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Rhondda Powling

Listen to 15 Literary Icons Reading Their Own Work - Flavorwire - 0 views

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    "A collection of 15 writers - some alive, some long gone - reading their own words (all fiction, with the exception of William Faulkner, whose Nobel Prize speech is included because it's now often taught alongside his novels and stories, and Joan Didion's memoir, The Year of Magical Thinking). "
Rhondda Powling

27 Things Your Teacher Librarian Does | An Ethical Island - 0 views

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    Great promotional infographic - 27 Things Your Teacher Librarian For You! from blog by Mia MacMeekin (An Ethical Island)
Rhondda Powling

The Book Fairy-Goddess: Digital Citizenship - 0 views

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    A useful post that offers some ideas about re-enforcing good digital citizenship practises
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    A useful post that offers some ideas about re-enforcing good digital citizenship practises
Rhondda Powling

The World Today - Landmark case awards damages for Twitter defamation 05/03/2014 - 0 views

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    Understanding your social media responsibilities is important. Landmark case in NSW - case upheld libel case
Rhondda Powling

Google Forms: how to create a quiz or a test that automatically grades itself in Google... - 0 views

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    Useful tips from a classroom teacher. "Using forms in Google docs lets anyone create forms quickly and share those forms via email, embed them into a webpage or blog. If you are a teacher, you can create formulas that allow you to have these forms graded in minutes. The formula part is a bit challenging, so I wrote this article to talk about how I recently created a final for one of my classes."
Rhondda Powling

Getty Images makes 35 million images free in fight against copyright infringe... - 0 views

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    "Getty Images has single-handedly redefined the entire photography market with the launch of a new embedding feature that will make more than 35 million images freely available to anyone for non-commercial usage"
Rhondda Powling

Infograph Shows how Google Works | UKEdChat.com - Supporting the #UKEdChat Education Co... - 0 views

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    An interesting infographc explaining how the search engine Google pulls information from the web. It is reasonable simple and would be a useful resource to use when trying to explain the process to students.
Camilla Elliott

UNESCO Media & Information Literacy Guidelines - 0 views

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    Media and Information Literacy (MIL) is a basis for enhancing access to information and knowledge, freedom of expression, and quality education. It describes skills, and attitudes that are needed to value the functions
    of media and other information providers, including those on the Internet, in societies and to find, evaluate and produce information and media content; in other words, it covers the competencies that are vital for people to be effectively engaged in all aspects of development.
Camilla Elliott

Library War Service slides collection now online and browsable | American Library Assoc... - 0 views

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    While the battles, uniforms, and weapons that made up a World War I serviceman's life are very well documented in the history books, the day-to-day monotony of a soldier's life doesn't often get as much attention. The ALA Archives has recently migrated our collection of digitized lantern slides from World War I into the CONTENTdm system, which shows one way these men filled their downtime: reading.
Mazenod Library

PETAA : Websites for childrens book writers and illustrators - 0 views

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    Links to Australian authors
Camilla Elliott

National Portrait Gallery, Canberra - Home - 0 views

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    Australian history portraits
Rhondda Powling

Scootle - Home - 1 views

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    Scootle is a website which is a way of locating any of the 8000 items/learning objects in the Learning Federation for K-12. It just makes it easier to locate, download and manage required items, and a means to access this bank of resources. You can manage the resources into folders of your own, and can give instructions and/or comments for each item. It provides a URL for students or other staff to access your bank of resources webpage.
Camilla Elliott

DynamicBooks: the next generation of interactive textbooks - 0 views

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    Customised, personalised textbooks. Make your own.
Rhondda Powling

10 of The Best Bibliography and Citation Tools for Teachers and Student Researchers ~ E... - 0 views

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    A good annotated list with a few tools new to me.
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