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Don't Tell, Don't Tell, Don't Tell

Originally published in the June 2017 issue of Professionally Speaking.

Ready, Set, Learn

BY BRENDA STEIN DZALDOV

This practical book transcends the often vague descriptors for assessing learning skills and delves into explicit instruction about how to actually teach those skills so that students can learn how to expand their knowledge.

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Breakthrough

Originally published in the June 2017 issue of Professionally Speaking.

Substitute Teaching?

BY AMANDA YUILL

Called in at very short notice to primary/junior classrooms, substitute teachers are often at a loss for how and where to begin teaching a classroom of sometimes unruly and certainly unknown students. In this enthusiastic combination tool kit/ instruction manual, Yuill explores how substitute teachers can re-engage their original passion for making a difference in students’ lives and actually teach..

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Teaching Globally

Originally published in the June 2017 issue of Professionally Speaking.

“This is a Great Book!”

BY LARRY SWARTZ AND SHELLEY STAGG PETERSON
This is a Great Book! is rooted in the belief that offering your students great books to read and showing them how to dig deeper into their own responses to them is the foundation of turning them into real readers.

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P.L.A.N. for Better Learning

Originally published in the June 2017 issue of Professionally Speaking.

The Way to School

BY ROSEMARY McCARNEY WITH PLAN INTERNATIONAL

Stunning colour photographs fill this picture book illustrating how students around the world get to school. Children are shown traversing long distances on treacherous water, cliffs, valleys, tunnels, mountain paths, bridges and roads.

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Lost & Found

Originally published in the June 2017 issue of Professionally Speaking.

Susanna Moodie

BY CAROL SHIELDS AND PATRICK CROWE

Susanna Moodie became one of Canada’s first literary icons with the publication of Roughing It in the Bush, her memoir of life in the Canadian wilderness. She was born into the English gentry, and after her father died she and her sisters turned to writing to assist with the family finances.

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