DEC Scan Journal : Volume 34 Issue 1
2015 Volume 34, Issue 1 47 Contents Editorial Currents Teaching & learning Research Curriculum support Share this Resource reviews Celebrate International Children’s Book Day with IBBY Australia The special guest speaker is Isobelle Carmody, who will talk about how and why she drew the illustrations in her Little fur series. When: Saturday, 28th March 2015 from 2 pm Where: Santa Maria del Monte School 59 The Boulevarde, Strathfield NSW $30 IBBY member/concession $35 non-member Book through Eventbrite. NSW State Library Day 2015 SLANSW are holding their annual State Library Day on Saturday 14 March 2015 from 9:00am to 4:00pm at the State Library of NSW, Macquarie Street, Sydney. Share this continued More information, including program, cost and registration, is available on the Syba Academy website. eSmart Digital License The eSmart Digital Licence is a new online safety initiative created by the Alannah and Madeline Foundation in partnership with a team of cyber safety experts and teachers. In partnership with Google, the licence is available free of cost, to all Australian Year 6 students in 2015. Resources for digital literacy and cyber safety can also be found on Scootle and TaLe. Public school teachers in NSW can log into both of these applications through the DEC portal. Research and adopt a veteran Learn DEC has released a new resource Research and adopt a veteran, which supports the NSW Centenary of Anzac. The resource provides a framework to assist students to research and adopt a local veteran of the Australian Imperial Force, using official online records and resources. It is a great way to encourage students to engage with their local school community as part of their school’s centenary commemoration activities.
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