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Literature Supporting Makerspaces

By Megan Daley | Jul 20, 2016
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I’ve just presented another Webinar for the fab Eduwebinar team – this time on texts which support the makerspace movement. Some notes from this evening’s webinar are below for attendees, and anyone…

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Literature Supporting Coding and the Makerspace Movement

By Megan Daley | Jan 27, 2016
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My teacher partner, Jackie Child AKA #bestteachingpartnerever is the most insanely energetic, enthusiastic and talented maker, creator and educator that you could ever hope to meet. I am in complete and total…

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Libraryspace+Techspace+Makerspace

By Megan Daley | Jun 2, 2015
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Libraryspace + Techspace + Makerspace I’ve been so looking forward to Eductech and it has not disappointed! Tomorrow at the conference, Jackie Child and I are talking the makerspace which we’ve created…

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School Libraries and the Makerspace Movement

By Megan Daley | Oct 19, 2014
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School Libraries and the Makerspace Movement So today ‘Best Teaching Partner Ever’ (Jackie Child) and myself are talking at the ‘Future Libraries’ conference about what we do in our Junior School Library.…

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Speaking Engagements

By Megan Daley | Mar 1, 2019

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS Get on the list for reviews, tips and bookish news! Megan Daley With many years’ experience in the industry, Megan is a well known speaker, launching books, chairing festival panels…

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The Dromkeen Librarians Award

By Megan Daley | Dec 4, 2017
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Gone are the days of me tripping off around the place at the drop of a hat and leaving ChickPea and PudStar at home…those days came to a crashing halt when Dan…

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‘The Tales of Mrs Mancini’: Printables and Craft

By Megan Daley | Dec 14, 2016
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‘The Tales of Mrs Mancini’ celebrates the wonder of cake and the magic of friends to solve most of the worries of the world; it is pure creamy, sugary delight and you…

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NAPLAN Results and the Role of the School Library and Teacher Librarian

By Megan Daley | Aug 4, 2016
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I don’t agree with standardized testing such as NAPLAN, but at this point there is no avoiding it, so I will at least use the data to shine a light on an…

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Slow Communication Station

By Megan Daley | Oct 27, 2015
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Our Junior School Library has a makerspace zone, and we incorporate high tech and low tech makerspace ideas into our library planning and teaching – you can read more about this here and…

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Review of ‘Sad, the Dog’

By Megan Daley | Oct 8, 2015
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Written by Sandy Fussell. Illustrated by Tull Suwannakit. Publisher: Walker Books Age Range: early childhood – middle primary (and adult dog/sentiment lovers!) Themes: pets; love; care; family; survival; resilience; happiness; seeking happiness.…

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Book People: Nikki Gemmell

By Megan Daley | Aug 26, 2015
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Book People: Nikki Gemmell I really am utterly stoked to have Nikki Gemmell here on the blog today – she is my favourite newspaper columnist, regularly bringing me to tears or feeling the…

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Slow Communication: Snail Mail

By Megan Daley | Jul 28, 2015
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Slow Communication: Snail Mail I am an out and out social media lover and my phone bings and dings at me day and night with emails from five different accounts. It would…

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Book Week 2015: Books Light Up Our World

By Megan Daley | Jul 15, 2015
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Book Week 2015: Books Light Up Our World How darned great is this year’s Book Week theme?! Jackie, Best Teaching Partner Ever (BTPE) and makerspace aficionado, is rather excited about the electronic…

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Creating and Crafting Books

By Megan Daley | Jun 23, 2015
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Creating and Crafting Books (Alternate Title – Megan Daley has a Meltdown on her Blog About School Lunches) School holidays are approaching and I could not be more pleased. I adore working…

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Books on Making, Tinkering and Creating

By Megan Daley | Mar 17, 2015
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Books on Making, Tinkering and Creating The idea of making, tinkering, engineering and creating is not a new one – in fact it is as old as time itself. Most individuals and…

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