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Raising Readers – Megan Daley

Raising Readers: How to Nurture a Child’s Love of Books has been written by Australian teacher librarian Megan Daley. Daley brings years of professional and personal experience to this engaging and highly readable book. She successfully addresses multiple audiences – … Continue reading

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The Silhouette and the Sacrifice – Boone Shepard’s encore!

A truly satisfying conclusion to Boone Shephards’ misadventures left me feeling sated and satisfied. Thanks Gabriel Bergmoser for this masterful tale that ties the many threads of the first two books into a complex tapestry in The Silhouette and the … Continue reading

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2019: International Year of Indigenous Languages

UNESCO and partners will focus on the importance of indigenous languages through 2019 and provide a range of resources and support on a dedicated website. There are language teaching resources under the share button – discover the Spikit app for … Continue reading

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The Dam – David Almond & Levi Pinfold

The Dam is stunning – in conceptual design, story line and illustrative techniques. Based on a true story, the reader joins a father and daughter on a final journey to the now deserted homes in the valley that is about … Continue reading

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Book Bento Boxes

I have just created my first book bento box – and it was great fun to do. An alternative way to express a response to literature that will excite students with its combination of personal expression, visual arts, technology, creativity … Continue reading

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Literature Pearls – new resource

This is a project I have been working on in free moments over the last month. Pearltrees is a visual curation site – each pearl a small snapshot of a webpage. I chose this as a means of bringing together … Continue reading

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Dust Echoes – fantastic news from the ABC

Dust Echoes has been a wonderful resource to support secondary studies of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures. Recently the interactive online version was archived and no longer available. I followed up via the ABC contact form and … Continue reading

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