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  1. Integrating the Curricula: A Collection

    The purpose of Integrating the Curricula: A Collection is to provide readers with a deeper understanding of the multifaceted concept of curriculum integration.

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    A$40.65
  2. Teach Them Thinking

    Teach Them Thinking Mental Menus for 24 Thinking Skills. If you are convinced of the importance of teaching thinking skills in the classroom, this is a must have resource. Twenty-four skills are presented along with ready to use sample lessons.

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    A$42.85
  3. Block Scheduling: A Collection of Articles

     The reform movement that ignited emphasis on learner-centred schools is also sparking serious interest in timetable innovation. This collection of research-based articles examines the blocked timetable model which is designed to optimise student learning. Discover a variety of implementation models, understand the impact on staffing and programming, and review student performance within a block scheduling environment. At the very least, this resource will generate productive discussion and additional investigation of a new way to organise the school day.

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  4. SPELT: A Cognitive and Metacognitive Approach

    The SPELT approach attempts to balance context with process and represents an opportunity to develop self-directed learners in the context of regular classroom instruction. This approach incorporates strategic and affective domains in the development of students in generating, monitoring and evaluating their use of strategies in seeking solutions.

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    A$24.95
  5. Bloom's Multiple Intelligences: Themes and Activities

    Designed for primary students, this resource incorporates the ideas of blooms taxonomy and multiple intelligences in a practical and fun way. The activities cover themes such as seasons, measuring time and cycles in our world and can be used by teachers to supplement their own classroom ideas. Each interdisciplinary unit of work includes activities that are individually coded for multiple intelligences. The activities have defined learning outcomes, promote creative thinking, draw out students' intellectual capabilities.

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    A$21.95
  6. Quizzles: 200 Puzzles With a Purpose

    Quizzles are puzzles in a quiz format. Whether you just love the challenge of solving puzzles or wish to seriously stretch your thinking capabilities, Quizzles provide a satisfying challenge. Working through the 200 puzzles will provide plenty of opportunities to understand how the puzzles are constructed and give you lots of clues that will help you in creating your own if you wish.

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    A$12.95
  7. Learning to Think - Thinking to Learn: Models and Strategies to Develop a Classroom Culture of Thinking

    This resource is a practical guide for teachers of all levels to plan learning activities with a thinking focus. It describes processes that can be used to infuse thinking into everyday learning that will see students engaging in a range of thinking tasks regardless of the subject areas. While students are learning to think they are also thinking to learn. A great resource that incorporates Bloom's Taxonomy and the theory of Multiple Intelligence.

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    A$32.95
  8. Why Our High Schools Need the Arts

    Why Our High Schools Need the Arts addresses the alarming dropout rate in secondary schools and presents a thoughtful, evidence-based argument that increasing arts education in the secondary school curriculum will keep kids in school. This resource features the compelling voices of teachers and their adolescent learners to demonstrate how courses in the arts are relevant and valuable to students who have otherwise become disenfranchised from school. The introduction to Why Our High Schools Need the Arts features a history of the performing arts in secondary schools, a background as to how the arts help children in the early stages of their cognitive development, as well as an overview of the chapters and content addressed in the text.

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    A$29.95
  9. Problem-Based Learning - A Collection of Articles

    To explore the true nature of problem-based learning as a curricular framework and an instructional model for kindergarten to upper secondary classrooms, this collection of articles has been assembled.

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    A$39.55
  10. Learning Ain't What It Used To Be: Student Engagement Strategies for the 21st Century

    Students in their middle years spend much of their time in schools that are anachronisms. Australia's schools are attempting to make the systemic changes needed to bring education into the 21st century. The key to effective change is the teacher working directly with students in the classroom. Until reforms address this with needed resources, support and training, teachers cannot teach middle year students in ways that are more attuned to the requirement of living in a global village.

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    A$16.95
  11. Skills for Democracy: Promoting Dialogue in Schools

    New educational initiatives depend upon the ability of everyone involved, especially students to work together. Educational leaders are beginning to understand that in order to increase student achievement, communities and their schools must work together.

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    A$17.95
  12. Infusing Thinking into the Middle Years: English, Performing & Visual Arts & LOTE

    This publication aims to provide secondary school teachers with a valuable and timely resource as they seek to infuse thinking into content delivery and classroom activity. The book discusses and explains the importance of infusing higher order thinking, and deals with sample activities and units of work for English, the Arts and LOTE. With this valuable resource teachers will be able to apply the models of Bloom's Taxonomy and the Infusion Matrix and study plans either directly or in their own planning and programming.

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    A$29.95

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