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Media Center

Media Center

 

Goals

The goal of the Media Center is to support teachers in their instruction and help students "acquire the skills, understandings, and attitudes which will promote sound character, responsible citizenship, intellectual sufficiency, and personal fulfillment in our ever-changing technological society" (School Board Policies LBOE, IFBD/IF, IF)

 

Objectives

Students may come to the Media Center before or after school with out a pass.  During lunch students must sign in and remain for the entire lunch period.  No food or drink, including water, is allowed in the Media Center.  Students wishing to eat should do so in the cafeteria, then come to the M.C. During class time students must have a pass from their teacher with the following: name, date, time and assignment. Students must sign in and out when in the M.C. during regular class time. All students must report back to their class for dismissal.

 

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TumbleBookCloud is a curated database of e-books and other digital content for Middle Schools and High Schools, as well as Public Libraries.

The growing collection features over 1000 titles, including student-favorite Graphic Novels, enhanced e-books with full audio narration and highlighted text, classic literature, national geographic videos, and more!

The site supports a wide range of readers’ interests and levels. We’ve partnered with Orca Books and Saddleback books to bring you hundreds of High-Interest/Low-Level content. In addition, our new AP English section makes hundreds of curriculum books available to readers at the click of a button!

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