Open Educational Resources are more than just “free stuff”. They are a new way of thinking about education. They advocate for the universal right to have access to information and knowledge using the power of the Internet to scale up educational opportunities. They make it possible for people around the world to have access to information and to create knowledge collaboratively.
Teachers who think of themselves as owners of knowledge may feel threatened by OER but educators who understand that they are facilitators of learning, pedagogy experts and student’s mentors will welcome and contribute to this movement as it helps to develop a better and more democratic world.
GOOD TEACHING is […] not only motivating students to learn, but teaching them how to learn, and doing so in a manner that is relevant, meaningful, and memorable […]
I am a passionate teacher of English with more than 16 years’ experience working with all kinds of levels and age groups. A few years ago, I became interested in EdTech. Einstein´s quote "We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them" has inspired me to start this blog.