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Looking for book recommendations? Help with homework? Testing next week? These resources can help you find information to help your child succeed in school. INFOhio's free digital resources are available for all Ohio PreK-12 educators, students, and their parents — 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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Supporting Children with Special Needs

Books and Reading

INFOhio has curated ebook resources that includes:  links to articles, free ebooks, lesson plans and more to use in the classroom and at home with children.

INFOhio has curated ebook resources that includes: links to articles, free ebooks, lesson plans and more to use in the classroom and at home with children.

Preschool Read-Alouds.   Check out this Pinterest board from INFOhio for some great reads for preschoolers for storytime,, summer reading or just for a bedtime tale.

Preschool Read-Alouds. Check out this Pinterest board from INFOhio for some great reads for preschoolers for storytime,, summer reading or just for a bedtime tale.

Juvenile Series and Sequels. Organizes more than 36,000 titles for readers of all ages. Compiled by Mid-Continent Public Library.

Juvenile Series and Sequels | Mid-Continent Public Library

Explore MCPL's database that contains over 36,000 books in 4,900 series titles!

The Lexile Framework for Reading - Lexile.  Learn about Lexile levels and matching readers with books on their levels.

The Lexile Framework for Reading - Lexile

The Lexile frameworks for reading and listening help educators and parents match students to materials at the right level of difficulty.

Grow Up Reading – Parents. Tips for “How to Raise a Reader.” Includes websites, articles, and more.

Grow Up Reading @ the West Bloomfield Township Public Library

Grow Up Reading – Parents. Tips for “How to Raise a Reader.” Includes websites, articles, and more.

Choose to Read Ohio.  Spotlights Ohio authors and promotes reading across the state. The State Library of Ohio, the Ohioana Library Association and Ohio Center for the Book encourage Ohioans of all ages to read and enjoy books together. Great lists of books to read alone and/or together.

I Wanna Go Home - State Library of Ohio

Alex is not happy about being sent to his grandparents’ retirement community while his parents go on a fabulous vacation. What could be worse than […]

AR BookFinder. Accelerated Reader’s online search tool lets users search for books that have accompanying AR quizzes by author, topic, title, interest level, and ATOS level.

Accelerated Reader Bookfinder US - Welcome

AR BookFinder. Accelerated Reader’s online search tool lets users search for books that have accompanying AR quizzes by author, topic, title, interest level, and ATOS level.

Ohio Digital Library Kids Collection.  Browse, borrow and enjoy titles from The Ohio Digital Library.  Use your public library card to read eBooks. The Ohio Digital Library is a program of the State Library of Ohio and is supported in whole or in part by federal Institute of Museum and Library Services funds. To find out if your public library participates, click here.

Ada Twist, Scientist

Learn more about Ada Twist, Scientist in the The Ohio Digital Library digital collection.

Ohio Digital Library Teens Collection. Browse, borrow and enjoy titles from The Ohio Digital Library.  Use your public library card to read eBooks. The Ohio Digital Library is a program of the State Library of Ohio and is supported in whole or in part by federal Institute of Museum and Library Services funds. To find out if your public library participates, click here.

In a Handful of Dust

Learn more about In a Handful of Dust in the The Ohio Digital Library digital collection.

Storyline Online. Screen Actors Guild members read children’s stories aloud, with visuals from the books and background music. Author and performer information, activities and lesson plans for each book.

Home - Storyline Online

The SAG-AFTRA Foundation’s Daytime Emmy nominated, Storyline Online, features celebrated actors including Viola Davis, Kristen Bell, Chris Pine, Lily Tomlin, Wanda Sykes, Kevin Costner, James Earl Jones, Betty White and more reading children’s books to inspire a love of reading in millions of children worldwide.

How to Help

Transitioning from Kindergarten to First Grade: It’s Not Always Easy

Transitioning from Kindergarten to First Grade: It’s Not Always Easy

Here are some other helpful tips to assist your child in his or her adjustment to school.

Helping Middle School Students Make the Transition into High School

Educational Games, Worksheets, and More for Kids

Bring learning to life! Get thousands of worksheets, games, lesson plans, and more from our library of printable and digital resources.

Tips for Parents on a Successful Transition to Middle School

Tips for Parents on a Successful Transition to Middle School - GoodTherapy.org Therapy Blog

When your kids begin middle school, they're entering the second greatest period of growth, change, and development they will experience in their lives.

Guiding Our Children Through School Transitions: Elementary School

Guiding Our Children Through School Transitions: Elementary School

Guiding Our Children Through School Transitions: Elementary School

Red Treehouse. Resources for the physical, emotional, intellectual, and social development of children and young adults. Includes organizations and events matching specified needs/topics, age ranges, locations. For Ohio families and professionals from Ronald McDonald House and Ohio Family and Children First.

Red Treehouse - Ronald McDonald Family Resource Link

Supporting the well-being of families and children with challenges, disabilities, and health care needs. Find tools, organizations, and events in your community to meet your needs.

Transitioning to College. Learn how college is different from high school. Produced by Kent State University.

LibGuides: Transitioning to College : Home

About the Transitioning to College Guide

Ohio Resources for College and Career Planning. Ohio Department of Education’s site with links to college and career resources available only in Ohio.

Ohio Department of Education

Ohio Resources for College and Career Planning. Ohio Department of Education’s site with links to college and career resources available only in Ohio.

OhioMeansJobs K-12. Programs to learn, practice, and prepare for tests on a variety of subjects in elementary, middle and high school. Includes career exploration for Ohio's in-demand career fields.

Assessments and Training

OhioMeansJobs K-12. Programs to learn, practice, and prepare for tests on a variety of subjects in elementary, middle and high school. Includes career exploration for Ohio's in-demand career fields.

Your 6th to 8th Grader. Ohio Department of Education’s site with links for parents on middle school age child development and tips to help their middle school age children transition successfully to high school.

Your 6th to 8th Grader

Your 6th to 8th Grader. Ohio Department of Education’s site with links for parents on middle school age child development and tips to help their middle school age children transition successfully to high school.

Your 4th to 5th Grader. Ohio Department of Education’s site with links for parents on 9-11 year old child development and tips to help their elementary school age children transition successfully to middle school.

Your 4th to 5th Grader

Your 4th to 5th Grader. Ohio Department of Education’s site with links for parents on 9-11 year old child development and tips to help their elementary school age children transition successfully to middle school.

Books to Read in Kindergarten. Includes a list of books for parents to share with children with information about reading readiness skills, activities and book skills.

50 Books & 50 More Books to Read in Kindergarten | Lexington Public Library

Books to Read in Kindergarten. Includes a list of books for parents to share with children with information about reading readiness skills, activities and book skills.

Kindergarten Readiness Checklist. Ohio Department of Education’s site to help parents determine what skills their children need to be ready for kindergarten.

Kindergarten Readiness Checklists

Kindergarten Readiness Checklist. Ohio Department of Education’s site to help parents determine what skills their children need to be ready for kindergarten.

Homework Help

A+ Math. Flashcard creators, math games, and downloadable practice worksheets to help with basic math skills.

Aplusmath : Free Math Worksheets, Math Games, Math Flashcards and more!

Free math learning resources for teachers and students - including games, flashcards, homework helpers, and worksheets.

How to Do a Science Fair Project. A guide for parents and teachers on creating a science fair project.

Teachers & Parents - How to Do a Science Fair Project - Kids' Science Challenge: Fun Educational Science Resources!

The Kids' Science Challenge is full of inspiring videos, fun games, and downloadable hands-on science activities. Our GeoScience Careers pages provides resources for future scientists from elementary school through college.

CIA World Factbook. Lists population, government, military and economic information for most nations, as collected by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency.

The World Factbook

CIA World Factbook. Lists population, government, military and economic information for most nations, as collected by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency.

EasyBib. Free automatic bibliography and citation generator for many types of publications.

EasyBib: The Free Automatic Bibliography Composer

Automatic works cited and bibliography formatting for MLA, APA and Chicago/Turabian citation styles. Now supports 7th edition of MLA.

National Library of Virtual Manipulatives for Interactive Mathematics. For all grades. Activities to practice numbers & operations, algebra, geometry, measurement & data analysis, and probability.

National Library of Virtual Manipulatives

A digital library containing Java applets and activities for K-12 mathematics

Ohio Memory. Free access to Ohio historical images, maps, documents and more from the Ohio Historical Society and the State Library of Ohio.

Ohio Memory

Ohio Memory. Free access to Ohio historical images, maps, documents and more from the Ohio Historical Society and the State Library of Ohio.

Read Write Think. Student Materials Timeline. Create your own timeline by date, time or event. Images can be added to the timeline.

Timeline

Read Write Think. Student Materials Timeline. Create your own timeline by date, time or event. Images can be added to the timeline.

Poster Presentations. Guidelines and illustrations for creating scientific posters.

Poster presentation

Poster Presentations. Guidelines and illustrations for creating scientific posters.

Science Fair Project Guide. Step-by-step guide to science fair and engineering projects. From Science Buddies.

Science Fair Project Guide. Step-by-step guide to science fair and engineering projects. From Science Buddies.

Supporting Children with Special Needs

50 Great Websites for Parents of Children with Special Needs

50 Great Websites for Parents of Children with Special Needs

The following are 50 Great Websites for Parents of Children with Special Needs. This list of resources is great for parents of children with special needs. The

Back-to-School Tips for Parents of Children with Special Needs

Guiding Students Through Expository Text with Text Feature Walks

The text feature walk guides students in the reading of text features in order to access prior knowledge, make connections, and set a purpose for reading expository text. Results from a pilot study illustrate the benefits of using the strategy, and practical suggestions for implementation are offered.

20 Things for Parents with Children of Special Needs

20 Things Every Parent of Kids with Special Needs Should Hear

Twenty words of wisdom and advice from parents of children with special needs.

Redtree House.  Supporting the well-being of Ohio’s families and children with challenges, disabilities, and health care needs. Find tools, organizations, and events in your community to meet your needs.

Red Treehouse - Ronald McDonald Family Resource Link

Supporting the well-being of families and children with challenges, disabilities, and health care needs. Find tools, organizations, and events in your community to meet your needs.

Transitioning from Kindergarten to First Grade: It’s Not Always Easy

Transitioning from Kindergarten to First Grade: It’s Not Always Easy

Here are some other helpful tips to assist your child in his or her adjustment to school.

Helping Middle School Students Make the Transition into High School

Educational Games, Worksheets, and More for Kids

Bring learning to life! Get thousands of worksheets, games, lesson plans, and more from our library of printable and digital resources.

Tips for Parents on a Successful Transition to Middle School

Tips for Parents on a Successful Transition to Middle School - GoodTherapy.org Therapy Blog

When your kids begin middle school, they're entering the second greatest period of growth, change, and development they will experience in their lives.

Guiding Our Children Through School Transitions: Elementary School

Guiding Our Children Through School Transitions: Elementary School

Guiding Our Children Through School Transitions: Elementary School

50 Great Websites for Parents of Children with Special Needs

50 Great Websites for Parents of Children with Special Needs

The following are 50 Great Websites for Parents of Children with Special Needs. This list of resources is great for parents of children with special needs. The

Back-to-School Tips for Parents of Children with Special Needs

Guiding Students Through Expository Text with Text Feature Walks

The text feature walk guides students in the reading of text features in order to access prior knowledge, make connections, and set a purpose for reading expository text. Results from a pilot study illustrate the benefits of using the strategy, and practical suggestions for implementation are offered.

20 Things for Parents with Children of Special Needs

20 Things Every Parent of Kids with Special Needs Should Hear

Twenty words of wisdom and advice from parents of children with special needs.

Redtree House.  Supporting the well-being of Ohio’s families and children with challenges, disabilities, and health care needs. Find tools, organizations, and events in your community to meet your needs.

Red Treehouse - Ronald McDonald Family Resource Link

Supporting the well-being of families and children with challenges, disabilities, and health care needs. Find tools, organizations, and events in your community to meet your needs.

INFOhio has curated ebook resources that includes:  links to articles, free ebooks, lesson plans and more to use in the classroom and at home with children.

INFOhio has curated ebook resources that includes: links to articles, free ebooks, lesson plans and more to use in the classroom and at home with children.

Preschool Read-Alouds.   Check out this Pinterest board from INFOhio for some great reads for preschoolers for storytime,, summer reading or just for a bedtime tale.

Preschool Read-Alouds. Check out this Pinterest board from INFOhio for some great reads for preschoolers for storytime,, summer reading or just for a bedtime tale.

Red Treehouse. Resources for the physical, emotional, intellectual, and social development of children and young adults. Includes organizations and events matching specified needs/topics, age ranges, locations. For Ohio families and professionals from Ronald McDonald House and Ohio Family and Children First.

Red Treehouse - Ronald McDonald Family Resource Link

Supporting the well-being of families and children with challenges, disabilities, and health care needs. Find tools, organizations, and events in your community to meet your needs.

Transitioning to College. Learn how college is different from high school. Produced by Kent State University.

LibGuides: Transitioning to College : Home

About the Transitioning to College Guide

Ohio Resources for College and Career Planning. Ohio Department of Education’s site with links to college and career resources available only in Ohio.

Ohio Department of Education

Ohio Resources for College and Career Planning. Ohio Department of Education’s site with links to college and career resources available only in Ohio.

OhioMeansJobs K-12. Programs to learn, practice, and prepare for tests on a variety of subjects in elementary, middle and high school. Includes career exploration for Ohio's in-demand career fields.

Assessments and Training

OhioMeansJobs K-12. Programs to learn, practice, and prepare for tests on a variety of subjects in elementary, middle and high school. Includes career exploration for Ohio's in-demand career fields.

Your 6th to 8th Grader. Ohio Department of Education’s site with links for parents on middle school age child development and tips to help their middle school age children transition successfully to high school.

Your 6th to 8th Grader

Your 6th to 8th Grader. Ohio Department of Education’s site with links for parents on middle school age child development and tips to help their middle school age children transition successfully to high school.

Your 4th to 5th Grader. Ohio Department of Education’s site with links for parents on 9-11 year old child development and tips to help their elementary school age children transition successfully to middle school.

Your 4th to 5th Grader

Your 4th to 5th Grader. Ohio Department of Education’s site with links for parents on 9-11 year old child development and tips to help their elementary school age children transition successfully to middle school.