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  1. Tactical Communication: Mastering effective interactions with citizens of diverse economic backgrounds (First Responder Edition)
    Law Enforcement, Firefighters, EMS Providers: The work you do is difficult. Tactical Communication give you tools to help you control the scene, stay safe, and gain the cooperation and respect of people from all economic backgrounds. Learn More
    A$24.95
  2. 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
  3. Hidden Rules of Class at Work, Revised Edition
    This book identifies what’s required and expected at each organisational level–and lays out the key mindsets, behaviours, and understandings each individual must bring to that level. Learn More
    A$24.95
  4. Zip-Around Games

    Zip-Around card games are an engaging way for the whole class to learn and practise new concepts together. Students will have fun as they cooperate in exciting, fast-paced games that sharpen their skills in maths, build their vocabulary and learn to listen to each other. Titles in this series include: Maths Games: Practise mental multiplication and division, work with fractions and solve worded problems. Vocabulary Games: Introduce synonyms, metaphors, alliteration and homonyms, and  apply effective strategies for learning new words. Following Directions: Encourage active listening (and laughter!) as students sing, stamp their feet and even moo like cows to complete a sequence of tasks together. Each Zip-Around set comes with eight individual games, as well as a booklet containing game instructions, answer keys and additional reproducible resources for introducing and reinforcing each activity.

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    Starting at A$35.95

  5. Zip-Around - Following Directions: Ready-to-use, Interactive Card Games for the Whole Class
    Zip-Around – Following Directions is an exciting way to promote active listening in your primary classroom. Students will love the eight fast-paced games as they sing, stamp their feet and even moo like cows as they follow the sequence of written directions written on their individual cards. Learn More
    A$35.95
  6. Teachers as Architects of Learning, 2nd Edition: Twelve Constructs to Design and Configure Successful Learning Experiences

    The revised and updated second edition of the bestselling title, Teachers as Architects of Learning supports teachers to develop ideas, consider approaches and, in general, increase levels of consciousness about what they do, why they do it and how they might do it differently. The book enables teachers to develop their own blueprint for teaching through the exploration of twelve learning constructs and 100 strategies. The authors draw from extensive personal experiences, research from the field and the reflections of teachers themselves to serve as a catalyst for thinking about their own practice in a way that lets learning lead. The second edition is a "must-have" book for any educator committed to the development of their own or other's practice.

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    A$35.95
  7. Bridges Out of Poverty: Strategies for Professionals and Communities Training Supplement, Revised Edition

    If you didn't grow up in poverty, you may be unaware of the "hidden rules" that govern many aspects of life for the poor. If you work with people from poverty, a deeper understanding of their challenges - and strengths - will help you partner with them to create opportunities for success. Bridges Out of Poverty is a unique and powerful tool designed for social, health and legal services professionals. Based in part on A Framework for Understanding Poverty, you'll find case studies, detailed analysis, helpful charts and exercises and specific solutions you and your organisation can implement right now. NOTE: This workbook contains some highlights from the book Bridges Out of Poverty: Strategies for Professionals and Communities and is normally used in conjunction with Bridges workshops.

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    A$20.00
  8. Engineering Instruction for High-Ability Learners in K-8 Classrooms

    Engineering Instruction for High-Ability Learners in K-8 Classrooms is an application-based practitioners' guide to applied engineering that is grounded in engineering practices found in curriculum standards. The book specifies necessary components of engineering curriculum and instruction, recommends appropriate activities to encourage problem solving, creativity and innovation, and provides examples of innovative technology in engineering curriculum and instruction. Additionally, authors discuss professional development practices to best prepare teachers for engineering instruction and provide recommendations to identify engineering talent among F-8 students. Finally, the book includes a wealth of resources, including sample lesson and assessment plans.

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    A$42.95
  9. Lesson Imaging in Math and Science: Anticipating Student Ideas and Questions for Deeper STEM Learning

    From respected voices in STEM education comes an innovative lesson planning approach to help turn students into problem solvers: lesson imaging. In this approach, teachers anticipate how chosen activities will unfold in real time - what solutions, questions, and misconceptions students might have and how teachers can promote deeper reasoning.

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    A$39.95
  10. School Culture Recharged: Strategies to Energize Your Staff and Culture

    For education leaders at all levels, this book delivers a compelling message: Understanding and harnessing the transformative power of school culture can propel your school into the kind of place where teachers want to work, administrators can focus on what matters most, and students can thrive.

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    A$39.95
  11. What Every Church Member Should Know About Poverty

    From inner-city, mainline churches to rural parishes, congregations of all denominations and faiths struggle with the challenge of service to the poor. You're called to reach out, but to whom are you reaching? The mindsets of people in poverty may differ strikingly from those of your membership. To be effective, you have to know what poverty does to human beings. What have they experienced? What are their real needs? How can they be integrated into your congregation, become members, rise above their past, offer their gifts and skills in return? This is a comprehensive and useful guide for helping churches understand and reach out to people in poverty. 

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    A$35.95
  12. 20 Strategies for STEM Instruction

    Teachers of all year levels are increasingly moving into STEM (Science, Technologies, Engineering and Mathematics) instruction, but time constraints and heavy workloads can make the transition hard. In 20 Strategies for STEM Instruction, William N. Bender provides customisable, step-by-step guidelines for various teaching strategies that have been shown to strengthen STEM instruction. Today’s students need to be able to solve problems, make decisions and learn from failure. STEM instruction celebrates the fact that there can be more than just one correct answer to a question – and learning should be framed accordingly in any STEM classroom.

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    A$37.95

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