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The Little Mouse, the Red Ripe Strawberry, and the Big Hungry Bear (Book and Game Set), Don Wood and Audrey Wood
1 The Little Mouse, the Red Ripe Strawberry, and the Big Hungry Bear (Book and Game Set)
Don Wood and Audrey Wood UK Child's Play 1987 0859530124 / 9780859530125 Soft cover New Book 
The Little Mouse and the Big Hungry Bear are known and loved by millions of children around the world. Little Mouse loves strawberries, but so does bear ... How will Little Mouse stop the bear from eating his freshly picked, red, ripe strawberry? This set includes both the soft cover book and the related game cards. This set focus' on the Key Learning Areas: Sequencing, Memory, Comprehension, Early Reading and Association. In The Game Box: 4 sets of 12 cards correlating to the story. Each card includes a picture from the story on one side and abridged text from the story on the other. Only 1 set is numbered (the teacher's set). About the Game: THIS IS A BRILLIANT TEACHING RESOURCE! There are a range of games you can play with these cards, including snap. Using two card sets, get children to match the words to the pictures, testing comprehension and reading skills. Use a single set and get the child to sequence the cards according to the story. There are also a range of group based games that are detailed on the box, like snap, and quartet. Dimensions : 268 x 245 mm 
Price: 32.95 AUD
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Teach Like a Champion 2.0: 62 Techniques That Put Students on the Path to College, Doug Lemov
2 Teach Like a Champion 2.0: 62 Techniques That Put Students on the Path to College
Doug Lemov USA John Wiley and Sons 2014 1118901851 / 9781118901854 Soft cover New Book 23.5 x 17.8 x 2.2 cm 
One of the most influential teaching guides ever updated! Teach Like a Champion 2.0 is a complete update to the international bestseller. This teaching guide is a must-have for new and experienced teachers alike. Over 700,000 teachers around the world already know how the techniques in this book turn educators into classroom champions. With ideas for everything from classroom management to inspiring student engagement, you will be able to perfect your teaching practice right away. The first edition of Teach Like a Champion influenced thousands of educators because author Doug Lemov's teaching strategies are simple and powerful. Now, updated techniques and tools make it even easier to put students on the path to college readiness. Here are just a few of the brand new resources available in the 2.0 edition: Over 70 new video clips of real teachers modeling the techniques in the classroom (note: for online access of this content, please visit A selection of never before seen techniques inspired by top teachers around the world Brand new structure emphasizing the most important techniques and step by step teaching guidelines Updated content reflecting the latest best practices from outstanding educators With the sample lesson plans, videos, and online community, you will be teaching like a champion in no time. The classroom techniques you'll learn in this book can be adapted to suit any context. Find out why Teach Like a Champion is a "teaching Bible" for so many educators worldwide. About the Author: Doug Lemov trains educators at Uncommon Schools, the nonprofit school management organization he helped found. He holds a Bachelor of Arts from Hamilton College, a Master of Arts from Indiana University, and an MBA from Harvard Business School. He is also the author, with Erica Woolway and Katie Yezzi, of Practice Perfect: 42 Rules for Getting Better at Getting Better. 
Price: 49.95 AUD
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Creative Yoga Games for Kids Volume 2: For ages 4 and up, Edna Reinhardt
3 Creative Yoga Games for Kids Volume 2: For ages 4 and up
Edna Reinhardt Australia Yoga Education Resources 0609722905015 Box Set New Book and Cards 
Edna Reinhardt is well known in Australia and overseas as a pioneering children's yoga teacher. This second volume of cards is a further exploration of creative yoga with kids. With clarity and purpose, Edna highlights in these lovely cards her proven ways of teaching that make for a constructive and fun learning environment. Eight boys and girls from 4 to 12yrs old demonstrate, beautifully, 50 yoga postures. The cards are 130x130mm and laminated. Included is a 28-page booklet full of inspiring ideas and unique music suggestions. If you liked volume one, you will love volume 2! 
Price: 34.95 AUD
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Reflections on Classroom Thinking Strategies 10th Edition Year 1-University, Eric Frangenheim
4 Reflections on Classroom Thinking Strategies 10th Edition Year 1-University
Eric Frangenheim Australia Rodin Educational Consultancy 2012 0957703759 / 9780957703759 10th Edition Soft cover New Book 29.6 x 21.0 x 0.9 cm 
Reflections on classroom thinking strategies. A book designed specifically to create a more successful classroom climate in which all students are empowered to be better thinkers. The four major parts of this book deal with:- Beliefs about the thinking classroom. Strategies for Analysis and Evaluation. Strategies for Creative Thinking. Strategies for Cooperative Thinking. There is also a bonus section in which the author has supplied a large range of posters for the classroom dealing with the subjects above. Everything in this book was forged and tested in the classroom. It is a book about teaching, by teachers, for teachers. It is designed to encourage passion for teaching with an eye on that important ingredient called FUN. Teachers are invited to reflect on how the ideas in this book can compliment what they do in the classroom, curriculum meetings and staff meetings. Enjoy it! About the Author: Eric Frangenheim is director of Rodin Educational Consultancy, providing professional and personal development for educators and parents. His company's mission statement is "Promoting Thinking in Learning". Eric is also a director of ITC Publications Pty Ltd and ITC Publications LLC, producing teacher resource materials. 
Price: 39.95 AUD
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Sound Waves Foundation Toolbox, Firefly Education
5 Sound Waves Foundation Toolbox
Firefly Education Australia Firefly Education 2013 1741352029 / 9781741352023 Box Set New Book 34.0 x 23.7 x 14.0 cm 
The Sound Waves Foundation Toolbox is essential for all Foundation Teachers. What you'll find in the Sound Waves Foundation Toolbox: Let's Sing the Sounds CD. Foundation Flashcards. Foundation Sound Cards (Both A4 & A5 size). Sound Cards A5 (Words and Graphemes). All packaged in a sturdy carry case. 
Price: 169.95 AUD
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Maths Handbook for Teachers and Parents: Explaining Mathematical Content and Proficiencies Years 3-9 Australian Curriculum, Jack Bana and Linda Marshall and Paul Swan
6 Maths Handbook for Teachers and Parents: Explaining Mathematical Content and Proficiencies Years 3-9 Australian Curriculum
Jack Bana and Linda Marshall and Paul Swan Australia RIC Publications 1922116793 / 9781922116796 Soft cover New Book 
Maths handbook for teachers and parents explains in detail the content of the Australian Mathematics Curriculum from Years 39 and in some cases beyond. It also includes a brief coverage of the content from early childhood up to Year 2. The authors, all experienced mathematics educators, give the simplest explanations of how to tackle maths problems, providing background information and clearly-worked examples. If you are not sure of the steps such as those required to teach students how to create and read a graph, complete a calculation or solve an equation in algebra, then this book is for you. There are also substantial sections on geometry, measurement and probability. The authors have tried to help the reader develop an understanding of the processes behind the mathematics taught and used in school. They have emphasised the use of number sense when performing a calculation and the important processes for solving problems, while at the same time explaining the reasons behind the processes. This book is the perfect companion to the best selling Maths terms and tables. 
Price: 24.95 AUD
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Visible Learning for Teachers: Maximizing Impact on Learning, John Hattie
7 Visible Learning for Teachers: Maximizing Impact on Learning
John Hattie UK Routledge 2011 0415690153 / 9780415690157 Soft cover New Book 22.7 x 17.7 x 1.9 cm 
University of Melbourne - Graduate School of Education EDUC90862: Evidence-based Practice In November 2008, John Hattie's ground-breaking book Visible Learning synthesised the results of more than fifteen years research involving millions of students and represented the biggest ever collection of evidence-based research into what actually works in schools to improve learning. Visible Learning for Teachers takes the next step and brings those ground breaking concepts to a completely new audience. Written for students, pre-service and in-service teachers, it explains how to apply the principles of Visible Learning to any classroom anywhere in the world. The author offers concise and user-friendly summaries of the most successful interventions and offers practical step-by-step guidance to the successful implementation of visible learning and visible teaching in the classroom. This book: * links the biggest ever research project on teaching strategies to practical classroom implementation * champions both teacher and student perspectives and contains step by step guidance including lesson preparation, interpreting learning and feedback during the lesson and post lesson follow up * offers checklists, exercises, case studies and best practice scenarios to assist in raising achievement * includes whole school checklists and advice for school leaders on facilitating visible learning in their institution * now includes additional meta-analyses bringing the total cited within the research to over 900 * comprehensively covers numerous areas of learning activity including pupil motivation, curriculum, meta-cognitive strategies, behaviour, teaching strategies, and classroom management. Visible Learning for Teachers is a must read for any student or teacher who wants an evidence based answer to the question; 'how do we maximise achievement in our schools?' 
Price: 54.95 AUD
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Letters and Sounds CD and Beginner's Book Pack QLD - Handwriting and Early Literacy for Queensland, Mary Schwenke
8 Letters and Sounds CD and Beginner's Book Pack QLD - Handwriting and Early Literacy for Queensland
Mary Schwenke Australia Firefly Education 2013 1741350506 / 9781741350500 Soft cover New Book and CD 
This pack includes both the Letters and Sounds Beginners Book and the Letters and Sounds Alphabet Song and Activities CD. Letters and Sounds Beginner's book Queensland teaches: Basic movements and patterns for handwriting. Names of upper case and lower case letters. Letter family groups. Initial sounds of letters. Spatial awareness. Phonic awareness. Listening to verses and jingles. Reading (CD). How to write/tracing. Speaking. Recognition of numerals. Pronunciation. Reading jingles. The Letters and Sounds Alphabet Song and Activities CD is a fun way for children to learn upper and lower case letters and their sounds. The songs are very catchy, making it easy for children to sing along while learning their letters and sounds. The CD also has fun listening activities that engage students with finger tracing, pencil tracing, colouring and clever read-along counting jingles. These activities are designed to: Promote active listening. Assist students to identify key words and concepts. Familiarise students with the concepts of rhyme and rhythm. Develop enquiry skills and enhance general knowledge. Improve fine motor skills. Develop correct pronunciation through informal modeling. The Letters and Sounds Alphabet Song and Activities CD can be used in conjunction with both the Letters and Sounds Beginner's Book or the easy-print charts and practice sheets included on the CD. 
Price: 24.95 AUD
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English Skills Practice Teacher's Guide Books A-F  RIC-6226, RIC
9 English Skills Practice Teacher's Guide Books A-F RIC-6226
RIC Australia RIC Publications 2016 1922116777 / 9781922116772 Soft cover New Book 
English Skills Practice. English skills practice is a series of six workbooks linked to the requirements of the Australian National Curriculum for each stage of primary school. The aim of the series is to provide comprehensive and structured daily practice of already-taught literacy and language skills in spelling, word study, punctuation and grammar in order to consolidate and develop a student's ability and confidence to use English. Each workbook has 150 days of questions, organised into 15 units of 10 days followed by a set of revision questions for each unit. The number of daily questions increases throughout the series from 10 to 20. Features: Repeated daily practice of already - taught literacy concepts and skills. Spelling, phonic analysis, word knowledge - such as meaning, derivation, suffixes, prefixes - and punctuation and grammar questions included for each day. A grammatical focus in each unit enabling teachers to revise a particular grammatical concept either before or after the completion of a day's work. A common theme in daily questions, providing a context to retain student interest. Opportunities for the identification of difficulties to inform future teaching activities for the whole class, a small group or for individual students. English skills practice is a supplement to any school's English program and provides daily opportunities for students to practise and consolidate their literacy skills. 
Price: 29.95 AUD
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Language and Literacy for the Early Years: Early Childhood Studies Series, Sally Neaum
10 Language and Literacy for the Early Years: Early Childhood Studies Series
Sally Neaum UK Sage Publications Ltd 2012 0857257412 / 9780857257413 Soft cover New Book 
Shortlisted for the 2013 Nursery World Awards! This is a focused text on early years' language and literacy for all students studying for degrees and foundation degrees in early childhood, early years and related disciplines and for candidates on EYPS pathways. It discusses language acquisition and development and covers development theory, talking with babies and the factors that affect development. Practical guidance on how to support children's language acquisition through rhymes, songs, story books and storytelling helps students see how theory links to practice. The text also examines the question 'what comes before phonics?' and includes interactive activities and theory focus features. About the Early Childhood Studies Series This series has been designed to support students of Early Years, Early Childhood Studies and related disciplines in popular modules of their course. Each text takes a focused look at a specific topic and approaches it in an accessible and user-friendly way. Features have been developed to help readers engage with the text and understand the subject from a number of different viewpoints. Activities pose questions to prompt thought and discussion and 'Theory Focus' boxes examine essential theory close-up for better understanding. This series is also applicable to EYPS candidates on all pathways. Other titles in the series include Early Childhood Studies, Childhood in Society for Early Childhood Studies, Child Development for Early Childhood Studies and Exploring Play for Early Childhood Studies. 
Price: 55.95 AUD
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