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  1. Readiness Skills and Relationship Building for Early Childhood Education Workbook: Developing Cognitive Skills and Enhancing Relationships for Academic Success

    Competence and sense of confidence are vital to building reading and academic readiness in young children. And since so much learning takes place in conversation with adults, educators who are versed in healthy adult/child interactions are better positioned to help children gain skills and take ownership in their learning. With emphasis on mediation - the how, what and why of learning - this workshop-based workbook follows the key components that research has identified as essential to each day of an early childhood program.

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    A$17.95
  2. ASCD Arias Publication: Fostering Grit

    In addition to teaching students how to read, write, and calculate, you want students to acquire other skills for success in the real world. That means teaching them to develop grit: a combination of tenacity and perseverance and a willingness to take risks and bounce back from failure. Read Fostering Grit: How Do I Prepare My Students for the Real World? to explore what teaching for grit looks like, and get a sample lesson plan with self-assessments and a six-step process applicable across year levels and content areas to help students build skills they need.

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    A$15.00
  3. ASCD Arias Series

    ASCD Arias publications provide concise answers to challenging questions that you need to solve today—in a convenient format that you can read in one sitting and immediately put into practice. They’re the next-generation, immediate-need resources for everyone committed to the success of each learner.

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    Starting at A$15.00

  4. ASCD Arias Publication: Self-Regulated Learning for Academic Success

    Self-regulated learning can be taught in every content area and at every year level. Self-Regulated Learning for Academic Success: How Do I Help Students Manage Their Thoughts, Behaviors, and Emotions? presents instructional strategies and specific ideas you can implement in your classroom today to put all your students on the path to positive, empowered learning and greater academic success.

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    A$15.00
  5. The Classroom Strategies Series

    This series offers in-depth research-based instructional strategies that can be used in the classroom to enhance student achievement. Classroom teachers as well as building- and district-level administrators will benefit from sharing the knowledge in this library and building capacity as a staff to implement strategies for school improvement.

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    Starting at A$24.95

  6. ECERS-E: The Four Curricular Subscales Extension to the Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale (ECERS-R), 4th Edition

    ECERS-E (to be used with the ECERS-R) extends the scales to provide additional insights into important aspects of literacy, mathematics, science and environment, and practices related to issues of diversity. The curriculum domains bear important relationships to cognitive and social/behavioural developmental outcomes. Learn More

    A$29.95
  7. Silly Sports and Goofy Games

    In a matter of moments you can convert any class into a focused, high-energy community. Boost energy. Boost achievement. Release joy with the world’s most comprehensive collection of indoor and outdoor sport and game activities. Includes over 200 step-by-step, fun and involving sports and games in nine categories: terrific tag, happy helpers, beautiful balances, creative coordination, meaningful movements, crazy challenges, ridiculous relays, silly sports and goofy games. Games guarantee success in classroom energising, character building, and stretching bodily and kinaesthetic intelligence. This wonderful collection of games shows how to use playground and classroom activities to build the cooperative skills and community feeling so crucial to character development and sorely missing in much of our society.

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    A$45.00
  8. Emotion-Friendly Teaching: Accelerating Social-Emotional Learning

    Become an emotion-friendly teacher! Apply powerful new research and theory in the field of emotion to transform your classroom. Teach with emotion as part of every lesson. Elicit the ten most important positive emotions. Master the revolutionary Kagan emotion wheel to help students understand and manage their emotions. Boost students’ EQ as you teach: students acquire self-knowledge, self-control, self-motivation, empathy and relationship skills. And do it all with easy-to-learn, easy-to-use proven Kagan structures. Transform cutting edge research into practical activities to release the power of emotion-friendly teaching.

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    A$59.00

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