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OER Explained. 7 Things You Should Know About Open Educational Resources.

Teaching with Open Content

Available OER Resources. TED offers free video lessons for high school and college students. TED, a nonprofit organization that produces a popular annual conference on ideas, is launching TED-Ed, an online collection of lessons it hopes will bring the best educators to any classroom with an Internet connection.

TED offers free video lessons for high school and college students

“Right now there’s a teacher somewhere out there delivering a mind-altering lesson and the frustrating thing is, it only reaches the students in that class,” said TED-Ed project director Logan Smal­ley. “We’re trying to figure out how to capture that lesson and pair it with professional animators to make that lesson more vivid and put it in a place where teachers all over the world can share it.” TED-Ed is the latest wave in a growing trend of free online education. The How, Why, and When of Posting Resources in the Online Classroom. July 12, 2012 By: Errol Craig Sull in Online Education Resources—that amalgam of nearly anything and everything related to the subjects we teach and offered to our students as “extras”—give students a broader, deeper, and enhanced understanding of what they are being taught.

The How, Why, and When of Posting Resources in the Online Classroom

Resources come in a variety of forms and often reflect our deep interest in our specialties.