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Learning to Share. The green monster jealousy is confronted in this video for professionals working with parents and their families. People talk about their own experiences of jealousy and suggest ways of managing powerful emotions. Pounds 30 (inc pp): special offer until December 20. National Association of Toy and Leisure Libraries, 68 Churchway, London NW1 1LT.
God, Prayer and Spirituality. The requirement to promote the spiritual development of children is necessarily controversial. This pack enters the fray with resources for drawing up a school policy on spiritual development plus curriculum units for teachers to build on. Pounds 6 (Pounds 3.25 pp). The Board of Education, Church of England (Blackburn Diocese), Cathedral Close, Blackburn BB1 5AA.
The Enchanted Tapes. Michael Bentine narrates a selection of much loved stories, including 'The Wind in The Willows' and 'The Just So Stories' in aid of the National Children's Home. Parents will be able to buy a personalised version, if their child is called by one of the 10,000 names previously recorded by Mr Bentine. Each cassette is Pounds 6.99 from The London Tape Company, POBox 408, London SW11 6JJ. Tel:071-720 6976.
Exploring Geography. With the aid of this cassette and songbook pupils will be able to sing-along about maps, rivers, travel and pollution. Music and words for 12 songs to support learning in geography and music are provided. Pounds 8.25 (pp 75p). Education Through Music, 171 Barkers Butts Lane, Coundon, Coventry, West Midlands CV6 1EF.
Views: A Book of Fax. Part of the Barnsley School Writers in Residence Project, "Views", involved schoolchildren, professional writers and other individuals, including John Patten and Michael Rosen, faxing messages and pictures to each other. The compilation of faxes plus details of how to organise such a project are available for Pounds 6 (exc pp) from Fax 'N Fiction, co Julian Wroe, Hoyland Springwood School, Cloughfields Road, Hoyland, Barnsley, South Yorkshire S74 OER.
Finance Manual for Grant Maintained Schools. Advice on understanding, setting up and maintaining good financial controls are contained in this new set of financial guidance materials from accountant Kidsons Impey, auditors for a large number of GM schools. A skeleton finance manual, an instruction booklet and a computer disc version (IBM compatibles) of the manual make up the set. Pounds 50 (exc VAT). To order a copy phone James Aston or Sharon Pereira on 071-405 2088.
Drama: a Handbook for Primary Teachers by Geoff Readman and Gordon Lamont. Everything necessary to help the non-specialist primary teacher build a comprehensive drama policy or scheme of work is contained in this file, say the publishers. Pounds 12.95 (Pounds 2 pp). BBC Educational Publishing, PO Box 234, Wetherby, West Yorkshire LS23 7EU.