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Learner's Toolkit Book/CD-ROM

Supporting the SEAL Framework for secondary schools, developing emotional intelligence, instilling values for life, creating independent learners

By: Jackie Beere

Price: CAD $49.95

Publisher: Independent Thinking Press

Imprint: Independent Thinking Press

224 Pages

11.69 X 8.27 X 0.8 ins

ISBN:  9781845900700 -- Mixed Media Product

Publication Date: 11/01/2007

This is an essential resource for supporting the SEAL framework in secondary schools and for all those teaching 11-16 year olds. It contains everything you need to create truly independent learners, confident and resilient in their ability to learn and learn well. The book contains 50 lessons to teach 50 competencies. Each has teacher's notes on leading the lesson and a CD-ROM in the back of the book has all the student forms and worksheets necessary for the lessons. Lessons include:
  • getting to know yourself
  • taking responsibility for your own life
  • persistence and resilience
  • setting goals for life
  • controlling moods
  • caring for your mind and body
  • building brain power
  • asking questions
  • developing willpower
  • pushing yourself out of your comfort zone
  • prioritising and planning
Possessing these vital competencies will help students learn better and be able to contribute more effectively in school. It will also enable them to thrive in the increasingly fast-paced world of the 21st century.


Jackie Beere MBA OBE worked as a newspaper journalist before starting a career in teaching and school leadership. She was awarded the OBE in 2002 for developing innovative learning programmes. Since 2006 she has been offering training in the latest strategies for learning, developing emotionally intelligent leadership and growth mindsets. She is the author of several bestselling books on teaching, learning and coaching, as well as being a qualified Master Practitioner in NLP.



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