• Students should visit the Library Media Center on a regular basis…

    The media center’s staff is available for carrying out ACTIVITIES/LESSONS that are GPS Correlated with Information Literacy Skills integrated:


    ·        Learn and use Information Literacy Skills

    ·        Learning how-to and using reference materials

    ·        Research with print and electronic materials

    ·        Find information

    ·        Use information

    ·        Determine if the information found is what you need

    ·        Decide if the information is good information to use

    ·        Author study - illustrator study

    ·        Newspapers introduction and current events

    ·        How to find a book in the media center based on personal or academic interest

    ·        Using the Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC)

    ·        Sequencing

    ·        Basic computer skills

    ·        Advanced computer lessons

    ·        Whole group browsing and silent reading

    ·        Reader's Theatre

    ·        Story Time

    ·        Dewey Decimal Classification understanding

    ·        Parts of a story

    ·        Distinguishing types of literature

    ·        Creating picture books

    ·        Compare and contrast

    ·        Nursery rhymes

    ·        Poetry activities

    ·        Fairy tales

    ·        Folklore

    ·        Fractured fairy tales

    ·        and more!


    ·        Provide individual, whole and small group instruction

    ·        Teach/incorporate information literacy skills

    ·        Teach collaborative lessons/units upon request

    ·        Assist teachers in developing materials and ideas for units and lessons

    ·        Conduct/demonstrate lessons on electronic resources and software (online databases, online encyclopedias, online dictionaries, word processing software, etc.)

    ·        Demonstrate various ways to use software

    ·        Demonstrate equipment usage - multimedia televisions, camcorders, digital cameras, LCD projectors, etc.

    ·        Guide students and teachers with locating print and electronic materials

    ·        Bring in storytellers, authors, and presenters/speakers on various topics (based on fund availability)

    ·        Review selection tools to order books and other resources

    ·        Fill orders for new books and audio visual materials requested by teachers and students

    ·        Manage and inform staff members and students on ethical topics such as plagiarism and copyright issues