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  1. Basic Not Boring Series: World Geography 5-8

    This book introduces students from middle years to World geography. Each page invites the learner to try high interest, appealing exercises that will help students with a new skill, reinforce an existing skill or assess a student's performance or understanding. This is no ordinary fill-in-the-blanks way to learn. The activities in World Geography take students around the world. On an exciting trip to the Australian outback and on an African adventure, students learn about the world around them. Students will enjoy and develop an understanding about the world around them. The pages are written with the assumption that an adult will be available to assist the student with their learning and practice.

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    A$21.95
  2. Interdisciplinary Unit: Energy - Integrated Science Units

    These pages are filled with a wide variety of lesson ideas, as well as pages for use with intermediate and middle school students. The themes are connected to the curriculum with activities in reading, writing, oral language, science, SOSE, maths, art and life skills. The unit 'Energy' looks at this fundamental part of our lives and provides students with a good deal of information about energy but without inundating them with too much technical knowledge.

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    A$54.95
  3. Basic Not Boring Series: Whole Numbers and Integers 5-8

    This book introduces students from the middle years to whole numbers and integers. Each page invites the  learner to try  high interest, appealing exercises that will help students with a new skill, reinforce an existing skill or assess a student's performance or understanding. This is no ordinary fill-in-the-blanks way to learn. Whole Numbers and Integers is based on a sports theme, so students use critical maths skills while learning interesting facts, such as how much can be earned collecting baseball cards or how much new tennis shoes cost.  Students will enjoy and develop an understanding about numbers and how they work. The pages are written with the assumption that an adult will be available to assist the student with their learning and practice.

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  4. Basic Not Boring Series: Geometry and Measurement 5-8

    The activities in Geometry & Measurement are based on an Olympic theme, so students discover interesting facts about Olympic athletes from the first Olympic runners to Michael Johnson while they learn how to solve maths problems. Students will sharpen numerous skills, including how to: identify points, lines and planes, identify and name angles, identify properties and parts of a circle, determine the circumference of circles, identify similar and congruent figures, identify congruent triangles and other polygons, recognise and define space figures, identify and use units of measurement and find perimeter, area and volume.

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    A$21.95
  5. 101 Cool Sites for Kids on the Internet

    This guidebook for the Internet explains what the web actually is, how it works, and most importantly, how to use it! The 101 site addresses for kids will tantalise and enthrall your students. They are accompanied by activities designed to both familiarise and challenge your young net surfers. Divided into curriculum areas, each section contains pages that are ready to place in centres and sized to store in an index file.

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    A$28.50
  6. Why Our High Schools Need the Arts

    Why Our High Schools Need the Arts addresses the alarming dropout rate in secondary schools and presents a thoughtful, evidence-based argument that increasing arts education in the secondary school curriculum will keep kids in school. This resource features the compelling voices of teachers and their adolescent learners to demonstrate how courses in the arts are relevant and valuable to students who have otherwise become disenfranchised from school. The introduction to Why Our High Schools Need the Arts features a history of the performing arts in secondary schools, a background as to how the arts help children in the early stages of their cognitive development, as well as an overview of the chapters and content addressed in the text.

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    A$29.95
  7. Basic Not Boring Series: Map Skills 6-8

    This book introduces students from middle years to map skills. Each page invites the learner to try high interest, appealing exercises that will help students with a new skill, reinforce an existing skill or assess a student's performance or understanding. This is no ordinary fill-in-the-blanks way to learn. These exercises are fun and surprising. Students will join the hunt for a bank robber, help a lost miner find water in the desert, crack a worldwide Internet spy network and look for lost ruins. Students will enjoy and develop an understanding about maps and the way they function. The pages are written with the assumption that an adult will be available to assist the student with their learning and practice.

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    A$21.95
  8. Problem-Based Learning - A Collection of Articles

    To explore the true nature of problem-based learning as a curricular framework and an instructional model for kindergarten to upper secondary classrooms, this collection of articles has been assembled.

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    A$39.55
  9. Dr. Fry's How to Teach Reading - for Teachers, Parents and Tutors

    This easy to use, 6-step teaching strategy is designed to work well with young students, older students who are remedial, and even illiterate adults. The students may have no reading ability at all, or some mix of limited reading ability. The book includes sample lessons, phonic charts, reading tests, teaching games, instant word lists and book section ideas. Dr. Fry is widely known for the famous instant word list and his readability graph.

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    A$29.95
  10. A Little Bit of Everything Book (For the Relief Teacher) - Middle Primary 3-4

    A Little Bit of Everything for the emergency teacher is a resource you will go to again and again for teacher written activity sheets covering all areas of study for upper primary school children. Use these fun, illustrated pages to practise skills or reinforce classroom instruction.

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    A$39.95
  11. Learning Centre Activities: Study of Society and Environment 3-6

    Learning centres are a wonderful way to encourage independent learning and creative reinforcement to more structured lessons, and they allow students to work at a comfortable pace. The activities in this book involve famous names, inventors and their inventions, famous women and capitals of the world. Also included in the book is an overview of the activities and suggestions for use, as well as the answers to the questions.

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    A$21.95
  12. Learning Ain't What It Used To Be: Student Engagement Strategies for the 21st Century

    Students in their middle years spend much of their time in schools that are anachronisms. Australia's schools are attempting to make the systemic changes needed to bring education into the 21st century. The key to effective change is the teacher working directly with students in the classroom. Until reforms address this with needed resources, support and training, teachers cannot teach middle year students in ways that are more attuned to the requirement of living in a global village.

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    A$16.95

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