Avoid ‘disjointed’ uses of open education resources by vetting, consulting with peers

By Emily Ann Brown, Education Daily® The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics recently issued a position statement on open education resources, urging educators to seek a “coherent, well-articulated curriculum” when curating openly resourced mathematics materials and tasks online.

This issue of curricular coherence is not particularly new, although the widespread availability and push to use openly licensed materials (many of which can be downloaded for free), makes the topic timely, said NCTM President Matt Larson. More…

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