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Cool Tool | OpenStax

Created to provide an alternative to traditional textbooks whose prices are rising farther and farther beyond what many students can afford to pay, OpenStax is a nonprofit organization committed to improving student access to quality learning materials. Their free textbooks are … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | icurio  

As many educators increasingly turn to digital resources as an effective way to meet the needs of all learners, the use of Open Educational Resources (OER) continues to be an upward trend, presenting both opportunities and challenges. When it comes … Continue reading

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Being Open

A next generation of OER. GUEST COLUMN | by Adam Blum The premise of Open Educational Resources has always been that making content available to educators and students freely and universally would help accelerate educational progress and democratize educational opportunity. … Continue reading

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Interview | A Wikipedia for Education

In a small, mountainous Asian village with no electricity, amongst a curious group of middle schoolers, Kim Jones carefully revealed an iPad she had brought along on her trip. For nearly all of the students present, it was their first … Continue reading

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