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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. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. Wholehearted Teaching of Gifted Young Women: Cultivating Courage, Connection, and Self-Care in Schools

    Wholehearted Teaching of Gifted Young Women explores the important role school communities play in supporting the social and emotional needs of high-achieving young women. Using a youth participatory action research model, this project follows 20 student researchers from high school through university. This longitudinal study leads to "Wholehearted Teaching", a new framework for cultivating courage, connection and self-care in schools. Framed with personal stories and filled with practical suggestions, this book offers strategies for teachers, counsellors, parents and high-achieving young women as they navigate the precipice of youth and everything after.

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    A$55.00
  10. Relationship, Responsibility and Regulation: Trauma-Invested Practices for Fostering Resilient Learners

    In this stirring follow-up to the award-winning Fostering Resilient Learners, Kristin Van Marter Souers and Pete Hall take you to the next level of trauma-invested practice. To get there, they explain, educators need to build a "nest" - a positive learning environment shaped by three new Rs of education: relationship, responsibility and regulation. Drawing from their extensive experience working with schools, students and families throughout the country, the authors explain how to create a culture of safety in which everyone feels valued, important and capable of learning, and more. Educators have a unique opportunity to influence students’ learning, attitudes and futures. This book will invigorate your practice and equip you to empower those you serve – whatever their personal histories.

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    Regular Price A$37.95 Sale Price A$18.98
  11. Learn to Love Teaching Again: Tips and Tools for Every Teacher
    Did you start teaching with passion, energy and hope? And are you now bogged down by too much to do, too little time, stressful tests, endless paperwork, changing expectations, difficulties with parents, new programs, loads of take-home work, hard-to-handle students, lack of community respect, feelings of isolation and burdens of accountability – all with seemingly little support? Learn to Love Teaching Again supplies you with downright good advice, plus hundreds of tips and tools to help rekindle the joys and fulfilments of teaching. Learn More
    A$29.95
  12. Workplace Stability: Creating Conditions that Lead to Retention, Productivity, and Engagement in Entry-Level Workers – Training Supplement

    If you know where to look, you'll find pockets of untapped profitability in nearly every business or organisation. It's especially true of businesses whose workforces include people living with chronic, daily instability. Instability may include problems with resources like transportation, healthcare, childcare or eldercare, housing, language or communication, or managing financial or legal matters. It might be one of these, or it might be "all of the above." Learn simple, inexpensive solutions you can implement to help stabilise your employees' lives - and boost your profitability and competitive advantage. Use this training supplement in conjunction with Workplace Stability, a training that provides employers and managers tools for addressing the problem of workplace instability.

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    Regular Price A$17.95 Sale Price A$8.98

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