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  1. Your High-Performance Guide to Study and Learning: 20 Key Habits for Getting the Most Out of Your Study Time

    Authored by secondary school teacher Scott Francis, with additional insights from Associate Professor Michael Nagel, this book will guide your through twenty key strategies to get the most out of the time you spend studying. This book acknowledges that success in study requires a holistic approach. You will explore mindset and attitudes, planning and routines, high-impact study techniques and brain-based learning strategies, and you will also look beyond conventional understandings of study to explore the benefits of a healthy lifestyle and positive attitude on academic results. Whether you are looking to adopt a few new habits or overhaul your whole study philosophy, this easy-to-read resource will help you to actively participate in your learning experiences and dominate your study.

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    A$31.95
  2. The R Rules: A Guide for Teens to Identify and Build Resources, Workbook – Revised Edition
    What do you want to do, be, and have in the future? The R Rules is a resource that supports students and teens in answering and acting on that question. This revised, expanded, and updated edition expands the use of technology and online activities and resources. Students will find tools and processes designed to improve performance and the experience of schools, the workplace – and life. Objectives, reflection, and assessment tools were created to enhance teaching effectiveness for educators. Learn More
    A$25.00
  3. Philosophy for Teens: Questioning Life’s Big Ideas

    What is love? Is lying always wrong? Is beauty a matter of fact, or a matter of taste? What is discrimination? The answers to these questions, and more, are examined in Philosophy for Teens: Questioning Life's Big Ideas, an in-depth, teenager-friendly look at the philosophy behind everyday issues. Sharon M. Kaye, PhD, and Paul Thomson, PhD, examine some of life's biggest topics, such as lying, cheating, love, beauty, the role of government, hate and prejudice, in this bare bones, casual and engaging book, written directly for and field-tested with teenagers. Both sides of the debates are covered on every issue, with information from some of the world's most noted philosophers included in a conversational style that teenagers will love.

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    A$29.95
  4. Make Up Your Mind: A Classroom Guide to 10 Age-Old Debates

    Have you struggled with how to engage students in a lively and meaningful discussion about ideas that matter? Make Up Your Mind, for students in years 7-10, presents 10 pervasive intellectual conflicts that have bedevilled the world of ideas for centuries and continue to influence modern thought, including free will versus determinism, nature versus nurture and liberalism versus conservatism. Each chapter offers background information and a variety of discussion starters, journal prompts, skits, readings and student assignments. Students will sharpen their critical thinking skills as they wrestle with contradictions that continue to challenges all people, shaping dialogue about contemporary issues.

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    A$32.95
  5. Philosophy for Kids: Forty Fun Questions That Help You Wonder ... About Everything!

    "What does it mean to be fair?" "How do you know who your friends are?" "What is time?" "Are you the same person you were five years ago?" "Can something logical ever not make sense?" If you have ever wondered about questions like these, you are well on your way to becoming a philosopher! Philosophy for Kids offers young people (from age ten up) the opportunity to become acquainted with the wonders of philosophy. Forty questions arranged under Values, Knowledge, Reality and Critical Thinking invite kids to think about questions that philosophers have been discussing since the time of the ancient Greeks.

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    A$39.95
  6. 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
  7. Essentials for Achieving Rigour Series: Examining Reasoning: Classroom Techniques to Help Students Produce and Defend Claims

    This book explores explicit techniques for mastering this crucial strategy of instructional practice. It includes: explicit steps for implementation; recommendations for monitoring students' ability to examine errors in reasoning; adaptations for students who struggle, have special needs, or excel in learning; examples and non-examples from classroom practice; and common mistakes and ways to avoid them. The Essentials for Achieving Rigour series of instructional guides helps educators become highly skilled at implementing, monitoring, and adapting instruction.

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    A$25.95
  8. Causes & Cures in the Classroom: Getting to the Root of Academic and Behavior Problems

    This resource helps you identify the causes of problems and address them with specific and practical interventions. Drawing from academic and neurological research, Margaret Searle explains how to get at the root causes of planning and problem-solving issues; poor memory and organization skills; irresponsible and unmotivated behaviours; problems with focusing attention; and weak impulse control and self-monitoring. A five-step protocol leads you from observed problem to root causes with intervention plans that will work. Includes case studies in a variety of content areas and grade levels.

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    A$30.95
  9. Teaching Argumentation: Activities and Games for the Classroom

    Teaching Argumentation: Activities and Games for the Classroom identifies select argumentation skills from the Common Core State Standards and offers F-12 teachers 10 fun, engaging activities and games to teach those skills. Students will develop the ability to think critically and debate constructively, and will become informed citizens destined for academic and lifetime success. Katie Rogers and Julia A. Simms identify the standards relevant to argumentation, the elements of argumentation within the standards, and group the elements into 13 argumentation skills. Help students develop the critical-thinking skills necessary to lead informed lives!

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    A$39.95
  10. Our Only Earth: Ocean Pollution (Years 7-10)

    Now you can challenge your students with the complexities of marine pollution. As part of the Our Only Earth series for Years 7-10, this revised Australian edition of Our Only Earth: Ocean Pollution educates students about the effects of pollution and global warming on the world's oceans now and in the future, then empowers them to take action. Through fact cards, activities and journals designed to get students thinking about social and environmental sustainability, each book based on the integrated Our Only Earth framework explores real-life geographical issues and suggests possible solutions. As of 2014, the series has been updated to show correlations to the Australian Curriculum, both within the subject of geography and across all learning areas.

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    A$31.00
  11. Our Only Earth: Endangered Species (Years 7-10)

    Now you can challenge your students with the complexities of extinction. As part of the Our Only Earth series for Years 7-10, this revised Australian edition of Our Only Earth: Endangered Species informs students about how contemporary human activities are threatening the survival of animal species now and in the future, then empowers them to take action. Through fact cards, activities and journals designed to get students thinking about social and environmental sustainability, each book explores real-life geographical issues and suggests possible solutions. As of 2014, the series has been updated to show correlations to the Australian Curriculum, both specifically within the subject of geography and generally across all learning areas.

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    A$31.00
  12. Our Only Earth Series

    Sustainability – both social and environmental – is the overarching theme of all seven books in the Our Only Earth series. Each book explores real-life geographical issues and suggests possible solutions, culminating in a summit at which students create action plans and seek ways in which to alleviate global problems. As of 2014, the series has been updated to show correlations to the Australian Curriculum, both specifically within the subject of geography and generally across all learning areas.

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