SSTL Network Meeting

Term 4, 2015

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Reading Research and Resources - the three Rs

Please join us to be informed about the latest Oliver and Google Apps for Education news. Learn about immersive reading and reflect on the year's learning. Separate sessions for SASS staff so bring your library team.

Enrol for the day on MyPL@edu by Tuesday, November 10th, 2015 with course code: NR09154

Morning tea and lunch will be catered for so please indicate in special requirements if you do not require food or have any special dietary needs. Don't forget to click No fee when registering if you have paid your annual fees. $40 for non members.

Woolooware High School

Tuesday, Nov. 17th, 8:30am

Woolooware High School Restormel St, Woolooware, New South Wales, Australia

Please park in surrounding streets being careful to avoid NO Parking Zones at the front of the school.

Wireless is available so devices are welcome.


Registration and Welcome

8.30am - 9am


9am - 9.10am

Welcome and Housekeeping

Oliver Basics

9.10am - 9.40am

Presented by: Janine Mayne, TL at Woolooware High, Di Cooper TL at Menai High and Robyn Davis, TL at Kiama Public School.

Update on the Oliver library system implementation project.

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Oliver hands on and Q and A

9.40am - 10.30am

Our local Oliver lighthouse keepers will continue with a hands on session followed by questions and answers.

Annual General Meeting

10.30am - 11.00am

Election of 2016 office bearers.

Positions include:

Assistant Coordinator, treasurer, secretary, listserv manager, website manager, catering manager and (not so) ordinary committee members.

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Morning Tea

11am - 11.30am

Concurrent sessions

Oliver for SASS Staff

11.30am - 1pm

Linda Boulton from Woolooware High will share her experiences with Oliver demonstrating circulation and cataloguing as well as answering questions about its implementation. Training modules will be available for hands-on experiences.

Google Classroom

11.30am - 12.30pm

In this hands-on session, Leanne Richards, TL at Loftus Public School, will demonstrate how Google Classroom and Google Slides can be incorporated into library programs.

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“Parents - the untapped ‘power’ in children’s reading.”

12.30 - 1pm

John Walters, Educator / Researcher / Author, will talk about immersive reading, the latest developments in the teaching of reading and research and solutions from around the world.


1pm - 1.45pm

John Walters will set up a resource display and be available to answer your questions during lunch.

Concurrent sharing sessions

1.45pm - 2.15pm

Primary session.

21st Century Snapshot - Resources for the Australian Curriculum

High school session

Sharing teaching programs


2.15pm - 3pm

MyPL @edu online evaluation and conclusion of meeting