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Catherine McAuley College: For Teachers

Welcome to your digital library

How to get started. Give your students the best start.

Email your assignment sheets to Rachel Cross (Coolock) or Sharon Wallace (St Mary's).

A Teacher Librarian will liase with you. Appropriate and relevant information sources are then collated.

A page will be set up with some useful information that your students might need to complete their tasks.

Take the hard work out of assignment preparation. Contact your Teacher Librarian.

We look forward to working with you on any or all of the following:

  • Curriculum Planning and Resourcing 
  • Assessment Task Design and Evaluation
  • Rubric Design for Research Tasks
  • Identifying and Locating Resources for Students and for Teacher PD
  • Teaching Research Tasks and Investigations including Referencing
  • Working with Classes and Individual Students during Research Lessons
  • Assisting you to Collect Data and Feedback on your Class 
  • Creating Topic Guides in LibGuides 
  • Providing Study Skills Advice for Classes and Individual Students
  • .... and also Suggesting Fiction and Non-Fiction Reads for Enjoyment.

Professional Learning Education Resources

Australian Curriculum Studies Association Inc.

The Digest 
Each Digest, prepared for the Institute by the Australian Council for Educational Research, focuses on a single topic, and provides a review of key messages from current research.

Resources to Purchase

Questioning for Teachers

The Top 10 strategic questions for teachers, by Glen Pearsall

Harvard Graduate School of Education

As part of the Bold Ideas & Critical Conversations event on September 19, eight HGSE faculty members were each given eight minutes to discuss research-based ideas that will have a big impact on the field. More Harvard videos here.

Professional Development Resources

Watch short clips of teachers demonstrating and discussing the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers.

Watch the video below for an example of developing a research task with Teachers Librarians. 

Educational Videos

TED Lectures on Education

Re-Imagining Schools TED Playlist

Behind the News Video Archive

Videos from leading scholars - Use the drop down Subjects tab on the top left to find relevant videos.


New Books for Teachers

Resources on tap!

The Library can download and add programs into the Library catalogue that you will need to use in your class.

Students and teachers are able to watch these programs via their internet browsers. 

Send programs request through to John McCullough or Sharon Wallace.

Project Based Learning (PBL)

Interesting Articles