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Libraries – We Find Stuff

27 Mar

1. http://www.alia.org.au/liw/about.html Library Week ALIA 23 – 29 May 2011
2. Inbox Pride and Prejudice http://www.famousinboxes.com/2009/11/miss-elizabeth-bennet/
3. http://www.fordstreetpublishing.com/cnet/ authors for school visits
4. https://www.facebook.com/DigitalCitizenshipInSchools
5. http://www.shoutmeloud.com/google-search-stories-how-make-one.html google search stories
6. http://cooltoolsforschools.wikispaces.com/Research+Tools web 2.0 tools
7. http://www.det.act.gov.au/cyber_safety_summit cyber safety summit
8. http://www.education.vic.gov.au/management/lol/ cybersafety
9. http://blogs.wsj.com/digits/2011/01/19/learning-to-play-angry-birds-before-you-can-tie-your-shoes/ technology – different countries
10. http://skerricks.blogspot.com/2011/03/writing-activities-aplenty.html writing activities and http://lynleystace.wordpress.com/category/writing-activities/
11. Library links http://aberdeen.catholic.edu.au/Library/index.htm
12. Australia long term unemployed http://www.bnetau.com.au/blog/aussierules/return-of-the-long-term-unemployed/6996
13. Sample google search on Fitness and Exercise. We are suggesting students start with two questions relevant to the topic, 2 supporting content related searches, four- six vocabulary words related to the topic, and a final inspirational slogan – template http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VLb5zJ0ubY4
14. slasa citation tool http://www.slasa.asn.au/org/
15. Library blogs
http://ehss3.edublogs.org/
http://www.facebook.com/?ref=hp#!/tigslibrary
http://campusrc.edublogs.org/
www.shcmslibrary.edublogs.org
www.mclibrary11.wordpress.com
http://caclibrary.blogspot.com/
http://library.scotch.vic.edu.au/blog/
http://blogs.cccc.vic.edu.au/informationservices/
http://bacirc.edublogs.org/

16. Here’s a very simple, 8-step model developed by John Kotter from Harvard Business School to facilitate change that is characterised by buy-in, success and sustained over time http://www.mindtools.com/pages/article/newPPM_82.htm
17. Wakakirri Story-Writing Word limit: 500 words Due date: 5th of August, 2011 Theme/Topic: Write a story with a positive message. You can also elect to incorporate our festival signature item ‘BUG’. Register the school’s interest via our online entry form www.wakakirri.com Number of entries: 4 per school. Some schools run writing competitions within class and vote for their favourites to send in. Prizes: Fantastic book prizes from Allen & Unwin; Publication in the annual anthology; and $1000 for the 1st place winners. All students get certificates and feedback. Judges: 2011 Story-Writing judges are Andy Griffiths & Jackie French. Free to enter – open to ALL primary schools in Australia . There are online resources to assist teachers and students. Your school can also enter our film, art and song writing competitions.
18. Digital stories – Go to http://www.submarinechannel.com/app/webroot/project/killer/ grown-up story. It’s called “The Killer”. Inanimate Alice, which can be used with students from about grade 5 up to senior secondary. www.inanimatealice.com
– Childhood in Richmond (poetry, images, animation, set in the Melbourne suburb). http://www.wordcircuits.com/gallery/childhood/index.html
– The amazing Peter Kuper graphic novel version of Franz Kafka’s The Metamorphosis http://www.randomhouse.com/crown/metamorphosis/
– The Vas(a)lisa Project which take some exploration and time to unravel http://www.rockingchair.org/
Then if you want to investigate further, you can go to the Electronic Literature Directory and register yourself (for free), where you will find all sorts of texts that are “born-digital”. This isn’t aimed at schools so make sure you check out your choices thoroughly before playing them for/with your classes. Go to http://directory.eliterature.org/index.php

 
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