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  1. Managing Boys' Behaviour in your Classroom

    This book includes steps that classroom teachers can make in most school environments about classroom management in their own classrooms that might assist the learning of both boys and girls.  Here are a series of techniques and procedures that can make classroom life a little easier. Some is relevant to infant and primary classrooms, while others are more pertinent to the secondary classroom; either can be adapted with little effort or time.

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    A$32.95
  2. Classroom Management that Works: Research-Based Strategies for Every Teacher

    Based on the concepts from best-seller What Work in Schools: Translating Research in Action and more than 100 studies of classroom management, here's a book that explains the four most important general components of effective classroom management and their impact on student engagement and achievement. Learn the action steps teachers need to take to establish rules and procedures, use effective disciplinary interventions, build positive student-teacher relationships, and develop a sound mental set to deal with difficult situations.

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    A$29.95
  3. A Handbook for Classroom Management that Works

    This handbook helps teachers of all levels master effective strategies in creating a well-managed classroom that supports the best possible teaching and learning, using worksheets, case studies and other materials. Discussion questions and self-assessments allow readers to examine their own practices and understanding, while also providing a ready-made forum for study teams working together to develop their skills. This title provides sound advice and real-world solutions to help teachers establish a classroom where learning and teaching can thrive.

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    A$29.95
  4. Classroom Management for Accelerating Achievement + CD

    Classroom Success for Accelerating Achievement is the first management program designed to specifically address the improvement in students’ achievement. This book will take you beyond simply managing student behaviour, to quickly and effectively establishing an environment that promotes academic achievement. It will help you: Teach all students to behave from Day One of class; Apply research-based instructional strategies that motivate students to stay engaged in classroom activities; Build trusting relationships with all students and parents; and establish a positive climate in a disruptive classroom using a 2-Week Turnaround Program. This book will help you lay a solid foundation for a positive environment in which students will learn free from the distraction of disruptive behaviour.

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    A$49.95
  5. Working with Students: Discipline Strategies for the Classroom

    Working with Students is a powerful guide to navigating the behaviour issues that teachers need to manage in the classroom. Written by Dr Ruby K Payne, this invaluable resource provides effective strategies that will enable teachers to  individualise behaviour management for students’ different personalities, respond effectively to various types of parenting, establish guidelines for expected behaviours and consequences, reduce inappropriate behaviours and facilitate student achievement. 

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    A$12.95
  6. The Resilience Revolution: Discovering Strengths in Challenging Kids

    The Resilience Revolution: Discovering Strengths in Challenging Kids focuses on giving at-risk youth the most important factor in their success: a positive adult connection. This positive connection helps youth build resilience, the ability to persevere through and recover from adversity. Larry Bendtro and Scott Larson teach readers how to help at-risk children effectively overcome their 'pain-based behaviour'. Instead of focusing on punishment, this guide illustrates resourceful ways to achieve positive life objectives in challenging children through: developing trusting relationships, searching for hidden potential, teaching the importance of responsibility and instilling purpose.

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    A$39.95
  7. Differentiation, Response to Intervention and Achievement: How They Work

    Differentiation and Response to Intervention work together to allow all students, from the gifted and talented to those with learning difficulties, to achieve their potential. In this book you will learn about a variety of research-based interventions, including behavioural management and instructional strategies. You will find out how to link student needs to specific interventions. This book will show you how to assess and monitor individual student progress, and how to select and use the Coil RTI Progress Monitoring Forms that best meet your students'’ needs. Interventions explored in this book include goal setting, organisational skills, graphic organisers, test-taking skills, tiered lessons and many more.

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    A$35.95
  8. Hear Our Cry: Boys in Crisis

    Having witnessed newfound freedom for girls and women during the past two decades, researchers and educators are now turning their attention to the lack of simultaneous growth and autonomy among boys and men. Dr Paul Slocumb has made this real-time crisis his focus, turning his insight on boys and their pain. He creates a riveting portrait of the emotional abyss that engulfs many of our male children. Particularly powerful are the book's six true case studies and the creative solutions he provides. This is a must-have resource for any educator tasked with engaging with boys and young men.

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    A$25.00
  9. Working With Difficult & Resistant Staff

    Using this guide, school leaders will be able to identify, confront and manage difficult people and make an immediate impact to build a collaborative team ready for the school improvement journey. Working with difficult & resistant staff includes helpful scenarios based on real-world experiences of principals and other school leaders. Readers will be able to identify the different kinds of resistant individuals – underminers, contrarians, on-the-job retirees, resident experts and more – and to confront and manage each type of behaviour so that all staff can thrive in a focused, positive, collaborative environment. The book includes helpful exercises and templates for leaders to use in their planning, and each chapter has reflective leadership questions.

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    A$27.95
  10. Supporting Boys' Learning

    Supporting Boys’ Learning will help teachers develop knowledge and strategies for teaching boys in ways that build on their strengths, respect their individual development levels, and adhere to principles of child development. There is a growing body of research that has raised concerns about boys’ vulnerability in terms of social-emotional development, referral to special education and academic success in school. Responding to these concerns, this user-friendly guide provides strategies to improve teaching practice. The text is based on the work of a group of teacher educators and includes examples from the field, reflections on practice, classroom strategies and key resources.

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    A$25.95
  11. Pyramid of Behavior Interventions: Seven Keys to a Positive Learning Environment

    Students will experience frustration, confusion and perhaps failure if they do not have clearly articulated routines, structures and expectations for their learning environment. This book asks educators to commit to proactively serving all students and anticipating their needs. The authors transform the research on student behaviour, response to intervention and professional learning communities into practical strategies educators can use to create superior school and classroom climates and cultures in which learning is primed to occur. A three-tiered pyramid of behaviour model provides a continuum of effective schoolwide behaviour support with seven keys to a positive learning environment.

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    A$27.95
  12. You've Got to Reach Them to Teach Them: Hard Facts About the Soft Skills of Student Engagement

    Standards, curricula and assessment have been built and rebuilt to provide excellence and achievement. Now we're faced with the one variable that can turn all this effort into ash: the students. Navigate the hot topic of student engagement with a true expert. The author explores the many factors involved in bringing out the best in students, such as relationships, emotions, environment and expectations. Discover how to create an environment in which students feel confident and safe enough to take risks, make mistakes and immerse themselves in learning experiences. Above all, become empowered to demand an authentic joy for learning in your classroom.

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    A$32.95

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