Education Week Teacher Professional Development Sourcebook: Teachers Get Resourceful With 'Open Content'

Leaving their textbooks to gather dust, Houston middle school teacher Ardath A. Stewart and her students studied science last spring by assembling much of their curriculum on a class "wiki," an open-source community Web site. The materials included students' written postings on class topics, as well as projects, grading rubrics, and discussion questions that Stewart prepared or obtained from teachers in other parts of Texas and the United States.

Publication Date: 
March 16, 2009