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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
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
Open-Ended Maths Tasks

by Kate Emry, Lyn Lewis and Clare Morfett Questions prompt thinking. In order to get better thinking out of our students, we need to ask better questions. This book focuses on the use of open-ended questions in the maths classroom. Open-ended questions promote effective problem-solving skills and can be easily incorporated with thinking tools such as Bloom's Taxonomy, Multiple Intelligences, Habits of Mind, Creative and Critical Thinking and other organisational skills. These tried and tested,...

£25.40
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
Problem Solving - Reasoning & Strategies

by Marigold Draper and Jenny Kotros This innovative resource provides a variety of activities which cater for a range of problem solving skills appropriate for children aged 6 to 8. It can also be used for older children who need consolidation of their skills and strategies in problem solving. Students are encouraged to use any manipulative materials in the classroom to aid in solving problems. Students draw pictures and use mathematical notation to represent their ideas. Modeling and...

£18.60
Problem Solving - Reasoning & Strategies *SECONDS*
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THIS ITEM IS DISCOUNTED AS IT HAS BEEN DAMAGED, SCUFFED, CREASED OR DENTED IN TRANSIT OR IN THE MANUFACTURING PROCESS. THIS ITEM IS PERFECTLY USABLE BUT WILL HAVE SOME COSMETIC DAMAGE.RETURNS WILL NOT BE POSSIBLE FOR THIS ITEM by Marigold Draper and Jenny Kotros This innovative resource provides a variety of activities which cater for a range of problem solving skills appropriate for children aged 6 to 8. It can also be used for older children who need consolidation of their skills and...

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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
Social Thinking and Me (Two-Book Set)

By Michelle Garcia Winner and Linda K. MurphyWhether you're new to Social Thinking or a veteran in using our materials, Social Thinking and Me is the perfect tool to introduce and teach core Social Thinking Vocabulary and concepts to older primary school and middle/secondary school-age kids (ages 9-14).This two-book set breaks larger and more complicated social concepts down into smaller chunks to make it easier for adults to teach and easier for kids to learn. What's Great About This Two-Book...

£53.20
Social Thinking Frameworks Collection |Core Practical Treatment Frameworks Set 1

13 visual teaching scaffolds to assess student social emotional needs and get started with teachingCreated by Michelle Garcia Winner and Pamela CrookeStart unpacking the social world with Core Practical Treatment Frameworks: Set 1, part of a two-set collection of 26 visual teaching scaffolds for social learning and self-regulation strategies—curated and distilled for the first time in one practical and user-friendly collection. After 25 years of research, teaching, and learning, we have powerful...

£21.12
Social Thinking® Frameworks Collection | Practical Treatment Frameworks Set 2

Build social competencies with 13 more visual teaching scaffoldsCreated by Michelle Garcia Winner and Pamela CrookePeople are complicated and so is the huge social world. Here are 13 more of our most helpful and popular teaching frameworks in a portable, user-friendly set to help social learners ages 4 – adult build social competencies across a wide range of social landscapes. Tried, tested, and perfected over 25 years, these visual supports dissect complex social concepts into user-friendly...

£21.12
Social Thinking® Frameworks Collection | Set 1 and 2 Bundle

A Two-Set Collection of 26 Visual Teaching Scaffolds for Social Learning & Self-RegulationCreated by Michelle Garcia Winner and Pamela CrookeThe social world is vast and complex, kids are complicated, and there’s so much information! Here’s where you’ll find the best of the Social Thinking® Methodology distilled into a two-set collection of our 26 core teaching frameworks for helping social learners unpack and figure out how to navigate the social world in a concrete, visual way. This...

£38.00
Still Learning to Think Thinking to Learn | Into Bloom's and Beyond!

Planning with a Thinking Focusby 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 within defined subject areas or on...

£19.95
Succeeding with Habits of Mind

Developing, Infusing and Sustaining the Habits of Mind for a More Thoughtful ClassroomBy James AndersonForward by Art Costa and Bena KallickBeginning your learning journey with Habits of Mind is easy. Knowing where the next steps are can be elusive, and more challenging. In these pages you’ll find practical guidance that takes you beyond introducing the Habits of Mind and helps you build deep understandings so you can succeed in developing, infusing, leading and sustaining the Habits of Mind in...

£23.60
Tasks Galore: Book 1 (Yellow) – Early Education
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Authors: Laurie Eckenrode, Pat Fennell, Kathy Hearsey, Beth ReynoldsTasks Galore – Book 1 (Yellow) – Early EducationCreative ideas for Teachers, Therapists and Parents working with exceptional childrenFull-colour pictorial series of multi-modal tasks used in programs for children with autismApplicable to any early education or learning environmentThis book is the first book in the delightful Tasks Galore series. It takes a look at developing tasks that address skills across curriculum areas:Fine...
£44.80
Tasks Galore: Climbing Art Obstacles in Autism

By Karen Loden Talmage, M.ED.Contributing Author: Vickie Dobrofsky, OTR/LTasks Galore: Climbing Art Obstacles in AutismAn exceptional book that offers young children with ASDs and other related disabilities an imaginative yet structured way, to explore art.Educator Karen Loden Talmage has created an exceptional book that offers young children with autism spectrum disorders and other related disabilities an imaginative, yet structured way, to explore art. The author feels that through art we can...

£39.00
Teaching Complex Thinking | Critical  Creative  Caring

By Michael Pohl The purpose of this book is to explain the notion of complex thinking and to provide a range of structures and strategies that will evoke and encourage students to be better thinkers.Sample activities will assist teachers in their own planning and programming have been included.These examples will provide ready made lesson ideas while other examples may provide stimulus for teachers as they work with their own content in their own learning context.The book is divided into four...

£19.95
Teaching Gifted Learners Book A

by Frances HillGifted and talented individuals possess the attributes and abilities to enrich their own lives and to make a valuable contribution to the knowledge society. This potential can be maximised by the provision of a tailored education which provides the scope and balance which gifted students crave. The perception that gifted students will achieve, regardless of the educational provision, because of their innate abilities, still lingers. International research, however, points to the...

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