Monthly Archives: August 2013

Do school libraries improve student achievement?

Mountain climbing metaphor – ok, have continued to climb, with copious amounts of tea, wooly socks donned and at more bleak moments a hot water bottle for company (love them, I really do).  I am sure Sir Edmund Hilary had … Continue reading

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21st Century Education

What is it that we do again?

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Are school librarians and endangered species.

Well isn’t that a loaded question… After watching the five experts (so eloquent and so succinct in their comments) I think the main take home message is that despite the pressures of budgets, cuts and ignorance teacher librarians are not … Continue reading

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Compare and contrast the views of Herring, Valenza, Purcell and Lamb!

How should TL’s prioritise the roles they play in the school?   After reading all four viewpoints about the role of the TL it is interesting to see how each stance differs on the periphery but the core beliefs are … Continue reading

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