The Unquiet Library October 2010 Monthly Report


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The Unquiet Library October 2010 Monthly Report

  1. 1. 1 Buffy Hamilton, School Librarian Roxanne Johnson, School Librarian CREEKVIE W HIGH SCHOOL THE UNQUIET LIBRARY OCTOBER 2010 MONTHLY REPORT
  2. 2. Anna posing a question to author Allan Stratton. Program Highlights • The Unquiet Library hosted a virtual author visit with award winning YA writer Allan Stratton. • Sophomores introduced to Evernote for bookmarking resources on the web and organizing information sources. • The Creekview HS PTA donated $500 to the library program for the purchase of media center materials. Thank you! • The creation of five new custom video tutorials on citing sources from Gale Literature Resource Center for Ms. Frost’s 9th English (available at Literature/Composition students. • Acquisition of new free-standing shelving to showcase new arrivals and award nominated books. 2 “Collette and I were working on our project for Honors An figure out how to use Moviemaker. Luckily, we got help fr well as Ms. Johnson with the software, video equipment, a the end, saved our project the day before it was due! We people so the help was greatly appreciated because everyt up for us did before we sought help. Luckily, the Unquiet L were there to save the day!” Kayleigh L. 11th grade student
  3. 3. • Instruction on how to adjust Facebook privacy settings for students in Ms. Salas’s “Computers in the Modern World” course. • The purchase of two iPads—Dr. Eddy will be testing administrative apps and uses with iPad 1, and Ms. Hamilton will be testing out instructional apps for students and teachers with iPad 2. • Instruction in evaluation of multiple information sources using Information Fluency modules as well as the “CRAPP” test with Ms. Lester’s 10th Honors Literature/Composition students. • Ms. Hamilton named 2010-11 GLMA/GAIT Georgia Library Media Association/Georgia Association for Instructional Technology School Library Media Specialist of the Year, National School Boards Association Technology Leadership Network "20 to Watch" 2010, and Tech and Learning's 100@30: Future Leader. • Ms. Hamilton presented at the Internet@Schools West conference in Monterey, CA; she was also a keynote speaker at the Georgia Council of Media Organizations (COMO) state conference and the Minnesota Educational Media Organization (MEMO) conference. Data Snapshots The Unquiet Library Statistics, October 2010 Number of Class Sessions Served 173 Number of Student Visitors (Lunch Hours) 2458 Total Circulation 990 9th Grade Circulation 539 10th Grade Circulation 124 11th Grade Circulation 186 12th Grade Circulation 141 Total GALE Databases Sessions 2533 Gale Virtual Reference Library 871 GALE Discovering Collection 60 Gale Opposing Viewpoints 184 Gale Literature Resource Center 624 3
  4. 4. Global Issues in Context 554 The Unquiet Library Blog 7806 Collaborative Lessons Please visit our monthly report at to see the collaborative research guides created in conjunction with our classroom teachers for October 2010. 4