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My Community CD

My Community CD teaches children and young people appropriate social behaviours, interactions, expectations and safety precautions with various peers and adults within their community. This CD incorporates over 350 video sequences of real people interacting in different community settings such as a restaurant, doctor’s office, friend’s house, grocery store, and the neighborhood and allows the user to predict what should be appropriately said or done next. This multi-level program targets...

£88.50
My School Day Enhanced Interactive CD

This new enhanced version offers Windows and Mac compatibility, an exciting interactive game feature, an improved look and design, and upgraded running time and appeal. It also has all its original features, including over 350 different scenarios for the primary school age child (cognitive age 6-12 years of age) that demonstrates appropriate interaction, social behaviours, social problem solving, and peer relationships within a school setting and allows them to interact! This best selling...

£88.50
Navigating The Zones - A Pathway to Self-Regulation
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Based on The Zones of Regulation by Leah Kuypers. Intended to be used by and with individuals who are already familiar with Zones concepts, vocabulary, and curriculum. Navigating The Zones is NOT intended to be a stand-alone tool to teach The Zones of Regulation frameworkNavigating The Zones is an interactive teaching tool designed to help individuals learn about the problem solving process inherent in self-regulation and gain knowledge about self-regulation skills and strategies taught within...

£55.92
Open-Ended Maths Tasks - Space, Chance and Data

by Kate Emry, Lyn Lewis and Clare Morfett Open-ended questions provoke thoughtful and investigative responses, and Open-Ended Maths: Space, Chance and Data is geared towards doing just that. This book will help primary-school educators use short, innovative tasks based around the main learning theories: Creative and Critical Thinking, Multiple Intelligences, Graphic Organisers, Habits of Mind, Bloom’s Taxonomy and Ryan’s Thinking Keys. Incorporating a substantive set of task cards covering...

£24.40
Positive Affirmation Cards

50 Positive affirmation cards to build bounceback ability Use these affirmations to empower students to be resilient, confident, happy, positive, build up a better resistance to the challenges of life and aquire 'bouncebackabilty'. Affirmations have been used for many years as part of the personal development toolkit but now the process of using them has been refined and improved by recent scientific discoveries. Ideal for work with groups or individuals who would like to: Address their feelings...

£29.95
Positive Solutions Posters

Posters to promote positive thoughts of self-image By Eve Wilson A unique set of six A3-size posters plus a full-colour A3 blank poster. Also includes a CD-Rom with Teachers' Notes and a black-and-white version of the poster to print out. This set is designed to help pupils to recognise six negative emotional states and to suggest various means of overcoming them. Poster topics are: If I feel angry I can ... If I feel lonely I can ... If I feel sad I can ... If I feel stressed I can ... If I...

£29.95
Quiet Times

A safety valve for student stress by Peter Clutterbuck Quiet Times is a book designed to provide a safety valve for student stress. Recognising that students have increasing demands placed on them both at school and at home, the low-intensity activities within the book are aimed at providing a chance for students to take a break to simply contemplate their own thoughts and feelings. Designed to be used in short 10-15 minute classroom breaks, the activities require no preparation and no...

£16.00
Quizzles: 200 Puzzles with a Purpose

by Michael Pohl Quizzles contains over 200 pictorial puzzles (sometimes called ‘dingbats’) presented in a quiz format. 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 better. What's more - the puzzles are both challenging and fun to do. Solving Quizzles requires that we practise our analytical thinking skills. As we closely examine each puzzle...

£7.80
Reading Success

By Kathy BakerThis professional development book provides an easy-to-implement program that teaches students to consciously apply strategies to improve their reading skills. The strategies are easily transferred to any reading context, and help students become independent readers who find reading fun and enjoyable. The intervention is suitable for a wide range of ages and reading abilities, and has been specifically designed to meet the needs of ADHD students and their teachers. The intervention...

£15.80
Resilience Coping Strategies

Activities focusing on resilience in young people Mental Health & Well-Being Activities: Resilience Coping Strategies Activities focusing on resilience in young people By Stephanie George Staff working in schools are faced with a multitude of issues in addition to teaching and learning: often these are social, emotional and mental health issues. Of social and public concern, the government has made a commitment to mental health services and provision in schools. Moves are afoot to ensure...

£35.00
Retracking
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A Photocopiable Resource Pack aimed at Promoting Student Effectiveness by Jenny Bates This photocopiable resource pack is designed to promote student effectiveness and support students who have been experiencing difficulties at school, which may have led to, or be leading towards, their exclusion. It sets out to guide students on a journey in three distinct stages: Awareness raising of the factors and experiences, which may have contributed to their current situation Understanding of their...

£25.40
School Rules! CD Volume 1

School Rules! CD Volume 1 teaches older children (of cognitive age 8-18) acceptable behaviours during structured activities related to the classroom, group work and physical education. This volume also presents real-life video scenarios covering those parts of school life that are not part of academic programming, including hanging out with friends, hallway interaction, and the sensitive issues of PE locker room and personal hygiene. This program allows parents and teachers to tailor the video...

£82.80
School Rules! CD Volume 2

School Rules! CD Volume 2 teaches social interpretation skills during unstructured times where social rules are most challenging. This CD uses scenarios such as getting lunch, waiting in line, eating, talking to friends, or “just hanging out”. Each situation offers an opportunity for the child to build friendship and relationship skills and increase his or her social awareness. This volume also addresses time management, organisational skills and the use of schedules at school. Unlike passive...

£88.50
See My Pain!

Creative Strategies and Activities For Helping Young People Who Self-Injure By Susan Bowman and Kaye Randall This book provides a collection of strategies and activities to help children and adolescents who deliberately self-injure. A variety of hands-on creative arts approaches are featured that can be used in private practice and school settings. When working with youth who self-injure it is helpful to have a variety of creative approaches at your fingertips. The approaches and activities in...

£20.40
Should I or Shouldn't I? - for Secondary Schools

Should I or Shouldn't I? What Would Others Think? (Middle & High School Edition) for Secondary Schools By Dominique Baudry A game to encourage Social Thinking and Social Problem Solving! Should I or Shouldn't I? encourages you and other players to think about your behaviour choices and see how these compare to the understanding of other players. The game requires you to think about how you perceive other people's behaviours, feelings and thoughts. It helps you see if you see things...

£27.60
Should I? or Shouldn't I? Secondary School Expansion Pack
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By Dominique Baudry Double your playing fun with the Should I or Shouldn't I? Secondary School Expansion Pack! This product is an add-on to the original Should I or Shouldn’t I? What Would Others Think?™ Middle & High School Edition game. In the game, players ages 12-18 rate a behaviour in a particular context on a scale based on whether the behaviour was expected or not, and then compare how their perceptions match (or don’t) those of the other players. Teachers, clinicians, and families...

£18.48
Size of My Problem Poster (18" x 24")

By Michelle Garcia Winner and Pamela Crooke We all experience problems; they’re a part of life. We can’t avoid them even if we use our best social thinking. It’s a hidden rule that when we’re around others, our reaction size (the behaviour we show on the outside) should match the size of our problem. But sometimes our feelings about a problem are much bigger than the problem itself! Social Thinking teaches that problems and reactions come in different sizes. Big problems are really serious ones....

£13.44
Size of My Problem Poster (large 24" x 36")

By Michelle Garcia Winner and Pamela Crooke We all experience problems; they’re a part of life. We can’t avoid them even if we use our best social thinking. It’s a hidden rule that when we’re around others, our reaction size (the behaviour we show on the outside) should match the size of our problem. But sometimes our feelings about a problem are much bigger than the problem itself! Social Thinking teaches that problems and reactions come in different sizes. Big problems are really serious ones....

£15.84
Social Behavior Mapping + 10 Steps Poster (dry-erase) (large 24" x 36")

Social Behavior Mapping Template Poster By Michelle Garcia Winner Social Behavior Mapping is a strategy described in detail in one of our core books on Social Thinking, Thinking About You Thinking About Me, and also in the book Social Behavior Mapping: Connecting Behavior, Emotions and Consequences Across the Day. The purpose of a Social Behavior Map is to help students learn how each behavior they do has an emotional impact on those around them, and that how a person feels contributes strongly...

£15.84
Social Behavior Mapping + 10 Steps Poster (filled in) (large 24" x 36")

Social Behaviour Mapping - Listening to the Teacher Talk By Michelle Garcia Winner One student is squirming in her seat and shuffling her feet back and forth on the floor. Another is tapping his pen. A third is staring out the window. Some students are frustrated because they want to listen to the teacher but they're constantly being distracted. While a Social Behaviour Map can be personalized for each context and person, this poster demonstrates how the concept can be used with a group to...

£13.20

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