Jumpstart! Storymaking

Games and Activities for Ages 7-12

Author: Pie Corbett

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134035667

Category: Education

Page: 144

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Jumpstart! Storymaking is a collection of games and activities to develop the creative process of ‘storymaking’. It focuses upon 'storytelling for writing' as well as creating a whole school culture of storytelling, reading and writing. Storymaking is the process of retelling, innovating and creating new stories. Like the best-selling Jumpstart! Literacy, this book contains imaginative ‘quick-fire' ideas that could be used as creative warm-ups and starters or developed into lessons. There are over 100 provocative and thought-provoking games and activities, intended to ‘jumpstart’ storytelling, reading and writing in any Key Stage 1, 2 or 3 classroom. Practical, easy-to-do and vastly entertaining, the ‘jumpstarts’ will appeal to busy teachers.
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Jumpstart! Wellbeing

Games and activities for ages 7-14

Author: Steve Bowkett,Kevin Hogston

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1317292065

Category: Education

Page: 156

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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.
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Jumpstart! Apps

Creative learning, ideas and activities for ages 7–11

Author: Natalia Kucirkova,Jon Audain,Liz Chamberlain

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317379225

Category: Education

Page: 144

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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.
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Jumpstart! PSHE

Games and activities for ages 7-13

Author: John Foster

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317485297

Category: Education

Page: 160

View: 1985

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This collection of engaging and simple to use activities will jumpstart students’ understanding of themselves, their relationships and their knowledge of how to lead a healthy lifestyle. A wealth of practical activities in the book range from class and group discussions and formal debates to games, role plays, hot seating and thought tracking. This book enables teachers to deliver effective and imaginative PSHE lessons, encouraging children to: • Share their views on issues that concern them such as bullying • Learn to think for themselves and to make their own decisions • Be aware of the dangers involved in drinking, smoking and drugtaking • Understand their relationships with family and friends • Explore social issues such as prejudice and discrimination • Learn how to handle their emotions Jumpstart! PSHE is an essential classroom resource that will encourage the personal development of children and is the perfect solution for helping teachers deliver effective and imaginative PSHE lessons.
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Jumpstart! Science

Games and Activities for Ages 5-11

Author: Rosemary Feasey

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134016972

Category: Education

Page: 96

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Jumpstart! Science provides teachers with a range of lively, short, fun activities and games to support teaching and learning in different aspects of the science curriculum. It encourages teachers to develop creative approaches to motivating and engaging children in science. The activities are aimed at a number of areas of science from learning scientific words to recalling information and problem solving. This fun book helps to ‘jumpstart’: lessons plenary sessions children moving from one aspect of science or type of learning in science to another. There are more than 55 engaging science games and activities in this book to ‘jumpstart’ science lessons in every Key Stage 1 and 2 classroom. Practical, easy-to-do and highly motivating, the science ‘jumpstarts’ will appeal to busy primary teachers who wish to enliven their practice and add creativity to their science teaching.
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Jumpstart! Thinking Skills and Problem Solving

Games and activities for ages 7–14

Author: Steve Bowkett

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317667328

Category: Education

Page: 132

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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.
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The little engine that could

Author: Watty Piper (pseud.),Scholastic Inc,Fisher-Price (Firm),Philomel Books

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780399246500

Category: Railroad trains

Page: 45

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Although she is not very big, the Little Blue Engine agrees to try to pull a stranded train full of toys over the mountain.
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Children's writer guide to 2006

Author: Susan M. Tierney

Publisher: Writer's Bookstore

ISBN: N.A

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 424

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An annual overview for aspiring contributors to the juvenile book and magazine market draws on the expertise of more than 250 leading editors, authors, and industry experts, discussing how to make the most of important publishing trends. Original.
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