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  1. The New Art and Science of Teaching Series

    The New Art and Science of Teaching by Robert J. Marzano is more than a revision of The Art and Science of Teaching. It is a greatly expanded volume, offering a framework for substantive change based on Marzano's fifty years of education research and observation. In The New Art and Science of Teaching, Marzano identifies ten design areas within three categories of teaching - (1) feedback, (2) content and (3) context - that form a road map for F-12 teachers' lesson and unit planning. Also included in the series are The New Art and Science of Classroom Assessment, The New Art and Science of Teaching Writing and The New Art and Science of Teaching Reading - companion books that focus on improving students' literacy skills and showing teachers how to make the most of feedback.

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    Starting at A$19.95

  2. The New Art and Science of Teaching

    The New Art and Science of Teaching by Robert J Marzano is more than a revision of The Art and Science of Teaching. It is a greatly expanded volume, offering a framework for substantive change based on Marzano's fifty years of education research and observation. In The New Art and Science of Teaching, Marzano identifies ten design areas within three categories of teaching – (1) feedback, (2) content, and (3) context – that form a road map for K–12 teachers' lesson and unit planning.

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    A$37.95
  3. Zip-Around Games

    Zip-Around card games are an engaging way for the whole class to learn and practise new concepts together. Students will have fun as they cooperate in exciting, fast-paced games that sharpen their skills in maths, build their vocabulary and learn to listen to each other. Titles in this series include: Maths Games: Practise mental multiplication and division, work with fractions and solve worded problems. Vocabulary Games: Introduce synonyms, metaphors, alliteration and homonyms, and  apply effective strategies for learning new words. Following Directions: Encourage active listening (and laughter!) as students sing, stamp their feet and even moo like cows to complete a sequence of tasks together. Each Zip-Around set comes with eight individual games, as well as a booklet containing game instructions, answer keys and additional reproducible resources for introducing and reinforcing each activity.

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    Starting at A$35.95

  4. Zip-Around Vocabulary Games: Ready-to-use, Interactive Card Games for the Whole Class
    Zip-Around Vocabulary Games are an exciting way to engage your middle years class while they work on expanding their vocabulary. Students will love the eight fast-paced games as they cooperatively learn about alliteration, the power of connotation, strategies for learning new words and more! Learn More
    A$35.95
  5. Teaching for Transfer: A Guide for Designing Learning With Real-World Application

    In Teaching for transfer: A guide for designing learning with real-world application, author Michael McDowell provides F–12 teachers with a road map for reconfiguring classroom instruction to ensure that students learn to expertly apply their knowledge and skills to different contexts. McDowell outlines three levels of complexity in learning – (1) surface, (2) deep and (3) transfer – and explains that while the foundational levels of surface and deep are essential and allow students to understand and relate ideas, transfer-level work is key; it involves the interdisciplinary problem-solving students need to practice to become creative, well-rounded citizens who can meet and overcome unexpected challenges.

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    A$39.95
  6. The Autism Lens: Everything Teachers Need to Connect with Students, Build Confidence, and Promote Classroom Learning

    The autism lens helps teachers connect to students with autism and support them confidently within inclusive classrooms. Exploring communication difficulties that affect socialisation and learning, this book removes the guesswork by offering practical solutions.

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    A$31.95
  7. 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
  8. Silly Sports and Goofy Games

    In a matter of moments you can convert any class into a focused, high-energy community. Boost energy. Boost achievement. Release joy with the world’s most comprehensive collection of indoor and outdoor sport and game activities. Includes over 200 step-by-step, fun and involving sports and games in nine categories: terrific tag, happy helpers, beautiful balances, creative coordination, meaningful movements, crazy challenges, ridiculous relays, silly sports and goofy games. Games guarantee success in classroom energising, character building, and stretching bodily and kinaesthetic intelligence. This wonderful collection of games shows how to use playground and classroom activities to build the cooperative skills and community feeling so crucial to character development and sorely missing in much of our society.

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    A$45.00
  9. 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$42.00
  10. Kagan Cooperative Learning

    This classic, bestselling book on cooperative learning started a revolution in education. It’s the book that introduced the world to numbered heads together, three-step interview, roundtable and dozens of Kagan cooperative learning structures. The structures are simple to use as part of any lesson yet produce unparalleled student gains. Thousands of teachers, schools and districts worldwide use Kagan cooperative learning to boost academic achievement, close the achievement gap, improve student relations, promote thinking skills and create a more kind and caring school community. Now, with this totally new, expanded edition, it is easier than ever to unlock the doors to cooperative learning success!

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    A$59.00
  11. Decoding Autism and Leading the Way to Successful Inclusion

    With warmth and wisdom informed by her experience as a school administrator, autism educator, clinician and a parent of a son on the spectrum, Barbara Boroson provides a holistic look at the challenges students on the spectrum face in the areas of anxiety, executive function, sensation, communication, socialisation, engagement and cognitive acquisition. You’ll learn to decode the functional and behavioural manifestations of the challenges and you’ll gain practical and research-based pre-emptive, supportive and responsive strategies.

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    A$39.95
  12. 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

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