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  1. Fostering Resilient Learners: Strategies for Creating a Trauma-Sensitive Classroom

    Grounded in research and the authors' - a mental health therapist and a veteran principal - experience working with trauma-affected students and their teachers, Fostering Resilient Learners will help you cultivate a trauma-sensitive learning environment for students across all content areas, year levels and educational settings. Each chapter also includes questions and exercises to encourage reflection and extension of the ideas in this book. As an educator, you face the impact of trauma in the classroom every day. Let this book be your guide to seeking solutions rather than dwelling on problems, to building relationships that allow students to grow, thrive and - most assuredly - learn at high levels.

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    A$39.95
  2. The Girl Guide: Finding Your Place in a Mixed-Up World

    Finding your unique voice in a noisy world can be hard - very hard. But not if you have a great guide! The Girl Guide: Finding Your Place in a Mixed-Up World as you enter the tumultuous world of adolescence. Packed with fun worksheets and quizzes, The Girl Guide covers everything you need to know on the journey toward your own identity. Proven strategies for dealing with stress management, confronting relational aggression, being safe online, navigating the mother-daughter relationship and more make this the ultimate guide for getting through the teen years and discovering your unique point of view in the world.

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    A$19.95
  3. Identifying & Addressing Development-Behavioral Problems: A Practical Guide for Medical and Non-Medical Professionals, Trainees, Researchers and Advocates

    This indispensible textbook supports life-long learning throughout medical and nursing school, into post-graduate training, residency and fellowships, precepting and community practice; and from there, into research and advocacy. Authors tackle the most onerous challenges in primary care: How to actually implement quality developmental-behavioural care in busy clinics. The books comes with access to a website offering downloadable, customisable tools for learning and teaching, as well as tools for community practice. The many website offerings facilitate instruction and aid practising clinicians in complying with American Academy of Pediatrics' policy - all within the time constraints of primary care.

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    A$160.00
  4. The Australian Boarder Parent Handbook
    Dr Kate Hadwen's passion for boarding has led her to undertake vital research aimed at understanding and meeting the needs of Australian boarding students and their families. This handbook is inspired by the years Kate has spent observing the courageous and resourceful manner in which parents and children have overcome the challenges they've experienced while boarding. Topics covered in the handbook include the following: selecting a boarding house; preparing your child for boarding; choosing transitioning activities; understanding and overcoming homesickness; and what to do when things go wrong. Learn More
    A$16.95
  5. Managing the Inner World of Teaching: Emotions, Interpretations, and Actions

    Managing the Inner World of Teaching by Robert J. Marzano and Jana S. Marzano focuses on an issue often overlooked in schools: teachers' thoughts and feelings. By understanding and monitoring their emotions, interpretations and actions, teachers can transform their instructional practices. Using Managing the Inner World of Teaching, F-12 teachers will understand the inner world of teaching - their emotions, interpretations and actions - and analyse how it effects their instructional practices; use the three-phase management process - awareness, analysis and choice - every day to ensure success; and gain effective strategies and activities to enhance the lives of their students and learn to honour each student's self-system.

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    A$24.95
  6. ECERS-E: The Four Curricular Subscales Extension to the Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale (ECERS-R), 4th Edition

    ECERS-E (to be used with the ECERS-R) extends the scales to provide additional insights into important aspects of literacy, mathematics, science and environment, and practices related to issues of diversity. The curriculum domains bear important relationships to cognitive and social/behavioural developmental outcomes. Learn More

    A$29.95
  7. Sex Ed for Caring Schools: Creating an Ethics-Based Curriculum

    While arguments for and against teaching abstinence, the use of contraceptives and sexual identity are becoming more and more polarised, most people agree that students must learn to navigate an increasingly sexual world. Sex Ed for Caring Schools presents a curriculum that goes beyond the typical health education most students receive today. As part of a critical pedagogy movement that connects education to social justice enterprises, this book and the corresponding online curriculum encourage students to talk, write and think about the moral and relational issues underlying sex in society today. Addressing the real concerns of today's teens, this book includes lessons on pornography, prostitution, media objectification, religion and stereotypes.

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    A$32.95
  8. ASCD Arias Publication: Stress-Busting Strategies For Teachers: How Do I Manage The Pressures Of Teaching?

    Does stress keep you up at night? Is there never enough time to do what you want and need to do at school and at home? Veteran educators Nora Mazzone and Barbara Miglionico offer simple, proven tactics to help you manage the stresses of being a classroom teacher. Learn to employ healthy practices that positively affect your mindset; react, generalise, and maintain to create a positive environment; identify and use your ideal professional pace. Exploit your intrinsic preferences for how to get the work done; and make food and exercise choices that will better fuel your mind and body. Choose to act now and keep a healthy balance between work and home.

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    A$15.00
  9. ASCD Arias Publication: School Climate Change: How Do I Build A Positive Environment For Learning?

    In this ASCD Arias, Peter DeWitt and Sean Slade explain the most important aspects of school climate and how we can make positive changes in our schools. Readers will learn how to engage students and school stakeholders, how to empower staff and students and foster autonomy so people take ownership of their ideas and the learning process, how to promote inclusivity and equity throughout the school, and how to create a welcoming, cooperative and safe school environment that nurtures students' social-emotional needs.

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    A$15.00
  10. The Classroom Strategies Series

    This series offers in-depth research-based instructional strategies that can be used in the classroom to enhance student achievement. Classroom teachers as well as building- and district-level administrators will benefit from sharing the knowledge in this library and building capacity as a staff to implement strategies for school improvement.

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    Starting at A$24.95

  11. Social, Emotional & Character Development (SECD) for Teachers, for Students and for Parents

    This glossy, A4, full-colour resource is a great tool for educators who want to promote the growth of social, emotional and character development in classrooms. By doing some things very often, educators can encourage students' social, emotional and character development (SECD). This will then create a civil, caring and respectful school environment in which learning will flourish for even the most disadvantaged student. SECD is about teaching, practising, modelling and encouraging crucial personal life habits that are almost universally understood as making people good human beings.

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    A$12.95
  12. ASCD Arias Publication: Self-Regulated Learning for Academic Success

    Self-regulated learning can be taught in every content area and at every year level. Self-Regulated Learning for Academic Success: How Do I Help Students Manage Their Thoughts, Behaviors, and Emotions? presents instructional strategies and specific ideas you can implement in your classroom today to put all your students on the path to positive, empowered learning and greater academic success.

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    A$15.00

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