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Little Tin of Coronavirus Worries

Discussion cards to tackle the many anxieties surrounding this complex situation.By Eve WilsonIt is vital to talk openly to children and young people about all the fears, worries and anxieties concerning this worldwide disaster which has radically changed the world they knew.Supporting Mental Heath and WellbeingThis invaluable resource pack of discussion cards will provide an excellent opportunity to address the changes they have experienced, to express and share their worries and the...

£35.94
Little Tin of Niggles

Discussion cards featuring 70 irritating moments that can trigger angerBy Eve Wilson This set of cards presents real issues that students have themselves identified, outlined and confirmed. Learning to recognise personal 'niggles' provides an opportunity to evolve effective strategies to deal with issues appropriately as they arise. Subjects include: Someone borrows my equipment without asking Being blamed for someone else's mistakes Being excluded from a group70 niggles cards, 7 options cards,...

£35.94
Little Tin of Teenage Worries

Discussion cards and strategies to help teenagers cope with their worriesBy Eve WilsonIn 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 ·...

£35.94
Little Tin of Transition Worries

70 discussion cards exploring key factors that concern childrenBy 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...

£35.94
Loving What They Learn

By Alexander McNeeceDeep learning is possible for all students, regardless of subject, grade, or previous experience. In Loving What They Learn, author Alexander McNeece explains how high engagement nurtures the needs—for competence, autonomy, and content relevance—that students have, provides tools to measure how well those needs are being met in the classroom, and reveals science-based strategies that fill the gap.See how to increase learner engagement:Study the engagement gap’s impacts and...

£28.14
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...

£14.60
Managing Boys’ Behaviour In Your Classroom

By Greg GriffithsBoys are the barometer. They will challenge rules and processes until the limits are determined and all are aware of them. Boys seem to take up more teacher time than girls, more discipline time, be in detention rooms, remedial classes, corridors, the principal’s office and special classes more often. Boys, boys, boys . . .Much has been written about boys in schools. This is particularly due to a growing awareness of a long-term decline in boys’ performance in schools. Yet few...

£18.14
Mind Designs

By Angela TroppaThis book will provide you with a unique, powerful tool that will help facilitate deeper personal conversations with young people. The reproducible worksheets have been field-tested with children and adolescents who are experiencing trauma and/or young people with mild to severe social/emotional/behavioural challenges. It is easy to use - simply select a topic, have students complete the worksheet and then ask the students to colour the corresponding Mind Design. Each design was...

£25.00
Mindful Practices for Helping Troubled Teens

By Natalie SpencerThis curriculum provides 20 activity-based lessons that combine mindfulness and cognitive behavioural approaches. These can be used flexibly in small groups or with individual students. Techniques are taught to help teens with issues such as:Self-HarmGrief/LossAnger/FrustrationAnxietyImpulse Control/Decision MakingBouncing BackAge Suitability: 11-18

£16.60
Mindfulness It's Elementary

By Joree RoseThis program provides 12 activity-based lessons that will help children to learn basic mindful practices they can use every day. Each lesson provides a hands-on strategy for students to practice. These lessons will help you provide students with valuable coping skills that work on slowing down, being more intentional (doing things on purpose rather than doing them through habit) and increasing awareness and attention to what is happening in each moment.Includes...

£16.60
Mindfulness Practices

Authors: Christine Mason, Michele M. Rivers Murphy, Yvette JacksonForward by Paul LiabenowIn Mindfulness Practices, the authors passionately convey the scientifically proven healing that mindfulness brings to students who suffer from trauma or stress. Teachers and administrators can address behaviour issues and improve students’ executive functioning with breath, yoga and meditation exercises. Readers will lead step-by-step sensation-, emotion- and presence-based mindfulness exercises, resulting...

£28.14
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...

£26.60
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 Feelings Workbook

A Workbook For Teaching Children About Feelings And Developing Emotional Intelligence By Aaron Wiemeier This workbook is specifically designed to help children understand, deal with and process emotions and feelings on a non-verbal body level. It not only helps children figure out how they feel but WHERE they feel. With enough practice children will gain mastery over even their more intense feelings. In the process they learn how to build stronger bridges between their emotional minds and their...

£17.60
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...

£58.56
Off We Go: Full Set (12 Books)

Written by Avril WebsterIllustrated by David RyleyStorybooks created by an Irish Mum for her own son Stephen – but… more than just storybooks!Off We Go books are beautifully illustrated, engaging social storybooks for children that explain ‘what comes next’ on an outing. They are designed to help children to get through the task sequentially making it easier for them. The colourful books are very suitable for children with autism or other social communication difficulties. They are also useful...

£77.27

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