Destiny Online Catalog
The library’s online catalog includes not only the books available for checkout, but a wealth of digital resources available to your student at home as well as at school.
Reading Renaissance and Accelerated Reader (AR)
Reading Renaissance is a set of teaching techniques that includes test and practice components. Accelerated Reader (AR) is learning information software designed to help teachers motivate, monitor, and manage student reading practice.
1. Selects a book at the appropriate book level
2. Reads the book
3. Takes an AR quiz on the computer.
Teachers monitor and use data from the program to optimize growth.
Reading Renaissance Goals at Kingsley Charter School
Kingsley's library books are marked using the ZPD dot system to indicate each book's reading difficulty level. Students are assessed regularly to determine their reading level and are notified of what dot level they should be reading.
The dot levels are as follows:
Home Connect for Accelerated Reader
Home Connect is an online tool that allows parents access to monitor their student's AR progress and look up books that qualify for the AR program. To access Home Connect:
Note: If you have neighbors or friends who prefer email information in Spanish, please let them know that Home Connect will send email notifications in Spanish.
Ways to Use HomeConnnect:
Contact Ms. Keel if you would like to volunteer! There are many jobs, and scheduling is very flexible.
Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl
The DeKalb County Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl is a quiz-game format competition each January in which our best and most eager 4th and 5th grade readers compete.
Reading list for the 2012-2013 reading bowl
Media Center Mission
Our mission is to ensure that all students are effective users of ideas and information
Policies & Handbook
7:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m. daily
Checkout ends at 2:10 p.m.