Monthly Archives: May 2013

No monkeys were harmed in the making of this cartoon!

 No monkeys were harmed in the making of this cartoon! This professional development activity saw me creating a cartoon about diversity for young children while learning how to use Toontastic (2013), an application developed by LaunchPad toys to assist learning … Continue reading

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ABC Makes a Splash!

Being something of a fan of the national broadcaster and its quality children’s content I was very excited to learn of their new content site, Splash (ABC, ©2013a) Our library maintains links to appropriate websites as part of its Homework … Continue reading

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Book awards – reflections on The Children of the King – by Sonya Hartnett* and awards in general.

As part of my exploration of book awards and their importance to literature I chose to read and review a book short listed for the Children’s book Council of Australia 2013 awards (Childrens Book Council of Australia, ©2012b). The Children of … Continue reading

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