Tucker Library Media Center

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Degrees and Certifications:

  • The Library Media Center is committed to helping students achieve success in school, be effective users of information and become lifelong learners. Through student instruction, teacher collaboration and collection development, the library staff works to teach information literacy, support the curriculum and foster literature appreciation.

    The library media program provides authentic, creative learning opportunities and a broad range of support services. The Library Media Specialist collaborates with teachers to design and implement instructional units that help students learn information literacy skills, the research process and how to effectively use technology tools to enhance learning in curriculum content areas.

    The Library Media Specialist helps:

    • teachers design and teach research units that require students to explore topics in original ways
    • everyone identify resources for units being studied
    • students learn note-taking, organizing information and citing sources
    • students learn how to effectively and efficiently access library materials
    • everyone learn to use new technologies
    • students explore different genres of literature
    • everyone understand copyright compliance
    • identify and borrow resources from other libraries

    The Library Assistant helps teachers and students:

    • identify and locate resources
    • check out library materials and equipment