Education is changing, things are in flux, and there is uncertainty. In this ever-dynamic landscape, “common” standards for education seemingly get a bad rap, but they’re useful, particularly for the development and distribution of open education resources (OER).

The key to creating and curating great OER that will survive the choppy waters of policy changes is to maintain education standards that can operate independently from Common Core, or any state or federally mandated standards.

When OER curation was in its infancy, there were few common standards in place for vetting and cataloging this content. At Knovation, after years of hands-on experience with...

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About the Author:

Mark Hannah is Chief Product Officer at Knovation http://www.knovationlearning.com/ and former elementary teacher. He’s passionate about projects that fuel social change and help others succeed.