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Literacy is Priceless:
Free Technology Tools for Literacy Instruction




                 Anna Batchelder
             Cu...
After 30 minutes you will be
                    able to…

• Define open education resources


• Identify numerous open ed...
About Anna




http://www.curriki.org
  Twitter: @Curriki                 http://www.boneducation.com
                    ...
What are Open Education
      Resources?
OERsthat anyone can…
        free education materials
                                 are




Remix

                 Imp...
OERs include…
            Learning objects

        Images, audios & videos

      Lessons, units & full courses

      Jo...
OER and FOSS
Think about open education resources like you think
   about free and open source software. Users:




   ada...
Major OER Projects
Literacy OER tour…
Benefits & Challenges
The World Needs You!

Share your teaching genius with
     others around the globe!


      Think OERs!
Thank you!
    Anna Batchelder
Global Consultant, Curriki
 Founder, Bon Education
       Dubai, UAE
 abatchelder@curriki.o...
Appendix
What about copyrights?




      A brief video…
www.FreeReading.net
www.Curriki.org
Literacy is Priceless: Free Technology Tools for Literacy Teachers
Literacy is Priceless: Free Technology Tools for Literacy Teachers
Literacy is Priceless: Free Technology Tools for Literacy Teachers
Literacy is Priceless: Free Technology Tools for Literacy Teachers
Literacy is Priceless: Free Technology Tools for Literacy Teachers
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Literacy is Priceless: Free Technology Tools for Literacy Teachers

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This presentation will be given at NECC Unplugged July 2009 by A. Batchelder.

Literacy is Priceless: A Presentation for Reading and ELA Teachers. During this session, audience members will learn about a variety of open and free education resources for the K-12 literacy classroom.

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Literacy is Priceless: Free Technology Tools for Literacy Teachers

  1. 1. Literacy is Priceless: Free Technology Tools for Literacy Instruction Anna Batchelder Curriki, Global Consultant Founder, Bon Education NECC Unplugged 2009
  2. 2. After 30 minutes you will be able to… • Define open education resources • Identify numerous open education resources for literacy instruction • Find early literacy resources using FreeReading • Find and Create K-12 literacy resources using Curriki
  3. 3. About Anna http://www.curriki.org Twitter: @Curriki http://www.boneducation.com Twitter: @Bon_Education http://www.literacyispriceless.com
  4. 4. What are Open Education Resources?
  5. 5. OERsthat anyone can… free education materials are Remix Improve Redistribute
  6. 6. OERs include… Learning objects Images, audios & videos Lessons, units & full courses Journal articles & textbooks Learning & content management software Tools for publishing digital resources
  7. 7. OER and FOSS Think about open education resources like you think about free and open source software. Users: adapting content sharing content
  8. 8. Major OER Projects
  9. 9. Literacy OER tour…
  10. 10. Benefits & Challenges
  11. 11. The World Needs You! Share your teaching genius with others around the globe! Think OERs!
  12. 12. Thank you! Anna Batchelder Global Consultant, Curriki Founder, Bon Education Dubai, UAE abatchelder@curriki.org anna@boneducation.com
  13. 13. Appendix
  14. 14. What about copyrights? A brief video…
  15. 15. www.FreeReading.net
  16. 16. www.Curriki.org

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