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The Power of Family [electronic resource]: Types of Families and Family Development

Learning Zone Express (Firm)
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Traditional, single-parent, blended, extended: there are many ways to define a family. This video examines different types of families and the roles they play in the physical, emotional, intellectual, social, and moral development of their members. Additional topics include stresses on the family structure and the "changing seasons" of the family cycle. Correlates to all applicable National and State Educational Standards including the NCLB Act.
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26 min.
6 to 12
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on Mar. 02, 2010.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Variant Title
Types of Families and Family Development
  • Types of Families (1:30)
  • Changes in Family Structure (1:16)
  • Family Roles & Family Cycle (1:27)
  • Exceptions to Family Cycles (0:56)
  • Parental Authority (0:57)
  • Physical Development (0:53)
  • Provide for Physical Needs (1:01)
  • Value of Extended Family (1:03)
  • Brain Development (0:48)
  • Emotional Development (1:11)
  • Parents Shape Emotional Responses (1:17)
  • Encouraging Intellectual Development (1:12)
  • Encouraging Curiosity and Discovery (1:05)
  • Social Development (0:56)
  • Social Interaction (0:56)
  • Cultural and Ethnic Diversity (1:06)
  • Family Foundations: Moral Development (1:22)
  • Family Rules and Values (1:50)
  • Social Change and Strong Families (0:38)
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2010], c2008.
Publisher no.
41239 Films Media Group
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Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
1 streaming video file (26 min.) : sd., col., digital file. + instructional materials (online)
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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