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Student Project to upgrade non-fiction library resources with awarded grant

Student Project to upgrade non-fiction library resources with awarded grant

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  • 1. Grant Presentation Tinton Falls Middle School Media Center Reference/Non-Fiction Upgrade
  • 2. Current Collection Assessment
    • Collection age average over 12 years
    • Encyclopedias more than 5 years old
    • Lack of current and varied Biography and History sections
    • No remote access of information for students or staff
    • Science section outdated and does not fully support current curriculum
    • Social and Health areas need resources supporting current issues affecting age group
    • Health curriculum requires supporting resources
    • New Diversity/Tolerance Program requires supporting materials
    • Non-print media needed to encourage and support various learning styles
  • 3. Encyclopedias
    • World Book Encyclopedia $ 1100
    • Hispanic American Biographies $480
    • African American Biographies $530
    • New Book of Popular Science $279
    • Encyclopedia Americana $1000
    Total Cost $3389
  • 4. Biography
    • Areas of student interest to expand or lacking in collection
    • Newsworthy
    • Entertainers
    • Favorite Authors
    • Women
    • African American
    • Hispanic
    • Current Sports Figures
    • 120 Books @ $25 per book
    • Total Cost $3000
    • Graphic novels engage reluctant readers; many biographies are being published in this format. Collection should be updated to include this media
    • 20 Books @ $22 per book
    • Total Cost $440
    • Collection does not contain many current figures of interest to students.
    • Students are more engaged in learning life experiences of people they relate to.
  • 5. Geography & History
    • Existing collection is insufficient for Africa, Asia, South America
      • Visual Geography Series 40 books $880
      • Lucent Library of Black History 5 books $150
    • Middle East current events section lacking
      • Frontline Coverage of Current Events Series 6 books $120
    • Ancient Civilizations section requires expanding to support 6th and 7th grade curriculum
      • Ancient Civilizations 10 volume set $370
    • Historical graphic Novels 10 books $220
    Total Cost $1740
  • 6. Science and Math
    • Weather Watch 12 volume set $379
    • Chemistry Matters 10 volume set $389
    • Plants and Plant Life 10 volume set $329
    • Science Concepts 6 books $144
    • Forensic Science 15 books $495
    • Cool Science 10 books $210
    • Extreme Environmental Threats 6 volume set $132
    • Graphic Novel-Natural Disasters Series 6 book set $135
    Total Cost $2213
  • 7. Databases
    • Facts On File Database contains 14 databases as follows:
      • American History
      • Women’s American History
      • African American History
      • History of the Modern World
      • Ancient & Medieval History
      • Bloom’s Literary Reference
      • Curriculum Resource Center (Intermediate and Junior)
      • Ferguson’s Career Guidance
      • Health Reference
      • Science Online
      • World Atlas
      • -15K user subscription can be made available to intermediate and elementary schools in district
      • -Unlimited remote access
      • -Database categories cover many areas collection is currently lacking as well as resources for teachers
    Goal to have online resources remotely & readily available to students Total Database $1050
  • 8. Audiovisual Devices
    • Playaways are self contained audio books complete with headphones
      • Compact-about the size of a deck of cards
      • Biographies available for categories collection is in need of: women, African American, Sports Figures
      • Science books available for weather and oceans (7 th grade curriculum
      • Supplemental playaways available for current vocabulary text
        • Enhances pronunciation and correct context in sentences
    • 30 titles in above categories at $35 each $1050
    • DVD’s provide visual and auditory learning enhancement
      • Ancient Civilizations 6 DVD set $330
        • Includes lesson plans and vocabulary assessment
      • Modern History 10 $350
      • Science DVD’s 15 $530
        • Titles to cover Earth Science, Geology, Weather, Plants, Space
    • Total $1210
  • 9. Assorted Odds and Ends Titles to enhance other areas & support curriculum
    • Diversity Program
      • Atlas of World Faiths 6 volume set $177
    • Internet Safety
      • Cyber Citizen and Safety series 6 books $120
    • Social & Emotional Growth and Development
      • Deal with It series 25 books $23 each $575
        • Titles include subjects on bullying, gossip, peer pressure, racism, rudeness, relationships, teasing. Some titles support diversity program as well
    • Health
      • Need to Know Library 40 books @22 each $880
        • Topics to include: Body & Health, Illness, Nutrition/Obesity, Eating Disorders, Mental Health and Family Matters
    • Foreign Language
      • Way Cool Phrase Book Spanish and French 4 books $35 each $140
        • Included audio CD enhances pronunciation of popular phrases
    • Arts
      • Story of Music 10 volume set $379
      • Cartooning 3 books $60
      • Total $2331
  • 10. Summary
    • Encyclopedias $1520
    • Science And Math $2213
    • Geography and History $1740
    • Biography $3440
    • Databases $1050
    • Audiovisual $2260
    • Assorted $2331
    • Total $14554