As schools’ interest in open education resources grows, Knovation—a company that has been curating free educational content from the web since 1999—is building more partnerships.
Schools will be able to upload, manage, share, and discover open education resources on the plaftform when it is released in the next quarter.
In an exclusive survey of school district leaders, nearly half reported they are dissatisfied with current educational content offered by commercial providers.
Matthew Henshaw of the Spokane, Wash., district says open resources are filling some curriculum gaps, but they are “not the answer for all our needs.”
PanOpen, one of a number of providers of commercial and nonprofit platforms meant to enhance and curate “open educational resources,” is now eyeing the K-12 market.
The sweeping new federal education law could have big implications for state and local spending on school interventions, tutoring, classroom technology, academic content, and other priorities.
Open educational resources — viewed by many as challenger to commercial resources — are encouraged through the recently passed, sweeping ESSA federal statute.
A new portal created by the Council of Chief State School Officers provides case studies and resources on OER for state and local education officials.
A new report by MDR cites outmoded purchasing practices, data-privacy concerns and other issues as slowing the K-12 transition from print to digital resources.
Federal and state governments can improve students’ ability to get access to student-centered learning by focusing on 13 specific issues, according to the International Association for K-12 Online Learning.