Guidance & Counseling


New! Active Listening (Dynamic Learning) 4 min.

As students we spend a lot of time listening. But because we don’t always fully engage with what we’re hearing we frequently miss a lot of important information. And if we’re not taking something in, we can’t recall it when we really need it. But it’s not difficult to become a more active listener and in this short film we show you three simple strategies to improve your listening and make you bet...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2024

New! Dual Coding (Dynamic Learning) 4 min.

Dual coding involves using verbal and visual cues to help develop your learning and recall. So if you like two-for-one offers, this one’s for you. Research shows it improves understanding and creates stronger memories, so that’s a bargain. And combining it with retrieval practice turbo-charges your revision, giving you even more.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2024

New! Retrieval Practice (Dynamic Learning) 4 min.

This short film shows you how to use retrieval practice to improve your understanding and develop your recall to identify gaps in your knowledge. While most study time is spent trying to get knowledge into your brain, then out again when exams roll around, retrieval practice helps to get it in and out at the same time. It’s been shown to create stronger memories than the familiar techniques of re-...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2024

New! Episode 3: Eating for Nutrient Density: A Path to Optimal Health (Nourish Your Life: A Guide to Healthy Eating) 8 min.

Explaining what is meant by nutrient density, this program discusses nutrient dense foods. It considers how "colorful choices" in food are beneficial, what to look for on a food label to determine if something is nutrient dense, and the importance of portion control. A MotionMasters Production.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2024

New! Episode 4: Dairy and Dairy Alternatives: A Guide to Health and Choices (Nourish Your Life: A Guide to Healthy Eating) 7 min.

This program examines what is meant by "dairy" in the MyPlate model - explaining that it's not simply a dairy product such as cream cheese, but rather is a focus on calcium-rich and protein-rich dairy products. It looks at the nutrients in dairy. The program also considers different dairy substitutes for those with allergies or who are vegan. A MotionMasters Production.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2024

New! Episode 5: Limiting Added Sugars: A Sweet Path to Better Health (Nourish Your Life: A Guide to Healthy Eating) 10 min.

Differentiating between added sugars and natural sugars in foods, this program considers health issues created by too much added sugar and explains how to find hidden sources of added sugar in food. It discusses dangers of too much sugar, such as the loss of the ability to regulate blood sugar, and emphasizes the importance of making mindful choices and enjoying added sugars in moderation. A Motio...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2024

New! Episode 6: Protein Power: Unlocking the Importance of Protein in Your Diet (Nourish Your Life: A Guide to Healthy Eating) 8 min.

This program explains the benefits of protein-rich foods, discussing how protein helps the body with enzyme and hormone production, immune function, feelings of fullness, and cellular function. It considers sources of lean protein and looks at the different protein requirements for people with different lifestyles. A MotionMasters Production.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2024

New! Episode 7: The Importance of Water: Stay Hydrated for Health and Wellness (Nourish Your Life: A Guide to Healthy Eating) 6 min.

Explaining why proper hydration is crucial for health because it helps with such functions as temperature regulation, digestion and nutrient absorption, and joint lubrication, this program explains how to tell if you are properly hydrated. It also considers signs of dehydration. A MotionMasters Production.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2024

New! Episode 8: Making Informed Food Choices: From Reading Labels to Dining Out (Nourish Your Life: A Guide to Healthy Eating) 7 min.

This program examines the elements of a food label, looking at serving size, calorie count, macro and micronutrients, % daily value, ingredients list, and allergen information, focusing on how to use this information to make healthy choices. It also offers strategies for making wise choices when eating out. A MotionMasters Production.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2024

New! Episode 1: The Importance of a Balanced Diet (Nourish Your Life: A Guide to Healthy Eating) 8 min.

This program discusses the importance of maintaining a balanced diet in maintaining ones health. It considers such health issues as Type 2 Diabetes and tooth decay that can result from poor eating habits. It also introduces the basic nutrient groups - carbohydrates, fat, protein, vitamins, and minerals - and the importance of each. A MotionMasters Production.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2024