Dassel Elementary Media Center
The mission of the library media program is to ensure that students and staff are effective users of ideas and information.
---Information Power: Guidelines for School Library Media Programs (1988), p.1
- Weekly check-out classes with each class section that model effective and enthusiastic use of books as sources of pleasure and information.
- Media skills classes, developmentally appropriate to each grade level, that teach students to access, critique, and effectively apply information.
- Collaboration with classroom teachers and other professionals to integrate media and technology into the curriculum to promote students' highest achievements.
- Access to a full range of information through the vehicle of technology in the form of computer-based learning programs and websites, electronic networks, and data bases.