Full Course OER Options for District Consideration

Full Course OER Options for District Consideration

Full Course OER Options for District Consideration

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Below are currently available full-course openly licensed resources for districts interested in exploring OER options when considering core instructional materials for district adoption. Please note that these are not endorsements or recommendations from the Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction. When available, links to EdReports reviews have been provided.

Note: For additional information, visit: Selecting and Reviewing OER for District Adoption

Full Course Mathematics OER Options

Grade Band

Developer
org. or district

License

Obtain Materials
fees involved for different delivery platforms

 

EdReports Review
if available

Comments

PK-12

Great Minds Eureka Math for EngageNY

CC BY NC SA

EngageNY (2015)

Great Minds (2015)

Eureka Math K-8 (2015)

Eureka Math 9-12 (2014)

Delivery options: PDF download, print purchase, digital platform

Professional learning:
Great Minds Teacher Resource Pack

EngageNY Professional Development Library

K-5

Achievement First

CC BY NC SA

Achievement First

Coming soon

Delivery options: PDF and doc download

K-5

San Francisco Unified School District

CC BY

SFUD Elementary Math Portals

 

Delivery options: Google drive documents

Professional learning: SFUD Math Teaching Toolkit

K-5

Illustrative Mathematics (IM)

CC-BY

Illustrative Mathematics Beta Versionexpected release for 2021-22 school year

 

Delivery options: PDF download of Unit 1 of grades K-5

3-12

Match Education

CC BY NC SA

Match Fishtank Mathematics

Match Fishtank Mathematics 3-8 (2019)

Delivery options: online viewing, PDF download

Professional learning: Match Fishtank Teacher Tools

6-8

Illustrative Mathematics (IM)

CC-BY

Kendall Hunt

Open Up Resources

Learn Zillion

McGraw Hill

Geogebra

Open Up Resources (2017)

Learn Zillion IM 6-8 (2018)

Delivery options: online viewing, PDF download, digital platform, LMS integration, print purchase

Professional learning:
Summer Academies via Open Up Resources

IM Certified Professional Learning

7-12

CK-12

CC BY NC

CK-12 Flexbooks

 

Delivery options: online viewing, digital platform, some PDF download

Professional learning: CK-12 Certified Educator Program

9-12

Illustrative Mathematics

CC-BY

Kendall Hunt

Learn Zillion

McGraw Hill

 

Delivery options: online viewing, PDF download, digital platform, LMS integration, print purchase

Professional learning: IM Certified Professional Learning

9-12

Mathematics Vision Project

CC-BY

some CC-BY-NC-SA

MVP site

Open Up Resources

Lessoneer

MVP - integrated (2016)

Delivery options: PDF download, print purchase, digital platform

Professional learning: MVP Professional Development

12

Bridge to College Partnership

CC BY NC

Bridge to College - OSPI Moodle/OER Commons

 

Delivery options: PDF download

Professional learning: Bridge to College Summer Institute  (WA educators only)

11/12

OSPI

CC BY NC

Modeling our World with Mathematics - OSPI Moodle/OER Commons

 

Delivery options: PDF download

Professional learning: Modeling Our World With Mathematics Summer Institute Virtual Training  (WA educators only)

Full Course English Language Arts/Literacy OER Options

Grade Band

Developer
org. or district

License

Obtain Materials
fees involved for different delivery platforms

EdReports Review
if available

Comments

PK-12

Various developers for EngageNY

CC BY NC SA

EngageNY UnboundEd

See individual developers below

Delivery options: PDF download

Professional learning: EngageNY Professional Development Library

K-12

Match Education

CC BY NC SA

Match Fishtank English Language Arts

Match Fishtank (2018)

Delivery options: Online viewing, PDF download

Professional learning: Match Fishtank Teacher Tools

K-3

Core Knowledge Foundation for EngageNY

CC BY NC SA

EngageNY

Core Knowledge Language Arts (CLKA)

Core Knowledge Language Arts (2015)

Delivery options: PDF download, print purchase

Professional learning: CKLA Professional Development

K-5

EL Education

CC-BY

EL Education

Open Up Resources Learn Zillion

EL Education K-5 Language Arts (2017)

Delivery options: PDF download, print purchase, digital platforms

Professional learning: EL Professional Development Services

K-5

Comprehensive Reading Solutions: Bookworms

CC-BY

Open Up Resources

Bookworms (2018)

Delivery options: Online viewing (in beta), PDF download, print purchase

3-12

ELA Guidebooks

CC-BY

LearnZillion

soon available again via LA DOE web

ELA Guidebooks (2018)

Delivery options: online viewing, PDF download, digital platform, LMS integration, print purchase

Professional learning: Learn Zillion Guidebooks Professional Development

Full Course and Supplemental Science OER Options

Grade Band

Developer
org. or district

License

Obtain Materials
fees involved for different delivery platforms

Comments

K-12

Next Generation Science Storylines

CC BY

Next Generation Science Storylines website

Use: Not a full course but very robust lessons, that include teacher guide, materials list, and student activity sheets

Delivery options: online viewing, PDF download

Professional learning: Tools for Creating and Working with Storylines

K-12

CK-12

CC BY NC

CK-12 Science Flexbooks

Delivery options: online viewing, digital platform, some PDF download

Professional learning: CK-12 Certified Educator Program

K-12

Going 3D Project

CC BY SA

Phenomenal GRC (Gather, Reason, Communicate) Lessons

Use: Not a full course but very robust lessons

Delivery options: Google docs

Professional learning: GRC Lesson Resources

K-5

University of Northwest Iowa

Unclear

Assist Science

Use: Not a full course but very robust lessons - 4th and 5th grade are still being added to should be finalized around Dec. 2020

Delivery options: Google docs

Professional learning: Dialogic talk moves and strategies

1-5

Match Education

CC BY NC SA

Match Fishtank
Science and Social Studies

Delivery options: online viewing, PDF download

Professional learning: Match Fishtank Teacher Tools

Paid support and additional resources: Fishtank plus

3-12

Utah State Office of Education

CC BY NC SA

Utah Education Network website

Textbooks adapted from CK-12

Research: The Impact of Open Science Textbooks on Secondary Learning Outcomes

3-5

Core Knowledge Foundation

CC BY NC SA

Core Knowledge Science (CKSci™)

Delivery options: downloadable PDF, print purchase

Professional learning: free professional development kits and resources, paid school-based training and leadership institutes

6-8

OpenSciEd

CC BY

OpenSciEd (pdf)

Kendall Hunt (print)

AquaPhoenix (kit coming soon)

Use: 3 units available now, more coming soon - expected unit release schedule.

Delivery options: online viewing, PDF download, print purchase

Professional learning: Professional Learning Materials

6-8

Stanford Graduate School of Education

Varies by unit some CC BY ND some CC BY NC

Stanford SCALE website

Delivery options: PDF download

Professional development opportunities

9-12

Portland Metro STEM Partnership  - Patterns High School Science Sequence

CC BY NC SA

Patterns website

Physics, Chemistry, Biology

 

Delivery options: Google docs

Professional learning Educator workshops

AP Biology

OpenStax

CC BY

OpenStax website

Use: full course designed to meet and exceed the requirements of the College Board’s AP® Biology framework

Delivery options: online viewing, PDF download, smartphone app, Kindle download, print purchase

 

AP Environmental Science

George Lucas Research Foundation

CC BY

Sprocket website

Delivery options: available as a free open education resource to educators, instructors, and administrators. Sprocket is designed for teacher access only and is not open to students. Access by request..

AP Physics

OpenStax

CC BY

OpenStax website

Use: full course designed to meet and exceed the requirements of the College Board’s AP® Physics framework

Delivery options: online viewing, PDF download, smartphone app, Kindle download, print purchase

 

Biology

Denver Public Schools, University of Colorado Boulder, Northwestern

CC BY

InquiryHub HS Biology

Use: full course

Delivery options: online viewing, PDF download

 

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