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FREE online coding classes for librarians and teachers

Are you looking at ways to integrate Digital Technologies into programing? Learn how to incorporate coding into activities with this four part webinar series. Create an animation with Scratch Jr, explore computational thinking with Prep to year 2 students Create a Geography Quiz with Scratch, explore branching (decision making) with year 3-4 students Create a … Read more

Short Form Video is the future

You don’t need expensive software to create effective library tutorials. Quick, unedited tutorials created on social media, such as on Instagram or Snapchat, may be just as effective. These short form videos (SFVs) combine the advantages of animated GIFs with the advantages of screencasts: modularity, repetition of steps, and animated visuals supported by pertinent audio. … Read more

Tech Review – VIVE VR

Redlands libraries wanted to finish their three Code Clubs with a bang, so they were loaned SLQ’s VIVE Virtual Reality (VR) equipment and Google goggles to test in their Cleveland, Victoria Point and Capalaba libraries. Here are the top five learning points from Redlands libraries: There are a lot of cords involved with this equipment … Read more

Libraries are everywhere – this one is at the Airport!

Rockhampton Regional Library Service’s newest “library branch” is the Anytime Library, which provides travellers to and from the region the perfect opportunity to indulge their passion for reading at the Rockhampton Airport. Supplied by FE Technologies the Anytime Library is the first for Australia and New Zealand, offering library members even more convenience to find … Read more