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Find INFOhio at OETC 2018!

Are you going to OETC, Ohio's P-20 educational technology conference, February 13-15? Drop by and see us in booth 722 or attend one of the INFOhio-supported conference sessions to learn more about using digital tools successfully in the classroom.

New this year: collect 1 of 8 INFOhio/Management Council lanyard buttons each time you visit the INFOhio booth or an INFOhio-supported conference session to show others that you are Future Ready with INFOhio and the Management Council! Can you collect all 8 by the end of the conference? Share with us on social media using #INFOhioChallengeAccepted and #INFOhioWorks! We'll share highlights throughout the conference using #OETC18 on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

Tuesday, February 13

12:00pm–4:00pm: INFOhio Booth in the Vendor Hall
Visit INFOhio at booth 722 to see demonstrations of new digital resources and tools offered at no charge to all Ohio PreK-12 schools. Collect an INFOhio/Management Council lanyard button to show others that you are Future Ready with INFOhio and the Management Council!

Wednesday, February 14

8:00am–8:45am: SouthWest TILO: A Future Ready Leadership Model
Come to this quick session to learn more about the terrific collaboration that has been developing in SouthWest Ohio & how you can find other professionals in your area who are willing to work with you to form a local Technology Integration Leaders of Ohio group in your area.
Presenters: Amy Hudson Estepp and Kathy Aurigemma (INFOhio Provider and ICoach)
Room A216

9:00am–4:00pm: INFOhio Booth in the Vendor Hall
Visit INFOhio at booth 722 to see demonstrations of new digital resources and tools offered at no charge to all Ohio PreK-12 schools. Collect an INFOhio/Management Council lanyard button to show others that you are Future Ready with INFOhio and the Management Council!

1:00pm–2:00pm: Gathering Formative Assessment Data with Blended Learning
Classroom teachers need quick, easy, accessible formative assessment collection tools at their disposal. Learn how to use a variety of free online tools to collect real-world formative data that will drive classroom instruction.
Presenter: Casey Clark (INFOhio DBICoach)
Room A120-122

1:00pm–2:00pm: PBS LearningMedia: FREE Digital Resources Supporting Teaching and Learning
This session will introduce the PBS LearningMedia database, teacher tools, and the ability to share and integrate assets into learning. Participants will establish their own accounts, and begin to curate digital assets to support instruction.
Presenter: Laurie Switzer (INFOhio ICoach)
Room B230-232

2:15pm–3:15pm: Solving the Data Integration Challenge in Education
Learn about how the Management Council, in partnership with Ohio ITCs, are exchanging data across SIS, LMS, notification, scheduling and other types of applications and defining new framework for Data Integration.
Presenters: Ryan McClay (Management Council Director of Enterprise Technologies) and Jeffrey Davis (Management Council Director of Student Information)
Room A112-113

2:15pm–3:15pm: Differentiated Instruction the Digital Way
Presenters: Cathie Cooper (INFOhio Instructional Team Specialist) and Melissa Higgs-Horwell (INFOhio Instructional Team Specialist)
Room A223-224

3:30pm–4:30pm: Rebooting Online Reading Skills for College and Career Readiness
Preparing students to be lifelong learners and responsible infosumers requires us to reboot the way we teach all students to read - including with digital text. Explore teaching methods, tools, and strategies that can help readers evaluate online content and develop new understandings from online sources.
Presenters: Erica Clay (INFOhio Instructional Team Specialist) and Emily Rozmus (INFOhio Instructional Team Specialist)
Room A120-122

Thursday, February 15

9:00am–2:00pm: INFOhio Booth in the Vendor Hall
Visit INFOhio at booth 722 to see demonstrations of new digital resources and tools offered at no charge to all Ohio PreK-12 schools. Collect an INFOhio/Management Council lanyard button to show others that you are Future Ready with INFOhio and the Management Council!

9:00am–10:30am: General Session
Join us as we recognize recipients of INFOhio's Spence White Service Award and the Jon Bowers Professional Development Tribute.

1:00pm–2:00pm: Debunk the Digital Junk: Leading Students to Reliable Online Sources
All news is not created equal! Help your students debunk the digital junk with these best practices.
Presenters: Amy Stanley (INFOhio DBICoach), Gayle Geitgey (INFOhio Instructional Team Specialist), and Jennifer Schwelik (INFOhio Instructional Team Specialist)
Room A223-224

1:00pm–2:00pm: K-12 Cyber Security - Common Threats and Solutions
Schools usually don't know the cyber threats they should be preparing for until they actually happen. In this session, learn about the most common security threats schools face and some solutions to help minimize a school's potential risk.
Presenter: Christopher Zolla (Neonet)
Room B233-235

1:00pm–3:00pm: Not Another Book Report! Turn Same-Old into Exciting with INFOhio’s BookNook!
During this hands-on workshop, explore INFOhio’s Book Nook: Gallery of Student Creations, and understand how to create your own book trailer. Learn about organization, planning, storyboarding, and how to use some easy trailer-creating Web tools.
Presenters: Melissa Higgs-Horwell (INFOhio Instructional Team Specialist), Cathie Cooper (INFOhio Instructional Team Specialist), and Patricia Baker (INFOhio Provider and ICoach)
Room A114-115

1:00pm–3:00pm: #FutureReadyOH LIBRARIAN Framework
School librarians lead, teach, and support the Future Ready goals of their school and district in a variety of ways through their professional practice, programs and spaces. If properly prepared and supported, school librarians are well-positioned to be at the leading edge of the digital transformation of learning. Future Ready Librarians is an expansion of the Future Ready initiative aimed at raising awareness among district and school leaders about the valuable role librarians can play in supporting the Future Ready goals of their school and district. Find all sessions in the #FutureReadyOH strand in dark red boxes on the OETC agenda.
Presenters: Kris Konik, Kathy Aurigemma, Emily Rozmus, and Stephanie Meeks
Room A216

2:15pm–3:15pm: Makerspace Minefield: Avoiding the Roadblocks to Success
Learn how to avoid an underutilized Makerspace by soliciting input from and building relationships with not only teachers, students and administrators, but also community members, ITCs, and maker groups. This presentation will share one district’s journey to successful K-12 Makerspaces from project plans and budgets to promotion and implementation.
Presenters: Fiona Casida and Tamra Dugan (INFOhio Provider and ICoach)
Room A215