Category Archives: INF505

Bagging the web – Digital literacy and young

Bagging the web – Digital literacy and young learners  For this activity I chose to create a kind of online bibliography, a collection of resources about digital technology and young people to share with other practitioners. Social bookmarking tools seemed … Continue reading

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EEI – Some musings and personal reflections on censorship

For this activity I chose to write an article for Incite magazine’s Energise Enthuse, Inspire column. This column provides an opportunity for students and new graduates to write and reflect and have those writings published in a national professional magazine. … Continue reading

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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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Welcome to my blog!

Welcome to the birth of my professional development blog for INF505 – Children’s Services.  Hopefully this will prove to be a fruitful place to record my reflections as I develop my professional practice for this subject and beyond!  

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