How to engage your students with Oliver v5 (Part One)

How to engage your students with Oliver v5 (Part One)

Are you taking advantages of all the features in Oliver v5 to engage your students? Here are a few ideas for you to try.

Google – Book Previews, Book Reviews and Cover Images

As Library Staff you can enhance your…

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Advocating the importance of school libraries
Category: Community

Advocating the importance of school libraries

“Nobody at my school understands the importance of school libraries. I feel like they think students can just Google everything now.”

It’s a situation being faced in school libraries around the world and many school…

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Online Oliver v5 International User Group unites school libraries
Category: Community

Online Oliver v5 International User Group unites school libraries

On Tuesday 30th August, Susan Gan hosted Softlink’s first Oliver v5 Online International User Group for school libraries in Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia.

The online user group was attended by over 70 schools…

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Webinar explores the benefits of teaching kids to code
Category: Innovation

Webinar explores the benefits of teaching kids to code

By learning to code, young people improve their problem solving skills, logical thinking and confidence with digital technologies. Coding provides support for key academic subjects such as science, maths and technology.

But…

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Library gaming workshops inspire local youth
Category: Community

Library gaming workshops inspire local youth

In our recent #getkidscoding webinar, Ian Wedlock spoke about Code Club Australia’s in-school code clubs and the benefits of teaching students to code.

Recently, Public Libraries of New Zealand (PLNZ), Gamelab and the Hutt…

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