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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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
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Ruth Hogg is now a member of Eastern Metropolitan Group - SLAV
Jul 23
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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
Rhondda Powling commented on Sharon Betridge's blog post Non fiction eBooks
"We have bought some via Wheelers and put on the social issues fro Spinney Press. These are new but seem to work well. We had digital copies of the Spinney press series stored as digital editions available via the library webpage prior to this. The…"
May 16
Sharon Betridge posted blog posts
May 15
Anne Whisken posted a blog post

Author of The People Smuggler, Robin de Crespigny 19 May

Join the community launch of Carey Celebrates Literature Festival: an evening hosted by Chair of the Board, Jane Simon. Tickets $15 www.trybooking.com/EMYX  by 13 May. Open to the public so gather your book club friends for a great night.See More
May 11
Anne Whisken posted a status
"Your are invited! Author Robin de Crespigny - Carey Literature Festival Mon 19 May. Book by 14 May www.trybooking.com/EMYX"
May 11
 

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

Hello SLAV Members

The 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…

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Posted by Camilla Elliott on July 28, 2014 at 0:10

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.

Posted by Jennifer Cain on June 16, 2014 at 15:34

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…
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Posted by Camilla Elliott on June 4, 2014 at 21:07

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…

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Posted by Camilla Elliott on May 30, 2014 at 16:40

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