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  1. Poster: Reminders for Good Readers

    This convenient learning poster can be displayed in your classroom to remind students of the eight strategies that good readers use to understand a text. These include Preview, Infer, Picture It, Make Connections, Ask Questions and more. A related lessons and activities poster is included, allowing students to further explore the reading strategies of inference and prediction.

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    A$16.95
  2. The Thoughtful Classroom Portfolio Series: From Note Taking to Notemaking

    Making good notes is essential to academic success, and research shows that note-savvy students significantly and consistently outperform their peers in school. This resource has everything a teacher needs to master the strategy of notemaking, in turn strengthening their students' learning.

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    A$24.95
  3. Teaching Students to Think Like Scientists

    The scientific curiosity of students is never stronger than in primary school, and teachers should always seek to nurture and encourage these questioning behaviours, rather than quash them. With Teaching Student to Think Like Scientists teachers will be fully prepared to enhance their science and literacy instruction, as well as address the new Australian Curriculum: Science and English content descriptions. Teaching Students to Think Like Scientists prepares students to examine decisions and ideas through scientific investigation and argumentation. Using the research-supported strategies of this book, teachers of science – or any other subject – will give students a rich and lasting understanding of the essential role of science in their daily lives and in the global community.

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    A$32.95
  4. Brigance: Screens III Complete 0 Years to 6-11 Years Screen, Data Sheet and Manual Bundle

    This bundle contains: Brigance: Screens III: Screen 0-35 Months (CA14294),  Brigance: Screens III: Screen 3-5 Years (CA14296), Brigance: Screens III: Screen Foundation and Year One (CA14299), Brigance: Screens III: Data Sheet Infant (CA14301),  Brigance: Screens III: Data Sheet Toddler (CA14303),  Brigance: Screens III: Data Sheet 2-Year-Old (CA14305), Brigance: Screens III: Data Sheet 3-Year-Old (CA14309), Brigance: Screens III: Data Sheet 4-Year-Old (CA14311), Brigance: Screens III: Data Sheet 5-Year-Old (CA14313), Brigance: Screens III: Data Sheet Foundation (CA14315), Brigance: Screens III: Data Sheet Year One (CA14317), Brigance: Screens III: Technical Report (CA14300) and Brigance: Screens III: Box of Materials (CA8651).

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    A$1,215.00
  5. Brigance: Screens III Bundle 3-5 Years

    The Brigance: Screens III Bundle 3-5 Years is designed to be used by all persons engaged in Early Childhood Education from 3-5 years. If used correctly, screens and assessments will produce valid results, enabling identification of a child’s developmental age and suggest appropriate interventions to help improve skills across a wide range of domains, ensuring all children are ‘school ready’. This bundle contains: Brigance: Screens III: Screen 3-5 Years (CA14296),  Brigance: Screens III: Data Sheet 3-Year-Old (CA14308),  Brigance: Screens III: Data Sheet 4-Year-Old (CA14310),  Brigance: Screens III: Data Sheet 5-Year-Old (CA14312) and Brigance: Screens III: Technical Report (CA14300).

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    A$475.00
  6. Essentials for Achieving Rigour Series

    The Essentials for Achieving Rigour series of instructional guides helps educators become highly skilled at implementing, monitoring and adapting instruction. Readers can put the guides to practical use immediately, adopting day-to-day examples as models for application in their own classrooms.

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    Starting at A$25.95

  7. Brigance: Screens III + IED III Complete Assessment Bundle 3-5 Years
    This bundle will allow screening of children from 3-5 years to determine their developmental age. Based on the results of the screen children can be assessed at a deeper level using the IED III. Interventions can then be introduced using the Readiness Activities. Once the interventions are complete, children can be re-screened to determine growth in developmental age and to ascertain if further interventions or referrals are required. Examples of persons who might use this kit include but are not limited to Maternal Health Nurses, Doctors, Paediatricians, Kindergarten and Early Childhood teachers and Child Care workers. A degree in Psychology is not required to administer either the Screens III or the IED III. Learn More
    A$848.00
  8. Brigance: Screens III and IED III Complete Assessment

    This bundle contains: Screens Brigance: Screens III: Screen 0-35 Months (CA14294) Brigance: Screens III: Screen 3-5 Years (CA14296) Brigance: Screens III: Screen Foundation and Year One (CA14299) Data Sheets Brigance: Screens III: Data Sheet Infant (20 Pack) (CA14302) Brigance: Screens III: Data Sheet Toddler (20 Pack) (CA14304) Brigance: Screens III: Data Sheet 2-Year-Old (20 Pack) (CA14306) Brigance: Screens III: Data Sheet 3-Year-Old (20 Pack) (CA14308) Brigance: Screens III: Data Sheet 4-Year-Old (20 Pack) (CA14310) Brigance: Screens III: Data Sheet 5-Year-Old (20 Pack) (CA14312) Brigance: Screens III: Data Sheet Foundation (20 Pack) (CA14314) Brigance: Screens III: Data Sheet Year One (20 Pack) (CA14316) Technical Report Brigance: Screens III: Technical Report (CA14300) Inventory Brigance: IED III Inventory - Early Childhood Edition (CA14278) Record Book Brigance: IED III Record Book (Set of 20) (CA14283) and Accessories Kit Brigance: IED III Accessories Kit (CA9562).

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    A$1,543.00
  9. Primary Science Readers: I Wonder Why Series

    Science educators have long known the benefits of using children's picture books to help teach important science concepts. And every parent has experienced strings of "why" questions from little ones! The I Wonder Why book series is written to ignite the curiosity of children in Years F-6 while encouraging them to become avid readers. These books explore the marvels of animals, plants and other phenomena related to science and nature. Included in each edition is a Parent/Teacher Handbook with coordinating activities. The I Wonder Why series is written by award-winning science educator Lawrence F. Lowery. Each book is full-colour, 250 x 180 mm (B5) and 36 pages in length.

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    Starting at A$15.00

  10. Graphic Organisers for Writing

    The use of graphic organisers as part of the writing process is important to writing success. In his book, Frames of Mind, Howard Gardner discusses how the use of visuals engages a learner’s multiple intelligences. The US Department of Education reported that students with visible planning in writing score higher on most forms of mandated tests than those who did not plan. Graphic Organisers for Writing is one workbook resource every teacher needs. Here are 60 graphic organisers for writing nonfiction, fiction and integrating explicit elements of good writing. Use the organisers to facilitate excellent writing.

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    A$35.95
  11. Graphic Organisers for Reading

    The use of graphic organisers makes it easier for students to comprehend and remember what they read. Scientifically based research shows that using graphic organisers leads to improved students performance on assessments and enhanced critical thinking skills. The US National Reading Panel (2000) cited graphic and semantic organisers as one of the most effective ways to help students improve reading comprehension. Graphic Organisers for Reading is one workbook resource every teacher needs. Here are 60 graphic organisers for fiction and nonfiction, literary elements and genre, and reading in any content area. Use the organisers to reinforce important reading strategies.

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    A$35.95

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