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Media Center

 

Media Center     
  
Media Specialist: Mrs. Bumgartner

Media Secretary: Mrs. Goeldner

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Welcome to the Glynn Middle School Media Center

The media center provides a variety of resources to support learning and engagement. The goal of the media center is to empower students through reading, research, inquiry, and collaboration. We strive to integrate information literacy standards for the 21st century learner. We are committed to helping students think, grow, share, and create. 

Hours of Operation:

8:00am-4:00pm

 

Mission Statement:

The mission of the school library media program is to ensure that students and staff are effective users of ideas and information. The school library media specialist empowers students to be critical thinkers, enthusiastic readers, skillful researchers, and ethical users of information by:

 
  • Build new knowledge by inquiring, thinking critically, identifying problems, and developing strategies for solving problems.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to inclusiveness and respect for diversity in the learning community
  • Work effectively with others to broaden perspectives and work toward common goals
  • Make meaning for oneself and others by collecting, organizing, and sharing resources of personal relevance.
  • Discover and innovate in a growth mindset developed through experience and reflection.
  • Demonstrate safe, legal, and ethical creating and sharing of knowledge products independently while engaging in a community of practice and an interconnected world.
 
“Home.” National School Library Standards, 21 May 2020, standards.aasl.org/.
 
 
ISTE Student Standards: 
 
ISTE
Resource Link Description  Login Information
Destiny Use Destiny to search for books in our media center. 
No login is needed to search for books, but login is required to reserve materials or check out e-books.
 
Username: Pin
Password: Computer password
Galileo
Galileo allows you to access databases containing periodicals and scholarly journals. 
 
Ask your media specialist for the current password. 
Library of Congress The World's largest library full of online resources. No login required 
Easy Bib Use EasyBib to help cite your sources.  No login required 
Link Description Login Information 
Destiny Use Destiny to search for books in our media center. 
No login is needed to search for books, but login is required to reserve materials or check out e-books.
 
Username: Pin
Password: Computer password
Accelerated Reader Books in the media center that have AR quizzes to go with them can be found by locating an AR sticker on the spine of the book. Username: Pin 
Password: Computer password
AR Book Finder Use AR Book Finder to see if it is an AR book. No login required
Lexile
The Lexile Framework measures reading ability and text difficulty on the same developmental scale.
 
No login required