Ohio's New Learning Standards for English Language Arts/Literacy require teachers to provide students with frequent practice reading complex texts. Many educators, concerned that their students cannot comprehend complex text, feel at a loss for how to help them master the skill.
Free Internet Safety Curriculum: What Every Ohio K-12 School Needs to Know Now!, Thursday, Oct. 30, 3:30-4:30
Join us at this webinar to explore the dynamic course units and new materials that have been added to Learning.com’s EasyTech Online Safety curriculum for the 2014-15 school year.
Today's student researchers (not to mention their teachers) are faced with a hard choice:
They can spend hours searching library catalogs and digital collections one by one to find quality information, which eats into the time they have for the more important work of analyzing, synthesizing, and creating. Or they can take a shortcut and search the Internet knowing that they risk finding resources that are inaccurate and possibly even unsafe.
But now, with the release of INFOhio's ISearch (http://isearch.infohio.org), students no longer need to make that choice. ISearch makes finding quality, vetted resources for school research much easier!
To take Ohio's new online assessments, students must be proficient in a variety of technology skills, everything from simple dragging and dropping to using an online protractor.
Early Literacy in a Digital World: Apps and Ebooks for Young Readers Webinar, Thursday, Oct. 2, 3:30-4:30
How can tablets, mobile phones, and computers help children learn to read? What are the keys to success when using technology to build strong readers? What apps, e-books and online learning environments can you use to help beginning readers have fun and learn at the same time?