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November monthly report

  1. 1. Oak Park and River Forest High School Library<br />November Monthly Report<br />
  2. 2. Library Highlights<br />Andrea Cremer Author Visit<br />Book Display Areas Added on 3rd Floor<br />
  3. 3. Library Highlights<br />This was a great intro to 2.0.  Hope to see many more in the future!<br /> ~Response to Presentation <br />Web 2.0 Presentation to Business Ed. Dept.<br />Created Web 2.0 Wiki<br />
  4. 4. Library Highlights<br />Vertical team meeting with OPRF librarians<br />Created and shared the revised Research Process with area librarians<br />Created a mission and leadership team<br />We agreed on a research process to be used grades 1-12<br />
  5. 5. Library Highlights<br />She did an awesome job after school with APA.  There were students fighting over books, ha.<br />~ Teacher response to booktalk<br />- “Thank you again for all your help with the Prezis – in grading them yesterday it was (1) so helpful to have everything together and (2) amazing to see how this tool you showed them how to use really helped them do rhetorical analysis.” (email)<br />Booktalk at GSA/APA meeting<br />Teacher response to librarian Prezi instruction:<br />
  6. 6. Library Highlights<br />“I saw the shelves in the teen area. Great score to improve that space. Good work and thanks for working with B&G to make that happen.” (email)<br />Response to improved display on third floor<br />Showcase of student work<br />
  7. 7. Highlights<br />Attended Web 2.0 professional development at Brooks Middle School.<br />Hired a parent volunteer on the third floor.<br />Improved magazine display area and teen lounge area on 3rd floor.<br />Reclassified/relabeled over 380 books for ease of searching and the creation of the new popular books display on the third floor.<br />Created mystery books display.<br />Met with library designer to brainstorm ideas for library remodel.<br />
  8. 8. Examples of Collaboration<br />Assignment Pathfinder Wiki Pages Created For:<br />Goldberg – Also gathered books<br />Greenstone – Also gathered books<br />Schwartz and Faust – Also gathered books<br />McGrail – Also gathered books<br />Hill – Also gathered books<br />Wise – Also gathered books<br />Bayer – Also gathered books<br />Silver – Also gathered books<br />Belpedio<br />Holtschlag<br />Lee – Also gathered books<br />Carparelli <br />Fox<br />Walter<br />Tolomeo – Also gathered books<br />Lopez – Also gathered books<br />B. Lee<br />
  9. 9. Collaboration<br />Gathered books for Ms. O’Keefe’s Latin American History class.<br />Selected lavishly illustrated art books to inspire students in Dr. Campbell’s AP Studio Art Class.<br />Created a wiki page with supplemental science articles for McGrail.<br />Used the research process in depth with Doug Hill’s health class.<br />Met with Gilbertsen regarding reading “pull-out” projects with students.<br />Met with Nunez to review her class projects and incorporate technology into her curriculum.<br />
  10. 10. Collaboration<br />Collaborated with Shipley and McKenzie on the PB re-classification project.<br />Met with Nancy Bardo about using Google apps for her 1:1 pilot next semester.<br />Met with Ponce to design an Aztec Project assignment and incorporate technology into the lesson.<br />Incorporated the following technologies into projects: Prezi, Glogster, Xtranormal, Weebly, and Wikispaces. Examples of student work after intro from librarian:<br /><br /><br /><br /><br />
  11. 11. November Statistics<br />
  12. 12. November Statistics* - JSTOR stats currently unavailable<br />
  13. 13. November Statistics<br />