FRANKLIN HIGH SCHOOL
LIBRARY MEDIA CENTER OVERVIEW
Our library is a flexible, safe and welcoming space providing digital and printed resources to support the inquiry process, social and emotional learning, inclusion, equity access, and future career readiness.
The library is effectively led by Ms. Santiago, a certified Library Media Specialist
The school library is a unique and essential part of our learning community.
Reading is the core of personal and academic competency.
Intellectual freedom is every learner’s right.
Information technologies are appropriately integrated and equitably available for all students.
Our library is a flexible, safe space with digital and printed resources to support the inquiry process, social and emotional learning, inclusion and equity access, and future career readiness.
The Franklin High School LIBRARY's mission is to provide a safe and welcoming space for all students, staff and community to collaborate, explore, and create. The library media center serves as the heart of our school.
Personalized learning opportunities:
To offer a space for personalized learning opportunities, face-to-face or through online video conferences.
New forms of media:
To provide access and technology support and printing facilities.
To provide a safe, comfortable, and relaxed space for individual and group learning.
Decompression and stress relief:
To offer a safe, relaxed environment with areas to decompress and focus on their needs and work without distraction.
Increased resource availability:
To offer a large variety of available electronic and printed resources to complete projects, homework, essays, research, and personal interest.
Educational event hosting:
To support and offer a large space for educational events scheduled throughout the school year.
AASL Standards Common Beliefs
1. The school library is a unique and essential part of a learning community.
2. Qualified school librarians lead effective school libraries.
3. Learners should be prepared for college, career, and life.
4. Reading is the core of personal and academic competency.
5. Intellectual freedom is every learner’s right.
6. Information technologies must be appropriately integrated and equitably available.
American Association School Library Standards
SEE AASL STANDARD FRAMEWORK HERE
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