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  1. Start Them Thinking

    Start Them Thinking introduces young students to the fun and challenge of skilful thinking. This book provides teachers with practical strategies and lesson plans for cooperative classroom interactions.

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    A$42.85
  2. Improving Schools from Within: Teachers, Parents and Principals Can Make the Difference

    Amid calls for educational reform, little attention has been given to the crucial relationships amoung adults within the school. Noted educator Roland Barth argues that those closest to students-teachers, principals and parents-are the most powerful sources for school change. Drawing on his years of experience as a teacher, principal and university faculty member, Barth shows how communication, collegiality and risk taking amoung adults in the schoolhouse can create an atmosphere of learning and leadership for all.

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    A$27.95
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Catch Them Learning: A Handbook of Classroom Strategies

    Catch Them Learning is a superb resource for thinking skills within content areas. Part one covers six components of interaction in an easy-to-follow chapter format, and includes both teacher initiated activities and student-centred responsibilities. The first three chapters highlight teaching and the next three chapters highlight learning.

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    A$36.25
  6. A Multiple Intelligences Road to a Quality Classroom

    This lively, activity-based book comprises seventeen classroom-tested lessons to help students apply William Glasser's control theory and develop new learning behaviours, such as self evaluation and goal setting.

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    A$20.00
  7. 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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    A$40.65
  8. Literature Unit: Romeo and Juliet (Years 6-8)

    Romeo and Juliet Literature Unit has been written so that students can experience what this renowned play has to offer! When students are introduced to Shakespeare, they may be reluctant to read his work, or find it difficult to understand the 'unfamiliar' language that is being used. This book provides ideas and activities that encourage students to approach Shakespeare enthusiastically and can help them make the study a rewarding and memorable experience.

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    A$21.95
  9. 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
  10. How to Manage Learning Centres in the Classroom

    What does a learning centre-based classroom look like? What will you need for each centre? How can you teach students to use the centres easily and effectively? How to Manage Learning Centres in the Classroom is a comprehensive guide that answers those questions and more. Included are suggestions, diagrams and tools that show you how to organise and effectively use learning centres in Years P-6.

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    A$43.45

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