Students Need School Libraries
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"Every school needs a school library—it’s a no-brainer. Reading underlies every area of the curriculum and the key is having a well stocked school library and a passionate school librarian who can put the right book into the right hands at the right time."
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Sydney Morning Herald: New Children’s Laureate worries for teen readers Linda Morris of Sydney Morning Herald spoke with Australian Children’s … Continue reading Sydney Morning Herald: New Children’s Laureate worries for teen readers
SchoolNews: Libraries, The Heart of the School “When libraries provide access to books and impetus to read, they are potentially … Continue reading SchoolNews: Libraries, The Heart of the School
From our blog
Curious and Wild #1 “I am curious about media literacy and how I can use my library lessons to teach digital and information literacy skills to students in Prep right the way through to Year 8. “ Madison Dearnaley, Teacher Librarian, Pacific Lutheran College. Return to all posts Working together to ensure student access to high … Continue reading Curious and Wild #1
Curious and Wild Blog Series International School Library Day is nicely timed this year to coincide with CBCA Book Week. Mark your calendar for October 20, 2020. Whether you are celebrating one or both events, we invite you to join us in a range of amazing opportunities. More information can be found on the ALIA and SNSL websites. … Continue reading Curious and Wild Blog Post Series
Big News: ACER Report reveals data about staffing in SA School Libraries The 2011 Parliamentary Inquiry into School libraries and teacher librarians in 21st century Australia recommended national research into the links between library programs and student achievement as well as data on Teacher Librarian numbers in Australian schools. The School Library Association of South … Continue reading Big News: SA ACER Report into School Library Staffing
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