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Collect(ed) GLAM edition

Written on October 28, 2022 at 4:08 pm, by

Welcome to the October edition of Collect(ed). This edition focuses on the GLAM (Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums) Sector and how these vital organisations can provide you with resources to help with your research, well as providing new ideas to spark your curiosity. We have featured some of the best organisations in the GLAM Sector […]

Book of the Week

Written on October 28, 2022 at 3:46 pm, by

No Words, by Maryam Master is the story of Hero and Aria and their friend Jaz. Aria, the 12-year-old character who seems to have no words, is selectively mute and is bullied at school because he is unable to speak. Hero and Jaz try to protect Aria from the school bully Rufus and are also […]

Protecting Yourself Online

Written on October 28, 2022 at 1:49 pm, by

Cat memes, fail videos, face filters – the internet is awesome! Unfortunately, not all internet users are as great. Some go online just to cause trouble and steal from others. There has been a lot of talk about cyber safety in Australia recently after the Optus and Medibank data breaches. Names, email addresses, ID documents […]

APA 7 Guide to Referencing for Secondary School Students – Digital Version

Written on October 19, 2022 at 2:38 pm, by

The Queensland School Library Association has produced an up-to-date APA booklet which closely aligns with the 7th and latest edition of the popular APA referencing style. Using the APA 7th edition manual as its base, the booklet outlines in extensive detail how to reference all types of sources using this style, and there are over […]

Visiting Author – Jane Godwin

Written on October 17, 2022 at 2:05 pm, by

On Wednesday popular Australian author, Jane Godwin, visited our Year 7 English students, to share her experience and offer valuable advice to help them with their Unit 4 imaginative writing task. This Term the Year 7s are writing and performing a monologue which will reveal a perspective of a minor character form the novel ‘Wonder’ […]

Year 11 English – Researching Contemporary Issues

Written on October 14, 2022 at 2:36 pm, by

To help prepare you for your persuasive speech, the iCentre have put together some tutorials on how to access newspapers on the OPAC and how to find relevant and appropriate videos on ClickView. The purpose of this assessment is to create a perspective through reasoned argument to persuade an audience. It is an open-ended task […]

Final New Books of the Year

Written on October 14, 2022 at 1:56 pm, by

Our last order of new books for the year has arrived in the iCentre and we have some great reads for you! Check out the book covers below: ‘Unnecessary Drama’ by Nina Kenwood We have the new Nina Kenwood novel ‘Unnecessary Drama’, for fans of ‘It Sounded Better in my Head’.  This entertaining new rom-com, […]

Tips to Start Your Final Term Off Right

Written on October 6, 2022 at 11:19 am, by

Coming back to school after the holiday break can be daunting. You feel like you’ve just unwound from the Term before and are really starting to get into relaxation mode, when you guessed it! School’s back. The final Term of school can be particularly tricky, as you’re beginning to feel tired from a long year. […]

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