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    • MECKLER LIBRARY Laura Doughty Tamara Alito Justin Langlois
    • THE MISSION OF THE MECKLER LIBRARY AT THE PENNINGTON SCHOOL IS TO DEVELOP STUDENTS WHO ARE PROBLEM SOLVERS AND CRITICAL THINKERS THROUGH THEIR ACTIVE ENGAGEMENT WITH INFORMATION; WHO POSSESS THE SKILLS NEEDED TO REFLECT UPON, SYNTHESIZE, AND INCORPORATE INFORMATION; AND WHO ENJOY READING FOR BOTH KNOWLEDGE AND PLEASURE. To this end, the Meckler Library: • supports learning, researching, and reading in an environment guided by professional librarians; • collaborates with the faculty and staff to create learning opportunities that are authentic and engaging while satisfying curricular goals; • teaches students to be inquisitive, ethical, and approach information critically; • selects appropriate resources to meet the diverse academic and recreation needs of TPS community.
    • MECKLER LIBRARY RESOURCES   Physical Library Space   28 Computers   12 study tables (total of 48 seats)   12 seat reading area   E-classroom   Print Book Collection   Periodicals   Meckler Electronic Library   Subscription databases & more   Destiny   Online Public Access Catalog   THREE full-time teacher-librarians
    • WHAT DOES A TEACHER-LIBRARIAN AT THE PENNINGTON SCHOOL DO?   Promotes reading through:   Book Talks   Book Clubs   Readers Advisory   Develops the library’s print and electronic collection to support the curriculum in all subject areas   Acts as a link to other libraries   Provides basic on-the-fly technology assistance
    • WHAT DOES A TEACHER-LIBRARIAN AT THE PENNINGTON SCHOOL DO? Assists in the research process by teaching the following classes:   Noodle Tools Skills   MEL introduction and basic database tours   Library Orientation (tour and basic MEL – 6th& 9th grades)   Database searching   Plagiarism   Website evaluation   Note taking skills   Primary vs. Secondary sources   Researching strategies (building search strings, narrowing research topics, choosing appropriate sources)
    • LEVELS OF RESEARCH SERVICES 1 2 3 4
    • RESEARCH SERVICES LEVEL ONE   Reserve space in the library for teacher to bring class in, no interaction by librarian needed.   This requires about 2 days notice, longer for busier times of the year.   Up to 14 computers and 4 tables can be reserved all periods expect 4th and 5th.
    • RESEARCH SERVICES LEVEL TWO   Reserve space in the library for teacher to bring class in, librarian is available to assist with research needs ad hoc.   This requires about 2 days notice, longer for busier times of the year.   Up to 14 computers and 4 tables can be reserved all periods except 4th and 5th.   A librarian can also assist in the e-classroom if teacher prefers to book in there (any period).
    • RESEARCH SERVICES LEVEL THREE   Reserve space in the library for teacher to bring class in, librarian is available to assist with research and/or provide instruction on MEL use.   Teacher provides research topic ahead of time and librarian will pull books, make a LibGuide to appropriate resources and websites.   This requires about 1 weeks notice, longer for busier times of the year.   Up to 14 computers and 4 tables can be reserved all periods except 4th and 5th.   A librarian can also assist in the e-classroom if teacher prefers to reserve that space (any period).   If librarian led instruction on using and finding resources is requested, the e-classroom is a more appropriate venue and can be reserved by teacher or librarian.
    • RESEARCH SERVICES LEVEL FOUR   Collaborative lesson planning – teacher and librarian meet and work together to formulate research questions, build assignments, and co- teach where appropriate.   Librarian can integrate the research steps into content material that the teacher will disseminate.   This requires several weeks notice in order to formulate lessons.
    • REQUEST A LIBRARY VISIT Request a Library Visit
    • THANK YOU! Laura, Tamara & Justin