Open Educational Resources Angles
Partnering With A Pass in the New OER Environment
Angle Sneak Peek:
The use of open educational resources in schools is increasing rapidly. The federal government supports it. A growing number of states support it. Major corporations and foundations support it. Yet, surveys show that most educators are still reticent about using OER. Not only must teachers sort through the millions of available sources to find a few that are germane to their subject, but they have to rearrange all of their lesson plans to accommodate the new materials. How are teachers—already short on time during the school year—supposed to take on this new mandate?