Instructional Videos/Teaching Films

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Re: Instructional Videos/Teaching Films

Post by donnie » Fri Feb 08, 2019 10:30 pm

I’m glad you liked it! :D Yes, there are tons of good ones. I’ve got several cued to watch, and I’ll post another.

Yes, it does seem a little odd that neither of the steadies realizes they are steadies. It’s also odd how this story meanders around without really getting anywhere. :) Still fun to watch, though.

As for the accuracy, I think for sure it’s probably highly idealistic, though society was—in some ways—not so far from that ideal. The scene between Jeff and his father seemed pretty improbable. I never got the dating talk either (though I could probably have used one); my parents just sort of left me to figure those things out for myself.

I think it was considered “healthy” (less dangerous??) to “play the field” back in those days. That was always foreign to me. I wasn’t interested in casual dating that clearly didn’t have any future, but I get the idea that’s what was definitely encouraged in that time, don’t you?

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Re: Instructional Videos/Teaching Films

Post by Kitty » Sat Feb 09, 2019 1:34 am

I think casual dating is what must have been encouraged, too. But how many friends did one have not to go out with the same girl twice in a row, as Jeff states his father would have been worried about a couple years ago?
Speaking of 'a couple years ago' in this scenario, I'm guessing these kids are around 17. How early was dating acceptable back then? And it sure seems that these dates are unchaperoned. I kind of thought even dating at 15 is young nowadays.
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Re: Instructional Videos/Teaching Films

Post by donnie » Sat Feb 09, 2019 8:53 am

Kitty wrote:
Sat Feb 09, 2019 1:34 am
Speaking of 'a couple years ago' in this scenario, I'm guessing these kids are around 17. How early was dating acceptable back then? And it sure seems that these dates are unchaperoned. I kind of thought even dating at 15 is young nowadays.
Yeah, I didn't notice that. I would think 15 would have been considered a little young back then, too. Although—when you think about it, it wasn't unusual to be getting married at 18 or 19 back then, either. So maybe they did date younger?

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Re: Instructional Videos/Teaching Films

Post by Kitty » Sat Feb 09, 2019 10:09 am

donnie wrote:
Sat Feb 09, 2019 8:53 am
Although—when you think about it, it wasn't unusual to be getting married at 18 or 19 back then, either. So maybe they did date younger?
That makes sense. You're probably right!
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Re: Instructional Videos/Teaching Films

Post by donnie » Sat Feb 09, 2019 10:45 am

This one is pretty funny—especially the middle part where he collapses at the party. This features Dick York, who would go on to fame as Darrin in Bewitched.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2lt8ukFxTkU&index=44&list=PL_hX5wLdhf_LJHvbd4-Dv-rXOGG63RvCF

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Re: Instructional Videos/Teaching Films

Post by Kitty » Sun Apr 14, 2019 3:45 pm

This one is not old, but it is very interesting and sometimes humorous. It tells all about what ASMR is.
https://youtu.be/vFqbWwKg_o4
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Re: Instructional Videos/Teaching Films

Post by donnie » Sun Apr 14, 2019 6:20 pm

Yes, very interesting. That's a new term for me, too.

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Re: Instructional Videos/Teaching Films

Post by Kitty » Sun Apr 14, 2019 6:45 pm

donnie wrote:
Sun Apr 14, 2019 6:20 pm
Yes, very interesting. That's a new term for me, too.
Really? Glad to have taught you something!! 😄
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