Wilson ES

Community Strategic Plan (CSP) - Volume I - School Years 2013/14 - 2017/18
Community Strategic Plan (CSP)
Volume I - School Years 2013/14 - 2017/18
DoDEA GradeSpeed - Connecting Teachers, Parents, and Students
DoDEA GradeSpeed
Connecting Teachers, Parents, and Students

Library Services

The school library provides a variety of books for reading and reference.  Books may be checked out by the students. If a student loses or severely damages a book, the parents will be responsible for reimbursement.  We also have a parent collection of books containing useful resources and parenting tips. Please feel free to view or checkout materials from our collection.

The DoDEA School Library Information Center program:
  • Provides access to print and non-print resource materials that are aligned to the DoDEA curriculum.
  • Facilitates library services and literacy programming that fosters a love of reading.
  • Defines the essential information literacy skills required for student achievement in the 21st century.
  • Collaborates with educators to design learning strategies and deliver instruction that meets the needs of the military child.

Reading Counts

Scholastic Reading Counts (SRC) is a program that encourages students to read for enjoyment and understanding.

Reading Counts Quiz Search
Provides information about books that are supported by SRC quizzes.  You can view the available quizzes to help you and your child select books for Reading Counts points.

Information Resources and Databases

The Media Center has over 20 databases that students use as they learn about:

  • accessing information efficiently and effectively;
  • evaluating information critically and competently

Students can access these resources from home as well.

MackinVIA
A program that makes it easy to access your school's eBooks and educational databases with one User ID and password. You can use MackinVIA on any device that has Internet access. For online and offline access.

Atomic Learning
Education solutions to help learners of all ages embrace technology.
 
Britannica Image Quest
The best education images all in one place. Access approximately three million rights-cleared images from over 50 of the best collections in the world,
 
Britannica Learning Zone
The Britannica Learning Zone is a classroom-tested, interactive learning environment that gives early learners enjoyable, engaging, and developmentally appropriate activities to help grow their minds, their spirits, and their intellectual horizons.
 
Britannica Online School Edition
Britannica school log in site
 
Education Full Text (H.W. Wilson)
The Education Resource Information Center, contains more than 1.3 million records and links to more than 323,000 full-text documents dating back to 1966.
 
Education Research Complete
Education Research Complete is the definitive online resource for education research. Topics covered include all levels of education from early childhood to higher education, and all educational specialties, such as multilingual education, health education, and testing.
 
ERIC
ERIC, the Education Resource Information Center, contains more than 1.3 million records and links to more than 323,000 full-text documents dating back to 1966.
 
Fact Cite
Includes the Lincoln Libraries of Sports Champions, Greek and Roman Mythology, American History, Shapes of Society, Biographies.
 
GALE Resources for ES
DoDEA's portal to GALE elementary resources
 
Junior Edition
Now with over 250 full-text titles, cross searchable with E-Books, this periodical database is designed for students in junior high and middle school...
 
Junior Reference Collection
Gale’s new portfolio of online solutions is designed to meet the needs of today’s students, educators and librarians alike.
 
Kids InfoBits
K-6 Online Database
 
Merriam-Webster Dictionary
Merriam-Webster Dictionary is a log in website
 
PowerKnowledge Earth & Space
PowerKnowledge Earth & Space Science is a new online resource specifically designed for learners in grades 3 to 6 and struggling middle school students.
 
PowerKnowledge Life Science
PowerKnowledge Life Science is a new online resource specifically designed for learners in grades 3 to 6 and struggling middle school students.
 
PowerKnowledge Physical Science
PowerKnowledge Physical Science is a new online resource specifically designed for learners in grades 3 to 6 and struggling middle school students.
 
Recipes4Success
Use the Recipes when you want a tutorial to help learn a new application.
 
Spanish Reference Center
Britannica Spanish Reference Center log in site
 
Stay Safe Online
Learn how to protect yourself, and your family and your devices with these tips and resources.
 
Student Resource Center - Junior
Gale’s new portfolio of online solutions is designed to meet the needs of today’s students, educators and librarians alike.
 
Teaching Books
Discover online multimedia resources. Bring books and authors to life. If you read fiction and nonfiction books in any discipline or setting, TeachingBooks.net's database of instructional materials will enliven your K–12 reading and library activities.
Lost or Damaged Books

Parents are responsible for reimbursing the school for all lost or damaged books at the following rate, based on the age of the book. 

Age of Book Reimbursable % of Original Value
New 100%
1 year
90%
2 years
80%
3 years
70%
4 years
60%
5 years
50%

Payment for lost or damaged books will be made by money order payable to U.S. Treasury.


Independent Learning Resources

Our Mission

To educate, engage, and empower each student to succeed in a dynamic world.

Our Vision 

To serve the needs of Our Military's Children so that they will excel in learning and life.

Goal 1

By June of 2014, all students will solve mathematical tasks and demonstrate their mathematical thinking and reasoning by using problem-solving strategies as measured by the Problem Solving rubric, Terra Nova 3rd Edition Scholastic Math Inventory.

Goal 2

By June 2014, all students will improve reading comprehension using the strategies matching readers to appropriate text and through use of explicit fluency instruction as measured by age appropriate quarterly assessments including the BAS Reading List (K), the BAS Fluency assessment and rubrics (grades 1–5), the Scholastic Reading Inventory (grades 3-5), and the Terra Nova, 3rd Edition (grades 3-5).