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Keep Cool!

Strategies for Managing Anger at School by Paula Galey Most of us find ourselves having to deal with anger in the classroom at some time or other. Keep Cool! provides teachers with practical guidance and strategies for helping students to understand what anger is, where it comes from and how to deal with it. It focuses on assisting students to develop a repertoire of responses for managing feelings of anger before they get out of control. Students will learn to understand what triggers anger and...

£13.80
Learning to Think Thinking to Learn

Models and Strategies to Develop a Classroom Culture of Thinking by Michael Pohl This book is a practical guide for teachers at all levels of schooling as they plan and implement learning activities with a thinking focus. It describes processes that can be used to infuse thinking into everyday learning through the application and explicit teaching of various models and strategies. These strategies will see students engaging in a wide range of thinking tasks regardless of whether they are working...

£18.00
Let's Talk About Anger & Aggression Discussion Cards

By Ester R. A. Leutenberg & Kathy KhalsaWritten by a team of best-selling authors, this card series is designed to enhance mental health and well-being by acknowledging that ‘it’s good to talk’. It encourages discussion about six specific areas: resilience, mindfulness, anxiety, anger & aggression, social skills and problem solving. Each set covers five carefully chosen topics, with ten thought-provoking cards per topic. The five areas covered in the Anger and Aggression set are: Anger...

£29.95
Let's Talk About Anxiety Discussion Cards

By Ester R. A. Leutenberg & Carol Butler CooperWritten by a team of best-selling authors, this card series is designed to enhance mental health and well-being by acknowledging that ‘it’s good to talk’. It encourages discussion about six specific areas: resilience, mindfulness, anxiety, anger & aggression, social skills and problem solving. Each set covers five carefully chosen topics, with ten thought-provoking cards per topic. The five areas covered in the Anxiety set are: Mental and...

£29.95
Let's Talk About Mindfulness

By Ester R. A. Leutenberg & John J. LiptakWritten by a team of best-selling authors, this card series is designed to enhance mental health and well-being by acknowledging that ‘it’s good to talk’. It encourages discussion about six specific areas: resilience, mindfulness, anxiety, anger & aggression, social skills and problem solving. Each set covers five carefully chosen topics, with ten thought-provoking cards per topic. The five areas covered in the Mindfulness set are: Stay present Slow down...

£29.95
Let's Talk About Problem Solving

By Ester R. A. Leutenberg & John J. LiptakWritten by a team of best-selling authors, this card series is designed to enhance mental health and well-being by acknowledging that ‘it’s good to talk’. It encourages discussion about six specific areas: resilience, mindfulness, anxiety, anger & aggression, social skills and problem solving. Each set covers five carefully chosen topics, with ten thought-provoking cards per topic. The five areas covered in the Problem Solving set are: Obstacles to...

£29.95
Let's Talk About Resilience Discussion Cards

By Ester R. A. Leutenberg & Kathy KhalsaWritten by a team of best-selling authors, this card series is designed to enhance mental health and well-being by acknowledging that ‘it’s good to talk’. It encourages discussion about six specific areas: resilience, mindfulness, anxiety, anger & aggression, social skills and problem solving. Each set covers five carefully chosen topics, with ten thought-provoking cards per topic. The five areas covered in the Resilience set are: Relationships Creativity...

£29.95
Let's Talk About Social Skills Discussion Cards

By Ester R. A. Leutenberg & Carol Butler CooperWritten by a team of best-selling authors, this card series is designed to enhance mental health and well-being by acknowledging that ‘it’s good to talk’. It encourages discussion about six specific areas: resilience, mindfulness, anxiety, anger & aggression, social skills and problem solving. Each set covers five carefully chosen topics, with ten thought-provoking cards per topic. The five areas covered in the Social Skills set are: Communication...

£29.95
Lift Off to Learning with CD

in Inquiry-based Classrooms by Linking Thinking and Information LiteracyBy Michael Pohl & Mark Dixon Lift Off to Learning brings together thinking skills, inquiry-based learning, and the integration of information and communication technology (ICT) skills in a practical approach for teaching and learning in the primary and middle years. It includes an interactive CD of thinking strategies and a process for developing inquiry-based learning. Lift Off to Learning links ICT to thinking skills....

£27.40
Little Tin of Big Worries

Discussion cards to tackle the growing levels of anxiety in young peopleBy Eve WilsonThe card set outlines 70 common worries for discussion, grouped into five main areas:*Friendship *Home and family *School and society *Personal *The world aroundExamples include:Being alone, Falling out with a friend, No one talking to you, Moving home, Loss of a family member, Parents splitting up, Family arguing, Serious illness, Your appearance, Money, Knowing what to do in an emergency, Forgetting...

£29.95
Little Tin of Niggles

Discussion cards featuring 70 irritating moments that can trigger anger By Eve Wilson Little niggles are small seeds of most big problems: they cause breakdowns in relationships, lead to a lack of task focus, can be the cause of major physical fights and are long-term stressors. We all face them every day and handling them is a crucial life skill. Little niggles are particularly powerful in the classroom as they distract both students and teacher, give rise to negative feelings and can...

£29.95
Little Tin of Teenage Worries

Discussion cards and strategies to help teenagers cope with their worries By Eve Wilson In addition to the popular Little Tin of Big Worries also available is the Little Tin of Teenage Worries aimed specifically at teenagers and the issues they face. The cards address 70 common teenage worries grouped into seven main areas: Social networking Peer pressure Personal issues The world around Home and family Relationships Career and working lifeExamples include: · Becoming a victim of cyber-bullying...

£29.95
Little Tin of Transition Worries

70 discussion cards exploring key factors that concern children By Eve Wilson The experience of changing schools - either from primary to secondary or as a result of relocation - can trigger anxiety and stress for many pupils. This set of cards provides an opportunity to identify, examine and tackle specific areas of concern to ensure that the experience can become as worry-free as possible. Each card outlines a cause for concern, for example: People won't like me The work will be too hard I...

£29.95
Managing Anxiety at School

Strategies for Understanding and Managing Student Anxiety at SchoolBy Frances Carter This book contains a series of 18 topics that can be used to support students in developing a repertoire of responses for managing feelings of anxiety and fear before they get out of control. Students will learn to understand what triggers their feelings of anxiety and also learn how to control these feelings so that they do not become overwhelming. They will learn to pay attention to the physiological and...

£13.80
Mathopia Multiplication Card Game

Mathopia is a fun, exciting multiplication card game for two or more players aged 5 and above. Players must match question and answer cards and in doing so are performing multiple multiplications! Great for young children learning their times tables and for older children and adults who need to refresh their multiplication skills! The game can be played at different levels to suit the skill of the players. There are also variations to the game play for those that want a challenge, and tournament...

£7.19
Maths Motivators: Book A: Algebra & Coordinate Geometry

By Nicolla Eagar Time pressures often dissuade teachers from incorporating activities into senior mathematics classrooms that are student centred or simply different from the “tried and true”. This two-book series provides some respite from traditional textbook exercises by offering inspired and engaging approaches for introducing, teaching, revising and assessing core concepts in senior mathematics. Included are independent exercises to establish fundamental skills, collaborative activities to...

£16.40
Maths Motivators: Book B: Non-Linear Graphs and Calculus

By Nicolla Eagar Time pressures often dissuade teachers from incorporating activities into senior mathematics classrooms that are student centred or simply different from the “tried and true”. This two-book series provides some respite from traditional textbook exercises by offering inspired and engaging approaches for introducing, teaching, revising and assessing core concepts in senior mathematics. Included are independent exercises to establish fundamental skills, collaborative activities to...

£16.40
Max Gamer - "I am a Superhero!"

by Frank Gaskill and Ryan Kelly Illustrated by Ryan Kelly and Kara Dahlheimer Max Gamer is a unique young boy who is struggling to fit into an often-confusing world. Although unique in many ways, he soon finds out that he can harness super powers through a very special birthday gift - a video game, which calls upon him to be a hero - a SUPER hero! This is the Premier Issue of Max Gamer and is intended to be used by all children. The book was designed by creative collaborations with large groups...

£12.20
More Quizzles: 200 Puzzles with a Purpose

by Michael Pohl As a follow on to Michael Pohl's best-seller Quizzles, More Quizzles contains more than 200 pictorial puzzles (sometimes called ‘dingbats’). The puzzles will challenge the mind and seriously stretch the thinking capabilities of your students and your colleagues! Quizzles are designed to provide the stimulation required by the brain to think analytically. What's more - the puzzles are both challenging and fun to do. Includes:Introduction to Quizzles A Note to Students A Note to...

£8.20
Movie Time Social Learning

By Anna Vagin PhD The Movie Time Social Learning method is explained via seven different easy-to-find movies and their accompanying lessons. The movies range from short, simpler movies that can be used with children with more limited social thinking, to movies with more complex social interaction, better suited for individuals who are working on more advanced levels. Each lesson plan identifies the clips used in the movie, and then for each clip, presents ideas and suggestions for teaching Spy...

£25.40

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