Eastern Metropolitan Group - SLAV

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Share your ideas for displays and activities 1 Reply

Started by Rhondda Powling. Last reply by Julie Pagliaro Oct 18, 2013.

Books worth reading 7 Replies

Started by Rhondda Powling. Last reply by Rhondda Powling Apr 26, 2013.

Some thoughts on school librarianship 1 Reply

Started by Philip Ryan. Last reply by Camilla Elliott Feb 12, 2013.

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Julie Pagliaro posted a blog post

What has been your experience with the Soflink Oliver System?

At my school, we are presently reviewing our LMS and have been looking closely at Oliver. I would welcome  feedback on other people's experiences with it. Please share your views.See More
Sep 5
Sharon Betridge posted a blog post

Reading and sharing latest adolescent literature

We are a group who are interested in sharing our latest reading of adolescent literature. We will be meeting on Tuesday 24th June '14 at a restaurant in Burwood East.  The idea is to bring along books you've read recently and explain how you are introducing them to students or how popular they have been.  We meet at 6.00pm, have a meal while sharing our reading and then finish up about 7.30pm.If you are interested in joining us please email me  …See More
Aug 19
Cara Latina is now a member of Eastern Metropolitan Group - SLAV
Aug 7
Camilla Elliott posted blog posts
Aug 6
Camilla Elliott posted a blog post

Reminder: SLAV Conference - 8 Aug - The Virtual Learning Commons

Hello SLAV MembersThe Virtual Learning Commons Conference is led by originators of the 'learning commons' model of school libraries Carol Koechlin (CAN) and Dr David Loertscher  (USA).   If you only attend one Professional Learning event this year it is this one.   You will be familiar with Carol and David through their information literacy leadership and publications such as …See More
Jul 28
Ruth Hogg is now a member of Eastern Metropolitan Group - SLAV
Jul 23
Rhondda Powling posted photos
Jul 16
Keryn D'Arcy is now a member of Eastern Metropolitan Group - SLAV
Jun 18
Jennifer Cain posted a blog post

Casual Replacement TL needed

Mater Christi College is seeking TLs for casual replacement work. You may know of someone who would like a day's work here and there. Would suit a recently retired professional. Please contact Jennifer Cain, Head of Learning Commons, Mater Christi College, Belgrave. 9757 0828.See More
Jun 16
Cathy Hainstock posted a status
"Hi Friends and colleagues, Still places available in the SLV's next Personal Learning Network online PD. Starts June 10 http://j.mp/1mbQMIU"
Jun 5
Camilla Elliott posted a blog post

INVITATION: Think Tank/Forum - Professional Learning Program 2015-2017

SLAV members are invited to attend a Think Tank/Forum to explore ideas and create discussion around what people would like to see in the Professional Learning Program for 2015-2017. We would like to discuss all aspects of the program, including topics, specific types of events and of course potential speakers. You are invited come along and contribute your ideas to the discussion.Date:     Thursday 10 July (Yes it is School Holidays)Time:     10.30 am  to 12.30 pm (Morning Tea will be…See More
Jun 4
Camilla Elliott posted a blog post

2014 Dromkeen Librarian's award

2014 Dromkeen Librarian's award Nominations are now open for the prestigious national Dromkeen Librarian award. The Librarian’s award recognises outstanding achievement in supporting Australian children’s and young adult literature.The 2014 Dromkeen Librarian’s award nominations are currently invited from librarians involved supporting Australian children's and YA literature Nominees may nominate themselves or others, and nominations close on Monday 16 June at 2pm.The winners will be honoured…See More
May 30
Camilla Elliott posted a blog post

Branch Meeting & new SLAV website

Thanks to Di O'Neill and staff of Avila College who hosted the SLAV Eastern branch meeting this week.  The focus of the meeting was a discussion of the Australian Curriculum and the opportunities it presents for teacher librarians.  Julie Pagliaro led the group and shared details of the St Kevin's Yr 9 literacy skills program and the presentation she delivered to staff.  Sharing resources and approaches to the Australian Curriculum at meetings such as this is a valuable exchange of resources.…See More
May 22
Sharon Betridge commented on Sharon Betridge's blog post Non fiction eBooks
"Julie, the two sources I'm favouring, Spinney and Gale, are the ones that are being recommended, so I feel confident that I'm on the right track. I used Scootle a bit a year or two back - not with a lot of satisfaction. The meeting on 21st…"
May 17
Julie Pagliaro commented on Sharon Betridge's blog post Non fiction eBooks
"Although my school have not purchased these, I have accessed Britannica and a Gale science data base through the State Library of Victoria's eResources. They seem to have recently removed this particular science database (much to my…"
May 17
Sharon Betridge commented on Sharon Betridge's blog post Non fiction eBooks
"Rhondda, thank you for this info.  Social issues is one that I'm considering.  Seems that we need to be very proactive to ensure that students and staff are aware of digital resources."
May 17
 

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What has been your experience with the Soflink Oliver System?

At my school, we are presently reviewing our LMS and have been looking closely at Oliver. I would welcome  feedback on other people's experiences with it. Please share your views.

Posted by Julie Pagliaro on September 5, 2014 at 12:58

Reading and sharing latest adolescent literature

We are a group who are interested in sharing our latest reading of adolescent literature. We will be meeting on Tuesday 24th June '14 at a restaurant in Burwood East.  The idea is to bring along books you've read recently and explain how you are introducing them to students or how popular they have been.  We meet at 6.00pm, have a meal while sharing our reading and then finish up about 7.30pm.

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Posted by Sharon Betridge on August 19, 2014 at 14:53

Online Course from Centre for Youth Literature

Posted on behalf of Adele Walsh

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For your information from the Centre for Youth Literature

Bookings are now open for the new online course, Shift Alt Story from the Centre for Youth Literature - SLV



This short online learning course for teachers and school library teams explores how digital platforms…

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Posted by Camilla Elliott on August 6, 2014 at 14:00

Online Course from Centre for Youth Literature

Posted on behalf of Adele Walsh

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For your information from the Centre for Youth Literature

Bookings are now open for the new online course, Shift Alt Story from the Centre for Youth Literature - SLV



This short online learning course for teachers and school library teams explores how digital platforms…

Continue

Posted by Camilla Elliott on August 6, 2014 at 14:00

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