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Friday, November 8 • 2:30pm - 2:55pm
Palau Schools OER/iClassroom Pilot

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In spring 2011, the Palau islands Ministry of Education implemented an Open Educational Resources (OER) pilot program initially at the Palau High School. The purpose of the pilot was to introduce innovative ways to engage students, enhance delivery of "on-demand" curriculum supportive material as well as to create ways to extend learning beyond the school day using digital learning technology. In 2013, the OER/iClassroom project was expanded to seven middle and elementary schools. The impact of OER on Palau schools... hundreds of thousands of dollars in textbook savings; up-to-date instructional content; and an engaging student learning experience -- with no academic decline by using OER. The pilot success is an OER showcase for the Pacific region.

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Lee Stewart

Co-Founder / COO, 3W Education Consulting Group
I am passionate about promoting the use of 3.0 digital learning tools combined with Open Educational Resources to create engaging as well as cost-effective "21st century" teaching and learning environments for todays generation of students of all ages - globally! | | My education-technology journey began in 1990 with Education Interactive, a company I founded that offered, at the time, 2.0 digital-based (LaserDisc / CD's) educational tools... Read More →

Friday November 8, 2013 2:30pm - 2:55pm
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