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  1. Responding to Student Trauma: A Toolkit for Schools in Times of Crisis

    Stephanie Filio’s Responding to student trauma: A toolkit for schools in times of crisis is the book every counsellor and educator needs right now. Whether you and your students are facing community or individual trauma, or both at once, this quick reference guide gives you strategies to address it.

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    A$24.95
  2. Social-Emotional Learning and the Brain: Strategies to Help Your Students Thrive

    Today’s teachers face a daunting challenge: how to ensure a positive school experience for their students, many of whom carry the burden of adverse childhood experiences, such as abuse, poverty, divorce, abandonment and numerous other serious social issues. Spurred by her personal experience and extensive exploration of brain-based learning, author Marilee Sprenger explains how brain science – what we know about how the brain works – can be applied to social-emotional learning.

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    A$44.95
  3. 101 Success Secrets for Gifted Kids: Advice, Quizzes and Activities for Dealing With Stress, Expectations, Friendships, and More, 2nd Edition

    Want to help gifted kids harness the power of their giftedness? 101 success secrets for gifted kids is a must-read for gifted kids ages 8 to 12 who want to find success in school, relationships and life. If you know gifted kids, they will love the 101 awesome secrets, tips and tricks included in this book! Chock-full of fun quizzes, activities and practical strategies, the second edition of 101 success secrets for gifted kids covers topics including bullying, school performance, perfectionism, friendships, sibling rivalries and managing intensities. The fun quizzes, tip sheets and practical Q&A sections from other gifted kids and preteens make this book fun to read and give gifted kids insight into everything they’ve ever wanted to know about being gifted.

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    A$39.95
  4. Teaching Tenacity, Resilience, and a Drive for Excellence: Lessons for Social-Emotional Learning for Grades 4-8

    How can we help students develop resilience to persevere in the face of setbacks? How can we ignite a drive that will inspire them to sustain effort even through difficulty? This book equips teachers to deliberately cultivate psychosocial skills, including self-awareness, problem-solving to deal with setbacks, assertive interpersonal skills and intellectual risk-taking. By teaching students to be aware of how their thoughts, emotions and behaviours affect their pursuit of excellence, students can learn to tackle challenges and setbacks that they might experience as they reach to achieve. Lessons include engaging activities and curriculum connections, covering topics related to perfectionism, mindset, grit, stress, procrastination, social-emotional intelligence and more.

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    A$49.95
  5. Silly Sports and Goofy Games

    In a matter of moments you can convert any class into a focused, high-energy community. Boost energy. Boost achievement. Release joy with the world’s most comprehensive collection of indoor and outdoor sport and game activities. Includes over 200 step-by-step, fun and involving sports and games in nine categories: terrific tag, happy helpers, beautiful balances, creative coordination, meaningful movements, crazy challenges, ridiculous relays, silly sports and goofy games. Games guarantee success in classroom energising, character building, and stretching bodily and kinaesthetic intelligence. This wonderful collection of games shows how to use playground and classroom activities to build the cooperative skills and community feeling so crucial to character development and sorely missing in much of our society.

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    A$45.00
  6. Pursuing Greatness: Empowering Teachers to Take Charge of Their Professional Growth

    You’ve probably heard that teaching is a journey. So . . . where are you on yours?

    That all depends on which challenges you’re currently facing. Trying to solve them all at once would lead to disorientation and burnout, so where to start? For guidance, join five of America’s leading thinkers, consultants and writers on teaching and learning as they demonstrate the power of self-reflection to achieve ever-deeper insights into your own strengths – and ever-better results from your students.

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    A$44.95
  7. An Education Crisis is a Terrible Thing to Waste: How Radical Changes Can Spark Student Excitement and Success

    Discover how education innovations can produce astonishing results in student success both in and out of school. Readers will find carefully researched and detailed stories of on-the-ground models where students learn empathy, cooperation, creativity and self-management alongside rigorous academics. Together these stories provide insight into the process of innovation and the elements that can make change successful. An education crisis is a terrible thing to waste will inspire educators in ordinary situations to take extraordinary actions toward a new paradigm of education in which all students can flourish.

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    A$34.95
  8. Teaching Hope and Resilience for Students Experiencing Trauma: Creating Safe and Nurturing Classrooms for Learning

    Huge numbers of our students are caught in storms of trauma - whether stemming from abuse, homelessness, poverty, discrimination, violent neighbourhoods, or fears of school shootings or family deportations. This practical book focuses on actions that teachers can take to facilitate learning for these students. Identifying positive, connected teacher-student relationships as foundational, the authors offer direction for creating an emotionally safe classroom environment in which students find a refuge from trauma and a space in which to process events.

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    A$34.95
  9. Your High-Performance Guide to Study and Learning: 20 Key Habits for Getting the Most Out of Your Study Time

    Authored by secondary school teacher Scott Francis, with additional insights from Associate Professor Michael Nagel, this book will guide you through twenty key strategies to get the most out of the time you spend studying. Your high-performance guide to study and learning acknowledges that success in study requires a holistic approach. You will explore mindset and attitudes, planning and routines, high-impact study techniques and brain-based learning strategies, and you will also look beyond conventional understandings of study to explore the benefits of a healthy lifestyle and positive attitude on academic results. Whether you are looking to adopt a few new habits or overhaul your whole study philosophy, this easy-to-read resource will help you to actively participate in your learning experiences and dominate your study.

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    A$31.95
  10. Riding the Wave: Teacher Strategies for Navigating Change and Strengthening Key Relationships

    In Riding the wave, Jeremy S Adams discusses how constant change and reform characterise twenty-first-century teaching and delivers strategies to help you navigate that change and strengthen your key relationships.

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    A$39.95
  11. 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
  12. 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

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