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INFOhio Listserv Moves to Open Space Groups

Written by // Sarah Mowery Monday, 22 November 2021

The platform that houses the INFOhio listserv is outdated and will be retired December 31, 2021. INFOhio will transition to the use of Open Space groups as a replacement for the INFOhio listserv.

INFOhio Listserv Moves to Open Space Groups

Learn With INFOhio Webinar: Community and Collaboration with Open Space Groups

Written by // Sarah Mowery Monday, 22 November 2021

Join us December 2, 2021 from 3:30-4:00 for our next Learn With INFOhio Webinar: Community and Collaboration with Open Space Groups. 

Learn With INFOhio Webinar: Community and Collaboration with Open Space Groups

Be Internet Awesome and CS First from Google in Open Space

Written by // Matt Yauk Tuesday, 02 November 2021

The internet safety and digital citizenship curriculum, Be Internet Awesome, and computer science curriculum, CS First, both developed by Google have been added as items in Open Space.

Be Internet Awesome and CS First from Google in Open Space

Seeking Feedback on IWonder

Written by // Sarah Mowery Monday, 01 November 2021

Attention educators using IWonder! We need your feedback on how you are using IWonder in your classroom or school. 

Seeking Feedback on IWonder

Quality Instructional Materials from INFOhio: PebbleGo Next

Written by // Sarah Mowery Friday, 29 October 2021

Instructional materials matter and looking closely at the materials you use in your classrooms is important. Every Ohio student deserves the opportunity to learn from high-quality, standards-aligned instructional materials to become a resilient, lifelong learner who contributes to society (Each Child, Our Future). 

Studies have shown that using high-quality, coherent curriculums and instructional materials lead to student growth in learning and achievement. For over 20 years, INFOhio has been providing Ohio schools and districts with quality supplemental resources available at no cost. INFOhio’s resources provide educators and students with premium, vetted content such as eBooks, videos, lesson plans, instructional web tools, and training and support materials which can be used for teaching and learning. PebbleGo Next from INFOhio offers Ohio parents, educators, and students access to the quality content from Capstone including standards-aligned articles, activities, videos, and games in five distinct databases: American Indian History, Biographies, Science, Social Studies, and States.

Quality Instructional Materials from INFOhio: PebbleGo Next

Ohio AATA Library Added to Open Space and Educator Tools

Written by // Sarah Mowery Thursday, 28 October 2021

The Ohio Age-Appropriate Transition Assessment (AATA) Library has been added to Open Space and Educator Tools. Educators working with transitioned-age youth in Ohio schools can use these curated assessments to support transitioning to life beyond high school. 

Ohio AATA Library Added to Open Space and Educator Tools

INFOhio's Digital Video Collection Adds New Titles

Written by // Sarah Mowery Tuesday, 26 October 2021

INFOhio's Digital Video Collection (DVC) has added new titles including topics focused on financial literacy, social-emotional learning, and working remotely. 

INFOhio's Digital Video Collection Adds New Titles

INFOhio Has What You Need for Election Day

Written by // Sarah Mowery Tuesday, 26 October 2021

It's almost election day! Discover INFOhio's digital content on the topics of voting, the election process, and the presidency available to Ohio's students, educators, and parents at no cost.

INFOhio Has What You Need for Election Day

New Learning Pathway Classes: Collection Development and Information Literacy

Written by // Sarah Mowery Monday, 25 October 2021

Attention school librarians! Collection Development and Information Literacy classes have been added to the School Library Basics Learning Pathway. 

New Learning Pathway Classes: Collection Development and Information Literacy

INFOhio's Library Services Platform: Web Pages Reimagined

Written by // Sarah Mowery Wednesday, 13 October 2021

INFOhio partners with all Information Technology Centers (ITCs) in the state of Ohio and SirsiDynix to offer an integrated library services platform that provides a suite of products and tools to nearly 2,000 Ohio PreK-12 school libraries.

INFOhio's Library Services Platform: Web Pages Reimagined

Inquiry and INFOhio: Evaluating Information

Written by // Mary Rowland Thursday, 07 October 2021

Learning how to effectively evaluate information is not only an inquiry skill—it is a life skill. Whether evaluating an apartment lease contract, selecting the best post-secondary program and school, or deciding which candidate to vote for in an election, students today will need to evaluate messages, media, print, and visual text throughout their adult lives to make informed decisions. 

Inquiry and INFOhio: Evaluating Information

INFOhio's Document Library: Promotional Materials to Share

Written by // Sarah Mowery Tuesday, 05 October 2021

The INFOhio Document Library is full of promotional materials including bookmarks, posters, flyers, help guides, screencasts, videos, and pre-made presentations making it easy to share information about INFOhio resources. 

INFOhio's Document Library: Promotional Materials to Share

Quality Instructional Materials from INFOhio: The World Almanac for Kids

Written by // Sarah Mowery Friday, 01 October 2021

Instructional materials matter and looking closely at the materials you use in your classrooms is important. Every Ohio student deserves the opportunity to learn from high-quality, standards-aligned instructional materials to become a resilient, lifelong learner who contributes to society (Each Child, Our Future). 

Studies have shown that using high-quality, coherent curriculums and instructional materials lead to student growth in learning and achievement. For over 20 years, INFOhio has been providing Ohio schools and districts with quality supplemental resources available at no cost. INFOhio’s resources provide educators and students with premium, vetted content such as eBooks, videos, lesson plans, instructional web tools, and training and support materials which can be used for teaching and learning. The World Almanac for Kids from INFOhio offers Ohio parents, educators, and students access to the quality content from Infobase in digital articles and video format.

 

Quality Instructional Materials from INFOhio: The World Almanac for Kids

Use Storia in the Content Area Classroom

Written by // Emily Rozmus Thursday, 30 September 2021

INFOhio offers over 1200 fiction and nonfiction eBooks for Ohio’s 3rd - 6th graders through Scholastic’s Storia. This reading resource allows teachers to create classes and assign specific titles to groups or individuals based on their reading levels and preferences. Students can also browse the titles and choose books to read on their own. Teachers can check in and monitor the progress made by students, viewing reports with statistics including number of pages and minutes read. The books also have an end of the book quiz where student knowledge is tested and teachers can check for comprehension.

Use Storia in the Content Area Classroom

Curate Your Collection with BLUEcloud Course Lists

Written by // Sarah Mowery Wednesday, 29 September 2021

A new class has been added to the BLUEcloud Learning Pathway. The BLUEcloud Course Lists class, worth 2 contact hours, is a class to learn more about this resource list management tool enabling librarians and teachers to work together to build lists of library and online resources relevant to what students are studying. 

To learn even more about BLUEcloud Course Lists, a Learn With INFOhio webinar was recorded on Thursday, October 21. 

Curate Your Collection with BLUEcloud Course Lists
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