Mrs. Griffin - Media

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Mrs. Griffin

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College(s) Attended/Degrees Earned:
University of North Carolina at Charlotte - BA Elementary Education
University of North Carolina at Greensboro - Master's Degree Library & Information Studies  

Educational Philosophy/Vision:
I believe the School Library Media Center supports the curriculum, school plan, and educational goals of Forest Park Elementary School. The library media program provides an environment in which everyone in the school is empowered to become lifelong learners and effective users of information, ideas, and technology. 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 and the research process within the context of the curriculum areas.

Mission Statement:
The mission of the Forest Park Elementary Library Media Program is to provide resources and activities that will assist students and staff in becoming effective users of information, develop a pattern of life-long learning, and foster a love of reading.



Checkout DESTINY, the media center catalog at Forest Park Elementary.  The link is in the upper-left corner under Useful Links.

Parents who are looking for lexile levels or Reading Counts information will also find a link for SCHOLASTIC BOOK WIZARD in the Useful Links tab. 

 



WH
AT'S HAPPENING IN THE MEDIA CENTER?
For the final nine weeks, students will be receiving lessons in media class from the NC  Media and Technology Essential Standards covering the following topics:
Sources of information, informational text, technology as a tool, research process, and ethical issues.



LOOK WHAT'S COMING!!
 
Book Fair‚Äč


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SCHOLASTIC BUY ONE GET ONE FREE
BOOK FAIR
MONDAY, MAY 1- FRIDAY, MAY 5
8:30-3:30 DAILY

EXTENDED HOURS:
TUESDAY, MAY 2 UNTIL 5:00