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Free World Book Webinars throughout August

Author // Erica Clay Thursday, 02 August 2018

Learn how to make the most of the World Book resources you have from INFOhio by attending free World Book webinars in August.


Through the Libraries Connect Ohio partnership, INFOhio has licensed these World Book Resources on behalf of all Ohio PreK-12 schools:

All Ohio PreK-12 students, their parents, and educators can use the World Book resources from INFOhio, free of charge.

Throughout the year, World Book book offers free webinars that include in-depth explorations to familiarize you with World Book Online's databases and features. Attend a webinar in August to learn practical and efficient ways to integrate these resources into your classroom or library in the 2018-2019 school year!

August webinars that may be of special interest to Ohio educators include:

Monday, August 6, 2018 at 11 a.m. CST: Support for Emergent Readers and Young Researchers
Supporting researchers from pre-k to adult, World Book Online's core databases and features are an information hub for the 21st century classroom, library, and beyond.

Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at 9 a.m. CST: Student Researchers
Support middle school curriculum with World Book Kids and Student which have thousands of up-to-date articles, multimedia, and so much more to help educators implement lessons and differentiate instruction! Explore features that support both the 21st century learner and educator.

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 at 1 p.m. CST: Tools for Advanced and Adult Researchers
World Book Advanced can take the legwork out of research projects including access to primary sources, "back in time" accounts of significant events, and comparing breaking news stories around the world!

Thursday, August 9, 2018 at 3 p.m. CST: Using Foreign Language Databases to Enhance ESL Instruction
Enhance ESL instruction and research with World Book's language databases: Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos, Hispanica Saber, L'Encyclopedie Decouverte and Kids eLearn.

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at 3 p.m. CST: Back to School with World Book Online
Get a jump start on the 2018 school year with World Book Online! Learn about science projects, activities, differentiated webquests, current events, lesson plans, and other features which will kick start research for learners of all ages.

Monday, August 20, 2018 at 11 a.m. CST: Back to School with World Book Online
Get a jump start on the 2018 school year with World Book Online! Learn about science projects, activities, differentiated webquests, current events, lesson plans, and other features which will kick start research for learners of all ages.

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 at 9 a.m. CST: ESL Support
Investigate the different features available on World Book Online that will help differentiate instruction and research for ESL students and patrons.

Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at 3 p.m. CST: Collaborative Activities and Projects
World Book Online offers thousands of activities and projects designed to keep people of all ages busy! Science projects and makerspace activities along with lesson plans and extensions provoke inquiry and inspire learners.

Monday, August 27, 2018 at 11 a.m. CST: College and Career Readiness
World Book Online helps prepare students for the transition from high school to college or the workplace.

Thursday, August 30, 2018 at 1 p.m. CST: 21st Century Research
Supporting researchers from pre-k to adult, World Book Online's core databases and features are an information hub for the 21st century classroom, library, and beyond.

 

There is no charge to attend the World Book webinars. Click here to view the full webinar schedule and register. Registered attendees may request a certificate of completion from World Book.

Questions or comments? Contact us at support.infohio.org.

About the Author

Posted by: Erica Clay

Erica Clay has been a member of INFOhio's Instructional Team since December 2013. She earned a BA in English and Music and a Master of Humanities from Wright State University, and a Master of Library Science from Indiana University. As an ILibrarian, Erica evaluates and selects digital tools and resources aligned with Ohio Learning Standards, and supports integration of those tools and resources into classroom instruction. She also collects, analyzes, and shares INFOhio usage data to inform instructional design, and writes for INFOhio's social media, blog, and news.

Erica Clay