Strengthen your professional development with INFOhio's free Learn With INFOhio webinar series. Learn With INFOhio webinars are one hour in length and are designed for Ohio educators.
Keynote: Ohio Department of Education
Wednesday, June 23, 2021 - 10:00am
Paolo DeMaria, Ohio's Superintendent of Public Instruction, and Sherry Birchem, Director of the Ohio Department of Education's Office of Learning and Instructional Strategies, will give an overview of high-quality instructional materials in Ohio and will connect the dots between high-quality instructional materials, Each Child, Our Future, and student achievement.
Session 1: Identify High-Quality Instructional Materials with EdReports and the RemotEDx Rubric
Wednesday, June 23, 2021 - 11:00am
Teachers and administrators know how important high-quality instructional materials are for student learning, but access to the best materials remains an issue for many educators. Time is of the essence, and too often, the criteria for high-quality instructional materials is unclear. To build capacity in Ohio schools to find and use quality materials, INFOhio has partnered with EdReports to provid...
Session 2: Open Space: Harnessing the Power of Open Educational Resources
Wednesday, June 23, 2021 - 1:00pm
Educators may often feel as though they have to create every lesson from scratch, leading to additional stress and time lost. On the other end of the spectrum, some teachers may feel forced into following a prescribed curriculum with little opportunity to enhance lessons, differentiate to support all learners, or use their strengths in the classroom. Students aren't the only ones who benefit from ...
Session 3: Reimagine Your PreK–5 Classroom with Quality Materials from INFOhio
Wednesday, June 23, 2021 - 2:00pm
INFOhio provides Ohio educators, students, and families with no-cost, equitable access to quality instructional materials. Research shows that when teachers have access to quality, standards-aligned instructional materials it makes a difference in their teaching practice as well as the instruction students receive. Quality instructional materials are flexible and adaptive, culturally responsive, r...
Session 4: Reimagine Your 6–12 Classroom with Quality Materials from INFOhio
Wednesday, June 23, 2021 - 3:00pm
Quality counts, and ensuring that all students and teachers in Ohio have equitable access to quality instructional materials is at the heart of INFOhio's mission. According to a study cited by EdReports, high-quality instructional materials and textbooks are cited as a top funding priority for teachers. Quality resources are easy to use, are adaptable for any learning environment, and are cultural...
Using INFOhio’s Authentic Text to Support the Simple View of Reading
Thursday, May 6, 2021
Do you need help planning extended learning activities for your students? School districts across the state of Ohio are developing extended learning plans to support the continued academic growth of their students. Let INFOhio, Ohio's PreK-12 digital library, be your school district's partner as you accelerate student learning. INFOhio offers a variety of PreK-12 digital learning resources and tex...
RemotEDx: Empowering Remote, Hybrid, and Blended Teaching and Learning
Wednesday, January 20, 2021
RemotEDx is a state-level initiative to help schools enhance, expand, and effectively scale high-quality remote, hybrid, and blended education models. Using a partnership-based approach, the Connectivity Champions, Support Squad and its Concierge Team deliver vital support services via the Exchange to Ohio’s schools seeking to meet these challenges. Join INFOhio Assistant Director, Lori Lee, as ...
Follow the Curriculum Building Road! Curating Quality Digital Texts, Videos, and Other Digital Content for Students
Wednesday, July 1, 2020
There’s no place like home. Complete your journey on the Curriculum Building Road using ISearch. Your home for digital content, ISearch combines the power of your school library and INFOhio’s digital resources. Where can you find quality digital text? Use ISearch to find the right text for the standard and topic you are teaching. ISearch’s simple, single, search box will help you find text ...
Thursday, June 25, 2020
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Follow the Curriculum Building Road! Curate Standards-Aligned, High Quality Content
Wednesday, June 24, 2020
"You had the power all along my dear," the Wizard tells Dorothy. Discover your power to curate standards-based lessons, assessments, learning activities and more with Educator Tools. Powered by INFOhio, Educator Tools includes more than 70,000 teacher-approved lesson plans, best practices, and other instructional materials from the Knovation Content Collection to support blended, flipped, and hybr...
Follow the Curriculum Building Road! Pick the Right Platform for Your Stuff
Wednesday, June 17, 2020
The Wizard says, "Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain," but in truth that’s where the information being sought lies. Once you have determined your team, process, and purpose the next step on the Curriculum Building Road is a strong foundation. A critical decision for you, your students, and your district is selecting the platform to host curated learning resources. We will explore INF...
Follow the Curriculum Building Road! Establish Your Team, Your Purpose, Your Process
Wednesday, June 10, 2020
"You are capable of more than you know," Glinda reminds us. Just as Dorothy and her friends set out on a journey, next school year brings about a journey in teaching and learning as schools rely on technology more than ever before. Setting a path starts by knowing who’s on your team, where you’re going, and why you’re going there. Start by making a plan organized around the purpose, the peop...
Your Summer Bucket List Webinar Series: Follow the Path to Digital PD with INFOhio Learning Pathways
Wednesday, May 27, 2020
With INFOhio’s Learning Pathways, training and development has never been so easy to personalize. Five pathways and over 25 classes support adult learning on digital content and web tools provided to Ohio’s students, parents, and teachers at no cost from INFOhio. Join INFOhio Instructional Team Specialist, Trish Baker, to discover how you can use the INFOhio Learning Pathways to choose your ow...
Your Summer Bucket List Webinar Series: Dive into Summer with Digital Reading for Teachers
Wednesday, May 20, 2020
As we start the final weeks of this school year, many teachers will experience a spectrum of emotions, from sadness and loss to relief that this very different and stressful school year is over. Many educators will also begin to think about the challenges for the start of the 20-21 school year and wonder what they can do to further their efficacy, effort, and influence in the flipped, remote, or s...