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Coronavirus Explained for Kids on The Squiz Kids

Date Published: 30/03/2020

If you’re looking for information about Coronavirus that is suitable for kids, you can’t go past the Coronavirus Explained episode on the Squiz Kids where Dr. Ginni Mansberg answers questions that kids are currently asking. What is The Squiz Kids?

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New eBooks Available for Borrowing

Date Published: 30/03/2020

We have just added some new eBook titles to our collection which can be borrowed remotely and enjoyed on your devices. These can be accessed through the OPAC on the iCentre website. Use the Advanced Search function, click on Media

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Study Skills Tips for Remote Learning at Home

Date Published: 30/03/2020

It is highly recommended that you check out these new updates for students and parents that have been added to the Study Skills Handbook which we subscribe to.  You will find the handbook under the QuickLinks tab on the iCentre

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CoronaCheck: New Fact Checking Newsletter

Date Published: 30/03/2020

We highly recommend subscribing to the CoronaCheck email newsletter whose aim is to innoculate subscribers against misinformation! Information and social media literacy skills are vital at this crucial time and this is the perfect fact-checking resource to have in your

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The Book Chatters

Date Published: 24/03/2020

One of the promises we make to students is that we can always recommend a great book to read.  The staff in the iCentre have made a podcast to add to our suite of book recommendation platforms.  It’s short and

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iCentre Service Available for Students

Date Published: 24/03/2020

Students are reminded to use the ASK A LIBRARIAN feature that is available on the iCentre website.  This is good for students across all curriculum areas who are working on assignments at home and need assistance in finding reliable information

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New eBooks Available for Borrowing

Date Published: 24/03/2020

We have just added some new eBook titles to our collection which can be borrowed remotely and enjoyed on your devices. These can be accessed through the OPAC on the iCentre website. Use the Advanced Search function, click on Media

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Tips to Deal With Disturbing News

Date Published: 18/03/2020

Dealing with the current saturation of Coronavirus news and its daily changing nature can be hard for both parents and kids. Of course, it has never been more important to get that news from trustworthy sources and for students to

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Book of the Week

Date Published: 18/03/2020

We cannot recommend Somebody Give This Heart a Pen highly enough. It’s a compelling collection of poems that explores the emotions and experiences of growing up as a mixed-race woman. From acclaimed performance poet Sophia Thakur comes a powerful new

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New STEM displays in iCentre

Date Published: 18/03/2020

There is a new rotating STEM display in the non-fiction area of iCentre. The focus for the next couple of weeks is Science, specifically Geology and Archaeology. Not only have both sciences contributed to the research, value and knowledge of

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