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A to Z Thinking Warm-Ups

Includes CD containing ready-to-go worksheets By Steve Wayne A to Z Thinking Warm-ups provides teachers with fun, fast and easy-to-use alphabet activities that will engage and motivate students of all levels. The activities can easily be extended to develop creative and critical thinking skills, and incorporate multiple intelligences. They can be used individually or in pairs, groups or as a whole class to encourage collaborative and cooperative learning. A to Z Thinking Warm-ups consists of...

£20.60
Activities For Building Self-Confidence

A collection of activities and games to promote self-confidence and enhance self-esteem in young people By E A Morris. These activities recognise that self-confidence and self-esteem are interrelated. They can be used to create a programme for developing self-confidence in young people and include ways to help them: Learn to focus and concentrate Pay attention Learn to speak up for themselves Acknowledge what they have already learnt Accept praise and appreciation To accept and give compliments...

£29.95
Activities for Social & Life Skills

Cards of games and activities that are not only fun but will also develop social and life skills at the same time By E A Morris. The carefully selected games involve role-play situations, discussion and working in groups. They include: Getting to Know Me Game - works on improving relationships, communicating better, facilitating interaction Be a Detective Game - works on improving relationships, communicating better, thinking skills and giving feedback The Who I Am Game - works on...

£22.50
Assessing & Developing Self-Esteem Ages 5-11

An easy way to assess and develop a child's self-esteem, their sense of self, belonging and personal powerBy E A MorrisAssessing & Developing Self-Esteem Ages 5-11 contains everything you need to evaluate the self-esteem of an individual child or group of pupils using a self-esteem indicator questionnaire which will enable you to evaluate an overall level of the individual’s self-esteem, plus obtain scores on sense of self, sense of belonging and sense of personal power. Based on the results of...

£42.50
Assessing and Developing Self-Esteem Ages 11-16

An easy way to explore a young person's self-esteem, their sense of self, belonging and personal power. By E A MorrisWith this resource a self-esteem indicator is used to explore a young person's self-esteem, their sense of self, belonging and personal power. Its key features are that it: Provides a quick and informal assessment Offers a practical facility for reassessment Has age-related activities designed for individuals and whole classes Includes planning support for individual intervention...

£45.00
Big Deals and Little Deals

and What to Do When They Happen to You By Kim Edmister At long last, simple and clear-cut guidelines for helping children differentiate big deals - situations that require adult intervention and little deals - those things children are capable of handling on their own. Eliminate the need to give constant reminders to “Stop tattling.” Instead, empower children by prompting, “Is it a big deal or a little deal?” Once they have learned the difference and know the strategies, they are better...

£16.40
First Steps to Social Success

Teaching Children Critical Social Skills By Diane Senn It is critically important that children learn fundamental social skills during their elementary school years. This book and CD provides a unique set of lessons for helping children learn skills and insights they need for creating and maintaining positive relationships with others. Direct teaching and reinforcement of these lessons helps provide children with information and practice that will help bolster their positive social-emotional...

£28.60
Helping Teens Learn Self-Regulation - with CD

By Brad Chapin Lessons, Activities and Worksheets for Teaching the Essentials of Responsible Decision-Making and Self-Control for TEENS! This program provides a solid, yet flexible, foundation for intervention with adolescents. The strategies are presented in simple, step-by-step lessons, activities and reproducible worksheets. These strategies can be used for quick interventions with individual adolescents. They can also be used to create dozens of unique curricula, tailor-made to target...

£28.60
Helping Young People Learn Self-Regulation - with CD

By Brad Chapin Lessons, Activities and Worksheets for Teaching the Essentials of Responsible Decision-Making and Self-Control Self-regulation includes a universal set of skills necessary for academic success, emotional control and healthy social interaction. With this single resource you will be able to address children's anger problems, academic performance challenges, anxieties, school safety issues, self-esteem, social skills and much more. From the creator of the popular web-based Challenge...

£28.60
Impulse Control Activities & Worksheets for Elementary School Students with CD

By Tonia Caselman This book provides activities and reproducible worksheets to help students think about and practice strategies to become more reflective (vs. impulsive). Using cognitive-behavioural theory and techniques it is intended to provide school personnel with tools to teach students how to stop and think before acting. The games role-plays and worksheets are presented in a playful but thoughtful manner to help engage children while they learn invaluable lessons about how to use...

£28.60
Impulse Control Activities & Worksheets for Middle School Students with CD

By Tonia Caselman Impulse Control Activities & Worksheets for Middle School Students provides teachers, school counsellors, social workers, and psychologists with tools to assist students aged 11-14 with better impulse control. Lessons address the multiple areas that are affected by impulsivity such as academics, emotions, problem-solving, social skills, and romantic relationships. Expanding on existing evidenced-based practices for decreasing impulsivity, lessons provide specific engaging...

£28.60
Lift Off to Learning with CD

in Inquiry-based Classrooms by Linking Thinking and Information LiteracyBy Michael Pohl & Mark Dixon Lift Off to Learning brings together thinking skills, inquiry-based learning, and the integration of information and communication technology (ICT) skills in a practical approach for teaching and learning in the primary and middle years. It includes an interactive CD of thinking strategies and a process for developing inquiry-based learning. Lift Off to Learning links ICT to thinking skills....

£27.40
Little Stars

Games and activities to promote self-esteem in 4-7 year oldsBy E A MorrisThis resource is a collection of 49 activities and games that will build emotional foundations, promote confidence and enhance self-esteem in 4 to 7 year olds. The contents include: Activities to build the emotional foundations of confidence (where children are helped to recognise, name and manage what they feel) include: A useful dictionary of feelings, The happy-sad beanbag game, The feelings thermometer, What I feel...

£27.50
Movie Time Social Learning
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By Anna Vagin PhD The Movie Time Social Learning method is explained via seven different easy-to-find movies and their accompanying lessons. The movies range from short, simpler movies that can be used with children with more limited social thinking, to movies with more complex social interaction, better suited for individuals who are working on more advanced levels. Each lesson plan identifies the clips used in the movie, and then for each clip, presents ideas and suggestions for teaching Spy...

£25.40
My Community CD

My Community CD teaches children and young people appropriate social behaviours, interactions, expectations and safety precautions with various peers and adults within their community. This CD incorporates over 350 video sequences of real people interacting in different community settings such as a restaurant, doctor’s office, friend’s house, grocery store, and the neighborhood and allows the user to predict what should be appropriately said or done next. This multi-level program targets...

£88.50
My School Day Enhanced Interactive CD

This new enhanced version offers Windows and Mac compatibility, an exciting interactive game feature, an improved look and design, and upgraded running time and appeal. It also has all its original features, including over 350 different scenarios for the primary school age child (cognitive age 6-12 years of age) that demonstrates appropriate interaction, social behaviours, social problem solving, and peer relationships within a school setting and allows them to interact! This best selling...

£88.50
Open-Ended Maths Tasks

by Kate Emry, Lyn Lewis and Clare Morfett Questions prompt thinking. In order to get better thinking out of our students, we need to ask better questions. This book focuses on the use of open-ended questions in the maths classroom. Open-ended questions promote effective problem-solving skills and can be easily incorporated with thinking tools such as Bloom's Taxonomy, Multiple Intelligences, Habits of Mind, Creative and Critical Thinking and other organisational skills. These tried and tested,...

£23.20
Playtime with Zeebu DVD & Puppet Combination

For children with: ASD, PDD/NOS, Aspergers, ADD/ADHD, and Social Developmental Delays. This DVD + Zeebu Puppet Plush Combo, is a great aide in helping facilitate social learning and play skills. This product will help you to define emotions, highlight social awareness, and make social learning fun. This video is slowed down at a pace that gives children with developmental delays time to process. Characters learn consequences of their actions. They learn to stop and think about the feelings of...

£50.88
Preschool Playtime CD Volume 1

Preschool Playtime CD Volume 1 teaches the young child basic manners and behaviours such as greetings, interrupting, listening, waiting and apologising through real life social situations like a day at the park, in pre-school or going to a play date. Unlike passive videos, this software allows the user to visually see the social interactions re-enacted by children and then choose what should be said or done next. In this fun, familiar, but safe environment the user can become increasingly aware...

£70.50
Preschool Playtime CD Volume 2

Preschool Playtime CD Volume 2 teaches the young child basic peer interactions and play skills such as taking turns, sharing, requesting, cooperating and shifting activities through real life social situations like a day at the park, in pre-school or going to a play date. PRESCHOOL PLAYTIME CDs include: 5 different skill levels Over 50 videos to target a range of abilities Fun and motivating reinforcement games Automatic scoring to track each student's responses A print-out of the results for...

£70.50
School Rules! CD Volume 1

School Rules! CD Volume 1 teaches older children (of cognitive age 8-18) acceptable behaviours during structured activities related to the classroom, group work and physical education. This volume also presents real-life video scenarios covering those parts of school life that are not part of academic programming, including hanging out with friends, hallway interaction, and the sensitive issues of PE locker room and personal hygiene. This program allows parents and teachers to tailor the video...

£82.80
School Rules! CD Volume 2

School Rules! CD Volume 2 teaches social interpretation skills during unstructured times where social rules are most challenging. This CD uses scenarios such as getting lunch, waiting in line, eating, talking to friends, or “just hanging out”. Each situation offers an opportunity for the child to build friendship and relationship skills and increase his or her social awareness. This volume also addresses time management, organisational skills and the use of schedules at school. Unlike passive...

£88.50
Social Town Citizens
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Discover 82 New Unthinkables for Superflex® to Outsmart! Edited and Expanded Upon by Stephanie Madrigal, Michelle Garcia Winner and Pamela Crooke This latest edition in the Superflex series, for children aged 8-11, is a compilation work that introduces 82 new Unthinkables and 14 new Thinkables submitted by Social Town citizens of all ages, which have been edited and expanded upon by Stephanie Madrigal and Michelle Garcia Winner. Unthinkables and Thinkables are grouped by theme/category for easy...

£33.20
Sticker Strategies

Practical Strategies to Encourage Social Thinking and Organization by Michelle Garcia Winner By providing a CD and book now you can print as many strategies as you want onto standard labels and flipbooks and save the formatted stickers in Word for your student. You can still print from formatted strategies in the included book. A popular tool, the previous book included actual stickers, making it expensive to print. This CD/book package is half the first version's price and more versatile! While...

£19.60
Stop and Think Friendship: DVD Package

By Lindy Petersen with Mark LeMessurier STOP THINK DO is a social skills programme for use in schools with children who have emotional–social–behavioural difficulties that affect their ability to make friends. It is designed as a classroom curriculum for children to prevent such difficulties arising. Originally designed for Australian schools, it is now internationally recognised as an invaluable social skills programme and is being used by many schools and CPD groups around the world. STOP...

£53.60
Stop Think Do: Social Skills Training for ages 12-15

By Lindy Petersen with Phil Lewis STOP THINK DO is a social skills programme for use in schools with children who have emotional–social–behavioural difficulties that affect their ability to make friends. It is designed as a classroom curriculum for children to prevent such difficulties arising. Originally designed for Australian schools, it is now internationally recognised as an invaluable social skills programme and is being used by many schools and CPD groups around the world. STOP THINK DO...

£43.60
Stop Think Do: Social Skills Training for ages 4-8

By Lindy Petersen with Allyson Adderley STOP THINK DO is a social skills programme for use in schools with children who have emotional–social–behavioural difficulties that affect their ability to make friends. It is designed as a classroom curriculum for children to prevent such difficulties arising. Originally designed for Australian schools, it is now internationally recognised as an invaluable social skills programme and is being used by many schools and CPD groups around the world. STOP...

£43.60
Stop Think Do: Social Skills Training for ages 8-12

By Lindy Petersen with Allyson Adderley STOP THINK DO is a social skills programme for use in schools with children who have emotional–social–behavioural difficulties that affect their ability to make friends. It is designed as a classroom curriculum for children to prevent such difficulties arising. Originally designed for Australian schools, it is now internationally recognised as an invaluable social skills programme and is being used by many schools and CPD groups around the world. STOP...

£43.60
Superflex Takes on One-Sided Sid, Un-Wonderer and the Team of Unthinkables
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Written by Michelle Garcia Winner and Stephanie Madrigal Illustrated by Kyle Richardson Superflex Takes on One-Sided Sid, Un-Wonderer and the Team of Unthinkables is the fourth comic book in the Superflex series, designed to help children learn more about their own social behaviour and strategies to regulate it. Individuals should already be familiar with the Superflex Curriculum before reading this book. In this newest comic, children become familiar with several ways to squash the powers of...

£23.00
Superflex: My Hero Inside (Music CD)
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Sing your Unthinkables to rest with these 13 fun, catchy, and educational songs that support children's social emotional learning as taught through the Superflex curriculum! Each song is an upbeat combination of music and lyrics that can help kids learn more about Social Town, the sneaky Unthinkables, and training at the Superflex Academy to help them seek their "Hero Inside". It was an honor to have these songs written by three-time Emmy nominated songwriters, Michael and Patty...

£15.36
Superflex® Takes on Brain Eater and the Team of Unthinkables
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Written by Stephanie Madrigal and Michelle Garcia Winner Illustrated by Kyle Richardson Superflex® takes on Brain Eater focuses on one of the social cognitive challenges we see most often in our students, distractibility, with strategies on how to stay on track with every day activities like getting ready for school and listening in class! This engaging comic book is the third in our Superflex series designed to help children learn more about their own social behaviour and strategies to regulate...

£23.00
Teaching Children Empathy, the Social Emotion (with CD)

By Tonia Caselman Helping children develop greater empathy-related awareness and skills can help prevent negative social behaviours such as bullying, meanness and alienation. Empathy is a fundamental social emotion because it brings a sense of emotional connection to others. It is this awareness that is not only basic to all healthy relationships; it is the root of prosocial behaviour, altruism, kindness and peace. Empathy has cognitive, affective and behavioural components that can be learned...

£26.80
The Resiliency Skills Handbook

How to develop lifelong skills in social and emotional resilience Ages 11-18 By Steve Burns This mammoth collection of quick, engaging and effective resources brings together techniques adapted from NLP, Life-Coaching and Positive Psychology to provide an essential and flexible classroom resource for teachers working with students to promote the key skills of social and emotional resilience. Comprehensive, accessible and tried-and-tested classroom lessons are provided and cross-referenced...

£65.00
The Zones of Regulation
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By Leah Kuypers, MA, OT, Autism SpecialistThe Zones of Regulation is a curriculum geared toward helping students gain skills in consciously regulating their actions, which in turn leads to increased control and problem solving abilities. Using a cognitive behaviour approach, the curriculum’s learning activities are designed to help students recognise when they are in different states called “zones,” with each of four zones represented by a different colour. In the activities, students also learn...

£46.60
Think Social! A Social Thinking Curriculum

for Teaching Social Thinking and Related Skills to students with High Functioning Autism, PDD-NOS, Asperger Syndrome, Nonverbal Learning Disability, ADHD by Michelle Garcia Winner This book builds on the basic philosophy offered in THINKING ABOUT YOU THINKING ABOUT ME. Created at the request of educators, therapists and parents to learn more about how to teach students with weak social cognition and related social skills (Asperger's Syndrome, PDD-NOS, High Functioning Autism, ADHD, NLD,...

£76.40
We Can Make It Better!

A Strategy to Motivate and Engage Young Learners in Social Problem-Solving Through Flexible Stories183 page book plus CD included with printable worksheets and 21 'We Can Make It Better!' Stories At the centre of the strategy is a short story that provides opportunities for an individual or small group to identify social dilemmas, express ideas to make the dilemmas better, and gain more understanding in how one person's behaviour (spoken words and actions) can positively or negatively impact the...

£21.20
Winston the Worried Whale

Winston the Worried Whale is a fun and captivating storytime resource that will help teachers approach the sensitive subject of worries with young children. Written by Alice GriffinIllustrated by Heidi Rivolta In this imaginatively illustrated picture book, loveable character Winston takes children on a journey through his worries, in turn helping them to think about how they can ease their own. The additional resources - printable from a FREE CD-Rom - offer numerous opportunities to stimulate...

£12.50

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