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  1. Mathematical Imagining: A Routine for Secondary Classrooms

    Mathematical imagining describes an original routine that gives students space and time to imagine a mathematical situation and then revise, discuss and act upon the mental images they create. You can use this creative routine in your secondary classroom to glimpse your students’ thinking and discover teaching opportunities, while empowering them to create their own mathematics.

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  2. Thinking Like a Generalist: Skills for Navigating a Complex World

    A generalist is curious, open-minded, sceptical and persistent in their quest for information. Thinking like a generalist demonstrates what it means to take a generalist stance in instruction and provides a set of teaching tools to be able to pass those skills to students – skills that will transfer beyond the walls of the classroom.

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    A$39.95
  3. Hands Down, Speak Out: Listening and Talking Across Literacy and Math, K–5

    Math coach Kassia Omohundro Wedekind and literacy coach Christy Hermann Thompson have spent years comparing notes on how to build effective classroom communities across the content areas. How, they wondered, can we lay the groundwork for classroom conversations that are less teacher-directed and more conducive to student-to-student dialogue? Their answers start with Hands-Down Conversations, an innovative discourse structure in which students’ ideas and voices take the lead while teachers focus on listening and facilitating.

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  4. The Write Thing: Kwame Alexander Engages Students in Writing Workshop (and You Can Too!)

    Imagine having a Newbery Medal-winning author in your classroom as a coach, an advisor and a friend, giving you personal and practical advice on how to teach writing workshop in today’s classroom. With The write thing, you can do just that!

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  5. Writing, Redefined: Broadening Our Ideas of What It Means to Compose

    Writing, redefined gives teachers the power to change what ‘counts’ as writing in schools and classrooms, opening the doorway to students who may not consider themselves to be writers, but should and can. Shawna Coppola offers alternative, engaging writing assignments that are visual, aural and multimodal that will involve all students.

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  6. 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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  7. Organic Creativity in the Classroom: Teaching to Intuition in Academics and the Arts

    Creativity can be taught and nurtured, and we can build classrooms in which creativity thrives. This innovative collection of essays explores approaches to teaching creativity from the perspectives of experienced educators and artists. The twenty-three authors in this book share teaching stories and helpful strategies that can be used to encourage students to become more creative within specific domains. The authors include master teachers, curriculum theorists, holistic educators and award-winning practitioners. In this readable and lively book, they share their personal stories and practical advice for infusing creativity into the lives of students.

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    A$54.95
  8. Teaching for Deeper Learning: Tools to Engage Students in Meaning Making

    Far too often, our students attain only a superficial level of knowledge that fails to prepare them for deeper challenges in school and beyond. In Teaching for deeper learning, renowned educators and best-selling authors Jay McTighe and Harvey F Silver propose a solution: teaching students to make meaning for themselves.

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  9. Thinking Protocols for Learning

    Thinking protocols for learning empowers readers to implement deliberate practice and intentional application of protocols and provides strategies for the promotion of different types of thinking. These are not time fillers or isolated activities; they integrate instruction for crucial skills into the existing curriculum for more effective engagement. Educators often struggle to find a resource that addresses all of the key types of thinking. This book is a response to that need, drawing on and concisely synthesising ideas and approaches from many different areas and authors. Thinking protocols for learning is an essential resource that gives educators the tools to prepare students for the future.

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  10. Thinking Like a Lawyer: A Framework for Teaching Critical Thinking to All Students

    Thinking Like a Lawyer introduces a powerful but practical framework to give teachers the tools and knowledge to teach critical thinking to all students. Using this framework, teachers will help students adopt the skills, habits and mindsets of lawyers as they tackle 21st-century problems. Colin Seale, a teacher-turned-attorney-turned-education-innovator and founder of thinkLaw, uses his unique experience to introduce a wide variety of concrete instructional strategies and examples that teachers can use in all grade levels and subject areas. Individual chapters address underachievement, the value of nuance, evidence-based reasoning, social-emotional learning, equitable education and leveraging families to close the critical thinking gap.

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  11. Fifty Strategies to Boost Cognitive Engagement: Creating a Thinking Culture in the Classroom

    Transform your classroom culture from one of passive knowledge consumption to one of active learning and student engagement. In this well-researched book, author Rebecca Stobaugh shares how to build a culture of thinking that emphasises essential 21st century skills - from critical thinking and problem solving to teamwork and creativity. In communicating this essential knowledge, Stobaugh offers fifty teacher-tested instructional strategies for nurturing students' cognitive abilities across the full range of thinking levels.

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  12. Thinking Like a Geographer: Lessons That Develop Habits of Mind and Thinking Skills for Young Geographers in Years 2-3

    Thinking Like a Geographer focuses on high-interest, career-related topics in the primary curriculum related to geography. Students will explore interdisciplinary content, foster creativity and develop higher-order thinking skills with activities aligned to relevant learning area standards. Students will develop and practise geography skills, such as reading and creating maps, graphs and charts; examining primary and secondary sources; and thinking spatially on a variety of scales. Thinking Like a Geographer reflects key emphases of curricula from the Center for Gifted Education at William & Mary, including development of process skills in various learning areas and the enhancement of discipline-specific thinking and habits of mind through hands-on activities.

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