360 degree panoramic video cameras are another way of creating 3D materials. It has potential for encouraging intense observation of many kinds of phenomena and physical environments. The ability to view it using immersive viewers, or on a flat screen, lends itself to flexible use in classrooms. This workshop describes 360 videos created for STEAM teaching and learning that challenge students to observe and analyze details in the video environments.
Recorded presentations, blog posts, online classes, training programs, slide decks, and more to support educators' professional learning.
Chris Brown, Director of Technology at Fremont County School District #1 in Lander, Wyoming, has been working with his team to prepare for a district-wide shut down. As a small district in a rural state, Fremont #1 faces some unique challenges—fewer wireless providers, limited connectivity—but much of the advice that Chris has to offer is relevant for districts of all sizes across the country as they prepare to support an extended period of mass remote instruction.
Below, Chris provides guidance on the steps that CTOs can take to prepare, and how they can best support teachers, students, and families as they transition to online learning.
They offer a variety of options including a PD Online interactive course catalog, free webinar series, extensive library of videos demonstrating effective teaching practices through their PD Infocus, their My Teach Source provides classroom-focused topic packs with teacher-driven articles, videos, checklists, rubrics, reproducibles, links, and more to begin implementing right away.
Presentation about Ohio's accessibility system, Accessibility Manual from the Ohio Department of Education, accessibility tools, and supports and recommendations for state testing.
Are YOU prepared for almost 100% of your students to have home Internet and a device of their own? In this session, we'll take a look of what may change, what will stay the same, and how YOU can be ready, including a list of 10 tools you will use daily.
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The course is for everyone who is new to Google Apps for Education. This course will guide you step by step through some of the apps, such as Google Drive, Google Docs, and Google Slides.
In today's world, where we live so much of our lives on the Internet, it's critical that we teach students how to stay safe and make smart choices online. Google’s Be Internet Awesome curriculum makes it simple for educators to impart important lessons on how to be Smart, Alert,
Discover quality digital resources that provide a foundation for learning using a variety of media to support learners ages 3-5. INFOhio's Early Learning Portal, BookFlix, and World Book Early Learning contain content aligned with Ohio Learning Standards and develop a pathway for future success. We’ll explore strategies and practices for literacy instruction and parent support—all available from INFOhio.
Learn With INFOhio Webinar. Investigate the quality science digital content available from INFOhio to support Ohio’s Learning Standards and keep middle and high school students experimenting, testing, and charting even when they are out of the classroom lab! Our hypothesis is that Science Online, Science Reference Center, Educator Tools, and the Digital Video Collection will yield the results you were hoping for in your research to find great science content!
Learn With INFOhio Webinar. Investigate the quality science digital content available from INFOhio to support Ohio’s Learning Standards and keep primary students experimenting, testing, and charting even when they are out of the classroom lab! Our hypothesis is that World Book Kids, Science Reference Center, Educator Tools, and the Digital Video Collection will yield the results you were hoping for in your research to find great science content!
Discover how you can use ISearch to find the right text for the standard you are teaching. ISearch’s simple single search box will help you find text at all levels to develop content area knowledge and build comprehension. We'll share ways to use ISearch to increase student learning and how to easily save and share the wealth of high-quality text ISearch holds.
Learn With INFOhio Webinar. Dig into IWonder to excavate websites that engage students and lead to questioning for learning. We'll discuss how project-based learning (PBL) and inquiry can work in remote learning environments and share the first steps to setting up PBL in the virtual classroom.
Look at current events from more than one viewpoint and develop students with critical thinking skills and a global perspective—even when the physical classroom is empty. Together, we'll identify online options that have worked when using this powerful database to boost remote learning.
Learn With INFOhio Webinar. Explore the high-quality text, media, and learning activities available to students of all grade levels in the World Book suite of resources. We'll discuss how to integrate the content for maximum mastery in both online instruction and with students who may not have Internet access.
Get ready to add some personality to your online content! In this session, we will explore how Google Slides can be utilized in conjunction with images to create a unique and engaging way to share content and links with your students. Join us as we go through the process of changing your slide background, adding linked images, incorporating your own Bitmoji, and publishing your slide to the web.
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Book Creator is a free app which provide multi-media tools to create an ebook. Discover how to apply these tools within the writing process. Templates and example books are shared and can be downloaded into your own Book Creator Library and Drive. Choice Boards are also included with examples spanning Elementary to High School.
Get ready to boost your students’ excitement and get them engaged with the content! Explore how resources such as Peardeck, Nearpod, Edpuzzle, Seesaw, Breakout EDU and MORE can get your students excited about the content, and also provide you with meaningful data and feedback! Learn how to get started and take your students to the next level to empower them to be creators of content rather than just consumers.
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The popularity of podcasts is growing by the day, and an increasing number of educators are utilizing podcasts as a source for information, as well as an option for students to showcase their learning. This session will explore different platforms that host podcasts and how to share podcast episodes with students. We will also examine free tech tools that would allow podcasting to be part of the curriculum.
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Curious about building critical thinking skills in your students? Interested in inquiry? Inquiry is a student-centered learning approach that focuses on helping students develop skills in three critical areas: questioning, critical thinking, and problem solving. Give your research process a redo with inquiry and INFOhio! This session will support teachers in grades 6-12 learn how INFOhio digital tools and resources can support inquiry-based learning in the classroom.