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Counsellors, parents and teachers will find this book to be one of the most unique thought-provoking practical and somewhat unconventional guides they've ever picked up. It is based on recent research that tells us that a person's grit (hard work, determination, perseverance) combined with good soft (social) skills are better predictors of future success than IQ grade point averages and standardised test scores. Although the book focuses on several serious topics it is filled with humour short stories and motivational quotes.
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G: Getting along with others
Bella couldn't wait to become a butterfly! She soon earned the nickname "Squirmy" from her mother because of her squirmy, impatient energy. Even when she was a tiny egg Squirmy was bored and restlesss. Her mother kept reminding her that constantly wishing for what's next makes it difficult to enjoy what is happening right now! Then she learned little tricks that would help her become more calm, focused and grateful. Soon, Squirmy realized that being mindful was easy to do, but tough to remember to do. So she kept... More info
*No refund on this item: Was: $21.25* *Reduced by 20% - Now $17.00* Thrive! A Survival Guide for Today's Educator is a ground-breaking masterpiece! It will help professionals to develop a fresh enlightened perspective and attitude toward their lives and toward their noble but sometimes discouraging profession. Every educator (grades PK-12) should pause and reflect upon the urgently needed questions considerations and words of great wisdom contained in this book. It will help the readers to cut-to-the-core of what is really important in their lives and in their perceptions about being... More info
*No refund on this item: Was: $21.20* *Reduced by 20% - Now $16.95* Miranda Peabody and her friends try again and again to stand up to the bully they call Mean Maxie Baxter. But they are continuously unsuccessful until Miranda and her friends confide in some trusted adults about these problems. They learn that uniting in friendship activities and learning about anti-bully tactics can do much to eliminate bullying and build lasting friendships. This book will help children in grades PK-4 to explore several aspects related to the topic of... More info