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Teaching Thinking Skills in the Primary Years

A Whole School Approach By Michael Pohl The explicit teaching of thinking skills is acknowledged as an important element in developing students' thinking capacity. This book gives teachers a manageable framework for empowering students with thinking skills - the ability to reason, to make informed judgements, to critically evaluate information and to think creatively. Through well directed modules on methods such as Six Thinking Hats, brainstorming, questioning techniques, thinking keys, graphic...

£19.20
The Drama Llama

By Susan Bowman Many children can relate to others stirring up drama or being overly dramatic themselves. In this story Drama Llama always stirred up trouble among her animal friends. She liked to spread rumours and gossip and start trouble between the other animals. Eventually the other animals catch on to who is starting all the rumours and they stop talking to the Drama Llama. She then becomes very sad and lonely until some of her former friends confront her about her behaviour. They let her...

£12.20
The Zones of Regulation

By Leah Kuypers, MA, OT, Autism SpecialistThe Zones of Regulation is a curriculum geared toward helping students gain skills in consciously regulating their actions, which in turn leads to increased control and problem solving abilities. Using a cognitive behaviour approach, the curriculum’s learning activities are designed to help students recognise when they are in different states called “zones,” with each of four zones represented by a different colour. In the activities, students also learn...

£43.00
Think it Through Anger Game

A discussion board game to explore the triggers and outcomes of anger

By Hilary Whates


This engaging and colourful board game will encourage players to consider ways to deal with situations that may make them angry and reconsider ways to deal with situations that may make them angry and to recognise their personal anger 'triggers'.

Players move around the board and when they land on a Situation Square they take a Solve it! card which describes an anger trigger and offers several ways to deal...

£47.50
Think Social! A Social Thinking Curriculum

for Teaching Social Thinking and Related Skills to students with High Functioning Autism, PDD-NOS, Asperger Syndrome, Nonverbal Learning Disability, ADHD by Michelle Garcia Winner This book builds on the basic philosophy offered in THINKING ABOUT YOU THINKING ABOUT ME. Created at the request of educators, therapists and parents to learn more about how to teach students with weak social cognition and related social skills (Asperger's Syndrome, PDD-NOS, High Functioning Autism, ADHD, NLD,...

£70.40
Thinkables & Unthinkables Double Deck

The Thinkables & Unthinkables Double Deck is the superflexible teaching tool you asked for to use with individuals who are learning about or have already been introduced to Superflex, the 14 original Unthinkables, and the newer characters, the Thinkables (first mentioned in our book, Social Town Citizens Discover 82 New Unthinkables for Superflex to Outsmart). You take the lead in using the cards — they’re a blank canvas of possibilities! Create games such as “Go Fish” with the cards Use the...

£18.96
Thinking About YOU Thinking About ME, 2nd Edition
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Thinking About YOU Thinking About ME is designed for people who live with or teach children or adults who struggle to consider the point of view or motives of others. This is a crucial skill and is needed to develop effective interpersonal relations but it is a hugely complex task to achieve for anyone with a social cognition disability. Following up on her first book, Inside Out: What Makes a Person with Social Cognitive Disorders Tick? Social Thinking expert Michelle Garcia Winner illuminates...

£39.20
Thinking Start-Ups: Independent study cards

By Murray Suid This book contains more than one hundred activity cards, printed two to a page. Each card presents a mini-lesson dealing with a thinking skill or concept such as: Analysing Brainstorming Evaluating Hypothesising Organising Translating Every lesson begins with a brief definition then the quick 'Try this....' exercise allows students to explore the skill or concept. In most cases, the activity takes less than ten minutes and requires only a pencil and piece of paper. A follow-up...

£21.40
Thinking Themes Book A

Applying Bloom’s Taxonomy in the Classroom by Cathie Currie and Sally Robertson Thinking Themes Books A and B provides flexible, theme-based activities that support the development of thinking skills. In particular, the series provides structured opportunities for students to: Engage in a variety of analytical, creative and critical thinking activities Choose an area of study that interests them, from within a broad theme Develop, practice, and improve their thinking skills Develop research...

£17.20
Thinking Themes Book B

Applying Bloom’s Taxonomy in the Classroom by Cathie Currie and Sally Robertson Thinking Themes Books A and B provides flexible, theme-based activities that support the development of thinking skills. In particular, the series provides structured opportunities for students to: Engage in a variety of analytical, creative and critical thinking activities Choose an area of study that interests them, from within a broad theme Develop, practice, and improve their thinking skills Develop research...

£17.20
Thinksheets for Teaching Social Thinking and Related Skills

(formerly titled Worksheets!) by Michelle Garcia Winner Mini-lesson plans for higher-functioning individuals with autism spectrum disorder, social (pragmatic) communication disorder, ADHD, or other related social-emotional learning challenges. One of Social Thinking's best-selling books, Worksheets!, now has a new name: Thinksheets. Same great content, now with a new title and cover. THINKSHEETS for Teaching Social Thinking and Related Skills provides parents and educators with concrete ways to...

£29.00
Visual Supports for 10 Key Social Thinking Vocabulary Concepts

These visual supports encourage the active use of 10 Social Thinking Vocabulary concepts that lay the foundation for social learning, which are fundamental to the social experience and are relevant across languages, cultures, and ages (starting at age 4). While they are a small set of our broader teaching platform, they are an important place to begin an individual’s discovery into their own social-emotional learning as well as discovering the social world that surrounds them, regardless of...

£21.60
We Can Make It Better!

A Strategy to Motivate and Engage Young Learners in Social Problem-Solving Through Flexible Stories183 page book plus CD included with printable worksheets and 21 'We Can Make It Better!' Stories At the centre of the strategy is a short story that provides opportunities for an individual or small group to identify social dilemmas, express ideas to make the dilemmas better, and gain more understanding in how one person's behaviour (spoken words and actions) can positively or negatively impact the...

£19.60
We Thinkers! Volume 1 Social Explorers Deluxe Package (Incredible Flexible You)
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By Ryan Hendrix, Kari Zweber Palmer, Nancy Tarshis and Michelle Garcia Winner UPDATE: 'The Incredible Flexible You' Curriculum is being re-branded as 'We Thinkers'. Only the name is changing to avoid confusion with other Social Thinking Products. None of the content is changing. This change will come into effect over the following months as stock runs out of each component and they are reprinted with he new name.'We Thinkers! Volume 1 Social Explorers Deluxe Package' is the new full name for...

£90.80
We Thinkers! Volume 2 Social Problem Solvers Deluxe Package

By Ryan E. Hendrix, Kari Zweber Palmer, Nancy Tarshis and Michelle Garcia WinnerThe Incredible Flexible You series name has changed to We Thinkers! Eventually Volume 1 will be renamed to reflect this change. We Thinkers! Volume 2 picks up where Volume 1 left off. The concepts across the series are sequential. It's important to use Volume 1 before moving on to Volume 2.In Volume 2 Social Problem Solvers we explore how to figure out the social clues to share space, interact, and regulate emotions....

£129.80
What is a Thought? (A Thought is a Lot)

by Amy Kahofer and Jack Pranksy Illustrated by T.M. DuSablon This poetic and engaging book introduces young readers to the amazing, creative power within us all: thought. It is not a book about changing thoughts or changing behaviours, but rather a story to help children (and adults!) see how their own thinking creates their lives, moment to moment, day to day. "As a primary headteacher for over 27 years I have been searching for a simple way to help children realise their own wellbeing....

£15.80
Whole Body Listening Larry - Poster

By Kristen Wilson and Elizabeth Sautter The Whole Body Listening Larry Poster, based on the idea created by Susanne Poulette Truesdale (1990), provides a fun way to reinforce lessons of the Whole Body Listening Larry storybooks - with the concepts of "listening" with your eyes, your brains, your hearts and entire bodies properly engaged with and aware of the people around us! The books, along with the poster, help to teach self-regulation to your students/children who may be a bit...

£11.76
Whole Body Listening Larry at Home

Written by Kristen Wilson and Elizabeth Sautterr Illustrated by Kyle Richardson Also available: Whole Body Listening Larry at SchoolBeing a good listener means much more than just hearing what is said with the ears. It is important to break down ALL of the components of listening, to teach your kids to listen with their eyes, hands, feet, brains, hearts - indeed their whole bodies! Designed to stimulate discussions at home and at school about how we listen as a member of our family and in...

£15.80
Whole Body Listening Larry at School

Written by Kristen Wilson and Elizabeth Sautter Illustrated by Eric Hutchison Also available: Whole Body Listening Larry at HomeThis is the 2nd book in our two-part series to help our students develop a better concept of holistic listening, or Whole Body Listening. In this charming comic book, based on the idea created by Susanne P. Truesdale (1990), the authors, Sautter and Wilson explore how two siblings, Leah and Luka struggle to focus their brains and bodies during the school day. Kindly, a...

£18.00
Why Do I Hurt Myself?

By Susan Bowman and Karen Dean Recent research has shown that an average of 8% of children as young as 8 years old are engaging in self-injuring behaviours. This book provides a first-of-its-kind, story-based tool for helping these young people. Elisa, 11 years old, has started purposely hurting herself. No one understands why she wants to do these things, not even her mother. When her self-injuring becomes more noticeable, a teacher takes her to speak with the school counsellor. Elisa...

£12.20

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