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  1. Literacy is NOT Enough: 21st Century Fluencies for the Digital Age

    Educating students to traditional literacy standards is no longer enough. If students are to thrive in their academic and 21st-century careers, then independent and creative thinking hold the highest currency. The authors explain in detail how to add these new components of literacy: Solution Fluency, Information Fluency, Creativity Fluency, Collaboration Fluency. Students must master a completely different set of skills to succeed in a culture of technology-driven automation, abundance, and access to global labor markets. The authors present an effective framework for integrating comprehensive literacy or fluency into the traditional curriculum.

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    A$66.00
  2. Curriculum Planning and Instructional Design for Gifted Learners, 3rd Edition

    In its third edition, Curriculum Planning and Instructional Design for Gifted Learners provides practitioners at local and state levels a guide to designing curriculum for the gifted at any level of learning and in any subject area. It addresses the need to differentiate at all levels in the design process, from goals through assessment, and shows how to customise curriculum for advanced learners.

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    A$54.95
  3. Teaching Tenacity, Resilience, and a Drive for Excellence: Lessons for Social-Emotional Learning for Grades 4-8

    How can we help students develop resilience to persevere in the face of setbacks? How can we ignite a drive that will inspire them to sustain effort even through difficulty? This book equips teachers to deliberately cultivate psychosocial skills, including self-awareness, problem-solving to deal with setbacks, assertive interpersonal skills and intellectual risk-taking. By teaching students to be aware of how their thoughts, emotions and behaviours affect their pursuit of excellence, students can learn to tackle challenges and setbacks that they might experience as they reach to achieve. Lessons include engaging activities and curriculum connections, covering topics related to perfectionism, mindset, grit, stress, procrastination, social-emotional intelligence and more.

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    A$37.95
  4. Make the Future! Hands-On Sustainability Lessons Set of 3

    Can primary students really change the world? Yes, they can - and this series shows them how! Make the Future! Hands-On Sustainability Lessons is a cross-curriculum STEM series for Years 1-8 that gives real meaning to the idea of sustainability. Each resource is designed to supplement instruction in every Australian Curriculum learning area by addressing the Sustainability cross-curriculum priority, as well as reproducible worksheets and teachers' notes. Make the Future! includes whole-class, small-group and individual work with options for a range of skill levels; opportunities for multi-year-level collaboration, self-directed learning and community engagement; and content that actively develops key life skills, such as financial planning, nutritional knowledge and goal-setting.

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    A$70.00
  5. Overcoming the Achievement Gap Trap: Liberating Mindsets to Effect Change

    Ensure learning equality in every classroom. Investigate previous and current policies designed to help close the achievement gap. Examine predominant mindsets that contradict school missions to promote equal academic opportunities, and consider the psychological impact this has on students. Explore strategies for adopting a new mindset that frees educators and students from negative academic performance expectations.

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    A$41.25
  6. Understanding by Design Two-Book Set

    This Understanding by Design Guide Set contains one copy of The Understanding by Design Guide to Creating High-Quality Units and one copy of The Understanding by Design Guide to Advanced Concepts in Creating and Reviewing Units. In the Guide to Creating High-Quality Units, Grant Wiggins and Jay McTighe share their insights and the practical tips that have helped thousands of educators design curriculum based on the Understanding by Design (UbD) framework. The Guide to Advanced Concepts in Creating and Reviewing Units is designed to complement to the High-Quality Units Guide and is essential for taking your work to a higher plane and measuring the results of your efforts.

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    A$49.95
  7. Unpacking the Common Core Standards Using the UbD Framework (DVD)

    Follow a group of teachers and administrators from two districts who come together to learn how the Understanding by Design framework can help them tackle the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). While the two groups are at different stages of Common Core standards adoption and readiness, they both find practical solutions using the work of Grant Wiggins and Jay McTighe. Through interviews, classroom scenes and segments drawn from a Wiggins and McTighe Common Core and UbD Framework seminar, you'll see how to read and interpret the CCSS document, use the UbD template to unpack the CCSS, and bring CCSS-relevant lessons to life in your schools.

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    A$70.00
  8. Vocabulary for the Australian Curriculum: Science

    The Australian Curriculum: Science presents unique demands on students to learn vocabulary and for teachers to teach it. Authors Robert J. Marzano, Katie Rogers and Julia A. Simms address the needs for standards-aligned vocabulary instruction in their three-part resource, Vocabulary for the Australian Curriculum: Science. This revised Australian edition of Vocabulary for the New Generation Science Standards will guide teachers and teams toward creating a successful vocabulary program while highlighting both general academic and domain-specific terms from the science standards.

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    A$34.95
  9. ASCD Arias Publication: Solving 25 Problems in Unit Design

    Curriculum design experts Jay McTighe and Grant Wiggins have reviewed thousands of curriculum documents and unit plans across a range of subjects and grades. In this book, they identify and describe the 25 most common problems in unit design and recommend how to fix them - and avoid them when planning new units. McTighe and Wiggins, authors of Understanding by Design, help you use the process of backward design to trouble shoot your units and achieve tighter alignment and focus on learning priorities. Whether you're working with local or national standards or with other learning goals, you can rely on their practical and proven solutions to promote deeper and better learning for your students.

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    A$15.00
  10. Redesigning Schooling Series Complete Set

    Redesigning Schooling is a six-part series designed to help identify the big questions in education, look at lessons from other systems and shape the debate on how we can make our education system world class. With Redesigning Schooling, educators are urged to consider best practice in six areas of schooling: teaching and learning; student impact; parental engagement; curriculum design; assessment design; and collaboration between schools.

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    A$90.00
  11. Redesigning Schooling: Principled curriculum design

    Dylan Wiliam starkly outlines the challenge: 'The rather terrifying thing about being involved in education at the present time is that we are the first generation of educators who know we have no idea what we are doing.' This is because, although education is changing fast, the world is changing faster. Professor Wiliam explains what this means in terms of curriculum in our schools and outlines seven suggested principles of curriculum design. This booklet aims to help schools make curriculum development a planned and collegial process, and one that builds on the expertise of others.

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    A$15.95
  12. Teaching Argumentation: Activities and Games for the Classroom

    Teaching Argumentation: Activities and Games for the Classroom identifies select argumentation skills from the Common Core State Standards and offers F-12 teachers 10 fun, engaging activities and games to teach those skills. Students will develop the ability to think critically and debate constructively, and will become informed citizens destined for academic and lifetime success. Katie Rogers and Julia A. Simms identify the standards relevant to argumentation, the elements of argumentation within the standards, and group the elements into 13 argumentation skills. Help students develop the critical-thinking skills necessary to lead informed lives!

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    A$39.95

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