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Dianne McKenzie
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ECIS Librarians Conference 2018 - Chennai part 4
The 4th day of this wonderful ECIS conference had me facilitating a workshop on " Evidence based practise". We had about 25 in the group and all wanting to learn more about how Evidence based practise can help them prove they make an impact to the learning ...
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ECIS Librarians Conference 2018 - Chennai part 3
Day three of ECIS Librarians conference in Chennai started with another wonderful opening to the day of learning. We had another beautiful song from  Jayashri Ramnath , a wonderful violin recital by a young student in year 2, Dancing Mums from AIS Chennai a...
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James Henri - a lasting legacy.
James Henri 1952-2018 Yesterday we lost a giant in the Teacher Librarian field, a man who mentored and championed so many Teacher Librarians across the world. James Henri was a huge influence in my professional life and who opened so many doors and opportun...
James Henri - a lasting legacy.
James Henri - a lasting legacy.
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ECIS Librarians conference 2018 : Chennai Part 2.
Day 2 of the 8th ECIS Library Triennial had a lot to live up to after day one and it did so without hesitation. (All photos were taken by me unless otherwise captioned). The day started with breakfast and making connections in the Unity courtyard with coffe...
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ECIS Librarians conference 2018 : Chennai Part 1.
Oh. my. word. The 2018 ECIS Library Triennial was an amazing, wonderful learning and social experience hosted by the American International School of Chennai, India. The last ECIS librarians conference I attended was in Istanbul 7 years ago which had me hoo...
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For a couple of years I have wanted to gain a clearer picture of school libraries and librarians across the board with regards to budget, type of schools, the curriculum, how many students they work with, what their employment status is, qualifications, and...
Library Grits
Library Grits
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Being the victim
One new years day this week I had some time to look through my Facebook feed, particularly a local community group I am part of. Someone had posted a message that they were looking for someone - they mentioned her by name, where she worked and that she was ...
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Revisiting the approaches to learning skills
Over the past few months I have had the opportunity to lead an 3 day Approaches to Learning  skills workshop and to revisit the ATL skills not long after during an IB librarians continuum workshop. One thing that strikes me is how schools are still latched ...
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Time for a conference!
I have just moved to Australia to return to the motherland in the last few months. I have been living overseas for over 22 years and I really do not know too many people here now except family, so it was a great opportunity to attend a conference to meet ne...
Time for a conference!
Time for a conference!
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Becoming a researcher
This post is part 2 or two parts focused on the 2012 PEW report on teens and research. Part 1 is Teens and Research How good are teen's research skills? The 2012 PEW report  on Teens and research found that teachers rated students as either good or fair whe...
Becoming a researcher
Becoming a researcher
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