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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 (OER) for information about online repositories, curriculum-sharing websites, sources for lesson plans and activities, and open alternatives to textbooks.

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National Nutrition Month: Best Web Resources for Teachers

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Teaching With Web-Based Resources

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5 Open Education Resources for K-5 Common Core Math

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Test Prep with Virtual Tools: 10 Flashcard Apps for Mobile Devices

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National Nutrition Month: Best Web Resources for Teachers

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A Primer on Curriculum-Sharing Sites

An overview of useful sites where educators sharing curriculum with other educators.

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Making the Case for Open Source Software

Open source tools are free and often easier to update; Dr Chris Craft shares some tips for making the leap.

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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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David Thornburg on Open-Source Textbooks

Guest blogger David Thornburg on how the open-source movement is transforming the textbook industry.

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Open Source: A Do-It-Yourself Movement to Change Education from the Bottom Up

How Can Open Source Can Fuel the Do-It-Yourself Movement to Change Education from the Bottom Up

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California Embraces Open Source Digital Textbooks

The most populous state is the first to take on this complicated initiative.

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Open Professional Development: Learning in the World Classroom

Teachers from around the world use the Web to learn together about social-networking software.

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Tips, Tricks and More from the Edutopia Community

Samer Rabadi, Edutopia's Online Community Manager, launches our Tips, Tricks and More series with a look at some shared resources and a salute to community members who've shared their compelling stories.

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Red, White, and Blue Learning: Seven Resources for Independence Day

With the Fourth of July just a week away, you might consider doing a holiday-themed lesson or art project with your child. Blogger Matt Davis covers a few of the best Fourth of July learning resources on the Web.

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Slash the Textbook Budget with Open-Content Curricula

Using open source materials is a savvy solution for saving money.

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Hate Is a 4-Letter Word

Rather than shielding children from news about hate, educators could prepare them for the real world by teaching what hate is and how to prevent it.

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Five-Minute Film Festival: Happy Independence Day!

To help you celebrate Independence Day, Edutopia's VideoAmy has put together a Fourth-of-July-themed collection of inspiring, interesting, and fun videos.

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Open Professional Development: Learning in the World Classroom

Teachers from around the world use the Web to learn together about social-networking software.

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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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