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Australian Council for Educational Research

Works: 1,812 works in 2,649 publications in 1 language and 48,014 library holdings
Genres: Cross-cultural studies  Study guides  Periodicals  Case studies  Handbooks, manuals, etc  History  Catalogs 
Classifications: RJ507.M44, 371.58
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Bullying in schools and what to do about it by Ken Rigby ( )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 1,074 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bullying is now widely recognised as a serious problem that aff ects many children in schools. It can take many forms, including direct verbal and physical harassment and indirect forms such as deliberate exclusion and the targeting of individuals using cyber technology
Children of parents with mental illness 2 personal and clinical perspectives by Vicki Cowling ( )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,070 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
'Children of Parents With Mental Illness 2: Personal and Clinical Perspectives' looks at the insights and experiences of children and adults who have lived or grown up with parents with a mental illness. The experiences highlight the need to think of all family members when a parent has a mental illness and identifies the needs of children to belong and have someone to talk to about their experiences
Social savvy help your child fit in with others by Lindy Petersen ( )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 1,040 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bullying interventions in schools six basic approaches by Ken Rigby ( )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,033 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dealing effectively with the problem of bullying in schools is now recognised as a major challenge for educators of young people. Successful interventions to stop, or even reduce, bullying in schools are difficult to achieve; however, the case for improving the effectiveness of school interventions in cases of bullying is overwhelming. More attention needs to be paid to what can be done in addressing actual cases of bullying, as well as seeking to create a school environment in which the task may be more manageable. Schools need to be aware of the range of approaches that may be adopte
You know the fair rule strategies for positive and effective behaviour management and discipline in schools by Bill Rogers ( )
11 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 1,025 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
Practise now! how to prepare for recruitment and selection tests ( )
5 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 1,005 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
The Child's world triggers for learning by Margaret Robertson ( )
5 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 963 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
What teachers need to know about students with disabilities by Peter S Westwood ( )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 951 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Students with Disabilities provides a concise overview of the disabilities that teachers may encounter in their classrooms, and how these disabilities impact on students' learning and development. Main topics include: intellectual disability, autism, Asperger syndrome, other pervasive developmental disorders, physical and health impairments, vision and hearing impairments, language and learning disorders, and emotional and behavioural disorders. The book is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all disorders and conditions. Instead, the author describes the main features of a wide ra
Dancing on a shifting carpet reinventing traditional schooling for the 21st century by Leoni Degenhardt ( )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 897 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The role of educational leaders, in particular school leaders, has changed radically as countries attempt to transform their education systems to prepare young people to function in today's world of rapid technological and social change, economic globalisation and increased migration and mobility. Dancing on a Shifting Carpet: Reinventing traditional schooling for the 21st century argues that, in order to achieve this transformation, there is an urgent need for new paradigms of schooling. This book offers practical advice on how to bring about such breakthrough change from within schools
Better schools, better teachers, better results a handbook for improved performance management in your school by Vic Zbar ( )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 868 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 ( )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 864 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
How schools counter bullying policies and procedures in selected Australian schools by Ken Rigby ( )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 855 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. Bas
Architecture for children by Sarah Scott ( )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 825 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Emotional healing & self-esteem inner-life skills of relaxation, visualisation and meditation for children and adolescents by Mark Pearson ( )
3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 822 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."--BOOK JACKET
A parent's guide to scholarship tests by Rebecca Leech ( )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 801 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
Reading and learning difficulties approaches to teaching and assessment by Peter S Westwood ( )
3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Reading and Learning Difficulties: Approaches to Teaching and Assessment 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
Beyond nostalgia reshaping Australian education by Terri Seddon ( )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 783 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
Career development programs preparation for lifelong career decision making by Wendy Patton ( )
3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 762 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Changes in the world of work and the evolving nature and structure of careers haveplaced considerable demands on the provision of systematic developmental careerprograms through the lifespan. Career development programs provide individuals withplanned learning experiences that develop knowledge, skills and attitudes to assist themin making informed decisions throughout their working lives. Career Development Programs includes a history of career development programs inAustralia and presents a chapter on how to implement such programs across a rangeof settings. Contributors to the book are drawn
Closing the gap between research and practice foundations for the acquisition of literacy by Marion M De Lemos ( )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 761 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
For some decades there have been world-wide initiatives to improve literacy rates and standards. During the same period, concentrated research studies have been undertaken to find out how best to achieve desired improvements. Two main thrusts in teaching and learning how to read and write have emerged, often in controversy. One is generally known as the 'whole language' approach; the other concentrates more on theoretical assumptions underlying these two approaches to the teaching of literacy and the studies which have been undertaken in the international arena to find out how children progress, from their earliest educational years, in attaining both initial reading skills and lifelong literacy
Cued articulation consonants and vowels by Jane Passy ( )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 751 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
ACER Abkuerzung
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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