Monthly Archives: October 2013

‘I know this stuff is old because it’s mostly all grey…’ – Archives & Year 2s

With our Heritage Lottery funded project, New Perspectives, we are taking the archives on the road and into London schools.  Using the collection of the National Union of Women Teachers (NUWT), free workshops are offered to classes to explore social … Continue reading

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Stories of conflict: Curriculum Resources display

Whilst selecting books to include in the current Conflict in Children’s Literature display I was struck by the prevalence of works by one author. The writer in question is Michael Morpurgo and I could find books by him to cover … Continue reading

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Digital Literacies in Higher Education – a JISC funded project at the IOE

The ‘Digital Literacies as a Postgraduate Attribute’ project was run at the IOE between 2011 and 2013 and is one of twelve recent JISC projects in the broad area of academic literacies.  A newly published IOE LibGuide:  Digital Literacies in Higher … Continue reading

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BBC’s Knowledge & Learning website

Arriving over the coming months is a new website from the BBC to support learning and teaching. Building on the already invaluable material available for classroom use, the refreshed site, currently in beta, will bring together factual and learning content … Continue reading

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U.S. Government Shutdown affects ERIC

If you’re searching on ERIC (the American database published by ‘Education Research Information Centre’, a U.S. government funded initiative), you may notice that your search results are smaller in number than on previous occasions.  This is because of the current … Continue reading

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