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Superb Social Skills in the Classroom

Put superb social skills within reach of children in your classroom. This series will help them to develop critical and more sophisticated social strategies and stronger relationships. Associated activities provide children with structured learning opportunities to play and practise newly learnt social skills that will set them up to succeed in many different social situations. Topics include friendship, decision-making, self-esteem, routines and dealing with school life.

Ages: 5-10 years

About the Author

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Janet Bruce has taught at all levels of the primary school in Australia. As a curriculum coordinator, her primary responsibilities were to develop the school-based English curriculum. Janet developed the guided reading programme while teaching lower primary students and adapted it when teaching other grade levels. As coordinator of the Schools Student Welfare Support Group she facilitated group discussion between parents and teachers of children experiencing social difficulties to develop achieveable goals and practical ideas to assist the children.

Essential Resources believes in empowering educators to teach to their full potential so that they can inspire a lifelong love of learning and help build an equable and kind world.

To achieve our aspirations, we support our superstars – the teachers and parents who influence and educate children today and the future generations. Our superstars are busy, smart and inspirational. We partner with expert educators, editors, designers and web developers to create excellent education solutions that help them be the best they can be.

Our resource provide teachers with the lesson plans, tools and strategies they need to make a difference, supporting students’ learning through each stage of primary education. Strongly grounded by what works in the classroom, our content scaffolds students to become analytical thinkers, problem solvers and idea generators whilst enjoying the process of learning.