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Required Blog entries for ETL401

Critical Reflection ETL501 Assignment 2

For this assignment I created a pathfinder for year 3 students based on the Australian Curriculum content descriptor ‘Earth and Space Sciences’. In this reflection I will examine how pathfinders enhance the use of information literacy skills and the important … Continue reading

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ETL 504 Assignment 2: critical reflection

ETL 504 ASSIGNMENT 2: CRITICAL REFLECTION: My understanding of the importance of TL as a leader has changed significantly over the course of this semester; in fact it would probably be safe to suggest that I never even gave leadership … Continue reading

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Reflection on Leadership Assignment 1 504

BLOG POST REFLECTION ON LEADERSHIP ETL 504 Over the past 25 years of my teaching career, it would be safe to suggest that leadership has significantly changed and along with it, my attitude and response not only to those in … Continue reading

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ETL 401: Assignment # 2-Reflection

Reflection ETL 401 It is with some trepidation that I launch into this reflection piece. I have been teaching in the Library, alongside a teacher librarian (TL), albeit in a part-time capacity, for eight years and thought I was pretty … Continue reading

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Part C ETL503: Reflection

The role of the Teacher Librarian (TL) is a far more complex and important role than I first realised. Building effective information services (ASLA 2013) which benefit the whole school community is essential and a significant responsibility with far-reaching implications. … Continue reading

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Blog Task #3 ‘Information Literacy is more than a set of skills….’

To be literate in historical terms has meant that one has the ability to read, write and comprehend effectively; however in a rapidly changing information environment students must make sense from multiple sources of information (Kuhlthau & Maniotes 2010) and … Continue reading

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Blog Task #2 ETL 401: Principal support

  Principal support. A good Principal can enhance the learning outcomes of students by empowering staff to build and foster collaborative teams (Todd, 2008) with each other and especially with the teacher librarian (TL). The way in which a Principal … Continue reading

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BLOG TASK #1 : Guided Inquiry

“The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.” ―    William Arthur Ward Guided inquiry as defined by ALIA and ASLA is an approach or methodology which allows students to seek and engage … Continue reading

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