Australian Teacher Magazine: Treloar a champion of Queensland literacy

Australian Teacher Magazine: Treloar a champion of Queensland literacy An article about Clare Treloar, Teacher Librarian from Harristown State High in Toowoomba, winner of the Unsung Hero Teacher Librarian Award in 2019. Read the PDF Working together to ensure student access to high quality school library services. Stay updated Join our mailing list. Subscribe Search Connect … Continue reading Australian Teacher Magazine: Treloar a champion of Queensland literacy

P&C fight for a teacher librarian in their school – and win!!

P&C fight for a teacher librarian in their school - and win!! How the voice of parents can make a difference A small government primary school in the suburbs of Brisbane, Queensland didn’t have a teacher librarian in their school library. What the school did have, though, was concerned parents and an amazing P&C committee, … Continue reading P&C fight for a teacher librarian in their school – and win!!

Courier Mail: Page Turners Spreading the Word on Books and Letter to Editor

Courier Mail: Spreading the Word on Books An article in QLD's Courier Mail, accompanied by a splendid photograph of  students,  featured the good work of teacher librarians in Queensland who are building students' literacy. Activities highlighted in the article included reading and writing workbooks with children's author Aleesah Darlison, and the Premier's Reading Challenge. In … Continue reading Courier Mail: Page Turners Spreading the Word on Books and Letter to Editor

Developmental Bibliotherapy – using books to guide young people through adolescence

Development Bibliotherapy - using books to guide young people through adolescence Written by Judith Wakeman Students need school librarians and dedicated reading programs to enhance their mental health and wellbeing. Not only does reading fiction help adolescents navigate personal and emotional development during their teens, but developing a reading habit can help to mitigate the … Continue reading Developmental Bibliotherapy – using books to guide young people through adolescence

ABC News: School libraries hit by the loss of a dying breed as teacher librarians enter ‘survival mode’

ABC News: School libraries hit by the loss of a dying breed as teacher librarians enter 'surival mode' Rebecca Carmody at ABC News reports on the trend of the loss of qualified teacher librarians in Australian schools, with a focus on literary researcher Margaret Merga's research into school libraries. Read the full article on the … Continue reading ABC News: School libraries hit by the loss of a dying breed as teacher librarians enter ‘survival mode’

Article: Researcher’s Perspective: Is teacher librarianship in crisis in digital environments? An Australian Perspective

Article: Researcher's Perspective: Is teacher librarianship in crisis in digital environments? An Australian perspective Abstract: "The information environment of a good school library has been undergoing a transformation, powered by technology and trans-media influences in our classrooms. The role of the teacher librarian is to promote books, reading and research, in old ways and new … Continue reading Article: Researcher’s Perspective: Is teacher librarianship in crisis in digital environments? An Australian Perspective

Article: Inquiry skills in the Australian Curriculum: A bird’s-eye view

Article: Inquiry skills in the Australian Curriculum: A bird's-eye view "The Australian Curriculum is a living document, and developing, implementing and evaluating it is a major logistical exercise. Teacher librarians are likely to be the only staff member in the school with a bird’s-eye view of the curriculum." Abstract: "This paper presents an analysis of … Continue reading Article: Inquiry skills in the Australian Curriculum: A bird’s-eye view

Article: School libraries, teacher-librarians and student outcomes: presenting and using the evidence

Article: School libraries, teacher-librarians and student outcomes: presenting and using the evidence Abstract: "Evidence is required to ensure the future viability of school libraries and teacher-librarians. Education policy makers and school principals need detailed, reliable evidence to support informed decision-making about school library resourcing and staffing. Teacher-librarians need evidence to guide their professional practice and … Continue reading Article: School libraries, teacher-librarians and student outcomes: presenting and using the evidence