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Federation of Children’s Book Groups conference

One of our SLS librarians attended the FCBG conference this year. It was her first conference so she shared her experience with us.

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Alternative Teaching Methods · Google Hangout · Information Literacy

4 Digital Tools for the Classroom

We at Schools’ Library Service have been using several digital tools over the last few months and would like to share how we have used them, giving examples and hopefully inspiring you to use them too. Padlet What is Padlet? Padlet is a software people can use to make and share content with others. It… Continue reading 4 Digital Tools for the Classroom

Reading for Pleasure · Storytime

Top 10 Christmas Picture Books

With our Christmas Story sessions already fully booked we thought we’d share some of our favourite Christmas Picture books. Just as a warning, some of them are very silly! If any local schools would like to order any of the books on the list then please don’t hesitate to contact us. Bradley Bartleby is bad,… Continue reading Top 10 Christmas Picture Books

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Fight the fake, find the facts: 7 superpower searches

Internet Librarian Conference 2017 Ellie Fowkes continues her write up of her conference trip. Mary Ojala: Celebrate your super search powers Mary talked about the 7 search powers that librarians need to equip themselves with. She started off by stating that  ‘our work starts where Google ends’:  anybody can search google, but not everyone searches… Continue reading Fight the fake, find the facts: 7 superpower searches

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Post-Fact landscape: How librarians can help.

The Internet Librarian International (ILI) conference 2017  Continuing our series of blog post, Catherine Stuart writes about her day.  What is the ‘fake news phenomenon’? What are the potential effects of it and who does it affect? How can I as a Teacher/Librarian combat this within my role?  I attended this session to learn more… Continue reading Post-Fact landscape: How librarians can help.