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Category Archives: Social media

The Digital Life of Teens

Date Published: 30/08/2022

Most teenagers in the 21st century are digital experts. They’re using many different forms of social media, using the internet to research, typing all their notes in class, and emailing their teachers. Drawing on perspectives from more than 3,500 teens,

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It’s Time to Retire the iCentre Facebook and Twitter

Date Published: 28/01/2021

The iCentre is saying farewell to two of our social media channels. The iCentre Facebook and Twitter channels were first used for our school library services in 2011.  At this time, we were interested in learning how to use these

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ABC Social Media Series

Date Published: 19/11/2019

We recommend the ABC series Social Media Me to help students understand and navigate the social media world they live in. The series follows the experiences of characters in an unfolding fictitious dramatisation focusing on identity, self-esteem and ethical behaviour

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QCAA Pinterest Boards

Date Published: 22/07/2019

Did you know QCAA has Pinterest boards that are a valuable resource for both teachers and students? They cover year levels from Kindergarten to Yr 12 and support teaching and learning across a wide variety of subject areas. Click on

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The Hunting

Date Published: 16/07/2019

The Hunting is a four-part mini series that is due to be screened on SBS on 1 August and we highly recommend it to teachers and parents. It deals with confronting issues about teenage relationships, sex and consent as a

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A Cautionary Tale for YA Readers

Date Published: 29/01/2018

Our YA Book of the Week, My Life as a Hashtag by Gabrielle Williams, is a cautionary tale about the pitfalls of life for teens living in the digital age where trolling and public shaming on social media platforms illustrate

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