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  1. Higher-Level Thinking Questions: Developing Character

    Respect! Responsibility! Integrity! Honesty! How do you develop these valued character traits? In this book, you will find hundreds of questions, quotations and dilemmas to explore and develop character. Use quotations from famous folks as a springboard for writing and discussing, such as the following by Anne Frank: ‘The final forming of a person’s character lies in their own hands. Why is your character ultimately your own responsibility?’ Use dilemmas to have students evaluate their own values and behaviours: ‘If someone doesn’t treat you with the respect you deserve, would you treat them with the respect they don’t deserve? Why or why not?’

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    A$35.00
  2. Emotion-Friendly Teaching: Accelerating Social-Emotional Learning

    Become an emotion-friendly teacher! Apply powerful new research and theory in the field of emotion to transform your classroom. Teach with emotion as part of every lesson. Elicit the ten most important positive emotions. Master the revolutionary Kagan emotion wheel to help students understand and manage their emotions. Boost students’ EQ as you teach: students acquire self-knowledge, self-control, self-motivation, empathy and relationship skills. And do it all with easy-to-learn, easy-to-use proven Kagan structures. Transform cutting edge research into practical activities to release the power of emotion-friendly teaching.

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    A$59.00
  3. Responding to Student Trauma: A Toolkit for Schools in Times of Crisis

    Stephanie Filio’s Responding to student trauma: A toolkit for schools in times of crisis is the book every counsellor and educator needs right now. Whether you and your students are facing community or individual trauma, or both at once, this quick reference guide gives you strategies to address it.

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    A$24.95
  4. Social-Emotional Learning and the Brain: Strategies to Help Your Students Thrive

    Today’s teachers face a daunting challenge: how to ensure a positive school experience for their students, many of whom carry the burden of adverse childhood experiences, such as abuse, poverty, divorce, abandonment and numerous other serious social issues. Spurred by her personal experience and extensive exploration of brain-based learning, author Marilee Sprenger explains how brain science – what we know about how the brain works – can be applied to social-emotional learning.

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    A$44.95
  5. Silly Sports and Goofy Games

    In a matter of moments you can convert any class into a focused, high-energy community. Boost energy. Boost achievement. Release joy with the world’s most comprehensive collection of indoor and outdoor sport and game activities. Includes over 200 step-by-step, fun and involving sports and games in nine categories: terrific tag, happy helpers, beautiful balances, creative coordination, meaningful movements, crazy challenges, ridiculous relays, silly sports and goofy games. Games guarantee success in classroom energising, character building, and stretching bodily and kinaesthetic intelligence. This wonderful collection of games shows how to use playground and classroom activities to build the cooperative skills and community feeling so crucial to character development and sorely missing in much of our society.

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    A$45.00
  6. Healthy Habits for Healthy Kids Series

    Help your middle years students learn to make healthy food choices, appreciate the importance of daily exercises and develop habits they will maintain throughout their lives. Using the Healthy Habits for Healthy Kids series, students will learn about the health benefits of vegetables, what it means to be "gluten-free" and about serving sizes. The series builds on students' prior knowledge, while each book teaches them more about nutrition, exercise and how to properly nurture their growing bodies. This series supports a whole-child approach to education and can be used to support such health and nutrition policies as the NSW Department of Education Nutrition in Schools Policy and the Australian Curriculum: Health and Physical Education expectations.

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    Starting at A$9.95

  7. Healthy Habits for Healthy Kids, Years F–1: Activities to Promote Health and Wellbeing

    Students will learn how to recognise healthy food, where it comes from and how it is made. Support student wellbeing with activities promoting fitness and safety practices such as "Move Like An Animal" and "Move Every Day".

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    A$32.95
  8. Cultivating Mindfulness in the Classroom: The Classroom Strategies Series

    In Cultivating mindfulness in the classroom, author Jeanie M Iberlin and contributor Mike Ruyle advocate that F–12 teachers must use mindfulness practice in the classroom so students know how to cope with their emotions as they learn and grow. They illustrate that mindfulness is an effective, low-cost way for educators to help students manage their stress, focus their brains for extended periods of time and increase their emotional intelligence. Teachers can foster better classroom cultures and higher student achievement when they make students more mindful of their emotions.

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    A$32.95
  9. Trauma-Sensitive Schools: Learning Communities Transforming Children's Lives, K-5

    Along with the failure of 'zero tolerance' policies to resolve issues of school safety and a new understanding of children's disruptive behaviour, educators are changing the way they view children's academic and social problems. In response, the trauma-sensitive schools movement presents a new vision for promoting children's success. This book introduces this approach and provides F-5 educators with explanations of current research and dozens of ideas. Integrating research on children's neurodevelopment and educational best practices, this book will build the capacity of teachers and administrators to successfully manage the behaviour of children with symptoms of complex developmental trauma.

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    A$35.95
  10. The Australian Boarder Parent Handbook
    Dr Kate Hadwen's passion for boarding has led her to undertake vital research aimed at understanding and meeting the needs of Australian boarding students and their families. This handbook is inspired by the years Kate has spent observing the courageous and resourceful manner in which parents and children have overcome the challenges they've experienced while boarding. Topics covered in the handbook include the following: selecting a boarding house; preparing your child for boarding; choosing transitioning activities; understanding and overcoming homesickness; and what to do when things go wrong. Learn More
    A$16.95
  11. ECERS-E: The Four Curricular Subscales Extension to the Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale (ECERS-R), 4th Edition

    ECERS-E (to be used with the ECERS-R) extends the scales to provide additional insights into important aspects of literacy, mathematics, science and environment, and practices related to issues of diversity. The curriculum domains bear important relationships to cognitive and social/behavioural developmental outcomes. Learn More

    A$29.95
  12. The Classroom Strategies Series

    This series offers in-depth research-based instructional strategies that can be used in the classroom to enhance student achievement. Classroom teachers as well as building- and district-level administrators will benefit from sharing the knowledge in this library and building capacity as a staff to implement strategies for school improvement.

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    Starting at A$24.95

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