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  1. Celebrate Christmas Around the World

    Expand cultural awareness with Christmas activities from more than 20 countries. Background information is provided along with activities, crafts, carols, legends, recipes, patterns, teaching strategies, a bibliography and more. Great activities to do with students as the term winds down.

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    A$21.95
  2. Making Christmas Fun with Technology

    Many children enjoy the challenge of design, construction and problem solving. Making gifts can involve a fun exploration of science and technology in the design and construction of gifts. This book brings together the joys of Christmas and the fascination of designing and creating.

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    A$21.95
  3. Happy Hands and Feet: Art Projects for Young Children

    Happy Hands and Feet - Art Projects for Young Children takes finger painting to a new level. Using a limited range of materials and children's hands and feet, a wide variety of unique art projects is easily achievable. Seasonal and special-occasion activities provide year-round interest and fun. With step-by-step instructions and helpful hints, this book is ideal for playgroup, classroom or home use. Ages 5-7.

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    A$16.95
  4. Media Literacy: Thinking Critically About Movies

    This book encourages students to use critical-thinking skills to analyse movies and the movie industry. The units in this book provide students with information about movies as an art form, as a business and as a source of social and cultural transmission. The activities require students to evaluate this information and apply it in varied exercises. Students will be asked to reflect on both the Australian and American movie industries (and audiences) when developing answers to the questions in this book. Each lesson contains activities, quizzes, a glossary of terms and ‘Teacher Buzz’ sections to prepare for classroom discussions. 

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    A$29.95
  5. Media Literacy: Thinking Critically About Music & Media

    This book is designed to help students use their interest in music to develop better critical-thinking skills. Students will develop these skills by analysing information, reflecting on their own thoughts and feelings, and employing creative problem solving. They will investigate common themes in musical lyrics, the economic structure of the Australian radio industry and social and legal concerns related to music. Students will also encounter ethical considerations, learn about musical history and discuss gender issues. Through analysis of a subject that most teenagers already enjoy, students will become more media literate and develop a better awareness of the social issues that affect music and its listeners.

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  6. Media Literacy: Thinking Critically About Video Games & Virtual Worlds

    Video games and virtual worlds offer varying degrees of interactivity and community. These allow players to consider existing societal norms, civic participation and power structures, and experimenting with new models. This book asks students to consider the possibilities that video games offer, as well as some of the problems. Students are already thinking about video games. This book asks students to think about video games in a critical and articulate fashion; considering the attitudes and beliefs they generate; how they affect how we perceive others and ourselves; and what they mean to different people.

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    A$29.95
  7. Media Literacy: Thinking Critically About Visual Culture

    This book, the sixth in a series on media literacy, focuses on visual culture. The effort here is to help students understand the complex social, economic, political, and personal foundations of visual culture. Each unit introduces students to the different contexts in which visual culture exists and functions. The activity sheets require students to recognise these contexts and demonstrate their understanding of the role that visual culture plays in each. The central principle of this book is that visual culture can be used to help students improve their critical-thinking skills.

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    A$29.95
  8. Going Green Series (set of 4)

    Get ready to go green! It’s never too early to teach children about taking care of the environment they live in. With the exciting and educational lessons in the Going Green series for Years F-8, your primary students will embrace the message and adopt sustainable practices that can be used throughout their lifetimes. The series has been revised as of 2014 to assist Australian primary teachers in incorporating the cross-curricular priority of sustainability into their integrated teaching of Australian Curriculum learning areas, including geography, English, mathematics and science.

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    A$70.00
  9. Inclusion Strategies & Interventions

    In inclusive classrooms, students with special educational needs are treated as integral members of the education environment. Inclusion interventions honour the belief that all students are capable of meeting high expectations. The goal of inclusion is more than just preparing students to pass standardised tests and increasing academic levels. With this book you can gain strategies to offer the academic, social, emotional and behavioural benefits that allow students to achieve their highest potential. Inclusion interventions connect the instruction to each student's unique needs. This book encourages educators and learners to work together effectively as a team to achieve inclusive schools within accepting and inclusive worlds.

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    A$32.95
  10. Media Literacy: Thinking Critically About Newspapers & Magazines

    This book encourages students to use critical-thinking skills to analyse magazines and the newspaper industry in both their print and digital forms. The units provide students with information about newspapers and magazines, discussing their history in both Australia and the wider world, and speculating as to the role both might play in the future. Both are considered as sources of information, business commodities and publications with the ability to influence and shape society. Activities require students to evaluate this information and apply it in varied exercises. Students are asked to reflect on examples given from both Australia and America. Each lesson contains activities, quizzes, a glossary of terms and 'Teacher Buzz' sections to prepare for classroom discussions.

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    A$29.95
  11. Total Participation Techniques: Making Every Student an Active Learner

    Providing easy-to-use alternatives to the “stand and deliver” approach to teaching that causes so many students to tune out – or even drop out – Total Participation Techniques presents dozens of ways to engage P–12 students in active learning and allow them to demonstrate the depth of their knowledge and understanding. The authors, Pérsida Himmele and William Himmele, explain both the why and the how of Total Participation Techniques (TPTs) as they explore the high cost of student disengagement, place TPTs in the context of higher-order thinking and formative assessment, and demonstrate how to create a “TPT-conducive classroom.”

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    A$28.95
  12. Teaching 21st Century Skills: An ASCD Action Tool

    The 21st century has ushered in game-changing technological advances that have transformed the way we learn, live and work. New technologies, global competition and communication, social networking, and the accelerated growth of knowledge have given rise to an increasingly interconnected world that calls for different learning opportunities and newly designed instruction. As educators, how can we prepare students to succeed and thrive in this rapidly evolving, technology-rich, global community? This action tool defines the skills and knowledge that students need for the 21st century and provides tools that you can use with any content to help teach and reinforce those skills.

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    A$69.00

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