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Books and resources that teach, develop and promote thinking skills, including creative and critical thinking, co-operative learning, and productive thinking

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Self-Kindness for Kids: Whizzo-Voice to the Rescue!

Author: Fiona FormanThis little book will help children to engage in positive self-talk and be kind to themselves.Have you ever said things like this to yourself?I’m such an idiot!Why did I do that?I can’t believe I did that, I’m so stupid!Why am I not as good as everyone else?The truth is that we all speak to ourselves unkindly sometimes. We judge ourselves very harshly and we sometimes even bully ourselves! This can make us feel very unhappy and it can affect our confidence too.That’s just the...

£7.23
Seven Keys to a Positive Learning Environment in Your Classroom

By Tom HierckCreating a positive classroom learning environment is a complex but necessary task for all educators. By fully realizing the seven keys the author highlights, teachers can establish clearer expectations, enhance instruction and assessment practices, and foster quality relationships with students, thereby maximizing the potential of all students. The book includes helpful stories from teachers, as well as classroom strategies to consider in implementing the keys.Using this book, K–12...

£24.50
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
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...

£14.00
Teaching Gifted Learners Book B

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...

£14.00
Teaching Gifted Learners Book C

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...

£14.00
Teaching Gifted Learners Book D

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...

£14.00
Teaching Students with ADHD

by Paula GaleyThis comprehensive 100-page photocopiable book provides support materials for teachers working with students who have Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). It takes an inclusive approach and is based on the belief that all students are equal members of the school community and that schools have a responsibility to enhance the learning opportunities of all students, including those with special educational needs. The book is divided into ten sections that support work in...

£21.80
Teaching Thinking Skills in the Primary Years

A Whole School Approach By Michael Pohl The explicit teaching of thinking skills is acknowledged as an important element in developing students' thinking capacity. This book gives teachers a manageable framework for empowering students with thinking skills - the ability to reason, to make informed judgements, to critically evaluate information and to think creatively. Through well directed modules on methods such as Six Thinking Hats, brainstorming, questioning techniques, thinking keys, graphic...

£20.40
The Agile Learner

Author: James AndersonA Growth Mindset is the understanding that we can change our most basic characteristics such as our talents and abilities. But achieving that Growth requires more than simply the right mindset, it requires the right actions. In The Agile Learner, you’ll discover how to change your students’ mindsets by moving them along the Mindset Continuum. Importantly, you’ll learn how to engage students in the processes and behaviours that achieve growth and the development of new...

£18.14
The Handbook For The New Art and Science of Teaching

By Robert J MarzanoRely on this comprehensive guide to help you implement the teaching methods of Dr. Robert J. Marzano’s The New Art and Science of Teaching framework, which includes over 330 specific instructional strategies, 43 instructional elements, and 10 design questions. Each chapter outlines actionable steps, tips, and examples of implementation that will set you and your students up to succeed with this powerful framework in your classroom.Added insight into Marzano’s research-based...

£31.77
The Highly Engaged Classroom

Authors: Robert J. Marzano, Tammy Heflebower, Debra J. PickeringStudent engagement happens as a result of a teacher’s careful planning and execution of specific strategies. This self-study text provides in-depth understanding of how to generate high levels of student attention and engagement. Using the suggestions in this book, every teacher can create a classroom environment where engagement is the norm, not the exception.Read relatable classroom stories that depict the presented...

£28.14

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