Hahira Middle Media Center
Media Center Goals/Plan:
GOAL 1: To provide intellectual and physical access to information and ideas for a diverse population whose needs are changing rapidly.
Select literature and other resources which reflect changes in the social and economic makeup of American society, as well as provide students with insight into other countries and cultures.
Maintain an integrated curriculum which focuses on interdisciplinary higher-order thinking skills. (ordering higher lexile books)
Actively promote new and existing information and instructional resources and technologies. (New Book display & PL)
GOAL 2: To ensure equity and freedom of access to information and ideas, unimpeded by social, cultural, economic, geographic, or technologic constraints.
Implement collection development policies, as well as program and access policies, which ensure students’ intellectual freedom and free access to material. (LCS Handbook)
Adhere to and promote the legal and ethical use of copyrighted materials, while at the same time providing access to information.(In HMS folder)
GOAL 3: To promote literacy and the enjoyment of reading, viewing, and listening for young people at all ages and stages of development.
Encourage a wide variety of reading experiences through a collection which reflects the experiences and interests of students of different levels and, in turn, challenges them with new material. (Student Intrest Form)
Provide a cheerful, welcoming, and easily accessible environment which invites students to use the media center.
Promote and conduct contests that encourage a love of literacy. (several contests throughout the year)
GOAL 4: To provide leadership and expertise in the use of information and instructional technologies.
Obtain the initial training and continuous professional development necessary to take full advantage of existing and emerging information and instructional technologies.
Attend GAETC conference.
Attend professional learning events that are focused on media centers.
Teach credible resources to our faculty during PL.
Plan technology training.
Instruct users of the media center in the most effective ways to use technology.
GOAL 5: To participate in networks that enhance access to resources located outside the school.
Facilitate resource sharing between schools and other institutions through interlibrary loan and online catalogs when available. (borrowing from other LCS Schools)
Furnish access to the Internet and adopt appropriate use policies.