Main Contacts

  • Michele Rivera
    Director, Department of Literacy
    754-321-1866
  • Lynne Oakvik
    Specialist, Library Media, PK-12 Literacy Department

  • Desiree Berger
    Destiny & MARC Record Support, Library Media Services
    754-321-3321
  • More Contact Information >>>

Library Media Services Joins
the Department of Literacy

The Broward County Public Schools Library Media Services joins the Department of Literacy under the guidance of Director, Michele Rivera. Formerly, the Department of Learning Resources & Instructional Materials (LRIM), has reorganized under the new name of Library Media Services.

Library Media Services continues to provide ongoing leadership and support for quality school library media programs that:

  • Provide a welcoming, resource–rich environment supporting multiple literacies
  • Cultivate a collaborative culture of inquiry and literary analysis/appreciation and
  • Encourage the independent, ethical exploration and communication of information and ideas.
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For more information, click on the graphic to download the LRIM Brochure (pdf).


Common Core Standards & FINDS Research Process

In conjunction with the implementation of the Common Core Language Arts standards in Kindergarten, the Department of Literacy and Library Media Services has aligned the Florida Research Model FINDS with the Common Core Language Arts standards. The FINDS research process provides a framework for project-based learning for students in grades K-12. Using FINDS, students can develop research skills to investigate, analyze, organize, synthesize, collaborate, create and share knowledge. For a brief overview of the FINDS research process aligned to the Common Core standards (K), check out the video tutorial (10 minutes) below.



 

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