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FYI Editor asks "What's in your Library that I wouldn't expect to find?"

Editor of FYI, Fay Pattison is seeking your input.  Can you please assist her with 100-150 words as per her message below.Thanks----------------------------I am seeking a few more contributions from SLAV members for the "Consider this!" section of the Winter issue of FYI.The topic is "What is in your library that I wouldn't expect to find?"Contributions to be 100-150 words sent in the body of an email or as a word document.  Photos are welcome.  These need to be sent as a jpeg file, be of high…See More
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Cassandra Gorton is now a member of Eastern Metropolitan Group - SLAV
Jun 6
Camilla Elliott posted a blog post

Branch meeting - 1 June - Feedback & Links

Great meeting on Wednesday. Thanks to members who came along. As always, sharing on-the-job experiences is always the valuable take-away from meeting as a Branch.  It's a bonus to the professional learning tied in with the event. AGM was held. Julie, Rhonda and myself (Camilla) are happy to continue as co-convenors and we had the opportunity to report back on SLAV's very healthy and hard working position. SLAV AGM was held last weekend and the Professional Learning Thinktank will be held on…See More
Jun 2
Camilla Elliott posted a blog post

Change of date: SLAV Eastern Meeting now Wed, 1 June.

Hello members.  Apologies for the change but unfortunately the date of the SLAV Eastern meeting must be changed.  It will now be held Wed, 1 June.Venue:  Mazenod College - O'Rourke Library,  5 Kernot Ave, MulgraveDate: Wed, 1 June 2016Time: 5pm -6pmRSVP: by Monday 9 May to celliott@mazenod.vic.edu.auTopic: Open (Free) Education Resources.  As many schools abandon textbooks for the option of creating their own 'inhouse' learning resources, it's timely to explore what's available and how to…See More
May 5
Camilla Elliott posted a blog post

SLAV Eastern Branch Meeting - 11 May

Join us for Term 2 Meeting and Branch AGMTopic: Open (Free) Education Resources.  As many schools abandon textbooks for the option of creating their own 'inhouse' learning resources, it's timely to explore what's available and how to present them.What are OER (Open Education Resources), What's 'fit for school', What's the difference between 'free' and 'freemium'.  The range is huge but the quality varies.  Learning resources for science, maths and history through to coding clubs and makerspaces…See More
Apr 26
Julie Pagliaro posted a blog post

What does your Book Club do? - Short submission for "FYI" needed

The Editor of "FYI" is seeking short items of 100-150 words for the Consider this! section for the Autumn issue of FYI. The topic is "What does your Book Club do?"Your submission should be in a  word document or in the body of an email to fyi@slav.org.au by Wednesday 27 April.  RegardsJulie PagliaroSLAV Metro Eastern Branch Co-ConvenorSee More
Apr 20
Anne Whisken posted a blog post

17 May Literary Evening with Rosalie Ham author 'The dressmaker'

Literary Evening with Rosalie Ham, author of  'The Dressmaker' 17 May 7 - 9 pm.  Carey Baptist Grammar School, Barkers Rd Kew.  Book by 12 May $20 adults, $10 students.  http://www.trybooking.com/KTJR Your chance to dress in fabulous fifties fashion: prizes for men and women, boys and girls!See More
Apr 7
Anne Whisken posted a status
"Carey Literary Evening with Rosalie Ham, author of 'The Dressmaker' . 17 May 7 - 9 pm. Book by 12 May http://www.trybooking.com/KTJR"
Apr 7
Julie Pagliaro posted blog posts
Mar 11
Julie Pagliaro posted a blog post

TeachMeet Overview

This short PowerPoint provides an overview of TeachMeets and our discussion for our meeting.2016%20Term%20One%20TeachMeets%20PowerPoint.pptxSee More
Mar 3
Jenny Corbin is now a member of Eastern Metropolitan Group - SLAV
Feb 29
Rhondda Powling commented on Julie Pagliaro's blog post Reminder: SLAV Eastern Branch Meeting RSVP
"Clare Vella from WFC will also come to the meeting"
Feb 29
Rhondda Powling commented on Julie Pagliaro's blog post Reminder: SLAV Eastern Branch Meeting RSVP
"The new head of library at WFC (Jenny Corbin) is expecting to come as well."
Feb 29
Rhondda Powling commented on Julie Pagliaro's blog post Reminder: SLAV Eastern Branch Meeting RSVP
"I will be there Julie. I can share how we promote our ebooks (the ebook presentation from last year) if you would like."
Feb 29
Camilla Elliott commented on Julie Pagliaro's blog post Reminder: SLAV Eastern Branch Meeting RSVP
"Confirming I'll be there on time Julie.  Maree and I will share the reorganisation of our fiction collection into a genre based format.  It's a big job but is having a very positive impact on borrowing and access by the students.…"
Feb 28
Julie Pagliaro posted a blog post

Reminder: SLAV Eastern Branch Meeting RSVP

If you haven't already done so, please RSVP by 3.30pm Monday 29th February as to whether you are attending our meeting "Boys & Reading: What's Happening in your Library?"The meeting will take the form of a TeachMeet and is being held at the Ebony Quill Cafe next to Dymocks Camberwell on Thursday 3rd March: 4.30 - 5.30 pm.Dymocks are offering 20% off all sales on the night and are open until 7.30 pm.Please see my earlier post for full details about our forthcoming meeting. Looking forward to…See More
Feb 28

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FYI Editor asks "What's in your Library that I wouldn't expect to find?"

Editor of FYI, Fay Pattison is seeking your input.  Can you please assist her with 100-150 words as per her message below.

Thanks

----------------------------

I am seeking a few more contributions from SLAV members for the "Consider this!" section of the Winter issue of FYI.

The topic is "What is in your library that I wouldn't expect to find?"

Contributions to be 100-150 words sent in the body of an email or as a word document.  Photos are welcome.  These…

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Posted by Camilla Elliott on June 23, 2016 at 12:17

Branch meeting - 1 June - Feedback & Links

Great meeting on Wednesday. Thanks to members who came along. As always, sharing on-the-job experiences is always the valuable take-away from meeting as a Branch.  It's a bonus to the professional learning tied in with the event.



AGM was held. Julie, Rhonda and myself (Camilla) are happy to continue as co-convenors and we had the opportunity to report back on SLAV's very healthy and hard working position. SLAV AGM was held last weekend and the Professional Learning Thinktank will…

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Posted by Camilla Elliott on June 2, 2016 at 20:39

Change of date: SLAV Eastern Meeting now Wed, 1 June.

Hello members.  Apologies for the change but unfortunately the date of the SLAV Eastern meeting must be changed.  It will now be held Wed, 1 June.

Venue:  Mazenod College - O'Rourke Library,  5 Kernot Ave, Mulgrave

Date: Wed, 1 June 2016

Time: 5pm -6pm

RSVP: by Monday 9 May to celliott@mazenod.vic.edu.au

Topic: Open (Free) Education Resources.  

As…

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Posted by Camilla Elliott on May 5, 2016 at 15:52

SLAV Eastern Branch Meeting - 11 May

Join us for Term 2 Meeting and Branch AGM

Topic: Open (Free) Education Resources.  

As many schools abandon textbooks for the option of creating their own 'inhouse' learning resources, it's timely to explore what's available and how to present them.

What are OER (Open Education Resources), What's 'fit for school', What's the difference between 'free' and 'freemium'.  

The range is huge but the…

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Posted by Camilla Elliott on April 26, 2016 at 22:00

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