• Self-help & personal development

      Keeping the Faith

      Daily Reflections to Build Strength, Serenity, and Passion in Your Life and the Lives of Others

      by John W. Pozzi

      THE TRUE FAITH THAT MUST BE FOUND AND KEPT IS THE FAITH IN ONESELF. Each day you give a part of yourself whether it is at work, at home, or in your daily interaction with others. How do you give of yourself? Do you hold back or go at life half-heartedly? You need to give of yourself with heart, mind, and soul all the time. You never know what interaction with a person will make a difference in their life — or yours. If you don’t believe in yourself and don’t have the confidence to grow each day, then you are missing out on what life has to offer you. This simple book will inspire you to help others. Or, at the very least, you will make another person’s day — and, therefore, your day — better.

    • Educational equipment & technology, computer-aided learning (CAL)
      March 2015

      Redesigning Learning Spaces

      by Erin Klein, Thomas C. Murray, A.J. Juliani, and Ben Gilpin

    • Educational equipment & technology, computer-aided learning (CAL)
      November 2015

      Teaching the Last Backpack Generation

      A Mobile Technology Handbook for Secondary Educators

      by Zachary Walker,Kara Rosenblatt, and Donald McMahon

    • Education: care & counselling of students
      September 2010

      Training Program for Adolescents - Development of Work and Social Behavior

      Aufbau von Arbeits- und Sozialverhalten

      by Franz Petermann, Ulrike Petermann

      This training program helps teenagers between the ages of 13 and 20 years to practice competent work and social behavior in their daily routines, reducing aggressive, antisocial and unsafe behavior and raising the teenagers’ self-confidence. The training can be used both in school and therapeutic settings, and may also be used as an additional tool in centers for vocational training and juvenile detention. The book includes a CD-Rom that contains all materials needed in the training program. Target Group: For psychologists, educators, school psychologists, counselors, child and adolescent psychologists and psychotherapists, and pedagogues working with teenagers with social behavioral issues.

    • Educational psychology

      The Competency Curriculum Toolkit

      Developing PLTS Through Themed Learning

      by Jackie Beere & Helen Boyle

      This book explores the concept of a competency-based curriculum for KS3 and provides a range of resources for implementing creative learning in schools. It is widely acknowledged that students will need to be flexible, self-motivated learners if they are to thrive in our rapidly changing global community.

    • Organization & management of education

      Where Will I Do My Pineapples?

      The Little Book of Building a Whole New School

      by Gill. Kelly

      Imagine the scenario where a newly appointed Deputy Headteacher in charge of Curriculum is suddenly asked questions like `How many RJ45 sockets would you like in your new classroom? What type of cabling would you like? Cat 4 or 5? Add this to the relentless drive to raise standards as well as organising the timetable, teaching, doing break duty and offering a friendly ear to staff… you get the picture. Written with the perspective of a senior leader, with many amusing and bizarre stories, this book describes how to keep sound educational principles at the heart of a Building Schools for the Future project. This book is not about the new building, it is about building a whole new school and the struggle, against all odds, to keep people and learning at the centre of the whole project. What came out of the process was a school that had a variety of learning spaces, fully trained staff, modern ICT and a bespoke year 7 transition curriculum. It was the only school building in the country to be delivered on time, within budget, with a ground breaking CPD programme. This is not to say that everything went smoothly. There was a lot of pain along the way, and many lessons learned about how to manage change. Perhaps more significantly, `Where will I do my pineapples?’ is about people and the potential to change thousands of lives.

    • Teaching of a specific subject

      How to Be Brilliant at Shape and Space

      by Beryl Webber

      How to be Brilliant at Shape and Space contains 40 reproducible worksheets designed to improve Key Stage 2 (KS2) pupils' understanding of shape, their understanding of position and movement and their understanding of measure. Pupils will learn about angles, nets, Platonic solids, parallel line and symmetry.

    • Teaching of a specific subject

      How to Be Brilliant at Spelling

      by Irene Yates

      How to be Brilliant at Spelling contains 40 reproducible worksheets designed to stimulate Key Stage 2 (KS2) pupils' interest in language and how it works. Children are often intrigued by the origins of words and the reasons why they are spelt the way they are. This book helps them to become confident and positive spellers.

    • Education

      How to Be Brilliant at Reading

      by Irene Yates

      The activities in How to be Brilliant at Reading are designed to help Key Stage 2 (KS2) pupils develop fluency, accuracy, confidence and interest. Daily reading is crucial to the development of interest and good skills. The strategies to be found in this book are proven ways of giving children ownership of, and responsibility for their own reading development. The reproducible worksheets include setting up a reading programme, responding to poems, learning to scan and comparing and contrasting reference books.

    • Phonetics, phonology

      How to Sparkle at Phonics

      by Jo Laurence

      How to Sparkle at Phonics provides 40 reproducible worksheets, riddles, puzzles to help Foundation Stage and Key Stage 1 (KS1) children to learn letter sounds and use that knowledge to build words. The sheets compliment other phonics schemes and provide an enjoyable way of developing and assessing children's phonemic awareness.

    • Education

      How to Sparkle at Nursery Rhymes

      by Jo Laurence

      How to Sparkle at Nursery Rhymes contains reproducible worksheets for 20 popular nursery rhymes, for use during the Foundation Stage or at Key Stage 1 (KS1). The photocopiable worksheets provide a mixture of activities, from reading and sequencing nursery rhymes, through to continuing patterns and simple writing activities.

    • Teaching of a specific subject

      How To Sparkle At Grammar and Punctuation

      by Irene Yates

      How to Sparkle at Grammar and Punctuation contains 40 reproducible worksheets for Key Stage 1 (KS1) which introduce, reinforce and consolidate concepts of punctuation, parts of speech, sequencing and sentence construction.

    • Teaching of a specific subject

      How to Be Brilliant at Recording History

      by Sue Lloyd

      How to be Brilliant at Recording in Geography contains 40 photocopiable writing frames, designed to lead Key Stage 2 (KS2) children through a range of geographical skills, from map work to localities and settlements and environmental change The photocopiable sheets will help children to investigate and gain knowledge and understanding, ask geographical questions, develop the ability to recognize and explain geographical patterns and become aware of how places fit into a wide geographical context.

    • Teaching of a specific subject

      Food

      Activities for 3-5 Year Olds

      by Adrienne Walton

      Food: Activities for 3-5 Year Olds contains enjoyable activities to help foundation stage children to develop essential skills. Talking about, handling, preparing and eating food have an instant appeal for young children and offer a variety of learning experiences. These fun, easy-to-use ideas can be used in all early years settings, from preschools and nurseries to reception classes and day nurseries.

    • Teaching skills & techniques

      Brilliant Activities for Gifted and Talented Children

      That Other Children Will Love Too

      by Ashley McCabe Mowat

      Brilliant Activities for Gifted and Talented Children covers many types of creative and critical thinking skills that will enable children to develop their cognitive processes. The work that the children produce will be extremely different because the activities allow room for creativity and open-ended answers. Gifted children are not the only children who will benefit from this book! Children will thoroughly enjoy these activities. Some of the activities can be last for days, others such as the brainteasers can be used for a quick warm-up to spark interest and excite the brain. Use these ideas and have the confidence of knowing that the extra you are doing in the classroom really helps the children to think on six levels: knowledge, comprehension, application, analysis, synthesis and evaluation.

    • Educational psychology

      Learning to Learn

      Making Learning Work for All Students

      by Garry Burnett

      User-friendly, interactive, accessible and practical, "Learning to Learn" brings science and brain theory to the arena of teaching and learning. Garry Burnett leads us through a compelling process to find the best learning strategies for each individual - using both sides of the brain and every aspect of the learning experience. Each unit has detailed teacher plans, providing a structured, effective learning cycle that will:;- utilise a range of learning styles;- exercise a variety of thinking skills;- address the development of the Multiple Intelligences.;An exciting and enjoyable resource for teachers and parents, this book is recommended to those wanting the best possible results. "Learning to Learn" will revolutionise your teaching approach, and aid in the development of confident, resourceful learners. The Book includes many photocopiable worksheets, detailed lesson plans and prompts, plus a FREE audio CD of useful stories. Suitable for ages 11-14.;"Garry Burnett's inspirational new book shows how to embed a whole series of skills into the classroom that will last students a lifetime." - Colin Rose, author of Accelerated Learning.;"With its upbeat, aspirational tone this learning resource could be just the thing for injecting some novelty into teaching and learning." - Lindsey Fraser, Guardian Education.

    • Pre-school & kindergarten

      Meeting Special Needs.

      by Collette. Drifte

    • Educational: Art & design
      August 2010

      Painting Is a Class Act Years 5-6

      A Skills-Based Approach to Painting Years 5-6

      by Meg Fabian

      Painting is a Class Act, Years 5-6 (ages 9-11) provides a structured approach to the development of painting skills at upper Key Stage 2 (KS2). It is aimed specifically at non-specialist art teachers, but more experienced art teachers will find it inspirational too. Using a skill-based approach to painting will raise standards in art and boost children's self-esteem and confidence, which in turn will help promote high standards in other curriculum areas. It is one of a three-book series, covering the entire primary age range. The series clearly sets out the progression of skills to be taught for colour mixing, colour theory, watercolours, history of painting, using works of art and other techniques and media and gives examples of how the skills can be applied. The book contains carefully planned, clearly laid-out lesson plans.

    • Teaching of a specific subject
      May 2012

      Planning for the Early Years: Homes and Families

      by Jennie Lindon

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