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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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Common Core ELA Resources for Middle School Educators

Implementing Common Core English in middle school is going to be a challenge. Here, blogger Matt Davis curates some of the best resources online that can help update existing content.

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6 Open Educational Resources

Edutopia blogger Andrew Marcinek presents his six favorite open educational resources that will introduce you to a wide world of curriculum materials for inspiring your students toward creative exploration and inquiry.

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Five-Minute Film Festival: Copyright and Fair Use for Educators

In K-12 education, it's a challenge to navigate the copyright and fair use waters. What can educators use? How can they use it? VideoAmy has collected some fun, engaging videos to help teachers and students understand the confusing subject.

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5 Open Education Resources for K-5 Common Core Math

Of all the many Common Core lesson plan sources on the Web, blogger Matt Davis has chosen a few of the best that are easy to use and extremely useful.

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Five-Minute Film Festival: Vine and Instagram Video in the Classroom

Can seconds-long Vine and Instagram videos be used as teaching tools? According to a number of educators online, the answer is a resounding yes! To help educators utilize Vine in class, VideoAmy has pulled together some of the best resources and...

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Five-Minute Film Festival: 10 Sources for Free Lesson Plans

Exploring free lesson planning resources can be overwhelming. Some are extremely useful, and others not so much. Here, VideoAmy shares a list of 10 of her favorite lesson planning tools available, as well as a playlist of videos to help teachers...

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Design 101 for Educators: An Icon Is Worth (at Least) a Dozen Words

Author and communicator Jason Cranford Teague continues his Design 101 for Educators series with a look at how to use icons and some good places to find them.

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Transitioning to Open Educational Resources

Edutopia blogger Andrew Marcinek explains why and how Burlington Public Schools are transitioning to Open Educational Resources, and offers four OER options to get started.

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Teachers Stuck on Pinterest

Instructional coach Kendra Jarvis takes us on a quick tour of how Pinterest is becoming the go-to educational resource for teachers everywhere.

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Five-Minute Film Festival: The Power of Spoken Word Poetry

It's National Poetry Month. Here Edutopia's VideoAmy highlights some videos and resources to engage students in her favorite genre -- spoken word poetry.

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Edutopia blogger Andrew Marcinek presents his six favorite open educational resources that will introduce you to a wide world of curriculum materials for inspiring your students toward creative exploration and inquiry.

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A Tour of High-Quality Open Education Resources (OER) for Writing

Blogger Todd Finley leads an engaging tour of open education resources for any teacher who wants his or her students to be better writers.

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Teaching With Web-Based Resources

Web-based teaching starts with identifying and vetting your resources, creating a lesson plan, and developing online handouts that provide information and encourage student participation.

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Five-Minute Film Festival: 8 Podcasts for Learning

Intrigued by the world of podcasting? This Five-Minute Film Festival features videos, resources, and articles to help any educator get started using podcasts in the classroom as a learning tool.

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