Digital collection development is integral to the “future ready” pledge. As the number of districts committing to personalizing instruction through digital learning grows, so does the demand for digital content. Join us for a webinar with Michelle Luhtala, Library Department chair at New Canaan High School in Connecticut (a 2015 Library Journal Mover & Shaker) and Andy Marcinek, Former Chief Open Education Advisor for the U.S. Department of Education. They will discuss what’s new in digital collection development, including the #GoOpen initiative, and how to make all resources discoverable, accessible, and usable for all learners.
In this webinar, Andrew Marcinek, former Chief Open Education Advisor for the U. S. Department of Education (DOE), speaks with Tech & Learning Content Director Kevin Hogan about the DOE’s #GoOpen initiative. Participants will learn how to make the shift to using openly licensed educational resources in their school districts.
In this webinar, Jeff Meyer, classroom teacher, district technology director, and Product Specialist for Learning.com will explore the most widely-used free digital alternatives to print textbooks and resources, the benefits of implementing OER and tips for moving to digital content.
Join us for a live, interactive webinar where we’ll take a look at Open Educational Resources (OER) through the lens of high school social studies
Join us for a live, interactive webinar where we’ll take a look at Open Educational Resources (OER) through the lens of elementary math.
In this presentation, Janet Pinto, Chief Academic Officer of Curriki, will start by introducing the concept of OER and will provide examples of some of the types of OER that are readily available including individual lesson plans, full courses, student facing materials, videos, interactives, and assessments/worksheets.
The question of quality is one of the overriding issues in the OER field. To address that issue, Washington State has developed a process for evaluating OER materials for alignment with state learning standards. This edWeb.net webinar, presented by the Open Educational Resources for the K-12 Classroom community, covered the review process, rubrics, and outcomes.
Curious about the flipped movement? Want to explore different Open Educational Resources (OER) to expand your instruction and student learning? In this webinar, presented by the Open Educational Resources in the K-12 Classroom community on edWeb.net, Aubrey Harrison, Instructional Technology Specialist from Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools, investigated why everyone is talking about flipping their classrooms.
In this session, presented by the Open Educational Resources (OER) in the K-12 Classroom community on edWeb.net, Katherine Quinn-Shea, Director of Marketing at Net Texts, defined OER and explained why they are so important to education today.
In this session, presented by the Open Educational Resources (OER) community on edWeb.net, attendees had a look at some OERs – to give you a sense of what already exists and what is possible. Julie Willcott, science teacher and Apple Distinguished Educator, addressed how to get started creating your own OER courses and books. Julie also went over copyright issues and discussed how to compile the best content for your students.