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Ohio Department of Education Mobile App

The Ohio Department of Education this week launched a mobile app for iPhone and Android.

2016 Buckeye Children's and Teen Book Award Winners

The Buckeye Children';s and Teen Book Award Council is pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 Buckeye Children's and Teen Book Awards:

INFOhio Book Nook

INFOhio has just rolled out its latest project, the student-driven Book Nook (booknook.infohio.org), a site devoted to student-created book trailers.

Databases for Students

The Library has several databases that will help students learn more about the world and complete assignments. Take a look at our database page for students and homework at: http://www.mrcpl.org/research/subjects/students-and-homework

Choose to Read Ohio 2017 & 2018

The State Library of Ohio, Ohioana Library Association, and Ohio Center for the Book are pleased to announce the 20 books selected for the 2017 & 2018 Choose to Read Ohio booklist.

Buckeye Book Award Nominees for 2016

The children and teens of Ohio have nominated their favorite recent books for the Buckeye Children's and Teen Book Awards

ALA Youth Media Awards Announced

BOSTON - The American Library Association (ALA) today announced the top books, video and audio books for children and young adults ; including the Caldecott, Coretta Scott King, and Newbery Awards

Buckeye Book Award Winners

The 2015 Buckeye Children's and Teen Book Awards winners have been announced!

Learn to Code

Tynker and Scratch help children learn coding and create games, art, music, dance and stories.

Brain-Based Teaching Practices

Katrina Schwartz has written an interesting article on how librarians can help with brain-based teaching practices. The article explains how the brain works and how educators can use the information to capture students attention and help them become engaged, active learners. This style of teaching asks teachers to step back into a more supportive role.

Letters About Literature

The Ohio Center for the Book at the Cleveland Public Library sponsors the Letters About Literature contest for Ohio students.

Digital Citizenship Educator Resources

Edudemic has pulled together resources for teachers to help teach internet safety. Digital citizenship is something that can equip students for a lifetime of safe, responsible Internet use.

Hunger Games Teacher Resources

Scholastic has teacher resources for using the Hunger Games trilogy in the classroom.

ABC Mouse

Educational games, activities and lesson plans for preschool, pre-k and kindergarten students.

Nonfiction Minute

Ink Think Tank has a new feature this fall called the Nonfiction Minute. It will help teachers choose what kind of nonfiction to use in the classroom.

Quick Tips from Booklist

Quick Tips for Schools and Libraries from Booklist highlights information of interest to educators. The current issue gives a sneak peak at Lasting Connections of 2013 l

Authors Who Skype

Would you like to have an author visit your classroom? Kate Messner has a list of authors who are willing to skype with classes and book clubs for free

Edutech for Teachers

This blog, created and maintained by Jamie Forshey, is dedicated to innovative teaching and learning through the use of technology and digital media.

Full-time Librarian Boosts Student Achievement

Having access to a full-time, certified school librarian means better outcomes for Pennsylvania's public school students. Study

Ten Skills Every Student Should Learn

What students learn in school is at the forefront of the education reform debates taking place across the U.S. and elsewhere. What do educators and other school stakeholders think are the most important skills?