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  1. Going Green Series (set of 4)

    Get ready to go green! It’s never too early to teach children about taking care of the environment they live in. With the exciting and educational lessons in the Going Green series for Years F-8, your primary students will embrace the message and adopt sustainable practices that can be used throughout their lifetimes. The series has been revised as of 2014 to assist Australian primary teachers in incorporating the cross-curricular priority of sustainability into their integrated teaching of Australian Curriculum learning areas, including geography, English, mathematics and science.

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    A$70.00
  2. The Thinking School: Implementing Thinking Skills Across the School

    Thinking tools are the strategies or scaffolding through which students can access the curriculum. They are devices that have been developed specifically to improve children's thinking by: Creating a visual focus on an issue that needs to be resolved; Offering immediate feedback through seeing their ideas on paper; Seeing the big picture; Making new connections; Analysing complex situations; Developing new critical thinking skills; and Creating new ideas and products. In this exciting new resource, Ralph Pirozzo offers teachers an introduction to the world of thinking tools, covering a range of devices for different tasks and guiding teachers as how to choose the most appropriate tool for each situation.

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    A$39.95
  3. Teaching Minds: How Cognitive Science Can Save Our Schools

    From grade school to graduate school, from the poorest public institutions to the most affluent private ones, our educational system is failing students. In his provocative new book, cognitive scientist and bestselling author Roger Schank argues that class size, lack of parental involvement, and other commonly-cited factors have nothing to do with why students are not learning. The culprit is a system of subject-based instruction and the solution is cognitive-based learning. This groundbreaking book defines what it would mean to teach thinking. The time is now for schools to start teaching minds!

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    A$29.95
  4. Schoolwide Pedagogy

    The idea of schoolwide pedagogy (SWP) is a relatively new phenomenon, and here, thanks to researchers at the Leadership Research Institute at the University of Southern Queensland, is a brand-new title to help you understand this exciting teacher-friendly concept better. Introducing the background of SWP through personal recollections, you’ll learn about the specific criterion and principles that characterise SWP,as well as discover how it has been used. This book’s multiple messages of inspiration and practical pedagogical approaches will serve as motivation for any teacher, principal or school community that wants to revitalise their school outcomes.

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    A$35.95
  5. The Adaptive School: A Sourcebook for Developing Collaborative Groups

    The Adaptive School is about developing strong schools in which collaborative faculties are capable of meeting the certain challenges of today and the uncertain challenges of tomorrow. Some schools are flourishing. Others are making remarkable gains in improving student achievement, increasing attendance, attaining higher post-school accomplishments, and developing satisfying relationships with their communities. Some schools produce only fair results; others languish. We believe that all can be better. The Adaptive School is designed as a sourcebook to support you in developing and facilitating collaborative groups to improve student learning. You can use it as a basic text for yourself or as a reference book for diagnosis and problem solving.

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    A$49.95
  6. The Focus Factor: 8 Essential Twenty-First Century Thinking Skills for Deeper Student Learning

    In this revised Australian edition of The Focus Factor, author James Bellanca examines the importance of an essential set of thinking skills that supports the Australian Curriculum and ensures future success for students in 21st-century life, school and work. Each chapter introduces the what, the why and the how to do it for explicit incorporation of content-crossing competencies. The text features practical how-to classroom examples that make it easy for teachers to integrate the development of important cognitive functions into their daily lessons.

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    A$32.95
  7. Brigance: Screens III: Technical Manual

    The Brigance Screens III Technical Manual is an extensive and valuable resource for any educator, parent or professional using the Brigance Screens III. It details the science behind the newly updated Screens III and the extensive U.S. national study that has made them more accurate. The Technical Manual also includes specific information on how to administer the Screens III with subjects, interpret the results and monitor progress. Additionally, it offers a complete technical breakdown of the standardisation process and information on the reliability, accuracy and validity of the Screens III as detailed early childhood screening instruments. It also includes sample data sheets, information forms and sheets for parents, and details on comparing the Screens to other screening tests.

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    A$70.00
  8. Brigance: Early Childhood Screens III: Data Sheet Six-Year-Old/Year One (50 Pack)

    The new Brigance Screens III offer developmental screening of children from infancy to year one. This resource contains 50 copies of the data sheet required to record the results of the Screens III for Year One, as well as a carbon paper copy for each data sheet to create a facsimile of the results for your records.

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    A$55.00
  9. Brigance: Early Childhood Screens III: Data Sheet Five-Year-Old/Foundation (50 Pack)

    The new Brigance Screens III offer developmental screening of children from infancy to year one. This resource contains 50 copies of the data sheet required to record the results of the Screens III for Foundation Year (Prep, Reception Kindergarten, etc.), as well as a carbon paper copy for each data sheet to create a facsimile of the results for your records.

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    A$55.00
  10. Brigance: Screens III: Data Sheet 5-Year-Old (50 Pack)

    The new Brigance Screens III offer developmental screening of children from infancy to year one. This resource contains 50 copies of the data sheet required to record the results of the Screens III for a five-year-old child, as well as a carbon paper copy for each data sheet to create a facsimile of the results for your records.

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    A$55.00
  11. Brigance: Screens III: Data Sheet 4-Year-Old (50 Pack)

    The new Brigance Screens III offer developmental screening of children from infancy to year one. This resource contains 50 copies of the data sheet required to record the results of the Screens III for a four-year-old child, as well as a carbon paper copy for each data sheet to create a facsimile of the results for your records.

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    A$55.00
  12. Brigance: Screens III: Data Sheet Toddler (50 Pack)

    The new Brigance Screens III offer developmental screening of children from infancy to year one. This resource contains 50 copies of the data sheet required to record the results of the Screens III for an infant, as well as a carbon paper copy for each data sheet to create a facsimile of the results for your records. Learn More

    A$55.00

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