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Tuesday, October 11 • 11:15am - 12:05pm
#GoOpen and Iowa

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#GoOpen is a national movement of districts and states transitioning to the use of openly licensed educational resources in place of traditional instructional materials. The U.S. Department of Education's Office of Educational Technology officially launched #GoOpen on October 29, 2015 and has seen incredible growth and support across the country.
This informational session will cover:
  • Overview of openly licensed educational resources
  • #GoOpen history
  • What it means to become a #GoOpen District
  • What it means to you as a school librarian or tech coach
  • Next steps
  • Q&A
For more information...

To gain a better understanding of OER and the #GoOpen mission, visit the #GoOpen page here:http://tech.ed.gov/open-education/

For a detailed overview of what it means to #GoOpen, visit the #GoOpen Districts page here:http://tech.ed.gov/open-education/go-open-districts/

For more information on how to get started, download the #GoOpen District Launch packet here: http://tech.ed.gov/open-education/go-open-districts/launch/

Kristina will be presenting virtually from Washington DC.

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Stacy Behmer

Coordinator of Digital Learning & Media Services, Grant Wood Area Education Agency
Stacy is a former elementary and middle school teacher and also spent some time as a district technology director. She is currently the Coordinator of Digital Learning & Media Services at Grant Wood AEA in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, where she works with a team of digital learning consultants... Read More →

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Kristina Ishmael

Public Interest Technology & Education Policy Fellow, New America
Kristina Ishmael is a Public Interest Technology and Education Policy Fellow at New America where she supports states, districts, and educators transitioning to Open Educational Resources (OER) to shift how we think about instructional materials. Previously, she was the K-12 Open... Read More →

Tuesday October 11, 2016 11:15am - 12:05pm

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