Clishmaclaver – Brechin High Library Blog

July 14, 2017
by Miss Stewart
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Netflix, anorexia, and the risk of ‘thinspo’

Today, Netflix will start streaming To The Bone: a harrowing, funny and ultimately uplifting tale about one young woman’s recovery from anorexia. But does it risk glamourising the illness? Read this topical article from The Day, and decide for yourself. … Continue reading

July 6, 2017
by Miss Stewart
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Start a Story with Puffin this Summer

From books for curious little hands to fantastical tales for tweens, start a story with Puffin this Summer. Action, adventures and activities await! Parents/guardians, take the stress out of finding summer fun for your little pufflings. Puffin has it covered … Continue reading

June 30, 2017
by Miss Stewart
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Chatting Safely While Gaming

Ever useful tips from, Internet Matters for parents and guardians. And, here’s a handy pdf from the NSPCC – A Parent’s Guide to Being Share Aware   Art credit: Internet Matters

June 30, 2017
by Miss Stewart
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Learn Scots with Oor Wullie!

This post from the National Library of Scotland is on a subject after my own heart. Learn Scots with Oor Wullie  – http://digital.nls.uk/oor-wullie/ Follow the link to this fabulous site from NLS, jam-packed with activities, an audio map, ‘poems an sangs’, a glossary, and … Continue reading

June 30, 2017
by Miss Stewart
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25 Mindful Activities for Children and Teens

Just wanted to share this useful article from Tree of Knowledge –  It’s the last week of term!! Are you planning some exciting Summer activities for the kids? Keep everyone #mindful this Summer with these fun exercises. 🙂 Photo credit: Positive Psychology Program

June 19, 2017
by Miss Stewart
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#Pledge2Talk

Latest post from Internet Matters is part of series on things to talk about with our children before cyberbullying happens: 11–13 year olds – tips to discuss cyberbullying. Let them know that once it’s out there it’s difficult to remove #Pledge2Talk Art … Continue reading

June 11, 2017
by Miss Stewart
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The Long Read…

Continuing with the theme of involving parents in their offsprings’ reading journeys (See my last post! 😀 ), this month’s Long Read is a 2016 article from, The Independent: Does spending too much time on Smartphones and tablets damage kids’ … Continue reading

Why you need an early night

June 7, 2017 by Miss Stewart | 0 comments

Came across this very interesting video via The Day’s weekly round up. Click here to find out Why You Need an Early Night, and to access the associated learning activities.

So what do you think? Is sleep the most important cause of the world’s problems?

Video credit: The School of Life

June 6, 2017
by Miss Stewart
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Start Your Summer Screen-Time Rules Now!

With Angus schools’ summer break a mere four weeks away – Sing Hosanna! 😀 – this post from Common Sense Media’s blog may be of interest to parents and guardians: Start Your Summer Screen-Time Rules Now! Photo credit: ©Steve Paine/Flickr; … Continue reading

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