Discover. Share. Create.

OER Commons is a dynamic digital library and network. Explore open education resources and join our network of educators dedicated to curriculum improvement.

Extensive Library, Powerful Findability

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Build. Save. Collaborate.

Groups provides a flexible environment to organize, create, share, and discuss resources with others in your network. Collaborate with group members, tag and add resources to shared folders, create your own collections, all within a public or private group.

Groups

Contribute to the Commons

Use Open Author to easily create openly licensed educational resources. Combine text, images, sound, videos, or supplemental materials into resources you can share and remix with your colleagues and educators around the world. This robust tool will let you export your resources, or resources created and shared by others, into your own learning management system.
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1. Write

Publish your lesson plans, activities, and courses

2. Describe

Add context to your resource to ensure discoverability

3. Submit

Publish your resource into Open Author

Harness the power of the Commons

Hubs A Custom Resource Center
Projects, districts, states, and initiatives make use of Hubs to bring groups of educators together to create, organize, and share OER collections that meet their common goals. Explore Hubs
Microsites Custom Digital Libraries
Microsites are custom, flexible sites that include all the features available on OER Commons. Microsites allow your users to search resource collections using a custom taxonomy at a unique URL. Explore Microsites

Dedicated to Professional Learning

Our award-winning OER Professional Learning programs support instructors and curriculum specialists to gain the necessary skills required to find, adapt, and evaluate high quality open materials.

In-person and virtual OER workshops help focus instructors to develop a "commons" mindset, to experience the benefits of open processes using the platform's tools, collaborative features, and workflows. This can include using Open Author for creating, remixing, and publishing shared curriculum.

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