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Scan: An online journal for K to 12 educators

We have recently renewed our subscription to Scan which, according to their site, ‘is a leading refereed journal that focuses on the interaction between information in a digital age and effective student learning.’ Although the periodical has a heavy focus on libraries, it is also relevant to K to 12 teachers and provides articles about: quality […]

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Top ways to use ‘The Day’ in your classroom

The Day is a news service specifically designed for students from Year 5 to 12 and is designed to be used within the curriculum. Below are some suggestions regarding how it can be used. 1. Sign up to receive an email of new resources and to keep up to date with current affairs. 2. Read ‘The […]

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Exciting changes to ClickView Online

There have been some exciting changes made to ClickView recently that help facilitate great teaching and learning. ClickView Online The whole School, including ELC and Junior School teachers and students can now use ClickView Online. Through this service, you have access to: Albert – an excellent search tool for finding videos matched to the Australian […]

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ClickView TV

ClickView TV is a new feature that provides access to carefully selected educational videos. Regularly updated with new content, this service curates material according to topic and takes the hard work out of selecting appropriate videos. Videos of interest can then be added to your Workspace; a useful repository for storing your videos for future use […]

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Academic Integrity LibGuide

If you are looking for information and resources to assist your students with academic integrity, visit the Hutchins Academic Integrity Guide. Videos and information are available to assist your students to understand plagiarism and how to reference. Where possible, students should be using multi-media content that has been labelled for reuse and the Finding Creative […]

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18 Apps that Support the Creative Process

If you are looking for tools that support the inquiry process, then it’s worth checking Dianne Darrow’s blog post featured in Edutopia –  Creativity on the run: 18 Apps to support the creative process.  The post provides a list of recommended apps (both paid and free) that are useful for supporting the inquiry process within […]

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EasyBib Videos that Teach Information Literacy Skills

EasyBib; a provider of information literacy tools, has developed a series of videos for use in the classroom that teach a variety of information literacy skills. These are short, engaging animations aimed at middle and senior school and cover a variety of topics such as paraphrasing, use of primary and secondary sources, how to use […]

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iTunesU: Great Open Education Resources

If you are searching for additional material to support teaching and learning, it is worth browsing iTunesU; the largest repository of quality, free educational resources created by universities and schools.  Course materials come in a variety of formats including audio, video, books, documents and presentations, apps and iBooks textbooks and the ability to browse for  […]

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Turnitin for Senior and Middle School

Recently we renewed our subscription to Turnitin enabling students in Years 7 to 12 to have access to this software. Turnitin is a valuable teaching tool, providing useful feedback to students and encouraging them to reflect on the academic integrity of their work. Boys can be taught how to upload and their own work and generate an originality report in Turnitin, […]

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Database and Google Search Tips LibGuides Page

It is an important skill for students to be able to effectively search a database or use a search engine to obtain the best possible search results and students need explicit teaching of these skills. To this end, the guide Database and Google Search Tips has been created for Middle and Senior School students providing […]

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