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Jumpstart Thinking Skills And Problem Solving

Author : Steve Bowkett
ISBN : 9781317667339
Genre : Education
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Jumpstart! Thinking Skills and Problem Solving presents a collection of simple to use, multi-sensory games and activities which will jumpstart students’ understanding of problem solving in action. If you are one of the thousands of teachers looking for a range of practical and fun ideas to engage pupils in effective proactive learning, then this is the perfect book for you. Specifically written to help teachers work within the guidelines of the new curriculum, activities in the book will help pupils to explore and learn a wide range of problem solving and independent thinking skills in an atmosphere of fun, mutual support and tolerance. Sections within the book reflect key areas of the new curriculum and offer a treasure trove of ideas for building problem solving and thinking skills into daily teaching.and provide tried and tested methods of helping children ‘learn how to learn’. Areas include:- Building problem solving confidence Thinking and problem solving in literacy Thinking and Problem solving in science Problem solving in philosophy Emotional resourcefulness and life skills Jumpstart! Thinking Skills and Problem Solving will celebrate the joy of critical and independent thinking and become a vital resource for all classroom teachers at Key Stage 2 and 3.

Jumpstart Philosophy In The Classroom

Author : Steve Bowkett
ISBN : 9781351388351
Genre : Education
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This collection of inspiring and simple-to-use activities will jumpstart students' understanding of philosophy, and is a treasure trove of ideas for building philosophical enquiry into the curriculum. It offers teachers a range of quick, easy and effective ways for developing children’s comprehension of and engagement with philosophy, and will help them ‘learn how to learn’. With a wealth of activities, including puzzles, class discussion techniques and group tasks, Jumpstart! Philosophy in the Classroom covers the following topics: curiosity and imagination language for thinking critical thinking creating a community of enquiry. ? Practical and immersive methods will encourage children to think, analyse, evaluate, discuss, judge and arrive at reasoned conclusions across all areas of the curriculum, stimulating philosophical conversation and changing the way that content is processed and understood in the classroom. This book will be a vital resource for all those who want to develop thinking skills and philosophical enquiry in their school.

Jumpstart Wellbeing

Author : Steve Bowkett
ISBN : 9781317292050
Genre : Education
File Size : 86. 64 MB
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This collection of engaging and simple to use activities will help teachers to develop children’s mental and emotional wellbeing while also including the thinking skills necessary for learning. The authors show how developing such skills within the context of a wellbeing agenda aids children’s motivation, their ability to concentrate and their willingness to explore, investigate and question, bringing huge benefits for children’s sense of achievement, self-confidence and resilience. Drawing on a wealth of practical activities that include both creative and critical ways of thinking, chapters cover: Wellbeing in the Classroom; Emotional Resourcefulness; Relaxation and Meditation; Mindfulness and Reflectiveness; Being Well. Jumpstart! Wellbeing is a treasure trove of fun activities and ideas for building wellbeing and its constituent skills into the curriculum.

Jumpstart Study Skills

Author : John Foster
ISBN : 9781315280202
Genre : Education
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Jumpstart! Study Skills presents a collection of engaging and simple-to-use games and activities that will jumpstart students’ understanding of working independently and as part of a group and how to develop the study skills necessary to succeed at school. Providing teachers with a range of practical ideas and strategies to promote active learning in Key Stage 2, the activities in this book will help students to: create plans for investigations and assignments; improve their organisational skills: time management and teamwork; collect data using methods such as observations, surveys and interviews; develop their reading and notetaking skills; engage in meaningful discussions and develop their talk skills; advance their computer skills to sift and record data; create strategies for revising and preparing for tests; analyse data and draw conclusions; improve their ability to write reports; evaluate their own achievements and identify future targets. Jumpstart! Study Skills is an essential classroom resource that will encourage children’s development and help teachers to deliver effective lessons that promote active learning in Key Stage 2.

Jumpstart Apps

Author : Natalia Kucirkova
ISBN : 9781317379225
Genre : Education
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This collection of engaging and simple to use activities will jumpstart students’ learning and help the busy teacher to reinvigorate their teaching through the use of mobile apps and activities that can be used in the classroom. A wealth of practical activities and advice on how to incorporate over 40 lively and exciting apps into the classroom will enable teachers to deliver creative lessons. This essential guide focuses on a range of apps, including Skitch, QR codes, Comic Life, Do Ink Green Screen, Puppet Pals, Our Story and much more. This book offers much needed guidance on creative ways to integrate apps within the National Curriculum and how they can be incorporated into the teaching of Key Stages 1 and 2. Enabling teachers to deliver effective and imaginative lessons through the use of apps and providing links to a wide range of online resources, it covers all core areas of the curriculum: English, Maths, Science, Modern Foreign Languages, ICT, History, Geography and PE. Jumpstart! Apps is an essential classroom resource that will encourage creative and independent learning in children and is the perfect solution for helping teachers, teaching assistants and students integrate apps into their daily practice, make the most of technology at their disposal and deliver imaginative and effective lessons.

Jumpstart Creativity

Author : Stephen Bowkett
ISBN : 0815367961
Genre : Education, Elementary
File Size : 55. 18 MB
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Jumpstart! Creativity contains over 70 games and activities that any primary teacher can use to quickly and easily boost students' creative and critical thinking skills, allowing their thinking to flourish. Now in its second edition, the book contains fresh material that will help children to engage with the new National Curriculum. Applicable across a wide age and ability range, Jumpstart! Creativity is designed to help children learn to generate, organise and refine their own ideas and to explore, question and connect knowledge presented to them in the classroom. Focusing on getting the children to do the thinking work, the jumpstarts cover: Creative thinking Creative questioning Creating reasoning Creative problem solving Creative wordplay Filled with practical, fun-packed and easy-to-do activities, Jumpstart! Creativity is an essential companion to any primary teacher looking to inspire creativity and independent thinking in their students.

Jumpstart Literacy

Author : Pie Corbett
ISBN : 9781136775543
Genre : Education
File Size : 31. 17 MB
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These fun multi-sensory games should jumpstart pupils' enthusiasm for learning.

Jumpstart History

Author : Sarah Whitehouse
ISBN : 9781317915447
Genre : Education
File Size : 64. 13 MB
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This collection of simple to use and fun activities will jumpstart pupils’ understanding of the historical skills of chronology, enquiry, historical inference and knowledge and understanding of people, places and time. History is an effective way to engage pupils in a topic and can act as a fantastic hook for learning. This book will enable you to make history a fundamental part of your classroom, to enhance not only the pupils' historical understanding but also to deepen their understanding in other subjects. Areas covered include:- Egyptians Ancient Greeks and Romans Saxons, Vikings and Normans Stone Age Bronze Age Iron Age Tudors and Stuarts Victorians World War Two Post-War Britain This indispensable classroom resource will celebrate history and give children the opportunity to experience the thrill of finding out about the past. It will be a lifeline to any classroom teacher looking to teach history in a fun and exciting way.

Jumpstart Grammar

Author : Pie Corbett
ISBN : 9781317294368
Genre : Education
File Size : 36. 49 MB
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Fully updated to help teachers deal with the new 2016 Grammar Tests, this second edition presents a collection of simple to use, multi-sensory games and activities that will jumpstart pupils’ understanding of grammar in action It includes coverage of the subjunctive and past progressive, selecting which tense is the most definite, identifying when a word is used as a subordinating conjunction/preposition, explaining how a comma can change meaning, and an increased emphasis on the passive. Jumpstart! Grammar will prepare children for any grammar tests on the horizon in an engaging way so that they love playing with words and spinning sentences to make ideas dance. And, of course, they will be able to name the parts if that is what is required. Fun games will focus first on helping children hear the difference various types of grammar can make followed by activities to help them understand what different effects you can create with grammar. Technical terms will only be introduced once the children have established what the various features can do, with a particular focus on those terms that really help children discuss what makes language coherent and effective. This indispensable, practical book celebrates the joys of language and coherent expression; of finding just the right words or phrases to express what you want to say.

Jumpstart Maths

Author : John Taylor
ISBN : 9781317658320
Genre : Education
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To celebrate the return of the title "Mathematics" to the National Curriculum, Jumpstart! Maths is a completely updated, revised and re-named edition of ‘Jumpstart Numeracy’ reorganised to reflect the new 2014 curriculum and programmes of study. Jumpstart! Maths presents a collection of simple to use, multi-sensory games and activities will jumpstart students’ understanding of mathematics in action. If you are one of the thousands of teachers looking for a range of practical and fun ideas to teach maths engagingly, then this is also the perfect book for you. Specifically written to help teachers work within the guidelines of the new curriculum, activities in the book will help pupils to explore and learn maths in an atmosphere of fun, mutual support and tolerance. Many activities make use of a computer and interactive whiteboard. Activities include:- brain bending quizzes to get pupils thinking oral games – warm up pupils’ mathematical vocabulary differentiated games and quizzes activities for interactive whiteboards, flipcharts and PCs ICT handy hints additional problem solving games Areas covered include, addition and subtraction, multiplication and division, fractions, ratio and proportion, algebra, measurement, geometry and statistics. There is an emphasis on problem solving throughout. Jumpstart Maths will celebrate the joy of learning mathematics and become a vital resource for all classroom teachers from Key stage 1 through to 3.

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