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Library Resources for Kennedy Middle School Faculty and Staff: Home

This LibGuide curates Library resources for KMS Faculty and Staff.

KMS Library Resources for Faculty and Staff

 

                                                                      
 

 

Electronic Resources

 

 

Check here to see if we have the book you are looking for.  Starting a new unit?  Ask us to create a  cart of materials for your classroom!

 

KMS Library Photo     

 

Library Website

All of the library resources are located here, including links to databases, the catalog, and much more!

Ready to collaborate and book your classes for library lessons and research?

Come on in or  email karotkiewicz@natickps.org call x 2402

 

Our library blog, including information
on library events, new materials, curriculum
resources, and much more!

 

Use this integrated tool for note taking, outlining, citation and collaborative research and writing

 

American Association of School Libraries: best websites for teaching and learning

Library Catalogs

What is a Learning Commons? How can you use it?

Our library/learning commons provides a welcoming common space that encourages exploration, creation, and collaboration between students, teachers, and a broader community. We bring together the best of the physical and digital to create learning hubs.  Please consider using the learning commons with your students! 

Student use of the library

AASL 21st Century Skills poster

The library is a classroom in which EVERYONE is welcome.  We assist students in the following ways:
Finding that "just right" book, magazine etc....
Providing a wide range of resources for curriculum related studies, independent reading and research
Teaching evaluation of sources of information
Teaching research strategies
Teaching ethical use of Information
Teaching technology skills

 

 

 

Student use of the Library/hours

Before School Monday-Friday 7:35 AM - 7:50 AM

After School Monday-Thursday 2:05 PM - 2:50 PM

 

During School hours:

Class lessons and research time
Anytime with teacher pass.

 

teacher/library collaboration

Click here to learn how to collaborate with your School Library Media Specialist!

 

Top Ten Search Strategies

Great article about best search strategies from Berkeley City College

LibGuides

                     

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FACULTY SECTION

HEAD BookshelfFACULTY SECTION

 

Library Resources and Services for Faculty and Staff

 

 

Materials/services 

Audio Books/MP3 players/content to support student reading
Book carts/baskets for classroom research and inquiry

Databases for reliable research

Die cut lettering machine
Ebooks

Headphones

Libguides - we can create research guides for curriculum units - one stop shopping for students!
example:
Nonfiction magazines for close reading
and pleasure reading
 

Academic Resources

 

Access these resources for your professional development classes:

 

GALE Academic OnefileGALE Expanded Academic ASAPGALE Educator's Reference Complete

 

 

Core Collection


 

Check out these databases for the best books published each year.

 

Top Ten Search Strategies

Great article about best search strategies from Berkeley City College

Libraries

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