Ten Great Educational Sites With Tons of Free Resources

When you produce a blended course or a MOOC you realize how important it is to have free digital teaching and learning content at your disposal.

Here is a list of helpful websites:

1. Open Educational Resources (OER) Commons. Almost everything (peer-reviewed textbooks, lesson plans, video lectures, worksheets…). Creative Commons-licensed and open for modification and adaptation.

2. Community College Consortium for Open Educational Resources. Colleges, government agencies, and other education organizations belong to this group.

3. Flat World Knowledge. Creative Commons-licensed material.

4. HippoCampus. Intended for high school and college students and instructors interested in supplementing their course materials.

5. Open Textbook Catalog. Customizable and printable online textbooks.

6. P2PU (Peer 2 Peer University). This organization leverages both open content and the open social web.

7. CK-12. This foundation provides free, openly-licensed digital textbooks for K-12.

8. Shmoop. Writing guides, analyses, discussions and other free resources.

9. Curriki. Free-to-use digital learning and teaching material.

10. MIT Open CourseWare: Videos, lectures, exams… all open to the public and free of charge.

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