May 2010 Monthly Report, The Unquiet Library


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May 2010 Monthly Report, The Unquiet Library

  1. 1. CREEKVIEW THE UNQUIET LIBRARY HIGH SCHOOL MAY 2010 MONTHLY REPORT Buffy Hamilton, School Librarian Roxanne Johnson, School Librarian Tammy Beasley, Library Clerk 1
  2. 2. "Yes, because with a traditional classroom, my Program Highlights educational environment is a book. In this new learning environment, my learning The Unquiet Library and the Media 21 project environment is the world. I were featured on the Adventures in Library have nearly everything I could podcast ( ) and DML possibly want or need at my Central with Howard Rheinold (see fingertips." ). Ms. Hamilton was featured as an “educator Nolan, 10th grade who rocks” at the Finding Education Digital Teachers’ Lounge at . Ms. Guyer’s 10th grade World History class "I do believe I learned more in learned how to embed content on a class wiki. this type of learning Ms. Lester’s 10th Literature/Composition environment because I students presented their research on learned at my own pace and Veterans’ Issues using presentation zen style. was not limited on the The Unquiet Library celebrates the release of information I could find or the the new Gale Access MyLibrary School Edition amount of research I could at . do. I was never bored this Over 122 class sessions were served from May year because we were not 1 through May 20, 2010; 3325 visitors used constantly reading books or the library before school, during class (non- learning vocabulary terms. I scheduled classes), during lunch, and after actually learned about issues school. in the world and a discovered The Unquiet Library hosted a pizza party for a new way to learn that will the Media 21 students to celebrate the definitely benefit me in the accomplishments and achievements of the long run as technology year. continues to advance." The initial Media 21 report discussing the project, the results, and future directions is Hannah, 10th grade now available at . 2
  3. 3. Data Snapshots The Unquiet Library Statistics, May 2010 Number of Class Sessions Served 121 Number of Student Visitors 3325 (Morning, Lunch, Afternoon Hours) Total Circulation 188 9th Grade Circulation 62 10th Grade Circulation 56 11th Grade Circulation 30 12th Grade Circulation 40 Total GALE Databases Sessions 1496 Gale Virtual Reference Library 973 GALE Discovering Collection 226 Gale Opposing Viewpoints 40 Gale Literature Resource Center 60 Gale Global Issues in Context 61 Gale History Resource Center, 3 World Gale History Resource Center, U.S. 68 The Unquiet Library Blog 6099 3
  4. 4. Collaborative Lessons Learning Activities/Instructional Research Pathfinder Collaborative Instructional Partner(s) Psychology Final Project, Psychology Mr. Hunsucker Poetry Exploration Pathfinder, 9th Honors Literature/Composition Ms. Lester Flip Camera Mini-Lesson, Spanish Mr. Tippins Modern World History Project Based Learning, World History Ms. Guyer Facebook Historical Figure Project, U.S. History Ms. Biello Veterans’ Research Project, 10th Literature/Composition Ms. Lester Literary Figure Facebook Project Ms. Bennett 4