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CELEBRATIONS  2- ADV  (inquiry e-unit)

CELEBRATIONS 2- ADV (inquiry e-unit)

Considers opposites such as joy vs grief; personal vs shared; celebrate vs commiserate; positive vs negative. A couple of samples of the Big Ideas: Every culture has specific events that they celeb..

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COMMUNICATION 1, INTRO (inquiry e-unit)

COMMUNICATION 1, INTRO (inquiry e-unit)

The concept of COMMUNICATION examines the role that communications play, using Big Understandings such as "We all have to communicate in some way", and "Communication involves both sending and rece..

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COMMUNICATION 2/ADV (inquiry e-unit)

COMMUNICATION 2/ADV (inquiry e-unit)

The concept of COMMUNICATION examines the role that communications play, using Big Understandings such as "Our ability to communicate affects our relationships" through to Essential Questions such ..

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COMMUNITY & CHANGE 1 - intro (inquiry e-unit)

COMMUNITY & CHANGE 1 - intro (inquiry e-unit)

Ebook version. Community and Change Intro. Enduring understanding; students will understand that the community is a group of social beings interacting and sharing common interests: e.g. history or, so..

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COMMUNITY & CHANGE 2 - ADV (Inquiry e-unit)

COMMUNITY & CHANGE 2 - ADV (Inquiry e-unit)

Ebook version: ADVANCED (years 6-10)  Community and Change : Sample essential questions; Which communities do you belong to? In what ways do you contribute to your community/communities? Can y..

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CULTURAL IDENTITY (icons) 1, ebook (Intro version)

CULTURAL IDENTITY (icons) 1, ebook (Intro version)

The concept of CULTURAL IDENTITY examines the role that icons play in a culture, using Big Understandings such as "Icons represent our past;Icons don't have to be real, solid things; they can be a ..

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CULTURAL IDENTITY (icons) 2 -ebook (ADV version)

CULTURAL IDENTITY (icons) 2 -ebook (ADV version)

The concept of CULTURAL IDENTITY examines the role that icons play in a culture, using Big Understandings such as "Cultural icons are an outward symbol of pride" through to Essential Questions such..

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Developing A Thinking Classroom: ebook version

Developing A Thinking Classroom: ebook version

Wanting a thinking skills curriculum for your school? Yet another great thinking skills book by Clinton Golding, aimed to help teachers support students in becoming more thoughtful thinkers and que..

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DISASTERS 1 ( Intro version) inquiry e-unit

DISASTERS 1 ( Intro version) inquiry e-unit

The concept of DISASTERS examines the role that natural or human-made hazard play in negatively/positively affecting society or the environment, using Big Understandings such as "Disasters can be s..

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DISASTERS 2: ebook (Advanced version)

DISASTERS 2: ebook (Advanced version)

The concept of DISASTERS examines the role that natural or human-made hazard play in negatively/positively affecting society or the environment, using Big Understandings such as "A man-made hazard inv..

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ENDANGERED SPECIES 1- intro, (inquiry unit) ebk

ENDANGERED SPECIES 1- intro, (inquiry unit) ebk

The concept of ENDANGERED versus INVASIVE examines the causes of endangerment, using Big Understandings such as "Maybe humans are an invasive species" through to Essential Questions such as, "Why a..

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ENDANGERED SPECIES 2- ADV( inquiry e-unit)

ENDANGERED SPECIES 2- ADV( inquiry e-unit)

The concept of ENDANGERED versus INVASIVE examines the causes of endangerment, using Big Understandings such as "Maybe humans are an invasive species" through to Essential Questions such as, "Why a..

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FREEDOM 1: Intro, (inquiry unit) ebk

FREEDOM 1: Intro, (inquiry unit) ebk

Addresses concepts like freedom versus oppression, individual versus collective; and offers Big Ideas such as "Freedom is a fairly new idea in the world", and "Freedom can be accidentally lost thro..

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FREEDOM 2: ADV , (inquiry unit) ebk

FREEDOM 2: ADV , (inquiry unit) ebk

Addresses concepts like freedom versus oppression, individual versus collective; and offers Big Ideas such as "Freedom as a concept is a relatively modern philosophy", and "Laws limit freedoms for ..

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How To Teach Thinking: ebook version

How To Teach Thinking: ebook version

AT LAST! A practical introduction to teaching thinking skills. Includes enough theory for thorough comprehension, as well as a substantial Toolbox of ready-to-use activities to get your class reall..

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Human Brain ebook

Human Brain ebook

Students definitely get to use their brains while studying them too! This fascinating unit applies all the thinking skills in a variety of extenders, complete with 6 levels of Bloom's activities, a..

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Inventions Unlimited ebook

Inventions Unlimited ebook

eBook. A treasure-trove! Includes Bloom's activities, worksheets for inventing in the real world, and techniques for never-ending inventing! So flexible it can be used as a class unit or for enrich..

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Morphing Into Adolescence- ebook version, Adv

Morphing Into Adolescence- ebook version, Adv

ebook: Morphing into Adolescence advanced version, is another thoroughly-crafted Inquiry Learning through Concepts book. Considers opposites such as acceptance vs rebellion; fads vs fashions; timid vs..

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MULTI-USER or INTRANET licence: "Thinkies"

MULTI-USER or INTRANET licence: "Thinkies"

Bought the single-user unit and you've now decided you want to use your blended-learning Thinkies unit with other classes, or to pop it onto your school's intranet? Then this is for you. We're sure yo..

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POETRY  2: ADV , (inquiry unit) ebk

POETRY 2: ADV , (inquiry unit) ebk

Examines the role that poetry plays in our world, using Big Understandings such as "Poetry is pruned prose" and " Poems contain binary opposites in their themes/messages" through to Essential Quest..

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Prejudice Unit  - ebook

Prejudice Unit - ebook

Stretch your students' thinking about important issues - like refugees, or prejudice...Take popular children's novels that incorporate timeless themes and use them as Blooms-based activities to stretc..

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PROBABILITY 1 Intro -ebk

PROBABILITY 1 Intro -ebk

The concept of PROBABILITY versus IMPROBABILITY examines the values and uses of probability theory,involving finding patterms that are not always obvious and which enable predictions. Using Big Und..

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PROBABILITY 2: ADV version (ebk)

PROBABILITY 2: ADV version (ebk)

The concept of PROBABILITY versus IMPROBABILITY examines the values and uses of probability theory,involving finding patterms that are not always obvious and which enable predictions. Using Big Und..

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Question Starters- A4 posters as ebook

Question Starters- A4 posters as ebook

Interested in developing QUESTIONING? Want to get teachers and students asking thoughtful and rich questions? The ebook version of the set of Question Starters ready to go - print them out yourself on..

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Refugees Unit - ebook

Refugees Unit - ebook

Stretch your students' thinking about important issues - like refugees, or prejudice...Take popular children's novels that incorporate timeless themes and use them as Blooms-based activities to str..

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RELIGION 2:   ADV inq: ebook

RELIGION 2: ADV inq: ebook

The concept of RELIGION examines the role that religion plays in our world, using Big Understandings such as "Religion can be expressed through fulltime devotion (monks, nuns etc) or merely as a pe..

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RIGHTS & RESPONSIBILITIES 1 (Intro)  ebook

RIGHTS & RESPONSIBILITIES 1 (Intro) ebook

The concept of RIGHTS & RESPONSIBILITIES examines the role that you and others play in a co-operative environment, using Big Understandings such as "Although we are individuals we need to consider..

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RIGHTS & RESPONSIBILITIES 2: ADV  (ebook)

RIGHTS & RESPONSIBILITIES 2: ADV (ebook)

The concept of RIGHTS & RESPONSIBILITIES examines the role that you and others play in a co-operative environment, using Big Understandings such as "Although we are individuals we need to consi..

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RULES 1 (Intro version) ebook

RULES 1 (Intro version) ebook

The concept of RULES examines the role that rules play in a community or a culture, using Big Understandings such as "Rules are to protect people" through to Essential Questions such as, "When shou..

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RULES 2:  ADV version (ebook)

RULES 2: ADV version (ebook)

INQUIRY LEARNING through Concepts. Advanced version. All the 'hard bits' done, and ready for you to personalise for your class! The concept of RULES examines the role that rul..

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SCHOOL CAMP 1- Intro , (inquiry unit) ebk

SCHOOL CAMP 1- Intro , (inquiry unit) ebk

SCHOOL CAMP (intro) examines the role that school camp plays in our lives; how SCHOOL CAMP has/can negatively/positively affect individuals, society or the environment, using Big Understandings suc..

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SCHOOL CAMP 2- ADV , (inquiry unit) ebk

SCHOOL CAMP 2- ADV , (inquiry unit) ebk

Ebook version of SCHOOL CAMP, intro version- years 7-12. Inquiry learning with Concepts (ILC). ..

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SPACE 1: (intro version) ebook

SPACE 1: (intro version) ebook

SPACE (intro) examines the role that space plays in our lives; how EXPLORATION has/can negatively/positively affect society or the environment, using Big Understandings such as "Both Earth and Outer S..

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SPACE 2: (advanced ) inq unit- EBOOK

SPACE 2: (advanced ) inq unit- EBOOK

SPACE (advanced version) examines the role that space plays in negatively/positively affecting society or the environment, using Big Understandings such as "Cultures use myths & legends to expl..

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Successful Civilisations (inquiry e-unit)

Successful Civilisations (inquiry e-unit)

Please ensure FIRST that you can access the free video on YouTube HERE..  Then buy this ebook, and you have a  BRILLIANT UBD unit integrating the Key Competencies, higher level thinking, and..

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SUSTAINABILITY 1 (introductory version), ebook

SUSTAINABILITY 1 (introductory version), ebook

The concept of SUSTAINABILITY examines the role that humans play in our environment, using Big Understandings such as "People should be educated about the reasons for using a range of environmentally-..

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SUSTAINABILITY 2 (Advanced version) ebook

SUSTAINABILITY 2 (Advanced version) ebook

The concept of SUSTAINABILITY examines the role that humans play in our environment, using Big Understandings such as "Humans should be rethinking our habits, not simply re-using and recycling" throug..

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THINKIES: Human Brain

THINKIES: Human Brain

The concept here  is INTELLIGENT vs NON-INTELLIGENT, and the topic is THE HUMAN BRAIN.

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THINKIES: Resilience

THINKIES: Resilience

Includes sample BIG UNDERSTANDINGS such as: •  Resilience is more than just ‘bouncing back’ •  Resilience is closely linked with various personality traits •  Resilience is a t..

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THINKIES: Rights & Responsibilities

THINKIES: Rights & Responsibilities

Includes sample BIG UNDERSTANDINGS such as: • Knowing more about our similarities and differences improves our relationships with others • A group works best when we can recognise our similariti..

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Titles COMING SOON!

Titles COMING SOON!

•  Sustainability • Genetics • Anything you'd suggest? Drop us a quick EMAIL HERE! Suitable for Intellectual ability or mental ages of 9-adult. NOTE: can be viewed on  laptops, iPads, tab..

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Tools 4 Talent Development- bks 1 & 2, ebook set

Tools 4 Talent Development- bks 1 & 2, ebook set

Buy BOTH 'Tools 4 Talent' ebooks in this series, and save! By renowned author Elaine le Sueur. The tools in this 2-book set are designed to give teachersa range of tools to support: In BOOK 1: - ..

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Understanding By Design: PD workbook

Understanding By Design: PD workbook

Understanding By design: framework for curriculum design and assessment

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