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Open licensing is changing the way teachers find, use instructional materials

Open Licensing Is Changing the Way Teachers Find and Use Instructional Materials


Topics: OERs

On a cold January day, a teacher from Ethiopia braved the snow to visit Mountain Heights Academy in Utah.

He wanted to personally thank the faculty for making their curriculum openly available online. Unable to afford instructional materials for his all-girls school back home, he’d…


3 myths about OER

3 myths about OER


Topics: Education leadership, OERs

When Ben Churchill rejected his district’s textbook adoption process in favor of using open licensed resources, he got a little excited. Instead of spending thousands of dollars on published instructional materials, he watched his teachers come alive as they created — and shared —…