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  1. Zip-Around Games

    Zip-Around card games are an engaging way for the whole class to learn and practise new concepts together. Students will have fun as they cooperate in exciting, fast-paced games that sharpen their skills in maths, build their vocabulary and learn to listen to each other. Titles in this series include: Maths Games: Practise mental multiplication and division, work with fractions and solve worded problems. Vocabulary Games: Introduce synonyms, metaphors, alliteration and homonyms, and  apply effective strategies for learning new words. Following Directions: Encourage active listening (and laughter!) as students sing, stamp their feet and even moo like cows to complete a sequence of tasks together. Each Zip-Around set comes with eight individual games, as well as a booklet containing game instructions, answer keys and additional reproducible resources for introducing and reinforcing each activity.

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    Starting at A$35.95

  2. Zip-Around - Following Directions: Ready-to-use, Interactive Card Games for the Whole Class
    Zip-Around – Following Directions is an exciting way to promote active listening in your primary classroom. Students will love the eight fast-paced games as they sing, stamp their feet and even moo like cows as they follow the sequence of written directions written on their individual cards. Learn More
    A$35.95
  3. 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
  4. Thoughtworks: Teaching Critical Thinking to Middle-Years Students

    What comprises skilful and effective critical thinking? Using a discussion-based approach with easy-to-follow stories, teaching tips and accompanying student activities and focus questions, Thoughtworks introduces students to some of the key concepts and skills that underpin sound reasoning and rationality. Thoughtworks helps students to understand critical thinking through philosophical enquiry, and features teacher's notes and solutions with each exercise. It is ideal for enrichment and extension programs, and introduces reasoning and rationality to middle-years students with included student activity pages.

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    A$37.95
  5. Read, Write, Lead: Breakthrough Strategies For Schoolwide Literacy Success

    Literacy is an integral part of our lives, whether we are students or adult professionals. Giving all educators the breadth of knowledge and practical tools that help students strengthen their literacy skills is the focus of Read, Write, Lead. This book offers time-tested advice on how to develop a schoolwide learning culture that leads to more effective reading and writing across the curriculum. In their own voices, teachers, principals, literary specialists and students offer real-life examples of changes that led to dramatic improvement in literacy skills and - perhaps just as important - increased joy in teaching and learning. Scattered through the book are "Quick Wins" - ideas and actions that can yield positive, affirming results while tackling the tough work of long-term change.

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    A$39.95
  6. Differentiation and the Inclusive Classroom: With a Focus on Infusing High-Order Thinking

    Differentiation may imply many different things to different people in varying contexts. In an inclusive classroom, what students learn and do, and how they may show understanding and are assessed, may all vary. This book provides practical information for teachers and school leaders on how to address the issues of inclusivity, differentiation, providing challenging learning environments and the development of a classroom culture of thinking that encourages high levels of student engagement in high-order thinking in every lesson, every day.

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    A$21.95

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