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  1. Our Only Earth: Rainforests at Risk

    Now you can challenge your students with the complexities of deforestation. As part of the Our Only Earth series for Years 7-10, this revised Australian edition of Our Only Earth: Rainforests at Risk informs students about the problems associated with the global effects of the loss of tropical rainforests now and in the future, then empowers them to take action. Through fact cards, activities and journals designed to get students thinking about social and environmental sustainability, each book explores real-life geographical issues and suggests possible solutions. As of 2014, the series has been updated to show correlations to the Australian Curriculum, both specifically within the subject of geography and generally across all learning areas.

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    A$31.00
  2. Our Only Earth: Troubled Skies

    Now you can challenge your students with the complexities of air pollution. As part of the Our Only Earth series for Years 7-10, this revised Australian edition of Our Only Earth: Troubled Skies informs students about the smog, acid rain, ozone depletion and greenhouse gases threatening our world now and in the future, then empowers them to take action. Through fact cards, activities and journals designed to get students thinking about social and environmental sustainability, each book based on the integrated Our Only Earth framework explores real-life geographical issues and suggests possible solutions. As of 2014, the series has been updated to show correlations to the Australian Curriculum, both within the subject of geography and across all learning areas.

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    A$31.00
  3. Our Only Earth: A Framework for Geographical Problem Solving (Set of 7 books)

    The Our Only Earth series features seven books targeting seven world problems: tropical deforestation, air pollution, poverty/hunger/overpopulation, war, endangered species, oceans and our energy crisis. Each book informs students on the issue and then empowers them to take action. Each book includes: fact cards (accelerated learning activity), a student handbook with overview of the global problem, a kinaesthetic classroom activity, a geography activity, self-directed activity, scavenger hunt and summit journal, and a teacher's guide. This integrated curriculum explores real-life issues, culminating in a summit at which students seek solutions to global problems and create action plans. This versatile program is ideal for years 7-10 and as a format for community and regional forums.

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    A$181.50
  4. Our Only Earth: Ocean Pollution (Years 7-10)

    Now you can challenge your students with the complexities of marine pollution. As part of the Our Only Earth series for Years 7-10, this revised Australian edition of Our Only Earth: Ocean Pollution educates students about the effects of pollution and global warming on the world's oceans now and in the future, then empowers them to take action. Through fact cards, activities and journals designed to get students thinking about social and environmental sustainability, each book based on the integrated Our Only Earth framework explores real-life geographical issues and suggests possible solutions. As of 2014, the series has been updated to show correlations to the Australian Curriculum, both within the subject of geography and across all learning areas.

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    A$31.00
  5. Our Only Earth: Endangered Species (Years 7-10)

    Now you can challenge your students with the complexities of extinction. As part of the Our Only Earth series for Years 7-10, this revised Australian edition of Our Only Earth: Endangered Species informs students about how contemporary human activities are threatening the survival of animal species now and in the future, then empowers them to take action. Through fact cards, activities and journals designed to get students thinking about social and environmental sustainability, each book explores real-life geographical issues and suggests possible solutions. As of 2014, the series has been updated to show correlations to the Australian Curriculum, both specifically within the subject of geography and generally across all learning areas.

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    A$31.00
  6. Becoming a Responsive Science Teacher: Focusing on Student Thinking in Secondary Science

    Becoming a Responsive Science Teacher offers: a philosophical framework for understanding the beginnings of scientific thinking in high school students; five real-life case studies-and accompanying transcripts-available as downloadable resources; suggestions for how to use the case studies to practice recognising, interpreting, and responding to the vital nuances of your own students' thinking in real time; and advice on next steps, including how to overcome systemic impediments and maintain your focus on student thinking.The book holds out the promise that when you consciously strive to help students work through their ideas about science, the result can be more effective instruction from you - and much deeper understanding for your students.

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    A$32.95
  7. Predict, Observe, Explain: Activities Enhancing Science Understanding

    Predict, Observe, Explain provides Australian science teachers with more than 100 student activities to prove scientific concepts. Using the powerful, field-tested Predict, Observe, Explain (POE) strategy, the book makes it easy for novice and experienced teachers alike to incorporate a teaching method that helps students understand and even enjoy science and learning. This revised Australian edition features a scope and sequence chart showing how each chapter of the book correlates to a learning progression in the Science Understanding strand of the Australian Curriculum: Science for Years F-10.

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    A$39.95
  8. Teaching Argumentation: Activities and Games for the Classroom

    Teaching Argumentation: Activities and Games for the Classroom identifies select argumentation skills from the Common Core State Standards and offers F-12 teachers 10 fun, engaging activities and games to teach those skills. Students will develop the ability to think critically and debate constructively, and will become informed citizens destined for academic and lifetime success. Katie Rogers and Julia A. Simms identify the standards relevant to argumentation, the elements of argumentation within the standards, and group the elements into 13 argumentation skills. Help students develop the critical-thinking skills necessary to lead informed lives!

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    A$39.95
  9. Learning to Think/Thinking to Learn within the Australian Curriculum

    This revised edition of Learning to Think/Thinking to Learn features correlations to various strands and sub-strands from a range of Australian Curriculum subject areas, ensuring that instruction is curriculum-aligned and meaningful. Learning to Think/Thinking to Learn within the Australian Curriculum describes processes that can be used to infuse thinking into everyday learning through the application and explicit teaching of various models and strategies. These strategies will see students engaging in a wide range if thinking tasks regardless of whether they are working within defined subject areas or on units that cut across traditional curriculum boundaries.

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    A$32.95
  10. Science Fair Warm-Up: Learning the Practice of Scientists, Years 7-10

    Even if you don't have a science fair or science project season in your future, the material in Science Fair Warm-Up: Learning the Practice of Scientists, Years 7-10 can make your students more proficient with scientific research. This revised Australian edition of strongly correlates with two of the three strands - Science as a Human Endeavour and Science Inquiry Skills - of the Australian Curriculum: Science, featuring comprehensive practice in making predictions, conducting experiments and reporting results in every activity. Students will also find problems that are much more cognitively demanding. In addition to offering original investigations, the book provides problem-solving exercises to help students develop the inquiry skills to carry their projects through.

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    A$15.95
  11. ASCD Arias Publication: Student-Led Discussions: How Do I Promote Rich Conversations About Books, Videos, And Other Media?

    Develop meaningful student-led conversations about text and media across the content areas. This book provides a discussion framework that requires students to think deeply and communicate effectively. It includes advice on how to introduce and cultivate student-led discussions about literary and informational material at any grade; establish core instructional elements that students need to engage in rich discussions about content; recognise and evaluate effective student-led discussions; and understand your role as the teacher when students are leading their own discussions.

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    A$15.00
  12. Causes & Cures in the Classroom: Getting to the Root of Academic and Behavior Problems

    This resource helps you identify the causes of problems and address them with specific and practical interventions. Drawing from academic and neurological research, Margaret Searle explains how to get at the root causes of planning and problem-solving issues; poor memory and organization skills; irresponsible and unmotivated behaviours; problems with focusing attention; and weak impulse control and self-monitoring. A five-step protocol leads you from observed problem to root causes with intervention plans that will work. Includes case studies in a variety of content areas and grade levels.

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    A$30.95

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