Want to save time? Want free resources? Open education resources (OERs) can help busy teachers everywhere! Do you know how to find them? Use them? License them? Make your own? Today's guest, Sue Jones, has created a helpful guide to OERs and is using them in her highered classroom. You can do this! Listen to today's show to get started.
- How OER resources can save teachers lots of time.
- Finding videos, PowerPoints, and more that you can actually use.
- A fast tip for figuring out which free videos are accurate.
- A cool network where educators share tons of free resources.
- How to share while preventing “stealing.” (I share how I license my work.)
- Why teachers are so excited about OER resources.
- Finding, Sharing and Integrating OER Presentation by Sue Jones that we talked about in the show
- YouTube and copyright/li>
- OER Commons
- Creative Commons Search– a turbo fast way to search!
- Citing Creative Commons work
- Kyle Pearce's math animations
- David Wiley's 5 R's of Reuse
- Lesley University has an impressive line-up of online programs specifically designed for busy teachers. If you’re interested in strengthening your professional training, your resume or your career options, you’ll want to take a look at what Lesley has to offer.Lesley’s programs include: •creative learning environments •experienced faculty •small classes, and •the kind of supportive online community that we all value and want.
Tips for minimizing teacher stress
- Discover 10 stress-busting secrets for healthy teachers. What simple routines will help you handle the stress?
- Simple advice for coping with stress at work.
- Learn tips to help you deal with difficult colleagues and students (even those who "hate" you -- yes it is possible!)