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  1. Thinking Like an Engineer: Lessons that Develop Habits of Mind and Thinking Skills for Gifted Young Engineers in Years 4-5

    Thinking Like an Engineer focuses on high-interest, career-related topics in the primary curriculum related to engineering. Students will explore interdisciplinary content, foster creativity and develop higher-order thinking skills with activities aligned to relevant learning area standards. Students will complete design challenges, visit with an engineer and investigate real-world problems to plan feasible engineering solutions. Thinking Like an Engineer reflects key emphases of curricula from the Center for Gifted Education at William & Mary, including the development of process skills in various learning areas and the enhancement of discipline-specific thinking and habits of mind through hands-on activities.

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  2. Jacob's Ladder Gifted Reading Comprehension Program: Nonfiction Year 4

    Jacob’s Ladder is a reading comprehension program for gifted students. Students progress through an inquiry process based on targeted reading passages from varied sources and different places around the world that emphasise the progressive, ongoing development of higher-order thinking skills that are relevant across the curriculum. Each of the three books in the Jacob’s Ladder Gifted Reading Comprehension Program: Nonfiction, as with the main series, comprehensively engages with the Language, Literature and Literacy strands of the Australian Curriculum: English, and features sections on Humanities and Social Sciences, Mathematics and Science instruction.

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  3. Jacob's Ladder Gifted Reading Comprehension Program

    The Jacob's Ladder Gifted Reading Comprehension Program targets reading comprehension skills in high-ability learners by moving students through an inquiry process from basic understanding to critical analyses of texts, using a field-tested method developed by the Center for Gifted Education at the College of William & Mary. Students will learn to comprehend and analyse any reading passage after completing the activities in Jacob's Ladder.

    The new second editions for the Jacob's Ladder: Gifted Reading Comprehension series include various additions and enhancements to the successful first editions, notably new readings and ladders for student use, as well as many miscellaneous improvements.

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  4. Jacob's Ladder Gifted Reading Comprehension Program

    Jacob's Ladder is a reading comprehension program for gifted students that spans from early primary to early secondary instruction. Students progress through an inquiry process based on targeted reading passages that emphasise the progressive, ongoing development of higher-order thinking skills that are relevant across the curriculum. This field-tested method of moving from basic understanding to critical analysis of text was developed by the Center for Gifted Education at the College of William and Mary.

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  5. Jacob's Ladder Gifted Reading Comprehension Program: Primary Years 4-5 + Student Workbook

    Jacob’s Ladder is a reading comprehension program for gifted students that spans from early primary to early secondary instruction. Students progress through an inquiry process based on targeted reading passages that emphasise the progressive, ongoing development of higher-order thinking skills that are relevant across the curriculum. The Jacob's Ladder Student Workbooks complement the Jacob’s Ladder: Primary Years 4-5 book by providing a matching, all-in-one resource for students to record their answers to each exercise. This allows the teacher to keep all of the student’s work in the program in one place for ease of collection, reading and marking.

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    A$39.95
  6. Jacob's Ladder Gifted Reading Comprehension Program: Student Workbook Years 4-5 (Set of 5)

    The Jacob's Ladder Student Workbooks complement the Jacob’s Ladder: Primary Years 4–5 book by providing a matching, all-in-one resource for students to record their answers to each exercise. This allows the teacher to keep all of the student’s work in the program in one place for ease of collection, reading and marking. Corresponding to the activities, students read high-interest passages, then complete skill ladders connected to the readings to move them from lower-order, concrete thinking skills to higher-order, critical thinking skills. The ladders include multiple skills necessary for academic success, covering various English skills.

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  7. Jacob's Ladder Gifted Reading Comprehension Program: Student Workbook Years 4-5

    The Jacob's Ladder Student Workbook complements the Jacob’s Ladder: Primary Years 4-5 book by providing a matching, all-in-one resource for students to record their answers to each exercise. This allows the teacher to keep all of the student’s work in the program in one place for ease of collection, reading and marking. Corresponding to the activities, students read high-interest passages, then complete skill ladders connected to the readings to move them from lower-order, concrete thinking skills to higher-order, critical thinking skills. The ladders include multiple skills necessary for academic success, covering English skills such as sequencing, cause and effect, classification, making generalisations, inference, and recognising themes and concepts.

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  8. Jacob's Ladder Gifted Reading Comprehension Program: Primary Years, 4-5

    Jacob’s Ladder is a reading comprehension program for gifted students that spans from early primary to early secondary instruction. Students progress through an inquiry process based on targeted reading passages that emphasise the progressive, ongoing development of higher-order thinking skills that are relevant across the curriculum. The Short Stories section of this book includes fables and myths, as well as contributions by students in the same year level as those reading the book. The Poetry selections include works by students, as well as pieces by well-known poets. Nonfiction selections touch on the areas of Science, Mathematics and History. This book is suggested for students in years 4 and 5 to enhance reading comprehension and critical thinking.

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    A$29.95
  9. Differentiating Instruction With Centers in the Gifted Classroom
    This book provides teachers with tons of ideas and guidance for creating unique classroom centres that will challenge gifted learners and encourage high-level, independent thinking. It includes innovative, real-world centres in core learning areas, including English, maths, science, humanities and social sciences, and the arts. The book discusses the use of centres in each content area, with suggestions from experts in the content areas and easy-to-implement lessons that go beyond the core curriculum. Learn More
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  10. Differentiated Projects for Gifted Students: 150 Ready-to-Use Independent Studies

    Differentiated Projects for Gifted Students was written to help teachers in third, fourth and fifth grades differentiate instruction for advanced and gifted learners. The activities are hands-on, discovery-based, research-oriented and cross-curricular. Activities in Differentiated Projects for Gifted Students are grouped into chapters according to social studies and science standards. These activities can be assigned as independent study projects or can be completed by groups of students. The activities in this book were written to support and extend instruction in upper elementary classrooms. When teachers are implementing units in social studies or science, they can choose extension activities to help students delve more deeply into subject matter.

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    A$47.95
  11. Differentiated Activities and Assessments Across the Australian Curriculum

    A significant advantage of working with the Australian Curriculum is the ability to modify existing content descriptions for broader curriculum application. Because they lend themselves so readily to differentiation, Australian Curriculum content descriptions can lead beyond lower-level test-prep answers to higher-level thinking and mastery of 21st century skills. Carolyn Coil's practical examples show educators how to use differentiated curriculum, instruction and assessment to promote individual student achievement. Within this framework, this book addresses over 50 topics in the Australian Curriculum learning areas of English, Mathematics, Humanities, Social Sciences and Science.

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    A$39.95
  12. ASCD Arias Series

    ASCD Arias publications provide concise answers to challenging questions that you need to solve today—in a convenient format that you can read in one sitting and immediately put into practice. They’re the next-generation, immediate-need resources for everyone committed to the success of each learner.

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