March 28

Upcoming: professional development day in Term 2

The Penrith, Mt Druitt, Blacktown and Windsor Teacher Librarian Professional Learning Group is hosting an exciting professional development day on Thursday 2nd June (Week 6 of Term 2), at Caddies Creek Public School, Glenwood. Please see below for the attached program, which provides full details of the day.

Online registration through MyPL@DET is now available. The course title is PMBW Teacher Librarian Professional Learning Day and the course number is NR01748. Please register as soon as possible as numbers are strictly limited. When completing the online registration, please select the payment option Cheque.

Your intial registration will be listed as Tentative. Once your payment of a $40 cheque has been received, your enrolment status will be changed to Confirmed. Cheques, together with details of your name and school, should be posted to:

Attention: Lee Arundel, c/- Blacktown South Pubic School, 183 Flushcombe Road, Blacktown 2148

The Committee looks forward to sharing a dynamic day of professional learning and networking with you!

Jenny Scheffers
Chairperson

Venue: Caddies Creek Public School, corner Glenwood Park Drive and Currawong Street Glenwood
Phone: 8814-5916
Parking: in council sports ground car park (opposite school) and in surrounding streets
Host Teacher Librarians: Jenny Scheffers and Marlene Manning
Cost: $40 RSVP: online registration closes 19th May

AGENDA
8 am Registration & Coffee
9 am Welcome by Principal: Mr Phil Nash; Housekeeping: Jenny Scheffers
9. 15 am – 10.10am Support for teacher librarians – DET update: Colleen Foley Manager Team Leader, School Libraries and Information Literacy, NSW CLIC
10.15 – 11 am Review of the Shortlisted CBCA titles and What’s Hot: Paul MacDonald (The Children’s Bookshop)
11- 11.10 Sponsors’ Presentation

11.10 –11.55 am MORNING TEA and Sponsors’ Displays

12 – 1.15 pm Implementing Guided Inquiry: Concurrent Sessions
A: Guided Inquiry in Primary Schools – several Committee members who have recently taught Guided Inquiry units
B: Guided Inquiry in a High School – Cathy Hill (Head of Library & Information Science P-12) and Belinda Davies (Year 7 Core) St Paul’s Grammar School, Cranebrook

1.15 – 2 pm LUNCH and Sponsor’s Displays

2 – 3pm Web 2 and Search Engines – Leanne Samootin (K-12 ICT Consultant Western Sydney Region)

3.00 – 3.30pm Concluding Evaluation / Lucky Door Prize Draws.

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Posted March 28, 2011 by ianmclean in category conferences, Guided Inquiry

About the Author

Ian McLean is a Sydney-based Australian primary (elementary) teacher-librarian, who spends way too much of his spare time blogging in cyberspace. A former editor of the NSW Department of Education and Training's professional journal, "Scan", he enjoys learning - along with his students and teaching colleagues - about the wonders of information and communications technology (ICT) in education.

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