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How to sort the good from the bad in OER

The Hechinger Report

Leave this field empty if you're human: Teachers often spend many hours at night or on weekends searching the internet for good instructional materials – or just good ideas about how to meld online learning into their classrooms. Sometimes, they consult curation sites that have evaluated these materials; sometimes they just consult other teachers on what they use. These OER – open educational resources – may be good, bad or indifferent.

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How our district is making math relevant

eSchool News

To meet current math standards like the Louisiana Student Standards for Mathematics or the Common Core State Standards, it is no longer enough for students to simply memorize how to do something. As in many other districts, our efforts to improve student achievement were hindered by curriculum materials that were not tightly aligned with the new standards and often lacked the tasks, norms, and routines needed to create problem-solving classrooms.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

The New York Times on The Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow , an online charter school: “Online School Enriches Affiliated Companies if Not Its Students.” “ OpenStax , Knewton introduce adaptive learning into OER.” ” Speaking of openwashing : “ Pearson CEO Fallon Talks Common Core , Rise of ‘Open’ Resources.” The company, which provides public radio and related instructional materials to classrooms, has raised $1.55