Essential Resources believes that a love of lifelong learning will help build an equable and kind world.
To achieve our aspirations, we support our superstars – the teachers and parents who influence and educate young people. Our superstars are busy, smart and inspirational. We partner with expert educators, editors, designers and web developers to create excellent education solutions that help them be the best they can be.
Our resources are strongly grounded in what works in the classroom. Each title support students’ learning through every stage of their secondary education, ensuring they excel and can apply their learning to numerous meaningful contexts as they become analytical thinkers, problem solvers and idea generators, preparing them to succeed in a multinational environment.
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Go the extra mile; maximise pupils' learning potential across the curriculum. This series provides teachers with the necessary support to build on and scaffold children's thinking so they become proficient at thinking clearly, logically, creatively, refectively and critically. It covers preparation and implementation and provides templates, samples and clearly explained practices.
Amber Kite has been teaching for six years. Her early childhood teaching experience highlighted how much teaching students to think and wonder can assist their learning. Amber strives to create learning opportunities that are inquiry based, relevant and challenging. She aims to provide resources that offer opportunities for teachers to reflect on their practice and to support students in the thinking classroom.
Marc Warwick is is an executive teacher and curriculum leader. He utilises thinking tools to find out what students know and what they want to know; and then to identify what they have learnt through an inquiry. Marc encourages students to take responsibility for their own learning and to reflect critically on their learning processes. He is in demand as a presenter of practical workshops in literacy, numeracy and integrated curriculum.