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Helping Preschool-Age Children Learn Self-Regulation

By Brad Chapin, Lena Kisner and Brooke StoverThis highly anticipated resource focuses on skill-training for preschool-age children. Self-regulation is a universal skill necessary for academic success, emotional control and healthy social interaction. With this one resource, you will be able to address School Readiness, Anger Problems, Anxiety, School Safety, Self-esteem, Social Skills and much more. The authors have developed this guide with a focus on how to help you "Do More with...

£33.30
Hocus Pocus Learn to Focus

By Randy CazellHave you ever had students who had a difficult time focusing?Hocus Pocus Learn to Focus is a fictional story which demonstrates the factual problems children can have with focusing. The story is a fun way to show students different strategies to solve their focus problems.Randy Cazell is an elementary guidance counsellor who wants to help students learn practical approaches to help them focus in school. Her six year old granddaughter LP contributed the 'life' to the story by...

£14.20
How Frederick Found His Light

By Katherine McIntyreA Book to Help Children Cope with SadnessFrederick was born with a beautiful light inside of him. This was the light of happiness, love and uniqueness. When he was younger he believed in himself and his light shone brightly for all those around him to see. As he grew older something happened. Frederick started to doubt himself and his light started to fade. His light was dimmed by sadness, anger and loneliness. With the support of his parents and his new counselor Mrs. Lily,...

£12.40
Hugo Learns to Trust Again

By Susan BowmanHugo is a young playful Chimpanzee who loves living and playing with other chimps in the forest. All is wonderful until one day some traumatic events happen that would change his life. At first, he fears that his home is being destroyed by mysterious looking creatures. Then, his momma is tragically killed and he is captured. Hugo is terrified and not sure what will happen to him next. He is finally rescued. But Hugo is still noticeably affected by what he has experienced. Then he...

£16.60
It's Fun to Learn About Feelings

By Carol Wood and Karyn NashThis book is full of lessons activities and reproducibles to help children learn all about feelings. Professional educators child workers and parents will find this resource to be insightful motivational and fun to use with children. The included games activities and worksheets will help children learn to better understand process and express their feelings in appropriate ways. As a result children will learn to become more self-confident and to improve their social...

£16.60
Julia Morphs and Learns to Accept Herself

By Rosalinde Block Julia is not happy with her looks. Her friend Abena the rabbit is thin and does great in ballet. Julia thinks she would be better off if she was thin and small like her friend. She sits in front of her wishing mirror one night and wishes so hard that she could look more like her friend. That night the wishing fairy does his magic and Julia morphs! The next day she looks very different and is excited to show everyone her new look. But she soon learns that her new...

£12.40
Learning to Behave

Author: Dee DohertyWhere there is an imbalance between the perspective of a student and a school, misunderstandings and conflict can arise. Learning to Behave offers a programme of support to help achieve an equilibrium in which students learn to see other viewpoints and engage constructively in learning opportunities. Grounded in a cognitive approach, it essentially offers a type of training in problem-solving skills as students identify problems, generate alternatives, think about consequences...

£27.23
Mind Designs

By Angela TroppaThis book will provide you with a unique, powerful tool that will help facilitate deeper personal conversations with young people. The reproducible worksheets have been field-tested with children and adolescents who are experiencing trauma and/or young people with mild to severe social/emotional/behavioural challenges. It is easy to use - simply select a topic, have students complete the worksheet and then ask the students to colour the corresponding Mind Design. Each design was...

£25.00
Mindful Practices for Helping Troubled Teens

By Natalie SpencerThis curriculum provides 20 activity-based lessons that combine mindfulness and cognitive behavioural approaches. These can be used flexibly in small groups or with individual students. Techniques are taught to help teens with issues such as:Self-HarmGrief/LossAnger/FrustrationAnxietyImpulse Control/Decision MakingBouncing BackAge Suitability: 11-18

£16.60
Mindfulness It's Elementary

By Joree RoseThis program provides 12 activity-based lessons that will help children to learn basic mindful practices they can use every day. Each lesson provides a hands-on strategy for students to practice. These lessons will help you provide students with valuable coping skills that work on slowing down, being more intentional (doing things on purpose rather than doing them through habit) and increasing awareness and attention to what is happening in each moment.Includes...

£16.60
Motivating Students

25 Strategies to Light the Fire of EngagementAuthors: Carolyn Chapman and Nicole VagleLearn why students disengage and how to motivate them to achieve success with a five-step framework. Research-based strategies and fun activities show how to instil a lasting love of learning in students of any age. Classroom tips and troubleshooting advice for common motivation problems prepare readers for the real-world ups and downs of motivating students.Gain concrete, research-based strategies for...

£28.14
Moving to Secondary School

Advice and activities to support transitionBy Lynda Measor with Mike FleethamMoving to Secondary School helps teachers to understand and ease pupil’s anxieties and to focus on the positive. It tackles worries about organisational aspects of secondary school life, such as school size, timetables and workload and personal concerns about making friends, being bullied and getting on with teachers. It also considers how teaching differs between primary and secondary and looks at how special...

£31.77
Off We Go: Full Set (12 Books)

Written by Avril WebsterIllustrated by David RyleyStorybooks created by an Irish Mum for her own son Stephen – but… more than just storybooks!Off We Go books are beautifully illustrated, engaging social storybooks for children that explain ‘what comes next’ on an outing. They are designed to help children to get through the task sequentially making it easier for them. The colourful books are very suitable for children with autism or other social communication difficulties. They are also useful...

£77.27
Off We Go: Set A (6 Books)

Written by Avril WebsterIllustrated by David RyleyStorybooks created by an Irish Mum for her own son Stephen – but… more than just storybooks!Off We Go books are beautifully illustrated, engaging social storybooks for children that explain ‘what comes next’ on an outing. They are designed to help children to get through the task sequentially making it easier for them. The colourful books are very suitable for children with autism or other social communication difficulties. They are also useful...

£40.90
Off We Go: Set B (6 Books)

Written by Avril WebsterIllustrated by David RyleyStorybooks created by an Irish Mum for her own son Stephen – but… more than just storybooks!Off We Go books are beautifully illustrated, engaging social storybooks for children that explain ‘what comes next’ on an outing. They are designed to help children to get through the task sequentially making it easier for them. The colourful books are very suitable for children with autism or other social communication difficulties. They are also useful...

£40.90
Planning to Succeed: Book A

The students' practical guide to reflecting on the present and planning for the futureBy Michael GiffordIn their last years at school many students feel de-motivated and disinclined to look towards the future. They have few ideas about what the world can offer them, or what they can offer the world!Planning to Succeed! has been developed to help students think about who they are, what they want to achieve, and how to get there. It provides teachers and students with a focus for honestly...

£18.18
Planning to Succeed: Book B

The students' practical guide to understanding the present and planning for the futureBy Michael GiffordIn their last years at school many students feel de-motivated and disinclined to look towards the future. They have few ideas about what the world can offer them, or what they can offer the world!Planning to Succeed! has been developed to help students think about who they are, what they want to achieve, and how to get there. It provides teachers and students with a focus for honestly...

£18.18
Planning to Succeed: Set (2 Books)

By Michael GiffordIn their last years at school many students feel de-motivated and disinclined to look towards the future. They have few ideas about what the world can offer them, or what they can offer the world!Planning to Succeed! has been developed to help students think about who they are, what they want to achieve, and how to get there. It provides teachers and students with a focus for honestly exploring future possibilities in positive and enabling ways.Throughout, students are invited...

£31.81
Positively Me! Book 1

A self-esteem programme for teachers and studentsby Lesley K. PetersenWork side by side with Positively Me – this self-esteem programme for teachers and students encourages a high degree of active participation from both. It provides teachers with activities and games that help students develop an understanding of self-esteem. Themes on various aspects of self-esteem can be used to prepare lesson plans and to deliver a continuous programme or a stand-alone lesson.Self-esteem is a concept many...

£22.72
Positively Me! Book 2

A self-esteem programme for teachers and studentsby Lesley K. PetersenWork side by side with Positively Me – this self-esteem programme for teachers and students encourages a high degree of active participation from both. It provides teachers with activities and games that help students develop an understanding of self-esteem. Themes on various aspects of self-esteem can be used to prepare lesson plans and to deliver a continuous programme or a stand-alone lesson.Self-esteem is a concept many...

£22.72

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