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Books and resources that support teaching and learning across the whole curriculum

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Finding Your Way with Speaking

By Jennifer Loughton In Finding Your Way with Speaking teacher, Jennifer Loughton, has gathered ideas and activities which have been designed to support teaching and learning about oral language - its structure, its power, its development, its inconsistencies and its idiosyncrasies. As English teachers, we have a special responsibility to create a language environment within which our students can develop effective and creative oral communication skills. Finding Your Way with Speaking frames an...

£14.60
Finding Your Way with Writing

By Pauline Scanlan Finding Your Way with Writing is a structured but flexible resource book that provides teachers with strategies for teaching writing more effectively. Activities focus particularly on building students’ confidence in writing as well as helping them to become competent responders in writing groups. Finding Your Way with Writing contains both teacher support and student activity pages that have been designed to help create a successful writing environment. It can be used to fit...

£14.60
In Full Bloom

A Thinking Approach to Teaching Literature by Tina McDougall In Full Bloom gives teachers the tools to help students become thoughtful, strategic and independent readers. It outlines a literacy program based on Benjamin Bloom’s six levels of cognitive thinking, and contains interactive literacy tasks to capture students’ interest and develop in them a lifelong love of reading. Designed to engage even the reluctant or disinterested reader, this flexible resource explores story structure through...

£19.20
Learning to Think Thinking to Learn

Models and Strategies to Develop a Classroom Culture of Thinking by Michael Pohl This book is a practical guide for teachers at all levels of schooling as they plan and implement learning activities with a thinking focus. It describes processes that can be used to infuse thinking into everyday learning through the application and explicit teaching of various models and strategies. These strategies will see students engaging in a wide range of thinking tasks regardless of whether they are working...

£19.00
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....

£29.00
Loving What They Learn

By Alexander McNeeceDeep learning is possible for all students, regardless of subject, grade, or previous experience. In Loving What They Learn, author Alexander McNeece explains how high engagement nurtures the needs—for competence, autonomy, and content relevance—that students have, provides tools to measure how well those needs are being met in the classroom, and reveals science-based strategies that fill the gap.See how to increase learner engagement:Study the engagement gap’s impacts and...

£28.14
Managing Boys’ Behaviour In Your Classroom

By Greg GriffithsBoys are the barometer. They will challenge rules and processes until the limits are determined and all are aware of them. Boys seem to take up more teacher time than girls, more discipline time, be in detention rooms, remedial classes, corridors, the principal’s office and special classes more often. Boys, boys, boys . . .Much has been written about boys in schools. This is particularly due to a growing awareness of a long-term decline in boys’ performance in schools. Yet few...

£18.14
Mathopia Multiplication Card Game

Mathopia is a fun, exciting multiplication card game for two or more players aged 5 and above. Players must match question and answer cards and in doing so are performing multiple multiplications! Great for young children learning their times tables and for older children and adults who need to refresh their multiplication skills! The game can be played at different levels to suit the skill of the players. There are also variations to the game play for those that want a challenge, and tournament...

£7.19
Maths Motivators: Book A: Algebra & Coordinate Geometry

By Nicolla Eagar Time pressures often dissuade teachers from incorporating activities into senior mathematics classrooms that are student centred or simply different from the “tried and true”. This two-book series provides some respite from traditional textbook exercises by offering inspired and engaging approaches for introducing, teaching, revising and assessing core concepts in senior mathematics. Included are independent exercises to establish fundamental skills, collaborative activities to...

£17.60
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THIS ITEM IS DISCOUNTED AS IT HAS BEEN DAMAGED, SCUFFED, CREASED OR DENTED IN TRANSIT OR IN THE MANUFACTURING PROCESS. THIS ITEM IS PERFECTLY USABLE BUT WILL HAVE SOME COSMETIC DAMAGE.RETURNS WILL NOT BE POSSIBLE FOR THIS ITEM By Nicolla Eagar Time pressures often dissuade teachers from incorporating activities into senior mathematics classrooms that are student centred or simply different from the “tried and true”. This two-book series provides some respite from traditional textbook exercises...

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Maths Motivators: Book B: Non-Linear Graphs and Calculus

By Nicolla Eagar Time pressures often dissuade teachers from incorporating activities into senior mathematics classrooms that are student centred or simply different from the “tried and true”. This two-book series provides some respite from traditional textbook exercises by offering inspired and engaging approaches for introducing, teaching, revising and assessing core concepts in senior mathematics. Included are independent exercises to establish fundamental skills, collaborative activities to...

£17.60
Mindfulness Practices

Authors: Christine Mason, Michele M. Rivers Murphy, Yvette JacksonForward by Paul LiabenowIn Mindfulness Practices, the authors passionately convey the scientifically proven healing that mindfulness brings to students who suffer from trauma or stress. Teachers and administrators can address behaviour issues and improve students’ executive functioning with breath, yoga and meditation exercises. Readers will lead step-by-step sensation-, emotion- and presence-based mindfulness exercises, resulting...

£28.14
More Quizzles: 200 Puzzles with a Purpose

by Michael Pohl As a follow on to Michael Pohl's best-seller Quizzles, More Quizzles contains more than 200 pictorial puzzles (sometimes called ‘dingbats’). The puzzles will challenge the mind and seriously stretch the thinking capabilities of your students and your colleagues! Quizzles are designed to provide the stimulation required by the brain to think analytically. What's more - the puzzles are both challenging and fun to do. Includes:Introduction to Quizzles A Note to Students A Note to...

£8.80
Motivating and Inspiring Students

Authors: Robert J. Marzano, Darrell Scott, Tina H. Boogren, Ming Lee NewcombBringing motivation and inspiration to the classroom is not easy. With this practical resource, you’ll discover a results-driven framework—based on a six-level hierarchy of student needs and goals—that you can use to provide engaging instruction to students. The authors share comprehensive understandings of the nature of motivation and inspiration and detail-specific strategies to connect with your students.Gain specific...

£28.14
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,...

£25.40
Open-Ended Maths Tasks - Space, Chance and Data

by Kate Emry, Lyn Lewis and Clare Morfett Open-ended questions provoke thoughtful and investigative responses, and Open-Ended Maths: Space, Chance and Data is geared towards doing just that. This book will help primary-school educators use short, innovative tasks based around the main learning theories: Creative and Critical Thinking, Multiple Intelligences, Graphic Organisers, Habits of Mind, Bloom’s Taxonomy and Ryan’s Thinking Keys. Incorporating a substantive set of task cards covering...

£25.00
Problem Solving - Reasoning & Strategies

by Marigold Draper and Jenny Kotros This innovative resource provides a variety of activities which cater for a range of problem solving skills appropriate for children aged 6 to 8. It can also be used for older children who need consolidation of their skills and strategies in problem solving. Students are encouraged to use any manipulative materials in the classroom to aid in solving problems. Students draw pictures and use mathematical notation to represent their ideas. Modeling and...

£18.60
Quizzles: 200 Puzzles with a Purpose

by Michael Pohl Quizzles contains over 200 pictorial puzzles (sometimes called ‘dingbats’) presented in a quiz format. The puzzles will challenge the mind and seriously stretch the thinking capabilities of your students and your colleagues! Quizzles are designed to provide the stimulation required by the brain to think better. What's more - the puzzles are both challenging and fun to do. Solving Quizzles requires that we practise our analytical thinking skills. As we closely examine each puzzle...

£8.80
Reading Success

By Kathy BakerThis professional development book provides an easy-to-implement program that teaches students to consciously apply strategies to improve their reading skills. The strategies are easily transferred to any reading context, and help students become independent readers who find reading fun and enjoyable. The intervention is suitable for a wide range of ages and reading abilities, and has been specifically designed to meet the needs of ADHD students and their teachers. The intervention...

£16.60
Resilience Coping Strategies

Mental Health & Well-Being Activities: Resilience Coping StrategiesActivities focusing on resilience in young peopleBy Stephanie GeorgeStaff working in schools are faced with a multitude of issues in addition to teaching and learning: often these are social, emotional and mental health issues. Of social and public concern, the government has made a commitment to mental health services and provision in schools. Moves are afoot to ensure that children and young people will be taught more about...

£36.99

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