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Printable Items

The library does print layout seen around the building. Please feel free to use any of our handouts or posters.

Anchor charts

Citing Text Evidence - sentence starters and a reminder of what citing text evidence looks like.

What Does the Prompt Tell Me to Do? - key words from prompts with a description of what they are asking students.

General printable items

2017-18 Bell Schedule (letter-sized)

2017-18 Bell Schedule (10 per page)

Cell Phone Free Zone (ledger-sized)

Lab and Testing Seating Charts

Social & Emotional Learning

Social & Emotional Learning Chart - the district's Social and Emotional Learning competencies chart, adjusted to a vertical layout and optimized for printing at large scale. We had them printed as color engineering prints for every classroom in the school.

Technology Assets

We've themed our various technology assets to make it easier for us to quickly figure out what's going on where.

The computer labs are color-coded and have various Colorado themes:

  • 113 is light blue and awaiting a theme (it will be a full-time instructional lab in 2017-18);

  • 114 is grey/green with Colorado mountains;

  • 206 is grey with Colorado colleges and universities;

  • 306 is awaiting its final color with Colorado sports; and

  • LMC is medium blue, matching the larger library area it is part of, and features local art, including a quilt made by a former librarian and a tile mosaic made by the 2014-15 staff.

Device carts are named, starting in library science and turning to information science:

Dewey (Chromebooks 1-16) is named for American librarian Melvil Dewey (1851-1931), inventor of the Dewey Decimal System of classification (DDC) and one of the founders of the American Library Association;

LC (Chromebooks 17-32) is named for the Library of Congress, whose system of classification was developed after DDC;

Otlet (Chromebooks 33-48) is named for Belgian bibliographer Paul Otlet (1868-1944), who popularized use of the card catalog in Europe and was an early proponent of microfilm;

Vannevar (Chromebooks 49-64) is named for American engineer Vannevar Bush (1890-1974), whose 1945 essay "As We May Think" predicted what is now known as hypertext;

Engelbart (Cart 5 Chromebooks 1-30) is named for American engineer Douglas Engelbart (1925-2013), who invented the field of human-computer interaction;

Lamarr (Cart 3 Chromebooks 1-15, plus portable green screen and light sets and other recording tools) is named for Austrian-born American actress and inventor Hedy Lamarr (1914-2000), who designed a frequency-hopping system in the early 1940s that is behind modern spread-spectrum communication technology such as Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.

How to Reserve Tech

Computer labs (LMC, 114, 206, and 306) are reserved via Google Calendar, which staff can see from calendar.google.com.

Grade-level computer carts (6th, 7th, and 8th grades) are handled by the teachers for that grade level. Each cart has 15 Dell Latitude 5440 laptops, which were purchased in 2014 and 2015.

Chromebook carts are reserved through Mrs. Baker or Ms. Gutierrez on the AV Equipment calendar, which staff can see in Google Calendar but creating events on it is restricted to a few users. It is helpful to tell the library staff whether you need a single 16-device cart or a class set so they can book you accordingly.

Also bookable through the library staff on the equipment calendar:

  • Lamarr, a cart with 15 Chromebooks plus three portable green screens with clip-on lights used for for video production,

  • iPads (we have 8 that can go as a set in a tech tub or you can check out one or more at a time), and

  • LMC Cart, which is a cart with a portable digital projector, an older laptop, a presentation mouse, and a nice set of speakers.

Additional equipment available through the library but not booked on the calendar because they go out less frequently include TV carts (each have a 27" tube TV, a VCR, and a DVD player), an overhead projector on a cart, point-and-shoot cameras, a portable movie screen, a camera tripod, USB conference table microphones, and various adapters to connect iPads to other devices.

Jeffco Schools Diversity Expos

Our library staff jointly serves as building Diversity Liaisons to the Office of Student Engagement. Ms. Gutierrez's notes from the district's twice-annual Diversity Expo days:

2014:15: Engaging Through Many Lenses

Spring 2015: annotated notes (via Storify) on cultural proficiency, supporting LGBTQ students, and transgender students

2015-16: Engaging Through Many Stories

Fall 2015: annotated Tweets (via Storify) on public libraries' work on diversity awareness and LGBTQ issues in our district

Spring 2016: annotated Tweets (via Storify) on stereotype threat and impostor syndrome; youth engagement, equity, and the needs of ELA classrooms; and leading for equity through culturally responsive actions

2016-17: Equity = Meaningful Courageous Conversations

Fall 2016: session notes on Diversity Liaison work, linguistic bias, and critical race theory

Spring 2017: session notes on facilitating restorative circles, microaggressions, and supporting transgender students

2017-18: Engaging in Meaningful Courageous Conversations about Race and Social Class

Fall 2017: session notes on responding to hate incidents, race and class, and microaggressions

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