Satilla Marsh Media Center exists to meet the informational
needs of students, teachers and community members. We are
dedicated to providing users with information from any
source in a timely and efficient manner. Training is
provided for all users.
Members of the Technology Committee are:
J. Lees, K .Matthews, N. Purcell, S. Wilson, D. Rowe,
C. Whisenant, T. Duckworth, and S. Holland
HOURS OF OPERATION
Monday through Friday 8:15 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
SATILLA MARSH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
360 Southport Parkway
Brunswick, Georgia 31523 phone: (912) 265-3675 ex 1408
Jennifer King, Technology Assistant
Each classroom in the school is equipped with a color
television which is capable of receiving five channels of closed
circuit video as well as the normal television channels. Each
classroom is equipped to receive live or recorded satellite
TELEVISION PRODUCTION FACILITIES
Each morning, Satilla Marsh students produce a live morning
news program. The studio is equipped with a color camera,
audio mixer, Apple computer and computer/video interface.
Classroom activities are videotaped and featured on the
Live from SNN (Sandpiper News Network)
The Media Center has an extensive collection of print and
non print resources to support the instructional program. A
varied selection of books, journals, newspapers, and audio
visual materials are available. In addition to traditional
print and non print materials, the center provides access to
the Glynn County Library Council's computer network
(accessible from all libraries, public and private in the
county). A wide range of multimedia production tools are
Students and Faculty at Satilla Marsh can access the
computer network via modem. Peachnet and Internet are both
Students are encouraged to use all materials in the center.
Check-out policies are flexible to meet students
instructional needs. Patrons are not limited to materials
available in the Satilla Marsh Media Center. Glynn County
Central Material Center, as well as other school sites,
provide interlibrary loan using the telecommunication
The media specialist in conjunction with the classroom
teacher provides media skills for kindergarten through adult.
This includes instruction of skills to access traditional
information, as well as skills to access computerized
- COMPUTER LAB
Satilla Marsh has a 30 station networked Computer Lab
equipped with Dell computers, a laser color printer.
The computers are loaded with software that enriches the K-5
All classrooms have two or more modern computer and more
will be added each year. All computers are networked.
Satilla Marsh has a wonderful program to encourage reading
and promote better comprehension for students in all grades.
The program is as easy as 1-2-3. The student selects a book,
then reads the book (or listens to the book), and finally
takes a test over the book on the computers in the Media
Center. The computer keeps track of the student's reading
and awards points for comprehension. The program motivates
students to read more and better books.
AUTOMATED CARD CATALOG AND CD-ROM SUPPORTED RESEARCH CENTER
Fourteen CD-ROM supported computers are located in the Media
Center. These computers are available to students and
faculty throughout the school day. They access the following
Circulation Plus & Catalog Plus-- These programs permit
searching of the entire library collection by subject,
title, author, or key word.
Information Finder-- Full text electronic version of
World Book Encyclopedia's most recent edition.
Accelerated Reader -- A program designed to encourage
and test the reading of literature.
The Media Center has 3 portable computer labs for use in the
classrooms with CD-ROM programs, word processing, and
Desktop Publishing capabilities.