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  1. De-Stress the Test: Brain-Friendly Strategies to Prepare Students for High-Stakes Assessments

    With De-stress the test: Brain-friendly strategies to prepare students for high-stakes assessments, F–12 teachers will gain actionable steps to alleviate student anxiety and create classrooms full of focus and learning. Using her deep knowledge of brain research, author Martha Kaufeldt offers an accessible biological breakdown of the brain’s reaction to stress and practical techniques to increase students’ confidence and calm.

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    A$54.95
  2. The Classroom Behavior Manual: How to Build Relationships with Students, Share Control, and Teach Positive Behaviors

    The classroom behavior manual is a resource you can return to again and again, packed with more than 100 strategies and dozens of procedures and tools. Learn how to respond to negative behaviours in non-punitive ways so that you can ensure all students’ school days are as calm, engaging and educational as they possibly can be.

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    A$65.95
  3. Supporting Beginning Teachers, Second Edition: The Classroom Strategies Series

    New teachers are leaving the profession at an alarming rate. To help retain and develop beginning educators, professional guidance and support during their initial years in the classroom are vital. In this second edition of Supporting beginning teachers, author Tina H Boogren provides updated research and additional strategies for mentoring the newest educators. With this book’s framework designing a meaningful and comprehensive teacher mentoring program, F–12 mentors, coaches and school leaders can develop new teachers’ confidence and expertise.

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    A$38.95
  4. Educator Bandwidth: How to Reclaim Your Energy, Passion, and Time

    Educator bandwidth: How to reclaim your energy, passion, and time provides the tools and strategies to reduce stress, avoid burnout and regain the time that gets lost to interruptions, temptations, competing demands and task-switching. Kise and Holm combine the latest neuroscience research with their own extensive experience working with educators to bring the most effective strategies and habits that help you manage your mental bandwidth and prioritise drains on mental energy. When you can establish good habits, focus on what's possible within your locus of control, and balance priorities, you can improve your educator bandwidth and feel more engaged, centred and effective in your work.

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    A$49.95
  5. Teaching with Empathy: How to Transform Your Practice by Understanding Your Learners

    In Teaching with empathy, Lisa Westman explores three types of empathy – affective, cognitive and behavioural – and clarifies how they intertwine with curriculum, learning environment, equity practices, instruction and assessment, and grading and reporting.

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    A$38.95
  6. Social-Emotional Learning Starts With Us: Empowering Teachers to Support Students

    What can teachers do to support their students’ social-emotional learning (SEL)? The answer is simple – when educators invest in their own social and emotional wellbeing, they are empowered to teach SEL skills more effectively to their students. In this timely book, the authors explore social-emotional learning through a unique lens that considers both the educator’s and the student’s needs.

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    A$49.95
  7. Coaching for Educator Wellness: A Guide to Supporting New and Experienced Teachers

    In Coaching for educator wellness, author Tina H Boogren provides instructional and self-care strategies that coaches and mentors can implement to support all teachers. Boogren draws from her extensive coaching experience to share interactive activities and easy-to-replicate strategies for highly effective coaching to get educators from where they are to where they want to be.

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    A$43.95
  8. Well-Being in Schools: Three Forces That Will Uplift Your Students in a Volatile World

    What, exactly, is wellbeing? What does it look like, why is it so important and what can school systems do to promote it? How does it relate to student achievement and social and emotional learning? World-renowned education experts Andy Hargreaves and Dennis Shirley answer these questions and more in this in-depth exploration of the underlying ideas and research findings related to wellbeing, coupled with examples of policies and implementations from around the globe. The authors make the case for putting wellbeing ahead of other priorities, such as scores on high-stakes assessments and explain the three powerful forces that educators can leverage to set up effective wellbeing policy and practice: prosperity for all, ethical technology use and restorative nature.

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    A$54.95
  9. Improve Every Lesson Plan with SEL

    Jeffrey Benson draws from his 40-plus years of experience as a teacher and an administrator to provide explicit, step-by-step guidance on how to incorporate social and emotional learning (SEL) into F–12 lesson planning – without imposing a separate SEL curriculum. The book identifies SEL skills in three broad categories: skills for self, interpersonal skills and skills as a community member. It offers research-based strategies for seamlessly integrating these skills into every section of lesson plans, from introducing a topic in a way that sparks students’ interest to accessing prior knowledge, providing direct instruction, allowing time for experimentation and discovery, using formative assessment, and closing a lesson in a purposeful rather than haphazard manner.

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    A$49.95
  10. Trauma-Sensitive Leadership: Creating a Safe and Predictable School Environment

    Students impacted by trauma face behavioural and mental health challenges, which, if not addressed, can have long-lasting effects. In Trauma-sensitive leadership: Creating a safe and predictable school environment, authors John F Eller and Tom Hierck emphasise leaders’ unique role in working with teachers, staff, families and the community to create schools where students build resilience to cope with traumatic experiences.

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    A$49.95
  11. Ready for the Workforce: Engaging Strategies for Teaching Secondary Learners Employability Skills

    Whether a student’s post-secondary plan is further education or direct workforce placement, all secondary learners must develop specific competencies to succeed in the global workplace. In Ready for the workforce, Christi McBride and Brenda Duncan-Davis provide educators with empowering cooperative activities they can embed in their established curriculum to help nurture essential skills for career preparedness.

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    A$43.95
  12. Educator Wellness: A Guide for Sustaining Physical, Mental, Emotional, and Social Well-Being

    Educator and teacher self-care can be challenging, but embracing a holistic health and wellness plan can improve your physical, mental, emotional and social well-being both inside and outside of school. This reflective journal provides the ideas and guidance you need to support you on your wellness journey.

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    A$32.95

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