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  1. 100 Games and Activities for the Introductory Foreign Language Classroom

    The activities in this book show teachers how they can bring vocabulary to life and open the door to another culture. The activities are organised according to general themes such as weather, colours, telling the time, family and animals. Most of the activities are not language-specific; they may be adapted and used with whichever language you choose to teach. You will find a few games that are culture/language specific, such as Japanese origami or calligraphy activities. Each activity includes detailed playing instructions and a list of required materials. Many games include an account of the writer's experience playing the game with a class, and some include helpful charts, worksheets or other visuals.

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    A$35.00
  2. Mindsets in the Classroom

    When students believe that dedication and hard work can change their performance in school, they grow to become resilient, successful students. The Mindsets in the Classroom series provides everything teachers need to change not only their own but also their students’ minds about mindsets. The series is made up of various resources, including Mindsets in the Classroom: Building a Culture of Success and Student Achievement in School; Ready-to-Use Resources for Mindsets in the Classroom; the Mindsets in the Classroom Poster Set; the complete Mindsets in the Classroom series set; and Mindsets for Parents: Strategies to Encourage Growth Mindsets in Kids. These resources will point teachers and schools in the right direction, and start growing positive mindsets in their students.

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    Starting at A$12.95

  3. Poster: Mindsets in the Classroom Set

    From encouraging perseverance, to teaching students about how their brains work, to quotes about learning from failure, the Mindsets in the classroom poster set is perfect for schools looking to implement the ideas in Mindsets in the classroom quickly, easily and successfully. When students believe that dedication and hard work can change their performance in school, they grow to become resilient, successful students. This set contains six posters with essential messages schools need to promote in order to create a growth mindset school culture in which hard work and effort can lead to success.

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    A$12.95
  4. Mindsets in the Classroom Book and Poster Set

    Mindsets in the Classroom provides educators with ideas for ways to build a growth mindset school culture, wherein students are challenged to change their thinking about their abilities and potential. This set includes the New York Times Education Bestseller Mindsets in the Classroom, Ready-to-Use Resources for Mindsets in the Classroom and the Mindsets in the Classroom Poster Set.

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    A$100.00
  5. Zip-Around Games

    Zip-Around card games are an engaging way for the whole class to learn and practise new concepts together. Students will have fun as they cooperate in exciting, fast-paced games that sharpen their skills in maths, build their vocabulary and learn to listen to each other. Titles in this series include: Maths Games: Practise mental multiplication and division, work with fractions and solve worded problems. Vocabulary Games: Introduce synonyms, metaphors, alliteration and homonyms, and  apply effective strategies for learning new words. Following Directions: Encourage active listening (and laughter!) as students sing, stamp their feet and even moo like cows to complete a sequence of tasks together. Each Zip-Around set comes with eight individual games, as well as a booklet containing game instructions, answer keys and additional reproducible resources for introducing and reinforcing each activity.

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    Starting at A$35.95

  6. Zip-Around Vocabulary Games: Ready-to-use, Interactive Card Games for the Whole Class
    Zip-Around Vocabulary Games are an exciting way to engage your middle years class while they work on expanding their vocabulary. Students will love the eight fast-paced games as they cooperatively learn about alliteration, the power of connotation, strategies for learning new words and more! Learn More
    A$35.95
  7. 10 Performance-Based STEM Projects for Grades 6–8

    10 performance-based STEM projects for grades 6–8 provides ten ready-made projects designed to help students achieve higher levels of thinking and develop 21st-century skills while learning about science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Each project is linked to national STEM education goals and represents one of a variety of performance assessments, including oral presentations, research papers and exhibitions. Included for each project are a suggested calendar to allow teachers to easily plan a schedule, mini-lessons that allow students to build capacity and gain an understanding of what they are doing, as well as multiple rubrics that can be used to objectively assess the performance of students. 

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    A$39.95
  8. 101 Success Secrets for Gifted Kids: Advice, Quizzes and Activities for Dealing With Stress, Expectations, Friendships, and More, 2nd Edition

    Want to help gifted kids harness the power of their giftedness? 101 success secrets for gifted kids is a must-read for gifted kids ages 8 to 12 who want to find success in school, relationships and life. If you know gifted kids, they will love the 101 awesome secrets, tips and tricks included in this book! Chock-full of fun quizzes, activities and practical strategies, the second edition of 101 success secrets for gifted kids covers topics including bullying, school performance, perfectionism, friendships, sibling rivalries and managing intensities. The fun quizzes, tip sheets and practical Q&A sections from other gifted kids and preteens make this book fun to read and give gifted kids insight into everything they’ve ever wanted to know about being gifted.

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    A$39.95
  9. 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$49.95

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