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Monthly Archives: May 2022

Read Like a Girl with your Dad

Written on May 30, 2022 at 8:23 pm, by

We are excited to be offering the opportunity for Dads to play a part in their daughter’s reading journey and attend our Read Like a Girl Father-Daughter Event. This requires Dads to read a book and have some fun with their daughter/s by attending an author & pizza evening. This year our book is the […]

Reading for Pleasure

Written on May 27, 2022 at 2:49 pm, by

The Importance of Reading for Pleasure We are in the middle of the Principal’s Reading Challenge, so what better time to talk about how great reading is for us! There is a breadth of research (Baker, et al., 2000; Clark, 2011; Clark & Douglas, 2011; Clark & Osborne, 2008; Clark & Rumbold, 2006; The Reading […]

Database Tutorials

Written on May 24, 2022 at 2:40 pm, by

Databases provide high quality academic sources for research. For students doing assignments, these offer both credible and reliable information and are highly recommended. Teachers will expect to see such sources in student Reference Lists for research tasks. The iCentre team have created tutorials for each of the databases you have access to through the OPAC. […]

Generation Alpha

Written on May 17, 2022 at 1:07 pm, by

Generation Alpha, written by Mark McCrindle, Ashley Fell, and Sam Buckerfield, shares insights and answers teachers and parents need to help 21st century kids thrive. Generation Alpha covers children born between 2010 and 2024, who are living through an era of rapid change and a barrage of information – good, bad and fake. The authors […]

New Books in the iCentre

Written on May 16, 2022 at 1:52 pm, by

We have a bunch of new books in the iCentre ready for you to borrow out! Check out the covers below and keep an eye on our Pinterest page for all of our new books. Ranging from Fantasy to Romance, junior to senior fiction, we’ve got something for everyone! We advertise all new books on […]

Database Literacy

Written on May 12, 2022 at 10:33 am, by

According to EBSO (2015) “Research databases offer users access to thousands of books, magazine articles, images, charts and primary sources. These databases contain scholarly and peer-reviewed articles written by credible authors, such as journalists, researchers and experts in their field. Since databases provide powerful search tools for narrowing results, users are able to more quickly […]

Book of the Week

Written on May 10, 2022 at 4:26 pm, by

Fish out of water is Kate Hendrick’s third novel. It investigates some difficult themes including: identity, friendship and respect, abuse and trauma. This book will resonate with anyone who has ever tried to ignore an ugly truth. Read an interview with author, Kate Hendrick on #LoveOzYA.

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