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  1. Basic Not Boring Series: Middle Years Book of Science Tests

    This is a book of science tests for middle year students. It will provide teachers with tools for keeping track of how students are progressing on skills or standards. It's everything you've wanted in a group of ready-made assessments. The tests cover all the basic skill areas for science. There are 23 tests within 5 areas: science concepts and processes, life sciences, human body and health, physical science, and earth and space science. The tests are student-friendly and the students will be surprised that they are tests at all. The pages are inviting and fun. Four inquisitive scientists ramble through the pages, leading students through unique and interesting challenges and investigations.

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    A$49.95
  2. Basic Not Boring Series: Middle Years Book of Human Body and Health

    This book introduces students from middle years to the human body and health. Each page invites learner to try a high interest, appealing exercises which will help students with a new skill, reinforce a skill or assess a student's performance or understanding. Students will deepen their science, body and health knowledge while following dozens of delightful doctors, patients, and workers around a Medical Centre. Activities cover body processes, cells, tissues, organs, systems (skeletal, nervous, heart & circulatory, endocrine, excretory, respiratory, digestive, reproductive), joints, muscles, senses, genetics, diseases, disorders, exercise, nutrition, first aid and fitness. Learn More

    A$21.95
  3. Basic Not Boring Series: Science Concepts and Processes Middle Years

    This book introduces students from middle years to science concepts and processes. Each page invites the learner to try  high interest, appealing exercises which will help students with a new skill, reinforce an existing skill or assess a student's performance or understanding. This is no ordinary fill-in-the-blanks way to learn. These exercises are fun and surprising. Students will deepen their science knowledge while enjoying five clever scientists who will lead them to explore and deepen their understanding of science concepts and processes. The pages are written with the assumption that an adult will be available to assist the student with their learning and practice.

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    A$21.95
  4. Basic Not Boring Years 5-6

    Basic Not Boring Years 5-6 is an interdisciplinary resource designed for middle years students, and covers the key learning areas of English, maths, society and the environment through mapping skills, measurement, grammar usage, writing skills and problem solving.  The book provides tools for reinforcing concepts and skills for identifying areas that need additional attention.  Each section contains a list of skills for the content area, student exercises, a ready-to-use assessment tool and a complete answer key.

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    A$59.95
  5. Open-Ended Maths Tasks (VELS Edition)

    Questions prompt thinking. In order to get better thinking out of our students, we need to ask better questions. This book focuses on the use of open-ended questions in the maths classroom. Open-ended questions promote effective problem solving skills and can easily be incorporated with thinking tools such as Bloom's Taxonomy, Multiple Intelligences, Habits of Mind, Creative and Critical Thinking and other organisational skills. The accompanying downloadable resources include printable versions of the problems in the book.

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    A$39.95
  6. Open-Ended Maths Tasks: Space, Chance and Data

    Open-ended questions provoke thoughtful and investigative responses, and Open-Ended Maths: Space, Chance and Data is geared towards doing just that. This book will help primary-school educators use short, innovative tasks based around the main learning theories: Creative and Critical Thinking, Multiple Intelligences, Graphic Organisers, Habits of Mind, Bloom’s Taxonomy and Ryan’s Thinking Keys. Incorporating a substantive set of task cards covering Space, Chance and Data, this book facilitates better thinking skills and comprehension in the primary-school classroom, incorporating different levels for junior, middle and upper primary years, and special instruction for classrooms with mixed-ability and multi-aged students.

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    A$39.95
  7. STEM Resources

    Science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) research refers to experiments conducted to address problems in those fields that can be tested using the scientific method. The scientific method is an inquiry process used to systematically study, investigate and to provide explanations for observed phenomenon in the natural world. This method is used by STEM professionals to answer questions they have about important world problems and usually includes carefully orchestrating a situation that allows them to observe, measure and test their ideas.

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    Starting at A$15.00

  8. Basic Not Boring Set of 23

    Do basic skills have to be boring? Absolutely not! This series uses exciting adventures and delightful characters to help teach fundamental skills and provide a foundation for learning. The books address specific content areas; present tasks that grab the attention and curiosity of students; contain clear directions to the students; ask students to use, remember and practise basic skills and; challenge students to be creative and analytical.

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    A$500.00
  9. 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

  10. The Discovering Science Series

    The Discovering Science series is fully aligned to the Australian Curriculum, making it an invaluable resource for P–6 science instruction. Each book in the series covers three interrelated science strands – Science Understanding, Science as a Human Endeavour and Science Inquiry Skills. The series includes subject planners, week-by-week lesson plans and assessment record sheets, as well as worksheets, resource and self-evaluation sheets. Each lesson plan includes content descriptions, required resources, skills, a step-by-step activities section, extension activities and assessment ideas. Topics and themes covered in this level focus on developing an understanding of weather patterns; basic survival needs of humans, animals and plants; properties of materials; and shape and movement.

     

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    Starting at A$39.95

  11. 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

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