The library is one of most the perfect places for “beyond the classroom learning.” It is the place where students are, or should be encouraged to explore other worlds, to develop their imagination, to think about the impossible. This process of inquiry is what makes learning a beautiful thing and this crucial step, “the jewel,” is something commonly missed when teachers plan a new unit of work. Sometimes we fail to go back to the basics. We replace simple words such as “finding out” and “enjoyment” with “success” and “assessment.” Often teachers can forget about the process and cast their eyes only to the outcome.
Tim Coronel, former publisher of Bookseller and Publisher magazine, looks at the dramatic changes in ways of doing business over the past five years in the Australian book trade – and predicts what the future might hold, both positive and negative.
You’re lied to 10 to 200 times a day, and a stranger will lie to you three times in the first 10 minutes of a conversation. That’s unsettling news, but according to a TED Talk by Pamela Meyer, we only pretend to be against lying.
A site for young people about the books they like to read. Discover the latest youth literature news, find YA books for teenagers (reviewed by teens), join a book club and discuss your favourite reads, and enter our monthly competitions.
What does PR have to do with curation? Curation offers PR strategists two critical assets: intelligence and discovery. It’s getting harder and harder to search and find valuable nuggets of intelligence in a haystack of information that has simply grown too large and less relevant.
As schools across the nation move from printed textbooks to digital materials and digital learning environments, school libraries are adapting to keep pace—and new advancements are changing the very definition of school libraries and library media...