Monthly Archives: July 2014

ETL504 Module 2 Post 2

Over the last few weeks we have implemented both a new library management system and a new RFID system for our resources. Both have proved to be technologically challenging. We have been trying to take it slowly and methodically to … Continue reading

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ETL504 Module 2 Post 1

Tapscott recommends four principles for an Open World. How can these be applied to school libraries and librarians? Collaboration: Teacher Librarians are in a great position to collaborate with fellow staff. They can plan units of work together and TL’s … Continue reading

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ETL504 Module 1 Post 3

Primary – Relief from face-to-face teaching for classroom teachers is often covered by the teacher librarian. This means that it is difficult to plan any collaborative teaching opportunities with the teachers. You are also concerned that the student learning in … Continue reading

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ETL 504 Module 1 Post 2

Post 2: We have a range of leadership styles in our school ranging from instructional to transactional. Some admin team members are keen to keep the staff onside and negotiate reasonable outcomes. The leadership styles quiz claims the following about … Continue reading

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ETL504 Module 1 Post 1

Post 1: My thoughts on leadership: • Leadership is working to establish a direction and help others work towards your aims • It involves listening to others and considering their perspective • It involves empowering others to share and believe … Continue reading

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July 20, 2014.

Blog Entry – Sunday, July 20, 2014 This semester I will be studying a unit on Leadership. It is probably a really good time to do this as I am now more comfortable in my TL role and willing to … Continue reading

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