A Teacher Librarian is available to support you and your students in the following ways:
The Hutchins libraries have equipment for loan and rooms that can be booked by classes. These items and rooms include:
The Nettlefold Library staff offer a laminating service to staff. Laminating is done every Friday morning.
LibGuides is the platform that we use to deliver our online resources to staff and students. The Hutchins LibGuides can be accessed from Hutchins Central or using the URL provided in the link. Visit the LibGuide for your mini-school to explore the resources we provide your students. If you would like a subject guide created for your students, please let the library staff know.
Why use LibGuides?
Research shows that academic achievement improves if the inquiry process is scaffolded. At Hutchins, we use the PLUS (Purpose, Location, Use and Self-Evaluation) model. Through the use of this model, students will cover many aspects of the ICT and Critical and Creative Thinking General Capabilities. Access the following link for more information regarding this model:
Information Literacy - A general lesson plan accessible from Atlas
The following guides provide information about the research process for students, helping them to scaffold the process and develop good writing and critical thinking skills:
A Teacher Librarian is available to work with you and your students to scaffold the inquiry process when your students undertake research projects.
Browse the list of serials that the library subscribes to and contact the library staff if you would like to receive any of these.
Refer students and parents to our Great Reads LibGuide for your mini-school:
Read the copyright page to assist you with adding content to Rory, creating worksheets or adding material to social media.