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Simple Strategies to Supplement Family Literacy with Quality Text from INFOhio

Written by // Emily Rozmus Tuesday, 29 November 2022

Instructional materials matter. While securing a coherent curriculum and professional development for teachers is the first step in ensuring equity in Ohio’s classrooms, identifying high-quality supplemental materials at grade level for all learners can be helpful in increasing student engagement, meeting diverse needs, and filling instructional gaps. In this Teach with INFOhio Blog post, learn how to use licensed digital content from INFOhio to engage, empower, elevate, and extend family literacy during the holidays.

 

Simple Strategies to Supplement Family Literacy with Quality Text from INFOhio

INFOhio FY2023 Resource Collection Update

Written by // INFOhio Staff Thursday, 23 June 2022

INFOhio is purchasing and licensing high-quality, digital, teaching and learning content for the 2022-2023 school year that all Ohio PreK-12 students, parents, and teachers can use at school, at home, and on the go. This post will be updated as additional information is available.

OETC 2023: Call for Proposals

Written by // INFOhio Staff Thursday, 10 November 2022

The Ohio Educational Technology Conference (OETC) will be here before you know it. Celebrate the 25th anniversary of OETC February 14-16, 2023 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center with the theme \Forward. Celebrating the Past; Creating the Future. 

OETC 2023: Call for Proposals

Collaborate and Curate with BLUEcloud Course Lists

Written by // Janah Shumaker Wednesday, 09 November 2022

Looking for an easy way to collaborate with teachers to curate resources to share with students and staff? With BLUEcloud Course Lists build resource lists that can be accessed online, anytime! Promote quality, vetted resources from your school library and INFOhio!

 

Collaborate and Curate with BLUEcloud Course Lists

Reading on the Screen: Why Supporting Digital Natives Matters!

Written by // Emily Rozmus Tuesday, 08 November 2022

Today's digital natives are primarily "tech comfy." Teens may need to show adults how to use SnapChat, but age and experience help adults know more about how to evaluate the content on this platform and other digital spaces.

In order to create critical thinkers who are able to comprehend, analyze, and evaluate digital content, educators must be intentional in preparing  students for 21st century learning. That includes reading content on the screen from a variety of sources—blogs, social media posts, databases, articles, and forums.

Reading on the Screen: Why Supporting Digital Natives Matters!

Recordings Now Available for this Learn With INFOhio Webinar Series: Fall Into Gale Resources

Written by // Sarah Mowery Tuesday, 08 November 2022

Recordings are now available for all three webinars. Watch this series of webinars and Fall into the Gale resources: STEM & Career eBooks, Financial Literacy eBooks, and Gale In Context: Elementary. 

Recordings Now Available for this Learn With INFOhio Webinar Series: Fall Into Gale Resources

A New Learn With INFOhio Webinar Series: Bundle Up with BLUEcloud

Written by // Sarah Mowery Tuesday, 01 November 2022

Four new Learn With INFOhio Webinars are scheduled for November and December. Bundle up with BLUEcloud, SirsiDynix's next-generation library services platform, and discover best practices for using Fetch and ISearch in your library. 

A New Learn With INFOhio Webinar Series: Bundle Up with BLUEcloud

New Process for INFOhio ICoach: Apply Now!

Written by // Sarah Mowery Friday, 28 October 2022

Interested in becoming an INFOhio ICoach? Find out how with these updates and changes to the INFOhio ICoach program. 

Simple Strategies to Supplement Instruction with The World Almanac for Kids

Written by // Mary Rowland Tuesday, 25 October 2022

Instructional materials matter. While securing a coherent curriculum and professional development for teachers is the first step in ensuring equity in Ohio’s classrooms, identifying high-quality supplemental materials at grade level for all learners can be helpful in increasing student engagement, meeting diverse needs, and filling instructional gaps. In this Teach with INFOhio Blog post, learn how to use licensed digital content from The World Almanac for Kids to engage, empower, elevate, and extend student learning in middle-grade classrooms. 

 

Simple Strategies to Supplement Instruction with The World Almanac for Kids

Enhance Your Online Catalog with Book Nook

Written by // Janah Shumaker Monday, 24 October 2022

Learn how to use the 856 tag feature in Book Nook to add links to student-created book trailers in your school's online catalog.

Inquiry and INFOhio: Evaluating Information

Written by // Mary Rowland Wednesday, 19 October 2022

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 Has What You Need for Election Day

Written by // Sarah Mowery Tuesday, 18 October 2022

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

Recording Now Available for Learn With INFOhio Webinar About GenYES Ohio

Written by // Sarah Mowery Monday, 17 October 2022

GenYES Ohio prepares Ohio students to become student technology leaders through a rigorous, technology-infused supplemental curriculum. Join INFOhio for this 30-minute webinar to learn how to start this program in your school. 

Recording Now Available for Learn With INFOhio Webinar About GenYES Ohio

Simple Strategies to Supplement Instruction with Capstone Interactive eBooks

Written by // Jill Finnan Wednesday, 12 October 2022

Instructional materials matter. While securing a coherent curriculum and professional development for teachers is the first step in ensuring learning in Ohio’s classrooms, identifying high-quality supplemental materials at grade level for all learners can be helpful in increasing student engagement, meeting diverse needs, and filling instructional gaps.

When paired with a high-quality curriculum, INFOhio's quality eBooks, videos, lesson plans, instructional web tools, and training and support materials can provide engaging and innovative supplements to scaffold student growth and learning. 

INFOhio licenses Scholastic's Capstone Interactive eBooks for all Ohio schools and families. With more than 800 titles to choose from, Capstone provides students and educators with a variety of science and social studies eBooks appropriate for grades 3-6.

 

Simple Strategies to Supplement Instruction with Capstone Interactive eBooks

Recordings Now Available: A New Learn With INFOhio Webinar Series: Through the Capstone Lens

Written by // Sarah Mowery Monday, 03 October 2022

Recordings are now available!

Three new Learn With INFOhio Webinars are scheduled for September to dig into the instructional materials from the INFOhio licensed Capstone resources: Capstone Connect, Capstone Interactive eBooks, and PebbleGo Next. Capstone resources are provided at no cost to Ohio schools by funding from Future Forward Ohio.

Recordings Now Available: A New Learn With INFOhio Webinar Series: Through the Capstone Lens
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