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State of Ohio Blueprints for Success

Blueprints serve as guides for test construction and provide an outline of the content and skills to be measured on the tests. They contain information about individual tests, including the number of test items, the number of points on the tests and show how the learning standards are grouped in order to report the test results.

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Top 50 Tips for Google Calendar

Google Calendar is a powerful tool to keep track of all your tasks, activities, meetings, and projects. It’s an excellent tool for getting people together at the same time, and is a fully featured time management tool. Here are 50 tips you can add to your toolbox today!

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Keeping Your Chromebook Up To Date

Your Chromebook automatically checks for updates, but you can also check for and install updates manually, and sometimes you have to force and update to happen. Here’s how to easily make sure you’re on the latest version of Chrome OS.

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Suspicious Email? 5 Strategies to Protect Yourself

From time to time, suspicious email arrives in your email inbox. It doesn’t matter what email system you use, from Gmail, to Outlook, or any other tools to pickup mail – they’re all susceptible to hacking, phishing, and malicious link attacks. Here’s what to do when you get an email that looks suspicious.

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Prodigy – The most engaging math platform in the world!

Our teachers at KIS love using Prodigy with their students for math practice. Here’s more about, and when you’re ready, head over to Prodigy and check it out for yourself! Best of all, it’s free, and already used by more than 300K teachers!

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Getting Started with BookFlix / K-3 Resources

Listen and read. Storybooks, e-books, videos, games, and more. PreK-3. All Ohio K-3 students and their parents, as well as K-3 educators, can use the state-funded INFOhio Resources free-of-charge.

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TweenTribune – Daily News for Kids, Leveled by Lexiles

TweenTribune is a free online educational service offered by the Smithsonian for use by K-12 grade Teachers and students. TTribune consists of daily news sites for kids, tweens, and teens, and includes text, photos, graphics, and audio and/or video materials prepared by the Smithsonian and others about current events, history, art, culture and science.

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Pixel Art – Getting Creative with Spreadsheets!

Using pixels to create art beckons back to a simpler time, with less sophisticated graphics, but it’s a good place to start when learning about things like computers, computer animation, graphics, and yes, spreadsheets!

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New time-saving features in G Suite for Education

G Suite for Education helps students move from collecting ideas to creating projects and papers as quickly and easily as possible. Google Docs achieves this by facilitating collaboration, making it easy to work on any device, and weaving in machine intelligence to handle the more mundane elements of getting work done.