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Archives for September, 2012

Dymocks Hobart’s Teacher Night

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The Elementals – A Fantastic App of the Periodic Table

                        The Elementals is a great app of the periodic table.  It not only provides quick access to the  table, but by clicking on a particular element, an animation of it is provided showing the number of electrons and protons.  This is a great free app to help students understand the atomic structure of elements […]

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Book Week – Champions Read

 This year, the theme was ‘Champions Read’ and the boys spent the time leading up to Book Week exploring what this theme means and delving into some of the books shortlisted by the Children’s Book Council of Australia this year.  The Book Week celebrations began with the kindergarten, prep and grade one boys enjoying the […]

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What a Teacher Librarian Can Do For You

Developed by the Colorado Association of School Librarians, the following is a YouTube clip that succinctly explains the roles of a teacher librarian.   The skills that a teacher librarian has are best utilised when they collaborate with classroom teachers in planning and teaching units of work, so feel free to ask us to work with […]

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Apps suitable for Guided Reading

There are a variety of places to go on the web to find apps suitable for use as guided readers.  Jane Farrall, a speech pathologist and special educator provides a variety of criteria to keep in mind when determining whether an app is suitable for use as a guided reading resource. Her criteria include: Is […]

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