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  1. Management & Discipline: Activities Featuring Kagan Structures

    Promote proper behaviour in your classroom and throughout school with these thirty-seven cooperative and engaging activities. By participating in these fun and interactive activities, your students learn how to behave appropriately inside and outside your classroom.

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    A$39.95
  2. Why Do I Have to Read This?: Literacy Strategies to Engage Our Most Reluctant Students

    ‘Why do I have to read this?’ What teacher doesn’t dread this question? It usually comes from our most disengaged students like the class clown or the student who struggles to read and write at grade level. When we don’t know what else to try, its easy to become frustrated. But take heart! Author Cris Tovani has spent her career figuring out how to entice challenging students back into the process of learning. In Why do I have to read this? she shares her best secrets, lessons learned from big fails and her most effective literacy and planning strategies that hook these hard-to-get learners.

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    A$44.95
  3. Teaching With Purpose: How to Thoughtfully Implement Evidence-Based Practices in Your Classroom

    With ever-changing demands and diverse learning needs, teaching is a daunting, challenging endeavour. Author Karen Gazith seeks to help teachers meet this challenge by incorporating best practices into their classrooms. Teaching with purpose: How to thoughtfully implement evidence-based practices in your classroom is built on seven well-researched principles that can assist teachers in creating a classroom environment conducive to learning for every student present. Ranging from improving classroom management to establishing and communicating learning goals, the principles are applicable to both new and veteran teachers alike. These seven principles construct a robust picture of what the classroom can and should be: a safe place of learning and growth.

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    A$44.95
  4. Cooperative Learning for English, Book 2

    Do you want your English classes to bustle with engagement? Do you want your students to be active, ask and answer questions, explore literature at a deeper level and quiz each other on vocabulary? In this two-book series, you will find powerful cooperative learning strategies to make your secondary English curriculum come alive.

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    A$42.00
  5. 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
  6. No Fear Coding, Second Edition: Computational Thinking Across the K-5 Curriculum

    Coding has become an essential skill for finding solutions to everyday problems, while computational thinking (CT) teaches reasoning and creativity and offers an innovative approach to demonstrating content knowledge and seeing mathematical processes in action. No fear coding introduced many K–5 educators to ways to bring coding into their curriculum by embedding computational thinking skills into activities for different content areas. This second edition features updated tools – including programmable robots and other physical computing devices – as well as new activities aligned to the ISTE standards for students and computational thinking competencies. No fear coding, second edition will help build students’ coding and CT knowledge to prepare them for the middle grades and beyond.

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    A$39.95
  7. Brain-Friendly Teaching: Tools, Tips, & Structures

    Become a brain-friendly teacher! Put the power of brain research and theory to work in your classroom. Your students will learn more, learn more quickly, retain and recall more and like learning more. Dr Kagan’s extensively researched book distils the world of brain science into six essential principles that will align your teaching with how your students’ brains naturally learn. For each of the six brain-based principles, you will find practical tools, tips and structures to easily make the leap from theory to practice. Teaching is so much easier and more successful when you do it the brain-friendly way.

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    A$59.00
  8. Improving Student Learning One Teacher at a Time, Second Edition

    In this second edition of Improving student learning one teacher at a time, Jane E Pollock and Laura J Tolone combine updated research and real-world stories to demonstrate how it takes only one teacher to make a difference in student performance. Their approach expands the classic three-part curriculum–instruction–assessment framework by adding one key ingredient: feedback. This ‘Big four’ approach offers an easy-to-follow process that helps teachers build better curriculum documents. Pollock and Tolone demonstrate how consistent, timely feedback from multiple sources can help students monitor their own understanding and help teachers align assignments, quizzes and tests more explicitly to the standards.

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    A$31.95
  9. Best Practices at Tier 2: Supplemental Interventions for Additional Student Support, Elementary

    Best practices at Tier 2: Supplemental interventions for additional student support, elementary offers Years F–5 teachers proven response to intervention (RTI) strategies for responding to students who need additional support after core instruction.

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    A$34.95
  10. Community Connections and Your PLC at Work®: A Guide to Engaging Families

    Parent engagement with schools is known to be key to student achievement, but building such involvement can be a challenge, especially in economically disadvantaged schools that need it the most. Community connections and your PLC at Work® guides readers to build this vital engagement by broadening a school’s professional learning community so it includes parents, families and other community members in a productive collaboration toward success for all students.

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    A$31.95
  11. Problems-First Learning: A Framework for Engaging Minds and Nurturing Thinkers in Grades 6–12

    The instructional pattern of ‘teaching as telling, learning as listening’ has remained a tradition for generations. However, the 21st century requires a different approach. Through author Ted McCain’s problems-first instructional method, educators present their curriculum to students as a problem to solve – rather than as content to listen to – and then equip students with transferable processing skills that will help them effectively address challenges in school and beyond. Filled with problems-first lesson examples and tips for elevating students’ thinking, Problems-first learning: A framework for engaging minds and nurturing thinkers in grades 6–12 provides step-by-step guidance for teachers to increase students’ engagement and development of real-world skills in their classrooms.

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    A$39.95
  12. Mathematics Unit Planning in a PLC at Work®, Grades 6–8

    Mathematics unit planning in a PLC at Work® provides a seven-step framework for collectively planning units of study, helping teams identify what students need to know by the end of each unit and how teachers can build student self-efficacy.

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