Monday, May 06, 2013

Schools Turning To Free, Curated Open Educational Resources

Schools Turning To Free, Curated Open Educational Resources
In the last hundred years students have gone from attending one-room schoolhouses with handheld slates, to classrooms with handheld devices of a more high-tech sort. Yet, one thing hasn’t changed — the use of expensive and, in many cases, outdated textbooks as their main source of content. The Internet has made it possible for teachers and experts to share a wide variety of open educational resources (OER), but organizing, managing and delivering this content has been an arduous, time-consuming challenge. But that may be changing. 

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