ABC – Does the Internet of Things Mean the End for Privacy? (24/4/2015)
Open Educational Resources: An educator’s guide to open educational resources (OER), including online repositories, curriculum-sharing websites, sources for lesson plans and activities, and open textbooks.
ALIA Schools. (2014). Promoting your school library.
Project 13 – Cybersafety initiative of national and state school library associations, national library association, philanthropic and corporate partners to help keep kids and teens safe online.
Keith Curry Lance & Linda Hofschire report January 2012 – Change in School Librarian Staffing Linked with Change in CSAP Reading Performance 2005-2011
Tehani’s Top Ten – Ten books every child should read before finishing primary school
Tsunami of Information poster (courtesy of Dianne McKenzie)
Social Media Policy (YouTube clip)
Bright Ideas – A blog by SLAV and the State Library of Victoria
Collaborative Planning (YouTube clip)
Australian School Library Associations
- School Library Association of Victoria
- Australian School Library Association New South Wales
- School Library Association of South Australia
- The School Library Association of Queensland
- AISWA Libraries
Other Associations useful for School Libraries
The Children’s Book Council of Australia is a volunteer organisation that exists to:
- Encourage young people of all ages to read and enjoy books
- Promote excellence in books for young people by encouraging Australian authors and illustrators
- Encourage high standards of reviewing
- Support schools and public libraries in their efforts to encourage young people to read and enjoy quality literature
This a professional organisation for writers and illustrator’s of children’s books. Although members do not need to be published it is an organisation for professionally minded author/illustrators that support excellence in children’s literature and discuss industry issues (rather than a writer’s group/centre).