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Global Digital Library (Various CC licences) by various

The goal of the Global Book Alliance is therefore to provide access to free, high-quality, early grade reading resources in languages that children use and understand. As a flagship activity within the Global Book Alliance, the Global Digital Library (GDL) has been developed to increase the availability of high-quality reading resources in underserved languages worldwide.

StoryWeaver (Various CC licences) by various

A digital repository of multilingual stories for children from Pratham Books so every child can have access to an endless stream of stories in her mother tongue to read and enjoy.



Arts Integration in Elementary Curriculum, 2nd Edition (CC BY-NC-SA) byMolly ZhouDavid Brown

This open textbook explores the topic of various fine arts integrations within elementary curricula. Topics include: Music, Visual Arts, Literary Arts, Performing Arts, and Physical Education and Movement.

Astronomy for Educators (CC BY-SA) by Daniel E. Barth, University of Arkansas

This book provides new and accomplished K-12 instructors with concepts and projects for low-cost, high-impact STEM classroom instruction that is built around the National Academies National Research Council’s K-12 Framework for Science Education.

Climate Science for the Classroom (CC BY-NC-SA) by Program on Climate Change Community

Each chapter focuses on a different current climate change topic, strong emphasis on using data to explore global, regional, and societal issues. An archive of climate-science focused labs and games for middle and high school teachers and their students.  Includes links to blog posts written by graduate student lesson developers that point to expertise from education scientists and K-12 educators that contributed to development of the lessons.

Elementary Earth and Space Science Methods (CC BY-NC-SA) by Dr. Ted Neal

This book is designed to help science teachers better understand science and feel confident in teaching this topic. This book is divided into five parts: Physics, Space Science, Earth Science, Climate Science, Course Materials and Pedagogy. Each part is broken down into smaller chapters which include: written explanations, video links, glossary terms, key takeaways, and practice quizzes.

Language Learning in K-12 Schools: Theories, Methodologies, and Best Practices (CC BY-NC-ND) by Nadia Prokopchuk

This user-friendly resource text will help educators gain professional knowledge about language teaching methodologies and best practices for learning an additional language in K-12 school settings. Learning modules include an overview of language-teaching methodologies; theories that have transformed language education; program models and proficiency levels; instructional planning in language education; instructional strategies for listening and speaking, as well as reading and writing; differentiated instruction for a range of needs; and culturally responsive teaching.

Making Open Educational Resources with and for PreK12 by Anita R. Walz, Julee P. Farley (CC-BY)

This toolkit is designed to address known gaps in knowledge and practice which limit the development of generative relationship-building processes between higher education faculty and PreK12 educators.

Methods of Teaching Early Literacy (CC-BY)  by Nandita Gurjar; Sohyun Meacham; and Constance Beecher

Theories, teaching strategies, and instructional materials pertinent to teaching reading and writing in grades PK-3, with an emphasis on integrating reading, writing, speaking, and listening, as well as integration across content areas while addressing diversity and inclusion.

Teaching Math for Emergent Bilinguals: Building on Culture, Language, and Identity (CC BY-NC-SA) by Ji-Yeong I and Ricardo Martinez

This book is designed for pre-service/in-service teachers and others who will work or work with K–12 students who have linguistically and culturally diverse backgrounds, especially students of other languages (English language learners/Emergent bilingual/multilingual).

This chapter is adapted from K-12 in OER by Discipline Directory by Edited by Lauri M. Aesoph and Josie Gray.


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