Fall 2010 report


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Fall 2010 report

  1. 1. Piper High School Library Semester ReportFall, 2010Submitted by Meghan Stigge, School Librarian<br />Feedback from teachers:On Powerpoint Literacy instruction:“If you’ve never had Meghan work with your kids, it’s AMAZING.  The quality of student output is so much better than I could have ever imagined, and the kids seem a lot more confident in what they’re doing.”     -  Katie Deneault“[The presentations] were SO MUCH BETTER!  They actually presented instead of read.  All of them were better.  Thank you so much!!”    -Megan CarltonOn tech tips offered by the librarian:I love it….  Thank you very much….  ALL my students will be taught how to do this by the end of the semester!!!!!!  What a time saver    – Denise Duke<br />Subjects taught/collaborative ventures:<br />Primary Sources: Duke/ American History AP<br />Booktalks and Author Information: Scheffler/Sophomore English and Pre-AP<br />Video Foreign Exchange: Radke/World Studies (still a work in progress)<br />Image Copyright: McPherson/Graphic Design<br />Improving Powerpoint: Deneault/Public Speaking; Carlton/Intro to FACS; Marietta/Word Processing; Turrentine/Word Processing<br />General Research & Citation: Reed/Zoology<br />Photography Copyright & Ethics: Horchem/Photography 1<br />Ready for College Research?: KU Librarians/Interested students<br />Some numbers: <br />764Books checked out189 Class visits- Mrs. Deneault wins the Most Frequent Flier <br />Award28 Instruction sessions taught683 New website visits123 New books added (more donations being processed)Uncounted volumes of student questions answered/ assistance provided<br />Goals for the Spring 2011 Semester:<br />1. Revamp the research process lesson plans and use with Mrs. Armstrong’s classes2. Increase frequency of blogging with lesson plans for teacher/librarian collaboration3. Find a place for bringing back booktalking and “If you liked _______, try reading _______” for <br />“beyond required reading”4. Weed fiction section and reorganize into bookstore model (a huge undertaking)5. Plan “choice reading” events for 4th quarter (such as mini-ReadIns)6. Create procedures manual<br />