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  • Thrive

    The Purpose of Schools in a Changing World

    Every generation faces challenges, but never before have young people been so aware of theirs. Whether due to school strikes for climate change, civil war, or pandemic lockdowns, almost every child in the world has experienced the interruption of their schooling by outside forces. When the world we have taken for granted proves so unstable, it gives rise to the question: what is schooling for? ... Read more

    $29.91 AUD

  • Daring Greatly

    How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead

    by Brené Brown ...
    **Now on Netflix as The Call to Courage******'She's so good, Bren**é Brown, at finding the language to articulate collective feeling' Dolly AldertonEvery time we are faced with change, no matter how great or small, we also face risk. We feel uncertain and exposed. We feel vulnerable. Most of us try to fight those feelings - or feel guilt for feeling them in the first place.In a powerful new vision ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • The Art of Growing Up

    by John Marsden ...
    When I hear parents say 'I want my children to enjoy their childhood; there'll be time when they're older to learn about those things', I hear the voices of those who are scared of the vastness of the universe. These adults have a view of childhood as some kind of discrete interval, rather than just a few years from the continuum of life. How fortunate that the spirit, courage and curiosity of ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD $9.99 AUD

  • Educating Jack

    As the 1982 school year begins, Jack Sheffield returns to Ragley village school for his sixth year as headteacher. Nora Pratt celebrates twenty-five years in her coffee shop, Ronnie Smith finally tries to get a job, and little Krystal Entwhistle causes concern in the school Nativity play. It's the time of ET and Greenham Common,. Price William's birth, Fame legwarmers and the puzzling introduction ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD $12.99 AUD

  • You Are Your Child's First Teacher, Third Edition

    Encouraging Your Child's Natural Development from Birth to Age Six

    The first book in America to popularize the insights of Rudolf Steiner, founder of the Waldorf schools, regarding the developmental needs of young children, this revised and updated edition offers new ways for parents and educators to enrich the lives of children from birth to age six.Today’s society often pressures us into overstimulating young children with flashcards, workbooks, videos, and ... Read more

    $21.22 AUD $9.89 AUD

  • That Crumpled Paper Was Due Last Week

    Helping Disorganized and Distracted Boys Succeed in School and Life

    by Ana Homayoun ...
    At last, the solution for getting disorganized boys back on track.Missed assignments. Lack of focus and enthusiasm. Falling grades. For too many boys and their frustrated parents, these are the facts of life. But they don't have to be.Top academic couselor Ana Homayoun has helped turn even the most disorganized, scattered, and unfocused boys into successful young people who consistently meet their ... Read more

    $19.68 AUD $9.89 AUD

  • Help Your Kids with English, Ages 10-16 (Key Stages 3-4)

    A Unique Step-by-Step Visual Guide, Revision and Reference

    A simple, visual guide to helping children understand English from Carol VordermanReduce the stress of studying English and help your child with their homework by following Help Your Kids with English, a unique visual guide that demystifies the subject for everyone.Carol Vorderman uses clear, accessible pictures, diagrams and easy-to-follow step-by-steps to cover all the important areas including ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • Project-Based Homeschooling

    Mentoring Self-Directed Learners

    Project-based homeschooling combines children's interests with long-term, deep, complex learning. This is an essential experience for children: to spend time working on something that matters to them, with the support of a dedicated mentor. This book is an introduction and guide to creating the circumstances under which children can teach themselves. It gives parents concrete tips for helping ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • The Motivation Breakthrough

    6 Secrets to Turning On the Tuned-Out Child

    The Motivation Breakthrough explores proven techniques and strategies—based on six possible motivational styles—that will revolutionize the way teachers and parents inspire kids with learning disabilities to succeed and achieve.Backed by decades of experience in the classroom, educator and acclaimed author Rick Lavoie explodes common myths and gives specific advice for motivating children with ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Well-Trained Mind: A Guide to Classical Education at Home (Third Edition)

    "Outstanding ... should be on every home educator's reference bookshelf." —Homeschooling TodayThis educational bestseller has dominated its field for the last decade, sparking a homeschooling movement that has only continued to grow. It will instruct you, step by step, on how to give your child an academically rigorous, comprehensive education from preschool through high school. Two veteran home ... Read more

    $42.23 AUD

  • Fun Facts About Penguins

    Fun Facts About Animals

    This particular book is about penguins. In it you will learn if penguins fly, where they live, what they eat and more!The Fun Facts About Animals series is a part of a read along book series, designed to help parents have fun reading interesting, educational books to their children.There´s nothing better than sharing and learning with your child.Each book is easy to read and allows you to get to ... Read more

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  • Let's Play Math Sampler

    Playful Math Singles

    series Playful Math Singles
    Do you want your children to enjoy learning math?Teach them how to play!In excerpts from author Denise Gaskins's most popular books, the Let's Play Math Sampler features ten kid-tested games covering math concepts from counting to prealgebra.Math games meet children each at their own level. The child who sits at the head of the class can solidify skills. The child who lags behind grade level can ... Read more

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  • The End of Molasses Classes

    Getting Our Kids Unstuck--101 Extraordinary Solutions for Parents and Teachers

    by Ron Clark ...
    New York Times bestselling author and educator Ron Clark challenges parents, teachers, and communities everywhere embrace a difference in the classroom and uplift, educate, and empower our children.Read this book to find out why so many across the country have embraced these powerful rules.· Set the electric tone on day one· Teach your children how to study—don’t expect it to come naturally· Don’t ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • The Original Home Schooling Series

    Charlotte Mason was a late nineteenth-century British educator whose ideas were far ahead of her time. She believed that children are born persons worthy of respect, rather than blank slates, and that it was better to feed their growing minds with living literature and vital ideas and knowledge, rather than dry facts and knowledge filtered and pre-digested by the teacher. Her method of education, ... Read more

    $2.98 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Beyond Baby Talk

    From Speaking to Spelling: A Guide to Language and Literacy Development for Parents and Caregivers

    From "Goo" to Gab — Guiding Your Child to Effective CommunicationThe first five years of a child's life are the most critical for speech and language development, and, as a parent, you are your child's primary language role model. So what are the best ways to help your child develop the all-important skill of communication? Fun, easy, and engaging, this book shows you how! Inside, you'll discover ... Read more

    $10.88 AUD

  • The Brave Learner

    Finding Everyday Magic in Homeschool, Learning, and Life

    by Julie Bogart ...
    Publishers Weekly bestseller · A joyful and accessible homeschool guide to making learning a part of everyday lifeParents who are deeply invested in their children's education can be hard on themselves and their kids. When exhausted parents are living the day-to-day grind, it can seem impossible to muster enough energy to make learning fun or interesting. How do parents nurture a love of learning ... Read more

    $19.68 AUD

  • Creative Play the Steiner Waldorf Way

    Expertise and toy projects for your 2-4-year-old

    Creative Play the Steiner Waldorf Way is the ideal book for parents who want their children to develop their creativity and imagination through play. It teaches you how to let your child develop according to the Steiner theory, which helps children to fulfil themselves naturally and holistically in mind, body and spirit. Each chapter covers a different element of your child's development and ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Devorgilla Days

    a memoir of hope and healing in Scotland's National Book Town

    by Kathleen Hart ...
    AN INSPIRING STORY OF STARTING OVER'We all need a Devorgilla Cottage somewhere in our hearts' - KIRSTY WARK**'Beautifully written' - ALEXANDER ARMSTRONG '**A magical and beautifully written memoir and so evocative of Wigtown and its landscape' - RUTH HOGANThis is a story about uncovering the things that really matter, and discovering what makes us feel alive. It is a story about finding that inner ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Teach Like Your Hair's on Fire

    The Methods and Madness Inside Room 56

    by Rafe Esquith ...
    Read Rafe Esquith's posts on the Penguin Blog.From one of America’s most celebrated educators, an inspiring guide to transforming every child’s educationIn a Los Angeles neighborhood plagued by guns, gangs, and drugs, there is an exceptional classroom known as Room 56. The fifth graders inside are first-generation immigrants who live in poverty and speak English as a second language. They also ... Read more

    $21.66 AUD $9.89 AUD

  • The Well-Trained Mind: A Guide to Classical Education at Home (Fourth Edition)

    Is your child getting lost in the system, becoming bored, losing his or her natural eagerness to learn? If so, it may be time to take charge of your child’s education—by doing it yourself.The Well-Trained Mind will instruct you, step by step, on how to give your child an academically rigorous, comprehensive education from preschool through high school—one that will train him or her to read, to ... Read more

    $50.15 AUD

  • How to Raise Successful People

    Simple Lessons for Radical Results

    ______________________________Being a parent is complicated – but the trick to succeed is simpler than you think.There are no Nobel Prizes for parenting or education, but if there were, Esther Wojcicki would be the bookies’ favourite. Known as the Godmother of Silicon Valley – or simply Woj – Esther’s three daughters have all gone on to huge success in their professional fields and, more ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • The First Year of Homeschooling Your Child

    Your Complete Guide to Getting Off to the Right Start

    by Linda Dobson ...
    series Prima Home Learning Library
    Homeschool the right way from day one.Are you considering homeschooling for your family? Today, many parents recognize that their child's school options are limited, inadequate, or even dangerous, and an increasing number are turning to homeschooling. But where do you start and how do you ensure the highest-quality educational experience, especially in that pivotal first year?This comprehensive ... Read more

    $22.65 AUD

  • How to Tutor Your Own Child

    Boost Grades and Inspire a Lifelong Love of Learning--Without Paying for a Tutor

    Tutoring today is a $4 billion industry (yes—billion) with companies like Sylvan Learning Center and Kaplan Tutoring cashing in. So, what are parents of today’s overextended students to do? Top professional tutor Marina Koestler Ruben empowers you to take a do-it-yourself approach to your child’s after-school enrichment. As a parent-tutor, you will learn how provide holistic academic support for ... Read more

    $16.60 AUD

  • Help Your Kids with Music, Ages 10-16 (Grades 1-5)

    A Unique Step-by-Step Visual Guide & Free Audio App

    series Help Your Kids With
    Ideal for home learning, this simple and inspirational guide helps children understand and appreciate music.Using clear, accessible pictures, and diagrams, Help Your Kids with Music is a unique visual guide to musical theory that will demystify the subject for everyone. This colourful study aid also has a glossary of key musical terms and symbols, and includes the latest updates to the UK National ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD