Did you know that kids between the ages of 8 and 18 spend more than 7 hours a day with media and technology? Become a tech-savvy parent and learn more about the digital citizenship curriculum at Shakerag.
WELCOME TO YOUR LIBRARY!
Children may visit the Media Center to browse and check out books anytime throughout the day.
We offer a flexible schedule for teachers to bring their classes
for lessons and checkout. Our specialities include...
Storytime to build a love of literature and reading
Lessons on using a variety of resources for research
Digital Citizenship - Using the internet safely and responsibly
Library Smarts ... How to use the online catalog to locate books and resources in the library and online
Parents are welcome too! Please visit us and we'll be happy to help you find "just right" books for your children. We encourage all parents to open a parent account - check out ten books at a time!
All of our ebooks and online resources (BrainPOP, Tumblebooks, PebbleGo, Galileo, Facts for Me, kid-friendly search sites, and MORE!) are available on one platform called MackinVia.
You can access it all using your student ID (lunch card number) and your birthday password (mmddyyyy).
Try it out! MackinVIA
Click here ..Student Tutorial
DIGITAL CITIZENSHIP: The Media Center is dedicated to teaching our students how to use the Internet safely, ethically, and responsibly. Visit Common Sense Media for tools that you can use at home to further support these goals.
Book Adventure is a fun, free way to motivate your child to read! Kids in grades K-8 can find a book, take quizzes on what they've read, track their progress, and earn prizes for their reading success. www.bookadventure.com.
Visit the Media Center Catalog Home page for links to Tumblebooks and other sites that offer lots of reading and research opportunities.
The mission of the library media program of the Fulton County School System is to promote literacy and the effective use of ideas and information for students and staff. To this end, Media Services has the leadership responsibility for the following:
To develop K-12 media center collections with print/non-print resources and technology in a variety of formats that support the adopted Fulton County School curriculum
To advocate the integration of learning activities across all content areas
To encourage collaboration between the media center staff and the instructional staff for the development, implementation and evaluation of quality learning activities which increase student achievement, and
To offer quality staff development activities which support continuous professional development and growth for media center staff.