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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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. This book 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. Weaving Well-Being: Empowering Beliefs - Student Book, Set of Five

    Weaving Well-Being is a research-based mental health program that aims to enhance well-being in children aged 7-12. Each book in this series introduces students to age-appropriate concepts and skills drawn from the field of Positive Psychology, the science of well-being. This Student Book allows children to reflect on the lessons found in the accompanying Teacher Book as they gradually build a highly personal portfolio of work. Weekly homework activities give students the opportunity to explore how their well-being can be integrated into their daily lives. The included pull-out guide provides parents with all the information they need to actively support their child throughout the program.

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    A$34.95
  9. Weaving Well-Being: Positive Relationships - Student Book, Set of Five

    Weaving Well-Being is a research-based mental health program that aims to enhance well-being in children aged 7-12. Each book in this series introduces students to age-appropriate concepts and skills drawn from the field of Positive Psychology, the science of well-being. This Student Book allows children to reflect on the lessons found in the accompanying Teacher Book as they gradually build a highly personal portfolio of work. Weekly homework activities give students the opportunity to explore how their well-being can be integrated into their daily lives. The included pull-out guide provides parents with all the information they need to actively support their child throughout the program.

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    A$34.95
  10. Weaving Well-Being: Tools of Resilience - Student Book, Set of Five

    Weaving Well-Being is a research-based mental health program that aims to enhance well-being in children aged 7-12. Each book in this series introduces students to age-appropriate concepts and skills drawn from the field of Positive Psychology, the science of well-being. This Student Book allows children to reflect on the lessons found in the accompanying Teacher Book as they gradually build a highly personal portfolio of work. Weekly homework activities give students the opportunity to explore how their well-being can be integrated into their daily lives. The included pull-out guide provides parents with all the information they need to actively support their child throughout the program.

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    A$34.95
  11. Weaving Well-Being: Positive Emotions - Student Book, Set of Five

    Weaving Well-Being is a research-based mental health program that aims to enhance well-being in children aged 7-12. Each book in this series introduces students to age-appropriate concepts and skills drawn from the field of Positive Psychology, the science of well-being. A growing body of research has shown that experiencing small moments of positive emotion every day is more important to an individual's well-being than experience more intense moments less frequently. The ten lessons in the Positive Emotions program are designed to help Year 3 students to identify and cultivate positive emotions using five specific strategies. Each strategy is presented as an ingredient in the child's 'Positive Emotion Potion', which can then be used as a daily resource for maintaining their well-being.

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    A$34.95
  12. Weaving Well-Being: Character Strengths - Student Book, Set of Five

    Weaving Well-Being is a research-based mental health program that aims to enhance well-being in children aged 7-12. Each book in this series introduces students to age-appropriate concepts and skills drawn from the field of Positive Psychology, the science of well-being. This Student Book allows children to reflect on the lessons found in the accompanying Teacher Book as they gradually build a highly personal portfolio of work. Weekly homework activities give students the opportunity to explore how their well-being can be integrated into their daily lives. The included pull-out guide provides parents with all the information they need to actively support their child throughout the program.

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    A$34.95

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