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  • Control/Alt/Read: Reading Digital Text in the Plugged In Classroom of the 21st Century

    How can schools prepare readers to engage with and comprehend online text? Join the INFOhio team to learn more about what students need to prepare for reading in a blended classroom, taking online tests and working with a 1:1 initiative.   What teaching methods, tools, and strategies can help readers develop new understandings from online text and evaluate and judge content?  Practice online reading techniques by using some of the best INFOhio digital reading resources.  After attending this webinar, you will be equipped with the latest research, methods, and approaches to prepare your students for digital text literacy, essential for success in college and careers for the future.

    About the Presenters

    Gayle Geitgey, INFOhio Instructional Team Specialist

    Gayle Geitgey is an Instructional Integration Specialist for INFOhio.  She has experience as a high school librarian, district technology director and as an online adjunct instructor. At INFOhio, Gayle works with the ICoach and District/Building ICoach program, directs INFOhio’s instructional integration initiatives, and works regionally with INFOhio schools in south and central Ohio. 

    Emily Rozmus, INFOhio Instructional Team Specialist

    Emily Rozmus has been an Integration Librarian for INFOhio since December 2013. Before this, she was the district librarian and high school English teacher for Mechanicsburg Exempted Village Schools. In her 20 years there, she worked on teams to implement curriculum, develop district growth plans, integrate technology, create instruction for information literacy, and foster teacher development. At INFOhio, she focuses on helping educators use INFOhio resources to improve early literacy. Her work has resulted in instructional "bags" for Ohio teachers, early literacy webinars, partnerships with like-minded agencies, and numerous statewide presentations to teachers, administrators, and educational leaders in Ohio. In her free time, she reads, enjoys time with her husband and three teenaged children, and plans for her next big adventure in life.