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'Open' and 'Inclusive' what the heck are they?

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OER grants from Hewlett Foundation

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The Tip of the Iceberg - value of higher education

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/318697851_The_Tip_of_the_Iceberg

College attainment not only creates higher incomes for graduates

themselves, it creates higher income for others.

•College attainment substantially reduces others’ tax burdens by creating

much greater tax revenues and lower government spending on public

assistance and social insurance.

•College graduates have lower rates of disabilities, signicantly better

health, and longer life expectancy.

•College graduates give disproportionately more to charities, engage more

in volunteerism, and are more likely to work for the greater good. They are

also doing more in community involvement and civic engagementCollege attainment not only creates higher incomes for graduates

themselves, it creates higher income for others.

•College attainment substantially reduces others’ tax burdens by creating

much greater tax revenues and lower government spending on public

assistance and social insurance.

•College graduates have lower rates of disabilities, signicantly better

health, and longer life expectancy.

•College graduates give disproportionately more to charities, engage more

in volunteerism, and are more likely to work for the greater good. They are

also doing more in community involvement and civic engagement

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In Search of Excellence: Lessons from America's Best-Run Companies

Recommended by Joe Garcia.  Newer editions are also available.

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The Role of School Librarians in OER Curation: A Framework to Guide Practice

Realizing the potential of OER, school librarians have begun to play an ever-increasing role in enabling its use by curating OER to meet specific teaching and learning needs in their schools and districts. But what do these curation practices look like, and how might they be further enabled within and across schools?

 

Also available as LibGuide: https://iskme.libguides.com/SL-OER-Curation/

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CARE Framework - Toward a Sustainable OER Ecosystem: The Case for OER Stewardship

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OER Toolkit - Created by Ontario Colleges (OCLC)

This toolkit provides information and tools to help faculty and library staff across all publicly funded colleges in Ontario to understand, engage with, and sustain OER in their work and practice.

https://tlp-lpa.ca/oer-toolkit

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CourseSource

"CourseSource is an open-access journal of peer-reviewed teaching resources for college biological science courses. A key feature of CourseSource is the alignment of our articles with learning goals and objectives that were developed by the associated professional societies."

https://www.coursesource.org/about

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PhET Interactive Simulations for science

Free simulations for students to use to learn biology, chemistry, physics and earth science (and math) at all grade levels.  This is an incredibly rich site, with lesson plans for each simulation.  Simulations allow students to manipulate variables and get data.  many use HTML, some still are Java.  Powerful.

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Aisles of Confusion

A case about exploring different food labels such as GMOs, gluten free and organic.  Available through the National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science.  

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Bug Babies

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Jackie Clifford onto Final Projects

Case of Mixed-Up Babies

ABO blood group case by Lenny, Laurie, Nazima

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Laurie Issel-Tarver onto Final Projects

2 Cent Cell Respiration (Lisa, Ginger, Barbara & Leah)

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Leah Cook onto Final Projects

Water Quality and Testing

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Hayley Orndorf onto Final Projects

Cell Organelles and functions (Sarah, Beth, Mark, Carolina)

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Beth Kimball onto Final Projects

TERP C.O.P

TerpTalk on what interpreters took away from the Opening the Pathway conference

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Belinda J De Paz onto Final Projects

Engineer your crop!

Engineer your crop!

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Anitza SanMiguel onto Final Projects

QUBES Faculty Mentoring Networks

FMNs are topically focused, sustained, immersive, community based professional development experiences.  Ideas for FMN topics arise from the community, and the QUBES staff provides support for the process.  FMNs are announced in the QUBES newsletter.  If you are interested in leading an FMN, contact the QUBES FMN Manager, Deb Rook (deb "dot" rook "at" bioquest "dot "org) 

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GM Bees

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Hayley Orndorf onto Final Projects

Grammarley

Compose bold, clear, mistake-free writing with Grammarly’s AI-powered writing assistant.

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Rewordify

This site can:

  • Intelligently simplify difficult English, for faster comprehension
  • Effectively teach words, for building a better vocabulary
  • Help teachers save time and produce engaging lessons
  • Help improve learning outcomes

Rewordify.com's amazing features have helped

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Khan Academy

We’re a nonprofit with the mission to provide a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere.

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Annenberg Learner

Multimedia resources for teaching science.

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Scharla Becker onto Final Projects

Gizmos

Gizmos are interactive math and science simulations for grades 3-12. Over 400 Gizmos aligned to the latest standards help educators bring powerful new learning experiences to the classroom.

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