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Website and app reviews

By Nigel Paull

Issue 120, Term 1 2022

Aboriginal & Torres Straight Islander Mathematics Alliance ATSIMA is an Indigenous-led charity that seeks to develop innovative techniques and resources to enhance the teaching of mathematics for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. Content includes professional learning

School Library Spotlight: Xavier College, Burke Hall

By Fiona O'Rourke

Issue 119, Term 4 2021

1. What is your job title and what challenges are you facing? I have just commenced at Xavier College, Burke Hall as a part-time teacher librarian for the Middle Years.  Beginning a new job in a school can  be both exciting and daunting. However, when you begin at the commencement of Lockdown

EAL/D in school libraries

By Nicki Moore, Martin Gray

Issue 121, Term 2 2022

At Singleton High School in New South Wales, Nikki Moore is an EAL/D teacher who is based in the school library. Situating Nikki in the school library has led to collaboration between the library staff and the EAL/D teacher, as well as the non-native English-speaking students who often use the libr

SCIS interviews Teacher Librarian Award winner Megan Daley

By Megan Daley

Issue 126, Term 3 2023

Congratulations on winning the ASLA Teacher Librarian Award. Can you talk to us a little about what it is that drew you to becoming a teacher librarian? I was originally an early childhood teacher, so my first degree was a Bachelor of Education in early childhood. I did that always with the k

The story of Story Store

By Joanna Baynes

Issue 127, Term 4 2023

Joanna Baynes began her library career while still a student at school, then moved on to public libraries, before finding her dream job at King’s School, working with and for boys aged between 4 and 13 years. I loved my 35 years at King’s. Life was always busy and challenging, but in the back of

Reading Australia: bringing Australian stories into the classroom

By Adam Suckling

Issue 116, Term 1 2021

or classroom use. The Reading Australia Fellowship The Reading Australia Fellowship provides $15,000 to a leading English and Literacy teacher or teacher librarian to develop a career-enhancing research project in a specific area that will enhance their skills and abilities in teaching English t

Digital literacy: using Wikipedia as a fact-checking tool

By Mathieu O'Neil, Rachel Cunneen

Issue 121, Term 2 2022

Can Wikipedia be used as a legitimate source? In November 2021 we published an article in   The Conversation   which obviously touched a nerve since it was shared by around 7,000 readers.  The article, ‘Students are told not to use Wikipedia for research. But it’s a  trustworthy source’, deriv

School library spotlight: University High School, Melbourne

By Stephanie Ward

Issue 123, Term 4 2022

ing the events, programs, services and work of the team. We’re really lucky at Uni High, we’ve got a staff of five; two library technicians and three teacher librarians. We’re not all full time, but it’s nice to have that team to work with and really bounce ideas off one another as it creates a sens

The Information Fluency Framework

By Carmel Grimmett

Issue 123, Term 4 2022

The Information Fluency Framework (IFF) is a new tool for teacher librarians in primary and secondary settings. The IFF is the primary source of information outcomes and processes for teacher librarians in the NSW Department of Education to use together with Information skills in the school as a

The Teacher Librarian and ChatGPT

By Stephanie Strachan

Issue 126, Term 3 2023

.  So, what can we do right now in our secondary school context as these technologies continue to develop at lightning speed? Enter your friendly teacher librarian! As the information literacy experts and critical thinking skill builders in our schools, we will be required to play a significan

School library spotlight: The King's School Senior Library

By The King's School Library team

Issue 127, Term 4 2023

is housed in the Centre for Learning and Leadership (CLL), located in the heart of the senior campus. Our team consists of four full-time staff: two teacher librarians, one librarian and one library assistant. The library team is overseen by the Dean of Digital Learning and Innovation, who is respo

Respect first: Understanding SCIS Subject Headings for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

By Schools Catalogue Information Service (SCIS)

Issue 127, Term 4 2023

The significance of using respectful language in cataloguing cannot be overstated. The SCIS (Schools Catalogue Information Service) Subject Headings List (SCISSHL) plays a crucial role in shaping the language used to describe catalogue records’ content. Given that educators and students access thes