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Meyersdale area media center
Meyersdale Area Media Center

I hear and I forget

I see and I remember

I do and I understand


How can we help
How Can We Help?

  • Bibliographies

  • Resources

  • Consulting

  • Projects


  • Print Materials

  • Internet

  • Online Databases

  • Interlibrary Loan



Appeal to students' visual, mathematic, and kinesthetic intelligences.

Document the timeframe of a novel or the span of an individual's life.

Completed timelines can be displayed as wall hangings, 3-dimensional "clothesline timelines", or computer slideshows.

Civil War Timeline

Create a graph
Create a Graph

  • Graphs allow students to see the relationship of complicated data in a simpler visual format

  • Students learn to read graphs by creating their own

Pets We Own

Online comic strips
Online Comic Strips

  • Create comic strips relating to characters/topics you are discussing in class.

  • Create a comic strip story using new vocabulary words that are being taught.

  • Filling in talk or thought balloons for different cartoon characters helps students practice conversation and language structure in a meaningful context.

Vocabulary Lesson


  • Students retain what they learn

  • Helps students better express their deepest understanding of core classroom content

  • Promotes creativity

  • Students will be engaged in their learning

Sportsmanship Video


  • Use at the beginning of the day as a ‘teaser’ for what your students can look forward to learning each day

  • Use to teach complex concepts in history, math, science, or character education. Students will respond to new media in the classroom.

  • Allow your students to display knowledge of a concept using Animoto.

  • Use Animoto for Education for a beginning of the year get to know you activity.

Author Project

Family Project


  • Book Review -- Use this format for student's to create book reviews for the library.

  • Story Map-  Have students draw pictures or act out each of the story elements to aid comprehension

  • Paperless Research Paper:  What a great vehicle for presenting information.  The paper can be written and/or the Photostory 3 final product could be used to share the research via a kiosk. 



  • Extend and document classroom conversations

  • Online tutoring

  • Use as a storytelling tool, a deep thinking tool, a research tool, an expository communication tool, and even an assessment tool

Weather Poetry


  • an online tool that allows you to create digital, interactive posters incorporating text, audio, graphics, and video.

  • Adds audiovisual aspects to traditionally text-oriented subjects

  • Fosters teamwork and collaboration with classmates

  • Use as final product of research results

  • Introduce a person, topic, or genre

Owl Research


  • Create a review game that students can play independently or in the classroom

  • Students can create games that they share with each other

  • Use to present the results of research

Exploring Force and Motion


  • Present results of research

  • Review skills learned

  • Provide a framework for skills to cover

  • Easily accessible to all audiences

  • Valuable life skill

Contact us
Contact Us

  • Email Susan, Angel, Stacy or Terri

  • Call ext. 319

  • Complete the Planning Form