Learning & Development

General Books & Materials to Help Learning & Associated Development.
These tools may include topics such as:

  • Building self esteem, managing emotions, setting positive goals etc
  • Dealing with behavioural issues
  • Communication

There are many good books in this section

See also the section on Products for Children & Teens, plus the Autism and Aspergers category and Raising, Infants, Children & Teenagers


Teaching Mathematics in Early Childhood

Gives readers a solid theoretical understanding of math concepts and standards and the guidance they need to create and implement their own lessons. Highly readable and practical enough for years of use beyond the classroom, this text.....


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Troubled Hearts, Troubled Minds

Making sense of the emotional dimension of learning. Drawing on over 25 years of working with children with challenging behaviour, Peter Nelmes argues that such children are members of a community who are possibly the least recognised, understood......


Learning To Learn

Strategies for Accelerating Learning And Boosting Performance. Best selling summary of exciting new knowledge about learning. Hundreds of brain - friendly ways to learn quickly and easily. Life changing practical solutions to learning difficulties.......


Life Coaching for Kids

Life coaching is a great way to help children and young people build self-esteem, set positive goals, and deal with difficult issues such as bullying, anxiety, and poor body image. This book sets out what life coaching is and how it works, what the......


Building Emotional Intelligence

Teaches children how to quiet their minds, calm their bodies, and manage their emotions more skillfully, with Lantieri's proven techniques for increasing self-esteem, improving concentration and awareness, and enhancing empathy and communication........


Starving The Anxiety Gremlin

Help children to understand and manage their anxiety with this engaging and imaginative workbook. Based on cognitive behavioural principles, this workbook uses fun and imaginative activities to teach children how to manage their anxiety by changing how...


Starving The Anger Gremlin

Help children to understand and manage their anger with this fun and imaginative workbook. Based on cognitive behavioural principles, this workbook uses fun and engaging activities to teach children how to manage their anger by changing how they think....


Healthy Mindsets for Super Kids

10 session program to help boost resilience in children aged 7 to 14. Each session focuses on a key theme, each one includes discussions, exercises and creative activities. Sessions are flexible and easily adaptable for use in different settings and.....


Big What Now Book of Learning Styles

So often we give students a key to unlock their understanding of a new concept only to discover that it was the wrong key. The question then becomes, WHAT NOW? Carol Barnier delivers a fresh and demystifying approach to learning styles......


Ditty Bugs CD:

It's easy. It's fast. And once you catch the "ditty bug" you'll realise how powerful rhythmical language is as an effective learning tool. Be amazed as your kids put useful things to memory! Includes 50 learning rhymes on audio CD......


Skills Training for Struggling Kids

Compassionate guide is packed with tried-and-true, thoroughly researched ways to help kids follow rules, get along better with family members and peers, express their feelings productively, and succeed in the classroom. Loads of worksheets, troubleshoot..


Unicorns Are Real

Presents a series of simple, imaginative, and proven exercises to help right-brained children develop needed academic skills. A mega-best seller providing 65 practical, easy-to-follow lessons to develop the much-ignored right-brain tendencies of children.


Brain Box

The Brain Box is a indispensable guide not only to powering through the stress, hard work and brain-ache of school or college, but also to establishing good learning habits and self-motivation which will be invaluable throughout the next stage of.....


Well Balanced Child (sale)

Second edition: In this book Sally covers: Why movement matters; How music helps brain development; The role of nutrition, the brain and child growth; Practical tips for parents and educators to help children with learning and behavioural problems and....


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Genius Of Natural Childhood

Draws on neuroscience to unpack the wisdom of nursery rhymes, playing traditional games and fairy stories for healthy child development. Explains why movement matters and how games develop children's skills at different stages of development.....


101 Relaxation Games for Children

The games in this book help teachers, parents, and others who work with children maintain or restore order, refocus children's attention, and break up the classroom routine. Most of the games are quite short and can be used between academic activities....


Smart Brain Train

This book is divided into 2 parts, the first section for the children and the second section for adults. It is written in clear concise language (52 pages) and will help you and your child discover........


Art of Being a Brilliant Classroom Assistant

Packed full of creative tips, techniques and strategies for anyone with the crucial role of supporting kids’ learning in the classroom. Like the rest of the series, you can dip in for inspiration, top tips, strategies and advice on every aspect of the....


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Start Smart

Packed with simple, straightforward ways to ensure healthy brain development in young children. Did you know that emotions boost our memory? Or that small muscle exercises help the brain develop? Our early experiences contribute a great deal to the......