Welcome to the GES Media Center! 

 

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Carol Wellen, Library Media Specialist
Jaime Howenstein, Library Media Assistant
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 GES Media Center Vision:
  • Be an important part of the school and community
  • Provide quality resources and instruction to students and staff
  • Assist students in becoming effective users of ideas and information
  • Promote lifelong reading and learning   
 
 Book Exchanges:
  • Students in Kindergarten through 2nd grade check out books every week.  
  • Students in grades 3 through 5 check out books every two weeks.
  • Kindergarteners may check out 1 book every week.
  • 1st and 2nd grades may check out 2 books at a time.
  • 3rd, 4th, and 5th grades may check out 3 books at a time for personal reading, as well as additional books needed for research or classroom projects.
 
 
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Mrs. Howenstein & Mrs. Wellen 
 
HourofCodeHour of Code: 
  • Every December students participate in the nationwide Hour of Code during Computer Science Education Week
  • Students will get an opportunity to learn 21st century skills like computer programming and writing computer code
  • Coding resources are provided by Code.org and can be found above or on https://hourofcode.com/us
 

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CommonSenseBadgeDigital Citizenship:
  • All students have media lessons about being responsible online citizens in the digital age
  • Students receive instruction on Media Balance, Privacy, Digital Footprint, Relationships, Cyberbullying, and News & Media Literacy.
  • Lesson resources are provided by Common Sense Education and can be found at https://www.commonsense.org/education/  
 
 
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