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Thinking Classroom Suggested Books & Websites
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Disclaimer: I'm not responsible for the content of any links or other folks' books, however I hope you find some valuable ideas in them.
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Raeburn Design

Raeburn Design

An exemplar business for responsible and innovative design.

https://www.raeburndesign.co.uk/



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Tags: Design Sustainability

Universal Principles of Design by William Lidwell

Universal Principles of Design by William Lidwell

Portable, condensed, and armed with 150 principles, Universal Principles of Design, Pocket Edition is like a Swiss Army knife of design knowledge.

Available at Amazon



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How Money Works by DK

How Money Works by DK

A wide-ranging visual guide for teachers and older students. Covers money, economics, investments, government finances. Short, precise, illustrated knowledge.

Available from Amazon



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Tags: Economics Money

A Call for Revolution by The Dalai Lama

A Call for Revolution by The Dalai Lama

A rallying cry for the whole world by one of the most respected leaders of our troubled times.

Buy from Amazon



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Tags: Religion Curriculum

World Religions - Mapped

World Religions - Mapped

Interesting Religion-Mapping infographic from the World Economic Forum.

https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2019/03/this-is-the-best-and-simplest-world-map-of-religions



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Election Toolkit

Election Toolkit

From UK Parliament, resources to help children understand and experience politics and government in action.

Visit



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Tags: Curriculum Politics

All About Politics by Andrew Marr

All About Politics by Andrew Marr
Written for children aged 9 and over, but a clear and interesting introduction for adults too, All About Politics is a straight-talking guide to how governments really work.

Available from Amazon



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50 Things

50 Things

50 things to do before you're 11¾ from the National Trust

https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/50-things-to-do



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Tags: Health Well-being Curriculum

Way of the Warrior Kid by Jocko Willink

Way of the Warrior Kid by Jocko Willink

Can Marc transform himself into a warrior before school starts in the fall - and finally stand up to the King of the Jungle himself? A look at positive thinking from an ex-navy seal.

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Kids Against Plastic

Kids Against Plastic
Be inspired by Amy and Ella Meek founders of Kids Against Plastic.

http://www.kidsagainstplastic.co.uk/

ello! We’re Amy and Ella Meek, aged 15 and 13, and the founders of Kids Against Plastic! 

Not long ago we came across the UN’s Global Goals and got inspired to do our bit for the planet, and after finding out about the negative effect single-use plastic is having on the environment, we launched the Kids Against Plastic campaign.

ello! We’re Amy and Ella Meek, aged 15 and 13, and the founders of Kids Against Plastic! 

Not long ago we came across the UN’s Global Goals and got inspired to do our bit for the planet, and after finding out about the negative effect single-use plastic is having on the environment, we launched the Kids Against Plastic campaign.



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Kids Fight Plastic by Martin Dorey

Kids Fight Plastic by Martin Dorey

Plastic is everywhere. It is in the rivers and it is in the sea. We need superheroes to fight plastic and help save our oceans.

Available from Amazon



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Voyager Space Probe Live

Voyager Space Probe Live

Live updates and information about the Voyager probes.

https://voyager.jpl.nasa.gov/

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Tags: Space Exploration Curriculum

Fax from Sarajevo
by Joe Kubert

Fax from Sarajevo <br>by Joe Kubert The struggle life and dignity during the siege of Sarajevo in 1992-93.

Available from Amazon

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Tags: War

Palestine
by Joe Sacco

Palestine <br>by Joe Sacco Captures the heart of the Palestinian experience in image after unforgettable mage.

Available from Amazon

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Tags: War Conflict

Persepolis
by Marjane Satrapi

Persepolis <br> by Marjane Satrapi Unforgettable portrait of daily life in Iran and its bewildering contradictions in public and private life.

Available from Amazon

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Tags: War Freedom

Maus
by Art Speigelman

Maus <br> by Art Speigelman The complete story of Vladek Spiegelman and his wife, living and surviving in Hitler's Europe.

Available from Amazon

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Tags: War

Christmas on Wiki

Christmas on Wiki A starting point for Christmas knowledge en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christmas

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Tags: Christmas

Northern Irish Curriculum

Northern Irish Curriculum Thinking Skills and Personal Capabilities as interpreted for the Northern Irish curriculum. On this page you can watch a video of Carol McGuinness whose ideas partly inspired this website.

www.nicurriculum.org.uk/curriculum_microsite/TSPC/index.asp

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Tags: National Strategies

Full On Learning: Involve Me & I’ll Understand
by Zoe Elder

Full On Learning: Involve Me & I’ll Understand <br>by Zoe Elder

A clear and graphically rich presentation of the key features needed for a future-facing education. Includes thoughts and activities around collaboration, emotional intelligence, digital learning, motivation, questioning and feedback.

Available from Amazon

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Tags: Quality Teaching Infographic Visual Thinking