Connect and Web 2.0

Russell Blackie from the Victorian DEECD’s eLearning Unit presented the following information to the recent SLAV conference; Skills for School Libraries V2.0.

There are some familiar tools there for readers of Bright Ideas and some nice new ones you may not have tried yet. Did you notice that Russell used to host his presentation?

Thanks to Russell and SLAV for making the presentation available to the wider school library community.

If you have YouTube blocked in your school, you might like to take advantage of; the site dedicated to educational videos. The website states that users can:

Upload your own videos or simply grab them from YouTube (it only takes a few clicks!) to avoid school filters. is free and you should be easily able to see if it avoids school filters if you are able to view the video below:

Would love to hear how people get on with using and embedding videos from