Current research comparing print and on-screen reading experiences suggests we skim and scan better when we read online but understand and remember less. Discover the optimal skills of each reading style to help your students learn as well online as in print.more
National Library Blog
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A single resource can be the springboard and inspiration for a raft of inquiry pathways. A common student response to teaching NZ history often includes groans and comments of 'we did that last year'. How can we make history interesting and engaging, and immediately relevant, and local to students?more
Read Lisa's reflections on the recent SLANZA conference — great professional development for school librarians.more
How do we get out of the way and create magical reading experiences?more
It’s not unusual for schools to have local preschools, kōhanga reo and language nests visiting their libraries, to welcome the wider community and to acclimatise children to the school environment.more
Uncovering social trends in the Oxford English Dictionarymore
Over full shelves of old, tatty books make it difficult for students to find the gems in your collection.more
It's always interesting to see the movie adaptation of some of our favourite reads, and reflect on our reactions.more