EdConnection

EdConnection

For curriculum directors, school counselors and teachers

3/4/2014

Session listing for Spring Symposium is now available
Ohio’s Spring Education Symposium 2014 provides a unique forum for Ohio educators to expand their understanding about how to design and select quality assessments for classroom use. The session listing is now available here.

Camp OFLA offers language camp for grades four through eight this summer
Camp OFLA celebrates its 10th anniversary by providing a summer language immersion experience for budding young linguists from June 8-14 at Camp Pilgrim Hills in Brinkhaven.  Camp OFLA is a summer language-learning camp sponsored by the Ohio Foreign Language Association.

Students entering grades 3-8 next year may choose from Arabic, French, German, Russian or Spanish for a week of language immersion and cultural fun. Ohio teachers of these languages, assisted by advanced university and high school language students, lead the camp. For more information on the cost of attendance, scholarships, location and activities, visit the website, Camp OFLA on Facebook or contact Camp Director Lori Winne. The deadline to register campers is May 15.

Students named top Ohio youth volunteers of 2014
John Lund, of Mason, and Sydney Copeland, of Beavercreek have been selected as Ohio’s top youth volunteers for 2014, in the 19th annual Prudential Spirit of Community Awards. The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards are designed to emphasize the importance of service to others and encourage young Americans to contribute to their communities.State honorees Lund and Copeland will attend the national recognition event in Washington, D.C., May 3-6. Lund is a senior at William Mason High School.

Copeland is an eighth grade student at Herman K. Ankeney Middle School. Eight other students from Ohio have been named distinguished finalists and will receive honors at local ceremonies. For additional information on the program or winners, click here.