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Managing time when there just isnt any!

A teacher librarian needs to be organised, accountable, approachable and able to manage a number of  different aspects of the role at any given time. Timetabling is essential to ensure that all runs as smoothly as possible even when sudden changes … Continue reading

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ETL 401 Collaborative practice

Collaboration allows teachers to save time, prevents duplication and as O’Connell (2013) points out,  leads to a wider learning environment, but there are even greater benefits to this practice than just what happens in the library. I collaboratively teach in … Continue reading

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Role of TL and pedagogical issues

The role of the Teacher Librarian in a school is active and diverse. We should be heaviily involved in curriculum development and continually assess and refine the resources at our disposal to match student learning outcomes. It is right and … Continue reading

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Making our priorities clear….

 “What a school thinks about its library is a measure of what it feels about education.”  –Harold Howe I have read the with great interest the literature about justifying our position and relevance in helping achieve student outcomes. I have … Continue reading

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Topic 1 Forum: Searching Databases

“artificial intellegance is no match for natural stupidity” ― Albert Einstein I have had some difficulties in searching the databases, but I am determined not to give up but also to take one step at a time. This is all … Continue reading

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