lectures for parents and teachers are available on film, in either DVD format
or video cassette.
Whether he is presenting live
or on film, his message remains the same: You
sell the love of reading to children by reading to them
for 15-20 minutes a day. You advertise the product you
want them to "buy into." As he explains, not
only does common sense dictate the practice, so too does
the last 25 years of reading research.
After seeing his videos, you'll understand why his speeches
are booked more than a year in advance, and Smithsonian magazine (Feb.
1995) devoted six pages to profiling his work.
fit your school's various needs, there are two video
versions of different time lengths. (The parent version
is 34 minutes shorter than the faculty version.
VERSION — DVD OR VIDEO CASSETTE:
97 minutes / #005 /
This version contains the entire film of Jim Trelease's
standard lecture, including information for both parents
and classroom teachers. Details on subject contents can
be found at CONTENTS.
VERSION — DVD OR
(63 minutes / #006 / $50)
If you need a shorter version of the film's message
for parent groups, this one contains only the material
from the 97-minute version that pertains to what parents
can do to help a child's reading (especially reading aloud
to him/her). Details on subject contents can
be found here at CONTENTS.
FILM PACKAGE — DVD OR
Both film versions (#007/
This packaging gives you both the Teacher-Parent
version AND the Parent version while saving you
$30 over buying them individually.
To view a flash excerpt from
excerpt from the film can be viewed online as a Flash video.
To hear audio from the
Much of Jim Trelease's
film also is contained on his CD-audio.
To hear a five-minute excerpt from the film's audio, click
either of the plugins below: