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    October 2008 Monthly Report, Creekview HS Media Center October 2008 Monthly Report, Creekview HS Media Center Presentation Transcript

    • October 2008 Creekview High School Media Center Monthly Report October 2008 Buffy Hamilton, Media Specialist Ruth Fleet, Media Specialist Tammy Beasley, Media Clerk
    • Creekview High School Media Center Monthly Report October 2008 Buffy Hamilton and Ruth Fleet, Media Specialists/Tammy Beasley, Media Clerk Program and Instructional Highlights  Celebrated Teen Read Week 2008 with blog entries and special book displays related to the event.  Added resources and blog posts related to YA lit authors and using Web 2.0 resources for learning more about YA writers.  Created a special display area to feature anime and manga books for our patrons.  New Pageflakes Screencast on current events for Biology news at http://www.pageflakes.com/theunquietlibrary/2496 9308  The Unquiet Library blog, http://theunquietlibrary.wordpress.com/, surpasses 75,000 hits; the blog received 10, 275 hits in October 2008.  Created a special display showcasing the Senior Project Commitment Posters.  Received over 500 new fiction, nonfiction, and reference books to support current/upcoming research projects as well as student requests.  Mrs. Fleet and Mrs. Hamilton attended the Georgia Council of Media Organizations (COMO) conference in Athens, Georgia. Mrs. Hamilton presented on “Using Web 2.0 Tools to Develop a Personal Learning Network for Librarians” at the conference.  Mrs. Fleet completed a graduate course, “Educational Research Strategies.”  Mrs. Hamilton research social cataloging and how this concept could be infused into our media center program. 2
    • Creekview High School Media Center Monthly Report October 2008 Buffy Hamilton and Ruth Fleet, Media Specialists/Tammy Beasley, Media Clerk Media Center Statistics October 2008 Individual Non-Class Student Visits 1810 Class Sessions Served 181 Student Patron Circulation 9th 550 Student Patron Circulation 10th 253 th Student Patron Circulation 11 347 th Student Patron Circulation 12 208 Total Student Patron Circulation 1506 GALE Total Sessions 8397 GALE Virtual Reference Library 4967 GALE Discovering Collection 1022 GALE Student Resource Center Gold 1081 GALE Literature Resource Center 559 GALE Opposing Viewpoints 768 3
    • Creekview High School Media Center Monthly Report October 2008 Buffy Hamilton and Ruth Fleet, Media Specialists/Tammy Beasley, Media Clerk Activities Georgia Performance AASL Standards Supported Through ISTE Standards Supported Instructional Standards Media Center Instruction Through Instruction Partners Introduced students to Glogster for creating electronic posters; 1.3.1 Respect copyright/ Creativity and Mr. discussed the ethical use of images, video, and sounds. Discussed the intellectual property rights of innovation Peacock concept of creative commons license and showed students sources for creators and producers. Digital copyright friendly multimedia. Class came courtesy Mr. Peacock to 1.3.3 Follow ethical and legal Citizenship work on their Senior Projects. n/a guidelines in gathering and using information. http://theunquietlibrary.wikispaces.com/Peacock_Glogster_Pathfinder 1.3.5 Use information technology responsibly. Activities Georgia Performance AASL Standards Supported Through ISTE Standards Supported Instructional Standards Media Center Instruction Through Instruction Partners Introduced resources for senior research projects, including books, 1.1.4 Find, evaluate, and select Creativity and Ms. Tillery, databases, and authoritative websites. 12RC1, 12RC2a-f appropriate sources to answer Innovation Ms. questions. Bennett, 12RC3a-c Research and Introduced Career Cruising and resources for finding information on careers 1.1.5 Evaluate information found in 12RC4a-c Information Ms. through databases, web resources, nonfiction books, and reference books. selected sources on the basis of Fluency Pickart, accuracy, validity, and appropriateness for needs, importance, and social and Critical Thinking Mr. http://theunquietlibrary.wikispaces.com/senior_research_project2008- , Problem Lawson, 12W1a-g cultural context. 09 1.1.6 Read, view, and listen for Solving, and Ms. 12W2a-m, 12W3a-f information presented in any format Decision Robinson (e.g., textual, visual, media, digital) in Making 12W4a-f http://theunquietlibrary.wikispaces.com/robinson_seniorproject 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. 4
    • Creekview High School Media Center Monthly Report October 2008 Buffy Hamilton and Ruth Fleet, Media Specialists/Tammy Beasley, Media Clerk Activities Georgia Performance AASL Standards Supported Through ISTE Standards Supported Instructional Standards Media Center Instruction Through Instruction Partners Mini-lesson on how to use the card catalog and resources for independent book 4.1.1 Read, view, and listen for pleasure and n/a Mr. Sapere selection/independent reading for assigned reading and pleasure reading. personal growth. ELA11RL1 4.1.2 Read widely and fluently to make ELA11RL2 connections with self, the world, and http://theunquietlibrary.wikispaces.com/lester_peachbooks_september2008 ELA11RC1 previous reading. 4.1.3 Respond to literature and creative expressions of ideas in various formats and genres. 4.1.4 Seek information for personal learning in a variety of formats and genres. 4.1.5 Connect ideas to own interests and previous knowledge and experience. Activities Georgia Performance AASL Standards Supported Through ISTE Standards Supported Instructional Standards Media Center Instruction Through Instruction Partners Introduced research pathfinder on resources for researching biomes and SCSh1 Ms. Hendrix biology current events, including databases and our Pageflakes pagecast with SCSh8 1.1.4 Find, evaluate, and select Creativity and RSS feeds from the latest authoritative sources on Biology. SCSh9 appropriate sources to answer Innovation questions. Research and SAP1 http://theunquietlibrary.wikispaces.com/biomes 1.1.5 Evaluate information found in Information SAP4 selected sources on the basis of Fluency accuracy, validity, and Critical appropriateness for needs, Thinking , importance, and social and cultural Problem context. Solving, and 1.1.6 Read, view, and listen for Decision information presented in any format Making (e.g., textual, visual, media, digital) in 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. 5
    • Creekview High School Media Center Monthly Report October 2008 Buffy Hamilton and Ruth Fleet, Media Specialists/Tammy Beasley, Media Clerk Activities Georgia Performance AASL Standards Supported Through ISTE Standards Supported Instructional Standards Media Center Instruction Through Instruction Partners th Introduced resources for literary criticism and literature research with 9 and ELA11R1 1.1.4 Find, evaluate, and select appropriate Creativity and Ms. Carden th sources to answer questions. 11 Literature/Composition. ELA11R2 Innovation Ms. Ashe ELA11RC1 1.1.5 Evaluate information found in selected Research and sources on the basis of accuracy, validity, http://theunquietlibrary.wikispaces.com/carden_honors_american_lit ELA11W3 Information and appropriateness for needs, importance, and social and cultural context. Fluency and 1.1.6 Read, view, and listen for information Critical Thinking , presented in any format (e.g., textual, Problem Solving, http://theunquietlibrary.wikispaces.com/Ashe_poetry_tone_and_style visual, media, digital) in order to make and 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. Activities Georgia Performance AASL Standards Supported Through ISTE Standards Supported Instructional Standards Media Center Instruction Through Instruction Partners Introduced research pathfinder on resources for researching diseases, including SCSh1 1.1.4 Find, evaluate, and select Ms. Panik databases and our Pageflakes pagecast with RSS feeds from the latest medical appropriate sources to answer questions. Creativity and SCSh8 journals. 1.1.5 Evaluate information found in Innovation SCSh9 selected sources on the basis of accuracy, SAP1 validity, and appropriateness for needs, Research and http://theunquietlibrary.wikispaces.com/Panik_Diseases_Research importance, and social and cultural Information SAP4 context. Fluency 1.1.6 Read, view, and listen for Critical information presented in any format Thinking , (e.g., textual, visual, media, digital) in Problem order to make inferences and gather Solving, and meaning. Decision 1.2.2. Demonstrate confidence and self- direction by making independent choices Making in the selection of resources and information. 1.2.3 Demonstrate creativity by using multiple resources and formats. 6
    • Creekview High School Media Center Monthly Report October 2008 Buffy Hamilton and Ruth Fleet, Media Specialists/Tammy Beasley, Media Clerk Activities Georgia Performance AASL Standards Supported Through ISTE Standards Supported Instructional Standards Media Center Instruction Through Instruction Partners ELA11W1 1.1.4 Find, evaluate, and select appropriate Creativity and Ms. Nayman Researched the causes and solutions of the 2008 economic crisis, including the ELA11W2 sources to answer questions. Innovation housing crisis, energy crisis, and income tax debate. Students also explore ELA11C2 1.1.5 Evaluate information found in selected Research and sources on the basis of accuracy, validity, presidential candidates’ positions on these issues and problems. ELAALRL3 Information and appropriateness for needs, importance, and social and cultural context. Fluency http://theunquietlibrary.wikispaces.com/knayman-economy-research2008 1.1.6 Read, view, and listen for information Critical Thinking , presented in any format (e.g., textual, Problem Solving, visual, media, digital) in order to make and 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. Activities Georgia Performance AASL Standards Supported Through ISTE Standards Supported Instructional Standards Media Center Instruction Through Instruction Partners Researched the biographies of famous figures in chemistry. SCSh7 1.1.4 Find, evaluate, and select appropriate Creativity and Mr. Dennis sources to answer questions. Innovation SCSh9 http://theunquietlibrary.wikispaces.com/dennis_scientist_biographies 1.1.5 Evaluate information found in selected Research and sources on the basis of accuracy, validity, and appropriateness for needs, importance, Information and social and cultural context. Fluency 1.1.6 Read, view, and listen for information Critical Thinking , presented in any format (e.g., textual, Problem Solving, visual, media, digital) in order to make and 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. 7
    • Creekview High School Media Center Monthly Report October 2008 Buffy Hamilton and Ruth Fleet, Media Specialists/Tammy Beasley, Media Clerk Georgia Performance AASL Standards Supported Through ISTE Standards Supported Instructional Activities Standards Media Center Instruction Through Instruction Partners Researched historical instances of persecution hysteria in relation to these ELA11W1 1.1.4 Find, evaluate, and select appropriate Creativity and Ms. Tillery events in The Crucible. ELA11W2 sources to answer questions. Innovation and Ms. ELA11C2 1.1.5 Evaluate information found in selected Nayman Research and sources on the basis of accuracy, validity, http://theunquietlibrary.wikispaces.com/knayman_hysteria ELAALRL3 Information and appropriateness for needs, importance, ELAALRC1 and social and cultural context. Fluency http://theunquietlibrary.wikispaces.com/tillery_persecution2008 ELAALRC2 1.1.6 Read, view, and listen for information Critical Thinking , ELAALRC4 presented in any format (e.g., textual, Problem Solving, visual, media, digital) in order to make and 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. Georgia Performance AASL Standards Supported Through ISTE Standards Supported Instructional Activities Standards Media Center Instruction Through Instruction Partners ELA10RL3 1.1.4 Find, evaluate, and select appropriate Creativity and Ms. Shearer Researched characteristics of cultural groups represented in stories from short sources to answer questions. Innovation story unit of study. 1.1.5 Evaluate information found in selected Research and sources on the basis of accuracy, validity, and appropriateness for needs, importance, Information and social and cultural context. Fluency 1.1.6 Read, view, and listen for information Critical Thinking , presented in any format (e.g., textual, Problem Solving, http://theunquietlibrary.wikispaces.com/culturalheritage_2008 visual, media, digital) in order to make and 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
    • Creekview High School Media Center Monthly Report October 2008 Buffy Hamilton and Ruth Fleet, Media Specialists/Tammy Beasley, Media Clerk Activities Georgia Performance AASL Standards Supported Through ISTE Standards Supported Instructional Standards Media Center Instruction Through Instruction Partners ELA9RL1 1.1.4 Find, evaluate, and select appropriate Creativity and Ms. Frost Students researched the life and works of Edgar Allan Poe. Students created ELA9RL2 sources to answer questions. Innovation learning artifacts in multiple genres to represent their key learnings and ELA9RL3 1.1.5 Evaluate information found in selected Research and sources on the basis of accuracy, validity, understandings of their research and extended reading. ELA9RC1 Information and appropriateness for needs, importance, http://webtech.cherokee.k12.ga.us/creekview- ELA9W2 and social and cultural context. Fluency hs/MediaCenter/2008_poe_webquest_frost_hamilton.htm 1.1.6 Read, view, and listen for information Critical Thinking , presented in any format (e.g., textual, Problem Solving, visual, media, digital) in order to make and 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. Activities Georgia Performance AASL Standards Supported Through ISTE Standards Supported Instructional Standards Media Center Instruction Through Instruction Partners Students researched themes and use of archetypes in classical literature; ELAWLRL1 1.1.4 Find, evaluate, and select appropriate Creativity and Ms. Orfale students compared themes of multiple works of classical literature. ELA10RL2 sources to answer questions. Innovation ELAWLRL2 1.1.5 Evaluate information found in selected Research and sources on the basis of accuracy, validity, http://theunquietlibrary.wikispaces.com/orfale_archetypes ELAWLRL3 Information and appropriateness for needs, importance, ELAWLRL4 and social and cultural context. Fluency ELAWLRC3 1.1.6 Read, view, and listen for information Critical Thinking , presented in any format (e.g., textual, Problem Solving, visual, media, digital) in order to make and 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
    • Creekview High School Media Center Monthly Report October 2008 Buffy Hamilton and Ruth Fleet, Media Specialists/Tammy Beasley, Media Clerk Activities Georgia Performance AASL Standards Supported Through ISTE Standards Supported Instructional Standards Media Center Instruction Through Instruction Partners SSCG12 1.1.4 Find, evaluate, and select appropriate Creativity and Mr. Nayman Researched the lives of presidents and the impact of that person’s presidency. SSCG13 sources to answer questions. Innovation 1.1.5 Evaluate information found in selected Research and sources on the basis of accuracy, validity, and appropriateness for needs, importance, Information and social and cultural context. Fluency http://theunquietlibrary.wikispaces.com/presidential_project_mnayman 1.1.6 Read, view, and listen for information Critical Thinking , presented in any format (e.g., textual, Problem Solving, visual, media, digital) in order to make and 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. Activities Georgia Performance AASL Standards Supported Through ISTE Standards Supported Instructional Standards Media Center Instruction Through Instruction Partners n/a 1.1.4 Find, evaluate, and select appropriate Creativity and Mr. Foster Student researched the characteristics of various immigrant groups who have sources to answer questions. Innovation come to the United States in the last 150 years. 1.1.5 Evaluate information found in selected Research and sources on the basis of accuracy, validity, http://theunquietlibrary.wikispaces.com/immigrantgroups Information and appropriateness for needs, importance, and social and cultural context. Fluency 1.1.6 Read, view, and listen for information Critical Thinking , presented in any format (e.g., textual, Problem Solving, visual, media, digital) in order to make and 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. 10