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Character Education

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Got character? Here are ways to include this social-emotional learning key in the classroom "Character education." That's a popular term now, under the umbrella of "social-emotional learning." What is it, and how can we bring it into the classroom? Character education is teaching students to behave in ethical ways that are respectful of others, build community, and help create positive, functioning members of society--what used to be called "moral education." How can we teach these desirable traits to kids in a world where "shared values" can seem elusive? Here are some tips:   1. )  Model.  Demonstrate positive character traits through your own behaviour. Kindness, tolerance, caring, honesty, inclusivity, respect--educators should demonstrate these behaviours consistently.   2.)  W atch words.  Part of modelling is highlighting and using positive language, including through speaking and by studying the ways language

It's Time for the Durham Book Sale!

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Visit Perma-Bound Canada at the Durham Book Sale!  Showcasing the best new: Picture Books Early Readers Sets and Series Graphic Novels STEM Collections Date:   November 27th, 2019 Time:   8:30am-5pm Location: Ajax Convention Centre                 550 Beck Crescent This will be a "Tag" Sale for Perma-Bound.   Simply collect the tags from the books you would like to purchase and the order will be placed and shipped to the school for free!  

Niagara Book Sale

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Visit the Perma-Bound Booth!   NIAGARA BOOK SALE Date: Monday, November 25th Location: Holiday Inn St. Catherine's                    327 Ontario Street, St. Catharines Time: 8:30-4:00 And don't forget...

New Spanish & Bilingual Catalogue 2019/20

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Looking for Spanish and Bilingual titles?   We can help! Perma-Bound  has thousands of Spanish and bilingual titles for grades K-12!  Our  2019-2020 Spanish brochure  is now available. The offering features new releases and popular favourites, as well as ALA Award-winning titles including the Caldecott, Newbery & the Pura Belprè winners. Graphic Novels, as well as fiction and non-fiction sections are also included, as well as books by Latino/Latina authors and illustrators. View  online  here!   

Don't miss the Dufferin-Peel Book Display!!

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Dufferin-Peel Book Display Date: November 19th, 2019 Location: Mississauga Convention Centre -  75 Derry Road West Time: 8:30am - 5pm Check out all the amazing titles available from Perma-Bound!  New Picture Books STEAM Graphic Novels  And much, much more! 

Parents and Teachers: Partners in Education

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Keeping Parents Posted: Ideas to Help Teachers Communicate for Better Student Outcomes Want to improve student outcomes? Foster positive communication between school and home. Studies show students do better when parents or guardians are involved in learning. For teachers, here are some ideas to build effective school-family partnerships: Build trust. Parents need to know they can trust you to have their children's best interests at heart. Personal respect is part of this process; behave respectfully, and expect respect in return. Listen first. Like everyone else, parents want to be  heard , not simply  told . Show you're a cut above by really listening to parents and honestly discussing their concerns. Keep focused. Before getting in touch, be clear about your subject. Discipline issues? Ways to help kids learn at home? Classroom goals? Target your communication. Include the positive. Parents want you to share their kids' victories and achievements;

TDSB Fall Take-Away Book Fair

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Visit Perma-Bound Canada at the TDSB Fall Take-Away Book Fair! Showcasing the best new: Picture Books Early Readers Sets and Series Graphic Novels STEM Collections Date: November 12 & 13th, 2019 Time: 8:30am-5pm Location:  Exhibition Place, Queen Elizabeth Building                         180 Princes' Blvd, Toronto

We Remember...

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Celebrating 50 Years of Sesame Street

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Sunny Day: A Celebration of Sesame Street Raposo, Joe School Discount  Price:   $27.30 Superstar illustrators celebrate the iconic  Sesame Street  theme song with stunning original art in this one-of-a-kind picture book! To celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of  Sesame Street,  beloved picture-book artists have each created an artwork interpreting a different line from "Sunny Day," the iconic  Sesame Street  theme song. The range of their pieces demonstrates that  Sesame Street  can truly be found anywhere. The award-winning and bestselling roster of illustrators includes Christian Robinson, Tom Lichtenheld, Vanessa Brantley-Newton, Leo Espinosa, and Dan Santat, among others. The result is a stunning tribute to  Sesame Street  and to the generations of children who have loved the show. Anyone who opens this beautiful book will be inspired to imagine their own perfect sunny day. For half a century,  Sesame Street  has helped kids grow smarter, stronger, and kinde

Visit us at the Peel Book Fair!!

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Join us at the  Peel Book Fair  November 6th and 7th at the Mississauga Convention Centre!  Check out our fabulous selection of Picture Books Early Readers Novels Graphic Novels Sets and Series STEAM collections Free Shipping on all orders and all books are in the patented and guaranteed Perma-Bound Binding! 

Tech Savy Teens

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Social Media Smarts For many teens, maintaining a strong social media presence is all about sharing wacky videos with friends, posting fun photographs, or following their favourite bands and brands.              What they may not realize is that corporations are mining Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, and other social media platforms for marketable data. Being too open on social media can also expose teens to other risks, such as identity theft. But this  set  has readers covered. They'll learn practical tips on how to be smart about personal privacy. A compelling, non-preachy main text and suggestions for further reading help teens get their social media fix while still playing it safe.   Check out some of our other Tech Savy Selections:  Critical Thinking about Digital Media Series   6-Book Set * Grades 7-12