K-12 Education

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Transforming the Canadian History Classroom

Imagining a New "We"

UBC Press

Transforming the Canadian History Classroom is a call for a radically innovative practice that places students – the stories they carry and the histories they want to be part of – at the centre of history education.

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School Readiness and the Characteristics of Effective Learning

The Essential Guide for Early Years Practitioners

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

With large numbers of children starting school unprepared, this book gives vital guidance on understanding, assessing and ensuring school readiness. It includes a wide range of practical ideas to assist early years professionals in planning learning experiences that will help to prepare children for the transition to school.

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Am I Safe Here?

LGBTQ Teens and Bullying in Schools

UBC Press, On Point Press

Am I Safe Here? treats LGBTQ students as the experts in their own schools, revealing that, to achieve safety and equity, nothing less than a total culture change is needed.

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Insider’s Guide to K–12 Education in BC

UBC Press, Pacific Educational Press

This comprehensive guide offers real-life answers to real-life questions about British Columbia’s school system.

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Engaging Imagination in Ecological Education

Practical Strategies for Teachers

UBC Press, Pacific Educational Press

This book illustrates how to connect students to the natural world and encourage them to care about a more sustainable, ecologically secure planet.

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Children at Their Best

Understanding and Using the Five Elements to Develop Children's Full Potential for Parents, Teachers, and Therapists

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

The authors describe an exciting new way of understanding a child's development by looking at how the Five Elements of Chinese thought can explain patterns of behaviour. They list the problems that can occur if a child's elements are not in balance and presents approaches and activities to help them become more balanced, happier and more resilient.

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“Don’t Be So Gay!”

Queers, Bullying, and Making Schools Safe

UBC Press

Queer students speak out in a book that seeks to address the problem of homophobic bullying in schools.

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Laying the Foundations, Second Edition

A practical guide to sex and relationships education in primary schools

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, National Children's Bureau

Laying the Foundations enables primary school staff to develop and review their sex and relationships education (SRE) policy and prepare teachers to plan and deliver lessons.

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Asperkids

An Insider's Guide to Loving, Understanding and Teaching Children with Asperger Syndrome

Jessica Kingsley Publishers
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AD/HD Homework Challenges Transformed!

Creative Ways to Achieve Focus and Attention by Building on AD/HD Traits

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Original and creative strategies that harness ADHD traits and help children complete homework successfully.

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