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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
Four Posters for the Classroom and Treatment Room

By Michelle Garcia Winner NEW designs and content promote greater learning! The idea for our Social Thinking posters came from repeated requests by educators for explicit visual information they could use in the classroom to reinforce some of our core Social Thinking concepts. Teaching in a classroom requires that students not only attend to what they are learning but also be actively engaged in appropriate social behavior for that environment. These posters help keep that learning on track by...

£48.96
Friendship Skills

Discussion cards that will help children focus on all the essential issues surrounding friendshipBy E A MorrisBeing able to make and maintain friendships are both vital social skills for children. They help them become strong and successful in their relationships for the rest of their lives.Taking the approach of ‘me and my friends’, this card resource gives you a series of prompts to begin important discussions with children about: Friends Friendships Falling out Making up Negotiating Being...

£29.95
From Your Point of View

Activities that Help to Develop Empathy By Naomi Roche This photocopiable resource supports students to understand complex situations through other people’s eyes. Having good relationships and empathy with others are founded on this important skill. This book encourages students to think about events from other perspectives, look at people’s motivations and consider the consequences of actions. The book is focused around five themes. Each theme contains a story told from three points of view....

£16.40
Great Motivational Quotations Posters

Featuring the sharpest business minds of the 20th and 21st centuries, these inspirational quotations will engage students of all ages in entrepreneurial thinking and spur them on to achieve their personal goals and ambitions.Set of 12 postersSize: A3 All ages ISBN 978-1-907370-23-6

£29.95
Handbook for Helping Kids with Anxiety and Stress

Featuring tips for grown-ups who work with kids & 34 practical strategies and activities for the kids themselves By Kim (Tip) Frank This book provides a collection of practical easy-to-follow tips and activities to help kids with various types of fears, anxieties and phobias. The first section of the book includes insights, hints and suggestions for helping professionals and parents who are working to help kids learn to cope with their anxiety and stress. The second section is for kids...

£16.40
Helping Teens Learn Self-Regulation - with CD

By Brad Chapin Lessons, Activities and Worksheets for Teaching the Essentials of Responsible Decision-Making and Self-Control for TEENS! This program provides a solid, yet flexible, foundation for intervention with adolescents. The strategies are presented in simple, step-by-step lessons, activities and reproducible worksheets. These strategies can be used for quick interventions with individual adolescents. They can also be used to create dozens of unique curricula, tailor-made to target...

£28.60
Helping Young People Learn Self-Regulation - with CD

By Brad Chapin Lessons, Activities and Worksheets for Teaching the Essentials of Responsible Decision-Making and Self-Control Self-regulation includes a universal set of skills necessary for academic success, emotional control and healthy social interaction. With this single resource you will be able to address children's anger problems, academic performance challenges, anxieties, school safety issues, self-esteem, social skills and much more. From the creator of the popular web-based Challenge...

£28.60
High on the  Spectrum

High on the Spectrum: Asperger's, High Functioning Autism, and Related Personalities By Mike Paget, M.Ed., and Kim "Tip" Frank, Ed.S., LPC A Guidebook for educators helping young people maximise strengths and manage weaknessesThere has been a "failure to launch" youth with Asperger's into functional adult living. Consider the facts that only 3% of adults with Asperger's Syndrome live independently and only 12% are gainfully employed. This guidebook is for educators helping...

£18.80
I Get It!

Building Social Thinking® and Reading Comprehension Through Book Chats By Audra Jensen Reading comprehension is more than being able to read words and sentences... How many parents and classroom teachers have experienced the child who can read, often at an early age, but can't seem to grasp the meaning behind a sentence, or struggles to interpret story lines or the characters' perspectives or emotions? Author Audra Jensen brilliantly illuminates the synergistic relationship between social...

£19.60
Implementing Habits of the Mind

a practical approach for classroom teachers By Adrian Rennie The 16 Habits of Mind, devised by Art Costa and Bena Kallick, encompass the thinking processes that underpin the kind of successful problem solving that leads to improved learning outcomes. This resource details how the Habits of Mind can be applied to a school and classroom setting. Sections include:What are HOM? How the HOM can improve student performance Which HOM will suit the students in my classroom? What do HOM look like in the...

£13.80
Impulse Control Activities & Worksheets for Middle School Students with CD

By Tonia Caselman Impulse Control Activities & Worksheets for Middle School Students provides teachers, school counsellors, social workers, and psychologists with tools to assist students aged 11-14 with better impulse control. Lessons address the multiple areas that are affected by impulsivity such as academics, emotions, problem-solving, social skills, and romantic relationships. Expanding on existing evidenced-based practices for decreasing impulsivity, lessons provide specific engaging...

£28.60
In Full Bloom

A Thinking Approach to Teaching Literature by Tina McDougall In Full Bloom gives teachers the tools to help students become thoughtful, strategic and independent readers. It outlines a literacy program based on Benjamin Bloom’s six levels of cognitive thinking, and contains interactive literacy tasks to capture students’ interest and develop in them a lifelong love of reading. Designed to engage even the reluctant or disinterested reader, this flexible resource explores story structure through...

£17.20
Inner Strength Cards

Help students build resiliency and self-esteem by finding their inner strengthsBy Nikki GiantUse these Inner Strength Cards in discussions and other activities to help young people to adopt a more positive, healthy mindset, strengthen their inner sense of self and become more emotionally intelligent.The Inner Strength Cards can support the process of positive thinking and help young people to: Cope with stressful events Manage disappointments and setbacks Build healthy, long-lasting...

£24.95
Inside Out
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What Makes a Person with Social Cognitive Deficits Tick by Michelle Garcia Winner This book is where to start to learn more about how social problems connect to academic problems, such as reading comprehension and written expression. The book introduces Michelle's ILAUGH model, which provides a way to pinpoint specific areas of challenges that a student may face and how these affect school, work and social interaction. For all ages up to adulthood and beyond, this also provides insight on what...

£20.40
Inspiring More Success! for Seniors

By Marguerite Clancy The Inspiring Success! series has been developed as support material for teachers who are working with students on improving self-esteem and motivation as a pathway to improving learning. The two books in the series, Inspiring Success! for Juniors and Inspiring More Success! for Seniors, comprise a series of easy-to-use worksheets designed to address: Developing healthy self-esteem The need to feel happy and relaxed in order to learn The importance of getting motivated...

£16.40
Just Being Me Book A

Teaching and Learning about Good Mental HealthBook A: - Skills - Values - Attitudes by Sue Dawson Just Being Me is a two book resource series which provides support material for teachers and students in the area of mental health and well-being. Just Being Me – Book A: Skills - Values - Attitudes is designed to help teachers present mental health education in ways which will help students to understand: What people have in common and what makes them different from each other The value of...

£16.40
Just Being Me Book B

Teaching and Learning about Good Mental Healthby Sue Dawson Just Being Me is a two book resource series which provides support material for teachers and students in the area of mental health and well-being. In Just Being Me - Book B: Safety Strategies there is a strong focus on potentially unsafe situations arising from alcohol and other drugs, harassment and abuse, the stress and anger of others, and risk-taking behaviour as well as an exploration of social justice and what it requires of us....

£16.40

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