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Australian Council for Educational Research

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Works: 2,092 works in 3,253 publications in 1 language and 71,095 library holdings
Genres: Periodicals  Cross-cultural studies  Case studies  Handbooks and manuals  Study guides  History  Sources  Abstracts 
Roles: Other, Contributor, Editor, Publisher
Classifications: L91, 370.994
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Bullying interventions in schools : six basic approaches by Ken Rigby( )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,481 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
Children of parents with mental illness 2 : personal and clinical perspectives by Vicki Cowling( )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,473 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
Bullying in schools and what to do about it by Ken Rigby( )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 1,470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using up-to-date studies, Bullying in Schools helps us to understand the nature of bullying and why it so often takes place in schools. Importantly, it examines and evaluates what schools can do to promote more positive peer relationships within the school community and take effective and sustainable action to deal with problems that may arise
Social savvy : help your child fit in with others by Lindy Petersen( )

5 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 1,425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teaches parents and children to manage situations and avoid knee-jerk reactions when children behave in a way that upsets parents and other children, by thinking about the behaviour and what can be done to change or prevent it
What teachers need to know about students with disabilities by Peter S Westwood( )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book provides a concise overview of a wide range of disabilities that have an impact on students learning and development
Practise now! : how to prepare for recruitment and selection tests by Australian Council for Educational Research( )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 1,355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A practical guide to test questions, written by people who write selection tests. Each chapter focuses on a specific question type commonly used in selection tests. Each question type is explained in detail and reasons given for the correct answer. Includes sample questions and answers, with hints to aid working out
The Child's world : triggers for learning by Margaret Robertson( )

7 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 1,354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"What skills are required to help children navigate these very different spaces? How do they construct their identity and sense of place? How can educators bring order to their experiences and promote learning for the future?" "The Child's World strives to answer these questions and more. Drawing on contributions from educators worldwide, it incorporates recent research and case studies to provide insight into how children interact with the world around them, and how this understanding can be used to improve learning."--BOOK JACKET
Australian journal of education by Australian Council for Educational Research( )

in English and held by 1,340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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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 1,303 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
Numeracy and learning difficulties : approaches to teaching and assessment by Peter S Westwood( )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in English and held by 1,285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to teaching mathematics more effectively. Examining the different ways students acquire mathematical skills, this book helps teachers to develop flexible teaching methods that suit these varied ways of learning
How schools counter bullying : policies and procedures in selected Australian schools by Ken Rigby( )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,271 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 1,264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is aimed at anyone who is interested in the design of built environments for children. It is an exploration of the many different kinds of early learning experiences that are available and the innovative and inspirational building designs that have developed out of each pedagogy. This visual book is about what architecture can offer early learning and also, what early learning requires from architecture
Reading and learning difficulties : approaches to teaching and assessment by Peter S Westwood( )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in English and held by 1,258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The 2nd edition of Peter Westwood's best-selling Reading and Learning Difficulties addresses recent initiatives around the teaching of reading, the value of a phonics-based approach, and international research around literacy teaching, learning and pedagogy. It presents evidence-based methods for teaching reading skills, looks at the increasing role of technology and online learning in literacy and evaluates the success of literacy interventions implemented in Australia and elsewhere. Reading and Learning Difficulties provides guidance on how to develop flexible teaching methods to suit varied ways of learning. By examining the way readers process texts, and identifying the knowledge and skills needed to become a proficient reader, it explains why learning problems can sometimes occur and what can be done to prevent or overcome these difficulties. In his Learning Difficulties series, Peter Westwood evaluates, summarises and presents research, strategies and best-practice methodologies for working with students that have learning difficulties in particular subject areas. Rigorous yet accessible, the titles in this series provide teachers with the knowledge, data and direction they need to develop their skills and meet student needs."--Publisher's website
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 1,256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is a practical guide for principals, team leaders and teachers in schools. It sets out a performance management process appropriate for a future-oriented teaching profession, emphasising the importance of self-management, continuing professional development and lifelong self-directed improvement
Spelling : approaches to teaching and assessment by Peter S Westwood( )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 1,254 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 Roger Leech( )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Preparing, applying and sitting for a scholarship test can be gruelling and competitive process for the child and the childs parents, and the disappointment of not being awarded a scholarship can be demoralising and disappointing. The unavoidable truth is that many more students sit scholarship tests than there are scholarships available. A Parents Guide to Scholarship Tests aims to help parents better understand scholarship tests so that they can help their child do their best when it counts
You know the fair rule : strategies for positive and effective behaviour management and discipline in schools by Bill Rogers( )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is a comprehensive but immediately practical compendium for managing classroom behaviour. It is a complete rework of the very popular 2nd edition, and is based on the shared rights/responsibilities approach and interactional and respectful intervention. It covers different behaviour management and discipline practices from establishing a class to specific discipline strategies.
Emotional healing & self-esteem : inner-life skills of relaxation, visualisation and meditation for children and adolescents by Mark Pearson( )

4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 1,187 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."--Publisher's information
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 1,158 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
Beyond nostalgia : reshaping Australian education by Terri Seddon( )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 1,157 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
 
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Bullying in schools and what to do about it
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Bullying in schools and what to do about itSocial savvy : help your child fit in with othersWhat teachers need to know about students with disabilitiesPractise now! : how to prepare for recruitment and selection testsThe Child's world : triggers for learningDancing on a shifting carpet : reinventing traditional schooling for the 21st centuryNumeracy and learning difficulties : approaches to teaching and assessmentHow schools counter bullying : policies and procedures in selected Australian schools
Alternative Names
A.C.E.R.

A.C.E.R. (Australian Council for Educational Research)

ACER

ACER (Australian Council for Educational Research)

Australia Council for Educational Research

Australian Council for Education Research

Australian Council for Educational Research

Australian council of educational research

Council for Educational Research

Council for Educational Research Australia

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English (147)