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102 Creative Strategies for Depressed Children and Adolescents

A Practical Resource for Teachers, Counsellors and Parents By Donna Strom, Kaye Randall and Susan Bowman Depression can have many harmful and even devastating effects on the lives of children and adolescents. It can derail school performance and lead to social and family troubles. It can also have harmful effects on a young person's physical health. This book is a practical resource that includes a variety of strategies (including reproducible worksheets) designed to use with primary and...

£20.40
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 Developing Thinking Skills

Creative and critical thinking by Bess Wellner and Jan Yoder Activities for Developing Thinking Skills provides instruction and suggestions for the explicit teaching of thinking skills to all students. It provides a balanced approach to creative and critical thinking, developing both divergent and convergent thinking skills as part of the thinking process. The book is divided into two halves each having four sections as follows: SECTION 1: PRODUCTIVE THINKING Fluency Flexibility Elaboration...

£16.20
Advanced Extension Pack and Game Cards for Navigating The Zones

IMPORTANT – Please Note!This product requires the use of Navigating The Zones, sold separately.About the Advanced Extension PackIf you’ve been using the game Navigating The Zones, integrate the Advanced Extension Pack and Game Cards to help more sophisticated thinkers (age 10+) further develop their problem solving and self-regulation skills. Add these advanced cards to the Navigating The Zones cooperative game to introduce three additional levels of play—including competitive game play! The...

£25.44
An Early Start - Promoting Social Competence

by Desma HughesBeing able to form satisfying relationships is an essential life skill, but it is a skill that must be learned. It enables people to feel a sense of belonging in any group and is closely linked to confidence, self-esteem and emotional well-being. Having the ability to initiate and maintain satisfying relationships with others, especially peers, is known as social competence. Many children find it difficult to develop social competence, so teachers and parents have an important...

£20.60
Being Part of a Group - Poster (large 24" x 36")

Being Part of a Group requires you to take perspective of others! By Michelle Garcia Winner A group exists whenever two or more people come together. Groups form around a purpose (a class at school, a hiking group) and some groups are more about just "hanging out" in a non-structured social way. No matter why we come together, being part of a group requires us to be social thinkers. We use our social skills to co-exist in those situations - even when we're not interacting with the...

£13.20
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
Brad Learns How to Take a Bite Out of Meanness

By Susan Bowman This colourfully illustrated story introduces Brad, an unusual shark, who doesn't "fit in" with the other sharks. He is teased and called names by other sea creatures because he doesn't fit the reputation of being a shark. So he tries to not hang around the other sharks hoping this will make a difference. But the teasing continues. He finally turns to his only friend Kia, a humpback whale, who tells him that he should not try to change who he is just to have friends....

£12.20
Brain (Squishy Foam)

Think Social Squishy Foam Brain Dimensions: 3" x 2" x 2" Students enjoy squeezing the small, blue foam rubber brains as the brains encourage them to think more flexibly and abstractly about the size of their problems and the choices they are making. Used in lessons that encourage flexible thinking, including those in the comic book curriculum Superflex and Thinking About YOU Thinking About ME, the brains offer a fun way to inspire our students to think about their social thinking...

£5.28
Brain Eater & Focus Tron Bundle

Authors: Michelle Garcia Winner, Stephanie Madrigal, the Superflex Creative TeamDefeat Distractibility!You’ve worked through the Superflex curriculum with your students and now you’re ready to dive deeper. This discounted two-book set featuring the Unthinkable Brain Eater and Thinkable Focus Tron explores one of the social learning challenges we see most often in our students — distractibility! The lessons in these two books complement each other and they even share similar settings and...

£37.62
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...

£25.40
Building Blocks of Social Development for Young Children - Poster (18" x 24")

Useful for parents, teachers, clinicians, and others to better understand the development of young children with social learning challenges compared to their neurotypical peers. Use in IEP meetings, treatment planning, and staff discussions to guide a deeper understanding of the social learning process and pinpoint treatment focus areas.The handout attractively displays 15 foundational social learning concepts incorporated into the We Thinkers! early learner series, an extensive product...

£11.04
Building Resilience

Developing Skills to Positively Meet the Challenges of Life By Paula Galey The ability to overcome adversity and challenging circumstances, brought about by early conditions and experiences, by successfully adapting and making constructive changes, is termed resiliency. While educators can’t control the family conditions or social demographics that their students experience, they can implement educational policies and practices that promote resiliency. This comprehensive resource offers a...

£20.60
Cognitive Behavioural Training

A How-to Guide for Successful Behaviour by Mark Le Messurier This book is for educators, counsellors and health professionals. It is for those who wish to explore the notion that children always do better when they are encouraged to stretch their self-awareness and independence. Using cognitive behavioural training (CBT), students are explicitly taught to acquire new skills and solve problems with organisation, planning, remembering, perseverance, motivation, confidence and more. With...

£34.20
Cool Kids!

Teaching and Learning about Managing Anger in the Junior School by Paula Galey Developed for the first three years of school, Cool Kids! provides junior teachers with practical guidance and strategies for ways to work with children on anger issues. The strategies children learn by working through the activities in this book will help them to pay attention to the physiological and psychological processes they undergo at the point of becoming angry. They will build skills that help them to...

£13.80
Coping with Boring Moments - Poster (large 24" x 36")

Coping with Boring Moments - It's all about sharing space with others well! By Michelle Garcia Winner We all get bored from time to time, and an important life skill to teach our students is how to handle boredom when participating in a group. Humour can be a welcome teaching vehicle for students, and this poster infuses humour into concrete information that helps students learn about the expected and unexpected behaviours related to boredom. With the support of the poster, teachers can engage...

£13.20
Creative Maths Problems Book A

by Nicolla Hansen This photocopiable maths resource has been designed to increase student confidence, participation in class and student's enthusiasm for Maths by using real life Maths problems. This is a two book series packed full of everyday, real life problems for the student to learn from. The 2 book series includes 50 real life problems grouped in; Number, Measurement, Geometry, Each problem in this book includes background information on the problem, mathematical problem, detailed...

£14.60
Creative Maths Problems Book B

by Nicolla Hansen This photocopiable maths resource has been designed to increase student confidence, participation in class and student's enthusiasm for Maths by using real life Maths problems. This is a two book series packed full of everyday, real life problems for the student to learn from. The 2 book series includes 50 real life problems grouped in; Algebra, Statistics,Logic. Each problem in this book includes background information on the problem, mathematical problem, detailed solution...

£17.20
Developing a Positive Sense of Self - Book A

Understanding Myself by Peter Clutterbuck The two books in the 'Developing a Positive Sense of Self' series are full of ideas and activities that teachers can use to help students feel good about themselves while at the same time creating a classroom environment where mutual support and caring are an everyday occurrence. Book A (Understanding Myself) focuses on beliefs and attitudes students may have about themselves. The activities in this book help to strengthen students sense of personal...

£14.60
Developing a Positive Sense of Self - Book B

Understanding My Relationship with Others by Peter Clutterbuck The two books in the 'Developing a Positive Sense of Self' series are full of ideas and activities that teachers can use to help students feel good about themselves while at the same time creating a classroom environment where mutual support and caring are an everyday occurrence. Book B (Understanding My Relationship with Others) focuses on beliefs and attitudes students may have about themselves. The activities in this book help...

£14.60

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