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Some Initiatives and Announcements as Summer Approaches and School Years End

OPEN NH / Academy of Applied Science Partnership NH e-Learning for Educators is partnering with the Academy of Applied Science to offer their science education courses for teachers online through OPEN NH.  Our first offering will be AS-01 Full STEAM … Continue reading

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#GoOpen New Hampshire Open Education Week March 7-11

Open Education Week’s goal is to raise awareness about free and open educational opportunities that exist for everyone, everywhere, right now.  http://www.openeducationweek.org/ Open Education Week is coordinated by the The Open Education Consortium, an association of hundreds of institutions and organizations … Continue reading

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13 States Kick Off #GoOpen Education Resources Initiatives

The U.S. Education Department is helping lead the charge at the state and district level to shift to openly licensed educational resources. MARIN COUNTY, Calif. — State leaders across the country are sending the message that they will support schools … Continue reading

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Why American higher education faculty tend to resist digital materials: new study

Originally posted on Bryan Alexander:
Most American professors generally avoid digital materials, according to a new study.  A minority are interested, but the majority prefer traditional (print) materials, with powerful implications for the intersection of technology and higher education.  Put…

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#GoOpen : Open Educational Resources (OER): Resource Roundup

Explore this educator’s guide to open educational resources for information about online repositories, curriculum-sharing websites, sources for lesson plans and activities, and open alternatives to textbooks. Explore the OER Resources Guide on Edutopia. OER, a part of the global open … Continue reading

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Richard Culatta Resigning as Ed-Tech Director at U.S. Department of Education

Richard Culatta, who directed the U.S. Department of Education’s office of educational technology during a time of rapid, if uneven, digital adoption in the nation’s schools, announced that he will resign from his post this month. The department said that Culatta … Continue reading

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#GoOpen USDOE Creates New Advisor for Open Education

US Office of Educational Technology, Richard Culatta, announced today that Secretary Arne Duncan will visit a Future Ready district in Williamsfield, Illinois.  The purpose of the visit is to highlight the great work Williamsfield Community School District has done in … Continue reading

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Online Case Studies Highlighting the Implementation of OER in Schools

SETDA Publishes Open Educational Resources in Action: Implementation Case Studies  August 26, 2015 (Washington, D.C.) – SETDA, the principal membership association of U.S. state and territorial digital learning leaders, recently published OER in Action: Implementation Highlights (http://oerstudies.setda.org), a series of case … Continue reading

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Leveraging Open Education Resources to Improve Learning Outcomes

To personalize learning, educators across the nation are developing and using open education resources in K-12 education.  Flexible, editable, changeable. These are words not typically associated with K12 educational materials. However, with shifts in the development, access and implementation of … Continue reading

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