In Awe

On Tuesday night this week the iCentre hosted a Celebration and Signing Party for Lynette Noni’s 3rd book, Draekora and it was a FANTASTIC evening. We had approximately 90 people attend, and our Launch Committee girls represented themselves and the college extremely well; we are very proud of their efforts! However, this is not a post about the…

When realisation hits… We are lucky!

As part of my role as Teacher Librarian, I teach 2 geography classes: a year 9 class and a year 10 class. I absolutely love this. It means that I am still in the classroom every day, and I get to form really good relationships – something I think I’d miss out on if I…

Constantly surprised

My students are constantly surprising me, and it’s a great thing. I am about to embark upon some shameless boasting about how talented these girls are – you have been warned! I found out the other day that I have a few students that have written whole or parts of books on the website, Wattpad. This meant of…

The value of Goodreads in education

As part of a “Digital Concepts and Practices,” a PD course I am undertaking this year, I have been asked to select a digital tool and discuss it’s value in an educational sense. As an avid reader, I decided to explore the value of Goodreads. For those that don’t know, Goodreads is a social networking…