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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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$43.95
  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. RelationaLearning: A Handbook for Learning in the 21st Century

    RelationaLearning is not a new category or method. It is a radical new look at how relationships make learning possible. RelationaLearning does not see the student as a computer to be programmed, but as a marvelous blend of mind, body and spirit to be engaged. A century of dialogue will be a century that connects and reconnects.

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  9. Skills for Democracy: Promoting Dialogue in Schools

    New educational initiatives depend upon the ability of everyone involved, especially students to work together. Educational leaders are beginning to understand that in order to increase student achievement, communities and their schools must work together.

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  10. A Writing Box of Ideas

    A Writing Box of Ideas is designed for early primary school students. This book contains many writing activities including: lists, instructions, letters, poetry, advertisements, dialogues, story starters, story challenges, structural challenges, descriptions, word challenges, cartoons, story sequences and pictures. These activities are designed for children at many different levels of writing. The activities can be used during the literacy block as set out in the Early Years and are suitable for years prep to grade two.

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  11. Basic Not Boring Series: Graphing Statistics & Probability 5-8

    Basic Not Boring maths skills have been developed to sharpen skills and raise achievement. There are a number of interesting adventures students can explore as they celebrate basic maths skills with graphing, statistics, and probability. Sharpening maths skills while enjoying wild adventures of extreme sport and wacky adventures. Each page invites the students to practice high interest maths, while making good use of thinking skills as they step into the world of dare devil activities and wild fun.

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  12. Basic Not Boring Series: Study and Research 4-6

    The idea of celebrating the basics of study and research skills is just what it sounds like - enjoying and getting good at the basic study, information and research skills. The pages are full of exercises for students which will help them to review and strengthen specific skills in the content area of study skills. This is not just another fill-in-the-blanks way to learn. These activities are interesting, surprising and useful. Students visit a training camp for would-be detectives and follow them around on intriguing cases as they practice and apply key study and research skills. Included is a ready to use test for assessing study and research skills as well as increasing their ability to find and use information.

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