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This collection of more than 1200 titles was selected to support Ohio's Learning Standards for grades 3-6.

Grades 3 and 6 Access Codes are now available. Please complete the form and follow the steps below to begin using Storia.

Accessing Storia

  1. Request a Teacher Access Code.
  2. Create a free Scholastic account at https://digital.scholastic.com/#/createaccount.
  3. If you already have a Scholastic account, go to https://digital.scholastic.com/#/signin/staff.
  4. For information on how to log in, set up classes, and add students, see the Training & Support materials below.

Storia FAQs:

What is Storia: Ohio's eBook Collection for Grades 3-6?

Scholastic's Storia is a collection of eBooks that helps teachers track students' reading and comprehension progress. With funding from the Ohio Department of Education and RemotEDx, INFOhio worked with Scholastic to license a subset of Storia School Edition. The 1200+ books included in the collection are hand selected to support Ohio's Learning Standards.

How does Storia help teachers?

  • Storia provides high-quality, interesting books that support Ohio's Learning Standards.
  • Storia gives teachers valuable data that can be used to create student learning objectives and to support the Ohio Teacher Evaluation System. Storia tracks information in an easy-to-use management system that provides statistics on amount of time spent reading, number of words looked up, highlighted passages, notes taken for understanding, and the score on the formative assessment for each title. If a student performs poorly, then the teacher can verify which strategies were used (or not used) and suggest new approaches the student can take to improve.
  • Multiple Lexile reading levels let teachers to differentiate for students, and features such as read aloud are a bonus for at-risk readers.

How does a teacher get started with Storia?

If you did not receive an email from Scholastic that included your access code, request a teacher access code from INFOhio. You will receive an email from INFOhio with the code that you can use to Register for Storia School Edition, set up your class, and assign books.

Why is Storia available only for grades 3-6?

INFOhio currently offers BookFlix for grades K-3. The Storia collection is the next step in providing eBooks for Ohio schools.

Who can use this besides grades 3-6 teachers?

People within a school who work with 3rd-6th graders can request a Storia access code. Literacy coaches and librarians are obvious choices. However, they will want to coordinate Storia access with the grades 3-6 teachers so that a student does not have more than one Storia account, which would dilute reading improvement data.

Can I share the Storia access code I receive from INFOhio with the other 3-6 grade teachers in my building?

Each building in a district has the same access code. You may share the access code with any other 3-6 grade teachers in your building. If classes in this grade range are in a different building, there will be a separate access code. Use the form at the top of this page to receive the code.

Can I share my Scholastic Educator account username and password with other 3-6 grade teachers in my building?

Each teacher using Storia must create their own Scholastic Educator account and roster their own students. Scholastic Educator accounts may not be shared.

Can public librarians request an access code?

Our license for Storia is only for teachers who work with 3rd-6th grade students. We ask public librarians, however, to encourage 3-6 graders in their libraries' after school programs to access their school Storia accounts.

Is there a list of all books included?

Yes. You can find it in the Training & Support materials.

What devices can students use to access Storia?

Most desktop computers, either Mac or PC, and Chromebooks run Storia. Mobile devices such as iPads, Android tablets, and Amazon tablets also work. Scholastic does not recommend viewing Storia on Phones or Phablets. For a complete list of supported devices, operating systems, and browsers, see the Storia Support and Resources document in the Training & Support section below.

How long will Storia: Ohio's eBook Collection for Grades 3-6 be available?

Storia is offered at no charge to all Ohio 3rd-6th grade classrooms for the 2021-22 school year.

If a teacher moves from one district to another, can she keep the same account?

When a teacher moves from one district to another, they will need to use their new email address and request an access code for the new school to create a new account. If a teacher moves from one building to another within the same district, they can keep the same account, but will need the access code for that building.

Is there a way to import student data into Storia?

Yes. Teachers can use the template provided by Storia to easily upload a .csv file of their students. Once a class has been created, the teacher will see the option as well as the template.

Teachers can also sync Storia with Google Classroom to roster students. For more information, visit this lesson in the Storia class. 

Storia also partners with Clever to make student information loading and student log in even easier. If you want to use Clever with Storia, contact support.infohio.org and let us know that you want to use Clever. You will need to use a different setup process for Clever integration.

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