Category Archives: Equality

Does setting boundaries make you uncomfortable? Good: you’re doing it right (Part 1)

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The silver fox from bone&silver hits it on the head with this post on Does setting boundaries make you uncomfortable? Good: you’re doing it right (Part 1)

I think that has been the hardest lesson for me to learn – to boundary set, and to then stick with it.

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Building Emotional Literacy and Empathy in the library

I was inspired by this post on Building Emotional Literacy and Empathy in the library.

I see so many great programs about building resilience in our children, but also feel despairing that we have got to this point in our society.

How diverse is your library?

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I’m very fortunate as the Library I work for has the most diverse collection, which supports teachers, and educators across Victoria. But I know only too well of Libraries that aren’t. Angela P. Dodson expands on the importance of diversity in Children’s Libraries with a thought provoking article.

Holy Cupcakes! Batman Turns 80

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A post full of inspirational ways to celebrate the Bat Family can be found here.

Reading everyday in the School

I’ve been fortunate enough to pick up extra time at a High School Library. The school has rolled out a program of reading for Years 7 and 8 Students, and the Teachers who have them, also have to participate. So when I came across this post Something Miraculous, I wondered how many other schools are doing this?

A new meaning for the popular ‘Green Eggs and Ham’ book?

A very interesting article on the classic of Green Eggs and Ham.  I’ve always read it as a matter of consent, rather than persistence. So it’s interesting to see it being used in a classroom setting.

Resources for Serving Diverse Communities

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ALSC posts a lot of inspiring and relevant information for practicing Librarians. I wanted to bring this particular post to your attention as it’s full of ideas.

Mr. Library Dude

Academic librarian with 15+ years of experience. Passionate about lifelong learning and student success. Interested in user experience and organizational leadership. For me, being a librarian has never been about the books--it's about the people!

Read... Write... Talk...

Reading, Writing, Sharing is what its all about!

JenChaos Reviews

Books and Mind

Library returners

A site for those returning to librarianship after a career break

comicsbooksnews.wordpress.com/

Entertainment Website Covering Comics Media News, Interviews and Reviews

Big City Bookworm

Book reviews from under the city lights.

ALSC Blog

Pursuing excellence for library service to children

Infopro Tasha

Watch as I transition from 'librarian' to 'information professional'

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Children's Books Reviewed

Team Ahsoka

A Star Wars Fansite Celebrating Ahsoka Tano and Her Fanbase

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find it love it use it

Lee & Low Blog

Exploring Children's Books Through the Lens of Diversity

jude-marie green

future tense

missshipp

Bringing Aboriginal perspectives into English education

Whispering Gums

Books, reading and anything else that comes to mind...with an Australian focus

BoomingOn

Life after working

Beyond the Infinite

Creating worlds, exploring the infinite beyond our knowledge and imagination.

fox13now.com

News for Salt Lake City, Ogden, Provo and beyond

Playfully Grownup Home

Because Fun Keeps You Young!

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from the newstead community garden

Ben@Earth

Thoughts on international relations, environment, society and self with Benjamin Habib, PhD

My Book Corner

A treasure trove of beautiful children’s literature for you to discover.

theaustralianlegend

The Independent Woman and the myth of the Australian bushman

ANZ LitLovers LitBlog

For lovers of Australian and New Zealand literary fiction; Ambassador for Australian literature

The YA Room

Melbourne

A Cosy Reading Blog

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Australian Haiku Society

haikuoz - the enjoyment of haiku

Charlotte Digregorio's Writer's Blog

This is a writer's blog for authors, business people, creative people, freelancers, journalists, publishers, and poets. They will learn the ins and outs of writing for publication. Both beginning and experienced writers will profit from it.

CrazyQuiltEdi

Crazy quilts are unique and innovative quilts created from scraps of material. They're crafted form odd pieces that don't always match or fit together without an the work of an artist. My hope is for a world that values the this unique artwork. I blog to make IPOC authors and their works more accessible, to make the all the pieces fit.

thrivalinternational

Humanising! Indigenising! Decolonising! Thriving

T is for Training

Sharing Knowledge since 2008 One Conversation at a Time

Ta-Nehisi Coates | The Atlantic

Thoughts, Ideas and so much more

This is Lit

Book Blog

Sarah Cawkwell's Blog

"The difference between fiction and reality is that fiction has to make sense." -- Tom Clancy

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Thoughts, Ideas and so much more

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Life in the Information World

Mother Jones

Smart, fearless journalism

Librarian Lisa

school library consultant

ginaseymour

nurturing the compassionate maker, the reluctant reader, and embracing #librarylife

Australian Aboriginal Languages Student Blog

A place to share anything at all that's interesting and related to the languages of Australia. WARNING: We wish to advise that this blog may contain names, voices and images of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who have passed away. We strongly urge readers to exercise caution when viewing the blog so as to avoid distress.