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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
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
Mindful Practices for Helping Troubled Teens

By Natalie SpencerThis curriculum provides 20 activity-based lessons that combine mindfulness and cognitive behavioural approaches. These can be used flexibly in small groups or with individual students. Techniques are taught to help teens with issues such as:Self-HarmGrief/LossAnger/FrustrationAnxietyImpulse Control/Decision MakingBouncing BackAge Suitability: 11-18

£16.60
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
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
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
My Community CD

My Community CD teaches children and young people appropriate social behaviours, interactions, expectations and safety precautions with various peers and adults within their community. This CD incorporates over 350 video sequences of real people interacting in different community settings such as a restaurant, doctor’s office, friend’s house, grocery store, and the neighborhood and allows the user to predict what should be appropriately said or done next. This multi-level program targets...

£88.50
My Feelings Workbook

A Workbook For Teaching Children About Feelings And Developing Emotional Intelligence By Aaron Wiemeier This workbook is specifically designed to help children understand, deal with and process emotions and feelings on a non-verbal body level. It not only helps children figure out how they feel but WHERE they feel. With enough practice children will gain mastery over even their more intense feelings. In the process they learn how to build stronger bridges between their emotional minds and their...

£17.60
My School Day Enhanced Interactive CD

This new enhanced version offers Windows and Mac compatibility, an exciting interactive game feature, an improved look and design, and upgraded running time and appeal. It also has all its original features, including over 350 different scenarios for the primary school age child (cognitive age 6-12 years of age) that demonstrates appropriate interaction, social behaviours, social problem solving, and peer relationships within a school setting and allows them to interact! This best selling...

£88.50
Positively Me! Book 1

A self-esteem programme for teachers and studentsby Lesley K. PetersenWork side by side with Positively Me – this self-esteem programme for teachers and students encourages a high degree of active participation from both. It provides teachers with activities and games that help students develop an understanding of self-esteem. Themes on various aspects of self-esteem can be used to prepare lesson plans and to deliver a continuous programme or a stand-alone lesson.Self-esteem is a concept many...

£22.72
Positively Me! Book 2

A self-esteem programme for teachers and studentsby Lesley K. PetersenWork side by side with Positively Me – this self-esteem programme for teachers and students encourages a high degree of active participation from both. It provides teachers with activities and games that help students develop an understanding of self-esteem. Themes on various aspects of self-esteem can be used to prepare lesson plans and to deliver a continuous programme or a stand-alone lesson.Self-esteem is a concept many...

£22.72
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
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...

£17.00
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...

£27.20
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
Self-Kindness for Kids: Whizzo-Voice to the Rescue!

Author: Fiona FormanThis little book will help children to engage in positive self-talk and be kind to themselves.Have you ever said things like this to yourself?I’m such an idiot!Why did I do that?I can’t believe I did that, I’m so stupid!Why am I not as good as everyone else?The truth is that we all speak to ourselves unkindly sometimes. We judge ourselves very harshly and we sometimes even bully ourselves! This can make us feel very unhappy and it can affect our confidence too.That’s just the...

£7.23

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