A newsletter of the Avon High School Libraries
Focus on Teaching Ideas
Don't Forget Two Summer Learning Opportunities
Summer of e-Learning
Possible topics may include: effective 1:1 practices, Genius Hour, eLearning days as alternates for snow days, Twitter, Google Classroom, Problem-Based Learning, digital literacy and digital citizenship, STEM, iPads in education, INSPIRE, teachingbooks.net, standards crosswalk: AISLE, AASL, ISTE, educational leadership, web 2.0, teacher-led professional development.
For more information -https://edcamp.wikispaces.com/edcamp+Indy
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Show What You Know
Library Stats for March 1-20
- 130 classes attended out of 69 class periods = 188% scheduled (multiple classes per period)
- 3,408 students from study hall or sent from classes or lunch
- 3,900 students in scheduled classes
- Number of students coming to the library each day: 487 students on average
- 500 books circulated from March 1-20
Goal for the 2014-2015 School Year
- co-teaching with teachers to help provide the best learning experience for each individual student
- working with students one-on-one as needed (searching for books, helping with individual research, providing individual learning stations)
Mission of the Avon High School Libraries
The mission of the Avon High School Library program is to encourage the quest for knowledge and promote the joy of reading by providing free access to a variety of materials that meet both the educational curriculum and recreational reading needs of Avon High School students.
Robyn Young is a certified School Librarian (grades K-12) who is in her 14th year of being the librarian at Avon High School. Prior to that, she taught Social Studies and English for 10 years.
She is the Vice-President for the Indiana Library Federation, National Honor Society co-sponsor, a Newspapers in Education Board Member for the state of Indiana, and a member of the ABC-Clio Social Studies Advisory Board.