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  1. 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
  2. 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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    A$37.95
  3. 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
  4. How Much of Yourself Do You Own? A Process for Building Your Emotional Resources

    With insights and tools drawn from research-based change principles, as well as the authors’ personal and professional experience, this book serves as a practical tool kit for individuals, self-help groups, peer-support groups, and therapy groups seeking change and emotional wellness.

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    A$24.95
  5. 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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    A$17.95
  6. Workplace Stability: Creating Conditions that Lead to Retention, Productivity, and Engagement in Entry-Level Workers

    There is no question that increased worker stability boosts productivity, retention and morale, which leads to greater profitability - but it may yet be a challenge you need to address. Why would an employer want to increase the personal and professional stability of workers? And how exactly can business go about it? It starts with seeing things differently. Instability is another measure of diversity in your workforce. Low-wage workers can experience personal instability that leads to absenteeism, health problems and violations of workplace expectations, all of which decreases morale, attention to work and job performance. These simple, inexpensive solutions can help stabilise your employees' lives - and boost your profitability and competitive advantage.

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    A$24.95
  7. Mindfulness Practices: Cultivating Heart Centered Communities Where Students Focus and Flourish

    Creating a positive learning environment through mindfulness in schools Build compassionate classroom environments and mindful schools that prioritize high levels of achievement and high levels of well-being. Based on the latest neuroscience research, Mindfulness Practices details how mindfulness in schools can lead to new, improved ways of educating, learning, and living. The book’s mindful education exercises are easily adaptable across grade levels—from prekindergarten through high school—as well as across urban, suburban, and rural school settings. Mindfulness exercises and trauma-informed practices for a positive learning environment: Explore the theory behind mindful education, including the interrelated nature of physiology, cognition, emotions, and mindfulness for students. Learn how mindfulness in schools contributes to a positive mindset, alleviates the impact of toxic stress, and takes advantage of neuroplasticity. Understand the effects of trauma and ACEs (adverse childhood experiences) on student behavior and the ability to learn, and discover trauma-informed practices that support healing. Acquire research-based mindfulness practices, including breathing exercises, yoga for the classroom, meditation for students, and cognitive reflection and awareness. Reignite the passion that first drew you to education and prioritize self-care for yourself and your students. Discover how to build a heart-centered learning community in classrooms and create mindful schools.

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    A$42.95
  8. The Beginning Teacher’s Field Guide: Embarking on Your First Years

    The personal side of starting a teaching career - the joys and pains - often goes undiscussed. The Beginning Teacher's Field Guide: Embarking on Your First Years offers the advice and empathy F-12 beginning teachers so desperately need. Author Tina H. Boogren pairs the six phases a new teacher goes through - (1) anticipation, (2) survival, (3) disillusionment, (4) rejuvenation, (5) reflection, (6) second anticipation - with personal essays she wrote during her first years in the classroom. She arms readers with classroom strategies and self-care practices tailored to the challenge they're likely to encounter in each phase, and encourages them to record their reflections directly in the book.

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    A$35.95
  9. Take Time for You: Self-Care Action Plans for Educators

    What if teachers learn to take care of themselves while taking care of their students? In Take Time for Yourself: Self-Care Action Plans for Educators, author Tina H. Boogren contends that the key to thriving, as both a human and an educator, rests in daily self-care. By working through Abraham Maslow's hierarchy of needs - (1) physiological, (2) safety, (3) belonging, (4) esteem, (5) self-actualisation and (6) transcendence - F-12 teachers and leaders will see a clear science-based path to overall wellbeing. This guide promises to be a source of inspiration long after its first read. Through using this book, readers will be equipped with doable strategies for their various needs and, finally, transcend and connect to something greater than themselves.

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    A$35.95
  10. Parenting Kids With OCD: A Guide to Understanding and Supporting You Child With Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

    Parenting Kids With OCD provides parents with a comprehensive understanding of the obsessive-compulsive disorder, its symptoms, types and presentation in children and teens. The treatment of OCD is explained, and guidelines on how to both find appropriate help and best support one's child are provided. Family accommodation is the rule, not the exception, when it comes to childhood OCD; yet, more accommodation is associated with a worsening of the child's symptoms and greater levels of familial stress. OCD worsens when there is increased stress for the child; therefore, stress management is an essential component for improvement. Parents will learn how to manage stress in themselves and encourage effective stress management for their children.

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    A$24.95
  11. Raising Boys With ADHD: Secrets for Parenting Healthy, Happy Sons

    Written by two professional who have “been there and done that” with their own sons with ADHD, Raising Boys With ADHD empowers parents to help their sons with ADHD find success in school and beyond.  The book covers topics no often found in other parenting guides such as the preschool years and early diagnosis and strategies for teens transitioning to work and university. Filled with practical knowledge, resources and tools needed to help parents address the many strengths and challenges of boys with ADHD, this book provides parents with encouragement and hope for the future.

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    A$29.95
  12. Healthy Habits for Healthy Kids Series

    Help your middle years students learn to make healthy food choices, appreciate the importance of daily exercises and develop habits they will maintain throughout their lives. Using the Healthy Habits for Healthy Kids series, students will learn about the health benefits of vegetables, what it means to be "gluten-free" and about serving sizes. The series builds on students' prior knowledge, while each book teaches them more about nutrition, exercise and how to properly nurture their growing bodies. This series supports a whole-child approach to education and can be used to support such health and nutrition policies as the NSW Department of Education Nutrition in Schools Policy and the Australian Curriculum: Health and Physical Education expectations.

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    Starting at A$9.95

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