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  1. The Thoughtful Classroom Portfolio Series: Word Works: Cracking Vocabulary's CODE

    Word Works: Cracking Vocabulary's CODE has everything a teacher needs to implement effective vocabulary lessons and units in their classrooms. These tools and strategies can be used in any classroom of any level and in any learning area.

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    A$24.95
  2. Crossing the Vocabulary Bridge: Differentiated Strategies for Diverse Secondary Classrooms

    Knowing how the brain works is integral to the modern teaching environment, and is the main focus of Crossing the Vocabulary Bridge: Differentiated Strategies for Diverse Secondary Classrooms. By knowing how students retain what they learn, teachers can alter their methods to ensure maximum retention and recall. Resources include filled-in samples of student work that provide evidence of what is possible, teacher-to-teacher voices highlighting successful applications in secondary classrooms, teaching tips to accompany every strategy and templates for vocabulary-building student artefacts. By using the strategies contained within Crossing the Vocabulary Bridge, teachers can use what students already know to enhance their base of knowledge and maximise learning potential.

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    A$32.95
  3. The Learning Edge: What Technology Can Do to Educate All Children

    After billions of dollars, thousands of studies, and immeasurable effort by educators at all levels, why is the performance of students and teachers so unaffected by technology? Moreover, what should be done to extract genuine benefit from the information and communication technology (ICT) revolution? In this groundbreaking book, technology and education experts Alan Bain and Mark Weston provide research-based evidence for how the widespread application of ICT can provide powerful learning opportunities that lead to lasting gains and achievements.

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    A$39.95
  4. Natural Learning for a Connected World: Education, Technology, and the Human Brain

    Why do video games fascinate kids so much that they will spend hours pursuing a difficult skill? Why don’t they apply this kind of intensity to their schoolwork? These questions are answered by the authors who pioneered brain/mind learning with the publication of Making Connections: Teaching and the Human Brain. Caine and Caine build a bridge to the future of education with a dynamic model of teaching that works for all year levels and all cultural and ethnic groups.

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    A$29.95
  5. Interactive Activities for the Classroom: Whiteboards and Projectors, P-2

    This P-2 resource offers lessons and activities to make it easy for the teacher and students to use their classroom interactive device on a daily basis. Open your classroom to the world of images, colours and animations that help young students interact with their classmates and gain knowledge and improve their communication skills through fun, engaging activities. For use with any interactive, this resource accommodates different learning styles and makes learning more collaborative while encouraging and supporting 21st century computer skills. Topics covered include: All About Me; Attendance; Beginning Sounds; Chronological Order; Daily Weather; Fact Family; Goods and Services; Landforms; Lost Teeth Chart; Recognise Shape; Short Vowels; Time of Day.

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    A$42.95
  6. Who Owns the Learning?: Preparing Students for Success in the Digital Age

    Alan November uses his Digital Learning Farm model to show teachers how technology allows students to take ownership of their learning, creating their own learning tools, and participate in work that has meaning to them and others. In his model, every student is a teacher and a global publisher. The book: provides ideas and techniques to help students own and direct their learning; Uses real-life examples to illustrate how technology is revolutionising instruction and learning; Offers useful QR codes throughout the text to take readers directly to important websites that supplement topics discussed in the book; Includes a Questions for Discussion section at the end of each chapter to help educators and study groups more deeply explore each chapter topic.

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    A$21.95
  7. Google Spreadsheets and Forms

    You won’t believe all the cool things you can do with Google Spreadsheets and Forms. Learn the basics, and then go beyond, to develop activities that help you collect and organise information, and collaborate to create new ideas through dozens of clever activities. Tammy Worcester provides step-by-step instructions for Google Spreadsheet basics, sharing spreadsheets for collaboration, Google Forms basics, publishing and embedding forms, and more. This book also includes a range of student activities and classroom management activities.

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    A$42.95
  8. Students Taking Charge: Inside the Learner-Active, Technology-Infused Classroom

    When students take ownership of learning, they achieve at high levels. Filled with practical examples and step-by-step guidelines, Students Taking Charge shows educators how to design innovative learning environments that engage students, build greater responsibility in the classroom, use technology to aid learning and raise academic rigour.

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    A$42.95
  9. Why Social Media Matters: School Communication in the Digital Age

    Why is it so critical that school leaders embrace social media? And when they're ready to start, what's the best first step? Here’s everything you need to know to begin building a social media platform that nurtures relationships and garners support from your key stakeholders, including step-by-step instructions on how to use three of today's most popular tools for social media: Twitter, Facebook, and blogs.

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    A$21.95
  10. Classrooms Without Borders: Using Internet Projects to Teach Communication and Collaboration

    This practical resource shows educators how to use the Internet to help students communicate electronically, reaching beyond the borders of traditional classroom walls. The authors – a lifelong professional developer and a dedicated facilitator of improved P–12 education through her work with graduate students in school leadership – provide the how-to for teaching essential foundation elements, including teamwork, Internet research, evaluation of information sources, cross-cultural communication, and thinking skills.

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    A$35.95
  11. Using Technology with Classroom Instruction That Works, 2nd Edition

    Technology is ubiquitous, and its potential to transform learning is immense. The first edition of Using Technology with Classroom Instruction That Works answered some vital questions about 21st century teaching and learning: What are the best ways to incorporate technology into the curriculum? What kinds of technology will best support particular learning tasks and objectives? How does a teacher ensure that technology use will enhance instruction rather than distract from it? Each strategy-focused chapter features examples—across year levels and subject areas, and drawn from real-life lesson plans and projects—of teachers integrating relevant technology in the classroom in ways that are engaging and inspiring to students.

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    A$35.95
  12. Web 2.0 Hot Apps Cool Projects - Science, 2nd Edition

    Web 2.0 Hot Apps & Cool Projects – Science, 2nd Edition presents 31 content- specific projects that can be easily utilised in today's classroom environment. Students will be inspired to use the free, web-based applications described in this resource to instantly create and publish media-rich content directly to the web while keeping their focus on the relevant curriculum. Using tools to build dynamic slideshows, digital scrapbooks, interactive flash books, instant web notes, animated avatars and real-time collaboration, students will evaluate, assimilate and analyse scientific concepts using 21st-century skills.

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    A$49.95

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