Teach With INFOhio

Quality Instructional Materials from INFOhio: Capstone Interactive eBooks

Written by // Sarah Mowery Tuesday, 21 December 2021

Instructional materials matter and looking closely at the materials you use in your classrooms is important. Every Ohio student deserves the opportunity to learn from high-quality, standards-aligned instructional materials to become a resilient, lifelong learner who contributes to society (Each Child, Our Future). 

Studies have shown that using high-quality, coherent curriculums and instructional materials lead to student growth in learning and achievement. For over 20 years, INFOhio has been providing Ohio schools and districts with quality supplemental resources available at no cost. INFOhio’s resources provide educators and students with premium, vetted content such as eBooks, videos, lesson plans, instructional web tools, and training and support materials which can be used for teaching and learning. Capstone Interactive eBooks from INFOhio offer Ohio parents, educators, and students access to quality, interactive, unlimited use eBooks from Capstone focused on science and social studies content for grades 3-6. 

Quality Instructional Materials from INFOhio: Storia

Written by // Emily Rozmus Wednesday, 05 January 2022

Instructional materials matter and looking closely at the materials you use in your classrooms is important. Every Ohio student deserves the opportunity to learn from high-quality, standards-aligned instructional materials to become a resilient, lifelong learner who contributes to society (Each Child, Our Future). 

Studies have shown that using high-quality, coherent curriculums and instructional materials lead to student growth in learning and achievement. For over 20 years, INFOhio has been providing Ohio schools and districts with quality supplemental resources available at no cost. INFOhio’s resources provide educators and students with premium, vetted content such as eBooks, videos, lesson plans, instructional web tools, and training and support materials which can be used for teaching and learning. Storia from INFOhio offers Ohio parents, educators, and students access to quality eBooks from Scholastic and includes progress monitoring and reports on student use and interaction.

Instructional Materials from Cleveland Metroparks Zoo and Great Lakes Now in Open Space

Written by // Matt Yauk Monday, 20 December 2021

57 new lesson plans and resources from Cleveland Metroparks Zoo and Great Lakes Now have been added to Open Space. 

Instructional Materials from Cleveland Metroparks Zoo and Great Lakes Now in Open Space

SketchUp Pro Transitioning to a Free Web-Based App

Written by // Sarah Mowery Friday, 10 December 2021

SketchUp Pro is discontinuing its Statewide License Grant program, which has been administered through INFOhio, effective July 1, 2022. SketchUp Pro encourages schools to transition to the web-based, 3D modeling app called SketchUp for Schools available through Google Workspace and Microsoft Education platforms.

SketchUp Pro Transitioning to a Free Web-Based App

Fishtank Learning Added to Open Space

Written by // Matt Yauk Thursday, 02 December 2021

A collection of 167 full curriculum units for English Language Arts and Mathematics from Fishtank Learning have been added to Open Space! 

Fishtank Learning Added to Open Space

Give the Gift of Reading this Season!

Written by // Emily Rozmus Wednesday, 24 November 2021

Establishing a culture of reading in your students' homes for the holidays can be manageable with some free resources, and a little bit of planning. You can help students and their families start a tradition at home that promotes the joy of books with these five tips.

Give the Gift of Reading this Season!

Quality Instructional Materials from INFOhio: Today's Science

Written by // Emily Rozmus Wednesday, 24 November 2021

Instructional materials matter and looking closely at the materials you use in your classrooms is important. Every Ohio student deserves the opportunity to learn from high-quality, standards-aligned instructional materials to become a resilient, lifelong learner who contributes to society (Each Child, Our Future). 

Studies have shown that using high-quality, coherent curriculums and instructional materials lead to student growth in learning and achievement. For over 20 years, INFOhio has been providing Ohio schools and districts with quality supplemental resources available at no cost. INFOhio’s resources provide educators and students with premium, vetted content such as eBooks, videos, lesson plans, instructional web tools, and training and support materials which can be used for teaching and learning. Today's Science bridges the gap between real-world discoveries and the science classroom—giving in-depth explanations of important advances in biology, chemistry, the environment, space, physics, and technology. This resource from Infobase features more than 6,000 current news articles. These along with crossword puzzles, cartoons, questions, and conversations with scientists help place news and scientific discoveries in context.

Quality Instructional Materials from INFOhio: Today's Science

Be Internet Awesome and CS First from Google in Open Space

Written by // Matt Yauk Tuesday, 02 November 2021

The internet safety and digital citizenship curriculum, Be Internet Awesome, and computer science curriculum, CS First, both developed by Google have been added as items in Open Space.

Be Internet Awesome and CS First from Google in Open Space

Quality Instructional Materials from INFOhio: PebbleGo Next

Written by // Sarah Mowery Friday, 29 October 2021

Instructional materials matter and looking closely at the materials you use in your classrooms is important. Every Ohio student deserves the opportunity to learn from high-quality, standards-aligned instructional materials to become a resilient, lifelong learner who contributes to society (Each Child, Our Future). 

Studies have shown that using high-quality, coherent curriculums and instructional materials lead to student growth in learning and achievement. For over 20 years, INFOhio has been providing Ohio schools and districts with quality supplemental resources available at no cost. INFOhio’s resources provide educators and students with premium, vetted content such as eBooks, videos, lesson plans, instructional web tools, and training and support materials which can be used for teaching and learning. PebbleGo Next from INFOhio offers Ohio parents, educators, and students access to the quality content from Capstone including standards-aligned articles, activities, videos, and games in five distinct databases: American Indian History, Biographies, Science, Social Studies, and States.

Quality Instructional Materials from INFOhio: PebbleGo Next

Ohio AATA Library Added to Open Space and Educator Tools

Written by // Sarah Mowery Thursday, 28 October 2021

The Ohio Age-Appropriate Transition Assessment (AATA) Library has been added to Open Space and Educator Tools. Educators working with transitioned-age youth in Ohio schools can use these curated assessments to support transitioning to life beyond high school. 

Ohio AATA Library Added to Open Space and Educator Tools

Quality Instructional Materials from INFOhio: The World Almanac for Kids

Written by // Sarah Mowery Friday, 01 October 2021

Instructional materials matter and looking closely at the materials you use in your classrooms is important. Every Ohio student deserves the opportunity to learn from high-quality, standards-aligned instructional materials to become a resilient, lifelong learner who contributes to society (Each Child, Our Future). 

Studies have shown that using high-quality, coherent curriculums and instructional materials lead to student growth in learning and achievement. For over 20 years, INFOhio has been providing Ohio schools and districts with quality supplemental resources available at no cost. INFOhio’s resources provide educators and students with premium, vetted content such as eBooks, videos, lesson plans, instructional web tools, and training and support materials which can be used for teaching and learning. The World Almanac for Kids from INFOhio offers Ohio parents, educators, and students access to the quality content from Infobase in digital articles and video format.

 

Quality Instructional Materials from INFOhio: The World Almanac for Kids

Use Storia in the Content Area Classroom

Written by // Emily Rozmus Thursday, 30 September 2021

INFOhio offers over 1200 fiction and nonfiction eBooks for Ohio’s 3rd - 6th graders through Scholastic’s Storia. This reading resource allows teachers to create classes and assign specific titles to groups or individuals based on their reading levels and preferences. Students can also browse the titles and choose books to read on their own. Teachers can check in and monitor the progress made by students, viewing reports with statistics including number of pages and minutes read. The books also have an end of the book quiz where student knowledge is tested and teachers can check for comprehension.

Use Storia in the Content Area Classroom

Finding Educational Resources with Educator Tools and Open Space

Written by // Matt Yauk Tuesday, 28 September 2021

Are you a teacher looking for supplemental resources for a lesson? Are you a curriculum team member looking for more comprehensive instructional materials? Are you an educator looking to help others identify lessons or activities with strong alignment to state standards? You may be starting from a different place or for a different purpose when looking for new resources, but luckily, INFOhio’s web tools have everyone covered when it comes to curriculum and instructional materials!

Quality Instructional Materials from INFOhio: Transparent Language Online

Written by // Mary Rowland Tuesday, 21 September 2021

Getting your district or school ready for the 2021-2022 school year begins by looking closely at the materials you use in your classrooms. Every Ohio student deserves the opportunity to learn from high-quality, standards-aligned instructional materials to become a resilient, lifelong learner who contributes to society (Each Child, Our Future). 

Studies have shown that using high-quality, coherent curriculums and instructional materials lead to student growth in learning and achievement. For over 20 years, INFOhio has been providing Ohio schools and districts with quality supplemental resources available at no cost. INFOhio’s resources provide educators and students with premium, vetted content such as eBooks, videos, lesson plans, instructional web tools, and training and support materials which can be used for teaching and learning. Transparent Language Online is a web-based learning platform with over 100 languages, including English. Listening, reading, speaking, and writing activities support language learning curriculums as students develop and grow language learning skills while learning about the culture and history of the target language. 

Quality Instructional Materials from INFOhio: Transparent Language Online

Getting Started with Storia for the 2021-2022 School Year

Written by // Sarah Mowery Monday, 12 July 2021

Learn how to get started using Storia for the 2021-2022 school year. 

Students in grades 3-6 will now be able to use Storia, a collection of over 1,200 eBooks, that provide teachers tools to track students' reading and comprehension progress. 

These resources are licensed through the RemotEDx initiative and will be accessible through the RemotEDx Exchange website and the INFOhio website. 

Getting Started with Storia for the 2021-2022 School Year
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