Little Green Librarian

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

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Embrace the question mark!


One of the YouTube videos I watched as part of my studies was a snippet of an interview with Michael Wesch, an American cultural anthropologist. In the video, he calls on teachers to encourage their students to “embrace the question mark,” a sentiment that struck me as being a most excellent phrase to use in […]

Selection Criteria


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 […]

A fundamental shift


Well, it has happened. Uni has officially altered my brain and patterns of behaviour. It all started while I was looking for some information a few weeks ago… As I was preparing a forum task response, I found myself mining subscription databases like nobody’s business for gems of information that I could refer to in […]

Evidence – not such a dirty word!


Evidence. It’s not a particularly popular word in educational settings. Often it is equated with long hours of dotting i’s, crossing t’s and towering piles of paperwork. But in the current educational climate, can we do without it? Most teacher librarians know that they have an impact on student achievement, a generally accepted fact that […]

The Role of the Teacher Librarian


“I heart children’s literature.” This phrase might as well be a bumper sticker on my car, not that anyone would need any written confirmation of the fact. My home office and bedroom are full of picture books and chapter books, which I procure on an almost weekly basis, not to mention the tubs of them […]

Here We Go…!


What to call the blog that will travel with me through my Masters in Teacher Librarianship at Charles Sturt University (CSU)? Nothing too kitchy or punny. Nothing too boring. Nothing too inappropriate. Little Green. So how did I come to settle on ‘Little Green Librarian’? In my other life, I blog over at Little Green. […]

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