Turner Elementary Library Media Center
Phone: (251) 221-1289
Turner Elementary Media Center assists the students in developing their research skills, technology skills, and reading skills.
Turner Elementary Media Center works with the classroom teacher to provide project-based instruction in the use of reference materials and the Internet to complete classroom assignments and personal interest research.
Turner Elementary Media Center provides technology instruction to all students through student Chromebooks. Students are taught how to properly use the Online Public Access Catalog to locate resources within the media center.
Turner Elementary Media Center assists the classroom teacher in enhancing students' reading skills. We use I-Ready to assess the students reading skills and determine appropriate reading materials for each student. Students are checked for comprehension of library books by participating in Renaissance AR tests. You can access your child's goal through Renaissance Home Connect at https://global-zone53.renaissance-go.com/welcomeportal/79853 You will need your child's library card number for login and their password.
The Alabama Virtual Library is a free resource to all residents of Alabama. It is full of resources for research opportunities!
Kids Google Search
This is a safe, Google powered search engine designed with kids in mind.
Pebble Go (Grades K-3)
the PebbleGo database here. PebbleGo provides safe research
opportunities for Kindergarten through 3rd grade. Contact your
librarian for the school username and password.
Access the PebbleGo Next database here. PebbleGo provides safe research opportunities for 3rd through 5th grade. Contact your librarian for the school username and password.
is a site with thousands of digital books, many of which are AR tests.
Students have login information available in their library folders.
and students can use this website at school or at home to find out if a
book is an AR book. Included on this site is a summary of the book,
book level (BL), interest level (IL), points (AR Pts), and quiz number
(AR Quiz No.). When you first access the page, simply select if you are a parent, student, or teacher and then search for your book! Remember,
you do not have to check out a book in the Turner library to take an AR
test. You can go to the public library, use a teacher's classroom library, or read books from home library!
your AR progress through Renaissance Home Connect. You will need your child's library card number for login and their password. If you are in need of login information, please contact the librarian.
forget about the Mobile Public Library! You can search to find reading and research materials on their main website. Click the link to access thousands of free materials, just for you!
Tests may only be taken during the school day.
Cite it Right!
Purdue University's Online Writing Lab has the tools needed to make sure we are giving credit to other's work. Use resources available here to make sure that plagiarism doesn't happen with you!
will use this resource for project-based learning activities inside and
outside of the classroom.
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