OER Resources from the #LCCOER Summit

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I attended Lansing Community College's 2nd Annual Open Educational Resources Summit on Feb. 24th. As I was gathering resources from the summit to share in a blog, I had a bulletin from the Library of Michigan appear in my inbox with the following timely information.  These are all worth checking out!

From Karren Reish of the Library of Michigan -

"Lansing Community College's 2nd Annual Open Educational Resources Summit was Feb. 24th. Some of the content discussed is appropriate to the K-12 community. Thanks to Rita Kohrman from Grand Valley State University for the following information about sites discussed.
OER Commons is a dynamic digital library and network. Explore open education resources and join our network of educators dedicated to curriculum improvement.

A “hub” for Common Core found in OER Commons: https://www.oercommons.org/hubs/common-core

To see the rest of the OER Commons, visit the listing of their hub partners: https://www.oercommons.org/hubs/

The MI Open Book Project is a multi-year initiative funded as part of the Technology Readiness Infrastructure Grant (TRIG) which will empower groups of master teachers to come together, collaborate, and develop a open education resource for use in classrooms around Michigan.

The U.S. Department of Education’s #GoOpen campaign encourages states, school districts and educators to use openly licensed educational materials to transform teaching and learning.
·       Dryden Community Schools, MI
·       Marlette Community Schools, MI
·       Marysville Public Schools, MI
·       Mona Shores Public Schools, MI
·       Wayland Union Schools, MI

OpenEd is the only K-12 educational resource library focused on aligning resources to learning objectives. Specifically, OpenEd uses machine learning to accurately align videos, games, and assessments to learning goals such as the Common Core State Standards, NGSS, TEKS and detailed taxonomies of fine-grained learning objectives (from Renaissance, ACT, and others). We believe teachers should be able to find the most effective resources for their students all in one place, and all organized by standards. 

EngageNY.org is developed and maintained by the New York State Education Department (NYSED) to support the implementation of key aspects of the New York State Board of Regents Reform Agenda. This is the official web site for current materials and resources related to the Regents Reform Agenda. The agenda includes the implementation of the New York State P-12 Common Core Learning Standards (CCLS), Teacher and Leader Effectiveness (TLE), and Data-Driven Instruction (DDI). EngageNY.org is dedicated to providing educators across New York State with real-time, professional learning tools and resources to support educators in reaching the State’s vision for a college and career ready education for all students.

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