Monday, June 22, 2015

Open Resources for Education / K-12

Important topic from EdWeek...

Open Educational Resources: What K-12 Officials Need to Know


After years of spending heavily on commercial textbooks and digital content, some districts are now attempting to break out into the "open"—the realm of open educational resources, that is.
Over the past few weeks, I've written a batch of stories about efforts to use and share open educational materials, which are basically defined as free resources created on a license that allows users to share, revise, and repurpose them as they see fit.
The stories have probed the issue from a number of angles, including the rise of large-scale open educational projects aimed at bringing the resources to potentially...

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