George Lucas Educational Foundation

Open Education Resources

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

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Pinterest
  • Share

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.


The New Edutopia!

Last comment 2 weeks 5 days ago
11 21 14,202 views

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

Last comment 3 weeks 1 day ago
22 32 27,407 views

Modeling Close Reading for Future Teachers: Professional Resources

Last comment 2 weeks 3 days ago
5 38 3,239 views

Free Is Good

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 06:00
9 308 4,775 views

Memorial Day in the Classroom: Resources for Teachers

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 10:44
108 385 views



Opening the Lid on Open Source: Is It Good for Schools?

Blogger Chris O'Neal describes the open source software movement

16 3 427 views

Slash the Textbook Budget with Open-Content Curricula

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




Open Educational Resources: Sharing Tips Among Teachers

An online teacher resource site.

1 388 views
Picture of two people waving small U.S. flags with a memorial day parade in the background

Memorial Day in the Classroom: Resources for Teachers

For teachers looking to incorporate Memorial Day into lessons, here are some of the best resources from around the internet.

108 385 views