Autism – A Guide for Educators, Clinicians, and Parents is an interdisciplinary study of the diagnosis and treatment for the growing number of children with autism. The book is the result of extensive research and personal experiences of educators and private practice clinicians who wish to share practical and useful information to their colleagues and parents of the children they serve.$50.00
A Guide for Teachers and Parents
Written by two leading Paediatric Occupational Therapists. This comprehensive manual identifies the skills required by children to use scissors efficiently and effectively. The guide follows the development from pre-scissor skills through to cutting out circles and complex shapes.
Are you supporting children with Early Language Development? These 25 informational and activity-based handouts will help you tell parents and caregivers at home how they can stimulate language development in their young ones. Copy the black and white handouts or print colour versions from the CD-ROM.
This beautiful picture books takes children on a journey through emotions associated with anxiety and shows simple yet effective ways to help manage them. Aroha shows children a tool that she uses for each emotion which includes; movement or exercise, belly breathing or diaphragmatic breathing, mindfulness and connecting with others and sharing our worries.
At the back of the book, there is a section for parents and/or teachers to explore the tools in more depth. This section expands on the beautiful poem and opens up conversations with our children. Asking questions around those emotions to make it easier for children to recognise the emotion, and then a simple way to manage it.$19.95
Aroha’s Way is a bestselling picture book for children around uncomfortable emotions; fear, apprehension, worrying thoughts and nervousness with ways to manage them.
Come along on a journey with Aroha, as she wards off nervousness, fear, worrying thoughts and apprehension, with simple, yet effective tools that everyone can use.$19.95
English spelling has an undeserved reputation as unreliable and riddled with frustrating quirks. In the pages of this book, you’ll find stories, examples, and explanations that will reorient your perspective and reveal the integrated system that makes sense of the spelling of English words.
This book will answer questions like these:
- Why is there a W in answer and an L in talk?
- What is going on with words like move and comfortable?
- Why isn’t hasten spelled like basin or mason?
When we help young children label their emotions, it helps them to understand and manage what they are feeling and to improve their emotional literacy as they grow.
This book is a simplified version from the best-selling book, How Do I Feel? A Dictionary of Emotions for Children. It helps to introduce our little wildlings to emotions and how they might look, using other toddlers so they can recognise themselves in the illustrations, which is very important.
When big emotions come to visit, use the simple belly-breathing tool at the back to help your child find their way back to calm. This is a simple yet effective tool in helping children manage big emotions. Used regularly it can really help a child to learn to manage and regulate their own emotions over time.$18.95
Our pupils’ success will be defined by their ability to read fluently and skilfully. But despite universal acceptance of reading’s vital importance, the reading gap in our classroom remains, and it is linked to an array of factors, such as parental wealth, education and book ownership, as well as classroom practice. To close this gap, we need to ensure that every teacher has the knowledge and skill to teach reading with confidence.
In Closing the Reading Gap, Alex Quigley explores the intriguing history and science of reading, synthesising the debates and presenting a wealth of usable evidence about how children develop most efficiently as successful readers. Offering practical strategies for teachers at every phase of their teaching career, as well as tackling issues such as dyslexia and the role of technology, the book helps teachers to be an expert in how pupils ‘learn to read’ as well as how they ‘read to learn’ and explores how reading is vital for unlocking a challenging academic curriculum for every student.
With a focus on nurturing pupils’ will and skill to read for pleasure and purpose, this essential volume provides practical solutions to help all teachers create a rich reading culture that will enable every student to thrive in school and far beyond the school gates.$34.99
As teachers grapple with the challenge of a new, bigger and more challenging school curriculum, at every key stage and phase, success can feel beyond our reach. But what if there were 50,000 small solutions to help us bridge that gap?
In Closing the Vocabulary Gap, the author explores the increased demands of an academic curriculum and how closing the vocabulary gap between our ‘word poor’ and ‘word rich’ students could prove the vital difference between school failure and success.
This must-read book presents the case for teacher-led efforts to develop students’ vocabulary and provides practical solutions for teachers across the curriculum, incorporating easy-to-use tools, resources and classroom activities.$34.99
William Van Cleave
This text serves as a teacher’s reference tool for instructing students using the Orton-Gillingham & other multisensory approaches. Easy to use format, essential teaching principles, expansive word lists covering basic and advanced concepts, index of commonly used resources, short history of the language and dozens of updated lists.
- easy-to-use format
- essential teaching principles
- expansive word lists covering basic and advanced concepts
- hints for teachers
- index of commonly used resources
- short history of the language
- dozens of updated lists
Teaching children mindfulness through the senses at a young age can help them build confidence, learn to cope with stress and realise they can overcome challenging moments in their life. Using the fun ‘Five, Four, Three, Two, One’ rhyme is an easy way for children to remember to use their senses to find their way back to calm.
From the authors of the best-selling range of books about emotions including: Aroha’s Way: A children’s guide through emotions, Let It Go: Emotions are energy in motion, Aroha Knows and How Do I Feel? A Dictionary of Emotions for Children. The Wildling Crew are sharing yet another way that you and your children can regulate your emotions together.
Also, look in the book to find the ‘five things’ that the character could use. What could he see, feel, hear, smell and taste?$19.95