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  1. Thinking Like a Generalist: Skills for Navigating a Complex World

    What can we teach kids today that will have utility 10 or 15 years from now? This resource proposes an approach to information literacy that goes beyond the teaching of discrete, easily outdated skills. Instead, students should develop a curious, open-minded, sceptical and persistent approach in their quest for information.

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    A$39.95
  2. Hands Down, Speak Out: Listening and Talking Across Literacy and Math, K–5

    Math coach Kassia Omohundro Wedekind and literacy coach Christy Hermann Thompson have spent years comparing notes on how to build effective classroom communities across the content areas. How, they wondered, can we lay the groundwork for classroom conversations that are less teacher-directed and more conducive to student-to-student dialogue? Their answers start with Hands-Down Conversations, an innovative discourse structure in which students’ ideas and voices take the lead while teachers focus on listening and facilitating.

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    A$49.95
  3. The Innocent Classroom: Dismantling Racial Bias to Support Students of Color

    When children of colour enter their classrooms each year, many often encounter low expectations, disconnection and other barriers to their success. In The innocent classroom, Alexs Pate traces the roots of these disparities to pervasive negative stereotypes, which children are made aware of before they can even walk through the school door. The cumulative weight of the stereotypes eventually takes shape as guilt, which inhibits students’ engagement, learning and relationships, and hurts their prospects for the future.

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    A$31.95
  4. Decoding Autism and Leading the Way to Successful Inclusion

    With warmth and wisdom informed by her experience as a school administrator, autism educator, clinician and a parent of a son on the spectrum, Barbara Boroson provides a holistic look at the challenges students on the spectrum face in the areas of anxiety, executive function, sensation, communication, socialisation, engagement and cognitive acquisition. You’ll learn to decode the functional and behavioural manifestations of the challenges and you’ll gain practical and research-based pre-emptive, supportive and responsive strategies.

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    A$39.95
  5. Conceptual Frameworks for Giftedness and Talent Development: Enduring Theories and Comprehensive Models in Gifted Education

    Conceptual frameworks for giftedness and talent development explores current and enduring theories and comprehensive models of giftedness and talent development. Each chapter includes a description of a different model, theory or framework; the most important practical, educational implications of the model, including underrepresentation and social justice issues; commentary on how each model compares to others; and discussion questions for use with students and professionals. The editors also consider common issues across conceptual frameworks, such as the degree to which achievement defines giftedness, the goal of gifted education and the role of psychosocial factors. This is a comprehensive reference for scholars and practitioners in the field and those studying at the graduate level.

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    A$54.95
  6. 101 Success Secrets for Gifted Kids: Advice, Quizzes and Activities for Dealing With Stress, Expectations, Friendships, and More, 2nd Edition

    Want to help gifted kids harness the power of their giftedness? 101 success secrets for gifted kids is a must-read for gifted kids ages 8 to 12 who want to find success in school, relationships and life. If you know gifted kids, they will love the 101 awesome secrets, tips and tricks included in this book! Chock-full of fun quizzes, activities and practical strategies, the second edition of 101 success secrets for gifted kids covers topics including bullying, school performance, perfectionism, friendships, sibling rivalries and managing intensities. The fun quizzes, tip sheets and practical Q&A sections from other gifted kids and preteens make this book fun to read and give gifted kids insight into everything they’ve ever wanted to know about being gifted.

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    A$39.95
  7. I Is for Inquiry: An Illustrated ABC of Inquiry-Based Instruction for Elementary Teachers and Schools

    I is for inquiry takes a unique approach to helping teachers in the primary grades create lessons and sustain inquiry in their classrooms. This colourful, illustrated alphabet book explores twenty-six (including X and Z) key ideas and skills in inquiry-based teaching and learning, such as collaboration, dialogue, evidence, hypothesis and scaffolding. Each short chapter summarises one inquiry element that can be built into students’ experiences using straightforward language, a classroom vignette, suggestions for using the concept and selected references and related internet-based resources. Teachers are busy people, especially early in their careers, and this book will be a familiar and fun resource as they are building self-confidence about teaching through inquiry.

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    A$39.95
  8. Teaching Tenacity, Resilience, and a Drive for Excellence: Lessons for Social-Emotional Learning for Grades 4-8

    How can we help students develop resilience to persevere in the face of setbacks? How can we ignite a drive that will inspire them to sustain effort even through difficulty? This book equips teachers to deliberately cultivate psychosocial skills, including self-awareness, problem-solving to deal with setbacks, assertive interpersonal skills and intellectual risk-taking. By teaching students to be aware of how their thoughts, emotions and behaviours affect their pursuit of excellence, students can learn to tackle challenges and setbacks that they might experience as they reach to achieve. Lessons include engaging activities and curriculum connections, covering topics related to perfectionism, mindset, grit, stress, procrastination, social-emotional intelligence and more.

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    A$49.95
  9. The Learning Leader: How to Focus School Improvement for Better Results, 2nd Edition

    School improvement can often feel like a losing battle, but it doesn’t have to be. In this fully revised and updated second edition of The learning leader, Douglas B Reeves helps leadership teams go beyond the excuses to capitalise on their strengths, reduce their weaknesses and reset their mindset and priorities to achieve unprecedented success.

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    A$39.95
  10. Co-Teaching Do’s, Don’ts, and Do Betters

    Co-teaching has been increasingly adopted to support students in the general education classroom. After twenty years of field testing, we know what works – and what doesn’t. In this practical guide, co-teaching and inclusion experts Toby J Karten and Wendy W Murawski detail the best practices for successful co-teaching and ways to troubleshoot common pitfalls.

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    A$44.95
  11. Classbuilding: Cooperative Learning Structures

    Create a caring and cooperative class through energising classbuilding activities! This bestseller includes step-by-step instructions, hints, variations, and hundreds of activities and ready-to-use blackline worksheets for each of ten favourite cooperative classbuilding structures, including mix-n-match, stir-the-class and who am I? This book is a must for primary and secondary teachers. Students are quickly and immediately energised, ready to tackle any curriculum. If you want to promote a positive class atmosphere with fun and easy activities, this is the source!

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    A$42.00
  12. Teambuilding: Cooperative Learning Structures

    When students have the desire and ability to work together as a team, something magical happens. Together everyone achieves more! Students like working together, academic achievement goes up, and discipline problems become a thing of the past. This book includes step-by-step instructions, hints, variations, and over 100 teambuilding activities and ready-to-use blackline masters for each of the fourteen favourite teambuilding structures, including find the fib, team interview and same-different. Promote a positive class and team atmosphere in your classroom and watch as your students work together in harmony.

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    A$42.00

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