The age-old art of storytelling remains the same but the medium has changed dramatically. With the cloud-based cross-platform tools, students have any time, anywhere access. They can create dynamic content that they can share in a variety of ways. Digital Fluency – Storytelling in the Cloud explores new ways in which students can tell and share their stories within the context of a future-focused curriculum.
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.
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.
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.
With a focus on issues of immediate relevance to students’ own lives, Teaching Media Literacy through Contemporary Issues prompts them to explore who created a message and why, what techniques it uses and what points of view it includes or omits. In completing the activities, students will develop their analytical and critical thinking skills plus help them form their own well-grounded opinions.
Research showing many boys are disengaged from the process of writing has laid down the challenge; Writing Success for Boys responds. Boys won’t be able to resist its inclusive, purposeful writing programme, which puts fun and creativity at centre stage. This resource cleverly connects the dots between boys and literacy, engagement in literacy, the rhythm of learning and master teaching.
Written to be approachable and useful, Accelerate Progress with Writing, sets out a practical programme complete with the tools and lesson plans that address central dimensions of effective teaching practice. It includes simple routines that link together to integrate purposeful learning in writing into daily, weekly and long-term plans.
Building Strong Mathematicians has been designed to introduce and consolidate skills with number and algebra strategies outlined in the curriculum. This series sparks interest with fun activities to capture students’ imaginations and keep them practising. It provides extensive support material to guide students through the activities plus the answers are included.