FUSE learning resource: 1000Poppies

FUSE learning resource: 1000Poppies

1000Poppies has been created by History Teachers’ Association of Victoria, Shrine of Remembrance, Melbourne, and DEECD. It is a place where students from around the world can share their feelings, experiences, and stories about war. Students are able to use…

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…

Worth Reading - Bev Novak's PLN reflections and interview with Judith Way

Worth Reading – Bev Novak’s PLN reflections and interview with Judith Way

Bev Novak, author of the always interesting blog NovaNews, has written a post that is a reflection on her participation in SLAV and SLV’s PLN program 2010, with a fantastic, insightful interview with Judith Way. Judith was a mentor of PLN participants and…

Guest post: Junior M's blogging and global collaboration, by Michelle Scott

Guest post: Junior M’s blogging and global collaboration, by Michelle Scott

Michelle Scott is a teacher at St. Luke the Evangelist School, Blackburn South, Victoria. Michelle has developed a bright, engaging blog with her junior class called Junior M’s Learning Journey that showcases their learning using web 2.0 technology. The class is also involved in a…

Worth reading: Comments on the future of libraries and librarians

Worth reading: Comments on the future of libraries and librarians

The Houston Chronicle Editorial recently published the article ‘Elegy for librarians: After all the budget cutting’s done, who’ll be around to help us ask the sharper questions’ (March 30th, 2011). While this article is a solid look at some of the roles of libraries…

Guest post: Class blog 'Learning Together' by Marie Kennedy

Guest post: Class blog ‘Learning Together’ by Marie Kennedy

Marie Kennedy is a prep teacher at St. Luke the Evangelist School, Blackburn South, Victoria. Marie and her prep students’s class blog, Learning Together, is a wonderful example of how web 2.0 tools can be used to support and extend teaching and…