Little Green Librarian

Blogging my way through a Masters in Teacher Librarianship at CSU!

Posts tagged with resourcing the curriculum

Portfolio: Final thoughts on the impact of my studies

October17
Image of an ape in a thinking position.

As I reflect on my studies at Charles Sturt University (CSU) and their subsequent impact on my practice as a teacher librarian, three themes emerge: the role of a teacher librarian, resourcing the curriculum and digital citizenship. In this blog post, my final portfolio, I will explore these three themes, explaining how the things I […]

Digital storytelling: Context

October12

I am a teacher librarian in a NSW Distance Education primary school. Our students are not on site at the school, and they have varying degrees of internet connectivity, depending on their circumstances. This presents unique challenges in terms of fulfilling the teaching part of my role. These two factors – student connectivity and the […]

Resource description: A reflection

October11

Throughout this course, I have established a personal philosophy of resource description that will serve me throughout my career. It centres around three key points: users first, consistency and future thinking. Users first The introduction of the Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records (FRBR) framework is an important development in the development of user-friendly systems, as […]

A reflection on digital literature

September7

Digital literature Defining digital literature is as inherently difficult as defining literature in general. Broadly, literature can be defined as the written word, but there is an implication when we use the word “literature” that those written words have some lasting value. Defining what is and is not of literary value is, of course, a […]

Learning Journey: Resourcing the Curriculum Final Reflection

June1

Reflecting on my learning journey this semester, I realise how far I have travelled in such a short time. In particular, planning a model collection has expanded my thinking and helped me to synthesise my learning. One thing that struck me is the monetary value of the library. When the optimum number of physical resources […]

Selection Criteria

April30

As teacher librarians, one of our roles is to select resources for our libraries in general, as well as for specific curriculum situations. The criteria we use to select these resources will vary from context to context, but here is my take on selection at this moment in time. I’m sure my criteria will continue […]


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