As many of you know, I’ve spent much of this year working on a project to explore the adoption and implementation of K-12 core instructional materials and to explore business models for the successful and sustainable publishing of such open
Much of my research to date on the adoption and implementation of K-12 OER core curriculum in ELA and math has led me to the realization that, to schools, price is not a significant factor in adoption. In fact, most
As I’ve mentioned, I’m in the midst of a series of interviews with states and districts to explore how they adopt core curriculum and what factors might be especially relevant to those looking to have OER adopted as core curriculum.
All of my thoughts on positioning OER core curriculum in the K-12 market may be well and good, but what really matters is what actual customers think. Toward that end, I am going to be interviewing some district sups and
[Disclosure: I am part of an advisory group for this project.] Last week, the K-12 OER Collaborative entered the next phase of their project, awarding contracts for rapid prototypes to the following developers: edCount LLC Expeditionary Learning Illustrative Mathematics Learn