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100 Documents.pdf
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Students were randomly assigned a document from the list of 100 Milestone Documents compiled by the National Archives and Records Administration. They researched the document and completed several projects based on it including an essay, an oral presentation and a reading project. Based on the document, Executive Order 9066: Resulting in the Relocation of Japanese (1942). students chose a book to read and then share with a project of their own choosing. This student read Weedflower by Cynthia Kadohata and then created a scrapbook about the book and its connection to the document. Students were given a checklist/rubric of the required elements for the project.

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Information, Media and Technological Literacy
Reading for Literacy in History/Social Studies
American History
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Activity/Lab
Date Added:
01/31/2019
Animals and Their Caretakers - Grade 2 (INFOhio Career Exploration Unit)
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Welcome to INFOhio's Career Exploration Units. In this lesson, students in 2nd grade will learn more about careers that work with animals. These units contain multiple lessons that use INFOhio's digital resources to help students learn, practice, and master key learning standards while learning more about career options. Some of the career options in the field of animal care includesh as a veterinarian, farmer, conservation, park ranger, or zoo keeper.

Subject:
Critical Thinking
Information, Media and Technological Literacy
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Cathie Cooper
Are You Ready? INFOhio Supports Student Learning with Robust Infrastructure
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This is one in a series of Teach With INFOhio blog posts which aligns INFOhio's resources and web-based tools with Future Ready's Framework. The series of blog posts for Future Ready will be completed by August 2019.

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21st Century Skills
Accountability
Creativity and Innovation
Critical Thinking
Information, Media and Technological Literacy
Interdisciplinary, Project-based, and Real-World Learning
Problem-Solving and Communication
Material Type:
Reading
Author:
Emily Rozmus
Date Added:
04/05/2019
Autumn:  Grade 1 (INFOhio Back to School Bags/Career Exploration)
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Welcome to INFOhio's Back to School Bag/Career Exploration. These lessons use INFOhio's digital resources to help students learn, practice, and master key learning standards.  In this lesson, students will learn more about autumn, Johnny Appleseed and apples as they identify and analyze the central themes in the text.  Key concepts and skills include identifying key details in the story/text and comparing fiction and nonfiction on the same topic.  In addition, students will learn about jobs in agriculture..

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Critical Thinking
Information, Media and Technological Literacy
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Cathie Cooper
Crash Course Computer Science #31: Cybersecurity
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Cybersecurity is a set of techniques to protect the secrecy, integrity, and availability. This episode discusses these three goals and talk through some strategies we use like passwords, biometrics, and access privileges to keep our information as secure, but also as accessible as possible. From massive Denial of Service, or DoS attacks, to malware and brute force password cracking there are a lot of ways for hackers to gain access to your data, so we’ll also discuss some strategies like creating strong passwords, and , to keep your information safe.

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Information, Media and Technological Literacy
Material Type:
Interactive
Date Added:
03/15/2019
Doctors, Dentists, and Health Helpers: Grade 3 (INFOhio Career Exploration Unit)
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Welcome to INFOhio's Career Exploration Units.  Third grade students will learn more about careers in healthcare and ways to take care of their own health.  These units contain multiple lessons that use INFOhio's digital resources to help students learn, practice, and master key learning standards while learning more about career options. In this lesson, students will learn more about jobs in the health care industry such as doctors, nurses, dentists, paramedics, lab techs, therapists, and more.

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Critical Thinking
Information, Media and Technological Literacy
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Cathie Cooper
Engineering Your Future
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As middle school students begin weighing their future career options, engineering may be one that they consider.  This lesson plan allows those students to look at the four main types of engineering as well as some of the subgroups.  Students will research what each type of engineer does then narrow the focus to a type of engineering that interests them most.  They will explore engineering job opportunities in Ohio in the engineering field of their choice. All of the information they discover will be documented in a presentation that can be shared with others.

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Information, Media and Technological Literacy
Life Skills
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Susan Hartman
Engineering the Future: Grades 4-5  (INFOhio Career Exploration Unit)
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Welcome to INFOhio's Career Exploration Units. Students in grades 4-5 learn about careers in engineering and feats of engineering such as Ferris wheels and bridges.  These units contain multiple lessons that use INFOhio's digital resources to help students learn, practice, and master key learning standards while learning more about career options in engineering fields such as electrical, mechanical, aerospace and in science and  technology fields such as fuel cell technology and robotics.

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Critical Thinking
Information, Media and Technological Literacy
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Cathie Cooper
Firemen and Fire Safety - Kindergarten (INFOhio Back to School Bag/Career Exploration)
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 Welcome to INFOhio's Back to School Lesson Plans. These lessons use INFOhio's digital resources to help students learn, practice, and master key learning standards. In this lesson, kindergarten students will learn more about Firemen and Fire Safety as they identify the main idea in the text using details to support. In addition, students will learn about jobs in the law and public safety career cluster.

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Critical Thinking
Information, Media and Technological Literacy
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Cathie Cooper
Frequently Asked Questions About Creative Commons Lisc. and Copyright
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This list was developed by the Creative Commons site and addresses many common questions about types of Creative Commons Lisc. and how they relate to copyright.

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Information, Media and Technological Literacy
Material Type:
Reading
Author:
Creative Commons
What Happens If Someone Applies A Creative Commons License To My Work Without My Knowledge Or Authorization
What Happens If The Author Decides To Revoke The Cc License To Material I Am Using
Date Added:
05/24/2019
Geography - Grade 3  (INFOhio Back to School Bag/Career Exploration)
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This Back to School unit includes one lesson focusing on careers within the theme to help children discover the variety of jobs available, connect the classroom to real-world situations, and develop work-readiness skills such as teamwork, decision making, and problem solving.The Back to School: Geography unit focuses on the both the Architecture and Construction Cluster and the Engineering and Science Cluster. This includes technical and professional level careers in science and engineering and in architecture and construction.

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Critical Thinking
Information, Media and Technological Literacy
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Cathie Cooper
Google Slides Mission TEMPLATE
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Students have to complete various tasks that show their mastery of features found within Google Slides. Example: Change the background of this slide to a beach. This has been adapted from an original work authored by Catlin Tucker.

Subject:
21st Century Skills
Information, Media and Technological Literacy
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Catlin Tucker
Date Added:
02/19/2019
How Soon is Too Soon? The Cell Phone Dilemma
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Middle school students will use the InfOhio resource - Points of View Resource Center - to research and create a presentation to report on at least two points of view relating to the issue of children and smartphone usage.

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Critical Thinking
Information, Media and Technological Literacy
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Susan Hartman
ISearch Bingo for Grades 6-8
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Revised with assistance from INFOhio Users Council members, ISearch BINGO can be broken into 3 separate activities which are listed below. Review the activities, and then download and print the documents you need.

Subject:
Critical Thinking
Information, Media and Technological Literacy
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Cathie Cooper
ISearch Exploration: Grades 6-8
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INFOhio Users Council member and Ohio school librarian Amy Keister from Louisville City Schools created this activity perfect to get middle school students started in ISearch for exploration and research. Download and print to reproduce.

Subject:
Information, Media and Technological Literacy
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Cathie Cooper
ISearch Jigsaw Puzzle (Famous Ohioans): Grades 4-8
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INFOhio Users Council members created this Jigsaw puzzle about Famous Ohioans.  Students use ISearch to find the answers (and cite their sources) to the questions, then work together in groups to solve the Jigsaw Puzzle.

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Information, Media and Technological Literacy
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Cathie Cooper
Introduction to Library Organization - Categorizing and Sorting
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Learning to categorize and sort objects and ideas is a key component to helping primary age students find and use materials in their library. When teaching students in grades 2-3 the Dewey Decimal System, consider this lesson which asks them to categorize recognizable objects into groups based on shared traits. Using concrete objects will help you bridge learning so that the more abstract concept of grouping books by similar topics is attainable for these learners. This lesson uses content from INFOhio's Educator Tools and ISearch.

Subject:
Critical Thinking
Information, Media and Technological Literacy
Problem-Solving and Communication
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Emily Rozmus
Money, Money, Money: The World of Finance:  Grades 6-8  (INFOhio Career Exploration Unit)
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Welcome to INFOhio's Career Exploration Units. Middle school students  learn about careers in the financial services industry and managing money.  These units contain multiple lessons that use INFOhio's digital resources to help students learn, practice, and master key learning standards while learning more about career options. In this lesson, students in Grades 6,7, and 8 will learn more about jobs in the world of finance.

Subject:
Critical Thinking
Information, Media and Technological Literacy
Life Skills
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Cathie Cooper
Online Predators: / A Parent's Guide to Fighting Online Predators
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Summary: This revealing program shows parents what they can do to help protect their kids from Online Predators. FBI Special Agent Randall Clark and law enforcement professionals provide information on how to safeguard kids of any age from Online Predators.

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Information, Media and Technological Literacy
Material Type:
Interactive
Author:
Film Inc.
Date Added:
03/15/2019
Online Predators: Invading My Space
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Summary: This guide to Online Safety will empower young people with the information they need to stay safe from Online Predators. Law enforcement professionals provide specific information about what to do and what not to do online. A diverse cast of teenagers reinforces the safety lessons through real life testimonials. A narrative track combines with clear visual examples to make the teaching objectives clear for any viewer.

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Information, Media and Technological Literacy
Material Type:
Interactive
Author:
Film Ideas
Date Added:
03/15/2019
Starting a Cyber Club
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The Cyber Club Toolkit is designed to hep schools and other civic organizations create and run cyber clubs in Ohio.

The toolkit will include cyber security activities, career resources and other links to help students understand how cyber security impacts everyone and that there are significant current and future employment opportunities in this field.

Many of these materials will be created by Ohio educators, industry partners and government agencies and will be available for school, after school clubs and other youth organizations in Ohio.

Subject:
21st Century Skills
Information, Media and Technological Literacy
Information Technology
Computer Science
Information and Communications Technology
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
John Wiseman
Date Added:
09/16/2019
TRAILS Archive – Tool for Real-time Assessment of Information Literacy Skills
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TRAILS (Tool for the Real-time Assessment of Information Literacy Skills) freely available as an open educational resource (OER) at TRAILS-archive.org. The newly established site provides access to downloadable PDFs of assessments, a searchable database of TRAILS assessment questions, and teaching resources contributed by users.

Subject:
Information, Media and Technological Literacy
Material Type:
Assessment
Author:
Kent State University Libraries
Date Added:
09/06/2019
Tech Careers: Coding and Beyond - Grades 9-12 (INFOhio Career Exploration Unit)
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Welcome to INFOhio's Career Exploration Units. High school students will learn about a variety of techology careers including game development, hacktivismm, and web design.  These units contain multiple lessons that use INFOhio's digital resources to help students learn, practice, and master key learning standards while learning more about career options. Explore more about the world of work in the technology field.

Subject:
Critical Thinking
Information, Media and Technological Literacy
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Cathie Cooper
Things that Go - Grades K-1 (INFOhio Career Exploration Unit)
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Welcome to INFOhio's Career Exploration Units. In this unit kindergarten and first grade students learn about planes, trains, ships and other things that go. These units contain multiple lessons that use INFOhio's digital resources to help students learn, practice, and master key learning standards while learning more about career options and jobs in the transportation industry. 

Subject:
Critical Thinking
Information, Media and Technological Literacy
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Cathie Cooper