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  1. Teaching Graphic Novels in the Classroom: Building Literacy and Comprehension

    Teaching graphic novels in the classroom describes different methods teachers may use to begin teaching graphic literature to new readers. The first chapter is dedicated to the history of the medium and runs from the earliest days of comic books through the growing popularity of graphic novels. It includes profiles of early creators and the significance of certain moments throughout history that chart the evolution of graphic literature. Chapters 2-8 focus on different genres and include an analysis and lessons for 1-2 different novels, creator profiles, assignments, ways to incorporate different media in connection with each book, chapter summaries, discussion questions and essay topics. Chapter 9 allows students to create their own graphic novel, with guidance.

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    A$39.95
  2. Autonomous Learner Model Resource Book

    Autonomous learner model resource book includes activities and strategies to support the development of autonomous learners. More than forty activities are included, all geared to the emotional, social, cognitive and physical development of students. Teachers may use these activities and strategies with the entire class, small groups or with individuals who are ready to be independent, self-directed, lifelong learners. These learners have the passions, abilities, skills and attitudes to go beyond the regular curriculum and take control of their own educational pathways. Field-tested strategies and activities in the book include Find some who, Teacher and learner questionnaires, Lifelong notebook, Time capsule and Night of the notables.

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    A$54.95
  3. Probability for Kids: Using Model-Eliciting Activities to Investigate Probability Concepts

    Probability for Kids features real-world probability scenarios for students in Years 4-6. Students will encounter problems in which they read about students their age selling magazines for a school fund raiser, concerned about their homeroom assignments, and trying to decode the combination to a safe that their grandfather abandoned, among others, all of which maximise learning so students gain a deep understanding of concepts in probability.

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    A$31.95
  4. Ready-to-Use Differentiation Strategies, Grades 6–8

    Ready-to-use differentiation strategies introduces various low-preparation, low-stress differentiation activities and strategies that can be implemented immediately in any content area in Grades 6-8. Each differentiation strategy encourages higher level thinking and intellectual risk taking while accommodating different learning styles.

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    A$39.95
  5. Creating Kind and Compassionate Kids: Classroom Activities to Enhance Self-Awareness, Empathy, and Personal Growth in Grades 3-6

    Creating kind and compassionate kids offers lessons and activities that promote problem-solving and social-emotional learning, allowing students in grades 3-6 to become more aware of themselves and others who share their world. Each lesson addresses both cognitive and affective skills, resulting in work that will enhance students’ appreciation of themselves and others. Students will think creatively and critically while also learning vital affective skills, such as empathy, tolerance, compassion, communication and leadership. These quick, ready-to-use lessons have been designed and tested by teachers in multiple classrooms with students of all ability levels. Each lesson also includes one or more samples of student work to guide students’ responses.

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    A$44.95
  6. Creating Engineering Design Challenges: Success Stories From Teachers

    If you’ve ever wished for advice you can trust on how to make science and math more relevant to your middle or high school students, Creating engineering design challenges is the book for you. At its core are thirteen units grounded in challenge-based learning and the engineering design process. You can be sure the units are classroom-ready because they were contributed by teachers who developed, used and revised them during the Cincinnati engineering enhanced math and science (CEEMS) program, a project funded by the National Science Foundation. The contributors’ goal is to help you benefit from their hard-won experience. Working from their advice, you can develop a more student-centred classroom culture and nurture learners who are engaged in real-life engineering challenges.

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    A$44.95
  7. Breathe, Stretch, Write: Learning to Write With Everything You've Got

    The creative exercises in this innovative book use simple movements and yoga principles to boost children’s creativity as they write and play with words and ideas. Designed to spark imagination and enhance creativity, the guided exercises and fun-filled suggestions in this remarkable book integrate elements of writing with body awareness and physical fitness to create a safe and joyful learning experience. The book is based on workshops the author has led for more than twenty years: workshops that focus on exercises and creative prompts that integrate mind, body and spirit. This friendly guide has evolved from the author’s own experience as a writer and teacher who marvelled at how yoga and movement affected the flow of her creative work and the clarity of her writing.

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    A$29.95
  8. Make the Future!: Hands-On Sustainability Lessons for Years 7 & 8

    Make the future! Hands-on sustainability lessons for years 7 & 8 is a resource for secondary classrooms that gives real meaning to the idea of sustainability. Created in line with the Australian Curriculum: Design and Technologies, this book empowers students to make a tangible difference to the environment – and their future. Make the future! combines traditional skills and cutting-edge research to create authentic, purposeful activities that will show your students positive change is not just feasible – it is delicious, stylish, economical and fun!

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    A$36.95
  9. Life in a Garden: Activities and Projects for the Outdoor Classroom, Years F-6

    Help your primary students develop a deep appreciation for the natural world with Life in a garden: Activities and projects for the outdoor classroom. In this practical handbook, permaculture expert Dr Ross Mars guides teachers through the basics of garden design and maintenance, while providing opportunities for students to explore and contribute to a thriving ecosystem. Using this resource, readers will find: tips for effective garden design, including establishing basic garden beds and deciding on effective planting strategies; advice for seasonal planting and harvesting produce; sustainable solutions for managing common pests; and flexible activities aligned to the Australian Curriculum.

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    A$39.95
  10. STARS Plus Mixed Pack Teacher Guides C-G with Posters

    Strategies to Achieve Reading Success is a prescriptive reading series that provides essential instruction in the same 12 reading strategies as the diagnostic CARS Plus Series. The series provides precise instruction in and practice with the strategies students need to master to achieve reading success. Each STARS Plus Teacher Guide contains detailed step-by-step lesson plans for administering the lessons with students as well as an overview of the series as a whole. Use the Teacher Guides along with the CARS & STARS Plus Strategies Posters to bring reading comprehension to life in your classroom. This mixed pack contains one CARS Plus teacher guide from levels C, D, E, F and G, and five Strategies Posters (C–G), each corresponding to one of the 10 levels of the CARS & STARS Plus program.

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    A$59.95
  11. CARS Plus Mixed Pack Teacher Guides C-G with Posters

    Comprehensive Assessment of Reading Strategies is a diagnostic reading series that allows you to identify and assess a student's level of mastery for each of 12 reading strategies (6 strategies in Books P and AA, 8 strategies in Book A and 12 strategies in Books B–H). Use the Teacher Guides along with the CARS & STARS Plus Strategies Posters to bring reading comprehension to life in your classroom. This mixed pack contains one CARS Plus teacher guide from levels C, D, E, F and G, and five Strategies Posters (C–G), each corresponding to one of the 10 levels of the CARS & STARS Plus program.

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    A$44.95
  12. STARS Plus Mixed Pack Teacher Guides A-E with Posters

    Strategies to Achieve Reading Success is a prescriptive reading series that provides essential instruction in the same 12 reading strategies as the diagnostic CARS Plus Series. The series provides precise instruction in and practice with the strategies students need to master to achieve reading success. Each STARS Plus Teacher Guide contains detailed step-by-step lesson plans for administering the lessons with students as well as an overview of the series as a whole. Use the Teacher Guides along with the CARS & STARS Plus Strategies Posters to bring reading comprehension to life in your classroom. This mixed pack contains one CARS Plus teacher guide from levels A, B, C, D and E, and five Strategies Posters (A–E), each corresponding to one of the 10 levels of the CARS & STARS Plus program.

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    A$59.95

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