December 2009 Monthly Report The Unquiet Library


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December 2009 Monthly Report The Unquiet Library

  1. 1. CREEKVIEW THE UNQUIET LIBRARY HIGH SCHOOL DECEMBER 2009 MONTHLY REPORT Buffy Hamilton, School Librarian Roxanne Johnson, School Librarian Tammy Beasley, Library Clerk 1
  2. 2. I like that I cannot rely on my Program Highlights slides as much. It requires me to actually learn what my project is about and not just Over 2000 hits on our library video, “What copy and paste a whole Makes a Library a Library?” on YouTube at paragraph into my power point then read it right off the ary#p/u/4/l9oLj8mcnUQ slide when I am presenting. I Ms. Lester’s students wowed each other and felt that I was more guest visitors with the “presentation zen” style connected to the class while talks on their “Issues in Africa” research. presenting and I really liked The library hosted a special offer in which that, it made me feel better students could reduce their library fines in about myself while I was exchange for canned goods to support the actually up in front of the Creekview HS Canned Food Drive. class. Ms. Lester’s 9th grade students were introduced to blogging in Wordpress. 10th grade student Completion of the Georgia Peach Book Award research pathfinder, featuring RSS feeds and widgets for each author’s blog, Twitter account, Facebook pages, book trailers, author interviews, and more at Using the “presentation zen” style, I actually had to ooks-readingbowl ! understand my findings. Our library blog received over 8600 hits during Because I couldn’t use bullets the month of December! in my power point, I was forced to really connect to my research to talk about it during my presentation. 10th grade student 2
  3. 3. Data Snapshots The Unquiet Library Statistics, December 2009 Number of Class Sessions Served 67 Number of Student Visitors 2883 (Morning, Lunch, Afternoon Hours) Total Circulation 575 9th Grade Circulation 230 10th Grade Circulation 134 11th Grade Circulation 105 12th Grade Circulation 106 Total GALE Databases Sessions 1590 Gale Virtual Reference Library 767 GALE Discovering Collection 305 Gale Opposing Viewpoints 127 Gale Literature Resource Center 183 Gale Global Issues in Context 80 Gale History Resource Center, 57 World Gale History Resource Center, U.S. 34 The Unquiet Library Blog 8698 3
  4. 4. Collaborative Lessons Learning Activities/Instructional Research Pathfinder Collaborative Instructional Partner(s) Introduction to Blogging, 9th Literature/Composition Ms. Lester Presentation Zen, 10th Literature/Composition Ms. Lester Influential Greek Figure Project, 10th Honors Literature/Composition Ms. Orfale Amendments Cases Applied Scenarios, Criminal Justice Mr. Hubbard Psychology Final Project, Psychology Mr. Hunsucker Renaissance and Reformation, World History Mr. Sinco 4