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  1. Mindsets for Parents: Strategies to Encourage Growth Mindsets in Kids

    All parents want their children to be successful at school. But it’s not just about giving your kids praise or setting them in the right direction. Research shows that success is often dependent on mindset. Hard work, perseverance and effort are all hallmarks of a growth mindset. This book is designed to provide parents with a roadmap for developing a growth mindset home environment. It includes tools for informally assessing the mindsets of both parent and child, easy-to-understand brain research, and suggested strategies and resources for use with children of any age. This book gives parents and guardians powerful knowledge and methods to help themselves and their children learn to embrace life’s challenges with a growth mindset and an eye toward increasing their effort and success!

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    A$39.95
  2. Educating and Raising Boys

    Modern education is failing our boys. Educating and raising boys challenges society’s war on boys and boyishness and encourages educators and parents to expand their understanding of the male brain to better support the boys in their lives. By examining the behaviour of boys from a neuroscientific standpoint and how the hardwiring in their brains influences the way they learn, author Michael Nagel challenges readers to reassess how we currently engage with boys physically, academically, emotionally and spiritually. Rather than expect boys to change, readers will learn how to best adapt their own behaviour to ensure they are allowing boys to flourish.

     

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    A$39.95
  3. 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
  4. Workplace Stability: Creating Conditions that Lead to Retention, Productivity, and Engagement in Entry-Level Workers

    There is no question that increased worker stability boosts productivity, retention and morale, which leads to greater profitability - but it may yet be a challenge you need to address. Why would an employer want to increase the personal and professional stability of workers? And how exactly can business go about it? It starts with seeing things differently. Instability is another measure of diversity in your workforce. Low-wage workers can experience personal instability that leads to absenteeism, health problems and violations of workplace expectations, all of which decreases morale, attention to work and job performance. These simple, inexpensive solutions can help stabilise your employees' lives - and boost your profitability and competitive advantage.

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    A$24.95
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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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  8. 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
  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. 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
  11. Parenting Gifted Kids: Tips for Raising Happy and Successful Children

    A gifted education Legacy Award winner, Parenting Gifted Kids: Tips for Raising Happy and Successful Children provides a humorous, engaging, and encouraging look at raising gifted children today. James R. Delisle, Ph.D., offers practical, down-to-earth advice that will cause parents to reexamine the ways they perceive and relate to their children. Dr. Delisle puts forward 10 tips to parents of gifted children - ideas that reflect attitude and approach and allow for introspection and change, rather than quick solutions. Some topics of interest include understanding a child's giftedness, working with the school system, dealing with perfectionism in gifted kids, and being adult role models for children.

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    A$25.95
  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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