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Helpful Handbooks for Parents/Carers & Professionals: Working with Professionals

Authors: Dr Rob Long, Keith Hodgins, Sandra Curtin-MaggsThis contemporary series of 10 handbooks (A5) covers a range of topics about the social and emotional challenges that a young person may encounter. By teaching parents and carers a diverse set of practical skills to support children through stressful events and challenging behaviours, this collection will assist in confident navigation through many different emotions. The series aims to build capacity in parents and carers, to nurture a...

£7.23
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 not all about talking, Let’s Communicate!

Practical resource book helping you to identify the best ways to communicate effectively to improve understanding, learning and behaviour.by Wendy UsherCommunication involves far more than just using our voices. With the majority of children being visual and kinaesthetic learners, using our voices isn’t always the best way to be ‘heard’. This books explores ways to identify a child’s individual learning styles and how to adapt communication to suit those styles. Communicating in a way children...

£17.99
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
Let’s make more smiles! Encouraging Positive Behaviour

by Wendy UsherBehaviour is a form of communication. If this is so then what is the communication behind the behaviour?All children exhibit challenging behaviour from time to time, but when the behaviour becomes dangerous or harmful we need to intervene and decide how and when we should do this. This book has been written to support those working or living with children who display challenging behaviour.This explores behaviour and provides ideas and suggestions to support positive behaviour...

£17.99
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
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
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
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
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

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