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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...

£16.20
Being Part of a Group - Poster

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 people...

£13.44
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 Resiliency

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
Coping with Boring Moments - Poster

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...

£13.44
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 Thinking Classroom

A workbook for professional learning teams by Clinton Golding Creating a culture of thinking is about more than just using a thinking tool or a graphic organiser with your class. To support students in learning to think, teachers must understand the theory of thinking themselves and be able to model it for their class. Trying to create a thinking class when you haven’t trained your own thinking is like trying to teach someone to play guitar when you haven’t learned yourself! Developing a...

£17.40
Developing a Thinking Curriculum in Your School

A handbook for educators by Michael Pohl How can we make a thinking curriculum part of the culture of every classroom? With a greater understanding of brain function and the reality of an ever-changing world, teachers are looking towards a thinking-focused curriculum. Infusing thinking into content delivery, the use of the language of thinking and the explicit teaching of thinking are helping to make a thinking curriculum a constant feature of classroom practice. Developing a Thinking...

£10.80
Differentiation and the Brain

How Neuroscience Supports the Learner-Friendly Classroom By David A. Sousa and Carol Ann Tomlinson Examine the basic principles of differentiation in light of what current research on educational neuroscience has revealed. This research pool offers information and insights that can help educators decide whether certain curricular, instructional, and assessment choices are likely to be more effective than others. The authors offer suggestions on how to establish and manage differentiated...

£17.20
Fair Play! Classroom Games (1-20) Book A

by Peter Clutterbuck Fair Play! Classroom Games is an essential two book resource series for classroom teachers and teacher aides. The games have been designed for use with pairs, small groups or teams of students. Alternatively they can be used by a classroom support person who is working on developing social interaction skills with individual students. Other skills targeted cover listening, following instructions and team work. Each game acts as a reinforcement for a number of basic literacy,...

£14.60
Fair Play! Classroom Games (21-40) Book B

by Peter Clutterbuck Fair Play! Classroom Games is an essential two book resource series for classroom teachers and teacher aides. The games have been designed for use with pairs, small groups or teams of students. Alternatively they can be used by a classroom support person who is working on developing social interaction skills with individual students. Other skills targeted cover listening, following instructions and team work. Each game acts as a reinforcement for a number of basic literacy,...

£14.60
Finding Your Way with Drama

By Susan Battye Finding Your Way with Drama provides students with an introduction to working with drama in a way that will encourage personal growth as well as teach a range of dramatic skills. It has been designed to build the confidence of students who are just starting out in drama. The focus of this book is on nine fun workshop activities that cover: making friends, telling stories, building characters in drama, and working with movement and music. Much of the methodology in this resource...

£13.80
Finding Your Way with Listening

By Jennifer Loughton Listening is an often neglected area of language study and exploration. Because it is seen primarily as a receptive mode there can seem to be little ‘mileage’ in making it a focus of dynamic teaching and learning in the English classroom. However this book and the accompaniment Finding Your Way with Speaking dispel this idea. Jennifer Loughton has gathered ideas and developed activities which have been designed to support teaching and learning about listening as a language...

£13.80
Finding Your Way with Plays

By Susan Battye This photocopiable resource book provides a structured and informative approach to teaching and learning about the reading, writing and workshopping of plays. It has a particular emphasis on the process of playwriting. Sections include: Reading plays effectively and presenting a moved reading The conventions of playwriting and theatre conventions Using journals for scripting, reflecting and evaluating Text, sub-text and creating frameworks Style and genre Approaches to staging...

£13.80
Finding Your Way with Poetry

By Elody Rathgen Finding Your Way With Poetry has been written in two distinct parts. The first part focuses on building students’ confidence in the reading of poetry through process-based work. The second part focuses on students writing their own poems. Featured poems have accompanying illustrations and each page is well-structured, with a ‘write-on’ format. Students are guided through a series of language activities designed to develop skill and increase self-confidence. Language activities...

£13.80
Finding Your Way with Speaking

By Jennifer Loughton In Finding Your Way with Speaking teacher, Jennifer Loughton, has gathered ideas and activities which have been designed to support teaching and learning about oral language - its structure, its power, its development, its inconsistencies and its idiosyncrasies. As English teachers, we have a special responsibility to create a language environment within which our students can develop effective and creative oral communication skills. Finding Your Way with Speaking frames an...

£13.80
Finding Your Way with Writing

By Pauline Scanlan Finding Your Way with Writing is a structured but flexible resource book that provides teachers with strategies for teaching writing more effectively. Activities focus particularly on building students’ confidence in writing as well as helping them to become competent responders in writing groups. Finding Your Way with Writing contains both teacher support and student activity pages that have been designed to help create a successful writing environment. It can be used to fit...

£13.80

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