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Blob Bereavement Book

A series of reflective tools to help everyone through the process of grief.By Pip Wilson & Ian LongFor many people, losing a loved one is one of the most challenging emotional periods of their life. Grief is a process that can take months and even years to work through fully. This set of visual materials has been devised to help people of any age to reflect upon a wide range of traumatic experiences. Topics covered include:lllnessA Car crashMurderSuicideLoss of a childAccidental...

£32.50
Blob Themed Trees Book
This innovative visual tool applies to many of the most emotive topics of today.By Pip Wilson and Ian LongBlob themed trees covering a wide range of emotionally important discussion topics, including: Mental Health Gender Power TerrorismDisabilityAnxietyOCDPornographyEmpathyGlobal warmingEmotional intelligencePhotocopiable sheets to enable individuals, small groups and larger gatherings to consider the topics from a feelings’ perspective as well as reflecting upon opinions. Each sheet comes with...
£29.95
Blob Tree Posters

By Pip Wilson and Ian LongBlobs are a way of communicating using two of the first languages that we learn as children – body language and feelings. Before we can speak, before we can write, we have all learned to read the signs in our parents' faces, and appreciate being held and hugged. This means that Blobs are an all-age resource. Ian has used them in schoolwork with children as young as four who have already begun to recognise when they feel like these 'funny people'. Blobs live in a strange...

£22.95
Body Image Programme

A comprehensive resource packed full of activities to develop positive and confident girls with a focus on body image.By Nikki GiantIn an age where we are constantly bombarded by messages that tell us we’re not good enough as we are, this programme helps to build positive, self-aware girls and young women who feel comfortable in their skin, and truly celebrate their bodies.A stimulating, self-esteem building programme for girls, it is designed to help them form and maintain healthy friendships...

£45.00
Brain (Squishy Foam)

Think Social Squishy Foam Brain Dimensions: 3" x 2" x 2" Students enjoy squeezing the small, blue foam rubber brains as the brains encourage them to think more flexibly and abstractly about the size of their problems and the choices they are making. Used in lessons that encourage flexible thinking, including those in the comic book curriculum Superflex and Thinking About YOU Thinking About ME, the brains offer a fun way to inspire our students to think about their social thinking...

£5.28
Brain Eater & Focus Tron Bundle

Authors: Michelle Garcia Winner, Stephanie Madrigal, the Superflex Creative TeamDefeat Distractibility!You’ve worked through the Superflex curriculum with your students and now you’re ready to dive deeper. This discounted two-book set featuring the Unthinkable Brain Eater and Thinkable Focus Tron explores one of the social learning challenges we see most often in our students — distractibility! The lessons in these two books complement each other and they even share similar settings and...

£37.00
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...

£27.40
Building Resilience

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...

£21.80
Conflict Resolution Discussion Cards

Use these scenarios to help students think about how they can deal with conflicts appropriatelyBy Vanessa HarrisonAt the heart of this resource are 20 cards of scenarios outlining an activity leading to conflict. The focus is on clashes in school, at home and in the community. These include conflicts with peers, family, teachers and other adults including those in authority. Students discuss the situation and suggest strategies for resolving the conflict.They can call upon the ideas on the...

£29.95
Coping with Boring Moments - Poster (large 24" x 36")

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...

£14.64
Blob Tree Posters

Use this Blob Tree Poster to initiate discussion of feelings during this unprecedented time.By Pip Wilson and Ian LongAll agesSet of 4 identical posters, A3 sizeTeacher Notes for guidance included

£28.74
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...

£15.60
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...

£18.60
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...

£18.60
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...

£11.60
Differentiating the Curriculum

by Ralph Pirozzo In mixed-ability classrooms, it is inevitable that students will have different learning styles, backgrounds, prior knowledge, experience and willingness to learn. While teachers may be unable to change the content prescribed by their school, they have an enormous amount of control in the way they assign this content to their students.Differentiating the curriculum: Supporting teachers to thrive in mixed-ability classrooms offers six strategies teachers can use to effectively...

£21.77
Differentiation and the Brain (Second Edition)

How Neuroscience Supports the Learner-Friendly Classroom By David A. Sousa and Carol Ann Tomlinson Students are becoming more academically and culturally diverse, making it more important than ever to shift away from a one-size-fits-all approach to teaching and learning. The second edition of this best-selling book will help you create truly effective, brain-friendly classrooms for all learners. The authors share an array of updated differentiated instruction examples, scenarios, and exercises,...

£32.20
Differentiation and the Inclusive Classroom

Author: Michael PohlThis book seeks to clarify how teachers may create a positive learning environment for all by providing appropriate levels of challenge for all students and allowing various ways for students to demonstrate understanding. Terminology such as differentiation, inclusive practices, complex thinking tasks and classroom culture of thinking are discussed and clarified. A learning environment is described that provides for challenge; allows for differences; and is inclusive of the...

£18.14
Emotional Intelligence Posters

Six posters illustrating feelings and emotions with sensitivityDeveloped by Penny Moon, illustrated by Bill StottA powerful, visual reinforcement to help prompt discussion.Ages 11-18Size: 30.5 x 42.5cmISBN 978-1-909380-87-5

£29.95
Eres Un Detective Social! (Spanish)

Nota: Eres Un Detective Social! también está disponible en inglés y francés.Para maestros, paraprofesionales y cuidadores, este libro les ha resultado excelente manera de animar a los niños a ser sus propios detectives sociales y a mejor entender las situaciones sociales que ocurren en la escuela, en el hogar y a lo largo del día. Se pueden repasar los conceptos repetidamente para enseñarles a los alumnos cómo desarrollar sus propias habilidades de detective social. Incluye áreas de enfoque...

£22.20

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