On Thursday, March 15th, the State Library of Ohio Board approved a grant to contribute LSTA funding to the Libraries Connect Ohio collection of digital content for FY2019. INFOhio, OhioLINK, and OPLIN, representing school libraries, academic libraries, and public libraries, contribute funding for this collection of high quality digital content. Through this unique partnership of library organizations, Libraries Connect Ohio is able to provide a strong and consistent set of resources that demonstrates the benefits of shared services and effectively serves Ohioans of all ages.
We know that children and teens are great at using tech and the internet to play and socialize. Teaching effective strategies for locating information helps children and teens begin to use tech and the internet for learning and working and prepares them for success in college and career. Read the latest Teach With INFOhio blog post, INFOhio and Inquiry: Locating Information, to learn why the high-quality, digital, instructional content from INFOhio is the perfect place for students to begin locating information.
Capturing the Future Ready Vision for Teaching and Learning in your District Today: Learn With INFOhio Webinar 4/12, 3:30
What does your vision for teaching and learning five years from now look like? Future Ready Schools provides a clear framework for K-12 school districts to help plan and implement research-based strategies for personalized student learning. Ohio became a Future Ready state in the Fall of 2017, and many Ohio schools are taking the pledge to commit to transitioning their districts in meaningful ways that will impact teacher development and student learning. In Capturing the Future Ready Vision for Teaching and Learning in your District Today, Ohio Department of Education's Director of Integrated Technology, Stephanie Meeks, will introduce Ohio's Future Ready movement and what it means to be a Future Ready School.
INFOhio and the Management Council celebrated the Jon Bowers Professional Development Tribute and Spence White Service Award recipients on Thursday, February 15th, at the Ohio Educational Technology Conference (OETC). The Jon Bowers Professional Development Tribute was awarded to Trish Baker and the Spence White Service Award went to Jim Martin.
Anyone who’s taken a road trip with kids knows they are good at asking questions: How much longer? What time do we eat? When can we stop? In Using Inquiry to Drive Authentic Research we’ll explore how classroom teachers can tap into that natural curiosity to create authentic inquiry experiences that lead to meaningful research.