It is pretty easy to run a secondary school using open math content. There is Khan Academy, CK12, NROC, and more. But it seems to be harder to find open education resources (OER) in English language arts.
All Blog Posts With OER Tag or Category
September 11, 2013
December 12, 2012
"I'm delighted that openness has gotten to some very closed institutions," said Sir John Daniel. As the former CEO of Commonwealth of Learning and Vice-Chancellor of Open University, he knows a lot about higher education, open education resources (OER), and online learning.
November 16, 2012
Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life--shouldn't the same hold true for the learning process?
November 15, 2012
Educational materials wholesaler hires chief technology officer of printing and communications company to boost its software business.
October 19, 2012
The 20-mile stretch from Stanford University to San Jose, Calif. produces more innovation than any place on the planet. As Richard Florida noted, the unique confluence of a great R1 University, venture investors, tech talent, and great quality of life make it a creative hotspot.
October 18, 2012
K-12 open education advocates face many of the same challenges as those in postsecondary institutions.
October 09, 2012
Last week Secretary Duncan said it was time to dump the heavy, expensive books students lug around in their backpacks. We agree, it's time to shift to digital. High-quality open educational resources (OER) help make the case.
August 27, 2012
The first social enterprise to emerge from E.L. Haynes was LearnZillion, a professional development platform founded by former principal and Chief Academic Officer Eric Westendorf and former teacher Alix Guerrier. Today, LearnZillion announced the addition of 2000 Common Core lessons developed by a Gates Foundation funded "Dream Team" of 123 teachers.
July 23, 2012
Leadership Public Schools (LPS) is a network of four small high-poverty high schools in Richmond, Oakland, Hayward, and San Jose, California. These locations (and nearby Summit Prep and Downtown College Prep) are the best example of great high schools combining the historic benefits of small rigorous and supportive environments with the potential of incorporating personal digital learning.
April 06, 2012
Pearson, Cengage, and MacMillan Higher Education sue open content start-up in latest battle over free and paid education content.