THE 2013-2014 SCHOOL YEAR

Parents: If you want to see your child’s current grade in Library/Technology, please visit Infinite Campus parent portal on the school district web site (link at the bottom of this page). You can also find my phone number on Infinite Campus and contact me by e-mail from there.

Click on the “FAQs for Parents” tab to access more information.

http://www.symbaloo.com/mix/westelementarylibrary

The Library

The library has an extensive print collection of fiction, non-fiction, and reference books, as well as many videos. A mobile lab of 30 wireless netbook computers allows students to take A.R. quizzes in the library and access Destiny Quest online catalog for locating books in West’s library.

Our Destiny Quest online catalog is accessible from any networked computer in the school, and is also searchable from home. Clicking on the image below will take you directly to a screen where you can access West Library’s online catalog. Search by author, title, keyword, or series.

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e-Books

To access FollettShelf e-books, click on the image below.

FollettShelf

A subscription to World Book Online has been added to the many resources students have at their disposal.

The Computer Lab

31 Windows 7 O.S. Dell computers with a broadband connection comprise the student lab in Room 309. Internet sites are filtered in compliance with the Child Internet Protection Act (CIPA), and students are taught safe surfing skills. Student software includes 2007 Microsoft Office, Typing Instructor, and Success Maker. We use a variety of web-based programs to augment the network software.

Free Homework Help

Click on the image below to access free tutoring help, Sunday-Thursday, 2 p.m. – 11 p.m.

Renaissance Place Home Connect

Click on the image below and log in with your child’s user name and password to see reading progress for your child.

In addition to showing your child’s progress toward his or her reading goal for the marking period, Renaissance Place Home Connect has a direct link to A.R. BookFinder. If you wish to access it from this page instead of logging in, please click on the image below.

A.R. BookFinder

For More Information

The white tabs at the top of this page lead to additional information; click on any of interest to you.

Aside  —  Posted: October 6, 2011 in Home