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One of Those Days!

By Paula CableOne of Those Days! is a book that provides strategies for those days when everything feels just "a little bit too much." A day where one challenge leads to another; where there are simply too many things to juggle. Using colourful images and simple statements, it describes a day that every reader should be able to relate to; after all, don't we all come up against such days from time to time?Having set the scene for a typical stressful day, we are challenged to STOP, take...

£13.20
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,...

£23.20
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...

£24.40
Play Power

By Kim Gallo Flexible thinking, winning, losing, sportsmanship, and playing fair are a few of the topics Zeebu and his friends encounter in Play Power. Children's activity pages teach social rules for game play as part of a group. Red and green thoughts are also introduced. Red and green icons are placed inside of thought bubbles throughout the activity book, in order to help children understand the impact of their behavior on their peers; both positive and negative. ASIN: B00EHHKKSY Published...

£8.60
Play Power, Keeping Calm, EYE Power One & EYE Power Two

4 Book Multi Pack which includes: Play Power by Kim GalloKeeping Calm by Kim Gallo and Julie AnnebergEYE Power Volume One by Kim Gallo and Julie Anneberg EYE Power Volume Two by Kim Gallo and Julie Anneberg

£31.00
Playtime with Zeebu DVD & Puppet Combination

For children with: ASD, PDD/NOS, Aspergers, ADD/ADHD, and Social Developmental Delays. This DVD + Zeebu Puppet Plush Combo, is a great aide in helping facilitate social learning and play skills. This product will help you to define emotions, highlight social awareness, and make social learning fun. This video is slowed down at a pace that gives children with developmental delays time to process. Characters learn consequences of their actions. They learn to stop and think about the feelings of...

£50.88
Positive Solutions Posters

Posters to promote positive thoughts of self-imageBy Eve Wilson A unique set of six A3-size posters plus a full-colour A3 blank poster. Also includes a CD-Rom with Teachers' Notes and a black-and-white version of the poster to print out. This set is designed to help pupils to recognise six negative emotional states and to suggest various means of overcoming them. Poster topics are: If I feel angry I can ... If I feel lonely I can ... If I feel sad I can ... If I feel stressed I can ... If I feel...

£29.95
Preschool Playtime CD Volume 1

Preschool Playtime CD Volume 1 teaches the young child basic manners and behaviours such as greetings, interrupting, listening, waiting and apologising through real life social situations like a day at the park, in pre-school or going to a play date. Unlike passive videos, this software allows the user to visually see the social interactions re-enacted by children and then choose what should be said or done next. In this fun, familiar, but safe environment the user can become increasingly aware...

£70.50
Preschool Playtime CD Volume 2

Preschool Playtime CD Volume 2 teaches the young child basic peer interactions and play skills such as taking turns, sharing, requesting, cooperating and shifting activities through real life social situations like a day at the park, in pre-school or going to a play date. PRESCHOOL PLAYTIME CDs include: 5 different skill levels Over 50 videos to target a range of abilities Fun and motivating reinforcement games Automatic scoring to track each student's responses A print-out of the results for...

£70.50
Princess Priscilla and the Bully-Bee Day

By Stephanie Jensen Princess Priscilla is having a rotten day. No bee will listen to what she has to say and no bee will play what she wants to play. In her sour mood, Priscilla finds herself acting rude. She hurts her friends with words that sting and learns they think she is being a bully-bee. After being confronted by her friends, Priscilla feels upset and is determined to be a better princess bee. She listens to her mum, the Queen, and learns to tame her inner bully-bee. Priscilla starts by...

£13.20
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...

£17.00
Quiet Times

A safety valve for student stress by Peter Clutterbuck Quiet Times is a book designed to provide a safety valve for student stress. Recognising that students have increasing demands placed on them both at school and at home, the low-intensity activities within the book are aimed at providing a chance for students to take a break to simply contemplate their own thoughts and feelings. Designed to be used in short 10-15 minute classroom breaks, the activities require no preparation and no...

£16.00
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...

£7.80
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...

£15.80
Retracking

A Photocopiable Resource Pack aimed at Promoting Student Effectiveness by Jenny Bates This photocopiable resource pack is designed to promote student effectiveness and support students who have been experiencing difficulties at school, which may have led to, or be leading towards, their exclusion. It sets out to guide students on a journey in three distinct stages: Awareness raising of the factors and experiences, which may have contributed to their current situation Understanding of their...

£25.40
Safer Sexual Behaviour Board Game & Book For Children

A game to enable discussion with children about ‘OK/ Not OK’ or unsafe sexual behaviour in schools, including issues of risk to Child Sexual Exploitationby Carol Laugharne and Laura WalkerThis game is for teachers, learning mentors or SENCOs to play with a small group of up to six children aged 5-11 (or older if they have learning needs) where there have been worries about low- level sexual behaviour. It will enable such children to understand what’s OK and what’s NOT OK in terms of sexual...

£54.00
School Rules! CD Volume 1

School Rules! CD Volume 1 teaches older children (of cognitive age 8-18) acceptable behaviours during structured activities related to the classroom, group work and physical education. This volume also presents real-life video scenarios covering those parts of school life that are not part of academic programming, including hanging out with friends, hallway interaction, and the sensitive issues of PE locker room and personal hygiene. This program allows parents and teachers to tailor the video...

£82.80
School Rules! CD Volume 2

School Rules! CD Volume 2 teaches social interpretation skills during unstructured times where social rules are most challenging. This CD uses scenarios such as getting lunch, waiting in line, eating, talking to friends, or “just hanging out”. Each situation offers an opportunity for the child to build friendship and relationship skills and increase his or her social awareness. This volume also addresses time management, organisational skills and the use of schedules at school. Unlike passive...

£88.50
See My Pain!

Creative Strategies and Activities For Helping Young People Who Self-Injure By Susan Bowman and Kaye Randall This book provides a collection of strategies and activities to help children and adolescents who deliberately self-injure. A variety of hands-on creative arts approaches are featured that can be used in private practice and school settings. When working with youth who self-injure it is helpful to have a variety of creative approaches at your fingertips. The approaches and activities in...

£22.00
Self-Regulation with Superflex! All-In-One Bundle (Posters Sold Separately)
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Looking for an engaging way to teach social awareness and self-regulation? Kids around the world are having so much fun learning strategies and practicing new skills to boost their “Superflex powers,” they don’t realise they’re improving their self-regulation and flexible thinking abilities!This All-In-One Bundle includes the entire collection of Superflex products — with the exception of the Superflex Posters that are sold separately. The collection is perfect for schools and clinics where...

£308.99

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