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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. STEM Resources

    Science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) research refers to experiments conducted to address problems in those fields that can be tested using the scientific method. The scientific method is an inquiry process used to systematically study, investigate and to provide explanations for observed phenomenon in the natural world. This method is used by STEM professionals to answer questions they have about important world problems and usually includes carefully orchestrating a situation that allows them to observe, measure and test their ideas.

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  3. 21st Century Skills: Rethinking How Students Learn - Leading Edge Series

    This anthology introduces the Framework for 21st Century Learning from the Partnership for 21st Century Skills as a way to re-envision learning and prepare students for a rapidly evolving global and technological world. This dynamic new framework promotes innovation through critical thinking, problem solving, collaboration and technology integration, while building on mastery of core content and background knowledge. Highly respected education leaders and innovators address critical concepts supporting the Framework for 21st Century Learning. The afterword by Andy Hargreaves then looks at the implications of the 21st century skills framework and how we can continue to build on the movement.

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    A$45.00
  4. 100+ Ways To Recognize And Reward Your School Staff

    This book provides school administrators with practical, easy-to-use and inexpensive ways to reward and recognise the efforts of their staff. More than 100 ideas are divided into three categories based on the amount of effort they require. Recognising and rewarding your staff can be as simple as writing a heartfelt thank-you note to a bus driver or as unexpected as taking a teacher's marking duty for a night. This invaluable guide will help principals and administrators everywhere bring out the best in their teachers and staff members. The best part is that rewarding and inspiring your staff will be rewarding and inspiring for you too.

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    A$23.95
  5. Read, Write, Lead: Breakthrough Strategies For Schoolwide Literacy Success

    Literacy is an integral part of our lives, whether we are students or adult professionals. Giving all educators the breadth of knowledge and practical tools that help students strengthen their literacy skills is the focus of Read, Write, Lead. This book offers time-tested advice on how to develop a schoolwide learning culture that leads to more effective reading and writing across the curriculum. In their own voices, teachers, principals, literary specialists and students offer real-life examples of changes that led to dramatic improvement in literacy skills and - perhaps just as important - increased joy in teaching and learning. Scattered through the book are "Quick Wins" - ideas and actions that can yield positive, affirming results while tackling the tough work of long-term change.

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    A$39.95
  6. Exemplary STEM Programs: Designs for Success

    Everybody talks about STEM initiatives, but is anybody doing them effectively? This book's answer is a resounding yes! It tells the inside stories of 24 science, technology, engineering and mathematics programs that both connect with the Next Generation Science Standards and lead to successful student learning. The featured programs make it clear that STEM education can work for all age levels and in a variety of settings - traditional classrooms, charter and magnet schools, informal education programs, and after-school and summer activities.

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    A$69.95
  7. STEM Student Research Handbook

    The STEM Student Research Handbook outlines the various stages of large-scale research projects, enabling teachers to coach their students through the research process. This volume provides enough detail to embolden all teachers to support science, technology, engineering and mathematics student-researchers through the experimental process. Early chapters help students conceive and implement their projects, while later chapters on descriptive and inferential statistics, as well as graphical representations, help them correctly interpret their data. Final chapters enable students to effectively communicate their results by writing and documenting a STEM research essay, as well as by preparing for oral and poster presentations.

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    A$45.95
  8. Identifying & Addressing Development-Behavioral Problems: A Practical Guide for Medical and Non-Medical Professionals, Trainees, Researchers and Advocates

    This indispensible textbook supports life-long learning throughout medical and nursing school, into post-graduate training, residency and fellowships, precepting and community practice; and from there, into research and advocacy. Authors tackle the most onerous challenges in primary care: How to actually implement quality developmental-behavioural care in busy clinics. The books comes with access to a website offering downloadable, customisable tools for learning and teaching, as well as tools for community practice. The many website offerings facilitate instruction and aid practising clinicians in complying with American Academy of Pediatrics' policy - all within the time constraints of primary care.

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    A$160.00
  9. 20 Strategies for STEM Instruction

    Teachers of all year levels are increasingly moving into STEM (Science, Technologies, Engineering and Mathematics) instruction, but time constraints and heavy workloads can make the transition hard. In 20 Strategies for STEM Instruction, William N. Bender provides customisable, step-by-step guidelines for various teaching strategies that have been shown to strengthen STEM instruction. Today’s students need to be able to solve problems, make decisions and learn from failure. STEM instruction celebrates the fact that there can be more than just one correct answer to a question – and learning should be framed accordingly in any STEM classroom.

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    A$37.95
  10. What Every Church Member Should Know About Poverty

    From inner-city, mainline churches to rural parishes, congregations of all denominations and faiths struggle with the challenge of service to the poor. You're called to reach out, but to whom are you reaching? The mindsets of people in poverty may differ strikingly from those of your membership. To be effective, you have to know what poverty does to human beings. What have they experienced? What are their real needs? How can they be integrated into your congregation, become members, rise above their past, offer their gifts and skills in return? This is a comprehensive and useful guide for helping churches understand and reach out to people in poverty. 

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    A$35.95
  11. School Culture Recharged: Strategies to Energize Your Staff and Culture

    For education leaders at all levels, this book delivers a compelling message: Understanding and harnessing the transformative power of school culture can propel your school into the kind of place where teachers want to work, administrators can focus on what matters most, and students can thrive.

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    A$39.95
  12. Lesson Imaging in Math and Science: Anticipating Student Ideas and Questions for Deeper STEM Learning

    From respected voices in STEM education comes an innovative lesson planning approach to help turn students into problem solvers: lesson imaging. In this approach, teachers anticipate how chosen activities will unfold in real time - what solutions, questions, and misconceptions students might have and how teachers can promote deeper reasoning.

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