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  1. 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
  2. Understanding and Teaching AusVELS Geography for Victorian Primary Schools
    Following the recent publication of AusVELS Geography, primary school teachers are expected to play a key role in implementing the curriculum in Victorian schools. However, most primary teachers are not geography scholars, and many will lack confidence in teaching the subject due to their uncertainty about what it entails. Understanding and Teaching AusVELS Geography for Primary Schools is designed to ease the burden of Victorian primary teachers by showing them how to understand and use the curriculum they are being asked to teach. By unpacking AusVELS Geography in terms that non-geographers can easily understand, this book takes work out of standards-aligned geography instruction. Learn More
    A$35.95
  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. Going Green: Years 3-4 (Revised)

    Get ready to go green! With the exciting and educational lessons in the Going Green series, your primary students will learn foundational skills while adopting sustainable practices that can be used throughout their lifetimes. This 2014 edition of Going Green: Years 3-4 has been revised to assist Australian primary teachers in incorporating the cross-curriculum priority of sustainability into their integrated teaching of core Australian Curriculum learning areas such as geography, English, mathematics and science. Lesson topics include Becoming G-R-R-R-R-R-R-EEN, Environmentally Friendly Lunches, Recycling in Your Community and many more.

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    A$19.95
  5. Going Green: Years F-2 (Revised)

    Get ready to go green! With the exciting and educational lessons in the Going Green series, your primary students will learn foundational skills while adopting sustainable practices that can be used throughout their lifetimes. This 2014 edition of Going Green: Years F-2 has been revised to assist Australian primary teachers in incorporating the cross-curriculum priority of sustainability into their integrated teaching of core Australian Curriculum learning areas such as geography, English, mathematics and science. Lesson topics include using recycled containers and lids to match upper-case letters with lower-case letters, creating a crafty counting book out of recycled materials, the life cycle of a milk carton, and many more.

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    A$19.95
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. Professional Learning Communities for Science Teaching: Lessons From Research and Practice

    What would it take to move your school or district closer toward a culture that supports and sustains professional learning communities? This thought-provoking collection of stories detailing seven successful approaches to developing PLCs will inspire you to find answers to this question and others. From one school taking the initiative to create its own collaborative environment to a network of 500 universities and schools, the accounts explain the advantages of PLCs for teachers and their students. In a PLC environment, teachers receive continuous professional development, therefore improving their teaching skills to the benefit of student learning.

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    A$27.95
  9. 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
  10. Harbors of Hope: The Planning for School and Student Success Process

    The Planning for School and Student Success Process offers a proven way for schools to deal effectively with the 'white waters' of change and to create a culture of hope in which students receive the support they need to achieve success. This resource offers practical solutions for improving student achievement, attitudes, attendance, and behaviour through a proven planning model. Harbours of Hope combines the authors' extensive experience with effective school research and the power of the professional learning community to create a uniquely hopeful approach that results in schools that are effective, efficient, and excellent.

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    A$27.95
  11. Brigance: Transition Skills 2014: Inventory Kit

    The BRIGANCE Transition Skills Inventory is a comprehensive collection of research-based, age-appropriate assessments that support formal transition planning for students with special needs preparing for life after secondary school. Assessments in the TSI cover a broad range of knowledge and skills important for successful transition into adult life. The Brigance Transition Skills Inventory Record Book provides a record-keeping system for educators administering the Brigance Transition Skills Inventory with their student that is ongoing, specific, graphic and easily communicated. This Kit contains one copy of the Brigance Transition Skills Inventory and two sets of 10 copies of the Brigance Transition Skills Inventory Record Book.

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    A$279.00
  12. Brigance: Transition Skills 2014: Record Book (Set of 10)

    The BRIGANCE Transition Skills Inventory is a comprehensive collection of research-based, age-appropriate assessments that support formal transition planning for students with special needs preparing for life after secondary school. The Brigance Transition Skills Inventory Record Book provides a record-keeping system for educators administering the Brigance Transition Skills Inventory with their student that is ongoing, specific, graphic and easily communicated. The clear and concise layout offers an instant breakdown of a student's ongoing performance throughout the inventory, and can be used in conjunction with the Brigance Online Management System (subscription rates apply) to form a complete record-keeping system for students, classes and schools.

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    A$40.00

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