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  • A Very Private School

    THE #1 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER'Shocking and moving' Guardian'A tour-de-force' Washington PostAt eight years of age, Charles Spencer was sent away to one of England’s most exclusive boarding schools.In this courageous and beautifully written memoir, Spencer offers a clear-eyed, first-hand account of the strange secrets of the school, and the culture of cruelty and abuse he w... ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD $5.99 AUD

  • Understand Irish History: Teach Yourself

    by Finbar Madden ...
    Understand Irish History is a comprehensive guide to a fascinating history. You will explore Irish reformation and restoration, culture, religion and society as well as more recent conflicts and their impact. Taking you from ancient Ireland to the present day, it will give you an understanding of the background to events that have dominated the headlines in recent years.NOT GOT MUCH TIME?One, five ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Anne of Avonlea

    Anne Shirley starts her first term teaching at the Avonlea School, although she still continues her own studies at home. She now takes her place among the "important" and "grown up" people of Avonlea society, as its only schoolteacher. Anne is also a founding member of the Avonlea Village Improvement Society which tries to improve the Avonlea landscape. ... Read more

    $2.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Plantagenets: The Kings Who Made England

    by Dan Jones ...
    Eight generations of the greatest and worst kings and queens that this country has ever seen – from the White Ship to the Lionheart, bad King John to the Black Prince and John of Gaunt – this is the dynasty that invented England as we still know it today – great history to appeal to readers of Ken Follet, Bernard Cornwell, Tom HollandEngland’s greatest royal dynasty, the Plantagenets, ruled over ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Courtiers

    The Sunday Times bestselling inside story of the power behind the crown

    by Valentine Low ...
    FEATURING A BRAND NEW CHAPTER ON KING CHARLES III AND HIS CORONATION'Fascinating' The Times**'Tantalising' TelegraphThe gripping account of how the royal family really operates. Valentine Low, royal correspondent for The Times, asks the important questions: who really runs the show and, with Charles now crowned as King, what will happen next?Today, as ever,... ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Without You, There Is No Us

    My secret life teaching the sons of North Korea’s elite

    by Suki Kim ...
    It is 2011, and all universities in North Korea have been shut down for an entire year, except for the all-male Pyongyang University of Science and Technology. This is where Suki Kim has accepted a job teaching English. Over the next six months she will eat three meals a day with her young charges and struggle to teach them to write, all under the watchful eye of the regime.Life at the university ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • Making Humanities and Social Sciences Come Alive

    Early Years and Primary Education

    Edited by Deborah Green, Deborah Price ...
    Humanities and Social Science (HASS) education is integral in the development of active and informed citizens, and encourages learners to think critically, solve problems and adapt to change. Making Humanities and Social Sciences Come Alive: Early Years and Primary Education prepares pre-service educators to become high quality HASS educators who can unlock the potential of all students. Closely ... Read more

    $83.99 AUD

  • The March of Folly

    From Troy to Vietnam

    “A glittering narrative . . . a moral book on the crimes and follies of governments and the misfortunes the governed suffer in consequence.”The New York Times Book ReviewIn The March of Folly (originally published in 1984) Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Barbara W. Tuchman explores one of the paradoxes of history – the pursuit by governments of policies contrary to their own interests despite the ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • Language and Literacy Development in Early Childhood

    This book provides pre-service and practising teachers with an integrated approach to language and literacy learning in early childhood. Written by leading academics in the field, it explores how children learn to talk, play using language, become literate and make meaning - from birth through to the pre-school years. Emphasising the importance of imagination and the arts in language learning, ... Read more

    $70.99 AUD

  • Becoming a Teacher of Language and Literacy

    Becoming a Teacher of Language and Literacy explores what it means to be a literacy educator in the 21st century. It promotes a reflective and inquiry-based approach to literacy teaching and examines three central questions: 1. How do teachers approach the teaching of reading and writing, speaking and listening within a digital age? 2. How do teachers approach the standardisation of literacy, ... Read more

    $76.99 AUD

  • The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Illustrated, Inline Footnotes)

    Oakshot Press

    Series series Oakshot Press Classics
    Each play Illustrated with Illustrations unique to this release, over 350 Illustrations in total.Biography and literary critique includes annotated inline footnotes.The Plays.The Comedies of William Shakespeare.All's Well That Ends Well. (Illustrated)As You Like It. (Illustrated)Comedy of Errors. (Illustrated)Cymbeline. (Illustrated)Love's Labour's Lost. (Illustrated)Mea... ... Read more

    $3.99 AUD

  • Spelling It Out

    How Words Work and How to Teach Them

    by Misty Adoniou ...
    Spelling can be a source of anxiety for school children and working professionals alike. Yet the spelling of words in English is not as random or chaotic as it is often perceived to be; rather, it is a system based on both meaning and a fascinating linguistic history. Misty Adoniou's public articles on the processes of teaching and learning spelling have garnered an overwhelming response from ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

  • Primary Mathematics

    Integrating Theory with Practice

    Primary Mathematics: Integrating Theory with Practice provides a comprehensive introduction to teaching and learning mathematics in today's classrooms. Closely aligned with the Australian Curriculum: Mathematics, this text covers the core learning areas of measurement, space and geometry, early number concepts, data and statistics, chance and probability, and patterns and algebra. The text also ... Read more

    $110.99 AUD

  • Making Sense of Mass Education

    by Gordon Tait ...
    Making Sense of Mass Education provides an engaging and accessible analysis of traditional issues associated with mass education. The book challenges preconceptions about social class, gender and ethnicity discrimination; highlights the interplay between technology, media, popular culture and schooling; and inspects the relevance of ethics and philosophy in the modern classroom. The third edition ... Read more

    $73.99 AUD

  • Understanding Sociological Theory for Educational Practices

    Understanding Sociological Theory for Educational Practices introduces readers to the contemporary classroom through the lens of sociological theory. By compelling readers to think critically and reflexively this book helps future teachers create a welcoming and equitable learning environment for all students. This edition has been updated to include the latest research and resources, including ... Read more

    $74.99 AUD

  • Assessment for Teaching

    Grounded in contemporary, evidence-based research, the second edition of Assessment for Teaching provides a comprehensive introduction to assessment and teaching in primary and secondary school settings. Taking a practical approach to assessment and the collaborative use of data in the classroom, this text advances a developmental model of assessment which aims to improve student outcomes through ... Read more

    $93.99 AUD

  • In Destiny's Hands

    Five Tragic Rulers, Children of Maria Theresa

    Justin Vovks In Destinys Hands is the heartbreaking story of five children of Austrias iconic empress, Maria Theresa, who watched as their royal worlds were ripped apart by tragedy and epic misfortunes. These are the stories of Joseph, whose disastrous reign forced Austria to the brink of civil war; Amalia, the brazen and scandalous duchess who married a boy-prince and died exiled and forgotten; ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Early Mathematical Explorations

    Early Mathematical Explorations shows readers how to provide young children with rich mathematical learning environments and experiences. This book presents teachers with a sound theoretical framework to encourage children to become numerate in the twenty-first century. It shows that mathematical learning can occur in a variety of ways, including when children explore ideas through play, problem ... Read more

    $95.99 AUD

  • Literacies

    With the rise of new technologies and media, the way we communicate is rapidly changing. Literacies provides a comprehensive introduction to literacy pedagogy within today's new media environment. It focuses not only on reading and writing, but also on other modes of communication, including oral, visual, audio, gestural and spatial. This focus is designed to supplement, not replace, the ... Read more

    $120.99 AUD

  • The Famous Works of Immanuel Kant: Philosophy and Anthropology

    by Immanuel Kant ...
    Immanuel Kant was a German philosopher from Königsberg (today Kaliningrad of Russia), who researched, lectured, and wrote on philosophy and anthropology during the Enlightenment at the end of the 18th century.At the time, there were major successes and advances in the sciences (for example, Isaac Newton, Carl Friedrich Gauss, and Robert Boyle) applying reason and logic. Kant’s major work, the ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD

  • Early Childhood Curriculum

    Planning, Assessment and Implementation

    The third edition of Early Childhood Curriculum provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction to curriculum theories and approaches in early childhood and early primary settings. Drawing on a cultural-historical framework for education, the text explores a variety of approaches to learning and teaching and equips readers with the tools to effectively plan, design and implement curriculum ... Read more

    $99.99 AUD

  • Science for Children

    by Marilyn Fleer ...
    Science for Children introduces readers to the pedagogy of primary and early childhood science education. The book pays special attention to the three strands of science, in accordance with the Australian Curriculum. It also uses the practice principles and learning outcomes of the national Early Years Learning Framework to present content for babies through to the transition into the Foundation ... Read more

    $96.99 AUD

  • Empires of the Word: A Language History of the World

    An unusual and authoritative 'natural history of languages' that narrates the ways in which one language has superseded or outlasted another at different times in history.The story of the world in the last five thousand years is above all the story of its languages. Some shared language is what binds any community together, and makes possible both the living of a common history and the telling of ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Teaching and Digital Technologies

    Big Issues and Critical Questions

    Teaching and Digital Technologies: Big Issues and Critical Questions helps both pre-service and in-service teachers to critically question and evaluate the reasons for using digital technology in the classroom. Unlike other resources that show how to use specific technologies – and quickly become outdated, this text empowers the reader to understand why they should (or should not) use digital ... Read more

    $95.99 AUD