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  • This book by Jenny Mosley and Helen Sonnet provides a comprehensive collection of tried and tested old favourites together with brand new innovative games that will enhance children's self-esteem. Drawing on their in-depth knowledge and experience of teaching group games. Jenny
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    101 Games for Social Skills-0 101 Games for Social Skills-0
    This book is full of creative and dynamic games that will help children to develop positive relationships and learn the skills of healthy interations. The activities are suitable for schools, youth groups, health departments and social services. Having fun is one of the best ways to learn.
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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.
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    Susan Bentham, Senior Lecturer in Education, has provided an accessible text for teaching assistants who wish to help students most effectively in the classroom. This book builds on the success of a best selling previous edition. It provides informative, yet down-to-earth commentary with clear examples of how this knowledge can be applied in everyday practice.  
  • In this step by step guide, Tom Hartmann reveals how hunters make excellent entrepreneurs, sharing ADHD success stories from Fortune 500 CEOs, inventors, small business owners and his own hands-on experiences in launching new businesses. Drawing on solid scientific and psychological principles, he provides easy-to-follow organisational strategies, tips to maintain focus and create a distraction-free workspace and tools to set goals, build a business plan and discover the right project to keep you motivated.
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    The aim of this practical and user-friendly A-Z handbook by Harry Ayersa, is to enable the interested reader to gain quick and easy access to entries related to, or associated with emotional and behavioural difficulties. It focuses on adult problems as well as those of children and adolescents.
  • Answers to First Aid is Science is a support book providing all the answers to exercises and revision tests set out in the main text 'First Aid in Science' by the same author.
  • This book by  Don Shiach provides a clear, lively introduction to the basic rules of English grammar, with the emphasis on the importance of grammar  for clear self expression. It includes a wide range of examples, exercises and activities and is ideal for -
    • preparing to take Key Stage 3 tests
    • preparing for GCSe exams
    •  improving  written communications skills
  • This book by  Don Shiach provides a clear, lively introduction to the basic rules of written English, with the emphasis on the importance of well written English  for clear self expression. It is ideal for -
    • preparing to take Key Stage 3 tests
    • preparing for GCSe exams
    • improving written communication skills
     
  • 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.  
  • Bridges to Success, by Olive Hickmott, offers gifted and challenged individuals a completely new perspective on their current experience of learning difficulties, empowering them to achieve what they thought was  impossible. And if you simply want to improve your literacy, numeracy, concentration, memory and clarity of thought, then this book is for you- no diagnosis necessary.
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    Occupational Therapy approaches - Practical Strategies for the Inclusion of Special Needs in Primary school,  is a highly practical resource for the primary years written by the authors of the successful  handbook 'Occupational Therapy approaches for Secondary Special Needs'
  • Written by a teenage dyspraxia, this inspiring book is a unique practical guide for dyspraxics and those around them. Victoria Bigss talks about both the direct effects of her 'learning difference'- disorganisation, clumsiness and poor short term memory- and the other difficulties that she and fellow dyspraxics encounter, such as bullying, low self-esteem and loneliness. This is essential reading for anyone who seeks to know about the issues, from the dyspraxic's point of view.
  • This is a clear, easy-to-use dictionary that provides comprehensive coverage of words essential for adult life. Designed and compiled with the advice of basic skills tutors to ensure that it meets the particular needs of adult learners and their teachers. It is an invaluable resource for both dictionary work and everyday reference.  
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    In this second edition Bill Rogers, master of behaviour management, shows us that being and effective teacher isn't a result of God given gifts of charisma and presence, but can be developed through a series of specific skills and actions. At some pointing every teacher's career he/she will encounter the 'hard class'. But as demanding as it may be, a difficult class does not have to dominate . Topics  include: identifying what makes a class `hard′; developing a class behaviour plan; developing colleague support; following up on disruptive students; changing patterns of bad behaviour; and assisting relief teachers and the hard class. As well as constructive ideas and strategies, it also highlights the normality of the pressures and stress felt by teachers dealing with these classes.
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    Descriptosaurus by Alison Wilcox builds on the vocabulary and descriptive phrases used in the original best selling 'Descriptosaurus' and within the context of fantasy, develops the structure and use of the words and phrases to promote colourful cinematic writing. This essential guide will enable children to take their writing to the next level. It incorporates the essential skills and creative devices that are used in other genres, while extending the two themes of battles, sieges, magic and mystery to unleash children's imaginations. The new system also provides a contextual alternative to grammar textbooks and will assist children in acquiring, understanding and applying the grammar they will need to improve their writing both creative and technical.