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  1. Brigance OMS: Screens III: Yearly Subscription

    Designed to work seamlessly with the BRIGANCE® Early Childhood Screens III, the powerful, easy-to-use BRIGANCE Online Management System guides administrators and teachers step by step through each process, ensuring consistent and accurate data and reports.

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    A$200.00
  2. Extensions in Reading Mixed Packs

    This series of eight books, A to H, expands on the standards-based strategies taught in our CARS and STARS Series. Students use independent practice with graphic organisers and writing prompts to apply their understanding of the strategy. Extension activities are given in every lesson. Teacher-directed introduction and scaffolded models focus students' attention on mastery of the targeted strategy. Each Teacher Guide includes a suggested schedule, eight lessons in Book A (12 lessons in Books B to H), to help you introduce each strategy to the students.

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    Starting at A$79.95

  3. The Understanding by Design Guide to Creating High-Quality Units

    The Understanding by Design Guide to Creating High-Quality Units offers instructional modules on the basic concepts and elements of Understanding by Design (UbD), the "backward design" approach used by thousands of educators to create curriculum units and assessments that focus on developing students' understanding of important ideas. The eight modules are organised around the UbD Template Version 2.0 and feature components similar to what is typically provided in a UbD design workshop, including: Discussion and explanation of key ideas in the module; Guiding exercises, worksheets and design tips.

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    A$29.95
  4. The Understanding by Design Guide to Advanced Concepts in Creating and Reviewing Units New
    The Understanding by Design Guide to Advanced Concepts in Creating and Reviewing Units

    This guide offers instructional modules on how to refine units created using Understanding by Design (UbD) and how to effectively review the units using self-assessment and peer review, along with observation and supervision. The guide builds upon its companion and predecessor, The Understanding By Design Guide to Creating High-Quality Units and is intended for use by individuals or groups in K–16 education who want to further develop their skills in UbD. Users can work through the modules in order or pick and choose, depending on their interests and needs.

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    A$32.95
  5. ASCD Arias Series

    ASCD Arias publications provide concise answers to challenging questions that you need to solve today—in a convenient format that you can read in one sitting and immediately put into practice. They’re the next-generation, immediate-need resources for everyone committed to the success of each learner.

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    Starting at A$15.00

  6. Differentiating The Curriculum: Supporting Teachers to Thrive in Mixed-Ability Classrooms

    In mixed-ability classrooms, it is inevitable that students will have different learning styles, backgrounds, prior knowledge, experience and willingness to learn. While teachers may be unable to change the content prescribed by their school, they have an enormous amount of control in the way they assign this content to their students. These include: Ability Grouping; Cooperative Learning Teams; Learning Contracts; Learning Centres; Multi-age Grouping; and Individual Learning Plans.

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    A$35.95
  7. The Classroom Strategies Series

    This series offers in-depth research-based instructional strategies that can be used in the classroom to enhance student achievement. Classroom teachers as well as building- and district-level administrators will benefit from sharing the knowledge in this library and building capacity as a staff to implement strategies for school improvement.

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    Starting at A$24.95

  8. Essential Questions DVD

    Based on the best-selling book of the same name by Jay McTighe and Grant Wiggins, this 45 minute video guides you through practical and proven processes, as well as suggested "response strategies" to encourage student engagement. Learn how to create a culture of inquiry so that all members of the educational community - student, teachers and administrators - benefit from the increased rigour and deepened understanding that emerge when essential questions become a guiding force for learners of all ages. See the process come to life with scenes from a seminar though by Wiggins and of teachers using essential questions in practice. In addition, McTighe and Wiggins provide expert commentary about their years of experience in schools exploring just what makes an essential question essential.

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    A$219.00
  9. Leadership Resources

    This series is a collection of our latest and greatest leadership resources.

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    Starting at A$23.95

  10. A Fresh Look at Grading and Reporting in High Schools

    The essential components of A Fresh Look at Grading and Reporting in High Schools both model and mirror effective practice: preparing for learning, teaching, and assessment; engaging students in assessment in support of their learning; and reporting the learning to others. Step by step, this book describes how you can effectively work through complexity to something much, much better - that is, a powerful, practical, and informed standards-based grading and reporting process. This fresh look at grading and reporting arises from the important work of transforming classroom assessment.

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    A$21.95
  11. Sparking Student Creativity: Practical Ways to Promote Innovative Thinking and Problem Solving

    In Sparking Student Creativity, author and researcher Patti Drapeau explores and explains research related to creativity and its relevance on today's standards-based, critical thinking-focused classroom. In addition, this book includes 40 'grab and go' ideas that infuse lessons plans with a spirit of exploration. No matter what year levels or content areas you teach, Sparking Student Creativity will help you to produce creative lessons components that directly address critical content, target specific standards and require thoughtful products from students as they grow into independent learners and become successful adults. The concepts in this book can be applied to any curriculum at the school, state or national level.

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    A$29.95
  12. ASCD Arias Publication: A Differentiated Approach To The Common Core: How Do I Help A Broad Range Of Learners Succeed With Challenging Curriculum?

    Carol Ann Tomlinson and Marcia B. Imbeau explain how to apply the principles of differentiated instruction to help academically diverse students achieve. Includes a step-by-step process to create and deliver differentiated lessons based on Common Core standards; ideas for making rich curriculum accessible to learners with varied readiness levels, interests, and learning profiles; and examples of standard-based differentiation across grade levels and content areas. Learn to meet high expectations with responsive instruction to enable all students to grow as thinkers and problem solvers.

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    A$15.00

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