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Australian Council for Educational Research

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Works: 1,907 works in 2,771 publications in 1 language and 53,181 library holdings
Genres: Periodicals  Cross-cultural studies  Case studies  Handbooks and manuals  Study guides  History 
Roles: Contributor, Other, Editor, Publisher
Classifications: L91, 370.994
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Australian journal of education by Australian Council for Educational Research( )

20 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 1,230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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'You know the fair rule' and much more : strategies for making the hard job of discipline and behaviour management in school easier by Bill Rogers( Book )

10 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This text offers a wide range of strategies and practical skills that teachers can use to guide their students. It contains advice on how to avoid disruptive behaviour and discusses school-wide strategies
Bullying in schools and what to do about it by Ken Rigby( Book )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Understanding bullying - School policy - Gaining student support - Supporting the victim - Parents, teachers and families
The Child's world : triggers for learning( Book )

5 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young people who live most of their lives in the 21st centuryface dilemmas hardly experienced in the 20th century world:the rapid compression of space and time; an unprecedented rateof cultural and technological change; the dissolution of manytraditional boundaries. Already, children live in a world unknownto us in our childhood - they 'surf the net', play virtual gamesand interact with cyberspace.What skills are required to help children navigate these verydifferent spaces? How
Numeracy and learning difficulties : approaches to teaching and assessment by Peter S Westwood( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Numeracy and Learning Difficulties is a comprehensive guide that examines the different ways students acquire mathematical skills, and helps teachers develop flexible teaching methods to suit these varied ways of learning
Research developments : newsletter of the Australian Council for Educational Research by Australian Council for Educational Research( )

in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emotional healing & self-esteem : inner-life skills of relaxation, visualisation and meditation for children and adolescents by Mark Pearson( Book )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Readers will learn new methods for teaching relaxation and quiet inner focus, movement meditations, and exercises that develop emotional, spiritual and intellectual awareness and self-esteem. These exercises aim to help students gain new-found creativity, a language to articulate their feelings, and skills for attaining a calm and balanced outlook."--Jacket
Bullying interventions in schools : six basic approaches by Ken Rigby( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

<B>Outlines the existing methods used to address bullying in school, describing when and how each method can be best applied.</b> <ul><li>Addresses the six major methods of bullying intervention </li><li>Critically explores the rationale, strengths, and limitations of each intervention </li><li>Evaluates efficacy and applicability of each intervention for different bullying situations encountered in the school setting </li></ul>
What teachers need to know about students with disabilities by Peter S Westwood( Book )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The nature of a studentâs disability has a significant impact on how that student learns best and the most appropriate methods for teaching and classroom management. This new book by internationally acclaimed researcher and author, Peter Westwood, aims to provide practising teachers, teachers in training and other school personnel, up-to-date, factual information on a range of physical, intellectual, and social/emotional disabilities and the impact of each specific disability on an individual studentâs development and ability to learn. . [Back cover, ed]
Beyond nostalgia : reshaping Australian education by Terri Seddon( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A thorough analysis of change in Australian education. Featuring contributions from 12 education professionals, it examines the effects of reform and restructuring throughout the sector to thereby map the possibilities for the ongoing redesign of Australian education
Dancing on a shifting carpet : reinventing traditional schooling for the 21st century by Leoni Degenhardt( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The role of educational leaders, especially school leaders, has changed radically as countries have attempted to transform their education systems to prepare young people to function in todays world of rapid technological change, economic globalisation and increased migration and mobility
Schools and the social development of young Australians( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This study was designed to investigate systematically how Australian schools provide for the social development of young people. The report presents a picture of the responses of young Australians to questions about how importantly they regard issues concerned with relating to others, community well-being, social rules and conventions, how interested they are in continued learning, their self confidence and their sense of optimism for the future
Architecture for children by Sarah Scott( Book )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is about design built environments for young children and what architecture can offer early learning
Social savvy : help your child fit in with others by Lindy Petersen( Book )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Every child needs to develop social skills. A child needs to fit in with others on equal terms, without becoming either a bully or a victim. Social skills ensure acceptance. 'Social Savvy: Help Your Child Fit in With Others' is about helping children make friends and fit in socially, improving a parent's relationship with their child and dealing effectively with children's misbehaviour. Author Lindy Petersen is well known for her step-by-step teaching of social skills, and Social Savvy is ideal for parents who want a clear method for helping their child develop social skills in three clear steps. The book can be used in conjunction with the Stop Think Do programs
Reading and learning difficulties : approaches to teaching and assessment by Peter S Westwood( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reading and Learning Difficulties is a comprehensive guide to teaching reading more effectively to a wide range of children. The book presents a variety of research-supported approaches to teaching that have been designed to make learning to read easier and more successful for all children. By examining the way readers process text and identifying the knowledge and skills needed to become a proficient reader, Peter Westwood explains why learning problems can sometimes occur and what can be done to prevent or overcome these difficulties
Practise now! : how to prepare for recruitment and selection tests by Australian Council For Educational Research Staff( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Are you worried about taking a test aspart of a job selection process?Do you breeze through comprehension questions, but fall apart when faced with mathematical problems?Do reading and vocabulary questions make you panic?Now you can be prepared!PRACTISE NOW! is a practical guide to test questions written by peoplewho write selection tests. This guide will give you confidence in answeringtest questions related to general ability, aptitude and skills. Each chapter focuses on a spec
How schools counter bullying : policies and procedures in selected Australian schools by Ken Rigby( Book )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book provides the background to the research that was conducted using the Peer Relations Assessment Questionnaire (PRAQ) for the Criminology Research Council. The resulting qualitative and quantitative data on how schools in Australia have dealt with bullying is provided. It also describes specific policies, plans and activities that schools have been able to implement to counter bullying. The effectiveness and impact of various approaches in working with the whole school, introducing pro-social curriculum content and dealing with specific bullying incidents are also discussed. Based on the research and experience, advice and guidance is given on implementing effective anti-bullying strategies within the school
Better schools, better teachers, better results : a handbook for improved performance management in your school by Vic Zbar( Book )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Performance management is an essential element of any school's strategy to build and maintain a strong and vibrant professional culture that supports high quality teaching and high quality learning. Better Schools, Better Teachers, Better Results specifi cally examines the how of performance management in schools
Spelling : approaches to teaching and assessment by Peter S Westwood( Book )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spelling is an area of learning that often provokes vigorous debate amongst educators and parents. This second edition of Peter Westwood's book Spelling provides acomprehensive overview of current issues, perspectives and methods in a clear, easy-to-read style. The author provides research-validated strategies that are based on an understanding of the learning process
A parent's guide to scholarship tests by Rebecca Leech( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Preparing, applying and sitting for a scholarship test can be a gruelling and competitive process for a child and the child's parents, and the disappointment of not being awarded a scholarship can be demoralising. Scholarship tests aim to identify the very best potential students for an elite school from a pool of outstanding candidates. To be of any use, scholarship tests must identify very small differences in the academic performance of very high achieving students
 
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Alternative Names
A.C.E.R.

ACER

Australia Council for Educational Research

Australian Council for Education Research

Australian council of educational research

Council for Educational Research

Council for Educational Research Australia

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Bullying in schools and what to do about itThe Child's world : triggers for learningNumeracy and learning difficulties : approaches to teaching and assessmentEmotional healing & self-esteem : inner-life skills of relaxation, visualisation and meditation for children and adolescentsBullying interventions in schools : six basic approachesWhat teachers need to know about students with disabilitiesBeyond nostalgia : reshaping Australian educationDancing on a shifting carpet : reinventing traditional schooling for the 21st century