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Ohio History Connection Lessons in Open Space

Author // Matt Yauk Tuesday, 31 May 2022

Lesson plans from Ohio History Connection have been added to Open Space. These 28 lesson plans for grades 6-12 are aligned with Ohio’s Learning Standards for Social Studies and English Language Arts. The plans feature activities, like the one pictured below, using primary source documents available through the Ohio Memory Collection, a collaborative project between Ohio History Connection and the State Library of Ohio. Students will explore the topics of World War I, Immigration, World’s Fair, and the Atomic Age.

visual of an example lesson from Ohio History Connection


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About the Author

Posted by: Matt Yauk

Matt Yauk is a Senior Instructional Specialist with INFOhio. He is a certified educator who has worked as a Business and Technology teacher in the middle and high school settings and as an educational technologist, instructional designer, and academic technology director for The Ohio State University (OSU). He has a B.S. in Education: Technical Education and Training from OSU, a M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction: Instructional Design and Technology from University of Cincinnati, founded the Learner Engagement Division within the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT), and co-authored a chapter in the Handbook of Distance Education (4th edition) called "Trends and Directions in Continuing Professional Development." The positive impact on student learning and educator development has always been his primary focus.

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