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Kindfully Me Series - 3 Book Set

Written by Louise ShanagherIllustrated by Úna WoodsThe ‘Kindfully Me’ series consists of three colourfully illustrated children’s books that introduce children to practices of mindfulness, kindness, compassion and gratitude. Each book in the series focuses on teaching children practical and effective self-care and interpersonal skills which promote children’s positive mental health and positive relationships with others. The series introduces children to evidence-based techniques that once...

£24.41
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
Learning to Think Thinking to Learn

Models and Strategies to Develop a Classroom Culture of Thinking by Michael Pohl This book is a practical guide for teachers at all levels of schooling as they plan and implement learning activities with a thinking focus. It describes processes that can be used to infuse thinking into everyday learning through the application and explicit teaching of various models and strategies. These strategies will see students engaging in a wide range of thinking tasks regardless of whether they are working...

£19.00
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
Lift Off to Learning with CD

in Inquiry-based Classrooms by Linking Thinking and Information LiteracyBy Michael Pohl & Mark Dixon Lift Off to Learning brings together thinking skills, inquiry-based learning, and the integration of information and communication technology (ICT) skills in a practical approach for teaching and learning in the primary and middle years. It includes an interactive CD of thinking strategies and a process for developing inquiry-based learning. Lift Off to Learning links ICT to thinking skills....

£29.00
Little Stars

Games and activities to promote self-esteem in 4-7 year oldsBy E A MorrisThis resource is a collection of 49 activities and games that will build emotional foundations, promote confidence and enhance self-esteem in 4 to 7 year olds. The contents include: Activities to build the emotional foundations of confidence (where children are helped to recognise, name and manage what they feel) include: A useful dictionary of feelings, The happy-sad beanbag game, The feelings thermometer, What I feel...

£27.50
Little Tin of Big Worries

Discussion cards to tackle the growing levels of anxiety in young peopleBy Eve WilsonThe card set outlines 70 common worries for discussion, grouped into five main areas:*Friendship *Home and family *School and society *Personal *The world aroundExamples include:Being alone, Falling out with a friend, No one talking to you, Moving home, Loss of a family member, Parents splitting up, Family arguing, Serious illness, Your appearance, Money, Knowing what to do in an emergency, Forgetting...

£35.94
Little Tin of Coronavirus Worries

Discussion cards to tackle the many anxieties surrounding this complex situation.By Eve WilsonIt is vital to talk openly to children and young people about all the fears, worries and anxieties concerning this worldwide disaster which has radically changed the world they knew.Supporting Mental Heath and WellbeingThis invaluable resource pack of discussion cards will provide an excellent opportunity to address the changes they have experienced, to express and share their worries and the...

£35.94
Little Tin of Niggles

Discussion cards featuring 70 irritating moments that can trigger angerBy Eve Wilson This set of cards presents real issues that students have themselves identified, outlined and confirmed. Learning to recognise personal 'niggles' provides an opportunity to evolve effective strategies to deal with issues appropriately as they arise. Subjects include: Someone borrows my equipment without asking Being blamed for someone else's mistakes Being excluded from a group70 niggles cards, 7 options cards,...

£35.94
Little Tin of Transition Worries

70 discussion cards exploring key factors that concern childrenBy Eve Wilson The experience of changing schools - either from primary to secondary or as a result of relocation - can trigger anxiety and stress for many pupils. This set of cards provides an opportunity to identify, examine and tackle specific areas of concern to ensure that the experience can become as worry-free as possible. Each card outlines a cause for concern, for example: People won't like me The work will be too hard I...

£35.94
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 Anxiety at School

Strategies for Understanding and Managing Student Anxiety at SchoolBy Frances Carter This book contains a series of 18 topics that can be used to support students in developing a repertoire of responses for managing feelings of anxiety and fear before they get out of control. Students will learn to understand what triggers their feelings of anxiety and also learn how to control these feelings so that they do not become overwhelming. They will learn to pay attention to the physiological and...

£14.60
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
Mathopia Multiplication Card Game

Mathopia is a fun, exciting multiplication card game for two or more players aged 5 and above. Players must match question and answer cards and in doing so are performing multiple multiplications! Great for young children learning their times tables and for older children and adults who need to refresh their multiplication skills! The game can be played at different levels to suit the skill of the players. There are also variations to the game play for those that want a challenge, and tournament...

£7.19
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
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
More Quizzles: 200 Puzzles with a Purpose

by Michael Pohl As a follow on to Michael Pohl's best-seller Quizzles, More Quizzles contains more than 200 pictorial puzzles (sometimes called ‘dingbats’). 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 analytically. What's more - the puzzles are both challenging and fun to do. Includes:Introduction to Quizzles A Note to Students A Note to...

£8.80
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

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