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Archive for November, 2008

Handwriting Without Tears Teacher’s Guides

Posted by terryjamesresourcecentre on November 21, 2008

The Terry James Resource Library now has available the Kindergarten, Grade 1, 2, 3 and 4 Teacher’s Guides for Handwriting Without Tears.

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Books On CD-ROM For Use With Kurzweil

Posted by terryjamesresourcecentre on November 20, 2008

Electronic fiction and non-fiction texts, for use with Kurzweil 1000 and Kurzweil 3000 software, are now available, to be booked through the Video Library.

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Character Education Videos and Kits

Posted by terryjamesresourcecentre on November 20, 2008

New character education additions to our Video Library include:

Make You Think Values Collection, Series 1 & 3, audience level: intermediate, senior — Odd Girl Out, audience level: senior — Auto B Good  Series 2, 4 & 12, audience level: primary.

Character education videos and kits for primary, link to our catalogue.

Character education videos for junior, link to our catalogue.

Character education videos for intermediate, link to our catalogue.

Character education videos for senior, link to our catalogue.

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Autism Spectrum Disorders

Posted by terryjamesresourcecentre on November 18, 2008

The Terry James Resource Library has recently added to our collection of resources on autism.  New titles include:

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The Official Autism 101 Manual — Ten Things Every Child With Autism Wishes You Knew — Ten Things Your Student With Autism Wishes You Knew — 1001 Great Ideas For Teaching and Raising Children With Autism.

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autism1Link to the Autism Society Canada

 

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Senior Novel Sets

Posted by terryjamesresourcecentre on November 6, 2008

The Terry James Video Library has four new titles, available in novel sets, for senior students.  Titles are:

red-tent1The Red Tent by Anita Diamant

In a story based on the Book of Genesis, Jacob’s only daughter, Dinah shares her unique perspectives on the origins of many of our modern religious practices and sexual politics, eager to impart the lessons in endurance and humanity she has learned from her father’s wives.

splendid-sunsA Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Houseini

Chronicles the lives of two Afghan women who struggle to survive, raise a family, and find happiness in war-torn Afghanistan.

book-thief1The Book Thief  by markus Zusak

Trying to make sense of the horrors of World War II, Death relates the story of Liesel–a young German girl whose book-stealing and story-telling talents help sustain her family and the Jewish man they are hiding, as well as their neighbors.

long-wayA Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier by Ishamel Beah

Ishmael Beah’s firsthand account of war and his plight as a child soldier in Sierra Leone’s civil war.

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