Educator Edition

Save time lesson planning by exploring our library of educator reviews to over 550,000 open educational resources (OER).


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Our review process requires that credentialed teachers on staff:

Our guidelines for reviews and ratings by resource category:

Resources Guideline

To what degree is each resource:

  • Clear
  • Thorough
  • Rigorous
  • Engaging
  • Standards-based
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Units Guideline

Does the unit:

  • Clearly state learning objectives
  • Provide standards alignment
  • Contain comprehensive materials
  • Foster critical thinking
  • Incorporate best practices
  • Follow a well-sequenced learning plan
  • Support leveled instruction (reteaching, enrichment)
  • Include assessments
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Apps Guideline

Does the app:

  • Define/achieve its goal
  • Provide guidance/tutorials
  • Engage students
  • Allow for differentiation
  • Scaffold learning
  • Keep students safe
  • Justify the cost?
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Printables and Templates Guideline

We evaluate by asking:

  • Is there a clear purpose?
  • Is the image high quality?
  • Is it easy to print?
  • Is it customizable?
  • Is it versatile?
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Resource Types
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  • Handouts & References
  • Interactives
  • Lab Resources
  • Learning Games
  • Lesson Plans
  • Presentations
  • Common Core Math
  • Common Core ELA
  • Next Generation Science


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