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Brook Tayla is now a member of Eastern Metropolitan Group - SLAV
Oct 28, 2015
Julie Pagliaro posted a blog post

Donated Primary and Secondary Books - Looking for a Needy Library or Organisation

Do you know of a school library who could do with a box of young adult fiction and some picture/junior books? An ex book reviewer used to donate books to a disadvantaged school; however, this is no longer practical. Perhaps you know of a disadvantaged school or an organisation who specialises in this sort of redistribution? Pick up could be arranged.Please contact Victoria da Silva if you can assist.Julie PagliaroSLAV Eastern Branch Co-Convenor on behalf of Victoria da Silva Victoria da…See More
Oct 13, 2015
Julie Pagliaro posted a blog post

How did you celebrate Book Week?

Our FYI editor, is seeking contributions of around 150 words for the "Consider This" section of the FYI Spring issue.‘How did your school celebrate Book Week and its theme of ‘Books light up our world’  You may like to share an activity or a speaker or how your library was decorated for Book Week (which your school may have celebrated at a different time to that specified by CBCA).  Alternatively, they may prefer to share what their students and families did for the Reading Hour on August 19. …See More
Sep 10, 2015
Rhondda Powling replied to Rhondda Powling's discussion Meeting3 2015: Sharing how we are creating Makerspaces in our school libraries
"Thanks for sharing these ideas Jennifer. Thanks also for the links to your Libguide page."
Sep 4, 2015
Jennifer Cain replied to Rhondda Powling's discussion Meeting3 2015: Sharing how we are creating Makerspaces in our school libraries
"Mater Christi College Learning Commons (Secondary girls 900 students) has been running a Maker Space on a weekly basis over lunchtime, since the beginning of this year (2015).  The activities have included: Makey Makey kit - circuitry,…"
Sep 4, 2015
Rhondda Powling replied to Rhondda Powling's discussion Meeting3 2015: Sharing how we are creating Makerspaces in our school libraries
"Making at Mount Waverley Primary School from Jacqueline Griffeth, Teacher Librarian  Our library blog. http://mwpslibrary.global2.vic.edu.au/  Some ‘hands – on’ creative activities at Mount Waverley Primary school…"
Sep 4, 2015
Rhondda Powling posted a discussion

Meeting3 2015: Sharing how we are creating Makerspaces in our school libraries

Thursday 3rd September members of the Eastern Metro Branch met at the Nunawading Library to shares ideas about school libraries as makerspaces.Camilla Elliot, Fay Pattison and Rhonda Powling shared some of the things they have been doing in their school libraries. Camilla presented a range of ideas including technology-based items such as coding, Minecraft, Lego, Little Bits. Fay showed how the girls at her school have been participating in various forms of papercraft plus the current…See More
Sep 4, 2015
Profile IconMargaret Lawson, Louise Otto and Maryanne Walker joined Eastern Metropolitan Group - SLAV
Sep 1, 2015
Rhondda Powling posted a blog post

Branch meeting: Makerspaces and libraries. 3rd Sept

Come and join us for an hour of interesting and lively discussion.The meeting will be run along the lines of a TeachMeet. These are meetings where educators share good practice, practical ideas and personal insights. Our meeting is about "making" in our library spaces. There will be several members who will give a short, sharp presentations and you will have a chance to ask them questions at the end of each.The venue is the Nunawading Library379 Whitehorse Rd, NunawadingDate: Thursday 3rd…See More
Aug 19, 2015
Camilla Elliott posted a blog post

Branch meeting & request from FYI editor

Hello SLAV Eastern Metro Branch MembersSpecial thanks to Anne Devenish and Camberwell Girls Grammar Principal, Debbie Dunwoody, for their kind hospitality for our branch meeting last week.  Thanks also to members who came along.  It's always good to catch up in person and exchange ideas.  We came away from the meeting inspired with design ideas from the recently refurbished CGGS and the 'In Conversation' discussion with Mark Greenwood.------------------Now a request from FYI Editor Fay…See More
Jun 18, 2015
Jennifer Cain posted a status
"Looking forward to connecting at Edutech Library Manager's Congress in Brisbane June 2-4. Anyone else attending?"
May 20, 2015
Camilla Elliott posted a blog post

Branch Meeting- Camberwell Girls Grammar - 4 June

Hello SLAV Eastern Metro Branch membersTerm 2 SLAV Branch meeting will be a special event thanks to the generosity of Anne Devenish and the Principal of Camberwell Girls Grammar.Date: Thursday, 4 June Time: 5.00 for 5.15 pm Venue: Senior Library, Camberwell Girls Grammar Hosted by: Anne Devenish, Head of Library Information Service Cost: Nil. This is a free event including …See More
May 18, 2015
Camilla Elliott posted a blog post

Resources from SLAV March Conference

Hello SLAV MembersForwarding this message from Cindy Tschernitz, Executive Officer SLAV.  This was an excellent conference with presentations from the following:Curriculum Update: Setting the scene - Dr David Howes VCAATeachers changing practice in their schools – implications for school libraries - Dr Rosemary Abbott - Loreto Mandeville Hall ToorakThe Information Experience: Introduction - Professor Christine Bruce, QUTPresentations are available to members, as Cindy explains…See More
May 12, 2015
Rhondda Powling posted a blog post

2015 Reading Matters - News

News from Adele WalshThere’s only four weeks until the 2015 Reading Matters conference at Arts Centre Melbourne.We have a fantastic program full of emerging and established writers, industry professionals and a diversity of formats and perspectives. You can read more about our young adult focused program: http://bit.ly/RMprogramWe have a range of exciting exclusives for our conference attendees:Presentations from four international writers…See More
Apr 29, 2015
Profile Iconcatriona hanna and Diana Kelly joined Eastern Metropolitan Group - SLAV
Apr 27, 2015
Julie Pagliaro posted a blog post

What Orientation Programs Did You Use This Year?

The Editor of "FYI" is urgently seeking contributions from members in relation to: "How did you provide orientation for new staff and students?"  This will be for the Consider this! section of the FYI Autumn 2015 issue. The great news is that you only need write about 150 words and if you have an image then this would be welcomed.For printing quality, images need to be at least 300dpi or 3mp.  Photos taken using phones do not have the quality required for printing. Contributions need to be…See More
Mar 19, 2015

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Meeting3 2015: Sharing how we are creating Makerspaces in our school libraries 3 Replies

Started by Rhondda Powling. Last reply by Rhondda Powling Sep 4, 2015.

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.

 

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Donated Primary and Secondary Books - Looking for a Needy Library or Organisation

Do you know of a school library who could do with a box of young adult fiction and some picture/junior books? An ex book reviewer used to donate books to a disadvantaged school; however, this is no longer practical. Perhaps you know of a disadvantaged school or an organisation who specialises in this sort of redistribution? Pick up could be arranged.

Please contact Victoria da Silva if you can assist.

Julie Pagliaro

SLAV Eastern Branch…

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Posted by Julie Pagliaro on October 13, 2015 at 17:53

How did you celebrate Book Week?

Our FYI editor, is seeking contributions of around 150 words for the "Consider This" section of the FYI Spring issue.

How did your school celebrate Book Week and its theme of ‘Books light up our world’ 

 

You may like to share an activity or a speaker or how your library was decorated for Book Week (which your school may have celebrated at a different time to that specified by CBCA).  

Alternatively, they may prefer to share what their students and…

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Posted by Julie Pagliaro on September 10, 2015 at 23:00

Branch meeting: Makerspaces and libraries. 3rd Sept

Come and join us for an hour of interesting and lively discussion.

The meeting will be run along the lines of a TeachMeet. These are meetings where educators share good practice, practical ideas and personal insights. Our meeting is about "making" in our library spaces. 

There will be several members who will give a short, sharp presentations and you will have a chance to ask them questions at the end of each.

The venue is the…

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Posted by Rhondda Powling on August 19, 2015 at 21:54

Shift Alt Story as an online learning course - State Library Vic

The Centre for Youth Literature (CYL) at State Library Victoria presents a unique online course to engage with storytelling in the digital era.

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

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Posted by Camilla Elliott on August 11, 2015 at 20:30

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