Poetry mash up: Leanne Hampson

Poetry mash up: Leanne Hampson

Leanne Hampson (aka The Resourcehound) from Brauer Secondary College recently completed the PLN program and is experimenting with web tools in her library and classroom. Her guest post today talks about how to create poetry mash ups with students. Recently…

Act Wild

Act Wild

Act Wild is a website, m-site and mobile app providing opportunities for students to take simple real world actions that benefit wildlife. It offers information in a range of formats such as videos, fact sheets, images, and habitation mapping, and…

Phat poetry

Phat poetry

Here’s a great FUSE project, not just promoting poetry to students, but also highlighting the ways in which web tools can add creativity and fun to learning. Phat Poetry is an interactive poetry website targeted at middle years students (VELS…

Teen book videos

St. Patrick’s College of Ballarat hosted its annual Immersion Week for the students in year 9.  This included students participating in two and three day elective units.  One of those units, ‘Teen Book Video Awards’, was created by the dynamic…

Great new vodcasts for VCE students

Merspi is a free online social networked learning hub for VCE students, where they can ask questions and have them answered by members of the merspi community. All information is self-organised through Web 2.0 tagging and user votes. Now merspi,…

Guest Post: BialikTV by David Feighan

Guest Post: BialikTV by David Feighan

David Feighan, director of Libraries and Learning Resources at Bialik College, Hawthorn, Victoria, has been kind enough to do a guest post about BialikTV. BialikTV is a place where the college celebrates learning, reading, and literature. BialikTV was created in response…

Miffy Farquharson and Bev Novak’s Prezi

Prezi is a zooming presentation application that allows you to show the connection between concepts as you zoom around the canvas. You are able to zoom in to focus on a piece of information, then zoom out to see the bigger picture. The prezi…

Guest post: Barkly College Libraries: Connecting, encouraging, blogging

Guest post: Barkly College Libraries: Connecting, encouraging, blogging

The staff of Barkly College Libraries have created a wonderful blog, Barkly College Libraries, to connect the Barkly District, the College, and the Libraries, and to foster a love of reading and learning. Shelagh Walsh, Library Technician at Barkly College Secondary, has…

Guest post: An international 3-way webchat for Gippsland youth

Guest post: An international 3-way webchat for Gippsland youth

On 21st May 2011, an innovative group took part in an international 3-way co-author webchat via Skype.  The chat was set up by Phong Truong, Branch Support Librarian of the Civic Centre, Port of Sale, Wellington Shire. The webchat allowed rural…