Annual survey reveals more and more districts are turning to OER and other digital learning resources


Sixty-two percent of districts in a recent survey have a digital content and curriculum strategy, and more than half of those strategies (38 percent) include using Open Educational Resources (OER).

The findings come from the Center for Digital Education's Digital School Districts Survey Awards, which gather data on schools' efforts to grow digital learning. The awards also recognize exemplary use of technology school boards and districts.

Of districts participating in the survey, 62 percent are using classroom technology tools such as interactive whiteboards, document cameras, display equipment,...

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