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  1. Learning Through Community Service for the Multiple Intelligences Classroom

    Service Learning presents the fundamentals of service learning as a curriculum model and details how service learning can be implemented. These projects offer students the opportunity to learn in both classroom settings and the real world and include a dual focus: the academic and authentic volunteer projects.

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    A$54.95
  2. What am I Looking At?: Teachable Moments on Perception, Cultural Awareness and Understanding

    Perception plays an important role in an individual's understanding of and behaviour towards other people from other cultures. In the activities in this book both teachers and students are asked to better understand what their perceptions of others are and how it influences attitudes and behaviour towards others.

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    A$32.95
  3. Burnt: An Australian Anti-Bullying Play (Years 8-10)

    Burnt tells the story of Simon, who is consistently bullied by Richard, one of his schoolmates. Set after the situation has come to a crisis point, the play explores the feelings of three of Simon's friends - could they have prevented it? - with flashbacks to incidents between Simon and Richard, and monologues from Simon about his longing to fit in. By putting themselves in Simon's place, students learn to have empathy for the victims of bullying, to understand that 'it's okay to be different' and to create a strong network among themselves to support one another.

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    A$35.95
  4. Surviving the Middle Years: Strategies for Student Engagement, Growth & Learning

    Adolescents aged ten to fifteen are complex. In order to examine and understand what happens during these years, we can divide this stage into several categories. Topics covered in this book include an overview of the middle years of schooling, social and emotional development, importance of friends, school environment, intellectual development and becoming an independent person. None of these areas stand alone and in order to work and live with teenagers, it is helpful to have a sense of the variability of what is normal and to realise there is no magic formula for dealing with them!

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    A$29.95
  5. Our Only Earth: Energy Crisis

    Now you can challenge your students with the complexities of energy needs, supplies and policies. As part of the Our Only Earth series for Years 7-10, this revised Australian edition of Our Only Earth: Energy Crisis informs students about the energy issues facing the 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 specifically within the subject of geography and generally across all learning areas.

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    A$31.00
  6. Working WITH Parents

    Parents are always both the blessing and the bane of a school, from the teachers to the administrators. The lines of communication are often fraught with miscues, misunderstandings and missteps. But both the school and the parent are working for what they feel is best of the student. Ruby Payne, in Working WITH Parents: Building Relationships for Student Success, has created a handy educator tool that reviews the basics of successful communication, the emphasis is on working with parents from poverty and parents of wealth. Payne includes not only practical and easy-to-use tips and tricks, she also presents case studies that challenge the readers to interpret and respond to scenarios to practise her suggestions.

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    A$10.00
  7. Teaching Empathy: A Blueprint for Caring, Compassion and Community

    Empathy is the core dynamic for creating emotionally satisfying relationships in the school community. The Teaching Empathy resource set (book and CD) focuses on teaching this pro-social skill in four sections that will help you build a culture of caring in your school: Section 1: Teaching Empathically; Section 2: Learning Empathy; Section 3: Living Empathy; Section 4: Courageous Conversations.

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    A$35.95
  8. Developing Emotional Literacy with Teenage Boys: Building Confidence, Self Esteem and Awareness New
    Developing Emotional Literacy with Teenage Boys: Building Confidence, Self Esteem and Awareness

    Growing concerns about the emotional development and mental health of young men is often reported in the media, frequently accompanied by statistics showing that the majority of young people with behavioural and learning difficulties are male. This programme, which has been developed from research, practice and teaching, as has been tried and tested in a student referral unit, helps the participants to acknowledge the importance of emotional development and the fact that they have a responsibility to do something about it.

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    A$35.95
  9. STARS Plus Level G

    Strategies to Achieve Reading Success is a prescriptive reading series that provides essential instruction in the same 12 reading strategies as the diagnostic CARS Plus Series. This ten-level series is also designed for students in years P to 8. The STARS Plus Series provides precise instruction in and practice with the strategies students need to master in order to achieve reading success. Each STARS Plus Student Book contains: strategy lessons, one lesson for each reading strategy; review lessons after every two strategy lessons; and a final review that covers all the strategies.

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    Starting at A$12.95

  10. Getting Ahead in a Just-Gettin'-By World Workbook, Revised Edition

    If you’ve spent part of your life – or most of your life – struggling to get by in the world, the idea of actually getting ahead might seem out of reach. But even if your story has been filled with barriers, vanishing opportunities and setbacks, the next chapter can change all that. Yes, you have to write it, but you don’t have to do it alone. Getting Ahead in a Just-Gettin’-By World takes you step by step through a discovery of yourself like no other. It’s not just about how you got where you are now. It’s also about what comes next to build the life you want. Plus, this workbook helps you develop relationships with people who will support you all along the way. This next chapter of your life isn’t about what others want. It’s about what you want – and taking charge of your life to build your future story.

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    A$20.00

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