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  • CK-12 provides free access to downloadable and interactive Flexbooks which can be customized as per the requirements of students and K-12 curriculum. Great Source for K-12 !
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    • 1. Introduction & Overview
    • 2. Textbooks today are rigid, monolithic, heavy, one or few people’s vision, often outdated, policy drivers………….. And “A costly Business”
    • 3. Scanned Books Often Outdated Cannot be mixed & repurposed One or few people’s vision
    • 4. teaching, learning & research resources licensed for free use or re-purposing “ to break down the barriers –whether legal, technical or cultural –between different collections of open educational content” -CCLearn
    • 5. CK-12 Mission
      • Create a collaborative online environment that produces free and open educational content that can be customized for each student as well as aligned with curriculum guidelines
    • 6. About CK-12
      • Not-for-Profit 501 (c) Organization
      • Funded through Private Family Foundation
      • 26 Team Members
      • 60+ Freelance Authors & Reviewers
    • 7. Staff
      • Senior Math Editor – In house
      • Senior Science Editor – In house
      • Standards Alignment Specialist – In house
      • Domain Experts for each domain ~ 10+
      • Authors – 80 – 100 – all contractors
      • Reviewers – all practicing teachers – minimum 6 for each book
    • 8. Our writers come from
        • AAAS – American Association for the Advancement of Science
        • California Science Teachers Association
        • National Science Teachers Association
        • National Earth Science Teachers
        • National Association of Science Writers
        • California Science Association
        • The Exploratorium in San Francisco
        • Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators
        • NCTM – National Council of Teacher of Mathematics
        • American Mathematical Society: Employment Information in the Mathematical Sciences
        • National Council of Supervisors of Math
        • Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
        • Mathematics for American Institutes for Research
        • Mathforum.org
        • Edjoin
        • Edupreneurs
    • 9. FlexBooks Fits Student’s Needs Adaptable for Teacher’s Requirements Easy to Create Free in Cost Up To Date – Modular – Collective Wisdom
    • 10. The Flexible Options 1. Print content at home or at school 2. Print and bind books with a professional vendor 3. A design to enhance bound books 4. A Flexbook 3 ring Binder 5. Flexbook subject dividers
    • 11. Flexbooks Examples
    • 12. CK-12 Printed/Online FlexBooks
      • CK-12 books are:
        • Free online or printed at cost
        • Filtered for State Standards
        • Assembled from content modules
        • Localized content through open authoring
        • Customizable for learning style, learning level
        • Licensed under “ Creative Commons Attribution Share-Alike”
    • 13. Editorial Process – CK-12 Domain Experts
      • Content Quality Assurance
        • Lesson objectives defined and standards covered
        • Engaging graphics
        • Broad sample of review questions (Beginning, Intermediate, and Challenging levels)
        • Points to consider
        • Glossary, bibliography, resources…
        • Mathematical and scientific accuracy
        • Readability, real-life application, all ethnic representation
    • 14.  
    • 15. Alignment to CA Standards
      • Initial outline pre-aligned to standards
      • Lesson objectives defined and standards covered
      • TOC and series matched to CA State scope and sequence
    • 16. Licensing & Legal Compliance
      • Original Contribution – Commissioned Books
      • Donated Books
      • Books from OER Environments
      • Images, Media Objects, Animations from Public Domain
      • New Collaborative Initiatives
    • 17. CK-12 FlexBooks Offered
      • Math Analysis Probability and Statistics (AP) Math Grade 6 Math Grade 7 Algebra I Geometry Single Variable Calculus Trigonometry Engineering: An Intro for HS NanoSense Student Materials
      • People's Physics Book Life Science Earth Science Biology I Electricity and Magnetism Optics The Modern Revolution in Physics Conceptual Physics Discover Physics Virtual Chemistry Ver 2.1 Part I
    • 18. Roadmap
      • Complete High School & Middle School STEM Books
      • Align it to CA/NY/FL/TX Curriculum
      • Subject the Books for Adoption Process
      • Foster Community to Collaborate on New Books
    • 19. Partners
      • Stanford University
      • Arizona State University
      • High Tech High, San Diego
      • WikiMedia Foundation
      • Commonwealth of Virginia
      • Washington DC Government
      • Mid-Continent Research for Education & Learning
    • 20. ENGINEERING BOOK by ASU School of Engineering + School of Education @ testing in classroom stage
    • 21. Commonwealth of VA 2 yr Study by NASA Governor's Mandate 7% Qualified to Teach Nanotech
    • 22. Virginia/CK-12 Project Source: Andy Jackson Chapter, virginia.ck12.org
    • 23. Particle Physics Biophysics (Medical Imaging) Quantum Mechanics, Relativity, String Theory Universal Gravitation and Astrophysics/Cosmology Motion Sensors to Explore Kinematics, Work and Energy LED's, LCD's, Plasmas, and Other Displays Nanoscience Nuclear Energy
    • 24. Other Projects
      • DC Schools - “GIS BOOK"
      • Project Algebra
      • “ Life On Earth” Dr. E. O. Wilson
      • LAUSD Pilot
      • High Tech High
      • ASU Algebra Readiness Pre K - 7– Carole Greenes
      • From Stargazers to Starships – David Stern
      • Translation to Spanish
      • Creating Teachers’ Editions
    • 25. Adoption in School Districts Pilot Projects Books in Pilots Training & Support
    • 26. HOW?
    • 27. FlexBooks System Search function Flexr for mixing and creating Flexible output
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    • 33. CK-12 Benefits
      • Provides access to information for all
        • Open to all for use/re-use, mix and match, and own
        • Formatted to provide organized/standardized output
      • Common wisdom approach taps many more contributors vs. a single author
      • Moving away from tightly controlled product (by whom??)
        • Many learning objects for different learners according to their own needs , learning style
        • Sharing of knowledge by all communities
      • Global reach for all students
      • One-size-does-not-fit-all benefit
    • 34. www.ck12.org

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