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.
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.
Intentionally presenting each concept in a number of ways, the activities in Be Maths Smart! reinforce learning while keeping the work varied and stimulating. The series features an assessment rubric tracking the three progressions of higher order thinking (HOT) – surface, deep and conceptual with each activity.
As a potential-based programme, Accelerate Progress with Oral Language responds to students' prior knowledge and experiences while supporting growth and development. Anchored by a clear routine and essential dimensions of effective teaching practice, recognises the importance of variety: it changes the motivation, igniters, focus and tasks regularly.
Forensic Science – Book 2 encourages students to experience the excitement that a forensic scientist feels when performing investigations and drawing conclusions from the findings. They will think carefully about the nature of science, the problem-solving processes used in science and the validity and reliability of investigative techniques and what constitutes evidence.
Making Connections aims to guide students to make connections in a purposeful and meaningful way. Intertextual connections are made and the philosophies underpinning the themes are explored. Information sheets draw together the rich range of creative ideas presented and worksheets help students to consolidate the information and practise their connection-making skills.
The new Book 3 supports teachers to get the most out of the questions their students may ask about physics as it offers a wealth of scaffolded and differentiated activities. Book 1 helps students gain an in-depth understanding of the nature of light, colour, reflection and energy, plus the concepts and terminology of electricity while Book 2 focusses on the physics of sport.
Healthy Eating, Healthy Living shows how schools and teachers can support and empower their students to make informed decisions about what they eat and do. It introduces basic nutritional concepts, provides elementary information about vitamins and body structures then explores the concept of food groups and encourages learning through an investigative approach. The series also links theory closely to students’ own experiences of food.