Archive for June, 2011

Paul Macdonald’s Powerpoint

Paul Macdonald from The Children’s Bookshop Beecroft has kindly provided his powerpoint presentation from the recent PDD for download.

Powerpoint ISLA PDD 1st June


June 7, 2011 at 12:43 pm Leave a comment

Book Week 2011 Writing Competition

The Illawarra School Libraries Association is pleased to invite entries from local Stage 2 and 3 primary students based on this year’s theme:

Conditions of Entry: Entry is free and runs from June 1– Aug 1, 2011

All entries must address the following:

Write a narrative or poem using the 2011 theme ‘One World Many Stories’ as a basis. You must use the phrase ‘one world many stories’ within the narrative or poem. Stories limited to 500 words.

Shortlisted entries will then be judged by local author and editor of emagazine ‘Buzz Words’, Vicki Stanton and well known children’s author Frances Watts (Kisses for Daddy, Parsley Rabbit, A Rat in a Stripy Sock) Award winning poet, Ron Pretty is our poetry judge.

1st Prize in each stage $50, 2nd $30, 3rd $20

For further information
The Illawarra School Libraries Association PO Box 1739, Wollongong 2500 NSW
For more information email:

ISLA 2011 Writing Competition flyer
ISLA 2011 Writing Competition entry form

June 5, 2011 at 4:59 pm Leave a comment

Links from the June 2011 PD Day at Dapto

Congratulations and thanks to the ISLA committee for organising another fabulous professional development day.

Some of the links and files that were presented on the day are listed below:

Darcy Moore’s Blog

Shaun Tan The Lost Thing Rap

Paul MacDonald’s The Children’s Bookshop Beecroft

Sharon and Jane’s Powerpoint

Let’s make an e-book

Chris Cheng’s website

June 2, 2011 at 8:23 pm Leave a comment

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