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  1. Basic Map Skills (Years 3-6)

    Basic Map Skills introduces the following concepts: what a map is and what it's used for, directions, determining relative distance and direction on a map, understanding map symbols and the application of skills to maps of real places. Map skills will teach students valuable skills and also use many maths principles. An answer key included in the back of the book.

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    A$21.95
  2. Creative Investigations: Library Research and Extension Activities

    Creative Investigations presents thirty-six separate topics for independent research investigations. They are grouped under six broad headings: Ancient Mysteries, Living World, Ages and Aeons, Maths and Science, the Unbelievable and Potpourri. The topics range from King Tut's Tomb to Machu Picchu, Magic, Miniatures, Monsters, Sports and Superheroes. They have been especially chosen as they appeal to students.

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    A$21.95
  3. Explorations in Life Science: Process-Oriented Activities for Grades 1-3

    The Explorations in... series was not created to give an intense course in science, but rather to encourage children to be curious, to ask questions, to experiment, to learn and to organise and integrate knowledge. This book will help you teach the processes of science - processes that can be integrated into all parts of our lives. Each activity page incorporates two or more of the following processes: Observing, Comparing, Organising and Communicating. The teacher's guide includes purposes, processes, materials, procedures and answers (where applicable) for each activity. It also includes Discovery Questions - questions designed to make your students think and to encourage discussion.

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    A$19.75
  4. Catch Them Thinking

    This resource emphasises a range of teaching strategies to apply in the co-operative learning and thinking skills in the primary and high school classroom. This practical resource provides lesson plans to promote awareness of thinking processes and to meet the classroom needs of teachers.

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    A$49.45
  5. Start Them Thinking

    Start Them Thinking introduces young students to the fun and challenge of skilful thinking. This book provides teachers with practical strategies and lesson plans for cooperative classroom interactions.

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    A$42.85
  6. Improving Schools from Within: Teachers, Parents and Principals Can Make the Difference

    Amid calls for educational reform, little attention has been given to the crucial relationships amoung adults within the school. Noted educator Roland Barth argues that those closest to students-teachers, principals and parents-are the most powerful sources for school change. Drawing on his years of experience as a teacher, principal and university faculty member, Barth shows how communication, collegiality and risk taking amoung adults in the schoolhouse can create an atmosphere of learning and leadership for all.

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    A$27.95
  7. Integrating the Curricula: A Collection

    The purpose of Integrating the Curricula: A Collection is to provide readers with a deeper understanding of the multifaceted concept of curriculum integration.

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    A$40.65
  8. If the Shoe Fits - How to Develop Multiple Intelligences in the Classroom

    Learn how to put the theory of Multiple Intelligences into practice in your classroom! Carolyn Chapman translates Gardner's theory of Multiple Intelligences into practical methods for classroom use. She offers information and how-to advice for identifying and developing student strengths.

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    A$60.50
  9. Philosophy for Young Thinkers: Cartoons for Thinking - Issues in Ethics and Values 7-10

    This secondary level book is an excellent launching pad for the creative teacher. This book introduces creative writing, research, debate, philosophical and ethical discussions, political science and history to students. It includes strategies for teaching, discussion topics, an array of suggested activities and numerous 'Mind Builder' exercises for further inquiry.

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    A$20.50
  10. 100 Ways to Build Teams

    This book brings you 100 easy-to-use techniques for building trust, establishing roles and responsabilities, selecting a leader, determining a code of conduct, managing meetings celebrating successes, giving and receiving feedback and more! Each section includes the following sections: introduction to the topic, quote, background on the topic, list of important points, simple activities to do, things that take effort (to help teams through the 'storming' phase), for the committed (to help team members move to the 'norming' phase), materials you will need, bibliography and list of additional resources. Whatever your team's level of experience, it is sure to benefit from this guidebook!

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    A$43.95

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