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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 TerrorismDisabilityAnxietyOCDPornographyEmpathyGlobalwarmingEmotional 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...

£4.80
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 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...

£20.60
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

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
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
Everyday English - Book C

- Consolidating Values Through Everyday Communication -by Peter Clutterbuck The three books in the Everyday English series bring new teaching activities, relevant to the English curriculum and easy to implement in class work. Structured in two forms of approach to communication - one social/cognitive and the other practical - the books cover three ascendant levels of skills and values, from the lower to the senior Primary. As the series advances, the stories gain more detail, their meanings...

£13.80
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

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