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11/21/2014

Teacher evaluation guide offers professional development and resources

The department recently posted the new Ohio Teacher Evaluation System Resource Guide to help educators clarify and deepen their understanding of the Ohio Teacher Evaluation System process. The guide features suggested professional development activities that would span approximately one hour to a full day. It also includes resource bibliographies of books and websites on teacher evaluation and performance, evaluation methodology, student growth measures and coaching teachers in the classroom. The guide is posted on the department’s Teacher Evaluation Web page under the Resources heading.

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11/21/2014

Nominations for Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching now open

The Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching are the nation's highest honors for mathematics and science teachers. The program recognizes teachers for their contributions to instruction and learning, as well as their abilities to help students make progress in mathematics and science. Nominations are being accepted for teachers in grades 7-12 for the 2015 awards, now through April 1, 2015. For further information, go to PAEMST awards.

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11/21/2014

Lori Michalec of Tallmadge is Ohio Teacher of the Year

Earlier this fall, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Dr. Richard A. Ross announced Akron-area resident Lori Michalec as the Ohio Teacher of the Year at a surprise assembly at Tallmadge High School in Tallmadge. 

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11/21/2014

INFOhio offers new one-stop searching with ISearch

Students and teachers doing research for projects in grades 4-12 are faced with a hard choice: spend hours searching library catalogs and digital collections one by one to find quality information, which eats into time for the more important work of analyzing, synthesizing  and creating; or take a shortcut and search the Internet knowing there’s a risk of finding resources that are inaccurate and possibly even unsafe. With the release of INFOhio's ISearch, students no longer need to make that choice. ISearch makes finding quality, vetted resources for school research easier. It works best for students in grades 4-12 who are now “reading to learn,” although it is open to all Ohio preK-12 students.  

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11/20/2014

INFOhio announces Storia: Ohio's Grade 4 eBook Collection

Ohio’s fourth-grade teachers have free access to a special collection of 160 eBooks through Scholastic’s Storia as part of an INFOhio pilot program for the remainder of the 2014-2015 school year. The 160 titles were specially chosen to support Ohio’s fourth-grade standards in English, mathematics, social studies and science. 

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9/3/2014

Resources explain changes to Ohio Teacher Evaluation System for 2014-2015

New graphic charts, a set of answers to frequently asked questions and other updated content on the department’s website now explain changes to the Ohio Teacher Evaluation System for the 2014-2015 school year. 

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9/3/2014

Register now for Ohio’s New Learning Standards train-the-trainer workshop

Six educational service centers will host a free, one-day, train-the-trainer workshop, Focus on Ohio’s New Learning Standards: English Language Arts/Literacy & Math, on implementing and communicating Ohio’s New Learning Standards, Sept. 19-26. Districts may send one teacher leader. The teacher will plan how to share the information with district teachers and administrators. Additionally, this leader will serve as the district contact for ongoing support and resource sharing. 

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