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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...

£8.80
Motivating and Inspiring Students

Authors: Robert J. Marzano, Darrell Scott, Tina H. Boogren, Ming Lee NewcombBringing motivation and inspiration to the classroom is not easy. With this practical resource, you’ll discover a results-driven framework—based on a six-level hierarchy of student needs and goals—that you can use to provide engaging instruction to students. The authors share comprehensive understandings of the nature of motivation and inspiration and detail-specific strategies to connect with your students.Gain specific...

£28.14
Motivating Students

25 Strategies to Light the Fire of EngagementAuthors: Carolyn Chapman and Nicole VagleLearn why students disengage and how to motivate them to achieve success with a five-step framework. Research-based strategies and fun activities show how to instil a lasting love of learning in students of any age. Classroom tips and troubleshooting advice for common motivation problems prepare readers for the real-world ups and downs of motivating students.Gain concrete, research-based strategies for...

£28.14
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...

£31.99
Moving to Secondary School

Advice and activities to support transitionBy Lynda Measor with Mike FleethamMoving to Secondary School helps teachers to understand and ease pupil’s anxieties and to focus on the positive. It tackles worries about organisational aspects of secondary school life, such as school size, timetables and workload and personal concerns about making friends, being bullied and getting on with teachers. It also considers how teaching differs between primary and secondary and looks at how special...

£31.77
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

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...

£77.99
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...

£25.00
Planning to Succeed: Book A

The students' practical guide to reflecting on the present and planning for the futureBy Michael GiffordIn their last years at school many students feel de-motivated and disinclined to look towards the future. They have few ideas about what the world can offer them, or what they can offer the world!Planning to Succeed! has been developed to help students think about who they are, what they want to achieve, and how to get there. It provides teachers and students with a focus for honestly...

£18.18
Planning to Succeed: Book B

The students' practical guide to understanding the present and planning for the futureBy Michael GiffordIn their last years at school many students feel de-motivated and disinclined to look towards the future. They have few ideas about what the world can offer them, or what they can offer the world!Planning to Succeed! has been developed to help students think about who they are, what they want to achieve, and how to get there. It provides teachers and students with a focus for honestly...

£18.18
Planning to Succeed: Set (2 Books)

By Michael GiffordIn their last years at school many students feel de-motivated and disinclined to look towards the future. They have few ideas about what the world can offer them, or what they can offer the world!Planning to Succeed! has been developed to help students think about who they are, what they want to achieve, and how to get there. It provides teachers and students with a focus for honestly exploring future possibilities in positive and enabling ways.Throughout, students are invited...

£31.81
Positive Affirmation Cards

50 Positive affirmation cards to build bounceback abilityUse these affirmations to empower students to be resilient, confident, happy, positive, build up a better resistance to the challenges of life and acquire '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...

£35.94
Positively Me! Book 2

A self-esteem programme for teachers and studentsby Lesley K. PetersenWork side by side with Positively Me – this self-esteem programme for teachers and students encourages a high degree of active participation from both. It provides teachers with activities and games that help students develop an understanding of self-esteem. Themes on various aspects of self-esteem can be used to prepare lesson plans and to deliver a continuous programme or a stand-alone lesson.Self-esteem is a concept many...

£22.72
Pyramid of Behavior Interventions

Authors: Tom Hierck, Charlie Coleman, Chris Weber Students thrive when educators commit to proactively meeting their behavioral as well as academic needs. This book will help teachers and school leaders transform the research on behavior, response to intervention, and professional learning communities into practical strategies they can use to create a school culture and classroom climates in which learning is primed to occur.Explore specific strategies with real-life examples and current...

£24.50
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...

£17.00
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...

£8.80
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...

£16.60
Resilience Coping Strategies

Mental Health & Well-Being Activities: Resilience Coping StrategiesActivities focusing on resilience in young peopleBy Stephanie GeorgeStaff 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 that children and young people will be taught more about...

£36.99
Retracking

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...

£27.20

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