INFOhio
You are not logged in!

Educator Tools

Web Tools for Shift 6 - Academic Vocabulary of the the Common Core

Discover digital tools that can help with vocabulary development.

More Information
Welcome to INFOhio! Kiosk Presentation

This PowerPoint presentation covers INFOhio's web page and password, beginning reader resources, and the ISearch research tool. The presentation is designed to run by itself at a computer station during parent events such as open house. Delete any slides that do not apply to your school and click Slide Show > From Beginning. Last updated August 2017.

More Information
What are Informational Texts?

This chart provides a description of the different features of informational text.

More Information
What Does Close Reading Look Like in Third Grade?

Based on “Baseball Saved Us” by Ken Mohizuki, the author offers some ways to model close reading to third graders.

More Information
What Is INFOhio? Presentation for Parents

This PowerPoint presentation has content for parents and can be used during PTA meetings or other parent nights. Information is relevant for parents of elementary through high school students. Slides contain notes to help the presenter. Last updated August 2017.

More Information
What Students Can Do When the Reading Gets Rough

The article from Educational Leadership discusses techniques for students to improve reading comprehension and close-reading skills including self-monitoring in students, student engagement, student reading assessment, and note-taking. 

More Information
What's the Big Deal About Text Complexity?

ELA standards place a heavy emphasis on text complexity.   Read more about how complex text is measured and how to address issues involving text.

More Information
What's the Secret to Successful Close Reading? Strategic Preparation and Follow Up

The article from Reading Today focuses on the three keys to close reading:  the queries that students search as part of their reading;  the discussions that students must have with one another other as they read and re-read a certain text;  and the post-reading tasks. 

More Information
Women’s History Month (INFOhio on Pinterest)

INFOhio’s Pinterest Board on Women’s History Month includes links to articles, websites, lesson plans, and books to celebrate women and their roles in history.

More Information
World Book Academic Edition

Research tools, primary sources, e-books, biographies, sounds, videos, images, and timelines. Build and share pathfinders.  Create your own account to track and share your research. Hear text read aloud. Translate articles into more than 30 languages.

More Information
World Book Academic Search Box

Use this HTML code to create a search box widget for World Book Academic.

More Information
World Book Advanced

Start your school project here. Research tools, primary sources, e-books, biographies, sounds, videos, current events, images, maps, and timelines. Create your own account to track and share your research. Hear text read aloud. Translate articles into more than 30 languages.

More Information
World Book Advanced Search Box

Use this HTML code to create a search box widget for World Book Advanced.

More Information
World Book Advanced Video Tutorial for Students (INFOhio on YouTube)

Teach students the basics of using World Book Advanced by showing them this 5 minute video tutorial.

More Information
World Book Advanced Video Tutorial for Teachers (INFOhio on YouTube)

Learn the basics of using World Book Advanced with this 7 minute video tutorial.

More Information
World Book Decouverte Search Box

Use this HTML code to create a search box widget for World Book Encyclopedia Decouverte.

More Information
World Book Hallazgos Search Box

Use this HTML code to create a search box widget for World Book Encyclopedia Hallazgos.

More Information
World Book Kids

Learn about people, places, animals, sports, and more.  Includes videos, images, maps, games.  Hear text read aloud.

More Information
World Book Kids Online Training Guide

Includes in-depth descriptions with illustrations of all components.

More Information
World Book Kids Online Tutorial

Includes video tutorials of World Book Kids components.

More Information
World Book Kids Search Box

Use this HTML code to create a search box widget for World Book Kids.

More Information
World Book Kids Video Tutorial (INFOhio on YouTube)

Learn the basics of using World Book Kids with this 6 minute video tutorial.

More Information
World Book Read Aloud Workaround for Chrome Users
World Book developers are working to fix the read-aloud issues caused by the recent update from Google Chrome. Until then, users experiencing the issue can follow instructions in this document to work around this issue.
More Information
World Book Student

Start your school project here. Research tools, biographies, videos, current events, images, maps, and timelines. Create your own account to track and share your research. Hear text read aloud. Translate articles into more than 30 languages.

More Information
World Book Students Search Box

Use this HTML code to create a search box widget for World Book Students.

More Information
World Book Timelines

Build and share timelines. Use your own events and images or add content and images from World Book.

More Information
World Book Timelines Search Box

Use this HTML code to create a search box widget for World Book Timelines.

More Information
World Book Timelines Video Tutorial (INFOhio on YouTube)

Learn the basics of using World Book Timelines with this 5 minute video tutorial.

More Information
World Book Webquests

This one page flyer lists the World Book webquests to use to help students explore a topic, or add to your lesson plans, or help students practice research skills.

More Information
World Language Resources (INFOhio on Pinterest)

INFOhio’s Pinterest board on world language resources includes translations from INFOhio resources, learning a new language, and how to translate documents.

More Information
Writing a Research Paper

In this video students learn strategies for organizing informaiton and structuring personal schecules to complete assignments. Includes a link to a teacher guide. 

More Information
Writing from Sources

The writing standards require students to present careful analysis, well-defended claims and clear information.

More Information
Writing from Sources (INFOhio on Pinterest)

INFOhio’s Pinterest board on Writing from sources includes information that helps show students how to draw evidence from a text or texts to support analysis and research.

More Information
Writing from Sources Shift Kit

The collection of resources gives background, research, and resources to use for writing from sources.  

More Information
Writing to Inform and Make Arguments

This short video from the Hunt institute includes information about the required mastery of three kinds of writing, analytical writing, and ways to render complex information clearly.

More Information
You Want Me to Read What?!

This article from Educational Leadership looks at the Common Core State Standards informational/explanatory writing and student achievement in reading.

More Information
<<  5 6 7 8 9 [10