Katie Pennicott is the national winner in 2017 of the ASG Australasian National Awards for Excellence in Teaching. Her new book, Accelerate Progress with Writing, sets out a practical programme complete with the tools and lesson plans that address central dimensions of effective teaching practice includes simple routines that link together to integrate purposeful learning in writing into daily, weekly and long-term plans.
Each Building Maths Fitness book is packed with 20 weeks of daily maths cards. Aimed at 10- to 12-year-old students, the cards gradually become more difficult as the weeks progress. Each week the types of problems stay the same, just the numbers change. During the course of the week the students will gain confidence and show progress with their learning. Answers cards are provided.
Designed for reading to children, JillE Books are perfect for developing vocabulary and an awareness of sounds and rhymes. The books do this with a mix of highly visual illustrations and layout, rhythmical texts and humour. The award-winning author, Jill Eggleton QSO, is an internationally recognised literacy consultant and teacher.
Offering meaningful and motivating hands-on activities that develop students’ skills in science investigation along with their scientific knowledge, Emergency Science – Surviving Natural Disasters demonstrates clearly how understanding emergency science concepts can literally save lives.
Aimed at developing curious minds, this book combines SOLO Taxonomy with current theories on how students learn and effective pedagogies. It investigates the increasing complexity of the science capability of gathering and interpreting data through a series of simple paired experiments in contexts that are familiar to students.
Children need to engage in active, social and physical learning experiences to find out about the world and form new ideas. It is through such experiences that children become capable of logical, creative and critical thought. The Developing Early Skills Outdoors series aims to highlight the unique qualities of the outdoor learning environment for teaching basic skills and concepts.
Reflecting the great diversity of cultures in the region, Poetry in Multicultural Oceania is enriched with a multitude of Aboriginal Australian, Māori, Pasifika, Asian and other voices in Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand. The central mission of this series is to guide and inspire students to reflect, explore and write poems drawing on their own unique perspectives and experiences of culture. Check out the latest book in this series.
Students will find their logical next steps in Analysing Scientific Experiments, from which they can experience the satisfaction of getting real meaning from experimental results. The activities will help develop the range of analytical and statistical skills they need to interpret their results and use their understanding of scientific principles to reach sound conclusions.
The A to Z of Special Needs is an indispensable reference book providing educators with accurate and timely information on a wide range of disabilities and conditions which can exist in childhood. It covers over 30 conditions describing related terms, key features, incidence and diagnosis, implications for teaching and learning, and adaptations or strategies.
With the support of Healthy Eating, Healthy Living, schools and teachers can empower their students to make informed decisions about what they eat and do. The series links theory closely to students’ own experiences of food and helps to create the momentum needed for making wise lifestyle choices.
Story Seekers is designed to lift reluctant readers’ literacy skills through easy-reading, high-interest texts and engage learners with a background other than English. Written at an approximately 7-year-old reading level, the books have a strong appeal to 10- to 12-year old readers. The Activity Book offers teaching ideas and cross-curricular activities.