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            Dear Parents: Letters from the Teacher-Your Children, Their Education, and How You Can Help
             

            Dear Parents: Letters from the Teacher-Your Children, Their Education, and How You Can Help (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Stroud, Gabbie

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              4 Feb 20

            So many parents are buying the government line about standardised testing of students and programs like NAPLAN and MySchool, which somehow satisfy the 'consumer' in many people as they think they are getting results because of ranking and comparisons. But what these parents don't... seem to realise is what those new ways of assessing students' skills are actually doing to their kids' ability to learn the crucial life skills and appreciation for learning that has thus far been the primary aim of teaching. In this funny, heartfelt and passionate series of letters to the Mothers and Fathers of Australia, Gabbie Stroud makes a plea to all parents to understand the fundamental changes to the way their children are being taught, and the results of such a process on the development of future generations. She wants parents to understand their responsibility as primary educators and to appreciate the benefits to their kids of the life-long benefits that committed and dedicated teachers can bring to them.
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            ISBN 9781760875268
            Published NZ 4 Feb 2020
            Publisher Allen & Unwin
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            Indigenous Philosophies of Education Around the World
              

            Indigenous Philosophies of Education Around the World (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            Edited by Petrovic, John; Mitchell, Roxanne

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              31 Mar 20

            This volume explores conceptualizations of indigeneity and the ways that indigenous philosophies can and should inform educational policy and practice. Beginning with questions and philosophies of indigeneity itself, the volume then covers the indigenous philosophies and practice...s of a range of communities-including Sami, Maori, Walpiri, Navajo and Kokama peoples. Chapter authors examine how these different ideals can inform and create meaningful educational experiences for communities that reflect indigenous ways of life. By applying them in informing a philosophy of education that is particular and relevant to a given indigenous community, this study aims to help policy makers and educational practitioners create meaningful educational experiences.
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            ISBN 9780367431501
            Released NZ 31 Mar 2020
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education
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            Pedagogy of Hope: Reliving Pedagogy of the Oppressed
             

            Pedagogy of Hope: Reliving Pedagogy of the Oppressed (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Freire, Paulo

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            Paulo Freire explores the development and impact of the ideas developed in his masterpiece, Pedagogy of the Oppressed.

            ISBN 9781472533401
            Released NZ 24 Apr 2014
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Bloomsbury Revelations
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            Natural Born Learners: Our Incredible Capacity to Learn and How We Can Harness It
             

            Natural Born Learners: Our Incredible Capacity to Learn and How We Can Harness It (Paperback)

            By Beard, Alex

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            A journey into the future of learning that shows how our next generation can learn to thrive in the coming age of education

            ISBN 9781474604734
            Released NZ 9 Apr 2019
            Publisher Orion Publishing
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            The Incredible Teenage Brain: Everything You Need to Know to Unlock Your Teen's Potential

            The Incredible Teenage Brain: Everything You Need to Know to Unlock Your Teen's Potential (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Hohnen, Bettina; Gilmour, Jane; Murphy, Tara; Illustrated by Broadley, Douglas; Foreword by Blakemore, Sarah Jayne

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            An accessible, expert guide to the incredible potential of the teen brain from 3 psychologists. The authors give practical tips and advice based on the very latest research that reappraises the adolescent years as an exciting and unique period of development, showing how we can b...est support teens' emotional, social and intellectual development.
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            ISBN 9781785925573
            Released NZ 15 Oct 2019
            Publisher Jessica Kingsley Publishers
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            The Wonder Approach: Rescuing Children's Innate Desire to Learn

            The Wonder Approach: Rescuing Children's Innate Desire to Learn (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By L'Ecuyer, Catherine

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            Accessibly brings together and interprets the latest research in neuroscience, psychology, paediatrics and education (inspired by Maria Montessori) and the timeless conclusions of ancient philosophers to illuminate the author's wonder-based approach to parenting and learning.

            ISBN 9781472143853
            Released NZ 24 Sep 2019
            Publisher Little, Brown Book Group
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            The Growth Mindset Coach: A Teacher's Month-by-Month Handbook for Empowering Students to Achieve
             

            The Growth Mindset Coach: A Teacher's Month-by-Month Handbook for Empowering Students to Achieve (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Brock, Annie; Hundley, Heather

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            Created by teachers for teachers, this is the ultimate guide for unleashing students' potential through creative lessons, empowering messages and innovative teaching. With the tools in this book, you can motivate your students to believe in themselves and achieve anything. --

            ISBN 9781612436012
            Released NZ 18 Oct 2016
            Publisher Ulysses Press
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            Boys Don't Try? Rethinking Masculinity in Schools

            Boys Don't Try? Rethinking Masculinity in Schools (Paperback)

            By Pinkett, Matt; Roberts, Mark

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            There is a significant problem in our schools: too many boys are struggling. The list of things to concern teachers is long. Disappointing academic results, a lack of interest in studying, higher exclusion rates, increasing mental health issues, sexist attitudes, an inability to ...express emotions... Traditional ideas about masculinity are having a negative impact, not only on males, but females too. In this ground-breaking book, Matt Pinkett and Mark Roberts argue that schools must rethink their efforts to get boys back on track. Boys Don't Try? examines the research around key topics such as anxiety and achievement, behaviour and bullying, schoolwork and self-esteem. It encourages the reader to reflect on how they define masculinity and consider what we want for boys in our schools. Offering practical quick wins, as well as long-term strategies to help boys become happier and achieve greater academic success, the book: offers ways to avoid problematic behaviour by boys and tips to help teachers address poor behaviour when it happens highlights key areas of pastoral care that need to be recognised by schools exposes how popular approaches to `engaging' boys are actually misguided and damaging details how issues like disadvantage, relationships, violence, peer pressure and pornography affect boys' perceptions of masculinity and how teachers can challenge these With an easy-to-navigate three-part structure for each chapter, setting out the stories, key research and practical solutions, this is essential reading for all classroom teachers and school leaders who are keen to ensure male students enjoy the same success as girls.
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            ISBN 9780815350255
            Released NZ 14 May 2019
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Inc
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            Noble Savages: The Olivier Sisters

            Noble Savages: The Olivier Sisters (Hardback)

            By Watling, Sarah

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            In this intimate, sweeping biography, Sarah Watling brings the sisters in from the margins, tracing lives that span colonial Jamaica, the bucolic life of Victorian progressives, the frantic optimism of Edwardian Cambridge, the bleakness of two world wars, and a host of evolving p...hilosophies for life over the course of the twentieth century.
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            ISBN 9781787330191
            Released NZ 6 Jun 2019
            Publisher Vintage
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            The Making of Her
              

            The Making of Her (EPUB ebook – ePub edition)

            By Farr, Clarissa

            What is school for and why does it matter?

            ISBN 9780008271312
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            Language en
            Released NZ 22 Aug 2019
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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