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Open Educational Resources (OER): Secondary Education

This guide will provide resources to free and open education resources

Secondary Education

OpenLearn

OpenLearn is a source of over 600 free online courses from The Open University.

 

The Learning Classroom: Theory into Practice

This is an online college course developed for students preparing to be teachers, as well as inservice K-12 classroom teachers and other educators.

 

UC Irvine Open Courses

Help in preparing for the CSET subject tests. Also offered is a ”four-part webinar series specifically designed to help participants better understand and more effectively support gifted students both at home and in the classroom.”

Videos

Education in Video

This library database is a collection of over 100 streaming videos developed specifically for training and developing teachers. Includes teaching demonstrations, lectures, documentaries, and primary-source footage of students and teachers in actual classrooms.

 

Edutopia: Education Video Library

Videos about K-12 teaching methods and strategies from the George Lucas Educational Foundation.

 

PBS Learning Media

The PBS Digital Learning Library is a public media system-wide repository of digital media learning objects, including videos, images, podcasts and documents.

Open Textbooks for Secondary Education

The Community College Consortium for Open Educational Resources

These open textbooks cover various topics in education, including classroom management and supervision, contemporary issues in education, and special needs education. The list of books is comprehensive; it’s best to skim through the list to find specific-interest books