This guidebook for educators—whether professional teachers or home-school parents—focuses on the importance of including mindfulness as part of the curriculum. Mindfulness helps children understand the power of choice, encourages them to recognize their feelings, and increases their ability to stay focused.
With the increasing stressors in today’s classrooms, inclusivity and belonging can feel like impossible goals. Finding a Place for Every Student makes it simple, with tried-and-tested strategies, real-life case studies, insights into relationships with parents and caregivers, and a wealth of hands-on reproducibles.
Just like the locals and visitors, Larry the pup loves the Gastown Steam Clock, Science World, Granville Island and many of the other sites and sounds of Vancouver. As he explores the city with his owner Pete, Larry rides a seabus, crosses the Capilano Suspension Bridge and visits the totem poles of Stanley Park.
Experienced educators Judy Halbert and Linda Kaser expand on their previous work to provide support for leaders during the process of change, clarify the direction for professional learning based on educational research and real-world examples, and provoke new thinking with specific strategies for accelerating meaningful change.
Mathematizing Student Thinking outlines an approach to mathematics instruction that emphasizes making connections to the lived experiences of students. It supports teachers in providing students with problems that are meaningful, engaging, and purposeful and support students as independent, critical thinkers.
After being mistaken for the lead actor on the set of a Hollywood film, Chris assumes the identity of the actor and disconnects from his real life. Falling deeply into his newfound identity, he must grapple with his role as an imposter and whether he should extricate himself from reinvention.
Emmy is the greatest zombie fighter of all time. Fire, rage, and fury are this hamster’s weapons of choice and woe to any undead human crossing her path. Betrayed by those she loves, Emmy runs away, determined to eradicate the zombie threat. But she discovers that there’s no honour in fighting for yourself.