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  1. The Road to Independent Reading and Writing

    Packed with classroom-tested, highly effective strategies, The road to independent reading and writing helps teachers transform young students into independent readers and writers. This essential resource helps teachers break key literacy concepts and skills into manageable, teachable pieces. It also provides flexible differentiation tips and strategies to meet the needs of all learners.

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    A$54.95
  2. Match Mine Music: 30 Hands-On Cooperative Learning Games

    Students learn music vocabulary and concepts with these cooperative games. To play, students sit on opposite sides of a barrier. In the game, It’s Instrumental, one partner places their instrument game pieces on the game board. Next, they must describe how they arranged their instruments on the game board so their partner can match the layout. For example, Place the cello under the tuba, next to the saxophone. As students make a match, they get exposure to and practice with music vocabulary. Each game focuses on different music vocabulary and concepts.

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    A$30.00
  3. Management & Discipline: Activities Featuring Kagan Structures

    Promote proper behaviour in your classroom and throughout school with these thirty-seven cooperative and engaging activities. By participating in these fun and interactive activities, your students learn how to behave appropriately inside and outside your classroom.

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    A$39.95
  4. No Fear Coding, Second Edition: Computational Thinking Across the K-5 Curriculum

    Coding has become an essential skill for finding solutions to everyday problems, while computational thinking (CT) teaches reasoning and creativity and offers an innovative approach to demonstrating content knowledge and seeing mathematical processes in action. No fear coding introduced many K–5 educators to ways to bring coding into their curriculum by embedding computational thinking skills into activities for different content areas. This second edition features updated tools – including programmable robots and other physical computing devices – as well as new activities aligned to the ISTE standards for students and computational thinking competencies. No fear coding, second edition will help build students’ coding and CT knowledge to prepare them for the middle grades and beyond.

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    A$39.95
  5. STEM: Engaging Hands-On Challenges Using Everyday Materials, Foundation

    STEM: Engaging hands-on challenges using everyday materials, Foundation was designed to walk you through exciting STEM challenges step-by-step! This series provides grade-level appropriate student challenges guaranteed to stimulate students as they ask, imagine, plan, create (build), test and improve. Each exploration in this book provides students with meaningful experiences to help them to understand particular concepts by using three sequential steps: a set of introductory and cross-curricular activities, two small-group centres and a science or engineering challenge. This progression of activities is designed to introduce students to new concepts, to give them hands-on experience with those concepts and to challenge them to use what they learned to solve a related problem.

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    A$29.95
  6. Brain-Friendly Teaching: Tools, Tips, & Structures

    Become a brain-friendly teacher! Put the power of brain research and theory to work in your classroom. Your students will learn more, learn more quickly, retain and recall more and like learning more. Dr Kagan’s extensively researched book distils the world of brain science into six essential principles that will align your teaching with how your students’ brains naturally learn. For each of the six brain-based principles, you will find practical tools, tips and structures to easily make the leap from theory to practice. Teaching is so much easier and more successful when you do it the brain-friendly way.

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    A$59.00
  7. Best Practices at Tier 2: Supplemental Interventions for Additional Student Support, Elementary

    Best practices at Tier 2: Supplemental interventions for additional student support, elementary offers Years F–5 teachers proven response to intervention (RTI) strategies for responding to students who need additional support after core instruction.

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    A$34.95
  8. Community Connections and Your PLC at Work®: A Guide to Engaging Families

    Parent engagement with schools is known to be key to student achievement, but building such involvement can be a challenge, especially in economically disadvantaged schools that need it the most. Community connections and your PLC at Work® guides readers to build this vital engagement by broadening a school’s professional learning community so it includes parents, families and other community members in a productive collaboration toward success for all students.

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    A$31.95
  9. Problems-First Learning: A Framework for Engaging Minds and Nurturing Thinkers in Grades 6–12

    The instructional pattern of ‘teaching as telling, learning as listening’ has remained a tradition for generations. However, the 21st century requires a different approach. Through author Ted McCain’s problems-first instructional method, educators present their curriculum to students as a problem to solve – rather than as content to listen to – and then equip students with transferable processing skills that will help them effectively address challenges in school and beyond. Filled with problems-first lesson examples and tips for elevating students’ thinking, Problems-first learning: A framework for engaging minds and nurturing thinkers in grades 6–12 provides step-by-step guidance for teachers to increase students’ engagement and development of real-world skills in their classrooms.

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    A$39.95
  10. Giving Students a Say: Smarter Assessment Practices to Empower and Engage

    In this engaging and well-researched book, Dueck reveals troubling issues related to traditional approaches and offers numerous examples of educators at all levels who are transforming assessment by using tools and methods that engage and empower students. He also shares surprising revelations about the nature of memory and learning that speak to the need for rethinking how we measure student understanding and achievement.

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    A$39.95
  11. Five Paths of Student Engagement: Blazing the Trail to Learning and Success

    Grounded in psychological and sociological theory, as well as authors Dennis Shirley and Andy Hargreaves’s own research, Five paths of student engagement: Blazing the trail to learning and success covers each facet of engagement and recommends practical approaches for classroom instruction, school leadership and educational policies.

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    A$49.95
  12. 59 Kagan Structures: Proven Engagement Strategies

    Kagan structures are revolutionary teaching strategies that create an unparalleled level of student engagement. In this must-have Kagan reference guide, you get 59 step-by-step Kagan structures you’ll use time and time again. More structures means more tools in your teaching toolbox to create more student engagement, more student learning and more success!

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    A$55.00

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