How To Find Open Educational Resources

The growing body of online educational resources is becoming something impossible to ignore. Free and open educational resources are aplenty and teachers around the world are adding to the repository every day.

But how do you actually find the best (or any, for that matter) open education resources? There’s more to it than just firing up the ol’ Google search. The following infographic demonstrates 8 steps to finding the best OER and it’s a skill every teacher should have. Whether you can afford to pay for premium resources (ha!) or not, finding OER is critical to a modern connected educator.

search for open education resources

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  1. Pär-Ola Zander

    January 3, 2013 at 4:27 am

    This is only one of thousand ways to find open educational resources. However, I have never thought of it, and I found interesting stuff for my own teaching, so it was a nice post anyway :)

  2. Cathy Anderson

    January 18, 2013 at 2:15 pm

    I am always looking for easier ways to find open education resources. What a great way to present the information via an infographic. Thanks for sharing!