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Rigorous Learning: the Common Core Standards and 21st Century Skills

Please join us for our Annual Chapter Business meeting and learn more about the Common Core Standards.

SUMMARY: The Common Core Standards mesh with 21st century skills to promote college and career readiness. With these standards and skills, Ohio teachers and librarians face state and national changes calling for an increased emphasis on research, literacy, text complexity and rigorous learning. Join this session to learn the paths to understanding the Common Core Standards and how to utilize a variety of INFOhio resources that align with the standards. This session will be of interest to public librarians, school librarians, college librarians, and anyone who wants to learn more about the impact and the implications of the Common Core on the curriculum in schools.

PRESENTER: Gayle Geitgey, INFOhio Instructional Integration Specialist
Gayle Geitgey is an Instructional Integration Specialist for INFOhio, the information network for Ohio schools. She has been a high school librarian, district technology director and online adjunct instructor in the areas of curriculum design and information literacy. At INFOhio, Gayle is currently working with the INFOhio Users Council, the ICoach program, IMatrix, the INFOhio inquiry framework and connecting the Common Core Standards with the INFOhio resources.

This program is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. RSVP for this Free program with Linda Swarlis at

Thursday, September 13, 2012
6:30 – 7:00 p.m.  Refreshments and networking
7:00 – 8:00 p.m.  Presentation and Q & A

Columbus Metropolitan Library, Larry D. Black Auditorium at the Main Library
96 S. Grant Avenue, Columbus Ohio, 43215.
Phone: 614-645-2275

Thank you again, Gayle Geitgey.  Here are the slides from the presentation divided in four parts.





Here  is a link to the iMatrix

Here is a link to INFOhio’s Common Core symbaloo.