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ReadPlus contains over 13,000 titles of books and films arranged under themes. It also contains links to author sites, reviews and teacher materials. The books range from picture books to adult fiction and are organised into different age categories.
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Library Futures: From Knowledge Keepers to Creators | World Future Society

Library Futures: From Knowledge Keepers to Creators | World Future Society | Books and Reading at Woodleigh | Scoop.it
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imgur: the simple image sharer

imgur: the simple image sharer | Books and Reading at Woodleigh | Scoop.it
The most viral images on the internet, curated in real time by a dedicated community through commenting, voting and sharing.
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The Inspiring Stories Behind 15 Classic Novels

The Inspiring Stories Behind 15 Classic Novels | Books and Reading at Woodleigh | Scoop.it
"You can't wait for inspiration, you have to go after it with a club."...
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The Empress' New Clothes: Brave New Heroines in Young Adult Fiction - PopMatters

The Empress' New Clothes: Brave New Heroines in Young Adult Fiction - PopMatters | Books and Reading at Woodleigh | Scoop.it
PopMatters The Empress' New Clothes: Brave New Heroines in Young Adult Fiction PopMatters Fantasy and dystopian literature, in both adult and young adult (YA) genres, have traditionally been male-lead and full of testosterone-fueled action with...
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Is This The School Library Of The Future?

Is This The School Library Of The Future? | Books and Reading at Woodleigh | Scoop.it
At an L.A. public school, designers re-imagine what's now a hugely underutilized space at schools across the country. There are still some books, but...
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Hemingway – like the author, like the app | Bright Ideas

Hemingway is an easy to use editing site which helps make your writing simpler and more direct. Much like its namesake, author Ernest Hemingway, the site
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Make a book Online about your family, kids, school and friends | Bookemon.com

Make a book Online about your family, kids, school and friends | Bookemon.com | Books and Reading at Woodleigh | Scoop.it
Bookemon is an online book-making site lets you create and make your own cookbook, children's book, kids book, poetry, family history, biography, scrapbooks, class book, yearbook and more to share with family, school and friends as gifts or keepsake.
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The Turning movie review: a great Australian film | Cinetology - Crikey

The Turning movie review: a great Australian film | Cinetology - Crikey | Books and Reading at Woodleigh | Scoop.it
A Tim Winton-adapted anthology film this ambitious, with this much scope and talent, must have been a high risk project for curator Robert Connolly and the bevvy of Australian directors involved in its making.

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A highlight of the Melbourne International Film Festival

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Bookish: Find Your Next Book - Authors, Reviews, Recommendations, Lists

Discover new and best selling books. Get exclusive sneak peeks and recommendations. Everything you need to know about the world of books. Find your next book at Bookish.
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Making It Real: 3D Printing as a Library Service (EDUCAUSE Review) | EDUCAUSE.edu

Making It Real: 3D Printing as a Library Service (EDUCAUSE Review) | EDUCAUSE.edu | Books and Reading at Woodleigh | Scoop.it
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Is This The School Library Of The Future?

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European Film and the First World War

European Film and the First World War | Books and Reading at Woodleigh | Scoop.it
A Virtual Exhibition by European Film Archives
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Excellent film archives from WW1

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Old School/New School forum: Learning by design

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A new forum will consider the past, present and future of education design.
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Ebooks at the State Library of Victoria | Bright Ideas

Ebooks at the State Library of Victoria | Bright Ideas | Books and Reading at Woodleigh | Scoop.it
Libraries in all sectors are working to provide access to ebooks. Vicki Nelson, Redmond Barry Collection Librarian at the State Library of Victoria, describes
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Using Superhero Comics to Teach English and History

Using Superhero Comics to Teach English and History | Books and Reading at Woodleigh | Scoop.it
It's high time for more English and history teachers to set aside their literary purism, and to embrace superhero comics as effective and legitimate teaching and learning tools.


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If children  are not learning. the way we teach maybe it is time we teach in a way they can learn ... Heard that on the 'net

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QueryPic: Aboriginal tracker

QueryPic: Aboriginal tracker | Books and Reading at Woodleigh | Scoop.it
Number of articles where "Aboriginal" and "Tracker" are mentioned.
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A great way of expolring newspapers by date and by article, i.e. to check the usage of a word or term

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YourNextRead: Book Recommendations (USA)

YourNextRead recommends your next book. YourNextRead provides a book recommendation system showing aggregated book reviews, updated by real peoples opinions, in a simple visual map, helping you to decide 'What Should I Read Next?
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Excellent books to choose from

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From the Brontë sisters to JK Rowling, a potted history of pen names

From the Brontë sisters to JK Rowling, a potted history of pen names | Books and Reading at Woodleigh | Scoop.it
Harry Potter author's double identity as crime novelist Robert Galbraith puts her in a long tradition of invented identities
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Did you know all these pen names?

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