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  1. Training Supplement for Bridges Out of Poverty: Strategies for Professionals and Communities, Third Edition with New Features

    Bridges out of poverty is a uniquely powerful tool designed for social, health and legal services professionals. Based in part on Dr Ruby K Payne’s myth-shattering A framework for understanding poverty, Bridges reaches out to millions of service providers and businesses whose daily work connects them with people in poverty.

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    A$29.95
  2. Collaborative Teams That Work: The Definitive Guide to Cycles of Learning in a PLC

    In this essential guide, PLC experts Colin Sloper and Gavin Grift take the confusion out of collaboration to bring clarity and focus to your team meetings and create real results for the students you serve.

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    A$44.95
  3. PLC at Work® and Your Small School: Building, Deepening, and Sustaining a Culture of Collaboration for Singletons

    PLC at Work® and your small school: Building, deepening, and sustaining a culture of collaboration for singletons is a guide for leaders seeking to transform their small schools into successful PLCs. Grounded in both research and her own experience as principal of a small, rural school in Wyoming, this book by Breez Longwell Daniels focuses on the unique role culture plays in many small schools – a role that should be central to PLC implementation.

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    A$39.95
  4. The Write Thing: Kwame Alexander Engages Students in Writing Workshop (and You Can Too!)

    Award-winning author Kwame Alexander joins your classroom as a coach, advisor and friend to give you personal and practical advice on how to teach teach writing to your students. A fun, practical and engaging resource for the whole classroom.

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    A$44.95
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. Co-Teaching Do’s, Don’ts, and Do Betters

    Co-teaching has been increasingly adopted to support students in the general education classroom. After twenty years of field testing, we know what works – and what doesn’t. In this practical guide, co-teaching and inclusion experts Toby J Karten and Wendy W Murawski detail the best practices for successful co-teaching and ways to troubleshoot common pitfalls.

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    A$44.95
  8. The Innocent Classroom: Dismantling Racial Bias to Support Students of Color

    When children of colour enter their classrooms each year, many often encounter low expectations, disconnection and other barriers to their success. In The innocent classroom, Alexs Pate traces the roots of these disparities to pervasive negative stereotypes, which children are made aware of before they can even walk through the school door. The cumulative weight of the stereotypes eventually takes shape as guilt, which inhibits students’ engagement, learning and relationships, and hurts their prospects for the future.

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    A$31.95
  9. Hands Down, Speak Out: Listening and Talking Across Literacy and Math, K–5

    Math coach Kassia Omohundro Wedekind and literacy coach Christy Hermann Thompson have spent years comparing notes on how to build effective classroom communities across the content areas. How, they wondered, can we lay the groundwork for classroom conversations that are less teacher-directed and more conducive to student-to-student dialogue? Their answers start with Hands-Down Conversations, an innovative discourse structure in which students’ ideas and voices take the lead while teachers focus on listening and facilitating.

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    A$49.95
  10. Responding to Student Trauma: A Toolkit for Schools in Times of Crisis

    Stephanie Filio’s Responding to student trauma: A toolkit for schools in times of crisis is the book every counsellor and educator needs right now. Whether you and your students are facing community or individual trauma, or both at once, this quick reference guide gives you strategies to address it.

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    A$24.95
  11. 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
  12. Improving Teacher Development and Evaluation: A Guide for Leaders, Coaches, and Teachers

    This timely resource introduces new research-based processes for supporting teacher growth and reliably evaluating performance. The expert authors provide a background on teacher development and evaluation and make a strong case for the need to reconceptualise both systems.

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    A$44.95

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