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  1. The Changing Earth: STEM Road Map for Middle School, Grade 8

    The changing earth outlines a journey that will steer your students towards authentic problem-solving while grounding them in integrated STEM disciplines. Like the other volumes in the series, this book is designed to meet the growing need to infuse real-world learning into F–12 classrooms. This interdisciplinary, six-lesson module uses project- and problem-based learning to introduce the powerful idea that Earth is shaped by ongoing geologic processes that can alter our landscape in a short time. The module also helps students appreciate the nature and process of science, including the roles of evidence, conjecture and modelling. Students will learn about the rock cycle, including how its driven by the Sun’s energy and heat from Earth’s core.

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    A$49.95
  2. Human Impacts on Our Climate: STEM Road Map for Middle School, Grade 6

    Human impacts on our climate outlines a journey that will steer your students toward authentic problem-solving while grounding them in integrated STEM disciplines. Like the other volumes in the series, this book is designed to meet the growing need to infuse real-world learning into F–12 classrooms. This interdisciplinary, three-lesson module uses project- and problem-based learning to help students investigate aspects of climate change that have been driven by the rise in global temperatures over the past century. Working in teams, students will use an engineering design process to identify a local environmental problem, develop a model to help monitor and minimise its impact and create a presentation about their findings.

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    A$39.95
  3. Bridges Across Every Divide: Policy and Practices to Reduce Poverty and Build Communities

    Successful change requires all voices and voters at the table to be heard and valued. The Bridges Out of Poverty model is an antidote to current divisiveness, facilitates dialogue and respect among stakeholders, and offers policy-level direction for elected officials. The authors’ goal is to provide a roadmap for coming together as individuals, institutions and communities to help people get out of poverty and create communities, states and indeed a country where everyone can live well.

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    A$49.95
  4. Classbuilding Questions

    Create a fun and friendly classroom environment through positive classmate interactions. The activities are a great way to energise students, have fun and get acquainted with their classmates.

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    A$35.00
  5. Five Practices for Equity-Focused School Leadership

    A call to action that is both passionate and practical, Five practices for equity-focused school leadership is an indispensable roadmap for educators undertaking the journey toward an education system that acknowledges and advances the worth and potential of all students.

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  6. Uncovering Student Ideas About Engineering and Technology: 32 New Formative Assessment Probes

    Uncovering student ideas about engineering and technology has the potential to help you take an important first step in teaching for understanding – and perhaps transform your teaching about STEM-related topics.

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    A$44.95
  7. 68 Kagan Structures: More Proven Engagement Strategies

    These revolutionary teaching methods empower you to create an unparalleled level of student engagement. Kagan structures create a cooperative and caring class tone by putting students on the same side as they interact in pairs, small teams and with classmates.

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    A$55.00
  8. Removing the Mask: How to Identify and Develop Giftedness in Students from Poverty, Third Edition

    Removing the mask provides research that shows gifted children from poverty may respond or behave differently than children who come from more affluent backgrounds. Case studies illustrate how limited resources impact individual students’ academic achievement. When teachers look at children’s potential instead of their demonstrated achievement, they will discover the brightest and most creative minds in any classroom.

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    A$49.95
  9. Small Changes, Big Impact: Ten Strategies to Promote Student Efficacy and Lifelong Learning

    Designed as a guide to school reform, this resource outlines a series of ten small-scale changes powerful enough to make a lasting impact. Promote F-12 student growth through research-based instructional strategies, performance-based assessments and social-emotional learning (SEL).

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    A$34.95
  10. Cultivating Writers: Elevate Your Writing Instruction Beyond the Skills to Ignite the Will

    Cultivating writers shows teachers how to take writing instruction beyond the skills to ignite the will to write among Years 3–8 students. Based on extensive classroom experience, this book shares strategies that help students tap into their own life experiences, model the habits of a writer and make use of the tools of the trade. 

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    A$34.95
  11. Novel Engineering, K–8: An Integrated Approach to Engineering and Literacy

    Novel engineering, K–8 shows how your students can work through engineering design challenges inspired by a broad range of literature – novels and short stories, biographies and histories, or even picture books. By way of introduction, the book offers clear conceptual background and practical advice on how the approach works: Your students pull information from literature to identify a problem. Then, using details from the story or text, they go through an engineering design process to develop functional solutions for their ‘clients’ – the book’s characters. To support your efforts and bring the concept to life, the book gives you five in-depth case studies featuring the use of novels, a biography and a nonfiction historical text.

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    A$49.95
  12. Mindsets and Skill Sets for Learning: A Framework for Building Student Agency

    Rely on Mindsets and skill sets for learning to help you cultivate confident thinkers who have a strong sense of agency over their lives. Use this guide to enhance your classroom culture with targeted, student-centred learning.

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    A$39.95

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