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Open Source explained in LEGO. Free Online School from Home: Connections Academy. Open Educational Resources. Curriki. WELCOME NEA MEMBERS!

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Find lesson plans, units, student games, interactive resources and more. Get started with a TOUR or search for materials below. On Forbes.com: What Is The Purpose Of Education? By Kim Jones From an early age, we’ve been told that education is the key to one’s success in life. Curriki Wins Computerworld Top Honors for Digital Access On June 4th, Computerworld honored organizations for putting technology to work for people in need and changing the world for the better and Curriki won the highest honor in the Digital Access category. Curriki Stories from Around the World We asked you how you’re using Curriki around the world and you sent us some great stories! Things Fall Apart Unit - Theme Centered Essay Challenge your students to think more deeply about the larger ideas in Things Fall Apart. Karl Fisch Algebra Video CollectionAmazing collection of videos from a dynamic teacher. Free eTextbooks on CurrikiWonderful free eTextbooks for your classroom. OpenClass. iTALC.

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Good luck! Creative Commons. Community College Consortium for Open Educational Resources. Open educational resources. What are Open Educational Resources. There is no one, standard definition of Open Educational Resources.

What are Open Educational Resources

However, the following broad definition of OERs from OER Commons seems to be generally accepted by the community: Open Educational Resources (OER) are teaching and learning materials that are freely available online for everyone to use, whether you are an instructor, student or self-learner. Examples of OER include: full courses, course modules, syllabi, lectures, homework assignments, quizzes, lab and classroom activities, pedagogical materials, games, simulations, and many more resources contained in digital media collections from around the world. OERs exist within a wider 'Open' movement and context, explored below. The Open Movement. 10 Open Education Resources You May Not Know About (But Should) Www.hewlett.org/uploads/files/OER_overview.pdf. OER Commons. Free photos for education. The Commons.

Internet Archive: Digital Library of Free Books, Movies, Music & Wayback Machine. The OpenCourseWare Consortium. Free Online Course Materials. Khan Academy. Stanford on iTunes U. Talks about Education. Lessons Worth Sharing. James Burke: Connections. Connections explores an Alternative View of Change (the subtitle of the series) that rejects the conventional linear and teleological view of historical progress.

James Burke: Connections

Burke contends that one cannot consider the development of any particular piece of the modern world in isolation. Rather, the entire gestalt of the modern world is the result of a web of interconnected events, each one consisting of a person or group acting for reasons of their own (e.g., profit, curiosity, religious) motivations with no concept of the final, modern result of what either their or their contemporaries' actions finally led to. The interplay of the results of these isolated events is what drives history and innovation, and is also the main focus of the series and its sequels. Connections (1978) 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Connections² (1994) 1.

Free Online School from Home: Connections Academy. Online Public School, Online High School, Online Private School, Homeschooling, and Online Courses options. DOAJ: Directory of Open Access Journals.