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WPAHS LMC Teacher Orientation


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WPAHS LMC Teacher Orientation

  1. 1. Wendell PhillipsAcademy High SchoolLibrary Media Center Teacher Orientation Devon Horton, Principal KC Boyd, Library Media Specialist August 6, 2012 Images featured in this presentation are property of Phillips High School/Academy of Urban School Leadership/Chicago Public Schools *Web images courtesy of
  2. 2. About Me…- Second generation CPS Educator- Librarian Elementary School High School CPS Department of Libraries- Adjunct Professor of Library Information Media Studiesand Reading at Chicago State University- Local, state and national presenter of African-American Fictionand Street Literature for children, teens, and adults- I’m a blogger!
  3. 3. 2010 Library Project
  5. 5. PRINT RESOURCES Over 10,000 Books Are In The Phillips Library Collection Collection reflects the school curriculum - Large Reference Section - Extensive Black History Collection - History/Social Studies collection has the largest count of books
  6. 6. MOST CIRCULATED Anime/Manga Chick Lit. Sports Street Literature Vampire Stories
  7. 7. ELECTRONIC RESOURCES PD is forthcoming
  8. 8. FREE eBook Collection eBooks *CPS Department of Libraries OTHER eBooks Resources iPads – in LMC NOOKs – in LMC
  9. 9. Sample eBook
  10. 10. FREE Databases
  11. 11. Safari Montage is FREE
  12. 12. iPads - Used in LMC - Word and Powerpoint now available - Educational apps i.e. CNN, Grammar Guide, Math Ref Free - eReading - Gaming
  13. 13. Other Uses of the LMC - Use the tables for group activities - Skype in the Computer Lab - Use iPads to shoot video projects - Use books for SSR/DEAR time - Author/special guest visits
  14. 14. Checking Out Materials Teachers – I.D. Number 4 weeks Students – I.D. Badge 2 weeks *Overdue notices will be distributed in teacher mailboxes twice a month.
  15. 15. STUDENT ACCESSHOURSOpen Mon-Fri 7:45amClose Mon-Fri (TBD)Open during lunch periodsStudents may come to the LMCwith a signed pass and anassignment (five students maximum without the teacher)
  16. 16. CLASS USE- Sign up for class time in the LMC- Classes are scheduled eachmonth- Color printing is available- Bring paper for class printing- Teachers must monitor internetuse while in the computer lab
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  20. 20. Move To YourNext Session!