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August
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Creekview High School Media Center
                   Monthly Report




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Creekview High School Media Center Monthly Report                                        August 2008
Buffy Hamilton and Ru...
Creekview High School Media Center Monthly Report                                                    August 2008
Buffy Ham...
Creekview High School Media Center Monthly Report                                                                         ...
Creekview High School Media Center Monthly Report                                                                         ...
Creekview High School Media Center Monthly Report                                                                         ...
Creekview High School Media Center Monthly Report                                                                         ...
Creekview High School Media Center Monthly Report                                                                         ...
Creekview High School Media Center Monthly Report                                                                         ...
Creekview High School Media Center Monthly Report                                                                         ...
Creekview High School Media Center Monthly Report                                                                         ...
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  1. 1. August 2008 Creekview High School Media Center Monthly Report August 2008 Buffy Hamilton, Media Specialist Ruth Fleet, Media Specialist Tammy Beasley, Media Clerk
  2. 2. Creekview High School Media Center Monthly Report August 2008 Buffy Hamilton and Ruth Fleet, Media Specialists/Tammy Beasley, Media Clerk Program and Instructional Highlights  Offered training on iGoogle and Google Reader to classroom teachers.  Transitioned media center website into a SharePoint site.  Creation of http://theunquietlibrary.wikispaces.com/ for our research pathfinders.  Professional Development: >Ruth Fleet completed 3 credit units, “Supervision in Curriculum”, toward her doctoral degree in Curriculum and Teaching. >Ruth Fleet and Buffy Hamilton attended the August 25 Cherokee Country School District Media Specialists meeting at Little River Elementary. >Ruth Fleet and Buffy Hamilton’s presentation on using Web 2.0 tools for developing a personal learning network as a media specialist was accepted for the October 2008 COMO conference in Athens, Georgia. >Buffy Hamilton’s presentation on the use e-books in the library was accepted for the November 2008 GAETC Conference in Atlanta, Georgia. >Buffy Hamilton presented “Avant Garde Cataloging 2.0” to Dr. Mary Ann Fitzgerald’s EDIT 6380 Cataloging class, University of Georgia  The Unquiet Library blog, http://theunquietlibrary.wordpress.com/, surpasses 50,000 hits; the blog received 6,885 hits in August.  Creation of Pageflakes Pagecasts on Environmental Science and Election 2008. 2
  3. 3. Creekview High School Media Center Monthly Report August 2008 Buffy Hamilton and Ruth Fleet, Media Specialists/Tammy Beasley, Media Clerk Media Center Statistics August Percentage 2008 Difference from August 2007 Individual Non-Class Student Visits 1500 +8% Class Sessions Served 97 +11% Student Patron Circulation 9th 631 +89% Student Patron Circulation 10th 203 -11% th Student Patron Circulation 11 372 +70% th Student Patron Circulation 12 79 n/a Total Student Patron Circulation 1285 +84% GALE Total Sessions 1573 -39% GALE Virtual Reference Library 811 -25% GALE Discovering Collection 241 -34% GALE Student Resource Center Gold 379 -23% GALE Literature Resource Center 35 -93% GALE Opposing Viewpoints 218 +64% 3
  4. 4. Creekview High School Media Center Monthly Report August 2008 Buffy Hamilton and Ruth Fleet, Media Specialists/Tammy Beasley, Media Clerk Georgia AASL Standards Supported Through Media ISTE Standards Instructional Performance Center Instruction Supported Through Partners Standards Instruction Activities Supported Through Media Center Instruction th 9 grade students in Current Events courses introduced to database and web n/a 1.1.4 Find, evaluate, and select Creativity and Mr. Foster resources for exploring and researching current events including SIRS Researcher, appropriate sources to answer Innovation Mr. Martin GALE Opposing Viewpoints, GALILEO databases via EBSCOhost, and GALE Student questions. Research and Ms. Guyer Resource Center Gold. We also introduced the concept of using RSS feeds from 1.1.5 Evaluate information found in Information Mr. iGoogle and other news resources. selected sources on the basis of Fluency Rasmussen accuracy, validity, and appropriateness Critical for needs, importance, and social and Thinking , cultural context. Problem 1.1.6 Read, view, and listen for Solving, and information presented in any format Decision (e.g., textual, visual, media, digital) in Making order to make inferences and gather meaning. Introduced students to Glogster for creating electronic posters; discussed the n/a 1.3.1 Respect copyright/ intellectual Creativity and Mr. Foster ethical use of images, video, and sounds. Discussed the concept of creative property rights of creators and innovation Mr. Martin commons license and showed students sources for copyright friendly multimedia. producers. Digital Ms. Guyer 1.3.3 Follow ethical and legal Citizenship Mr. guidelines in gathering and using Rasmussen information. Ms. Gravitt 1.3.5 Use information technology Mr. responsibly. Bradford Ms. Estapa Ms. Salas Mr. Higgins 4
  5. 5. Creekview High School Media Center Monthly Report August 2008 Buffy Hamilton and Ruth Fleet, Media Specialists/Tammy Beasley, Media Clerk Activities Georgia AASL Standards Supported Through Media ISTE Standards Instructional Performance Center Instruction Supported Through Partners Standards Instruction Supported Through Media Center Instruction Introduced resources for exploring ancient civilizations and modern countries to WH 1a- 1.1.4 Find, evaluate, and select Creativity and Ms. Biello th 10 Honors World History students. e, appropriate sources to answer Innovation WH2a-d, questions. Research and WH3a-e 1.1.5 Evaluate information found in Information selected sources on the basis of Fluency accuracy, validity, and appropriateness Critical for needs, importance, and social and Thinking , cultural context. Problem 1.1.6 Read, view, and listen for Solving, and information presented in any format Decision (e.g., textual, visual, media, digital) in Making order to make inferences and gather meaning. 1.2.2. Demonstrate confidence and self- direction by making independent choices in the selection of resources and information. 1.2.3 Demonstrate creativity by using multiple resources and formats. Mini-lesson on how to use the card catalog and resources for independent book ELA9RL1 4.1.1 Read, view, and listen for pleasure and n/a Ms. Carden selection/independent reading for assigned reading and pleasure reading. ELA9RL2 personal growth. Ms. Lester ELA9RC1 4.1.2 Read widely and fluently to make Ms. Frost connections with self, the world, and previous Ms. Ashe reading. 4.1.3 Respond to literature and creative Ms. expressions of ideas in various formats and Kennedy genres. Mr. 4.1.4 Seek information for personal learning in a Bradford variety of formats and genres. 4.1.5 Connect ideas to own interests and previous knowledge and experience. 5
  6. 6. Creekview High School Media Center Monthly Report August 2008 Buffy Hamilton and Ruth Fleet, Media Specialists/Tammy Beasley, Media Clerk Georgia AASL Standards Supported Through Media ISTE Standards Instructional Performance Center Instruction Supported Through Partners Standards Instruction Activities Supported Through Media Center Instruction th Introduced and reviewed resources for research on music and musical genres with 10 ELA 10RC1 1.1.4 Find, evaluate, and select appropriate Creativity and Ms. Orfale Honors Literature/Composition. Resources for persuasive writing were also incorporated ELA10RC2 sources to answer questions. Innovation into the research pathfinder. ELA10RC4 1.1.5 Evaluate information found in Research and ELA10W1 selected sources on the basis of accuracy, Information ELA10W3 validity, and appropriateness for needs, Fluency ELA10W4 importance, and social and cultural Critical ELA10C2 context. Thinking , ELA 10LSV2 1.1.6 Read, view, and listen for information Problem presented in any format (e.g., textual, Solving, and visual, media, digital) in order to make Decision inferences and gather meaning. Making 1.2.2. Demonstrate confidence and self- direction by making independent choices in the selection of resources and information. 1.2.3 Demonstrate creativity by using multiple resources and formats. 6
  7. 7. Creekview High School Media Center Monthly Report August 2008 Buffy Hamilton and Ruth Fleet, Media Specialists/Tammy Beasley, Media Clerk Georgia AASL Standards Supported Through Media ISTE Standards Instructional Performance Center Instruction Supported Through Partners Standards Instruction Activities Supported Through Media Center Instruction th Introduced resources for literary criticism and literature research with 9 Honors ELA9R1 1.1.4 Find, evaluate, and select appropriate Creativity and Ms. Frost Literature/Composition. ELA9R2 sources to answer questions. Innovation ELA9RC1 1.1.5 Evaluate information found in Research and ELA9W3 selected sources on the basis of accuracy, Information validity, and appropriateness for needs, Fluency importance, and social and cultural Critical context. Thinking , 1.1.6 Read, view, and listen for information Problem presented in any format (e.g., textual, Solving, and visual, media, digital) in order to make Decision inferences and gather meaning. Making 1.2.2. Demonstrate confidence and self- direction by making independent choices in the selection of resources and information. 1.2.3 Demonstrate creativity by using multiple resources and formats. Introduced and reviewed resources for exploring television technology and the history of n/a 1.1.4 Find, evaluate, and select appropriate Creativity and Ms. Estapa television with Video Production classes. sources to answer questions. Innovation 1.1.5 Evaluate information found in Research and selected sources on the basis of accuracy, Information validity, and appropriateness for needs, Fluency importance, and social and cultural Critical context. Thinking , 1.1.6 Read, view, and listen for information Problem presented in any format (e.g., textual, Solving, and visual, media, digital) in order to make Decision inferences and gather meaning. Making 1.2.2. Demonstrate confidence and self- Digital direction by making independent choices in Citizenship the selection of resources and information. 1.2.3 Demonstrate creativity by using multiple resources and formats. 7
  8. 8. Creekview High School Media Center Monthly Report August 2008 Buffy Hamilton and Ruth Fleet, Media Specialists/Tammy Beasley, Media Clerk Georgia AASL Standards Supported Through Media ISTE Standards Instructional Performance Center Instruction Supported Through Partners Standards Instruction Activities Supported Through Media Center Instruction Introduced and practiced the use of Voice Thread for showing what students have learned n/a 1.1.4 Find, evaluate, and select appropriate Creativity and Ms. Estapa about the history of television with Video Production classes. sources to answer questions. Innovation 1.1.5 Evaluate information found in Research and selected sources on the basis of accuracy, Information validity, and appropriateness for needs, Fluency importance, and social and cultural Critical context. Thinking , 1.1.6 Read, view, and listen for information Problem presented in any format (e.g., textual, Solving, and visual, media, digital) in order to make Decision inferences and gather meaning. Making 1.2.2. Demonstrate confidence and self- Digital direction by making independent choices in Citizenship the selection of resources and information. 1.2.3 Demonstrate creativity by using multiple resources and formats. Introduced Career Cruising and resources for finding information on careers through n/a 1.1.4 Find, evaluate, and select appropriate Creativity and Mr. Martin databases, web resources, nonfiction books, and reference books. sources to answer questions. Innovation Ms. Guyer 1.1.5 Evaluate information found in Research and selected sources on the basis of accuracy, Information validity, and appropriateness for needs, Fluency importance, and social and cultural Critical context. Thinking , 1.1.6 Read, view, and listen for information Problem presented in any format (e.g., textual, Solving, and visual, media, digital) in order to make Decision inferences and gather meaning. Making 1.2.2. Demonstrate confidence and self- direction by making independent choices in the selection of resources and information. 1.2.3 Demonstrate creativity by using multiple resources and formats. 8
  9. 9. Creekview High School Media Center Monthly Report August 2008 Buffy Hamilton and Ruth Fleet, Media Specialists/Tammy Beasley, Media Clerk Georgia AASL Standards Supported Through Media ISTE Standards Instructional Performance Center Instruction Supported Through Partners Standards Instruction Activities Supported Through Media Center Instruction Introduced and reviewed resources for researching biotechnology and other cutting n/a 1.1.4 Find, evaluate, and select appropriate Creativity and Mr. Payne edge/”future is now” technologies. sources to answer questions. Innovation 1.1.5 Evaluate information found in Research and selected sources on the basis of accuracy, Information validity, and appropriateness for needs, Fluency importance, and social and cultural Critical context. Thinking , 1.1.6 Read, view, and listen for information Problem presented in any format (e.g., textual, Solving, and visual, media, digital) in order to make Decision inferences and gather meaning. Making 1.2.2. Demonstrate confidence and self- direction by making independent choices in the selection of resources and information. 1.2.3 Demonstrate creativity by using multiple resources and formats. Introduced and reviewed web resources for researching and exploring architectural styles of n/a 1.1.4 Find, evaluate, and select appropriate Creativity and Ms. Salas houses. sources to answer questions. Innovation 1.1.5 Evaluate information found in Research and selected sources on the basis of accuracy, Information validity, and appropriateness for needs, Fluency importance, and social and cultural Critical context. Thinking , 1.1.6 Read, view, and listen for information Problem presented in any format (e.g., textual, Solving, and visual, media, digital) in order to make Decision inferences and gather meaning. Making 1.2.2. Demonstrate confidence and self- direction by making independent choices in the selection of resources and information. 1.2.3 Demonstrate creativity by using multiple resources and formats. 9
  10. 10. Creekview High School Media Center Monthly Report August 2008 Buffy Hamilton and Ruth Fleet, Media Specialists/Tammy Beasley, Media Clerk Georgia AASL Standards Supported Through Media ISTE Standards Instructional Performance Center Instruction Supported Through Partners Standards Instruction Activities Supported Through Media Center Instruction Introduced resources for exploring viewpoints on the impact of visual media on teenagers. ELA 10RC1 1.1.4 Find, evaluate, and select appropriate Creativity and Ms. Orfale The mini-lesson and research pathfinder focused on SIRS Researcher, GALE Opposing ELA10RC2 sources to answer questions. Innovation Viewpoints, and GALE Student Resource Center Gold as well as nonfiction and reference ELA10RC4 1.1.5 Evaluate information found in Research and books for research. ELA10W1 selected sources on the basis of accuracy, Information ELA10W3 validity, and appropriateness for needs, Fluency ELA10W4 importance, and social and cultural Critical ELA10C2 context. Thinking , ELA 10LSV2 1.1.6 Read, view, and listen for information Problem presented in any format (e.g., textual, Solving, and visual, media, digital) in order to make Decision inferences and gather meaning. Making 1.2.2. Demonstrate confidence and self- direction by making independent choices in the selection of resources and information. 1.2.3 Demonstrate creativity by using multiple resources and formats. Introduced copyright friendly resources for images and sounds related to students’ 1.1.4 Find, evaluate, and select appropriate Creativity and Mr. Opitz definitions of patriotism. Students also explored database and web resources for patriotic sources to answer questions. Innovation songs and images including the GALE Virtual Reference Library and Library of Congress 1.1.5 Evaluate information found in Research and materials. selected sources on the basis of accuracy, Information validity, and appropriateness for needs, Fluency importance, and social and cultural Critical context. Thinking , 1.1.6 Read, view, and listen for information Problem presented in any format (e.g., textual, Solving, and visual, media, digital) in order to make Decision inferences and gather meaning. Making 1.2.2. Demonstrate confidence and self- Digital direction by making independent choices in Citizenship the selection of resources and information. 1.2.3 Demonstrate creativity by using multiple resources and formats. 10
  11. 11. Creekview High School Media Center Monthly Report August 2008 Buffy Hamilton and Ruth Fleet, Media Specialists/Tammy Beasley, Media Clerk Georgia AASL Standards Supported Through Media ISTE Standards Instructional Performance Center Instruction Supported Through Partners Standards Instruction Activities Supported Through Media Center Instruction Introduced print, web, and database resources for researching current events and articles SCSH1 1.1.4 Find, evaluate, and select appropriate Creativity and Ms. Panik related to Environmental Science. Pathfinder also included the creation of a Pageflakes SCSH9 sources to answer questions. Innovation pagecast with RSS feeds from favorite science magazines and journals. SEV2 1.1.5 Evaluate information found in Research and SEV4 selected sources on the basis of accuracy, Information SEV5 validity, and appropriateness for needs, Fluency importance, and social and cultural Critical context. Thinking , 1.1.6 Read, view, and listen for information Problem presented in any format (e.g., textual, Solving, and visual, media, digital) in order to make Decision inferences and gather meaning. Making 1.2.2. Demonstrate confidence and self- direction by making independent choices in the selection of resources and information. 1.2.3 Demonstrate creativity by using multiple resources and formats. Introduced print, web, and database resources for researching facts about viruses to SB3 1.1.4 Find, evaluate, and select appropriate Creativity and Mr. Higgins Biology students. SCSH1 sources to answer questions. Innovation SCSH9 1.1.5 Evaluate information found in Research and selected sources on the basis of accuracy, Information validity, and appropriateness for needs, Fluency importance, and social and cultural Critical context. Thinking , 1.1.6 Read, view, and listen for information Problem presented in any format (e.g., textual, Solving, and visual, media, digital) in order to make Decision inferences and gather meaning. Making 1.2.2. Demonstrate confidence and self- Digital direction by making independent choices in Citizenship the selection of resources and information. 1.2.3 Demonstrate creativity by using multiple resources and formats. 11
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