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Neil Gaiman: Why our future depends on libraries, reading and daydreaming

Neil Gaiman: Why our future depends on libraries, reading and daydreaming | Creating a community of readers | Scoop.it
A lecture explaining why using our imaginations, and providing for others to use theirs, is an obligation for all citizens
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Novel approach to literacy | The Sun-Herald newspaper - 29/07/12

Article by Keeli Cambourne on school libraries being transformed to support literacy development in students. Features the changes school libraries are making to accommodate the needs and interest of 21st century learners, incoluding ebook collections, students creating book trailers, National Year of Reading initiatives and supporting struggling and reluctant readers. Also features the benefits of recent refurbishments to these school libraries.


Features three Sydney schools: Roseville College, PLC Sydney, Mount Annan Christian College Currins Hill.
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Reading for pleasure 6 July 2012 conference notes

Reading for pleasure 6 July 2012 conference notes | Creating a community of readers | Scoop.it

"This full day conference for secondary school teachers and librarians explored strategies to engage young people with reading, putting books at the heart of learning."

An excellent rundown of the sessions presented on this day.
Via Heather Stapleton, Marita Thomson
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