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The Power of Professional Development

I was privileged to host the SLANZA Term 4 event in our library last weekend and was blown away by the passion, and in depth conversations I witnessed from the 37 participants. Being a new librarian I find it invaluable to attend as much professional development as I can. The potential and mind expanding properties…

Digital Citizenship

The power of gaming in education

This term I have been offering a MyTime slot known as Gamer’s Anonymous. Most Wednesdays I have the privilege of hosting this slot in our library and watching the students strategically and skilfully playing games such as DOTA, LOL, Minecraft and Neverwinter. I never wanted the library to be a silent space where I peer…

Ukeleles

Sharing Aspects of Self

The importance of relationships is something that is taken for granted. Many people assume that if they say the statutory “Hello” in the morning to their colleagues and remember their children’s names, they have a relationship. These types of friendship only ever touch the surface of who a person truly is. They also do not…