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  1. page 2017-18 WIKI UPDATES edited ... Ohio’s parents and educators now have access to the INFOhio Early Learning Portal. The Early L…
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    Ohio’s parents and educators now have access to the INFOhio Early Learning Portal. The Early Learning Portal includes links to websites and apps to help little learners ages 3-5 prepare for school and their futures.
    Book Lovers
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    reader's advisory. This is for adults and teens and is not limited to school.
    Just Elementary
    WriteReader, allows elementary students as young as Kindergarten to create and share books. Students will hear letters and the sounds they make as they author their own books. The process allows them to become authors while learning to read by writing.
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    Just Science
    Nature Sound Map - enjoyable and interactive way to explore the natural sounds of our planet. Combining high-quality field recordings with the latest satellite imagery, the project brings together some of nature’s most beautiful, interesting and inspiring sounds.
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    a Scientist
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    (K-12) matches over
    Project Based Learning
    PBL Tools - rubrics, checklists, task management charts, learning logs and other documents that will help your PBL planning and delivery.
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  2. page 2017-18 WIKI UPDATES edited ... Just English Hemingway app - Write directly on the app or copy and paste your material. The a…
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    Just English
    Hemingway app - Write directly on the app or copy and paste your material. The app highlights lengthy, complex sentences and common errors.
    Just History
    Just Science
    Nature Sound Map - enjoyable and interactive way to explore the natural sounds of our planet. Combining high-quality field recordings with the latest satellite imagery, the project brings together some of nature’s most beautiful, interesting and inspiring sounds.
    Skype a Scientist(K-12)Scientist
    (K-12)
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    a scientist.
    Just Social Studies
    Primary Resources

    Project Based Learning
    PBL Tools - rubrics, checklists, task management charts, learning logs and other documents that will help your PBL planning and delivery.
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  3. page 2017-18 WIKI UPDATES edited Infohio News Ohio’s parents and educators now have access to the INFOhio Early Learning Portal.…

    Infohio News
    Ohio’s parents and educators now have access to the INFOhio Early Learning Portal. The Early Learning Portal includes links to websites and apps to help little learners ages 3-5 prepare for school and their futures.
    Book Lovers
    Teen Reading Challenge - sponsored by Southwest Ohio and Northern Kentucky Library Consortium - The challenge goes on from Feb 1st to March 31st. Any books you log must be read inside that time frame! To create a team, you need at least 3 total members and you must pick a team name, then contact Deanna Pina with your team name and the number of members in your team.She will then create a LibraryThing account for your team and send you a username, password, and a short video detailing how to log books into the competition. Prizes this year include a Kano Pixel Kit, Paper Circuits, and VR cardboards. To win, you have to have the greatest average number of pages read between all the team members. However, our favorite point of this challenge is that it encourages everyone to read YA and buffs up our teen reader's advisory.
    Just Elementary
    WriteReader, allows elementary students as young as Kindergarten to create and share books. Students will hear letters and the sounds they make as they author their own books. The process allows them to become authors while learning to read by writing.
    Just English
    Hemingway app - Write directly on the app or copy and paste your material. The app highlights lengthy, complex sentences and common errors.

    Just History
    American Panorama is an interactive atlas highlighting events in American history.
    Facing History
    Just Science
    Nature Sound Map
    - A wealth of resources explore racism, prejudice,enjoyable and anti-Semitism. Educators receive immediate accessinteractive way to most ofexplore the materials after they create an online profile. There are curricula on a varietynatural sounds of topics, includingour planet. Combining high-quality field recordings with the Holocaust,latest satellite imagery, the Armenian Genocide, Civil Rights, Darfur,project brings together some of nature’s most beautiful, interesting and Bullying.
    HERB - from the American Social History Project - classroom-ready primary documents and teaching activities engage students
    inspiring sounds.
    Skype a Scientist(K-12) matches over 1900 scientists
    with deep historical questions and are designed to support learning at every level.
    Smithsonian's History Explorer is a full-featured search of all
    classrooms around the educational resources fromworld! Scientists will skype into the National Museum of American History. (K-12)
    National WWII Museum - Register
    classroom for FREE to access lesson plans, essays,30-60 minute Q and multimedia resources.
    Remembering Vietnam exhibition by
    A sessions that can cover the National Archives - presents both iconic and recently discovered National Archives records relatedscientist’s expertise or what it’s like to 12 critical episodes in the Vietnam War; includes photo, document and video galleries.
    The Stanford History Education Group:
    Beyond the Bubble unlocks the vast digital archive of the Library of Congress to create History Assessments of Thinking (HATs). Explore over 80 easy-to-use assessments that measure students' historical thinking rather than recall of facts.
    The Reading Like
    be a Historian curriculum engages students in historical inquiry. Each lesson revolves around a central historical question and features a set of primary documents designed for groups of students with a range of reading skills.scientist.
    Just Social Studies
    Geoguessr - Geography game - Students are given a Google street view picture and must use signs, landscapes, etc. to deduct and makes guesses as to where it is.
    Primary Resources
    The Voices of Democracy project promotes the study of great speechesProject Based Learning
    PBL Tools - rubrics, checklists, task management charts, learning logs
    and debates in U.S. history. On this site, youother documents that will find scholarly articles offering critical analyses of significant speeches, curriculum units designed for undergraduate teachershelp your PBL planning and students, lesson plansdelivery.
    Teacher Tools
    Practical Ed. Tech Tips - YouTube videos - from Richard Byrne - Directions, tips, and tricks
    for high school and middle school teachers,using popular ed tech apps and sites.
    Website Evaluation
    Facticious - This game challenges you to evaluate whether
    a blog with brief commentaries on speeches and pedagogical issues.news article is reliable or not.
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  4. page Just Science edited ... Science News for Students is an award-winning online publication dedicated to children ages 9-…
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    Science News for Students is an award-winning online publication dedicated to children ages 9-14, their parents, and their teachers. It offers timely, interesting news stories and features, accompanied by suggestions for hands-on activities, books, articles, and web resources.
    Science Pioneers - a “one stop” resource for science teaching needs. Features include lesson plans, links to vetted websites and much more.
    Skype a Scientist (K-12) matches over 1900 scientists with classrooms around the world! Scientists will skype into the classroom for 30-60 minute Q and A sessions that can cover the scientist’s expertise or what it’s like to be a scientist.
    Try Science: A science education resource for students, parents and educators, featuring information on science, science museums, science fair project ideas, lesson plans, tutorials and more. (grades 5-12)
    Understanding Science a fun, accessible, and free resource that accurately communicates what science is and how it really works.
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  5. page Book Lovers edited ... Read.Gov - allows you to read the full text of many classics. There are also other great featu…
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    Read.Gov - allows you to read the full text of many classics. There are also other great features such as author webcasts, great reading lists, online book club, community resources, and even Episodic reading--which has a new episode to a story every week or so. Sponsored by the Library of Congress, we are talking about a great website! Just go to the website and click on your age group.
    Teen Read Week™ is a national adolescent literacy initiative created by the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA). Its purpose is to encourage teens to be regular readers and library users. The 2017 event will be held Oct. 8 - 14th.
    Teen Reading Challenge - sponsored by Southwest Ohio and Northern Kentucky Library Consortium - The challenge goes on from Feb 1st to March 31st. Any books you log must be read inside that time frame! To create a team, you need at least 3 total members and you must pick a team name, then contact Deanna Pina with your team name and the number of members in your team.She will then create a LibraryThing account for your team and send you a username, password, and a short video detailing how to log books into the competition. Prizes this year include a Kano Pixel Kit, Paper Circuits, and VR cardboards. To win, you have to have the greatest average number of pages read between all the team members. However, our favorite point of this challenge is that it encourages everyone to read YA and buffs up our teen reader's advisory.
    AudioBooks or FREE DOWNLOADS Online- FREE!
    Cincinnati Public Library - Down load e-books and audio books. All you need in a library card number.
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  6. page Primary Resources edited ... Ancestry.com, has opened its collection of historical documents to schools. AncestryK12 offers…
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    Ancestry.com, has opened its collection of historical documents to schools. AncestryK12 offers a no-cost program that includes access to content from Fold3 (military documents), Newspapers.com and the U.S. collection of Ancestry. Teachers apply through Ancestry K12 for access to its material.
    Awesome Stories - uses interactive stories that allow visitors to analyze related primary sources and informational texts of various types. It offers access to high-quality links, videos, images, charts, and text. Most topics involve social studies, but it also has resources for ELA, STEM and the arts.
    Primary Docs for School is a collection of resources for teaching with primary documents compiled by teacher librarian Connie Williams.
    The Voices of Democracy project promotes the study of great speeches and debates in U.S. history. On this site, you will find scholarly articles offering critical analyses of significant speeches, curriculum units designed for undergraduate teachers and students, lesson plans for high school and middle school teachers, and a blog with brief commentaries on speeches and pedagogical issues.
    World History Sources is a website to help world history teachers and students locate, analyze, and learn from online primary sources and to further their understanding of the complex nature of world history, especially the issues of cultural contact and globalization.
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  7. page Just History edited ... Picturing America- is a collection of paintings by famous American Artists. Each beautiful pic…
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    Picturing America- is a collection of paintings by famous American Artists. Each beautiful picture is available to view online as well as in our own Media Center! The online version also has links for teachers to use the pictures in their classrooms. Information is given about the painting as well as the historical era it depicts. This is a great website for teachers.
    Smithsonian's History Exploreroffers hundreds of free, innovative online resources for teaching and learning American history. For all grade levels and historical time periods beginning in 1620 through present day
    Teaching with Historic Places from the National Park Service - regularly introduces new on-line lesson plans, featured collections, and professional development tools.
    The U.S. Army Center of Military History Search by conflict and time period to find in-depth accounts of U.S. military operations.
    Zoom In - AASL 2016 Best Websites for Teaching & Learning - uses primary and secondary sources to help students build literacy and historical thinking skills. It features 18 U.S. history units that supplement your regular history instruction. Each interactive inquiry engages students in reading documents closely, gathering evidence, and writing an argumentative or explanatory essay. In addition, Zoom In has templates that help scaffold student writing, using interactive outlines, tips, and sentence starters. Teachers can differentiate instruction by assigning individual students either a high or low level of writing support.
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    19th Century/Civil War
    Lewis and Clark
    Discovering Lewis and Clark - Learn about the famous expedition, with maps, biographies, and journal entries written as the journey progressed.
    War of 1812
    The War of 1812 from LearnAlberta in Canada features 9 interactive maps.
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    Slavery/Underground Railroad
    Slavery in America - from PBS - Includes a timeline, first hand accounts of former slaves and links to additional resources.
    Westward Expansion
    Discovering Lewis and Clark - Learn about the famous expedition, with maps, biographies, and journal entries written as the journey progressed.
    Early 19th Century Accounts of Westward Journeys and Expeditions - from the Library of Congress

    Gold Rush- if you are studying about the GOLDRUSH in your classes, you must check out this site! It includes curricular materials as well as awesome resources.
    20th Century
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  8. page Website Evaluation edited WEBSITE EVALUATIONS {jackalope.jpg} Interactive Evaluation Sites:Jo Sites:Facticious - This ga…
    WEBSITE EVALUATIONS
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    Interactive Evaluation Sites:JoSites:Facticious - This game challenges you to evaluate whether a news article is reliable or not.Jo Fool or
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  9. page Just Social Studies edited ... PolitiFact : Winner of a Pulitzer Prize, this site claims to fact-check items and issues repor…
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    PolitiFact : Winner of a Pulitzer Prize, this site claims to fact-check items and issues reported on the web and rate them on their "Beyond the Truth-O-Meter" and "Flip-O-Meter" pages. PolitiFact is a project of the Tampa Bay Times.
    Race to the Whitehouse - 6 activities covering 6 historical elections - Give students insight into our nation's election process with these educational materials.
    The Redistricting Game - provides a basic introduction to the redistricting system, allows players to explore the ways in which abuses can undermine the system, and provides info about reform initiatives. Beyond playing the game, the website provides a wealth of information about redistricting in every state as well as providing hands-on opportunities for civic engagement and political action.
    Project Vote Smart: This site contains millions of facts on candidates and government officials, including biographies, voting records, issue positions, ratings, speeches and public comments, and campaign finance information. Also includes information on interest groups.
    HISTORY
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