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Open Educational Resources for K-12

Open Educational Resources for K-12 learners. OER

Khan Academy

Learn almost anything for free. Our mission is to provide a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere. All of our resources are completely free forever, regardless of whether you're a student, teacher, home-schooler, principal, adult returning to the classroom after 20 years, or a friendly alien just trying to get a leg up in earthly biology.

YouTube EDU

YouTube for schools

WatchKnowLearn - Free K-12 educational videos

Free K-12 educational videos ... organized. Tens of thousands of excellent, educational videos in a huge, intuitive directory. Organized, reviewed, rated, and described by teachers. Ideal as a supplement to a curriculum or for independent study. Designed for teachers, students, parents, homeschoolers, educators ... and all life-long learners!

PBS LearningMedia

PBS LearningMedia™ is the go-to destination for instant access to tens of thousands of classroom-ready, digital resources including videos, games, audio clips, photos, lesson plans, and more! You can search, save, and share with ease. Best of all, PBS LearningMedia is free for educators.


Play Games Play Games Sometimes the best way to understand what engineers do is to try your hand at it! The following are links to several engineering games on the internet to give you a first hand try at the problem solving skills engineers employ every day!




Open Educational Resources - Free Learning Resources for the World

OpenStax College

Although aimed at college, these may be suitable for 9-12 grade. Free, open-source, high-quality textbooks for your college course, available online and in print.

FlexMath - Home

As the foundation of all higher mathematics, Algebra is a defining gateway on the path to academic success. To make that journey a successful and rewarding experience for all students, the CK-12 Foundation presents FlexMath, a student-centered approach to ...

Common Core Navigator, Math, K-8 | LearnZillion

LearnZillion features some valuable Common Core-aligned math lessons for grades 2-6. Not to mention, this is a growing website, so expect more 2-6 lessons in the future, as well as kindergarten and first-grade resources.

The Public Domain Review

Bert van de Roemer explores the curiosity cabinets of the Dutch collector Levinus Vincent and how the aesthetic drive behind his meticulous ordering of the contents was in essence religious, an attempt to emphasise the wonder of God's creations by restoring the natural world to its prelapsarian harmony. ...Continued


BLOSSOMS video lessons are enriching students' learning experiences in high school classrooms from Brooklyn to Beirut to Bangalore.strong text

Knowmia - Technology for Teaching. Made Simple.

Search thousands of tutorial videos on any subject from the worlds best teachers. Before you know it, you'll know it.

K-12 " - Free Online Courses Built by Professors

Free, Common Core-aligned courses for students, parents, and teachers in math and English language arts. We've even thrown in some SAT ® prep for good measure! Looking for more? We have University and Professional Development programs , too!

CK-12 - Free Online Textbooks, FlashCards, Exercises, RWA's, Simulations

CK-12 Foundation provides a library of free online textbooks, videos, exercises, flashcards, and real world applications for over 5000 concepts from arithmetic to history

HippoCampus - Homework and Study Help - Free help with your algebra, biology, environmental science, American governm...

The best multimedia instruction on the web to help you with your homework and study.

PreK12 Educator - UEN

Resources for K-12 educators, students and parents.

Florida - Orange Grove

OER for K-12

Thinkfinity Content Partners

Welcome to the Verizon Thinkfinity Community! This page is a great place to start: ask questions, join in a discussion, search groups, and make friends.

Ben's Guide to U.S. Government for Kids

Ben's Guide to U.S. Government for Kids on GPO Access provides a basic introduction to the Federal Government.

Windows to the Universe

The Windows to the Universe website is a richly interlinked ecosystem for learning about the Earth and Space sciences for use by the general public, students, and teachers.

Moving into English: eGlossary

Harcourt visual dictionary.

Ron Houtman (ronhoutman) on Twitter

The latest from Ron Houtman (@ronhoutman). Ed Tech Integrator & Teacher at Kent ISD/REMC8- MACUL Board Member- Creating engaging, relevant learning for K-20 learners. I'm also a 'Technology Therapist' :). Grand Rapids, MI

Common Core Math Resources from Share My Lesson - Resources - Share My Lesson

Share My Lesson Common Core Database: Share My Lesson hosts an extremely comprehensive collection of aligned lesson plans from a variety of sources. Not only are lessons broken down by process and proficiency, they’re all free and there’s a huge number of them from favorite sources like Sesame Street. (Note: Using Share My Lesson does require signing up for a free membership.)

Math Teaching Resources for K-5 Classrooms

This is another site that has taken the guess work out of finding Common Core process-aligned resources. Here, you’ll find a comprehensive pool of K-5 math resources organized by grade level, and all are available as PDF download.

Inspirational Teaching Videos: Covering Common Core, Math, Science, English And More

The Teaching Channel’s videos provide an amazing in-classroom look at the Common Core in practice. For grades K-5, Teaching Channel has produced more than 70 videos, covering both math and English lessons. You’ll also find some great overview videos that will help answer general questions about implementing the new standards.

  • For the past 13 years, Ron has worked at the Kent Intermediate School District and Kent Career Technical Center both teaching in the classroom and supporting educator professional development.


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