Mission Statement:

The Arrowhead Libraries exist to:

  • promote student academic and personal growth through access to information and technology in a variety of appropriate formats
  • aid teachers in professional development through information and technology access and training opportunities
  • provide leadership through teaching and contributing to curricular and technology initiatives
  • promote library media and technology programs through support of library media and technology training programs; active participation in local, regional and state organizations; cooporation with public libraries; and communication with the community in general

Vision Statement: To prepare all learners for success in the 21st Century

The Arrowhead High School Libraries hold nearly 25,000 books and over 25 databases to aid students with their researching needs. Each campus provides learning spaces with wireless access, charging lockers, group and individual seating, resource and equipment checkout, and helpful staff.

The library media specialist and technology integrator introduce and reinforces informational technology and 21st century skills through classroom instruction, individual help, and staff development.

The libraries are open before school at 6:45 a.m. South library is open daily until 3 p.m. and north library is open each day until 4 p.m.

 

Educational Technology Standards
from the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE)

Educational technology standards are the roadmap to teaching effectively and growing professionally in an increasingly digital world. Technology literacy is a crucial component of modern society. In fact, the globalizing economy and technological advances continue to place a premium on a highly skilled labor force.

Education Must Change

As technology dramatically changes our society, educators need to demonstrate the skills and behaviors of digital-age professionals. Competence with technology is the foundation.

  • Societies are changing
  • Expectations are changing
  • Teaching is changing
  • Educators must lead

Transforming Learning Environments with Technology

Today’s educators must provide a learning environment that takes students beyond the walls of their classrooms and into a world of endless opportunities. Technology standards promote this classroom transformation by ensuring that digital-age students are empowered to learn, live, and work successfully today and tomorrow.

ISTE Standards for Students 2016