The ALPS Resource Book: Accelerated Learning in Primary Schools

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A&C Black, May 1, 2001 - Education - 224 pages
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The alps resource book is structured carefully to extend the theoretical and practical advice given in the alps approach and provides hands-on materials for classroom teachers and for those who teach outside of the classroom. The authors have produced over 1000 useful ideas to 'accelerate' the learning of their children. The resource include: 1000 useful ideas to accelerate learning Affirmation posters for your classroom The 50 best homeworks How to make target setting easy, fun and useful Rules and guidelines for positive behaviour How to help children better understand their brain and get it to work! lAdvice on managing attention and dealing with groups Ways to improve test performance Sample school polices 70 brain-break activies that connect to learning Lists of the best music for learning.

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How to use this book
Extending the horizons of possibility
Establishing base camp
Into the foothills of learning
The learning journey
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About the author (2001)

Alistair Smith is a leading trainer in modern learning methods and his techniques are used with startling success by thousands of teachers and parents in the UK and abroad. He is the chairperson of Alite; a company he founded to work in the field of motivation, learning and training. Alistair has written award-winning books, featured on radio and television programmes, and spoken at conferences internationally.

Nicola Call started her teaching career in Inner London, rising rapidly to become Deputy Head of three primary schools. Nicola now lives in California where she combines writing with research into Accelerated Learning work in schools.

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