Perspectives: Local
Is Learning Compromised in a 24/7 World? Print E-mail
By Pam Mancell   
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Pam Mancell considers the role of technology in the world of education, debating the pluses and minuses of a tool that is ever present in our schools in the light of the research and her own experience as a classroom teacher and teacher-librarian.
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Insights From the Data: The 2015 SLAV Schools eBook Survey Print E-mail
By David Feighan   
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David Feighan reports on the 2015 SLAV survey of eBook use in Victorian school libraries. This paper outlines the scope of the survey as well as the findings. It also raises a range of questions about provider models, catalogue integration and the type of books purchased.
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Authoring Your Own Story: Community Publishing in Schools Print E-mail
By Margaret Robson Kett   
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Kids’ Own Publishing is a Victorian-based not-for-profit social enterprise publisher which has been working within schools for over ten years to produce engaging books telling stories by children, for children. This article describes the process and outcome of this book making.
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