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  1. Building Bridges: Engaging Students at Risk Through the Power of Relationships

    Building Bridges: Engaging Students at Risk Through the Power of Relationships features evidence-based strategies to create positive relationships with students at risk to help them succeed in school and life. Based on his own experience teaching and leading students at risk, author Don Parker explains how zero-tolerance policies are not effective and, instead, how building trusting teacher-student relationships improves students' behaviour and leads to academic achievement. Parker provides the guidance necessary for F-12 teachers and leaders to create a school culture that promotes student success. Readers will understand how to effectively reach students at risk, read and learn from the author's firsthand experience leading and teaching students at risk, and more.

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    A$36.95
  2. Engage the Brain: How to Design for Learning That Taps into the Power of Education

    Research on the brain shows that emotion plays a key role in learning, but how can educators apply that research in their day-to-day interactions with students? What are some teaching strategies that take advantage of what we know about the brain? Engage the Brain answers these questions with easy-to-understand explanations of the brain's emotion networks and how they affect learning, paired with specific suggestions for classroom strategies that can make a real difference in how and what students learn. Real-world classroom examples, along with reflection and discussion questions, add to the usefulness of Engage the Brain as a practical, informative guide for understanding how to capture the brain’s incredible power and achieve better results at all year levels, in all learning areas.

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    A$37.95
  3. If You Can’t Manage Them, You Can’t Teach Them: Advice for Running a Chaos-Free Classroom Where Middle and High School Students Can Really Learn

    You may be able to design creative, compelling lessons. But if your classroom is chaotic or its inhabitants are disrespectful, your students will not be learning well. And you will be anywhere from dissatisfied to miserable! Kim Campbell knows the ins and outs of classroom management. She's a real, live, practising middle years teacher with a great gift of humour, a straight-talking approach and a parade of 12- to 15-year-old culturally mixed students to keep her honest. This is her story of what works, what doesn’t and what she’s learned from her students, parents and colleagues. In the manner of a teacher having a chat with another teacher, Kim shares strategies, stories and ideas for how to stop creating behaviour and management problems yourself, and more.

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    A$29.95
  4. Great Teaching Made Easy: How to Manage Behaviour in the Classroom
    A one-stop shop for classroom teachers looking to improve the quality of their classroom interactions, solve nagging behavioural issues, and create a positive, can-do culture every time they teach. Learn More
    A$24.95
  5. Every Student, Every Day: A No-Nonsense Nurturer Approach to Reaching All Learners

    In Every Student, Every Day: A No-Nonsense Nurturer Approach to Reaching All Learners, Kristyn Klei Borrero explains how educators can establish an effective classroom management style to produce a strong classroom culture where students perform at high levels. This book rectifies teachers' lack of classroom management training by presenting the techniques and mindsets of No-Nonsense Nurturers - high-performing educators who create positive, orderly classroom environments and build life-altering relationships with students. Through the No-Nonsense Nurturer four-step model, Borrero offers strategies, mindsets and reflection activities to help educators create a caring environment where students can achieve their full potential.

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    A$42.95
  6. Managing Unstoppable Learning

    In Managing Unstoppable Learning, Tom Hierck joins the four principles of systems thinking with guidance on how educators can manage student behaviour. This book expands on the managing element introduced in Unstoppable Learning to illustrate how establishing a culture grounded in positive learning environments will lead to successful behaviour management. This resource outlines a collective approach to behaviour management strategies and student engagement that minimises the impact of negative behaviours and maximises the potential of each student. Through this book, F-12 teachers and administrators will learn how to create a positive learning environment by building relationships, addressing problem behaviours and using new tools and strategies to maintain positivity in the classroom.

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    A$42.95
  7. The Teacher’s Toolkit: Raise Classroom Achievement with Strategies for Every Learner

    Designed as a teacher's resource, The Teacher's Toolkit is packed with practical classroom strategies that will enable you to meet the needs of different learning styles, stimulate your own creativity, add spice to your teaching and challenge the gifted - and the disruptive. Whatever your learning area, it will allow you to develop thinking skills, deliver citizenship, embed study skills and create true independence. Drawing on insights from neuroscience, psychology and sociology, The Teacher's Toolkit provides an overview of recent thinking about learning; fifty varied learning techniques for all sorts of subjects and situations; practical ideas for managing group work, tackling behaviour and promoting personal responsibility; six essential ways of operating on the classroom; and more.

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    A$55.95
  8. Reaching & Teaching Them All: Making Quick and Lasting Connections with Every Student in Your Classroom

    Whether students are outgoing or withdrawn, are defiant or inattentive, have developmental disabilities or suffer from mental illness, connecting with them is the key to teaching them. This remarkable book shows you how to connect with students, get to know what makes them tick and discover what makes them behave and learn the way they do (or don't). Reaching & Teaching Them All shows you how to use body language, humour, shared experiences and curriculum to engage students, manage the classroom and support learning. This comprehensive approach to improving your students' learning environment in your classroom is full of fresh strategies for F-12. New and experienced teachers will find valuable insights, checklists and tools for reaching individual students, small groups and a whole class.

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    A$32.95
  9. Mindfulness Practices: Cultivating Heart Centered Communities Where Students Focus and Flourish

    Creating a positive learning environment through mindfulness in schools Build compassionate classroom environments and mindful schools that prioritize high levels of achievement and high levels of well-being. Based on the latest neuroscience research, Mindfulness Practices details how mindfulness in schools can lead to new, improved ways of educating, learning, and living. The book’s mindful education exercises are easily adaptable across grade levels—from prekindergarten through high school—as well as across urban, suburban, and rural school settings. Mindfulness exercises and trauma-informed practices for a positive learning environment: Explore the theory behind mindful education, including the interrelated nature of physiology, cognition, emotions, and mindfulness for students. Learn how mindfulness in schools contributes to a positive mindset, alleviates the impact of toxic stress, and takes advantage of neuroplasticity. Understand the effects of trauma and ACEs (adverse childhood experiences) on student behavior and the ability to learn, and discover trauma-informed practices that support healing. Acquire research-based mindfulness practices, including breathing exercises, yoga for the classroom, meditation for students, and cognitive reflection and awareness. Reignite the passion that first drew you to education and prioritize self-care for yourself and your students. Discover how to build a heart-centered learning community in classrooms and create mindful schools.

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    A$42.95
  10. Teach Students to Manage Their Own Behaviour: Engaging Literacy Experiences About Real-Life Issues, The School Dayz Program
    The School DayZ plan is a collection of stories about the real issues that happen in everyday school life familiar problems such as rudeness, cheating, bullying, mobile phone use, stealing, harassment, disruptions, lateness, vandalism, peer pressure, anger, fear, discrimination, gossip, fighting, self-destructive behaviour and drug use.

    Students discuss an issue, then read and interact with a story about it. They connect the story to their own experiences, reflect on their own attitudes and behaviours and recommend solutions. Learn More

    A$19.95
  11. Emotional Poverty in All Demographics: How to Reduce Anger, Anxiety, and Violence in the Classroom

    School safety is now a primary concern for educators, who are increasingly frustrated by confrontations over students' disruptive and unproductive behaviours. But information about the emotional sources of this behaviour is lacking, as are tools for managing behaviour. Consequences will always be needed. But we can change the approach. In Emotional Poverty, brain and developmental science change the conversation. Payne discusses what motivates good behaviour and the underlying emotional causes of usage/disruptive behaviour. Developing a culture of caring and support isn't expensive. Every school has the resources to address emotional poverty.

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    A$35.95

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