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  1. Think Rather of Zebra: Dealing with Aspects of Poverty Through Story

    Think Rather of Zebra is a collection of insightful short stories adapted from more than 40 classic and modern folktales, reset in an urban neighbourhood. Stailey's two main characters, Pete and Carlos, tell stories and adventures from their poor neighbourhood through which the reader learns about the "hidden rules" of economic class. Each chapter relates to a section in A Framework for Understanding Poverty by Dr Ruby Payne, along with her questions to be used for discussion. The books is useful for understanding people from different economic classes, and builds mutual respect for the skills that arise naturally from each economic environment.

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    A$20.00
  2. Reflective Practice: The Cornerstone for School Improvement

    Reflective Practice: The Cornerstone for School Improvement, focuses on how Principals, Coordinators and Lead-Teachers can nurture effective instruction and interpersonal relationships through reflective practice.

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    A$19.95
  3. Where Thinking and Learning Meet + CD

    If it is our goal to see an increase in student levels of engagement, an improvement in student performance standards and learners skilled, then we have to rethink what our instruction. In Where Thinking and Learning Meet, Lane Clark challenges our individual and systemic educational beliefs and practices.

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    A$69.95
  4. 21st Century Skills: Rethinking How Students Learn - Leading Edge Series

    This anthology introduces the Framework for 21st Century Learning from the Partnership for 21st Century Skills as a way to re-envision learning and prepare students for a rapidly evolving global and technological world. This dynamic new framework promotes innovation through critical thinking, problem solving, collaboration and technology integration, while building on mastery of core content and background knowledge. Highly respected education leaders and innovators address critical concepts supporting the Framework for 21st Century Learning. The afterword by Andy Hargreaves then looks at the implications of the 21st century skills framework and how we can continue to build on the movement.

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    A$45.00
  5. Flip Your Classroom Series

    In this series, two experienced practitioners of the flipped classroom explain a powerful approach to teaching where students watch recorded lectures for homework and complete their assignments, labs and tests in class. Discover how this "flipped classroom" approach helps struggling students, differentiates instruction and increases opportunities for classroom formative assessment.

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    Starting at A$9.95

  6. ASCD Arias Series

    ASCD Arias publications provide concise answers to challenging questions that you need to solve today—in a convenient format that you can read in one sitting and immediately put into practice. They’re the next-generation, immediate-need resources for everyone committed to the success of each learner.

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    Starting at A$15.00

  7. Essentials for Achieving Rigour Series

    The Essentials for Achieving Rigour series of instructional guides helps educators become highly skilled at implementing, monitoring and adapting instruction. Readers can put the guides to practical use immediately, adopting day-to-day examples as models for application in their own classrooms.

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    Starting at A$25.95

  8. A Parent's Guide to Online Safety

    Try to keep up with today's technology can be overwhelming. You probably feel like you'll never understand the technology your child is using, especially when it seems to change every six months. What's a parent to do? Take a deep breath! Yes, the technology keeps changing, but the kids themselves stay pretty much the same. Much of what they do is not about the technology they are using. It's about seeking attention, forming and sustaining relationships, taking risks and having fun. Parents have been dealing with these behaviours for centuries. This revised Australian edition of A Parent's Guide to Online Safety will help you identify the digital citizenship topics all parents should be aware of while providing advice on setting limits for your child.

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    A$16.95
  9. Grounded Designs for Online and Hybrid Learning: Designs in Action

    Grounded Designs for Online and Hybrid Learning: Designs in Action provides an in-depth look at how leading educators and designers create digital learning environments built on a solid foundation of proven instructional strategies. The second book in the series presents examples for applying multiple instructional strategies that are based on cognitive information processing and inquiry, experiential and game-based theories of human learning. As technology continues to evolve and influence learning, the opportunity to explore new and inventive ways to challenge and engage students will grow.

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    A$39.95
  10. Contemporary Perspectives on Literacy: Mastering Media Literacy

    Mastering Media Literacy displays the role media can play in merging technology and instruction to give students greater access to knowledge, make learning more meaningful and help students play a more active role in their education, providing tips for incorporating media literacy into the school curriculum. F-12 educators will learn how to use media literacy to enhance learning and create opportunities for deeper understanding of concepts and skills, current events and global issues; prepare students to thrive in a more visually saturated and technology-based world; teach students to evaluate the validity of media and information being shared through different mediums; and design rubrics that effectively evaluate content knowledge and knowledge of technology tools.

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    A$27.95
  11. Grounded Designs for Online and Hybrid Learning Set of 3

    The Grounded Designs for Online and Hybrid Learning series guides educators through creating successful online and hybrid learning environments that are rooted in proven instructional theory. Regardless of your underlying educational values or beliefs, the grounded approach outlined in this series will help you consistently develop quality e-learning experiences - without inhibiting your creativity. The three titles in the series include: Trends and Technologies - explores four key areas for designing online learning environments; Designs in Action - provides an in-depth look at how leading educators and designers create digital learning environments; Grounded Design Fundamentals - lays the groundwork for developing engaging online learning environments.

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    A$95.00

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