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  1. Teaching Basic, Advanced, and Academic Vocabulary: A Comprehensive Framework for Elementary Instruction

    Organising terms into semantic clusters and subject areas, Dr Robert J Marzano creates a powerful and unique framework to ensure students develop a strong foundation for literacy development and academic achievement.

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    A$54.95
  2. 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
  3. Thinking Protocols for Learning

    Thinking protocols for learning empowers readers to implement deliberate practice and intentional application of protocols and provides strategies for the promotion of different types of thinking. These are not time fillers or isolated activities; they integrate instruction for crucial skills into the existing curriculum for more effective engagement. Educators often struggle to find a resource that addresses all of the key types of thinking. This book is a response to that need, drawing on and concisely synthesising ideas and approaches from many different areas and authors. Thinking protocols for learning is an essential resource that gives educators the tools to prepare students for the future.

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    A$44.95
  4. Inspiring Student Empowerment: Moving Beyond Engagement, Refining Differentiation

    Searching for the golden ticket to teaching and learning? You won’t find one here - you’ll find many. You’ll find the right one for you. A one-size-fits-all approach to teaching doesn’t work. Empowering students through personalised learning does. Far from being another teaching fad, empowering students through personalised learning can increase equity, encourage self-directed learning and improve outcomes for all students. Inspiring student empowerment shows you how to out this vision into practice with strategies, frameworks, examples, suggestions, templates and tools. Each chapter has discussion questions and a link to a video where the author shares more information for reflection and further exploration.

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    A$44.95
  5. Making Sense of Science and Religion: Strategies for the Classroom and Beyond

    The authors of Making sense of science and religion believe that addressing interactions between science and religion is part of all science educators’ collective job - and that this is the book that will help you facilitate discussion when the topic of religion comes up. Designed for teachers at all grade levels, the book will help you anticipate and respond to students’ questions - and help students maintain their religious beliefs even as you delve into topics such as evolution, geochronology, genetics, the origin of the universe and climate change.

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    A$39.95
  6. Affirming Disability: Strengths-Based Portraits of Culturally Diverse Families

    Providing both a theoretical framework and practical strategies, this resource will help teachers, counsellors and related service providers develop understanding and empathy to improve outcomes for culturally and linguistically diverse (CLD) students with disabilities. The text features narrative portraits of six immigrant families and their children with disabilities, including their cultural histories and personal perspectives regarding assessment, diagnosis, Individualised Education Program (IEP) meetings and other instances in which families engaged with the special education process. Using guiding questions for reflection and ‘Talk Back’ comments from pre-service students throughout the text, readers are encouraged to reflect on their own positionality and to develop understanding.

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    A$39.95
  7. Rev Up Robotics: Real-World Computational Thinking in the K–8 Classroom

    Rev up robotics shows educators how to begin incorporating robotics in tandem with computational thinking into content area lessons or electives. Part 1 covers the basics, defining robotics and sharing real-world applications along with how to teach foundational skills for computational thinking and computer science. Part 2 shows robotics in practice within the context of content areas and features lesson plans mapped to academic and technology standards, including the ISTE Standards and the Computer Science Teacher Association Standards. Part 3 offers advice on pedagogy and teaching strategies backed by research from the learning sciences, and shares approaches to teaching robotics using project-based learning or as part of after-school clubs or robotics competitions.

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    A$39.95
  8. Tilting Your Teaching: Seven Simple Shifts That Can Substantially Improve Student Learning

    Tilt your teaching and see student engagement and achievement - not to mention your own sense of accomplishment - skyrocket. With Glen Pearsall and Natasha Harris’s Tilting Your Teaching: Seven Simple Shifts That Can Substantially Improve Student Learning you’ll learn the same techniques that Glen shares in his coaching sessions with teachers throughout Australia and around the world. Using pencil and paper or an app, you’ll also learn how to identify, record, and analyse key performance data to home in on the small changes you can make to realise big results. Better still, team up with a colleague for mutual support. It only takes a few words and as little as one second (seriously!) to transform an unruly classroom into a place of confidence and productivity. Learn about the Simple Shifts and try them in your classroom.

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    A$34.95
  9. Thinking Like a Lawyer: A Framework for Teaching Critical Thinking to All Students

    Thinking Like a Lawyer introduces a powerful but practical framework to give teachers the tools and knowledge to teach critical thinking to all students. Using this framework, teachers will help students adopt the skills, habits and mindsets of lawyers as they tackle 21st-century problems. Colin Seale, a teacher-turned-attorney-turned-education-innovator and founder of thinkLaw, uses his unique experience to introduce a wide variety of concrete instructional strategies and examples that teachers can use in all grade levels and subject areas. Individual chapters address underachievement, the value of nuance, evidence-based reasoning, social-emotional learning, equitable education and leveraging families to close the critical thinking gap.

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    A$39.95
  10. Neurodevelopmental Differentiation: Optimising Brain Systems to Maximise Learning
    In Neurodevelopmental differentiation: Optimising brain systems to maximise learning, clinical psychologist Andrew Fuller and educator Lucy Fuller make teachers’ working lives easier and more effective by helping them to detect what might be stopping students from achieving more success. Each of the chapters in this book is designed to help teachers and parents identify young people’s learning strength areas as well as ways to improve functioning in each of the eight unique brain systems: spatial reasoning, perceptual and motor skills, concentration and memory, planning and sequencing, thinking and logic, people smarts, language and word smarts, and number smarts. Learn More
    A$49.95
  11. Professional Learning Communities at Work® and High Reliability Schools™: Cultures of Continuous Learning

    Professional Learning Communities at Work® and High Reliability Schools™: Cultures of Continuous Learning brings the ideas and recommendations of many renowned leaders in education into one resource for educators working to help students achieve at ever-higher levels. Each chapter contributes to a sound conceptual framework and successfully proves that the Professional Learning Community (PLC) at Work process and the High Reliability Schools (HRS) model are not only interrelated; they support each other. Readers will study each level of the HRS model and the ways in which successful implementation of the model improves education. Then, readers will see that level of the model at work in a PLC.

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    A$54.95
  12. Mindful School Communities: The Five Cs of Nurturing Heart Centered Learning

    Schools that are compassionate, caring and community centred create healthier, more successful students. As such, in Mindful School Communities: The Five Cs of Nurturing Heart Centered Learning, authors Christine Mason, Michele M. Rivers Murphy and Yvette Jackson offer an in-depth guide to the five Cs - (1) consciousness, (2) compassion, (3) confidence, (4) courage and (5) community - built on a wealth of research, including an original, tested tool that assesses a school’s efforts toward compassionate action.

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    A$44.95

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