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Achieving Positive Behaviour: A Practical Guide

By Patricia DwyerDealing with behaviour problems, students with difficulties, developing policies, promoting positive strategies, resolving disputes – are core concerns for teachers, principals, management, parents and policy makers. Indeed there are few more challenging issues in education today. The work of Patricia Dwyer at the Centre for Education Services addresses all of these concerns in a most effective, resourceful and practical manner. This guide weaves together the key elements...

£22.73
All That I Can Be! Book A

A practical guide to goal setting and positive thinkingBy Michael GiffordAll That I Can Be! provide a practical guide for students who need help to focus on their end-of-school and life goals; whether these are related to further study or employment. The author has gathered together a range of brilliant ideas and motivational stories into two easy-to-use photocopiable books.Book A contains eight sections: attitude and state – be in zone!; motivate me – please!; principle-centred living – a...

£18.18
All That I Can Be! Book B

A practical guide to goal setting and positive thinkingBy Michael GiffordAll That I Can Be! provide a practical guide for students who need help to focus on their end-of-school and life goals; whether these are related to further study or employment. The author has gathered together a range of brilliant ideas and motivational stories into two easy-to-use photocopiable books.Book A contains eight sections: attitude and state – be in zone!; motivate me – please!; principle-centred living – a...

£18.18
All That I Can Be! Set (Book A & B)

A practical guide to goal setting and positive thinkingBy Michael GiffordAll That I Can Be! provide a practical guide for students who need help to focus on their end-of-school and life goals; whether these are related to further study or employment. The author has gathered together a range of brilliant ideas and motivational stories into two easy-to-use photocopiable books.Book A contains eight sections: attitude and state – be in zone!; motivate me – please!; principle-centred living – a...

£31.81
Bringing Critical Thinking Alive | Thinkers and Performers

by Elizabeth SimonIn this book you will find that critical thinking is not simply a question of children 'doing something harder', but a way of thinking that is distinct and discerning. You will be able to use the suggested activities and tasks to teach children the essential skills of working in collaborative groups and asking questions that position them in relation to the information they receive and communicate. This stimulating environment sparks children’s desire to share their ideas and...

£27.40
Differentiating the Curriculum

by Ralph Pirozzo In mixed-ability classrooms, it is inevitable that students will have different learning styles, backgrounds, prior knowledge, experience and willingness to learn. While teachers may be unable to change the content prescribed by their school, they have an enormous amount of control in the way they assign this content to their students.Differentiating the curriculum: Supporting teachers to thrive in mixed-ability classrooms offers six strategies teachers can use to effectively...

£21.77
Differentiation and the Inclusive Classroom

Author: Michael PohlThis book seeks to clarify how teachers may create a positive learning environment for all by providing appropriate levels of challenge for all students and allowing various ways for students to demonstrate understanding. Terminology such as differentiation, inclusive practices, complex thinking tasks and classroom culture of thinking are discussed and clarified. A learning environment is described that provides for challenge; allows for differences; and is inclusive of the...

£18.14
EMPOWER Your Students

Authors: Lauren Porosoff, Jonathan WeinsteinDiscover how to use the elements of empower—exploration, motivation, participation, openness, willingness, empathy, and resilience—to make school a positive, meaningful experience in your students’ lives. This highly practical resource offers enjoyable, engaging classroom activities, as well as strategies for refining teaching practices, incorporating student values into course content, and deeply connecting with learners.Understand what values are and...

£28.14
Everyday English - Book C

- Consolidating Values Through Everyday Communication -by Peter Clutterbuck The three books in the Everyday English series bring new teaching activities, relevant to the English curriculum and easy to implement in class work. Structured in two forms of approach to communication - one social/cognitive and the other practical - the books cover three ascendant levels of skills and values, from the lower to the senior Primary. As the series advances, the stories gain more detail, their meanings...

£14.60
Fair Play! Classroom Games (1-20) Book A

by Peter Clutterbuck Fair Play! Classroom Games is an essential two book resource series for classroom teachers and teacher aides. The games have been designed for use with pairs, small groups or teams of students. Alternatively they can be used by a classroom support person who is working on developing social interaction skills with individual students. Other skills targeted cover listening, following instructions and team work. Each game acts as a reinforcement for a number of basic literacy,...

£15.60
Fair Play! Classroom Games (21-40) Book B

by Peter Clutterbuck Fair Play! Classroom Games is an essential two book resource series for classroom teachers and teacher aides. The games have been designed for use with pairs, small groups or teams of students. Alternatively they can be used by a classroom support person who is working on developing social interaction skills with individual students. Other skills targeted cover listening, following instructions and team work. Each game acts as a reinforcement for a number of basic literacy,...

£14.60
Good Intentions Are Not Good Enough
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Previously titled Social Thinking at Work: Why Should I Care? this new incarnation of the book is a title and cover change only. Content inside the book is the same.The social mind... It's always on the job, even when you're off the job!Most people are born with an intuitive sense of the social world that allows them to naturally be aware of social expectations and feeds them the information they need to follow the social code. But not everyone is born with intuitive social understanding. Social...

£22.20
Improving Thinking in the Classroom

Author: Ralph PirozzoEnhancing student thinking does not have to be difficult. Improving Thinking in the Classroom (2nd Edition) provides teachers with useful and practical strategies that will enable them to offer the most engaging, exciting and challenging learning environment for all students.Features:Combines the strengths of both Bloom’s Taxonomy and Multiple Intelligence Theory to create twice as many activities that will engage students as they learnProvides a matrix for teachers to...

£19.95
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
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
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