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  1. Our Only Earth: Ocean Pollution (Years 7-10)

    Now you can challenge your students with the complexities of marine pollution. As part of the Our Only Earth series for Years 7-10, this revised Australian edition of Our Only Earth: Ocean Pollution educates students about the effects of pollution and global warming on the world's oceans 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 within the subject of geography and across all learning areas.

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    A$31.00
  2. Our Only Earth: Endangered Species (Years 7-10)

    Now you can challenge your students with the complexities of extinction. As part of the Our Only Earth series for Years 7-10, this revised Australian edition of Our Only Earth: Endangered Species informs students about how contemporary human activities are threatening the survival of animal species 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 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
  3. Harbors of Hope: The Planning for School and Student Success Process

    The Planning for School and Student Success Process offers a proven way for schools to deal effectively with the 'white waters' of change and to create a culture of hope in which students receive the support they need to achieve success. This resource offers practical solutions for improving student achievement, attitudes, attendance, and behaviour through a proven planning model. Harbours of Hope combines the authors' extensive experience with effective school research and the power of the professional learning community to create a uniquely hopeful approach that results in schools that are effective, efficient, and excellent.

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    A$27.95
  4. Brigance: Transition Skills 2014: Inventory Kit

    The BRIGANCE Transition Skills Inventory is a comprehensive collection of research-based, age-appropriate assessments that support formal transition planning for students with special needs preparing for life after secondary school. Assessments in the TSI cover a broad range of knowledge and skills important for successful transition into adult life. The Brigance Transition Skills Inventory Record Book provides a record-keeping system for educators administering the Brigance Transition Skills Inventory with their student that is ongoing, specific, graphic and easily communicated. This Kit contains one copy of the Brigance Transition Skills Inventory and two sets of 10 copies of the Brigance Transition Skills Inventory Record Book.

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    A$279.00
  5. Brigance: Transition Skills 2014: Record Book (Set of 10)

    The BRIGANCE Transition Skills Inventory is a comprehensive collection of research-based, age-appropriate assessments that support formal transition planning for students with special needs preparing for life after secondary school. The Brigance Transition Skills Inventory Record Book provides a record-keeping system for educators administering the Brigance Transition Skills Inventory with their student that is ongoing, specific, graphic and easily communicated. The clear and concise layout offers an instant breakdown of a student's ongoing performance throughout the inventory, and can be used in conjunction with the Brigance Online Management System (subscription rates apply) to form a complete record-keeping system for students, classes and schools.

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    A$40.00
  6. Brigance: Transition Skills Inventory

    The BRIGANCE Transition Skills Inventory is a comprehensive collection of research-based, age-appropriate assessments that support formal transition planning for students with special needs preparing for life after secondary school. The TSI helps special education teachers, program directors and transition specialists address the following common requirements for transition planning: Administering age-appropriate transition assessments; Identifying students' strengths and transition service needs; and Developing IEPs that include a student's present level of performance, measurable post-secondary goals and recommendations on how to meet these goals. Assessments in the TSI cover a broad range of knowledge and skills important for successful transition into adult life.

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    A$220.00
  7. A Fresh Look at Grading and Reporting in High Schools

    The essential components of A Fresh Look at Grading and Reporting in High Schools both model and mirror effective practice: preparing for learning, teaching, and assessment; engaging students in assessment in support of their learning; and reporting the learning to others. Step by step, this book describes how you can effectively work through complexity to something much, much better - that is, a powerful, practical, and informed standards-based grading and reporting process. This fresh look at grading and reporting arises from the important work of transforming classroom assessment.

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    A$21.95
  8. 30 Strategies to Build Literacy Skills: Engagement at Every Level of Thinking!

    This resource will encourage teachers to help students work smarter, not harder, to become actively engaged in their own learning. The thirty research-based, easy-to-use strategies - applicable to any content area - encourage student mastery of the curriculum standards for English. Using this practical resource, teachers and administrators will understand the components of engaged classrooms and create an environment where students are active participants in their learning; teach students to engage emotionally with text and retain and explain what they've read; distinguish between top-down, passive classrooms and two-way, engaged-for-success classrooms that promote higher-level thinking and learning; and support lesson plans with activities, lists, and other reproducibles.

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    A$32.95
  9. Still Learning to Think/Thinking to Learn within the Australian Curriculum

    Building on the popular Learning to Think/Thinking to Learn, this revised edition of Still Learning to Think/Thinking to Learn features correlations to various strands and sub-strands from a range of Australian Curriculum subject areas, ensuring that instruction is curriculum-aligned and meaningful. Each chapter provides a brief description of a particular model or strategy that may be applied across different levels of schooling. Following this, specific examples of applying the structure are demonstrated. Through the application and explicit teaching of models and strategies, students can engage in a wide range of thinking tasks, regardless of whether they are working within defined subject areas or on units that cut across traditional curriculum boundaries.

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    A$32.95
  10. Leading Anti-Bias Early Childhood Programs: A Guide for Change

    Leading Anti-Bias Childhood Programs: A Guide for Change emphasises that this work is not only about changing curriculum, but requires thoughtful, strategic, long-term planning that addresses all components of an early childhood program. With a powerful combination of conceptual frameworks, strategies and practical tools, the authors explain the structural and individual changes leaders must foster. Featuring the authors' extensive experience in the field, supplemented with insights from other anti-bias educators, they build on and expand current thinking about best early childhood leadership practices. Leading Anti-Bias Childhood Programs is an essential resource for anti-bias education leaders engaged in change in the wide range of early childhood care and education settings.

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    A$32.95
  11. Teaching Argumentation: Activities and Games for the Classroom

    Teaching Argumentation: Activities and Games for the Classroom identifies select argumentation skills from the Common Core State Standards and offers F-12 teachers 10 fun, engaging activities and games to teach those skills. Students will develop the ability to think critically and debate constructively, and will become informed citizens destined for academic and lifetime success. Katie Rogers and Julia A. Simms identify the standards relevant to argumentation, the elements of argumentation within the standards, and group the elements into 13 argumentation skills. Help students develop the critical-thinking skills necessary to lead informed lives!

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    A$39.95
  12. How to . . . Ask the Right Questions

    If students are to discover, if students are to become better problem solvers, if students are to comprehend that their intuitive, everyday ways of explaining the world around them need to be adapted in order to better describe, predict, explain and control natural phenomena - they need to develop higher-order thinking skills. The kind of questions teachers ask influence the level of thinking operations students engage in. This booklet is devoted to providing some methods which you can use to analyse your questioning strategies and to suggest some techniques for developing variety in the kinds of questions you ask. To illustrate some of the classifications and concepts discussed, excerpts from a videotaped lesson to Year 3 students on magnetism appears at the end of this booklet.

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    A$9.95

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