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  1. Classbuilding: Cooperative Learning Structures

    Create a caring and cooperative class through energising classbuilding activities! This bestseller includes step-by-step instructions, hints, variations, and hundreds of activities and ready-to-use blackline worksheets for each of ten favourite cooperative classbuilding structures, including mix-n-match, stir-the-class and who am I? This book is a must for primary and secondary teachers. Students are quickly and immediately energised, ready to tackle any curriculum. If you want to promote a positive class atmosphere with fun and easy activities, this is the source!

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    A$45.00
  2. Teambuilding: Cooperative Learning Structures

    When students have the desire and ability to work together as a team, something magical happens. Together everyone achieves more! Students like working together, academic achievement goes up, and discipline problems become a thing of the past. This book includes step-by-step instructions, hints, variations, and over 100 teambuilding activities and ready-to-use blackline masters for each of the fourteen favourite teambuilding structures, including find the fib, team interview and same-different. Promote a positive class and team atmosphere in your classroom and watch as your students work together in harmony.

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    A$42.00
  3. Kagan Cooperative Learning

    This classic, bestselling book on cooperative learning started a revolution in education. It’s the book that introduced the world to numbered heads together, three-step interview, roundtable and dozens of Kagan cooperative learning structures. The structures are simple to use as part of any lesson yet produce unparalleled student gains. Thousands of teachers, schools and districts worldwide use Kagan cooperative learning to boost academic achievement, close the achievement gap, improve student relations, promote thinking skills and create a more kind and caring school community. Now, with this totally new, expanded edition, it is easier than ever to unlock the doors to cooperative learning success!

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    A$59.00
  4. Mathematical Imagining: A Routine for Secondary Classrooms

    Mathematical imagining describes an original routine that gives students space and time to imagine a mathematical situation and then revise, discuss and act upon the mental images they create. You can use this creative routine in your secondary classroom to glimpse your students’ thinking and discover teaching opportunities, while empowering them to create their own mathematics.

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    A$49.95
  5. Social-Emotional Learning and the Brain: Strategies to Help Your Students Thrive

    Today’s teachers face a daunting challenge: how to ensure a positive school experience for their students, many of whom carry the burden of adverse childhood experiences, such as abuse, poverty, divorce, abandonment and numerous other serious social issues. Spurred by her personal experience and extensive exploration of brain-based learning, author Marilee Sprenger explains how brain science – what we know about how the brain works – can be applied to social-emotional learning.

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    A$44.95
  6. Small Changes, Big Impact: Ten Strategies to Promote Student Efficacy and Lifelong Learning

    Designed as a guide to school reform, this resource outlines a series of ten small-scale changes powerful enough to make a lasting impact. Promote F-12 student growth through research-based instructional strategies, performance-based assessments and social-emotional learning (SEL).

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    A$34.95
  7. Uncovering Student Ideas About Engineering and Technology: 32 New Formative Assessment Probes

    Uncovering student ideas about engineering and technology has the potential to help you take an important first step in teaching for understanding – and perhaps transform your teaching about STEM-related topics.

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    A$44.95
  8. Best Practices at Tier 3: Intensive Interventions for Remediation, Secondary

    In Best practices at Tier 3: Intensive interventions for remediation, secondary, authors Paula Rogers, W Richard Smith, Austin Buffum and Mike Mattos provide grades 6–12 educators with research-based response to intervention (RTI) strategies to meet the needs of students who have fallen the furthest behind in the classroom. The authors explain how the RTI at Work™ model helps educators ensure struggling secondary students grasp what they are currently learning as well as the basic, foundational skills from previous school years they have yet to master. Using this guide, educators will ascertain how to improve their school’s Tier 3 intensive interventions so that they give these students the support they need to learn at the highest levels.

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    A$54.95
  9. Teaching for Lifelong Learning: How to Prepare Students for a Changing World

    How can teachers ensure students will continue to challenge and educate themselves after graduation so they can succeed throughout their lives? In Teaching for lifelong learning: How to prepare students for a changing world, author Elliott Seif distinguishes a four-phase instructional framework: (1) setting the stage, (2) building the foundation, (3) deepening learning and (4) providing closure. With the framework and coordinating strategies, F–12 educators facilitate key goals, criteria and principles to support learning beyond the classroom. When educators align their curriculum and assessments with the principles and criteria for lifelong learning, students can continually show essential skills like making connections, synthesising ideas and collaborating.

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    A$44.95
  10. Five Paths of Student Engagement: Blazing the Trail to Learning and Success

    Grounded in psychological and sociological theory, as well as authors Dennis Shirley and Andy Hargreaves’s own research, Five paths of student engagement: Blazing the trail to learning and success covers each facet of engagement and recommends practical approaches for classroom instruction, school leadership and educational policies.

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    A$49.95
  11. Giving Students a Say: Smarter Assessment Practices to Empower and Engage

    In this engaging and well-researched book, Dueck reveals troubling issues related to traditional approaches and offers numerous examples of educators at all levels who are transforming assessment by using tools and methods that engage and empower students. He also shares surprising revelations about the nature of memory and learning that speak to the need for rethinking how we measure student understanding and achievement.

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    A$39.95
  12. Problems-First Learning: A Framework for Engaging Minds and Nurturing Thinkers in Grades 6–12

    The instructional pattern of ‘teaching as telling, learning as listening’ has remained a tradition for generations. However, the 21st century requires a different approach. Through author Ted McCain’s problems-first instructional method, educators present their curriculum to students as a problem to solve – rather than as content to listen to – and then equip students with transferable processing skills that will help them effectively address challenges in school and beyond. Filled with problems-first lesson examples and tips for elevating students’ thinking, Problems-first learning: A framework for engaging minds and nurturing thinkers in grades 6–12 provides step-by-step guidance for teachers to increase students’ engagement and development of real-world skills in their classrooms.

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    A$39.95

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