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102 Creative Strategies for Depressed Children and Adolescents

A Practical Resource for Teachers, Counsellors and Parents By Donna Strom, Kaye Randall and Susan Bowman Depression can have many harmful and even devastating effects on the lives of children and adolescents. It can derail school performance and lead to social and family troubles. It can also have harmful effects on a young person's physical health. This book is a practical resource that includes a variety of strategies (including reproducible worksheets) designed to use with primary and...

£20.40
Activities For Building Self-Confidence

A collection of activities and games to promote self-confidence and enhance self-esteem in young people By E A Morris. These activities recognise that self-confidence and self-esteem are interrelated. They can be used to create a programme for developing self-confidence in young people and include ways to help them: Learn to focus and concentrate Pay attention Learn to speak up for themselves Acknowledge what they have already learnt Accept praise and appreciation To accept and give compliments...

£29.95
Advanced Extension Pack and Game Cards for Navigating The Zones

IMPORTANT – Please Note!This product requires the use of Navigating The Zones, sold separately.About the Advanced Extension PackIf you’ve been using the game Navigating The Zones, integrate the Advanced Extension Pack and Game Cards to help more sophisticated thinkers (age 10+) further develop their problem solving and self-regulation skills. Add these advanced cards to the Navigating The Zones cooperative game to introduce three additional levels of play—including competitive game play! The...

£23.52
Asperger's Syndrome Workplace Survival Guide

A Neurotypical's Secrets for Success by Barbara A. Bissonnette, Principal of Forward Motion Coaching This unique guide explains what it takes to succeed in a workplace dominated by neurotypicals. The Asperger's Syndrome Workplace Survival Guide covers everything from choosing the right career to deciding whether disclosure is the right option. It features realistic strategies for meeting employer expectations and effectively resolving problems. Examples from Barbara's coaching clients are used...

£14.00
Blob Anxiety Book

Essential visual tools to help people discuss and manage their anxietiesBy Pip Wilson & Ian LongFeeling anxious is a normal human response, but there are times when these feelings overwhelm us. This book provides a number of visual discussion sheets and cards to help individuals, small groups and larger gatherings share their anxieties through using visual prompts and sensitive questioning.Themes covered include: What causes us to worry The anxiety cycle Physical signs of anxiety Breaking the...

£29.95
Blob Bereavement Book

A series of reflective tools to help everyone through the process of grief.By Pip Wilson & Ian LongFor many people, losing a loved one is one of the most challenging emotional periods of their life. Grief is a process that can take months and even years to work through fully. This set of visual materials has been devised to help people of any age to reflect upon a wide range of traumatic experiences. Topics covered include:llnessA Car crashMurderSuicideLoss of a childAccidental deathMilitary...

£29.95
Blob Posters

By Pip Wilson and Ian LongBlobs are a way of communicating using two of the first languages that we learn as children – body language and feelings. Before we can speak, before we can write, we have all learned to read the signs in our parents' faces, and appreciate being held and hugged. This means that Blobs are an all-age resource. Ian has used them in schoolwork with children as young as four who have already begun to recognise when they feel like these 'funny people'. Blobs live in a strange...

£22.95
Blob Themed Trees Book

This innovative visual tool applies to many of the most emotive topics of today.By Pip Wilson and Ian LongBlob themed trees covering a wide range of emotionally important discussion topics, including: Mental Health Gender Power TerrorismDisabilityAnxietyOCDPornographyEmpathyGlobalwarmingEmotional intelligencePhotocopiable sheets to enable individuals, small groups and larger gatherings to consider the topics from a feelings’ perspective as well as reflecting upon opinions. Each sheet comes with...

£29.95
Blob Tree Posters

By Pip Wilson and Ian LongBlobs are a way of communicating using two of the first languages that we learn as children – body language and feelings. Before we can speak, before we can write, we have all learned to read the signs in our parents' faces, and appreciate being held and hugged. This means that Blobs are an all-age resource. Ian has used them in schoolwork with children as young as four who have already begun to recognise when they feel like these 'funny people'. Blobs live in a strange...

£22.95
Body Image Programme

A comprehensive resource packed full of activities to develop positive and confident girls with a focus on body image.By Nikki GiantIn an age where we are constantly bombarded by messages that tell us we’re not good enough as we are, this programme helps to build positive, self-aware girls and young women who feel comfortable in their skin, and truly celebrate their bodies.A stimulating, self-esteem building programme for girls, it is designed to help them form and maintain healthy friendships...

£45.00
Brain (Squishy Foam)

Think Social Squishy Foam Brain Dimensions: 3" x 2" x 2" Students enjoy squeezing the small, blue foam rubber brains as the brains encourage them to think more flexibly and abstractly about the size of their problems and the choices they are making. Used in lessons that encourage flexible thinking, including those in the comic book curriculum Superflex and Thinking About YOU Thinking About ME, the brains offer a fun way to inspire our students to think about their social thinking...

£4.80
Bringing Critical Thinking Alive | Thinkers and Performers

by Elizabeth SimonIn this book you will find that critical thinking is not simply a question of children 'doing something harder', but a way of thinking that is distinct and discerning. You will be able to use the suggested activities and tasks to teach children the essential skills of working in collaborative groups and asking questions that position them in relation to the information they receive and communicate. This stimulating environment sparks children’s desire to share their ideas and...

£25.40
Building Resilience

Developing Skills to Positively Meet the Challenges of Life By Paula Galey The ability to overcome adversity and challenging circumstances, brought about by early conditions and experiences, by successfully adapting and making constructive changes, is termed resiliency. While educators can’t control the family conditions or social demographics that their students experience, they can implement educational policies and practices that promote resiliency. This comprehensive resource offers a...

£20.60
Developing a Thinking Classroom

A workbook for professional learning teams by Clinton Golding Creating a culture of thinking is about more than just using a thinking tool or a graphic organiser with your class. To support students in learning to think, teachers must understand the theory of thinking themselves and be able to model it for their class. Trying to create a thinking class when you haven’t trained your own thinking is like trying to teach someone to play guitar when you haven’t learned yourself! Developing a...

£17.40
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...

£10.80
Differentiation and the Brain

How Neuroscience Supports the Learner-Friendly Classroom By David A. Sousa and Carol Ann Tomlinson Examine the basic principles of differentiation in light of what current research on educational neuroscience has revealed. This research pool offers information and insights that can help educators decide whether certain curricular, instructional, and assessment choices are likely to be more effective than others. The authors offer suggestions on how to establish and manage differentiated...

£17.20
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...

£29.95
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....

£16.40
Good Intentions Are Not Good Enough

Previously titled Social Thinking at Work: Why Should I Care? this new incarnation of the book is a title and cover change only. Content inside the book is the same.The social mind... It's always on the job, even when you're off the job!Most people are born with an intuitive sense of the social world that allows them to naturally be aware of social expectations and feeds them the information they need to follow the social code. But not everyone is born with intuitive social understanding. Social...

£19.60
Great Motivational Quotations Posters

Featuring the sharpest business minds of the 20th and 21st centuries, these inspirational quotations will engage students of all ages in entrepreneurial thinking and spur them on to achieve their personal goals and ambitions.Set of 12 postersSize: A3 All ages ISBN 978-1-907370-23-6

£29.95

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