Thanks to a range of leading health and education publishers, Education for Everybody has a package of books to give away which would be perfect for any SENCO or SEND teacher – worth a total of £99.
Making Sense of Dementia, Orchard Care Homes
Orchard Care Homes, a leading provider of high-quality care for the elderly, has launched a new children’s activity book, ‘Making Sense of Dementia,’ designed to develop understanding and remove some of the fear and confusion associated with the condition.
The book highlights the importance of interaction and activities for the elderly with a variety of ages. It features fun traditional games such as mazes, spot the difference, optical illusions, memory tests, word searches and much more. Every activity is linked to the challenges somebody with dementia may face, with many pages asking children to question what they could do to help.
By taking part in these activities, children will better understand the difficulties of having dementia as well as empathise and bond with family members who have the condition.
The Mental Health and Wellbeing Handbook for Schools, By Clare Erasmus (JKP, £16.99)
A great practical handbook that delves into how schools on a shoestring budget can work within school systems to embed mental wellbeing at the heart of a school's philosophy. This book lays out an intuitive and practical approach to mental health and wellbeing that any school can adopt to transform their mental health support for students.
100 Ideas for Supporting Pupils with Social, Emotional and Mental Health Difficulties, by Roy Haworth (Bloomsbury, £14.99)
Part of the hugely popular "100 Ideas" series, this practical guide provides those working with children suffering from SEBD ideas of how to support and develop their learning. It contains lists which range from creating a supportive learning environment for the pupil to developing effective classroom management techniques.This useful, resourceful and practical guide provides those working with children suffering from SEBD one hundred ideas on how to support and develop their learning. The "Continuum One Hundreds" series offers 100 invaluable and practical ideas for teachers of all levels.
María and Me: A Father, A Daughter (And Autism), by María Gallardo & Miguel Gallardo (JKP, £12.99)
The book offers a father's insight into life with his 12 y/o autistic daughter María, and the illustrations and dialogue between father/daughter show the day-to-day challenges that people with autism and their carers face, along with how Miguel and María overcome them. It is an endearing and relatable comic for children with autism and their parents, while María's adventures with her father Miguel also serve as a lively introduction to autism, making it a useful resource for schools.
Teen Substance Use, Mental Health and Body Image, by Ian MacDonald (JKP, £16.99)
A practical, up-to-date resource for schools on substance use. It covers drug and alcohol use, but importantly also tackles newer concerns for schools, such as the use of performance-enhancing drugs and high-caffeine energy drinks.
Other topics covered include how stress, low self-esteem and body image issues can lend to substance use, including performance enhancing drugs and high caffeine drinks. Examples of how to address these issues through PSHE will be addressed in each chapter, as well as tips for supporting individual pupils from expert practitioners and researchers in this field.
Growth Mindset: A Practical Guide, by Nikki Willis (Bloomsbury, £14.99)
A practical implementation of growth mindset theories is to understand which learning behaviours are the most effective; resilience, self-motivation and determination are key learning behaviours that, when developed well in a child, will support a lifetime of learning.
Growth Mindset: A Practical Guide is an invaluable guide filled with effective suggestions on how to create a growth mindset culture over time which will enhance the work already being done in primary schools. In doing so, a growth mindset culture will mean that primary learners will be eager to learn and want to achieve for themselves.
Bloomsbury CPD Library: Raising Attainment in the Primary Classroom, by Sonia Blandford & Catherine Knowles (Bloomsbury, £22.99)
Bloomsbury CPD Library: Raising Attainment in the Primary Classroom is a complete guide for primary teachers to assess, plan and excel in raising the attainment of every child. Children begin school with considerable differences in their literacy and maths skills. For some children, this gap widens as they go through school and may never close, leaving them without the basic levels required to succeed at secondary school.
Experts Sonia Blandford and Catherine Knowles set out to help you understand the theory underpinning aspiration, access and achievement, and what you can do to close the achievement gap in your school. Bloomsbury CPD Library: Raising Attainment in the Primary Classroom specifically focuses on increasing access and raising aspirations of pupils as a means to improving attainment.
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