The 图书馆 Program at Nightingale is a comprehensive, 搭建, skills-based curriculum supporting our enthusiastic readers and savvy information seekers. Our two libraries align with divisional curriculum, 培养阅读, 研究技能, 创造性和批判性思维. 图书馆激发想象力和奇迹, instilling students with a love of reading and passion for inquiry. Students complete increasingly complex research projects using our robust collection of print and digital resources. Our collection and curriculum celebrate diversity, cultural awareness, and global citizenship. The 图书馆 Program nurtures intellectual curiosity, 卓越的学术成就和发现的乐趣.
The 较低的学校 library inspires students to discover the joy of reading and research, laying the foundation for a lifelong journey of intellectual curiosity and discovery. Designed with Nightingale’s youngest learners in mind, the library space offers cozy nooks for reading on one’s own as well as a bright, 开放的教学和合作空间. In the library, students experience and create stories through text, song, art, and 有创意的 play. Librarians collaborate across subjects to design and support research projects, engaging learners in best practice in gathering and presenting information. Through a wide range of print and digital resources, students are connected with stories and information representative of the diversity of the Nightingale community, 纽约市, 及以后. All students have daily opportunities to stop by and choose new books to enjoy with the support of librarians who are deeply invested in each student’s identity, 利益, 阅读目标.
通过我们的 书籍和伟大的思想 系列, students and their parents learn to navigate discussions related to diversity, 股本, 和包容. 每一个都围绕着一本书展开, these evening gatherings feature members of the 较低的学校 Leadership Team who lead discussions and model the types of conversations that occur in a 较低的学校 classroom. 结果是, 在学校和家之间架起了一座桥, as our students experience the trusted adults in their lives having meaningful conversations about the same topics. Parents are able to see firsthand their own children have these important conversations and moments of discovery.
“Through a wide range of print and digital resources, students are connected with stories and information representative of the diversity of the Nightingale community, 纽约市, 及以后.”
Building Community Through Literature and Research
Building on the foundations developed in the 较低的学校, the 中学 library program's dual objectives are to foster a love of reading and to introduce skills necessary to thrive in a dynamic, 复杂的信息世界. 相应的, the 中学 library curriculum focuses on expanding students’ proficiency in media and digital literacies, giving them the tools they need to be critical consumers of information. In addition to completing more advanced research projects, 中学 students learn how to recognize mis- and disinformation, 如何敏锐地意识到研究中的偏见, 以及如何找到可靠的消息来源. 图书馆员与课堂老师合作, 中学 students visit the library for research assistance and reading activities that expose them to a wide range of reading material and nurture individual reading 利益.
“...The 中学 library program's dual objectives are to foster a love of reading and to introduce skills necessary to thrive in a dynamic, 复杂的信息世界.”
Skills for Life: Authentic Inquiry and Academic Integrity
The 上学校 library program cultivates competent, 有创意的, and agile thinkers who are confident navigating our information-rich world on and offline. In preparation for college and 21st century careers, 学生从事高级研究, navigating multi-layered lines of inquiry using sources that range from scholarly journals to social media. Collaborating with faculty from various academic disciplines, 图书管理员提供上下文, project-based instruction both in groups and one-on-one, 所有的设计都是为了培养可评估的, 批判性思维. 另外, the library coordinates a 系列 of student-led initiatives that support reading and research, 例如图书馆顾问委员会, 读书俱乐部, 社区参与. 拥有复杂多样的收藏, 上学校 students use university-level digital resources for scholarly pursuits and everyday enrichment.
“In preparation for college and 21st century careers, 学生从事高级研究, navigating multi-layered lines of inquiry using everything from scholarly journals to social media.”