Learning To Be Honest Kind And Friendly For 5 To 7 Year Olds

Author: Karen Brunskill
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1848605463
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Includes CD-Rom The four books in the series provide a whole-school value based programme for young people from five to twelve years of age. They help in the creation of wellbeing and resilience in students by introducing and developing a range of values and behaviours that will assist with social and emotional health. The series is well differentiated for the target age group and each volume follows a similar format: o introduction; o guidance on how to use the materials; o links to curriculum areas; o comprehensive teacher notes on each theme. The themes are based around stories which will engage young people and these are accompanied by worksheets and follow up activities. Each book can be used individually or together as a complete programme to promote pro-social values. All the books will help young people to: o have a sense of belonging; o identify their talents; o develop proactive problem solving; o enhance positive social orientation; o encourage an optimistic sense of fun.

Circle Solutions For Student Wellbeing

Author: Sue Roffey
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1446297950
Size: 69.98 MB
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'This is a very practical guide to a teaching approach that enables children to become more powerful learners; it is also an opportunity to spend time with a big-hearted person who understands what happens for children in school and how circles can help them grow.' - James Park, PROGRESS Director, Human Scale Education (www.progress-hse.org) 'Grounded in contemporary research, Roffey ignites the reader's conviction that 'I can do this too!' Gifting the educator with a treasure chest of fresh, engaging, practical and applicable ideas, this book makes it possible for every teacher to build both the learning and well-being of all young people.' - Kerry Bird, Project Manager for Personal and Social Development Education in Catholic Education - Cairns and Brisbane First published as Circle Time for Emotional Literacy, this new edition has been updated to reflect how the Circle Solutions philosophy and pedagogy can be used to build relationships and resilience for children and young people. Putting current research on wellbeing into practice, Circle Solutions addresses issues not incidents, solutions rather than problems, and strengths rather than deficits, providing a framework for student engagement and learning. New to this edition: a chapter on promoting the positive: thoughts, feelings and approaches more anti-bullying strategies, with cyber-bullying covered explicitly a quick reference appendix of games ways of embedding Circle Solutions as a tool for wellbeing updated and expanded resources. Activities and games included in the book promote positive communication skills, empathy and connectedness, class cohesion and co-operation, friendship skills and ethical behaviour. The book is suitable for all phases of education. Interview with Sue Roffey! Attend the Fulfilling Lives: Worldwide Online Summit 6-10 May 2014 More info and register free at http://revolutionarylives.com/summit

Lucky Ducky

Author: Doreen Mulryan
Publisher: Abrams
ISBN: 1613129238
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Ducky is unlucky—somehow things just always seem to go wrong. So he decides to look for a four-leaf clover; that will do the trick! But when he goes to the park, there is none to be found. However, what Ducky finds instead is much greater: he meets Piggy, Bunny, and Pup and realizes that having friends makes him the luckiest duck of all! Lucky Ducky is a bright and bubbly new picture book that shows young readers how luck is all about how you perceive it and that anyone has the power to turn his or her luck around.

Old School Comfort Food

Author: Alex Guarnaschelli
Publisher: Clarkson Potter
ISBN: 0307956563
Size: 79.81 MB
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How does one become an Iron Chef and a Chopped judge on Food Network—and what does she really cook at home? Alex Guarnaschelli grew up in a home suffused with a love of cooking, where soufflés and cheeseburgers were equally revered. The daughter of a respected cookbook editor and a Chinese cooking enthusiast, Alex developed a passion for food at a young age, sealing her professional fate. Old-School Comfort Food shares her journey from waist-high taste-tester to trained chef who now adores spending time in the kitchen with her daughter, along with the 100 recipes for how she learned to cook—and the way she still loves to eat. Here are Alex’s secrets to great home cooking, where humble ingredients and familiar preparations combine with excellent technique and care to create memorable meals. Alex brings her recipes to life with reminiscences of everything from stealing tomatoes from her aunt’s garden and her first bite of her mother’s pâté to being one of the few women in the kitchen of a renowned Parisian restaurant and serving celebrity clientele in her own successful New York City establishments. With 75 color photographs and ephemera, Old-School Comfort Food is Alex’s love letter to deliciousness.

The Friendly Duck

Author: Gina Ingoglia
Publisher: Golden Books
ISBN: 9780307100696
Size: 63.57 MB
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When a little boy who lives in a farmhouse fails to show up for his daily visit to a duck, Duck traces the boy's usual route in reverse, passing all the farm animals, and pays a visit to the boy, who unfortunately is sick in bed.

The Life Changing Magic Of Not Giving A F Ck

Author: Sarah Knight
Publisher: Little, Brown
ISBN: 0316270733
Size: 48.72 MB
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THE "GENIUS" (Cosmopolitan) NATIONAL BESTSELLER ON THE ART OF CARING LESS AND GETTING MORE--FROM THE AUTHOR OF GET YOUR SH*T TOGETHER AND YOU DO YOU Are you stressed out, overbooked, and underwhelmed by life? Fed up with pleasing everyone else before you please yourself? It's time to stop giving a f*ck. This brilliant, hilarious, and practical parody of Marie Kondo's bestseller The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up explains how to rid yourself of unwanted obligations, shame, and guilt--and give your f*cks instead to people and things that make you happy. The easy-to-use, two-step NotSorry Method for mental decluttering will help you unleash the power of not giving a f*ck about: Family drama Having a "bikini body" Iceland Co-workers' opinions, pets, and children And other bullsh*t! And it will free you to spend your time, energy, and money on the things that really matter. So what are you waiting for? Stop giving a f*ck and start living your best life today!

Pax

Author: Sara Pennypacker
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0062377035
Size: 78.64 MB
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National Book Award Longlist * New York Times Bestseller * An Amazon Best Book of the Year From bestselling and award-winning author Sara Pennypacker comes a beautifully wrought, utterly compelling novel about the powerful relationship between a boy and his fox. Pax is destined to become a classic, beloved for generations to come. Pax and Peter have been inseparable ever since Peter rescued him as a kit. But one day, the unimaginable happens: Peter's dad enlists in the military and makes him return the fox to the wild. At his grandfather's house, three hundred miles away from home, Peter knows he isn't where he should be—with Pax. He strikes out on his own despite the encroaching war, spurred by love, loyalty, and grief, to be reunited with his fox. Meanwhile Pax, steadfastly waiting for his boy, embarks on adventures and discoveries of his own. . . .

Raising Self Esteem In Primary Schools

Author: Margaret Collins
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1446263878
Size: 10.38 MB
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Children with low self-esteem will have difficulty in partaking in classroom lessons and succeeding. If we want to help children in the primary school to achieve the positive outcomes set out in the Every Child Matters agenda, we need to ensure all children have a healthy self-esteem. This book seeks to give adults in schools tools to look at the way they could enhance self esteem in children. The book comes with an accompanying CD-Rom which contains: - inset sessions for all adults in the school - workshops specifically aimed at non-teaching personnel, including mid-day supervisors - sessions for teachers and classroom assistants - classroom lessons and activity sheets for the children which can form part of your school's personal, social and health education (PSHE) programme. This book is a whole school training programme for raising self-esteem and is essential reading for all those working in primary education. Margaret Collins is a former headteacher of infant and first schools. She is now Senior Visiting Fellow in the School of Education at the University of Southampton. She researches children's perceptions of health education topics, writes teaching materials for children, books and articles on PSHE. Visit the author's own website here!

My Sweet Audrina

Author: V.C. Andrews
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1501138847
Size: 17.63 MB
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Contains excerpt of Whitefern, sequel to My sweet Audrina.

Lulu And The Duck In The Park

Author: Hilary McKay
Publisher: Albert Whitman and Company
ISBN: 080754809X
Size: 36.77 MB
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When Lulu finds a duck egg that has rolled out of its nest, she takes it to class to keep it safe. Lulu isn't allowed to bring pets to school. But she's not really breaking the rules because it's just an egg. Surely nothing bad will happen...