This guide is for faculty authors, librarians, project managers and others who are involved in the production of open textbooks in higher education and K-12. Content includes a checklist for getting started, publishing program case studies, textbook organization and elements, writing resources and an overview of useful tools.
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This is a creative writing personal narrative student project. It is a powerful personal story about one student's journey through depression. After writing it I encouraged her to put images to it. She created it a Google slideshow and then uploaded it to WeVideo and recorded a voice over.
This is a professional development presentation which gives an overview of Future Ready, breaks down some of the wedges and connects specific Google tools and Google integrated tools to them.
These guidelines are intended to support educators in critically examining the role of onlineassessment in their teaching, and to provide different strategies and tools that can be used for onlineassessment, thereby empowering educators to make informed decisions about how they use ICT forassessment.
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This free, self-paced INFOhio Learning Pathways class introduces participants to BLUEcloud Cataloging, SirsiDynix's next-generation, browser-based, cataloging software. After successfully completing the final quiz, earn a certificate for three contact hours.
This free, self-paced INFOhio Learning Pathways class introduces participants to Scholastic BookFlix, provided at no cost to Ohio schools by INFOhio. Learn how to use the resource and integrate BookFlix into classroom instruction. After successfully completing the final quiz, earn a certificate for two contact hours.
This free, self-paced INFOhio Learning Pathways class introduces participants to Educator Tools, INFOhio's repository of high-quality, standards-aligned OER. Learn how to use Educator Tools to find resources to support all subjects and all grade levels. Upon successful completion of this class, participants will earn a certificate for two contact hours.
This free, self-paced INFOhio Learning Pathways class introduces participants to ISearch, INFOhio's discovery search interface. Learn how to use ISearch to find resources for students and how to teach students to use ISearch for their research. Upon successful completion of this class, earn a certificate for three contact hours.
This free, self-paced INFOhio Learning Pathways class will help participants learn how to navigate the INFOhio website easily and learn more about the INFOhio digital content and web tools. After successfully completing the final quiz, earn a certificate for two contact hours.
This free, self-paced INFOhio Learning Pathways class will help you develop a plan your district, school, or department can use to build or supplement curriculum with Open Educational Resources (OER) and other no-cost digital resources from INFOhio. Upon successful completion of this class, earn a certificate for four contact hours.
This free, self-paced INFOhio Learning Pathways class introduces participants to Open Space features. After successfully completing the final quiz for the Open Space Basics class, earn a certificate for one contact hour.
This free, self-paced INFOhio Learning Pathways class introduces participants to World Book Early Learning, provided at no cost to Ohio schools by INFOhio and Libraries Connect Ohio. Learn how to navigate the resource and integrate its content into instruction. After successfully completing the final quiz, earn a certificate for two contact hours.
This free, self-paced INFOhio Learning Pathways class introduces participants to World Book Kids, provided at no cost to Ohio schools by INFOhio and Libraries Connect Ohio. Learn how to navigate the resource to find the best content to integrate into instruction. After successfully completing the final quiz, earn a certificate for two contact hours.
The main objective of this course is to explore and critique the role of an open pedagogy in education. Participants will develop an understanding of the concept of open and explore its application in, primarily, the context of educational environments as well as use and assess emerging learning technologies and social media. Participants will also learn about a variety of other initiatives and projects employing an open pedagogy, learn how to both identify and create open educational resources and develop a familiarity with the legal and policy considerations (e.g. copyright) surrounding the use and creation of open content. Through reading, writing, and sharing these writings, participants will make important contributions to the ongoing and exciting conversation around the future of teaching and learning.
The Project READY curriculum is a series of free, online, self-paced professional development modules for school and public youth services librarians, library administrators, and others. Project READY is for anyone interested in improving their knowledge about race, racism, and racial equity, and interested in improving relationships with, services to, and resources for youth of color and Native youth through inclusive environments and programs.
The Project READY curriculum aims to:
• introduce youth services library staff to research in areas such as race and racism, critical theory, and culturally responsive or sustaining pedagogy.
• establish a shared understanding of foundational concepts and issues related to race, racism, and racial equity.
• encourage self-reflection related to race and racial identity for both white and BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) library staff in public and school libraries.
• amplify the work of practitioners and scholars who are providing inclusive and culturally responsive services for youth of color and Indigenous youth.
• provide concrete strategies for creating and/or improving library programs and services for Black youth, Indigenous youth, and children and teens of color.
The curriculum consists of 27 modules, designed to be worked through by individuals or small groups. Modules are organized into three sequential sections. The first section (Foundations) focuses on basic concepts and issues that are fundamental to understanding race and racism and their impact on library services. The second section (Transforming Practice) explores how these foundational concepts relate to and can be applied in library environments. Finally, the third section (Continuing the Journey) explores how library professionals can sustain racial equity work and grow personally and professionally in this area after completing the curriculum.
The Student Success Resource Library provides tools and resources to help schools keep all students engaged and on a clear path to successfully graduate. There are resources that can help districts meet state policies around identification and intervention for students at risk of dropping out. And when each of the 1.8 million Ohio students in grades K–12 graduate, we also want them to be working in or preparing for the jobs of their dreams. The Resource Library includes materials that support the implementation of a strategic and sustainable career advising policy, from middle school through graduation.