Written by teachers who specialise in using technology in the classroom, Digital Technologies in the Classroom sets out engaging lessons with learning outcomes to build a strong foundation in digital technologies with a mix of both “plugged” and “unplugged” activities. It’s suitable for classroom teachers and specialist teachers with minimal experience in the subject.
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.
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.
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.
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.