Welcome to the Media Center!
About the Daves Creek Media Program
The vision of the Daves Creek Elementary library media program is to develop successful, independent users of information and lifelong learners.The DCE library media program supports the classroom curriculum, integrates information literacy skills, promotes literature appreciation, and serves specific needs of students and teachers.
As the end of the school year approaches, we begin encouraging our children to stay involved in reading over the summer. We are all aware of the “summer slide” that occurs when students do not read on a regular basis and begin to fall behind in reading achievement. To prevent this, we would like to share with you a national, state-led summer reading initiative that supports students in finding great books to read over the summer.
Georgia is launching the 2013 Summer Reading Challenge to combat this summer loss in student reading ability. The Lexile“Find a Book” website can help identify books that students are interested in and are able to read. This tool can be found at www.Lexile.com/fab/GA. Information about the Georgia Department of Education’s Summer ReadingChallenge initiative can be found here.
Volunteers needed in the Media Center: Please email me (email@example.com) if you are interested! Thank you!
At the Daves Creek Media Center we are proud of our collection of over 25,000 books, far surpassing the American Library Association standard of 10 books per student. We have a state of the art, networked computer system which enables students, staff, and parents access to our library catalog, Destiny, Encarta Encyclopedia, Nettrekker, and other curriculum-based programs.
Our media staff provides continuous educational instruction for both students and faculty. Students begin the year with a basic library orientation, followed by training on Destiny and reference materials. Collaboration with the classroom teachers to support instructional needs is ongoing. Our Media Center operates on a flexible schedule which allows students to visit anytime during the day.
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