree aren't educated as our forefathers once were. A Thomas Jefferson Education presents a vision to return to proven methods that work. Covering the importance of mentoring, the classics, great teaching, and most importantly, getting students so passionate about learning that they study independently, DeMille emphasizes the importance of allowing teachers to lead well in the classroom. Drawing upon Thomas Jefferson and the early days of Harvard, Yale, and other foundational institutions, this educational call-to-action will provide an inspiring read for homeschoolers and classical educators. 198 pages, softcover.

    1. The Coming Aristocracy
      The Coming Aristocracy
      Oliver Van DeMille
      Institute For Excellence In Writing / Other
      $13.00
      Availability: Expected to ship on or about 01/07/17.
      CBD Stock No: WW399931

    Oliver DeMille's The Coming Aristocracy examines the current socioeconomic climate, current trends, and the direction where America is heading. Renewing his call that we must educate our own children lest we lose our freedom, the author warns of the return of aristocratic rule in the United States, contrasting democratic aristocrats to the pioneers, entrepreneurs, yeomen, and individuals who loomed so large in America's past. 113 pages, softcover.

    1. The Profound Effects of Music on Life (2 Audio CDs)
      The Profound Effects of Music on Life (2 Audio CDs)
      Andrew Pudewa
      Institute For Excellence In Writing / Compact disc
      $15.00
      Availability: In Stock
      CBD Stock No: WW123638X

    Discover the beneficial and detrimental effects that music may have on living things! Clear descriptions highlight the recent research involving young children, college students, mice and plants as spiritual insight is combined with test results. The lecture is accompanied by musical samples. Two audio CDs in plastic case, 114 minutes. Double-sided handout also included.

    1. Transitional Words & Expressions
      Transitional Words & Expressions
      Institute For Excellence In Writing / Trade Paperback
      $13.00
      Availability: In Stock
      CBD Stock No: WW126707

    This unique help will help writers find the right transitional words to help them connect ideas. A series of stepped tabs are labeled by the intended function: e.g. "to indicate time order," " to indicate how or when something occurs in time," "to add a point," "to compare." Simply flip to your intended transition and find a word from the provided list that best suits your sentence! Over 1,000 entries are included, as well as 500 substitutes for said.