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  1. Year Round Project-Based Activities for STEM, Years 1-2
    This book presents 8 units that require students to think creatively, to take risks and to put what they are learning into practice. Meanwhile, the teacher can continually assess what students are learning and make any necessary adjustments. This book actually makes learning fun – while meeting the requirements of the Australian Curriculum! Learn More
    A$49.95
  2. Sharing the Blue Crayon: How to Integrate Social, Emotional, and Literacy Learning
    Social and emotional learning is at the heart of good teaching, but as standards and testing requirements consume classroom time and divert teachers’ focus, these critical skills often get sidelined. In Sharing the Blue Crayon, Mary Anne Buckley shows teachers how to incorporate social and emotional learning into a busy day and then extend these skills to literacy lessons for young children. Through simple activities such as read-alouds, sing-alongs, murals, and performances, students learn how to get along in a group, empathize with others, develop self-control and give and receive feedback, all while becoming confident readers and writers. Learn More
    A$29.95
  3. STEM: Engaging Hands-On Challenges Using Everyday Materials Series

    Use materials found in the classroom or recycling bin to enhance your students’ understanding of science and engineering! This series is designed to guide you through exciting, age-appropriate STEM challenges, with students working together to make sense of phenomena and design solutions to problems. Each lesson is guaranteed to stimulate students as they ask, imagine, plan, create, test and improve their designs. Academic vocabulary, time frames and formative assessments specific to each challenge are also provided to ensure student success.

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  4. STEM: Engaging Hands-On Challenges Using Everyday Materials, Year 2

    STEM: Engaging Hands-On Challenges Using Everyday Materials is designed to walk you through exciting STEM challenges step-by-step! This series provides age-appropriate student challenges guaranteed to stimulate students as they ask, imagine, plan, create (build), test and improve designs they created themselves. In each challenge, students will be making sense of phenomena and/or coming up with solutions to a problem as they build a clearer understanding of science and engineering practices.

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  5. Fun and Fundamental Maths for Young Children: Building a Strong Foundation in Preschool-Year 2

    This book focuses on the most important concepts and skills needed to provide early learners with a strong foundation in mathematics, in ways that are fun for both children and educators! For each mathematical concept, Marian Small provides sample activities and lessons, as well as guidance for using children's books, games, manipulatives and electronic devices. This resource also demonstrates how to differentiate instruction using tasks and questions designed to include all students. The text features her special brand of lucid explanation of difficult concepts, fresh and engaging teaching examples, troubleshooting tips and formative assessments. Fun and Fundamental Maths for Young Children can be used with any early childhood curriculum or as a stand-alone program in preschools.

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    A$39.95
  6. Social-Emotional Learning: Lessons for Developing Decision-Making Skills , Years 1-3
    Social-Emotional Learning: Lessons for Developing Decision-Making Skills is designed to help students develop a strong set of social and emotional skills. Students are asked to read, think and respond to a variety of reading passages that contain character-building scenarios. Learn More
    A$29.95
  7. Take Control of the Noisy Class: From Chaos to Calm in 15 Seconds

    Are you fed up with students who talk over you and ignore your instructions? Are you tired, drained and worn out because of low-level disruption, disobedience and defiance? Do you long for a workable, practical system to help you take control and enjoy stress-free teaching? If you answered "yes" to any of those questions you'll love the highly effective, proven strategies in Take Control of the Noisy Class. Packed with powerful, fast-acting techniques the book helps teachers transform their ability to connect and succeed with hard-to-reach, reluctant learners. Even if you have never had "the class from hell", you'll find hundreds of practical, usable ideas and interventions to meet students' needs and create a thoroughly enjoyable classroom climate for all concerned.

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    A$35.95
  8. Our Amazing Animals: Comprehension Activities Featuring the Wildlife of Australia and New Zealand
    Peter Clutterbuck shares his love of our local wildlife, introducing students in Years 2-3 to 30 amazing animals. Throughout the book, students will engage with a wide variety of text genres, including emails, classroom notes, fictional narratives and journal entries. Tasks focus on encouraging students to draw out the full meaning of each text through a mixture of literal and inferential comprehension questions and activities. Learn More
    A$27.95
  9. Thinking Tools for Young Readers and Writers: Strategies to Promote Higher Literacy in Grades 2-8

    In her new book, bestselling author and professional developer Carol Booth Olsen and colleagues show teachers how to help young readers and writers construct meaning from and with texts. This practical resource offers a rich array of research-based teaching strategies, activities and extended lessons focused on the "thinking tools" employed by experienced readers and writers. It shows teachers how to draw on the natural connections between reading and writing, and how cognitive strategies can be embedded into the teaching of narrative, informational and argumentative texts. Including artefacts and written work produced by students across the year levels, the authors connect the cognitive and affective domains for full student engagement.

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    A$37.95
  10. Making Sense of Mathematics for Teaching the Small Group

    Making Sense of Mathematics for Teaching the Small Group by Juli K. Dixon, Lisa A. Brooks and Melissa R. Carli explains the benefits of teaching mathematics in small groups and offers practical guidance for doing so. Similar to the other books in the Making Sense of Mathematics for Teaching series, here mathematics teachers become learners. Through this book, F-5 teachers will discover how to utilise small-group instruction to intervene with struggling students and enrich students' learning. Using this practical resource, educators will discover key strategies to learn and teach foundational mathematics concepts for Years F-5 students in small groups and provide all students with the precise information they need to achieve academic success.

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    A$32.95
  11. Making Every Primary Lesson Count: Six Principles to Support Great Teaching and Learning

    Writing in the style of the award-winning Making Every Lesson Count, primary teachers Jo Payne and Mel Scott share evidence-informed practice and gimmick-free advice for ensuring that every lesson makes a difference for young learners. Making Every Lesson Count is underpinned by six pedagogical principles - challenge, explanation, modelling, practice, feedback and questioning - and provides simple, realistic classroom strategies from across the curriculum to develop a culture of growth and excellence with pupils. In an age of educational quick fixes and ever-moving goalposts, this precise and timely book will have a high impact on learning in the classroom: enabling pupils to leave primary school as confident, successful learners equipped with the skills and knowledge required of them.

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