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Open Educational Resources, Explained (Video)

By Carmen Rojas — April 19, 2017 1 min read

Teachers sharing coursework is nothing new, but the Internet has greatly increased the availability of free lesson plans developed by educators. Open Educational Resources is a term widely used to describe this material, but what exactly does it mean? What do educators need to know about using these resources?

In this short explainer video, Education Week answers commonly asked questions about OER.


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A version of this news article first appeared in the On Air: A Video Blog blog.