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  1. From Burnt Out to Fired Up: Reigniting Your Passion for Teaching

    Overwhelmed teachers, this book is for you. The truth is that you can be remarkable without burning out. Drawing from the latest research and her own teaching experiences, author Morgane Michael delivers research-backed strategies to replenish your wellbeing and reignite your passion for your purpose.

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    A$44.95
  2. Assessing with Respect: Everyday Practices That Meet Students' Social and Emotional Needs

    In this timely and thoughtful call to action, author and educator Starr Sackstein examines the critical intersection between assessment and social and emotional learning (SEL), particularly as it affects students of colour and other marginalised groups. The book addresses the five SEL competencies identified by the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL) – self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, relationship skills and responsible decision-making – and explains how teaching students to develop their abilities in these areas can help them improve their learning and assessment experiences.

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    A$39.95
  3. Emotional Poverty, Volume 2: Safer Students and Less-Stressed Teachers

    Has teaching ever felt more stressful? External pressures, environmental factors, previous experiences, fear, anger – all these and mor create stress and tension in the classroom. Emotional distress interrupts and can harm – even destroy – effective teaching, learning and emotional wellness in teachers and students. But how do these emotions develop in you and your students? The fact is many of us suffer from some form of emotional poverty. Written for educators, Emotional poverty, volume 2 helps you understand and overcome emotional poverty so you can build more effective classrooms and safer schools.

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    A$44.95
  4. Getting Ahead in the Workplace: Building Stability and Resources for a Better Life at Work and Home, Revised Edition

    For those who struggle to get by every day, actually getting ahead hasn’t been part of your story. Life is unstable and unpredictable. Getting and keeping a good job seems nearly impossible, yet doing so is key to turning your life around. But what if you were able to take control of your future? How would your story change? For employers, the instability of your workforce – especially among low-wage or part-time employees – is more than inconvenient: it’s expensive. But what if your policies and practices helped your people establish control and stability in their lives? How would that affect engagement and turnover – and your bottom line? Getting ahead in the workplace solves these challenges by helping under-resourced people build resources and gain control over their future stories.

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    A$49.95
  5. Emotion-Friendly Teaching: Accelerating Social-Emotional Learning

    Become an emotion-friendly teacher! Apply powerful new research and theory in the field of emotion to transform your classroom. Teach with emotion as part of every lesson. Elicit the ten most important positive emotions. Master the revolutionary Kagan emotion wheel to help students understand and manage their emotions. Boost students’ EQ as you teach: students acquire self-knowledge, self-control, self-motivation, empathy and relationship skills. And do it all with easy-to-learn, easy-to-use proven Kagan structures. Transform cutting edge research into practical activities to release the power of emotion-friendly teaching.

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    A$59.00
  6. 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
  7. 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

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