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    Dictionary of Word Origins-0 Dictionary of Word Origins-0
    This book aims to unravel where words come from. John Ayto is a top word expert and entertains all ages with this informative and humorous dictionary
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    In his landmark book, Steven Pinker shows how language is part of our genetic inheritance rather than a cultural creation. Destroying the myths about language that children learn to talk by copying parents, that grammatical standards are in decline, that English defies logic - Pinker reveals the innate human instinct to communicate that we are all born with.
  • This hardback book, by Lotttie Stride and subtitled 'Cool ways to Improve Your English', contains loads  of fascinating information about the English Language and makes it easy to get to grips with grammar. It helps to sort out spelling slip-ups, put a full stop to punctuation problems, conquer clauses and triumph over tenses.
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    If you have ever wanted to add a little Savoir Faire to your badinage or chutzpah to your spiel, then fear not, help is at hand. A Certain Je Ne Sais Quoi  is an entertaining jaunt through the legions of words, from aficionado to zeitgeist, that we English -speakers have pilfered from across the globe. Includes fascinating derivations and witty examples, as well as all the stories of just how and why we absorbed such exotic imports.
  • This powerful and practical best seller, examines remarkable  research and developments in brain functioning while continuing its successful tradition of translating this information into effective classroom strategies and activities. In this edition, best selling author David A. Sousa explores source material on brain research, including basic brain structures, how the brain processes information, memory and retention and the transfer of knowledge to enhance present and future  learning.
  • This small book is one of the NASEN "Spotlight on Educational needs' series. It is concerned with language and communication difficulties in children and young people and is written in a clear and readable style. It results from a collaborative writing activity between a teacher, an educational psychologist and a speech and language therapist.
  • From the Basic Skills Agency, this pocket-sized alphabetised reference book covers word definitions used in literacy. Words defined start with abbreviation, acronym and adjective. Some pages are left blank to enable the user to enter their own definitions of words as well as to refer to the ones given.the Basic Skills Agency, this small alphabetised reference book covering word definitions use in literacy. Some pages are left ball to enable the user to enter their own definitions of words as well as to refer to the ones given.
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    This book is a fun mix of reference and nostalgia, featuring all the mnemonics you'll ever need to know. Taking you back to the classroom, it contains an assortment of practical memory aids covering a range of different subject, including spelling; time and the calendar; mathematics; science formulae; historical facts; general trivia.
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    Dyslexia Dyspraxia and Mathematics is written by Dorian Yeo, a teacher with many years experience of teaching mathematics to primary school dyslexic and dyspraxia children with a wide range of abilities. The book is designed to be a practical teaching guide. It offers detailed guidance and specific teaching suggestions to all specialist teachers, support teachers, or classroom teachers  who either directly teach mathematics to dyslexic and dyspraxia children or who support the mathematics teaching programmes for dyslexic and dyspraxia children.
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    Teaching Literacy

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    Exploring literacy through a cross curricular approach, this book focuses upon the processes involved in understanding and composing text. In this book David Wray examines the role of texts in learning across the curriculum and includes:
    • Practical suggestions for enhancing literacy work in the classroom
    • Helpful hints and tips on how to improve the writing skills of your pupils
    • Advice on how literacy can be developed and applied across the curriculum.
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    This second edition by Gavin Reid has developed many of the themes and ideas  in the first edition. The overall theme of the book is to provides parents/carers and families with the knowledge and understanding of dyslexia. The aim is to provide parents with the confidence to deal with a range of professionals they may encounter at different stages of there child's education. The book also considers post school issues, such as college and the workplace. and provides insights into how dyslexia can be met beyond school. There's also a chapter on self esteem and and the emotional needs of learners with dyslexia.
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    This book by two of Europe's leading experts,Torleiv Hoien and Ingvar Lundberg, gathers together a vast amount of  international research on the causes and remediation of dyslexia. It presents a cognitive model of the normal reading process and a processes-analytic diagnostic model. Much of the material appears in English for the first time.  
  • This is a comprehensive mathematics dictionary for students working towards higher examinations. Easy to use - Clear thematically-organised entries give simple, accurate definitions and are supported by useful diagrams, tables and equations. All the words you need- Fully explains the language of the KS3/4 curriculum.
  • This book aims to introduce the reader to imaginative mathematics activities that maximise the brain's learning potential. Demonstrating instructional principles discussed in David A. Sousa's best seller 'How the Brain Learns Mathematics', this resource provides brain-friendly, ready-to-use mathematics lessons for grades 4-5. Teachers will find step-by-step guidance and all the necessary reproducible resources for mathematics instruction that involves group work, reflection, movement and visualisation.  
  • Highly respected Author and researcher David A. Sousa explains the latest neuroscience findings in practical understandable terms and discusses the impact this information has for teaching mathematics at all grade levels. How the Brain Learns covers the cognitive mechanisms for learning mathematics, the environmental and developmental factors that contribute to mathematics difficulties and ways to differentiate mathematics instruction.  
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    This is an essential resource for teachers, classroom assistants and special educational needs co-ordinators (SENCOs) who help dyslexic and dyscalculic children with their understanding of mathematics.Written in an accessible style with a wide variety of illustrations, this practical book reveals helpful ways in which to tackle both simple and complex concepts with students of all ages.