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The highly effective library


Digital presentation for the CDE's Highly Effective School Library Program

Digital presentation for the CDE's Highly Effective School Library Program

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  • 1. Foothills Elementary Green Mountain Elementary
  • 2. Working in collaboration with teachers, we will prepare students to be successful both now and in the future by developing important 21st century skills:
  • 3. We will create an environment and collection that attracts and welcomes students and inspires them to read for information and enjoyment
  • 4. A Reading Rock Star Reading Buddies
  • 5. Jeffco’s online tool that addresses the Colorado and Common Core state standards The standards for skills and knowledge that students need to live effectively in a connected and digital world
  • 6. We use Google Apps to access, create and share information Google Sites was used to create a pathfinder for the 2nd grade Colorado weather unit.
  • 7. We use Google Apps to access, create and share information 3rd graders used Google Presentation for their non-fiction writing unit 2nd graders made a Google Presentation about Colorado weather
  • 8. We use Google Apps to access, create and share information 4th graders created a website with Google Sites for their Colorado unit Kindergarteners made an ABC book using Google Presentation
  • 9. Other technology tools and reading instruction 1st graders used Voki in Social Studies K-6 use MobyMax, a math progress monitoring tool
  • 10. Other technology tools and reading instruction 2nd - 6th graders enjoyed small group reading instruction 1st graders used Pixie for an interdisciplinary unit in science and writing
  • 11. Other technology tools and reading instruction 3rd graders used Smart Notebook to make a pictograph in math
  • 12. Other technology tools and reading instruction 6th graders used Publisher to make a colonial travel brochure
  • 13. Colorado Children’s Book Award Voting
  • 14. Read Across America Lively improv group led the assembly Local news personalities read to students
  • 15. Student Broadcasting Students made an appearance on Rocky Mountain PBS Super School News Daily announcements from KIDS are heard around the school
  • 16. Guest Speakers 4th grade had a special guest for their unit on Africa A librarian from Jefferson County Public Libraries visited on Literacy Night
  • 17. Author Visits Local author Shane DeRolf Author David Greenberg Mike McQueen, boys’ reading advocate
  • 18. Hour of Code Exploring computer science concepts was an exciting learning opportunity
  • 19. Materials to support the curriculum Scholastic Book Fairs fundraiser Book vendor for Jefferson County Public Schools Follett’s “titlewave” analysis tool helps guide collection development
  • 20. Grant recipient of 4 clicker sets Received $500 Westerra Grant to promote boys’ reading Scholastic Book Fairs Annual support for library materials Currently pursuing an iPad-mini grant
  • 21. Carole and Jenny, Foothills Elementary Library paraprofessionals Lesa Higgins, Teacher-Librarian, Foothills and Green Mountain Elementary Schools Kim, Green Mountain Elementary School Library paraprofessional
  • 22. Ipad mini image from http://cdn2.ubergizmo.com/wpcontent/uploads/2012/11/ipad-mini-appleofficial-photo.jpg Westerra logo from http://curtis1000.com/media/CaseStudy/casest udy_westerra1.jpg Follett logo from http://www.underconsideration.com/brandnew /archives/follett_logo_detail.png
  • 23. Titlewise Collection Analysis from http://www.flr.follett.com/ca/analysis/overview. html?caid=2168447&SID=3a115c8312dd57ad4f c91ba0d6c26009 ISTE NETS diagram from http://isteemergingtech.files.wordpress.com/20 07/05/iste_nets-srefresh.jpg CAL logo from http://www.cal-webs.org/ JCIRA logo from http://www.ccira.org/jcira/ Mobymax logo from http://www.mobymax.com/ All other photos taken by applicant.