Program Information

AASL Standards for the 21st-Century Learner

Assessment

Curriculum Information and Technology Literacy

Click here for Simsbury High School Curriculum Integration Chart

Click here for Science and Information Literacy and Technology Literacy Integration Chart

Click here for World Civilization and Information Literacy and Technology Literacy Integration Chart

Click here for Frameworks for Information Literacy and Technology Literacy

Click here for School Wide Rubric for Inquiry Oriented Research

Click here for Two Dimensional Information and Technology Literacy Curriculum

Click here for One Dimensional Grade 10 Information and Technology Literacy Curriculum

Click here for One Dimensional Grade 9 Information and Technology Literacy Curriclum

Assured Experiences: Units

Click here for Bioengineered Food

Click here for CT Brownfields

Click here for CT Energy Use

Click here for Human Population Dynamics

Click here for Orientation

Click here for Synthetic Polymers

District Policies

Materials Selection Policy

Updated April 2008

Flexible Access

The mission of the library media center program is to "enable students to become independent, information literate, life-long learners." To achieve this mission, the Simsbury Library Media Centers embrace an open access/flexible scheduling philosophy.

Copyright

American Library Association website

Fair Use Checklist

from the Copyright Management Center at Indiana University

Copyright for Kids

Information on copyright with quiz for kids

Resources in your school library: Complete Copyright by Carrie Russell, Copyright for Schools by Carol Simpson

Library Media Center brochure

Big 6 Research Model

Hours 7:15 a.m - 3:45 p.m Monday -Thursday

7:15 a.m - 3:00 p.m Friday

You need your school ID for entrance into the library media center

Circulation / Library Information

Overdue/Costs

Fiction, Nonfiction, Audio Books, Magazines = 3 Weeks

5 cents a day

Flash/Thumb Drives = 1 Week

$1.00 a day

Headsets = 1 Day

$1.00 a day

Microphones = 1 Day

$1.00 a day

Copy Machine = For individual use, not group copying

10 cents a copy

We maintain an "academic climate" in the LMC. You may talk very quietly to others about your work. If however, you wish to converse, please go the cafeteria. I-pods may be used in the library. Please respect the rights of others.

Rules

Consequence for failure to follow rule

Follow the AUP (acceptable use policy)

  • Computers are for school work only.
  • Please remember that our Acceptable Use Policy prohibits the playing of games.
  • When you are done with your school work, please sign off so others students can complete their work.

Loss of computer privilege

Repeated offense will result in detention.

Student Email is for Educational Purposes

Loss of computer privilege.

Repeated offense will result in detention.

  • Cell phone use in the LMC should be limited to educational purposes.
  • Please do not talk on your cell phone in the LMC. In an emergency please take your call in the corridor outside the LMC door.
  • No food or drink in the LMC

Loss of library privilege.

Repeated offense will result in detention.

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