*Stay tuned during the upcoming school year (2016-17) for a few design changes in the JRMS LMC as we 'GENREFY' our Fiction section!
The Jaffrey-Rindge Middle School Library Media Center seeks to meet today’s informational challenges through active collaboration with instructional and administrative staff (includi
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curriculum varies from year to year in accordance with specific topics and projects, the typical LMC curriculum includes an orientation for incoming grade level 6 and a variety of Information Research Skills Units for grades 6 - 8, including: using the online catalog (including e-books), locating materials using the Dewey Decimal System, information curation tools, use of databases, computer based programs/collaborative web 2.0 tools, broadcasting/theatrical & presentation skills, ethical use/documentation of information, web evaluation, digital citizenship/cyber safety, and much more!
The LMC also participates in various reading incentive programs which serve to promote literacy within our educational community as well as a variety of multimedia related contests in support of the curriculum. Students receive opportunities to participate in the following annual events: America's Battle of the Books contest, the New Hampshire Isinglass Teen Read Award (7th & 8th), the National DAR competition, the New Hampshire Great Stoneface Award, and Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge.
(Note: Teachers--this will replace the previously dispensed monthly 'Topic Sheet'.)
Check it out! Web 2.0 Tools (A 2015 Summer Project)
NEW for 2016 -17!
The Birth of our JRMS LMC Makerspace *2016 Summer Project
What's a Makerspace? (7 Things You Should Know ) Makezine.com (An Online Magazine for Makers) MakerSpace Community (Share Your Expertise)