Research
What’s So Hard About Evidence-Based Practice? Step 2: Engaging with Research Print E-mail
By Pru Mitchell   

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In this article Pru Mitchell continues her consideration of evidence-based practice in education, and how teachers and leaders can engage with research. Part one of this article appeared in the previous edition of Synergy. Pru addresses the challenges educators face in sorting, reading and critiquing educational research, and suggests resources to assist library staff engage their school community in research.
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Tales of Teachers Changing Practice Print E-mail
By Dr Rosemary Abbott   

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Dr Rosemary Abbott describes her PhD research into the importance of the teacher self when classroom practitioners are required to change with particular reference to the introduction of ICTs. Her work explores the emotions, attributes and relationships inherent in any human interaction and outlines important considerations for the work of teacher-librarians.
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