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Common Core Drives Interest in Open Education Resources

Spurred by the adoption of common-core standards by nearly every state, the movement for open digital resources is growing as educators realign curricula

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One tool to help educators determine the quality and alignment to the common core of a particular resource is the OER rubrics developed by the Washington-based Achieve, a nonprofit education policy group that helped write the Common Core State Standards. The rubrics are hosted by the OER Commons, a repository of more than 30,000 open resources created by the Institute for the Study of Knowledge Management in Education, or ISKME, based in Half Moon Bay, Calif.

Publication Date: 
October 15, 2012