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  1. Total Participation Techniques: Making Every Student an Active Learner, 2nd Edition

    Here are 51 easy-to-use, classroom-tested alternatives to the "stand and deliver" teaching techniques that cause so many students to tune out or drop out. Teachers report that these techniques motivate students to participate in learning, as they demonstrate their knowledge and understanding of lessons. Refined through years of classroom experiences and supported by additional research, this second edition delivers more than a dozen new techniques to engage F-12 students in active learning. Packed with examples from authentic classrooms, Total Participation Techniques is an essential toolkit for teachers who want to present lessons that are relevant, engaging and cognitively challenging.

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    A$39.95
  2. Gamify Literacy: Boost Comprehension, Collaboration and Learning

    With Gamify Literacy, teacher Michele Haiken brings together top educators and gaming professionals to share gamifaction strategies, demonstrating how teachers can use gaming tools and activities to improve literacy and content learning.

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    A$35.95
  3. No Fear Coding: Computational Thinking Across the K-5 Curriculum

    With No Fear Coding, author Heidi Williams shows K - 5 educators how to embed computational thinking skills into activities for every content area, helping students learn to code and preparing them for the middle grades as they build their knowledge.

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    A$49.95
  4. Philosophy for Teens: Questioning Life’s Big Ideas

    What is love? Is lying always wrong? Is beauty a matter of fact, or a matter of taste? What is discrimination? The answers to these questions, and more, are examined in Philosophy for Teens: Questioning Life's Big Ideas, an in-depth, teenager-friendly look at the philosophy behind everyday issues. Sharon M. Kaye, PhD, and Paul Thomson, PhD, examine some of life's biggest topics, such as lying, cheating, love, beauty, the role of government, hate and prejudice, in this bare bones, casual and engaging book, written directly for and field-tested with teenagers. Both sides of the debates are covered on every issue, with information from some of the world's most noted philosophers included in a conversational style that teenagers will love.

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    A$29.95
  5. Make Up Your Mind: A Classroom Guide to 10 Age-Old Debates

    Have you struggled with how to engage students in a lively and meaningful discussion about ideas that matter? Make Up Your Mind, for students in years 7-10, presents 10 pervasive intellectual conflicts that have bedevilled the world of ideas for centuries and continue to influence modern thought, including free will versus determinism, nature versus nurture and liberalism versus conservatism. Each chapter offers background information and a variety of discussion starters, journal prompts, skits, readings and student assignments. Students will sharpen their critical thinking skills as they wrestle with contradictions that continue to challenges all people, shaping dialogue about contemporary issues.

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    A$32.95
  6. Lesson Imaging in Math and Science: Anticipating Student Ideas and Questions for Deeper STEM Learning

    From respected voices in STEM education comes an innovative lesson planning approach to help turn students into problem solvers: lesson imaging. In this approach, teachers anticipate how chosen activities will unfold in real time - what solutions, questions, and misconceptions students might have and how teachers can promote deeper reasoning.

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    A$39.95
  7. The Enlightened Eye: Qualitative Inquiry and the Enhancement of Educational Practice, Reissued with a New Prologue and Foreword

    The Enlightened Eye expands how we think about inquiry in education and broadens our views about what it means to "know" with the goal of positively influencing the education experience of those who live and work in our schools.

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    A$45.95
  8. Teaching for Creativity in the Australian Curriculum Classroom

    Teaching for Creativity in the Australian Curriculum Classroom outlines ways to adapt existing lessons and mandated curricula to encourage the growth of creativity alongside more traditional academic skills. Based on recent psychological research on creativity, this revised Australian edition of the original text debunks common misconceptions about creativity, describes how learning environments can support both creativity and the Australian Curriculum, offers creative lessons and insights for teaching English and mathematics, and includes assessments for creativity and Australian Curriculum learning.

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    A$39.95
  9. Teaching Skills for Complex Text: Deepening Close Reading in the Classroom

    This book will help elementary school teachers equip their students with practical tools and understandings of the structures and conventions that allow them to excel, including concrete tools, passages, games, lessons, and examples to teach anaphora, connectives, paragraph structure, evidence-gathering (fiction and nonfiction), and text challenge.

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  10. You Gotta BE the Book, Third Edition: Teaching Engaged and Reflective Reading with Adolescents

    This award-winning book continues to resonate with teachers and inspire their teaching because it focuses on the joy of reading and how it can engage and even transform readers. In a time of education standards that emphasis high-order strategies, text complexity and the reading nonfiction, You Gotta BE the Book continues to help teachers meet new challenges, including those of increasing cultural diversity.

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  11. Powerful Readers: Thinking Strategies to Guide Literacy Instruction in Secondary Classrooms

    Step-by-step lessons for introducing and using the strategies, connections to literary devices, curricular connections for nonfiction, reading lists, and rubrics for each strategy are all part of this valuable resource. New and experienced teachers will find the tools they need to go beyond a literal understanding and teaching secondary students how to read more deeply.

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    A$32.00
  12. Number Sense Routines: Building Numerical Literacy Every Day in Grades K-3

    Just as athletes stretch their muscles before every game and musicians play scales to keep their technique in tune, mathematical thinkers and problem solvers can benefit from daily warm-up exercises. Jessica Shumway has developed a series of routines designed to help young students internalize and deepen their facility with numbers. The daily use of these quick five-, ten-, or fifteen-minute experiences at the beginning of math class will help build students' number sense.

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    A$34.95

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