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  1. Make the Future! Hands-On Sustainability Lessons Complete Set of 3

    Can primary students really change the world? Yes, they can - and this series shows them how! The Make the Future! Hands-On Sustainability Lessons is a cross-curriculum STEM series for Years 1-6 that gives real meaning to the idea of sustainability. Each resource is designed to supplement instruction in every Australian Curriculum learning area by addressing the Sustainability cross-curriculum priority, as well as reproducible worksheets and teachers' notes. Make the Future! includes whole-class, small-group and individual work with options for a range of skill levels; opportunities for multi-year-level collaboration, self-directed learning and community engagement; and content that actively develops key life skills, such as financial planning, nutritional knowledge and goal-setting.

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    A$70.00
  2. Messy Maths: A Playful, Outdoor Approach for Early Years

    Messy Maths offers a rich resource of ideas that will inspire you to tap into the endless supply of patterns, textures, colours and quantities of the outdoors and deepen children's understanding of maths through hands-on experience. Being outside makes maths real. In the classroom environment, maths can seem disconnected from everyday reality. Messy Maths reimagines the outdoor space through a mathematical lens, providing a treasure trove of suggestions to empower you to blend outdoor learning into your teaching practice. It is not a "how to" guide, but rather an easy-to-use reference book replete with ready-to-use games and open-ended ideas designed to help children become confident and skilled in thinking about, using and exploring abstract mathematical concepts as all they play outside.

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    A$47.00
  3. NOW Classrooms, Grades K–2: Lessons for Enhancing Teaching and Learning Through Technology

    Developed specifically for grades K–2, this resource presents classroom-ready lessons that support the ISTE Standards for Students. Use the lessons, which focus on four essential skills—communication, collaboration, critical thinking, and creativity—to take instruction and learning to the next level through the use of technology. Each chapter includes strategies for developing authentic learning experiences and ends with discussion questions for personal reflection.

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    A$35.95
  4. Dirty Teaching: A Beginner's Guide to Learning Outdoors

    Juliet Robertson offers tips and tricks to help any primary school teacher to kickstart or further develop their outdoor practice. One of the keys to a happy and creative classroom is getting out of it and this book will give you the confidence to do just that. It contains a wealth of ideas and activities which ensure you provide a broad range of engaging outdoor experiences for your students. There is no need for expensive tools or complicated technologies: all you need to your coat and a passion for learning - oh, and you'd better bring the kids too!

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    A$47.00
  5. Make the Future! Hands-On Sustainability Lessons Series

    Can primary students really change the world? Yes, they can – and this series shows them how! The Make the Future! Hands-On Sustainability Lessons series is a brand-new guide that shows teachers how they can incorporate STEM into the classroom while also learning about sustainability. Teach your primary students that everyone can make a difference to saving the environment, and that they are the next generation that will go forward and make our world a better place.

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    Starting at A$32.95

  6. Uncovering Student Ideas in Primary Science, Volume 1: 25 New Formative Assessment Probes for Years F–2

    Uncovering Student Ideas in Primary Science is an invaluable resource for classroom and preservice teachers and professional development providers. This book's age-appropriate probes will help you teach more effectively by starting with students' ideas and adapting instruction to support conceptual change.

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    A$49.95
  7. Teaching Common Core English Language Arts Standards: 20 Lesson Frameworks for Elementary Grades
    This book offers K-5 teachers twenty practical engaging lesson frameworks to increase students’ reading comprehension, improve their writing ability, and encourage independent reading and writing. Learn More
    A$48.40
  8. Meeting Common Core Technology Standards, K-2

    Meeting Common Core Technology Standards shows teachers how to integrate the tech-related language found within the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) into their everyday curriculum. The authors outline the CCSS standards for grades K-2 and tell teachers how to reach them through classroom-tested lesson examples that harness a robust list of software, websites, and apps.

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    A$39.95
  9. Engineering Instruction for High-Ability Learners in K-8 Classrooms

    Engineering Instruction for High-Ability Learners in K-8 Classrooms is an application-based practitioners' guide to applied engineering that is grounded in engineering practices found in curriculum standards. The book specifies necessary components of engineering curriculum and instruction, recommends appropriate activities to encourage problem solving, creativity and innovation, and provides examples of innovative technology in engineering curriculum and instruction. Additionally, authors discuss professional development practices to best prepare teachers for engineering instruction and provide recommendations to identify engineering talent among F-8 students. Finally, the book includes a wealth of resources, including sample lesson and assessment plans.

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    A$42.95
  10. Uncovering Student Ideas in Science, Volume 4: 25 New Formative Assessment Probes

    Wouldn’t it be helpful to know what your students’ ideas are about a science concept before launching into a new lesson or unit? Uncovering Student Ideas in Science, Volume 4, offers 25 more formative assessment probes to help reveal students’ preconceptions of fundamental concepts in science, bringing the total to 100 probes for the popular series by author Page Keeley. Teachers of Years F–12 will find short probes with year-level band specifics that provide easy-to-follow suggestions for addressing students’ ideas by promoting learning through conceptual-change instruction.  Volume 4 adds to the probes in physical, life and Earth and space science with a new category called “unifying principles”. Also covered is a discussion on balancing formative assessment with summative assessment.

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    A$49.95
  11. Uncovering Student Ideas in Science, Volume 3: Another 25 Formative Assessment Probes

    This third volume in our best-selling series Uncovering Student Ideas in Science contains 25 all-new “probes” to uncover students’ misconceptions in science and offers guidance on how teachers can use the probes for their own learning. Since publication of Volume 1 of the series, thousands of teachers have been using these innovative classroom tools to improve student learning in science. This book provides short, easy-to-administer probes that determine what scientific misunderstandings your students may bring into your classroom without your even knowing it! Volume 3 offers five life science probes, seven Earth and space science probes, ten physical science probes and three nature of science probes.

     

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    A$49.95
  12. Uncovering Student Ideas in Science, Volume 2: 25 More Formative Assessment Probes

    Uncovering Student Ideas in Science, Volume 2 will reveal the surprising misconceptions students bring to the classroom - so you can adjust your teaching to foster a sound understanding of science. Volume 2 covers more life science and Earth and space science probes, and new topics include forms of matter, changes in matter, living things and life processes, rocks and landforms, the day/night cycle and objects in the night sky. Volume 2 also suggests ways to embed the probes throughout your instruction, not just when starting a unit of topic. This new classroom tools will help you not only uncover students' existing ideas, but also use that knowledge to improve your teaching and advance student understanding of science concepts.

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    A$49.95

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