Author Archives: Sally Perry

About Sally Perry

Curriculum Resources librarian at UCL Institute of Education Newsam Library and Archives

Reading London

Reading London A London-themed celebration of reading aloud, and being read to, for World Book Night Where: UCL IOE Library When: Monday 24 April 2017 5.30-7.00pm To celebrate World Book Night 2017 and to coincide with UCL Libraries’ East Side … Continue reading

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Finding inspiration on a stormy weekend: Curriculum Resource ideas from the SLA

Like many institutions concerned with teacher training the UCL Institute of Education has, as part of its library, a collection of resources for use in the classroom. This collection has two roles: to show what is available to support teaching … Continue reading

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At the Heart of the School: celebrate National Libraries Day

Question: What do you have in school that can: Improve literacy Foster reading for pleasure Raise academic achievement Develop positive attitudes towards learning Deliver information literacy skills Create a community And more… Answer: A School Library National Libraries Day will … Continue reading

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Folktales in Curriculum Resources – can you have too many?

The Curriculum Resources collection contains over 1200 books of folk and fairy tales in a section of their own, arranged mainly by country of origin. The countries represented in the Folktales section range from Australia to Zimbabwe and Armenia to … Continue reading

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Read Aloud in the UCL IOE Library for World Book Day 2015

      On Thursday 23 April a group of staff from across the Institute (along with a colleague from UCL) came together in the Library to mark World Book Night with a celebration of ‘Reading aloud and listening to others read’. … Continue reading

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Using Graphic Novels to inspire reluctant readers

From Reluctant Reader to Comic Genius On display in the Curriculum Resources section of the library we have a selection of work by pupils from St Peter’s Primary School, W9. The work is the result of a project run by … Continue reading

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Wintery Chills in the Curriculum Resources Collection

In spite of all its concrete and glass the UCL IOE Library is a remarkably cosy place to be at this time of year, but when it came to sourcing materials on the chilly subject of Winter and Cold Weather … Continue reading

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