New resources for loan

Flipped Learning: Gateway to Student Engagement

By Jonathan Bergmann and Aaron Sams. Eugene, OR; Washington, DC: International Society for Technology in Education, 2014

“Flipped classroom pioneers Jonathan Bergmann and Aaron Sams take their revolutionary education philosophy to the next level in Flipped learning … Flipping, combined with individualised learning strategies, changes everything. Flipped learning is loaded with powerful stories from across curriculum and grade levels as well as technology coordinators and professional learning specialists who share how they were able to go deeper into content, let students’ curiosity take learning further, and develop positive relationships” (back cover).

Energy & Wellbeing Pocketbook (2nd edition)

By Gillian Burn. Alresford, Hants: Management Pocketbooks, 2014

This pocketbook, full of tips and techniques, includes chapters on what energy is, exercise, nutrition, creating an energetic environment, creating time for yourself and devising an energy action plan.

Red flags: How to Spot Frenemies, Underminers and Toxic People in Every Part of Your Life

By Wendy L. Patrick. Collingwood, Vic: Nero, an imprint of Schwartz Publishing Pty Ltd, 2015

The author “offers simple strategies for identifying and guarding yourself against deceptive or potentially damaging relationships … With Red flags, learn empowerment, exercise assertion, and cultivate the defences you need to protect yourself and others from being undermined, manipulated, or victimised” (back cover).

Getting the Buggers to Behave (fifth edition)

By Sue Cowley. London; New York: Bloomsbury Education, 2014

“The advice ranges from the basics of behaviour management to ‘how to deal with the class from hell’ and is applicable whether you are working in the early years, primary, secondary or further education with level-specific examples in every chapter... In this brand new edition, Sue takes a detailed look at the use of incentives for managing behaviour, describes how to implement a restorative justice approach in order to change children’s behaviour and also identifies the ten most common forms of misbehaviour and how to deal with them” (back cover).

Drama for Early Childhood

By Katherine Zachest. Strawberry Hills, NSW: Currency Press, 2015

Drama for early childhood" contains forty simple, easy to follow lesson plans appropriate for children between the ages of 3-8 years old. Including over 2000 individual activities, vocal activities and character work as well as activities involving costume, puppet making and script work, this book is a practical and invaluable resource for teachers and early childhood educators wishing to provide a vibrant, innovative and engaging drama experience” (back cover).

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