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Read what our subscribers have to say about Ohio as America 2.0...

“My 4th grade students especially enjoy the videos available on Ohio as America…Thanks for being an invaluable resource!” – Van Buren Local Schools

“I have a variety of reading levels and English language learners in my classroom so having the text be accessible to all students with the highlight and text reader feature has been tremendously helpful.The students love all of the different technology pieces and websites in these activities. They are well-developed and engaging.” – Cincinnati Public Schools

“I love using Ohio as America because of all the resources that are right at my fingertips!”– Olmsted Falls City Schools

“The best part of Ohio as America is how students are required to log in, navigate the site, and access material online.  It has required them to become more technologically proficient without my having to continually create my own homemade activities for the computer/Internet.” - Athens City School District

“I am very impressed with the Ohio as America resources overall! My students find them engaging and informative. The short video clips, paired with the student readings, are very effective. Thank you for an awesome resource!” – Worthington City Schools

“The best Ohio History book on the market today!” – Capital University

“Thank you for making the video responses fillable. Very good customer service!”– Beachwood City Schools

“Since beginning Ohio as America, my students are more engaged than ever in our Social Studies lessons. They are making connections and relating the lessons. They have been asking great questions and love the activities. Everything is teacher friendly to prepare and extremely engaging for students!”– Westerville City Schools

“The kids love being able to access the primary sources. I like that the text is right at their fingers. I also like how they can figure out what a word means by hovering the cursor over highlighted words. Ohio as America has allowed us to delve into using digital literacy.” – Kettering City Schools

“My students love the experiences with their first online textbook. We had a great time playing Kahoot! with the Articles of Confederation questions this week. Everyone was engaged and excited!” – Clermont Northeastern Local Schools

“I am loving this updated version this year and so are my 4th graders!” – Wapakoneta Schools

"Our 4th graders are loving to learn about Ohio and its role in our country's history. They especially are engaged with the activities. So far, our favorite is ‘Heading to Ohio’.”– Southwestern City Schools

“Ohio as America online textbook has brought history to life for my students. They enjoy the student readings and watching the videos.” - Marion Local School District  

 

Textbook Pricing Table

Textbook Pricing Options
1-500 Students $10 per student per year
501 + Students $8 per student per year
Per-Year Discounts
$1.00 per student discount with a multi-year contract 
2-year subscription = 5 free admissions to our Professional Development Institute (a $625 value) 

3+ year subscription = 10 free admissions to our Professional Development Institute (a $1250 value)

Professional Development

District Professional Development 

If you would like to schedule a Professional Development Workshop for your district please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 614.297.2570. 

*Franklin County Schools will be excluded from paying mileage.

We require a minimum of five teachers per Workshop. Each Workshop may not exceed 30 teachers.

 

 

 

Ohio as America PD Bites 

Using Object-Based Learning as a Teaching Tool  

Presented by: Sohayla Pagano, Coordinator, Educational Outreach 

Sohayla Pagano, Coordinator, Educational Outreach, discusses the power of objects and object-based learning in the classroom. Learn how examining objects as primary sources can engage students' natural curiosity and help them develop and refine historical thinking skills. To watch this PD bite Click Here

 

Ohio as America-Distance Learning Opportunities 

Presented by: Matthew Schullek, Distance Learning Coordinator

Matthew Schullek, Distance Learning Coordinator, defines Distance Learning (DL) and discusses the benefits of participating in DL programming. He also reviews equipment requirements for running a DL program, and the variety of DL programs and resources offered by the Ohio History Connection, and other institutions in Ohio and across the country. To watch this PD bite  Click Here

 

 

Blended Learning 

Presented by: Betty Blockinger, Creative Learning Factory Coordinator 

Betty Blockinger, Creative Learning Factory Coordinator, defines blended learning and gives tips and tricks on how to implement it in the classroom. She also showcases blended learning resources designed for classroom use. To watch this PD bite Click Here 

 

 

Ohio History Day: Youth Division 

Presented by: Betsy Hedler, Youth Coordinator , Ohio History Day

Betsy Hedler, Youth Coordinator, Ohio History Day, discusses the basics of Youth History Day, how educators can get involved in Youth History Day, where to find resources, student project types, tips to help students begin their project, and Youth History Day as project-based learning. To watch this PD bite Click Here 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Primary Sources: Teaching Critical Thinking Skills 

Presented by: Carmen Derrick, Content Coordinator

Carmen Derrick, Content Coordinator, discuss how primary and secondary sources can be used in the classroom to engage students and develop critical thinking skills.She provides information on how to navigate valuable online resources and how to appropriately utilize them in educational materials. To watch this PD bite Click Here 

To receive a formal quote for a renewed subscription to Ohio as America, fill in and submit the following information. The individual listed below will be considered as the primary contact for your Ohio as America subscription.

Renew a Subscription

Textbook Pricing Options
1-500 Students $10 per student per year
501 + Students $8 per student per year
Per-Year Discounts
$1.00 per student discount with a multi-year contract 
2-year subscription = 5 free admissions to our Professional Development Institute (a $625 value) 

3+ year subscription = 10 free admissions to our Professional Development Institute (a $1250 value)

Homeschool and Social Studies Methods Teachers

Ohio as America offers a purchase option specifically for social studies methods and homeschool teachers. For more information about this option please contact Ohio as America at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 614-297-2570.

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Ohio History Connection
800 E. 17th Ave. 
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Ohio as America Subscriptions and Professional Development
ph: 614.297.2570
 
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