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  1. Talent Development as a Framework for Gifted Education: Implications for Best Practices and Applications in Schools

    'Talent development' is a phrase often used in reference to the education of gifted children. Recently, it has been presented by researchers to refer to a specific approach to the delivery of gifted education services. Much of this discussion has been at the conceptual level, and there is a need for translation of the model into concrete practices and examples that enable educators to better serve gifted children within their schools and districts. This book addresses that need. The research behind the talent development framework is briefly reviewed, followed by practical implications for identification and program design within domains of talent.

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    A$79.95
  2. Tactical Communication: Mastering effective interactions with citizens of diverse economic backgrounds (First Responder Edition)
    Law Enforcement, Firefighters, EMS Providers: The work you do is difficult. Tactical Communication give you tools to help you control the scene, stay safe, and gain the cooperation and respect of people from all economic backgrounds. Learn More
    A$24.95
  3. Parenting Kids With OCD: A Guide to Understanding and Supporting You Child With Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

    Parenting Kids With OCD provides parents with a comprehensive understanding of the obsessive-compulsive disorder, its symptoms, types and presentation in children and teens. The treatment of OCD is explained, and guidelines on how to both find appropriate help and best support one's child are provided. Family accommodation is the rule, not the exception, when it comes to childhood OCD; yet, more accommodation is associated with a worsening of the child's symptoms and greater levels of familial stress. OCD worsens when there is increased stress for the child; therefore, stress management is an essential component for improvement. Parents will learn how to manage stress in themselves and encourage effective stress management for their children.

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    A$24.95
  4. Raising Boys With ADHD: Secrets for Parenting Healthy, Happy Sons

    Written by two professional who have “been there and done that” with their own sons with ADHD, Raising Boys With ADHD empowers parents to help their sons with ADHD find success in school and beyond.  The book covers topics no often found in other parenting guides such as the preschool years and early diagnosis and strategies for teens transitioning to work and university. Filled with practical knowledge, resources and tools needed to help parents address the many strengths and challenges of boys with ADHD, this book provides parents with encouragement and hope for the future.

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    A$29.95
  5. The SIGS Series (Scales for Identifying Gifted Students)

    Scales for Identifying Gifted Students (SIGS) offers the most comprehensive observational instrument available for identifying gifted students ages 5–18. Used as part of a comprehensive process for identifying gifted children, SIGS offers schools an instrument with extensive statistical and research support. This standardised, norm-referenced instrument is completed by teachers or parents and provides an effective method for identifying gifted children.

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    Starting at A$50.00

  6. SIGS Complete Kit: Scales for Identifying Gifted Students

    Scales for Identifying Gifted Students (SIGS) offers the most comprehensive observational instrument available for identifying gifted students ages 5-18. Used as part of a comprehensive process for identifying gifted children, SIGS offers schools an instrument with extensive statistical and research support. Because the SIGS offers the most advanced and comprehensive statistical support of any observational identification instrument in the field, it should be a part of every school's comprehensive approach to identifying gifted children. The SIGS Complete Kit includes a technical manual, School Rating Scales (25 forms), Home Rating Scales (25 forms) and Summary Forms (25 forms).

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    A$195.00
  7. The Agile Learner: Where Growth Mindset, Habits of Mind and Practice Unite

    A Growth Mindset is the understanding that we can change our most basic characteristics such as our talents and abilities. But achieving that Growth requires more than simply the right mindset, it requires the right actions. In The Agile Learner you'll discover how to change your students' mindsets by moving them along the Mindset Continuum. Importantly, you'll learn how to engage students in the processes and behaviours that achieve growth and the development of new talents. This ground-breaking book from Australian author and presenter James Anderson will show educators, administrators and leaders in both the personal and professional spheres that the only thing standing in the way of success is the way we think.

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    A$29.95
  8. Gamify Literacy: Boost Comprehension, Collaboration and Learning

    With Gamify Literacy, teacher Michele Haiken brings together top educators and gaming professionals to share gamifaction strategies, demonstrating how teachers can use gaming tools and activities to improve literacy and content learning.

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    A$35.95
  9. Mobile Learning Mindset: The Parent’s Guide to Supporting Digital Age Learners

    The Parent's Guide to Supporting Digital Age Learners offers insight and guidance for parents facing some of the new challenges that mobile devices can bring into the household, including concerns about screen time, cyberbullying and digital footprints. The book offers advice, tools and scenarios parents can use with their children to maintain digital wellness, understand how to use social media safely and respectfully, and establish household guidelines. When parents are informed and given resources to support the initiative from home, there's a momentous shift in perception of how the device should be used, transforming it from a dangerous device that needs to be monitored or taken away to a tool that can be leveraged to improve learning.

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    A$27.95
  10. Effective Digital Learning Environments: Your Guide to the ISTE Standards for Coaches

    Educators are lifelong learners who continuously explore new strategies for engaging students, but they must be empowered to control their professional learning path. When they need support, they turn to a technology coach. In this book, author Jo Williamson talks about the essential role that technology coaches play in transforming schools into digital age, global learning environments. Taking an in-depth look at the ISTE Standards for Coaches, the book offers applicable strategies illustrated with scenarios and real-world examples from around the world. This valuable resource will help you understand the ISTE Standards for Coaches and learn how to adapt them to your school or organisation's unique setting.

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    A$45.95
  11. Anxiety-Free Kids: An Interactive Guide for Parents and Children

    Anxiety-Free Kids offers parents strategies that help children become happy and worry free, methods that relieve a child's excessive anxieties and phobias, and tools for fostering interaction and family oriented situations. Using a unique companion approach - a practical, reader-friendly book for parents and a fun workbook for kids - this solutions-oriented guide utilises the cognitive-behavioural approach to therapy by integrating the parent in the child's self-help process. This two-book set includes both Anxiety-Free Kids: An Interactive Guide for Parents and Children and a copy of Anxiety-Free Kids: For Kids Only, a "kids only" companion guide that includes kid-friendly chapters and activities.

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    A$35.00
  12. What Every Church Member Should Know About Poverty

    From inner-city, mainline churches to rural parishes, congregations of all denominations and faiths struggle with the challenge of service to the poor. You're called to reach out, but to whom are you reaching? The mindsets of people in poverty may differ strikingly from those of your membership. To be effective, you have to know what poverty does to human beings. What have they experienced? What are their real needs? How can they be integrated into your congregation, become members, rise above their past, offer their gifts and skills in return? This is a comprehensive and useful guide for helping churches understand and reach out to people in poverty. 

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    A$35.95

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