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REMOTE LEARNING

Week Forty-Nine:

 

Calendar

What are You Doing Every Day/Week? Record it on this Calendar. If you can’t print the calendar call Kim or Ericka and we’ll send you a few copies, or create a similar calendar on a piece of paper.

 

 

Sheltering-in-Place

Check out this Shelter-in-Place packet, it has GREAT information and interactive exercises!

 

Amador Day Program ZOOM Meetings:

  • Mondays at 10:00am for Math!
  • Mondays at 11:00am for Relationships!
  • Mondays at 1:00pm for Art!
  • Mondays at 2:00pm for Spanish!
  • Tuesdays at 10:00am for Brain Games!
  • Tuesdays at 11:00am for History!
  • Tuesdays at 1:00pm for Google Earth!
  • Tuesdays at 2:00pm for Cooking!
  • Wednesdays at 10:00am for Zoology!
  • Wednesdays at 11:00am for Individual Living!
  • Wednesdays at 1:00pm for Cultural Art!
  • Wednesdays at 2:00pm for Exercise / Yoga!
  • Wednesdays at 3:00pm for Rec!
  • Thursdays at 10:00am for Book Club!
  • Thursdays at 11:00am for Health!
  • Thursdays from 1:00pm-3:00pm for Music!
  • Fridays at 10:00am for Current Events!
  • Fridays at 11:00am for Time / Science!
  • Fridays at 1:00pm for 3 R's!
  • Fridays at 2:00pm for Fun and Games!
  • stay tuned for more to come!

Calaveras Day Program ZOOM Meetings:

  • Mondays at 8:00am for Spanish!
  • Mondays at 11:00am for Excel/Computers!
  • Mondays at 1:00pm for Social Hour!
  • Tuesdays at 8:30am for Fitness!
  • Tuesdays at 9:45am for Creative Writing!
  • Tuesdays at 10:30am for Sign Language!
  • Tuesdays at 1:15pm for Spanish!
  • Wednesdays at 8:00am for Brain Games!
  • Wednesdays at 10:45am for Social Hour!
  • Wednesdays at 11:45am for Virtual Tours!
  • Wednesdays at 1:15pm for Open Future Learning!
  • Thursdays at 10:00am for Music!
  • Thursdays at 2:00pm for Trivia!
  • Fridays at 10:00am for Art Demo!
  • Fridays at 11:00am for Reading Literacy!
  • Fridays at 1:00pm for Newsletter!
  • Fridays at 2:30pm for Cooking with Math!
  • Stay tuned for more to come!

 

Visit the Self-Isolated Penguins – How are their communities different? How are they the same? How are they entertaining themselves? Can we learn anything from them?

https://www.calacademy.org/learn-explore/animal-webcams/live-penguin-cams

https://www.georgiaaquarium.org/webcam/african-penguin-cam/

https://www.montereybayaquarium.org/animals/live-cams/penguin-cam

 

 

Money

Week 49 Counting Money: Click Here

 

Budget for the Week: (Interactive and Ongoing Throughout Facility Closure). Let’s say you can go to WalMart every weekend to get things you need. This week we’ll give you $20. What would you buy with it? Record your transactions on this Check Book Register. If you can’t print the register call Kim or Ericka at the phone numbers below and we’ll send you a few copies, or create a similar register on a piece of paper.  So far you've received:

  • $100
  • $55
  • $75
  • $40
  • $60
  • $25
  • $90
  • $30
  • $85
  • $10
  • $80
  • $65
  • $45
  • $50
  • $35
  • $70
  • $55
  • $95
  • $20
  • $25
  • $15
  • $45
  • $22
  • $13
  • $47
  • $73
  • $22
  • $68
  • $81
  • $74
  • $57
  • $31
  • $85
  • $26
  • $14
  • $30
  • $24
  • $99
  • $25
  • $21
  • $33
  • $18
  • $35
  • $11
  • $5
  • $45
  • $14
  • $23
  • $20

 

Sports & Fitness

Exercise of the Week: Chair Squat

 

What to Do:

  1. Position the chair in front of the body, facing toward the back-end. Take a single step back from the chair.
  2. Center the body directly with the middle of the chair. Place both hands out in front of the body.
  3. Position both feet at hip-width apart, directly under the body.
  4. Point the toes forward or partially away from the center of the body.
  5. Keeping the knees behind the toes (don’t let them overlap the toes), bend both knees and loosen the hips, moving the buttocks toward the floor. Watch both knees so they don’t fall inward toward the center of the body – force them away from your body.
  6. Once at a stop in the squat position, push the body back to a standing position.

 

Friday Night Dance Party 8pm – 9pm: https://www.facebook.com/events/808640122957828/?active_tab=about

 

Chair Yoga: https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=chair+yoga+youtube&qpvt=chair+yoga+youtube&view=detail&mid=7A38100F5BD573EC5B577A38100F5BD573EC5B57&&FORM=VRDGAR&ru=%2Fvideos%2Fsearch%3Fq%3Dchair%2Byoga%2Byoutube%26qpvt%3Dchair%2Byoga%2Byoutube%26FORM%3DVDRE

 

 

Sport Movie of the Week:

 

Cheaper by the Dozen

 

Tom Baker is a college football coach in Midland, Illinois, where he raised twelve children. His wife, Kate, has written her story in a book and hopes to send it to her friend to publish the book. One day, Tom unexpectedly receives an offer from his old friend and football teammate Shake McGuire to coach at his alma mater in his hometown of Evanston, Illinois. Tom accepts the offer even though the kids are against it and demand a vote on the matter. Tom agrees to the vote, but tells them in the end he will do what he thinks is best for the family, which angers the kids. Charlie is unwilling to leave his home and his girlfriend Beth, and the younger kids are also unwilling to leave friends they have in Midland. The atmosphere at the Bakers' new house is tense, and the situation at school is even worse as Mark and Charlie are both bullied.

When her book is ready to pick up for publication, Kate must embark on a national book tour to promote it. Tom decides to hire the family's eldest child, Nora, and her self-absorbed model/actor boyfriend, Hank, to help him look after the children. When Nora and Hank arrive, the children trip Hank into their kiddie pool full of dirty water. While Hank showers and waits for his clothes to be washed and dried, the children soak his underwear in meat. Later, when Hank joins everyone for lunch, the children unleash the family's dog, Gunner, onto him, prompting him to refuse to assist in babysitting. As a result, a frustrated Nora drives off with Hank, while Tom punishes the children for their prank.

After Kate departs for her book tour, Tom realizes that he cannot handle the children on his own after a chaotic night. As a result, Tom tries to hire a housekeeper, but no one is willing to work with a family as large as the Bakers, so Tom decides to bring the football players from work into the family's house for game practicing in the living room to prepare for the Saturday night football game as the children perform chores and their household games. However, the children start causing trouble at school, including the younger kids fighting Mark's bullies. After a frustrated and homesick Charlie gets kicked off the football team, he argues with his father, saying that the move was all about Tom and not the family. Tom then finds out Hank snuck in and slept over against the family's clear rules, and Hank admits that he does not want to have children and that he expects Nora to think the same, which upsets her. Kate overhears from the children about the chaos and cancels the book tour to take charge of the situation. Kate's publisher decides to create an additional promotion for her book by inviting Oprah Winfrey to tape a segment about the Bakers in their home instead.

Read more about Cheaper by the Dozen here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cheaper_by_the_Dozen_(2003_film)

Watch Cheaper by the Dozen on Amazon, Disney + or on DVD…

 

 

Health

Recipe of the Week: Shrimp Stir Fry

 

 

Fruit/Vegetable Smoothie of the Week:  Mixed Berries and Banana Smoothie

  • 1 cup of frozen mixed berries
  • 3/4 cup of orange juice
  • 1/4 cup low-fat vanilla yogurt
  • 1 frozen ripe banana

Blend together for a delicious, healthy drink!

 

 

Self-Care BINGO: A new BINGO card will come out each week - how fast can you get a BINGO?  Three days? Two maybe?

 

 

 

 

 

Independent Living

 

 

Employment Skills

 

 

 

 

Travel / Around the World

Shenandoah National Park, Virginia:

Shenandoah National Park lies along the Blue Ridge Mountains in north-central Virginia. These mountains form a distinct highland rising to elevations above 4,000 feet (1,200 m). Local topographic relief between the Blue Ridge Mountains and Shenandoah Valley exceeds 3,000 feet (910 m) at some locations. The crest of the range divides the Shenandoah River drainage basin, part of the Potomac River drainage, on the west side, from the James and Rappahannock River drainage basins on the east side.

Some of the rocks exposed in the park date to over one billion years in age, making them among the oldest in Virginia. Bedrock in the park includes Grenville-age granitic basement rocks (1.2–1.0 billion years old) and a cover sequence of metamorphosed Neoproterozoic (570–550 million years old) sedimentary and volcanic rocks of the Swift Run and Catoctin formations. Columns of Catoctin Formation metamorphosed basalt can be seen at Compton Peak. Clastic rocks of the Chilhowee Group are of early Cambrian age (542–520 million years old). Quaternary surficial deposits are common and cover much of the bedrock throughout the park.

The park is located along the western part of the Blue Ridge anticlinorium, a regional-scale Paleozoic structure at the eastern margin of the Appalachian fold and thrust belt. Rocks within the park were folded, faulted, distorted, and metamorphosed during the late Paleozoic Alleghanian orogeny (325 to 260 million years ago). The rugged topography of Blue Ridge Mountains is a result of differential erosion during the Cenozoic, although some post-Paleozoic tectonic activity occurred in the region. Legislation to create a national park in the Appalachian mountains was first introduced by freshman Virginia congressman Henry D. Flood in 1901, but despite the support of President Theodore Roosevelt, failed to pass. The first national park was Yellowstone, in Wyoming, Montana, and Idaho. It was signed into law in 1872. Yosemite National Park was created in 1890. When Congress created the National Park Service (NPS) in 1916, additional parks had maintained the western pattern (Crater Lake in 1902, Wind Cave in 1903, Mesa Verde in 1906, then Denali in 1917). Grand Canyon, Zion and Acadia were all created in 1919 during the administration of Virginia-born president Woodrow Wilson. Acadia finally broke the western mold, becoming the first eastern national park. It was also based on donations from wealthy private landowners. Stephen Mather, the first NPS director, saw a need for a national park in the southern states, and solicited proposals in his 1923 year-end report. In May 1925, Congress and President Calvin Coolidge authorized the NPS to acquire a minimum of 250,000 acres (390.6 sq mi; 1,011.7 km2) and a maximum of 521,000 acres (814.1 sq mi; 2,108.4 km2) to form Shenandoah National Park, and also authorized creation of Great Smoky Mountains National Park. However, the legislation also required that no federal funds would be used to acquire the land. Thus, Virginia needed to raise private funds, and could also authorize state funds and use its eminent domain (condemnation) power to acquire the land to create Shenandoah National Park.

To learn more about Shenandoah National Park visit: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shenandoah_National_Park

 

 

Reading/Writing Skills

Week 49 Word Search: Click Here

 

Let’s Write a Poem 

Rules for Writing Good Poetry - More Practice

Last week we shared come rules about writing good poetry, some of you really liked that so we'll repeat the rules and write another poem! Here are the guidelines for those looking to take their poetry writing to the next level:

  1. Read a lot of poetry. If you want to write poetry, start by reading poetry. You can do this in a casual way by letting the words of your favorite poems wash over you without necessarily digging for deeper meaning.
  2. Listen to live poetry recitations. By listening to the sounds of good poetry, you discover the beauty of its construction—the mix of stressed syllables and unstressed syllables, alliteration and assonance, a well placed internal rhyme, clever line breaks, and more.
  3. Start small. A short poem like a haiku or a simple rhyming poem might be more attainable than diving into a narrative epic. A simple rhyming poem can be a non-intimidating entryway to poetry writing.
  4. Don’t obsess over your first line. If you don’t feel you have exactly the right words to open your poem, don’t give up there. Keep writing and come back to the first line when you’re ready.
  5. Embrace tools. Use a thesaurus or a rhyming dictionary to help you complete a poem, You’d be surprised how many professional writers also make use of these tools. Just be sure you understand the true meaning of the words you insert into your poem.
  6. Enhance the poetic form with literary devices. Develop your poetry writing skills by inserting metaphor, allegory, synecdoche, metonymy, imagery, and other literary devices into your poems.
  7. Try telling a story with your poem. Many of the ideas you might express in a novel, a short story, or an essay can come out in a poem.
  8. Express big ideas. Because good poetry is about precision of language, you can express a whole philosophy in very few words if you choose them carefully. Even seemingly light poetic forms like nursery rhymes or a silly rhyming limerick can communicate big, bold ideas. You just have to choose the right words.
  9. Paint with words. When a poet paints with words, they use word choice to figuratively “paint” concrete images in a reader’s mind.

This week, try writing a poem about hiking.  Please share your poem with your advocate.

 

 

 

Art

Week 49 Mandala: Click Here

 

Art classes, projects and more with AMADOR ARTS at: https://www.amadorarts.org/art-from-home/

 

Art Project – Origami Whale:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Scavenger Hunt: Each week we’ll have you find an item, keep all items in a “safe place”, such as a small box, for use at the end of the day program facility closure. We’ll use these items to make an art project. This week, find a tiny seed. In your “safe place” you should have:

  • A push pin (thumb tack)
  • 12 inch piece of string
  • 12 inch by 12 inch piece of cardboard
  • A straw
  • A rubber band
  • A tooth pick
  • A small paint brush
  • A black Sharpie
  • A shiny penny
  • A can of corn
  • An envelope (letter Size)
  • Blue paint
  • Scotch tape
  • Popsicle stick
  • Empty soda can
  • A spoon
  • A Pine cone
  • Something soft
  • A paperclip
  • Something green
  • Duct tape
  • Sea shell
  • Beaded necklace
  • Book
  • Flower
  • Feather
  • Button
  • Penny
  • Large rock
  • Bottle cap
  • A Leaf
  • Candy in an orange wrapper
  • Red leaf
  • Blue pen cap
  • Gravy boat
  • Bark from a tree
  • A Twig
  • Christmas tree ornament
  • Candy cane
  • Confetti
  • Plastic spoon
  • Coffee mug
  • Stamp
  • Picture frame
  • Two different size rocks
  • Shoelace
  • Valentine's card
  • Flower from a tree
  • Tiny seed

 

Art / Museum Tour: Whitney Museum of American Art  - https://artsandculture.google.com/partner/whitney-museum-of-american-art

 

Interested in Acting?  Check out this great website that has TONS of pointers and lessons: https://www.theatrefolk.com/free-resources

 

 

Gaming and Other Technology

Featured Computer/Cell Phone/Tablet Game of the Week: Gardenscapes

Welcome to Gardenscapes—the first hit from Playrix's Scapes™ series! Solve match-3 puzzles to restore a wonderful garden to its former glory!

Embark on an adventurous journey: beat match-3 levels, restore and decorate different areas in the garden, get to the bottom of the secrets it holds, and enjoy the company of amusing in-game characters, including Austin, your butler! What are you waiting for? Build your dream garden!

The game features:

● Unique gameplay: swap and match, restore and decorate the garden, and enjoy a novel storyline—all in one place!

● Hundreds of unique match-3 levels

● Dozens of in-game characters you can make friends with

● A lovely pet that is always there to cheer you up

● An in-game social network you can use to keep up on all the latest

● Different areas in the garden with unique structures: broken fountains, mysterious mazes, and many more

● A community that comes first—become neighbors with your Facebook friends!

Gardenscapes is free to play, though some in-game items can also be purchased for real money. If you don't want to use this option, simply turn it off in your device's "Restrictions" menu.

 

Card Game of the Week – Spades

THE PACK

The standard 52-card pack is used.

RANK OF SUITS

The spade suit is always trump.

RANK OF CARDS

A (high), K, Q, J, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2.

OBJECT OF THE GAME

To win at least the number of tricks bid.

THE DEAL

The first dealer is chosen by a draw for high card, and thereafter the turn to deal proceeds clockwise. The entire deck is dealt one at a time, face down, beginning on the dealer's left. The players then pick up their cards and arrange them by suits.

THE BIDDING

Each player decides how many tricks they will be able to take. The player to the dealer's left starts the bidding and, in turn, each player states how many tricks they expect to win. There is only one round of bidding, and the minimum bid is One. Every player must make a bid; no player may pass. No suit is named in the bid, for as the name of the game implies, spades are always trump.

THE PLAY

The game is scored by hands, and the winner must make a certain number of points, which is decided before the game begins. Five hundred points is common, but 200 points is suitable for a short game. The player on the dealer's left makes the opening lead, and players must follow suit, if possible. If a player cannot follow suit, they may play a trump or discard. The trick is won by the player who plays the highest trump or if no trump was played, the player who played the highest card in the suit led. The player who wins the trick leads next. Play continues until none of the players have any cards left. Each hand is worth 13 tricks. Spades cannot be led unless played previously or player to lead has nothing but Spades in his hand.

HOW TO KEEP SCORE

For making the contract (the number of tricks bid), the player scores 10 points for each trick bid, plus 1 point for each overtrick.

For example, if the player's bid is Seven and they make seven tricks, the score would be 70. If the bid was Five and the player won eight tricks, the score would be 53 points: 50 points for the bid, and 3 points for the three overtricks. In some games, overtricks are called "bags" and a deduction of 100 points is made every time a player accumulates 10 bags. Thus, the object is always to fulfill the bid exactly.

If the player "breaks contract," that is, if they take fewer than the number of tricks bid, the score is 0. For example, if a player bids Four and wins only three tricks, no points are awarded.
One of the players is the scorer and writes the bids down, so that during the play and for the scoring afterward, this information will be available to all the players. When a hand is over, the scores should be recorded next to the bids, and a running score should be kept so that players can readily see each other's total points. If there is a tie, then all players participate in one more round of play.

Play Spades on-line at: https://www.cardzmania.com/Spades

 

Online Gaming: https://www.minecraft.net/en-us/article/free-educational-content-minecraft-marketplace-?fbclid=IwAR3rPkGK6ccD9cTgQlMN9-5bX1pwzb1Y2cfUvCm9JAAnHlZsnKlzGU-G83I

 

App of the Week: Gardenscapes -

For Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.playrix.gardenscapes&hl=en_US&gl=US

For Apple: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/gardenscapes/id1105855019

 

 

 

Nature and Weird Science

Fossa:

 

The fossa is a cat-like, carnivorous Mammal endemic to Madagascar. It is a member of the Eupleridae, a family of carnivorans closely related to the mongoose family Herpestidae. Its classification has been controversial because its physical traits resemble those of cats, yet other traits suggest a close relationship with viverrids. Its classification, along with that of the other Malagasy carnivores, influenced hypotheses about how many times mammalian carnivores have colonized Madagascar. With genetic studies demonstrating that the fossa and all other Malagasy carnivores are most closely related to each other forming a clade, recognized as the family Eupleridae, carnivorans are now thought to have colonized the island once, around 18-20 million years ago.

The fossa is the largest mammalian carnivore on Madagascar and has been compared to a small cougar. Adults have a head-body length of 70–80 cm (28–31 in) and weigh between 5.5 and 8.6 kg (12 and 19 lb), with the males larger than the females. It has semi-retractable claws (meaning it can extend but not retract its claws fully) and flexible ankles that allow it to climb up and down trees head-first, and also support jumping from tree to tree. The fossa is unique within its family for the shape of its genitalia, which share traits with those of cats and hyenas. A larger relative of the species, Cryptoprocta spelea, probably went extinct before 1400.

The species is widespread, although population densities are usually low. It is found solely in forested habitat, and actively hunts both by day and night. Over 50% of its diet consists of lemurs, the endemic primates found on the island; tenrecs, rodents, lizards, birds, and other animals are also documented as prey. Mating usually occurs in trees on horizontal limbs and can last for several hours. Litters range from one to six pups, which are born blind and toothless (altricial). Infants wean after 4.5 months and are independent after a year. The fossa is listed as a vulnerable species on the IUCN Red List. It is generally feared by the Malagasy people and is often protected by their fady (taboo). The greatest threat to the fossa is habitat destruction.

 

To learn more about the Fossa visit: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fossa_(animal)

 

Music

Genre of the Week: Ambient Music -

 

Ambient music is a genre of music that emphasizes tone and atmosphere over traditional musical structure or rhythm. A form of instrumental music, it may lack net composition, beat, or structured melody. It uses textural layers of sound which can reward both passive and active listening and encourage a sense of calm or contemplation. The genre is said to evoke an "atmospheric", "visual", or "unobtrusive" quality. Nature soundscapes may be included, and the sounds of acoustic instruments such as the piano, strings and flute may be emulated through a synthesizer.

The genre originated in the 1960s and 1970s, when new musical instruments were being introduced to a wider market, such as the synthesizer. It was presaged by Erik Satie's furniture music and styles such as musique concrète, minimal music, Jamaican dub music and German electronic music, but was prominently named and popularized by British musician Brian Eno in 1978 with his album Ambient 1: Music for Airports; Eno opined that ambient music "must be as ignorable as it is interesting." It saw a revival towards the late 1980s with the prominence of house and techno music, growing a cult following by the 1990s. Ambient music may have elements of new-age music and drone music, as some works may use sustained or repeated notes.

Ambient music did not achieve large commercial success, being criticized as having a "boring" and "over-intellectual" sound. Nevertheless, it has attained a certain degree of acclaim throughout the years, especially in the Internet age. Due to its relatively open style, ambient music often takes influences from many other genres, ranging from classical, avant-garde music, folk, jazz, and world music, amongst others.

Read more Ambient Music at: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ambient_music

Listen to Ambient Music on Pandora, Amazon or YouTube!

 

Movies (for Recreation-Type Activities)

The Labyrinth

 

16-year-old Sarah Williams recites from a book titled The Labyrinth in the park with her dog Merlin but becomes distracted by a line she is unable to remember while being watched by a barn owl. Realizing she is late to babysit her baby half-brother Toby, she rushes home and is confronted by her stepmother Irene, who then leaves for dinner with Sarah's father Robert. Sarah finds Toby in possession of her treasured childhood teddy bear, Lancelot. Frustrated by this and his constant crying, Sarah rashly wishes Toby be taken away by the goblins. She is shocked when Toby disappears and Jareth, the Goblin King, arrives. He offers Sarah her dreams in exchange for the baby, but she refuses, having instantly regretted her wish. Jareth reluctantly gives Sarah 13 hours to solve his labyrinth and find Toby before he is turned into a goblin forever. Sarah meets a dwarfish man named Hoggle, who aids her in entering the labyrinth. She has trouble finding her way at first, but meets a talking worm who inadvertently sends her in the wrong direction.

Sarah ends up in an oubliette, where she reunites with Hoggle. After they are confronted by Jareth and escape one of his traps, the two encounter a large beast named Ludo. Hoggle flees in a cowardly fashion, while Sarah befriends Ludo after freeing him from a trap. After another riddle, she loses him in a forest. Hoggle encounters Jareth, who gives him a drugged peach and instructs him to give it to Sarah, calling his loyalty into question, as he was supposed to lead her back to the beginning of the maze. Sarah is harassed by a group of creatures called the Fireys, but Hoggle comes to her aid. Thankful, she kisses him, and Jareth magically sends them to the Bog of Eternal Stench as punishment, where they reunite with Ludo. The trio meet the guard of the swamp named Sir Didymus, an anthropomorphic fox, and his Old English Sheepdog "steed" named Ambrosius. After Ludo howls and summons a trail of rocks to save Sarah from falling into the bog, Didymus joins the group. When the group gets hungry, Hoggle gives Sarah the peach and runs away as she falls into a trance and begins to forget her quest. She has a dream where Jareth comes to her at a masquerade ball, proclaiming his love for her, but she rebuffs him and escapes, falling into a junkyard. After an old Junk Lady fails to brainwash her, she is rescued by Ludo and Didymus, outside the Goblin City near Jareth's castle. They are confronted by the gate guard, but Hoggle bravely comes to their rescue. Despite his feeling unworthy of forgiveness for his betrayal, Sarah and the others welcome him back, and they enter the city together.

Read more about The Labyrinth at: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Labyrinth_(1986_film)

Watch The Labyrinth on Vudu, Amazon or DVD

 

 

Lending Library

DVDs are checked out on a first-come, first-serve basis. Many of the DVD's are listed below.  If you are interested, talk to your advocate!

 

EDUCATIONAL

Travel

Rick Steve’s Europe (4 Disk) Germany, Swiss alps and Travel Skills, Easter Europe, Italy

Rick Steve’s Europe (4 Disk) Great Britain, Ireland, Spain and Portugal, France and Benelux

Rick Steve’s PBS 11 Shows 2013-2014 (2 disk)

Colorado’s Scenic Train Ride

Kiwi Country New Zealand

Must See Places of the World: Australia the Beautiful

Alaska’s Inside Passage x 2

America By Rail, rout of the Southwest Chief

All Aboard the Potomac Eagle A Scenic Train Ride

Point Lobos, Timeless Coast

The States, Volume 2

Travel the World by Train

Rick Steves’ Scandinavia ( 2 disk)

Rick Steves’ Germany, Benelux, and More (2 disk)

Reader’s Digest Must See Places-Wildlife Treasures

Reader’s Digest Must See Places-Scenic Cruises of the World

Reader’s Digest Must See Places-Australia the Beautiful

 

Animals and Nature

Cry of The Penguin

Deadly Down Under

Metamorphosis

Wolves at Our Door

Species Hunter

Must See Places of the World: Wildlife Treasures

White Shark, Outside the Cage

Planet-Ocean (5 disk)

Explore The Wildlife Kingdom, Lions

Tropical Rainforest

Explore The Wildlife Kingdom, the hidden world of Africa

Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom

Swamp Tigers

Living with Tigers

The Best of nature (6 disk)

Discovery Queen of the Elephants

Disney African Cats

Explore The Wildlife Kingdom, Cougars

Flight the Genius of Birds

March of the Penguins

JAWS of the Pacific

 

History

Nefertiti

The Last Frontier

The Wildest Dream, conquest of Everest

Forbidden City, The Great Within

The Legend of Bigfoot

Flying Scotsman, the World’s Most Famous Locomotive

U.S. Navy Carriers

MythBusters Big Blasts collections (2 disk)

Thunderbirds, Skies of Thunder

Dinosaur Planet

Carrier, fortress At Sea

Ken Burns National Parks (6 disk)

Reader’s Digest Must See Places-Marvels of Mankind

Reader’s Digest Must See Places-Mysteries of the Ancient World

 

Informational and Independent Living

My Life, My Choice Person Directed Living

Temple Grandon

Possibilities, Disabilities and the Arts

It’s So Much Work to Be Your Friend

Managing Threatening Confrontations

Oops, Wrong Planet (Understanding Asperger’s syndrome)

Normal People Scare Me; A Film About AUTISM

How To Make a Good Decision At Home

How To Make A Good Decision In The Community

How To Make A Good Decision In the Workplace or Day Program

Overcoming Obstacles to Learning

How to Improve thinking Strategies for People With Developmental Disabilities (2 disk)

Understanding Developmental Disabilities (2 disk)

I have Tourette’s But Tourette’s Doesn’t Have Me

Leadership Through Personal Change, Ways to Have The Life You Want (2 disk)

The Ethics of Touch, Establishing and Maintaining Appropriate Boundaries

Positive Behavioral Supports, Meeting Unmet Needs

 

HEALTH

Wii Just Dance Disney Party

Wii Just Dance 2018

Wii Dance Summer Party

Wii Just Dance 4

Wii Just Dance 2014

Wii Just Dance 2

Wii Just Dance 2015

Wii Just Dance 2020

Eat Right For A Long And Healthy Life

Richard Simmons Party Off The Pounds

Wii Zumba

Richard Simmons Dancin’ To The Oldies

Walking Down Your Blood Sugar, controlling Diabete