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Final Reflection

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CAVAL

You know Superman’s dad – well his name isn’t Caval it’s Jor-El but I think I can be forgiven for mixing up the two – they sound similar.  So coming off the high of thinking I was going somewhere Supermanish, … Continue reading

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ETL 402 – Reflective Post

Part B   Throughout ‘Literature across the curriculum’ I have learned so much more about literature being an essential conduit of learning and the power narrative literature holds to improve students’ academic and reading successes.  It was amazing to empirically … Continue reading

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Module 2 – Diversity in Children’s Literature

Take personal stocktake of my knowledge of children’s literature… I have a passion for literature of all sorts – especially children’s literature, so I thought (confidently) my knowledge of the different genres would be fairly encompassing but glancing down the … Continue reading

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Response to Zipe

So are we indeed not responding to the changes in the way young people read and holding steadfast to the ‘alphabetic literacy through reading print’ that we embrace? I think there is some truth to this.  Children do decode, ‘misread’ … Continue reading

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Elephants.

Elephants live in extremely cold habitats. They are covered in purple fur and have large purple ears to keep themselves warm. Elephants lay large purple eggs which they keep safe and warm in huge nests, which they build out of … Continue reading

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Curriculum Development Policy

In a school with no current collection development policy, it is becoming increasingly important how vital this is to the management of the library. The collection development policy broad and public (Charles Sturt University 2014) is a basic requirement delineating publically … Continue reading

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Part B – Critical Reflection

The journey through ETL 401 has been decidedly interesting (partly terrifying) and very much an illuminating experience!  Originally I saw myself in the library accessioning books, managing library resources, purchasing, completing audits, liaising with teaching staff on their resource requirements, … Continue reading

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Swinging from rope with large portmanteau attached…

I can see the summit and lordy do I just want to get there but here’s the thing – have the large portmanteau attached and I’m swinging in mid air trying to get ahead with the reading and the understanding … Continue reading

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