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  1. 100 Ways to Improve Teaching Using Your Voice and Music: Pathways to Accelerate Learning (Book only)

    100 Way to Improve Teaching Using Your Voice and Music is a great book for Teacher's professional development. Here's how to make your classroom presentations more interesting and increase your students' learning. You can enhance your students' and your own memory through voice and music. Through the multisensorial activities of this new book you can learn how to use music and voice for better teaching. Plus you'll have participation exercises, modeled lessons and musical selections.

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    A$10.00
  2. 101 Brain-Based Instructional Strategies

    Teaching has become more and more demanding. With the pressures both teachers and students feel, the joy of learning is often sacrificed.

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    A$39.95
  3. Using Open-Ended Maths Tasks - High School

    We need to ask better questions to get better thinking from our students, and this book is geared towards helping us do just that. It is designed to help educators looking for a variety of strategies use short, innovative tasks based around the four main learning theories - Creative and Critical Thinking, Multiple Intelligences, Bloom's Taxonomy and Ryan's Thinker's Keys. Incorporating a substantive set of task cards covering Structure, Number, Space and Measurement, and Chance and Data, this book facilitates better thinking skills and comprehension in the secondary-school maths classroom.

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    A$24.95
  4. 85 Lesson Launchers: Vocabulary Basics Years 6-12

    Using the activities in this book, your students will considerably expand their vocabulary range, furthering their writing skills in English and in other subject areas. Activities within this book include finding synonyms and antonyms for overused words, creating sentences for given word pairs, and filling in sentence gaps with a word that ‘best fits’ from a given set of words. Words throughout the book are identified as nouns, verbs, adjectives, etc., so students will also learn about parts of speech while they complete these vocabulary-building activities. The 85 Lesson Launchers series is a wonderful way to turn extra classroom activities into valuable learning time. The quick activities may be used as vocabulary practice or as a revision on English skills as they are acquired over time. 

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    A$25.95
  5. 101 Best Web Sites for Principals, Third Edition

    Best-selling author Susan Brooks-Young offers busy principals another update to her guide to the most relevant and useful Web-based resources. 101 Best Websites for Principals, Third Edition, includes new sites, revised descriptions, resources for Web 2.0 tools, and a section on Internet security concerns and safety measures. The book is organised by topics pertinent to all principals, such as finance, curriculum, professional development, and social and legal issues. And for those still unsure of their footing in cyberspace, the author provides a concise introduction to Internet basics such as ISPs, browsers, downloads, and search engines. Full correlation to the NETS•A help make this the perfect guide for principals to increase their personal productivity and technology skills.

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    A$37.95
  6. 21st Century Learning in a Networked World: For Our Students and Ourselves DVD

    Internet access has put the world at our fingertips, providing a classroom without walls. It allows us to contribute our experiences to the sum of human knowledge online. In this keynote session from the 21st Century Learning Institute held on 13 October 2010, Will Richardson shares eight shifts necessary to fully utilise Internet technology as a continuous learning opportunity. Will offers insight on how to: pull information globally from alternative sources; manage and synthesise multiple streams of information; and detect false information on the Internet.

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    A$150.00
  7. 21st Century Readiness for Every Student DVD

    In this keynote session (from the 11 Oct 2010 21st Century Skills Institute), Ken Kay argues that 21st century education must be rooted in knowledge and skills that ensure readiness for every student. He explains the importance of fusing the three Rs; reading, writing and arithmetic, with the four Cs; critical thinking and problem solving, communication, collaboration and creativity and innovation. This package includes a 67-minute DVD with the video session and a CD with materials to support team or individual professional learning including the presenter's PowerPoint, an excerpt from the book 21st Century Learning and relevant web links.

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    A$150.00
  8. 85 Lesson Launchers: Commonly Confused Words

    Using this book, your students will learn when to use than and when to use then, the difference between imply and infer, and the correct there/their/they're to use in different situations. The quick activities in this book, consisting of commonly confused English words, promote proper usage and spelling through engaging word play, while empowering students with simple strategies for correct word choice. Words are shown along with words they are commonly mistaken for, with definitions and examples in daily use. Activities reinforce the difference between the words and the correct usage for each. 85 Lesson Launchers are a convenient and useful supplement to your regular class lessons. Make every minute count!

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    A$25.95
  9. 85 Lesson Launchers: Basic Grammar and Usage

    The 85 Lesson Launchers series is a wonderful way to turn extra classroom minutes into valuable learning time. Use the 85 quick activities at the beginning of class to focus students on instruction; near the end of class to make good use of transitional time; in the middle of class to shift gears between lessons - or whenever you have minutes that now go unused. The activities in 85 Lesson Launchers are a natural lead-in to more in-depth activities. The activities are easy to use. Use the activities for extra credit points or to check your students' skills as they are acquired and built over time. 85 Lesson Launchers are a convenient and useful supplement to your regular class lessons. Make every minute count!

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    A$25.95
  10. 85 MORE Lesson Launchers: Vocabulary Basics Years 6-12

    Considerably expand your student's vocabulary range, furthering their writing skills in English and in other subject areas. Activities include finding synonyms and antonyms for overused words, creating sentences for given word pairs and filling in sentence gaps with a word that best fits from a given set of words. Words throughout the book are identified as nouns, verbs, adjectives, etc, so students will also learn about parts of speech while they complete these vocabulary-building activities. The 85 Lesson Launchers series is a wonderful way to turn extra classroom activities into valuable learning time.

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    A$25.95

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