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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
EMPOWER Your Students

Authors: Lauren Porosoff, Jonathan WeinsteinDiscover how to use the elements of empower—exploration, motivation, participation, openness, willingness, empathy, and resilience—to make school a positive, meaningful experience in your students’ lives. This highly practical resource offers enjoyable, engaging classroom activities, as well as strategies for refining teaching practices, incorporating student values into course content, and deeply connecting with learners.Understand what values are and...

£28.14
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
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...

£14.60
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,...

£15.60
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
Fichas De Comportamiento Social (Spanish)

Nota: Fichas de Comportamiento Social también está disponible en inglés.Fichas de Comportamiento Social son un recurso visual que ilustran estos conceptos abstractos por medio de un diagrama de flujo. Padres y profesionales de la educación las utilizan para enseñar cómo todos los comportamientos que se llevan a cabo frente a los demás están implicados con las interpretaciones y reacciones sociales en una variedad de temas, incluyendo el hogar, la comunidad y el salón de clases. Este libro de 105...

£22.20
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...

£14.60
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...

£14.60
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...

£14.60
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...

£14.60
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...

£14.60
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...

£14.60
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...

£35.94
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....

£17.40
Get Started for Tweens & Teens Bundle | The Zones of Regulation Series
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Ages: 11-18Format: Bundle with GamesPublished: 2021Authors: Leah Kuypers Elizabeth SautterInterested in learning about The Zones of Regulation and working with tweens and teens? Start with this powerhouse bundle and save 10%! It includes best-selling The Zones of Regulation curriculum, the Navigating The Zones board game and its Advanced Pack to extend levels of game play, along with our Tools to Try Cards for Tweens and Teens. The card deck presents a range of self-regulation tools (sensory,...

£139.00
Glassman and Kool Q. Cumber Bundle

Figuring Out the Size of the ProblemYou’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 Glassman and Thinkable Kool Q. Cumber explores one of the social learning challenges we regularly see in our students — having big reactions to small problems! The lessons in these two books complement each other and they even share similar settings and characters to bridge the learning.These engaging...

£37.00

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