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Open Education Resources

Explore the world of free digital materials available through open licenses, and celebrate the four Rs: reuse, redistribute, revise, remix.

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Open Educational Resources Meet Instructional Design

To find the best OER, consider the skills you're teaching, how content aligns with standards, ease of assessment, and whether you'll provide an active, creative experience.

Moving Beyond the Textbook

Welcome to the days of OER, PLCs, and student-supported tech as education transitions from static textbooks to connect students' learning with the world around them.

Open Educational Resources (OER): Resource Roundup

Explore this educator's guide to open educational resources for information about online repositories, curriculum-sharing websites, sources for lesson plans and activities, and open alternatives to textbooks.

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Google for Educators: The Best Features for Busy Teachers

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Modeling Close Reading for Future Teachers: ELA Videos and Webinars

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Fun and Free Summer Learning Resources

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Fun and Free Summer Learning Resources

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Google for Educators: The Best Features for Busy Teachers

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Read Across America: Reading and Seuss-Themed Resources for Teachers

This blog features some of the best resources on the Web to help celebrate Read Across America and Dr. Seuss's birthday on March 2. (Updated 02/2014)

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Five Free Web 2.0 Tools to Support Lesson Planning

Edutopia blogger Lisa Dabbs describes five free Web 2.0 tools and how to best use them to support your lesson planning.

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Four Free Assessment Apps for 1:1 Classrooms

Edutopia blogger and NYC educator Monica Burns highlights four free assessment apps that work great in 1:1 classrooms.

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Twelve Days of Christmas Sites

Keith Ferrell of EdTechIdeas gives us the gift of 12 winter- and holiday-themed educational websites.

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In the News: 14 Open Educational Resources for High School

Edutopia's weekly roundup of top education news from around the Web.

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Blended Learning Energizes High School Math Students (Tech2Learn Series)

Educator Peter McIntosh helps his students to take ownership of their learning by using interactive subject-mastery tools like Khan Academy.

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Five-Minute Film Festival: Why Open Education Matters

Curious about open educational resources (OER)? This playlist from VideoAmy features some of the fantastic submissions for the "Why Open Education Matters" video content. Learn more and get started on finding great free materials.

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Make. Write. Remix. Share.

Paul Oh, Program Associate with the National Writing Project, talks about the Educator Innovator initiative and its role in The Summer of Making and Connecting.

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Five-Minute Film Festival: 9 Videos for Exploring the Universe on Space Day

Space Day is celebrated in early May each year. For teachers and students interested in the universe, VideoAmy has collected some of the most fun videos and resources to bring astronomy into the classroom.

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The Educator's Village: Creative Commons for Classroom Lessons

Blogger Andy Marcinek and fellow teacher Michael Milton describe the thinking that led to The Educator's Village, a new hub for sharing and exchanging lessons among education professionals.

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Radical Curriculum Sharing at the Open High School of Utah

A curated list of high quality open source English/language arts curriculum

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Summer Fun with Food: 10 Resources to Learn About Healthy Eating

Summer is the perfect time to teach your kids about healthy eating. Here are a variety of resources to pique interest in healthy foods at the farmer's market, in the garden, and in the kitchen.

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Improving How We Review Edtech: 3 Case Studies

Edutopia blogger Judy Willis looks at three edtech product review sites – EdSurge, ClassroomWindow and CommonSense Media – and compares their usefulness in providing teachers with a comprehensive picture of how to find the best available tools.

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Start That Podcast!

With a strong vision, simple setup, and plan for content, format, production, and promotion, you can turn your expertise, unique approach, and enthusiasm into a podcast.

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