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2017 Back to School Bundle - INFOhio101 Quiz

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(Almost) Paperless Literature Circles Quiz

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A Celebration of Student Scholarship Quiz

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Alexandria Halmbacher

Alexandria Halmbacher, Unit Manager of Education Products at the Ohio History Connection, serves on several state committees including INFOhio's Digital Literacy Task Force, the Ohio Department of Education's Social Studies Standards Advisory Board, and INFOhio's Open Education Resource Committee. She has worked with numerous school districts as well as state and local history organizations to develop and implement K-12 curriculum and has designed and facilitated educator professional development workshops across the state of Ohio. She currently manages the Ohio History Connection's premiere education resource Ohio as America, an online 4th grade social studies textbook.

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Angela Faulhaber

As a literacy coach, Angela Faulhaber supports teachers in the hard work of challenging, growing, and engaging students every day around meaningful instructional practices.

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Angela Maxwell

Angela Maxwell is a teacher librarian for the Beachwood City Schools in Northeastern, Ohio. She is passionate about the transformational role of libraries in schools and the power technology brings to learning. Current professional interests and goals include fostering formative assessment practices using technology, genius hour and information literacy,  and developing a maker mindset in schools. @librarymax

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Angie Stitzel

Angie Stitzel has been the media specialist at Butler Tech for 6 years. Before that she served as the INFOhio Liaison at SWOCA for 7 years. Angie has also worked as a K-8 library coordinator, high school media specialist and started the library at a technical college in South Georgia. Angie has also served as an OELMA Regional Director and on the INFOhio Users Council.

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Annette Lang

Annette Lang has been a technology teacher for over 12 years. Prior to teaching Annette worked in the advertising field. In 2000 she obtained a Master of Arts in Teaching from Kent State.  She completed her library endorsement in 2013 and worked as a district librarian. She has taught middle school through high school. Currently Annette is working as a technology educator to Freshman and Sophomores at Bio-Med Science Academy. The school is a STEM + M high school located on the NEOMED campus,  a Medical College in Rootstown Ohio. Teaching in a 1 to 1 environment for her entire career has helped shaped the way she designs and delivers coursework. 

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Augmented Reality: Writing Pieces That POP Quiz

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Book Clubs: SuperCharged! Quiz

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Boot Camp 2013 Session 5: Ohm! Ohm! Ohm! Letting Go of Lesson Planning Stress with AASL’s Lesson Plan Database

Feeling pressure to add new lessons incorporating Web 2.0 tools, new AASL standards, and Ohio’s New Learning Standards. Take several cleansing breaths, relax, and join us to learn how to find high-quality lessons you can make your own through AASL’s online lesson plan database. You’ll also learn how to submit your own lesson plans.  Bonus: The database is free. Now you can sigh with relief!

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Boot Camp 2013 Session 7: Work the Knots Out of Your Presentations (And Your Stomach)

In this interactive session, you'll learn how to work the kinks out presentations with well-researched methods guaranteed to make you more confident in front of an audience. You'll discover how to apply the brain science techniques you already use in the classroom to connect with any audience, whether you're presenting to a group of parents or a group of administrators. You'll uncover little-known tricks to help you manage pre-presentation jitters. And you'll learn how to take your presentation slides from dull and forgettable to sparkling and memorable. You're invited to bring a presentation with you to transform during the small group work sessions.

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Boot Camp 2014 Session 1: Tech Skills for Next Generation Assessments

With PARCC and Smarter Balanced, schools are moving to online assessments that include technology-enhanced, interactive assessment items. It is critical for students to be proficient in these technology skills prior to taking the online assessments so they will be assessed on their content knowledge rather than their proficiency (or lack of) with technology. In this webinar, you’ll learn what technology skills students need for these next generation assessments and see free online resources that help students develop familiarity and proficiency with these technology skills. For more details see http://nextgen.apps.sparcc.org/.

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Boot Camp 2014 Session 2: Setting Your Sights on Inquiry: Strategies for Launching Research Projects that Promote Inquiry in Students

Shifting from fact-gathering to inquiry as the root of research projects can be a tough adjustment! In this one-hour webinar, we'll talk about the early stages of inquiry-based research and examine strategies for frontloading inquiry research with both scaffolding and space for open-ended questioning.

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Boot Camp 2014 Session 4: Repackaging Research

KEYNOTE Presentation

Research done correctly will hit almost every one of AASL’s Standards for the 21st-Century Learner. Tune in and hear why research is the next big thing.   This one-hour webinar will jump start your skill in repackaging research for the Common Core and today's hyper-connected youth.   We will share three first steps to transforming old units into a more inquiry-based model.  Join us as we discuss getting teachers to move beyond information “Hide 'n Seek.”

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Boot Camp 2014 Session 5: Cape Optional! Leading From the Library

Keynote Presentation:

In this keynote address, Jennifer LaGarde will share tips and tricks for stepping out of the stacks and into the limelight as instructional, pedagogical and technological library leaders! With an emphasis on building and district level leadership, the focus of this session will be on helping Teacher Librarians establish themselves as critically important members of school and district level instructional teams.

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Boot Camp 2014 Session 6: Creating Interactive Online Publications with Smore.com (2) Library Adventures in Transforming Student Learning…and Proving It

Amy Slade, Hubbard Exempted Village (30 mins)

Title: Creating Interactive Online Publications with Smore.com

Description: The webinar will introduce information professionals to all of the different features of Smore.com and how to use them to create and distribute online newsletters and flyers.

Specific topics include:

  • Selecting a user account with Smore.com that fits your district's needs.
  • Creating online publications with Smore.com -- a review of the features and options.
  • Using Smore.com analytics to see if your flyer is working-- track how many people viewed and how they interacted with your publication.
  • Selecting content to meet your users’ information needs.

Diane Christianson (30 mins)

Title: Library Adventures in Transforming Student Learning…and Proving It

Description: Is your library helping your school meet Ohio’s New Learning Standards and transforming student learning?   Can you prove it? In this high-impact session, you’ll discover ways to expand your school library access to learning resources and reading materials at no or nominal cost. You’ll also learn practical systems of tracking that can be applied in any library (automated or non-automated) so that you can report how important your library is to student learning.

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Boot Camp 2014 Session 7: Flip your Library

Library orientations are usually brief, so we need to maximize the time we spend with students and focus on what really matters. Using an animated video created with GoAnimate and a learning management system, the Lakeside School librarians flipped their orientation to focus on the information search process and cultivating a “just ask” library culture.  Heather will share why and how they made the flip, in addition to other ways Lakeside is using the flipped model and how the flipped model is resulting in more student interaction. She will share a LibGuide of presentation resources.

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Boot Camp 2014 Session 8: Teen Makerspaces: School Library Implementation, Programming, and Resources

This webinar will discuss implementing and sustaining a makerspace in a school with any type of budget.  Texas school librarian Colleen Graves will describe different types of maker scheduling, maker programming, and resources for maker workshops.  After a year’s experience in maker workshops, she has first-hand ideas for getting students involved in the maker movement.

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